Monthly Archives: July 2019

Barbara Reid | Obituary

Posted on July 26, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Barbara Reid

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Barbara Thomas Reid, 83, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday afternoon, July 22, 2019.

Born October 24, 1935, in Jacksonville, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Marty … Read the rest


Leonard Kitchings | Obituary

Posted on July 26, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Leonard Kitchings

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Leonard Wallace Kitchings, 85, entered into rest Wednesday morning, July 24, 2019.

Born November 6, 1933, in Barnwell County, he was a son of the late Leslie Ernest Kitchings … Read the rest


Henry Mills, Jr. | Obituary

Posted on July 26, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Henry Mills, Jr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Homes and Crematory

ISLANDTON – Mr. Henry Rudolph Mills, Jr., known by all as “Bobo”, age 77, of Islandton, entered into rest Wednesday morning, July 24, 2019, at the Medical University of South Carolina … Read the rest


Joseph Ackerman | Obituary

Posted on July 26, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Joseph Ackerman

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Joseph Benjamin “Joe Ben” Ackerman, husband of the late Bettye Linder Ackerman, passed away Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019 at Trident Medical Center in Charleston after a brief illness.  He had just … Read the rest


Junius Bagnal, Jr. | Obituary

Posted on July 26, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Junius Scott Bagnal, Jr.

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

EDISTO – Junius Scott Bagnal, Jr., 87, husband of Lynn Benton Bagnal, died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro.

Born June 8th, 1932 in Manning, he was the … Read the rest


Bernie Sanders spokesman Danny Glover to visit Yemassee and Walterboro

Posted on July 26, 2019 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Actor Danny Glover, spokesman for Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, will be in Walterboro and Yemassee this Saturday:

11:30 a.m. Meet & Greet with Danny Glover
Family Worship Center, 2 Trask Parkway, Yemassee
Information for the public: The event is free … Read the rest


Seeking donations for college survival kits

Posted on July 26, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

A local non-profit, The Shay Foundation, is seeking donations to prepare college survival kits for the fourth consecutive year. Founded by local KaShaira Givens (Shay), the purpose of the foundation is to help local students transition … Read the rest


Horses welcome visitors at the museum

Posted on July 26, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JASON JONES
moseywest2@gmail.com

Four striking and strong Carolina Marsh Tacky horses made a well-received appearance at the Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market last weekend.
With gentle disposition, they said hello to visitors at the meet and greet Saturday, amid … Read the rest


Remembering moon landing

Posted on July 26, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JOSH TAYLOR
culinaryanthropology@gmail.com

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 spacecraft landing on the moon, the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society hosted a “Landing Party” at the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro on July 20. Co-hosted … Read the rest


Cottageville home burns

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A singlewide mobile home at 80 Red Oak Road, north of Cottageville, was destroyed by fire in the early morning hours of July 18.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue received the call at 2:28 a.m. when a passerby noticed the flames. The … Read the rest


Stabbing remains under investigation

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are continuing to investigate a July 21 stabbing that resulted in the hospitalization of the victim.
At 6:40 a.m., emergency dispatchers reported receiving a call about a stabbed man in a room at the Southern Inn at 1630 … Read the rest


Golf cart and car collide

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A car and a golf cart collided Thursday afternoon July 18 at the intersection of Railroad and Kimbrell streets, and the golf cart lost — catching fire and burning to its frame.

The car crashed into a wooded area and … Read the rest


Court Report

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was ordered to serve 90 days in custody after he pled to six criminal charges during an appearance in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Jason M. Benton, 41, of Walterboro pled to four counts of … Read the rest


Four-vehicle crash closes I-95

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A July 21 crash on I-95 damaged four vehicles and injured three occupants. Emergency calls sent Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel to the northbound lanes near the 42-mile marker shortly before 9 p.m.

A witness advised that a dark-colored vehicle stalled … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

*** charge filed against Hardeeville man

A Hardeeville man has been arrested by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on a sexual assault case stemming from an incident in the spring of 2018.

Richard W. Frazier, 42 of Hardeeville was arrested … Read the rest


Yemassee’s new garbage contractor to begin August 1

Posted on July 25, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Town of Yemassee recently selected awarded S&S Disposal of Ehrhardt as its new solid waste disposal contractor for a 5-year term. S&S will handle the town’s residential and commercial trash pickup services beginning August 1.

S&S Disposal, Republic Services … Read the rest


Two dogs lost near Bells Crossroads

Posted on July 25, 2019 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Two dogs missing since July 24

Black female lab, 12 years old, wearing red collar, named Daisy

10-week-old golden retriever male puppy, named Levi, wearing blue collar with little white bones

Missing from Ruffin, Bells Crossroads area

Please call 843-599-5590


Drivers alerted that trains may return

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Late last week, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory suggesting that the former Hampton and Branchville will become active again.
The installation of yield signs at the various crossings was done to alert motorists using the crossings that … Read the rest


Teen to sign new book at 1st Thursday

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A goose. His best friend. An eagle and an injured wing.
Those are all parts of “Tuah,” which tells the story of the life of an emperor goose in Alaska — a tale created in the mind of then 13-year-old … Read the rest


Piggly Wiggly coming back

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The pig is back.
On July 22, workers hoisted the Piggly Wiggly sign on the wall at 279 Bells Highway.
The local Piggly Wiggly will be the fourth owned and operated by Lou Sherman of L&R Sherman LLC. The company, … Read the rest


Get 50% off gift certificates, 1 day only

Posted on July 25, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Looking for a great deal?
Come to The Press and Standard office next Wednesday July 31 starting at 8:30 a.m. and get gift cards from area businesses at 50% off.
How does it work? The businesses have donated gift cards … Read the rest


Polaris Tech names Crawford first athletic director

Posted on July 24, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Mallory Crawford has been named Athletic Director for Polaris Tech Charter School for the 2019-20 school term according to a press release dated July 22. Crawford will be the first person to hold the position of … Read the rest


Ponytails go 1-2 at Dixie State

Posted on July 24, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Ponytails were eliminated from the South Carolina State Dixie All-Star Tournament following a 5-2 loss against Wren on Monday July 15 in Moncks Corner. Earlier in the day, the Ponytails came from behind … Read the rest


Youth tennis camp held at Forest Hills Court

Posted on July 24, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Fourteen youth tennis players took advantage of a free clinic for ages 6-18 held last week at Forest Hills Tennis Complex.
The camp, organized by Lessie Snead and Carolyn Burns, introduced and promoted the sport to … Read the rest


Grant finishes 3rd in Strong Arm Throwing

Posted on July 24, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Rising freshman at Colleton County High School Jabari Grant recently finished third in the Strong-Arm Throwing Competition during the 2nd annual Major League Baseball Skills Instinct Camp for ages 7-18 held Saturday July 11 in Ridgeland. … Read the rest


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