Monthly Archives: August 2017

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: 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: 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: 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


Virginia College in Charleston plans open house for HVACR tech program Aug. 28 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 22, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Virginia College in Charleston will host an open house to showcase its new Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) Technician program for members of the community on Monday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at 6185 … Read the rest


New technologies could save farmers big money | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 22, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production.
Those savings could mount quickly; South Carolina plants more than 180,000 acres of cotton, according to the National Agricultural … Read the rest


Now: Eclipse party at Cottageville Express | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Party-goers can enjoy Moon Pies and cake at the eclipse party going on now at Cottageville Express.


Deputy helps save burning man | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

A sheriff’s deputy’s quick actions helped save a 20-year-old man in Cottageville Sunday morning after a gas can exploded.
The male received first- and second-degree burns over parts of his upper body and arms after the gas can exploded in … Read the rest


10-year-old has arm amputated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Bystanders helped save the life of a 10-year-old boy after his right arm was amputated in an accident at Benton’s Peanuts in the 12700 block of Lowcountry Highway Saturday Aug. 19.
At 12:24, 9-1-1 operators received a call from a … Read the rest


Eclipse to be shown on SCETV | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina ETV’s coverage of the solar eclipse is going to be carried live as a nationwide broadcast. Over 65% of public television’s World channels have already committed to carry the one-hour telecast live August 21 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. as … Read the rest


If you hate, you are wrong! | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Genesis 2:7
“And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground…”

Recent tragedies in Charlottesville, Va. compel me to write and make a public statement for the Glory of God.
Racism is evil!
No matter what color … Read the rest


Clemson seeking info on plants’ reactions to eclipse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday’s eclipse on plants for future generations.
Kay Parris is one southern magnolia plant Clemson professor Bob Polomski is going to study during the Aug. … Read the rest


When your back is against the wall | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When your back is against the wall, it means that you have a very serious problem that limits the way in which you will react to it. You just don’t know what to do next or where to turn.
Therefore, … Read the rest


Words of encouragement: Two publish new book | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two local authors write book to help deal with life’s challenges.

Shiela Keaise has published numerous books over the years, but they were all children’s books.
This all changed with the publication of her newest book with co-author Magdline Monroe. … Read the rest


I’ve found out how I will die | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

God bless the Internet. Everything you never wanted to know is at your fingertips.
Just last week I stumbled upon www.healthandlovepage.com, and found out how I will die. Everything in my house is going to kill me.
Here’s an excerpt … Read the rest


Inabinett wins award for book on A&M band | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Curtis Inabinett Jr. of Ravenel has been recognized by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association Presidential Book Awards for his book “The Legendary Florida A&M University Marching Band, The History of the Hundred.”
He was awarded silver and bronze medals … Read the rest


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