Monthly Archives: April 2017

When life seems hopeless, have hope | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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ometimes as we travel through this journey called life, it seems hopeless to some. However, that is not the plan of life that God has for us. There are numerous verses of Scripture that speak of a life of … Read the rest


Do they love you or your looks? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Recently I found a beauty blog that posed a profound question: Gel or acrylic nails? Just kidding, that’s too deep for this blog. But it did ask: What happens when you stop posing and get real with bae?
In other … Read the rest


Local 4-Hers visit S.C.’s state capital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

More than 250 4-Hers, their family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to share the impact the youth development organization has on their lives.

While surround by a crowd adorned in 4-H green jackets … Read the rest


TCTC students win welding scholarships | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Arclabs Charleston held its first High School Welding Competition Friday March 17. The grand prize — a $15,300 full tuition scholarship — was awarded to Aaron Craven, right, of Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center, whose welding instructor is Arthur Russell. … Read the rest


CCHS student paints mission statement on wall at CMC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

CCHS student Zoe Williams painted Colleton Medical Center’s mission statement on a wall entering the hospital. “We wanted to have our mission statement in a location that all entering the hospital could see it,” said CEO Jimmy Hiott. The statement … Read the rest


94-year-old sees ‘The Price is Right’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ninety-four-year-old Wilhemina Young got a chance to see “The Price is Right” live in Charleston when the show came to town in March.
“When I heard that ‘The Price is Right’ was coming to town, it sounded like the perfect … Read the rest


‘Hattitude’ Brunch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“We All ‘Wear’ Many Hats” — the theme for the Colleton Training School/Colleton High School Alumni Association’s fourth annual “Hattitude” Brunch — was a fitting one as the crowd gathered Saturday April 8, wearing hats of … Read the rest


Betty Black celebrates 90th birthday | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Betty Black of Walterboro celebrated her 90th birthday with a celebration given by family and friends at the Dogwood Hills Golf Club on Sunday April 2. Mayor Bill Young of Walterboro presented her with a proclamation in honor of her


CNT, DSS team up to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Department of Social Services teamed up with the classes of Cougar New Tech teachers Laura Clark and Tabatha DeWitt last week to acknowledge April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The CNT students and … Read the rest


Two arrested in traffic stop | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working I-95, arrested two
New York men on narcotics charges following a traffic stop the morning
of April 13.
The officers reportedly pulled the driver over for
following too closely April 13 at 9:18 … Read the rest


March for Babies raises over $64,000 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County opened their hearts and wallets for the March of Dimes “March for Babies” – raising over $64,000, the biggest year ever for the community. The fundraising event culminated this past Saturday morning in the … Read the rest


Edisto Council members graduate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach Council members Jerome Kizer  and Crawford Moore recently received their diplomas from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
Walterboro Mayor Bill Young, the president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, presented Kizer and Moore their certifications … Read the rest


Register now for this year’s Rice Run/Walk | Rice Festival | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

This year’s Rice Run/Walk will be April 29. The 5K run and walk will begin at 8 a.m.  followed by the one-mile fun run at 9 a.m. Registration, packet pickup and course information will be available in front of city … Read the rest


Photos: Cottageville Elementary Field Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by KATRENA McCALL
Students at Cottageville Elementary School enjoyed field day on Friday with sack races, jump ropes, hula hoops and other outdoor activities. Children pictured are in the pre-K through first-grade classes.

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CPA students visit industries | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep students toured local industries Crescent Dairy, Flora Life and Lowcountry Aviation last week.


FFA holds annual plant sale | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY
A customer at Saturday’s Future Farmers of America plant sale searches the tomato plants for just the right one. The sale was held at Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center.

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Hiers property seminar Monday April 17 in Ritter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Those who need help clearing title to heirs’ property or wanting to learn how to better manage their forested acres for more income can get help from the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation.

The center will hold education seminar on … Read the rest


Photos: Sheriff’s department holds annual Easter egg hunt | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Local children enjoyed hunting for eggs, visiting with the Easter Bunny and receiving prizes at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday.

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Republicans hold convention, elections | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Janis Blocker was re-elected chair for a 10th two-year term.  Lori Beard was elected vice chair; Mary Anne Cannady, executive committeewoman; Becky Hill, secretary-treasurer at the Colleton County Republican Convention on April 6.
Eight delegates were elected to the state … Read the rest


State cracking down on underage drinking during April | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

South Carolina’s eighth annual “Out of Their Hands” Spring Blitz started April 1.  Strict enforcement coupled with a strong media message will run until April 30.  Coordinated by the S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), the … Read the rest


County Council fishing for funding for boat landing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County officials are seeking signatures to address concerns about the condition of the dock at the Chehaw Boat Landing.
Colleton County currently has $160,594.66 sitting in the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Water Recreation Resource Fund.
Every year, … Read the rest


Local Sears unaffected by closings | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

With the recent news surrounding Sears Holdings Corporation, the Sears Hometown Store in Walterboro wants to assure local residents they are going strong and will continue providing the community access to the brands they love and need.
Sears Hometown locations … Read the rest


Chick-fil-A returns April 21 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Chick-fil-A lunches will return to Faith Baptist Church School on Friday April 21 from noon-1 p.m. Orders must be placed by Monday April 17. Call in orders and pay with a credit card to 843-538-2269.


It’s an Art Extravaganza!

Posted on April 13, 2017 8:08 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County School District held their annual “Art Extravaganza” at the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School last Thursday, April 14. The elementary schools from within the county combined their chorus’ for a rousing and animated … Read the rest


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