Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lady Cougars earn back-to-back region wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County girls’ varsity basketball team picked up back-to-back wins in Region 8-AAAA last week against Beaufort High School (41-40) and Hilton Head High School (30-22). The Lady Cougars are now 9-8 overall and 3-5 … Read the rest


Solomon Hickman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

GREEN POND: Solomon Eugene Hickman entered into eternal life Sunday morning Feb. 4, 2018. He was 94.
Mr. Hickman was born Nov. 26, 1923 in Wiggins, a son of the late Solomon Elliott Hickman and Pearl Herndon Hickman. He was … Read the rest


SCDA Pesticide collection planned in Hollywood | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will hold waste pesticide collections on Feb. 20 in St. Matthews and Feb. 21 in Hollywood.
The Feb. 20 collection will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Middling Cotton, 3401 Bridge Street … Read the rest


Lenten service planned at Bethel U.M.C. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Bethel United Methodist Church, 355 Hampton Street, Walterboro will host a Lenten service which will include the imposition of ashes at 12 noon on Ash Wednesday Feb.14. The speaker will be the  Rev. Ben Barnett of Bethel U.M.C. Immediately following … Read the rest


Jim Harrison Gallery to hold opening for exhibit Feb. 10 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Jim Harrison Gallery in Denmark will host the “Jim Harrison Retrospective” from Feb. 10,-March 15. An opening event will be held on Saturday Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

“We invite everyone to join us in Denmark … Read the rest


George B. Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

HAVANA, FLA.: George B. Simmons, 72, of Havana, Fla., died on Feb. 2, 2018 at his home.
He was a native of Gadsden County where he was a member of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.
The service will be at … Read the rest


Real Estate for Sale | Great flip House! | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

House For Sale

Great flip house! 3BR, living room, dining room, in ground pool, all on 2 lots. Sold “as is”,  asking $45,000. 309 Knights Ave., Walterboro. Industrial area. Call 908-226-0319.

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Thomas A. Walters Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 5, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Thomas A. Walters Sr., 85, died Dec. 18, 2017 at Viera Hospital in Melbourne, Fla.
Thomas was born in Walterboro on April 18, 1932 to Altman T. Walters and Roberta Hoats Walters.
He is survived by two sons: Thomas A. … Read the rest


Allison Ruth Nettles Stanley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 5, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Allison Ruth Nettles Stanley, 46, of the Pine Forest Subdivision in Walterboro, departed from this life to take her place among the angels in Heaven Wednesday morning, Jan. 31, 2018.
Born April 17, 1971, in Walterboro, she … Read the rest


Martha Nell Adkins | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 5, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Martha Nell Adkins, 83, of the Lower Stecoah Community in Robbinsville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday Jan. 30, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
A native of Smoaks, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Reba … Read the rest


Angus Priester | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 5, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Angus Priester, 86, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Sunday evening Feb. 4, 2018, at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.
He was the husband of the late Eudell Herndon Priester, to whom he was married 54 years.
Funeral … Read the rest


Lunchbox blessing: Take care of each other | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As I was perusing my Facebook page a couple of days ago, I noticed a very short video that tugged at the core of my heart. It was all action with only minimal spoken words. I just cannot get it … Read the rest


How to move forward when you just need to sit down | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Scott and I have been members of the congregation at First Baptist Church Walterboro for 21 years. In one of our first Sunday morning worship services at First Baptist all those years ago, Scott sang a solo. He sang with … Read the rest


SCDNR tags 820-pound tiger shark in St. Helena Sound | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The distinctly striped tiger shark is one of the largest predators in coastal South Carolina waters — and now you can follow the movements of one through her pregnancy.
Recently, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists working in … Read the rest


You’re going to throw out what???? | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

My husband is sick. This isn’t good.
Widdle is not a complainer. I whine a lot more than he does. So when he announces, “I think I have the funk,” on Saturday night, sleeps in the guest room, and then … Read the rest


Missing men found slain | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Feb. 2 at 11:35 a.m. the silver Nissan Versa that Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has been looking for in  
reference to two missing adults was located in a wooded area off Jones Swamp Road, west of Walterboro city limits.
  
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Forest Hills students get rewarded for reading | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Students in the AR reading program at Forest Hills Elementary School were rewarded for achieving their reading goals with a visit to this game truck on Friday. The truck offered a wide variety of video games for students to enjoy.… Read the rest


Off the Field | Anne Garrett Carter | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Anne Garrett Carter is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy where she plays basketball and softball for the Lady Hawks. She is the daughter of Paige Bates and Garrett Carter, both of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Anne Farish and the … Read the rest


Indians’ home win streak now at 26 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians split games last week in NJCAA Region X competition, but improved their home-win streak to 26 following a 78-72 win over Denmark. The Indians lost 82-79 on the road against Cape Fear on … Read the rest


Round O man dies in fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A 70-year-old Round O man died in a fire at his residence Friday morning.
Chief Deputy Colleton County Coroner Richard Carter said that George William Lee Jr., 70, of 24438 Augusta Highway was pronounced dead at the scene. The initial … Read the rest


Martha Nell Adkins | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Martha Adkins

Martha Nell Adkins, 83, of the Lower Stecoah Community in Robbinsville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

A native of Smoaks, she was the daughter of the late Marion … Read the rest


Bloodmobile at Good Shepherd collects 50 pints in January | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Jan. 15 blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church brought in 59 possible donors with 50 pints of blood collected. “There were two first-time donors. Thank you to all who came in and gave or tried to give. And … Read the rest


Traffic fatality results in suspended sentence | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Stephanie P. Smoak, 30, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of reckless homicide when she appeared before 14th Circuit Court Judge Perry Buckner during Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
After the guilty plea, Smoak was given a … Read the rest


The 1920s come alive at the Harlem Renaissance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Children’s Department presented for the first time an interactive program to inform children and families about the 1920s Harlem Renaissance era.
With Duke Ellington playing in the background, Library Director Carl Coffin Director opened the … Read the rest


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