Monthly Archives: February 2017

Man killed when struck by truck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 53-year-old Walterboro man was killed after he stepped into the path of an eastbound dump truck on Bells Highway at the intersection of Mount Carmel Road on Jan. 30 at 5:25 a.m.
Deputy Colleton County Coroner Richard Carter reports … Read the rest


Lady Cougars improve in region standings | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Lady Cougars varsity basketball team improved to 4-2 in Region 8-AAAA and 12-5 overall following wins over Stall and Cane Bay last week. They currently sit in third place in the … Read the rest


Mandapally: CCSD Spelling Bee winner | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Can you spell felicitous? Definition please – appropriate or suitable. Can you use it in a sentence, please? It is felicitous Aman Mandapally took home the top spot in the Colleton County School District Spelling Bee … Read the rest


Patricia Wanda Kuykendall | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

PARTICIA wANDA KUYKENDALL

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NORTH AUGUSTA-Mrs. Patricia Wanda Winn Kuykendall, 61, of North Augusta, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Graveside funeral services were held 11 am, … Read the rest


Groundhog controversy: Phil and Chuck disagree | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania predicts six more weeks of winter, while Staten Island Chuck calls for an early spring.

Check out these links:

http://abc7ny.com/weather/phil-says-more-winter;-staten-island-chuck-says-springs-coming/1733355/

http://www.groundhog.org/

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/02/nyregion/new-york-today-groundhog-day-punxsutawney-phil-staten-island-chuck.html?_r=0https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/02/nyregion/new-york-today-groundhog-day-punxsutawney-phil-staten-island-chuck.html?_r=0Read the rest


Lady Hawks pick up region win to improve to 2-5 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks earned a region win Friday evening against John Paul II to improve to 3-10 overall and 2-5 in Region 4-AA. They lost 49-30 last Monday evening against Dorchester Academy with Coach … Read the rest


Ridgeville man sent to prison | Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Ridgeville man was sent to prison when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court on multiple charges.
William A. Cooprider, 39, of Ridgeland, pled guilty to charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and failure to stop for a blue light.… Read the rest


Gorrell takes over CPA basketball | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks continue to seek their first win of the season, following three losses last week.
Coming on the heels of last Monday’s loss to Dorchester Academy, 65-36, Coach Barry Morehead was dismissed … Read the rest


Wrong house, right charge | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man who allegedly broke into the wrong house in early January was taken into custody by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 24.
Jarod A. Geike, 18, of 1767 Academy Road, was arrested on a charge of … Read the rest


Re-nourishment begins at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Edisto saw the start of the $18-million beach re-nourishment and groin lengthening project last week. Once finished, the project will restore the beach in most areas and strengthen and lengthen the existing groins. The end result … Read the rest


Federal gang case produces fifth guilty plea | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A third member of the Wildboys street gang pled guilty to a federal racketeering charge Monday.
Brian Manigo, aka B-Nasty, 25, of Green Pond, entered a guilty plea to a charge of attempted murder in aid … Read the rest


George Crosby signs NLI to play D1 football at Presbyterian

Posted on February 1, 2017 7:07 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Since he was 8-years old, George Crosby has known he wanted to play college football. Today, on National Signing Day, his dream became official when he signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Presbyterian College in … Read the rest


Skye Brown to play football at Highland

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Colleton County High School senior, Skye Brown, made his college decision final on Wednesday, February 1, and will head to Kansas this fall to play football for Highland Community College. Brown will join the Scotties this fall as they compete … Read the rest


Family loses home to fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Flames displaced a family when fire struck their residence on Monday afternoon.
Members of Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the home at 212 Brights Court Monday at 5:36 p.m.
Callers reporting the fire to the E-911 center told dispatchers … Read the rest


Cougar wrestling preparing for Lower State | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity wrestling team attended the SCHSL Region 8-AAAA Individual Region Duals held Wednesday Jan. 25 at Beaufort High School. Tyrese Pressey captured a first-place finish in his 182-pound weight division.
Due to the … Read the rest


Indians pull off last second win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians have not lost in “their house” this season — and they don’t plan on that changing anytime soon.
Following two home wins last week, the Indians now sit at 13-0 in front of … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Alleged shoplifter
faces multiple charges
Baked goods led to the downfall of a Walterboro man on the evening of Jan. 27.
A member of the Walterboro Police Department was dispatched to the Family Dollar at 3206 Robertson Boulevard to investigate … Read the rest


Yemassee man killed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Deputy Coroner Richard Carter says he hopes an autopsy scheduled at the forensic unit at the Medical University of South Carolina will determine what caused the death of a Yemassee man.
Jim Davey Lane Jr., 50, of 3626 … Read the rest


Teen shot at party in Welch Creek | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office detectives are continuing their investigation into a Jan. 27 party that ended in gunfire.
Sheriff’s office personnel were sent to the Welch Creek Civic Center at 3323 Sidneys Road on Jan. 27 at 11:57 p.m. after … Read the rest


KEVIN MATTHEW ELLIOTT | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

KEVIN MATTHEW ELLIOTT

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WALTERBORO-Kevin Matthew Elliott passed away Saturday morning from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Greenwood County.  He was 27.

Kevin was born in Rock Hill, SC August 28, 1989 a son … Read the rest


CATHERINE VON LEHE EPPES | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

CATHERINE VON LEHE EPPES

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GAINSVILLE-Catherine von Lehe Eppes, died peacefully in her sleep January 25, 2017 after a long illness, at the home of her son Michael von Lehe in Gainesville FL. She was 86.… Read the rest


Velma Sue Frazier | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Velma Sue Frazier

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WALTERBORO-Mrs. Velma Sue Rhea Frazier, wife of Clyde T. Frazier, passed away Tuesday morning Jaunary 24, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family under the care of Hospice Care of South … Read the rest


ALBERT “ABBIE” JONATHAN LUCAS, JR. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

ALBERT “ABBIE” JONATHAN 

LUCAS, JR.

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WALTERBORO.-Albert “Abbie” Jonathan Lucas, Jr., 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 23, 2017.

“Abbie” was the beloved son of the late Albert J. Lucas, Sr. … Read the rest


Crosby and Cable present at national conference in California | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal of Colleton County High School and Joshua Cable, director of Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy, traveled to Los Angeles, Calif., over the weekend to present “Designing and Advocating for Personalized Learning Strategies” … Read the rest


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