Monthly Archives: July 2017

Splashing Success – CCSD celebrates readers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District celebrated the end of the summer reading program last Thursday July 20 with “Splash Day,” where students enjoyed a fun-filled morning slipping and sliding on inflatable water slides on the front … Read the rest


The gift of reading | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Library volunteers donate their skills to help children learn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rudolph Manigo, tutor

Every couple of months, Rudolph Manigo comes back to Colleton County to spend time with his father, Paul Manigo. He usually … Read the rest


Deer tags are on the way | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SCNDR has announced that deer tags are being printed and should begin arriving in mailboxes within the next three days.  Please keep in mind more than 180,000 sets of tags are being sent out and, due to production limits, only … Read the rest


Lost dog on Sidneys Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

FROM SIDNEYS RD. AREA. MALE GERMAN SHEPHERD FAMILY DOG 80+ LB. W/ COLLAR AND CHAIN. ANY LOCATION INFORMATION PLEASE CALL/TEXT 843-909-5322


City redesigns planning operations | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro’s Planning and Codes Department has been transformed into the Planning and Development Department.
“This may sound like a minor change in wording,” Assistant City Manager Hank Amundson said, “but it signifies a major change in operational focus.”
The newly-reformed … Read the rest


Charging stations installed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency, through a grant from South Carolina Emergency Management Division (FEMA), has taken communication readiness to another level of user-friendly preparedness tools.
Early this year, CCEPA continued to place information centers in buildings around Colleton … Read the rest


Walterboro to go live Aug. 3 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

ABC News Channel 4 in Charleston will be visiting downtown Walterboro on Thursday Aug. 3 from 10-11 a.m.
Lowcountry Live is a Charleston-area lifestyle show, hosted by Tom Crawford and Erin Kienzle. The entire show will be broadcast live from … Read the rest


Blood drive held at Good Shepherd | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The July 10 blood drive was held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, as the social hall at its usual location, First Baptist Church, was in use. Sixty-six donors came in, with 62 pints of blood collected. The turnout was more … Read the rest


Celebrating 70 years in banking | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Kevin Dietrich
Palmetto Banker
To give you an idea how long Bill Varn has been involved with banking, he began his career when Harry Truman sat in the White House and Strom Thurmond was an Edgefield attorney seeking the … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Vehicles broken into in Cottageville
A resident of Van **** Road in Cottageville contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office July 22 to report three vehicles on his property broken into overnight.
Items had been taken from two vehicles: a work … Read the rest


Dental office offers new technology | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The dental practice of Dr. Shannon M. Pye, DMD, PA, has added a dental laser that provides an anesthesia-free alternative to the traditional drill for hard and soft tissue procedures, one of only three practices in S.C. to offer the … Read the rest


New free bus routes being planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro residents needing transportation to training and jobs in Colleton County will have a new option available to them starting this fall.
With a $100,000 grant from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) and the State Workforce Development … Read the rest


Basketball tourney honoring Rashee Hodges planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Rashee had an impact on this community – and we want that to continue by helping other athletes reach their dreams and fulfill their education goals.”
LaMonte Hodges,
father of Rashee Hodges

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

A basketball tournament is … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Sara | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Gunmen fire on deputy’s cruiser | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy escaped injury Wednesday night when the occupants of a car opened fire on her vehicle.
The deputy was driving behind a vehicle in the 100 block of Smoak Road Wednesday at 11:41 p.m. when … Read the rest


Frieda Black | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Frieda C. Black

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Mrs. Frieda Carter Black, widow of Henry Neyle Black, died Tuesday, July 27, in Walterboro. Born in Lodge, October 21, 1926, she was the daughter of the late R.D. Carter and Armeda … Read the rest


Donella Wilmoth | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Donella Wilmoth

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Donella “Donnie” Craven Wilmoth, wife of the late Frank Wilmoth, died Tuesday afternoon at Roper Hospital in Charleston. She was 67.

“Donnie” was born July 29, 1949 in Pontiac, Michigan, a … Read the rest


Breaking the ice with city’s youngsters | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A trip to Gladys Whiddon Park the afternoon of July 21 was the final stop on this summer’s snow cone get-together.
Between July 19 and July 21, members of the Walterboro Police Department visited 12 apartment … Read the rest


Honey buns and knuckle sandwiches | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Pastry disputes keep employees at the Colleton County Detention Center busy July 18.

It all began at 12:33 p.m. As a detention center guard was escorting a 19-year-old Maryland man back to his cell, another inmate, a 21-year-old Walterboro man, … Read the rest


Creature of habit nabbed by city police | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Returning to the scene of the crime did not turn out well for one Walterboro man.
The 30-year-old man was caught by city police July 21 at about 12:30 a.m. as he attempted to break into … Read the rest


Renegades 12U in Braves Youth Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Renegades 12U participated in the 9th Annual Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic, presented by Mizuno, July 14-16 at Wills Park in Alpharetta, Ga.
The tournament featured teams from across the Southeast competing in a … Read the rest


Colleton County Braggers Cup returns Aug. 11 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The battle for local bragging rights is back on.
After a four-year absence, the Colleton County Gamecock Club and the Colleton County Clemson Club are dusting off the Braggers Cup for an Aug. 11 joint golf tournament at Dogwood Hills … Read the rest


Swampfoxes play in World Series | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Warren Hunter homers in his first appearance since his eye injury in the spring.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 12U Swampfoxes participated in the USSSA World Series in Charleston July 12-16, finishing 2-6 in a field of 19 teams. The … Read the rest


Six injured in crash at 62-mile marker | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Six people were injured, one critically, in a single car accident on I-95 near the 62-mile marker southbound just south of the McLeod Road interchange the morning of July 22.
A southbound Honda Pilot lost control and entered the median … Read the rest


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