Monthly Archives: August 2017

Rentz joins Cougar Baseball staff as assistant coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Marshall Rentz has been named as an assistant coach for Cougar Baseball for the 2017-18 school year. Rentz will join the Cougars as the pitching coach following the retirement of Paul Pye, who served as a … Read the rest


Cougars continue to establish run, create balance | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars traveled to Stratford High School Friday morning for a scrimmage against the Region VII-AAAAA Knights. The Cougars picked up a 21-19 win over the Knights in the second half of the nearly … Read the rest


Guess joins CPA as cheer coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Shelby Guess has been named as the head of the Colleton Prep Academy Cheerleading Program for the 2017-18 school year. In addition to her coaching responsibilities at CPA, Guess will be teaching second grade.
Twenty-four-year-old Guess … Read the rest


War Hawks scrimmage at Pinewood Prep | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hawks open at home on August 18.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton Prep War Hawks traveled to Pinewood Prep on Saturday morning to participate in a three-way scrimmage against the SCISA AAA Panthers and SCHSL … Read the rest


WCIV focuses on Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Charleston Channel 4’s Lowcountry Live set up shop at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market Aug. 3 to give their viewers a taste of Walterboro.
Erin Kienzle and Tom Crawford took turns interviewing local residents about five facets of life … Read the rest


Regional Emergency Medical Center for Bamberg and Barnwell under construction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The Regional Medical Center (RMC) of Orangeburg, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and SouthernCarolina Alliance (SCA) were joined by Congressman Jim Clyburn, Congressman Joe Wilson and leaders from across the state for a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, August … Read the rest


Reminder: Schedule pickup and fee day today, back to school nights Aug. 16-17 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Back to School Nights are scheduled as follows:
Elementary: Thursday Aug. 17, 4-6 p.m.
Middle: Thursday Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m. (Grades 7-8); Wednesday Aug. 16 and Thursday Aug. 17, 3-5 p.m. (6th Grade Orientation)
Schedule Pickup and Fee Day will … Read the rest


Townsend, McMillan chosen CCHS assistant principals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 9, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday Aug. 8 at a special called meeting to accept the two following recommendations for administrative positions presented by Franklin L. Foster, EdD, superintendent, for the 2017-18 school year:
• Lauren … Read the rest


Cottageville cops to read to kids on Wednesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 8, 2017 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Cottageville police are hosting the second annual ‘Cops Reading to Kids’ event at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 at Cottageville Town Hall in council chambers. Kids of all ages are welcome. The event is designed to combat the reduction in … Read the rest


Community Appreciation Day planned Aug. 10 | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Community Appreciation Day will be held at Kindred Home Health, 415 Robertson Blvd., on August 10 from 4-7:30 p.m. Free snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks will be available.


A Message from Colleton County High School Regarding Game Safety | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 7, 2017 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

Colleton County High School will kick off its 2017 football season Friday Aug. 18 at Cougar Stadium against West Ashley. As a reminder to fans:

• Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult to enter the game … Read the rest


CCHS details incoming freshman information

Posted on August 7, 2017 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School will welcome the freshman class on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 22.

“We are excited about the incoming freshman and their transition from middle school to high school,” said Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal … Read the rest


Donald Holt | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 7, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

DONALD HOLT

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Mr. Donald Ellis Holt, Sr., 69, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday evening, August 3, 2017 at Medical University of South Carolina. He was a son of … Read the rest


John Coker | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 7, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

JOHN COKER

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WALTERBORO – Mr. John Wayne Coker, age 63, entered into rest Sunday morning, July 30, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.

Born January 22, 1954, in … Read the rest


Mass casualty drill scheduled Aug. 10 | News | The Press and Standard

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

A full-scale mass casualty exercise has been scheduled for Aug. 10. The exercise will be performed as a real-time scenario, with emphasis on primary medical response.
The exercise will commence at 10 a.m. at the primary site of the Lowcountry … Read the rest


Applications for military academies being accepted | News | The Press and Standard

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

The 2017 Military Academy Nomination process is in full swing! The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for Service Academy Nominations through Friday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.

High school students interested in attending one of … Read the rest


Just say ‘yes’ to the right path | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

It is written in Matthew 24:7 (KJV), “For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.” In this Scripture from Matthew, we see some of the things … Read the rest


Jesus knows who I am, even when no one else does | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Last month there was a story in the news about a baby born in British Columbia, Canada. The child was not born in a medical facility and therefore did not receive an official gender designation or a birth certificate. The … Read the rest


This is what I hate about insomnia | Column | The Press and Standard

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

Every night I say, “I’m going to bed,” and then spend 20 minutes untangling my hair, washing my face, moisturizing whatever I can reach, brushing my teeth, doing sit-ups and knocking back a sleeping pill. Then I crawl under the … Read the rest


Belk holds Back-To-School Kidfest | Photos | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Belk held its annual Back-To-School Kids Fest Saturday at the local store on Bells Highway. Kids of all ages got to model this year’s back-to-school fashions for the crowd.

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Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

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


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