Monthly Archives: January 2018

Names of two truck drivers killed on I-95 released | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Highway Patrol were called to a fatal truck wreck on I-95 the morning of Jan. 10, the second fatal crash on the interstate in less than two days.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey identified … Read the rest


Driver injured on Combahee Road crash | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A single-vehicle crash the morning of Jan. 15 sent the driver to the Trauma Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston with critical injuries.
Members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent … Read the rest


Lady Cougars fall in region opener | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Basketball team dropped the first two Region 8-AAAA games last week by a close margin against Cane Bay High School (39-32) and Beaufort High School (39-36). The … Read the rest


Indians get 25th consecutive home win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Salkehatchie Indians captured their 25th consecutive home win last Thursday with the 88-64 defeat of Action Sports Academy.
Maxwell Benoit led the Indians, scoring 14 points and grabbing four rebounds. Reggie … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn region win over Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks earned their first Region IV-AA win of the season against Saint Andrews (49-25) Friday Jan. 12 at home. They are now 6-4 overall and 1-3 in region competition after losses against … Read the rest


Cougars off to 2-0 start in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

CCHS scores 97 points against Beaufort, setting a new school record for most points scored in single game.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s varsity boys’ basketball team is off to a 2-0 start in Region 8-AAAA after capturing wins … Read the rest


War Hawks looking to snap losing streak | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity War Hawk basketball team is still looking for the first win of the season after losing region matches last week against Thomas Heyward (64-38), Hilton Head Christian (42-33) and Saint Andrew’s School … Read the rest


Wind chill expected to be 15 degrees tonight at Edisto Beach | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-Coastal Jasper-
Tidal Berkeley-
Including the cities of Edisto Beach
304 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind … Read the rest


Class of 1977 to meet Sunday | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Class of 1977 will have a meeting on Sunday Jan. 21.  Please contact Marcella Aiken 843-835-2400 with questions or concerns.


Travelers: Already snowing in upstate; moving to midlands this afternoon | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Winter weather precipitation has begun across the upstate and will be moving through midlands ending in the afternoon/evening hours. Current forecasts call for possible snow accumulations of 1”-4”. Temperatures and road conditions are being monitored. SCDOT crews have pretreated bridges … Read the rest


Predicted snowfall by location | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency

 


School board votes to waive 3 of 4 winter storm days | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 17, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School Board of Trustees at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday Jan. 16 unanimously approved the recommendation of the administration for inclement weather days missed due to the winter storm on Jan. 3-5 and Jan. 8.
Monday Feb. … Read the rest


Weather for Wednesday | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 16, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

From the National Weather Service in Charleston:


Pets | 2 Young Cats | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 16, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

FOR SALE:

2 young cats that are spayed and have rabies shots, $10 each. Call 843-217-1802.

(2/15)


Real Estate for Rent | Mobile Home in Round O | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 16, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MH FOR RENT IN ROUND O, 2BDRM 1BA NICE REFRIDERATOR STOVE INCLUDED $450.00 + SECURITY CALL RANDY @ 803-917-3638


Colin Edward Carroll | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

BARNWELL: Colin Edward Carroll, 21, of Barnwell, entered into rest Sunday morning Jan. 14, 2018, from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Barnwell. He was a son of Charles Edward Wood and Evelyn Arlene Carroll.
Funeral services will be … Read the rest


Automotive | Camper-2002 Fleetwood | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

FOR SALE: 2002 Fleetwood pull type camper. 29ft with a 15ft slide out, F/BDRM & BA, new tires and new awning. 843-908-2971, would trade for a 38 horsepower farm tractor with a front in loader.

(02/15)


William Thomas Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. William Thomas Hiott, also known as “W.T.”, 85, of Walterboro, died Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018 at his daughter’s residence in Gaston.
Funeral services were held Jan. 13, 2018 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment followed in Grace … Read the rest


Ronald Howard Strickland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Ronald Howard Strickland, 85, of Ruffin, died Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 at Colleton Medical Center.
Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Jan. 11, 2018 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment followed in Glendale Memorial Cemetery, Walterboro.
Born … Read the rest


Martha Inez Cook Stevens | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Martha Inez Cook Stevens, 75, of Lena, died Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 at Colleton Medical Center. She was the widow of the late Joe Blease Stevens.
Funeral services were held 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon Jan. 14, 2018 at The … Read the rest


Barbara Harvey McMillan | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Barbara Harvey McMillan, 92, of Walterboro, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her residence. She was the wife of the late James “Jim” Vernon McMillan Jr.
Funeral services will be held 3 o’clock, Wednesday afternoon Jan. … Read the rest


Relay for Life Kick-Off this Thursday | Events | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 15, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Relay for Life Committee invites everyone out this Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Coastal Electric Co-Op Outback Building for the 2018 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Colleton County Kick-off.

This year the … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 14, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to the Bank of Walterboro for Christmas help
Dear Editor:
I’d like to share with your readers a quick story to express my sincere gratitude to and appreciation for the Bank of Walterboro staff, after I received extraordinary customer … Read the rest


Where is your focus when in church? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When you attend church, it should be for one main purpose only and that is to worship the Lord. However, all of you know as well as I do that we all tend to get a little out of focus … Read the rest


Some gems of nutty news | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Have you ever noticed the offbeat headlines at huffingtonpost.com? It’s a great collection of nutty news. Here’s my take on the latest gems:
n If you’ve always wanted to breathe through a rubber hose, here’s your dream job: On Jan. … Read the rest


Off the Field | Brandon Tyler Polk | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Brandon Tyler Polk is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy where he plays basketball and baseball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Jerry and Sandy Polk of Walterboro. His grandparents are Homer and the late Carolyn Murdaugh … Read the rest


The great barred owl hunt | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I have hunted owls for years by eye and ear, with only remote echos of success.
The hunt began more than a decade ago when I heard the hoots of an owl that were so strange, so unique, so startling … Read the rest


Uniformity sought in local elections | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Election officials are hoping to persuade officials in Smoaks and Williams to change the day their residents go to the polls.
The statewide push is to have all the local elections for municipal posts moved to the same day: the … Read the rest


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