Monthly Archives: April 2016

Pet of the Week | Molly | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

MOLLY is a gorgeous hound mix with a great personality, who would love to be a friend and companion to your family. She is an adult dog, probably 2-3 years old, and weighs about 30-35 pounds. She has not yet … Read the rest


2016 Rice Planters to help at festival | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 2016 Rice Planters for the Colleton County Rice Festival are, back row, from left, Rianna Bailey, Grace Ann Cox, Macie McCaskill, Deja Daniels, Jena McGuire and Carlyle Griffin. Front row, from left, are Camden Segura, Kayla Dantzler, Kandis Ferguson … Read the rest


Get a handle on mosquitoes now | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

With warmer weather approaching, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is advising local governments to take action now to protect communities from mosquito-borne illnesses. The historic flooding in October, coupled with a relatively warm winter, has the … Read the rest


Silhouette artist John Martin to bring his talents to Colleton Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Martin will bring his rare talent to the Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market April 12.
Martin, a native of Colleton County, is a silhouette artist.
On April 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Martin will be creating … Read the rest


Guard unit changes command | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

First Lt. Artreese Adams took over command of Alpha Company 218th Brigade Support Battalion in ceremonies held at Alpha Company’s headquarters at the Walterboro National Guard Armory.
Adams succeeds Capt. Clyde Woods, who is leaving after two years of commanding … Read the rest


CCHS searching for volleyball coach for 2016-17 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School is searching for a new girls’ head volleyball coach for the 2016-17 school year, according to the South Carolina High School League Online Job Bulletin Board.
Under the direction of Coach Lindsay … Read the rest


Road Trippin’ to the Final Four with USC Salk’s Jay Reid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Coach Jay Reid along with Cindy Crosby
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Indians’ Assistant Basketball Coach Jay Reid is road trippin’ this week to the Final Four in Houston, Texas. He has been kind enough to take … Read the rest


Fire danger statement issued for Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

302 PM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

ALLENDALE-HAMPTON- INLAND COLLETON -DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-INLAND JASPER –BEAUFORT –COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON -COASTAL JASPER- TIDAL BERKELEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES … Read the rest


Wacky elections talk to be part of National Library Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

“The Wacky World of Presidential Elections: The First 50 Years” will be one of the highlights of National Library Week on April 11-16 at the Colleton County Memorial Library.

Dr. Sarah Miller, Ph.D., of USC Salkehatchie will talk about the … Read the rest


Man seriously injured in Mt. Carmel Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male was critically injured in a single-car accident on Mt. Carmel Road south of McLeod Road Thursday evening April 7 at 11:14 p.m.

The northbound Monte Carlo lost control in a curve and slid sideways into a ditch. … Read the rest


Rabies clinics continue Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 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 9
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Bells … Read the rest


Off the Field | Lake Boseman | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Thomas Lake Boseman is a junior at Colleton County High School, where he plays baseball for the Cougars. He is the son of Brandi and Tripp Boseman of Walterboro. His grandparents are Audrey and Joe Lassiter … Read the rest


Police officer wins body building contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police Officer Charles Barney competed recently in the 2016 Governor’s Cup body building competition held in Sacramento, Calif., placing third in the classic physique category. Barney has  competed in body building shows for three years. Last year, he took … Read the rest


Sheriff’s race heads Democratic primary | Election 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A four-candidate bid for the Colleton County Sheriffs Office heads the list of contested races in the June 14 Democratic primary
The four candidates will be vying for the right to challenge incumbent Sheriff R. A. … Read the rest


Former Salk Indian overcomes tragedy | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Two years ago, if you had asked Richard Wilson, former shooting guard for USC–Salkehatchie, about his time playing basketball for the Indians, he wouldn’t have been able to tell you much. Why? Wilson suffered a serious … Read the rest


Three play in basketball tourney in Florida | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Three members of the Colleton County Lady Cougar Basketball team — Scha’Mari Stephens, Jasmine Stanley and Omari Kirkland — traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., this past weekend to play in a tournament with their travel team, the Lowcountry Ballers. They won … Read the rest


Republicans have only one county-wide primary race | Election 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
There is only one contested race that all the Republican voters in Colleton County will help decide in the party’s June 14 primary election. The lone Republican candidate for sheriff is R.A. “Andy” Strickland, who is … Read the rest


Abigail Altman finishes No. 1 at Beaufort Track Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Track and Field team participated in the Beaufort Track Classic on Saturday April 2 at Beaufort High School. The girls’ team finished in fifth place out of 16 competing teams, while the boys … Read the rest


Local residents complete Cooper River Bridge Run/Walk | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Congratulations to all of our local participants in the Cooper River Bridge Run held this past Saturday, April 2. Way to get over it!
 Alex Grossman, M, 21, Walterboro, 1:08:37, 1:09:17, 11:02/mi
 Alisa Hill, F, 31, Walterboro, 1:51:18, … Read the rest


Six-year-old completes Cooper River Bridge Walk | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ansley Snead, a 6-year-old student in the K5 class of Heather Massey at Black Street Early Childhood Center, completed the Cooper River Bridge Walk on Saturday April 2.
“The physical education teacher at BSECC, Stephanie Leitgeb, does an excellent job … Read the rest


Band of Blue Spring Concert this Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Band of Blue Band program will perform its annual Spring Concert this Sunday, April 10, in the Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center at 4 p.m.

The Band of Blue will play several selections including “National … Read the rest


Crosby fights fires with a clipboard | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

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Raiders best War Hawks on the greens | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Golf team hosted Dorchester Academy at Dogwood Hills on Thursday March 24. The War Hawks finished the day with a region loss (210) against the Raiders (193).
Counting scores for the War Hawks … Read the rest


Two injured when car hits street sweeper | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male and adult female were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Hampton Street at the intersection of Padgett Loop Wednesday April 6 at 6:40 p.m.

A small car collided with a street sweeper causing damage to the passenger … Read the rest


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