Monthly Archives: May 2016

Eugene Robert Stanley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Eugene Robert Stanley, 95, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro. He was the husband of the late Pauline Imogene Stanley.

Born October 15, 1920 in Cortland, Nebraska, he was a … Read the rest


Ashton Road to be closed for bridge replacement | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The bridge on Ashton Road (S-15-351-1) will be closed May 16-Aug. 26 to replace the bridge. A detour will be posted. Signs, barricades and flags will be in place in the construction zone.

 


63-year-old man hurt in ACE Basin Parkway motorcycle wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A 63-year-old man received multiple traumatic injuries after his motorcycle collided with a car that had stopped on ACE Basin Parkway (U.S. Hwy 17) at the intersection of Ivenia Brown Road Thursday evening May 12 at 10:04 p.m.

Witnesses advised … Read the rest


Three injured at Canadys Crossroads | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Three adults were injured in a two-vehicle accident at Canadys Crossroads — the intersection of Jefferies Highway (U.S. Hwy. 15) and Augusta Highway (S.C. Hwy. 61) — Thursday afternoon May 12 at 12:37 p.m.

Two full-sized pickup trucks collided in … Read the rest


School transfers accepted until May 27

Posted on May 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Applications for hardship out-of-zone school transfers are being accepted by the Colleton County School District through May 27.
Accepted reasons for changing a child’s school include employee option, child care, out-of-district or hardship.
Applications are available at www.colletonsd.org. Click the … Read the rest


Five CCHS students qualify for FBLA national competition | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School recently announced five Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students have qualified to compete in the national competition this summer in Atlanta, Ga.
Only students who placed in the top four during … Read the rest


Winter guard honored at council meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the Band of Blue JV Winter Guard and a crowd of parents, friends and relatives attended the May 3 Walterboro City Council meeting to hear Mayor Bill Young read a proclamation recognizing the guard’s win in the 2016 … Read the rest


Lightning 10U goes undefeated in Spring Fling | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Lightning 10U participated in the WFC Spring Fling in Moncks Corner recently and captured the championship after playing seven games in the two-day tournament.
The Lightning shutout the Diamondbacks 13-0 in the first game … Read the rest


New Tech welcomes Class of 2020 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

DeWitt named CNT Facilitator
of the Year and Kenny Johnson
chosen as Student of the Year.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cougar New Tech (CNT) held Accepted Students Day for the Class of 2020 this past Friday in the Performing Arts … Read the rest


Lady Hawks honor seniors before heading to state tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Lady War Hawks split a pair of games last week in their final regular season appearances before heading into the SCISA State Tournament in Sumter.
Against Thomas Heyward, Colleton Prep took … Read the rest


Leave food in your mailbox this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

With the help of sponsors, volunteer organizations and postal workers everywhere, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 24th annual nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest … Read the rest


Council approves new manufacturer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Council gave its approval to an ordinance that brought a new manufacturing concern to Walterboro during its regular meeting May 3.
Council members approved the ordinance involving a Special Source Revenue Credit agreement between … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Downtown Walterboro Criterium | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Holloway and Pic earn wins in Walterboro Criterium.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE and CINDY CROSBY
The fourteenth annual Downtown Walterboro Criterium held Wednesday May 4 featured the USA Crits Cycling Teams. The popular downtown event featured … Read the rest


War Hawks named All-Region | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by JIM KILLIAN

ALL REGION. Congratulations to Colleton Prep’s 2016 Spring All-Region selections: from left, Ally Knight: softball, Christopher Reeves: baseball, Meredith Ware: softball, Josh Crosby: golf, Lexie Murray: softball, Brian Murdaugh: baseball, Haley Wilson: softball, Nick Padgett: baseball, … Read the rest


Picnic part of National Hospital Week celebration | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

CELEBRATING HOSPITAL WEEK. Volunteers and staff at Colleton Medical Center were treated to a picnic this week as part of the hospital’s celebration of National Hospital Week. From left are Wendy Glass, human resources director; Sydney Johns, administrative intern; and … Read the rest


Pet Vet Clinic to be held at Tractor Supply | Events | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Tractor Supply will hold an affordable Pet Vet Clinic from 9:30am-11:00am on Saturday, May 14th. They will also hold a Chicken Swap from 9am-1pm.

Premier Riding School will be on site with “Cloud 9” the pony.

For more information on … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Lenwood B. Marshall Jr., 53, whose last known address was on Nunuville Road in Walterboro, has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent.

Marshall is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $250,107 in child support.… Read the rest


Solving Colleton’s feral pig dilemma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

New Colleton agent needs public’s help in gathering information on feral swine.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Senior Agriculture Agent for Clemson Cooperative Extension Marion Barnes has nothing good to say about feral swine.
“They are not a good thing running … Read the rest


USDA office to be at Clemson Extension | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The work set to begin in Room 213 at the Bernard Warshaw Building might just help Colleton County landowners and farmers in their bid to curb the population of feral swine.
At Colleton County Council’s May … Read the rest


Celebrating Dave the Potter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, and the South Carolina Artisans Center have joined forces to host a day of “Celebrating Dave the Potter.”
The programs celebrating the famed slave potter will … Read the rest


Williams ready for the next phase of his life of service | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A retirement celebration for Roger ‘Gunner’ Williams is planned for Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Colleton County High School gym. By GEORGE SALSBERRY gsalsberry@lowcountry.com “Gunner” is moving on. Roger “Gunner” Williams will retire at the end of June, bringing … Read the rest


Cougar Football enters spring practice with renewed focus | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The first week of spring football practice just wrapped up for the 135 players who came out for Colleton County Cougar football. Spring practice is trending a new direction for the football program at Colleton County, … Read the rest


War Hawks manage come-back win to force “if” game in semi-finals

Posted on May 11, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

Joe Bryan and Lawson Griffith celebrate after turning a sweet 4-6-3 double play to seal CPA's win and force the "if" game on Friday. Photo by Jim Killian

Joe Bryan and Lawson Griffith celebrate after turning a sweet 4-6-3 double play to seal CPA’s win and force the “if” game on Friday. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Baseball team dug themselves into a hole … Read the rest


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