Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fire-Rescue crews get treated to dinner | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Some special visitors came to Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s Station 19 the afternoon of Aug. 24 to say thanks.
The Carolina Children’s Charity, through the assistance of Kickin’ Chicken restaurants and Roper St. Francis Hospital,  came to … Read the rest


Hall of Fame seeks nominations for basketball | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Hall of Fame is currently seeking nominations for induction into the Hall of Fame in the sport of basketball.
To be considered, individuals should have graduated from a public high school in Colleton … Read the rest


Edisto Shag Festival this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Edisto Beach Music and Shag Festival will be held Sept. 2-4 at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach, sponsored by Dockside Bar & Grill, the Town of Edisto Beach and the Edisto Chamber of Commerce.
The park opens Friday … Read the rest


Nolte helps CPA to 3-1 start | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady War Hawks finished last week with non-region wins against Jefferson Davis and Dorchester Academy and a region loss versus Hilton Head Christian. Colleton Prep now sits at 3-1 in regular season competition and 0-1 … Read the rest


Adopt-A-Thon held at Petco | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Laura Clark and Jessica Cable of FoCCAS made new friends during Saturday’s Adopt-A-Thon at Petco.


Gamecock Club hosts 2nd annual golf tournament | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Gamecock Club hosted its 2nd annual golf tournament this past Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Club. According to Lori Beard, Colleton County Gamecock Club president, the tournament was a huge success with seven teams participating and a … Read the rest


Colleton’s numbers fall again as state ACT scores released | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The State Department of Education released the results of the ACT from the spring 2016 administration.
The ACT was administered to all 11th grade students in South Carolina, which resulted in the number of students taking the test doubling from … Read the rest


Retiring the flags | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Boy Scout Troop 646 held a flag retirement ceremony Saturday at the Elks Lodge in Walterboro.
According to the U.S. Code, “The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Air pump taken from gas station
A member of the Walterboro Police Department was dispatched to the Citgo gas station at 305 Jefferies Blvd. Monday morning after an employee discovered an overnight theft.
The employee told the deputy that a … Read the rest


Lady Cougars shut out Wade Hampton | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Tennis team started its season off with a non-region win over Wade Hampton on Thursday, Aug. 25 in an away game. The Lady Cougars allowed only five points to … Read the rest


War Hawk Tennis heads into competition | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Tennis team began its regular season last week with losses against non-region opponent Holly Hill Academy and region opponent Beaufort Academy. Meredith Ware, Rianna Bailey, Becca Martin and Emma Kate Bell all had … Read the rest


County offices to close Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

From Colleton Emergency Preparedness:

Colleton County offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel on Friday, September 2, 2016


3:12 p.m. | Hermine now a hurricane, tropical storm warning here | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
3:12 PM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**HERMINE BECOMES A HURRICANE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO**

NEW INFORMATION
—————

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
– … Read the rest


Rec football equipment pickup Tuesday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Football equipment can be picked up on Tuesday Sept. 6 at a time scheduled for the school that your child attends.  Middle school children go by the elementary school they previously attended.  Times are below:

Forest Hills 6:45 pm
Cottageville … Read the rest


Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for all Counties and all Coastal Waters | News | The Press and Standard

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

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

OVERVIEW

Tropical Storm Hermine has continued to strengthen over the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to make landfall as a hurricane over the Florida Panhandle late tonight, before tracking through southeast
Read the rest

Colleton schools to close Friday due to Hermine | News | The Press and Standard

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

Based on the forecast of inclement weather from Tropical Storm Hermine,
and the possibility of hazardous travel conditions,

ALL SCHOOLS AND OFFICES
WILL BE CLOSED ON
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016.

As always, the safety of our students and employees
will
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Off the Field: Alyssa Baker | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Alyssa Michele Baker is a senior at Colleton County High School, where she plays volleyball for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of John and Wendy Glass and Micheal and Dawn Baker. Her grandparents are Mike Baber and Linda … Read the rest


10 a.m. Update: State watching Hermine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is monitoring Tropical Storm Hermine, which forecasters expect to strengthen.

As a result of the storm’s projected movement up the east coast, key local and state agencies have been notified to be ready to … Read the rest


Man injured in Sidneys crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A two-car accident in the 1700 block of Sidneys Road sent a 33-year-old Round O man to the hospital with critical injuries Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday at approximately 12:40 p.m., a Cadillac and small SUV crashed on Sidneys Road near Sunshine … Read the rest


Vickie Marlene Lyons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Vickie Marlene Lyons, age 57, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday evening, August 30, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.   She was the wife of the late Danny Lyons.

Funeral services will be conducted 4 … Read the rest


Log truck overturns on Jacksonboro Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The driver of a log truck sustained multiple, non-life threatening injuries after his truck slipped off the roadway in the 3000 block of Jacksonboro Road Monday at 9:42 a.m. The first reports into the dispatch center stated the driver was … Read the rest


Congressman visits PRTC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
U.S. Rep. James Clyburn was the first.
As the long-time Democratic Congressman from South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District was introduced to those gathered at Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative’s business office, PRTC CEO Jason Dandridge pointed out … Read the rest


Middle School War Hawks start season 0-1 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep Middle School football team hosted Dorchester Academy for its first game of the season Thursday Aug. 25. The young Hawks took a 30-14 loss in the contest, but out-scored … Read the rest


Williams election certified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

William Felder Evans was returned to the mayor’s office and voters filled the four seats on the Williams town council in a recent election.
The Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Board certified the results of the Aug. 23 Williams … Read the rest


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