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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Lynah to speak at veterans program | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Veterans Day Celebration will be held Sunday Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at Jericho U.M. Church  in Cottageville.
Speaker will be Lt. Col. (Ret.) Phillip E. Lynah Sr., who is a native of Spelltown near Cottageville. He is the … Read the rest


Family Fun Fair a success for First Steps | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Family Fun Fair, an event for families with children under five years of age, was held last Thursday evening at the Colleton County School District Annex from 6-8 p.m. Sponsored by Colleton County First Steps, the … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Armed robbery  in Jacksonboro
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Circle C. Express station at 16533 ACE Basin Parkway the morning of Nov. 9 to investigate an armed robbery.
An employee of the business said … Read the rest


Lego League Saturday at CCMS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Middle School will be a bee hive of activity Saturday as it once again hosts a regional qualifier for First Lego League.
Ed Williams, who heads the middle school’s after-school program and spearheads the work on the qualifier, … Read the rest


Chasin’ the big, shiny ring | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Seniors Chris Reeves and Nick Padgett agree the Hawks are focused on winning back the championship rings.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

With 19 players on the roster who participated in last year’s state title game, Colleton Prep will know what … Read the rest


Lester wins Home Run Derby in Cougar baseball fundraiser | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cougar Baseball hosted a successful fundraiser this past Saturday at the Colleton County Recreation Center in what they hope will become an annual event. Newly-named Head Coach Jermale Paige, with the assistance of Cougar Baseball parents, … Read the rest


DeWitt to play softball at College of Charleston | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

10-year dream comes true for Lauren DeWitt as she inks softball scholarship.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School senior Lauren Ashley DeWitt signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday Nov. 9 to play softball for the College of … Read the rest


Governor asks for day of prayer vigils on Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

As South Carolinians prepare for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Governor Nikki Haley announced a day of prayer vigils throughout the state on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

The governor, working together with leaders of the faith community, urges everyone, regardless of … Read the rest


Cougar season ends with loss to Seahawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CCSD continues  to refuse to answer questions regarding coach’s leave.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton County ended their 2016 season last Friday evening with a 69-34 loss to Hilton Head (6-4, 2-3). The Cougars finished 2-8 … Read the rest


Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep (10-1, 5-0) defeated Pee Dee Academy (7-4, 4-2) 17-14 in a thriller at War Hawk Field this past Friday evening to earn its second consecutive trip to the SCISA Class A State Championship game. … Read the rest


Colleton County on two wheels | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
It was Friday night and Charles Fox was celebrating Colleton County’s cool temperatures and warm reception.
Fox is the founder of FestiVELO, the bicyclist touring organization that called Colleton County home Thursday through Sunday.
As bicyclists … Read the rest


The Massing of the Colors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Massing of the Colors was held Nov. 12 at St. Jude’s Church, sponsored by Colleton County veterans and St. Jude’s. The patriotic ceremony was “dedicated to the flag of our country and the colors of participating organizations, the memory … Read the rest


Victory House Run winners | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 4:04 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the Veterans Victory House 5K Run and Walk held Saturday were:
Top overall: Male-Shelton Reynolds; Female-Abigail Altman
Age group top finishers:
12 and under: M-Miles Bloomer; F-Emily Wilson
13-19: M-Ryan O’Quinn; F-Grayson Altman
20-24: M-(no finisher); F-Caroline Hendren… Read the rest


CCMS Junior Cougar football season over | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2016 Colleton County Middle School football season recently ended with the Junior Cougars finishing at 0-6 on the season.
CCMS, in a rebuilding year, took losses against Bamberg (14-0), Hardeeville-Ridgeland (30-8), D.P. Cooper Charter School … Read the rest


Family killed in I-95 accident | News | The Press and Standarrd

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A family’s southbound trip came to a tragic end the morning of Nov. 11 when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95.
The accident claimed the lives of three young children and an adult female and sent … Read the rest


Walterboro man arrested in Beaufort County | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 20-year-old Colleton County man faces multiple charges in Beaufort County following a Tuesday morning chase from Ladys Island to Burton.
Damel Davis, 20, of Walterboro, a passenger in the fleeing motor vehicle, has been charged with possession of a … Read the rest


Man charged in shooting death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Charleston resident in the shooting death of a Walterboro man on Oct. 15 in Adams Run.
Wayne Keith Bennett, 26, of Walterboro was pronounced dead at the trauma unit of … Read the rest


Indians split games on the week | Sports | THe Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

USC Salkehatchie split two non-conference games this week, with a loss on the road and a win at home.  The Indians are now 3-1 on the season in non-conference play.
The Indians lost 91-86 Tuesday Nov. … Read the rest


Attempted murder charges filed against Cottageville man | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man has been arrested on two counts of attempted murder in a continuing dispute over ownership of land on Burr Hill Road.
Sheldon Leonard Rhodes, 48, of 183 Sherman Lane in Cottageville was arrested on the felony charges … Read the rest


Firefighters rescue dog from Jesse Lane home fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Firefighter-paramedics rescued a dog found inside this doublewide mobile home during an afternoon fire at 488 Jessie Lane Tuesday afternoon Nov. 15. At 3:20 p.m., a neighbor reported flames coming from the roof of the residence, located at the end … Read the rest


CCHS basketball players honored | Sports | The PRess and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School honored two of their 2015-16 basketball players during Friday’s Cougar football game. Sophomore Jasmine Stanley earned All-Region and All-State recognition for her efforts last season for the Lady Cougars, while Tristian Nieves earned All-Region selection for … Read the rest


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