Monthly Archives: September 2016

Two chances to give blood to be offered in September | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two blood drives will be held at the First Baptist Church in September.
The first will be the regular blood drive on Monday Sept. 12 from 1-7 p.m.
The second drive will be Sept. 29 from 2-7 p.m., sponsored by … Read the rest


UPDATE: Two in custody after incident at high school | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 3:03 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 Thursday morning.

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Capt. Shane Roberts … Read the rest


Ethel Carter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Ethel Carter, 80, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her residence. She was the widow of Mr. Bill Carter, to whom she was married for 57 years.

Graveside services will be held 3 pm, … Read the rest


Edward Earl Hughes | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Edward Earl Hughes, affectionately known by many as “Buzz”, age 83, entered into rest Friday, September 2, 2016, at his home in the Forest Hills Subdivision of Walterboro.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, … Read the rest


School district issues statement in brownie incident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

In a prepared news release, Colleton County School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster stated:

“The administration of Colleton County High School referred an incident to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department involving students who sold food items, that were allegedly laced with … Read the rest


Three injured in Charleston Highway crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A fiery crash Thursday afternoon on Charleston Highway sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries.

The victims were involved in a three-vehicle, head-on crash in the 10000 block of Charleston Highway at Horseshoe Creek Thursday at 3:47 p.m. … Read the rest


Driver killed in Cottageville area crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A Charleston man was killed in a one-car crash in the Cottageville area Thursday evening.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said the driver, Clayton Steven Vaughan, 37, of Charleston, was pronounced dead at the scene. Harvey is listing the cause … Read the rest


Lowcountry Lightning 12U wins Back to School Brawl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 12U Lowcountry Lightning went undefeated in the World Fastpitch Connection (WFC) Back to School Brawl held Saturday Aug. 20 in Columbia. Going 5-0 in the one-day event, the Lightning earned the championship title with three … Read the rest


Volunteers aim to preserve plantation for future generations | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Bonnie Doone, the historic, picturesque plantation near Walterboro, is operating under new management.
Several months ago the Friends of Bonnie Doone — a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the property for future generations — entered into a … Read the rest


Children’s theater performance this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
THE COLLETON CHILDREN’S THEATER will present “School House Rock Live Jr.” on Sept. 10-11. For information call the Colleton County Arts Council, 843-549-1922 or email ccarts@lowcountry.com.

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Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Couple targeted
on the Internet
in their home
A Colleton County couple came to the sheriff’s office on Sept. 2 to report that they are being stalked and tormented by someone.
The couple reported that around Aug. 24, they began … Read the rest


Teacher inspires a life-long passion | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Landy A. Jones began his senior year at Ruffin High School dreaming of being a musician, but he graduated with a new passion.
“I wanted to be a musician. I played bass guitar, had a little … Read the rest


Local man plays key role in Drexel investigation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Walterboro man is at the heart of the investigation into the alleged kidnapping and murder of a New York teenager who disappeared from Myrtle Beach seven years ago.
The disappearance of Brittanee Drexel, 17, of … Read the rest


Hawks defeat John Paul in straight sets | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s volleyball team defeated John Paul II in straight sets (25-20, 25-19, 30-28) to earn a region win at home on Tuesday Aug. 30. Hurricane Hermine forced the Lady Hawks to reschedule a region match … Read the rest


Ware remains undefeated for Lady Hawk tennis | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Rain and tennis are not a good combination — just ask the Lady War Hawk tennis team, whose home match against Orangeburg Prep was interrupted multiple times due to rain last week.
Despite the weather conditions, … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Tennis set to enter region play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Tennis team took a 4-3 loss against Woodland High School last week in a non-region match at home. Hermine brought tropical conditions to the Lowcountry in the later part of last week, causing … Read the rest


Altman earns 2nd in Greenwave XC Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cross-Country team traveled to the Ponds Conservancy Trails in Summerville to compete in the Greenwave XC Invitational on Saturday Sept. 3.
Despite significant rainfall from Tropical Storm Hermine on Friday, organizers … Read the rest


Edward Earl Hughes | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Edward Earl Hughes, affectionately known by many as “Buzz”, age 83, entered into rest Friday, September 2, 2016, at his home in the Forest Hills Subdivision of Walterboro.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Mack | The Press and Standard

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


CCHS survives Hermine, but falls to Swamp Foxes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CCHS 7,
Ashley Ridge 31

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The tropical weather threat associated with Tropical Storm Hermine rolled through Colleton County on Friday, but only after the Swamp Foxes did their own damage Thursday evening. … Read the rest


War Hawks defeat Calhoun in first region win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep 34,
Calhoun 20

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

With Tropical Storm Hermine bearing down, Colleton Prep and Calhoun Academy elected to move their game up a day, playing on Thursday evening instead of Friday. The … Read the rest


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