Monthly Archives: February 2016

Agreement approved for new industry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council has signed off on a infrastructure credit agreement with BUSCOT, LLC, that will bring the Italian manufacturer to Anderson Road this year.
BUSCOT, a specialty and precision bearing marker, will be establishing a manufacturing facility, its first … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man arrested in stabbing case
A 54-year-old Walterboro man was arrested Saturday morning, charged with allegedly stabbed his nephew.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriffs Office were called to Halley Lane Saturday at 11:25 a.m. to investigate the incident.
When … Read the rest


James Neal Farish, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

HENDERSONVILLE – Mr. James Neal Farish, Sr., 79, entered into rest Sunday evening, January 31, 2016, while surrounded by his loving family at his home in Hendersonville.

Funeral services were conducted 3:30pm Tuesday afternoon, February 2, 2016, from Black Creek … Read the rest


Two shot this morning in Springtown | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Two men were shot this morning at Jimbo’s, 9109 Augusta Hwy., Springtown. Both victims were gone when Fire-Rescue and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrived. The call was received at 2:17 a.m.

Both victims were taken to Colleton Medical Center … Read the rest


Seeking sand dollars | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach chasing state aid  for renourishing beach.

Edisto Beach officials have gone into a full court press in their bid to obtain the final piece of the funding puzzle for the town’s beach renourishment plans.
The town officials have … Read the rest


Bells construction timetable under water | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The unseasonable rainy weather has been hammering the construction timeline for the new Bells Elementary School, but Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster is still holding out hope.
Hope that the new elementary school will be ready for … Read the rest


Last minute Valentine’s presents | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Children’s Department at the Colleton County Memorial Library is offering these handmade crocheted Valentine’s Day hats for $5. For information call Shiela Keaise, 843-549-5621.


Funding sought to start bike trail | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The county is preparing a grant application to get the plans started to turn the old railroad right-of-way along Green Pond Highway into a bike trail.
Colleton County Council has authorized Planning and Development Director Phillip Slayter to file an … Read the rest


Restaurant now open at Dogwood Hills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

NOW OPEN. Double Bogey Restaurant and Bar is now open for business at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Call Krissy Worden, manager, for reservations, catering and daily specials, 843-539-2999. Sunday lunch buffet is served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Photo by BARRY … Read the rest


CCHS Sports Briefs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

FOOTBALL
The Colleton County football program had three players sign National Letters of Intent (NLI) to play football next year at the next level.
Norman Hand signed his NLI with Tennessee Tech.  Hand was a four-year starter for the Cougars … Read the rest


Cottageville council votes on ‘nepotism’ charge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

For Cottageville Town Council, it’s business as usual —literally.
Council gave first reading on Feb. 1 to an ordinance approving continued use of a town handbook currently in use. Confused?
In 2015, some residents and officials expressed concern about the … Read the rest


There’s no place like home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Northside Elementary students return to their school — finally.

As the Northside Elementary School students climbed off their bus Tuesday morning, Jenny Bunton was there to welcome them home.
The Northside teachers rotate handling the bus arrival duties each morning. … Read the rest


Falling tree crushes car | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A tree fell on a car in the 1200 block of South Jefferies Blvd. at Ivanhoe Road Friday, sending two adult males to the hospital and blocking all four lanes of traffic for over an hour.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue received … Read the rest


Trump coming to town | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Donald Trump is coming to Walterboro.
The presidential hopeful is scheduled to be at the farm of Randy and Sara White, 2724 Green Pond Hwy., on Wednesday Feb. 17 at 5 p.m. The visit is sponsored by the Lowcountry Sportsmen … Read the rest


Police training tomorrow at Forest Hills Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Please be advised that there will be a Active Intruder Training held tomorrow Feburary 11th at FOREST HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL from 12:00-3:00pm. Please do not be alarmed if you see police presence in the area. There will be no students … Read the rest


SLED takes suspect into custody | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

About 11:30 a.m. today, SLED took a suspect into custody at the house beside the new Family Dollar near the intersection of Robertson Boulevard and Bells Highway. According to Shane Roberts with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, the task force … Read the rest


Firefighters rescue cat from Beach Road house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male safely escaped his burning home on Beach Road after he was awakened by a smoke alarm Feb.5.
The man was asleep on the living room couch when the fire started in a bedroom. The closed bedroom door … Read the rest


Ely Whitney Ginn | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Ely Whitney Ginn, of Rice Patch Road in Early Branch, died Sunday evening at his residence.

Mr. Ginn was born in Hampton County, February 2, 1934 a son of the late Bertie Thompson Ginn and Jenny Louise Ginn.  He … Read the rest


High, gusty wind, rain expected tonight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
4:09 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

INLAND JASPER -DORCHESTER -INLAND BERKELEY -INLAND COLLETON –
ALLENDALE -BEAUFORT -HAMPTON
409 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

…GUSTY SHOWERS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF BERKELEY…HAMPTON…… Read the rest


Richard Oswald “Rick” McMillan | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

LODGE:   Richard Oswald “Rick” McMillan, husband of Mary Key “Millie” McMillan, passed away Wednesday at his residence, surrounded by his family, under the care of Agape Hospice. He was 83.

Mr. McMillan was born September 18, 1932 in the Colston … Read the rest


Robert Franklin Laursen | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert Franklin Laursen, affectionately known by many as “Bob”, age 70, of Walterboro, entered into Heavenly rest Tuesday afternoon, February 2, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Born August 24, 1945, a native and lifelong … Read the rest


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