Monthly Archives: April 2016

‘A spoon full of sugar’ | Sidelines | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Have you heard the old expression “hitting is contagious?” Or, how about “attitudes can be contagious?” Finally, think about this one, “emotions can be contagious.” Certainly, all of these seem to hold true on the athletic fields.
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CCMS: Rogers gets first start in 28-1 win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School Junior Cougars defeated Hardeeville 28-1 on Wednesday March 23 in an away game. Jabari Rogers made his debut on the mound for the Junior Cougars. “Jabari did a great job for … Read the rest


Ruffin man charged with child abuse | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Benton Michael Presley, 21, of 437 Patriot Ln., Ruffin, on charges of unlawful conduct toward a child and third-degree domestic violence.

On March 31, deputies responded to 437 Patriot Lane, Ruffin, in reference … Read the rest


Suspect charged in car break-ins | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Patrick Leonard McTeer has been charged by the Walterboro Police Department with three counts of larceny/breaking into vehicles, two counts of transaction card fraud, and failure to stop for blue lights in connection with two vehicle break-ins on March 11-12.… Read the rest


Weather forecast through Monday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

INLAND COLLETON-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF…WALTERBORO

731 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

…TORNADO WATCH 74 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON…

  • TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY…MAINLY
  • THIS AFTERNOON.
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Tornado watch issued until 3 p.m. for Colleton, surrounding counties | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM  THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA:tornado watch map.4-1

 

BRYAN                 BULLOCH               CANDLER

CHATHAM               EFFINGHAM             EVANS

JENKINS               SCREVEN               TATTNALL

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Cougar Tennis splits week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Cougar Tennis team picked up its first region win against Fort Dorchester on Tuesday March 22 in a home match. Against region opponent Ashley Ridge on Thursday, the Cougars earned their first loss of the … Read the rest


Wyatt and Maddie: Dock dogs don’t have to be professionals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com

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Smoak and Rowe combine for win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Baseball B-Team defeated Jefferson Davis Academy, 17-2, on Tuesday March 22 in an away game. Carter Smoak and Huiet Rowe combined on the hill for the win. According to Coach Mark Tomedolskey, everyone … Read the rest


JV Hawks still flawless at 7-0 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

HOOKED ON HOOKER. Kyle Hooker and the JV Hawks remain flawless at 7-0. Photo by Jim Killian

HOOKED ON HOOKER. Kyle Hooker and the JV Hawks remain flawless at 7-0. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton Prep JV War Hawk Baseball team remains perfect on the season 7-0 after … Read the rest


Stearn to lead Lowcountry Rehab | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Courtney Stearn, DPT, has been named the new director at Lowcountry Rehabilitation in Walterboro.
“I am excited to be the new director here and am proud to serve the Colleton County area.  I hope my knowledge and skills will help … Read the rest


City goes after loan for wastewater improvements | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Walterboro officials will apply for a low interest loan from the South Carolina Water Quality Revolving Fund Authority, the final step in putting together the funding needed to undertake improvements to the wastewater treatment facility.
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