Monthly Archives: May 2019

New memorial to be unveiled at Memorial Day ceremony

Posted on May 23, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A memorial entitled the Global War on Terrorism will be unveiled at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday May 27 at 9 a.m. at the waterfall on Washington Street.
The program, organized by the Colleton County Veterans Council, … Read the rest


Photos: CPA kindergarten graduation

Posted on May 23, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Preparatory’s kindergarten held graduation on Friday May 17.
Following a class memories slideshow and performances by the lower kindergarten, the graduates marched down the aisle in the gym and took the stage to receive their diplomas.
Graduates are: Peyton … Read the rest


Relay For Life 2019

Posted on May 23, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2019 Relay For Life fundraising event for the American Cancer Society was held Friday May 17 on the track at Colleton County Middle School.
It was a picture-perfect evening for approximately 20 teams participating in … Read the rest


Man imprisoned for Nunuville deal

Posted on May 23, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County man is headed to prison for voluntary manslaughter and kidnapping in connection with a 2017 drug deal gone bad.
Corey Niko Sanders, who turns 27 on May 23, pled guilty May 20 in Colleton County General Sessions … Read the rest


New fountain will decorate courthouse lawn

Posted on May 23, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Charlie Dunlap and his three-man crew have taken over the southeastern corner of Jefferies Highway and East Washington Street.
Dunlap, senior project manager for the Water Features division of Gregory Electric of Columbia, is leading the company’s efforts to turn … Read the rest


Longtime USC-Salk Baseball Coach Bubba Dorman resigns

Posted on May 22, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie issued a press release dated May 14 stating that longtime Head Baseball Coach Bubba Dorman resigned effective May 31. Dorman served as the head coach of the Indians for 14 … Read the rest


War Hawks fall to Cavaliers in AA State Championship

Posted on May 22, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks claimed the runner-up title in the SCISA AA State Baseball Championship after falling 5-2 against Robert E. Lee in the decision game of the best-of-three series played Thursday May 16 in … Read the rest


Man rescued in Ashepoo River

Posted on May 22, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources were called to the Ashepoo River the morning of May 16 when a man reported his boat was filling with water and had become … Read the rest


Bike run to be held next Saturday June 1

Posted on May 22, 2019 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A BIKE RUN WILL BE HELD by the Walterboro Elks Lodge on Saturday June 1 starting at the Walterboro lodge. Riders will travel to the Summerville Lodge then back to Walterboro for hamburgers and hotdogs. Registration begins at 8:30 .m. … Read the rest


Catherine Jenkins | Obituaries

Posted on May 22, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Catherine Jenkins

Ling Funeral Home, St. George

Catherine Wiggins Jenkins, affectionately known as “Tootie,” was born on November 01, 1946, in Colleton County to the Late Dorothy Mae Linder Wiggins and Late Sences Wiggins, Sr. She peacefully entered into … Read the rest


Peggy Magwood | Obituaries

Posted on May 22, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Peggy Magwood

Koger’s Mortuary Service, Inc.

Ms. Peggy J. Magwood, 51, of Green Pond, died Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the funeral home.

 


Ella Morgan | Obituaries

Posted on May 22, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Ella Ruth Morgan

Koger’s Mortuary Service, Inc.

Mother Ella Ruth Morgan, 61, of Walterboro, died Monday, May 20, 2019 at her residence.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the funeral home.


Free online tutoring available over the summer through library

Posted on May 21, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Farmers, landowners workshop to be held June 5

Posted on May 21, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Babies born on May 29 get $529 from state of S.C.

Posted on May 20, 2019 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced that South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan would once again celebrate National 529 College Savings Day (May 29) with its PalmettoBaby Grant Program.

The annual program, which is in its seventh year, … Read the rest


Thomas Berry | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Thomas Berry

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mr. Thomas L. Berry, husband of Jeannette Brinson Berry, passed away Saturday afternoon May 18, 2019 at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro under hospice care.  He was 92.

Mr. Berry was born … Read the rest


Robert Wood | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Robert Wood

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert C. Wood passed away Saturday afternoon, May 18 2019 at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro. He was 91.

Mr. Wood was born in Charlotte June 29, 1927 a son of … Read the rest


James Poole, Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

James Poole, Jr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

GREEN POND – Mr. James A. Poole, Jr., known by all as “Jimmy”, age 75, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2019, surrounded by his family in his home in … Read the rest


Patricia Caudillo | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Patricia Caudillo

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Patricia Ann Caudillo, 51, of Walterboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday evening, May 13, 2019.

Born December 11, 1967 she was a daughter … Read the rest


Stephen Writesel | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Stephen Writesel

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Stephen Henry Writesel, 69, entered into rest Friday morning, May 17, 2019, at his home in Walterboro surrounded by his loving family.

Born October 6, 1949, in Columbus, Ohio, … Read the rest


Daniel Garris, III | Obituaries

Posted on May 20, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Daniel Garris, III

Culler-McAlhany Funeral Home

NORTTH – Daniel William Garris, III, 41, of North, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at First Baptist Church of … Read the rest


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