Monthly Archives: March 2017

Della Frances Mizell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

DELLA FRANCES MIZELL

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Della Frances Mizell, age 71, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday morning, March 2, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was the loving companion of … Read the rest


Estate Sale This Saturday | Sales Events | Classifieds

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

March 11th

** 1 Day Only **

This Saturday 8am-3pm

249 Bells Highway

Next to Tractor Supply

Furniture, Home Decor, China, Household, Clothes, Linens, Kitchen, Misc.,

Dining Table W/ Chairs, China Cabinet, Piano, Vict. Sofa, 4 Pc. Den. Set, Secretary, Read the rest


Barry Holt | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

BARRY HOLT

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mr. Barry Lynn Holt, 49, of Walterboro, he was the son of Polly Lyons Litchfield and the late Sterling Wayne Holt of Clover, VA., entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, March … Read the rest


In Photos: Celebrating Dr. Seuss | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Area business leaders and emergency personnel gathered at Forest Hills Elementary School and Colleton Preparatory Academy last Thursday to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with students. The adults were escorted by students to classrooms, where they read to students.

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Auditorium renovation to begin soon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The work on renovating the Hampton Street Auditorium should begin in late April or early May, according to John T. Stieglitz III, director of the county’s Capital Project and Purchasing Department.
The bids from five companies … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over Raiders | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity softball team came from behind against Holly Hill on Thursday March 2 at home to earn a 3-2 win.
Senior Haley Wilson started in the circle for the Lady Hawks, lasting four innings. … Read the rest


Stomping out bullying | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Young Men of Hope presented “Bully-Buster Stomps Out Bullying” at Forest Hills Elementary School Friday morning.
The Northside Young Men of Hope presented “How Bullying Affects Others;” Hendersonville Elementary, “No Bullying, No Problem;” Colleton Middle School, “A Lesson on … Read the rest


CPA Baseball finishes 5th in War Hawk Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Baseball finished in fifth place in the annual War Hawk Invitational held last week after going 2-1 in the week-long event.
The Hawks defeated John Paul II, 11-8, in game one held last Monday … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball goes 1-3 in Diamond Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Baseball went 1-3 in the Diamond Classic Preseason Tournament held last week at Berkeley High School.
The Cougars were defeated 2-0 by Stratford in a complete game effort by Michael Thigpen. He recorded 21 … Read the rest


Dayco to see phased shut down | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Dayco Products’ 122 employees learned March 2 the company’s decades-old existence in Colleton County will be coming to an end.
Company officials told the workers at the plant on Thunderbolt Drive, which first began operation in … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man charged following chase
A Columbia man was taken into custody on two charges after he led Walterboro Police Department on a race down I-95 the evening of March 5.
A city police officer was on routine patrol near the … Read the rest


Woman injured in Jacksonboro Road accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 42-year-old female was transported to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center the afternoon of March 3 for treatment of injuries sustained in a crash on Jacksonboro Road, south of Cottageville.

Firefighter-Paramedics arriving at the scene found the small … Read the rest


Saturday fires burn two structures | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two man-made fires, one malicious and the other due to inattentiveness, destroyed two buildings on March 4.
On March 4 at 9:03 p.m., Colleton County firefighters were dispatched to a burning doublewide mobile home on 1669 Sunrise Road, east of … Read the rest


Woods fire snarls travel on Mount Carmel Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Traffic on Mount Carmel Road was disrupted Thursday afternoon as Colleton County Fire-Rescue vehicles and personnel flooded the area to deal with a large woods fire.

The call reporting the fire came in to the county’s emergency dispatch headquarters shortly … Read the rest


Agencies, school asked to fill out questionnaire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Emergency Preparedness is asking agencies and schools to fill out the 2017 Tornado Drill Questionnaire. The form should be sent back to CCEPA  either by fax (843)549-2529 or by email cocepa@colletoncounty.org

“Thank you for your participation in this … Read the rest


Suspected bank robbers caught after chase through Colleton County | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

UPDATE: Two of the suspects had more serious injuries than previously thought and have been transported to Charleston hospitals.

 

Three suspects in a bank robbery in Barnwell were apprehended in Colleton County this morning after a high-speed chase.

According … Read the rest


Test smoke alarms when you turn the clocks ahead this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday at 2:00 a.m., which means it’s time to spring forward and turn the clocks ahead one hour. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a good time to TEST the batteries in their smoke … Read the rest


Onramp from US 601 north to I-26 east to close March 13-April 10 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

As part of an interchange safety improvement project at the exit 145 interchange of I-26 in Orangeburg County, the onramp from US 601 north to I-26 east (from Orangeburg toward Charleston) is scheduled to be closed for the purpose of … Read the rest


Pets-Lost

Posted on March 7, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Lost Brown Femal Chihuahua,

Academy Acres area. Missing since 3/6/2017

$200.00 reward.  Call 843-562-6537


Two killed in Augusta Highway crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2017 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Smoaks residents were killed in a Sunday afternoon crash on Augusta Highway.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said the driver, Rose Mary Bryant, 50, of 1643 Drain Road, Smoaks and a passenger, her mother Rosa Lee Linder, 72, of … Read the rest


Museum hosting conference | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Museum officials from across the state will gather in Walterboro later this week.

The South Carolina Museum Federation members will visit Walterboro for three days as the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market hosts the federation’s 2017 Conference.

Colleton Museum and … Read the rest


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