Monthly Archives: October 2017

Billie Varnadoe | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

BILLIE VARNADOE

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Billie Dean Varnadoe, 70, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She was the widow of Jack Kenneth Varnadoe.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Friday afternoon, October … Read the rest


Sandra Higginbotham | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

SANDRA HIGGINBOTHAM

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Sandra Lee Higginbotham, 74, of Summerville, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at her residence.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, October 28, 2017 at The


Correy Fore | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Correy Fore

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

ROUND O – Mrs. Correy M. Fore, wife of Earl Fore, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday 10/24/2017.

Correy was born in Great Lakes, Ill., on May 27, 1952 … Read the rest


Quilt show Friday and Saturday to feature handmade designs | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

If you’re interested in quilting, make plans to attend the quilt show sponsored by the Lowcountry Scrap Quilters on Friday Oct. 27 from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the … Read the rest


Firefighters teach kids about fire prevention | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County Fire-Rescue has completed its month-long Fire Prevention and Life Safety Education.
The program actually runs throughout the year with presentations and demonstrations for all age groups, but a concentrated effort to educate the younger school-aged children coincides with … Read the rest


How to chunk a pumpkin | News | The Press and Standard

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

When they found out that punkin’ chunkin’ was on the list of competitions scheduled as part of Colleton Prep’s Oktoberfest fund raiser, Dr. Lance Sims and Charlie Spears jumped.
“It was Lance’s idea,” Spears said.
“I’ve seen trebuchets on the … Read the rest


Polo coming on Sunday Nov. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The ninth annual Polo for the Point will be held on Sunday Nov. 5. This benefit polo match, hosted by the Limehouse family, will take place at the Limehouse Polo Grounds on Highway 15N, 7201 Jefferies Hwy., approximately seven miles … Read the rest


Ethereal Beauty now open | News | The Press and Standard

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

Ethereal Lure Beauty Bar, LLC., located at 1013 South Jefferies Blvd., Suite-C, opened its doors for business Saturday Oct. 21.
The beauty supply is owned and operated by Charli Pringle-North and Ebony Chisolm.
“Our strongest values at Ethereal Lure are … Read the rest


Trunk or Treat planned Tuesday at sheriff’s office | News | The Press and Standard

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


County has plans for 7.5 acres | News | The Press and Standard

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

The demolition of two commercial buildings at North Jefferies Boulevard and Wichman Street last week will be the last work the new county-owned lot will undergo for a while.
Eventually, the lot will be put to work as part of … Read the rest


Court Report | The Press and Standard

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

A drug possession guilty plea will send Jamie Crosby, 37, of Walterboro, to prison.
Crosby pled guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week. After hearing Crosby’s plea, 14th … Read the rest


Firefighters battle two blazes | News | The Press and Standard

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

A pair of Oct. 20 kitchen fires kept Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel busy.
At 5:43 p.m. on Oct. 20, firefighters were dispatched to a home at 902 Community Avenue in Smoaks; at 7:11 p.m. the second house fire broke out … Read the rest


Chase results in charges | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Ridgeville man was taken into custody on multiple charges following a police chase the afternoon of Oct. 19.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office had been on the lookout for a white 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 that had … Read the rest


Gamers Tournament planned Saturday at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The first “Revenge of the Gamers” Tournament will be held Saturday at the Colleton County Memorial Library from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Super Smash Bros. WII U begins at 11 a.m.; Naruto ULT, Ninja Storm 4-PS4 at 12:30; Injustice 2, 2 … Read the rest


Garage/Yard Sale | Nov. 4th | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

November 4th, 8am-1pm

Zion church

152 ruffin rd, walterboro

Sewing supplies, clothing, dishes 

and misc items!


Lady Hawk Tennis finishes 2017 season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Tennis team finished the 2017 season following a 5-4 loss to Palmetto Christian Academy during the 2017 SCISA Class II-A Playoffs held Monday Oct. 16 at the Family Circle Tennis Center … Read the rest


Meet the Candidates for Mayor | Election 2007 | The Press and Standard

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

Chrissy Johnson

Biographic Information
Name on ballot: Marguerite “Chrissy” Johnson
Marital status: Divorced-Single
Education: Masters of Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University.
Work experience: Twenty-five years in Insurance and Financial Industry. Owner of the Johnson Insurance Agency.
Community organizations: Past … Read the rest


Three charged following manhunt | News | The Press and Standard

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

Three area residents face charges after they allegedly attempted to elude sheriff’s deputies following an apparent failed home burglary the afternoon of Oct. 23.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a female victim reporting the break-in … Read the rest


Local man dies in collision with train | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 27-year-old Walterboro man was killed the morning of Oct. 20 when his car was struck by a passenger train in the Green Pond area.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter, working the fatality with Deputy Coroner Wayne Walker, … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Tennis eliminated | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Tennis team was eliminated from the SCHSL Lower State Playoffs following a 5-1 loss against the No. 1 seed Myrtle Beach High School on Wednesday Oct. 18. The Lady Cougars finished … Read the rest


Randy Peters Memorial Golf Tourney held | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Justin Litchfield, Ryan Penfield, Larry Penfield and Reese Penfield pause for a photo during Saturday’s Randy Peters Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament held at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Proceeds from Saturday’s tournament and silent auction totaled $5,648 … Read the rest


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