Monthly Archives: May 2016

Locals compete in RiverDog’s Run Forrest Run 5K | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

Three local residents — Packy Burke and Heather and Richard Massey — laced up their cleats (or rather their running shoes) and headed to “The Joe” for the 13th annual RiverDogs “Run Forrest Run 5K” … Read the rest


Nightclub security guard killed / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Dorchester County man was shot and killed and a second man critically injured at a Round O nightclub early Saturday morning.Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jesse Guy, 38, of Dorchester was pronounced dead at the Trauma Center

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Noon Storm Update: The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Active Weather Hazards
6 Miles NNW Walterboro SC

Refresh Hazards
Updated 12:18 PM EDT
Hurricane Local Statement click to collapse contents
1200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**TD 2 LIKELY … Read the rest


6 a.m. Update: Storm still coming / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 6:06 am by The Press and Standard

Active Weather Hazards
6 Miles NNW Walterboro SC

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Updated 6:09 AM EDT
Hurricane Local Statement
542 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**DEPRESSION HAS NOT STRENGTHENED YET**

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Honoring Veterans: It was my fate to step on a mine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
It was 1964. Ben Simmons was 18. He walked across the stage to receive his diploma from Colleton High School one day,  joined the Army the next.
And it was the year before the U.S. sent … Read the rest


CMC Auxiliary awards scholarships | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary announced winners of its $1,000 scholarships last week. They are:
 Emily Eaves who plans to attend the College of Charleston;
 Kennedy C. Crosby, Winthrop University;
 Jordan Shaw, Charleston Southern University;
 Daja … Read the rest


Off the Field | Owen Bridge | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Owen Preston Bridge is a junior at Colleton County High School, where he plays Cougar Football and is a member of the Strength and Conditioning team. He is the son of Scott Bridge and Tina Warren, … Read the rest


Two Memorial Day ceremonies planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony honoring Colleton County’s veterans will be Monday May 30 at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Waterfall Plaza.
This year’s speaker will be Charles Rowland of Walterboro, who served in the Navy.
In case of rain, … Read the rest


Summer reading program starts June 3 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” is scheduled to kick off on June 3  at 10 a.m. on the lawn of the Library. Special guest presenter will be “The Healing Force: … Read the rest


Tropical storm warning for SC coast /News/The Press and Standard

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

  • TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016 500 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016 …SECOND TROPICAL CYCLONE OF THE SEASON FORMS OFF OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES… …TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR COASTAL SOUTH
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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


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