Monthly Archives: September 2016

In Photos: 11th annual Tour de Round O | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The 11th annual Tour De’ Round O, hosted by Bethlehem Baptist Church along with the Coastal and Summerville Cyclists, was held this past Saturday, September 10. The summer cycling event is a 30-mile ride, beginning at … Read the rest


Group helps disabled hunters enjoy the outdoors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
jelemu@yahoo.com
If you take a non-scientific poll among all your friends what they are doing on their Saturdays in the fall, most often you will get an answer like going fishing or hunting or maybe taking the … Read the rest


In Photos: Children’s theater presents Schoolhouse Rock | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK. The Colleton Children’s Theater presented “Schoolhouse Rock Junior” last weekend in Hampton Street Auditorium.

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18th annual ‘I Love Ruffin’ Day held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

About 55 bikers, cars, horses, an ambulance and a tractor-trailer paraded down the streets of Ruffin Saturday for the 18th annual “I Love Ruffin Day.”
“I’m glad the day went well,” said organizer Orzetta Harrett Rivers of Ruffin. “It went … Read the rest


Lady Hawk tennis splits week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team had back-to-back non-region matches this past week in which they split decisions.
Against Lowcountry Prep, the Lady War Hawks lost 6-3 but Meredith Ware, playing in the No. 1 spot, continued … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Molly | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Cops connecting to the community, one cup at a time | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A cup of coffee is the latest in Walterboro Police Department’s efforts to connect with the community it serves.
“We are trying to increase our involvement in the community,” Walterboro Police Department Public Information Officer Corporal … Read the rest


Lady Hawks split region games on the week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Lady War Hawk volleyball team split a pair of region matches last week against St. Andrews Academy and Hilton Head Prep. Entering the heart of their region matches, the Lady Hawks are 5-2 overall … Read the rest


CPA MS loses to Cavs | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFF KRAMER

The Colleton Prep Middle School football team hosted Calhoun Thursday Sept. 8 and took its second loss of the season in a 30-12 decision. cpa-ms-staves-9-15-16
Quarterback Jacob Breland had a 60-yard touchdown run … Read the rest


Community prayer day planned Sept. 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Community Prayer Day honoring law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, DNR and their families will be held by Road Riders for Jesus Chapter 98 on Saturday Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at the courthouse in Walterboro and at 3 p.m. at … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Tennis goes 3-0 on week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Lady Cougar Tennis team picked up three wins last week to improve their record to 4-1 on the season and 1-0 in region competition.
Against Wade Hampton and Cane Bay, the … Read the rest


National Farm Safety and Health Week- A legacy to be proud of | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By MARION BARNES
Senior County Extension Agent
Clemson University

Farming traditions run deep in America. Passing that legacy on to future generations will ensure that the world’s demand for food and fiber will continue to be met.
Farm safety should … Read the rest


JV Cougars shut-out Lakewood | Sports | The Press an Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton County’s JV football team earned a 35-0 win over Lakewood last Thursday evening at home. The game proved exciting not only because of the victory on the field, but also watching … Read the rest


CCMS falls to Bamberg | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
In its season opener, the Colleton County Middle School football team was defeated 14-0 at the hands of Bamberg last Thursday evening on the road.
The middle school football team is coached … Read the rest


Alumni joining effort to restore Ruffin High School | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The work to put the former Ruffin High School building back to work is being pushed forward by those who attended the school.
Dr. Lucile Stephens Richardson, a 1965 graduate of Ruffin High School, purchased the former school from Colleton … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Death under
investigation
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to the rest stop in the southbound lanes of I-95 the morning of Sept. 13 by a report of a body in a … Read the rest


Women’s conference this Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Guest Speaker: T. Timogi Jackson

Title: ” Know Your Godly Worth” Women’s Conference

When: Sunday, September 18 at 2 p.m.

Location: Friendship Liberty Baptist Church, 660 Keegan Road, Walterboro

The event is free and open to the public. Those attending … Read the rest


UPDATE: Five charged in burglary ring | News | The Press and Standard

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

A joint investigation into a multi-county burglary ring has resulted in the arrests of five suspects.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, working with the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office, released information on the investigation after a fifth at-large suspect was taken … Read the rest


Sheriff’s office investigating shooting death | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a fatal shooting the evening of Sept. 10 on Gadsden Loop.
D’Quan Eli Sanders, 28, of Walterboro, was pronounced dead at Trident Medical Center in Summerville Saturday at 10:33 p.m.… Read the rest


Middleton’s 55th anniversary Sept. 16 | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Isaac, 77, and Rebecca, 72, Middleton of Walterboro will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16.
Isaac Middleton is a retired landscaper and Rebecca Middleton is a retired industrial worker. The two met on the school bus while attending … Read the rest


All-Star Football kicks off season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Youth All-Star travel football and cheerleading program kicked off its 2016 season this past Saturday at Cougar Stadium. In front of a large crowd, four age groups competed against the visiting Ridgeland program … Read the rest


Cougars earn win against Lakewood Gators | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Colleton County earned its first win of the season in the 14-6 defeat of Lakewood on Friday evening. The Cougar defense showed up and showed off in an away match-up that returned … Read the rest


War Hawks soar over Eagles by nine | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Prep 41, Palmetto Christian 32

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The War Hawks soared over the Eagles in a 41-32 victory on Friday night, putting them off to a 3-0 start on the season.

The War … Read the rest


Domestic incident ends in fatal stabbing | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Sept. 13 early morning burglary call, which sent members of the Walterboro Police Department to a home in the 100 block of Crosby Street, turned into a death investigation after the sun came up.
A … Read the rest


CCHS students charged for tainted brownies | News | The Press and Standard

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

Two female Colleton County High School students are in the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice detention facility in Columbia after they allegedly sold drug-laced brownies at school last Thursday morning.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Lt. Shane … Read the rest


Stanfield earns spot on All-Air Force Softball team | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Former Lady Cougar
Softball standout
living her dream.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

A graduate of Colleton County High School is making her dreams come true — and in a big way.

Tylar Stanfield, Class of 2011, is a senior airman … Read the rest


City Council approves bond for water, sewer improvements | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

City Council approved first reading of a $1.5 million bond ordinance for improvements to the city’s water and sewer system at the Sept. 6 meeting.

The approval is required for the city to receive funding from the S.C. Water Quality … Read the rest


Get your sign and brag about Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The second annual Brag A Little About Walterboro Campaign is underway. The program, sponsored by the City of Walterboro Tourism Department, encourages citizens all over Colleton County to “Brag A Little” by displaying signs outside their homes and businesses Sept. … Read the rest


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