Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hawks finishing workouts | 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 Colleton Prep varsity football program is finishing up its summer preparation in advance of the 2017-18 season. The War Hawks will begin fall practice Thursday July 27 during organized practice restrictions.
The War Hawks will … Read the rest


Ponytails thankful for community support | 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 Colleton County Ponytails were eliminated from the Dixie Ponytails Traditional Softball State Championship last Monday July 17 in Marion. They did not go down without a fight, however, losing to Myrtle Beach 10-7 in extra … Read the rest


Man wanted by Bamberg County Sheriff’s Office | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

WANTED BY THE BAMBERG COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
RONALD TODD FLETCHER – Age: 29
Wanted for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor under the age of 11.
If you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact Bamberg County Sheriff’s … Read the rest

Helen White | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Helen White

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Helen Brown White passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, after a courageous and lengthy battle with dementia.

Helen was born on July 28, 1936 in Walterboro. She was the daughter … Read the rest


Mary Helms | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Mary Helms

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RUFFIN:   Mary A. Helms, known as “Grandma Sweet”, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on July 10, 2017. She was 86.

Mrs. Helms was born June 17, 1931 in Mobile, … Read the rest


Joseph Johnson | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JOSEPH JOHNSON

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WALTERBORO: Joseph Randall Johnson, husband of Martha Robinson Johnson, passed away Tuesday July 18, 2017. He was 65.

Randall was born in Mullins, October 29, 1951 a son of Mildred R. Johnson and … Read the rest


Jo Ann Mathis | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Jo Ann Mathis

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Mrs. Jo Ann Padgett Mathis, 86, of Walterboro, SC, passed away July 13th, 2017 at her home after a brief battle with cancer.

A memorial service was held on Monday, July 17th, … Read the rest


Campbell Henderson | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Campbell Henderson

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WALTERBORO: Mr. Campbell Gilchrist Henderson, 92, passed away at his home Thursday morning July 13, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Wyndall Mason

Henderson. They were married … Read the rest


Ruby Seigler | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

RUBY SEIGLER

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Mrs. Ruby Thomason Seigler, 95, of Round O, passed away Monday morning, July 24, 2017 in Summerville. She was preceded in death by her husband of … Read the rest


Mary Fracasso | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mary Dolores Fracasso

Care of Tri-County Cremation Center, Summerville

Mary D. Fracasso, age 101, of Walterboro, widow of the late Rocco Fracasso, died July 21st, 2017 at a local care facility.


Kenneth Stier | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

KENNETH CHARLES STIER

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SUMMERVILLE – Mr. Kenneth Charles Stier, age 87, of Summerville, entered into rest Saturday evening, July 22, 2017, at the Veteran’s Victory House in … Read the rest


SCDNR says take down birdfeeders if a black bear is visiting your neighborhood | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Biologists with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are reporting increased black bear activity throughout the state, and they urge people who live in these areas of bear activity to go ahead and remove their birdfeeders.

Black bear … Read the rest


Don’t let your position in life define you | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In life there are all kinds of people. There are those who are kind, loving, thoughtful, generous, gracious, mean, hateful, envious, selfish, conceited, rich, poor, and the list goes on. However, there are some people who have reached a certain … Read the rest


What does adoption mean to an adult? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cats and dogs were not something that were a part of our household when I was a child. We just weren’t a family that did pets. My husband’s family was the complete opposite. With them, there was always a dog … Read the rest


Elks raising money for Randy Peters Scholarship | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young turned bartender last week to help raise funds for next year’s Randy Peters Memorial Scholarship.
The annual $800 scholarships are presented by the Walterboro Elks Lodge through the national Elks organization. Young’s participation in Celebrity Bartender … Read the rest


Welcome to the gates of Hades | Column | The Press and Standard

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

Welcome to the gates of Hades, also known as summer in South Carolina.
I’ve traveled from Key West to Maine, from wine country to Alaska, and there is no hot to equal our hot. We’re sweating in a class all … Read the rest


In Photos: Art at the library | News | The Press and Standard

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

Local artists visited the library recently to show their works of art and tell the public about their careers as artists. After the showing, tickets were drawn to have a sketch done by one of the attending artists. Entertainment was … Read the rest


Scouts help with cleanup day at Bedon-Lucas house | News | The Press and Standard

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

A work day was held Saturday to clean up at the Bedon-Lucas House. Helping out were Boy Scout Troop 646: Maurice & Donovan Minus, Randy Huggins, Bennie Jenkins, Tremaine Richardson, Noah Givens, Mike, Nick and Sean Fanchette; CCHAPS volunteer Heather … Read the rest


Red Tails and POWs | News | The Press and Standard

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

Elizabeth Laney will be home again Aug. 8, back in her hometown and back to the historical institution where her life as a historian took root.
Laney, a park interpreter at the Redcliff Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, … Read the rest


CCAC adds pianist, instructor | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Arts Council announced the addition of a new artist last week, Carolyn Burns, pianist, who will offer private lessons in her home studio. Instruction will be available for all levels from beginning to … Read the rest


Youth ages 5-18 can register for the S.C. 4-H wildlife food plot project through Aug. 4 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The 2017-18 S.C. 4-H Wildlife Food Plot Project is now open for registration for South Carolina youth.
This project is a hands-on environmental education program and a competitive, independent-study project that allows youth ages 5-18 an opportunity to establish, maintain … Read the rest


Carson-Carpenter exchange marriage vows in Tennessee | News | The Press and Standard

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

Hiedi Carson of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and Daniel Carpenter of Knoxville, Tenn., exchanged marriage vows on July 16, 2016 in Temple Baptist Church in Knoxville.
The bride’s grandfather, Pastor Jerome Hodge, Pastor Mike Samples and Pastor Sam Hayes officiated at … Read the rest


Making fast friends in Ruffin | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Travis Homesley wasn’t sure he wanted to take on the role of leading the youthful team of Mission Serve painters assigned to spruce up the exterior of Mary Thomas’ home on Quarters Drive in Ruffin.
When … Read the rest


Funding secured for nurse practitioners training | News | The Press and Standard

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

The federal government has provided a grant targeted at increasing the number of primary care family nurse practitioners in rural South Carolina.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … Read the rest


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