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Monthly Archives: July 2017

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


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


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