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Monthly Archives: May 2016

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


Westbury’s honored by Ace Hardware Corporation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Westbury Ace Hardware has been honored by the Ace Hardware Corporation for its outstanding performance. The local store was designed as a Pinnacle Performance Retailing store, one of only a few hundred of the 4,800 Ace retailers in more than … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Rodeo time in Walterboro | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thousands of Colleton residents enjoyed the rodeo last weekend at Double D arena.

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

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Three injured in Mt. Carmel Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Three women sustained serious injuries when their vehicle went off the roadway on Mount Carmel Road the afternoon of May 6.

Their Ford Expedition was traveling south on Mount Carmel Road when the driver lost control. The vehicle left Mount … Read the rest


CCHS Track qualifies three for state championship bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Track and Field team participated in the Class AAAA State Qualifier this past weekend at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams competed well in the event, … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Phone call rings up charges
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office traveled to a home on Still Street Friday at 3:11 a.m. after receiving a phone call from the home’s owner.
She reported that she had just been contacted … Read the rest


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