Monthly Archives: May 2016

Healthy Tip | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

 

 


CCHS holds College Decision Day for Class of 2017 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School, in conjunction with SC GEAR UP, hosted College Decision Day for the Class of 2017 Wednesday May 18.
The purpose of Decision Day is to allow rising seniors the opportunity to make … Read the rest


School district gets $10,000 from MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Celebrating the success of Colleton’s healthy school was the theme for an awards banquet last Thursday night at Forest Circle Middle School.
The Colleton County School District received $10,000 from MUSC’s Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness for the schools’ efforts … Read the rest


Martinis & Me ‘the best one yet’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual Martinis & Me was held by the Colleton County Arts Council last week.
“It was fabulous, probably the best turnout we’ve ever had,” said CCAC director Kim Bridge. “The food was fabulous, the fashion show was awesome. And … Read the rest


Canadys man holds book signing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Canadys resident John Bruins held a book signing for his memoirs, “Lifetime Memories,” at the Colleton County Memorial Library Saturday. Here Library Director Carl Coffin, right, gets his copy signed.

Photo by BARRY MOORE


Bells takes top honors in making Colleton’s children healthier | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Trying to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? Exercise more?
Colleton County Schools are trying to help with that by participating in the MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness’ program.
Last Thursday night, the school district was … Read the rest


1:40 p.m. Friday | Wreck at Robertson and Bells | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

There is a wreck at the intersection of Robertson Boulevard and Bells Highway. Traffic is backing up. Please avoid the area.

 


Green Pond woman seriously hurt in Ritter Road crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A single-car crash in the 7900 block of Ritter Road sent a 55-year-old Green Pond woman to the Trauma Center.

At 7:37 p.m. Thursday May 26, a caller reported the accident, advising the car left the roadway and overturned. The … Read the rest


7:45 a.m. Update | 90% chance of tropical storm formation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

7:45 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Shower activity associated with the low pressure area located between Bermuda and the … Read the rest


CPA students learn pet care | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kara Fargnoli won the Speuter Essay Contest in the recent FoCCAS (Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter) pet care class held for the fourth grade at Colleton Preparatory Academy.
Her essay follows:
“The reason pets should be spayed or … Read the rest


Walterboro woman named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro woman has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Teresa L. Waterman, 41, whose last known address was on Westside Lane in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant … Read the rest


CCHS Athletics honor Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County High Athletic Department held its Spring Athletic Awards Ceremony in the Performing Arts Center this past Sunday afternoon, May 22. Both winter and spring sports were honored during the event including basketball, wrestling, … Read the rest


A day of celebrating Dave the Potter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Walterboro celebrated the legacy of Dave the Potter last Saturday.
The day began at the Colleton County Memorial Library where Darion McCloud, a Columbia-based actor and storyteller, discussed the circumstances that led to him becoming the … Read the rest


Relay for Life 2016 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Story and Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
jelemu@yahoo.com

“The Colors of Cancer Create a Rainbow for Cure” was this year’s theme for The Colleton County Relay for Life event held at Colleton County Middle School’s track Friday night.
There is a … Read the rest


Adopt Me! | Pet of the Week | Amaris | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Here is a tan and black beauty of a lab mix named AMARIS, who is patiently waiting for her very own loving, safe home and a family to care for. Right now, she is content to spend some time … Read the rest


Winning Essay | My D.A.R.E. Report | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Alyssa Hanna

The school year of 2015-2016, the 5th grade students at Forest Hills Elementary participated in a program called D.A.R.E.: Define, Access, Respond, Evaluate. First, we learned about drugs and smoking. Next, we learned about communication styles. Last, … Read the rest


North Walterboro Christian presents awards | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

North Walterboro Christian Academy held its annual awards banquet Monday night recognizing the schools athletes.  Athletic Director Paul Haase presented award letters to over 30 student athletes during the ceremony.
Before recognizing the student athletes, Coach Haase presented the Red … Read the rest


Loop project heads downtown, info meeting set June 1 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro officials have scheduled an informational meeting to give residents a chance to learn about the next phase of the I-95 Business Loop Project.
The informational meeting to be held June 1 from 4-5:30 p.m. in council chambers on the … Read the rest


DARE students graduate at Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Forest Hills Elementary School’s fifth-graders gathered in the cafeteria Monday morning to celebrate their graduation from the DARE program.
DARE represents a partnership between the staff of the elementary school and the Walterboro Police Department.
For … Read the rest


City puts finishing touches on budgets | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Walterboro city officials are putting the finishing touches on the 2016-2017 General Fund and Enterprise budgets.
During a special council session on May 17, council members gave first readings to both budgets. Council Finance Committee Chairman … Read the rest


O’Quinn, Pressey earn wins in S.C. USA Wrestling event | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Tyrese Pressey and Wyatt O’Quinn, both freshman at Colleton County High School and members of the Cougar Wrestling team, participated in the South Carolina USA Wrestling Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Tournament held this past Saturday at … Read the rest


Graduation Day Reminders from CCHS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Graduation from high school is a memorable occasion in the life of a student and his/her family. The dignity of the occasion suggests a serious and solemn air. Solemn does not mean sad. It means formal, ceremonial, official, serious, sacred … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Lady Hawks bring it home | State Championship 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk softball team claimed the SCISA Class A State Championship in a 5-0 shutout win over Holly Hill Thursday evening. This is the third state title for Coach Mallory Crawford and Colleton … Read the rest


Bystanders pull woman from burning truck after wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A 46-year-old Varnville woman was critically injured after her vehicle collided head-on with a loaded log truck on Sniders Highway (S.C. Hwy. 63) at Schoolhouse Road on Wednesday May 25 at 2:28 p.m.

Another tractor-trailer was also involved. The Chevrolet … Read the rest


8:25 a.m. Update | 5-day prediction of storm formation now at 70% | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
825 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

A low pressure area centered between Bermuda and the Bahamas is gradually becoming … Read the rest


Midnight Curfew: Lights out ends championship game for Lightning | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U played in its third tournament of the season during the Mother’s Day One-Day Challenge, held May 7 in Columbia. The Lightning saw an unusual ending to their midnight championship game against the … Read the rest


Murray, Murdaugh awarded top honors at Colleton Prep | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held its War Hawk Athletic Awards Ceremony honoring the efforts of their student-athletes over the winter and spring seasons on Monday May 23.
Lexie Murray received the Debbie Powers Award and Brian Murdaugh … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Driver throws pot out of sunroof
A Walterboro man adopted an unusual approach in getting rid of contraband when stopped by a deputy last week.
The deputy pulled over a black Lincoln truck on I-95 after observing the truck driving … Read the rest


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