Monthly Archives: July 2018

When your faith is tested … | Faith

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

Hebrews 11:1(KJV) says, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” What does this mean to the Christian?
First of all, we all have faith in something or someone. When we get up … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion

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

Condition of golf course greatly improved
Dear Editor:
Have you played golf at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course lately?
Thanks to some excellent course management and frequent rain, the course is in the best condition I can remember in a … Read the rest


Helping foster children

Posted on July 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Preston Clark is at it again.
Last July, Preston wanted to help Colleton County’s homeless so he had jars at his mother’s (Tara O’Bryant) place of employment, Enterprise Bank, and started GoFundMe account. After several months of collecting donations, he … Read the rest


Magician entertains pre-schoolers

Posted on July 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A magician from Philip and Henry USA Inc. presented a magic show last week to children at Academy Road Preschool. “They had a great time with all the confetti and the glitter,” said owner Tammy Barr. Mr. Philip was part … Read the rest


Blood drive overcomes obstacles

Posted on July 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The July 9 blood drive started out badly, but had an amazing ending.
First, the computer wouldn’t work and another one had to be brought from Charleston. The second one didn’t work property either, and it took about three hours … Read the rest


Lynah Crosby speaks to PEP Club at June meeting

Posted on July 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lynah Crosby entertained members of the PEP (People Enjoying People) Club at its June meeting.
Crosby plans tours including cruises, extended tours of the U.S. and day trips, such as her upcoming overnight Christmas Mystery Trip. “Mrs. Crosby’s program was … Read the rest


Crosby begins residency in internal medicine

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

For as long as he can remember, Holden Crosby has known he wanted to be a doctor.
That dream became a reality when Crosby earned his doctor of medicine from the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine in May.… Read the rest


PRTC recognized by NTCA

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

Palmetto Rural Telephone Coop was recognized on June 22 by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies leading innovation in rural and small-town America, as a certified gig-capable provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds … Read the rest


Walterboro Rotary Club gets new member

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

Dr. Holland Maness joined the Walterboro Rotary Club at the last meeting. She is pictured with Rotary President Lawton Huggins, right.


Ritter answers calling

Posted on July 20, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Growing up, Justin Ritter never envisioned himself as a pastor. He always thought he’d be a pediatrician.
But as we know, life sometimes doesn’t lead us where we think it’s going to – for Ritter, a … Read the rest


Car and motorcycle show benefits Colleton’s animals

Posted on July 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This weekend Going to the Dogs Band, Silver Dollar Pawn Shop, and Pat and Joyce Catterton organized a Car/Motorcycle show to benefit the animals of Colleton County. The Cattertons led a motorcycle cruise to The Churn in Branchville and returned … Read the rest


Superheroes teach kids about teamwork at library

Posted on July 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Teamwork is important because we all have different abilities,” The Beast told the crowd of almost 200 enthusiastic youngsters. “But despite these differences, we all come together, no matter what those differences are.”
The Beast joined 10 other superheroes at … Read the rest


The British lose the battle

Posted on July 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The barroom atmosphere became louder as the battle between England and Croatia for a place in the World Cup finals wore on.
The group gathered at the Main Street Grill the afternoon of July 11 was boisterous, with the exception … Read the rest


Community holds picnic

Posted on July 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The first community picnic gathering was held July 7 at the intersection of Grace, Chapman and Francis streets with Padgett Loop in Walterboro.
“A group of us got together and decided to get the community back together again and let … Read the rest


Stop for a moment and listen

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Life is real. It’s not a dress rehearsal. It’s not a video game. If you die, you don’t get to come back and try again. Or if you make a decision, you don’t get to go back and retry. Once Read the rest


USC Salkehatchie launches engineering partnership, scholarships available

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering have a new degree pathway with USC Salkehatchie’s 2+2 partnership with USC Aiken. Students complete the first two years of the industrial process engineering degree at the USC Salkehatchie campus and … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fleeing driver left something behind
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Jefferies Boulevard near Paul Street July 15 at 3:56 a.m. when he spotted a car with an inoperable headlight heading the other way.
The deputy turned his … Read the rest


Serving is the mission

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Savannah Bumpers and Allie Massey’s desire to make a difference sent them on the 545-mile journey from Leroy, Ala., to Walterboro last week.
The two young women, members of the Leroy Baptist Church, came to Colleton County to join the … Read the rest


Christmas in July planned Saturday at Farmers Market

Posted on July 19, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Get a dose of holiday cheer Saturday July 21 as the Colleton Farmers Market hosts Christmas in July.
The usual Saturday market, held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will feature a craft and vegetable fair.
During the fair, young … Read the rest


New cars burn on interstate

Posted on July 19, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A burning car carrier shut down the southbound lanes of I-95 the morning of July 18.
Safety forces from Colleton County Fire-Rescue, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were alerted to the motor vehicle fire … Read the rest


Investigators probing trailer fire

Posted on July 19, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s Arson Team are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home at 938 Mars Oldfield Road in the early morning hours of July 18.… Read the rest


2018 CCSD amended dress code

Posted on July 19, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The new Colleton County School District dress code as approved at Tuesday’s meeting.

 

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Alleged truck thief nabbed in strange incident

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man was taken into custody July 14, shortly after he allegedly drove off in another man’s truck.
The victim told the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that about 9:30 a.m., he was in the 4300 block of Jacksonboro Road … Read the rest


SLED continues shooting probe

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division continues its investigation into the shooting of a customer at a Walterboro business on the afternoon of July 11.
“Our work is still underway,” SLED Public Information Officer Thom Berry reported earlier this week.… Read the rest


School district still seeking teachers

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

District has 15 unfilled positions and has hired
eight international teachers.

With the start of the new school year for Colleton County School District a month away, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Operations Cliff Warren is working to fill … Read the rest


Shooting suspect apprehended

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 42-year-old Walterboro man wanted in connection with a Francis Street shooting on the afternoon of July 15 is in custody.
At about 2:50 p.m. on July 16, Colleton Dispatch Center received a 911 hang-up call about an argument between … Read the rest


Man injured when SUV overturns on I-95

Posted on July 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A 55-year-old Irmo man was critically injured in a high-speed rollover accident in the southbound lanes of I-95 at the 44-mile marker the morning of July 17. Members of the S.C. Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to … Read the rest


Booster Club holds golf fundraiser

Posted on July 18, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Cougar Athletic Booster Club (CABC) held its spring fundraising golf tournament recently at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. The profit from the event benefiting Cougar athletics totaled just over $2,000, according to Daniel Cox, president of … Read the rest


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