Monthly Archives: April 2017

Thigpen hurls shutout over Demons

Posted on April 27, 2017 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

In front of a standing room only crowd, Cougar southpaw, Michael Thigpen, hurled a 2-0 shutout over Lugoff-Elgin Thursday, April 27, to advance Colleton County into the District VIII Championship game scheduled to be held Monday evening at Cougar … Read the rest


CCHS tennis qualifies for playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Boys Tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the region and qualified for the playoffs with a record of 2-6 in the region.  The boys’ tennis team secured a place in the playoffs by taking … Read the rest


CPA golf ties match with Patrick Henry | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Prep Golf team traveled to Patrick Henry for a match Tuesday April 18. The teams finished in a tie. The results are as follows: Josh Crosby – 42; Jake Burttram – 49; Connor McMillan – 49; Jacob Barrett


JVs end season with shutout | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Lady Cougar Soccer team finished its 2017 campaign on a high note last week with a 4-0 shutout over Berkeley. The JV squad led 3-0 at the half.

Sierra Obernaus scored three … Read the rest


Photos: CCHS Booster Club Golf Tournament | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Booster Club held its annual golf tournament Saturday at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Results were not available at press time.

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The beach is back at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The beach is back at Edisto Beach.

“We have a nice, wide beach,” Edisto Beach Town Manager Iris Hill reported late last week.

Hill said Marinex Construction Inc. is in the process of removing the equipment … Read the rest


Williams relieved of Allendale post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County resident Leila Williams’ tenure as superintendent of the Allendale County School District has ended.

Following an executive session on April 19, the members of the Allendale County School Board voted to dismiss her from the post in accordance … Read the rest


Information sought on vandalism in Islandton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the general public in their search for the identity of the culprits in a vandalism incident at Peniel Baptist Church, 37 Forks Road, in Islandton.

A member of the sheriff’s office … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer secures No. 4 seed in AAAA playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County will travel to Lugoff-Elgin Monday May 1 for a 7 p.m. playoff game.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s Varsity Girls Soccer team placed themselves in a must-win situation for the Region 8-AAAA playoffs last week, after losing … Read the rest


New ambulance station in Smoaks? | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

County wants to improve ambulance coverage in Smoaks area.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

A plan to place ambulance service in the Smoaks area, which has been circulating through county government for at least a decade, could be accomplished by the … Read the rest


Four-game week strains War Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Last week proved to be busy for Colleton Prep Baseball as they were scheduled to play four consecutive games in a row. The War Hawks dropped all four contests, including non-region games against Holly Hill Academy … Read the rest


Rice Festival arrives | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 42nd annual Rice Festival begins Friday on Hampton Street.

Friday’s event highlights include arts and crafts, vendor booths, the Rice Cooking Contest, Largest Pot of Rice, petting zoo, downtown entertainment in the city parking lot, Port Authority Band, the … Read the rest


County paramedics to man new helicopter service | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Colleton County has entered into an employee leasing agreement with Med-Trans Corporation that will have the county providing the paramedics when the new emergency medical helicopter begins operating at the Colleton Medical Center.

Under the terms … Read the rest


Downey earns Player of Game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Varsity Soccer team finished its 2017 season at 1-9 overall and 0-10 in Region 8-AAAA following losses against Stall and Berkeley last week.

Colleton County will begin the search for a new head … Read the rest


Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

James Stone, 53, of Walterboro, pled guilty to three counts of receiving stolen goods when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court recently. He was given concurrent 30-day jail terms.

With the Walterboro Criterium and the Colleton County Rice … Read the rest


SIGNED. SEALED. DELIVERED. | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Cougar Baseball captures first Region 8-AAAA Championship

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Cougar Park and it’s a packed house for the final region game of the season against Berkeley.

At stake for the … Read the rest


Cottageville’s public safety personnel appreciated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cottageville Town Councilman Betty Rhode delivered a home-cooked meal to Town Hall on April 24 to show appreciation for the town’s public safety personnel. The luncheon of ham, catfish stew, green beans, corn casserole, pork and beans, pineapple upside down … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bama Road resident arrested

A fight call turned into a stolen motor vehicle investigation when law enforcement visited a residence on Bama Road in Cottageville the afternoon of April 21.

When a call came in of two men fighting in … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Softball grabs No. 4 seed in playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Varsity Softball team picked up three wins last week, including a 12-0 shutout over region opponent, Stall High School. Coach Rusty Adams was hoping to add Berkeley in the “W” column, but things … Read the rest


Lady Hawks named co-region champs in SCISA 4-AA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Carter hits grand slam against Dorchester Academy.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity Softball team earned the co-region championship title in SCISA Region 4-AA after splitting games with Thomas Heyward Academy. The Lady Hawks finished 3-1 in their … Read the rest


Bug Busters to hold Spring Fling Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

On Saturday April 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bug Busters Inc. and Pools Plus of Hampton will hold a Spring Fling. Activities will include door prizes, snacks, a free gift with a purchase, discounts, free water testing and distributor discount … Read the rest


Turner Williams | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

TURNER WILLIAMS 

Care of Koger’s Mortuary 

Mr. Turner Williams was born on June 19, 1924 to the late Catherine and Hervist Williams. He was raised in Ritter, S.C. At the age of 18 he was drafted into the United States … Read the rest


Byrnes Smith | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

BYRNES SMITH 

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

BRUNSON—Mr. Byrnes Smith, 73, of Brunson, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Hampton Regional Medical Center. He was a son of the late Reese Smith and Viola Wooten Smith.… Read the rest


Harry Benton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

HARRY BENTON 

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

RUFFIN—Mr. Harry Milton Benton, 65, of Ruffin, entered into eternal rest Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the … Read the rest


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