Monthly Archives: August 2018

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


Fake news? You can’t make this stuff up | Column

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fake news? You can’t make this stuff up.

Example: The bumbling burglar in Clark County, WA who broke into an escape room, then couldn’t get out.

If you don’t know, an escape room is a live-action game in which people … Read the rest


Learning about fires

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Capt. Gary Nahrstedt of Colleton Fire-Rescue spoke at the July meeting of the PEP (People Enjoying People) Club. He offered information on what to do if you wake up and your house is on fire, how to deal with kitchen … Read the rest


2018 Palmetto Boys State

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School graduates of Palmetto Boys State are: James Montgomery Bailey, Wesley Patrick Bryan, Lance John Berkeley Calcutt, William Garrett Collins, Thomas Warren Frank and Thomas Russell Warren. From Colleton Preparatory Academy, graduates are Jack L. Burttrum, Conner … Read the rest


2018 Palmetto Girls State

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School graduates of Palmetto Girls State are: Cameryn Grace Coursen, Kendall Susanne Bell, Caroline Harper Duffie, Stephanie Grace Hooker and Elizabeth Marie Mclaughlin. From Colleton Preparatory Academy, graduates are Anne Garrett Carter, Anna Grace Griffin, Tenna Marie … Read the rest


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