Monthly Archives: June 2016

Round O Road murder leads remain elusive | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are finding it difficult to locate witnesses to the shooting death of a Dorchester man in late May.
Lt. Shane Roberts, the public information officer for the sheriff’s office, reports that investigators have been able … Read the rest


Angels fall in finals in decision game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Dixie Angels were eliminated following a 7-4 loss against Bluffton in the decision game of the X-Play District All-Star Tournament held Tuesday June 21 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The Angels split a … Read the rest


Please Adopt Me | Smokey | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sweet SMOKEY really wants a loving, safe home and someone (or somebodies) to love him. Smokey is an adult cat about 2 years old who is curious, loving and likes to play with squeaky toys and catnip-flavored mice. He is … Read the rest


Forgery suspect given suspended sentence | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Tremayne Campbell, 27, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of forgery when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
After the plea, visiting Judge Roger Couch gave Campbell a suspended five-year prison … Read the rest


Workshops to help farmers apply for aid | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

CLEMSON — The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service along with the S.C. Department of Agriculture has scheduled numerous educational workshops throughout the state to help farmers apply for assistance under the S.C. Farm Aid Grant Program.

The S.C. General Assembly … Read the rest


Minors fall against strong District 8 teams | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro National Minors were eliminated from District 8 All-Star competition on Wednesday June 22 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The Minors went 1-2 in the tournament following its 14-0 shut-out over Jasper County on … Read the rest


Majors battle to championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Majors made their way through the losers’ bracket in last week’s District 8 All-Star Tournament to vie for the championship against Hampton. However, the offensive effort of Hampton proved too much for Walterboro, resulting … Read the rest


Motive still sought in woman’s shooting death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A motive in the shooting death of a Summerville woman continues to elude Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators.
Marion L. Williams Jr., 36, of 212 Chestnut Road, was taken into custody shortly after the killing of Jameleeh Harrison, 21, of … Read the rest


Two shot in alleged home invasion | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Two Walterboro men, allegedly hit by shotgun blasts during a home invasion on the evening of June 25, were taken to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were … Read the rest


March Against Violence: A call to action | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
As the thermometer flirted with 90 degrees in the late morning sun on June 25, the participants in the Stop The Violence March gathered under the sheltering shade of a Live Oak tree in a corner … Read the rest


Fleeing driver escapes, but his passengers stay put | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Three arrested after driver leads officers on high-speed chase, then wrecks at Sherrill’s Automotive.

The Walterboro Police Department is still on the lookout for the driver of a vehicle that led officers on a high-speed chase the morning of June … Read the rest


UPDATE: Jacksonboro male shot in the face | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation into a June 26 incident that sent a 23-year-old Jacksonboro man to the hospital for treatment.
On June 26 at approximately 1:50 p.m., members of the sheriff’s office and Colleton County … Read the rest


Darlings go 1-2 in All-Star tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Darlings were eliminated from All-Star play on Thursday evening, following their second loss in the District 8 Tournament held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex last week.
The Darlings came out strong in their … Read the rest


Ponytails finish 2-2 in All-Star tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Ponytails finished runner-up to Moncks Corner following a 23-0 loss in the championship game of the District 8 All-Star Tournament Friday June 24 at Burton Wells Complex in Beaufort. Walterboro needed two wins on … Read the rest


Rhodes wins runoff for sheriff’s race | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Former Walterboro Police Chief Otis Rhodes will take on Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland in November.
Rhodes received the most votes in the Democratic runoff election held Tuesday.
When the votes were counted by the Colleton … Read the rest


Church holds community cookout | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A community cookout was held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Word for Life Ministries, 210 Chaplin St. The event was part of the week-long Family and Friends Revival held June 21-25 at the church. Eric J. Campbell is pastor.… Read the rest


Salk baseball founder going to championships tonight | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Championship ballgame is tonight against Arizona. Best of three. Each has won one.  8 p.m. EST on  ESPN.

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Campus has close connections to the Coastal Carolina University baseball program.

CCU Associate Athletic Director for … Read the rest


Betty Jane Walling | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Betty Jane Walling, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2016 at her residence. She was the widow of Watson D. Crosby, Jr.

Funeral services were held 2 pm, Friday, June 24, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon … Read the rest


Charles W. Frangos | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

GALAX, VA:       Charles W. Frangos of passed away Thursday June 16, 2016 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 85.

Mr. Frangos was born in Dorchester, MA. … Read the rest


Gregory S. Hudson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Gregory S. Hudson, husband of Beth Drew Hudson, passed away Saturday evening at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. He was 63.

Mr. Hudson was born May 29, 1953 in Walterboro, a son of the late Homer … Read the rest


James Henry Sauls | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. James Henry Sauls of Holly Street Extension in Hampton died Sunday morning at his residence.

Mr. Sauls was born in Ehrhardt, May 15, 1936 a son of the late Lucas Henry Sauls and Mary Lou Reavis Sauls.  He was … Read the rest


Rhodes to be Democratic candidate for sheriff | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

Unofficial numbers in today’s Democratic runoff for sheriff are:

Otis Rhodes 1002

Dolphus Pinckney 896

Results from Edisto Beach are not yet in, but officials say only eight people voted there.

 


Colleton has first case of EEE in horse | News | The Press and Standard

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

State veterinary officials are urging South Carolina horse owners to vaccinate their animals following the discovery of four cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis including one horse in Colleton County, two horses in Horry County and one in Marion County.

Eastern … Read the rest


Three arrested for recent burglaries in Miley area | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Three people were arrested Monday by the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office and face various charges for recent burglaries of businesses in the Miley area of Hampton County.

“These arrests were due to the hard work of my officers, as well … Read the rest


Francis Street home damaged by fire | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Francis Street home suffered moderate damage in an afternoon fire Monday June 27 at 2:09 p.m.

The first engine arrived to find light smoke coming from the eaves of the single-story brick veneer dwelling at 402 Francis Street. The … Read the rest


Minnie Cook Breland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Minnie Cook Breland, age 65, of Lodge, entered into eternal rest Tuesday morning, June 21, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning, June 25, 2016, from Carter’s Ford Baptist … Read the rest


Rook wins grill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Tommy Rook won a Char-Broil grill from Walmart, a Kenmore grill cover from Sears and a Kenmore 17-piece barbecue set, also from Sears, in the Father’s Day grill contest sponsored by The Press and Standard. Businesses participating by having entry … Read the rest


Flood disaster help to be available Wednesday at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton residents who still have not received funding for damage from the October floods can now get help. Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery will provide free long-term disaster case management services in Colleton County on the following dates at the … Read the rest


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