Monthly Archives: June 2018

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


Guardsmen welcomed back

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

One hundred and ten National Guard troops were welcomed home by a home-cooked meal provided by Lillie Chapter #27 OES from Hampton and Endless Blessings Catering of Walterboro on June 15.
Joshua Bowers, secretary of Lillie Chapter, said he received … Read the rest


Summer reading begins

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

Rodney Boatwright entertained youngsters with a variety of musical instruments at the Summer Reading Program kickoff on Friday at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Boatwright (a.k.a. “Mr. Rocky”) sang songs while teaching the children about the various instruments, as well … Read the rest


City woman joins Dorchester firm

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

A Walterboro woman has been hired to take over the marketing and communications for Dorchester County’s Brantley Construction Company, LLC.
Joanie (JC) MacLean will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive growth.
In addition, she … Read the rest


Citadel Club awards scholarships

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

The Colleton County Citadel Club enjoyed its annual Cadet Send-Off/Golf Tournament at Dogwood Hills Golf Course on Saturday June 15.
The Cadet Send-Off is a final opportunity for the club to show love and support to Colleton County’s cadets before … Read the rest


Adult Ed holds commencement

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County School District Department of Adult Education held the Class of 2018 Commencement Monday June 11 in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School. Thirty-two graduates were presented … Read the rest


Parker earns Eagle Scout rank

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Justin Parker, a Colleton Prep Academy Class of 2018 graduate, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout following the Eagle Board of Review held May 17. Parker’s culminating Eagle Scout Service Project was the completion of … Read the rest


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