Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cottageville man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Cottageville man has been designated as this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Robert N. Pentland, 34, whose last known address was on Peirce Road in Cottageville, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench … Read the rest


A piece of paper that can change lives | News | The Press and Standard

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

Adult ed director Lynn Jones will retire June 30. By KATRENA McCALL editor@lowcountry.com When Lynn Jones became the first full-time director of Adult Education in 2003, the program was in a back room with old metal tables, rusty chairs and … Read the rest


O’shay: ‘I know I have a purpose’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In the words of O’shay Wiggins, he is “gonna keep it pushin’ for my brothers, because they would want me to do that.”

O’shay was released from Savannah Memorial Hospital last week. He is now recovering … Read the rest


Home field advantage for Walterboro Minors | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation will host the 2016 Dixie Youth District 8 All-Star games at ACE Basin Sports Complex beginning Monday June 20, giving the Walterboro Minors a home-field advantage.
The Walterboro National Minors, … Read the rest


Chris Horvath ‘found a home’ at Colleton’s adult ed program | News | The Press and Standard

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

When Chris Horvath came to adult ed, he found a home.
Born in Pennsylvania, Horvath came to Colleton from Bamberg County where he taught and was then coordinator of the special education program. He was a special ed teacher at … Read the rest


Old meets new: Teens learn to play croquet | News | The Press and Standard

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

By Vicki Brown

Young Adult Coordinator

Young Adults at Colleton County Memorial Library discovered that something historical can be a lot of fun.

On Thursday June 9, teens learned about the history of the game of croquet. Charles Bridges, a … Read the rest


County shuffling office space, buying building | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Moving day is looming for the offices of Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections, Colleton County Public Defender and Colleton County Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.
Two resolutions given Colleton County Council during its June 7 … Read the rest


Meeting Mya | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Mya Noel Campbell, at 19 months old, has plenty of personality to go around. She loves Mickey Mouse, Cheetos, apple juice and anything that lights up or plays music. She keeps her parents, Ashley King and … Read the rest


Darlings dive into summer All-Star play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Darlings will dive into summer All-Star competition on Monday June 20 at ACE Basin Sports Complex at 8:00 pm. on Cherokee Field.
In a five-team bracket, the Darlings will compete against Beaufort, Bluffton, Hanahan … Read the rest


Softball camp held at ACE Basin Complex | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Coach Rusty Adams’ Softball Camp was attended by approximately 35 campers earlier this week, all wanting to learn more about the fundamentals of the game. Held at ACE Basin Sports Complex, Coach Adams, along with former, current and future college … Read the rest


Twenty-three enjoy sheriff’s camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Twenty-three local youngsters had fun at the third annual  Sheriff R.A. Strickland Summer Camp held at Bonnie Doone Plantation last week. Campers got to interact with deputies, investigate “crime scenes” and learn about law enforcement as well as enjoy kickball, … Read the rest


Martha Lee Bost Drum

Posted on June 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Born on the 5th of July, 1951 in Concord, North Carolina, Martha was the daughter of Buford Lynn Bost, Jr and Margaret Stuart Caldwell Bost. She was the namesake of her great aunt Martha Caldwell Love also of Concord, NC. … Read the rest


Breaking: Reports indicate S.C. State probation lifted | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg is reporting that S.C. State University’s probation has been lifted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The university was on probation with the college-accrediting agency due to financial problems. … Read the rest


Walterboro Americans head to AA District | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County will be well represented in the AA District All-Star Tournament set to kick-off Thursday June 16 in Bluffton.
The seven- and eight-year-old Machine Pitch All-Star team from Colleton County will join six other teams … Read the rest


Prayer breakfast Saturday for Emanuel victims | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

South Carolina Sen. Margie Bright Matthews (D-Walterboro) and Sen. Marlon Kimpson (D-Charleston) have joined with the Mother Emanuel AME Church to host a prayer breakfast commemorating the first anniversary of the Mother Emanuel AME Church shootings
The prayer breakfast, entitled … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Domestic incident proves damaging
A Walterboro man could face multiple charges in connection with a domestic violence incident on Savage Street Wednesday at 1:50 a.m.
Officers arrived at the home in the 400 block of Savage Street to find two … Read the rest


Salk baseball alum drafted in 27th round | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

University of South Carolina Salkehatchie baseball alum Nick Cain was drafted on Saturday, June 11 in the 27th round by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Cain was a senior at Faulkner University, where he played right field. He … Read the rest


Discounted bird prints and ornaments for sale | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Literacy Council has Charleston artist Anne Worsham Richardson’s bird prints and ornaments for sale at deeply discounted prices. Tables, folding chairs and other office equipment is also available. The office, located at 404 Hazel St. (across from … Read the rest


Rhodes, Pinckney face runoff for sheriff | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Democratic voters will be returning to the polls in two weeks to decide their candidate for Colleton County sheriff.
The need for the run-off election became necessary when none of the four candidates was … Read the rest


Sunday’s storm that closed interstate not a tornado | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
While most of Colleton County was experiencing bright sunshine and high temperatures, an isolated, quickly moving rain storm shut down I-95 and wreaked havoc in the Hendersonville area the afternoon of June 12.
Michael Emlaw, meteorologist … Read the rest


Local man arrested for Georgia murder | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was arrested over the weekend, wanted by Georgia authorities in connection with an early January slaying in Atlanta.
Law enforcement officials in the Atlanta area have been working to locate and apprehend Brantley Tremain Washington, 26, for … Read the rest


ACE Basin complex to host District 8 Majors | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Youth Majors will begin play Monday, June 20 in the District 8 All-Star Tournament. The ACE Basin Sports Complex will play host to three teams — Colleton County, Jasper, Hampton/Varnville — in … Read the rest


Two injured in altercation | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A June 11 altercation sent two males to Colleton Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
Members of the Walterboro Police Department were called to the 1000 block of Carn Street on June 11 at 8:15 p.m. to quell the disturbance.… Read the rest


Rockers finish third in WFC State Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Rockers traveled to Sumter this past weekend to compete in the WFC South Carolina State Tournament. In a bracket of 12 teams, competing in their first tournament of the summer, the Rockers captured a … Read the rest


Council moves development incentive plans along | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Colleton County Council took action on several resolutions and ordinances to address the enticements given to two companies that recently announced moves to the county.

After a public hearing, council members approved a special source revenue … Read the rest


Babies need love | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Robertson drivers get a surprise | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A man and woman were taken into custody after members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police Department turned the front of Duke’s Barbeque at 949 Roberson Blvd. into a parking lot Wednesday morning.

The incident that ultimately … Read the rest


Results from today’s primary election | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 9:09 pm by The Press and Standard

Unofficial results from today’s primary in Colleton County are as follows:

Colleton County Sheriff/Runoff

Chris Lovelace-Democrat  273

Dolphus Pinckney-Democrat  891

Mackey L. Williams-Democrat  139

Otis L. Rhodes-Democrat 1012

County Council 23rd District

Phillip M. Taylor (I)-Democrat  1079

John Edward Washington-Democrat  … Read the rest


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