Monthly Archives: September 2017

Something strange happened when I turned 50 | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Something strange happened when I turned 50. I started noticing children everywhere. And by noticing I mean “walking across Costco to look at twins.” These days nothing moves my heart like a child. (Especially freckle-faced little boys. I want to … Read the rest


City launches new website | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro is excited to announce the launch of its new website.
A fresh design, online forms, dynamic photography, an improved calendar of events, and a responsive site for mobile devices all provide an enhanced user experience.
“Just … Read the rest


Yoga therapy class planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lisa Rosof moved to Walterboro for two reasons: family and Hurricane Matthew.
In 2016, after Matthew destroyed their home in Pawleys Island, Rosof and her husband, Walterboro native Lucius Fishburne, began pondering what to do. Both were working at Litchfield … Read the rest


Chick Fil A coming next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Give a cop a present | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Destiny Crum, who will be 3 on Nov. 24, wanted to hand a police officer a rock so she found Cpl. Billy Ballard of the Walterboro Police Department.


Ross celebrates birthday with family and friends | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

William Ross of Walterboro celebrated his 83rd birthday on Aug. 27 with 40 family members and friends. He is pictured, from left, with his oldest granddaughter, Monica Robertson; oldest daughter, Frances Rivers; oldest great-granddaughter, Samantha Hudson; and great-great-grandson Logan Michael … Read the rest


Pon Pon Chapel survives Irma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

During Hurricane Irma, at least two tornadic cells passed near Pon Pon Chapel of Ease. The Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society (CCHAPS) board worried about the effects on the chapel ruin.
Since Hurricane Matthew, dangerous trees capable of hitting … Read the rest


Church still holding hurricane relief drive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By TONY JONES
pastor@faithbaptistchurch.us

The Bible says in Luke 6:38, “Give, and it shall be given unto you; … For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.”
That is exactly what I … Read the rest


Domestic violence awareness walk Monday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Appendicitis – What is it and why is it so dangerous? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Karl Stiegler, MD
Coastal Carolina Surgical Specialists
Colleton Medical Center

The appendix is a small, tube-like vestigial organ that hangs from the large intestine. The appendix has an immune-related function early in life, but adults can live a normal … Read the rest


S.C. Municipal Association meets in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro’s Mayor Bill Young welcomes mayors and council members from around the Lowcountry to Walterboro and to the S.C. Municipal Association’s regional advocacy meeting. The meeting was held at the Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market. Municipal officials met to discuss … Read the rest


Walk & Wag raises $5K for FoCCAS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 4th Annual Walk & Wag, held this past Saturday in downtown Walterboro, raised approximately $5,000 for Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS). The event had 62 corporate and individual sponsors and drew approximately … Read the rest


Wade Hammond concert Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro man who had spent a short time on the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Top 10 Most Wanted list, was sentenced to prison when he appeared in Colleton County General Session Court last week.
Raheem J. Henderson, 27, of Walterboro, … Read the rest


Clemson Club to meet at Edisto Beach and Walterboro for Saturday’s game | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Clemson Club will meet to watch Saturday’s game, Clemson vs. Virginia Tech, at 8 p.m. at Finn’s at Edisto Beach and Main Street Grill in Walterboro.


Disabled Outfitters to hold hunt in Williams October 20-21 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Disabled Outfitters of Williams will hold its 14th annual hunt for those with disabilities on Oct. 20-21 in Williams.
In addition to the two hunts, a raffle, silent auction and pig pickin’ will be held Saturday night. All events are … Read the rest


Tigertown Surprise: Shuman bound for Clemson | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Twenty-three-year-old Ryan Shuman received quite a surprise last Friday via Facetime with his uncle, Kevin McCaw.
Shuman, born with Down’s Syndrome, considers himself to be Clemson’s No. 1 fan — so when he learned he and … Read the rest


Band Classic set this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 40th annual Walterboro Band Classic will be Saturday Sept. 30 at Colleton County High School with 13 area bands scheduled to compete.
Judges for the event include Greg Gajownik of Atlanta, Ga., music performance (ensemble); Andre` Feagin of Myrtle … Read the rest


Will Robbins: A musical journey | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Walterboro native son Will Robbins left his hometown bound for Spartanburg with a plan in mind.
“I moved to the upstate in the fall of 2009 to potentially go back to school, but continued playing and … Read the rest


Colleton’s buses: Headed in the right direction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District Transportation Director Gary Bradley has his first start of the school year under his belt.
He’s pleased with the results.
“It has been a very good startup,” Bradley said. In conversations with School Superintendent Dr. Franklin … Read the rest


Cottageville library getting closer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A branch of the Colleton County library, to be located at the town’s municipal complex on Salley Ackerman Drive, is inching closer to reality.
Councilman Betty Rhode, who heads up the town’s special projects committee, told council at its September … Read the rest


Photos: Business After Hours | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Amedysis Home Health and Hospice hosted last week’s Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours. A large crowd heard Eric Campbell and others speak about Amedysis’ services.

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Make sure you have everything you need for Nov. 7 election | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Angela Upchurch, director of the Colleton County Voter Registration and Election Office, has put together a primer for those who will cast votes in the Nov. 7 General Election.
On Tuesday Nov. 7, polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man arrested for break-in
Walterboro police sent to check on an alarm at a Memorial Avenue business in the early morning of Sept. 22 apprehended the suspect.
When the alarm at Corbett Building Supply at 513 S. Memorial Drive went … Read the rest


GoFundMe account established to help woman who lost home to fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Ruffin family was displaced following an afternoon fire that destroyed half of the home Wednesday Sept. 27.
At 3:05 p.m., Fire-Rescue was notified of the incident when a neighbor noticed flames coming from the roof of the home at … Read the rest


Ireland Creek Bridge Run tonight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The fifth annual Ireland Creek Bridge Run will be Thursday Sept. 28, sponsored by the Walterboro Rotary Club. The run will be from 5-7 p.m. but the picnic area will be open from 1-9 p.m. For information call Rotary President … Read the rest


“I Love Ruffin Day” to be this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Colleton County will remain in AAAA for 2018-20

Posted on September 28, 2017 8:08 am by Cindy Crosby

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School will remain in AAAA through 2018-20 following votes by the directors of Class AAAA and Class AAAAA. As part of the deal, Stall High School will switch with Colleton County and take … Read the rest


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