Monthly Archives: October 2016

National races on Colleton’s ballet | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The race for president will top the ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election.
In addition to president, Colleton County voters will be casting ballots in contested U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives races.
The candidates in those contested … Read the rest


Lady Hawks eliminated from playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk volleyball team saw its season come to an end following back-to-back losses in the SCISA AA Lower-State Playoffs held last Friday in Myrtle Beach. The Lady Hawks finished the 2016 season … Read the rest


Incumbents vie for board seat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Voters in the Colleton County School District’s Fifth District are being asked to choose between two current members.
Mary Jones is the current board member from the Fifth District. P.A. Pournelle was representing the residents of … Read the rest


Front Porch Phantoms tells of haunted downtown history | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Front Porch Phantoms, a walking tour that blends history with tales of local hauntings, wafted through downtown Walterboro this past weekend. In its inaugural year, the event allows locals and visitors to take a guided walk … Read the rest


Three newcomers seeking school board post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Gale Doggette, Noel Ison and Sue Keith are asking voters to send them to the Colleton County School Board to represent the residents of the Third District.
The seat became open when a redrawing of the … Read the rest


CPA JV Volleyball completes season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady War Hawk JV volleyball team finished its season with a win over Beaufort Academy last week and finished 5-7 on the season.
In the win against Beaufort, CPA won in a best-of-three series 25-21 … Read the rest


Man gets life for murder-for-hire, drug trafficking in Walterboro | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Summerville resident, accused by the federal government of being a major supplier of crack cocaine in the Walterboro area, learned last week that his bid to derail his prosecution will end with him spending the rest of his life … Read the rest


Bidding for Columbia: Two seek house seat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Republican James Broderick of Walterboro and Democrat Michael Rivers Sr. of St. Helena Island both stress their experience in their bid to replace out-going South Carolina St. Rep. Kenneth Hodges as the representative from the 121st … Read the rest


587 Colleton residents registered with FEMA so far | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The number of South Carolina residents who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance for the impact of Hurricane Matthew was nearing 30,000 Thursday.

William Lindsey, a FEMA public information officer, said that the number registered in … Read the rest


Healthy Halloween Tips | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


Mail absentee votes by Friday Oct. 28 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. State Election Commission wants to make sure voters who need to vote absentee by mail return their applications as soon as possible to ensure they are able to return their ballots prior to the election day deadline.

According … Read the rest


Meeting offers Matthew recovery help | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sen. Margie Bright Matthews with FEMA Public Information Officer Thomas Schafer at a forum Matthews organized bringing together a variety of insurance and public assistance representatives to talk to the public about recovery issues related to Hurricane Matthew. Matthews has … Read the rest


Dog bites his deputy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The relationship between Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ray Davis and his canine partner Kuno became strained on the morning of Oct. 12.
It was 7:45 in the morning and Davis was at the Colleton County Detention Center, working with … Read the rest


City still assessing sanctuary damage | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Restrictions on the walking paths at the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary are going to be in place for the foreseeable future, according to Walterboro City Manager Jeff Molinari.
“The paved areas are all passable, but we still have some significant issues … Read the rest


Mosquitoes: How to get help | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control Department reports that Colleton County has been inundated with requests for mosquito abatement in the last few days.
In response, the county has put on extra resources for ground spraying of mosquitoes, and will … Read the rest


A jump above: CPA competitive cheer earns top finishes | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Next competition set for this Saturday
at Pinewood Prep.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by CHRISTIE SLOCUM
The Colleton Prep Academy War Hawk competitive cheerleading squad recently competed in its first two events of the season.
In the first competition, … Read the rest


CCHS Cross-Country qualifies three for All-Region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cross-Country team competed in the Region 8-AAAA Championships held Oct. 19 at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston. The event, hosted by Cane Bay High School, identifies the All-Region selections by a … Read the rest


Cougars keep Stags on the ropes early | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton County put up a good fight early on against the No. 12 team in the state in SCHSL AAAA football Friday evening. The Berkeley Stags proved to be too much for … Read the rest


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