Monthly Archives: March 2017

Padgett’s bat leads War Hawks to first region win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Baseball opened its regular season last week and would split region decisions with a landslide win over Hilton Head Prep and a loss to St. Andrews School.
Senior Nick Padgett drove in four runs … Read the rest


Health care on wheels coming to Colleton soon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Dr. Youlanda Gibbs is “carrying the torch” for one of the causes the late S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney embraced during his time in state government.
Dr. Gibbs, founder and executive director of the Charleston-based non-profit Palmetto … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer gets first W of season against St. Johns | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

Colleton County Cougar soccer earned its first win of the season against St. Johns High School last Thursday March 9. Two days earlier, the Cougars lost to Battery Creek.

Against Battery Creek, Colleton County trailed … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer picks up win over Ridgeland-Hardeeville | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Lady Cougar soccer team earned a 7-0 win over non-region opponent Ridgeland-Hardeeville last Tuesday March 7. Colleton County is now 4-0 on the season and will enter region competition this week against Cane Bay … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Police chase produces charges
A Walterboro man faces charges after his bid to elude custody ended with a wreck on St. Peter’s Road.
On March 13 at 10:30 p.m., a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy on routine patrol spotted a … Read the rest


Cougar Track and Field finishes third in Sumter Relay | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County boys’ track and field team finished third in the Sumter Relay held at Sumter High School Saturday March 11.
Key performances on Saturday included: Skye Brown and Austin Wright – first place in … Read the rest


Cougars earn region win over Cobras in 11 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It took 11 complete innings for the Cougar baseball team to grind out a 5-4 region win over Cane Bay Friday evening – but win, they did. Colleton County is off to a 1-0 start in … Read the rest


Cops on Top of Burger King on Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police Department will help raise money for Special Olympics on Friday March 17 by hanging out on top of Burger King, 1103 Bells Hwy., from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


Lows in low 30s again tonight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Inland Colleton-
Including the city of Walterboro
712 AM EDT Thu Mar 16 2017

.TODAY…Scattered frost this morning. Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT…Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the lower
30s. … Read the rest


Indians eliminated from Region X tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The University of Salkehatchie Indians were eliminated from the semi-finals during the Region X tournament following a 92-78 loss against Caldwell Community College last Friday March 10. The Indians finished 21-10 overall on the season … Read the rest


CPA JV Softball finishes second in SCISA Invitational Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s JV softball team earned wins over Holly Hill Academy and Colleton County Middle School earlier in March, then went on to finish second in the SCISA Invitational Tourney in Sumter this past Saturday.
Against … Read the rest


Lady Cougar softball earns bracket championships at Pee Dee | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

DeWitt homers three times in PeeDee Pitch Off.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It was a big week for Lady Cougar Softball as they earned a win over Bluffton midweek, followed by a bracket championship in the PeeDee Pitch Off held … Read the rest


Two buried under cabbages after truck crash on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel had to dig through mounds of cabbage to find one man injured when the tractor-trailer he was riding in wrecked on I-95 the morning of March 10.
The two men in the tractor-trailer were traveling north … Read the rest


Cottageville gets clean audit | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

The Town of Cottageville received a clean audit for fiscal year 2016.
Bill Hancock, CPA, of Brittingham Group in West Columbia  told Town Council at its March 6 meeting that the firm “found no instances of … Read the rest


Ware hits grand slam in SCISA tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lady Hawks go 3-2 on the day.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Hawk softball team competed in the SCISA Softball Tournament on Saturday March 11 in Sumter, going 3-2 on the day. Colleton Prep earned wins over Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate, … Read the rest


When flames escape: Fires plague county | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Last weekend’s cold snap brought a reprieve from the runaway flames that have taxed the resources of Colleton County Fire-Rescue and the South Carolina Forestry Commission’s firefighters.
March, proclaimed Prescribed Fire Awareness Month by Gov. Henry … Read the rest


Walterboro man given lengthy prison term | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man, convicted of the 2015 shooting and killing of a
Hampton apartment complex building manager, was sentenced to 51 years
in prison in Hampton County General Sessions Court.
After a jury returned a guilty verdict against Sidney Antoine

Read the rest

Update: Man killed in Sidneys crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Sunday afternoon accident on Sidneys Road claimed the life of a passenger who was ejected from the vehicle.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jace Shockley of St. George was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of … Read the rest


CPA golf finishes third in Region 4-AA match | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s golf team competed in its first SCHSL Region 4-AA match last Wednesday March 8 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
The War Hawks finished third on the day, shooting 189 behind John Paul II (165) … Read the rest


Man killed when vehicle falls off jack | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed Thursday evening when the motor vehicle on which he was working fell on him.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said chest trauma has been determined in the death of D’Kwon Pinckney, 37, of Walterboro.
Pinckney … Read the rest


Update: Barnwell bank robbery suspects caught in Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A pair of North Charleston men, two of three suspects in a March 8 bank robbery in Blackville who were captured in Colleton County, have been charged.
James Lamar Frasier, 40, of North Charleston, was arrested on the afternoon of … Read the rest


Deputies capture jail escapee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Sheriff R.A Strickland of the Colleton County Sheriffs Office announces the capture of a escaped inmate Alvin Walling.

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, working with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, tracked Walling to a residence at 106 Louise Dr. in … Read the rest


Freeze warning until tomorrow morning | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Coastal Colleton-

Including the city of Edisto Beach

1257 PM EDT Wed Mar 15 2017

 

FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT

THURSDAY…

 

.THIS AFTERNOON…Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest … Read the rest


Shooting incident investigated | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are investigating a Tuesday evening shooting incident at a Snider’s Highway business.

Officers were called to the EZ Shop at 1796 Snider’s Highway Tuesday at 11:22 p.m.

A clerk told police that three people entered the business and … Read the rest


Deputies searching for escapee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to search for a detention center inmate who escaped Tuesday evening.

Alvin Lee Walling, 44, whose last known address was on Buffalo Lane in Walterboro, was working in the sally port area of … Read the rest


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