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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Uniformity sought in zoning provisions | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council members gave first readings to two proposed ordinances that seek to clear up provisions in the city’s Unified Development Ordinance dealing with the East Washington Street commercial area.
Both ordinances were based on recommendations from the city’s … Read the rest


Changes suggested at board meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro woman brought some suggestions to the Dec. 12 quarterly meeting of the Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Commission.
Sandy Stearns asked the board to begin a search for a suitable location to be used as a polling … Read the rest


The last Cowboy sent to prison | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The last indicted member of the Cowboys gang was sentenced on Dec. 15 to 20 years in prison in federal court in Charleston.Dashawn Trevell Brown, also known as TOB and Shawny, 24, of Walterboro was sentenced to 240 months in … Read the rest


Stair arrested on multiple charges | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel arrived at the Overcomer Ministry at 12680 Augusta Highway early on the morning of Dec. 18 to take Ralph G. Stair, the leader of the religious compound, into custody on eight criminal charges.
Lt. Tyger … Read the rest


Man charged in stabbing | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder following a stabbing in the Cottageville area.
A female caller to the emergency dispatch office reported that the stabbing occurred outside a residence in the 24000 block of Augusta … Read the rest


Ringleader headed to prison | News | The Press and Standard

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

The reputed leader of a theft ring was given a lengthy prison term when he pled guilty to multiple charges during a Colleton County General Sessions visit last week.
Samuel L. Campbell, 33, of Round O pled guilty to a … Read the rest


Update: Woman killed in Berea house fire | News | The Press and Standard

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

An elderly Smoaks area woman lost her life in the early morning hours of Dec. 13 as flames swept through her home.
Chief Deputy Colleton County Coroner Richard Carter said that the woman, Margaret Myers, 71, of 3053 Berea Road, … Read the rest


Man killed in Green Pond Highway crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Colleton County man died as the result of the injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Green Pond Highway the afternoon of Dec. 16.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reported that Ernest Devon Williams, 25, of 108 Price … Read the rest


Man seriously injured in fall at construction site | News | The Press and Standard

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

A worker injured in a fall at a construction site is placed in the C.A.R.E. Flight medical helicopter for a flight to a trauma unit following a Dec. 13 accident. Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to the Walterboro Water … Read the rest


War Hawks looking for the win column | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton Prep War Hawk basketball team fell to 0-7 for the season following a Region IV-AA loss to Beaufort Academy on Wednesday Dec. 13 on the road. The War Hawks played toe-to-toe until the final moments when the Eagles … Read the rest


Lady Cougars improve to 4-1 on season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar basketball team improved its record to 4-1 following a 48-28 win over Bamberg-Ehrhardt on the road Friday Dec. 15.
Shantasia Allen scored 16 points in the game for Colleton County. Jade’ … Read the rest


Farmer, Green record double-doubles | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County varsity boys’ basketball team improved its record to 5-2 following wins over Royal Live Oaks Academy (65-11) and Bamberg-Ehrhardt (88-70) last week.
In the home game versus Royal Live Oaks, the Cougars led 49-4 at the half. … Read the rest


Two injured in Green Pond Highway wreck | News | The Press and Standard

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

Two Colleton County men were injured in a head-on collision in the 8600 block of Green Pond Highway, the evening of Dec. 18. Colleton County Fire-Rescue was sent to the accident at 6:34 p.m. after the dispatch center received several … Read the rest


Indians keep home streak alive at 24 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians will keep their home-win streak alive heading into Christmas break at 24 consecutive wins in front of the home crowd.
The Indians are 8-5 overall after picking up December wins over Gordon State … Read the rest


Lady Hawks open region play with loss | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity girls’ basketball team fell 45-37 on Wednesday Dec. 13 to Beaufort Academy in the first region game of the season. After a slow start, the Lady Hawks trailed 23-11 at the half … Read the rest


Then he looked in the trunk | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Michigan man headed to Round O to visit a friend ended up visiting the Colleton County Detention Center after a Dec. 16 traffic stop.
A Colleton County deputy was working traffic enforcement on Augusta Highway near Maggie’s Farm Lane … Read the rest


Family narrowly escapes house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 20, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro mother and her son narrowly escaped a fire in their home at 210 Enterprise Street the evening of Dec. 19.

Calls began coming into the dispatch center at 10:56 p.m., the callers reporting flames coming from the home. … Read the rest


Home and fire truck damaged | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 20, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A fire in a kitchen appliance quickly spread through two rooms of a Mount Carmel Road residence the afternoon of Dec. 12.
On Dec. 12 at 3:49 p.m., Colleton County Fire-Rescue was notified of a fire in a toaster at … Read the rest


Grady LaVerne Hickman Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 18, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Grady LaVerne Hickman Sr., 69, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Friday evening Dec. 15, 2017, at Roper Hospital in Charleston.
Graveside funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon Dec. 19, 2017 at Live Oak Cemetery, Jefferies … Read the rest


Betty Roberts Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 18, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Betty Roberts Crosby, 83, widow of Jervey J. Crosby, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Colleton Medical Center following an extended illness.
Graveside funeral services were held 2 o’clock Monday afternoon Dec. 18, 2017 in Bedon Baptist Church Cemetery, … Read the rest


Margaret Ann Porzio Porterieko | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 18, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE: Mrs. Margaret Ann Porzio Porterieko, wife of Michael Porterieko, passed away Dec. 8, 2017 at her home after an extended illness. She was 70.
Mrs. Porterieko was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Feb. 27, 1947 a daughter of the … Read the rest


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