Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dov Gottesman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

DOV GOTTESMAN

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home 

WALTERBORO — Mr. Dov Gottesman, husband of Mariana Olteanu Gottesman, passed away Thursday morning at the Trident Medical Center in Charleston.  He was 78.

Mr. Gottesman was born in Bucharest, Romania November 25, … Read the rest


Home again: Meshach returns as Assistant Director of Bands | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cathy Meshach is home again.

Meshach, who retired in 2013 after 29 years of teaching band to middle and high school students, has returned “home” to the Band of Blue as the new Assistant Director of … Read the rest


Summerville man sent to prison | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Summerville was sentenced to spend five years in prison after he pled guilty to multiple charges when he appeared in General Sessions Court last week.
Michael Finkbeiner, 31, of Summerville was ordered by 14th Circuit … Read the rest


Local man to get Congressional Gold Medal | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Medal to be presented at 11 a.m. Friday at the American Legion.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Samuel Belton was one of the first black men to serve in the Marine Corps, a job that took him all over the world, … Read the rest


Filing deadline for school board posts this Friday at noon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Four candidates have filed for the Colleton County School Board seats up for election in November at press time.
The deadline for the filing of statements of candidacy will be noon on Friday, Aug. 5.
Two of the four candidates … Read the rest


Weekend fires, heat plague fire crews | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Saturday was not a good day to be a firefighter in Colleton County. The heat index was 111 degrees, and Fire-Rescue was called to 14 calls in three hours, including three structure fires. Firefighter-paramedics responded to a total of 39 … Read the rest


CCSD updates uniform policy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District announced a few changes to the uniform policy for the 2016-17 school year. The main change, updated on July 19, 2016, identifies sweatshirts with hoods, commonly known as hoodies, as a … Read the rest


Swampfoxes end 12U season on high note | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Swampfoxes, coached by Brad Johnson, ended its 12U season this past weekend following a strong outing in the USSSA Summer Sizzler 2.0 played at the Colleton County Recreation Center.

In game one, the Swampfoxes lost … Read the rest


Mobile office destroyed, second damaged in Tuesday fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A singlewide office unit was destroyed and a second unit damaged in an afternoon fire at Acton Mobiles, 2957 Jefferies Hwy., north of Walterboro, on Tuesday Aug. 2 at 5:16 p.m.

9-1-1 operators began receiving multiple reports of the fire … Read the rest


Woman injured in Sidneys Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 32-year-old woman was severely injured in a two-vehicle wreck in the 3500 block of Sidneys Road Tuesday afternoon August 2 at 5:23 p.m.

The northbound Hyundai Accent struck the rear of a stopped tractor-trailer, causing extensive damage to the … Read the rest


Bank robbers sentenced to prison | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Two men accused of the armed robbery of a Walterboro financial institution on Nov. 30, 2012 had their day in court last week.
Dante Drew, 26, of Columbia faced three charges in connection with the armed … Read the rest


Two hurt when minivan crashes into Grand Center store | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two people were injured after a minivan collided with the Grand Central Store located at 11020 Cottageville Hwy. Tuesday August 2 at 7:17 p.m.

The minivan drove through the front door of the convenience store, causing heavy damage and striking … Read the rest


Four injured in wreck on Bells Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Four adults were transported following a moderate-speed crash at the intersection of Bells Highway and Hiers Corner Road on Friday July 29.  At 9:06 p.m., two pickup trucks collided in the intersection, blocking three lanes of Bells Highway.  Three patients … Read the rest


Man injured in motorcycle accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A 41-year-old man was critically injured in a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning July 30 in approximately the 1600 block of Robertson Boulevard near the solid waste convenience site.
At 6:38 a.m., passing motorists saw the man lying near the … Read the rest


CCHS schedule pickup Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 3, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Schedule pickup for Colleton County High School will be on Friday, August 5, from 9 AM until 2 PM in the Cougar Cafe.


Filing sparse for school board races; deadline Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 1, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Three candidates have filed so far for the four Colleton County School Board seats up for election in November.

The deadline for the filing of statements of candidacy will be noon on Friday, Aug. 5.

Two of the three candidates … Read the rest


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