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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Prison time comes with guilty plea | Court | The Press and Standard

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

A Yemassee man was sent to prison when he pled guilty during an appearance in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Lloyd Smalls, 57, of Yemassee, pled guilty to a charge of indecent exposure. After hearing the plea, Visiting … Read the rest


Lady Hawks off to solid 4-0 start | 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 Prep varsity volleyball team picked up non-region wins over Patrick Henry and Jefferson Davis Academy last week to improve to 4-0 on the regular season. They will move into SCISA Region 4-AA competition this … Read the rest


Cougars off to 0-3 start after loss to Swamp Foxes | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars fell to 0-3 following a 28-17 loss to the Ashley Ridge Swamp Foxes (2-1) Friday evening on the road. Despite leading 10-7 heading into halftime, the Cougars could not hold on to … Read the rest


Man injured when pickup strikes pine tree | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 26-year-old male was severely injured after his pickup truck left the roadway and struck a large pine tree the afternoon of Sept. 1.

Fire-Rescue units were sent to the 4900 block of Black Creek Road, west of Edward Road, … Read the rest


Colleton Prep’s Middle School Hawks fall to Dorchester Raiders | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Middle School football team is off to a 0-2 start after back-to-back losses to Dorchester Academy.
The young Hawks lost 20-0 to the Raiders in the first meeting of the season on Thursday Aug. … Read the rest


JV Cougars earn win over Ashley Ridge | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV football team improved its record to 2-0 after an impressive 32-18 win over Ashley Ridge Thursday Aug. 31 at home. The Cougar defense created four turnovers in the game.
Quarterback Edwardian Stansel … Read the rest


War Hawks to host Eagles in Region II-A contest | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks will host Palmetto Christian Academy Friday Sept. 8 in their first Region II-A contest of the season.
The War Hawks are coming off a bye week after a big win over … Read the rest


A bad day for hauling cars… | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Aug. 30 was not a good day to be hauling cars on I-95.
The problems began Aug. 30 at 6:24 p.m. when a truck transporting new vehicles caught fire in the southbound lanes near the 50-mile marker.
The truck driver … Read the rest


Getting Prepared: Lists of items to have on hand | Irma | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

With winds of 180 mph, Hurricane Irma is being called the strongest hurricane in the history of the Atlantic basin, outside of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center. And it could head toward S.C. … Read the rest


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

Posted on September 6, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


2017 Hurricane Guide | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Click on the link, then scroll down.

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S.C. governor declares state of emergency | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Governor Henry McMaster today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and, along with the S.C. Emergency Management Division, has urged South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Irma impacting the state. The executive order enables … Read the rest


State veterinarian lifts regulations for transporting horses, livestock during evacuation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.

State Veterinarian Boyd Parr issued the order, which extends until … Read the rest


In Photos: Northside holds party for students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Northside Elementary School held a cookout with music last Friday to reward students who demonstrated positive behavior during the first two weeks of school.

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Irma | 11 a.m. Wednesday forecast track | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located

near latitude 18.2 North, longitude 64.0 West. Irma is moving toward

the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general motion is

expected to continue for … Read the rest


Irma | 8 a.m. Wednesday | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Fixes from the latest satellite and radar imagery suggest that Irma is moving a little north of due west.
A strong ridge extending southwestward from the central Atlantic is expected to steer Irma west-northwestward during the next couple of days. … Read the rest


Irma | Projected Path 5 p.m. Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

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


Irma | 5 p.m. Update Tuesday Sept. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

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

From the National Hurricane Center:

Fixes from the latest satellite and radar imagery suggest that Irma is moving a little north of due west.
A strong ridge extending southwestward from the central Atlantic is expected to steer Irma west-northwestward during … Read the rest


Samuel Stokes | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Samuel F Stokes

Care of Owens Funeral Home, Branchville

 Samuel F. Stokes, 80, of 760 Community Ave., Smoaks, died August 30, 2017 at Veterans Victory House Nursing Home in Walterboro.

 Friends may call at the residence and the funeral home.


Supplies already starting to diminish | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Even through Irma is not expected to impact the area until the first of next week, supplies are already beginning to diminish in area stores. This picture is of the water shelves at BiLo about 3 p.m. today (Tuesday.) There … Read the rest


SSGT. Donald Owen | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

SSGT. Donald “Donny” Allen Owen, US Army, (Ret.)

Care of Woodridge Funeral Home, Lexington

COLUMBIA – A private, family memorial service for Donald A. Owen, 66, of Columbia, will be held at a later date. Woodridge Funeral Home of Lexington … Read the rest


How to put up plywood over windows | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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Irma | 11 a.m. Update Sept. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

At 11 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located

near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 58.4 West. Irma is moving toward

the west near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general motion … Read the rest


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