Monthly Archives: August 2017

City mail carrier honored for 35 years | News | The Press and Standard

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

City Carrier David Beals was recognized at the Walterboro Post Office on Friday for 35 years of continued exemplary service. “David daily goes above and beyond to ensure optimal service is provided to his customers. I look forward to continuing … Read the rest


Pony power to horse power | News | The Press and Standard

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

Racing and riding: Haley Bootle loves both.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Haley Bootle, a student at Colleton Preparatory Academy, has two passions: riding and racing.
The 13-year-old eighth-grader, who started riding when she was three, is the daughter of Everette … Read the rest


All-Star Football opens season with jamboree in Estill | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County All-Star Football league traveled to Estill Saturday Aug. 19 to participate in the opening jamboree.
The pre-season games were played with no game clock and teams were allowed 16 offensive and defensive plays, … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over Raiders in first game of season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Volleyball program began the 2017 season last Thursday in a non-region home match against Dorchester Academy. Coach Ashley Finney begins her sixth season at the helm of the program and will field a … Read the rest


Update: Gamecocks win Braggers Cup, 7.5-3.5 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The return of the Colleton County Braggers Cup proved popular and lucrative Aug. 11 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
The Colleton County Gamecock Club and Colleton County Clemson Club each raised more than $1,000 for the respective causes. The Clemson … Read the rest


Lowcountry Lightning 12U kicks off fall with back-to-back championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U–Martin began the fall season in mid-August and has already captured back-to-back championships.
In the End of Summer Classic held Saturday Aug. 12 in Summerville, the Lightning went 4-0 on the day to … Read the rest


Photos: Back-to-School block party held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Members of St. Jude Episcopal Church and Word for Life Ministry celebrated the beginning of the new school year with a block party Saturday at Pinckney Park on Saturday. Pictured are Eden Smalls, left, and Irian … Read the rest


New personalized Clemson license plate supports scholarships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) officially unveiled a new Clemson University license plate that lets state residents have a personalized Clemson University license plate while also supporting student scholarships.

South Carolina residents can personalize the original Clemson … Read the rest


Cottageville man faces criminal sexual abuse charges | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

A Cottageville man has been charged with several counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
On Aug. 11 Cottageville police responded to a residence within town limits and spoke to the complainant and the victim, … Read the rest


‘Anyone would have done the exact same thing’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Stroud stopped to get boiled peanuts, ended up saving boy’s life — but says everyone involved deserves credit.

John Stroud said he routinely visits Benton’s Peanuts. “They have the best boiled peanuts around.”
On that fateful day, it was … Read the rest


Meet the Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Colleton County High School hosted the first ever “Meet the Cougars” event during Open House Thursday Aug. 17. Athletes from all fall sports were introduced to the crowd by Greg Pryor, “Voice of the Cougars.” The … Read the rest


Update: Arson ruled cause of Rivers Street fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Walterboro Police Department have started their investigation into an arson that destroyed one Rivers Street home and damaged another.
Members of the Walterboro Fire Department were called to the 100 block of Rivers Street Aug. 17 at … Read the rest


Update: Two charged in death of four-year-old | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Additional charges added related to six-year-old girl who has been removed from the home.

Evidence amassed during the investigation into the death of a four-year-old boy on Aug. 17 suggested to investigators that the boy and his six-year-old sister were … Read the rest


Update: Quick action saves boy’s life | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Quick action by a customer and employee of Benton’s Peanuts in the 12700 block of Lowcountry Highway helped save a 10-year-old boy who was severely injured when his right arm was amputated in an accident Aug. 19 at 12:24 p.m.… Read the rest


The Press wins state six awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Press and Standard brought home six awards in the S.C. Press Association’s Palmy Ad Contest for 2016-17.
The annual Colleton Relocation Guide won first place for niche publication or directory.
Graphic artist Amanda Mosley won first and second in … Read the rest


Walterboro man arrested in burglary-arson case | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man faces three felony charges in connection with the alleged arson of a Meadow Street residence in an unsuccessful bid to hide a burglary.
Sterling Paul Clark, 29, of Walterboro, was arrested late last week by the city … Read the rest


Update: Fatal crash on interstate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

One person was killed and three others injured in a car-truck crash on I-95’s southbound lanes the morning of Aug. 17.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the southbound lanes of I-95 at the … Read the rest


Eclipse 2017: Weather crashes the party | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The guest of honor left the party early.
The staff of Colleton Memorial Library put together the Solar Soiree, turning the front lawn of the library into a prime spot for residents to gather to view the Aug 21 solar … Read the rest


Update: Man sustains burns | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 20-year-old Walterboro man sustained injuries the morning of Aug. 20 when his pants caught fire.
Members of the Cottageville Police Department and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 200 block of Fennel Lane in Cottageville on Aug. … Read the rest


Cougars fall in home opener against Wildcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Defensively, we must tackle better and be more physical. We were good in spurts, but lacked consistency. We didn’t capitalize on some of the opportunities we had. I thought our kicking game was good, and the offense showed flashes, but Read the rest


War Hawks fall to Charlotte Latin | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Friday’s game was a great experience for our guys. Charlotte Latin was the biggest team to come to CPA probably ever. They are nationally ranked and No. 12 in the North Carolina, and that is everyone — private and public Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Boogey | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on August 23, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Band of Blue presents new performance at last week’s game | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue gave its first performance of “The Lost Boy” at Friday’s football game against West Ashley.
“Our show went great for only 12 camp day rehearsals. This is the shortest turn around for … Read the rest


‘A Taste of Bedon’ this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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