Monthly Archives: December 2017

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


School board evaluates Dr. Foster | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County School Board, meeting in special session on Dec. 5, came out of an executive session ready to unanimously accept the annual evaluation of School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster.
After voicing their approval of the school superintendent’s performance, … Read the rest


Update: Man back in custody after escape, alleged burglary at church | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man’s bid for freedom ended the morning of Dec. 8 when members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office took him into custody.
Members of the sheriff’s office had been searching for Vernon Brandon Johnson, 22, of Walterboro since … Read the rest


Family Dollar coming to Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

The Dollar General, for years Cottageville’s only discount store, will have competition when a new Family Dollar store goes up at the corner of Highway 17-A South and Griffiths Acres Road.
Crews this week demolished both … Read the rest


CPA recognizes student-athletes in Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held its Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony last Wednesday Dec. 6 in the gymnasium.
Highlights of the ceremony included Meredith Ware’s recognition as SCISA Region IV-AA Player of the Year and the presentation of … Read the rest


Cougar defense improving on the court | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County varsity boys’ basketball team improved to 3-2 on the season after earning wins over Royal Live Oaks Academy (75-25), Bamberg-Ehrhardt (76-47) and Wade Hampton (72-37) last week.
Jeremiah Mosley … Read the rest


Lady Hawks record first loss of season against Patriots | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity girls’ basketball team recorded its first loss of the season in a battle against Patrick Henry (42-38) on the road last week. Meredith Ware led the Lady Hawks with 15 points and … Read the rest


Woman injured in Confederate Highway crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 43-year-old Allendale woman escaped serious injury in a Dec. 6 accident on Confederate Highway that crushed the cab of her pickup truck. Members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the crash Dec. … Read the rest


Grant throws TD in North-South Bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar quarterback Craig Grant Jr. participated in the 2017 Touchstone Energy Cooperative North-South All-Star Week held in Myrtle Beach on Dec. 3-9. Grant served as one of several quarterbacks for the South squad.
In … Read the rest


First win elusive: Hawks fall to Patriots | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity boys’ basketball team continues to look for its first win of the season following a close loss to Patrick Henry Academy on the road last week, 54-53.
Brandon Polk led the War … Read the rest


Lady Cougars pick up back-to-back wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Lady Cougar basketball team picked up wins last week over Bamberg-Ehrhardt (38-17) and Wade Hampton (37-26) to improve to a 3-1 start on the season.
Against Bamberg-Ehrhardt, Omari Kirkland … Read the rest


Six Cougar wrestlers earn wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Wrestling team lost duals last week against Summerville, Swansea, Irmo (48-18) and Goose Creek (66-16).
Against Irmo, John Campbell (285), Terrance Calloway (106) and Montavius Pinckney (220) recorded wins.
In the match … Read the rest


1st Annual Downtown Christmas Crawl | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Crawl from one business to the next for fun, food, friends, cocktails, discounts, door prizes & more!!

In the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, this is an event you don’t want to miss! To accommodate everyone’s holiday shopping … Read the rest


Woman killed in house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 13, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

An early morning fire claimed the life of a Berea Road resident.
The fire call came in Wednesday at approximately 6 a.m., sending firefighters to a single-story wooden home.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said the initial call reported … Read the rest


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


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