Monthly Archives: June 2018

Relief from the heat: Pops with Cops

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police were out in the community last week, offering young residents a little relief from the heat.
“Pops with Cops” paid visits to 13 locations during the week, handing out popsicles and other treats to the city’s youngsters.
In … Read the rest


Update: Man sentenced to 40 years for murder

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County General Sessions jury took little time in finding a Walterboro resident guilty of murder, attempted murder and two other charges the afternoon of June 20.
Andre Crawford, 25, had been charged with murder, attempted murder, obstruction of … Read the rest


Murdaugh awarded Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Keel Murdaugh, a Colleton County High School Class of 2018 Distinguished Honor Graduate, was awarded one of 80 National Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarships prior to the start of last week’s District VIII All-Star tournament held at … Read the rest


Colleton joins counties going after drug companies

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton has joined the growing number of South Carolina counties that are suing drug companies, pharmacy chains and others in the growing opioid crisis.
The lead law firm in the Colleton civil case is Marc J. Bern and Partners, a … Read the rest


Badkatz 14U off to a hot start in summer schedule

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The former 14U Lowcountry Lightning softball team recently joined the established South Carolina Badkatz organization. The Lightning won over 30 tournaments across the past four years and intends to keep the streak going.
“We moved to … Read the rest


Darlings finish 1-2 in District VI tourney

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Darlings were eliminated from District VI tournament after going 1-2 over the weekend at Oscar Frasier Park in Bluffton.
The Darlings earned a win in the tournament opener against Bluffton (14-2) held Friday … Read the rest


Minors fall in District VIII semi-finals

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Minors were eliminated from the District VIII tournament Saturday June 23, after compiling a 2-2 record across four days of competition. The Minors earned wins over Hampton County (16-2) and Ridgeland (11-1) … Read the rest


Dixie Majors headed to state tournament

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors went undefeated through the three-team District VIII competition to earn a spot in the 2018 South Carolina Majors State Tournament to be held July 14-18 at Wescott Park in North Charleston. … Read the rest


Ponytails lose to Goose Creek

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Ponytails finished 1-2 in the four-team District VI tournament held over the weekend at Tom Conley Park in Ladson.
On Friday evening, the Ponytails lost to Goose Creek 26-5 then rebounded with a … Read the rest


CCHS alumni Zawadi Brown named All-American

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Class of 2015 alumni Zawadi Brown was recently named All-American for her track and field performance at Limestone College. Brown, a rising senior at Limestone, is the first female in the history … Read the rest


Semi-pro soccer team to be here Saturday

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Soccer Club will host the Lowcountry United (semi-pro soccer team from Charleston) this Saturday June 30 at 5 p.m. at the Walterboro Soccer Complex. Admission is free. This photo is of soccer camp, which is going on this


James Musumeci | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James Musumeci

WALTERBORO – Mr. James “Jim” Musumeci, husband of Susan “Sue” Crocker Musumeci, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 24, 2018 while vacationing with his wife in Rutherford, North Carolina. He was 47.

“Jim” was born in Stone Harbor, New … Read the rest


Reading to the Dogs planned at Cottageville LIbrary Saturday

Posted on June 27, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


SBA increases disaster recovery lending for small businesses

Posted on June 26, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Small Business Administration prides itself in the efforts it takes to help small business owners recover from disasters. The SBA 7(a) Loan Program is aiding in that effort by offering the Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program. This Pilot … Read the rest


Eddie Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2018 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James Edwin “Eddie” Hiott

WALTERBORO – Mr. James Edwin “Eddie” Hiott, husband of the late Mary Buckner Hiott, passed away Tuesday morning at his home under the care of Amedysis Hospice surrounded by his loving family. He was 90.

Mr. … Read the rest


‘Split Second Change’ planned at library Saturday

Posted on June 26, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

This Saturday, U.N.I.T.Y. will be hosting Split Second Change at the Colleton Memorial Library this Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.
Local parents, siblings, funeral directors and friends will share what it’s like to hear that your loved one is gone … Read the rest


The steps of a good man | Faith

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

First of all, I would like to wish all the fathers and the fathers-to-be Happy Belated Father’s Day. I pray that each of you enjoyed a wonderful time with your families and that they treated you like royalty!
If your … Read the rest


Just a few thoughts on the battle for the championship | Column

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

Everyone knows how much I enjoy All-Stars each year. It is such a special time where our community is represented by the best players in their division as they battle for the chance to be champions.
After fielding multiple All-Star … Read the rest


Miss America: ‘There she is’ ­— but should she be? | Column

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

My bikini days are behind me, and so are Miss America’s.
Unless your crib is a cave, you already know that the Miss America pageant is, for one thing, no longer a pageant. It’s a competition, like the Hunger Games. … Read the rest


Fourth of July fireworks planned on Folly Beach

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

Celebrate the 4th of July with a spectacular firework display on Folly Beach hosted by the Folly Association of Business (FAB). Starting at 9:30 p.m., fireworks will launch from 3rd block west which will be visible from most areas of … Read the rest


Nominations for CCHS Hall of Fame taken until August 1

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


WPD visits lemonade stand

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

Michael Witkin, Sam Witkin and Ja’ir Doctor opened up a lemonade stand recently. Walterboro Police Chief Wade Marvin, right, Deputy Chief Kevin Martin, left, and Officer Brandon Dubois stopped by for a cool drink.


North Walterboro Christian Academy honor roll

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

A+ HONOR ROLL
K-4: Harley Bevins, Hazam Gutierrez, Chloe Smith.
FIRST GRADE: Kiley O’Herien.
SECOND GRADE: Emma Cline, Caitlyn Kirkland, Elana Rentz.
SEVENTH GRADE: Sharon Murray.
TENTH GRADE: Kennedy Rizer.
ELEVENTH GRADE: Felisha Hodge.

A HONOR ROLL
KINDERGARTEN: Dalton Baker, … Read the rest


Doggette retiring from board, center

Posted on June 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Gale Doggette is making some changes in her public and professional life in the coming months.
Doggette, during the Colleton County School Board’s special meeting on June 12, submitted her resignation from District Three’s seat. Her fellow board members accepted … Read the rest


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