Monthly Archives: July 2016

‘Getting your con on’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
If you are planning to go to July 23’s Low County Giga Toshou Con at the Colleton County Memorial Library, you better plan on spending the day.
“We have a lot of different events taking place, … Read the rest


Rec to host Citadel Youth Baseball and Softball Camp | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department will host a four-day baseball and softball day camp, led by the Citadel Bulldog coaching staff, on July 25-28 at ACE Basin Sports Complex from 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m. each … Read the rest


Coach Rusty Adams to hold pitching clinic | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Rusty Adams will hold a two-day pitching clinic for softball on Wednesday and Thursday July 20-21, at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.
While the pitching clinic is open to all ages, Wednesday’s fundamentals clinic will … Read the rest


Dinner sale to benefit young mother with cancer | News | The Press and Standard

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

Heather Stone is a 35-year-old mother of two battling cervical cancer. She was diagnosed on Feb. 16, 2016 and has been receiving chemotherapy at MUSC. She has had several hospital stays and travels back and forth during the week for … Read the rest


The ‘gentle giant’: Tony Stephens passes at 51 | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

He was lovingly known as the “gentle giant.”
Tony Stephens, former Walterboro High School Bulldog football and track standout (Class of 1983) and All-ACC defensive lineman for the Clemson Tigers, passed away Monday July 4 at … Read the rest


No bond for murder suspect | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County man was before a Colleton County Magistrate July 7 on three charges filed against him in connection with a late May Round O nightclub incident that left one security guard dead and a second one injured.
Andre … Read the rest


Cougars split 7-on-7’s | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars traveled to Ashley Ridge last Thursday, July 7 to compete in the Swamp Foxes annual summer 7-on-7 passing league. The Cougars competed against Fort Dorchester and Summerville in the event, playing each … Read the rest


Davis receives state honors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Sheriff’s Deputy Raymond Davis was honored as Law Cadet of the Year for 2016 for the Palmetto State by the South Carolina American Legion during the 88th Grande Promenade and the 42nd Grande Rendezvous … Read the rest


Bowman laments salary disparity | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County School Board Member William Bowman is unhappy about what is missing from the school district’s proposed budget.
During the school board’s June meeting, Bowman said “I’m disgusted at the apathy the current administration has … Read the rest


Man injured in house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Peirce Road man sustained serious burns on the evening of July 9 as he attempted to extinguish a fire at his residence.
The victim told firefighters that he was filling a generator on the back porch when the gasoline … Read the rest


Trio of shoplifters snared minutes after incident | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A trio of alleged shoplifters didn’t have much time to enjoy their ill-gotten gains on the afternoon of July 7.
Maurice “Coach” Simmons, a salesman at Jus’ Sports at the Planters Trace shopping center, said a … Read the rest


Fire damages closed lumber mill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A July 9 morning fire, apparently caused by a lightning strike, caused heavy damage to a closed lumber mill near Cottageville.
A call to emergency dispatch at 9:44 a.m. reported a large building containing stacks of lumber was burning at … Read the rest


Another scam comes to the Lowcountry | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a con game being played in the Lowcountry.
Lt. Shane Roberts, the sheriff’s office public information officer, reports that a man has reportedly been telephoning residents of the area claiming to … Read the rest


Hoping for a home | Animal Shelter | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

SAM is a very good looking black and white adult cat, with very soft fur, who loves to play with cat toys. He will help you while away the minutes with some fun cat games using catnip mice and squeaky … Read the rest


Reward offered for dogs lost after wreck on I-95 in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Czwakiel family was traveling home after a two-week vacation when the unthinkable happened. About 10 p.m. on July 5, John Czwakiel was following his wife and children along I-95 when his truck was struck from behind near the 57-mile … Read the rest


Have ice, will travel | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 13, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The members of the Walterboro Police are taking their ice machine on the road again.
The department is traveling between July 13-15 to parks and apartment complexes throughout the city for a meet-and-greet with the city’s younger citizens.
Youngsters will … Read the rest


Staff Sergeant Alfred Otis Garland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Staff Sergeant Alfred Otis Garland, United States Air Force (Ret.), age 86, entered into rest Monday evening, July 11, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Cottageville while under the care of Agape Hospice. He … Read the rest


Old Bells school coming down today | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 12, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Anyone who wants a last glimpse of the old Bells Elementary School better hurry. The old school is being torn down this morning. at 7:30, almost the entire wall of the gym facing Highway 21 was gone.

 


Dogs missing after wreck on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Bailey and Watson are missing after an accident at the 57-mile marker on I-95 on July 5. The two dogs were in the cab of a truck which rolled over. The driver was injured and taken to the hospital, but … Read the rest


Heat index to be 105-106 all week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

INLAND COLLETON-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF…WALTERBORO

6:42 AM EDT MON JUL 11 2016

.TODAY…SUNNY THIS MORNING…THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. HEAT INDEX READINGS UP TO 105.Read the rest


Kathleen Crosby Muckenfuss | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

COLUMBIA — Kathleen Crosby Muckenfuss, 87, died Saturday, July 9, 2016.

Born December 2, 1928, on a small family farm in Walterboro, SC, she was a daughter of the late Robert Cecil Crosby and Norine Hudson Crosby.

A graduate of … Read the rest


Joseph Franklin Jackson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Joseph Franklin Jackson, 89, of Round O, South Carolina, died Friday, July 8, 2016. His Funeral Service was held Monday, July 11, 2016 in the J. HENRY STUHR INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 a.m. Interment … Read the rest


Snowcones coming this week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Coach Rusty Adams to hold pitching clinic

Posted on July 10, 2016 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

FAST BALL. Coach Rusty Adams will hold a two-day pitching clinic July 20-21 at Ace Basin Sports Complex. Pictured, Bailey Cox during the 2016 recreation season. Photo by Cindy Crosby

FAST BALL. Coach Rusty Adams will hold a two-day pitching clinic July 20-21 at Ace Basin Sports Complex. Pictured, Bailey Cox during the 2016 recreation season. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Coach Rusty Adams will hold a two-day pitching clinic … Read the rest


CCP&R to host Citadel Bulldog Youth Baseball and Softball Camp

Posted on July 10, 2016 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

BULLDOG CAMP. The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department will host a four-day baseball and softball day camp, led by the Citadel Bulldog coaching staff, on Monday, July 25-28 at Ace Basin Sports Complex from 9:00 a.m. –

Read the rest

Communities having fun together may be a solution | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Are community festivals making a comeback in Colleton County?
It appears so. The Johnsville Community held a community festival in May, and last weekend Islandton had a festival at the ballpark. And there’s a group in Walterboro that is trying … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Wake up, Walterboro, and take control
Dear Editor:
In the past 12 months, we have seen the Trump candidacy climb from one of ridicule to becoming the Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States.  In the process, he … Read the rest


In spite of unrest, peace awaits us | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Each day as we turn on our television sets, especially to the news, it seems that all we can hear about is turmoil and unrest, both home and abroad. Just recently 49 lives were taken in a nightclub in Orlando, … Read the rest


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