Monthly Archives: April 2017

Work on refurbishing Edisto Beach continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by CINDY CROSBY
EASTER AT THE BEACH. Sunbathers didn’t let the beach renourishment work at Edisto Beach dampen their Easter weekend fun this past weekend. Beach-goers lounged on the newly refurbished beach while workers continue to pump sand and … Read the rest


Great American Cleanup this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Keep Colleton Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup will be held April 22 at Saints Center Ministries from 9 a.m.-noon. For information email williamsmyly@yahoo.com.


Rec Center baseball/softball pictures schedules for April 25 and April 27 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 7:07 am by The Press and Standard


CCMS baseball finishes season 4-5 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by JEFF MUSGRAVE
END OF SEASON. Colleton County Middle School Baseball finished the 2017 season at 4-5 overall. “It was a good season,” said Coach Perry Smalls. “We were very young and didn’t have enough pitching. But, overall, a … Read the rest


Crosby signs NLI to complete career at Barton College | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Teagan Crosby, Colleton County High School Class of 2015, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her education and softball career at Barton College in Wilson, N.C., beginning fall of 2017. The Bulldogs participate … Read the rest


Man has plan to teach kids to swim | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A newly-formed non-profit, the Colleton County Village Investment Project, hopes to make a splash with a new child safety initiative.
Prince Anthony Rhone, president of VIP, said the group is in the midst of a fund drive that will allow … Read the rest


Five earn top finishes in Drug Free Classic held at CCHS over weekend | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton County High School hosted the annual Drug Free Classic Track and Field event this past Saturday April 15. Abigail Altman, Grayson Altman, Breanna Varnadoe, Megan Calloway and George Crosby earned first … Read the rest


Padgett’s bat lifts War Hawks in spring break game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In a spring break game, the Colleton Prep varsity baseball team defeated Porter Gaud 5-4 on Wednesday April 12. Nick Padgett lofted a 2-RBI home run in the fifth inning to give the War Hawks the … Read the rest


Mixson to be grand marshal for 2017 Rice Festival Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Aaron Mixson is a modest man. When asked to be the grand marshal for the Rice Festival Parade, he said, “Of all the people in this county, why me? That’s for important people — I’m not important. It’s a very … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball hoping to clinch Region 8-AAAA title in Saturday game

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Heading into last evening’s Senior Night for Cougar Baseball, there were three factors in the equation that could put first-year Head Coach Jermale Paige and his team in the history book for Colleton County High School.

Of those three … Read the rest


CCMS Junior Lady Cougars earn wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School softball team has recorded three wins so far this season.
The Jr. Lady Cougars earned two wins over Hardeeville (35-0, 24-1) and picked their third against North District Middle School (10-8). … Read the rest


Deputies arrest New York men on drug charges | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working I-95 arrested two New York men on narcotics charges following a traffic stop the morning of April 13.
The officers reportedly pulled the driver over on a charge of following too closely April 13 … Read the rest


Cougars in the hunt for Region 8-AAAA title | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School sits on the brink of a first in the history books. But they will need a little help from their neighbors to make it happen.
Currently sitting at 10-8 overall and 6-2 … Read the rest


Martin earns win for young Lady Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Academy Middle School Softball team and the Colleton County Middle School Softball team faced each other Thursday April 6 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The Lady Hawks came out on top, 18-8, … Read the rest


Wright leads JV Lady Hawks to win over Rebels | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s JV softball team defeated Thomas Heyward Academy 14-4 in an away game held Tuesday April 4 to improve its overall record to 14-2-1.
Rachel Wright earned the complete game victory in four innings of … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

School visitor faces weapon charge
A Walterboro man was taken into custody the afternoon of April 15 after he allegedly attempted to bring a gun onto school property.
The suspect was among a group arriving at Colleton County High School … Read the rest


Carolyn Dopson Thompson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

CAROLYN DOPSON THOMPSON

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ISLANDTON-Mrs. Carolyn Dopson Thompson, 76, of Islandton, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 11 am, Thursday, April 20, … Read the rest


David Lowell Young | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

David Lowell Young

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WALTERBORO-Mr. David Lowell Young, 54, entered into rest Tuesday morning, April 11, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Friday morning, April 14, 2017, … Read the rest


James Paul Hudson

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

James Paul Hudson

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WALTERBORO-Mr. James Paul Hudson, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Veteran’s Victory House. He was the husband of the late Sharon Irene Seward Hudson.

A … Read the rest


Myrtle Seigler Spell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

MYRTLE SEIGLER SPELL

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ROUND O-Mrs. Myrtle Seigler Spell, wife of the late Clyde Bruce Spell Sr., passed away at her home in Round O Saturday morning April 15, 2017 surrounded by her loving … Read the rest


Order your Chick-fil-A for Friday’s lunch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

This Friday is the Chick-fil-A event at Faith Baptist Academy from 12-1 p.m. Get you orders in early by calling 843-538-2269 (leave a message.)


Free child abuse prevention training to be offered April 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

CCHS PSTO reacts to letters to editor
Dear Editor:
At the March 27 regular monthly meeting of the Colleton County High School Parent Teacher Student Organization (CCHS PTSO), discussions were held concerning “Letters to the Editor” in The Press and … Read the rest


Be grateful for life’s thorns | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

My childhood was spent in the bright lights of a major metropolitan area. Every couple of years or so, we would make the trek to my father’s rural roots in middle Georgia to visit extended family. Those trips were always … Read the rest


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