Monthly Archives: September 2017

Council agrees to branch library at Neyles | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council has signed off on a plan to seek a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant that could lead to the construction of a branch library in the Neyles area.
The council vote on the resolution supporting the grant … Read the rest


Lady Hawks drop region match | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks had a region game postponed due to Tropical Storm Irma last week against St. Andrews School, then went on to drop a non-region game to Orangeburg Prep (5-4) and a … Read the rest


Four-legged misstep | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Police Officer Lee Hanley and Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy were on East Washington Street the afternoon of Sept. 17, coping with an unusual breaking and entering.
McRoy said a couple from Charleston was touring the downtown area … Read the rest


Lady Hawks fall in region match | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity volleyball team fell in four sets to region opponent John Paul II on Thursday Sept. 14 on the road. The Lady Hawks are now 5-1 overall and 1-1 in Region IV-AA.
In a … Read the rest


Cougars come out flat, rebound for decisive win over Jaguars | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s varsity football team improved to 2-3 overall following a decisive 48-12 win over Hardeeville-Ridgeland Friday night on the road.
The Cougars came out flat, allowing the Jaguars to score first. A wake-up call for … Read the rest


Ravenel man shot on Hampton Street, runs to business for help | News | The Press and Standard

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

Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate a Sept. 16 shooting that sent a 49-year-old Ravenel man to the hospital with critical injuries.
The man reportedly identified his girlfriend as the shooter, and deputies located her … Read the rest


Penalties and effort cost CPA in loss to Hilton Head Eagles | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton Prep varsity War Hawks fell to 1-2 on the season following a 28-14 loss to non-region opponent Hilton Head Christian (2-1) Friday evening at home.
Fisher Jackson rushed for 220 … Read the rest


Maple syrup costs more than gas? | Column | The Press and Standard

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

Random thoughts while eating a pound of Costco cashews and otherwise not preparing for Hurricane Irma:
I’ve been looking for a clawfoot bathtub. It’s easy to find a clawfoot tub, but hard to find a beautiful clawfoot tub. If I … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Volleyball now 2-2 in Region 8-AAAA matchups | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity volleyball team fell in a region match against Hilton Head last Thursday Sept. 14 to bring them to 4-6 overall and 2-2 in Region 8-AAAA.
Earlier this month, Colleton County … Read the rest


Book signing set at library | News | The Press and Standard

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

A booksigning will be held on Sept. 21 from 6-7 p.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library. “Hannah and Dexter Go To Washington” was written by Shiela Martina, right, and illustrated by Jessica Hickman.


Woman killed in crash near Hendersonville Highway | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Florida woman was killed in a one-car crash in the 100 block of Lowcountry Highway in the early morning hours of Sept. 19.
Deputy Colleton County Coroner Richard Carter said the driver, Jennifer E. Gibbs, 31, of Beverly Hills, … Read the rest


20-Years Later: Bulldogs RULE and REUNITE

Posted on September 20, 2017 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

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


Horse in Cottageville confirmed with West Nile Virus | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 20, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A horse in the Cottageville area of Colleton County has been confirmed to be infected with West Nile Virus.
Colleton County is following recommendations from DHEC and the Centers for Disease Control by:
• Spraying for adult mosquitoes near the … Read the rest


Denise Adams | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 20, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

DENISE ADAMS

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Ms. Karen Denise Adams, age 55, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday, September 2, 2017, at her home in Walterboro. She was the daughter of the late Thomas … Read the rest


Mary Alice Seigler | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mary Alice Seigler

Care of Nashville Cremation Center

 Nashville, Tennessee – Mary Alice Seigler, age 97, went to her Heavenly home on August 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

Interment will be private and a memorial at a later date.

She Read the rest


Enter to win free Clemson or Carolina tickets and other prizes | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Future Scholar 529 College Savings plan is giving you something to holler about!  State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced today the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which will award lucky Clemson University and University of South Carolina football … Read the rest


CMC employees weather the storm | News | The Press and Standard

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

As neighbors were evacuating last week ahead of Hurricane Irma, the team at Colleton Medical Center was activating long-established disaster protocols and preparing to respond to the emergency needs of neighbors across the Lowcountry.
“I’m so proud of our nurses, … Read the rest


Mendel Smith, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MENDEL SMITH, JR.

Care of Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services, Inc.

Mendel Lockwood Smith Jr. passed away on Tuesday September 05, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Alma (Sissy) Chaplin Smith and one son Perry … Read the rest


Charles John Miley, III | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

CHARLES JOHN MILEY, III

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

BEAUFORT – Mr. Charles John Miley, III, known by all as “Johnny”, age 75, of Beaufort, entered into eternal rest following an extended illness Monday morning, September 11, … Read the rest


Ida Mae Crosby | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

IDA MAE CROSBY

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Ida Mae Crosby, 94, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Trident Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late Ira … Read the rest


Five injured, one ejected in Hampton Street wreck | News | The Press and Standard

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

Five people were injured in a two-car wreck Sunday Sept. 17 at 4:24 p.m.
Both vehicles were traveling east on Charleston Highway when the collision occurred. A Jeep Cherokee collided with the back of a small Chevrolet passenger car, then … Read the rest


Walterboro man injured when car hits tree | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 27-year-old Walterboro man was critically injured in a high-speed single-car wreck in the 1000 block of South Jefferies Blvd. by Live Oak Cemetery Saturday Sept. 16 at 6:38 a.m.
The southbound 2005 Honda left the roadway and struck two … Read the rest


Man shot on Hampton Street Saturday night | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 49-year-old Ravenel man was critically injured in a shooting incident Saturday evening in the 1500 block of Hampton Street.
9-1-1 was notified at 8:57 p.m. after then man ran to the Orange Convenience store for help. Fire-Rescue Car 112 … Read the rest


Let rejection be your motivation | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

In life, everyone is not going to accept you for who you are, and sometimes won’t accept what you have to offer. Some of us let that become a stopping point for us. We sometimes “crawl into a corner” and … Read the rest


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