Monthly Archives: July 2017

Maple Cane celebrates 10th year of gospel concerts on July 7 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In July 2007, Maple Cane Baptist Church held its first Southern gospel concert with The McKameys from Clinton, Tenn.

Ten years later, the church will celebrate that 10th anniversary on July 7 at 7 p.m. with a visit from Brian … Read the rest


Graduation to be held at night for Class of 2018 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District announced plans to move graduation ceremonies to the evening hours for Colleton County High School’s Class of 2018 during the board meeting held Tuesday June 27 at Colleton Annex Learning Center.… Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro man faces multiple charges

A man pulled over for a traffic offense in the early morning hours of July 1 was taken to the Colleton Detention Center to face multiple charges.

A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office … Read the rest


Family says man never exited home | Correction | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man, injured in a June 28 fire at his Adams Road home, was saved from more serious injuries by the swift action of his children.

Addison King’s daughter, Alicia King, said the news report in the June 29 … Read the rest


Historical Bluefield Farms is Tuten family legacy | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF

widdleswife@aol.com

Bluefield Farms in Jacksonboro is many things: A prime example of agricultural diversity, historically important, and home to three generations of the Tuten family.

The farm has been in the family for a century. “My grandfather … Read the rest


A surreal Saturday night | News | The Press and Standard

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

Ronnie and Gena Reeves were visiting with Ronnie’s father the evening of July 1 when they received a phone call that plunged their life into disarray.

The call was from Ronnie’s brother, telling the couple that their home at 253 … Read the rest


Local man gets eight years for robbery | Court | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man was told he would spend eight years behind bars when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.

George Percy Booth, 46, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of armed robbery.

After entering his … Read the rest


Showtime Showcase draws 40 college coaches to ACE Basin Complex | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The ACE Basin Sports Complex hosted the Showtime Showcase Summer 2017 event over the weekend, during which 42 softball teams participated from across the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.  The two-day event gives potential recruits the opportunity … Read the rest


Bluffton eliminates Minors in District 6 Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Minors All-Star team faced a daunting task heading into last Wednesday’s District 6 Championship against an undefeated Bluffton-American team — they would need back-to-back wins on their home field to advance to the … Read the rest


Post 93 completes summer season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

American Legion Post 93 completed its 2017 summer season last week finishing 0-10-1 in League 1 competition.

Despite collecting 10 hits against Goose Creek Post 166 last Wednesday June 28, Post 93 fell 7-3. After leading … Read the rest


Cottageville Crime Reports | News | The Press and Standard

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

Cottageville police, working with Colleton County sheriff’s deputies, recently recovered numerous items reported stolen.

On June 27, a Cottageville officer met with a resident of Peirce Road, who reported his utility trailer and chainsaw had been stolen. The victim said … Read the rest


Machine Pitch loses in All-Star quarter-finals | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Machine Pitch All-Star team was eliminated from the District 6 Tournament following a 19-1 loss to the Bluffton–Americans in the quarter-finals on Tuesday June 27 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Earlier in the tournament, … Read the rest


Man critically injured in fiery crash on Coolers Dairy Road | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 23-year-old man was critically injured in a high speed single-car accident on Coolers Dairy Road, just east of Round O Road, the evening of July 4. Callers to the emergency dispatch center at 8:23 p.m. reported that vehicle hit … Read the rest


Motorcyclist seriously injured in wreck on Hudson Mill Road | News | The Press and Standard

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

An adult male was seriously injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on Hudson Mill Road at the intersection of Indian Creek Drive at 2:15 p.m. July 3. The eastbound motorcycle lost control in a curve and left the roadway. The … Read the rest


Cougars attend First Baptist 7-on-7 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars attended an informal 7-on-7 held at First Baptist Tuesday June 27 in Charleston. Originally planned for earlier in the month but postponed due to inclement weather, First Baptist hosted the Cougars along … Read the rest


Ponytails capture District 6 Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County will begin competition in the state tournament Saturday July 15 in Marion.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Ponytails went undefeated through District 6 All-Star competition to earn a berth in the Dixie Ponytails State Tournament set … Read the rest


Three injured by gunfire near Smoaks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are continuing to piece together information about a Smoaks shooting incident that sent three men to the hospital with gunshot wounds to the leg.

July 4 at about 10:30 p.m., the emergency dispatch office began … Read the rest


Mary Lynder Reeves Addison | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARY LYNDER REEVES ADDISON

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Ms. Mary Lynder Reeves Addison, 72, of Cottageville,

passed away Monday, June 26, 2017.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at

The … Read the rest


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