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Monthly Archives: May 2016

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


Brown speaks at Victory House | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Former Clemson long snapper Jim Brown made quite a few new friends when he spoke at last week’s Walterboro Rotary Club’s luncheon held at the Veterans Victory House.
Following a brief biography, Brown opened the floor … Read the rest


150 get degrees from USC Salkehatchie | News | The Press and Standard

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

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie awarded 150 degrees during commencement on Friday April 29 on the campus in Allendale.
Speaker was Vernita Dore, deputy under-secretary for rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Others participating in the program … Read the rest


Monkey jailbreak: Nineteen monkeys escape from Yemassee facility | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Yemassee Police Chief Gregory Alexander was easy with a laugh as he discussed his community’s monkey escape.
Alexander said an employee of Alpha Genesis called from the company’s compound on Castle Hall Road Sunday at about … Read the rest


Garage fire closes Lowcountry Highway | News | The Press and Standard

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

An early morning fire on May 2 at 12:18 a.m. at a residence on Lowcountry Highway destroyed a two-car garage.

When the first fire units arrived at 1016 Lowcountry Highway, the single-story structure was engulfed in flames. Colleton County firefighter-paramedics … Read the rest


Robert Bradley Hager | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Robert Bradley Hager, known by all as “Brad”, age 45, entered into rest Monday afternoon, May 2, 2016, at his home in Cottageville.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning, May 7, 2016, from Walterboro … Read the rest


Neta Mae McClary Stevens Johnson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Neta Mae McClary Stevens Johnson, 89, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Pruitt Health Care Center. She was twice married, first to the late Mr. Ben F. Stevens, and secondly to the late Mr. … Read the rest


Hazel Priester Hiers Evans | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Hazel Priester Hiers Evans passed away Monday evening at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro after an extended illness. She was 96.

Mrs. Evans was born in Colleton County February 17, 1920 a daughter of the late … Read the rest


War Hawks advance to round two in playoffs

Posted on May 2, 2016 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Christopher Reeves picked up the win in game one of the doubleheader against Patrick Henry. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Christopher Reeves picked up the win in game one of the doubleheader against Newberry Academy. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton Prep War Hawks eliminated a young Newberry Academy team in round one of the SCISA Class A playoffs this … Read the rest


Bubba Trippe has made big difference in Rice Festival | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Another Rice Festival has come and gone.
Thousands of people walked the streets of downtown Walterboro over the two days of the event — perhaps the biggest crowd ever. Even Friday’s rain showers didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of festival-goers. Saturday’s … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to all for help with Special Olympics
Dear Editor:
On behalf of the Colleton Area Special Olympics, I would like to thank all who helped with this year’s event that was held April 8th at the Colleton County Middle … Read the rest


Weeding roses can be bad for your mental health | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Random thoughts while glumly weeding the rose garden and wondering if I need Adderall:
• Why don’t we hear/read/use the word “glumly” anymore?
• There comes a time when you say, “Why NOT have the doughnut?” I’m not there yet, … Read the rest


Get America back on track with God | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

There is a serious downturn in a society when the moral compass has been skewed and the definitions and foundational descriptions have been changed. More than the language is at stake, the very future of a given society is in … Read the rest


Selfless or Selfish? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Everyone in this life is not as fortunate as others, regardless of the circumstances. Therefore, it is our Christian obligation to help others in need. In other words, when God blesses us, He wants us to go out and be … Read the rest


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