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Monthly Archives: June 2018

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


Creel receives award from national group

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

Walterboro family physician John G. Creel, M.D. FAAFP, has received the Degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians, a national medical association representing over 131,000 family physicians, residents and medical students.
Criteria for the award include a … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Chase ends in three arrests
Three Walterboro men were taken into custody on a variety of charges the afternoon on June 12 after a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office spotted a car that had been reported stolen.
The … Read the rest


Search on for info on gun battle

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A burning motor vehicle and a shattering of spent shells greeted members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel when they responded to shots-fired calls the evening of June 18.
The calls came into the dispatcher at 6:39 p.m., sending … Read the rest


Manhunt ends in Colleton

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Hampton County man’s bid to escape arrest ended in Colleton County the morning of June 14.
Jay John Ruth, 50, of Hampton, is expected to face a multitude of charges in his bid for freedom — an escape attempt … Read the rest


School district asks for millage increase

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Council has been asked to increase the millage for the Colleton County School District by 4.40 mills.
The request was made in a resolution approved by the school board during a special meeting held by the board … Read the rest


Assault suspect given a year in prison

Posted on June 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A year in prison resulted from a guilty plea by a Round O man during Colleton County General Sessions’ proceedings earlier this week.
Charles M. Garten, 34, of Round O, pled guilty to a charge of second-degree assault and battery.… Read the rest


Yemassee police arrest suspect in car break-in

Posted on June 21, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

On June 20 about 10:15 a.m., the Yemassee Police Department responded to the Carolina Graphics store at 4 Yemassee Highway in reference to a reported vehicle break-in.
The suspect — later identified as Ricky Shaiquelle Primus, 22, of Hunt Street … Read the rest


Ready, set, read to dogs at Cottageville Library

Posted on June 21, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Mark your calendars: A tail-waggin’ program is slated for the Cottageville branch of the Colleton County Library on Saturday June 30. The library is located behind Town Hall and the police station, at 72 Salley Ackerman … Read the rest


Man gets 40 years for killing shooting security guards

Posted on June 21, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A 25-year-old Walterboro man has been convicted of murder and attempted murder for shooting two security guards outside a Colleton County nightclub – but only after a key piece of evidence was extracted from a survivor’s body.
Andre Nicholas Crawford … Read the rest


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