Monthly Archives: February 2018

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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Colleton Center adds new staff, board member | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton Center is pleased to announce the addition of Gregg Steele Heppner to the staff, and Marilyn Fryar to the board of directors.
Heppner, the Center’s new part-time programming and production director, relocated to Colleton County after over 12 … Read the rest


Clergy Appreciation to be held at VVH | The Press and Standard

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

The annual Clergy Appreciation Week celebration will be held by the Walterboro Civitans Club on Monday Feb. 12 at the Veterans Victory House. A meal will be served at 11:30 a.m. with the program at 12:30 p.m. in the main … Read the rest


About People | The Press and Standard

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

Students named to honors lists
The following individuals have been named honor students for the fall 2017 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:
President’s List (full-time)
Ehrhardt: David Mundo
Lodge: Adam Martin
Ridgeville: Markell Boyd
President’s List (part-time)
Cottageville: Shana … Read the rest


Lost & Found | Ring Found | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

RING FOUND

War ring found, please contact The Press and Standard

at 843-549-2586.


FoCCAS gets state award for saving pets | News | The Press and Standard

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

At the Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) annual meeting, Dr. Rebecca Hughes gave a surprise announcement to the attendees. FoCCAS was recognized as the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians’ (SCAV) 2017 South Carolina Humanitarian of the Year. This … Read the rest


Guidelines to get flowers to your student | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County High School has issued the following guidelines to make the delivery of Valentine’s Day flowers to students go as smoothly as possible:
• All deliveries must be made to CCHS room 4113 and completed by 11 a.m. to … Read the rest


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