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Monthly Archives: June 2016

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


Mission Serve working on home on Lemacks Street | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Mission Serve work crew composed of volunteers from churches in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee are dedicating their week’s stay in Walterboro to improving a home on North Lemacks Street. Building a work crew with residents from different … Read the rest


Bid on birdhouses on Thursday, help Habitat for Humanity | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cindy Zwolensky, assistant executive director of Colleton County Habitat for Humanity, took a quick walk down East Washington Street on June 10.

She was preparing for another more leisurely stroll Habitat for Humanity planned for the morning of June 16. … Read the rest


City cleanup held Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

James Broderick was one of only a handful of people who showed up for the city’s cleanup day last Saturday.


Brightwell to head local ‘Art of the Community: Rural S.C.’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

As part of its work with the South Carolina Promise Zone, the South Carolina Arts Commission has launched a new initiative, “The Art of Community: Rural S.C.” This pilot project advances the Arts Commission’s commitment to rural development through the … Read the rest


Youth group effort focuses on the world’s water crisis | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The participants in the “Walk for Water” fundraiser conducted b the St. Jude’s Youth Group were about a mile into their walk through the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary when their load got heavier.

The walkers left the Detreville Street entrance to … Read the rest


Rubye Albright Bing | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

CHARLESTON –    Entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 10, 2016 Ms. Rubye Albright Bing. Residence: Charleston, SC 29407
Ms. Bing is the daughter of the late Mr. Mulligan Henry and Mrs. Amelia Albright, mother of Mrs. ReGale Bing-Gardiner (Luke) … Read the rest


Helen Walling Beaudrot | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Helen Walling Beaudrot, 72, St. George, wife of Michael Kent Beaudrot, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at Memorial Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. … Read the rest


Beatrice Gray Godley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Beatrice Gray Godley, 83, of Islandton, entered into eternal rest Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center. She was the widow of Mr. James Edward Godley.

Funeral services will be held 11 am, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at … Read the rest


Florrie Smith Bell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Ms. Florrie Smith Bell, 78, of Ridgeland, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 pm, Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Walterboro Chapel. Interment will follow in Little … Read the rest


Phyllis Marie “Penny” McLees | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE:   Mrs. Phyllis Marie “Penny” McLees, wife of Joseph McLees, passed away Sunday morning at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was 57.

Mrs. McLees was born in Charleston June 23, 1958 a daughter of Francis B. Smith and … Read the rest


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