Monthly Archives: May 2016

First S.C. State alumni scholarship awarded | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Alumni Chapter of S.C. State University held its first scholarship banquet May 14 at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Round O.
Tabitha BriAnna Monroe was presented the group’s first scholarship. A senior at Colleton County High School, … Read the rest


CCHS Football set to hold Cougar Day | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School football program will hold Cougar Day Saturday May 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Cougar Field.
Cougar Day is the annual culmination of spring football practice, which saw approximately 135 athletes participating. … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Shell casings found

A shots-fired call Tuesday at 12:15 a.m. sent Walterboro Police officers to the 100 block of Springwood Drive.

An officer searching the area found a total of 17 shell casings from a .40 caliber weapon in the … Read the rest


SLED investigates weapon discharge | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has assigned an agent to investigate a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s discharge of his service weapon.
The shots were fired early on the morning of May 15 in a … Read the rest


Suspect fails in bid to escape officers | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Round O man was taken into custody on multiple charges following a police chase through Walterboro early on the morning of May 15.
A Walterboro police officer on routine patrol May 15 at 1:50 a.m. … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: CPA seniors sign with colleges | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Lady Cougars seeking varsity softball coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School is seeking a head coach for the varsity softball team for the 2016-17 school year.

According to a job posting on the South Carolina High School League website, dated May 10, 2016, … Read the rest


Woman charged after 73 animals seized on Augusta Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control Director Reggie McNeil says the investigation that led to the seizure of 68 dogs and five cats from a property in the 19000 block of Augusta Highway is continuing.
Wednesday, McNeil was headed back … Read the rest


Spring football set to begin for War Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawk Football Program started spring practice this week, beginning May 17-19 from 5:30-7 p.m. Then, practice will continue Sunday-Thursday for the week beginning May 22, also from 5:30-7 p.m.
Coach Rob Gorrell returns for … Read the rest


Two injured in Bells Highway wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Two adult males were injured in a high-speed single-car crash in the 2700 block of Bells Highway (S.C. Hwy 64) at Jones Swamp Road Tuesday evening May 17 at 6:55 p.m.

According to a witness, the eastbound Ford pickup truck … Read the rest


Donald Hull | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Donald Hull, 53, of Cottageville, entered into rest Friday evening, May 13, 2016, at his home in Sumter.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Thursday morning, May 19, 2016, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons … Read the rest


William Jay Horrell, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. William Jay Horrell, Sr., age 92, entered into rest Friday morning, May 13, 2016, at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro.

Mr. Horrell was born January 30, 1924, a native of Indiana City, Pennsylvania and was a son of … Read the rest


Roy David Noll, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Roy David Noll, Jr., 88, of Varnville, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at his residence.

Funeral services were 1 pm, Thursday, May 12, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Varnville-Hampton Chapel. Interment followed in … Read the rest


Betty Carson Ginn | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Betty Carson Ginn, 82, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family Monday evening, May 9, 2016, at her daughter’s home near Sniders while under the care of Hospice of Charleston. She was the … Read the rest


Stephanie Teresa Hall | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Stephanie Teresa Hall, 46, of Ireland Hills Drive in the Forest Hills Subdivision in Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday morning, May 10, 2016, at her residence.

Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2016, … Read the rest


Miriam Claudette Ritter Carter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Miriam Claudette Ritter Carter, 77, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, May 11, 2016, at the Lexington Medical Center.

Funeral services were conducted 3 o’clock Friday afternoon, May 13, 2016, from the graveside at Ebenezer United Methodist Churchyard.… Read the rest


Cyndie Jones Hiers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Cyndie Jones Hiers, 52, of Hampton, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at her residence.

Funeral services were 2 pm, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Varnville-Hampton Chapel. Interment followed in Johnson … Read the rest


Carey Smith Justice | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Carey Smith Justice, wife of the late Lt. Col. Harold Eugene Justice (USMC), died Tuesday evening at the Medical University of South Carolina after an extended illness. She was 81.

Mrs. Justice was born in Cottageville March 3, … Read the rest


Ronald David Preveaux | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE:  Mr. Ronald David Preveaux, husband of Eva W. Preveaux, died Monday afternoon at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. He was 72.

Mr. Preveaux was born in Charleston July 13, 1943. He was a heavy equipment mechanic, and was also … Read the rest


Harris L. Beach, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Harris L. Beach, Jr., passed away May 12, 2016.

Mr. Beach was a former Colleton County Public Defender. He was a graduate of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina Law School.

Mr. Beach was preceded in … Read the rest


Girl Scout troop cleans up library grounds | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Girl Scout Troop 445 chose to clean up the parking lot and grounds of the Colleton County Library on April 30 as one of their community projects. Left to right are Tasca Rivers, Kristina Rheam, Olivia Greene Browne, … Read the rest


CPA Softball claims game one of State Championship Series

Posted on May 17, 2016 1:01 am by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

EMMA JAMES. Coach Mallory Crawford and Emma James, who is due to arrive on Independence Day.  Photo by Cindy Crosby

EMMA JAMES. Coach Mallory Crawford and Emma James, who is due to arrive on Independence Day, manage a little coaching from third base. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Emma James sounds like a great softball name.

Which is a very … Read the rest


Cottageville officer injured in chase | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cottageville Police Department Corporal Jimmy Jacques was released from Colleton Medical Center Monday afternoon, a few hours after he miraculously escaped serious injury when he wrecked during a police chase.

The chase started in Walterboro Monday morning, shortly after law … Read the rest


Samuel Ernest Dixon, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

LODGE – Mr. Samuel Ernest Dixon, Jr., known by many as “Teddy”, age 81, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family Sunday morning, May 15, 2016, at his home in Lodge while under the care of Regency Hospice.

Funeral … Read the rest


Six injured in Saturday wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A Saturday evening wreck on Bells Highway sent six people to the medical facilities for treatment.

Calls into emergency dispatch reporting the two-vehicle crash Saturday at approximately 7:30 p.m. resulted in Walterboro Police, Walterboro Fire and Colleton County Fire-Rescue responding … Read the rest


Lady Hawks win Class A Lower Championship

Posted on May 16, 2016 11:11 am by Cindy Crosby

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Lady Hawks win team 5-19-16.jpg

FAITH. “I have so much faith in this team. We have very experienced and smart leaders. The girls know what they can do, but they have to execute – one pitch at the time.” Coach Mallory

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Let’s bring our young people back to church | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When I was growing up in a small close-knit community on Wiley Street in Walterboro, attending Sunday school and church was “the main attraction” for us as families. There was no such thing as telling our parents or grandparents that … Read the rest


Life in the country is never boring | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friends sometimes drive through our little village and ask, “What do you DO here?”
Rural life is deceptively quiet — the truth is, there’s never a dull moment.
There’s always something going on — businesses open and close, tractors break … Read the rest


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