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Chamber music concert planned at library March 26

Posted on March 16, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Carolyn Burns, pianist, and Pamela Wiley, violinist, will give a recital on Tuesday March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton St. The event will include music by Telemann, Beethoven, Chopin and O’Connor.
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Shag party Saturday for animal sanctuary

Posted on March 14, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Homeward Bound Animal Sanctuary, a small dog rescue in Ruffin, is holding its first ever fundraising event on St. Patrick’s Day weekend Saturday March 16 from 7-11 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.
“We’re calling it our St. … Read the rest


5K run planned in Cottageville

Posted on March 12, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The second annual 5K Eagle Run will be held to benefit Cottageville Elementary School’s Running Club on Saturday May 4 starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration forms are available on the school website and Facebook page. Completed forms should be sent … Read the rest


St. Pawtrick’s Pawty set March 16

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Homeward Bound Animal Sanctuary, a small dog rescue in Ruffin, is holding its first ever fundraising event on St. Patrick’s Day weekend Saturday March 16.
“We’re calling it our St. Pawtrick’s Day Pawty, and we hope to be able to … Read the rest


South Carolina’s suffrage movement examined

Posted on March 1, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Historian Melissa Walker is scheduled to present “From Plume St to the Polls: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in S.C.” on March 7 at 6 p.m. in Market Hall of the Colleton Museum.
What do a small-town doctor’s wife, a Connecticut-born … Read the rest


Watermedia show coming to Walterboro

Posted on February 27, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Some of the best watermedia artists of South Carolina will be displaying their talents in Walterboro next month.
The South Carolina Artisans Center and The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, in conjunction with the South Carolina State Museum and the … Read the rest


Register for farm and landowner workshop

Posted on February 26, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

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The public is invited to attend the Farm and Landowner Workshop being held on Tuesday March 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bull Durham Center, 300 Railroad Ave. N., (off Hwy. 321), Estill. There is no cost to attend and … Read the rest


Leadership seminar planned Saturday

Posted on February 26, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

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Dr. Beverly Chiodo, business educator and motivational speaker, will present “Character-Driven Success: The Remarkable Power of Character-Based Leadership” on Saturday March 2 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Church, 2107 Hampton St. Admission is free.
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Fundraiser set for hit-and-run victim

Posted on August 24, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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On July 28, Jeff Parrish received the phone call no parent wants to get.
His step-daughter, Heather Love, had been in a hit-and-run accident in Bryan County, Ga. The 2006 Colleton County High School graduate suffered numerous injuries from being … Read the rest


Barbados-S.C. connections to be explored

Posted on August 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The shared legacy of the Caribbean island of Barbados and South Carolina will be explored during a program at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on Aug. 25 at 1 p.m.
Rhoda Green, founder of the Barbados and the Carolinas … Read the rest


4-H club meeting planned Aug. 28

Posted on August 18, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Registration for Colleton County 4-H programs for youth ages 5-19 will begin Aug. 28.
Youth and their parents are invited to an information and registration meeting for Colleton County 4-H programs on Tuesday Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in Room … Read the rest


Walk & Wag sponsorships being accepted

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

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The 5th annual Walk & Wag for the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) will be Saturday Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center parking lot at the corner of Jefferies Boulevard and Hampton Street.… Read the rest



Haitian orphan choir to perform at First Baptist

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

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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


Sponsor Walk & Wag and help Colleton’s animals

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

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The 5th annual Walk & Wag for the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) will be Saturday Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center parking lot at the corner of Jefferies Boulevard and Hampton Street.… Read the rest


Back-to-School Bash planned Saturday Aug. 4

Posted on July 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The 11th annual Back-To-School Bash will be Saturday Aug. 4 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Colleton County High School gym for ages K-12. Activities will include food, games, prizes, free school supplies and music. All activities are free, but parents … Read the rest



Ready, set, read to dogs at Cottageville Library

Posted on June 21, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Mark your calendars: A tail-waggin’ program is slated for the Cottageville branch of the Colleton County Library on Saturday June 30. The library is located behind Town Hall and the police station, at 72 Salley Ackerman … Read the rest


Deadline June 23 for RHS reunion registration

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

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The deadline for registering for the Ruffin High School class reunion is June 23.
The reunion is planned for Oct. 27 at Bells Elementary School, 12088 Lowcountry Hwy., Ruffin. Tickets are $75/couple or $50/single. No tickets will be sold at … Read the rest


Summer reading for teens announces ‘Staycations’

Posted on June 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Teens can travel with world during the “Staycation Trip” Summer Reading Program at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Trips include:
• Thursday June 7: China with Norma Nichols Thursday
• June 14: France with Sharon Courtney
• Thursday June 21: … Read the rest


Colleton County Arts Council announces summer classes

Posted on June 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Arts Council (CCAC) announced its summer classes recently with the possibility of adding additional classes. Space is limited in each class, so be sure to register soon by visiting the Arts Council located … Read the rest


Reading gets a song

Posted on June 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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When Wayne Garrett heard the theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Program was “Libraries Rock,” he had an idea.
So he called Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise and asked if she was interested in having a theme song to use during … Read the rest


Program of sacred, secular music to be Sunday

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

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The King’s Counterpoint of Charleston will perform a vocal ensemble, singing a cappella choral music, on Sunday June 10 at 4 p.m. at St. Jude’s Church, Walterboro.
The King’s Counterpoint has members from all over the world, led by David … Read the rest


Summer reading program kickoff to be June 15

Posted on May 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program will hold its kickoff party on Friday June 15 at 10 a.m. at the library. The party’s theme will be “Mr. Rocky Rocks Our Kickoff with Music Enrichment.”
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‘Solemn Assembly’ Saturday

Posted on May 24, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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“I have a heart for our city and county,” said Eric J. Campbell. “And our hearts are heavy right now. The recent death of a young girl on Savage Street and the suicide of one of my daughter’s classmates are … Read the rest


Hampton Street Players plan second meeting Monday

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The first organizational meeting of the newly-formed Hampton Street Players was held Monday night in the main floor conference room at Clemson Extension, 611 Black St. Gregg Steele Heppner of The Colleton Center updated 31 people interested in local theatre … Read the rest


Johnsville May Fest scheduled this weekend

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

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The 11th annual Johnsville Community May Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday May 19-20 at the Johnsville Community Center, 2026 Community Ave. near Smoaks.
Saturday’s activities will include a parade starting at 11 a.m., a water slide and jump … Read the rest


Relay for Life this Friday

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

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By GREG RUSSO
Colleton County Relay for Life

It’s been a few months since I wrote an article for The Press and Standard. I titled it, “People Ask Me Why I Relay.” I want to add to that piece in … Read the rest



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