Monthly Archives: May 2017

Truck driver injured in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An adult male received non-life threatening injuries after his truck left the roadway in the 6900 block of Lowcountry Highway near Black Creek Road May 23 at approximately 3:40 a.m.

The southbound truck, hauling produce, drove down an embankment and … Read the rest


WSC Warriors finish runner-up in Publix Palmetto Cup | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC) U9 Warriors recently completed the spring season, finishing third in the S.C. Youth Soccer Coastal League Division. The Warriors finished with an overall record of 12-11-1.  Emerson Melgar led the team … Read the rest


Bridge replacement planned over Remich Swamp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announces a bridge closure on S-15-233-2 at Peniel Road crossing Remich Swamp. The bridge will be closed from June 12 through Sept. 1 to perform a bridge replacement.

A detour route will be posted … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Pet | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on May 24, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Memorial Day ceremony Monday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Photos: The Sound of Worship | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Voices of Colleton Community Choir, directed by Scott Davis, and the Colleton County High School Gospel Choir, directed by Byron Addison, presented a concert “The Sound of Worship” on Sunday May 21 at the First Baptist Church.

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Tornado Watch issued until 6 p.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 263 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

ALLENDALE BEAUFORT

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Funeral arrangements for Martin Rashad Capers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 24, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Martin Rashad Capers, 16, of Colleton County transitioned to eternal rest on May 21. A private viewing only will be held Thursday. A homegoing service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Walterboro Christian Center.

Martin was born on July … Read the rest


New bus director, FHE assistant principal announced | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 23, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Franklin Foster has announced that effective May 30, Gary Bradley will be employed as the district’s director of student transportation.

Bradley is currently serving as the operations supervisor of student transportation in Beaufort County School District. Additionally, he was … Read the rest


School district releases statement in drowning death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 23, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District family is deeply saddened and mourns with the Colleton County High School family the loss of Martin Rashad Capers, an 11th grade student at Colleton County High School.

Martin was always quick with a smile … Read the rest


Two arrested in Orange Story shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 23, 2017 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

On May 22 at 7:45 p.m., Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with agents from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, apprehended Marcus Ray Goins in the Cottageville area of Colleton County. Marcus Ray Goins was wanted on warrants for … Read the rest


Piccolo Spoleto concert to be held at St. Jude’s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

MOZART IN WALTERBORO, part of Piccolo Spoleto’s Early Music Series, will be held at St. Jude’s Church on June 4 at 3 p.m. The program will include the complete “Eine kleine Nachtmusick” and other masterpieces for chamber. Tickets are $16 … Read the rest


Angela Christina Powell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ANGELA CHRISTINA POWELL 

Care of Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation 

Angela Christina Powell, 39, of Walterboro, S.C. passed away May 7, 2017. She was born on September 5, 1977 in Columbia, S.C. to Johnny and Mary (Gore ) Powell .

In addition … Read the rest


Howard Aiken | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

HOWARD AIKEN 

Care of Allen Funeral 

WALTERBORO—Mr.Howard Aiken, 50, of Carn St. died Monday, May 15, 2017 at the family residence on Bonne St. in Walterboro, SC. Funeral arrangements are pending. Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro in charge

THE PRESS … Read the rest


Wayne Lucas Guilford | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

WAYNE LUCAS GUILFORD

Care of Hatcher’s Funeral Home

Wayne Lucas Guilford, son of the late Ernest and Mary (Dewitt) Guilford,

passed away peacefully at home with his wife and two daughters on

May 12. Wayne, a Walterboro, SC native, was … Read the rest


Herman Goodman (Tubby) Crosby Jr.

Posted on May 22, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

HERMAN GOODMAN (TUBBY) CROSBY JR.

Care of Zipper’s Funeral Home

Herman Goodman (Tubby) Crosby Jr. will be celebrated in life,

Saturday, June 3rd at Sandy Dam Methodist Church in Mashawville,

S. C. We miss his presence in our lives and … Read the rest


Dr. John Boyd Tennant | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

DR. JOHN BOYD TENNANT

Care of Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory

ALCOLU-Dr. John Boyd Tennant, Jr., 82, husband of Ann Campbell Tennant,

died at his home on Monday, May 8, 2017, with family by his side.

Born January 30, 1935, … Read the rest


Philip Miller | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

PHILIP MILLER

Care of Brice Herndon

Funeral Chapels and Crematory

RUFFIN—Mr. Philip Wayne Miller, Jr., 45, of Ruffin, passed

away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Born January 7, 1971 in Miami, Fla.,

he was a son of Michelle Riley Melanson and … Read the rest


Lori Miller | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

LORI MILLER

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

RUFFIN—Mrs. Lori Ann

Butkiewicz Miller, 52, of Ruffin, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Born June 23, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was a daughter of Daniel

and Joanne Andrako … Read the rest


Vincent Miller | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

VINCENT MILLER

Care of Brice Herndon

Funeral Chapels and Crematory

RUFFIN—Vincent “Vinnie” Philip Miller, 13, of Ruffin, passed away

Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Born November 27, 2003 in Honea Path,

S. C., he was a son of the late Philip … Read the rest


Hazel Morris | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

HAZEL MORRIS

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Hazel Bazzle Morris, 70, of Walterboro,

entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the Medical

University of South Carolina in Charleston. She was a daughter of

the … Read the rest


Merle Hiott Selvy | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

MERLE HIOTT SELVY

Care of Brice Herndon

Funeral Chapels and

Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Merle Hiott

Selvy, 78, entered into rest Sunday morning, May 21, 2017, at her home

in Walterboro. She was the loving wife of the late Robert Lee “Bob”… Read the rest


Memorial Day ceremony Monday May 29 at waterfall | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION will be held Monday May 29 at 9 a.m. at the downtown waterfall plaza on Washington Street. Keynote speaker will be Maj. Lionel Blackman Sr., USMC (Ret.) In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will … Read the rest


UPDATE: Drowning victim identified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Today at approximately 11:40 a.m., a call to the county’s emergency
dispatch center sent members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office,
Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Department of Natural
Resource officers to Colleton State Park at Canadys.
The caller
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Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Contribute to cure for juvenile diabetes

Dear Editor:

You may be aware that my JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is just around the corner, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ll be riding with hundreds of others who are committed … Read the rest


Hunting Island State Park reopens Friday May 26 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

After more than seven months of recovery, most of  Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort County will reopen on Friday, May 26.  The park had been closed since October when it sustained significant damage from Hurricane Matthew.

The park will … Read the rest


New FOI bill will improve access to public records | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.

For seven years, the Legislature has for one reason or the other not passed an FOI reform bill.  They … Read the rest


Food distribution Tuesday on Washington Street | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Food will be given away Tuesday May 23 starting at 1 p.m. at the Lowcountry Community Action Agency, 319 E. Washington St.


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