Monthly Archives: May 2016

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


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