Monthly Archives: February 2018

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


Thomas Willie Faulkner | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Thomas Willie Faulkner, affectionately known to everyone as “Uncle Tom,” 91, of Cottageville entered into eternal rest Thursday Feb. 8, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.
Funeral services were held 1 o’clock, Saturday afternoon Feb. 10, 2018 … Read the rest


Bridie Smoak Dopson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WILLIAMS – Mrs. Bridie Smoak Dopson, 88, of Williams, entered into eternal life Friday evening Feb. 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at Roper Hospital in Charleston. She was the wife of the late Mr. Charlie Rudolph Dopson.
Born … Read the rest


Who cares? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Oftentimes, many of us have heard these nonchalant echoes: “Whatever!” “I don’t care.” “Makes me no difference.” “So what!” “Who cares?”
Usually, when someone verbalizes one of these negative utterances, it is because someone has hurt his or her feelings … Read the rest


Walterboro Christian Academy Honor Roll | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A+ Honor Roll
K-4: Chloe Smith
Kindergarten: Joshua Gilreath, Easton Hartley, Wil Roberts, AnnaLeigh Tomlinson
First Grade: Kiley O’Herien, Isaac White
2nd Grade: Emma Cline, CJ Heatley, Caitlyn Kirkland, Elana Rentz, Presley Smoak, Savannah Wiggins
7th Grade: Sharon Murray
11th … Read the rest


Birth Announcement | Kylee Jewel Ayer | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Brian and Shanna Ayer announce the birth of their daughter, Kylee Jewel Ayer, on Jan. 12, 2018 in Summerville Medical Center.
Kylee has two big brothers, Kolton and Tyler Ayer.
Her great-grandparents are Alfred and Margie Linder and Laurette Bassett.… Read the rest


CMC wears red for National Wear Red Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center went “Go Red” as part of The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women National Wear Red Day on Feb. 2. February is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease. In just a single day, about 3,000 … Read the rest


Bus operation has successful start in Walterboro area | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Works has been working.
Ginnie Kozak, planning director for the Lowcountry Council of Governments, said the bus service Palmetto Breeze brought to the city in November has been a success.
Kozak, who worked with Palmetto Breeze to obtain a … Read the rest


In Photos: The Press and Standard holds Readers’ Choice party | News

Posted on February 9, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Local businessmen and their staffs attended The Press and Standard’s annual Reader’s Choice party last week at the newspaper’s office. Businesses picked up their awards, voted on by Colleton citizens, and enjoyed heavy hors d’oeurves.

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