Monthly Archives: January 2018

Greene heading emergency preparedness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Suzanne Gant is no longer director of the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Office.
Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin reports that Gant’s employment with county government was terminated on Jan. 12.
Griffin said he would not discuss the reason for Gant’s … Read the rest


Veto override will send new buses to Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The state legislature’s decision last week to override South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of school bus funding is expected to translate into five new buses for Colleton County School District.
Colleton County Transportation Director Gary Bradley said the South … Read the rest


Palmetto Training director teaches at Boeing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Training in Walterboro was challenged to teach an industrial program for a grant from Boeing on Oct. 23-Nov. 3.
The program was funded by a grant to Goodwill of North Charleston. The challenge was to offer the program to … Read the rest


Photos: 2017-18 Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted seven members Friday Jan. 19 during halftime of the Cougars’ varsity boys’ basketball game against Region 8-AAAA opponent Berkeley. Pictured (L-R) Dale Loper, Robert Brown, Nathan … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro man faces drug charge
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Three Mile Road the evening of Jan. 19, responding to complaints about possible alcohol and narcotics use in the area.
At 10:18 p.m., the deputy was driving … Read the rest


Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man arrested in a December church break-in and escape had his day in court Jan. 22.
Vernon Brandon Johnson, 22, of Walterboro, pled guilty to escape and second-degree burglary charges. After hearing the pleas, 14th Circuit Court Judge … Read the rest


City wins top state award for wastewater treatment system | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro won a top award at the recent South Carolina Rural Water Association (SCRWA) 2017 Annual Conference at the Marriot Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. Hundreds of water and wastewater professionals from across the state attended.
The … Read the rest


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Posted on January 25, 2018 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Posted on January 25, 2018 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Pets | Gray Rabbit | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Pets | Doves for Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Website troubles | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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Photos: Students present awards to school board members | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Bryson Peres earns CCSD Spelling Bee title | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Hendersonville Elementary student Bryson Peres took home the top spot in the Colleton County School District Spelling Bee Thursday Jan. 18 held at Colleton County Middle School.
Capturing second place was Will Stivender, a student at … Read the rest


Stadium sale defeated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The proposed sale of Bulldog Stadium was derailed by the Colleton County Board of Education at the end of the Jan. 16 meeting.
The sale of the unused property was one of three topics under discussion during an executive session … Read the rest


Cougar Wrestling hosts Region 8-AAAA Duals | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Wrestling team finished its regular season at 6-15 overall. They hosted the Region 8-AAAA Duals last week at CCCHS, earning a fifth-place finish ahead of Beaufort High School and behind Cane … Read the rest


Indians open region play with split | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians entered Region X competition last week by splitting road games. The Indians picked up their first region win against Brunswick Community College (82-64) before losing to Caldwell Community College (85-71).
Against Brunswick, the … Read the rest


Suspects captured in armed robbery at Waffle House | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two suspects in the Jan. 18 armed robbery at the Waffle House at 1646 Bells Highway have been arrested by the Walterboro Police Department.
Tyler Charles Wright, 27, of Lumberton, N.C., faces a charge of accessory before the fact.
Jeremy … Read the rest


Update: Bamberg man killed in early morning crash

Posted on January 24, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A Bamberg motorist was killed early this morning when his vehicle went off Lowcountry Highway near the intersection with U.S. 17-A.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey that James L. Paterson, 57, of Bamberg was pronounced dead at the scene. Harvey … Read the rest


Bond set today for Brother Ralph Stair | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Fourteenth Circuit Court Judge Perry Buckner split the difference when it came time to set bond for Ralph G. Stair, the religious leader of Overcomer Ministry.
At the beginning of Stair’s bond hearing on eight criminal counts, Sean Thornton of … Read the rest


Henrietta Barfield Guyton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Henrietta Barfield Guyton, 86, of Cottageville, died Sunday Jan. 21, 2018 at her residence. She was the widow of The Reverend Jessie J. Guyton.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday Jan. 25, 2018 at The Brice Herndon … Read the rest


Frances Diana Risher Sarcinella | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Frances Diana Risher Sarcinella, 53, of Columbia, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held 11 o’clock, Thursday morning Jan.25, 2018 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment will follow in Glendale Memorial … Read the rest


Jimmy Douglas Cain | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Jimmy Douglas Cain, 80, of Orange Park, Fla., entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.
Graveside funeral services with military honors were held at 2 p.m. Monday afternoon Jan. 22, 2018, at Ackerman Cemetery at Red Oak Road, … Read the rest


Natalie Beylotte Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Natalie Beylotte Crosby, 90, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday Jan. 15, 2018, at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro.
A memorial service was held 5 o’clock Monday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2018 at The Brice Herndon … Read the rest


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