Monthly Archives: March 2018

Smoke in the ‘Boro starts Friday night | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The smell of barbecue takes over Walterboro for the fifth annual South Carolina Barbecue Association Cookoff Competition, Smoke in the ‘Boro, on Friday March 16 from 5:30-8 p.m., and Saturday March 17 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Colleton Center and … Read the rest


Templeton wants to be the ‘fixer’ as S.C. governor | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The “fixer” wants to be South Carolina’s next governor.
Catherine Templeton, 46, of Charleston is among the candidates running in the Republican primary for governor. Included on that list are current Gov. Henry McMaster and current Lieutenant Gov. Kevin Bryant.… Read the rest


Fire damages Fourth Street home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A fire in the master bathroom of a residence at 619 Fourth St. caused heavy damage to the bathroom Wednesday morning March 14.
At 9:36 a.m. a caller to 9-1-1 reported the fire and advised the home was filling with … Read the rest


Man critically injured in explosion and resulting fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A 66-year-old Ceasar Lane man remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries sustained in an explosion and fire at his residence the afternoon of March 8.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel were dispatched to the fire March 8 … Read the rest


Kindergarten registration under way | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Registration for Colleton County parents who seek to have their child attend public school kindergarten or pre-kindergarten next school year (2018-19) has begun.
Interested parents with children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2018 should complete kindergarten … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer earns region win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School varsity girls’ soccer team split region matches last week, earning a 4-2 win over Cane Bay and losing a close 2-1 defensive battle against Beaufort.
“We came out strong against Cane … Read the rest


Indians finish as Region X runner-up | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Indians finished the 2017-18 season 20-10 overall and recorded a 9-4 finish in Region X. The Indians defeated Brunswick Community College (107-81) in the Region X quarter-finals and then defeated … Read the rest


Rapper artist dies at home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man, who had walked away from fame, died at his Maple Ridge Road home the evening of March 12.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Craig Mack, 46, died at his home at approximately 9 p.m.
Harvey … Read the rest


White Hall woman killed in house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A White Hall woman was killed the morning of March 12 when fire swept through her home.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said that Rebecca Pencile, 86, of 1040 Jerusalem Road died as a result of the fire.… Read the rest


School transfer requests being accepted | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Student transfer requests for Colleton County School District parents who seek to have their child attend a public school out of their designated school zone for the 2018-2019 school year started being processed Feb. 26 and end May 1.
Interested … Read the rest


Cougar Golf finishes second in tri-match | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar golf team finished second in a tri-match held Thursday March 8 at Pinecrest Golf Club in Bluffton.
The Cougars recorded a team score of 241 behind Bluffton (175) and Battery Creek (260). … Read the rest


CCHS Cougars looking to get over hump | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity baseball team finished 0-3 last week, including losses against two Region 8-AAAA opponents, Cane Bay and Beaufort, along with non-region May River. The Cougars recorded 12 errors and 17 hits across three … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Softball splits region games | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity softball team split Region 8-AAAA games last week against Cane Bay and Beaufort.
The Lady Cougars earned a 7-2 win over the Eagles and lost 9-2 versus the Cobras. They were coming … Read the rest


Jr. Lady Cougars start strong | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School softball team improved to 2-0 following wins over Hardeeville (24-0) and North District Middle School (14-4).
In the win over Hardeeville, Jewel Chambers and Lana Catterton combined in the circle. The … Read the rest


Jr. Cougars take loss against North District | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Grayson Cromer on the hill for the Jr. Cougars as the Colleton County Middle School baseball team got off to a 1-1 start following a win over Hardeeville (18-0) and a loss to North District (9-3). The Jr. Cougars were … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf earns win over Holly Hill | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep golf team finished third in a five-team Region IV-AA tournament held Wednesday March 7 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
The War Hawks recorded a team score of 184 behind Hilton Head Christian (151) … Read the rest


Lady Hawks go 2-2 in SCISA Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity softball team went 2-2 in the SCISA Softball Tournament held this past weekend in Sumter.
The Lady War Hawks picked up wins over Thomas Heyward (3-2) and Robert E. Lee (8-3) and … Read the rest


Cougar baseball team to participate in Forest Acres Classic | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Forest Acres is pleased to announce the 2018 Forest Acres Classic! Six of South Carolina’s favorite varsity baseball teams and visiting teams from North Carolina and Virginia will take to Falcon Field for a four-day tournament.

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City announces business/yard of month for March | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The March winners for the City of Walterboro’s Business & Yard of the Month are: business, J&L Wire at 387 Mable T Willis Blvd., and yard, Mr. and Mrs. Perkins at 529 Hampton St.

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Missing cat: Have you seen me? | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Fluffy gray female cat with white chest & white paws missing since Sunday, March 4, 2018. Answers to Baby.  Last seen on Thompson St, behind the Dairy Land, Mayfield terrace.  If you have seen her, or have any information please … Read the rest


Wendell Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Wendell Simmons

Wendell L. Simmons of Walterboro, 70, passed away Wednesday morning, March 7, 2018, under the care of Agape Hospice.

Born in Walterboro, he was the son of the late Earl and Elouise Evans Simmons. Wendell attended Colleton County … Read the rest


Justin Wittington | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Justin Whittington

Mr. Justin Ronald Whittington of Cedar Lane in Hampton died early Saturday morning, March 10th, 2018 in the Coastal Carolina Hospital near Ridgeland.

Mr. Whittington was born in Colleton County March 22, 1990, a son of Mary Ellen … Read the rest


Bells Highway under I-95 bridge down to one lane | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Bells Highway coming into Walterboro is down to one lane from the stoplight at Walmart to the bridge over I-95. Merge left before you get to the stoplight so you won’t be stuck in traffic. Drive slowly and be safe!… Read the rest


Why I “Relay” for Life | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

People always ask me why I “Relay” For Life. I’ve been involved with the American Cancer Society of Relay For Life off and on now for 10 years.
So, when people ask me why I “Relay” I grab my wallet … Read the rest


Miscellaneous | 5000 WATT Coleman Power Generator| The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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5000 Watt Coleman Power Generator. $125. Call 843-893-3107.


Woman dies in house fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s fire investigation unit were on Jerusalem Road in the White Hall area this morning to investigate a fatal fire.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the residence on Jerusalem Road Monday about … Read the rest


Easter egg hunt planned in Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Authors, illustrators to be at library Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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