Monthly Archives: July 2017

Back to School supply lists for middle, elementary students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

6th, 7th and 8th Grade
General Supply List
Two options for organization in middle school:

Binder Option
One 3-inch binder (or 2 smaller binders) to include:
Dividers, with tabs and pockets
Two packs of 100 count loose-leaf paper
One pencil … Read the rest


Girl Power Self Esteem workshop Saturday at BZS Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Update: Fallen tree closes Wichman and Heyward streets | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY

A toppled tree shut down travel on Wichman Street for hours on July 18 as employees of South Carolina Electric and Gas, South Carolina Department of Transportation and Walterboro coped with the aftermath.

On July 18 … Read the rest


Leo | Pet of the Week | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on July 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Truck driver killed on Interstate
A 54-year-old Florida truck driver died the morning of July 19 in an accident on I-95’s southbound lanes.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were dispatched to the 49-mile marker of … Read the rest


Search continues for suspect in shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel continue their search for the suspect in a July 12 shooting that left a city man with facial injuries.
Calls reporting shots fired near Enterprise and Hickory streets began coming into the emergency dispatch center … Read the rest


Johnson follows his dream | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Corporal Gean Johnson is leaving the Walterboro Police Department to follow his dream.
In a few weeks, Johnson will move on to Allendale, where is will become the assistant chief of Allendale’s Police Department.
Before he retires, he already has … Read the rest


Cougars finish summer passing league with solid outing in Showdown | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar Football had a busy week, competing in two 7-on-7 passing league tournaments. Approximately 30 players traveled to South Carolina State University in Orangeburg on July 12, then headed upstate the following day to … Read the rest


Arson suspected in fire at abandoned home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Officials continue to probe a suspicious fire that heavily damaged an abandoned residence at 410 popular Street on the morning of July 14.

Firefighters were called to the property  at 1:04 a.m. after a neighbor spotted flames coming through the … Read the rest


Ponytails come so close in Dixie State Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Ponytails almost pulled it off.

The team trailed 5-0 early in Monday’s championship game against Myrtle Beach, but scored three runs in the bottom of the second inning. After holding Myrtle Beach scoreless in the … Read the rest


Who says dreams can’t come true? Meet Coach Jake Williams | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“His experience, combined with his energy and enthusiasm, have us all excited about the coming season and building on the momentum of the last few seasons.”
– Jane Brewer,
USC Salk Athletic Director

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Childhood dreams really … Read the rest


Woman critically injured in wreck on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A July 17 single-car accident on I-95 the morning of July 17 resulted in critical injuries for a female passenger.

The accident occurred in on I-95 near the 65-mile marker. The northbound Mercedes left the roadway at a high rate … Read the rest


Camp next week at First Baptist Church | News | The Press and Standard

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


Tuesday 1:45 p.m. | Tree down at Wichman and Heyward | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

This huge tree is down at the corner of Wichman and Heyward streets, so if you’re planning to head that way, don’t — or you’ll be sitting in traffic for a while.


Kenneth Varnadoe | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

KENNETH VARNADOE

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

 

Mr. Kenneth Varnadoe, Sr., 76, of Ruffin, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, July 16, 2017, at Roper Hospital.

 

The Funeral Mass will be conducted … Read the rest


Beatrice Thomas | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

BEATRICE THOMAS

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

 

Mrs. Beatrice Nettles Thomas, 82, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday morning, July 13, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her … Read the rest


Barbara Singletary | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

BARBARA TAYLOR SINGLETARY

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COTTAGEVILLE – Mrs. Barbara Taylor Singletary, 82, of Cottageville, entered into rest Saturday morning, July 15, 2017.

 

Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock … Read the rest


Jimmie Herndon | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

JIMMIE HERNDON

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Mr. Jimmie Irvin Herndon, 65, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday evening, July 11, 2017.

 

Funeral services were held 5:00 Saturday afternoon, July 15, 2017 … Read the rest


Duncan “D.W.” Crosby, Jr | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

DUNCAN “D.W.” CROSBY, JR

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

 

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Duncan “D.W.” Crosby, Jr., 79, of Cottageville, entered into rest Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2017, at the Medical University of … Read the rest


Margaret Barnes | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

BARNES, Margaret

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

Mrs. Margaret Buganich Barnes, 93, of Islandton, passed away Monday morning, July 10, 2017 at Trident Medical Center.

 

Funeral services were held 10 a.m., Saturday, … Read the rest


Area around courthouse closed for installation of new AC unit | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 17, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Get your pet on the calendar | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


See the new bookmobile Tuesday July 18 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The ribbon cutting for the new mobile library (bookmobile) will be held Tuesday July 18 at 11 a.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library. The mobile library will be open to the public after the short ceremony. For information call … Read the rest


Leave a legacy, not agony | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

According to the online dictionary, Merriam-Webster, a “legacy” is defined as something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past. Have you thought about what you would like to leave behind for your family, friends, … Read the rest


Opposites do attract | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

My husband and I share the same zodiac sign — and that’s where our similarities end. We’re two very different people, except for the Sagittarius thing.

He likes being around people and making new friends. I enjoy time with friends … Read the rest


Snowcones with cops next week | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Young Eagles learn to fly | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE

LEARNING TO FLY. Abigail Bailey (in cap), Edyth Hernandez and Chelsey Graham learned about airplanes and flying Saturday from local pilot Jeff Grigg at the Lowcountry Regional Airport. The event was part of the Experimental Aircraft … Read the rest


Reader Photo | Haley Fuse | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo submitted

FUN AT THE BEACH. Hayden Fuse, 5, enjoys the waves during a day at Edisto Beach a couple of weeks ago. She loves the water and jumping in the waves. She is the daughter of Christian and Hollis … Read the rest


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