Monthly Archives: July 2017

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


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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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

Care of The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory

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

Care of The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory

 

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


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