Monthly Archives: July 2018

Groups help students with exam stress

Posted on July 9, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Office of Student Services, along with Coastal Empire Mental Health, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (Smoaks Chapter), The Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC), and Woodforest Bank teamed up in May to provide Colleton County High School students with resources … Read the rest


CCHS held youth retreat in May

Posted on July 9, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Office of Student Services held its annual Youth Retreat on Friday May 18 on the theme #ItsNever2Late. The retreat was held at the Adult Education Center located at 609 Colleton Loop. Students from both Colleton County High School and … Read the rest


Concert planned Sunday at Church of God

Posted on July 9, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Quintin Mills in concert this Sunday July 15 at 6 p.m. at the Walterboro Church of God, 4582 N. Jefferies Blvd., 843-549-4823.


Do it out of love | Faith

Posted on July 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Have you ever had someone to do something for you, thinking it was done out of love, only to find out that the person felt obligated to do it? If so, wasn’t it very disappointing? Did you feel that you … Read the rest


Blood drive Monday at Good Shepherd

Posted on July 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The next blood drive will be July 9 from 1-7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 105 May St.
Walk-ins are welcome, but those wanting to participate may go online to make an appointment at redcross.org or call Norma Weeks, … Read the rest


Fun at the Cottageville Library

Posted on July 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie S. Hoff
Mackenzie Morehead, right, reads to Brodie, a dog available for adoption at the Colleton County Animal Shelter, during the Cottageville Library’s ‘Reading to the Dogs’ event on June 30. The event drew crowds of parents … Read the rest


Huggins elected Rotary president

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lawton Huggins has been elected president of the Walterboro Rotary Club. Other officers elected are President-elect John Dalton, Secretary George “Bucky” McCormick, and Treasurer Jeff Molinari. All will serve terms beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2019.
Huggins previously … Read the rest


Program on stopping crime held at library

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Saturday, U.N.I.T.Y. held “Split Second Change” at the Colleton Memorial Library. Local parents, siblings, funeral directors and friends shared what it’s like to hear that your loved one is gone and how hard it is to cope with the … Read the rest


FoCASS expresses appreciation for volunteers and supporters

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Volunteers and supporters of the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) were celebrated at a dinner and awards program at the Colleton Museum on June 26.
“Thank you for all that you’re doing,” said shelter manager Laura Clark. … Read the rest


S.C. Ducks Unlimited convention July 13-14 in Charleston

Posted on July 6, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Join SCDU for the 2018 South Carolina State Convention

July 13th-14th at the Historic Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston.

All SCDU volunteers, members, and supporters are invited to attend!

 

This DUCKS UNLIMITED filled weekend includes;

–      Friday Morning Waterfowl Read the rest


Photos: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott visits Walterboro

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott held a meet-and-greet at The Colleton Museum on Monday. Here he visited with 99-year-old Samuel Terry, who still works his Colleton County farm. Scott also visited with George McClure and the family of the late William … Read the rest


Family visits senator’s office in Washington

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kathy Roach from Walterboro recently met with Senator Tim Scott at his office in Washington, D.C. for a meet and greet. Her granddaughters from Southern California were visiting the South for the first time. Senator Scott’s office set up a … Read the rest


School policy changes proposed

Posted on July 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two reworked school policies were given a first reading by the members of the Colleton County School Board during the June 26 meeting The proposed changes would be in the district’s policies on student dress, articles and displays, and on … Read the rest


Erratic driver faces multiple charges

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

A motorist traveling southbound on I-95 served as the eyes for law enforcement, continually updating the dispatch center about an erratic driver on the evening on June 28.
The first call came in at approximately 10:05 p.m., reporting that the … Read the rest


AHEC provides suicide and safety planning to area health professionals

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC) held a Suicide Screening and Safety Planning three-hour program Monday June 25 at Lowcountry AHEC, 87 Academy Rd., Walterboro.
Designed for health care professionals, but open to students and … Read the rest


Work progressing on Rec Center project

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

The county’s Recreation Center is encircled with orange temporary fencing as workers take on a variety of projects being paid for by an allocation of approximately $3.2 million in Capital Projects Sales Tax revenue.
The work, being done by IP … Read the rest


Crime Reports

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

Man arrested in car theft
A Ruffin man was taken into custody shortly after he allegedly stole a motor vehicle from the parking lot of Colleton Medical Center.
A Walterboro police officer was dispatched to the medical center at 501 … Read the rest


Two arrested on drug and weapon charges

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

An inoperable fog light ended up sending a Walterboro couple to the detention center the morning of June 27.
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office patrolling Hampton Street at 1:18 a.m. spotted the vehicle and pulled the driver … Read the rest


The horror tree

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

After years of problems, giant oak falls on Williams home.

Fortunately, Donna Anderson decided to spend the night with her mother on June 24.
Fortunate because in the wee hours of June 25, a severe thunderstorm brought down a huge … Read the rest


Incumbents win Republican runoff

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

The two statewide Republican run-off elections drew little interest among Colleton County voters.
Just 8.40 percent of the county’s registered voters went to the polls on June 26 to decide the Republican Party candidates for governor and attorney general. Statewide, … Read the rest


Firemen get award for saving woman

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

Three Walterboro City firefighters won the S.C. Firemen’s Association 2018 Meritorious Action Award for saving a woman in an apartment fire in November 2017.
Capt. Chris Cook and firefighters Lamar Smith and Jared Jarvis responded to what they thought would … Read the rest


Koger signs for track at SCSU

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Class of 2018 graduate, Jaden DaionTre Koger, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to participate in track and field at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. SCSU is a Historically Black … Read the rest


Angels begin competition in State Tournament on Saturday

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Angels earned a straight shot to the South Cartolina Dixie Youth X-Play State Tournament, based on lack of participation in the District VI tournament.
Colleton County will face the District II champion, Lancaster, … Read the rest


Majors hard at work preparing for state tournament July 13

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors have been hard at work preparing for the start of the 2018 South Carolina Dixie Youth Majors Tournament. The Majors advanced to the state tournament after going 3-0 in District VIII … Read the rest


WSC has large turnout for summer soccer camp

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Soccer Club had just over 60 players ranging in ages from 4-13 years old turn out for summer soccer camp last week. Campers worked on skill development and improving their knowledge of the game while having a lot … Read the rest


Pro soccer comes to Colleton

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Waterboro Soccer Club hosted Lowcountry United FC, a semi-professional soccer team from Charleston, in a match against the Broncos United of Concord, N.C., on Saturday June 30. Both teams play in the United Premier Soccer … Read the rest


Slammers take second

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 9U Carolina Slammers, a newly formed boys’ travel baseball team, participated in the USSSA Boys of Summer Classic held Sunday at Gahagan Park in Summerville. In a best of three series against the Palmetto Blueclaws, … Read the rest


Pro basketball player coaching kids

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

Cedric Shuler, Jahamri Shuler and Justice Steward practice their basketball skills with Ruffin native Brandon Givens, who played professional basketball overseas. A Colleton County native, Givens donated his time for a clinic for ages 10-16 at the BZS Community Center … Read the rest


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