Monthly Archives: May 2017

School district honors school volunteers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday April 25 in the Board Room at 609 Colleton Loop. The event recognized the 2016-17 volunteers who donated their time to the school … Read the rest


Zeta chapter inducts new members | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently inducted Vicki Brown, Pharen Crosby, and Allyson Griffin into membership. Beverly Pournelle was installed as president and Martha Johnson as vice president for 2017-2018.  Membership in this honorary society of key … Read the rest


Rice Festival | Lumberjacks | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JIM KILLIAN


R&R holds grand opening | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE

GRAND OPENING. Alfher Segura, William Shuler, Raymond Riles Jr., Ricky Bernardi Jr. and Amanda Nichols enjoy the grand opening of R&R Southern Enterprises Inc. at 603 South Jefferies Boulevard last Saturday. A ribbon-cutting with Mayor Bill … Read the rest


Cyclists introduce Forest Hills students to their sport | News | The Press and Standard

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

When Daniel Holloway of the Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team called for a volunteer the morning of April 26, a forest of Forest Hills Elementary School fourth-grade hands flew into the air.

Holloway, heading the cycling team’s visit to area schools … Read the rest


Rice Festival | Chain Saw Carving | The Press and Standard

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


Rice Festival | Tennis | The Press and Standard

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


Damage from storm thankfully minor | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 5, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Last night’s storm brought down limbs and trees, but no injuries were reported and damage was thankfully minor.

Williams Bros. Trucking next to Walmart received damage with winds blowing over trucks and scattering debris. The area along Jones Swamp had … Read the rest


Volleyball tryouts scheduled | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 5, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Volleyball tryouts for Colleton County will be May 22-25 from 3:30-5 p.m.at the high school.

USC Salkehatchie holds spring commencement | News | The Press and Standard

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

USC Salkehatchie held spring graduation on the Allendale campus last Friday.

Dr. Ann Carmichael, dean, and Dr. Harris Pastides, president of USC, gave opening remarks and introduced guests. The commencement address was given by Tommy Preston Jr., director of national … Read the rest


County may trash trucks hauling solid waste to Dorchester | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY

gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Colleton County officials are interested in trashing their trucking operations in the Solid Waste Department.

The county’s Chief Financial Officer Jon Carpenter has been working with representatives of Waste Management to redraft an antiquated agreement concerning … Read the rest


Rice Festival | Cornhole | The Press and Standard

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

Winners in the Rice Festival Cornhole competition were: first place, Lynn Smith/Kevin Hazel; second place, Mitch Corbett/ Buckshot Seigler; and third place, Chuck Clementson/David McMillan.

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

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Bells students plant trees on new campus | Photos | The Press and Standard

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

Bells Elementary students learned about planting trees last week while adding seven new trees to the school’s landscape. The program was part of the 21st Century Afterschool Program held at Bells, Forest Hills and Northside schools by Clemson Extension … Read the rest


Rice Festival | The Crowds Downtown | The Press and Standard

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


SCDNR adds fish to lake at Gladys Whidden Park | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by CINDY CROSBY

NEW FISH. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources stocked the pond with 400 lbs. of channel catfish last week at Gladys Whidden Park in Forest Hills. The park will host the Kids Fishing Rodeo, hosted … Read the rest


Law enforcement bikers stop in town to remember fallen officers | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE

REMEMBERING THE FALLEN. Members of Law Enforcement United stopped in Walterboro to visit with local officers on Tuesday. The LEU cyclists are riding from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Georgia to Washington, D.C., to … Read the rest


Rice Festival Photos | Archery | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JIM KILLIAN


Rice Festival | Golf | The Press and Standard

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

Winners in the Rice Festival Golf Tournament held Sunday were:

Gross
Division

1st- Barry Evans

2nd- Zach Armentrout

3rd- Billy Joe Hill

 

Net Division

1st- Rodger Dandridge

2nd- Roy Bonner

3rd- Scott Bridge

 

Senior
Division

1st- Charlie Armentrout… Read the rest


War Hawk Baseball finishes season with win over JPII | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Baseball team finished its season Tuesday April 25 with a 13-1 dominating win over region opponent John Paul II. The Senior Night win improved the War Hawks’ final record to 10-9 overall and … Read the rest


Lady Hawks outscore opponents by 29 runs | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Varsity Softball team had a busy week on the base paths, outscoring Andrew Jackson Academy (13-0) and Robert E. Lee (17-3) by 29 combined runs. Last week’s wins improved the Lady Hawks’ overall record … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Gunman sought

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to search for a man wanted in connection with a shooting incident in the Cottageville area Saturday.

When officers arrived on Carlisle Lane to investigate, the victim said he had been … Read the rest


Rice Festival Photos | Car Show | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


Rice Run | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The PRTC 2017 Rice Run/Walk was held Saturday morning during last weekend’s Rice Festival. It was a humid 8 a.m. start for the 344 participants in the 5K event. Total finishers for … Read the rest


CCHS playoff game postponed until tomorrow | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 4, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School School baseball team’s playoff game against Hilton Head, originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed until 6:30 p.m. Friday due to concerns about predicted thunderstorms.


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