Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cottageville Council: Sheriff rebuts reported response times | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Heated words were exchanged at a Jan. 8 public hearing for a proposed annexation in Cottageville, ending with Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland abruptly leaving Town Council chambers.
In October, residents of Burr Hill Road, just … Read the rest


Colleton Center renovation on schedule for late spring | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The renovation work on the Colleton Center is gradually moving into the next phase.
“Work is moving along on schedule, one-third of the renovation has been completed,” said Colleton County Capital Projects and Purchasing Director John T. Stieglitz III. “We … Read the rest


Photos: Dr. Martin Luther King Parade | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by BARRY MOORE
Winners in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade held Sunday were: Commercial, first, Colleton County Athletics, and second, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Most Original: first, St. John Baptist Church, and second, To God Be The … Read the rest


CCHS Hall of Fame to induct seven Friday | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct seven members during halftime of the varsity boys’ basketball game against Region 8-AAAA opponent Berkeley, Friday Jan. 19 at Cougar Gymnasium.
Postponed last fall due … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Wrong information results in arrest
Law enforcement officers, both on-duty and off-duty, began following a car that supposedly was occupied by a suspect wanted on warrants filed by Walterboro Police Department and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on the afternoon … Read the rest


Gas tax rebate: Get back money on income taxes | The Press and Standard

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

When you are done topping off the tank and the screen on the pump asks if you want a receipt, say yes and begin stockpiling them.
In July of 2017, the state added two cents to the tax paid on … Read the rest


Pets | Pit Bull Puppies | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

FOR SALE:

Pit Bull Puppies, $150 each. Mother dog also for sale. Call Brandy at 843-635-4644.


Police searching for armed robbery suspects | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

On Thursday Jan. 18 at approximately 4:45 a.m., officers from the Walterboro Police Department responded to 1646 Bells Hwy. (Waffle House) in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.
According to the victims, two unknown black males entered … Read the rest


Always wanted to be on TV or the radio? | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Well, now is your chance to be on PRTC’s upcoming TV and radio spots with “The Marketing Guy” Chuck Crabtree.
The radio promotion deadline is Jan. 31. The spot will run for two weeks on most of the major Charleston … Read the rest


SCDNR urging catch and release to help spotted seatrout recover | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 18, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Unusually cold weather has gripped South Carolina this January, lowering water temperatures along the coast to levels that can be deadly for many marine animals. As South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists work to understand the severity of … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Lucy | The Press and Standard

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


Smoaks to get full-time fire station, new water system | The Press and Standard

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

February should be busy in Smoaks.
Smoaks Mayor Rick Linder expects the work on the improvements on the town’s water distribution system to get started next month.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said the Fire-Rescue station No. 7 at … Read the rest


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


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