Monthly Archives: April 2017

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 

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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 

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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


Chester Lyons | Obituaries |The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

CHESTER LYONS 

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

Chief Master Sergeant Chester Augustus Lyons, United States Air Force (Ret.), affectionately known by many as “Chet”, age 86, of San Antonio, Texas and a native and longtime resident of … Read the rest


Plans may help with trash, but success starts with you | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Want better jobs? Want more industry in Colleton County? Well, believe it or not, part of the solution is in your hands.
Potential companies coming to Colleton see roadways covered in trash. What would you think, as a company owner … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Social security benefits in jeopardy
Dear Editor:
Since our politically stupid congress and senate are about to start debating a tax cut package, I thought it might be in order to review some facts on our Social Security Program.
Do … Read the rest


Locked up, but not locked out | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

When a loved one is incarcerated, not only is that individual incarcerated, but so is his family as well. The incarcerated one loses freedom, and so does the family, but in a different way.
Even though people commit crimes and … Read the rest


Gift card winners | News | The Press and Standard

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

GIFT CARD WINNERS. Winners of the Know Your Business People contest sponsored by The Press and Standard recently were Shirley Corbett, Keitha Vaughn; and Kim Carter.

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Mayor visits Northside Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE
LETTERS TO THE MAYOR. In March, the 20 first-graders in Salley Smith’s class at Northside Elementary School were studying about leaders in their community. Since they were also learning to write, they chose to each write … Read the rest


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