Monthly Archives: May 2016

McCubbins takes command | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Naval Junior ROTC Unit conducted its annual awards program on April 20. The awards day program is designed to recognize those cadets for their dedicated service, outstanding performance of duty in the NJROTC, and their … Read the rest


Litchfield named farmer of the year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Soil and Water Conservation District honored John B. (Johnny) B. Litchfield as their 2015 Farmer of the Year during the district’s annual Affiliate Banquet held at Coastal Outback on April 26.
The members of the district’s board presented … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Walterboro Criterium 2016 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Here are a few shots from last week’s Downtown Walterboro Criterium. Look for more pictures and information next week’s The Press and Standard.

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DSS clients get new car seats | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Installing car seats. Rich Riney of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office; Sandra Polk, Latoya Pinckney and Audrey Brown with the Dept. of Social Services; and Paul Haase of the sheriff’s office installed car seats for DSS … Read the rest


The Thin Gold Line: The life of a dispatcher | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
April 10-16 was National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week nationwide — locally it was a time for Colleton County to celebrate its thin gold line.
The law enforcement officers are known as the thin blue line, firefighters-paramedics … Read the rest


Salk’s Raheem Freeman going to USC Aiken | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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GOING TO USC AIKEN. USC Salkehatchie’s Raheem Freeman will continue his education and basketball career at USC Aiken in the fall. Freeman, a standout 6’4 shooting guard for the Indians, signed a full scholarship to Aiken last week. … Read the rest


Twenty attend S.C. Democratic Convention | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Twenty delegates and alternates from Colleton County attended the S.C. Democratic Party Convention this year.  Two Colleton County State delegates applied to become Democratic National Convention delegates: Senator Margie Bright Matthews and Jessica Bright.  “For the first time in the … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf finishes ninth in state tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Golf team took care of business, beating Dorchester Academy by one, to earn a spot in the 2016 SCISA Class A State Golf Tournament held on General Hackler Course at Coastal … Read the rest


When you call 9-1-1: How it all works | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When an emergency call comes in, a dispatcher faces a console with five computer screens, three computer keyboards, a pair of computer mice and assorted other pieces of equipment.
The main screen is the CAD system, surrounded by screens for … Read the rest


A Look Inside: First offenders get a tour of Allendale prison | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The solid steel door slammed shut and four of the five men crammed into the small room twitched.
The four, startled by the sound of metal crashing against metal, were getting their first sensation of what … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

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

Cottageville man arrested
Walterboro Police officers were called to the Sears store at 377 Bells Highway Saturday afternoon after a store employee watched a suspect drive off with a lawn mower.
The employee said as she opened a rollup door … Read the rest


ADOPT ME | Pet of the Week | May | The Press and Standard

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

Are you looking for an energetic, toy-loving, fall all over herself kitten? MAY is an adorable black (with some white) kitten who is full of energy and would love to have a playmate. She’s hoping soon for a loving, safe … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer pays tribute to seniors | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Soccer team honored its seniors during halftime of their final game of the season at Cougar Field.  Five seniors were recognized during the ceremony including: William Rast, Dakota Snyder, Brian Johnson, Cody … Read the rest


Rodeo time in Walterboro this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

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

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

It’s rodeo time in Walterboro as the Double D Arena welcomes the 26th annual International Professional Rodeo Association (IPRA) to the Lowcountry on Friday and Saturday .
Gates will open at 6 p.m. with the opening … Read the rest


JV Cougars finish tough season, but coach sees potential | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Soccer team finished its season this past week following a 5-0 loss against Fort Dorchester at home.
The previous week saw the JV team lose 11-0 against Bluffton and fall 7-1 against … Read the rest


CCHS Track captures region titles | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Track and Field team participated in the Region 8-4A competition held Tuesday April 26 at Summerville High School.
The Lady Cougars, coached by George Smith, finished in fifth place (30.66 points) in 17 … Read the rest


No surprises in city’s budget discussions | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Last year the term “status quo” kept popping up as Walterboro City Manager Jeff Molinari met with city council to discuss the budget for this fiscal year.
City council met April 26 for its first budget … Read the rest


Lady Cougars honor graduating seniors | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougars celebrated their senior players prior to a 5-0 loss against Summerville Tuesday April 26. Colleton County’s defensive effort held the Green Wave to a single goal prior to halftime.
Against undefeated Fort Dorchester … Read the rest


Cyclists stop to visit memorial for fallen officers | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by BARRY MOORE
REMEMBERING. A group from Law Enforcement United Bicycle Riders stopped at the memorial honoring fallen Colleton County officers Tuesday morning. The group is riding from Florida to Washington, D.C., stopping to visit local law enforcement officers … Read the rest


Lady Hawks claim Region III-A championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Hawks claimed the SCISA III-A Region Championship following a 10-9 win over Clarendon Hall on Thursday April 28.  With two non-region games remaining against Thomas Heyward and Northwood Academy, Colleton Prep sits at 15-7 … Read the rest


New company to bring 50 jobs | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

J&L Wire, headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., has announced the establishment of its first South Carolina operations. The company is opening a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the former Press Printing building in Colleton County. Located at 387 Mable T. Willis … Read the rest


Johnson surprised with honor | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

City Detective Gean Johnson
receives award for solving
37-year-old cold case.

Walterboro Police Department Det. Gean Johnson left Summerville the evening of April 30 with a little something extra.
Johnson brought home the respect of his fellow Lowcountry law enforcement … Read the rest


JV girls finish season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Lady Cougar Soccer team finished its season last week with a loss against Summerville.  The young team missed several wins in close games across the season. “I see a lot of potential … Read the rest


Seniors recognized for Cougar Tennis | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Tennis team recognized its three seniors prior to the match against Bluffton Tuesday April 26. Kenny Johnson, Charles Bailey and Trevor Owens were honored for their dedication and commitment to the program. … Read the rest


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