Monthly Archives: March 2018

Register now for Rice Festival events | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 2018 Colleton County Rice Festival will be April 27-28, and deadlines for applications for several events are approaching.
Anyone wanting to sell or display arts and crafts downtown during the festival must submit an application by March 30. A … Read the rest


Burglary-arson results in eight years in prison | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man learned he will spent eight years behind bars after he pled guilty to four charges in General Sessions Court last week.
Three of the charges Sterling P. Clark, 30, of Walterboro faced stemmed from an Aug. 17, … Read the rest


Woman, seven children homeless after fire guts Morris Circle home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A March 26 fire left a woman and seven children homeless.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to 136 Morris Circle March 26 at 11:51 a.m. after the county’s dispatch office receive multiple calls reporting the blaze.
The first firefighters … Read the rest


Crime victims vigil planned Monday April 2 at police department | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Video leads to prison time | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Time in front of the camera meant time behind bars for a Walterboro man.
On March 26, Dominique Raheem Manigo, also known as “Doma,” 19, of Walterboro, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison to be followed by three … Read the rest


Carter, Ware earn wins for Lady Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity softball team improved to 8-3 overall following wins over non-region opponents Laurence Manning (4-2) and Orangeburg Prep (16-3) last week. Lady Hawk pitchers Anne Garrett Carter and Meredith Ware both turned in … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer improves to 3-2 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity soccer team improved to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in Region 8-AAAA following a 2-1 win over Cane Bay High School on Friday March 23 on the road. Earlier in the week, the … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks winning with balanced offense and defense at mid-season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Junior Varsity Colleton Prep Softball team began its season with a 21-6 win over Jefferson Davis Academy in late February and now post a 7-2 record at the mid-point of the season.
In the 21-6 … Read the rest


Cougars sit at 2-4 in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity baseball program split Region 8-AAAA games last week earning an 8-5 win over Stall and recording a 6-1 loss to Cane Bay High School. The Cougars are now 4-7 overall and 2-4 … Read the rest


Hawks drop close game to Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Despite out-hitting their opponents 5-1, the Colleton Prep War Hawks fell victim to three errors and stranded runners in the top of the seventh to drop a 3-2 decision to St. Andrews Academy.
Kyle Hooker threw … Read the rest


CCHS golf improving | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar golf team finished fifth in a Region 8-AAAA match held March 14 in Moncks Corner. Scores included Collin McMillan (55), Jim Bailey (59), Ben Crosby (61), AJ Chapman (63) and Dalton Moore … Read the rest


Weathers and Hiott combine in perfect game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s Whitley Weathers and Karson Hiott combined for a three-inning perfect game against Stall High School on Thursday March 22 at Rusty Adams Field. The duo recorded nine strikeouts for the Lady Cougars in the … Read the rest


Situation at middle school believed to be hoax | Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The school administration and law enforcement have deemed the threat to be a hoax.  Students and staff are safe on campus while normal operations continue.

The following message from CCMS Principal Matt Brantley went out to parents via text this … Read the rest


Real Estate for Rent | 2BA, 2BA fixer upper | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Rent to own

2BR, 2BA, fixer upper mobile home and lot. Tenant will be responsible for all repairs. $2,000 deposit, then $500 per month. Call 843-908-3231 and leave a message.

 


Two hiring events planned next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Danette Chubb | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JACKSONBORO – Mrs. Danette Edwards Chubb, age 59, of Jacksonboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday afternoon, March 26, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro following a brief illness and surrounded by her loving family.… Read the rest


Six compete on Rugged Maniac obstacle course | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A muddy group of eight, including six from Walterboro, ran the Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle race on Saturday March 17. On the back row from left are Manny DeLeon, Alexa DeLeon, Becki Rohde, Chuck Clementson, Andrew Bishop. Front row, from … Read the rest


Six run in Beaufort Twilight Run | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Six from Walterboro ran the 8K race at the Beaufort Twilight Run on Saturday. Wyatt Padgett, Craig Wiltshire, Kris Moore, Holly Mardell, Matt Mardell and Townes Mardell all finished the race. Townes, in a racing stroller, finished two feet faster … Read the rest


God accepts me ‘Just as I Am’ | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

“Just as I Am” is another one of my favorite hymns. I first heard it growing up in Wesley United Methodist Church here in Walterboro. Then in later years, when my maternal grandmother, the late Lela Daniels Gelzer, and my … Read the rest


Marriage is … | Column | The Press and Standard

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

Remember the newspaper cartoon “love is…”? It featured a bashful, big-eyed woman and her equally bashful, big-eyed boyfriend, with sweet captions like “Love is… being kind,” illustrated by the boyfriend presenting her with a daisy. “Love is… give and take,”showed … Read the rest


CCHS choral students participate in All-State | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Four Colleton County High School Choral members participated in the 2017-18 All-State Chorus held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. Laura Lucas, Rachel Dandridge, Ethan Bennett and Lance Calcutt, pictured with CCHS choral director, Stephanie Drawdy (center) were selected from … Read the rest


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