Monthly Archives: March 2017

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 The Press and Standard

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


Letters to the Editor | Reader Opinions | The Press and Standard

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

CCHS student writes President Trump
Dear President Trump:
I am a 17-year-old public high school senior in South Carolina writing on behalf of my mother, my family, and the American way of life; for I am the son of an … Read the rest


Loving the unloveable | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Life is not a bed of roses or a bowl of cherries; therefore, it is not easy to love everyone who crosses your path. There is that family member who criticizes everything that you do. On your job, there may … Read the rest


Only in South Carolina…  | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

We in the news business have a saying: “You can’t make this stuff up.” That means we don’t need to fabricate fake news, because the real thing is so crazy. (Cops also say “you can’t make this stuff up,” usually … Read the rest


Van service offered for disabled veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JANET SMITH
cvao@colletoncounty.org
The VA Medical Center’s Volunteer Transportation Network program provides free, safe and reliable transportation for veterans to assist them in meeting their health care needs.  The Disabled American Veterans Organization is a chief component of this … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Resident gets Air Force uniform for Victory House | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Veterans Victory House resident James Vaughan is on a mission to have complete uniforms representing all branches of the military on display at the Victory House.
And one of his objectives was met last Wednesday when an Air Force uniform … Read the rest


Off the Field | Joshua Chase Spooner | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Joshua Chase Spooner is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays baseball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Adam and Crystal Spooner of Cottageville. His grandparents are Leon and Marion Phillips and Paul and Karen … Read the rest


4-H holds signup for Livestock Club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Aden Willis gets information from 4-H Agent Dawn Stuckey  and 4-H member Genneffer Sweatman on joining the Colleton County Clemson Extension’s 4-H Livestock Club last  Friday afternoon at Tractor Supply. 4-H programs are available for ages 5-19 for goats, horses, … Read the rest


Service dogs visit students at Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Moja, a black lab, and Lucky, a pitbull mix, visit with fourth-graders at Forest Hills Elementary School on Monday as part of the Friends of the Colleton County Animals Shelter’s CACE program. Owner Steve Cinader uses Moja as a therapy … Read the rest


Bandsmen win state honors | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Twelve Band of Blue members from Colleton County High School and Colleton County Middle School earned chairs in the 2017 South Carolina Band Directors Association Region 4 Honor Band Clinic.
The clinic was held last weekend at Claflin University in … Read the rest


Wound care clinic wins national award | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Advanced Wound Care Clinic at Colleton Medical Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence. Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Colleton Medical Center gathered Feb. 16 to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given … Read the rest


Local couple making the best of deployment | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com
Corey and Kimberly Burden know firsthand the sacrifices made by armed service members and their families — Burden, a U.S. Army sergeant, deployed Feb. 26 and will be gone for more than a year.
Burden, as … Read the rest


In Photos: Salk basketball holds pep rally at Victory House | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the USC Salkehatchie basketball team and Coach Corey Hendren held a pep rally prior to last Wednesday’s game for residents and staff at the Veterans Victory House. Above are Alex Smith and Tony James; middle bottom, Ronnie Evans; … Read the rest


Dayco announces plant closing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Dayco Products has announced plans to close its manufacturing plant at 938 Thunderbolt Drive in the coming months.

The company’s 122 employees were informed of the planned closing during a Thursday meeting.

Brian Wheeler, a corporate spokesperson, said the company … Read the rest


Band of Blue travels to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County … Read the rest


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