Monthly Archives: March 2016

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


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

 

Colleton Read the rest


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


Promise Zone funding has improved our lives | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Hundreds of people from our neck of the woods helped to craft the new long-term strategic action plan that will guide the South Carolina Lowcountry Promise Zone in the years ahead. Months of truly collaborative work provide us with a … Read the rest


Courtliness is fading fast in the South | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

As most of you know, I’m a proud daughter of the South.
There’s nothing like life below the Mason-Dixon. We’re fiercely proud of our traditions, our barbecue, and the fact that you can drive from mountains to ocean in under … Read the rest


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