Monthly Archives: April 2016

Person of interest in homicide case named | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro police have identified a person of interest in the April 18 death of a Lewis Street resident.
Investigators are seeking Aaron Ford, 22, of Walterboro, who they believe might be involved in the death of Ramone Latrell Varner.
Anyone … Read the rest


Two women injured in Rehoboth Road accident | News | The Press and Standard

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

A single-vehicle accident sent two adult females to the hospital Tuesday afternoon April 26.

At approximately 6:27 p.m., a southbound Ford pickup left the roadway on Rehoboth Road (S.C. Hwy 651) at Van **** Road. The truck flipped over several … Read the rest


JV Hawks win streak ended by Pinewood | 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 JV War Hawk Baseball team saw its 11-game win streak come to an end against a much older Pinewood Prep team last week. The Hawks are now 10-2 on … Read the rest


Lady Cougars senior night spoiled in 9-4 loss | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars lost 9-4 against Fort Dorchester on Monday April 18 at home.
Prior to the start of the game, Colleton County honored their five seniors, along with former Lady Cougar Sierra Zirk, … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks get plenty of hits | 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 Jeff Musgrave

The JV Lady Hawks defeated Andrew Jackson 14-8 at home. Haley Bootle and Rachel Wright combined for the win. Langley Harter was 4-for-4 at the plate for Colleton Prep. Wright was 2-for-3 … Read the rest


War Hawks on six game win streak | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawks continue their winning streak, with a 14-4 defeat over Andrew Jackson on Tuesday, April 19 on the road.
Colleton Prep will face region match-ups this week with Clarendon Hall and Dorchester Academy. Both … Read the rest


15th Drug Free Classic held at CCHS | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 15th Annual Drug Free Classic was held at Colleton County High School on Saturday April 16. Eleven schools participated in this year’s event including: Allendale-Fairfax, Ashley Ridge, Baptist Hill, Battery Creek, Beaufort, Edisto, Estill, Garrett … Read the rest


SCE&G warns customers of new phone scams | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

SCE&G urges customers to beware of phone scams demanding payment to prevent immediate disconnection of electric or gas service. Customers have reported receiving calls that appear to be from SCE&G’s customer service number and even include a recording of an … Read the rest


Dr. Crosby’s first ‘official day’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Melissa Crosby’s students were excited about her first day as the official principal at Colleton County High School.

Crosby has been interim principal, but was chosen for the post permanently at last night’s school board meeting.

 

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Lady Hawks chasing region championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Lady Hawks amassed 22 hits against Andrew Jackson Academy in the 21-2 win on Tuesday April 19. Anne Garrett CaLady Hawks Chasing crawford 4-28-16.jpgrter earned the win for Colleton Prep in five innings, with … Read the rest


Painting fundraiser Friday night | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A painting class will be held at Baskets and Bows on Friday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with 25% percent of the proceeds to be donated to the S.C. Autism Society. Refreshments will be served.

Those planning to attend are asked to … Read the rest


Crosby, Hamilton named new principals at CCHS, Northside | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The Colleton County School District has two new principals.
During a special meeting of the school board Tuesday night, board members approved School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster’s recommendation that Dr. Melissa Crosby formally become the principal … Read the rest


Armed robbery under investigation | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are continuing their investigation into a Monday evening armed robbery.
Officers responded to the Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd. Monday at 9:46 p.m. after receiving reports of two masked gunmen robbing the business. A clerk told police … Read the rest


Tommy (Tom) S. Evans | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Tommy (Tom) S. Evans, aged 64, passed away at his residence in Bluffton Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from Multiple Myeloma Cancer.

He was originally from Walterboro, South Carolina but has resided in the Hilton Head/ Bluffton area for the past … Read the rest


PRTC Blackout Bingo Numbers | Correction | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The PRTC Blackout Bingo ad containing a complete list of April numbers that ran in last week’s edition of The Press and Standard was missing “G46, G48 and G53”. Please see the attached image for the corrected list with those … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer to hold Senior Night on Thursday

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

cougar soccer rileyThe Colleton County Cougar Soccer team was shut-out against Bluffton (9-0) and Summerville (9-0) in games this past week. They will hold Senior Night on Thursday evening against Fort Dorchester at Colleton County High School. Photo by Jim Killian


Erwin scores lone JV goal

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

packy JVThe Colleton County JV Soccer team fell 11-0 against Bluffton on Tuesday, April 19 and would lose 7-1 against Summerville on Monday evening. Luke Erwin scored the lone Cougar goal against the Green Wave.


Lady Cougar Soccer to honor seniors tonight

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

 

Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team was shutout in back-to-back region games last week against Bluffton (7-0) and Ashley Ridge (5-0). They will recognize their seniors in tonight’s match against Summerville at 7 p.m. at Cougar Stadium. Photo … Read the rest


Isabel Mason (Adams) Robison | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Isabel Mason (Adams) Robison, 92, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Walterboro, SC.

Born on October 06, 1923, in Midland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Griffin and Isabella (Mason) Adams.

In addition to her … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf beats DA to qualify for State

Posted on April 26, 2016 9:09 am by Cindy Crosby

LEADERBOARD: Josh Crosby shot a 45 against Dorchester Academy to help send the Hawks to the SCISA Class A State Tournament at Coastal Carolina University this week. Photo by Jim Killian.

LEADERBOARD: Josh Crosby shot a 45 against Dorchester Academy to help send the Hawks to the SCISA Class A State Tournament at Coastal Carolina University this week. Photo by Jim Killian.

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Golf team took care … Read the rest


Ollie P. Vaughn Rath | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO:       Mrs. Ollie P. Vaughn Rath, 97, wife of the late Lee Vaughn, passed away at her home on March 21, 2016.  She was born in Oconee County, SC a daughter of the late Cleophus Perry and Ella J. Perry.  … Read the rest


Karren Lee Darley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WalterboroMrs. Karren Lee Darley, 45, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Colleton Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016, from Grace Advent Christian Church, 398 Mount … Read the rest


Robert Franklin Laursen | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Funeral services for Mr. Robert Franklin Laursen, affectionately known by many as “Bob”, who entered into Heavenly rest February 2, 2016, will be conducted at 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at The Brice … Read the rest


Charles Henry Gooding, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Mr. Charles Henry Gooding, Sr., affectionately known by many as “C.H.”, age 82, entered into eternal rest Thursday morning, April 21, 2016, at his home near Bells Cross Roads in Ruffin.

Funeral services were conducted 11:30 Saturday morning, … Read the rest


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