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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Lady Hawks earn win over OP | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks defeated Orangeburg Prep’s JV squad 5-4 last week at home. The Lady Hawks are scheduled to host Saint Andrews Tuesday Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. at the Forest Hills Tennis Courts.… Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Woman faces
multiple charges after disturbance
An assault call to Mystic Lane to Sept. 9 led to a Walterboro woman being taken into custody.
Officers responding to the call were sent to Lynnwood Road, where the victim was suffering through … Read the rest


City and county agree to split ownership of former rail lines | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

The county’s agreement to sell the county-owned public parking lot to the City of Walterboro will also allow the two governmental bodies to get rid of some red tape.
The proposed agreement will also address the … Read the rest


Altman captures top-10 finish in Greenwave XC Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Cougar Cross-Country team participated in the Greenwave XC Invitational held Saturday Sept. 2 at Ponds Conservancy Trails in Summerville. The Lady Cougars finished ninth in a field of 28 teams competing. The Cougar boys were … Read the rest


Pushing the project forward: Walterboro Discovery Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council is working with Colleton County to push the plans forward for a Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary Discovery Center.
At the close of a joint city-county council session held Aug. 30 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course, members of the … Read the rest


Governor says he will issue evacuation order/lane reversals Saturday at 10 a.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Gov. Henry McMaster says he will issue an evacuation order and begin lane reversal on I-26 at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.


Hurricane Irma: Best guess on times/impacts | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

Hurricane Irma
Issued: 9/7/2017 at 1 pm
Issued by: WFO Charleston SC
…Hurricane Irma May Bring Major Impacts to GA and SC Early Next Week…
OVERVIEW
Hurricane Irma is forecast to turn toward the north … Read the rest


Saturday’s ACT cancelled at CCHS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The ACT test scheduled Saturday at Colleton County High School has been cancelled. Students should check their ACT accounts for further information.


Irma 2 p.m. Update Thursday | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112017
200 PM AST Thu Sep 07 2017

At 200 PM AST (1800 UTC), the distinct eye of Hurricane Irma was
located near latitude 20.7 North, longitude 70.4 West. Irma is
moving toward the … Read the rest


4-H Livestock meeting postponed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to the expected weather conditions, the Colleton County Clemson Extension 4-H Livestock meeting scheduled for Saturday, September 9th has been postponed.

 


Schools to close Friday-Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District leaders have made the decision to close school on Friday, September 8, 2017, to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Schools will also be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017 … Read the rest


Irma 11 a.m. Thursday | Estimated wind speed timetable | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The colored areas are the percentage chance of tropical storm force winds at the given times.


Posted on September 7, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112017
1100 AM AST Thu Sep 07 2017

…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE IRMA HEADING FOR THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS…
…HURRICANE AND STORM SURGE WATCH ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTH FLORIDA AND THE … Read the rest


Planning for pets with resource links | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Our pets are important members of our families. Just like all members of a family, it is important to include them in our disaster preparation plans. The likelihood of a pet surviving a disaster depends largely on the planning done … Read the rest


Ambulance totaled in wreck on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Two firefighter-paramedics and two travelers were injured after a large moving van struck the rear of an ambulance and then overturned on I-95 near the 51-mile marker southbound.
The accident occurred Tuesday Sept. 5 at 2:01 p.m. during a thunderstorm … Read the rest


SCDOT Activates Storm Resources Web Page | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has activated a Hurricane Irma page on the agency’s website, www.scdot.org, to provide one location for online resources to help motorists cope with the storm.

The site features evacuation routes, road closings … Read the rest


Colleton County moves to OPCON 4 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County is at OPCON 4 (Alert & Notification).
Please call (843)549-2130 for information regarding sandbags. Someone will be available to
take your call between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency will continue to monitor Hurricane … Read the rest


Faith Baptist accepting help to prepare to help after Irma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

While Faith Baptist Church has been collecting items for Hurricane Harvey, FEMA has asked that nothing else unsolicited be sent to Texas.

The items collected here in Colleton County will be sent, but anything collected from now on will be … Read the rest


Paramedic classes cancelled through Sept. 18 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Paramedic Classes at Lowcountry Regional EMS Council have been CANCELLED starting today, September 6, 2017 and we RESUME (as of now), on September 18, 2017.
EMT Courses at College of Charleston, Regional Ambulance, and Ashley River Fire are CANCELLED starting … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | March | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Four sign up for Cottageville Council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Four candidates will vie for two seats on Cottageville Town Council in November’s election.
When candidate filing ended in August, incumbent Chuck Hudson and challengers Ted Underwood, Howard Lockwood and Tina Peterson had thrown their hats … Read the rest


Officials tweaking bus plan for residents | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The plans to introduce a public transit option for Walterboro residents is progressing, but the planners need some local insight as they work to finalize the bus routes and times before the new system begins operation in mid-October.
Although the … Read the rest


Lady Cougars pick up region win against Stags | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity volleyball team picked up a region win against Berkeley last week to bring them to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in Region 8-AAAA.
Last Tuesday Aug. 29, Colleton County traveled to … Read the rest


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