Monthly Archives: March 2018

I hate it when he’s right | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Last week this time, I was hopping everywhere on one foot. It was less fun than it sounds.
I had plantar fasciitis, which is common among people who run, or stand a lot, or breathe. In case you’re unfamiliar, PF … Read the rest


4-Hers learn about raising goats at Smoaks farm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Local 4-Hers got to check out the baby goats at Adams Station Boer Goat Farm near Smoaks on Saturday.
“See that one? His name is Oreo and he’s mine,” one youngster said. “I get to take him home when he’s … Read the rest


DAR names Good Citizens | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Col. Joseph Glover Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented two Colleton County seniors — Emily Grace Martin and Madison Lord — with the chapter’s Good Citizen awards at the March 21 meeting.
Each recipient received a … Read the rest


Crosby-Deloach announce engagement | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Christina Crosby and Justin DeLoach, both graduates of the University of South Carolina, have announced their engagement.
Ms. Crosby is a registered nurse employed at AmeriHealth Caritas in Charleston, and is the daughter of Thomas L. Crosby Jr. of Charlotte, … Read the rest


Rabies clinics to begin Saturday April 7 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual rabies clinics will be held in Colleton County on April 7, 14 and 21 at the following locations:

April 7th
8:30-10:30 a.m., Genesis Motors, 10577 Cottageville Hwy, Cottageville, Dr. Phillip Hopkins
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hampton Street Elementary, 484 … Read the rest


PRTC team takes second in golf tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative team members Roy Bonner, Don Finnegan, Chris Hutto, and Ryan Bunton won second place in the 2018 Tri-County Regional Chamber of Commerce Spring Golf Tournament held recently in Holly Hill. Two teams from First Citizens … Read the rest


Movie/book event held at Library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A “Charlie and Chocolate Factory” movie and book event was held at the Colleton County Memorial Library Thursday evening.

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Business After Hours | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce toured USC Salkehatchie nursing facilities, including a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory, during March’s Business after Hours on March 15. A large crowd enjoyed food prepared by the chefs at Colleton Medical Center and were … Read the rest


Bus trip detours three students into custody | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

When a school bus carrying students to class arrived at Colleton County Middle School the morning of March 29, the students found themselves facing a team of school officials and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel, including Sheriff Andy Strickland.
The … Read the rest


Safety checkpoints planned April 14 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

On April 14 the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office will conduct Public Safety Checkpoints at three locations in the county.
These checkpoints are in honor and memory of crash victims from the county and circuit court district.
The checkpoints will be … Read the rest


Three challengers file for county council on final filing day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The last day for filing statements of candidacy for the Democratic primary to be held on June 12 resulted in two contested races for local governmental posts.
The period for filing ended at noon on Friday March 30. In the … Read the rest


Foster funds available for large dogs | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) was awarded a Maddie’s Fund grant to increase foster opportunities for medium and large dogs. Fostering gets dogs out of the shelter, allows them to decompress, and allows them to socially interact with … Read the rest


Library holds celebration of Colleton’s authors and illustrators | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Rosalee Arokiasamy brought copies of the books created by the first- and second-grade students at Northside Elementary School. Arokiasamy said this year’s book, “If I Had a Super Power,” will have its unveiling on April 23. She was accompanied to … Read the rest


Rice Festival queens chosen | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the 2018 Miss Rice Festival Pageant held Saturday were:

Baby Miss Division:
Rice Festival Sweetheart Princess: Rayleigh Beach
Black & White Photogenic Winner: Rentz Westbury
Color Photogenic Winner: Rentz Westbury
Snapshot Winner: Hope Nettles
Prettiest Smile: Rayleigh Beach… Read the rest


Easter egg hunt, activities held in Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JULIE S. HOFF

Crowds turned out for an Easter egg hunt at the Cottageville municipal park on March 24. Pictured: Baby Ella Linder and her dad, Preston, enjoy being chatted up by Peter Cottontail. CJ Jackson gets his … Read the rest


Skardon gets Congressional Gold Medal | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Former Walterboro resident Ben Skardon traveled from the rolling hills of Clemson to the desert sands of New Mexico over the weekend.
Skardon, a 100-year-old survivor of the Bataan Death March and revered alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, … Read the rest


One hundred years and still going strong | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Doris Floyd just got her driver’s license renewed for another three years, which is not a big deal … except that she turns 100 on April 4.
Doris and her husband, Allen J. Floyd, started operating … Read the rest


Colleton fills the boots | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

When it came time to “Fill the Boot,” Colleton County residents responded with record-breaking numbers.
March 25 wrapped up Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s collection of donations for the Carolina Children’s Charity.
Fire-Rescue personnel with fire boots collected donations from customers visiting … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Newborn turned over to DSS
A female prisoner being held without bond in the Colleton County Detention Center had her infant son taken into protective custody the day after his birth.
A Walterboro police officer was dispatched to the Colleton … Read the rest


Woman killed in Savage Street shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro woman was killed in what is being called a “walk by” shooting on Savage Street the evening of March 28.
Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter pronounced Erica Caldwell, 18, of Blarneystone Drive, dead at the Emergency Department of … Read the rest


Coastal Community Foundation plans town hall meeting Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday April 3 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton St., Walterboro. The meeting is one of five Town Hall Meetings in the Lowcountry to … Read the rest


Register now for Rice Festival events | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 2018 Colleton County Rice Festival will be April 27-28, and deadlines for applications for several events are approaching.
Anyone wanting to sell or display arts and crafts downtown during the festival must submit an application by March 30. A … Read the rest


Burglary-arson results in eight years in prison | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man learned he will spent eight years behind bars after he pled guilty to four charges in General Sessions Court last week.
Three of the charges Sterling P. Clark, 30, of Walterboro faced stemmed from an Aug. 17, … Read the rest


Woman, seven children homeless after fire guts Morris Circle home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A March 26 fire left a woman and seven children homeless.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to 136 Morris Circle March 26 at 11:51 a.m. after the county’s dispatch office receive multiple calls reporting the blaze.
The first firefighters … Read the rest


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