Monthly Archives: July 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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


Spirit Week held at Academy Road | News | The Press and Standard

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

Academy Road Preschool held a Superhero/Princess July 6 for Spirit Week. Superhero teachers at left are Ms. Hannah and Ms. Deedee (holding SaMya Peppers) and Ms. Becky, right, holding Wills Warner. Princesses are Christina Holmes, Anna Colson, Malaysia Nelson, Adrian … Read the rest


Spending the gas tax | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Colleton County’s benefit from the increase of the state’s gasoline tax will be found in three of the four major project areas set to receive funding generated from the tax which took effect July 1.

Leland … Read the rest


Local gospel group signs with record company | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On June 24, the Colleton Spiritualaires put Walterboro on the map.

The local gospel artists traveled to Rocky Mount, Va., to attend an Independent Gospel Artist Workshop and Showcase, they saw advertised via social media. This was a chance, they … Read the rest


Two receive Navy awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Two local residents, Billy Drawdy and Gary Herndon, were honored by receiving the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environment Excellence Award for Natural Resources (Large Installation) for their work with the United States Marine Corps Air … Read the rest


Two northbound I-95 bridge lanes at Exit 57 to be closed starting Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The slow and turning northbound lanes of I-95 at mile marker 57 will be closed starting Sunday July 16 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for routine maintenance on the bridge over Highway 64.

Cones and signs will be in place in … Read the rest


Is your pet a calendar girl (or boy)? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) is accepting submission photographs of Colleton County Animal Shelter (CCAS) alumni for its 2018 calendar.

“I love to see all the pictures of our shelter alumni living the ‘good life.’ Dogs and … Read the rest


Learning about the Army | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster recently attended the 2nd Recruiting Brigade’s Educator Tour held annually at Redstone Arsenal, part of the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area, adjacent to Huntsville in Madision County, Ala.

Thirty-one … Read the rest


Gigi Toshou anyone? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Second comic book convention to be Aug. 5 at the Colleton County Library.

The second installment of The Low Country Gigi Toshou Con will take over the Colleton County Memorial Library on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.… Read the rest


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