Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rice Festival Tennis Results | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Winners of the round robin tennis tournament held Sunday as part of the Rice Festival were:

Women
1st place: Marie Young
2nd place: Julie Bishop
3rd place tie: Meredith Ware and Brenda Murdaugh

Men
1st place: … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

William Wendell Valentine, 36, whose last known addresses were on Creekside Lane and Ramsey Hill Drive, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court … Read the rest


Freeman named All-Region, All-American | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salk basketball player Raheem Freeman made First Team All-Region for NJCAA Region X for the 2015-16 season. He also made NJCAA National All-American for the season.  He is pictured here with his coaches left to right:  Assistant Coach Rob … Read the rest


Touring a different kind of farm for Colleton’s Stewardship Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A trip to a different type of forest highlighted Colleton Soil and Water Conservation District’s Stewardship Week.
“We All Need Trees” was the theme for the special week. When it came time for the annual tour, the Rev. Gerald Mabry … Read the rest


Next Wednesday’s Criterium to follow new course | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Downtown Walterboro Criterium Board has announced some changes to the 14th Annual Downtown Walterboro Criterium scheduled for May 4 starting at 4 p.m.
Where the course once turned left at the end of E. Washington Street, it will now … Read the rest


Salk academic athletes recognized | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the USC Salkehatchie basketball team were presented academic certificates for their 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA at USC Salkehatchie. Pictured, from left, are Athletic Director and Associate Dean for Student Affairs Jane Brewer; sophomores Nolen Gerald, Jami Sanders … Read the rest


County Council’s budget building begins | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The Colleton County Council got started on their preparations for the 2016-2017 fiscal year budget with a brief workshop session Friday afternoon.
With the Rice Festival activities going on downtown, council decided to hold their first … Read the rest


Rice Festival Golf Results | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The 2016 Rice Festival golf tournament returned this year to Dogwood Hills Golf Course.  “For not having the tournament for the past few years, we were extremely pleased to have had 36 players participated in the … Read the rest


Last rabies clinic this Saturday at Bells Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The final rabies clinic will be held in Colleton County on April 30 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Bells Elementary School by Walterboro Animal Hospital. Fees vary, but will not exceed $20 per pet. Dogs must be on a leash … Read the rest


‘American Idol’ star to give concert for Colleton Habitat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Riley Bria of “American Idol” and “The Voice” will give a concert in Walterboro to benefit the Colleton Habitat for Humanity “Build a Home” fund.  The concert will be at the Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center, 150 Cougar … Read the rest


Students learn about careers in agriculture | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County minority students interested in careers in forestry and agriculture could attend college for free or at minimal cost.
Sam Cook and Joseph Hamilton introduced students and parents to the program during a presentation last week at Colleton County … Read the rest


Rice Festival Cornhole Results | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Winners of the Rice Festival Cornhole Contest were, from left, third, David Lee Boyd of Walterboro and Jamie Boyd of Moncks Corner; first, Dustin Call and Justin Gabel from Kingstree; and second, Lynn Smith and John … Read the rest


Portrait of Sen. Clementa Pinckney to be unveiled May 25 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Today, on behalf of the South Carolina Senate, State Senator Gerald Malloy announced that the Senate will formally unveil a portrait to honor the memory and service of Senator Clementa C. Pinckney, who was murdered June 17, 2015, along with … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Rice Festival BMX Bike Show | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN


PHOTOS: Dock Dogs 2016 | Rice Festival | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN


JV Cougars finish .500 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Cougars finished its season with a sweep of Battery Creek and Fort Dorchester to finish .500 on the season, with an overall record of 7-7 and 3-5 in region competition.
Against Battery … Read the rest


2016 Rice Run Results | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN & CINDY CROSBY
With near perfect weather conditions, the 2016 5K Rice Run was held Saturday morning during the Colleton County Rice Festival. With 363 participants completing the course, which began in … Read the rest


Burglary conviction nets prison stay | Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Malcolm Strong, 20, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of second-degree burglary when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
After hearing Stong’s plea, visiting judge Thomas Cooper ordered Strong to serve … Read the rest


Three decades and 10,000 babies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Riddick Ackerman III and Dr. Trent Cannon will retire from active practice with Walterboro OB/GYN and Colleton Medical Center effective June 30.
Ackerman and Cannon have been in practice in Walterboro since 1983, caring for generations of families and … Read the rest


New Tech gets national recognition | News | The Press and Standard

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

CCHS’ program chosen as one of 10 schools to demonstrate the project-based learning concept.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The students and teachers of Cougar New Tech celebrated Monday afternoon.
They gathered in the Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center … Read the rest


B-Team pitching staff gaining experience | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton Prep B-team lost 6-1 to John Paul on Wednesday April 13 in an away game. According to Coach Mark Tomedolskey, Huiet Rowe pitched well but lacked run support.
Against Clarendon … Read the rest


Cougar Tennis drops Summerville matches | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Tennis team lost two region matches against Summerville. They will honor their seniors in a home match against Bluffton this week.
Scores for matches one and two were:

Singles:
Charles Bailey: 0, … Read the rest


Theft suspect arrested | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

On April 20, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen 2004 Ford F-450 work truck and numerous stolen industrial tools.
The vehicle was stolen in Charleston County, and the tools were taken in Charleston, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.
Colleton … Read the rest


Fleeing motorcyclist injured in crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

A motorcyclist, reportedly attempting to elude Walterboro Police Department officers, sustained critical injuries Tuesday afternoon when he crashed in the 700 block of Brick Chimney Road.
Tuesday at approximately 5:27 p.m. a city police officer on routine patrol reportedly spotted … Read the rest


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