Monthly Archives: March 2017

Clubs and Flubs at the library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Vicki Brown
Reference Librarian

The teens at the Colleton County Memorial Library always want to try something new.  St. Patrick’s Day was no different.  In order to celebrate the day in a wild and wacky way, the teens played … Read the rest


Darmody celebrates 102 | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday March 21, Mary Darmody celebrated her 102nd birthday.
Mrs. Darmody was born in Canada, where her father served in the military. But after he was killed in action, her mother moved to Watertown, Mass. to live with her … Read the rest


Realtors form new partnership | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Danielle Strickland and Vicky Schrimpf have joined as partners in Lowcountry Choice Properties. The business has been in operation since 2014, and together, the two hope to open many more doors of opportunity. Lowcountry Choice Properties is a member of … Read the rest


Spears writes best essay at CPA | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Blake Spears won the FoCCAAS essay contest for Colleton Prep’s fourth grade. Sixteen students were presented certificates in Mrs. Padgett’s fourth grade class. Reggie McNeil, director of the animal shelter, spoke to the class. Steve Cinnader and his therapy dogs, … Read the rest


Jiral writes best essay at Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Avery Jiral won the Speuter Essay Contest award at Cottageville. She is in Ms. Ellington’s class. For the first time, she gave her award to a shelter dog so it could be neutered and go to a rescue. A puppy … Read the rest


Winter guards win awards at CWEA championships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 2017 Colleton County High School Varsity Winter Guard earned the bronze medal and third place in the Scholastic AA Class at the 2017 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association (CWEA) Championships at Winthrop University. The varsity performed its program “Contained” and … Read the rest


Rabies clinics begin Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual rabies vaccination clinics will be held in Colleton County on Saturdays April 1, 8 and 15 at the following locations:

Saturday April 1
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Colleton Center/Hampton Street Auditorium, 484 Hampton St., DeLoach Vet Clinic;
2:30-4:30 … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Fleet | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Rec Center investigating installation of handicapped accessible baseball/softball field | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Recreation Director Chris Myers and Colleton County Capital Projects and Purchasing Director John T. Stieglitz III have started the preliminary work that could lead to the construction of a handicapped accessible baseball and softball … Read the rest


New market manager preparing for season | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Robin Gunter switches roles when the Colleton Farmers Market opens for the season on May 12.
In previous market seasons, Gunter and her husband have been among the vendors selling produce at the market. This year, Gunter will be the … Read the rest


Joe Taylor concert Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Acclaimed musician Joe Taylor will be headlining a benefit concert at The Colleton Center on April 1 at 7 p.m.
All proceeds will go towards this important local institution, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide for the renovation … Read the rest


JV Lady Cougar Softball battles in Spring Bash | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s JV softball team participated in the Spring Bash Softball Tournament held this past weekend in Summerville. The young Lady Cougars lost three straight games in the tournament, falling to Summerville (14-2), Cane Bay (9-6) … Read the rest


One-on-One with Coby Peeler – new Cougar football coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

As the newly named head football coach for the Colleton County Cougars, Coby Peeler had a busy end to his week. Following last Tuesday’s announcement, Peeler spent Friday at Colleton County High School meeting with the … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Softball tied for 2nd in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s varsity softball team improved its record to 9-4 overall and 3-2 in region 8-AAAA following wins over Bamberg-Ehrhardt and Stall last week. The Lady Cougars lost 6-2 to region foe Berkeley.
The Lady Cougars … Read the rest


Cougar Tennis gets region win over Stags | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Boys Tennis team had three matches last week, including a region win over Berkeley High School. The Cougars took losses against region opponent Hilton Head High School and non-region Woodland High School.
“It … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man arrested
Two members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were working routine patrol in the southbound lanes of I-95 the morning of March 24 when they reportedly spotting a man driving erratically.
They pulled the driver over and asked … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer 2-2 in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Soccer team picked up a region win over Berkeley last Friday, after being shut out earlier in the week against a powerful Hilton Head team. Colleton County is now 6-2 overall and 2-2 … Read the rest


Coach Leon Hammond talks about future of CCSD Athletics | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Newly named District Athletic Director Leon Hammond has set his sights on creating a culture of winning and excellence in academics within the Colleton County School District. Employed with the Colleton County School District since 2015 … Read the rest


Cougars sit at 4-1 in Region 8-AAAA

Posted on March 30, 2017 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION. The Cougar offense stayed hot last week, scoring 18 runs on 15 hits in two games. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team earned two region wins last week to put them sitting at … Read the rest


Padgett tosses no-hitter against Bethesda in 23-0 contest | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Colleton Prep cruised to a 23-0 region win over Bethesda Academy last Thursday evening at home to sit at 5-4 overall and 3-2 in SCISA Region 4-AA.
Senior Nick Padgett tossed the … Read the rest


Walterboro man gets four years on drug charge | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was sentenced to prison when he pled guilty to a 2014 drug charge when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.
Carlton Sinclair, 52, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of trafficking in … Read the rest


Employees save woman in burning car | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

It was early into the March 28 morning shift at Dunkin’ Donuts at 1457 Bells Highway and there was a lull in customers. Then the clock hit 7 a.m.
Denise Hudson was behind the counter making drinks when she chanced … Read the rest


Carter earns win in battle with LMA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton Prep’s varsity softball team improved its record to 10-2 overall to remain 1-0 in SCISA Region 4-AA following non-region wins over Dorchester Academy and Laurence Manning Academy last week.
Against Dorchester … Read the rest


CCSD formally introduces new AD and Cougar’s new head football coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District formally introduced the new director of district athletics Leon Hammond and the head coach of Cougar football Coby Peeler in a press conference held Friday March 24 at Colleton County High … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks looking forward to rematch with Swampcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s JV softball team improved its record to 12-2-1 following recent wins over John Paul II and Dorchester Academy. The JV Lady Hawks tied the perennially tough Laurence Manning JV squad when time expired last … Read the rest


JV Lady Cougar Soccer earns win over Stags | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s JV Lady Cougar Soccer team earned a 3-0 win over Berkeley Friday March 24 on the road to put them 1-4 in region play.
Against Beaufort Friday March 17, the Lady Cougars lost 3-1. … Read the rest


Hazard scores goal for Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Cougar varsity soccer team lost two region games last week to fall to 1-7 overall and 0-4 in region competition.
Against Hilton Head High School Tuesday March 21, the Cougars were shut out 6-0. Then … Read the rest


Woman injured in Sniders crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An adult female was critically injured in a single-car accident on Sniders Highway, just east of Rentz Drive, March 23 at 4:25 p.m.
The westbound Chevrolet Malibu flipped over several times before coming to rest in the westbound lane, and … Read the rest


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