Monthly Archives: March 2018

Local teen featured in magazine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Cristina Photography SC

Kaylee Noella DeLeon, a ninth grader at Colleton County High School, was featured in “A’La Mode Child and Teen Magazine.” The magazine story states: “Kaylee Noella is 15 years old and lives in Round O … Read the rest


Six competing at convention | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Once again, students from Faith Baptist Academy are competing in the Accelerated Christian Education’s Carolinas Regional Student Convention.
This year six students from Faith Baptist Academy are representing Walterboro and Colleton County in singing solos, duets, a trio, and an … Read the rest


Board approves new start/end times for next school year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School Board approved the following start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year at Tuesday night’s meeting:
Early Childhood Center: 7:30 a.m. to 1:55 p.m.
All Elementary Schools: 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Middle School: 8:30 … Read the rest


Winter ensembles win at Rock Hill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Ensembles performed this past weekend at the 2018 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Regional at Rock Hill High School.
The Colleton County Middle School “Cadets” Winter Guard scored a 75.62 and placed first in the Cadet Division … Read the rest


CCHS holds virtual college admissions fair | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday March 13, Colleton County High School Career Center held a virtual College Admissions Fair. This was the second virtual college admissions fair organized by Kimberly Footman, GCDF, of the CCHS Career Center; the first was held last semester. … Read the rest


Cub Scouts hold annual Pinewood Derby | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This past Saturday, the Walterboro Cub Scouts of Pack 646, sponsored by the local Elks Lodge #1988, held its annual Pinewood Derby at the Smoke in the ‘Boro BBQ Competition.
A group of 39 racers consisting of six parents, six … Read the rest

Grant fuels litter enforcement plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police are taking steps to increase litter enforcement effort.
Walterboro’s City Appearance Board secured a $5,000 enforcement grant from Palmetto Pride. The funds will be to be used to purchase a digital still surveillance camera that can be … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bid to escape fails when truck ends up at church
A Beaufort man was arrested on multiple charges the morning of March 13 when his bid to escape custody ended on the lawn of the First Baptist Church at 124 … Read the rest


CCHS students help county residents make healthy choices | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Exhibit will be open until April 2 at AHEC.

The walls at Lowcountry AHEC are covered with food, thanks to four Colleton County High School students.
Rachel Williams, Karrington Reed, Jelazia Williams and Jasmine Davis participated in a “Photovoice Art … Read the rest


Four county roads on repaving list | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County is seeking bids on a resurfacing program that will involve two South Carolina Department of Transportation roads and four county roads.
Bids from companies interested in the contract are to be submitted by March 29.
The main repaving … Read the rest


CMC holds golf tourney for March of Dimes | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center CEO Jimmy Hiott gives instructions to golfers in last week’s tournament for the March of Dimes, hosted by CMC. Above, golfers tee off.

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Wildlife walks begin Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro and the Friends of the Great Swamp Sanctuary have announced the dates for their 2018 spring series of walks in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary. These events are open to the public and are free.
• March … Read the rest


Woods fires endanger homes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two woods fires kept county firefighters busy the afternoon of Sunday March 18.
The first fire occurred at 164 Seigler Lane when a yard debris fire spread to an outdoor storage building and approximately one acre of woods at 2:49 … Read the rest


Smoke in the ’Boro not just for barbecue lovers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Get the second best here,” J.T. Handy called out to those walking past his booth at the “Anything ****” portion of the fifth annual Smoke in the Boro, a fundraiser by The Colleton Center and Coastal Electric’s Operation Round Up.… Read the rest


Changes to three polling places finalized | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Letters are set to go out to approximately 3,500 Colleton County voters, alerting them to the fact that the location of their voting precinct has changed.
Angela Upchurch, director of the Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Office, reports the … Read the rest


Maija Brodie | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Maija Brodie

LODGE – Maija McMillan Brodie, wife of Albert Douglas “Al” Brodie Sr., passed away at her home in Lodge Thursday morning, March 15, 2018. She was 55.

Maija was born in Bamberg January 18, 1963, a daughter of … Read the rest


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War Hawk Golf finishes first in home tri-match | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep golf team finished in second place with a team score of 196 in the John Paul II conference tri-match held at Belfair on March 14.
The War Hawks finished behind Hilton Head Prep … Read the rest


Andrews named Player of the Year | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie Basketball announced Deshaw Andrews was selected as Region X Player of the Year for 2017-18. Andrews was also named First Team All-Region. Newcomer of the Year was awarded to Trey Potts. Marques Sumner and Maxwell Benoit were named … Read the rest


Easter egg hunt and photos with Peter Rabbit | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Easter activities planned
Saturday in Cottageville.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

For family fun, you can’t beat an Easter egg hunt — and there’s going to be a big one at Cottageville Town Park on Salley Ackerman Drive from 10 a.m.-4 … Read the rest


Branchville-Colleton Juniors Club Volleyball team wins championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 14U Branchville-Colleton Juniors Club Volleyball team finished first in the gold championship bracket during the Shamrock Showdown held in Lexington Saturday March 17. Pictured top row from left are Taylor Tomedolskey, Cassie Craven, Coach Skylar Maxey, Coach Hannah Perritte, … Read the rest


Two suspicious packages found | Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken the lead in the investigation into a hazardous material incident in the afternoon hours of March 15 in the 100 block of Carn Street and a suspicious package collected from the Walterboro Post … Read the rest


Crosby to take job in Jasper County | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal at Colleton County High School, announced to her staff Tuesday March 20 that effective June 12, she would no longer serve as the principal at CCHS. She has accepted a position in Jasper County as the … Read the rest


Incumbents file re-election paperwork | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

March 16, the first day of the statement of candidacy filing period for the June 12 primary, ended up being incumbents’ day.
Evon Robinson, the incumbent Colleton County Councilmember for one of the two Eastern District posts, was the first … Read the rest


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