Monthly Archives: October 2017

Band headed to State | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue placed 7th of 15 bands in a very competitive competition at the 2017 SCBDA 4A Lower State Championships.
Only eight bands of the 15 from the Lower State qualified for the state … Read the rest


Crowd turns out for movie on the lawn | News | The Press and Standard

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

Most of the children began singing along with the soundtrack while waiting for nighttime to fall and the magical time the movie would begin. “Only 10 more minutes,” said Colleton Medical Center CEO Jimmy Hiott as dusk approached. “It’s almost … Read the rest


Altman, Dantzler earn All-Region honors | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cougar Cross-Country participated in the SCHSL Region 8-AAAA Championships held Wednesday Oct. 18 at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston. Grayson Altman and Kensley Dantzler both finished in the top 12, earning All-Region recognition.
The varsity girls’ … Read the rest


War Hawks fall in double OT to Golden Warriors | News | The Press and Standard

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

Fisher Jackson scores four times in loss to John Paul

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Colleton Prep Academy fought valiantly in a 28-26 double overtime loss to John Paul II Friday evening at Richard Gray Sports Complex … Read the rest


Lady Hawks eliminated from playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity Lady Hawk Volleyball team was eliminated from post-season play following losses to Palmetto Christian Academy and Carolina Academy in the SCISA Class AA Upper Bracket playoffs on Friday Oct. 20 at the … Read the rest


Stags’ ground attack too much for Cougar defense | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County defense could not stop the Berkeley Stag’s powerful running game on Friday night in Moncks Corner. The Cougars lost 73-43 after trailing 45-21 at the half.
The Cougar offense, … Read the rest


Walterboro Sears still offering Whirlpool products | News | The Press and Standard

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

As a local independent Sears Hometown Store, the Walterboro Sears will continue to sell Whirlpool and other major brands of appliances.
Recent media coverage reported Sears would no longer sell Whirlpool products, but this does not affect the 700 independently … Read the rest

Gospel concert planned Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The gospel group The Carolina Travelers will give a concert Sunday Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church on Sidneys Road.


Miriam Rahn | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Miriam Agnes Ulmer Rahn

Miriam Agnes Ulmer Rahn, 69, of LaFrance, entered the Church Triumphant Friday, October 13, 2017, at AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson.

Miriam was born February 19, 1948, in Ruffin, the youngest daughter of the late Read the rest


Tornado watch issued until 9 p.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 508 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

JENKINS SCREVEN

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 … Read the rest


All after-school events cancelled this afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to the potential of severe weather forecast for the area this afternoon, all after-school events and meetings have been cancelled for the Colleton County School District.


Ruth Thompson | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

RUTH THOMPSON

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Ruth White Thompson, 75, of Round O, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m., … Read the rest


Roger Harriett | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ROGER HARRIETT

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Roger Lee Harriett, 58, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Thursday, October 19, 2017, from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Bamberg County.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


Possible severe weather predicted this afternoon | News | The Pres and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Confidence: Moderate
Current Watches/Warning/Advisories: None
What: Showers and thunderstorms will impact the region this afternoon into late tonight as a cold front pushes across the SE GA and SC. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds or even a tornado
or … Read the rest


Free “Ask A Lawyer” webinar Wednesday Oct. 25 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will host a statewide web chat on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Between 4 and 6 p.m. the public is encouraged … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Protecting programs that feed hungry kids such as SNAP
Dear Editor:
Although food insecurity affects more than 17% of people in South Carolina, it is often hard to see. When a child can’t focus at school because they didn’t have … Read the rest


Support the effort to save the EPA from Trump | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency has successfully worked to protect human health and the environment for more than four decades. Our air, water and land are cleaner now than they have been in 40 years. All that is now threatened by … Read the rest


Holding on holds up progress | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Have you ever been in a situation where it seemed as if you could not move forward? Did it seem as if you were holding on so tight to someone or something that it was stifling? Did you try everything … Read the rest


God works in mysterious ways | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

About a year and a half ago, I attended a week-long conference in North Carolina. I went alone. There must have been about 400 other people at the conference. I didn’t know a single one of them. It was a … Read the rest


Hearing aids, crate of paper towels and diamonds | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A sharp-eyed reader recently pointed out that I referenced Costco in two consecutive columns.
“Obsessed much?” he asked.
Well, duh.
I’m not debating the merits of Costco vs. Sam’s vs. BJ’s. We’ve shopped at all of them, and have the … Read the rest


Keeping Colleton clean | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The morning of Oct. 14, Keep Colleton Beautiful was out on Green Pond Highway, tackling the litter scattered alongside the new ACE Greenway Trail.
KCB Executive Director William Smyly was joined by three of his fellow board members: Ladson Fishburne, … Read the rest


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