Monthly Archives: September 2017

Harter records 37 kills and 13 aces last week for CPA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lady Hawks set to enter heart of Region IV-AA schedule

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks improved to 7-2 overall and 2-2 in Region IV-AA following a non-region win over Patrick Henry Academy … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Volleyball splits matches | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Volleyball program split region games last week, earning a win over Cane Bay and a loss to Beaufort, to put them at 5-7 overall and 3-3 in Region 8-AAAA.
In the tri-match held … Read the rest


Update: Third case of West Nile confirmed in Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Mosquito-borne disease affects humans as well as horses.

One horse in the Cottageville area and two more in the Walterboro area have been confirmed to be infected with West Nile Virus. Transmitted by mosquitoes, the virus also effects humans and … Read the rest


Low-interest loans available to those with wells | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County has joined the list of South Carolina counties where the Water Well Trust — the only national nonprofit helping low-income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply — is offering assistance for drilling a new water … Read the rest


20-Years Later: Bulldogs rule and reunite | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

1997 Walterboro Bulldogs State Championship Football team to be honored Oct. 6 at Cougar Stadium.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“You’re 15 or 16 or 17 and you play for the Walterboro Bulldogs and a week ago you were grinning with … Read the rest


Ware earns two wins as CPA’s No. 1 spot last week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks fell to 0-2 in Region IV-AA following an 8-1 loss to Hilton Head Prep last week. In a game suspended due to lightning last Thursday Sept. 21, against region foe John … Read the rest


Truck driver trapped in crumpled cab | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel spent over two and one-half hours working to remove a truck driver from the wreckage that had been his truck.
On Sept. 22 at 5:53 a.m., fire department personnel were sent to the northbound lanes of … Read the rest


Update: Three shot in Crosby Street incident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are continuing to investigate a Sept. 23 shooting incident on Crosby Street that sent three people to the Colleton Medical Center.
Police were sent to the 100 block of Crosby Street at 9 p.m. by a shots-fired call … Read the rest


Cougars set to take on Cane Bay in Region 8-AAAA schedule | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Following a bye week, the Colleton County varsity football team is set to begin competition in Region 8-AAAA this Friday evening at home against Cane Bay High School (4-1). The Cougars enter Friday evening at 2-3 … Read the rest


War Hawks never give up in loss to Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep traveled to Florence last Friday evening for a non-region game against King’s Academy (2-3), where they lost 40-18. The War Hawks are now 1-3 on the season and will travel to Region I-AA opponent … Read the rest


Update: Man killed in Sidneys Road crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man lost his life when he was ejected from his pickup truck during a one-vehicle crash on Sidneys Road the afternoon of Sept. 24.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that David Bell, 53, of Walterboro was pronounced … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Jack | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Beaufort County Joins SouthernCarolina Regional Economic Development Alliance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Beaufort County and SouthernCarolina Alliance (SCA), the regional economic development organization representing Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties, announced today that Beaufort County has joined the SouthernCarolina Alliance team. The partnership was finalized through the efforts of the
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Little Rock Holiness | Church Events | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Weekly Revival

Little Rock Holiness Church 21476 Augusta Highway Cottageville, SC 29435

will be in Revival October 2, 2017 through October 6, 2017

starting 7:30 nightly with The Grant Family.


Two more cases of West Nile confirmed in Colleton horses | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 26, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Two cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in horses near Walterboro. Last week, the first case was reported near Cottageville.

Transmitted by mosquitoes, West Nile virus also infects humans and birds. The equine disease is preventable by vaccination, … Read the rest


Robert Crews, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ROBERT CREWS, Jr.

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SUMMERVILLE – Mr. Robert Benjamin Crews, affectionately known by “Robbie”, age 54, of Summerville, entered into eternal rest Saturday evening, September 23, 2017, at the Trident Medical Center in … Read the rest


Danny LaCasse, Sr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Danny LaCasse, Sr.

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WALTERBORO – Danny C. LaCasse Sr. passed away at his home on Dorsey Street in Walterboro Saturday morning, September 23, 2017, under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina, after a … Read the rest


Annie Pye | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ANNIE PYE

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Annie Warren Pye, 102, of Walterboro, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Walterboro. She was a daughter of the late Charles English Warren Read the rest


James Grooms | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JAMES GROOMS

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Mr. James  (Jim)  Richard Grooms, age 74, passed away Wednesday, September 20,2017 in Cartersville, Georgia. He was a son of the late Roy F. and Sophie Grooms

A celebration of … Read the rest


Carl Craven, Sr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

CARL CRAVEN, SR.

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GREEN POND – Mr. Carl Eugene Craven, Sr., 71, of Green Pond, entered into eternal rest Friday afternoon, September 22, 2017, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

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

Please help those with juvenile diabetes
Dear Editor:
Funding for the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) is set to expire at the end of this month on Sept. 30.
The SDP provides critical funding for diabetes research. It has been in … Read the rest


Mayor Darby has been a blessing to Edisto Beach | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Edisto Beach has suffered three disasters in three years: the flood of October 2015, Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and now Hurricane Irma. But in one sense, Edisto is lucky. The beach has Mayor Jane Darby.
Darby has exhibited incredible leadership … Read the rest


The truth shall set you free | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Have you ever asked someone a question, definitely expecting to hear the truth, and the individual looked you square in your eyes, answering your question with a boldfaced lie?
What was your response to this obvious untruth? What were your … Read the rest


Mountain leaves changing early this year | News | The Press and Standard

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

CLEMSON – A dry 2016 coupled with a late summer cold front brought on by Tropical Storm Irma has jumpstarted fall color in the southern Appalachians.
Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan, in his annual fall foliage assessment, reports that … Read the rest


Light-Romain engagement announced | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Light-Romain
Joel Light of Walterboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Rachael Elisabeth Light, to Christopher Romain Jr., also of Walterboro, son of Micheline and Chris Romain Sr. of Binghamton, N.Y.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Lisa … Read the rest


Off the Field | Jake Burttram | The Press and Standard

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

Jacob (Jake) Lee Burttram is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy where he plays football and golf for the War Hawks. He is the son of Tracy and Jill Burttram of Walter-boro. His grandparents are Dr. Joe Flowers and the … Read the rest


Benefit for Texas hurricane victims Sept. 28 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A benefit for Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey will be held by the Colleton County Democratic Party on Thursday Sept. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington St.
Those attending may bring school … Read the rest


Howard Preacher | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 22, 2017 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Howard Preacher

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COTTAGEVILLE: Mr. Howard L. Preacher, husband of Veronica “Mary” Ackerman Preacher, passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 20, 2017 at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro. He was 76.

Mr. Preacher was born in … Read the rest


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