Monthly Archives: February 2018

Neyles Community Center construction contracts issued | News | The Press and Standard

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

Members of Colleton County Council approved issuing two contracts concerning quality of life enhancement projects during the Feb.6 session.
Council authorized a resolution that gives a design-build contract to Mitchell Construction Company to construct the new Neyles Community Center.
The … Read the rest


A better way to get prenatal care | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Walterboro OB/GYN Colleton Medical Center hosted a reception at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market Wednesday Jan. 31, introducing the new patient-centered model for prenatal care called CenteringPregnancy. Walterboro OB/GYN plans to launch CenteringPregnancy in June … Read the rest


Lawton goes to the Wolves | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School senior Jalen Antwan Ra’Heem Lawton announced on National Signing Day 2018 that he would attend Newberry College and play football for the Wolves. Lawton, recruited as an inside linebacker, will join the … Read the rest


Nine named to All-State band | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The following Band of Blue members have been selected to the 2018 SCBDA All State Band and Region 4 Honor Bands:
• William Finigan – 6th Chair Clinic Tuba William will attend the All State Band Clinic at Furman University … Read the rest


Allen inks NLI for soccer at FMU | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School senior Faith Brianna Nicole Allen signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday Feb. 7 to play soccer for Francis Marion University in Florence. Recruited as a forward, Allen will compete for … Read the rest


Robertson signs to Columbia College | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Senior Lady Cougar Softball player Hallie Savanna Robertson signed to continue her career at Columbia College Wednesday Feb. 7 in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School. Robertson, a standout catcher, will join the … Read the rest


E-Z Shops change ownership | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The seven E-Z Shops that serve the Colleton County area are changing hands.
Savannah-based Enmarket has announced an agreement with Brabham Oil Company Inc. to purchase its 34 E-Z Shop convenience stores in South Carolina.
The local convenience stores affected … Read the rest


CCHS Recognizes The Honorable Patricia C. Grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By Anna Stevens Bright
Photo by: Ashlyn Rawls (student)

Colleton County High School is continuing its celebration of African-American History Month by recognizing local trailblazers who have made a profound impact on this community.
On Monday, the Honorable Patricia Cockrum. … Read the rest


Ambulance gets to work in Smoaks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ambulance service arrived early in the northwest area of Colleton County.
The original plan was to have Station 7 begin housing an ambulance and crew on Feb. 10.
But, according to Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy, the work on … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball holds Alumni Game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County baseball program held an alumni game this past Saturday at the ACE Basin Sports Complex in conjunction with its perlo fundraiser. Originally planned to be held at Cougar Park, the game was moved … Read the rest


Update: Sentencing set for May in baby abduction case | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In May, Walterboro resident Gloria Williams will find out the cost of living a lie.
Williams, accused by Jacksonville, Fla., Sheriff’s Office investigators of entering a Jacksonville hospital room dressed as a nurse and taking an 8-hour-old infant on July … Read the rest


Hearing results in reduced charges | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A nearly 90-minute preliminary hearing on the criminal charges against Ralph Stair ended the afternoon of Feb. 13 with the leader of the Overcomer Ministry still facing eight charges.
But after hearing the testimony of Colleton County Sgt. Edward Marcurella … Read the rest


Females charged in home break-in | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Colleton County females are in the Colleton County Detention Center, charged in connection with a Feb. 13 incident on Belmont Drive.
Jalasia Barnett, 17, and Samera Lachae Wright, 18, both of Walterboro, were arrested Feb. 14 on charges of … Read the rest


Grand Slam Jam is success for CCHS softball program | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The weather cleared just in time for the Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball’s annual Grand Slam Jam held this past Saturday at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.
“It was great that we were able to get … Read the rest


Cougars clench home playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 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 (17-7, 7-3) clinched a Lower State AAAA home playoff berth following last week’s 80-71 win over Stall High School on Senior Night. The Cougars, seeded … Read the rest


Lady Cougars celebrate seniors | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County varsity girls’ basketball team ended its 2017-18 season on a high note by celebrating its two seniors, Michelle Holmes and Carlise Washington. The Lady Cougars finished 9-10 overall and … Read the rest


CPA Softball goes undefeated in Grand Slam Jam | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity girls’ softball team went 4-0 in the Grand Slam Jam held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex, hosted by the Colleton County Softball Program. The Lady War Hawks defeated Branchville High School … Read the rest


Hawks show best offensive effort of season on Senior Night | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawks fought a hard battle on Senior Night, Monday Feb. 5, against non-region opponent Orangeburg Prep, but came away with a loss 56-47. Reeves Schrimpf and Josh Padgett were honored prior to the game … Read the rest


Lady Hawks go 2-1 on the week, leaving playoff implications on the line | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton Prep varsity girls’ basketball team went 2-1 last week, picking up a Region IV-AA win over Saint Andrews School (61-33) and a non-region win over Orangeburg Prep (49-46) on Senior … Read the rest


Rufus Roy Ferguson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Rufus Roy Ferguson

Rufus Roy Ferguson of Nipomo, Calif., formerly of Cottageville, died Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was born September 25, 1935 to the late Sheppie Ferguson and the late Leon C. Ferguson.

He is survived by: his wife … Read the rest


Frank Breland Miley Jr.| Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

HAMPTON: Frank Breland Miley Jr., 79, of Hampton died Thursday Feb. 8, in Agape Hospice House in Lexington. He was born Feb. 28, 1938 in Walterboro and was the only child of Frank Breland Miley and Gertrude Cone Miley.
The … Read the rest


Doris Moore Hiers | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Doris Moore Hiers passed away Wednesday morning Feb. 7 at the National Healthcare Center in Columbia, surrounded by her loving family. She was 78.
Doris was born in Colleton County October 13, 1939 a daughter of the late Leroy … Read the rest


Elizabeth Linder Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Elizabeth Linder Nettles, wife of the late Ralph Turner Nettles, passed away Saturday evening Feb. 10 at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She was 92.
Mrs. Nettles was born October 15, 1925 in the Mount Carmel Community … Read the rest


Angela Lynn Tedder | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Angela Lynn Tedder, a talented graphic artist and devoted friend to many, passed away Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. She was 35.
Angela was born in Florence on July 27, 1982, a daughter of Hun Hi Tedder and the late … Read the rest


S.C. Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey, Great Backyard Bird Count set Feb. 16-19 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 16-19 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in the status and distribution of these … Read the rest


John Lewis Bishop III | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

AUGUSTA, GA.: John Lewis Bishop III, age 25, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2018 surrounded by family.
John was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta. He is survived by his parents: John Lewis Bishop Jr. and … Read the rest


Ronnie Shuman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Ronnie Shuman, 58, died Feb. 5, 2018.
Ronnie is the son of Rita Shuman and the late Harris Shuman.
A service will be held Saturday Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. at Living Word Church, 1705 Barracada Rd., Walterboro.
Serenity Funeral … Read the rest


Williams pleads guilty in baby kidnapping | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Walterboro woman arrested for the kidnapping of a newborn infant from a Jacksonville hospital 20 years ago has pled guilty to charges.
Gloria Williams appeared in a Jacksonville courtroom Monday morning and pled guilty to charges of kidnapping and … Read the rest


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