Monthly Archives: July 2017

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


Learning about wetlands | News | The Press and Standard

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

This month, USC Salkehatchie professor Eran Kilpatrick led two STEM research excursions for 17 teachers from Colleton County High School and Colleton County Middle School. The first trip focused on plant ecology in forest openings created by Hurricane Matthew. The … Read the rest


Mission Serve volunteers returning to Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Rev. Scott Hanna reports the local volunteers, who make the annual visit of the adult and young volunteers to Walterboro a success, are ready to go.

Hanna, the pastor of Black Creek Baptist Church and in his second year … Read the rest


CPA reopens search for softball head coach

Posted on July 7, 2017 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

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

CPA’s Head of School, Jill Burttram, confirmed Friday, July … Read the rest


Coach Nat Stoner resigns position at CPA

Posted on July 7, 2017 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Nat Stoner confirmed Friday evening that he has resigned from Colleton Prep Academy after serving 14-years as a math teacher and as the head of the War Hawk baseball program. In addition, Stoner confirmed he has accepted a … Read the rest


Bishop Lewis Taylor retiring after 52 years | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

It’s been 52 years since Bishop Lewis Taylor first stood in the pulpit. And on July 16, he will stand, officially, in that pulpit for the last time.

“I’ve been pastoring now at this church (Saints Center Ministry) for 42 … Read the rest


Duffie replaces Campbell as chief magistrate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A state regulation that has been on the books since 2014 but unused, has been put into practice by South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Beatty.

It is a move that removed K.C. Campbell as chief magistrate of the … Read the rest


New restaurant now open for lunch and dinner | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Looking for a new place to eat lunch or dinner?

The Barrel House Grille, 104 Robertson Blvd., is now open for lunch and dinner, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday-Saturday.

The restaurant specializes in steaks, seafood and comfort food. The $10 weekday … Read the rest


Delegation staff can help wade through state bureaucracy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Having trouble navigating the bureaucracy of state government to get what you need?

David Smalls and Sue Keith are at the Colleton County Legislative Delegation office, waiting to help.

The office’s mission, Keith said, “is to provide services to constituents.” … Read the rest


FoCCAS presents volunteer awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter held its annual volunteer awards and appreciation banquet last week at the Colleton Museum. Awards presented included:

Honored with a plaque to name
a kennel:

• Scott and Margo Brennen and the … Read the rest


The quest for teachers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

School district still searching for 20 teachers to fill slots for the 2017-2018 school year.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The start of the 2017-2018 school year is approximately six weeks away and the Colleton County School District is laboring to … Read the rest


School district budget climbs just over $950,000 for coming year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The Colleton County School District’s proposed General Fund budget, approved by board members at a special meeting on June 27, sees spending climb just short of a million dollars.

The estimated General Fund expenditures for 2017-2018 … Read the rest


Ponytails have busy Saturday of fundraising planned

Posted on July 6, 2017 9:09 pm 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 the winner of District 1 at 12 Noon, Saturday, July 15, in Marion, South Carolina.

The Ponytails are currently accepting monetary … Read the rest


Maple Cane celebrates 10th year of gospel concerts on July 7 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In July 2007, Maple Cane Baptist Church held its first Southern gospel concert with The McKameys from Clinton, Tenn.

Ten years later, the church will celebrate that 10th anniversary on July 7 at 7 p.m. with a visit from Brian … Read the rest


Graduation to be held at night for Class of 2018 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District announced plans to move graduation ceremonies to the evening hours for Colleton County High School’s Class of 2018 during the board meeting held Tuesday June 27 at Colleton Annex Learning Center.… Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro man faces multiple charges

A man pulled over for a traffic offense in the early morning hours of July 1 was taken to the Colleton Detention Center to face multiple charges.

A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office … Read the rest


Family says man never exited home | Correction | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man, injured in a June 28 fire at his Adams Road home, was saved from more serious injuries by the swift action of his children.

Addison King’s daughter, Alicia King, said the news report in the June 29 … Read the rest


Historical Bluefield Farms is Tuten family legacy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF

widdleswife@aol.com

Bluefield Farms in Jacksonboro is many things: A prime example of agricultural diversity, historically important, and home to three generations of the Tuten family.

The farm has been in the family for a century. “My grandfather … Read the rest


A surreal Saturday night | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ronnie and Gena Reeves were visiting with Ronnie’s father the evening of July 1 when they received a phone call that plunged their life into disarray.

The call was from Ronnie’s brother, telling the couple that their home at 253 … Read the rest


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