Monthly Archives: April 2016

Third grader donates hair to Wigs for Kids | News | The Press and Standard

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

Anne Hatcher White, a third grader at Colleton Prep Academy, donated seven inches of her hair recently to Wigs for Kids. For over 30 years, the Wigs for Kids organization has provided replacement systems and support for children who have … Read the rest


Farmers Market receives grant | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Farmers Market has received a grant from AgSouth Farm Credit to aid in promoting the market.
The market will use the $1,000 grant for advertising promoting the market. In addition, the market will receive 100 reusable AgSouth-branded … Read the rest


Special Olympics 2016: Project Unify | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

‘Courage with fear, respect without limits, acceptance without
question…a world unified’

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Special Olympics were held Friday April 8 at Colleton County Middle School Track and Field.  With approximately 300 athletes and 200 volunteers … Read the rest


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


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