Monthly Archives: April 2016

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


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


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


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


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


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