Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lady Cougars let Devils best them | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Sun & Sand. The Lady Cougars are 5-3 heading into Spring Break, but will be facing tough region opponents when they resume. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Sun & Sand. The Lady Cougars are 5-3 heading into Spring Break, but will be facing tough region opponents when they resume. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Lady Cougar Soccer team dropped two contests this past … Read the rest


Burke wins 5th annual Edisto Beach 5K | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 5th Annual Edisto Beach 5K, sponsored by the Edisto Chamber of Commerce, was held on Saturday, March 19. Local resident Patrick (Packy) Burke brought home the first-place finish in the Men’s 5K Division with a … Read the rest


Warriors visit Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The riders participating in The Warrior Ride visit to Colleton County did not have to pedal far before making their first stop.
The approximately 15 riders gathered in the parking lot of Veterans Victory House on Sidneys Highway March 24 … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer drops two | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by Jeff Musgrave

Campbell Pryor locks up with a Bamberg defender in last Tuesday’s game at Cougar Field. The Cougar Varsity Soccer team dropped games against Bamberg-Ehrhardt (2-1) and Bluffton (8-0) this past week. They are now 0-6 on … Read the rest


Discovery Center vision on paper | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

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New flood maps discussed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Will your flood insurance rate potentially be going up or down? Residents found out on March 28 in Walterboro or March 29 on Edisto Beach.
Newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for Colleton County were available for residents … Read the rest


Woman named deadbeat parent | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A woman whose last known address is on John Island has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Angelia Kay Jackson, 41, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over … Read the rest


Car wash, dinner sale to benefit 3-year-old with cancer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Healthy Tip of the Week | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

From Clemson University Extension Service:

 


Rabies clinics begin this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The following rabies clinics will be held in Colleton County. Fees vary, but will not exceed $20 per pet. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier or box.

April 2
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Hampton … Read the rest


Linz earns appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Could you imagine knowing exactly what you want to do with the rest of your life when you are in the fifth grade?
For most of us, the answer would be an unequivocal “no.” But for … Read the rest


Stoner: Hawks will need to play with purpose | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawks played three games this past week with mixed results: losing two and earning a win.  Colleton Prep will have this week off before they head into the second half of its schedule when … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Chase ends in wreck
A driver was arrested following a police chase that ended when he wrecked his vehicle.
A Walterboro police office spotted a vehicle bearing a dealer tag at the Citgo North station at 1400 N. Jefferies Blvd. … Read the rest


Pop-ups and E’s cost Lady Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Lady War Hawks defeated Jefferson Davis Academy 21-5 on Tuesday March 22 on the road. Elizabeth Anne Dean and Haley Wilson combined for the win for Colleton Prep.
Dean helped her … Read the rest


Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School Junior Lady Cougars lost 16-6 against Branchville on March 14 in an away game. Dezyrae Woodbury started in the circle for CCMS, with relief provided by Zoey Robertson in the fifth … Read the rest


Cougars lose 5th straight, heading into H.I.T tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Cougar Baseball team lost its fifth consecutive game of the season last week against Berkeley 9-2. Colleton County heads into the spring break H.I.T Tournament at 3-8 overall and 0-3 in … Read the rest


25-year-old gets 10 years for criminal sexual conduct | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

James E. Garvin IV, 25, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of criminal sexual conduct, was ordered to serve two years of a 12-year prison term and then spend five years on probation when he appeared in Colleton County … Read the rest


Meth lab found in Ireland Creek Road apartment | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Walterboro police officers visiting the Ivanhoe Apartments complex at 311 Ireland Creek Road Monday morning ended up making two drug arrests.
The officers were at the apartment complex handling a totally unrelated call when they allegedly … Read the rest


CCHS hosts Track and Field Meet | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN and JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Colleton County High School hosted a track and field meet on Wednesday March 23. Athletes from CCHS, Battery Creek, Beaufort and Woodland participated in the event.
In Lady Cougar … Read the rest


