Monthly Archives: May 2018

Posted on May 30, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Wiggins steps down as Lady Cougar Soccer coach

Posted on May 29, 2018 8:08 pm by Cindy Crosby

Colleton County High School Lady Cougars head soccer coach Danny Wiggins announced this evening that he will not return to the program for the 2018-19 season. Wiggins has served as the head coach since 2015 and proved instrumental in rehabilitating … Read the rest


Cottageville Family Dollar holds grand opening

Posted on May 29, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie S. Hoff

Tina Carden, left, and Felicia Green-Walker, training store managers, helped welcome customers when the new Family Dollar store in Cottageville celebrated its grand opening Saturday May 26. Also on hand were vendor Jason Scott and … Read the rest


Near to above-normal hurricane season predicted by NOAA

Posted on May 29, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Kick-start your job search in Allendale on June 12

Posted on May 29, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Library launches Miss Literacy YouTube channel

Posted on May 29, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Memorial Library’s Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise has launched a Miss Literacy YouTube channel. This will be an avenue to share songs, stories and information. This bi-weekly channel will hopefully encourage, enlighten, and entertain.

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“It has truly been the love of my life. It is just the right time.” – Rusty Adams confirms his resignation as the Lady Cougars head softball coach

Posted on May 28, 2018 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School head softball coach Rusty Adams confirmed Sunday evening he has resigned his position for the upcoming 2018-19 season.

Adams and the Lady Cougars are coming off a 15-10 overall finish and 6-4 record in Region … Read the rest


Predicted to be wetter tomorrow

Posted on May 28, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Subtropical Storm Alberto Discussion Number  14
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       
1000 AM CDT Mon May 28 2018

Alberto has struggled to produce significant deep convection since
early this morning, however, there are several bands of shallow
convection that 
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Photos: And So We Sing Hymns

Posted on May 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Voices of Colleton gave a concert of 12 hymns on Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist Church. This was the final concert directed by Scott Davis, who has resigned as the church’s music director. (Pictured at left with wife … Read the rest


A profound declaration of ‘royal’ love

Posted on May 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Amidst all the unrest, violence, hurt, pain, hate and divisiveness in our world today, Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was truly a profound demonstration of “royal” love for such a time as this.
In several ways … Read the rest


Interesting facts about Memorial Day history

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Memorial Day and its traditions may have ancient roots.
While the first commemorative Memorial Day events weren’t held in the United States until the late 19th century, the practice of honoring those who have fallen in battle dates back thousands … Read the rest


Who are you? Barred Owls on Valley Street

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Audubon Society: The rich baritone hooting of the Barred Owl is a characteristic sound in southern swamps, where members of a pair often will call back and forth to each other. Although the bird is mostly active at … Read the rest


Things I’ve learned in 57 trips around the sun

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

It’s happened AGAIN. For the 27th year in a row, I’ve not been asked to deliver a graduation speech. Shocking, y’all.
Just kidding; I’m terrible at public speaking. I once gave a speech at a senior center banquet, and I … Read the rest


Two found shot on side of road

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

About 6:45 a.m. this morning, Fire-Rescue and Colleton County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of two men on the side of the road near the intersection of Jonesville and Hendersonville Highways.

They found two adult males with multiple gunshot … Read the rest


Hospital gives scholarships

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Medical Center Auxiliary presented $11,000 in scholarships on May 18 to eight Colleton County students.
Campbell Crook received the $1,000 Elaine Fogle Scholarship, started in 1978 as a memorial for a medical laboratory technician at Walterboro Family Practice. … Read the rest


Summer reading program kickoff to be June 15

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program will hold its kickoff party on Friday June 15 at 10 a.m. at the library. The party’s theme will be “Mr. Rocky Rocks Our Kickoff with Music Enrichment.”
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Photos: Festival fun in Johnsville

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual Johnsville May Festival held Saturday near Smoaks featured a parade with everything from horses to lawn mowers. A gospel concert was held Sunday.

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Library holds coloring contest for seniors

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library held a coloring contest for seniors at the Green Pond Nutrition Site. The winner, Isabelle Jones, far left, who is the Green Pond site manager, was honored by the library on May 16. Nearly 30 … Read the rest


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