Monthly Archives: September 2016

‘Brag a Little’ winners chosen | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ann Howell, Karolynne Jackson and Samantha Henderson won the “Brag A Little” drawing contest sponsored by the City of Walterboro and the Colleton Memorial Library. All the entries from Northside, Forest Hills, Colleton Prep and Cottageville elementary schools are on … Read the rest


CPA celebrates 50 | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Alumni from all eras of Colleton Preparatory Academy gathered for two days of celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary Friday and Saturday.
Events kicked off Friday with a school-wide pep rally, featuring performances by cheerleaders from … Read the rest


Woman designated deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A woman whose last known address was in North Charleston has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Donna Elaine Olsen, 46, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over … Read the rest


Contractors get look at beach project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Edisto Beach’s plans for a new and improved shoreline took another in a long series of steps to accomplishing that goal Wednesday morning.
Town officials and representatives of Columbia-based Coastal Science and Engineering conducted two pre-bid … Read the rest


Community Outreach was fun for all | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

FUN IN THE COMMUNITY.  The second annual community outreach event was held by Word for Life Ministries TASK (Taking Authority Shifts Kingdom) Force on Sept. 24 at 210 Chaplin St. The event included free food and clothing, voter registration, live … Read the rest


County seeking trailhead grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
With one bike and pedestrian trail grant in hand, Colleton County officials are going after a second.
At the Sept. 6 meeting, Colleton County Council members approved a resolution asking the members of the Colleton County … Read the rest


Senator’s office to host military academy nomination information sessions for students, parents | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host informational sessions and office hours for students interested in attending one of the four service academies – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy or the U.S. … Read the rest


Legos and Green Eggs and Ham Monday at Northside | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard


Boeing representatives visit Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Representatives from Boeing visited Walterboro last week to discuss the company and its future workforce needs. About 50 interested people listened to Lindsay Leonard, senior director of Boeing S.C. for national strategy and engagement government operations; Kelly Halliwell, global corporate … Read the rest


Riders offer prayers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Motorcyclists arrived outside the Colleton County Courthouse Saturday morning, gathering to offer their prayers for those who protect and serve the public.
The members of the Road Riders for Jesus-Chapter 98 spent Saturday morning at the … Read the rest


Band Classic held Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Over 2,500 band fans attended the 39th annual Walterboro Band Classic this past Saturday Sept. 24 at the Colleton County High School Stadium.
Area bands dealt with warm and muggy conditions.  The Band of Blue Booster club reported a good … Read the rest


Healthy tip | Clemson Extension Service | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Police investigating two gun fire reports
Members of the Walterboro Police Department dealt with two reports of gunfire over the weekend.
The department was sent to the intersection of Springwood and Colleton Loop Sept. 24 at approximately 6:30 p.m. People … Read the rest


Business After Hours | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The  Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours was held last Tuesday at the Colleton Museum. Sponsors were Veterans Victory House and Patriot Hospice. Enjoying the evening, from left, are Holly and Matt Mardell, Victory House Director Sandra Ferguson … Read the rest


Tuten crowned Miss Homecoming | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Colleton Prep Academy crowned Penelope Tuten as the 2016 Homecoming Queen during the halftime homecoming ceremonies this past Friday evening on War Hawk Field.
Tuten is the daughter of Will and Dorcas … Read the rest


Lady Cougar volleyball fighting for a playoff bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Volleyball team continues to work toward its goal of attaining a spot in the region 8-AAAA playoffs. Sitting at 5-7 overall and 3-2 in region competition, the Lady Cougars will head into the … Read the rest


Chamber holds golf tournament | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce held its annual Fall Golf Classic this past Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Pictured are the winners of the event – Carl Avant, PA Pournelle, Wayne Keith and Rodger Dandridge.

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Economic Alliance holds dove hunt, golf tourney | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Joe Flowers and Billy Ackerman (above) and Sandy Steele and Judge Perry Buckner (left) enjoy the cookout held after the Colleton County Economic Alliance’s dove hunt and golf tournament held last week. The hunt was held at Flowers’ farm … Read the rest


City starts planning move to former 1st Federal building | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council met with Walterboro architect Scott Cook on Sept. 20 to discuss plans for the move of six city departments to the former First Federal building.
A lot of city employees, as well as citizens, will be happy … Read the rest


Cookies with a Cop fun for all | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police Department members were bearing gifts when they visited Bethel United Methodist Church’s pre-school the morning of Sept. 22.
The visit to the pre-school by command officers, investigators and community affairs staff was the latest in the department’s “Cookies … Read the rest


Driver killed in I-95 crash Thursday morning | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A Thursday morning crash on I-95 claimed the life of a New Jersey man.

South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to the southbound lanes of I-95 near the 41-mile marker Thursday at 9:22 a.m.

According … Read the rest


Coastal Electric annual meeting this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Coastal Electric Cooperative’s 76th annual meeting will be Saturday Oct. 1 at the CEC office, 2269 Jefferies Hwy.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with entertainment and exhibits from 8-10 a.m. Registration closes, and the business meeting will begin, at 10 … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn region win over JPII | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIEFF MUSGRAVE
The Lady Hawk volleyball team split region matches last week against Hilton Head Christian and John Paul II. Colleton Prep is 6-6 overall and 3-5 in region play, with four conference games … Read the rest


Colleton comedian to perform locally | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County native Michelle Hodges, known to family and friends as “Relly,” will be performing live in two venues this week: Friday Sept. 30 at Shuggs Restaurant in St. George and Saturday Oct. 1 at Lovely Hill Baptist Church.
Hodges’ … Read the rest


Man arrested for child porn | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When it came time for the 54-year-old man arrested on multiple sexual exploitation charges by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office to appear for a bond hearing, he learned that an additional charge had been filed.
Late last week, the sheriff’s … Read the rest


Some residents still coping with last October’s rains | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
As the one-year anniversary of the flood that inundated much of South Carolina nears, some Colleton residents are continuing to cope with the aftermath.
Last Friday, Colleton County Emergency Management Director Suzanne Gant, Hearts and Hands … Read the rest


CPA JV volleyball team improving | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
The Colleton Prep JV volleyball team dropped games against Hilton Head and John Paul II last week. The young JV Lady Hawks are 3-8 on the season, but are rapidly improving.
According … Read the rest


Cougars to begin region play against Cobras | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar football team will begin region play this Friday, on the road, against an undefeated Cane Bay team.
The Cougars (2-3) will travel to Summerville to take the ninth ranked Cobras (5-0) in … Read the rest


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