Monthly Archives: February 2018

War Hawk Classic has big turnout and big laughs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held the War Hawk Classic Thursday Feb. 15, where faculty, staff and coaches competed against each other in an exhibition basketball game. A packed house enjoyed the competition, where Team Ilderton (blue) took … Read the rest


Cougars exit AAAA playoffs in round two | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Future bright for Cougar basketball

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Cougar basketball team was eliminated in round two of the SCHSL AAAA State Playoffs following a 63-47 loss against the No. 1 seed Lakewood … Read the rest


Pressey captures lower state | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

For the second year in a row, Colleton County High School junior Tyrese Pressey (182) wrestled his way to a AAAA Lower-State Individual title. After wins in the SCHSL AAAA Lower-State Wrestling Championships held this past … Read the rest


School district statement on CCHS unfounded threat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County School DIstrict:

“The school (CCHS) was not placed on lock down due the administration’s quick response to the potential weapon on campus and parents were notified via our school messenger system after the investigation validating the … Read the rest


Employment | HVAC Service & Maint. Techs | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2018 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Paid vacation, paid holidays and health insurance. Must have a good driving record. Call 843-697-8587.


Sen. Scott wants your photos of South Carolina | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Senator Tim Scott has announced he is running a “photo challenge” among fellow South Carolinians, asking them to submit their best photos of South Carolina, across all 46 counties. Chosen submissions will be displayed on maps at all four of … Read the rest


Aiken County wildlife area opens to the public Saturdays in March | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be open to the public on the first four Saturdays during the month of March (2, 9, 16 and 23). The final Saturday (March 30) will be reserved for a … Read the rest


Automotive | Truck | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Truck For Sale

2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4 door good work and hauling truck $6,000.00 843-597-6950.


Puppy missing from Pellum Road | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


School board seeking input on changing school start/end times | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District is seeking input from students, parents, employees and the community regarding proposed changes to the start and end times for all schools in 2018-2019.
The district will be gathering input over the next month and encourages … Read the rest


Dorothy Williams Murphy | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

MASHAWVILLE – Mrs. Dorothy Williams Murphy, 87, of Mashawville, entered into rest Monday morning Feb. 19, 2018, at the Colleton Courtyard in Walterboro. She was the wife of the late Mr. Farris Dwight “Doc” Murphy.
Born Sept. 4, 1930, in … Read the rest


Bonnetta Malphrus Warren | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Bonnetta Malphrus Warren, 55, of Ruffin, entered into life eternal Sunday afternoon Feb. 18, 2018, at Trident Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment … Read the rest


Lucille Carter Lyons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

Mrs. Lucille Carter Lyons, 88, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 at her residence under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina. She was the widow of the late Eugene Anderson Lyons to whom she … Read the rest


Personals | In Search of | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Elderly woman looking for a small lot to rent with full service hookup, long-term, for RV camper in Walterboro. Preferably within 5 miles of Town. No pets. Please call 803-924-4536.


Lucy O’Quinn Kubik | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Lucy O’Quinn Kubik, 89, of Walterboro, entered into life eternal Friday evening Feb. 16, 2018, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Anthony “Pete” Kubik.
Graveside funeral services were held 2 o’clock Monday afternoon Feb. … Read the rest


Pause before you react: It can help | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“There is a difference between speaking the truth in love and judging someone hypocritically … make sure you know the difference before you speak,” according to Pauline Seaport, a consultant and analyst.
Our world has become such a fast-paced place … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Traffic stop produces charges
A Walterboro man faces three charges, none of them concerning the reason for a Feb. 10 traffic stop that brought him to the city police’s attention.
A city officer on routine patrol Feb. 10 at 9:48 … Read the rest


Colleton Prep Academy Honor Roll | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

1st Semester
2017-2018

1st Grade
Headmaster’s List (All A’s)
Cooper Araneo, Savannah Cook, Jade Fralix, Bradley Harrison, Noah Hipp, Maddie Howell, Jaxson Langdale, Phoenix Langdale, Paige McAlhany, Baines Pierce, Addison Polk, Channing Terry, Preston Zeigler

High Honor Roll (A/B+)
Kinslee … Read the rest


CPA students are finalists in regional spelling bee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep Academy class finalists in grades 3-8 participated in the SCISA Regional Spelling Bee. Maddie Tomashpolsky and West Brown will advance to the SCISA State Spelling Bee on Feb. 21 at Williamsburg Academy.


Off the Field | Joshua Eugene Padgett | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Joshua Eugene Padgett is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy where he plays football and basketball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Amanda Lane and Michael Padgett of Walterboro. His grandparents are Brenda Garnsey and the late … Read the rest


New emergency volunteers complete course | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

What if a natural disaster struck Colleton County? Are you prepared?
Natural disasters can happen without warning. Colleton County is no exception. But what’s scarier than hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes or fire is that too many people don’t realize they’re unprepared … Read the rest


Group makes quilts for foster kids | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church partnered with the Colleton County Dept. of Social Services to provide over 20 quilts for foster children and vulnerable adults recently. The group meets monthly at the church fellowship hall to create quilts for … Read the rest


Mixon named Realtor of the Year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

At an age when most people are playing golf or rocking on the porch, Walterboro Realtor Robert Mixon is busier than ever.
At a recent awards luncheon, Mixon was named the Walterboro Board of Realtors’ Realtor … Read the rest


In Photos: Colleton Citadel Club oyster roast | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Citadel Club held its annual oyster roast fundraiser last weekend. Funds are used for scholarships for local students.See the photo gallery on walterborolilve.com.


City officials visit statehouse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council and staff attended the Municipal Association of South Carolina Hometown Legislative Action Day on Tuesday Feb. 6. From left are Bill Young, Jeff Molinari, Carl Brown, Senator Margie Bright-Matthews, Judy Bridge, Hank Amundson, Bobby Bonds, and James … Read the rest


Hospital presents annual Frist Awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

2018 Frist Humanitarian Awards were presented by Colleton Medical Center on Feb. 8 in the hospital café.
The Frist Humanitarian Award was created in 1971 to honor outstanding individuals for their humanitarian and volunteer activities. Named in honor of Dr. … Read the rest


Beach reunion Sunday Feb. 18 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

THE ANNUAL JOHN Y. AND ELLA BEACH REUNION will be held in the fellowship hall at Doctors Creek Baptist Church on Sunday Feb. 18 starting just after noon. Some of the early history of the family in Colleton County will … Read the rest


Rocking the swamp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

TCTC students build giant rocking chair for wildlife sanctuary.

What stands about 13 feet tall, weighs about 900 pounds and will officially take up residency at the Detreville Street entrance of the Walterboro Wildlife Center on Feb. 26 at 11 … Read the rest


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