Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sign up now to get a free will written | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Do you have a will? Is your property your primary asset? Would you like to ensure that your property and possessions will go to the person(s) you want after you are gone?
The way to do that is by having … Read the rest


‘This is God’s child’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Town, friends, employer support Sapp family with fundraiser.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Crowds turned out Saturday to support Cottageville resident Tony Sapp, a popular young man who’s battling the recurrence of a rare form of cancer.
Sapp, a Round O … Read the rest


Update: Bond denied, additional charges added in child’s death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Kasiem Rashawn Stephens, 24, and Francesca Michelle Shuler, 25, both of 34 Novit’s Nook Court in Walterboro, were charged Thursday evening with homicide by child abuse in the death of Shuler’s 4-year old son.
At a Friday afternoon bond hearing, … Read the rest


Two charged with homicide by child abuse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 17 at 6 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, arrested Kasiem Rashawn Stephens, 24, and Francesca Michelle Shuler, 25, of 34 Novits Nook Ct. in Walterboro, charged with homicide by … Read the rest


SLED investigating suspicious death of 4-year-old | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 17 at approx. 1:30 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from the Emergency Department staff at Colleton County Medical Center reference to a child being brought to the facility unconscious, unresponsive and in cardiac … Read the rest


4-Hers learn about nature at camp in wildlife sanctuary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This summer “Water in the ‘Boro”” 4-H camp was held in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary for youth in grades 4-6. During the four-day camp youth learned about the ecosystem created by the water, wildlife, and woods of the 600-acre sanctuary.… Read the rest


New teachers tour county | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

First-year teachers of Colleton County School District spent Wednesday taking a bus ride through Colleton County to see the community in which the students live and visit the schools. During the trip, teachers hid rocks they decorated earlier in the … Read the rest


Paramedics learn how to cope with mass casualty situations | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A quiet Aug. 10 morning on Oakland Drive was disturbed by gunfire, the sound signaling the start of a mass casualty exercise conducted by the Lowcountry Regional EMS Council.
As the gunfire sounded, the Lowcountry Regional EMS Council’s paramedic students, … Read the rest


Cottageville cops read to kids, sponsor car wash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie S. Hoff
Cottageville Police last week hosted the second annual ‘Cops Reading to Kids’ at Town Hall. The event was started after an officer’s mother, a teacher, mentioned that many young students lose reading skills during summer … Read the rest


Calling all candidates: Elections could be held in four communities | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Four Colleton County communities could draw voters to the polls for the Nov. 7 General Election.
Voters in Walterboro, Edisto Beach, Cottageville and Lodge could be voting on council positions. Lodge voters could also be voting for mayor.
Those communities … Read the rest


Deputies investigate drive-by shooting | Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A drive-by shooting on Gadsden Loop the evening of Aug. 9 sent two victims to the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston for treatment of gunshot wounds.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the home at … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Beach visitor loses vehicles
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Palmetto Pointe Lane in Edisto Beach Aug. 12 at 10 p.m. to investigate a pair of vehicle thefts.
The caller reported that a silver 2003 … Read the rest


Cougar Football to go Facebook LIVE | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Football broadcast is back for the 2017 season, but will be using a different medium to bring its listeners the live play-by-play broadcast on Friday evenings. Greg Pryor and “Coach” Joe Ritter … Read the rest


Carolina wins Braggers Cup tourney | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Gamecock Club board members Brantley Strickland, Lori Beard and Tiger Martin pose with the Braggers Cup trophy after the Gamecock Club defeated the Clemson Club 7.5-3.5 Friday Aug. 11 at Dogwood Hills. Both clubs raised more than $1,000 … Read the rest


CCHS Booster Club announces membership drive | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Athletic Booster Club recently announced details for its annual membership drive in advance of the 2017-18 school term. Funds raised by the organization are used entirely to benefit CCHS athletics such … Read the rest


Head-on crash on Robertson Boulevard sends five to hospitals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A two car head-on collision sent five people to the hospital Wednesday afternoon Aug. 16 at 6:49 p.m. The accident occurred on Robertson Blvd just west of North Lemacks Street.
Fire-Rescue units arrived to find a black Trail Blazer SUV … Read the rest


Fatal crash on interstate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 2:02 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 this morning.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the southbound lanes of I-95 at the 44-mile marker Thursday … Read the rest


Natural causes suspected in death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the Walterboro Police Department were called to the 100 block of North Memorial Avenue this morning to investigate what is currently believed to be a death from natural causes.
A caller Thursday at 8:47 p.m. reported an unresponsive … Read the rest


Now: All lanes of I-95 southbound blocked due to wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

At 12:22 p.m., the S.C. Highway Patrol reports all lanes of I-95 southbound at the 44-mile marker are blocked due to a collision.

Travelers are asked to expect delays or seek alternate routes.


Information sought on early morning shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 17 at 6:43 a.m., Colleton County Dispatch received a call pertaining to a shooting that occurred at 449 Estate Dr. in Walterboro.

The first deputy arrived on scene at 6:47 a.m. and found a male victim who had … Read the rest


Rivers Street home fire attributed to arson | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Walterboro Police Department have started their work on 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


Southern gospel concert Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Soloist and Southern gospel singer Don Herbert will give a concert at North Walterboro Baptist Church, 2177 Jefferies Hwy., on Saturday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be accepted.


Heat index today expected to reach 110 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Inland Colleton-
Including the city of Walterboro
652 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM THIS EVENING…

.TODAY…Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid … Read the rest


Boyfriend arrested in woman’s death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The man who called law enforcement reporting his girlfriend had been shot by an intruder on the evening of Aug. 9 has been charged in connection with her death.
Khilil Nirek Morgan, 23, of 25 Twin Oaks Lane, was arrested … Read the rest


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