Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lady Hawks looking for regular season win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks are off to a 0-3 start on the basketball season following non-region losses early in December against Patrick Henry Academy, Orangeburg Prep and Dorchester Academy.
CPA will head into its … Read the rest


Help sought in locating missing man | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Walterboro Police Department are seeking assistance in locating Kendrick Douglas Bright of Walterboro.
Bright was reported missing by his wife on Tuesday Jan. 3. Bright’s wife stated that her husband left their residence Friday Dec. 30 for … Read the rest


Possibility for winter weather Saturday morning continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

Overview

Low pressure will track off the coast Friday night into Saturday night as arctic high pressure builds from the northwest. Some wintry precipitation is possible beginning Saturday morning as colder air moves into … Read the rest


Fay Spencer Witkin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Fay Spencer Witkin

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory 

WALTERBORO — Fay Spencer Witkin, 73, of Beaufort, SC and mother of Dr. Philip Spencer Witkin (Sharon) passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

A Memorial Service will be … Read the rest


JAMES KARPINEN | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

JAMES KARPINEN

Care of Herndon Funeral Chapels and

Crematory

WALTERBORO — Mr. James John Karpinen, 93, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his residence.  He was the husband of the late Hazel Johnson Karpinen.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


BILLIE JEAN SPATH | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

BILLIE JEAN SPATH 

Billie Jean Spath, 67, passed away December 16, 2016. Billie was preceeded in death by her husband, Geary Dean Spath, the love of her life for 39 years. She was the Cafeteria Manager for Thalia Elementary.

Left … Read the rest


Starr Walters | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

STARR WALTERS 

COCOA, FL — Starr Walters passed away on December 27, 2016 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her family. She is survived by her husband Thomas Walters, her sons Dan and Jason Whiting, her stepsons Tom … Read the rest


JANET PEARL LAWTON | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

JANET PEARL LAWTON

Care of Allen Funeral Home 

ISLANDTON — Janet Pearl Lawton- Jamison 60 of Islandton, SC died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her residence. She was the wife of Heber Jamison, Jr. Visitation will be held from 5-7 … Read the rest


Thursday | NWS weekend forecast | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.
Read the rest

Ashley River Road/Sam Rittenberg night closings | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Charleston County Government announces crews will be working at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Sam Rittenberg Blvd. starting Wednesday night, Jan. 4 for the SC7/SC61 Intersection Improvement Project.

  • Crews will have lanes closed nightly on Ashley River Road
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Fighting for Michaela | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“Thank you all so much for being faithful in your prayers – they are working!” – Robin Barnes, Michaela’s mother.

Michaela Barnes Busch is a 22-year-old daughter (Robin and John), a sister (Laurel, Sophia, Olivia and … Read the rest


Cougars third in Sweet 16 Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County snagged a third-place finish after going 3-1 in the Sweet Sixteen Tournament held last week at Orangeburg High School. The Cougars lost in the semi-finals against Orangeburg after moving through the field of 16 … Read the rest


Renewing the oath | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The main courtroom of  the Colleton County Courthouse was  a sea of uniforms as the men and women who serve under Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland came together to watch him receive his oath of office for a new term … Read the rest


Renewing the oath | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The main courtroom of  the Colleton County Courthouse was  a sea of uniforms as the men and women who serve under Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland came together to watch him receive his oath of office for a new term … Read the rest


War Hawk hoops head into region play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity boys’ basketball team will head into region play this week following a 0-3 start on their season in early December and a long Christmas break.
The War Hawks traveled to John Paul II … Read the rest


City to search for building officials | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s Planning and Development Office will handle Walterboro’s building inspections and plans review while the city begins the process of naming a new building inspector.
In mid-December the city and Building Official Angelo Pacilio parted ways. City Manager Jeff … Read the rest


Sarah’s Story

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com
Ashley Thomas will, likely, never forget the phone call she received the day after Christmas, telling her that her “sister at heart,” Sarah Bonner, had been shot in an accident. Sarah’s story becomes an incredible intertwining of two deeply-rooted … Read the rest


Motorists rescue occupants after wrecked car catches fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Quick action by others traveling I-95 the afternoon of Dec. 30 kept a single-vehicle accident from growing in severity.
A northbound Nissan on the interstate left the roadway near the 49-mile marker Dec. 30 at about 2:40 p.m. and collided … Read the rest


Car crashes on Bells Highway on New Year’s Eve | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Bells Highway crash on the evening of Dec. 31 sent three to Colleton Medical Center for treatment. The wreck, on Bells Highway at the Eddie Chasteen Drive intersection on Dec. 31 at 10:45 p.m., injured the female driver and … Read the rest


Cougar Cheer performs at Russell Athletic Bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Cheerleaders traveled to Orlando, Fla., last week to perform during halftime of the Russell Athletic Bowl. After cheering in front of 48,625 fans at Camping World Stadium on Wednesday Dec. 28, the … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Gloria Street burglary
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence on Gloria Street Dec. 31 at 7:11 p.m. after the resident came home to find a bedroom window broken to get inside the home.
Once … Read the rest


NWS Map of possible winter weather this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Cold, wet weekend coming up | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

INLAND COLLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WALTERBORO
1222 PM EST WED JAN 4 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE … Read the rest


Two injured in Round O Road crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Two adult males were injured, one critically, in a single-car accident on Round O Road, just south of Bodison Memorial Drive, on Jan. 1 at 10:24 p.m. Apparently, the 2015 Taurus was traveling northbound, when it left the roadway at … Read the rest


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