Monthly Archives: June 2017

Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

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

Wrecker stolen and burned

Walterboro Police Department is investigating where the theft occurred, and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is handling what happened to the ill-gotten goods.

A representative of the sheriff’s office called the city police the morning of … Read the rest


Brightwell celebrated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Gary Brightwell was back in the meeting room of the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market the evening of June 10.

That was not unusual — Brightwell has spent hours working the room: be it a governmental or community meeting, a … Read the rest


Night Walk on Edisto Beach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

For many of us, taking a night stroll on Edisto Beach is nothing out of the ordinary. After all, we call Edisto, and its many treasures, our own.

Although there is always something to fall in … Read the rest


Vacant home on Mt. Carmel Road burns | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel had no chance of saving this vacant residence at 2774 Mount Carmel Road. The first units arriving at the scene advised that the single-story wood structure had already collapsed and was nearly burned out. The fire … Read the rest


Nominations being accepted for Theola B. Jamison Community Service Award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Nominations are being accepted for the Theola B. Jamison “If I Can Help Somebody” Community Service Award to be presented June 24 at 2:30 p.m. in the Walterboro Christian Center banquet hall.

For decades, Jamison sang at weddings, teas, church … Read the rest


Bike racing returns downtown Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bicycle racing returns to downtown Walterboro when the Bike Law CCA Regional Criterium Championships are held Saturday June 17.

Team racing will begin at 10:30 with Juniors 15-18, followed by Juniors 9-14, Women Cat 4/5, Men Cat 5, Men Masters … Read the rest


Walking toward a brighter future | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Approximately two dozen people arrived at the Colleton County Courthouse the morning of June 10, ready for a purposeful walk.

The walk, from the courthouse to Pinckney Park a few blocks down Hampton Street, was the fifth time the Community … Read the rest


USC Salk Coach Corey Hendren moving to USC Aiken | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie Athletics Director Jane Brewer announced today that current Indians basketball coach, Corey Hendren, has accepted a position as assistant basketball coach at USC Aiken.

“While we are sad to see Coach Hendren leave, we are happy for him … Read the rest


Update: Charges compound in Ruffin triple murder | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The alleged gunman in the May 16 killing of three members of a Ruffin family and his alleged getaway driver had the charges initially filed against them grow during a June 9 court appearance.

Kenneth Mar’Keith Chisolm, 19, of Walterboro, … Read the rest


Family left homeless by blaze | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Stanley Avenue family lost their home to an early morning fire on June 11.

The county’s emergency dispatch office received a call June 11 at 3:43 a.m. reporting a house fire at 461 Stanley Ave. The first unit to … Read the rest


Post 93 improving in close games | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The American Legion Post 93 Senior Baseball team began competition at the end of May in League I, which includes teams from Goose Creek Post 166, Beaufort Post 9, Hampton Post 108 and Orangeburg Post 4. … Read the rest


Smoaks man gets suspended sentence | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Smoaks man pled guilty to multiple charges when he appeared during a one-day session of General Sessions Court June 9.

Nathaniel Mosley Jr., 62, of Smoaks, pled guilty to two counts of receiving stolen goods and four counts of … Read the rest


Cop’s quick thinking saves boy’s life | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Julie S. Hoff

widdleswife@aol.com

Cottageville police Capt. Thomas Herring was in the right place at the right time for a woman whose child was in trouble.

At Town Council’s monthly meeting on June 5, Police Chief Jeffery Cook told … Read the rest


Dixie Majors will have home field advantage in tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Dixie Majors will begin competition in the District 8 All-Star Tournament June 22-27 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Participating in the seven-team bracket along with Colleton County will be … Read the rest


Edisto Beach investigation results in arrests | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Four area men have been arrested in connection with a rash of motor vehicle break-ins at Edisto Beach on April 16.

The investigation, involving the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies, led to the arrest of Shyhemm. J. Rhoden, 21, … Read the rest


Two injured in Cane Branch Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two motorists sustained injuries in a head-on crash on Cane Branch Road June 10 at approximately 7:30 a.m. The crash occurred in the 300 block of Cane Branch Road, approximately three-tenths of a mile south of Sniders Highway. A northbound … Read the rest


All-Star Minors will travel to Hilton Head for District 8 Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Parks and Recreation Minors All-Star team will travel to Hilton Head on June 23-28 for competition in the District 8AAA Tournament. Competing along with Colleton County for the chance to advance will be Allendale, … Read the rest


Ponytails set to begin All-Star season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2017 Colleton County Parks and Recreation All-Star Ponytails will begin competition in the Dixie Youth District Tournament Saturday June 24 at 10 a.m. against North Charleston. The game will be played at the Hanahan Recreation … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Duke | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

DUKE is an adult dog who came to the shelter in March and who would really like to find his very own “family”. He is about a year and a half old and weighs about 50 lbs. To our knowledge, … Read the rest


Angels to play Bluffton in best-of-three series at ACE Basin Center | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Parks and Recreation Dixie Angels will begin competition in the District X-Play Tournament Thursday June 22 at 6 p.m. at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.

The Angels will play a best-of-three series against Bluffton … Read the rest


Workshop to help neighborhood, nonprofit and local government leaders use assets | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Center for a Better South will offer two one-day classes by a nationally-acclaimed trainer next month in the S.C. Promise Zone to help neighborhood, nonprofit and local government leaders understand community assets and mobilize them to their advantage.

“Understanding … Read the rest


Darlings to host Bluffton in All-Star Sub-District Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s 2017 All-Star Darlings will compete in the Dixie Youth Sub-District Tournament against Bluffton in a best-of-three series set to begin Thursday June 22 at 6 p.m. at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Game two … Read the rest


Deadline for alligator hunting permits tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 14, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The deadline to apply for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) online applications for the 2017 Public Alligator Hunting season and the Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season is 11:59 p.m. on June 15.


Applications are accepted online … Read the rest


Wanda Crosby Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 13, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

WANDA CROSBY WRIGHT 

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WALTERBORO: Mrs. Wanda Crosby Wright, wife of Raymond Wright, passed away Friday morning May 26, 2017 at her home under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina.  She was 71.… Read the rest


Mildred “Billie” Waltz Ulmer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 12, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MILDRED ULMER

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RUFFIN:  Mrs. Mildred “Billie” Waltz Ulmer, wife of Keith L. Ulmer, passed away after a brief illness Saturday night, June 3, 2017  at MUSC surrounded by her loving family.  She was 75.… Read the rest


William Pinckney | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 12, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

William PINCKNEY

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JACKSONBORO:     William Ryan Pinckney, born 1943, son of the late William Edward Pinckney and Whilmena Gray Pinckney, of Walterboro, SC, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Jacksonboro, SC.  He was a retired … Read the rest


Julian Ryan Buddin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 12, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Julian Ryan Buddin

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WALTERBORO:   Julian Ryan Buddin, a respected local dentist and community leader, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his residence in Walterboro.

Ryan was born December 19, 1936 in … Read the rest


Ruby Bishop | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 12, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

RUBY BISHOP

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Mrs. Ruby Martin Bishop, age 88, of Canadys, entered into eternal rest Saturday evening, June 10, 2017, at Colleton Medical Center.  She was the wife of the late William Huston … Read the rest


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