Monthly Archives: June 2016

Update: Summerville woman shot to death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A Summerville woman died early Saturday morning after being shot in the 200 block of Chestnut Drive.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jameleeh Harrison, 21, of Summerville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the head. Harvey … Read the rest


Update: Two killed in Saturday accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A 17-year-old Colleton County female and a 29-year-old man were killed

when they were they were stuck by a motor vehicle Saturday evening.

According to the preliminary report from the South Carolina Highway

Patrol, the two pedestrians were in the … Read the rest


Death investigation underway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the Colleton County Coroner’s
Office are investigating a Saturday morning death in the 200 block of
Chestnut Drive.
A report of gunshots sent members of the sheriff’s office to the
address Saturday at approximately
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Pedestrian killed in Saturday accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

A 17-year-old Colleton County female was killed and a 29-year-old man
critically injured when they were they were stuck by a motor vehicle
Saturday evening.
According to the preliminary report from the South Carolina Highway
Patrol, the two pedestrians were
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God’s strength keeps me from growing weary, enables me to take a stand in the world | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

I’m in cycle where I seem to be annoying other people just by showing up. I haven’t intentionally tried to provoke anyone, but somehow I have managed to stir up humanity without much effort.
I pulled my car into a … Read the rest


At least I’ve never seen a stripper in drawers and thigh-high stockings | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

I love to fly; I actually look forward to flights. Well, as much as one can look forward to being crammed into a metal cigar tube and tossed into the uncaring sky.
Just kidding. Flying is fun, despite delays, turbulence, … Read the rest


Dads, be that example for your kids! | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Every year the third Sunday in June is the day that we pay special homage to our fathers. They deserve honor just as our mothers do. However, dads are sometimes overlooked on this special day, and we don’t always “go … Read the rest


Building the leaders of tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

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

Twenty-two students attend Boys/Girls State last week.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

They call it “a week that will change a lifetime.”
According to 22 students from Colleton County High School and Colleton Prep Academy who attended last week’s Palmetto Girls … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter: Three reasons fathers are important | News | The Press and Standard

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

By Shiela Martina
Illustrated by Najah Clemmons

Hannah and Dexter had a lot of things in common but had many differences as well. Not only do they live on opposite sides of town, they are growing up in different home … Read the rest


New coordinator named for S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Savannah River Site executive with broad strategic experience has been named the new coordinator for the six counties in the federally-designated S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone.

Dean Van Pelt, who has 28 years of experience of management and engineering support … Read the rest


Colleton Citadel Club presents three $1,500 scholarships | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Citadel Club presented $1,500 scholarships to 2016 graduates Cole Cummings, Isaac Sauls and Brian Murdaugh  to attend The Citadel this fall. The presentations were made by Citadel Club President Scott Hilderbrand and Vice President Luke Guess at … Read the rest


First chess lessons held at BZS Center in Ruffin | News | The Press and Standard

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

Trey Bartley watches as Carl Coffin, director of the Colleton County Memorial Library, makes a move during chess instruction Saturday at the BZS Community Center. Coffin will be at the BZS Community Center on Ruffin on the second and fourth … Read the rest


The library’s ‘Hideaway’ hangout | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Vicki C. Brown
Young Adult Coordinator Reference Librarian
Colleton County Memorial Library

It took several years to plan, but finally it’s here and completed. The Colleton County Memorial Library has a new teen hangout and reading room called “The … Read the rest


Ponytails head into All-Star play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2016 Walterboro Ponytails will begin competition in the All-Star District Tournament Monday June 20 in Beaufort. The Ponytails will compete in a six-team bracket along with Goose Creek, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, North Charleston and Hanahan.… Read the rest


Finding Max a new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter’s (FoCCAS) foster puppy Max has had more than his fair share of bumps in the road.  Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to … Read the rest


Pre-dedication held for new exercise room at BZS Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A pre-dedication of the Katie Fennell Washington Exercise Room at the BZS Community Center in Ruffin was held Saturday June 11. The room is under construction and scheduled for completion in September. Pictured are Aubreanna Eady, MyKylah Chisolm, Trey Bartley, … Read the rest


Two entertain residents at Pruitt Healthcare | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Roy Orbison (a.k.a. Richard Hippey) of St. George and Gar Linder of Walterboro provided entertainment for residents at Pruitt Health Care last week.  Hippey has a band “Rich Hippey,” based in St. George and has been an Orbison impersonator since … Read the rest


Maggie and Marvin visit craft camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The smiles were plentiful when Maggie McMillan visited the children’s craft camp at Baskets & Bows at 1260 Bells Highway the morning of June 8.
McMillan, a outreach coordinator for Coastal Kids Dental and Braces, was on hand to talk … Read the rest


Davis and Kuno – A Working Team

Posted on June 17, 2016 7:07 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Raymond Davis has a reputation for developing strong relationships – with his family, the community, his animals and especially the youth of Colleton County. A long-time volunteer coach and mentor, Davis tends to put his heart and soul into … Read the rest


Angels ready to soar | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Angels All-Star team will participate in the District Tournament beginning Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m.
Luckily, you won’t have to travel far in order to watch the Angels compete, as the ACE … Read the rest


Salk holds first volleyball camp | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie Volleyball Coach Amanda Jones held her first high school skills camp last week in the Indian’s gym in Walterboro.  Coach Jones is pictured with a few of last week’s campers. For more information on Salk Volleyball, please contact … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


New IHOP holds ribbon cutting ceremony | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro IHOP held its ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 2, 2016.
Mohamed Makawi of Florence, who owns the franchise, has been an IHOP developer since 1999 in 29 counties in North and South Carolina.
His company employs more than 500 … Read the rest


Severe thunderstorm with 60 mph winds, hail moving through county | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
408 PM EDT FRI JUN 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF…
HAMPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA…
BEAUFORT COUNTY IN … Read the rest


Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 10 p.m. Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 266

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

154 PM EDT FRI JUN 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Last night’s Chamber of Commerce awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Republican forum planned Monday at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Board of Realtors will host a political forum on Monday June 20 at the Colleton Museum (Market Place) from 2-3 p.m.

Republican candidates scheduled to participate are Andy Strickland, sheriff, and James Broderick, S.C. House 121.

The group plans … Read the rest


It’s official: S.C. State passes accreditation test | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

After successfully demonstrating compliance with its accrediting agency’s standards, S.C. State University has been removed from probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), university officials announced Thursday. While on probation, S.C. State remained an … Read the rest


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