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Sporting a cure for cancer | News | The Press and Standard

Relay for Life draws crowd
in support of cancer prevention.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE and CINDY CROSBY

“Sporting a Cure for Cancer” was the theme of this year’s Relay for Life of Colleton County held Friday … Read the rest


Carl Edward Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

CARL EDWARD CROSBY 

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home 

WALTERBORO:Mr. Carl Edward Crosby passed away at his home Sunday evening, April 17, 2017 after an extended illness, under the care of Hospice of Charleston. He was 76.

Carl was born in … Read the rest


Locked up, but not locked out | Faith | The Press and Standard

When a loved one is incarcerated, not only is that individual incarcerated, but so is his family as well. The incarcerated one loses freedom, and so does the family, but in a different way.
Even though people commit crimes and … Read the rest


A story of jealousy and success | Faith | The Press and Standard

One of the most intriguing, inspirational stories in the Bible is the one about Jacob and his family, with an enlightening focus on one of his sons, Joseph (Genesis 37-50). Because of space and time, I will not be able … Read the rest


Council receives career center update | News | The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Palmetto Training’s Eddie Jackson came to Colleton County Council’s March 7 session to update council members on the vocational education efforts at the Colleton Career Center.
“The skill center is doing really well,” Jackson told council.… Read the rest


Kitchen neighborhood grows | News | The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
On March 13 the Colleton Commercial Kitchen hit a milestone.
That day, Colleton Commercial Kitchen Manager Matt Mardell told a group of visitors, marked the first time the facility’s five commercial kitchens were all in use … Read the rest


Wait … what just happened? | Faith | The Press and Standard

In June 2016, the United Kingdom passed a referendum to exit the European Union. That Brexit event stunned much of the world. We just weren’t expecting that to happen.
Then there was the American presidential election in November. If you … Read the rest


Bennetts Point’s music man | News | The Press and Standard

Concert planned April 1 in Hampton Street Auditorium.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Joe Taylor has traveled thousands of miles making music. On April 1 he will add another 30 miles to his life’s journey.
The Joe Taylor Group will … Read the rest


‘Experiment’ will try to entice eatery to come here | News | The Press and Standard

Want a Chick-fil-A in Walterboro? In March, you’ll have a chance to show your support.
Pastor Tony Jones of Faith Baptist Church and Academy has been working with the company’s officials in Charleston to arrange an “experiment” in Walterboro. Chick-fil-A … Read the rest


CCSD splits AD/Football Coach into separate positions | News | The Press and Standard

Dan Morgan, finalist, discusses process and late decision to split job.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District announced Monday Feb. 27 that the decision had been made to split the athletic director and head football coach positions … Read the rest


Just Announced: Decision made to split athletic director/football coach jobs | Sports | The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District just announced that the decision has been made to split the athletic director and head football coach positions into two separate jobs.

“As you are aware, the district initially advertised them as a combined position. … Read the rest


Sign up to raise 4-H pullets | News | The Press and Standard

It is that time of year again — time to sign up for the 2017 4-H Pullet Project. It may be cold now, but spring will be here before you know it and the days will be getting warmer. With … Read the rest


Helping animals by teaching children | News | The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
Our children are the hope for the future. And the CACE team (Colleton Animal Commitment Education) believes they can make a difference in the welfare of Colleton County’s animals by teaching today’s children the how’s and … Read the rest


Summer food service meeting Thursday | News | The Press and Standard

The Office of Health and Nutrition will hold an informational meeting on the Summer Food Service Program on Thursday Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, located at 506 East Washington Street in Walterboro. Registration … Read the rest


Summer food meeting Feb. 23 at museum | News | The Press and Standard

The Office of Health and Nutrition will hold an informational meeting on the Summer Food Service Program on Thursday Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 East Washington St. Registration will begin at 12:30 … Read the rest


Bird watchers asked to report painted bunting sightings | News | The Press and Standard

Bird watchers in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are being asked to help scientists learn where the eastern populations of Painted Buntings spend the winter. Anyone who sees these birds is asked to report their observations through the Cornell Lab … Read the rest


Sorority holds ‘MLK Day of Service’ project | News | The Press and Standard

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Omega Omega Chapter, recently participated in the annual “MLK Day of Service” Project. This year, the chapter’s focus was on childhood hunger awareness initiatives and addressing the increasing number of households that do not … Read the rest


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Watching democracy: Local teens attend inauguration | News | The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Geneffer Sweatman of Smoaks and Garrett Ulmer of Lodge were on hand for Donald Trump’s inauguration.
They were selected to join six other South Carolina 4-H members to attend the annual national organization’s Citizenship Washington Focus.… Read the rest


Anything but normal | March for Babies | The Press and Standard

Birth of premature baby brings life into perspective for Walterboro couple.

By BRYCE SHUMAN
New mom

From the beginning this pregnancy was anything but normal.  After just graduating high school, working part time, excited about attending local college, and getting … Read the rest


MARTHA WYMAN DAVENPORT | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

MARTHA WYMAN DAVENPORT

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Mrs. Martha Wyman Davenport, wife of the late Frederick Sawert Davenport, passed away Sunday evening at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was 83.

Mrs. Davenport was born in Columbia, SC … Read the rest


Students recognize school board members | News | The Press and Standard

Harry Jenkins was chosen the new chairperson of the Colleton County School Board for 2017, replacing Mary Jones, at the Jan. 17 board meeting. Charles Murdaugh will serve as vice-chair.

In recognition of School Board Appreciation Month, students from area … Read the rest


Palmetto Showcase boosts local economy | Sports | The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The ACE Basin Sports complex hosted the Palmetto Showcase, sponsored by the Carolina Fire organization, this past weekend. Forty college coaches descended upon the complex looking for top recruits for their softball programs.
The two-day event, … Read the rest


FestiVELO was good for economy | News | The Press and Standard

Walterboro Tourism Director Michelle Strickland said that you just had to look at the lodging numbers to recognize the economic impact of hosting FestiVELO.
“With our bed and breakfasts all completely booked, many of our hotels participating in special rates, … Read the rest


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