Monthly Archives: March 2016

Author reads to Black Street students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

About 50 students from Black Street Early Childhood listen to children’s author Robin Bee Owens read last Friday at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Owens’ books include Dabby and Maxie, Dabby and Maxie in Kentucky Bound, Swamp Fairy, The Wand, … Read the rest


CCHS students visit Trident Tech | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On March 3, Colleton County High School students enjoyed a trip to Trident Technical College’s Career Day. The students participated in the placement tests for incoming students, as well as the campus tours.  Students were able to tour the different … Read the rest


Off the Field | Brittany Risher | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Brittney Renee Risher is a senior at Colleton County High School, where she plays volleyball and softball for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Ray and Amy Risher of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Milton … Read the rest


CPA Golf defeats Holly Hill in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep War Hawk golf team edged out Thomas Heyward with a score of 203-217 on Tuesday March 15 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Counting scores for the War Hawks included: … Read the rest


Find out about flood insurance rates at meetings Monday and Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Will your flood insurance rate potentially be going up or down? Find out on March 28 in Walterboro or March 29 on Edisto Beach.

Newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for Colleton County will be available for residents … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks out hit CCMS in CPA Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The JV Lady Hawks lost against Holly Hill Academy 15-5 on Thursday March 17 in a game marked by 14 defensive errors. Jessica Hughes went 3-3 at the plate, with three doubles and two RBIs, while … Read the rest


MJ facing challenge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
Andrea Collum is spending her day the same way she has for many of the last nine months — sitting in the ICU at the Medical University of S.C., holding her son MJ. They’ve been in … Read the rest


Lady Hawks go 1-2 during Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Murray has game tie-breaking hit in extra innings to seal the win for CPA.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks defeated Holly Hill Academy 11-1 on Thursday March 17 in a home game.
Ally Knight earned the … Read the rest


Smoke in the ‘Boro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Story and photos b

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Three join Walterboro Civitan Club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Civitan Club inducted three new members into the club at its monthly meeting on March 14: Paul Capers, Tom Whitacre and Bruce Blanchard. Future projects were discussed including Special Olympics and the Rice Festival scheduled for April 21-22. … Read the rest


JV Cougar Soccer off to 1-2 start | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Cougar Soccer team is off to a 1-2 start on the season. The JV team split the series against Woodland, losing 1-0 on Tuesday March 1 and winning 3-1 on March 8. … Read the rest


Wiggins scores 100th career goal | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

With a shot from just inside the 18-yard line, just 14 minutes into the second half of the Colleton County Lady Cougar’s soccer game March 18, Allyn Wiggins scored her fourth goal of the evening against … Read the rest


Easter egg hunt Saturday at Sheriff’s Office | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Unemployment rises in January | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s unemployment rate started 2016 headed in the wrong direction.
The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, reports that Colleton County’s unemployment in January stood 6.6 percent, a climb of six-tenths of a percent over the December numbers.… Read the rest


Plant sale Saturday at TCTC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual TCTC Plant Sale will be held at Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center, 1069 Thunderbolt Dr., on March 26 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Plants for sale will include begonias, butterfly bushes, calibrachoa, celosia, coleus, crassula, elephant ears, English ivy, … Read the rest


Keep Colleton Beautiful getting back to work | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
William Smyly and Maryann Seals are hoping for some county residents of a like mind to join them.
Smyly and Seals are the only two members of Keep Colleton Beautiful Commission, which has been dormant since … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tip leads to drug arrest
A 50-year-old Ruffin man was taken into custody by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on drug charges after visiting a Jefferies Highway nightclub the evening of March 18.
A caller reported that a subject was … Read the rest


Murdaugh has career night against Dolphins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The War Hawk baseball team earned wins against Battery Creek High School and Holly Hill Academy last week to put them at 6-1 overall and 2-0 in region play.
Against Battery Creek, … Read the rest


Pup Putt raises money for FoCCAS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Weller enjoys pirlou offered by Reggie McNeil, left, and Bill Proctor during the Pup Putt held Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Winners were Zach Armentrout (38), and Jimmy Hiott and Charlie Armentrout (tie at 39). Longest putt award went … Read the rest


Runners, walkers sprint for gold | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Story and photos by LORI BEARD
loribelljohnson@gmail.com

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Tomedolskey dials a wake-up call | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Baseball B-team lost 6-1 against John Paul II on Monday March 14 in a home game. According to Coach Mark Tomedolskey, a shaky defense behind starting pitcher Carter Smoak contributed to the loss. … Read the rest


Do your part to make sure tomorrow comes | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Just do it!”
Your high school years are some of the best of times, during which you will make memories that will last a lifetime.
Some of the greatest of those memories will be made during this time of year … Read the rest


Temple chosen for new school finance post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Emily Temple will be relocating from the Upstate to the Lowcountry soon.
Colleton County School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster informed the school board that Temple has been appointed Colleton County School District’s director of finance during … Read the rest


Magwood captures state title for Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar Strength and Conditioning team competed in the SCHSSCA State Tournament on Saturday March 19 at White Knoll High School. Junior David Magwood captured a state championship for CCHS in the … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer sweeps Knights and Gators | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team defeated Stratford (6-0) and Goose Creek (8-0) this past week, putting them at 5-1 on the season. The Lady Cougar defense has, so far, held … Read the rest


Weathers shuts down Wildcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Softball team sits at 4-2 on the season, following two losses to Summerville and a win over West Ashley this week.
In game one of the series against the Green Wave on … Read the rest


New flood plain insurance rate maps to be explained | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Flood Risk Open House will be held March 28 from 4–7 p.m. at Colleton County Council Chambers, 109 Benson Street. Learn about the newly revised, more accurate preliminary flood insurance rate maps. For more information contact Karen Fenoglietto, floodplain administrator, … Read the rest


Correction | Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The recently published court reports contained an error. The following should have read:

Matthew A. Wolf, 21, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of failure to stop for a blue light and was ordered to pay a $500 fine.… Read the rest


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