Monthly Archives: June 2018

Second suspect in shooting identified

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

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Cottageville Book Club being organized

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


Activities planned at Cottageville Library Saturday

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


William Hiers, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 5, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

William Riley Hiers, Sr.

VARNVILLE – Mr. William Riley Hiers, Sr. (Mr. Willie), 76, died Saturday night, June 2, 2018, in the Pruitt Health Care Facility in Estill.

Mr. Hiers was born November 7, 1941 in Colleton County, a son Read the rest


Libraries Rock: Summer reading video

Posted on June 5, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

This is the 2nd video by Ms.Literacy (aka Colleton County Memorial Library Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise.) In this video she is encouraging young (especially) and old alike to read during the summer months. Share with someone!
Here is some encouragement:
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Know the rules for CCHS graduation

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

Colleton County HIgh School graduation will be June 8 at 7:30 p.m. Seniors should be in the Performing Arts Center by 6 p.m. Graduation practice will be June 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the PAC and all seniors planning to … Read the rest


Mobile farmers market begins Wednesday

Posted on June 4, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The 2018 Summer Mobile Farmers Market started on Wednesday June 6.
This year’s mobile farmers market will open on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at various apartment complexes in the City of Walterboro.
The Mobile Farmers Market is a partnership between … Read the rest


Alligator hunting lottery applications close June 15

Posted on June 4, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

If you haven’t already applied, there are only two weeks left to enter the 2018 Public and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting season lottery drawing.

A $10 nonrefundable application fee is required to apply for the Public Lands Hunt … Read the rest


Election office open Saturday June 9 for absentee voting

Posted on June 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Office will be open Saturday June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for those wishing to cast an absentee ballot for the June 12 Republican and Democratic primary elections.
The Colleton County … Read the rest


Graduates: Be strong, stay strong | Faith

Posted on June 3, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In just a few days, the graduations here in Colleton County and elsewhere will be over for the 2017-2018 school year. However, this will only be the beginning for these graduates —the beginning of a new chapter unfolding in their … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Your Opinions

Posted on June 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Why is the prom always on Good Friday?
Dear Editor:
When I moved to Walterboro 30 years ago, it quickly became very apparent that this was a Christian community. There are numerous churches in town, as well as every few … Read the rest


Requests from a jogger for a peaceful run | Column

Posted on June 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dear male driver:
Thank you for slowing down, blowing your horn and asking what I was doing. I thought the running shorts, Hokas, ballcap and water bottle would have been big clues. That and the fact that I was, you … Read the rest


Academy Road holds picture day

Posted on June 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Academy Road Preschool‘s children posed for picture day recently. From left to right are Annalise Biggs, Natalie Varn, Carter Deal, Christina Holmes, Jayla Washington, Richard Walker, Madison Purvis and Penn Warner, students in Miss Yvonne‘s class. “They did a really … Read the rest


Cottageville Elementary wins MUSC wellness award

Posted on June 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cottageville Elementary School earned $10,000 for the Colleton County School District and schools on May 16 after winning the Wellness Achievement Award.
The money is presented by the Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness at the Medical University in Charleston to … Read the rest


Holmes gets awards for volunteering at VA hospital

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Memorial Day is a time to remember veterans. But not just those who have passed away. It’s also a time to recognize and appreciate those veterans who are still active.
“This is something that I don’t normally do; however, I … Read the rest


Teachers retire

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Teachers retiring in 2018 from the Colleton County School District include:

Ackerman, Marie, BSECC
Bailey, Mary Kaye, FHE
Bright, Anna, CCHS
Brown, Vergie, CCHS
Carter, Cynthia, FHE
Ceasar, Cynthia, Sp. Services
Chisolm, Victoria, Transportation
Chisolm, Hazel, Student Nutrition
Copeland, Nadine, … Read the rest


Johnsville May Fest a success

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 11th annual Johnsville May Fest kicked off Friday May 25 with The Newlywed Game. Game hosts were Kelvin Wiggins and Earlean Singleton with several local contestants. First-place winners were Lonzo and Robercine Linder with Anthony “JR” and Rose Allen … Read the rest


Florence Hickman Edwards | Obituaries

Posted on June 1, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

JACKSONBORO: Mrs. Florence Hickman Edwards, age 73, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family Friday morning June 1, 2018, at her home in Jacksonboro.
Born Nov. 20, 1944, in the Ashepoo area of Jacksonboro, she was a daughter of … Read the rest


Yemassee man arrested in May 26 double shooting

Posted on June 1, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

On May 31, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jerrell Mowan Roberts, 28, of Yemassee in Hampton County in reference to the shooting that occurred on Hendersonville Highway on May 26.
Roberts has been charged with two counts of attempted … Read the rest


Red Cross tips for preparing for hurricane season

Posted on June 1, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Believe it or not: hurricane season has arrived. After a record-breaking season last year, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross is prepared for whatever storms come South Carolina’s way this season. The Red Cross wants families to … Read the rest


Seeking divine guidance for city

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Eric J. Campbell, Phillip Taylor Sr. and Ben Langdale stood before a group of nearly two dozen residents the morning of May 26 and prayed for the city.
Campbell, the pastor of Word for Life Ministries, organized the solemn assembly … Read the rest


Meal on Main success despite rainy weather

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“I think the event couldn’t have gone any better for its first run,” said Colleton Museum Director Matt Mardell of last week’s Meal on Main event. “We have had an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from those who took part … Read the rest


NSE tapes principals to the wall during Relay For Life

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Northside Elementary School recently finished its 2018 Relay For Life Campaign, raising over $900 for the cause. Fundraising efforts included a “Life Spirit Week” during which students and faculty participated in hat day, crazy sock day, … Read the rest


Special Education Teacher of the Year chosen

Posted on June 1, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Rosales Arokiasa, middle, received the Special Ed Teacher of the Year 2018 from the Walterboro Civitans. In addition to the plaque, she also received a cash award. Her peers said, “She is a dedicated teacher and mother. She genuinely loves … Read the rest


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