Monthly Archives: May 2018

Daniels finishes third in Ohio Tournament of Champions

Posted on May 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School wrestler Amarie Daniels recently competed in the Ohio Tournament of Champions, billed as the No. 1 Youth Wrestling Tournament in the United States, in Columbus, Ohio.
Daniels, competing in the Schoolboy Division … Read the rest


Voices of Colleton concert Sunday

Posted on May 16, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Clemson establishing new center to train fisheries scientists

Posted on May 16, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

CLEMSON — With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of … Read the rest


Relay for Life this Friday

Posted on May 16, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By GREG RUSSO
Colleton County Relay for Life

It’s been a few months since I wrote an article for The Press and Standard. I titled it, “People Ask Me Why I Relay.” I want to add to that piece in … Read the rest


U-11, U-13 tryouts start Thursday

Posted on May 16, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The U-11 and U-13 open tryouts for Walterboro Travel Academy boys born in years 2006 -2009 will be held Thursday, Friday and Monday May 17, 18 and 21 at the Walterboro Wildfire Soccer Field from 6-7:30 p.m. Coaches will be … Read the rest


$1,000 reward offered for information in shooting death

Posted on May 16, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry, SLED and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office need your assistance with a cold case involving the murder of Prince Polite, a black male who was 19 years old at the time of his death.
Polite was … Read the rest


New addition to Comanche artificial reef

Posted on May 15, 2018 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

After months of unforgiving weather, recent calms seas finally allowed the addition of a new structure to an artificial reef 30 miles off the coast of Charleston.

“The seas were so calm you hardly realized you were on a boat,” … Read the rest


Chase leads to recovery of stolen vehicles

Posted on May 15, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A police chase that began in Colleton County the morning of May 15 could result in solving the theft of multiple vehicles from a Beaufort car dealership.
At 8:02 a.m. a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was conducting … Read the rest


Ruth Garnett Chambers | Obituaries

Posted on May 15, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

CANADYS: Mrs. Ruth Garnett Chambers, 85, of Canadys, passed away Tuesday May 15, 2018 at the St. George Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late Billy John Chambers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday May … Read the rest


Walterboro man dies in fire

Posted on May 14, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Both the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and Colleton County Coroner’s Office are continuing their investigation of a May 12 fire that claimed the life of a Teakwood Drive resident.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said that David Hayden, 65, … Read the rest


Honor Colleton’s heroes during National Police Week

Posted on May 14, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

National Police Week begins, please take a moment to thank the brothers and sisters in blue for their service, but to also honor and recognize those who have made the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives in the line of … Read the rest


If you were headed to Charleston/Mt. Pleasant …

Posted on May 14, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SCDOT announces the emergency closure of the I-526 West Bound bridge over Wando River in Charleston.

The emergency closure has been ordered by SCDOT engineers due to a snapped cable inside the bridge structure.

An immediate assessment and repair plan … Read the rest


David C. Hayden Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. David C. Hayden Jr. passed away Saturday evening at his home in Walterboro. He was 65.
David was born in Walterboro on July 30, 1952, a son of the late David Calvin “Frosty” Hayden Sr. and Jacqueline “Jackie” … Read the rest


Cornelia Maude Carter Goodwin | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Cornelia Maude Carter Goodwin, 88, of Smoaks, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Jolley Acres Health Care in Orangeburg. She was the widow of the late Vernon Ellis Goodwin.

Funeral services will be held 4 pm, Tuesday, May … Read the rest


Martha Osterhout | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Martha Osterhout died April 22, 2018. She was 94 years old. Born in Harmony, NC, she entered the navy in 1942 where she met her future husband Bert Osterhout. They were married in 1946 and remained so until Mr. Osterhout’s … Read the rest


Ronald LeRoy Roff, Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

SUMMERVILLE – Mr. Ronald LeRoy Roff, Jr., age 49, of Summerville, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, May 9, 2018, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Born November 20, 1968, in Paterson, New Jersey, he was a son of … Read the rest


James Moody Hickman Sr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

ROUND O: Mr. James Moody Hickman Sr., 69, entered into rest Wednesday morning May 9, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in his home in Round O.
Born July 18, 1948, in Jacksonboro, he was a son of the late … Read the rest


Opinion: We’re not going backward in South Carolina

Posted on May 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I’ve always made it a priority to listen to my constituents — all of you who live in Senate District 45 in Jasper, Colleton, Hampton, Allendale, Beaufort and Charleston counties. It is my goal to represent your wishes at the … Read the rest


Opinion: Letters to the Editor

Posted on May 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Questions about new business at local airport
Dear Editor:
I have read the press release and subsequent news article where Lowcountry Aviation finally announced that it is launching operations at the Lowcountry Regional Airport; both indicated that the company is … Read the rest


A Mother’s Love: Never take it for granted

Posted on May 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Mitch Albom, an internationally acclaimed American author, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster, and musician contends, “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” What a profound, true … Read the rest


I hope you’re pulling weeds and planting tulips

Posted on May 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

She left in the spring, her favorite time of year.
The room had floor-to-ceiling windows that looked out on a courtyard blooming with azaleas and dogwoods. Normally she’d have loved the view, because she knew that kind of beauty was … Read the rest


Workshops on how to start non-profit scheduled May 17

Posted on May 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Center for a Better South will offer two separate half-day workshops on May 17 to help people living and working in the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone to learn how to start a nonprofit and how to operate an existing … Read the rest


Marvin speaks to Civitans

Posted on May 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Alta Mae Marvin is the Clemson Extension director for Colleton County. She spoke to the Walterboro Civitans recently, telling club members about the many services that Clemson Extension offers and the ongoing programs that are available all year, from Master … Read the rest


North Walterboro Academy students honor soldiers

Posted on May 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Students at North Walterboro Christian Academy presented “Welcome Home: A Patriotic Musical” on May 3. The K4-second grade choir opened the program, followed by the 2-8th-grade choir. Noah Baker, Anise Clark, Sydney Crosby, Ian Hutto, Russell Kinsey, Jimmy Morris, Fayann … Read the rest


Girl scouts donate cookies

Posted on May 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

With cookie season over, the Girl Scouts of Colleton County Service Unit 637 donated the last few cases of cookies to the Veteran’s Victory House, Fire Station 19, and Fire Station 1. The troops involved are 162, 445, 799, 981 … Read the rest


USC Salkehatchie visits Washington

Posted on May 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offers the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested economically developing the area. After nine months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the … Read the rest


Conservation district cites student winners

Posted on May 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The theme for the conservation district’s Earth Day poster and essay contests was “Watersheds-Our Water, Our Home.”
The poster competition awards were presented to winning classes by grade level with the teachers recognized with a certificate.
The top three essays … Read the rest


Mabry named Conservationist of Year

Posted on May 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

This year’s Colleton County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservationist of the Year award went to a man who has dedicated his time and efforts to the organization.
Conservation District Chairman Gary Herndon brought the Rev. Gerald T. Mabry to … Read the rest


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