Monthly Archives: March 2016

Emergency Services softball tourney held | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Charleston County’s St. John’s Fire Department left Walterboro Saturday night with  the winner’s trophy and bragging rights in the Fifth Annual Emergency Services Softball Tournament held at the Colleton County Recreation Center. Ten teams started the tournament March 5 at … Read the rest


Lady Cougar soccer earns back-to-back wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team opened up its regular season with a 5-1 win over Berkeley at home on Tuesday, March 1.
Amiyah Robinson scored, with an assist by Caroline … Read the rest


CCMS Junior Scholars selected | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Five eighth-grade students from Colleton County Middle School — Matilyn Griffin, Ashley Beach, Ashlyn Ballew, Madison Strickland and Bennie Bernache —were named to the S.C. Junior Scholars Program for the 2015-2016 school year. The students who qualified were required to … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Wine tasting held at arts council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Arts Council held a wine tasting last Thursday. Above is Gilda Barnwell. Top right, Ashley Amundson gets a wine sample. Lower right, Corey Hendren and Scott Harvin.

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PHOTOS: Reenactors honor those who died at the Battle of Broxton Bridge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFF KRAMER

On the southern end of Broxton Bridge Plantation there is an old battleground, complete with all the breastworks, left over from the south’s defenses on February 1, 1865 — 151 years ago. The northern army was … Read the rest


New Hampton Inn going up on Cane Branch Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Workers moving dirt on Cane Branch Road have been dodging rain since January as they complete the site work on what will be a new four-story motel.
The large parcel of land in the 100 block … Read the rest


Nieves selected All-Region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Colleton County High School Cougar basketball player Tristen Nieves was named to the Region VIII-AAAA All-Region boys team this past week.
Nieves traveled to Puerto Rico on February 26-28 after being extended a try-out for the … Read the rest


Off the Field | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Megan Charity Calloway is a junior at Colleton County High School, where she is a thrower for the Cougar Track and Field team. She is the daughter of Emanuel and Beverly Calloway of Walterboro. Her grandmother … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Paws at the Plantation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JESSE MUSGRAVE and JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The fifth annual Paws at the Plantation was held on Saturday March 5 from 5-9 p.m. at Orange Grove Plantation in Hendersonville.  Jimmy Fitts catered BBQ and grilled chicken, and “Going to the … Read the rest


Healthy Tip of the Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This is the first in a series of Healthy Tips of the Week offered by Clemson Extension Service and Eat Smart Move More.


Salk celebrates colon cancer awareness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie wore blue for National Colon Cancer Awareness Day March 4 and in support of Professor Shannon Belangia (second row, far right in picture at left) who is a colon cancer survivor. Above, Salk nursing students show their support. … Read the rest


Workshop on applying for grants Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Clemson Cooperative Extension, in partnership with USDA-Rural Development is offering two workshops in South Carolina, providing technical assistance to help potential grant applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs … Read the rest


School Board to vote Tuesday on borrowing additional $2 million | News | The Press and Standard

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

Dr. Franklin Foster returned to school board members on March 8, asking them to approve borrowing $2 million to replenish the capital projects fund depleted by cost overruns in the Bells Elementary construction project and the mold problems at Northside … Read the rest


Cougar soccer loses overtime heartbreaker | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
The Colleton County Cougar Soccer team traveled to Woodland for their season opener on Tuesday, March 1, and lost a 3-2 heartbreaker in overtime. Shelton Reynolds and Dawson Fitch scored for CCHS.… Read the rest


Veterans Council holds fundraiser | News | The Press and Standard

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

Members of the Colleton County Veterans Council held a spaghetti dinner sale last Friday to raise funds for the annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Tuskegee Airmen, … Read the rest


Republicans pledge to support nominee | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton Country Republican party met Thursday March 3 at the Colleton County Memorial Library at 6 p.m.  The meeting was led by Chairman Janis Blocker.  Colleton County Councilmen Gene Whetsell and Dr. Joe Flowers gave the group a brief … Read the rest


Private schools can apply for federal funding | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County School District receives federal funds. According to federal regulations, private and church schools which serve Colleton County students may be eligible for federal funding from Title I, Title II, Title III, and IDEA.
Title I supplements existing … Read the rest


CPA Golf rosters 13 for season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

War Hawks break 200 in first two matches.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Rob Gorrell will be swapping out his football hat for his golf visor this spring, as he will be at the helm of the Colleton Prep Golf team … Read the rest


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