Monthly Archives: May 2017

One killed in head-on collision | News | The Press and Standard

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

A head-on crash on Augusta Highway near the Colleton-Dorchester county line on the evening of April 30 claimed one life and sent three others to the hospital.

The fatal accident occurred Sunday at 6:22 p.m. Although the wreck was about … Read the rest


Rice Festival Photos | Taste of Walterboro | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


Florida man killed in I-95 crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

A two-vehicle accident on the rain-slick lanes of I-95 claimed the life of a Florida man the morning of April 30.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Woodrow Sutton, 72, of Green Cove Springs, Fla., was pronounced dead at the … Read the rest


Smoaks man gets one year | Court Reports | The Press and Standard

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

A Smoaks man was sent to prison after a Colleton County General Sessions jury found him guilty during a court session last week.

The jury found Kareem Risher, 20, of Smoaks, guilty of a charge of failure to stop for … Read the rest


Cinema comes back to town, opens Friday | News | The Press and Standard

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

Rob McHone faces a busy week as he strives to see the Ireland Creek Cinemas come to life this Friday.

Before the movie screens light up on Friday night, McHone has a myriad of things drawing his attention, including the … Read the rest


Cougars claim District VIII Championship, begin playoffs May 4 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Begin Lower State playoffs on May 4 in home game.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team defeated Lugoff-Elgin 4-2 Monday evening to claim the District VIII Championship and solidify their spot in the SCHSL Lower State … Read the rest


SCDNR now taking applications for alligator hunting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 3, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Beginning May 1st, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) began accepting online applications for the 2017 Public Alligator Hunting season and the 2017 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season at www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/alligator/index.html.

It is estimated that more than … Read the rest


Flood warning continues for Edisto River near Givhans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 3, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

    • National Weather Service
    • 10:18am EDT, Wed May 3

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE EDISTO RIVER NEAR GIVHANS FERRY. * AT 9 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.3 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING. … Read the rest


Hurricane Matthew victims can apply for help May 3-4 at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 2, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Victims of Hurricane Matthew may meet with disaster case managers from Palmetto Disaster Recovery on May 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 4 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library.

Disaster Case Managers will guide eligible … Read the rest


Albert E. “Bud” Snyder | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 2, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ALBERT E. “BUD” SNYDER

Care of Avinger Funeral Home, Inc.

EUTAWVILLE-Bud, son of Albert Emerson Snyder and Christina Little Snyder, was born July 29, 1925 in Dushore, PA.

Bud enlisted in the Navy during World War II, and after the … Read the rest


Zell Mitchell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 1, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ZELL MITCHELL

Care of Allen Funeral Home

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Zell Mitchell, 89 of 710 Chaplin Street, Walterboro, SC died Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, SC. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 pm Thursday, March 4, 2017 … Read the rest


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