Monthly Archives: June 2017

Forest Hills Neighborhood Watch meets following multiple auto break-ins | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Following a rash of auto break-ins and thefts in Forest Hills, a special called meeting was held by the subdivision’s neighborhood watch on Wednesday June 14. Over 100 residents attended the meeting held at Forest Hills … Read the rest


FOIA filed for video | News | The Press and Standard

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

The South Carolina National Action Network is seeking video that the organization and Colleton County resident Michael Wiegand believe will show evidence of alleged misdeeds by Colleton County Sheriff R. A. Strickland.

At a June 19 press conference held in … Read the rest


Meagan Driggers named CCHS’ new cheerleading coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Meagan Driggers was named as the new head coach for the varsity cheerleading program at Colleton County High School by Athletic Director Leon Hammond last week.  Over the last six years, Driggers has served as the … Read the rest


Splash pad to be part of Rec Complex renovation and expansion | News | The Press and Standard

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

More than $3-million project, funded by the
one-cent sales tax, also includes a
new Cottageville Recreation Area.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County held a mandatory pre-bid conference Tuesday June 13 for the renovation and expansion of the 54-year-old Colleton … Read the rest


Post 93 falls twice to Beaufort Post 9 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The American Legion Post 93 Senior Baseball team lost twice last week to Beaufort Post 9.

After falling behind early on against Beaufort in the Monday June 12 game, Post 93 was shutout 8-0. T. Brewster … Read the rest


Update: Deputies investigating a rash of home shootings | News | The Press and Standard

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

A night of gunfire kept Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel racing from incident to incident as seven homes within the Walterboro area were hit by gunfire in the early morning hours of June 19.

No one was reported injured by … Read the rest


Machine Pitch set to begin All-Star battle Thursday at Rec Center | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Dixie Machine Pitch will begin competition in the District 8 All-Star Tournament against the Bluffton Americans on Thursday June 22 at 6 p.m. on Cherokee Field at the ACE Basin … Read the rest


Man shot and killed while sitting on front porch, reward offered for information | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Deloach Avenue man was killed the evening of June 20 when he was shot while on the front porch of his home.

A gunfire call sent members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office to the 400 block of Deloach … Read the rest


Who’s Playing Where? Updated Colleton County All-Star Game Schedules | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

DARLINGS:

Colleton County’s 2017 All-Star Darlings will compete in the Dixie Youth Sub-District Tournament against Bluffton in a best-of-three series set to begin Thursday June 22 at 6 p.m. on Poco Sabo Field at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Game … Read the rest


Cougar Football goes 2-3-1 at Newberry 7-on-7 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Approximately 27 members of the Colleton County Cougar Football team attended a 7-on-7 passing league game last Thursday June 15 at Newberry College. The Cougars went 2-3-1 on the day, picking up wins against Waccamaw and … Read the rest


Deputies seeking information in shots fired into homes on June 19 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Deputies responded to seven different reports of shots being fired into homes across Walterboro area on the morning of June 19. There were no reports of any injuries.

These incidents are believed to be related and the Colleton County Sheriff’s … Read the rest


Babies born May 29-31 can get $5,290 for college savings plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

This May, in celebration of its 15th anniversary, South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan is expanding its PalmettoBaby Grant Program. The annual program, held each May in celebration of National 529 College Savings Day (May 29), … Read the rest


Gerald Clayton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Gerald Clayton

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Mr. Gerald Maurice Clayton, known to everyone as “Jerry”, 67, of Ruffin, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 happily while spending time doing what he loved.

The memorial service were … Read the rest


Clark Kinard | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

CLARK KINARD

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ISLANDTON – Mr. Clark Albert Kinard, 57, of Islandton, entered into rest early Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, at the Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.

Funeral services were conducted 11 … Read the rest


Faye Jones | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

FAYE JONES

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RUFFIN – Mrs. Faye Coxwell Jones, age 77, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, June 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Ruffin while under the care … Read the rest


Susie Cook | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

SUSIE COOK

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RUFFIN- Mrs. Clara Wright Cook, afftectionately known by all as “Susie”, age 73, entered into rest Thursday afternoon, June 15, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at her home in … Read the rest


Military career and resource fair to be Wednesday at armory | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A Military Career And Resource Fair will be held Wednesday June 21 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Walterboro National Guard Armory, 849 Cottageville Hwy. Veterans, active/retired service members and family members may connect with local employers, state agencies and … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to teens for Rice Festival help

Dear Editor:

On behalf of the Walterboro Civitan Club, let me say how pleased we were for the overwhelming response to the “World’s Largest Pot of Rice” during the Rice Festival.

It is … Read the rest


God is … like the post office? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Many years ago when I lived in Alabama, I was a soloist in my church’s choir. One of the songs that I led was “God Is,” recorded in 1979 by the late Rev. James Cleveland and the Southern California Community … Read the rest


CCMS History Club wins awards at nationals | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The CCMS history club competed on April 26 at the Regional Qualifiers in Charlotte, N.C. Twelve students qualified to go this year, and Isaiah Brooks, 8th grader, and Gavin Padgett, 6th grader, each placed in the top 15 in their … Read the rest


Do Brazilians know something we don’t? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Do Brazilians know something we don’t? They invented the Brazilian blowout, Brazilian bikini wax and Brazilian **** lift. (FYI, I hate the word “****.” Let’s call it the booty lift.)

The Brazilian blowout, said to make hair as smooth as … Read the rest


Fathers Call to Action: Happy Father Day calling | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By DR. MAHALIAH B. CAMPBELL

Colleton County DSS

It is an amazing opportunity to become a parent! The characteristics of a prospective parent often develop similar to those of parents or family members — a grandmother/father, cousins, or even great-great-grandparents. … Read the rest


Barr-Williams exchange vows | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Crystal Lynn Barr and Justin Christopher Williams were married on March 25 at Edgewood Baptist Church in Walterboro.

Following the wedding the reception was held at The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.

The bride is employed by the Medical University … Read the rest


Ruffin Community Bible School next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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