Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bridge admitted to College of Pharmacy | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
Trent Bridge, 2015 graduate of the Governors School of the Arts & Humanities, participated in the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony held Wednesday, August 23 in Columbia.
Bridge stated he originally … Read the rest


Library collecting books for soldiers | Events | The Press and Standard

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

Calling on all of Colleton County … The Department of Defense needs you! For what? For books!
The Colleton County Memorial Library Young Adult Library Lovers (Y.A.L.L.) is planning a project for the month of October and the first week … Read the rest


Ice cream social held at museum | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Gilda Barnwell and Jill Chadwick with new Colleton Museum historian Sean Devlin were among those who attended the ice cream social sponsored by the Colleton County Democratic Party at the museum last week.

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Conservation poster, essay contest now accepting entries | Events | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring its annual Poster and Essay Contest for students in public, private, and home schools in Colleton County.
The topic for this year’s contest is “Watersheds – Our Water, Our Home.” Watersheds … Read the rest


Cindy Riley takes over First Steps program | News | The Press and Standard

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

On Sept. 28, Cindy Dickerson handed over the reins of First Steps to new director Cindy Riley.
Dickerson, who has run the early childhood program since October 2011, has decided to retire. “My husband and I just decided it’s time. … Read the rest


Climbing the family tree | Events | The Press and Standard

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

Elizabeth Laney of Facebook’s Walterboro, S.C. History Notes, will present a program on the basics of genealogy and family research at the Colleton Museum on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m.
Learn how to get your genealogical research jump-started with this … Read the rest


Meteorite strikes home on Pawleys Island | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

By Hannah Halusker, College of Science
October 6, 2017

PAWLEYS ISLAND — A team of Clemson University astrophysicists has visually confirmed that a small rock found in a Melanie Casselman’s yard is a meteorite from outer space.
When Casselman found … Read the rest


Group looking for workforce answers | News | The Press and Standard

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

Finding skilled workers with good manners, the ability to pass a drug test, and the training to work well with others in an industrial environment can be difficult. In an effort to get employees and industry talking about each other’s … Read the rest


Zombies ‘r’ us: ‘Walking Dead’ fans in for a treat at annual Halloween event | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Like to be scared senseless? Enjoy watching the AMC series “The Walking Dead?” Then you’ll love Cottageville’s hometown Halloween attraction, the Reaper’s Dungeon.
The event features treks through haunted woods and a hair-raising hayride — and … Read the rest


Farmers market to be held at Tractor Supply | Events | The Press and Standard

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

Customers of the Walterboro Tractor Supply store are invited to shop crafts, produce and other local goods at the TSC Farmers Market on Saturday Oct. 7.
From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., local farmers and crafters will showcase and sell their homemade … Read the rest


Family fun day on the farm planned Sunday Oct. 8 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The annual Family Fun Day will be held at Keegan Filion Farm, 1475 Keegan Drive, on Sunday Oct. 8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
Planned activities include:
Food prepared by Colleton County High School’s FFA teens … Read the rest


Domestic Violence: Victims have stories to tell | News | The Press and Standard

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

Samoya Gray came to the podium on the front lawn of the Walterboro City Hall with a story to tell.
It was her story — a story of domestic violence and her path to surviving that pattern of abuse.
It … Read the rest


Top-runners named in Ivanhoe Bridge Run | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The fifth annual Ivanhoe Bridge Run, sponsored by the Walterboro Rotary Club, was held Thursday Sept. 28. The one-mile run was followed by the presentation of awards and a chicken bog prepared by Lawton Huggins and … Read the rest


Back from the ashes: Community helps woman recover from loss of home | News | The Press and Standard

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

Ruffin resident Cindy Cummings has a lot of helping hands putting her life back together after a Sept. 27 fire heavily damaged her residence on Double Churches Road.
In the hours following the blaze, Cummings’ family members established a Go … Read the rest


Traffic stop results in multiple charges | News | The Press and Standard

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

Two people are facing charges as a result of a Sept. 29 traffic stop on Industrial Road.
A deputy on patrol spotted the vehicle and ran the license plate number. The computer check informed him that the license plate belonged … Read the rest


Orangeburg man faces multiple charges | News | The Press and Standard

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

Both Walterboro Police Department and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office have filed criminal charges against an Orangeburg man.
The investigation began Sept. 29 shortly before 10 a.m. when a city police officer was dispatched to interview a woman, who was … Read the rest


Edisto Craft Week celebration Oct. 6-15 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


RV catches fire at Cottageville Express | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JULIE S. HOFF
UP IN SMOKE. An RV caught on fire at Cottageville Express on Highway 17-A Thursday morning. The driver, who was from North Charleston, was in the store when the fire broke out. Employees turned off … Read the rest


Chamber of Commerce holds annual golf tournament | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Five teams participated annual Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament held this past Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. The four-man team of Ricky Benton, Mike Edwards, Zach Armentrout and Chris Armentrout took home the top … Read the rest


Videos lead to investigation | News | The Press and Standard

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

On the morning of Oct. 2, the investigations division of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation of Ralph G. Stair, the 84-year-old leader of Overcomer Ministry.
An incident report among the sheriff’s office list of calls handled on … Read the rest


Construction to begin on new KFC | News | The Press and Standard

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

Hodges Management Company officials expect their new Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet, being constructed in the Walmart shopping plaza, to be open for business in several months.
“Our location should open late December or early January,” said Emma Wallace, Staffing and … Read the rest


Indian Madness begins for Salkehatchie | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

USC Salkehatchie held Indian Madness Friday evening where they introduced the 2017-18 team to local fans. The Indians held an inter-squad scrimmage and a dunk contest, along with signing posters and hosting … Read the rest


Lady Hawks split region games, now 3-3 in Region IV-AA | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep volleyball team split region contests this week with Hilton Head Christian and St. Andrews School to move to 8-3 overall and 3-3 in Region IV-AA.
Against Hilton Head Christian on Tuesday Sept. 26, … Read the rest


3,500 attend 40th annual Band Classic Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Over 3,500 band fans attended the 40th annual Walterboro Band Classic on Saturday Sept. 30 at the Colleton County High School Stadium.
Area bands had beautiful weather conditions with a big crowd on hand for the annual event. The Band … Read the rest


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