Monthly Archives: December 2017

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


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.


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