Monthly Archives: June 2016

Long leaves Cottageville Police | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Cottageville Police Chief Charles Long resigned his post Wednesday, ready to begin taking the steps for a career change.
Although Long is leaving law enforcement, his next career will continue his lifelong dedication to public safety.… Read the rest


O’Shay Wiggins improving following surgery | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

O’Shay Wiggins, Colleton County High School Class of 2016 graduate, continues to improve following surgery on his seventh cervical vertebrae (C7) Friday morning at Savannah Memorial Hospital. According to his father Fred, O’Shay took “two to … Read the rest


Dodd’s departure restructures building and zoning function | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Walterboro has no plans to replace David Dodd in the foreseeable future.
Dodd left his position as the city’s Planning and Code Enforcement Director on May 27. Dodd had been with the city since 1998 and … Read the rest


No one deserves to go through this | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The hardest thing he’s ever had to do was watch the woman he loves go down on her knees to identify her son zipped in a body bag.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It was the phone call no parent ever … Read the rest


Renegades take on ESPN’s Wide World of Sports | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 10U Lowcountry Renegades made a life-long memory last week, mixing a little baseball with a whole lot of Mickey Mouse. The Renegades traveled to Orlando, Fla., on May 26-30 to participate in the Sun and … Read the rest


CCHS reacts to loss of three students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Principal Dr. Melissa Crosby, never thought she’d celebrate the victories of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, then four days later, mourn the loss of two members of the graduating class, Jakeem … Read the rest


UPDATE: Colleton teens killed in Ridgeland crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Speed, according to the accident report prepared by the Ridgeland Police Department, claimed the lives of three Colleton County teenagers on the evening of June 1.
The driver, Jakeem Quashon Pinckney, 18, of Smoaks,  and two of his passengers, Jashawn … Read the rest


UPDATE: Man killed by gunfire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police investigators are continuing to piece together the events leading up to the shooting death of a Walterboro man in the early morning hours of June 4.
Antwan Maurice Sams, 33, of 210 Colleton Loop, was pronounced dead at … Read the rest


Teen injured in Augusta Highway accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A two-car, high-speed wreck at the intersection of Augusta Highway and Dixie Road sent one man to the hospital Tuesday June 7 at 8:49 a.m.

A Cadillac pulled into the path of an eastbound van causing heavy damage to both … Read the rest


Accident investigation continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to work to learn the identity of a pick up truck driver that ran from Sunday morning wreck that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital.

The motorcycle rider sustained multiple traumatic injuries after his motorcycle … Read the rest


Ownership of seized dogs and cats relinquished | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The Augusta Highway woman who had 73 dogs and cats removed from her property by the Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in mid-May has relinquished ownership of the animals.… Read the rest


CCP&R Majors win division

Posted on June 8, 2016 4:04 pm by Cindy Crosby

The CCP&R Majors, coached by Brad Johnson, finished 11-4 for the 2016 season. Photo submitted.

The CCP&R Majors, coached by Brad Johnson, finished 11-4 for the 2016 season. Photo submitted.

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Majors baseball team, coached by Brad Johnson, finished 8-4 for the 2016 regular season; winning the division. They went … Read the rest


Group leaves for mission trip to Haiti | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A group from the First Baptist Church and other Colleton churches left this morning for a mission trip to help families in Haiti.


City cleanup day planned Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Tykeem Tyrone Johnson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Life Celebration Service for Mr. Tykeem Tyrone Johnson will be held Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 11:00 A.M at Lovely Hill Baptist Church, 408 Augusta Highway, Smoaks. Bishop Floyd W. White, pastor, will be eulogist. Burial will follow at Old … Read the rest


Reward offered for lost dog | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Lost this white female bulldog on Featherbed Road.  She should be with a black male bulldog also.
Please call 843-696-9717 or 843-542-6123.  A REWARD IS OFFERED!!!!!!!!!


Traveling tomorrow? Hurricane lane reversal simulation planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with a number of other state and local agencies, will conduct a hurricane evacuation exercise on Wednesday, June 8, to test lane reversal plans for all three major coastal areas of … Read the rest


Tony Leonard Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Tony Leonard Nettles, 54, of Ruffin, entered into eternal rest Thursday, June 2, 2016.

Funeral services were held 4 pm, Monday, June 6, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Walterboro Chapel. Interment, Smoak’s Cemetery, Ruffin.… Read the rest


New industry coming to Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

JGBR, a manufacturing company headquartered in Rugao, China, has announced the establishment of its South Carolina operations. The company is investing $7.2 million to establish a facility in Walterboro, creating 65 new jobs.

“We looked at sites globally and selected … Read the rest


Ida Judy Sharpe | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Ida Judy Sharpe, 80, of 204 Lafayette Lane, Walterboro, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 03, 2016 at her residence. She was a loving wife, mother, aunt, and friend.

She was a skilled seamstress and worked for Carolina Girls … Read the rest


Edward Henry Robinson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 7, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Edward Henry Robinson, son of the late Mr. Percy Robinson and Mrs. Mae Williams Robinson, was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 while at PruittHealth-Walterboro, SC. He was born August 17, 1932 in … Read the rest


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