Monthly Archives: August 2016

Twice Is Nice – Adams returns to Adams Field as Lady Cougars head coach

Posted on August 31, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

Mallory Crawford joins the Lady Cougars staff as assistant

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Coach Rusty Adams and Assistant Coach Mallory Crawford will team-up this spring to lead Lady Cougar Softball. Photo by Cindy Crosby

40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. Coach Rusty Adams and Assistant Coach Mallory Crawford will team-up this spring to lead Lady Cougar Softball. Photo by Cindy Crosby

August 31, 2016 – Dr. … Read the rest


War Hawks open with win over Stallions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep 58,
Williamsburg 35

By CINDY CROSBY
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Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep War Hawks opened their season at home on Friday evening with a 58-35 non-region win over the Williamsburg Academy Stallions. It was a game … Read the rest


Woman injured in I-95 wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A collision between a car and a tractor-trailer the afternoon of Aug. 24 sent a woman to Colleton Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were dispatched to the northbound … Read the rest


Body found off Peirce Road identified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The body found on the evening of Aug. 25 in the Cottageville area has been identified as a missing Summerville man, Orin Patrick, 33, for whom the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office had been searching since Aug. 21.
The sheriff’s office … Read the rest


10 U Lightning wins behind stellar pitching | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
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The 10U Lowcountry Lightning went undefeated in a WFC tournament held in Moncks Corner on Saturday Aug. 27 to capture the championship.
In game one against the SC Hurricanes, they earned an 11-0 shutout in three … Read the rest


City crash injures four | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jefferies Highway and Robertson Boulevard tied up traffic at the busy intersection and sent four people to the Emergency Department of the Colleton Medical Center for treatment. The two vehicles, a Mazda and … Read the rest


Walterboro man plays a key role in death investigation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man is at the heart of the investigation into the alleged kidnapping and murder of a New York teenager who disappeared from Myrtle Beach.

The disappearance of Brittanee Drexel, 17, of Rochester, N.Y. has remained in the public … Read the rest


Round O man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has designated a Round O man as its deadbeat parent of the week.

Ryan R. Stephens, 37, whose last known address was on Caterpillar Lane in Round O, is wanted on a Colleton County Family … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Lil’ Ann | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on August 31, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

LI’L ANN is a beautiful brindle terrier mix who is eagerly looking for her own loving, safe home with her very own “people/person”. She is an energetic dog who might not be the best fit for small children; however, pre-teens … Read the rest


Man send to trauma center after Sidneys Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A single-car crash in the 5400 block of Sidneys Road sent a 21-year-old male to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in Summerville. Safety forces were called to the crash on Aug. 25 at approximately 11 p.m. They found … Read the rest


Storm could bring 4-7 inches of rain to Lowcountry tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the United States Atlantic coast from Marineland Florida to Altamaha Sound Georgia. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the United States Atlantic coast from Marineland Florida to Altamaha Sound Georgia.… Read the rest


Belk to honor teachers tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


Jeffery Floyd Stanfield | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Jeffery Floyd Stanfield, age 49, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday afternoon, August 29, 2016, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Thursday morning, September 1, 2016, from … Read the rest


Donald Joseph “Joe” Williams | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

COTTAGEVILLE:      Donald Joseph “Joe” Williams passed away unexpectedly Sunday in Memphis, TN. He was 29.

Joe was born in Charleston August 26, 1986 a son of Nina Ackerman Williams and Donald W. Williams Jr. He was a 2004 graduate … Read the rest


Lydia Jane Williams Crane | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mrs. Lydia Jane Williams Crane, wife of the late Robert Harold Crane, passed away Saturday morning at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro after a brief illness. She was 80.

Mrs. Crane was born in Nahunta, GA May 31, 1936 … Read the rest


William Edward Peeples | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mr. William Edward Peeples, 75, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Hospice Center of Charleston.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Friday, September 9, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Program helps black landowners preserve their family farms
Dear Editor:
Since I retired in January 2014, I’ve become involved in many new activities of which I’ve learned so much. One program which is near and dear to my heart is … Read the rest


Funny how your perspective on life changes | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

It’s funny how your perspective on life changes as you get older. When I was 25, I never imagined that…
 A terrific weekend would be cooking quinoa with my husband and obsessively watching videos of a dog diving for … Read the rest


Cougars fall to Patriots

Posted on August 28, 2016 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

Ft. Dorchester 67,
Colleton County 3

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Eric Farmer looks for room during Friday night's loss against Fort Dorchester. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Eric Farmer looks for room during Friday night’s loss against Fort Dorchester. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The first six minutes of Friday night’s home football game between Colleton County and Fort Dorchester would … Read the rest


Life is too short to worry about little things | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

We are here today and can be gone in the twinkling of an eye. Then why do so many people walk around as if they have an extra lifetime to get it right with God? The next second, minute, hour, … Read the rest


Walker delivers golden football to CCHS

Posted on August 27, 2016 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

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GOLDEN. Darwin Walker, surrounded by his family, returned home to his high school alma mater on Friday, August 26, 2016 to present a golden 50th Anniversary Super Bowl football. Photo by Cindy Crosby

GOLDEN. Darwin Walker, surrounded by his family, returned home to his high school alma mater on Friday, August 26, 2016 to present a golden 50th Anniversary Super Bowl football. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Former NFL player, Darwin Walker, returned … Read the rest


Faith Baptist named ‘model school’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

Faith Baptist Academy has earned the “Model of School Status.”
During the 2015-2016 school year, the average student’s grade in all subject areas was 95.689% with many students completing well over one year’s standard academic expectations.
Using the individualized Bible-based … Read the rest


Laura Clark named CCSD Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

“An outstanding teacher perseveres to overcome all of this and puts the interest of the students first and foremost.”
– Laura Clark, CCSD Teacher of the Year for 2016-17

By CINDY CROSBY
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Laura M. Clark, Colleton County High School … Read the rest


Help sweep the beach during annual cleanup scheduled for September 17 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Edisto Beach’s annual Beach and River Sweep is set for Sept. 17.
The annual event — a partnership of EdistoPride, FRESPACE, Edisto Beach State Park, the Town of Edisto Beach and Edisto Watersports — gives the beach’s residents and organizations … Read the rest


Crosby attends Riley Institute | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal of Colleton County High School, is one of 45 leaders from across the Lowcountry and surrounding areas selected to participate in the 11th Lowcountry class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). “We … Read the rest


Abe | Colleton County Animal Shelter | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

ABE is a really handsome orange/cream tabby who is hanging out in our shelter for awhile until that special someone can give him a loving, safe home of his own. Abe is very active, and especially likes to hide out … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Action postponed on railroad plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County officials will have to wait until September to see if the plan to put the rail line of the former Hampton and Branchville Railroad back to work clears another major hurdle.
Representatives of the … Read the rest


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