Monthly Archives: November 2016

Register now for Fill the Stockings presents| News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 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


Patel accepted into leadership program at Furman | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dipali Patel, a senior at Cougar New Tech at Colleton County High School has been accepted to the Emerging Public Leaders program of the Riley Institute at Furman University. Dipali is the first Colleton County High School student to be … Read the rest


CCHS’ NJROTC takes first at first drill meet of the season | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Nov. 5 at the Battery Creek High School’s Chester Puller Drill Meet, Colleton County NJROTC drill team for the second consecutive year started its drill season with a first place win.  The drill meet consisted of JROTC Teams from … Read the rest


Post office honors veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As Veterans Day approaches, five employees of the US Postal Service in Walterboro were recognized for their service to our country. This elite group of individuals are among more than 113,000 veterans who are United States Postal Service employees. “We … Read the rest


County Council ponders restoring funding mechanism | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The Colleton County Council gave a first reading to an ordinance that would resurrect the county’s lease-purchase system of big ticket capital items when they met in regular session Nov. 1
Under the ordinance, the county … Read the rest


Officials attempting to ease building sale | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council gave a first reading to an ordinance that would smooth the process of transferring ownership of a closed facility in the Airport Industrial Complex during the Nov. 1 meeting.
Sealcraft Corp. is in the process of selling … Read the rest


Walterboro man designated deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Anthony J. Brown, 38, whose last known address was on Briarleaf Circle in Walterboro, is wanted on two Colleton County Family Court bench warrants … Read the rest


Treatment plant ordinances pass | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council adopted ordinances authorizing the funding of improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant at the Nov. 1 meeting.
The first ordinance authorized issuing and selling waterworks and sewer system bonds. The second ordinance approved borrowing $1.5 million … Read the rest


Totals for county winners in unopposed races | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The race for the Colleton County Sheriff was the only contested race in county government.
The incumbents for four other county posts were assured of re-election when no one filed petitions to challenge them.
Colleton County Clerk of Court Patricia … Read the rest


CCMS Volleyball finishes season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Middle School volleyball team recently completed its fall 2016 season, finishing 3-3 overall in a season cut short by Hurricane Matthew.
With just five returnees on the roster of 18, Coach Samantha Klie was … Read the rest


Motorcyclist killed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday at approximately 4:20 p.m. when his bike was struck in the rear by a pick-up truck.

Calls reporting the accident sent the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue to U.S. Rt. 17-A, near … Read the rest


Four die in interstate crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Four people were killed Friday morning when the vehicle they were riding in was crushed by a tractor-trailer.

Reports of the accident sent members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue to the southbound lanes of I-95 … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Tiger | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


City considering solar plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro officials are being asked to sign on to the plan to develop a solar energy facility near the city’s wastewater treatment plant off Green Pond Highway.
Earl E. Jackson III, who with Carleton Burtt, serves as the managing partners … Read the rest


Toys for Tots begins toy drive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last Christmas morning, Jo Hertha Lynah got a call that three area families had nothing to give their children for Christmas. So she rounded up her Toys for Tots assistant director Clara Fishburne, and the two quit cooking their Christmas … Read the rest


USC Salk nursing program gets $25,000 from hospital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The USC Salkehatchie Nursing Program got a $25,000 shot in the arm last week from Colleton Medical Center.
CMC donated the money to help fund Salk’s new computer simulation lab, scheduled to begin operation next fall.
The donation has brought … Read the rest


A JUMP above! | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Three Cougar cheerleaders, Sierra Stephens (senior), Kasheyonna David (sophomore) and Tierra Samuels (freshman) have been volunteering with the Northside Elementary School youth cheerleading squad during the youth football season at the Ace Basin Sports Complex.
The … Read the rest


Salk volleyball ends season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The USC–Salkehatchie Volleyball team recently finished its 2016 fall season competing in NJCAA Region X. Under the direction of Coach Savannah Connor, the new program saw much growth and improvement throughout the season. Pictured left to right (back): Coach Savannah … Read the rest


All-Stars take losses against Beaufort | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Youth All-Star travel football and cheerleading program faced the Beaufort County Youth League this past Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
The four age groups competing for the Colleton County All-Stars finished 0-4 on the … Read the rest


Colleton voters support Donald Trump | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County voters sided with the candidacy of Republican Donald J. Trump in Tuesday’s election.
Tuesday night’s unofficial vote total in Colleton County gave Trump 9,083 votes, 52.71 percent. Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton received 7,616 votes. 44.20 percent.
Trump’s margin … Read the rest


Rivers joins Colleton’s delegation of state legislators | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

There will be only one change in the make-up of the Colleton County Legislative Delegation after Tuesday’s election.
St. Rep. Kenneth Hodges, D-Green Pond, will be turning over his legislative seat for the 121st District to Michael F. River Sr., … Read the rest


Lady Cougars finish 13th in XC State Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars Cross-Country team finished 13th of 20 teams competing in the SCHSL AAAA State Championships held Saturday Nov. 5 at Sandhills Research Center in Columbia.
Twins Abigail and Grayson Altman are the … Read the rest


Hospice umbrellas on display at courthouse today | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Love Blooms Eternally 2016 is being held in celebration of National Hospice Month on Nov. 10. A display of floral umbrellas will be open at noon at the Colleton County Courthouse, followed by a memorial service at noon.

November is … Read the rest


Last day to register for debris removal is Nov. 18 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Council discusses new ball bearing manufacturer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A dormant ordinance approving a fee-in-lieu agreement that will help bring a Chinese ball bearing manufacturer to Walterboro returned to Colleton County Council’s agenda at the Nov. 1 meeting.
Council members gave a first reading to … Read the rest


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