Monthly Archives: October 2016

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


Health care scam alert | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners are warning taxpayers and tax professionals of fake IRS tax bills related to the Affordable Care Act.

The IRS has received numerous reports of scammers sending a fraudulent version of a … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Tennis playoff bound! | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar tennis team appears to be heading to the SCHSL Region 8-AAAA Lower-State playoffs as the No. 4 seed. As of press time, Colleton County played the No. 1 seed, Darlington, on Wednesday Oct. … Read the rest


CrossFit holds “Battle in the Boro” | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

CrossFit Always Strong hosted “Battle in the Boro” this past Saturday to determine the fittest male and female athlete. The competition was designed to test their athletes across a broad spectrum of events such as … Read the rest


Suspicious package draws heavy response | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are continuing to probe an Oct. 22 incident that forced a temporary relocation of Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department.
The hazardous materials incident which led to the relocation began when a … Read the rest


Hawks wallop Golden Warriors; begin state bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Prep to compete for Region 2-A title
on Friday against Thomas Heyward.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Colleton Prep walloped John Paul II last Friday evening, 56-21, setting themselves up to compete for the Region 2-A … Read the rest


Lady Cougars face Darlington in home playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Volleyball team finished its regular season schedule last week, earning region wins against Beaufort, Berkeley, Stall and Cane Bay. Finishing 9-9 overall and 7-3 in region play, Colleton County earned a … Read the rest


Debris removal now in lower Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

This week began with the cleanup efforts caused by Hurricane Matthew continuing.
Ashbritt Environmental, the company hired by the county to handle the removal of the debris caused by Hurricane Matthew, has started work at Edisto Beach and in the … Read the rest


Willis Barnes | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Willis Barnes 61 of Walterboro died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at St. George Healthcare Center in St. George SC. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Friday, October 28, 2016 at Allen Funeral Home Walterboro. Funeral services are 11 am Read the rest


Pictures from Edisto Beach today | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Be vigilant for post-disaster fraud practices | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

State and federal recovery officials encourage South Carolina residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors vulnerable due to Hurricane Matthew … Read the rest


Azalea Patch Road to become 5-way stop Oct. 31 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The new stop sign on Azalea Patch Road (S-15-33) will be in effect beginning October 31,  making it a 5- way stop.


Scheduled clean up work begins | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Ashbritt Environmental, the company the county has hired to handle the removal of the debris caused by Hurricane Matthew, has started work at Edisto Beach and in the southern part of the county.

The company has started removal of the … Read the rest


Suspicious package locks down ER on Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A suspicious package, brought into the Emergency Department at Colleton Medical Center by a patient, triggered a HazMat response, closing the ED for over an hour Saturday evening Oct. 22.

The incident began just after 5 p.m., when two people … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Wonderful volunteers saved pets from storm
Dear Editor,
This past week with the approach of Hurricane Matthew, we were all aware of the potential danger that existed for all those in his path. What people often overlook is the danger … Read the rest


Time to think about filling those stockings | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Helping out those less fortunate is what Christmas is all about. And again this year, Colleton County First Steps will offer county residents the chance to help Colleton County families at Christmas through the Fill the Stocking Project.
Applications for … Read the rest


Death: A part of life | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

No matter how and when it comes, death can be a challenge to face. However, we should rejoice when death comes because according to Ecclesiastes 7:1-4 (ESV), “A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death … Read the rest


Polo comes to town on Sunday Oct. 30 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Sunday Oct. 30, the Colleton Center and the Limehouse family will host the eighth annual Polo for the Point. The benefit polo match will be held at the Limehouse Polo Field, Highway 15 N, 7201 Jefferies Highway, approximately seven … Read the rest


Free meals, hygiene supplies distributed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jeremiah Howell prepares to serve hotdogs at a free meal for local residents in Cottageville Wednesday. The meal was provided by In His Name-Colleton, a nonprofit community service group. The group brought in a truckload of food and hygiene supplies … Read the rest


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