Monthly Archives: October 2016

CPA Tennis keeping courts busy in region play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team had a busy week of matches against three region opponents. The Lady Hawks went 0-3 on the week to put the team at 3-10 overall and 1-6 in region competition. They … Read the rest


8 p.m. National Weather Service Forecast | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

Synopsis: HURRICANE MATTHEW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTH FROM THE BAHAMAS LATER THIS WEEK, BRINGING SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.REFER TO THE LATEST ADVISORY ON MATTHEW ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.
Tonight
NE winds
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Haley orders evacuation of Colleton east of I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As Hurricane Matthew continues to threaten the southeastern United States, Governor Nikki Haley today ordered an evacuation of additional coastal areas in Jasper and Colleton, South Carolina.

Residents and visitors in Zone B of Jasper and Colleton Counties should begin … Read the rest


Matthew 5 p.m. Thursday Update | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER  35

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

500 PM EDT THU OCT 06 2016

…EYE OF EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW ABOUT TO HIT

FREEPORT IN THE BAHAMAS…

…POTENTIALLY DISASTROUS IMPACTS FOR FLORIDA…

 

SUMMARY OF … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Yemassee home burglarized
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was sent to a residence on Lowcountry Highway in Yemassee the evening of Sept. 30 after the homeowner’s son found the home burglarized.
The man told the deputy he visited the … Read the rest


CCPR Junior Tackle Football has become a ‘homegrown’ hit | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Tackle Youth Football League kicked off its 2016 season in late September. With over 100 athletes registered and five teams (Forest Hills, Northside, Colleton Prep Academy, Bells-Hendersonville and Cottageville) representing … Read the rest


JV Cougars still looking for rhythm | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The JV Cougars hosted Cane Bay last Thursday evening for their third game of the season. Missed opportunities and turnovers plagued the Cougars for most of the evening in the eventual 20-3 loss for Colleton County.… Read the rest


School board 101: Candidates learn the system | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District staff gave November candidates for school board an overview of how the district works last Thursday. From left are Charles Murdaugh, Patricia Simmons, Sue Keith, Mary Jones, CCSD Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster, Gale Doggette, Noel … Read the rest


War Hawk MS Football improving | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Middle School football team is proving hard work pays off as they continue to improve each week.
The War Hawks lost 30-8 last week against a much larger Northwoods Academy team, following a shutout … Read the rest


3:15 Thursday: Matthew: Where is he now? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


2 p.m. Thursday: Matthew now Category 4, expected to turn north-northwest tonight | News | The Press and Standard

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

Matthew is currently a Category 4 major hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, moving northwest at 14 mph. The estimated minimum central pressure is 939 mb.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to … Read the rest


Matthew | 11 a.m. Forecast track | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Colleton Medical Center preparing for Matthew | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

As the Lowcountry braces for the impact of Hurricane Matthew Colleton Medical Center administrators, physicians, and clinicians are working through their Emergency Preparedness Plan to ensure patient and staff safety.

To help prepare for the storm, Colleton Medical Center CEO … Read the rest


Edisto Beach is preparing for Matthew | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Town of Edisto Beach is preparing for whatever Hurricane Matthew brings its way.

According to Mayor Jane Darby, the Town of Edisto Beach had been preparing for the eventuality of Hurricane Matthew since last … Read the rest


11 a.m. Update: Hurricane warning issued for Edisto Beach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER  34
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 06 2016

…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW HEADING FOR FLORIDA…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…25.1N 77.8W
ABOUT 25 MI…40 KM WNW OF … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Volleyball Recap | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Colleton Prep volleyball team went 1-2 last week, picking up a non-region win. The Lady Hawks are now 7-8 overall and 3-7 in region competition, with four matches remaining in the regular season.

In … Read the rest


Inland Colleton under tropical storm watch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

INLAND COLLETON-
548 AM EDT THU OCT 6 2016

…TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT…

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA AND WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
– WALTERBORO… Read the rest


Lowcountry Choice Properties has new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

NEW HOME. Lowcountry Choice Properties has moved to a new home at  804  Wichman St.dsc_0005


Swampfoxes capture 2nd place | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
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The 13U Lowcountry Swampfoxes competed in the Jay Criscione Super NIT held Sept. 24-25 in Lexington. The Swampfoxes finished in second place in the Silver Bracket and in sixth place overall out of the 15 teams … Read the rest


Experience Gullah through the arts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kenneth Hodges, poised to relinquish his role as the state representative for portions of Colleton and Beaufort counties, took over the Colleton Center on the evening of Sept. 30 to showcase his other occupation: owner and operator of LyBenson’s Gallery … Read the rest


Grant’s return at QB feeds Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County 28, Cane Bay 54

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN

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Residents take ‘A Walk Against Domestic Violence’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Before the nearly 100 people attending the Walterboro Police Department’s A Walk Against Domestic Violence took to the streets, they learned of Tamika Bailey’s journey.
Bailey, a Colleton County resident currently serving as the Victim’s Advocate for the Jasper County … Read the rest


War Hawks fall to the Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep 12,
St. Andrew’s Academy 21
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

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Matthew: 5 p.m. Update | News | The Press and Standard

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

HURRICANE MATTHEW DISCUSSION NUMBER  31
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016
500 PM EDT WED OCT 05 2016

Data from an Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane a couple of hours ago
indicated that the structure of Matthew had not 
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Red Cross evacuation centers in Charleston area | News | The Press and Standard

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

Forward to relatives in Charleston:

The American Red Cross is working with local and state emergency management officials and partner agencies to support evacuation shelters in the Charleston area.
 

Charleston County

  • North Charleston High School, 1087 E Montague Ave, North
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Matthew limits voter registration | News | The Press and Standard

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

The approach of Matthew has limited the options available for those who have put off registering to vote to the last minute.
On Tuesday afternoon, Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Director Angela Upchurch reported that the elections office at … Read the rest


Three arrested in assault, robbery | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Three Colleton County men were arrested on multiple charges Sept. 29, charged with allegedly attacking a man and robbing him. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sheldwin J. George Jr., 22, of Crystal Lane in Walterboro and Gary C. Joseph, … Read the rest


Two injured in fiery crash at Hudson Mill | News | The Press and Standard

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

An Oct. 2 crash at Hudson Mill Road and Benton Farm Road sent two people to a Summerville medical center for treatment of serious injuries.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to the intersection Oct. … Read the rest


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