Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bombers struggle in championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The East Coast Lady Bombers (ECLB) 10U team participated in the USSSA Mid-Atlantic Championships held this past weekend in Lexington. The young Bombers, who will soon finish their first season in 10U, went 0-4 on the … Read the rest


Cougar Football puts it to the test! | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar football team put its hard work over the summer to the test Thursday July 21 during a competition in which they showcased their endurance, physical strength, overall fitness and mental … Read the rest


Melissa Buckner celebrated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Representatives of approximately 30 faith-based organizations filled the meeting room of the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on the evening of July 21 to celebrate the zeal Melissa Buckner brought to growing a healthier Colleton County.… Read the rest


Carolina Cougars capture Summer Slam Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Carolina Cougars went 4-0 on the weekend to capture the USSSA Summer Slam Championship held this past weekend in North Charleston.
In game one, the Cougars defeated the Berkeley Gladiators 14-6 after jumping out to … Read the rest


‘Active shooter’ tests readiness of local agencies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
July 19 appeared to be shaping up as a normal afternoon at the Colleton Medical Center complex, but that changed in an instant.
It changed when a man cradling an automatic rifle walked into the Colleton … Read the rest


Second competency evaluation ordered for man arrested in Elaine Fogle murder | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Fourteenth Circuit Court Judge Perry Buckner has ordered the suspect in a 38-year-old murder case to undergo another evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial.
Buckner ordered a second evaluation after Dr. Matthew … Read the rest


Lights out for Knight: CCHS begins search for new coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Athletic Director Chris Collins confirmed Cougar Baseball Head Coach Percy Knight resigned from both his teaching position and coaching duties on Thursday July 21.
Knight served as the head of the Cougar … Read the rest


Facebook post gets reaction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was brought into the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office July 22 to be questioned about a post on his Facebook page.
“Let’s strap up and head to Hampton St.,” the man allegedly posted along with three gun emojis. … Read the rest


Workshop on managing forestland set Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Those who want to learn how to better manage forested acres for more income can receive help from the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation.
The Center will offer an educational workshop on sustainable forestry land management on Saturday July 30 … Read the rest


Search for stolen grave markers continues | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are continuing to work the case of the missing gravestones.
Meanwhile, representatives of the Heavenly Rest Cemetery at 2061 Cottagevile Highway are continuing to work to make sure that the surviving … Read the rest


Comic Con was huge success for the community | News | The Press and Standard

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

Column and Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

No term papers were worked on Saturday at our local library.  The only assignments were fun, imagination, and gaining new friends at the first annual Low Country Giga Toshou Con — the first event … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Armed robbers leave something behind
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy, making his second visit to Fontainebleau Road the afternoon of July 22, found the car he had been chasing earlier.
A call for assistance sent the deputy towards Yemassee … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Bonnie Doone Plantation holds summer camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Bonnie Doone Plantation offered summer camp for children in June and July. Activities included canoeing and fishing on the Ashepoo River and team building exercises such as a climbing wall to help everyone get to know one another and how … Read the rest


Check out Sen. Margie B. Matthews on front page of NY Times | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/todayspaper/index.html

Click on this link, then look in middle column under Today’s Front Pages.


Heat index 105-107 starting Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

INLAND COLLETON-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF WALTERBORO

6:46 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHTPARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING…THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to all who helped with iPop
Dear Editor:
Thanks to multiple different companies, churches and kind, generous people, I got to experience a dream come true at iPop. Your kindness is highly appreciated.
Thank you to Westbury’s ACE Hardware, … Read the rest


Help be the change that makes the future better | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

When it comes to the summer of 2016, my hope is somewhere down the road, we’ll look back upon this span of time and recall it was a time that forced our great nation, our state and our community to … Read the rest


You cannot murder hate | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy.  Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, … Read the rest


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