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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Starr Walters | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

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 The Press and Standard

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.
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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


Local man injured in Doctors Creek accident | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 68-year-old Walterboro man was seriously injured in a single-car crash on Doctors Creek Road, just north of Penny Creek Drive. On Dec. 29 at approximately 7:50 p.m., a 2004 Subaru left the roadway at a high rate of speed, … Read the rest


Tips in homicide could earn $1,000 cash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police Department and Crime Stoppers need your help solving a cold case from the spring of 2016.
On April 18th at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers from the Walterboro Police Department responded to 126 Lewis St. in reference to … Read the rest


Space heater blamed for Green Pond home fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A Green Pond family was displaced following a fire in their home on Dec. 30 at 9:11 p.m.

The family returned from church to find smoke coming from the residence. The first fire unit on the scene reported light smoke … Read the rest


Off the Field – Getting to Know Your Local Student Athletes

Posted on January 1, 2017 4:04 pm by Cindy Crosby

Jalen Antwan Ra’Heem Lawton is a junior at Colleton County High School, where he plays football and participates on the track and field team for the Cougars. He is the son of Albert and Ericka Lawton of Ruffin. His grandparents Read the rest


CNT students seek to answer – When is rebellion justified?

Posted on January 1, 2017 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

When is rebellion justified? Indeed, it is an interesting question and one Colleton County High School Cougar New Tech (CNT) students enrolled in World Studies recently delved deeply into while seeking evidence to support their answers.

CNT students held … Read the rest


Coastal Pain Care donates $2000 to FoCCAS

Posted on January 1, 2017 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coastal Pain Care made Christmas a little happier for the animals of Colleton County last week with a $2000 check made out to Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS). With each new patient who entered the Walterboro … Read the rest


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