Monthly Archives: November 2017

NES puts Distinguished Arts Program Grant to good use | News | The Press and Standard

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

“Opportunities like this allow us to make
learning relevant
for our young children as we promote a love
for the arts.”
– Wilsey Hamilton,
Principal of NSE

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Last August, Northside Elementary was named as a recipient … Read the rest


Commission seeks to tighten code | News | The Press and Standard

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

The members of Walterboro’s Planning Commission spent Nov. 21 searching for ways to make several sections of the city’s Unified Development Ordinance more user friendly.
Assistant City Manager Hank Amundson said the commission members were seeking to address some of … Read the rest


New law enforcement center beginning to take shape | News | The Press and Standard

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

The bones of the new Law Enforcement Center are going up.
John T. Stieglitz III, the county’s Capital Projects and Purchasing Director, said the building’s metal skeleton should be in place within several weeks.
As the metal wall and roof … Read the rest


Eight Cowboys gang members sentenced in federal court | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 30, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Eight members and one associate of the Cowboys gang, a violent street gang that originated in Eastside area of Walterboro were sentenced this week in federal court in Charleston.
Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s … Read the rest


Fussell joins Tiger Band for High School Senior Day | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Band of Blue senior Taylor Michelle Fussell recently experienced first-hand what it takes to be a member of the Clemson Tiger Band. Fussell joined other select high school seniors as they became … Read the rest


Girardeau honored as USC Legendary Fan | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

At 83, Sheldon Girardeau was honored as the University of South Carolina’s Legendary Fan of the Game during Saturday evening’s pregame ceremonies of the Palmetto Bowl held at William’s Brice Stadium in Columbia.

A member of … Read the rest


Charges mount for fleeing driver | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A North Charleston man faces multiple charges following a chase through Walterboro on the morning of Nov. 21.
The incident began when a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper attempted to pull over the driver of a black 2013 Honda Accord … Read the rest


CCSD numbers top state average | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

It is not often Colleton County School District’s performance numbers top the state average.
That happened recently when the South Carolina Department of Education released its report cards for each school district in the state.
This … Read the rest


State money targets middle school needs | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Colleton County School District is set to receive a $1.3 million grant from the South Carolina Department Board of Education to address energy efficiency at Colleton Middle School.
The grant funds will be used to address … Read the rest


Indians improve to 5-2 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina–Salkehatchie Indian Basketball team improved its record to 5-2 following a 78-71 non-conference win over East Georgia State (3-2) Tuesday Nov. 21 on the road.
The Indians shot 47.1 percent on the … Read the rest


Lady Cougars compete in Clash at the Creek | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity girls’ basketball team competed in the Clash at the Creek held at Battery Creek High School Nov. 24-25. The Lady Cougars went 1-1 in the tournament, earning a win over Stratford High … Read the rest


Cocky is a hit during Gamecock Club Pep Rally | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
The Colleton County Gamecock Club held its annual Pep Rally at the Walterboro Elks Lodge Monday Nov. 20. Cocky was the main attraction and drew quite the fan club during his appearance.

 


Bicyclist injured in crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 63-year-old man received serious injuries after he was struck by a car on Johnsville Road near Sizemore Road Nov. 26, shortly after 5 a.m.

The victim had been riding a bicycle when he was struck. Bystanders found him semiconscious … Read the rest


Salk’s Coach Jake Williams listed as ‘top hire’ | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

USC Salkehatchie Men’s Basketball Coach Jake Williams was recently listed as a top 25 off-season hire, according to coachstat.net. Compiled taking into consideration fit for their university, community, athletic department, program needs, coaching ability and recruiting, … Read the rest


Man killed in crash on Green Pond Highway | News | The Press and Standard

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

A midnight crash on Green Pond Highway near Ritter Road claimed the life of Colleton County resident on Nov. 23.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter pronounced Eric Johnson, 23, of Green Pond dead at the scene, listing the … Read the rest


Cash reward offered for missing pets | News | The Press and Standard

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

A cash reward is being offered for the safe return of five young goats missing from a Possum Corner Road home.
“We have to bring these babies home — Everyone, please, help, please!” owner Kathy Phelps Stieglitz said. “Please keep … Read the rest


Palmetto Bowl Golf Tourney held at Dogwood Hills | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Forty-four golfers took refuge from Black Friday shopping madness to participate in the first ever Palmetto Bowl Golf Tournament held at Dogwood Hills Golf Course on Friday Nov. 24. The four-man Captain’s Choice teams supporting the … Read the rest


Christmas being collected for homeless families | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 29, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Winter coat drive being held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 29, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Stacey Lynn Mansell-Keffer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

WALTERBORO: Stacey Lynn Mansell-Keffer, age 49, of Walterboro entered into eternal peace Nov. 21, 2017.
Stacey was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved all children. She was also an avid animal lover. Her kindness and unconditional love touched many … Read the rest


Mason Hardin “Mickey” Dorsey | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

WALTERBORO: Mason Hardin “Mickey” Dorsey passed away peacefully at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro on Saturday Nov. 25, 2017 at the age of 92.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Irene Webb Dorsey; children: Mickie Whitler … Read the rest


Sandra Lee Troy | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

WALTERBORO: Sandra Lee Troy passed away Nov. 21 at Pruitt Healthcare in Walterboro. She was 75.
Born December 30, 1941 in Dunn, N.C., Sandra grew up in Spivey’s Corner. She was the daughter of the late Archie Lee and Elease … Read the rest


Washie S. “Bubba” Bell Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

DORCHESTER: Mr. Washie S. “Bubba” Bell Jr., husband of Norma Jewel Bak Bell, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday Nov. 17, 2017. He was 65.
Mr. Bell was born in Walterboro on Oct. 20, 1952, a son of … Read the rest


Mrs. Linda Dandridge Blewer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

RIDGEVILLE – Mrs. Linda Dandridge Blewer, 72, of Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 21, 2017 at Hospice of Charleston in Mount Pleasant.
Funeral services were conducted 12 noon on Monday Nov. 27, 2017, at The Brice W. Herndon and … Read the rest


Flossie Mae Davis Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

Flossie Mae Davis Wright, 87, of Jacksonboro, born July 28, 1930, transitioned to eternal rest on Nov. 24, at the home of her son in Stockbridge, Ga.
Viewing will be held Friday from 3-7 p.m. at Hamilton’s Funeral Home and … Read the rest


2017/2018 Rec basketball registration extended to Dec. 2 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro-Colleton Recreation Commission has extended basketball registration through the end of this week (Dec. 2.) Those who missed signing a child up, may come on in and do it this week. The registration fee is $65 and as always, … Read the rest


Garage/Yard Sale | Moving Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Moving Sale

504 Thompson Street

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Searching for the best beard | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

With “No Shave November” drawing to a close, residents are asked to cast their ballots for the best looking beard in the Walterboro Police Department.
“No Shave November” has grown nationwide as a fundraising effort to benefit the St. Jude’s … Read the rest


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