Man arrested on drug charge | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

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A Florida man faces a charge of trafficking in marijuana following a traffic stop on I-95.
Ovidio Jesus Martinez, 50, of Homestead, Fla. was taken into the custody on the felony charge the morning of March … Read the rest


Chambers gets two wins for Lady Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

Skylar Chambers pitched two complete games this past week as the Lady Cougar Varsity Softball team won two games beating Hilton Head 13-0 and James Island 5-1.
Chambers’ no-hitter against Hilton Head (1-7) on Thursday March … Read the rest


Final list of candidates for 2016 election | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The filing deadline for local, state and national offices closed today at noon. The following candidates have filed for the 2016 election:

 

Colleton County Sheriff

Chris Lovelace-Democrat

Dolphus Pinckney-Democrat

Mackey L. Williams-Democrat

Otis L. Rhodes-Democrat

Andy Strickland (I)-Republican

 

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35 seconds is enough for Pressey to win header | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photo by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County JV Cougar Soccer team came away with their second win of the season on Tuesday March 22 against Bamberg 1-0 in the final seconds of the game.
The defining … Read the rest


Strickland announces candidacy for Sheriff | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Announcement from Colleton County Sheriff R.A. “Andy” Strickland:

March 30, 2016 at 12 noon sharp marks a significant time for many local candidates who are coming forth to run for the office of sheriff.

Today I am making a decision … Read the rest


Man injured when truck overturns on South Jefferies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male was transported to Colleton Medical Center with multiple non-life-threatening injuries after he was freed from his over-turned pickup truck Saturday afternoon March 26.

At 6:36 p.m., Fire-Rescue and Walterboro Fire Department responded to the 900 block of … Read the rest


Jimmie Ray Waddell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Jimmie Ray Waddell, 64, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest early Monday morning, March 28, 2016, at the Roper Hospital In Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 31, 2016, from Great Swamp Baptist Church, … Read the rest


Rev. Dan Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Rev. Dan Wright, 93, of, Jacksonboro, passed away on March 23 in Service were held. Professional Service Entrusted To: Hamilton’s Funeral Home of Walterboro.


Two roads to be closed for bridge maintenance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Department of Transportation has announced two temporary lane closures in Colleton County.

The first will be Wednesday March 30 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on S-15-69 (Morningstar Drive) crossing the Salkehatchie Swamp. The lane will be closed for routine … Read the rest


William Elbert McCranie | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. William Elbert McCranie, age 84, of Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday, March 20, 2016.

A native of McCrae County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Tommy Lee McCranie and the late Lilly Mae … Read the rest


Service – Splinter Wood Works

Posted on March 29, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Splinter Wood Works Refinishing and minor repairs,

press cane, rush, and caning seats.

Tom Whitacre – Operator 843-542-4260

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Two injured in head-on collision near Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

A head-on collision in the 4900 block of Cottageville Hwy (U.S. Hwy. 17-A) sent two adult females to a trauma center Monday afternoon March 28 at 12:38 p.m.

The first Fire-Rescue crew arrived to find two vehicles with heavy damage, … Read the rest


Marie Derry Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

SMOAKS – Mrs. Marie Derry Crosby, 82, entered into rest Thursday afternoon, March 24, 2016, at her home in Smoaks.

Funeral services were conducted 3 o’clock Monday afternoon, March 28, 2016, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, … Read the rest


James Madison “Jimmy” Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Chief Warrant Officer CW5 (Ret.) James Madison “Jimmy” Simmons, age 77, entered into rest early Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, at his home in Walterboro. He was the loving husband of fifty-two years to the late Mrs. Edna … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Correction
In last week’s poem, Norman Brown’s headline should have said, “To Dream the Possible Dream.” The Press and Standard regrets the error and is happy to set the record straight.

Teachers’ workloads are ever increasing
Dear Editor:
The Colleton … Read the rest


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