Monthly Archives: November 2017

FoCCAS receives $10,000 grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) recently received a $10,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The new grant will support the daily operations of the Colleton County Shelter so they can … Read the rest


Forest Hills holds neighborhood watch meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Forest Hills Subdivision held a neighborhood watch meeting Wednesday Oct. 25 at Gladys Whidden Park during which new officers were elected. Approximately 100 residents of the subdivision received updates regarding ongoing crime watches in the neighborhood … Read the rest


A new face at the Colleton County Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Sean Devlin, the new cultural and historical coordinator at the Colleton County Museum, is glad he gave South Carolina another shot.
A job with Enterprise Car Rentals brought him to Walterboro from 1999-2002. He later moved … Read the rest


Candidates attend Republican Forum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The candidates for Walterboro mayor and city council attended a Thursday night candidates forum hosted by the Colleton County Republican Club in the meeting room of the Colleton Memorial Library. Shown, left to right, are Mayor Candidate Marguerite Chrissy Johnson, … Read the rest


Holiday House Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Clemson Extension’s Family & Community Leaders (FCL) will hold its annual Holiday House Craft Fair on Saturday Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E Washington Street, Walterboro.
In addition to the Farmers … Read the rest


Citadel Club honors local veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Saturday Oct. 14, the Colleton County Citadel Club hosted veterans from the Veteran’s Victory House to a tailgate chicken barbecue and Citadel football game. “The event was a great show of respect and gratitude towards our veterans. There were … Read the rest


Polo this Sunday Nov. 5 on Highway 15 North | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The ninth annual Polo for the Point will be held on Sunday Nov. 5. This benefit polo match, hosted by the Limehouse family, will take place at the Limehouse Polo Grounds on Highway 15N, 7201 Jefferies Hwy., approximately seven miles … Read the rest


Blood drive a success | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The second annual blood drive in memory of Marshall “Bubba” Catterton collected 61 pints of blood in October.
“The drive was from 2-7 p.m. and there were donors waiting in line past the cutoff time who had to be turned … Read the rest


Civitans elect officers, present awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“I don’t know what to say. I don’t feel like I deserve this. Whenever I did something, many other people helped out,” said Jared Polk, vice-president of Enterprise Bank and the 2017 recipient of the David Williamson Spirit Award presented … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Deputies investigate gunshot injury
Deputies are continuing to investigate how a Colleton County female sustained a gunshot wound to the right leg.
The injured female arrived at the Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department Oct. 28 at 6:44 p.m. Three people … Read the rest


Lightning–Martin champs in USSSA Fall Fever | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lightning allows one run across five games in Moncks Corner.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 12-U Lowcountry Lightning–Martin picked up its third consecutive championship of the season during the USSSA Fall Fever Tournament held recently in Moncks Corner. The Lightning … Read the rest


Sample Ballots | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


One Club Golf Tourney raises money for children’s programs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Arts Council and the South Carolina Artisans Center held the annual One Club Golf Tournament on Friday Oct. 27 at Dogwood Hills Golf Club. According to Kim Bridge, director of the CCAC, approximately … Read the rest


CCHS holds Senior Tailgate | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Colleton County High School held its annual Senior Tailgate on Tuesday Oct. 24 during lunch blocks. Here are a few photos from the annual event.

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St. Jude’s youth feed Cougars | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The youth of St. Jude’s church prepared dinner for the Colleton County Cougar football team Wednesday night in the school cafeteria. “We appreciate this. Thank you for coming out and helping our team,” said Cougar Head Football Coach Coby Peeler. … Read the rest


Easing the eyesores: Properties to be torn down | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In a few weeks, Colleton County will ponder bids to remove 28 eyesores from the county’s landscape.
Contractors for removing the 28 unlivable mobile homes will have a mandatory pre-bid conference on Nov. 8 followed by a Nov. 16 deadline … Read the rest


Latin dance classes being offered | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Salsa and Bachata Latin Dance Classes are being offered at The Warehouse (former Southern Home Furnishings), 809 N. Jefferies Blvd. Instuctor is Summer Nay. Classes are as follows:
Salsa Beginner 8-Week Session*: $70 per person, $120 per couple, Mondays @ … Read the rest


Candidates attend Democratic forum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

REPUBLICAN FORUM
Thursday
Nov. 2, 6 p.m.,
Colleton Library

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The candidates for the Walterboro municipal election made their way to Saint Center Ministries the evening of Oct. 26 to make their case for election.
The candidates … Read the rest


The election cometh: Voters in Walterboro, Cottageville go to polls | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro #5 to vote at Forest Circle Middle School.

Voters in Walterboro and Cottageville will go to the polls on Nov. 7 to decide contested municipal elections.
In Walterboro, voters select a mayor and three members of city council. Cottageville … Read the rest


Second row promoted to beachfront in new DHEC plan for Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach’s governmental officials and residents are watching and waiting to see if the march toward establishing new beachfront jurisdictional lines can be delayed.
Every 8-10 years, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Ocean and Coastal Resource … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Cross-Country team qualifies for state championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County cross-country team competed in the SCHSL AAAA Lower State Championship on Saturday Oct. 28 in Darlington. The girls team finished in fourth place in the event, qualifying them to advance to the SCHSL … Read the rest


Lady Cougars out of post-season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity volleyball team was eliminated from post-season play in round one of the South Carolina High School League playoffs Thursday Oct. 19. The Lady Cougars lost in straight sets to North Myrtle Beach … Read the rest


Frazier crowned CCMS Homecoming Queen, Junior Cougars finish season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Colleton County Middle School participated in Red Ribbon Week and held homecoming events last week. Genesis Frazier was crowned as the 2017 CCMS Homecoming Queen during halftime of Thursday’s football game against Hardeeville-Ridgeland.
The Jr. Cougars … Read the rest


Caroline Jones crowned CPA Homecoming Queen | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Caroline Jones was crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen for Colleton Prep Academy during halftime of Friday’s home football game against Thomas Heyward Academy.
Jones is the daughter of Heath and Lori Jones of … Read the rest


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