Monthly Archives: November 2016

The life of a Civitan | News | The Press and Standard

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

Arnold Zipperer remembers his 36-year tenure as a member of the Walterboro Citivans.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Arnold Zipperer didn’t know much about the Civitans when he decided to join in 1980.
As the club members met last week to … Read the rest


I93.7 raises money for school uniforms | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

WALI i93.7 radio station held a fundraising concert in August for low-income students to buy school uniforms. Last Friday, they donated $900 to the Colleton County School District. From left are Eddie Rumfelt, Jason Cook, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Franklin … Read the rest


Headstart holds awareness day | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Lowcountry Community Action Agency’s Headstart in Cottageville celebrated Headstart Awareness Day last Thursday. The children enjoyed a variety of activities including a slide, jump castle, face painting and toys. Parents had the chance to visit the center and get … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been named this week’s deadbeat parent.

Jason Michael Brown, 36, whose last known address was on Hendersonville Highway in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $14,900 in child … Read the rest


FHE holds Paw Party for good behavior | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Good behavior is paying off for the students at Forest Hills Elementary (FHE). Last Friday Oct. 28, students who met their behavior goal were rewarded with an invitation to the school’s Paw party.
Smiling faces and … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Warrant sought in Facebook relationship
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is preparing to seek criminal charges against a Colleton County man accused of assisting a female student skip class.
Sheriff’s office personnel were informed the morning of Oct. 28 that … Read the rest


Colleton Medical Center donates $25,000 to Salk nursing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center donated $25,000 to USC Salkehatchie’s efforts to establish a new simulation lab for the nursing program yesterday. The new lab will feature advanced, computerized equipment that will allow students to practice responses to emergency situations on a … Read the rest


Adopt-A-Thon this Saturday at Petco | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Enter QDMA’s Rut Roll Call photo contest before Nov. 15 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Are you hunting the whitetail rut? The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) wants to know about it and is offering prizes for the best social media photos tagged with #RutRollCall from Nov. 1-15.

To answer QDMA’s #RutRollCall and enter the … Read the rest


Toll-free legal aid hotline available for hurricane victims | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A toll-free legal aid hotline is available to South Carolina victims of storm-related damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew in recently declared disaster areas in Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Calhoun, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, … Read the rest


Walterboro woman to spend 18 months behind bars | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Walterboro woman will spend 18 months behind bars after pleading guilty to three charges when she appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Chelsey Wynn, 25, was ordered to serve 18 months of … Read the rest


Reapers Dungeon scares crowds | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFF MUSGRAVE
Avalon Branham (blue costume) was one of the winners in the costume contest held at Reapers Dungeon in Cottageville over the weekend. The contest was sponsored by Omar Jeter of Walterboro. Sarah Crosby also was named … Read the rest


City receives economic development grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Oct. 25, Walterboro City Council conducted a special meeting to interview four firms interested in taking on the design work for the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary Discovery Center.
On Oct. 28, the Municipal Association of South Carolina announced that Walterboro … Read the rest


Fifth grader designs new FHE shirt | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

A Forest Hills Elementary fifth grader got quite the surprise last week when his mom and dad, along with the principal, showed up at his classroom door. It didn’t take Michael Lane very long to realize … Read the rest


Sheriff’s Trunk or Treat draws thousands | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 4, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sheriff Andy Strickland’s fourth annual Trunk or Treat grew Monday afternoon in both the number of county youngsters visiting the front lawn of the sheriff’s office and the variety of entertainment.
The trunk or treat event, according to Colleton County … Read the rest


CCHS Tennis eliminated from playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School tennis team was eliminated from the SCHSL Class AAAA playoffs following a round one loss against Darlington High School last Wednesday evening. The Lady Cougars traveled to Darlington, where they were … Read the rest


Who will be on Tuesday’s ballots | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Nov. 8 General Election has resulted in the Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Office producing 36 different ballots for voters in the county.
The variety of ballots result from the county being part of two different congressional districts, … Read the rest


Cougar XC team qualifies for state | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cross-Country team competed in the SCHSL Class AAAA Lower State Championships held October 29 at Darlington High School.
The Lady Cougars finished 4th out of the 12 teams competing and each team member … Read the rest


Lady Cougars get round one win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar volleyball team defeated Darlington in round one of the SCHSL AAAA playoffs at home last week to advance. Colleton County, entering as the No. 2 seed, earned the win over Darlington … Read the rest


Sheriff candidates: what they said at recent forum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland promises more of the same in the post if his re-election bid is successful. His challenger, Otis Rhodes, says more of the same is what should end Strickland’s time in office.… Read the rest


Forest Hills earns No. 1 seed in youth football playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Forest Hills Elementary earned the No. 1 seed heading into playoffs with a 26-13 win over Cottageville Elementary in the Colleton County Youth Football League held last Tuesday evening at the ACE … Read the rest


Second gunshot victim dies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The second shooting victim of the Oct. 28 break-in at a Sidneys Road residence has died.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey has confirmed that Julie Poston, 41, of 3549 Sidneys Road, died Wednesday at 11:22 p.m. at Trident Medical Center.… Read the rest


Storm recovery centers to open around Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 3, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Pet of the Week | Olive | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on November 3, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


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