Monthly Archives: March 2018

Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

On Sunday
at the cemetery
A March 4 call reporting a suspicious person didn’t come close to warning Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies what they were going to find at their destination.
When they arrived at Evergreen Cemetery at 2276 … Read the rest


2018-2019 School Calendar | The Press and Standard

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


Cottageville fire battle a massive effort | News | The Press and Standard

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

Fire investigators from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are still working on their attempt to determine a cause of the Feb. 27 fire that destroyed two of the main buildings of the former Cottageville Elementary School complex.
Colleton County … Read the rest


Elderly woman injured in wreck on Jefferies | News | The Press and Standard

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

An 85-year-old woman was in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jefferies Highway and Industrial Road the evening of March 2.

Witnesses said the woman’s minivan collided with a northbound pickup truck as she turned onto … Read the rest


Bomb squad responds to wreck on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Traffic on the northbound lanes of I-95 near the 52-mile marker was closed for about 45 minutes while HazMat crews and bomb technicians insured several packages were not dangerous Wednesday March 1 at 9:24 a.m.
The series of events began … Read the rest


Residents react to blaze | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

They kept coming, on foot, in cars and on bicycles: When the firefighters, engines and pumper trucks departed after a four-alarm fire that claimed the old Cottageville Elementary School and gym Tuesday, emotional residents gathered to … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer off to 2-0 start | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The varsity Lady Cougar Soccer team is off to a 2-0 start on the season after holding its opponents scoreless through two games. Colleton County defeated North Charleston (11-0) and May River (1-0) last week.
Against … Read the rest


Band takes honors at regional competition at White Knoll | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 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 Regional at White Knoll High School.
The Band of Blue Varsity Winter Guard scored a 67.56 and placed 3rd in Scholastic AA at the … Read the rest


War Hawks and Cougars hitting the course together in pre-season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Teams working together to improve skills prior to competition season opening.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Members of the Cougar and War Hawk golf teams have been working together to improve their skills over the last few weeks in scrimmage matches … Read the rest


Soccer returns to Colleton Prep | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

After a four-year drought, Lady Hawks’ soccer returns with JV team.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Girls’ junior varsity soccer has returned to the slate of sports offered in the spring at Colleton Prep Academy. Coach Bray Campbell will once again … Read the rest


JV Lady Cougars open season with 2-0 loss | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The junior varsity Lady Cougar Soccer team opened the 2018 season with a 2-0 loss to May River High School Friday March 2 on the road. They hosted Cane Bay Tuesday March 6 at Cougar Field.… Read the rest


War Hawks go 2-0 in War Hawk Preseason Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity baseball team went 2-0 in the War Hawk preseason tournament held last week on Will Haynes Field. The War Hawks defeated John Paul II (14-8) and Thomas Heyward (6-2). The War Hawks … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball finishes 2-2 in Diamond Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity baseball team finished 2-2 in the Berkeley Diamond Classic held last week. After a 7-6 loss to Stratford, the Cougars earned wins over Berkeley (10-7) and Andrews (13-8) before ending with a … Read the rest


Death ruled self-defense | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Police Department investigators have determined that the recent shooting death was self-defense.
City police were called to the Motel 6 at 33 Campground Road Feb. 24 at about 9 a.m. by a shots fired call. As they were responding, … Read the rest


Helen Bowers | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Helen Bowers

Mrs. Helen Marie Gould Bowers of Adnah Church Road near Islandton died Sunday night, March 4, 2018, in the Pruitt Health Care Facility in Bamberg.

Mrs. Bowers was born March 20, 1928 in Hampton County, a daughter of … Read the rest


Business After Hours rescheduled due to rainy forecast | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 5, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


The Flocking Has Begun! | News | The Press and Standard

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

This past week you may have seen Flamingos posted at different homes around Colleton County.

When the unexpected families went out to see what had happened, they noticed an envelope posted on the sign. Upon opening the envelope they read … Read the rest


Beatrice Elizabeth Hull Smith | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 5, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

EARLY BRANCH: Mrs. Beatrice Elizabeth Hull Smith, 86, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at her residence, under the care of Hospice of South Carolina. She was the widow of Charles Perry Smith Sr., to whom she was married for … Read the rest


Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival to be held in Hardeeville | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival returns to Millstone Landing on the Savannah River, Saturday and Sunday March 10th and 11th with the public invited.
Fascinating traditions of Native American Indians will be on display including tribal dancers in … Read the rest


A tribute to the life and ministry of Billy Graham | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Evangelist Billy Graham became a Christian when he was 16 while visiting an evangelistic meeting held in Charlotte, N.C. He went on to become “America’s Pastor” and preached the gospel to more people around the world than anyone in Christian … Read the rest


Keeping the marriage flame aglow | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Based on statistics on Psychology Today, the chances that a marriage will end in divorce is probably somewhere between 42 and 45 percent. Even though the research says that the divorce rate is declining, the percentage is still remarkably high.… Read the rest


About People | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On dean’s list
at Furman
Two Colleton County students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Furman University in Greenville:
• Hannah Houck, daughter of Kathy Houck and Jerry Houck;
• Allyn Wiggins, daughter of … Read the rest


Colleton young farmers attend conference | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County young farmers Cameron Breland, Jeremy Breland and Erin Dailey were among the more than 300 young farmers and ranchers from across the state who traveled to Greenville to network, become better leaders in their communities and learn how … Read the rest


Learning about teeth | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Coastal Kids’ Dentistry came out to Academy Road Preschool and visited classes during Dental Health Month. Ms. Victoria taught the children the proper way to brush their teeth with Marvin’s help. Presley, Skylar, Khali, Ryan, David, Nathaniel, Aralynn and Caleb … Read the rest


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