Monthly Archives: July 2018

Youth may hunt deer on private land on Saturday Aug. 11

Posted on July 31, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Legislation passed by the South General Assembly earlier this year will provide new, additional deer hunting opportunities for youth in South Carolina.

The law specifies that youth deer hunting days on private land will be held the Saturday before the … Read the rest


Yemassee to hold ‘National Night Out’ on Tuesday Aug. 7

Posted on July 31, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

What: National Night Out (NNO) – Town of Yemassee
When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 – 5:00pm till 8:00pm
Where: Yemassee Town Hall – 101 Town Circle, Yemassee, SC 29945

On Tuesday, August 7th, neighborhoods throughout Yemassee are being invited to … Read the rest


Sales tax free shopping coming this weekend

Posted on July 31, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Back to school shopping will be a little easier on the pockets of South Carolinians August 3-5, thanks to the annual Sales Tax Holiday approved by South Carolina’s lawmakers in 2005 and supported by the South Carolina Retail Association (http://www.scretail.org).… Read the rest


WPD officer resigns after being charged with DUI

Posted on July 30, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

“The Walterboro Police Department was notified by the South Carolina Highway Patrol on Saturday July 28th in reference to a single-car accident involving an officer from our department. The officer, Captain Bert Sweat, was off duty at the time of … Read the rest


Back-to-School Bash planned Saturday Aug. 4

Posted on July 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 11th annual Back-To-School Bash will be Saturday Aug. 4 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Colleton County High School gym for ages K-12. Activities will include food, games, prizes, free school supplies and music. All activities are free, but parents … Read the rest


Sweep around your own front door | Faith

Posted on July 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Have you ever repeated something you heard about someone but did not know all the facts? Have you ever known someone in a certain way, then you heard something negative about him or her, and after that, you looked at … Read the rest


CCSD celebrates Superhero readers

Posted on July 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District celebrated the end of the Superhero Reading Camp, a four-week summer program focused on improving reading and writing skills through research and inquiry, on Thursday July 19 at Northside Elementary. Students … Read the rest


Pirates coming to the museum

Posted on July 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market is preparing to celebrate a scoundrel.
Two programs, slated to be held the afternoon of Aug. 4, coincide with the 300th anniversary of the pirate Blackbeard’s most audacious act, the Blockade of Charleston.
Blackbeard … Read the rest


Sarah Helen Linder celebrates her 87th birthday

Posted on July 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sarah Helen Linder celebrated her 87th birthday on Sunday July 22 with her oldest son, Willie Linder, (whose birthday is on the same day) and her three daughters, Harriett Grigg, left, Joyce Linder and Yvonne Linder.


Filming Colleton’s history

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

George “Buddy” Wingard and Sabrina Shutters are reaching the end of their chronicling of Colleton County’s love affair with the Pon Pon Chapel of Ease.
Their efforts will put the love affair down on film — the documentary video should … Read the rest


Local Leaders | Matt Mardell

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Matt Mardell, 35, was named director of the Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen last year. He moved into the new post after spending time as Colleton Commercial Kitchen manager.
He loves that the position gives him a platform … Read the rest


Local Leaders | Gunther Rencken

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Gunther Rencken is in a profession in a small town that calls for a special devotion and willingness to serve and care for others — he is a doctor.
Dr. Rencken is a family medicine physician and partner at Walterboro … Read the rest


Local NRA raises funds for upcoming banquet

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sheldon Seibel is the proud owner of a new .45 caliber Colt Model 1911 pistol. Seibel’s name was drawn by City of Walterboro Police Chief Wade Marvin during a ceremony Monday. Pictured with Marvin are Friends of the NRA members … Read the rest


Local Leaders | Daquan Washington

Posted on July 27, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Daquan Maurice Washington is an administrative assistant for the Colleton County School District’s Alternative School. Thirty-one-year-old Washington has been employed with the district since 2007. What is not written on his job description is mentor — but he definitely fills … Read the rest


Local Leaders | Pat Grant

Posted on July 27, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s Clerk of Court is not only experienced and recognized as an esteemed professional at a job that she has held for 18 years, but Grant is also a wife, mother, grandmother and community advocate and volunteer.
“I love … Read the rest


Local Leaders | Denise Pinckney

Posted on July 27, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Denise Pinckney is a superhero. She is the one you want on your side if the unthinkable happens.
As the Walterboro Police Department’s Crime Victims Advocate Program coordinator for the past 11 years, Pinckney admittedly loves her job. During a … Read the rest


Free school supplies, uniforms to be distributed at three events

Posted on July 27, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Three events are planned to offer free school supplies and/or uniforms for Colleton County students.
Aimwell Presbyterian Church at Neyles Crossroads will offer two free school uniforms and grade-related school supplies for ages 3K-8th grade on Saturday July 28 from … Read the rest


Nelson retires from CMC

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sara Nelson spent almost 39 years working with HCA. And for the past 14 years, she was the first person patients saw when they entered Colleton Medical Center.
As patient access director, Nelson managed the registration department — doing all … Read the rest


Offering options for victims

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” was the theme of a discussion held Thursday July 19 at Walton Options, 2414 N. Jefferies Blvd.
Speakers from the Walterboro Police Department, Hopeful Horizons, the Family Literacy Program, Vocational Rehabilitation, the Dept. of Juvenile Justice and … Read the rest


Cancer Thrift Shop now open

Posted on July 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Cancer Thrift Store at 463 Bells Highway is now open. Anthony Stokes, store manager, Carolyn Eady and Walter Sutter were present to welcome customers on opening day. The local store is a part of The Cancer Thrift Store … Read the rest


Federal funding approved for new LEC

Posted on July 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council was forced to meet for a short, special session on July 20 to meet the deadline for accepting a pair of grants coming to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.
Both the Community Facilities grants were awarded by … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on July 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Running amok
on the interstate
A Florida man was taken into custody on a drug charge the morning of July 17 after Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies brought a halt to his dangerous actions on I-95.
Two deputies were dispatched … Read the rest


Court Reports: Threat results in prison time

Posted on July 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Yemassee man was ordered to spend three years in prison when he appeared before visiting Circuit Court Judge Thomas Cooper in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.
Michael A. Brown, 48, of Yemassee, faced five charges stemming from … Read the rest


School board filing period begins July 27

Posted on July 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Candidates to fill three-and-a-half terms on the Colleton County School Board will begin throwing their hats into the ring tomorrow.
The filing deadline for the school board posts will begin at noon on Friday July 27 and run until noon … Read the rest


© Copyright 2018 | Walterboro Live