Monthly Archives: September 2016

Four injured, including two teens, in I-95 wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Four people were injured in a single-vehicle, high-speed accident on I-95 near the 47-mile marker southbound Tuesday Sept. 6. At 7:18 p.m, Colleton 9-1-1 began receiving multiple reports of the crash. Callers advised that several people were ejected and one … Read the rest


Five arrested in alleged burglary ring | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 4:04 pm 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


Salk Volleyball begins 6-home game slate | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Volleyball team will begin its home slate of matches this week in Walterboro. The volleyball program, resurrected following a seven-year absence, debuted in the Catawba Valley Community College Preseason … Read the rest


Have coffee with a cop on Sept. 20 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Police plan domestic violence prevention walk Oct. 3 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Sen. Matthews to speak in Ruffin Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Sen. Margie Bright Matthews will speak at the Women in Mission service on Sunday Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at Buckhead U.M. Church in Ruffin. The public is invited.


David Kevin Preveaux | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. David Kevin Preveaux, age 53, of Guyton, Georgia, entered into eternal rest Monday morning, September 5, 2016, at Memorial Health in Savannah, Georgia. He was the loving husband of the late Mrs. Lynn Nettles Preveaux.

Funeral services will be … Read the rest


Man killed while attempting to clear roadway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A 30-year-old Ladson man died as result of injuries sustained the evening of Sept. 2 as he tried to remove a fallen tree from Cottageville Highway.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Michael Thomas Woodrum, 30, of Ladson as result … Read the rest


Join 4-H clubs at Sept. 8 meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Join 4-H! All youth ages 14-18 years are invited to join Colleton County Teen 4-H.  The first meeting will be held on Thursday Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. in Room 222 at the Colleton Clemson Extension Office. Registration fee is … Read the rest


Take advantage of federal funding opportunities | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Dean Van Pelt
Coordinator, S.C. Promise Zone

Because the six southern counties of South Carolina are in the federally-designated S.C. Promise Zone, there are tremendous opportunities for local organizations to tap into federal funding.
But there’s a catch: Federal … Read the rest


Escape to another world at the local library | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

As a child I was introduced to the joys of reading.
One of my favorite books began in the following way, “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the … Read the rest


Being humble is pleasing to God | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Being humble is something God loves to see in His people because the Word lets us know that He is not in favor of “puffed up pride,” in other words, arrogance. According to Luke 14:11 (ESV), “For everyone who exalts … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

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


Apply for Clayton Foundation Scholarship by Sept. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Clayton Foundation Scholarship Program was created to assist students attending South Carolina State University with the high cost of textbooks and study materials.  The Clayton Foundation will award one book scholarship in the amount of $300 each semester. Awards … Read the rest


Sign up for bookmobile | News | The Press and Standard

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

Want the bookmobile to visit your community?
The Colleton County Memorial Library is now accepting requests from those interested in receiving mobile library service. The bookmobile provides books, DVDs, audio books, downloadable audio books and on-line streaming, as well as … Read the rest


16 things you don’t know when you get married | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

I went to a wedding Saturday, and wept bitterly. I always cry at weddings.
The ceremony, flowers, dress, décor and food — everything was lovely. And still I sobbed. Over the years I’ve probably cried off hundreds of dollars in … Read the rest


Support those with problems during National Recovery Month | News | The Press and Standard

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

By RON RICKENBAKER
Contributor

Oftentimes, individuals who experience a mental and/or substance use disorder feel isolated and alone. Yet, every year thousands of Colleton County citizens experience one or more of these conditions.
It’s important that our community offer support … Read the rest


In Photos: Cornhole tourney at Bedon Baptist Church | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
CORNHOLE CHAOS. Team Chaos members Lynn Smith and Kevin Hazel won top prize in the Cornhole Tournament held Saturday at Bedon Baptist Church. From left in top right picture are Bedon Pastor Eric Bjork, Kevin Hazel, … Read the rest


In Photos: Haiti children’s choir performs here | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by BARRY MOORE
CHILDREN’S CONCERT. A choir comprised of orphans from Port-au-Prince, Haiti gave a concert Monday Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. The event was sponsored by Rock Solid Church.

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In Photos: ‘Steel Magnolias’ visit Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
STEEL MAGNOLIAS. Coastal Stage Productions presented “Steel Magnolias last weekend at Hampton Street Auditorium.

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Smith-Zelmer engagement | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

SMITH-ZELMER
The family of Lisa Michelle Smith announces her engagement to Aaron E. Zelmer.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Joe Smith and granddaughter of the late Dorothy S. Smith, all of Walterboro. A … Read the rest


In Photos: Chamber holds Dog Daze Run | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
FUN AT THE RUN. Winners in Saturday’s Dog Daze Run, sponsored by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce were: Top 5 Male Overall: 1. Ryan  O’Quinn, 2.  Lucas Nettles, 3. Blaine Cook, 4. Matthew Scites and 5. … Read the rest


Peters homers twice in game | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Impact finishes 3rd
in Summer Slam.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The A.C.E. Basin Impact 14U baseball team participated in the USSSA End of Summer Slam 14U Tournament in North Charleston on Aug. 27-28. The Impact began its new season with … Read the rest


CCHS Volleyball gets win | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Volleyball team dropped non-region matches last week against Ashley Ridge and Branchville, before earning an on-the-road win against non-region opponent, Wade Hampton.
In a home tri-match against Ashley Ridge and Branchville … Read the rest


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