Monthly Archives: August 2017

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


Traffic stop results in arrests | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro woman and a Yemassee man were arrested on drug charges in Yemassee following a traffic stop the afternoon of Aug 10.
Yemassee Police Department officers were working speed enforcement on Interstate 95 Aug. 10 at 12:30 p.m. when … Read the rest


Sheriff’s Office holds Back-to-School Splash | Photos | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY
The Colleton County Sheriff’s held a Back-to-School Splash Bash Tuesday for ages K4-fifth grade. In addition to water fun, the office gave away 150 book bags and other school supplies.

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Colleton’s oldest black church celebrates 150th year | News | The Press and Standard

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

St. Peter’s African Methodist Episcopal Church has stood as a testament of the faith and perseverance of its parishioners for 150 years.
On the afternoon of Aug. 20, that faith and perseverance will be celebrated.
St. Peter’s A.M.E. came into … Read the rest


Gang member gets 10 years | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The fifth member of the Wildboys, charged as part of a joint investigation into the street gang’s local activities, was sentenced last week in Charleston’s federal court.
Joshua E. Manigault, 31, of Green Pond was ordered by U.S District Court … Read the rest


Woman charged in fatal Red Oak crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville woman was killed in a one-car crash in the Cottageville area in the early morning hours of Aug. 12 and a Ridgeville woman has been charged in connection with the wreck.
Colleton County Deputy Coroner Richard Carter reports … Read the rest


Annual Cougar Cubs Youth Cheer Camp a success | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The second annual Cougar Cubs Youth Cheer Camp was held last week at Colleton County High School. Coach Meagan Driggers held a four-day camp for ages 5 and up where members of the varsity and JV … Read the rest


Game Changer Tournament benefits Ra Ra Foundation | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

A basketball tournament was held this past Saturday at Colleton County High School to benefit the newly established Ra Ra Foundation, a scholarship fund dedicated in memory of local basketball standout, Rashee Jamal Hodges.
Hodges, a … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on August 16, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Pet of the Week | Lily | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on August 16, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Woman injured in Augusta Highway wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

An adult female was injured in a single-car wreck in front of 19461 Augusta Hwy. east of Sidneys Road Friday afternoon Aug. 11.
At 6:34 p.m., 9-1-1 received several reports that a small car left the roadway at a high … Read the rest


Residence damaged by flames | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A early morning fire on Aug. 16 heavily damaged a Jefferies Highway residence.
A caller reporting the fire Aug. 16 at 12:36 a.m. said flames could be seen coming from both sides of the structure’s roof.
When firefighters arrived at … Read the rest


Classifieds | Board Vacancies | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 14, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

BOARD VACANCIES 

Colleton County Council wishes to announce the following Board Vacancies:

Keep Colleton Beautiful                                                                                                        Three Vacancies

Colleton County Commission of Alcohol & Drug Abuse                                                Two Vacancies

Colleton County Board of Disabilities                                                                                One Vacancy

Colleton County Planning Commission                                                                             1 Vacancy… Read the rest


Joan Benton | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 14, 2017 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Joan Benton

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Joan Roberts Benton, 86, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was born in Eden, N.C., to the late William Garner Roberts and Anne Price Roberts.

Joan was a graduate of UNC of Greensboro. … Read the rest


‘American Idol’ auditions to be held in Charleston | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 14, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

“AMERICAN IDOL” OPEN AUDITIONS IN CHARLESTON, SC!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Please email the contact below to apply for credentials to cover the auditions in CHARLESTON, SC:

WHAT:           Open call auditions for AMERICAN IDOL in CHARLESTON, SC

WHERE:         Charleston Area Convention … Read the rest


Back-to-School Splash tomorrow at sheriff’s office | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 14, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Don’t stay at the grave too long | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When death comes, it is a natural phenomenon that we will grieve — some longer than others. Some of us grieve in one way while others may grieve in other ways. We are all different, so who is to say … Read the rest


Lynahs meet CBS co-host | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo submitted
MEETING CELEBRITY. Two Colleton County women, Latoya Ackerman-Lynah and Christine Lynah-Golden, had a chance to meet CBS co-host of “The Talk” Sheryl Underwood on July 29 in North Charleston at the “Jones n’ for Jokes” comedy event.


What are those mystery keys | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

If Heaven sounds like wind chimes softly tinkling, or the soothing murmur of a stream, then **** must also have a sound. My money is on jangling keys.
The devil’s laughter may be the first thing new arrivals hear, but … Read the rest


Back-to-School Bash provides supplies, brings smiles | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 10th Annual Back-to-School Bash was held this Saturday Aug. 5 at Colleton County High School. The community effort, supported by the Colleton County School District (CCSD), Title I Parent Involvement Program and local businesses and … Read the rest


Northside changes traffic pattern | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The administrative staff of Northside Elementary School has consulted with district level administrators, the Director of Building and Grounds for Colleton County School District, and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in an effort to improve the flow of traffic during … Read the rest


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