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Monthly Archives: December 2017

FHE Elementary student wins bike in fire safety coloring contest | News| The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Forest Hills Elementary student Jameer Fair won a new bicycle and helmet for Christmas as the winner of the Walterboro Fire Department’s annual Fire Safety Coloring Contest. Presenting the bike is WFD fireman Marshall Morehead.


Hospital volunteers hold Christmas party | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The administration of Colleton Medical Center (CMC) honored the hospital’s volunteers at a Christmas party Thursday night at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. “Thank you. You are usually the first people that our patients see and the last people they see … Read the rest


Santa visits BiLo | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Six-year-old Peyton Princeson spent some quality time with Santa Claus during her family’s visit to BiLo Sunday afternoon. Carl Ellis volunteered to sit in for Santa over the weekend to greet the children. Dixie Furniture provided the cushiony chair for … Read the rest


Bloodmobile nets 43 pints | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Thirty-nine people donated 43 pints of blood at the November blood drive held at the First Baptist Church.
“Maybe it was the holidays or the change in schedule due to the Clemson-Carolina Blood Battle, but there was a definite drop … Read the rest


Grayson named Employee of the Month for DSS | News | The Press and Standard

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

Jessica Grayson was named Employee of the Month at the Colleton County Dept. of Social Services, where she has worked for three years.
“Ms. Grayson is a role model and mentor to other staff members,” said director Audrey Brown. “The … Read the rest


Building safety plans for groups | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has started working with churches and businesses to help the organizations design a safety plan to meet their specific needs.
On Dec. 5, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office conducted a Security Awareness training course at … Read the rest


Photos |”Tis the Season” Christmas Concert | News | The Press and Standard

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

The annual “Tis the Season” musical program was presented by students of Patti Lohr and Rebekah White on Dec. 8 in the CCHS Performing Arts Center.
Students sang a variety of Christmas favorites from “Jingle Bells” to “Take Me To … Read the rest


New orthodondist holds ribbon cutting | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro’s new orthodontist, Dr. Holland Maness, held the grand opening for her new office last week. Holland Maness Orthodontics is located at 130 Bells Hwy. For information call 843-782-7000.


Highway patrol begins “Sober or Slammer” holiday campaign | News | The Press and Standard

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

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has kicked off the enforcement component of the Christmas/New Year’s Sober or Slammer! campaign to combat impaired driving and reduce highway fatalities and injuries.

The enforcement period will continue through Jan. 1, New … Read the rest


Students suspended over Snapchat incidents | News | The Press and Standard

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

Statement from the Colleton County School District:

On Thursday Dec. 14, the administration of Colleton County High School was made aware of an incident involving several students making inappropriate posts about other students on the messaging platform and a social … Read the rest


Eddie Adolph (Bubba) Lyons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Eddie Adolph (Bubba) Lyons, age 80, of Walterboro entered into rest Tuesday Dec. 12, 2017. He was born on Sept. 11, 1937 in Colleton County to Mr. Charlie Richard Lyons and Mrs. Dorothy Josephine Bunton Lyons.

He … Read the rest


A.C. Koger Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Archibald Campbell Koger Jr., affectionately know by all as A.C., 89, entered into rest Thursday afternoon Dec. 14, 2017, at his home in Walterboro. He was the husband of the late Mrs. Violet Smith Koger.
Funeral services will be … Read the rest


Charles Melvin “******” Benton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Charles Melvin “******” Benton, 58, entered into rest Friday morning Dec. 8, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.
Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, Dec. 13, 2017, from Rice Patch Christian Church, 15246 Sniders Hwy., Islandton. … Read the rest


Bethel U.M.C. holds Christmas concert | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Chancel Choir of Bethel United Methodist Church presented its annual Christmas service Sunday night in the church sanctuary. The concert, always eagerly anticipated by the Walterboro community, did not disappoint. “I thought the choir sounded better this year than … Read the rest


“A CPA Christmas” has packed house | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held its annual Christmas musical program on Thursday Dec. 7 at the First Baptist Church.
This year’s show, “A Colleton Prep Christmas,” directed by Jennifer McMillan and Meagan Marvin, was performed in front … Read the rest


Bank of Walterboro opens branch loan office in Charleston | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bank of the Lowcountry, a newly formed division of Bank of Walterboro, announces the opening of a loan production office in Charleston to serve the needs of its vibrant, growing business community. The loan production office will operate under the … Read the rest


Shooting Star: Carlise takes the court for the Lady Cougars | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

You just had to be there.
There were a lot of smiles, many cheering fans and very few dry eyes when Carlise Faith Washington, a senior special needs student, took the court for the Lady Cougars … Read the rest


Cottageville holds Christmas parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Despite overcast skies and 40-degree temps, Cottageville residents turned out Saturday for the town’s annual Christmas parade. Entries included the Church of the Nazarene and Reaper’s Dungeon, a nonprofit that produces a Halloween haunted house to benefit community groups. Spectators … Read the rest


Stolen bows replaced | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Live Oak Cemetery official Charlie Sweat weathered the rain and cold the morning of Dec. 8 to restore a little Christmas to the main gate of the historic resting place.
He was there to hang two large red bows on … Read the rest


The hanging of the greens | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society (CCHAPS), the Mayfield Garden Club and the City of Walterboro presented the 26th annual Hanging of the Greens at The Little Library Sunday afternoon.
Pastor Phillip M. Taylor Sr. of Saint Center Ministries … Read the rest


Edisto Beach holds chilly 27th annual Christmas parade on chilly Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Edisto Beach held its 27th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday afternoon. Twenty-three participants made their way down Palmetto Boulevard, braving the cold temperatures and wind chill.
The grand marshall was Sarah Burnell, a lifelong Edisto resident. … Read the rest


District hosting robotics competition Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Robotics Team 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.
This year’s … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fast food restaurant robbed
A Walterboro Police Department officer was dispatched to the Wendy’s at 620 N. Jefferies Blvd. after the businesses alarm was activated in the early morning hours of Dec. 11.
The first officer on the scene found … Read the rest


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