Monthly Archives: March 2016

Salk to celebrate colon cancer awareness | News | The Press and Standard

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

USC Salkehatchie is wearing blue for National Colon Cancer Awareness Day March 4 and in support of Professor Shannon Belangia (2nd row far right) who is a colon cancer survivor.   The purpose of  National Colon Cancer Awareness Day is to … Read the rest


Robert Eugene “Gene” Hardee | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Robert Eugene “Gene” Hardee, husband of the late Barbara Seigler Hardee, passed away Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was 71.
Gene was born in Loris, SC April 21, 1944 a son of … Read the rest


Vernelle Craven Smoak | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO:   Mrs. Vernelle Craven Smoak, wife of Wendell Miley Smoak, died Tuesday evening at her residence. She was 80.

Mrs. Smoak was born January 18, 1936 in Walterboro, a daughter of the late Lemuel Craven and Neta Craven Craven.   She … Read the rest


Johnnie Levant | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Johnnie Levant, 78, of Hendersonville, passed away on Feb 27, 2016. Service will be held Saturday 12: PM at Grover Memorial Baptist Church: Professional Service Entrusted To: Hamilton’s Funeral Home of Walterboro.


Adopt Me | Pet of the Week | Mister | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

MISTER could be a pointer/setter mix as he has a very distinctive body and markings. He’s loving and playful, but  hasn’t had anyone to teach him life’s manners. He’s very smart and will pay attention to a firm, loving trainer/friend. … Read the rest


Crawford’s goal to return to SCISA title game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks will head into the 2016 season with one goal in mind … a return trip to the state title game.
The Lady Hawks, in possibly one of the most exciting … Read the rest


CPA JVs place second in Go Yard Tournament

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton Prep JV Lady Hawk softball team finished in second place this past weekend in the Colleton County Middle School “Go Yard” tournament held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.
Athletic … Read the rest


Colleton County backs Clinton in Democratic primary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Saturday’s Democratic Presidential Preference Primary was never a race.
Hillary Clinton won in an landslide. Her only viable challenger, Bernie Sanders, emailed his concession comments seven minutes after the polls closed — Colleton County’s election office had just started counting.… Read the rest


O’Quinn captures 3rd in 4A state wrestling championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Caleb O’Quinn, a senior at Colleton County High School and a member of the Cougar Wrestling team, earned a third-place finish in the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) AAAA State Wrestling Championships (120) held this … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: CPA takes down Hilton Head Christian | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CPA BASEBALL. Third baseman Nick Padgett takes a flying leap for a high ball during Monday’s game. The CPA baseball team took down Hilton Head Christian 21-5 in five innings Monday night. Christoper Reeves contributed to the effort with a … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball advances to championship in H.I.T | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team defeated Academic Magnet, 10-6, tonight in game three of the H.I.T preseason tournament and will advance to the championship game on Saturday at 4:45 p.m. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team defeated Academic Magnet, 10-6, tonight in game three of the H.I.T preseason tournament and will advance to the championship game on Saturday at 4:45 p.m. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball … Read the rest


Crosby to cover sports for The Press | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cindy Crosby has joined The Press and Standard as sports editor.
“Growing up, I was a huge fan of Rob Novit and The Press and Standard. I can recall looking forward to reading his sports articles each week,” Crosby said. … Read the rest


Search for one suspect keeps judge busy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Before law enforcement officers were able to track down Christopher Brown, 22, of Walterboro — one of the reputed Cowboys street gang members indicted by the federal government — the search kept leading local law enforcement officers back to the … Read the rest


Bills in for restoring Northside Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Putting Northside Elementary School back in the business of education had a half-a-million-dollar price tag.
With the bills all in, the total cost of restoring the elementary school building from its bout with mold cost the school district a total … Read the rest


Feds bring stiff penalties to gang case | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
When federal law enforcement officials joined the investigation into the alleged criminal activities of two Colleton County-based street gangs, they brought RICO with them.
RICO, the federal government’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, is a … Read the rest


Lady Cougar soccer advances to championship in Azalea Cup | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Soccer team took the field for the first time this season on Saturday, February 27, in the Azalea Cup Shootout held at Berkeley High School. The Lady Cougars advanced to the championship game … Read the rest


CPA JVs win season opener | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton Prep JV War Hawk baseball team defeated Battery Creek, 19-3, in its opening season game on Thursday, Feb. 25.
Kyle Hooker, Brad Strickland and Chance Palmer combined on the mound for the Hawks. Leading … Read the rest


CPA named ‘Cool School’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

Octavia Mitchell from Channel 2 news in Charleston came to Colleton Preparatory Academy Feb. 25 to find out why CPA is so cool.

She interviewed head of school Jill Burttram, second-grade teacher Jenny Williams and senior British literature teacher Janis … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Fat Jack’s holds ribbon cutting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard


Jessie James Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Jessie James Wright, 73, of Walterboro; passed away on Friday: February 27 at his residence. Beloved husband of Mrs. Jeanette Doctor Wright, Jessie was born on July 18, 1942 in Colleton County. Visitation will be held on Friday: March … Read the rest


John W. Brown, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. John W. Brown, Sr. (U.S.A.F.), 83 of Walterboro; passed away on Wednesday: February 24, 2016 at his residence. A native of Walterboro and retired Air Force Master Sergeant, John was born, March 5, 1932 in Walterboro; he is also … Read the rest


Catherine E. Green | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Catherine E. Green was born on February 11, 1951 in Round O, SC. She was the daughter of Madison Bodison and Eleanor (Vernett) Bodison, both of whom preceded her in death. Catherine entered into eternal life on February 26, … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer defeats Berkeley 5-1 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 1, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

Determination pays off! Allyn Wiggins, Lady Cougar forward, beats out a Berkeley defender. Photo by Jim Killian

Determination pays off! Allyn Wiggins, Lady Cougar forward, beats out a Berkeley defender. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity soccer team defeated Berkeley High School, 5-1, this evening at home. The JV team fell 2-1 to … Read the rest


Five injured in Jefferies Highway accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 1, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Five people were transported to Colleton Medical Center following a three-car collision at the intersection of Jefferies Hwy (US Hwy 15) and Academy Road Tuesday March 1 at 8:22 a.m.

A small car and a minivan collided in the intersection, … Read the rest


Henry Beather Hodge Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 1, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

SUMTER – Henry Beather Hodge Sr., 81, entered into his eternal rest on Monday, February 29, 2016, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Henry Hodge and Fannie Cockerill Hodge.

Mr. … Read the rest


Reeves hits grand slam in Hawk’s 21-6 win over HHC

Posted on March 1, 2016 2:02 pm by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Baseball team defeated Hilton Head Christian, 21-6, on Monday, February 29, in game one of the War Hawk Invitational. Christopher Reeves got the start for the Hawks on the mound and would record the win. … Read the rest


Janet Cayla Bowen Vickery | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 1, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Janet Cayla Bowen Vickery, age 33, entered into rest Tuesday morning, February 23, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Pavilion in Wilmington, North Carolina following a courageous fight against cancer. Cayla was born February 5, 1983 at the … Read the rest


Thomas Lee Carter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 1, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Thomas Lee Carter, affectionately known by many as “Tommy”, age 85, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Tuesday afternoon, February 23, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, … Read the rest


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