Monthly Archives: July 2017

Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Traffic stop results in multiple charges

Walterboro police officers working traffic enforcement in the 3000 block of Robertson Boulevard July 8 at 1:40 a.m. were drawn to what was missing.

As a vehicle passed their cruiser, they noticed that the … Read the rest


By the grace of God | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Faith Baptist Church helps family who lost home to fire.

By  PASTOR TONY JONES

Faith Baptist Church

In the early morning hours of June 11, Robert Long of Stanley Avenue woke up to the smell of smoke in his house. … Read the rest


Registration under way for Rec Center football | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Football registration is underway at the Colleton County Recreation Center. Fee is $75 from now until July 28, then $100 until Aug. 25.

Registration forms may be found at http://rec.colletoncounty.org/Data/Sites/1/media/pdffolder/2016-football-registration-form.pdf

In conjunction with football, the Rec Center will offer fall … Read the rest


Caroline Fire-Bennett goes undefeated | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 10U Carolina Fire-Bennett team went undefeated in the 2017 Palmetto Blast held this past weekend at the ACE Basin Sports Complex to take home the 10-U championship. The Fire outscored their opponents 74–20 on the day. The ladies were … Read the rest


Howie | Pet of the Week | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Information sought in Wednesday night shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

On Wednesday July 12 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Colleton County Dispatch received calls in reference to shots fired near Hickory and Enterprise Streets in Walterboro. The caller stated that a male had been hit and was lying in the road.… Read the rest


Clemson fans: Bobbleheads anyone? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

This morning, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled limited edition bobbleheads featuring Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams. Watson and Williams helped lead the Clemson Tigers to the 2016 National Championship, before being drafted in the first round … Read the rest


Islandton fire considered ‘suspicious’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged an Islandton residence on July 9.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to the residence at 1334 Forks Road July 9 at 11:17 p.m. after a … Read the rest


Interstate wrecks injure four | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two accidents near the 45-mile marker in the southbound lanes of I-95 on the evening of July 6 resulted in four injuries.

The first accident occurred July 6 at 11:54 p.m. when a southbound Kia Sorento, traveling at a high … Read the rest


Clark named shelter manager | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Laura Clark intends to hit the ground running this week when she steps into her new role as the manager of the Colleton County Animal Shelter.

With intimate knowledge of the workings of the shelter already … Read the rest


Rec Center Sports Calendar | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Meet the Ponytails | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County All-Star Ponytails will begin competition in the Ponytails division of the Dixie State Tournament against North Myrtle Beach at noon on Saturday July 15 in Marion. The eight-team bracket also includes Abbeville, Marion, … Read the rest


Donations being accepted to help Cottageville family | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A GoFundMe account has been set up for a Cottageville family whose home was destroyed by fire on July 1.

Ronnie and Gena Reeves’ mobile home on Jenkins Club Road was a total loss, along with 25 years’ worth of … Read the rest


CPA reopens search for softball head coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep has reopened its search for a leader for the Lady Hawk Softball program after the most recent hire, Gabrielle Bedard, has opted to take a year off coaching.

CPA’s Head of School Jill Burttram … Read the rest


Bennie Smoak | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2017 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

BENNIE SMOAK

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

Mr. Bennie Lyn Smoak, Sr., of 700 Cantaloupe Belt, in the Little Swamp Community near Smoaks, passed away on the morning of Monday, July 10, 2017.… Read the rest


Seminar on medical cannabis in Summerville on Thursday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Local advocates will host an educational seminar on the benefits of medical cannabis and train supporters to effectively lobby for the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act on July 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. ET. The event will … Read the rest


Mark Hoff | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARK GREGORY HOFF

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Mark Gregory Hoff, 50, of St. George, husband of Sherri Utsey Hoff, entered into enteral rest on Friday, July 7, 2017 at his residence.

 

Funeral Services were held 11:00 a.m., … Read the rest


William Creech | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

WILLIAM CREECH

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COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. William Wilson “Billy” Creech, 52, of Cottageville, entered into rest Sunday morning, July 9, 2017, at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. … Read the rest


Terry Bennett | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

TERRY BENNETT

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Mr. Terry Alan Bennett, 54, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017. He was a son of the late Mary Lee Warren Schieder

 … Read the rest


Paula Jenkins | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

PAULA JENKINS

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Paula Crosby King Jenkins, 61, of Ruffin, SC, passed away at her residence last week.

 

A Memorial Service was held at the Brice Herndon … Read the rest


Kenneth Vann | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

KENNETH VANN

Care of The Brice Herndon Crematory

 

Mr. Kenneth James Vann, age 53, of Smoaks, entered into rest Thursday evening, July 6, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. He was a son of Mrs. Barbara Richards … Read the rest


Eldon Craven | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

ELDON CRAVEN

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

WALTERBORO – Mr. Eldon Riddick Craven, age 80, a native and longtime resident of Walterboro, a son of the late David and Lorene Craven, … Read the rest


Barbara Walling | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

BARBARA WALLING

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Mrs. Barbara Ann Walling, 79, of Walterboro, a daughter of the late Simmie Smith and Mary “Lizzie” Cook, passed away Friday afternoon, July 7, 2017 … Read the rest


Prayer, love and forgiveness, not violence | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Often in our community, there is a resurgence of violence on a full scale. Things will calm down for a while, and then they will reoccur, full-blown.

“Violence is defined as ‘physical force exerted for the purpose of violating, damaging, … Read the rest


Reader Photo | Morgan Koth | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

OTTER ISLAND. Morgan Koth enjoys the summer weather on Otter Island with her dad, Marcus Koth. She is also the daughter of Brandy Youmans and has one sister. Her mom works at Pizzaz as a  hairstylist and her dad works … Read the rest


Teachers teach others about New Tech | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Two Colleton County High School New Tech facilitators, Brandi Boseman and Jennifer Shipp, recently traveled to Swansea High School, where they presented sessions on Project Based Learning (PBL) to the Noyce Fellows, a S.C. Science and … Read the rest


Fashion show held at Ray T. Johnson Building | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Some of the models in last weekend’s Walterboro Designer Fashion Show held at the Ray T. Johnson Building by Infinity Powerhouse, owned by Walterboro native Darlene Pierce Noble.

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Sologamy: How exactly does that work? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I first read an online article about “sologamy” a couple of months ago. As a concept, it ranks up there with hitting yourself with a hammer because it feels so good when you stop.

Then I saw another essay about … Read the rest


Peacock spotted window shopping downtown | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young snapped this photo last week of a peacock, taking in the scenery and browsing the shopping options available in in the stores in downtown Walterboro.


CCSD names Northside as the ‘Clean School of the Year’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District named Northside Elementary the “Clean School of the Year” during the regular school board meeting held Tuesday June 27 at Colleton Annex Learning Center. Northside Elementary took the “Clean School of … Read the rest


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