Monthly Archives: December 2017

City of Walterboro Business Decorating Winners | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

1st place: Simply Your Interiors

2nd place: Body Basics by Natalie

3rd place: Thurston’s Barber Shop

 


Off the field | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Tyler Marquis Gant is a senior at Colleton County High School where he plays basketball for the Cougars. He is the son of Shelena and Darryl Bennett of Walterboro. His grandparents are Shirley Jenkins and Willie … Read the rest


City of Walterboro Home Decorating Winners | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

1st place: 318 Churchill Rd.

2nd place: 620 Dowling Ave.


Lane set to retire | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mickey Lane is scheduled to make his last delivery Dec. 29.
As 2017 draws to a close, Lane will retire from his Hiott’s Pharmacy job delivering prescriptions to the pharmacy customers. He is on the road Monday through Friday making … Read the rest


Williams native retires from Army after three decades of service | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

U.S. Army Col. Bruce A. Stephens, a 32-year veteran and native of Williams, was celebrated during a retirement ceremony aboard the historic Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 15.
Stephens, who most recently served as the senior … Read the rest


Rickenbaker retires after 43 years | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com

For the past 43 years, Ron Rickenbaker has helped his community.
As director of the Colleton County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, his life’s mission has been to help with the recovery of thousands of … Read the rest


Harrigal reflects on a life spent outdoors | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com

Dean Harrigal grew up with a fishing rod in one hand and a shotgun in the other with parents who were both interested in the outdoors. So becoming a wildlife biologist was a natural progression for … Read the rest


Gunman Surrenders | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Gunman surrenders
Sam Quentin Brown, 29, of Walterboro, wanted on an attempted murder warrant, surrendered to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday.
The charge had been filed in connection with a Christmas shooting. Brown appeared in Colleton County Magistrate … Read the rest


Christmas Homerun | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Coach Rusty Adams and members of the Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball program visited Walmart last week to provide a little Christmas magic to two families identified through Colleton County First Steps. The players found much joy in lending a … Read the rest


Green records two double-doubles in Woodland Christmas Tourney | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in the Woodland High School Christmas Tournament held Dec. 20-22. The Cougars lost in the opening game against First Baptist School (81-79) then went on to pick … Read the rest


Cring and Clazzy | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Stirring together the ingredients of music, humor, stories and singing, the duo known across the country as Cring & Clazzy will be performing “Come and See” at the Bethel United Methodist Church, 355 Hampton Street in Walterboro on Sunday Jan. … Read the rest


Former Band of Blue members perform in New Year’s Day bowl games | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

It will be an exciting New Year’s Day for four former members of the Colleton County High School Band of Blue.
Clemson University freshman, Holden Duffie, will travel with the Tiger Band to New Orleans, Louisiana … Read the rest


Margaret Ann Porzo Porterieko | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Mrs. Margaret Ann Porzio Porterieko, wife of Michael Porterieko, passed away December 8, 2017 at her home after an extended illness. She was 70.
Mrs. Porterieko was born in Brooklyn, NY February 27, 1947 a daughter of the … Read the rest


Larry Langdale | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. James Larry Langdale, 70, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday evening, December 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving family at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, December 26, … Read the rest


Chief Bill Smart, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

PLUM BRANCH, SC – Chief Bill Smart, Sr., United States Navy, Ret., 85, of Plum Branch, SC, husband of Dianna Collins Smart, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Conway, SC to the late Needham … Read the rest


WSC players named to 2017-18 South Carolina Olympic Development Team | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Three Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC) players have been named to the 2017-18 South Carolina Olympic Development team and will participate in the sub-regionals to be held Jan. 13-14 in Gainesville, Georgia. Ansley Garnsey, Ellie Gallagher and … Read the rest


Demolition contract awarded | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council voted to issue a contract to handle demolition work in connection with the county-wide removal of dilapidated mobile homes during the Dec. 5 session.
Five firms submitted bids for the demolition and debris removal work with Lyons … Read the rest


Lady Cougars bring Christmas Cheer | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Basketball Program, led by Coach Perry Smalls, Coach Brandy Brown and Coach Briana Chisolm, set out to show the true meaning of Christmas last week. Both the JV and varsity teams combined to … Read the rest


Tis the season for giving | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Community Action Line Against Violence took over the Colleton Memorial Library’s meeting room to host their annual Christmas party.
The money raised by the group through donations and a raffle allowed them to provide a better Christmas to 31 children … Read the rest


Another building going up in Plaza | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A representative of Charleston’s Harbor Contracting walked into Walterboro City Hall Dec. 20 and walked out with a construction permit.
His next stop was the Walmart Plaza where he erected a construction company sign in the corner of the last … Read the rest


All-State Chorus | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Four Colleton County High School Choral members were recently named to the 2017-18 All-State Chorus following state-wide auditions held Nov. 6-9 at Cayce United Methodist Church in Columbia. Rachel Dandridge, Ethan Bennett, Laura Lucas and Lance … Read the rest


Food Drive | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

It had to happen.
Phillip Taylor Sr. stood among the volunteers gathered for a Christmas food drive conducted at Saints Center Ministries on Dec. 20 and watched as approximately 200 people went through the line to … Read the rest


Crime | Gunman Sought | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

 


Gunman sought The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has obtained a warrant for Sam Quentin Brown, 29, of Walterboro on a charge of attempted murder in connection with a Christmas shooting.  According to the victim and witnesses, Brown allegedly attempted … Read the rest


Saving the Hounds | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Animal Care and Control is seeing an influx of hounds being brought to the shelter by concerned citizens – many of which are emaciated and in need of immediate care to survive. Since … Read the rest


Year End Review | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

2017 in Colleton County was bracketed by law enforcement cases that drew national attention.
The new year was just 13 days old when Gloria Williams of Walterboro was arrested on charges of kidnapping and interference with … Read the rest


Danielle Nicole Whitacre McLeod | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 26, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Danielle Nicole Whitacre McLeod, devoted and loving mother of Chase and Mollie, passed away Thursday afternoon at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was 36. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced soon.

A celebration of Danielle’s … Read the rest


Life’s struggles offer us opportunities | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

At our house, we often quote memorable lines from movies to emphasize our feelings about something. One that we repeat a good bit is from a scene in ‘The Help” where Aibileen Clark confronts Hilly Hollbrook about attempting to appear … Read the rest


Don’t pout! Shout about Christmas! | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In just a few days, Christmas will be here. Leading up to that time, you will see people going about in the hustle and bustle of shopping for gifts, getting the food items to prepare for the holiday feast, Christmas … Read the rest


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