Monthly Archives: October 2017

Vehicle-train accident | Breaking News | The Press and Standard

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

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue are responding to an apparent fatal accident in the Green Pond area involving a motor vehicle and an Amtrak passenger train.
The accident occurred approximately 9:30 a.m. on the train tracks … Read the rest


Sign up for winter heating assistance Tuesday Oct. 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard


Ruffin Community meeting Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Helping those with addiction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Carolina Medical Center’s Dr. Michael Blubaugh have partnered in order to address the medical and behavioral health needs of individuals whose use and abuse of opioids, legal and illegal, have caused significant … Read the rest


Howl-O-Ween in Cottageville | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie Hoff

Crowds turned out for the annual Howl-o-ween Extravaganza Saturday. The event, hosted by the Stegall family at Stegall Auction House in Cottageville, benefited the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter. Attendees enjoyed live music by … Read the rest


Craft fair this Saturday at Bedon Family Life Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Pictured are some of the items that will be available at Bedon Baptist Church’s Craft Fair on Saturday Oct. 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Family Life Center, 2410 Cottageville Hwy. Local crafters will be selling handmade … Read the rest


Reapers Dungeon open Friday and Saturday through Halloween | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie Hoff

The Reaper’s Dungeon, a Halloween fright fest, opened on Friday Oct. 13 at the Cottageville Municipal Complex on Salley Ackerman Drive. The event includes a haunted trail through the woods, a hair-raising hayride, zombies, witches and … Read the rest


Crime scenes help teach biology to CCHS students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Hannah Biering popped out of her seat when the door to room 5207 opened on the second floor of Colleton County High School.
The high school freshman had been assigned the task of explaining what was … Read the rest


‘This is the first time anyone has done this in our state’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Diane Mathews, director of the Lowcountry Area Health Education Center, says that Colleton County High School’s Health Career Academy has taken AHEC into new territory.
Previously, AHEC conducted an after-school program for high school students interested in a career in … Read the rest


CMC presents annual employee service awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.” The Colleton Medical Center (CMC) Mission Statement was evident at the hospital’s annual Employee Service Awards Banquet Thursday Oct. 12 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Colleton … Read the rest


Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Chantel M. Grant, 22, of Walterboro, pled guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit an education lottery act offense when she appeared in General Sessions Court in the Colleton County Courthouse this week.
Grant was charged with conspiring with … Read the rest


Palmetto Hair Gallery opens in new location | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

“We’re like family, and that’s the way we try to treat our customers, “ said Holly Ackerman Wednesday morning. Ackerman and the staff of Palmetto Hair Gallery were busy preparing for a ribbon cutting with Walterboro Mayor Bill Young at … Read the rest


School incident injures student | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A 15-year-old Colleton County High School is slated for surgery after being injured at the end of the school day on Oct. 13.
The female student sustained multiple injuries to her right hand after a teacher closed a classroom door … Read the rest


SLED joins Stair probe | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Agents from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division will join the investigation into alleged inappropriate actions of Ralph G. Stair.
Colleton County Sheriff R. A. Strickland asked SLED officials to join the investigation last week.
Lt. Tyger Benton, public information … Read the rest


Walterboro Works rolls out Monday morning | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The new bus 14-passenger bus providing public transportation left the Walmart parking lot at 6:10 a.m. on Oct. 16 to begin its inaugural run through the city.
The first two weeks will be what is called a soft launch, explained … Read the rest


Craft show Saturday Oct. 21 at Bedon Baptist Church | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Remembering St. Joseph’s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Charles Williams was going through the family photos amassed by his late mother Vernice Middleton, when he came up with an idea.
Among the family photos were ones showing him and his sister Gail Williams’ formative years; the years spent … Read the rest


CPA Volleyball hoping for playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk volleyball team competed in the three Region IV-AA games last week, picking up a win over John Paul II with losses against Hilton Head Christian and Beaufort Academy. The Lady Hawks … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Suspect caught on tape
A Cottageville man accused of shooting a handgun in the direction of another man couldn’t talk himself out of a criminal charge.
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrived on Abbey Lane to investigate … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Tennis earns berth in region playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team finished the 2017 season with region wins over John Paul II, assuring them a spot in the Region IV-AA playoffs.
The Lady Hawks finished 6-3 in the region. As of press … Read the rest


Band Of Blue wins Coastal Empire Grand Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue was the crowd favorite on Saturday Oct. 14 at Effingham County High School’s Coastal Empire Classic in Springfield, Ga. The Band of Blue won the 2017 CEC Grand Championship, placing first in … Read the rest


Cougars to compete in region championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County cross-country team will compete in the Region 8-AAAA Championships scheduled to be held Wednesday Oct. 18 at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston.
In the Sandhills Invitational held Saturday Oct. 14 at the Sandhills … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Volleyball finishes third in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity volleyball team finished its regular season last week in third place in Region 8-AAAA, earning a berth in the Lower State playoffs set to begin Thursday Oct. 19. Colleton County … Read the rest


Cougars win thriller against Seahawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

For the better part of the season, the Colleton County Cougars have struggled to finish. Friday night, they conquered that obstacle with a thrilling 41-35 win over the Hilton Head Seahawks in … Read the rest


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