Monthly Archives: August 2018

Update on shooting from sheriff’s office

Posted on August 17, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 16 at approximately 11:27 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Saxby Hill Road, in the Green Pond area of Colleton County, in reference to a motorist finding a male lying on the side of the

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Voc Rehab helps with job skills

Posted on August 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“You’ll never get a second chance to make a good first impression,” said Lynn Marcom, a counselor at the Walterboro Area Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (Voc Rehab). Marcom was talking to a group of 20 high school young adults who … Read the rest


CCSD employees learn about crisis response

Posted on August 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“It brought the nation to its knees, but now that we have gotten back up how have things changed? What have we learned?”
— On the wall of the Columbine Memorial.

In an effort to plan for crisis situations within … Read the rest


Fun and games at Pinckney Park

Posted on August 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Youth from all over Walterboro gathered at Pinckney Park Saturday morning for fun and games before heading back to school. The event was organized and sponsored by youth groups from Word for Life Ministries, Rock Solid Church and St. Jude’s … Read the rest


Louise Ramsey Glover | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Louise Ramsey Glover

I, Louise Ramsey Glover, of Beaufort, South Carolina and wife of Frank A. Glover, Sr. croaked on Friday, August 10, 2018 at home.

I was preceded in death by my parents: mother Gladys Fisk Ramsey and father … Read the rest


Margay M Stephens | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Margay M. Stephens

Arrangements by Washington’s Funeral Home

Funeral service for Margay Stephens was held Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at Walterboro Christian Center of Walterboro. On Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Vibra Hospital of Charleston, God called our … Read the rest


James D Stephens | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James D. Stephens

Arrangements by Washington’s Funeral Home

Funeral service for James was held Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at Walterboro Christian Center, Walterboro. Interment was in Toby Cemetery of Islandton. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Roper Hospital, … Read the rest


Local author publishes first book

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

The setting is Pompeii, Italy. An Italian police officer and an American archeologist fall in love, but a nemesis from the officer’s past tries to tear them apart.
“Love in the Ruins,” written by Walterboro resident Jackie Dasen, has all … Read the rest


Firefighters contain house fire to bedroom

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

In the middle of the Aug. 9 downpour, Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called on to battle a residential fire on Cocoa Drive. The call sending firefighters to 281 Cocoa Drive, where a singlewide mobile home was ablaze, came into … Read the rest


Two injured in ACE Basin Parkway crash

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

Two men were transported to the Trauma Center of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston following a crash on ACE Basin Parkway on Aug. 10 shortly before 3 a.m. The car left the roadway and struck a small … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

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

Man injured
by gunfire
A shots-fired call the afternoon of Aug. 13 sent a convoy of Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel racing out of town on Hampton Street.
The call came in at 4:41 p.m., sending the law enforcement personnel … Read the rest


Deputies investigating shooting death on Saxby Hill Road

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

The roadway in the 1200 block of Saxby Hill Road became clogged with emergency vehicles today at about 11:15 a.m. as members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded a report of a male lying alongside … Read the rest


Glory Bound Ministries resumes services Sunday

Posted on August 16, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Glory Bound Ministries will resume services Sunday Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.


One contested race on tap for school board

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Voters in the Colleton County School Board’s Fourth District are going to have multiple candidates for whom to vote in the Nov. 10 General Election.
When the statement of candidacy period for the school board races ended on Aug. 10, … Read the rest


Library offering free online tutoring

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This school year, every student in Colleton County can get free help with their schoolwork. All that’s needed is a free Colleton County Memorial Library card and access to a computer, phone, tablet or e-reader.
The on-line tutoring in over … Read the rest


Newly renovated Hampton Street Auditorium opens doors as the Colleton Civic Center

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s non-profit arts and events facility is finally ready to re-open. Following a 14-month construction process, funded by Colleton County through the one-cent sales tax referendum for special projects improvements, the organization will be known as The Colleton Civic … Read the rest


Changes underway at airport as construction begins

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The members of the Walterboro-Colleton County Airport Commission were informed during the Aug. 9 regular meeting that Lowcountry Aviation has met two of the major provisions of its lease.
Colleton County Economic Development Director Heyward Horton provided the board members … Read the rest


Three dispatchers recognized for life-saving efforts

Posted on August 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Fire Commission recognized three dispatchers along with other first responders, medical staff and law enforcement from the area for their response to an incident on July 21. Sgt. Christy Worley, Sgt. Rebecca Mitchell and TCO Katalina Garvalia … Read the rest


War Hawks perform well in preseason scrimmages

Posted on August 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity War Hawk football team performed well on the road last week in preseason scrimmages. Against Pinewood Prep on Monday Aug. 6, Colleton Prep scored four touchdowns in the scrimmage, outscoring the Panthers … Read the rest


Front Porch Sports returns

Posted on August 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A popular local sports talk show is on its way back to the air.
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative has announced that Front Porch Sports Talk, which gained a loyal listening audience and attracted a parade of recurring callers during its … Read the rest


Hunting season has arrived for the Cougars

Posted on August 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Varsity Cougar football team participated in the Berkeley County Jamboree Thursday Aug. 9 and earned big wins over two Region VII-AAAAA teams.
In one quarter of action, the Cougars defeated Goose Creek 7-0 … Read the rest


Cycling championships held here Saturday

Posted on August 15, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The 2018 CCA Regional Criterium Championships was held in Walterboro on Saturday and Sunday Aug. 11-12. Professional cyclists from throughout the state raced through the streets of Walterboro in a variety of men’s and women’s races.

Sponsors were Dals Pizza, … Read the rest


Haitian orphan choir to perform at First Baptist

Posted on August 15, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Love Him Love Them Orphan Choir will give a concert on Saturday Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Walterboro. The choir consists of 22 multi-talented children ages 4-22 who all live in the same … Read the rest


Free wills clinic Saturday at BZS Center in Ruffin

Posted on August 14, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Do you have a will? Is your property your primary asset? Would you like to ensure that your property and possessions will go to the person(s) you want after you are gone?
The way to do that is to have … Read the rest


Walterboro woman reported missing

Posted on August 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Ashley E. Murdaugh, 30, was last seen on Aug. 4 in Walterboro.
She is 5’4” tall with brown hair with highlights, green/hazel eyes. She has tattoos of a cross on her hand, “Crazy Kid” on her ankle, a Playboy bunny … Read the rest


Help for veterans looking for jobs this Thursday

Posted on August 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Works Veterans Assistance Employment Program will be at Clemson Extension Service, 611 Black St., on Thursday Aug. 16 from 1-3 p.m. Veterans and their spouses may get help with employment searches, resume writing, interview skills training and training … Read the rest


Sweet potato recipes

Posted on August 13, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Summer is sweet potato time, so make the most of the fresh harvest with these recipes provided by the Colleton County Clemson Extension Service.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon olive … Read the rest


What are your personal top 10 wonders of the world?

Posted on August 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

According to the Merriam Webster online dictionary, a “wonder” is “a cause of astonishment or admiration; a miracle.”
God Himself is a wonder as it is explained in Psalm 33:8 (ESV), “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all … Read the rest


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