Monthly Archives: November 2017

Honor Roll | North Walterboro Christian Academy | The Press and Standard

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

The following students have been named to the honor rolls at North Walterboro Christian Academy:

A+ HONOR ROLL
K-4: Chloe Smith, Hazam Gutierrez.
KINDERGARTEN: Dalton Baker, Joshua Gilreath, Easton Hartley, Sheldon Kearse, Ian Kirkland, Wil Roberts, Trey Rook, AnnaLeigh Tomlinson, … Read the rest


Colleton’s probate judge continues to work to make probate easier | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County Probate Judge Ashley Heaton Amundson recently completed a one-year term as president of the South Carolina Association of Probate Judges (SCAPJ). Amundson was elected to the post in October 2016, after having served for two years on the … Read the rest


CNT holds Trust Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cougar New Tech (CNT) held its annual Trust Day on Friday Nov. 10 at Colleton County High School.
Trust Day is a concept designed around students participating in a wide-variety of activities which foster collaboration and … Read the rest


‘Remember’ service | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Hospice of Charleston held its annual “A Day to Remember Memorial Service” for families to honor and remember loved ones on Thursday Nov. 9 at the Kindred at Home office. A special recognition was held for … Read the rest


Umbrellas remember those who passed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Courthouse lawn was awash with color Nov. 7 as Agape Hospice brought its 2017 Life Blooms Eternally to Walterboro.
Agape Hospice employees began setting up bright floral umbrellas on the courthouse lawn shortly before 10 a.m. The … Read the rest


Red Drum fingerlings move into new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Erin Levesque and Emily Becker rolled up to the Bennetts Point boat dock the morning of Nov. 8 with the community’s newest residents.
Levesque and Becker, biologists stationed at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resource’s … Read the rest


Clemson Club hosting Gameday Pet Food Drive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Clemson Club will host a Gameday Pet Food Drive in honor of the Clemson Tigers versus The Citadel Bulldogs football game scheduled for a 12:20 p.m. kickoff Saturday Nov. 18.
The Clemson Club … Read the rest


The roofing begins | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The roof of the new law enforcement center on Mable T. Willis Boulevard is going up.


Holiday events at the beach begin this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities are revving up for the holidays.
A prelude to the upcoming holidays will showcase Bergen Baker and James Barnett, who will return to Edisto for their third annual musical performance on Saturday Nov. … Read the rest


Bamberg visits Health Careers Academy at CCHS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

South Carolina House District 90 Representative Justin Bamberg spoke and held a question and answer session with Heath Careers Academy (HCA) students at Colleton County High School on Tuesday Nov. 7.
Having served in the House … Read the rest


Veterans Day parade, other events involved help of many | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last weekend was filled with big events for Colleton County veterans.
On Thursday, a service day was held at the National Guard Armory for veterans to seek assistance in VA-related problems and procedures, job seeking and other services.
On Saturday … Read the rest


Dr. Zane Brown receives award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By VICKI BROWN
vbrown@colletoncounty.org
If you don’t know Zane Brown, you probably know of him. He has been an important fixture in Colleton County for over 23 years.
On Monday Nov. 6, Dr. Zane Brown was awarded 2017 South Carolina … Read the rest


Cottageville prepping for park, library, possible annexation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

For a tiny town without a traffic light, Cottageville is making big strides, with progress on a town park and a branch of the Colleton County Library.
At Town Council’s Nov. 6 meeting, Mayor Tim Grimsley … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Armed robbery with a knife
On Nov. 9 about 1:30 p.m., Walterboro Police officers responded to a possible armed robbery at 1404 Sniders Hwy.
The store clerk told officers a black male wearing a dark blue hoodie and gray sweatpants … Read the rest


CCP&R hosts overflow camping area for FestiVELO | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department hosted an overflow makeshift campground in the empty field across from Colleton County Middle School during last week’s FestiVELO. Campers had access to electricity and a mobile shower/restroom was … Read the rest


Cookies with a Cop | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By AMYE STIVENDER
Walterboro Police Department
Community outreach is an important part of the Walterboro Police Department’s mission and goal to serve the community. One of the ways that the Walterboro Police Department reaches this goal is to implement new … Read the rest


New helicopter brings better care to Colleton residents | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The shiny new helicopter was the centerpiece of Nov. 9 C.A.R.E. Flight open house on the Colleton Medical Center campus, but the celebration was really about something else.
It was about a shared vision and the partnership that came from … Read the rest


Wildboy sentenced to 20 years | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The last member of the Wildboys gang arrested on federal charges in a joint racketeering investigation was sentenced to two decades behind bars when he appeared in Charleston federal court.
On June 29, a federal jury convicted Devin Brown, aka … Read the rest


Indian Deshaw Andrews signs NLI to Alcorn State | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Deshaw Andrews, a USC Salkehatchie Indian sophomore forward from York, signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and basketball career at Alcorn State University for 2018-19. He is pictured with Indians’ Head Coach Jake Williams.


Chisolm joins Lady Cougar coaching staff | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Former Lady Cougar softball and basketball standout Briana Chisolm has returned to Colleton County High School — this time as a member of the coaching staff.
Chisolm will join Coach Perry Smalls and the Lady Cougars … Read the rest


Empty Bowls raises money for area food banks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Homemade hot soups, fresh baked deserts and hand-made pottery bowls were featured at the annual Empty Bowls Soup Lunch and Supper held Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. For the price of a $10 donation, a variety of soups could … Read the rest


Sleeping man shot on Savage Street | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police officers arrived at 429 Savage St. at 1:24 a.m. Nov. 10 to find a man standing on the front porch with apparent gunshot wounds to the right shoulder and left foot.
The man and two female residents of … Read the rest


‘We have kept the faith and we have kept our country free’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“We have kept the faith, and we have kept our country free,” prayed the Rev. Daniel Cooper, chaplin of the Veterans Victory House. The occasion was the 2017 Veterans Day Celebration held Friday Nov. 10 at the nursing home.
Mayor … Read the rest


Grant selected for bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar quarterback Craig Grant Jr. was recognized Tuesday Nov. 7 for his selection to the 2017 Touchstone Energy Cooperative North-South Bowl to be held Dec. 9 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.… Read the rest


FestiVELO comes to town | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Wondering what all the bicyclists spotted across the county last week were doing here?
Walterboro played host to the 20th annual FestiVELO — a four-day unique cycling event where riders choose from three different scenic Lowcountry … Read the rest


Mt. Olive Baptist gives away food | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

At 10:45 on a chilly Tuesday morning this week, a line of 120 people wrapped around Mt. Olive Baptist Church on Savage Street.
“It’s been like this, steady since before 10 o’clock,” said Velma Carter. “I expect we’ll provide fresh … Read the rest


Victory Lap 5K honors veterans | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Although it was a brisk day for the 2017 Victory Lap 5K held Saturday at the Veteran’s Victory House, over 100 participants were warmed by the cause — a celebration of veterans on Veteran’s Day.
Following … Read the rest


Showtime Showcase draws 42 college coaches to ACE Basin Complex | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Showtime Showcase Fall 2017, put on by Palmetto Showcase and Tony and Amy Mendez of Summerville, was held Nov. 11-12 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The two-day softball recruiting showcase hosted 48 teams in 14U-18U age groups and … Read the rest


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