Monthly Archives: February 2016

CCHS principal discusses changes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 2015-2016 school year has been a good one so far at Colleton County High School.
Interim principal Dr. Melissa Crosby recapped the year so far at the last Colleton County School Board Committee of the Whole meeting and again … Read the rest


Democratic candidate Willie Wilson visits Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 26, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Willie Wilson brought his campaign through Colleton County Thursday, but he was more interested in gathering information than votes.

Wilson, the often overlooked third candidate in South Carolina’s Democratic Presidential Preference Primary Saturday, had his staff make two last … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Frozen Sing-along at Colleton Museum

Posted on February 26, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Frozen Sing-along was held Wednesday night at the Colleton Museum.


Black history program held at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Local non-profits fueled by grants | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Four Colleton County programs were among the groups receiving funding from The Beaufort Fund recently.
The funding awards were announced by the Coastal Community Foundation, a grant-making organization serving coastal South Carolina which acts as the administrator for The Beaufort … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bid to flee  adds charges
A Ridgeland man facing a shoplifting charge at Belk ended up facing additional criminal charges after successfully making it out the front door.
A Walterboro Police Department officer was called to Belk at 3890 Bells … Read the rest


McNeil named director of Colleton’s animal shelter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In mid-January Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin decided it was time to take the interim off Reginald “Reggie” McNeil’s job title.
McNeil had been serving as interim director of Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control for about six months, named … Read the rest


CCHS’ Stanley named to All-State team | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Coach Perry Smalls received some good news this week when he learned that freshman forward Jasmine Stanley has been selected to the all-region team.  She has also been nominated for the all-state team.
Stanley becomes the first freshman Cougar player … Read the rest


CCHS wrestler going to state | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School’s Caleb O’Quinn qualified for the state competition in Anderson this Friday and Saturday.
The 120-pound senior won his weight division this past Saturday at Fort Dorchester High School for the AAAA Lower State 120-pound title.   O’Quinn … Read the rest


Colleton County man named deadbeat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A man with former addresses in Walterboro and Cottageville has been named this week’s deadbeat parent.

Alexander Washington, 42, with last known addresses on Whites Avenue in Cottageville and Taylor Street in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family … Read the rest


Heading for state championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Students at Colleton County High School gave wrestler Caleb O’Quinn a send-off party this morning. O’Quinn is heading to the state championships this weekend in Anderson, after winning the Lower State title last weekend.

 


Democrats: Don’t forget to vote | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Democrats will vote Saturday Feb. 27 in the presidential primary.

The following precincts and polling places will be involved in these elections. Precinct voting place changes are in bold.

Precincts Polling Places (location)

002 BELLS Colleton County Fire & Rescue Read the rest


Lacy Cosmetology students can file for help | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Attorney’s Office recently issued a press release regarding a $9,283,123.00 default judgment against Lacy School of Cosmetology and Earnest “Jay” Lacy, for presenting false claims to the U.S. Department of Education for federal student loans and grants. The … Read the rest


Driver charged in I-95 crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed the afternoon of Feb. 19 in a one-vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-95.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that John G. Walling, 53, of 694 Buffalo Lane, Walterboro was pronounced dead at … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Sam | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

SAM is a very handsome russet brown adult dog. He is housebroken and crate trained. He could use a little more work on the leash but has shown improvement. He will need to be in a family without cats and … Read the rest


Crisis training session held at Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The teachers and staff of Forest Hills Elementary used several hours on the afternoon of Feb. 11 to assess how well the school district’s plans for dealing with an active shooter works.
Walterboro Police Department’s Public Information Officer Amye Stivender … Read the rest


Local man faces federal prison term | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was sentenced to prison on fraud and tax evasion charges when he appeared in federal court in Charleston Monday.
Timothy David Mays, 51, of Walterboro, was sentenced to spend 42 months in federal prison on a charge … Read the rest


Lady Hawks lose a heartbreaker | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks saw their season come to an end with a heart-breaking loss to Curtis Baptist, 36-35 in the first round of the state playoffs Heathwood Hall in Columbia last Friday night.  With the loss, Colleton Prep … Read the rest


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