Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cougars drop close matches | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Varsity Lady Cougar basketball team dropped two region contests last week and now sits at 6-8 overall and 1-5 in Region 8-AAAA competition.
Against Stall High School on Tuesday Jan. 23, the Lady … Read the rest


Driver killed in early morning crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Bamberg motorist was killed in the early morning hours of Jan. 24 when his vehicle went off Lowcountry Highway near the intersection with U.S. 17-A.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey that James L. Patterson, 57, of Bamberg was pronounced … Read the rest


Ware records two double-doubles for Lady Hawks on the week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity girls’ basketball team went 1-2 last week, picking up a non-region win over Orangeburg Prep (49-38). A tough schedule coming on the heels of Friday-Saturday games the previous week, saw the Lady Hawks … Read the rest


Crash closes I-95’s south lane | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The cleanup from a tractor-trailer wreck on I-95 kept southbound traffic down to one lane most of the day on Jan. 30.
The tractor hauling a chemical trailer came to rest in a creek on I-95 southbound near the 56-mile … Read the rest


Cougars battle for region playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

De’Iajae Ferguson records triple-double against Stall.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Varsity Cougar basketball team split Region 8-AAAA games last week earning an 89-82 win over Stall High School and taking a 72-68 loss to Cane Bay High … Read the rest


War Hawks seeing improvement in the stretch | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity boys’ basketball team went 0-3 on the week to drop to 0-16 overall and 0-9 in Region IV-AA. The War Hawks lost to non-region opponent Orangeburg Prep (46-27) and conference opponents Beaufort … Read the rest


Second Walterboro man reported missing | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Walterboro man reported missing | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Thomas A Walters, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Thomas A. Walters, Sr.

Thomas A. Walters, Sr., 85, died December 18, 2017 at Viera Hospital in Melbourne, Fla.

Thomas was born in Walterboro on April 18, 1932 to Altman T. Walters and Roberta Hoats Walters.

He is survived by Read the rest


CPA middle school basketball canceled | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 31, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Prep middle school basketball games scheduled for today (Jan. 31) have been canceled.


Check to see if you have unclaimed property | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

S.C. State Treasurer Curtis Loftis and the Unclaimed Property Program returned nearly $33 million in 2017, bringing the total amount of money returned during his administration to $137 million, more than all previous state treasurers combined.

 

“We may have … Read the rest


Letha Mae Smoak | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Letha Mae Smoak, 88, entered into rest Monday evening Jan. 22, 2018, at her home in Walterboro while surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina. She was the wife … Read the rest


Lori Ann Kreighbaum | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Ms. Lori Ann Kreighbaum, 56, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday Jan. 22, 2018.
Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday Jan. 26, 2018, at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro with Pastor John Harbin officiating. … Read the rest


Cleo Cox | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Cleo Cox went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Jan. 7, 2018. Graveside services were held Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 at Barnwell County Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Zane Brown officiated.
Survived by husband of 58 years, … Read the rest


Flu safety tips from the Red Cross | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the number of people seeing their doctor for influenza-like illness is the highest since the pandemic in 2009. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 46 people … Read the rest


Mary Ferguson Peters Miles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 29, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Mary Ferguson Peters Miles, 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday morning, January 29, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Walterboro, while under the care of Amedisys Hospice.

Funeral services will be conducted 6 o’clock Wednesday evening, … Read the rest


Beware of these triplets | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Stumbling blocks in our lives come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. However, sometimes we do not realize who or what they are until they have stealthily surfaced and have done colossal damage.
Prime examples of this kind of Godlessness … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

What if incident had turned out differently?
Dear Editor:
I was dismayed to read your recent article — “Airport Oops” — regarding an accident at the Lowcountry Regional Airport on Jan. 10. The article did not specify which runway the … Read the rest


What to do when you win $450 million? jackpot? | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Let’s recap: On Jan. 5, 20-year-old Florida resident Shane Missler claimed the $450 million Mega Millions jackpot. He will reportedly take a lump sum payout of $281.2 million. Missler, who bought the winning ticket with money won on a scratch-off, … Read the rest


Salsa dance classes to be offered at library on Feb. 1 | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop planned at Webb Wildlife Center | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in conjunction with the South Carolina Trappers Association, will host a Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop at the Webb Wildlife Center, located in Hampton County, on March 15-16, 2018.

The workshop will … Read the rest


Storm spotter course being offered at Colleton County Emergency Preparedness office | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Have you always been fascinated by the weather, and wondered if there was a way you could use that fascination to help save lives? Well, you’re in luck.
The National Weather Service needs your assistance. Each year hundreds of severe … Read the rest


Genesis Health Care hosts Business After Hours | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The staff of Walterboro Family Care, a division of Genesis Health Care Inc., hosted January’s Business after Hours event sponsored by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Luis Vega, and office director Nicole Hart addressed a large group Thursday night … Read the rest


Hiott speaks to Rotary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Jimmy Hiott is celebrating his one-year anniversary as CEO at Colleton Medical Center (CMC). At the Walterboro Rotary Club meeting on Jan. 16, Hiott presented a re-cap of some of the initiatives undertaken by CMC for the Walterboro and Colleton … Read the rest


Greene heading emergency preparedness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Suzanne Gant is no longer director of the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Office.
Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin reports that Gant’s employment with county government was terminated on Jan. 12.
Griffin said he would not discuss the reason for Gant’s … Read the rest


Veto override will send new buses to Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The state legislature’s decision last week to override South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of school bus funding is expected to translate into five new buses for Colleton County School District.
Colleton County Transportation Director Gary Bradley said the South … Read the rest


Palmetto Training director teaches at Boeing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Training in Walterboro was challenged to teach an industrial program for a grant from Boeing on Oct. 23-Nov. 3.
The program was funded by a grant to Goodwill of North Charleston. The challenge was to offer the program to … Read the rest


Photos: 2017-18 Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted seven members Friday Jan. 19 during halftime of the Cougars’ varsity boys’ basketball game against Region 8-AAAA opponent Berkeley. Pictured (L-R) Dale Loper, Robert Brown, Nathan … Read the rest


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