Monthly Archives: February 2018

Guidelines to get flowers to your student | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School has issued the following guidelines to make the delivery of Valentine’s Day flowers to students go as smoothly as possible:
• All deliveries must be made to CCHS room 4113 and completed by 11 a.m. to … Read the rest


Drop box at police station offers a way to dispose of old medications | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police Department saw a community need and was looking for a way to address it when the solution arrived in an email.
Corporal Amye Stivender, the police department’s public information officer, explained that often a resident would visit … Read the rest


Band of Blue members take multiple honors | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Ensembles performed this past weekend at the 2018 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Premiere South at Colleton County High School.
The Band of Blue Booster Club hosted this regional event for the first time.
The Band of … Read the rest


CCHS black history project highlights local success stories | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Anna Stevens Bright
abrightcolumn@lowcountry.com
On Thursday Feb. 1, Colleton County High School began its month-long celebration of African-American History Month.
The celebration this year is something slightly different. This is a project that Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal, has been … Read the rest


CCHS Soccer to hold annual Alumni Game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Soccer Program will hold its annual Alumni Game Saturday Feb. 17 at Cougar Stadium with the girls’ kickoff planned for 3 p.m. and boys’ kickoff at 5 p.m.
All previous alumni … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man injured
by gunfire
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center to interview a man who was being treated for a gunshot wound to the knee.
The man said that … Read the rest


Suspect takes the wrong getaway path | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was taken into custody shortly after his bid at armed robbery the morning of Feb. 5. A suspect entered Hodges Barbershop at 336 N. Walter St. at 10:20 a.m., pulled a handgun and forced a man to … Read the rest


Students wanted to participate in engineering challenge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The sixth annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers students ages 9-19 a chance to participate in a multi-challenge competition on Saturday, April 14 at Midlands Technical College-Airport Campus. Organizers of the competition created the event to spur … Read the rest


Two injured in Walterboro shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Two Walterboro men were injured in a Wednesday evening shooting.
A report of a man injured by gunfire sent members of the Walterboro Police Department and Colleton County Fire-Rescue to the 600 block of Francis Street Wednesday at 8:47 p.m.… Read the rest


Salk basketball players visit veterans | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie basketball players visited with veterans at Veterans Victory House yesterday. They ate pizza, shot baskets and presented Salk Coach Jake Williams with a t-shirt.

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Update: Two missing men found dead, one charged | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two Walterboro men, missing since Jan. 27, were found shot to death on Feb. 2 and a local man has been charged with the murders.
Alexander Blair Blakeney, 28, of Walterboro was killed in Ruffin and his body was then … Read the rest


Mass assault results in charges | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Five Colleton County High School students will face criminal charges in connection with a video-taped assault on a fellow student that occurred on Jan. 30.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office first learned of the assault at 7:45 p.m. … Read the rest


Man arrested in shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man had bond set at $50,000 in connection with a Feb. 3 shooting incident.
Peris S. Williams, 24, of Walterboro had bond set at $50,000 on charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon in the commission … Read the rest


Grand Slam Jam scheduled this Saturday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Cindy Crosby
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball Program will host their annual preseason tournament this upcoming Saturday, February 10, at the Ace Basin Sports Complex. The Grand Slam Jam, comprised of 16 teams, will see first pitches … Read the rest


Update: Round O man dies in fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A 70-year-old Round O man died in a fire at his residence the morning of Feb. 2.
Chief Deputy Colleton County Coroner Richard Carter said that George William Lee Jr., 70, of 24438 Augusta Hwy. was pronounced dead at the … Read the rest


Cougars sitting in No. 2 spot in region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity boys’ basketball team improved to 16-6 overall and 6-2 in Region 8-AAAA after back-to-back conference wins last week. The Cougars prevailed easily in a 79-32 defeat over the Beaufort Eagles at home … Read the rest


CCHS Baseball to host Alumni Game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar Baseball Program will host its annual perlo dinner and alumni baseball game this Saturday Feb. 10 at Cougar Park at Colleton County High School. The alumni game is open to … Read the rest


Polk leads Hawks against Eagles | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity boys’ basketball team fell to 0-17 and 0-10 following a loss to Hilton Head Christian (60-36) Tuesday Jan. 30 at home.
The War Hawks were led by Brandon Polk with 12 points, … Read the rest


Lady Hawks fighting for playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks (8-8, 2-7) lost a nail-biter at home last Tuesday Jan. 30 to the current SCISA Region IV-AA No. 1-ranked Hilton Head Christian team in a game that saw 10 lead changes … Read the rest


Lady Cougars earn back-to-back region wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County girls’ varsity basketball team picked up back-to-back wins in Region 8-AAAA last week against Beaufort High School (41-40) and Hilton Head High School (30-22). The Lady Cougars are now 9-8 overall and 3-5 … Read the rest


Solomon Hickman | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

GREEN POND: Solomon Eugene Hickman entered into eternal life Sunday morning Feb. 4, 2018. He was 94.
Mr. Hickman was born Nov. 26, 1923 in Wiggins, a son of the late Solomon Elliott Hickman and Pearl Herndon Hickman. He was … Read the rest


SCDA Pesticide collection planned in Hollywood | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will hold waste pesticide collections on Feb. 20 in St. Matthews and Feb. 21 in Hollywood.
The Feb. 20 collection will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Middling Cotton, 3401 Bridge Street … Read the rest


Lenten service planned at Bethel U.M.C. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 7, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Bethel United Methodist Church, 355 Hampton Street, Walterboro will host a Lenten service which will include the imposition of ashes at 12 noon on Ash Wednesday Feb.14. The speaker will be the  Rev. Ben Barnett of Bethel U.M.C. Immediately following … Read the rest


Jim Harrison Gallery to hold opening for exhibit Feb. 10 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Jim Harrison Gallery in Denmark will host the “Jim Harrison Retrospective” from Feb. 10,-March 15. An opening event will be held on Saturday Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

“We invite everyone to join us in Denmark … Read the rest


George B. Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

HAVANA, FLA.: George B. Simmons, 72, of Havana, Fla., died on Feb. 2, 2018 at his home.
He was a native of Gadsden County where he was a member of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.
The service will be at … Read the rest


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