Monthly Archives: April 2016

Fleming to be new director of development for Alliance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Fleming, P.E., has accepted the staff position of director of development with SouthernCarolina Alliance, the regional economic development organization marketing Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties.
“We are fortunate to have someone with John’s extensive knowledge of … Read the rest


Bostic receives certification | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Robert Dean Bostic, PA-C, is one of only 220 certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Bostic was awarded … Read the rest


Air Mail? Cottageville resident improving on mail delivery | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Seems residents of Old Jacksonboro Road near Cottageville have come up with some new ideas to improve mail delivery.


Rice Festival Committee members | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the 2016 Rice Festival Committee are, front row from left: Susan Nettles, Charlotte Brinson, Billie Shoupe and Gale Kidd. On the back row are:  Jeffrey Herndon, Ron Duboise, Bert Sweat, Bubba Trippe, Jody McMillan, Jeff Musgrave and Patrick … Read the rest


Off the Field | Connor Alexander Pye | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Connor Alexander Pye is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he is a three-year letterman in golf and plays football for the War Hawks. He is the son of Robin and Shan Pye of Walterboro. … Read the rest


JV Cougars split with Bluffton | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Cougar JV Baseball team split its series against Bluffton last week with a win and a loss.
On Wednesday April 6, Colleton County earned a 6-0 shutout against the JV Bobcats … Read the rest


Lady Bombers struggle on the clay | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 10U ECBA Lady Bombers competed in the WFC Spring Fling held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex this weekend. In their first tournament in the 10U age group — comprised of all local players — … Read the rest


Lightning finishes 4th in Spring Fling | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JENNIFER COX
The Lowcountry Lightning 10U Softball team finished fourth in its age bracket in the WFC Spring Fling tournament held this past weekend at ACE Basin Sports Complex. In pool play, the Lightning … Read the rest


Hawk B-team nests at 6-1 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawk B-team won two games last week to increase their record to 6-1 on the season. Against St. Francis Catholic School on Tuesday April 5, Colleton Prep won 12-6. Chance Palmer, Drew Murdaugh and … Read the rest


Craven hits 3-run homer | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Despite a 3-RBI homerun in the sixth inning by senior Josh Craven, the War Hawk Baseball team dropped a region game 11-6 against Holly Hill.
In the April 5 road game, Nick … Read the rest


Perfect Fit meals recalled | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 10,455 pounds of poultry entrees due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced April 14. The products are mislabeled … Read the rest


Council approves body cameras for Walterboro police officers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police officers will soon have new body-worn cameras.
City Council unanimously approved $52,026.20 to purchase 30 body cameras for the Walterboro Police Department at the March 5 meeting. The price tag includes the equipment, software, installation and training. Once … Read the rest


Ware and Bailey compete in SCISA State Open | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Meredith Ware and Rianna Bailey competed in the South Carolina Independent School Association State Open Tennis Tournament on Tuesday April 5 at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter. Ware and Bailey  bailey 4-13-16
Ware, who holds Colleton Prep’s No. 1 spot, … Read the rest


Cougar Tennis falls to Bobcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Cougar Tennis team fell to Bluffton 6-0 in an away match April 6. The loss puts the Cougars 3-2 overall and 0-2 in region play. They will face Summerville in two … Read the rest


Boots on the ground | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s new engineer, Carla Harvey, says she enjoys working with people.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Carla Harvey is settled into her new office, but has not been spending much time there.
Harvey joined Colleton County as the county engineer … Read the rest


Wilson hits out of the yard twice for the week for Lady War Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Lady Hawk Softball team earned two region wins this past week against Holly Hill Academy (5-2) and Jefferson Davis Academy (12-2) to make them 5-1 in conference play. CPA dropped a 13-1 contest with … Read the rest


City, county join forces on water project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Improvements planned in Ruffin’s water service.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Council and Walterboro City Council have joined forces to improve water service in the Ruffin area.
Walterboro currently has a water line that runs from the city to … Read the rest


Lightning 12U wins WFC Spring Fling

Posted on April 15, 2016 12:12 am by Cindy Crosby

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U took home the Spring Fling Championship at Ace Basin Sports Complex. Photo submitted

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U took home the Spring Fling Championship at Ace Basin Sports Complex on April 10, 2016.  Photo submitted

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U softball team returned to action this past weekend. In their first outing of year, the … Read the rest


Montjoy inks scholarship to be an Indian

Posted on April 14, 2016 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

“I am thankful for the support of my friends and family; without them – I wouldn’t be where I am today. I also thank God for the ability and the blessings which he has given me.” – Taylor Montjoy, Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Soccer player, on inking a scholarship to play at USC – Salkehatchie. Photo by Cindy Crosby

“I am thankful for the support of my friends and family; without them – I wouldn’t be where I am today. I also thank God for the ability and the blessings which he has given me.” Taylor Montjoy, Colleton

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Reynolds signs NLI to run Cross-Country at Newberry

Posted on April 14, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

“I could not be happier to become a Wolf at Newberry College. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I intend to work hard to be the best student-athlete I can be. I will never forget my time here at Colleton County High School, and I intend to make Colleton County Proud! Go Cougars and Go Wolves!” – Shelton Reynolds, on his future as a college athlete. Photo by Cindy Crosby

“I could not be happier to become a Wolf at Newberry College. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I intend to work hard to be the best student-athlete I can be. I will never forget my time

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2016 Rice Pageant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Cashay Catterton was crowned Miss Rice Festival in the annual pageant held April 9 in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School.
Gracie Hiers was first runner-up with Ashlee Henson, second. Catterton was also … Read the rest


Thigpen notches 11 K’s for region win | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

 

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team faced region foe Bluffton in a three-game series last week. The Cougars dropped the first two games, before earning a win in game three behind … Read the rest


Wings-n-Wheels this Saturday at airport | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Love airplanes, antique cars and family fun? Then Wings-n-Wheels is for you.
The eighth annual Walterboro Wings-n-Wheels will be held at the Lowcountry Regional Airport on April 16. Gates will be open from 10 a.m.4 p.m.
Activities include displays of … Read the rest


Paper clovers raise funds for 4-H | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The spring 2016 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will take place Wednesday, April 13 through Sunday, April 24.
Shoppers at the local Tractor Supply Store at 297 Bells Highway will have the opportunity to support local 4-H clubs by choosing to … Read the rest


JV Hawks remain undefeated at 9-0 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton Prep JV War Hawk Baseball team remains undefeated on the season after two wins last week on Haynes Field. Against Hilton Head Christian, the Hawks got an 11-3 win. Dawson … Read the rest


Stone saluted for work above and beyond | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor Duffie Stone traveled to North Charleston earlier this month to be saluted for his office’s willingness to work with employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserve.
Stone made the trip to receive the Above … Read the rest


Colleton’s senator looking forward to not having to run for election in 2016 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
S.C. Sen. Margie Bright Matthews is looking forward to a year on the sidelines during the 2016 election cycle.
When the filing deadline for the governmental posts on the November general election ended, Bright Matthews found … Read the rest


FoCCAS poker run this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A “Ride For The Cause Of Our Friends With The Paws” Poker Run will be held by the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) on Saturday April 16.
Registration begins at 10 a.m. with kickstands up at 11:30 … Read the rest


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Colleton Medical Center to hold Open House Job Fair on Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center will hold Open House Job Fair on Tuesday, April 19 from 9 a.m.–12 noon in the Medical Arts Building (302 Medical Park Drive Walterboro). Openings are available for for both licensed and non-licensed positions in nursing, therapy, … Read the rest


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