Monthly Archives: January 2018

William Jennings Bishop | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. William Jennings Bishop, affectionately known as “Billy”, age 63, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday evening, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.
Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, Jan. 24, 2018, at … Read the rest


Wilman Ethan Bingley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

On Jan. 8, 2018, God spoke to Wilman Ethan Bingley and said, “Thy good and faithful servant, you’ve got one more river to cross!” In obedience, Wilman succumbed to death. But, that’s not the end of the story, it is … Read the rest


Home leveled by flames | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Lakewood Drive home was destroyed by fire early this morning.
Personnel from seven Colleton County Fire-Rescue stations were dispatched to fight the flames that destroyed the two-story wood frame home.
Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said the home was engulfed … Read the rest


Driver killed in early morning crash | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A motorist was killed early this morning when his vehicle went off Lowcountry Highway near the intersection with U.S. 17-A.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports he is still attempting to notify the next of kin of the deceased driver … Read the rest


War Hawks looking for turn-around | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity boys’ basketball team (0-13, 0-7) continues to look for its first win of the season following an 0-3 week against some of the top teams in SCISA IV-AA. The War Hawks fell … Read the rest


Lady Hawks split wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 3:03 am by The Press and Standard


Lady Cougars earn region win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School girls’ varsity basketball team split Region 8-AAAA games last week to move them to 6-6 overall and 1-3 in conference play. The Lady Cougars earned a 35-32 win over Hilton Head … Read the rest


Cougars in the hunt for region title after win over Hilton Head | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars (13-5, 3-1) earned a Region 8-AAAA win over the visiting Hilton Head Seahawks by a final score of 71-58 last Tuesday Jan. 16. They fell short Friday evening against Berkeley, 59-47, in … Read the rest


Cleo Cox | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 23, 2018 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Cleo Cox

Walterboro – Cleo Cox went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, January 7, 2018. Graveside services were held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Barnwell County Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Zane Brown officiated.

Survived by husband of Read the rest


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott accepting applications for internships | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 23, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2018. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical … Read the rest


Watch Museum Director Matt Mardell at national conference Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 22, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Matt Mardell, director the Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercal Kitchen facility, is in Washington, D.C. for an appearance at the National Press Club Tuesday morning.
The press briefing will be telecasted live Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. … Read the rest


Visitors with flu-like symptoms asked not to visit hospital | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 22, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Due to the increase and severity in flu-related illnesses in the Walterboro and Lowcountry areas, Colleton Medical Center is asking the public to consider the safety of their patients when visiting the hospitals. Physicians are asking that guests with flu-like … Read the rest


Keep poinsettas alive after Christmas | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Clemson professor and poinsettia expert has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
Poinsettias are available with red, white, pink, peach, yellow, marbled and speckled bracts. Red poinsettias account for 80 percent of the sales in the … Read the rest


On becoming a grandmother | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In six months or so, a new arrival will make yours truly a grandmother.
THUD. Pardon my swoon.
Yes, Widdle and I are expecting our first grandchild. Widdle’s son, who shares his father’s name, good looks and wit, and his … Read the rest


Historical Society elects new officers, plans for the new year | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

History in Colleton County is getting a lot of attention.
The Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society held its annual business meeting on Thursday Jan. 11. President Tom Whitacre highlighted the progress of 2017 including work on the Bedon-Lucas House, … Read the rest


Jones paints Chamber of Commerce windows for Salk Week | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Alexis Jones, a sophomore at USC-Salk, has been asked to paint the windows in the Walterboro Chamber of Commerce office to support and celebrate USC-Salk. Alexis is an art student and is using her natural talent to promote USC-Salk, and … Read the rest


Academy Road students have Christmas party | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Miss Yvonne and Miss Brittany’s class at Academy Road Pre-School having their Christmas party, enjoying music and fun. Pictured are Levi, Shaila, Hudson, Nathaniel, Ryan, Emma Grace, Haven and David at one table with Zariah, Natalie, Christina, Penn, Willie, Eli, … Read the rest


Elvis comes to town | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro resident Michael Haddock performed recently at a private event as “Elvis.” Haddock said he is an avid Elvis fan and has been since he was young. “I had a lot of fun and enjoyed portraying the King,” he said.


Respect: Adults must set the example | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

  1. “The most powerful, moral influence is example,” according to the late Huston Smith, U.S. religious studies scholar. Time has long since passed for adults’ telling children, “Do as I say, not as I do.” That is not effective, nor is
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Special blood drive set for Roger Godley at Edisto Beach | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Edisto Community will hold a blood drive for cancer victim Roger Godley on Tuesday Jan. 23 from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Edisto Beach Civic Center.

Godley, who is the brother of Jeanine Rhodes, was diagnosed with cancer on … Read the rest


Dental office constructing new facility in Walmart Plaza | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Coastal Kids Dental and Braces is relocating its Walterboro location.
“Our team will be providing children’s dental services as well as braces within the new location,” said Jacob Driggers, who co-owns Coastal Kids Dental and Braces with his wife, Isabel … Read the rest


January designated school board recognition month | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District is joining school districts throughout the state and nation in celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January. The district designated Jan. 15 as School Board Appreciation Day in the district and the school board was recognized … Read the rest


Deputies looking for man accused of threatening judge | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


County Council: Two grants accepted for Colleton Center work | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A pair of grants slated to bolster the Capital Projects Sales Tax proceeds going to the renovation of The Colleton Center were accepted by the Colleton County Council during the Jan. 9 session.
The two grants, each $50,000 from the … Read the rest


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