Monthly Archives: March 2018

JV Lady Hawks winning with balanced offense and defense at mid-season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Junior Varsity Colleton Prep Softball team began its season with a 21-6 win over Jefferson Davis Academy in late February and now post a 7-2 record at the mid-point of the season.
In the 21-6 … Read the rest


Cougars sit at 2-4 in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity baseball program split Region 8-AAAA games last week earning an 8-5 win over Stall and recording a 6-1 loss to Cane Bay High School. The Cougars are now 4-7 overall and 2-4 … Read the rest


Hawks drop close game to Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Despite out-hitting their opponents 5-1, the Colleton Prep War Hawks fell victim to three errors and stranded runners in the top of the seventh to drop a 3-2 decision to St. Andrews Academy.
Kyle Hooker threw … Read the rest


CCHS golf improving | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar golf team finished fifth in a Region 8-AAAA match held March 14 in Moncks Corner. Scores included Collin McMillan (55), Jim Bailey (59), Ben Crosby (61), AJ Chapman (63) and Dalton Moore … Read the rest


Weathers and Hiott combine in perfect game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s Whitley Weathers and Karson Hiott combined for a three-inning perfect game against Stall High School on Thursday March 22 at Rusty Adams Field. The duo recorded nine strikeouts for the Lady Cougars in the … Read the rest


Situation at middle school believed to be hoax | Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The school administration and law enforcement have deemed the threat to be a hoax.  Students and staff are safe on campus while normal operations continue.

The following message from CCMS Principal Matt Brantley went out to parents via text this … Read the rest


Real Estate for Rent | 2BA, 2BA fixer upper | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Rent to own

2BR, 2BA, fixer upper mobile home and lot. Tenant will be responsible for all repairs. $2,000 deposit, then $500 per month. Call 843-908-3231 and leave a message.

 


Two hiring events planned next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Danette Chubb | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JACKSONBORO – Mrs. Danette Edwards Chubb, age 59, of Jacksonboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday afternoon, March 26, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro following a brief illness and surrounded by her loving family.… Read the rest


Six compete on Rugged Maniac obstacle course | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A muddy group of eight, including six from Walterboro, ran the Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle race on Saturday March 17. On the back row from left are Manny DeLeon, Alexa DeLeon, Becki Rohde, Chuck Clementson, Andrew Bishop. Front row, from … Read the rest


Six run in Beaufort Twilight Run | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Six from Walterboro ran the 8K race at the Beaufort Twilight Run on Saturday. Wyatt Padgett, Craig Wiltshire, Kris Moore, Holly Mardell, Matt Mardell and Townes Mardell all finished the race. Townes, in a racing stroller, finished two feet faster … Read the rest


God accepts me ‘Just as I Am’ | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Just as I Am” is another one of my favorite hymns. I first heard it growing up in Wesley United Methodist Church here in Walterboro. Then in later years, when my maternal grandmother, the late Lela Daniels Gelzer, and my … Read the rest


Marriage is … | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Remember the newspaper cartoon “love is…”? It featured a bashful, big-eyed woman and her equally bashful, big-eyed boyfriend, with sweet captions like “Love is… being kind,” illustrated by the boyfriend presenting her with a daisy. “Love is… give and take,”showed … Read the rest


CCHS choral students participate in All-State | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Four Colleton County High School Choral members participated in the 2017-18 All-State Chorus held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. Laura Lucas, Rachel Dandridge, Ethan Bennett and Lance Calcutt, pictured with CCHS choral director, Stephanie Drawdy (center) were selected from … Read the rest


Children’s librarian speaks to PEP Club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Memorial Library Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise was guest speaker at the February meeting of the PEP Club. She presented a program on Coretta Scott King.
A native of Walterboro, Keaise has been with the library for 20 years. … Read the rest


Griffins donate two gallons | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Fifty people braved the nasty weather on March 12 to donate blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Donors included Jessica Lawton, Karen Gibson, Terry Griffin (two gallons), Carroll Griffin (two gallons), Dean Hill, Donnie … Read the rest


Ackerman-Gee exchange vows | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ackerman Jr. of Walterboro announce the wedding of their daughter, Katelynn Marjorie Ackerman, and Caleb Christian Gee, son of Michelle Gee and the late Kendall Gee of Beaufort.
The couple was married Dec. 16, 2017, … Read the rest


Salk student speaks to USC board | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salk Palmetto student Paris Dubois from Colleton County, center, speaks to the USC Board of Trustees on March 16 representing Salk. He is pictured here with two of the BOT members.


Finigan named to All-State Band | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

William Finigan from The Colleton County High School Band of Blue has been named to the 2018 South Carolina Band Directors Association Clinic All-State Band.
William was sixth chair tuba in the state at the All-State Band Clinic at Furman … Read the rest


NJROTC visits the Yorktown | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton High School NJROTC from Walterboro recently walked in the steps of country’s heroes while participating in the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum’s camping program aboard the historic World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown on Charleston Harbor.
During … Read the rest


Local teen featured in magazine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Cristina Photography SC

Kaylee Noella DeLeon, a ninth grader at Colleton County High School, was featured in “A’La Mode Child and Teen Magazine.” The magazine story states: “Kaylee Noella is 15 years old and lives in Round O … Read the rest


Six competing at convention | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Once again, students from Faith Baptist Academy are competing in the Accelerated Christian Education’s Carolinas Regional Student Convention.
This year six students from Faith Baptist Academy are representing Walterboro and Colleton County in singing solos, duets, a trio, and an … Read the rest


Board approves new start/end times for next school year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School Board approved the following start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year at Tuesday night’s meeting:
Early Childhood Center: 7:30 a.m. to 1:55 p.m.
All Elementary Schools: 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Middle School: 8:30 … Read the rest


Winter ensembles win at Rock Hill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Ensembles performed this past weekend at the 2018 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Regional at Rock Hill High School.
The Colleton County Middle School “Cadets” Winter Guard scored a 75.62 and placed first in the Cadet Division … Read the rest


CCHS holds virtual college admissions fair | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday March 13, Colleton County High School Career Center held a virtual College Admissions Fair. This was the second virtual college admissions fair organized by Kimberly Footman, GCDF, of the CCHS Career Center; the first was held last semester. … Read the rest


Cub Scouts hold annual Pinewood Derby | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This past Saturday, the Walterboro Cub Scouts of Pack 646, sponsored by the local Elks Lodge #1988, held its annual Pinewood Derby at the Smoke in the ‘Boro BBQ Competition.
A group of 39 racers consisting of six parents, six … Read the rest

Grant fuels litter enforcement plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police are taking steps to increase litter enforcement effort.
Walterboro’s City Appearance Board secured a $5,000 enforcement grant from Palmetto Pride. The funds will be to be used to purchase a digital still surveillance camera that can be … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bid to escape fails when truck ends up at church
A Beaufort man was arrested on multiple charges the morning of March 13 when his bid to escape custody ended on the lawn of the First Baptist Church at 124 … Read the rest


© Copyright 2018 | Walterboro Live