Monthly Archives: July 2018

Brewington and Ferguson awarded CABC Scholarships

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar Athletic Booster Club (CABC) recently announced the recipients of the 2017-18 CABC Student-Athlete Scholarships.
Class of 2018 graduates Victoria Brewington and De’Iajae Ferguson were awarded $500 each to be used … Read the rest


Rec announces fall sports

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

Football (ages 7-12)
Juniors: Players must be 7, 8 or 9 on Sept 1, 2018
Seniors: Players must be 10, 11 or 12 on Sept 1, 2018
$75 from now until July 27th
$100 from July 28th until Aug 24th… Read the rest


Band of Blue members attend symposium

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

Six members of the Band of Blue attended the 2018 Western Carolina University Summer Symposium from July 8-12 in Cullowhee, N.C.
The WCU Summer Symposium attracts over 500 hundred of the top band members from North and South Carolina, Florida, … Read the rest


Majors eliminated early in state

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors were eliminated from the 2018 South Carolina Dixie Youth Majors State Tournament after losing to Summerville (9-2) and Lake Marion (10-4) over the weekend at Wescott Field in North Charleston. The … Read the rest


Carolina Fire–Bennett earns gold championship in Big South Battle of the Bats

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Carolina Fire–Bennett 12U girls’ fast-pitch travel team captured the championship in the gold bracket of the USSSA Big South Battle of the Bats held July 14-15 at Gahagan Park in Summerville.
The Fire went 5-0-1 … Read the rest


“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Thursday at Walton Options

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


State hunting, fishing license purchases will be unavailable this weekend

Posted on July 17, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

South Carolina residents and visitors who plan on engaging in outdoor activities that  require a state hunting or fishing license this weekend (July 20-22, 2018) need to think ahead if they will need to purchase a license, tag or other … Read the rest


Youth revival to be July 20 at New Bethel #5

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

A one-day youth revival will be held at New Bethel #5, 564 Quarters Dr., Ruffin, on Friday July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Shawn Floyd of Grace Tabernacle of Praise in Hampton. Sam Drain is pastor.


Police searching for suspect in Francis Street shooting

Posted on July 16, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police are searching for a 42-year-old Walterboro man in connection with a Francis Street shooting on the afternoon of July 15.
Investigators have issued an attempted murder arrest warrant against a Jermaine Salas White, 42, of Walterboro and actively … Read the rest


Employment/training help for veterans this Thursday

Posted on July 16, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The next visit for veterans and spouses seeking assistance with applying for employment and/or job training is this Thursday, from 1-3 p.m. in Room 207 at Clemson Extension Service, 611 Black St., Walterboro.

Four veterans attended last month.


Bernard Joseph Dessoye Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on July 16, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

CHARLESTON: Bernard Joseph Dessoye Jr. (aka Bud), 69, passed away on July 10, 2018 at Hospice of Charleston.
Bernard was born in Staten Island, N.Y. on Jan. 30, 1949.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah Folk Dessoye; his … Read the rest


Is the family today in need of a healing? You be the judge | Faith

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

Given the recent plight of immigrant children being separated from their parents, I felt compelled to talk about the family unit again.
There is already enough drama and emotional sickness today in families that need attention without adding to that … Read the rest


Smoaks woman has yard full of color

Posted on July 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Smoaks resident Myrtle Linder started out with a pack of seeds. Then she found another, bought a few more and now the back yard of her Smoaks home is covered in zinnias, marigolds, petunias and other flowers. Even though it’s … Read the rest


From Corsets to Crinolines

Posted on July 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kim Poovey will bring “From Corsets to Crinolines” to life during a July 19th visit to the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.
Poovey will give the audience a chance to peek into the wardrobe of a Victorian lady as she … Read the rest


About People

Posted on July 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Garrett managing editor of magazine
Sheriden Chanel Garrett is a writer and managing editor of the popular woman’s lifestyle site xoNecole.com, catering to women of color.
The Colleton County native spends her days managing writers, developing share-worthy content, as well … Read the rest


Assistant city manager speaks to Civitans

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Assistant City Manager Hank Amundson spoke at the recent meeting of the Walterboro Civitans Club.


Warren joins Walterboro Civitans

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mark Warren, left, is welcomed as the newest member of the Walterboro Civitan Club by member Donald Davis.


2018-19 free lunch program announced

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The program, referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision, provides an alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price meals in local educational … Read the rest


Still farming at age 99

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

(Information provided by Gar Linder.)

At 99, Samuel Terry is still working the land on his farm near Black Creek. On July 2, he was honored for his lifetime of hard work by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott during Scott’s visit … Read the rest


Three complete leadership course

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cadet Ensigns Jon McClendon, Zahara Ellison and James Jennings of the Colleton County High School Naval Junior ROTC Unit graduated from the NJROTC Area Six Leadership Academy on June 30th at the Citadel Military College, Charleston.
The week-long course is … Read the rest


Dominion Energy/SCANA merger receives FERC approval

Posted on July 13, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The proposed merger of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D) and SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) has achieved another significant milestone with the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

In an order issued July 12, … Read the rest


Senator Tim Scott to accept applications for fall 2018 Internships

Posted on July 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2018. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical … Read the rest


Big-ticket technology

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The purchase of new technology was the topic of two resolutions on the agenda of the June 26 Colleton County Council session.
The first resolution authorized paying Zuercher Technologies LLC $846,047 for the purchase of the new computer-aided dispatch and … Read the rest


A big bass on a little reel

Posted on July 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

David Blocker of Cottageville has been fishing on the Edisto River his whole life. But in January, he landed the biggest fish he’s ever caught there.
It was just after the really cold spell and there was still ice on … Read the rest


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