Monthly Archives: March 2017

Walterboro Police raise money for special kids | News | The Press and Standard

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

Officers from the Walterboro Police Department raised $1,744 for the S.C. Special Olympics during their “Cops on Top” held at Burger King last week. About 14 officers participated from all departments. The fundraiser’s format was chosen from a list of … Read the rest


Keeping Colleton in shape | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Think you have to be young and coordinated to get fit? Relax — it doesn’t matter if you’re 80 years old with aches and pains. You can still get the benefits of strength training in local … Read the rest


Cottageville’s polling place may move to school | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Board of Voter Registration and Elections has started the process of changing the location where Cottageville residents vote.
The board members at the March 14 meeting approved a plan to move the Cottageville Precinct’s polling place from … Read the rest


Dorchester shares drug enforcement equipment | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Leah Polk Reason, the Empowering Communities for a Healthy Outcome coordinator for the Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission, visited the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office March 8 bearing gifts. Reason explained that through the use of a grant, the commission purchased … Read the rest


NAN comes to Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

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

One of the first issues the newly-formed Colleton County chapter of the National Action Network could undertake may land Walterboro in federal court.
NAN South Carolina Coordinator Elder James Johnson, visiting Walterboro on March 15 to welcome Colleton County NAN … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Drug charges follow traffic stop
A North Carolina man was arrested by the Walterboro Police Department on multiple charges following a traffic stop at Jefferies Highway and Ivanhoe Street the morning of March 18.
A city patrolman pulled the driver … Read the rest


Individuals recognized at school board | News | The Press and Standard

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


JV Lady Cougars off to 3-0 start in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The JV Lady Cougar softball team shut out Hilton Head 15-0 last Friday to earn a region win. Earlier in the week, they defeated Beaufort’s JV team 14-10 in front of a home crowd and notched … Read the rest


CCHS Chorus takes on Nashville | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Members of the Colleton County High School Chorus traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for a long weekend of enjoying the sights and sounds of one of the most famous music scenes in the United States. Approximately 40 … Read the rest


And then there were two | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Legislative Delegation’s March 13 meeting went from an octet to a duet as other responsibilities kept the bulk of the legislators out of the meeting room of the Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market.
S.C. Sen. Margie Bright … Read the rest


Tea Room and Gift Shop open at St. Paul’s Church in Summerville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Like azaleas in bloom, the Tea Room and Gift Shop at St. Paul’s Church is a harbinger of springtime in Summerville. For two weeks each year, the church at 316 W. Carolina becomes a pop-up restaurant and gift shop, providing … Read the rest


‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’ during National Nutrition Month | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

March is National Nutrition Month, reminding everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates each month by encouraging everyone to focus on healthy eating.

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme … Read the rest


Walterboro native to lead modeling seminar Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A free seminar on “What It Takes To Be In The Industry As A Model And Talent” and a “Cover Model Search” for an upcoming edition for La Gucci Styles Magazine will be held during the Belk Kidfest on March … Read the rest


Band wins awards in winter championships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

CCMS Cadet Percussion, CCHS JV Winter Guard and CCMS Cadets Guard won silver medals for being second in the statein the SCBDA Winter Ensemble Championships last weekend.
CCHS Percussion was fourth in state, and the varsity was fifth.
“I’m very … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer 1-1 in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar varsity soccer team split a pair of region games last week against Cane Bay and Beaufort to finish 5-1 overall and 1-1 in Region 8-AAAA.
Against Cane Bay last Tuesday March 14, Colleton … Read the rest


Reeves earns win for War Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Lawson Griffith collects five hits against Golden Warriors.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Senior pitcher Chris Reeves earned the win for Colleton Prep last Thursday in a 12-2 region win over John Paul II on the road. Last week’s win improves … Read the rest


Chase ends in Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man is in custody after he unsuccessfully attempted to elude law enforcement officers the afternoon of March 21.
At about 4:30 p.m., a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Dowling Avenue reportedly saw the man fail … Read the rest


Storm destroys two homes on Grant Street | News | The Press and Standard

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

The storms that rolled through the county early Wednesday morning destroyed two homes at 104 and 106 Grant St. in Walterboro. “We had lots of wind and ice, hail,” said Eldonis Youngblood, who owns one of the homes. The other … Read the rest


CCHS Tennis earns win over Battery Creek | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar Tennis recorded region losses last week against Cane Bay and Beaufort High School and earned a non-region win over Battery Creek to sit at 1-2 overall and 0-2 in Region 8-AAAA.
The Cougars … Read the rest


Lady Hawks host slugfest against JPII | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Ware and Mescia combine for no-hitter.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady War Hawk softball team cruised to a 15-0 shutout over John Paul II on Wednesday March 15 at home. Colleton Prep scored 11 runs in the second inning … Read the rest


Marijuana seized on interstate | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working routine patrol on I-95 Monday afternoon ended up seizing a large amount of marijuana.
The deputies were on I-95 near Exit 53 when they reportedly saw a white truck following another southbound vehicle … Read the rest


Four injured in Sniders Highway accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A head-on collision in the 17600 block of Sniders Highway, near Moles Lane, sent four occupants to the hospital the afternoon of March 19. Firefighter-paramedics arriving at the scene shortly after noon found the highway blocked by the two cars. … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Track and Field ties for third | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Track and Field team competed in the Adidas Invitational held Saturday March 4 at Woodland High School, tying for third place with New Hampstead High School at 69.5 total points. Woodland … Read the rest


Thigpen throws six shutout innings | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County senior Michael Thigpen threw a six-inning shutout against No. 2 state-ranked Hilton Head High School on Friday evening to help lead the Cougars to a 5-0 region win. The Cougar offense more than did … Read the rest


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