Monthly Archives: February 2017

Kindergarten registration under way | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Registration for Colleton County parents who seek to have their child attend public school kindergarten or pre-kindergarten next school year (2017-18) will be held February 15-April 7.
Interested parents with children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 … Read the rest


Volvo representatives talk to Rotary Club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two representatives from Volvo spoke at the Feb. 14 meeting of the Walterboro Rotary Club at the Veterans Victory House. Stephanie Mangini, corporate communications manager for Volvo Car U.S. Operations, and David McNair (second from left) of The McNair Group … Read the rest


The State of Colleton: Moving forward, looking back | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

County leaders share ‘The State of Colleton.’

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Governmental officials had a story to tell when they gathered in the ballroom of the Dogwood Hills Golf Course Thursday morning.
It was a story of partnerships and cooperation … Read the rest


FHE PTO cuts ribbon on renovated playground | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Forest Hills Elementary students could not contain their excitement last week when the ribbon was cut for their renovated and improved playground.
The Parent-Teacher Organization purchased six new swings, slides and a Spinami, an updated and … Read the rest


CPA students share the love on Valentine’s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep Academy Student Council attended a Valentine’s party at the Veterans Victory House on Valentine’s Day with lots of food, punch and goodies for the veterans.  A DJ provided music for entertainment, and some veterans enjoyed dancing.
Colleton Prep’s … Read the rest


Wildlife sanctuary gets new sign | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary got a new sign at the intersection of Ivanhoe Road and Jefferies Boulevard on Monday. “This intersection and entrance to the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary is the most visible to residents and visitors passing through the city, … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Woman injured in knife attack
Walterboro police officers were called to a Harper Street home the afternoon of Feb. 17 after the resident was reportedly slashed by a knife.
As officers were traveling to the home, they were informed that … Read the rest


Making melodies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Rossi has moved on, but Buddy and Carmine are resting comfortably in Cottageville.
Buddy was the first guitar Rossi made. He named the second one Carmine in tribute to his father.
Rossi, the name he gave … Read the rest


Lady Hawks lose in opening round of SCISA State Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks lost against Spartanburg Day School in the opening round of the SCISA State Basketball Tournament Friday evening. Colleton Prep finished the 2016-17 season at 5-14 overall and 4-8 in region … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball earns win over Stratford in scrimmage | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Varsity Cougar Baseball team participated in two game-like scrimmages last week in advance of the Diamond Classic Tournament. The Cougars also held the annual Chicken Dinner Fundraiser Saturday, after which they donated just over 40 … Read the rest


War Hawks finish hoop season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks finished the 2016-17 season last week with losses against region opponents Thomas Heyward (60-43) and St. Andrews Academy (43-27).
They posted a 1-19 overall record and went 1-13 in SCISA Region … Read the rest


School board hears CNT presentation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Colleton County School District met Tuesday Feb. 14 at the Colleton Annex Learning Center.

Superintendent of Education Dr. Franklin L. Foster gave a report to the board, which included dates for the SCSBA Convention … Read the rest


CCHS chorus sells chicken bog dinners | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School Chorus member Carlyle Griffin delivers some of the 900 chicken bog dinners on Friday. Dinners were sold as a fundraiser for the chorus.


Lady Cougars eliminated by Crestwood | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars were eliminated in a loss to Crestwood in round one of the AAAA playoffs last Tuesday Feb. 14.
Colleton completed the 2016-17 season in the No. 4 spot in Region 8-AAAA … Read the rest


Fireman rescues puppy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Capt. Gary Nahrstedt walked out of a fire-damaged Friendship Street home with man’s best friend.
Firefighters were called to the home at 224 Friendship St. the afternoon of Feb. 16 and were able to quickly contain the … Read the rest


Cougars eliminated in round one of playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County varsity basketball team was eliminated from the AAAA playoffs following a 67-60 Round One loss to Hartsville on Wednesday Feb. 15.
The Cougars finished the 2016-17 season as the … Read the rest


Bells added to New Tech Network | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CCHS exploring additions to Heath Science Academy.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District hosted a Lunch and Learn Tuesday Feb. 14 at Colleton County High School during which attendees learned about Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy (CNT) … Read the rest


Pressey wins AAAA Lower-State Wrestling title | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School sophomore Tyrese Pressey earned the AAAA Lower State Wrestling title in the 182-lb.-weight classification in the SCHSL Individual Lower-State Championships held this past weekend at Chapin High School.
Pressey (34-2) defeated Stephen … Read the rest


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