Monthly Archives: November 2017

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


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


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