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Monthly Archives: June 2017

New size, bag limits for flounder start July 1 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On July 1, legislation recently passed by the South Carolina General Assembly will increase the size limit and lower the bag and boat limits for southern, summer and Gulf flounder in state waters.

Flounder rank among South Carolina’s top three … Read the rest


Solicitor’s office turns over videos to NAN | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office has responded to the Freedom of Information Act request concerning video from the March 6 arrest of Michael Wiegand by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Elder James Johnson, South Carolina National Action Network coordinator, filed … Read the rest


DeWitt, Brewington named All-Lowcountry Honorable Mention | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 29, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

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Two Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Softball players, Lauren DeWitt and Victoria Brewington, were recently announced as All-Lowcountry Honorable Mention.

DeWitt, a member of the Class of 2017, signed a National Letter of Intent to … Read the rest


Majors eliminated following loss to Hampton All-Stars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Majors were eliminated from All-Star competition in the District Tournament following an 11-4 loss to Hampton County at the ACE Basin Sports Complex Monday June 26. Earlier in the … Read the rest


Colleton Minors 2-1 in district tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Minors are 2-1 in the District All-Star Tournament being held on Hilton Head Island. They picked up their first win Friday June 23 against Jasper County in an 18-3 … Read the rest


Adopt a guinea pig | Pet of the Week | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Chisolm works out of a jam to seal Ponytails first win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

After drawing a bye in the five-team bracket, the Colleton County Ponytails began competition in the Dixie District Tournament Sunday June 25 in Hanahan. The Ponytails faced Goose Creek, who advanced in … Read the rest


Angels eliminated from District X-Play | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County was eliminated from the Dixie Angels X-Play District Tournament after forcing a decision game against Bluffton in a best-of-three series Saturday June 24 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.

The Angels were run-ruled by … Read the rest


Darlings out after back-to-back losses to Bluffton | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Darlings were eliminated from the Dixie Youth Sub-District Tournament following back-to-back losses to Bluffton in a double-header held last Friday June 23 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.

After being rained out on … Read the rest


Machine Pitch advances to quarter-finals | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

After a 13-1 loss to the Bluffton-Americans in game one of the Dixie Machine Pitch District Tournament, the Colleton County All-Stars picked up three straight wins to move into the quarter-finals.

To advance to the championship … Read the rest


Salk names new basketball coach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie has announced that Jake Williams has been named the new head coach of the Indians men’s basketball team.  Coach Williams was most recently an assistant coach at North Florida State College in Niceville, Fla. … Read the rest


CNT Director, Joshua Cable, leaving Colleton County

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

Colleton County School Board accepts resignations of twelve professional staff members

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The Colleton County School Board accepted the resignations of Joshua Cable, Cougar New Tech (CNT) Director, along with his wife, Jessica Cable, Cougar New Tech facilitator, effective June … Read the rest


Ruffin man charged in shooting incident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

On June 26 about 3:30 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kelvin Gantt, 29, of 475 Quarters Dr., Ruffin, for the attempted murder of Herbert Brown.

On June 24 at 602 Smyly Road in Ruffin, Kelvin Gantt allegedly shot … Read the rest


Mary Elaine Wynn Padgett | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mary Elaine Wynn Padgett

Care of Peeples Rhoden Funeral Home

Mrs. Mary Elaine Wynn Padgett of Sandy Run Road in Crocketville, died Saturday in the Hampton Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.

Mrs. Padgett was born in Jasper County, … Read the rest


Lona Bell Ulmer Murdaugh | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

LONA BELL ULMER MURDAUGH

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Mrs. Lona Bell Ulmer Murdaugh, wife of the late Palmer Laurie Murdaugh, passed away Sunday morning at the Generations of Batesburg Hospice Center.  She was 97, was a retired lunchroom … Read the rest


Florence Ackerman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

FLORENCE ACKERMAN

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO:   Mrs. Florence Martin Ackerman, wife of the late Glen Ackerman, died Wednesday evening at her residence under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina.  She was 91.

Mrs. Ackerman was … Read the rest


Howard Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

HOWARD WRIGHT

Care of Greene Funeral Home

Rock Hill, SC – Mr. Howard Hampton Wright, Sr., 87, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in his home.

A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:00 am … Read the rest


Pansy Smith Amick | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Pansy Smith Amick

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Pansy Smith Amick, 91, of Edisto Island, passed away Tuesday June 20, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Hospital. Mrs. Amick had a huge heart and was very dedicated to … Read the rest


Margaret Hoats | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Maragaret Hoats

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Margaret Shoupe Hoats, 80, of Walterboro, wife of James C. “Chris” Hoats, Jr., passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home after an extended difficult illness of Alzheimer’s.  … Read the rest


‘Time is winding up’ | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When I was just a little girl, I used to hear my maternal grandmother, the late Mrs. Lela Florence Daniels Gelzer, sing a song entitled, “Time is Winding Up.” There were times as she walked through the house singing that … Read the rest


About People | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Students graduate Coastal Carolina

The following students were among an estimated 1,145 candidates for graduation at Coastal Carolina University in Conway on May 5-6:

• Terranda Green of Smoaks, B.A. in sociology;

• Brittany Griffin of Walterboro, B.S. in psychology, … Read the rest


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