Monthly Archives: November 2017

Death probed as a homicide | News | The Press and Standard

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

Investigators from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office now consider a Nov. 17 death a homicide.
A visitor to a neighboring property the morning of Nov. 17 went to the camper at 104 Jason Lane in Round O to speak with … Read the rest


Local man selling handmade wooden toys at Westbury’s | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro resident Noel Ison has created something special for Christmas — a variety of handmade wooden toys that are on display at Westbury’s Ace Hardware. The 35 toys on display were built in three weeks and created 10-12 hour days. … Read the rest


Hydraulic tools get workout | News | The Press and Standard

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

Three wrecks involve people trapped in wreckage.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to simultaneously handle trapped motorists in two traffic accidents the afternoon of Nov. 19.
The first call sent rescuers to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of … Read the rest


Cougars looking for foundation to pad success in 2017-18 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Jacob Smith is set to begin his second year at the helm of the improving Cougar basketball program. Smith led the 2016-17 squad to a 15-10 overall record and posted a 7-3 record in Region … Read the rest


Midgets finish runner-up in All-Star Bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Midget All-Star team fell 44-24 to the Beaufort Wildcats in the Lowcountry Youth Football League (LCYFL)All-Star Bowl played Sunday Nov. 19 in Hilton Head. Beaufort led Colleton County 12-6 at the end of the first quarter, then … Read the rest


Lowcountry Renegades play in East Coast Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Lowcountry Renegades competed in the East Coast Championship Invitational this weekend at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. In the last tournament of the fall season, the Renegades went 1-2 on the weekend, picking up a win over the Chain … Read the rest


Brewington inks NLI to Limestone for softball | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School student-athlete Victoria Brewington signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for Limestone College Tuesday Nov. 14 in the CCHS Media Center. Located in Gaffney, the Saints participate in NCAA Division … Read the rest


Lightning–Martin wins 12U Fall World Series | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 12U Lowcountry Lightning–Martin went undefeated through six games in the WFC Fall World Series held recently in Chapin to earn their first-ever championship ring.
“It was the first tournament that we have played in that … Read the rest


U15 Sparks finish fourth in SCYSA Open League | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The U15 Walterboro Wildfire Sparks recently completed the fall 2017 season in the South Carolina Youth Soccer Association (SCYSA) Open League. The Sparks played a 10-game schedule against clubs from Bluffton, Lexington, Aiken, Greenville and Columbia … Read the rest


Indians split games in FSCJ Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians fought their way through key injuries and foul trouble to defeat a ranked Palm Beach State team 88-87 in overtime during the Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Classic. Palm Beach was ranked … Read the rest


All-Star Cheerleaders take top prize in competition | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Small Fry All-Star Cheerleaders took first place in their district competition held Sunday Nov. 12 in Hardeeville. The cheerleaders, ages 5-8, competed against other squads from their division including Lady’s Island, Beaufort, Hampton, … Read the rest


Local Elks Shootout winners advance to district | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Elks Lodge No. 1988 held its annual Soccer Shootout on Monday Nov. 13 at the Walterboro Wildfire Soccer Club located on Sidneys Road. Winners from last week’s shootout will attend a local awards dinner … Read the rest


Motorcycle-car crash injures two | News | The Press and Standard

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

A collision between a motorcycle and car sent two people to Colleton Medical Center for treatment the afternoon of Nov. 15. The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle after he struck the passenger side of the car. Both the motorcyclist … Read the rest


Mrs. Sadie Fralix Gruber | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Sadie Fralix Gruber
Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Round O: Mrs. Sadie Fralix Gruber, wife of Roland D. Gruber, passed away on Nov. 20, 2017 at her home after an extended illness.
Sadie was born Jan. 25, 1934 near St. George … Read the rest


LCCA holds food giveaway at armory last week | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Suspect returned to county jurisdiction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

An Islandton man is back in Colleton County to face a multitude of charges stemming from the robbery and kidnapping of a Ruffin resident on Oct. 29.
On Nov. 21, Richard Dean Sexton, 31, of Islandton was extradited back to … Read the rest


Sara Caldwell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Sara Caldwell
The Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory

COLUMBIA – Mrs. Sara McKenzie Caldwell, 83, of Columbia, formerly of Ehrhardt, entered into rest Tuesday morning Nov. 14, 2017, at Generations of Irmo.
Funeral services were conducted … Read the rest


Nicholas Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Nicholas Nettles
The Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory

Nicholas Ryan Nettles, known by all as “Nick”, age 18, of Warrenville, entered into rest Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017, in Graniteville.
Funeral services were conducted 3:30 p.m. … Read the rest


Wayne Morgan | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Wayne Morgan
The Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. David Wayne Morgan, 73, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday evening Nov. 14, 2017, at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro.
A celebration of Wayne’s … Read the rest


Frederick Hegarty | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Frederick Hegarty
The Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory

WALTERBORO – Frederick Raymond Hegarty, known by many as “Fred”, age 71, entered into rest Friday afternoon Nov. 17, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.
Born Sept. 10, … Read the rest


Jean Orr Belcher | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Jean Orr Belcher
Mole Funeral Home

Jean Orr Belcher (nee Betty Jean Orr) of Rock Hill, S.C., died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 86. A native of Inman, S.C., Jean was predeceased by her husband, Posey Belcher … Read the rest


William Henry Varn Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

William Henry Varn Jr.
The Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory

SMOAKS – Mr. William Henry Varn Jr., husband of the late Sophie Lee Shuler Varn, died Saturday morning at his home in Smoaks, S.C. He was … Read the rest


Highway Patrol to be on the lookout for texting drivers through Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 21, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety will be conducting a special enforcement effort to curb distracted driving this week as traffic volume increases for Thanksgiving travel. Community Relations Officers will also be distributing safety materials and talking with motorists … Read the rest


Your View | Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Elections at schools could be unsafe
Dear Editor:
As I approached Cottageville Elementary School on Tuesday Nov. 9, I was shocked to see signs of an election being held at the school. I was further surprised to find that the … Read the rest


Never forget kindness extended to you | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On many occasions in our daily living experiences, there are those persons who do kind things for us. However, at times, we tend to take their kindness as a weakness and sometimes do not show them how much we appreciate … Read the rest


Get free trees on Saturday Dec. 2 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County office of Clemson Cooperative Extension service will be giving away native bare root seedling trees in honor of Arbor Day on Saturday Dec. 2 at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 East Washington St, Walterboro. Trees … Read the rest


The woman and her homones lived happily ever after | Column | The Press and Standard

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

Once upon a time there was a woman. And she had hormones. Verily I say unto thee: HORMONES.
At first, she and her hormones lived in harmony. Every now and then she sprouted a faint mustache, or slept with a … Read the rest


Off the Field | De’Iajae Dewayne Ferguson | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

De’Iajae Dewayne Ferguson is a senior at Colleton County High School, where he plays football and basketball for the Cougars. He is the son of Catora and Vincent Ferguson of Yemassee. His grandparents are Lucy and David Green. De’Iajae has … Read the rest


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