Monthly Archives: October 2017

CCHS Tennis set to begin Lower State playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Tennis team finished 6-6 overall and 2-6 in Region 8-AAAA last week, which was enough to earn a berth in the Lower State playoffs.
Colleton County will travel to Myrtle Beach to take … Read the rest


War Hawks wipe out Dolphins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton Prep War Hawks shut out non-region opponent Hilton Head Prep 47-0 Friday afternoon to improve to 3-4 overall. The Hawks remain 1-0 in Region II-A with two region games remaining … Read the rest


Earthquake: Do you know what to do? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The 2017 Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill will take place on Thursday Oct. 19.
All departments, agencies and schools are encouraged to participate. For information, call Colleton County Emergency Preparedness, (843) 549-5632.
During an Earthquake:
• DO NOT try to exit … Read the rest


Low interest loans available for new wells | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has announced that it is expanding from 16 to 19 the number of South Carolina counties, including Colleton County, eligible … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on October 18, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Pet of the Week | Perry | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on October 18, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

PERRY is a terrier mix, who wants a loving, safe home of his own. He is what we call a “young adult” who weighs in at about 40 pounds. He’s fairly new to our shelter, and at first assessment he … Read the rest


Edisto Beach Message in a Bottle: 29-years later washes ashore

Posted on October 17, 2017 7:07 pm by Cindy Crosby

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Many of us grew up playing in the surf at Edisto Beach pretending to be pirates or castaways. And, as we grew older, we may have dreamed of placing a note in a bottle to be … Read the rest


Jacqueline Craven | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 17, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JACQUELINE CRAVEN

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GREEN POND – Mrs. Jacqueline Marlene Craven, affectionately known as “Jackie”, age 62, entered into rest Monday afternoon, October 16, 2017, while surrounded by her loving family in her home Read the rest


Eddie Kinard | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 17, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

EDDIE KINARD

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 WALTERBORO – Master Sergeant William Eddie Kinard, United States Air Force (Ret.), age 74, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, October 15, 2017, at the Medical University of South Read the rest


Marilyn Meyer | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 16, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MARILYN MEYER

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WALTERBORO – Marilyn Estelle Meyer, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday October 12, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. She was a daughter of Elmer and Corinne Foy Bond.

Funeral services will be held privately.… Read the rest


James Heaton, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 16, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James Heaton, Jr.

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WALTERBORO – James Edward “Jim” Heaton, Jr., age 69, husband of Charlotte Rockwell Heaton, passed away at the Medical University of South Carolina on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Jim was born July … Read the rest


Roger Alexander | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 16, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Roger Alexander

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SAVANNAH – Roger Alexander, fiancé of Joan C. Broxton, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 in Savannah, Ga., after a short illness at the age of 63.

Roger was born in Fitzwilliam, N.H., … Read the rest


Struggles don’t last forever | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sometimes when struggles come into our lives, it seems as though they are going to last forever. We get over one obstacle, and another one is standing in line right behind that one, just waiting to knock on our door … Read the rest


Lay servant school held at Bethel U.M.C. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro District of the United Methodist Church held its Summer 2017 Lay Servant School on Aug. 26-27 at Bethel United Methodist Church, Walterboro.
The mission of Lay Servant Ministries is to provide training for laity to equip them to … Read the rest


Welcome to Spooky Town | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

It’s the creepy time of year when goblins, ghouls and ghosts seem to be on the move. And what better way to enjoy October than to come by Colleton County Memorial Library and see its hilarious Lemax Spooky Town collection.… Read the rest


New bus service rolls out Monday morning | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The new bus 14-passenger bus being provided transportation will leave the Walmart parking lot at 6:10 a.m. on Oct. 16 to begin its inaugural run through the city.
The first two weeks will be what is called a soft launch, … Read the rest


Advances in grocery shopping … maybe | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tired of fighting traffic and crowds to do the grocery shopping? Sick of throwing out your shoulder trying to carry 15 bags in the house at once?
Several grocery chains now offer on-line shopping that lets you pick, pay and … Read the rest


‘Chumpy’ Penfield retires from hospital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“I love you all. It has been a pleasure.”
After 36 years at Colleton Medical Center, Yvonne “Chumpy” Penfield is retiring.
For the last 10 of those years, Chumpy has been in charge of the hospital’s volunteer program and Health … Read the rest


Off the Field | Daryn Hooker | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Daryn Kelly Hooker is a senior at Colleton County High School where she plays tennis and soccer for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Robbie and Becky Hooker of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Danny and Margaret Dandridge and … Read the rest


Light-Romain exchange vows in Walterboro | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Rachael Elisabeth Light and Christopher Romain, both of Walterboro, exchanged marriage vows on Oct. 7 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
Donna Craven officiated at the ceremony. Music was provided by Don Brown. Janice Barrett directed the wedding.
Escorted by her … Read the rest


‘Still Waters’ — An Edisto story | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By NANCY DAVIS
nancydavis843@hotmail.com

It was in the 1940s when young Alice Rayle made a wrong turn and ended up lost on the back roads of Colleton County. She eventually saw a stranger and stopped to ask for directions back … Read the rest


Booksignings planned for ‘Firepot Stories’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Firepot Stories” by Hendersonville wildlife biologist Joe Hamilton will now be available at two locations in Walterboro: Palmetto Parcels and the Colleton Museum.
In addition, two book signings are planned. The first, a book signing and storytelling, will be at … Read the rest


S.C. Alliance holds business appreciation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
The Southern Carolina Alliance (SCA) hosted an industry appreciation event Friday at the Sweetwater Country Club in Barnwell. Over 100 business and industry leaders from Colleton, Beaufort, Allendale, Jasper, Hampton, Barnwell and Bamberg counties enjoyed a … Read the rest


Running club celebrates first anniversary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
The Walterboro Running Club (WRC) celebrated its one-year anniversary Wednesday Oct. 4. A large group of runners met at Main Street Grill for a two-mile run and gifts from sponsors of the event. Pictured are WRC … Read the rest


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