Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hate: A cancer that is taught | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

We all have heard of, experienced, or have knowledge of cancer and its devastating effects. One of the online dictionary’s definitions of “cancer” is “the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.” … Read the rest


And God makes the sun stand still | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last week, prior to the recent solar eclipse, I found myself in a discussion about all the hype surrounding that event. Parties were planned. Travelers from other states made arrangements to come and be in the direct path of the … Read the rest


Sleepless nights, ear-splitting snorefests and battles over sheets and blankets | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I believe that one day I will stand before my maker and account for my life. I also believe that all earthly mysteries will be answered. One of the top questions I have holstered for that day is: Did God … Read the rest


Ridgeville teen attends juvenile diabetes congress | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cameron Shephard, 14, of Ridgeville was one of nearly 160 children, ages 4-17, who visited the nation’s capital as delegates to JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress, held July 24-26. JDRF Children’s Congress is the largest grassroots event supporting type 1 diabetes … Read the rest


Nettles-Herndon exchange vows in Beaufort | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Whitney Lynn Nettles and Barry Blue Herndon were joined in marriage on May 13.
The bride is the daughter of PJ and Sonya Nettles of Walterboro. The groom is the son of Ronnie and Katie Herndon of Walterboro.
The five … Read the rest


Kramer begins medical school with White Coat Ceremony at MUSC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Local resident Courtney Kramer was recently selected for admission as a first-year medical student at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Class of 2021. On Saturday Aug. 19, Kramer participated in the traditional, … Read the rest


Lodge teen wins Clemson scholarship | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lodge’s Garrett Ulmer left Pendleton a year older and the winner of one of the scholarships distributed at the conclusion of the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up.
The round-up, held at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. … Read the rest


Swim camp offers many choices | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Jimmy Wiggins held a swim camp on June 12-July 7 at Camp Wildwood in Hampton.
Wiggins has been coordinating the swim camp for the past seven years for the youth in Colleton County. He said … Read the rest


Warren gets white coat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Madelyne Warren, 2014 Colleton Preparatory Academy graduate, received her white coat during Saturday’s robing ceremony at Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy.
According to the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy website, the white coats are symbolic for … Read the rest


Photos: ‘Jesus Loves Me” dinner and dance held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Elks Lodge hosted a “Jesus Loves Me” dinner and dance for members of Special Gatherings on Friday at the Elks Lodge.

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Tip of the Week | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Local teens take trip to Washington | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On July 9-15, four Colleton County youth — Shannon Bowman, Terrance Garrett, Perry Mitchell, and Dasiel Rose — learned about political processes in the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for … Read the rest


Murray captures 5th Shooter of the Year title in S.C. Archery Championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Skylar Murray, a 16-year-old junior at Colleton County High School, recently earned the championship title in the Young Adult Female classification during the South Carolina Archery Association Championships hosted by Midlands Archery Club in Hopkins.
Murray … Read the rest


Mary “Libba” Flowers | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Mary “Libba” Flowers

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WALTERBORO – Mary Elizabeth “Libba” Flowers, wife of Dr. Joseph Flowers, died Thursday at her residence surrounded by her family. She was 80.

Mrs. Flowers was born Feb. 27, 1937 in Brunson, … Read the rest


Kids can win tickets to Clemson-Carolina game by reading books | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Education has partnered with the University of South Carolina and Clemson University to present the Read Your Way to the Big Game Contest, a fun, free reading competition for all students in Pre-K – … Read the rest

Ione Hiers | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

IONE HIERS

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Ione Ugland Hiers, age 97, of Walterboro, entered into rest early Wednesday morning, August 16, 2017, at the Oakbrook Health Care Center in … Read the rest


Louise Beasley | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

LOUISE BEASLEY

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Mrs. Louise Joyner Beasley, 84, of Walterboro, entered into her eternal rest Friday, August 18, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. She was a daughter of the … Read the rest


Bob Hendricks | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ROBERT HENDRICKS

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert Gene Hendricks, affectionately known by all as “Bob”, age 80, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family Wednesday afternoon, August 16, … Read the rest


103rd birthday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Annie Pye donned her birthday hat to celebrate her 103rd birthday on Aug. 17 with a party at Pruitt Healthcare with family and friends. Before moving to Pruitt, Mrs. Pye lived on Sidneys Road on the site where the Dollar … Read the rest


In Photos: St. Peter’s celebrates 150th anniversary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
150th BIRTHDAY. Members of St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church celebrated the 150th anniversary of the church on Sunday. The S.C. Senate, House of Representatives and City of Walterboro presented proclamations honoring the church’s long history. From left … Read the rest


City mail carrier honored for 35 years | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

City Carrier David Beals was recognized at the Walterboro Post Office on Friday for 35 years of continued exemplary service. “David daily goes above and beyond to ensure optimal service is provided to his customers. I look forward to continuing … Read the rest


Pony power to horse power | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Racing and riding: Haley Bootle loves both.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Haley Bootle, a student at Colleton Preparatory Academy, has two passions: riding and racing.
The 13-year-old eighth-grader, who started riding when she was three, is the daughter of Everette … Read the rest


All-Star Football opens season with jamboree in Estill | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County All-Star Football league traveled to Estill Saturday Aug. 19 to participate in the opening jamboree.
The pre-season games were played with no game clock and teams were allowed 16 offensive and defensive plays, … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over Raiders in first game of season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Volleyball program began the 2017 season last Thursday in a non-region home match against Dorchester Academy. Coach Ashley Finney begins her sixth season at the helm of the program and will field a … Read the rest


Update: Gamecocks win Braggers Cup, 7.5-3.5 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The return of the Colleton County Braggers Cup proved popular and lucrative Aug. 11 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
The Colleton County Gamecock Club and Colleton County Clemson Club each raised more than $1,000 for the respective causes. The Clemson … Read the rest


Lowcountry Lightning 12U kicks off fall with back-to-back championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U–Martin began the fall season in mid-August and has already captured back-to-back championships.
In the End of Summer Classic held Saturday Aug. 12 in Summerville, the Lightning went 4-0 on the day to … Read the rest


Photos: Back-to-School block party held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Members of St. Jude Episcopal Church and Word for Life Ministry celebrated the beginning of the new school year with a block party Saturday at Pinckney Park on Saturday. Pictured are Eden Smalls, left, and Irian … Read the rest


New personalized Clemson license plate supports scholarships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) officially unveiled a new Clemson University license plate that lets state residents have a personalized Clemson University license plate while also supporting student scholarships.

South Carolina residents can personalize the original Clemson … Read the rest


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