Monthly Archives: December 2016

Man seriously injured after hitting tree on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A 51-year-old North Carolina man suffered serious injuries after his Sprinter Van struck a tree Wednesday Nov. 30 about 1 a.m.

The vehicle was traveling southbound on I-95 near the 43-mile marker when the driver reportedly swerved to avoid a … Read the rest


Second Top Ten suspect in custody | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Frankie Rodney Geathers, one of the six new faces to be added to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Top Ten Most Wanted, is in custody.

Members of the sheriff’s office took Geathers into custody on the morning of Nov. 30, … Read the rest


Lady Cougars outscore Tigers | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougars outscored Allendale-Fairfax in the Cougar Round-Up held Tuesday Nov. 22 at Colleton County High School. Across two quarters of play, the Lady Cougars dominated offensively.
Coach Perry Smalls did not want to focus … Read the rest


Sweat to have dual roles in Sunday’s Christmas Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
This Sunday, former Walterboro Mayor Charlie Sweat will repeat his role of getting the units that make up this year’s Christmas Parade in proper order.
“He is going to run the parade again, then jump in … Read the rest


Report Card: What the state measured | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District’s Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Juliet White is most proud of the report card criteria that measured graduation levels.
“Our graduation rate is actually higher than the state,” Dr. White said. It shows “we … Read the rest


Report Card: Hitting a moving target | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The constantly shifting sands of education assessment produces headaches for those who need to cope with the changes.
Colleton County Assistant Superintendent of Education Dr. Juliet White says dealing with the changes in performance assessment proves to be frustrating for … Read the rest


Indians earn 6th win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
The Salkehatchie Indians are off to a 6-2 start on their season in non-conference play following a big win at home against Florida State-Jacksonville on the eve of Thanksgiving.
At home against … Read the rest


School board members sworn in | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

New and returning school board members were sworn in at the November meeting by Clerk of Court Pat Grant. From left are Mary Jones, Charles Murdaugh, Patricia Simmons and Gale Doggette with Pat Grant in front.

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School district dissecting report card | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 1, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
For the past two years, when the South Carolina Department of Education has issued its annual report cards for school districts, it has not provided a grade for the district’s performance.
That’s because the constantly shifting … Read the rest


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