Monthly Archives: February 2018

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.

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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


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


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