Monthly Archives: November 2017

Indians’ home win streak continues at 21 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians improved to 3-1 on the season following a home win and a loss on the road last week.
The Indians picked up a 107-74 win over Combine Academy at home Tuesday Nov. 7 … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Hoops go 2-1 in first scrimmage | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars varsity basketball team hosted a six-team scrimmage on Saturday to open the winter season. Along with Colleton County, participants in the all-day scrimmage included Lake Marion High School, Bluffton, Whale Branch, … Read the rest


S.C. Department of Education Releases 2017 Report Cards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Education and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman are pleased to release the 2016-2017 state report cards for South Carolina schools and districts. The 2017 Report Cards can be viewed here.

“Report cards play … Read the rest


Senator Tim Scott accepting internship applications | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington D.C., North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the spring of 2018. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical … Read the rest


Numbers unchanged in vote certification | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The numbers didn’t change when the results of the Nov. 7 elections in Walterboro and Cottageville were certified during a pair of meetings at the Colleton County Board of Voter Registration and Elections office.
The members of the Walterboro Election … Read the rest


Deadline coming to ‘Fill the Stockings’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The annual Christmas “Fill the Stockings” project for Colleton County families is being held by Colleton County First Steps. The annual event provides Christmas presents for children in Colleton County whose parents/guardians apply through the Dept. of Social Services (DSS.)… Read the rest


Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk to be Nov. 23 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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The fifth annual Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce’s Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk will be Nov. 23 starting at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. until the start of the race. Race registration and course information will … Read the rest


Brewington inks NLI to Limestone for softball

Posted on November 14, 2017 6:06 pm 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, 2017 in the Media Center. Located in Gaffney, the Saints participate in NCAA Division II athletics in … Read the rest


Reality check: Are you a true Christian? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Many people go around tooting their horn, “I am a Christian.” Then, what is a Christian?
According to the dictionary’s definition, a Christian is “a person professing belief in Jesus as the Christ or in the religion based on the … Read the rest


Basketball being taught at VVH | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The fact that USC Salkehatchie head basketball coach Jake Williams got kicked out of the first game of the season was a highlight of discussion of Williams’ class at Veterans Victory House on Nov. 2.
“They were kicking our kids … Read the rest


Chumpy Penfield honored by state senate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Yvonne “Chumpy” Penfield was recognized with a resolution from the S.C. Senate honoring her retirement after 36 years with Colleton Medical Center. Hospital employees attended the presentation and a party last week in the hospital cafeteria. The award was presented … Read the rest


Special Southern aunts | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Last week “Southern Living” posted an article about southern aunts, and how they shape our lives.
Amen. Auntie Mame’s got nothin’ on our aunties. (BTW, Southerners say “ant.” If you’re from off and say “ont,” that’s okay, we’ll still love … Read the rest


CMC Halloween: Do they look alike? | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The administration and department directors at Colleton Medical Center were surprised Halloween afternoon when they discovered scarecrows made to resemble each of them placed in the hospital’s cafeteria for all nurses and staff to see.
The winning scarecrows are pictured … Read the rest


Annual Empty Bowls coming Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual Lowcountry Empty Bowls soup lunch and supper will be held at Trinity Hall at St Anthony’s Catholic Church, 925 S. Jefferies Blvd. in Walterboro to raise funds for local food banks.
This year, because of the construction project … Read the rest


Learning about marine life | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

SC Connections Academy visits McKenzie Field Station.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Students from the South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA), a tuition-free online public school, traveled from across the state to participate in an engaging field trip at the Michael D. … Read the rest


Holiday House held | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Clemson Extension held its annual Holiday House this past Saturday at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market in Walterboro. Visitors could start their holiday shopping while enjoying the sounds of Rabon Creek performing bluegrass at the market.

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Thanksgiving food distribution Tuesday Nov. 14 at Mt. Olive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Off the Field | Meredith Ware | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Meredith Laine Ware is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy where she plays basketball, softball and tennis for the War Hawks. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Sharon Ware of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Diane Maxey and Gloria DeLoach. … Read the rest


Veterans learn about job skills available at Palmetto Training | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Nineteen Palmetto Warriors from the North Charleston area were at Palmetto Training, Inc. on Thunderbolt Drive this week to learn skills that will improve their chances of employment.
“These men and women are fresh out of the military,” said Palmetto … Read the rest


CMC gets $5,000 for efforts with the March of Dimes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center was recently recognized for its outstanding participation and work done for the HCA March of Dimes.
The team at HCA recognized the hospital and its efforts made by awarding the CMC team $5,000 to be used toward … Read the rest


Masonic Lodge donates portrait | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of Masonic Round Lodge #270 in Cottageville presented a framed portrait of President George Washington to Cottageville Elementary School on Nov. 2. The presentation, attended by fourth- and fifth-graders, was in the cafeteria, where the portrait will be displayed … Read the rest


Edgewood Fall Festival | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Edgewood Baptist Preschool held its Fall Festival last Tuesday.


Fire Safety: Through the smoke | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“That smoke smells like candy,” a third-grader said after completing his Nov. 1 trip through the Fire Safety House.
Fire Chief Wayne Lake agrees. “It smells like cotton candy.”
As the trip through the fire safety house is concluding, the … Read the rest


Marsh Tacky races to highlight country fair at Cotton Hall Plantation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

What could be more fun than an old-fashioned country fair, filled to the brim with historical flair, held at a beautiful, local plantation?

With the arrival of crisp fall air, the Santa Elena Foundation is hosting the first annual Lowcountry … Read the rest


Polo returns: Annual event raises funds for The Colleton Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

“It was a wonderful day and we truly appreciate our generous sponsors and the community for supporting the Colleton Center and this event,” said Jean Harrigal, executive director of The Colleton Center, about the 9th annual … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Chase ends in woods
Law enforcement officers were waiting for a tow truck to take away the target of a police chase the evening of Nov. 5 when they learned the owner had reported the motor vehicle stolen.
The incident … Read the rest


Saving Sweet Pearl | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sweet Pearl was picked up by Colleton County Animal Control on October 18.
She limped toward the officer wagging her tail, but this friendly dog had been through an unknown horrific experience. She was missing part of her back leg.… Read the rest


Polo Returns: The People | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by BARRY MOORE


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