Monthly Archives: March 2017

Cougars sit at 4-1 in Region 8-AAAA

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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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


Ruffin family loses home to fire | News | The Press and Standard

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

Malfunctioning electrical wiring is the suspected cause of a fire that left six members of a Ruffin family homeless on the evening of March 24.
The family members, two adults and four children, told firefighters they smelled smoke before discovering … Read the rest


Woods fire disrupts Sunday afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

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

A large woods fire near the intersection of Burlington and Nunuville roads Sunday afternoon kept Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Forestry Commission firefighters busy.
Fire units were called to the 75-acre woods fire Sunday at about 3:54 p.m., after … Read the rest


Walterboro women killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

Two Walterboro women were killed in a four-vehicle accident in Charleston County on the morning of March 24.
Margaret O’Hear, 72, of Walterboro, died at the Trauma Unit of the Medical University of South Carolina the afternoon of March 24.… Read the rest


Man charged with child pornography | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man was arrested on multiple counts when he was taken into custody on March 22.
Lawrence Edwins Reid, 38, of Walterboro was arrested on six counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of second-degree … Read the rest


Body found under house identified | News | The Press and Standard

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

Personnel at the forensic unit of the Medical University of South Carolina used medical records Wednesday to formally determine the identity of a body recovered underneath a residence on Pleasant Grove Road on March 26.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey … Read the rest


Register by Friday for Rice Festival Cornhole Tourney | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Rice Festival Corn Hole Tournament will be Friday April 28 at 5 p.m. in the Ivanhoe parking lot, 302 Ivanhoe Dr. Deadline for entries is March 31. The 20-team double-elimination tournament will have two players per team. Players must … Read the rest


Man could face multiple charges in assault | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police officers are investigating a domestic violence incident that occurred the evening of March 28 at a residence on Witsell Street.

The female resident contacted the police March 28 at 11:40 p.m., reporting that she had been the victim … Read the rest


UPDATE: Missing Cottageville teen found | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Missing Cottageville teenager Amanda “Lauren” Ferguson was found yesterday, according to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

“I would like to thank everyone for your assistance in this matter,” said Sheriff R.A. Strickland.

 


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