Monthly Archives: June 2018

Darlings head to Bluffton for All-Stars

Posted on June 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Darlings will begin the quest for a district title when they begin competition Friday June 22 at 7 p.m. against Bluffton at Oscar Frasier Park, 10 Recreation Ct., Bluffton. The Darlings will … Read the rest


Angels get pass to state tourney

Posted on June 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Angels will advance directly to the South Carolina Dixie Youth X-Play State Tournament based on lack of participation in the District VI tournament. As of press time, no dates had been determined … Read the rest


Ponytails to compete in Ladson

Posted on June 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Ponytails will begin competition Friday June 22 in a four-team District VI bracket that includes Ladson, Hanahan and Goose Creek.
The Ponytails will face Goose Creek in game one scheduled to be … Read the rest


Dixie Majors will have home-field advantage in three-team bracket

Posted on June 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors All-Star team began competition in the District VIII tournament scheduled to be held June 20-23 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro. Competing in the three-team bracket with Allendale County … Read the rest


Murder suspect arrested in Pooler, Ga.

Posted on June 19, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Sedrick Sentell Roberts, who was wanted by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office for two counts of attempted murder, has been apprehended in Pooler, Ga.
Roberts is facing two counts of attempted murder for the shooting incident that occurred on May … Read the rest


Commercial shrimping season opens tomorrow

Posted on June 18, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolinians can breathe a sigh of relief: fresh, locally caught shrimp could soon be returning to coastal docks.

At 8 a.m. on Tuesday June 19,  commercial shrimp trawling will open in all legal South Carolina waters. Georgia state waters … Read the rest


Shooting reported on Bee Drive

Posted on June 18, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

On Monday June 18 about 12:37 a.m., Colleton County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call in reference to shots being heard in the Bee Drive area of Walterboro.
A male and female were transported to the Colleton County Medical Center … Read the rest


Town of Yemassee to hold meeting Tuesday

Posted on June 18, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

The Town of Yemassee will hold a meeting on Tuesday June 19 at the Yemassee Municipal Complex at 6:30 p.m.. The agenda will include:
  1. The Town of Yemassee will be annexing approximately 76 parcels of land in Yemassee by 100%
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Lessons I’ve lived and learned | Faith

Posted on June 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

During the course of my career in education, I often told my students that each day I make an effort to learn something new, even if it is no more than a new word, because if I don’t, then life … Read the rest


Standing room only for classical concert

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

“Fantastic, beautiful, delightful,” were comments from the crowd after Sunday’s performance by The King’s Counterpoint at St. Jude’s Church. There was standing room only in the church’s sanctuary for the 4 p.m. performance. The program featured music from Latin plainsong … Read the rest


CCHS students get forklift certificates

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School students receiving CAT forklift certificates from Palmetto Training Inc. are Christian Lee, Shawn Schultz, Douglas Evans, Luis Perez and Matthew Demers.


Hendersonville students read on lawn

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Kendra Thacker
kthacker@colleton.k12.sc.us

The weather was beautiful for the first Reading On the Lawn at Hendersonville Elementary School on June 4. Students and teachers brought books, blankets, lunches and had ice pops for the activity under the big oak … Read the rest


About People

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cullen gets master’s degree
Heather Nicole Cullen, daughter of Bruce and Allison Standiford of Walterboro, received her M.A. in preservation design during a commencement ceremony for the Savannah College of Art and Design’s School of Building Arts held at the … Read the rest


Birth Announcement | Kaydn Kyle McClendon

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. and Mrs. Travis K. McClendon of Walterboro announce the birth of their first child, a son, Kaydn Kyle McClendon. Kaydn was born on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. He weighed six pounds and four … Read the rest


Deadline June 23 for RHS reunion registration

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The deadline for registering for the Ruffin High School class reunion is June 23.
The reunion is planned for Oct. 27 at Bells Elementary School, 12088 Lowcountry Hwy., Ruffin. Tickets are $75/couple or $50/single. No tickets will be sold at … Read the rest


Prostate treatment offered at CMC

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Approximately one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Prostate is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer. About one in 38 men will die of prostate cancer.… Read the rest


Colleton Prep Honor Roll

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

SPRING SEMESTER
1st Grade
Headmaster’s List (All A’s)
Cooper Araneo, Kinslee Benton, Savannah Cook, Audiana Davis, Jade Fralix, Bradley Harrison, Noah Hipp, Maddie Howell, Phoenix Langdale, Paige McAlhany, Baines Pierce, Addison Polk, Channing Terry, Preston Zeigler
High Honor Roll (A/B+)… Read the rest


New fishing pier opens in Barnwell

Posted on June 15, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) gathered with local tourism and legislative leaders on Thursday (June 6, 2018) to dedicate a newly constructed fishing pier at Lake Edgar Brown in Barnwell, one of the 18 fishing … Read the rest


Alliance honors legislators

Posted on June 15, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SouthernCarolina Alliance honored the regional legislative delegation at the 2018 Annual Regional Celebration at USC Salkehatchie in Allendale on Thursday, June 14.

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Bikers visit Salk

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bike and Build, a national nonprofit committed to raising money and awareness for affordable housing, pedaled into Walterboro Saturday en route to building affordable homes across the East Coast. The team, comprised of 17 young adults, spent the night at … Read the rest


Cottageville Council hit with unexpected fee

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

It was good news and bad news at Cottageville Town Council’s monthly meeting on June 4.
The good news: Two cracked, heavily potholed roads are being resurfaced by the state Department of Transportation. Salley Ackerman Drive, … Read the rest


City Council approves historic building ordinance

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council approved an ordinance aimed at making the renovation of historic commercial buildings in the city more attractive for property owners.
The ordinance, given a public hearing and second reading at city council June 5 meeting, will provide … Read the rest


School board calls special meeting on graduation

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A last minute compromise on the program for the Colleton County School District’s annual graduation ceremony was hammered out during a special school board meeting the afternoon of June 8.
Board Chairman Charles Murdaugh and members Gale Doggette, Mary T. … Read the rest


City budget given council’s approval

Posted on June 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council gave its final approval to the financial paperwork that will guide the city through the next fiscal year when they met in regular session on June 6.
The city has two funds that fuel operations of municipal … Read the rest


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