Monthly Archives: August 2017

Making plans to help the unemployed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Training School President Eddie Jackson and his assistant, Kristina Hale, met with local government officials last week to try to improve funding opportunities for those who are unemployed and need training to get a better job.


All-Stars go 2-2 on Saturday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County All-Stars hosted Allendale on Saturday Aug. 26 at Cougar Stadium, going 2-2 on the day.
The Dynamites won 26-6 in their division. Cayden Grayson scored two touchdowns, while Allen Stephens and Antonio Holmes, … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Driver reports
gun shots
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was called to a parking lot on Jefferies Boulevard the evening of Aug. 26 to talk to a motorist who had become a target for gunfire.
The man said that … Read the rest


Bomb threat will cost a year | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man learned he will spend one year behind bars hen he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.
Tony Freeman, 39, of Cottageville, pled guilty to charges of forgery, possession of methamphetamine and making a bomb … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Tennis earns first win of season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Tennis team earned its first win of the season last Thursday Aug. 24 in an away match against Wade Hampton High School.
“It was a great first win,” said … Read the rest


Ways to help horses in Texas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund put out a call to the equestrian community on Monday to donate towards hurricane aid and relief for horses in the Houston, Tx., area and the response has been remarkable.  Since that call to … Read the rest


Better fill up your tank tonight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Why are gas prices rising so rapidly?
According to U.S. News and World Report, Hurricane Harvey knocked out between 2-3 million barrels per day of oil refining capacity, over 500,000 barrels per day of crude oil production and 1.5 billion … Read the rest


Joyce Lawhon | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

JOYCE LAWHON

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Joyce Dantzler Kinard Lawhon lost her battle with cancer Tuesday afternoon, August 29th at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro. The family helped her celebrate her 82nd birthday Saturday.

Mrs. Read the rest


How to help disaster survivors in Texas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

By SIRENA L. MEMMINGER
Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency

The compassion and generosity of the American people is never more evident than during and after a disaster. It is individuals, non-profits, faith- and community-based organizations, private sector partners, and governmental … Read the rest


JV Lady Cougars begin season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Junior Varsity Lady Cougar Volleyball team competed in two tri-matches last week against Wade Hampton High School, Branchville High School, Cane Bay High School and Beaufort High School. The JV squad went 0-4 … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Volleyball takes 3rd in silver bracket | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Lady Cougar Volleyball team finished in third place in the Silver bracket in Saturday’s PRTC Invitational. Colleton County was the No. 3 seed in the four-team silver bracket that included Hilton … Read the rest


County building headed for the landfill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last week, workers with John Crews Construction LLC started hauling away the county building on Benson Street that has stood for over six decades to clear the way for the future construction of the Colleton County Taxpayer Service Center.
Demolition … Read the rest


Lady Hawks capture bronze in PRTC Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 31, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Volleyball team finished in first place in the bronze division of the PRTC Invitational held this past weekend locally. Entering bracket play as the No. 2 seed, the Lady Hawks defeated … Read the rest


Cougars outmatched by Patriots 55-21 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Cougars linked arms to make their entrance against Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston Saturday evening. The show of solidarity was not missed by attending the game, which … Read the rest


War Hawks earn win over Stallions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

War Hawks pull away in second half to extend lead to 26-14 over Williamsburg Academy.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Colleton Prep picked up a non-region win over Williamsburg Academy Friday evening on the road. The War … Read the rest


Hurricane Harvey: Local donations being accepted | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Most of the country has been mesmerized for the last few days by the total destruction in Texas by Hurricane Harvey. For those in the Lowcountry, the scenario hits close to home. But the distance between S.C. and Texas prohibits … Read the rest


Jr. Cougars participate in Border Bowl 2017 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School Jr. Cougar Football team traveled to Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School Saturday Aug. 26 to participate in the Border Bowl 2017. In the first live action of the season, the Jr. Cougars faced … Read the rest


CCHS decides to wait to appeal move into Region 7-AAAAA | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) denied 12 of 13 appeals heard Wednesday Aug. 23 regarding the most recent proposed realignment for high schools — including Colleton County High School. In the current proposal, Colleton … Read the rest


Services | Bush Hogging & more | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 30, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Bush Hogging for Residential and Commercial properties. Also does masonry work. Call 843-599-9622 or 843-538-1047


Pet of the Week | Jeffy | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on August 30, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


Check credibility before donating to hurricane victims | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 29, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Better Business Bureau and BBB Wise Giving Alliance are advising people to help as much as they can in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but to do so with caution and make sure their donations get to the people … Read the rest


How to help with Harvey recovery efforts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 29, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

From The Weather Channel:
Catastrophic flooding from a combination of heavy rainfall, storm surge and normal tides have inundated countless homes and businesses in South Texas.
Hundreds if not thousands of people will return to find their lives and livelihoods … Read the rest


5 p.m. Update: Storm expected to hit upper S.C. coast tonight | News | The Press and Standard

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

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

 

At 5 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC), the area of minimum pressure associated

with the disturbance was estimated near latitude 32.2 North,

longitude 79.9 West. The system is moving toward the northeast near… Read the rest


Philippe Boucher | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

PHILIPPE BOUCHER

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Philippe David Boucher, 61, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday afternoon, August 19, 2017, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was a son … Read the rest


Dorothy Turner | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

 

DOROTHY TURNER

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Dorothy Heape Turner, 90, of Ravenwood Road, Forest Hills subdivision, Walterboro, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Walterboro. She was the widow of Austin … Read the rest


Trudy Carnahan | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Trudy Browning Carnahan

Care of J. Henry Stuhr, Inc.

Mt. Pleasant – Trudy Browning Carnahan, 91, was elevated to Heaven and into the arms of Jesus on August 25, 2017. Born on February 22, 1926, she was the daughter of … Read the rest


SCEMD statement on storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is monitoring a tropical storm system that could affect parts of the state’s coast.  As a result of the storm’s projected movement up the east coast, key local and state agencies have been notified … Read the rest


11 a.m. Tropical Update: Still no tropical storm predicted for Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

BULLETIN
Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten Advisory Number 4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102017
1100 AM EDT Mon Aug 28 2017

…DISTURBANCE COULD BECOME A TROPICAL CYCLONE LATER TODAY OR
TUESDAY…

 

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–… Read the rest


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