Monthly Archives: November 2017

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

8-11


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


Reward offered for return of missing goats | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 27, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

*CASH REWARD*
We have to bring these babies home — Everyone, please, help, share this post, please!!
These doelings are missing from the Walterboro area. The pics are baby pics. They are now 8 months old. Please keep this in … Read the rest


Keep your fork: it’s worth it! | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

How many times have you gone to a restaurant to partake of a delicious meal, and as the waiter or waitress is removing your dishes, he or she says, “Keep your fork”? It clearly shows that the meal is not … Read the rest


J.D. Power truck to be at Westbury’s Nov. 28 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction StudySM ranked Ace Hardware “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retail Stores” for the eleventh year in a row. Ace has been awarded this ranking by J.D. Power every year … Read the rest


Bethel U.M. Church Christmas service set | News | The Press and Standard

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

The members of the Chancel Choir at Bethel United Methodist Church will present their Christmas Service on December 10 at the church. The annual event will begin at 5 p.m.
The 2017 service will feature the music of Mozart, Beethoven, … Read the rest


Amedysis holds memorial service | News | The Press and Standard

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

Amedisys Hospice of South Carolina’s annual Memorial Service was held Friday Nov. 17 at Word for Life Ministries on Chaplin Street. Families who lost members in 2017 were present during the service to honor their loved ones. Erica Infinger, the … Read the rest


Mt. Olive serves Thanksgiving dinner last Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

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

Mt. Olive Baptist Church served Thanksgiving dinner for the community on Saturday. From left are Pearel Bostick, Betty Bowman and Mary Jones.

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Man killed in crash | News | THe Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 11:11 am 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.
The driver was traveling south on Green Pond Highway when he went off the left side of the roadway, hitting … Read the rest


First Steps director speaks to Civitans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cindy Riley, new director of Colleton First Steps, talked to Civitans at their last meeting. She stressed how First Steps helps with small children.


It’s a pumpkin party | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Academy Road Preschool and childcare had a pumpkin party for Halloween.  “The children really enjoyed their party. Thank you to all the supportive parents,” said owner Tammy Barr.


Off the Field | Anni Crook | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Anni Crook is senior at Colleton County High School where she plays tennis for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Chad and Rebecca Crook of St. George. Her grandparents are Richard and Loretta Crook, and Gaye Walters. She … Read the rest


Festival of Trees begins Dec. 2 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Museum & Farmers Market will be hosting a “Festival of Trees” for the holiday season from Wednesday Nov. 29 through Saturday Dec. 2 at 506 E. Washington Street in Walterboro.
Local businesses are invited to sponsor a tree for … Read the rest


‘Tea is for Teddy’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market hosted the annual “Tea is for Teddy” last Thursday Nov. 16 as one of their many holiday activities.
A captivated audience of all ages listened as Kim Poovey, author and … Read the rest


Carter receives White Coat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Brittan Elizabeth Carter of Walterboro received her white coat at The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg on Sunday Oct. 29.
She is the recipient of a four-year Air Force Health Professions Scholarship to … Read the rest


Free training on active assailants offered | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is offering free active assailant training to schools, businesses, churches, community groups and civic organizations interested in protecting people from acts of terror.
Training is tailored to meet the time constraints of those wishing to … Read the rest


Lend A Paw deemed success | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An Internet shout out on the Colleton County Sheriff Office’s Facebook page produced a truck-load of assistance for Colleton County Animal Shelter recently.
Lt. Tyger Benton, the sheriff’s office public information officer, said animal shelter personnel reported the shelter was … Read the rest


Christmas events around the Lowcountry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The following Christmas parades and events will be held around the Lowcountry:
Harleyville
Tree Lighting, Nov. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Christmas parade, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.
For information, 843-462-7676 or www.hareyville.com.
Holly Hill
Christmas Festival at the Depot, Dec. 1-2
Christmas … Read the rest


Six graduate paramedic training | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Six Colleton County Fire-Rescue Firefighter-EMTs recently graduated from the Paramedic Program conducted by the Lowcountry Regional EMS Council.
The students just completed the 15-month-long training program conducted by the Walterboro-based training organization and are now cleared to take the National … Read the rest


Crime prevention through cleanup discussed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

During the regular meeting of the City of Walterboro City Council last week, members heard a presentation by Esther Wagner, special events program manager for PalmettoPride. Wagner was in town to pitch a crime prevention program and meet with David … Read the rest


A goal 11 years in the making | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A journey that Nick Fanchette began when he was seven years old reached its destination earlier this month.
On Nov. 5 in the ballroom of the local Elks Lodge, Fanchette became an Eagle Scout as his … Read the rest


Mentoring the future: Colleton’s Explorers learn about Fire-Rescue | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Explorers get hands-on experience in all aspects of emergency jobs.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Mention Explorer Post 661 to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Scott Feather and the room gets a little brighter as he beams.
Next October, Explorer Post … Read the rest


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