Monthly Archives: December 2017

School district plans holiday drop-in for parents and family | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 11, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Bowen Paul Ellis | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 11, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Bowen Paul Ellis, 19, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away suddenly Saturday, December 9, 2017.

His Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in the Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt Street at 2:00 pm. Interment will

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Christmas spells love | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

When we look at all that is going on in the world today, we have to stop and wonder if anyone knows what love is all about. Our society has become so materialistic, the news is blanketed almost daily with … Read the rest


New orthodontist speaks to Civitans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Holland Maniss, new orthodontist in town, spoke at the recent meeting of the Civitans.


Local retired educators meet | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of women educators, met on Tuesday Nov. 28 at Bethel Presbyterian Church.
The meeting was called to order by President Beverly Pournelle State President Karen Faulkenberry of Camden was guest speaker.… Read the rest


Photos: Festival of Trees | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Museum & Farmers Market held a “Festival of Trees” for the holiday season from Wednesday Nov. 29 through Saturday Dec. 2 at 506 E. Washington Street in Walterboro. Local businesses were invited to sponsor a tree for the festival, … Read the rest


Bridge-O’Quinn exchange vows in Yemassee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Erica Leigh Bridge and Leslie Phillip O’Quinn III were married on Nov. 4 at Richfield Plantation in Yemassee with Dr. Zane Brown officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Phyllis Walling Bridge of Ruffin and Johnny Bridge of Florida. She … Read the rest


Photos: Father and Mother Christmas arrive at the Colleton Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Father and Mother Christmas arrived at the Colleton Museum early Saturday morning in a horse-drawn carriage to kick off a day of Christmas festivities.

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Photos: Artisans Center holds Holiday Open House | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Artisans Center’s holiday open house was Dec. 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Polar Express was from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with three readings, free crafts, refreshments and local entertainment.

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Photos | Teddy Bear Breakfast | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market hosted the festive Teddy Bear Breakfast Saturday morning. Both young and old enjoyed a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, bacon and more prepared by the Walterboro Lions Club. Youngsters not only enjoyed breakfast with their … Read the rest


Photos | Candy Cane Maze at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A candy cane maze was part of the festivities Saturday at The Colleton Museum.

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Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Stabbing investigated
A fight in progress call sent Walterboro officers to the EZ Shop at 3304 Robertson Blvd. Dec. 1 at 9:20 p.m.
Officers arriving at the business found a man lying on the ground with several females standing around … Read the rest


Decorating the Courthouse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton firefighters assisted Clerk of Court Pat Grant and Polly Riley with decorating the Courthouse for the upcoming Christmas holidays Wednesday Nov. 29. Stations #1 and #26 along with Logistics, Training and personnel from the Fire Marshal’s Office assisted. It … Read the rest


Live nativity in Branchville rescheduled | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to the inclement weather last weekend, the Drive Thru Bethelehem at Edisto Baptist Church in Branchville has been rescheduled for Dec. 14, 15 and 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Food distribution on Tuesday Dec. 12 at Mt. Olive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Mt. Olive Baptist Church Food Ministry and Lowcountry Food Bank will hold a “Fresh for All” food distribution on Tuesday Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. Food will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.


Updated: ‘Tis the Season’ at CCHS Performing Arts Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

‘Tis the Season about to begin st CCHS Performing Arts Center. A packed house will kickstart their Christmas holiday with performances by 30 special needs students.

See Walterborolive.com and The Press and Standard Facebook page for photos and watch for … Read the rest


Suspect caught, in jail on multiple charges | News | The Pres and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

On Dec. 8, 2017 about 8 a.m., Vernon Brandon Johnson, 22, of the Ruffin area was taken into custody on Cumberland St. in Walterboro.
Johnson was transported to the Colleton County Detention Center where he faces charges for malicious damage … Read the rest


School district hosting robotics competition Dec. 16 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Robotics Teams is once again hosting the Colleton County Robotics Qualifier for the Eastern Region for the First Lego League (for inspiration in recognition of science and technology) on Dec. 16 at Colleton Middle School.
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Photos and Winners: Walterboro Christmas Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the Walterboro Christmas Parade were:

Religious:
1st place: Green Pond Baptist Church
2nd place: The Well at Jones Swamp Church — Kids & Youth
3rd place: Ashton Baptist Church

Non-Commercial:
1st place: Girl Scout Troop #981
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Bethel Christmas concert Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The members of the Chancel Choir at Bethel United Methodist Church will present their Christmas Service on December 10 at the church. The annual event will begin at 5 p.m.
The 2017 service will feature the music of Mozart, Beethoven, … Read the rest


Photos: City Christmas Tree Lighting | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The members of the Northside Elementary School Honors Chorus entertained the audience at the Walterboro community Christmas tree lighting ceremony held at City Hall prior to the annual Christmas parade on Sunday Dec. 3. Members of the public were able … Read the rest


Chapman defeats biggest threat, walks away with his life | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

After three major surgeries in a span of six weeks, Jason Chapman returned to work on Monday at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office where he serves as a captain. Chapman has been called a walking miracle … Read the rest


Photos: Holiday Tour of Homes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The homes of Jill Frey and Debbie Kellner, Charlene Sharkey and Paul Moore, and Ricky Mae Torro and Alejandro Cabello welcomed participants of the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society’s Holiday Display of Homes held Dec. 3.

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Update: Cowboys gang members receive sentences | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Eight of the nine members and associates of a Walterboro gang arrested on federal racketeering charges learned their fate during an appearance in federal court last week.
U.S. District Court Judge David C. Norton in Charleston federal court levied the … Read the rest


Lessons learned from gang case | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Federal court offers options not available under S.C. law.

“The recent sentencing of eight gang members or gang associates in Walterboro highlights two things,” 14th Circuit Solicitor Duffie Stone said. “The first is the value of our long-standing relationship with … Read the rest


Riding for Christmas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Saturday afternoon marked the 16th year that the ACE Basin Chapter of ABATE conducted its Charity Toy Ride.
Saturday’s event found the ACE Basin Chapter turning over $1,550 in cash and toy donations to the Colleton Baptist Association to be … Read the rest


Edisto Community Christmas Celebration, parade this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Edisto Community Weekend Christmas Celebration is planned for Friday Dec. 8. Starting at noon, the “Holiday Market and Mingle” at Bay Creek Park will feature live music, arts and crafts vendors, baked goods, and much more. From 1-3:30 p.m., … Read the rest


Christmas art by veterans on display at Colleton Arts Council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Christmas artwork created by residents of Veterans Victory House is on display at the Colleton County Arts Council on Wichman Street.

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