Monthly Archives: April 2018

Young attends S.C. Band Directors Hall of Fame luncheon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Band Directors Association Hall of Fame luncheon was held at Furman University March 18. Mayor and former Band of Blue Director Bill Young is second row, second from the right. The luncheon is held each year during the … Read the rest


Faith Baptist students win 34 medals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Six Faith Baptist Academy students won 34 medals in the recent Accelerated Christian Education’s Carolinas Regional Student Convention. The school also won third place overall in platform events.
The six are now qualified to compete in the International Student Convention … Read the rest


Students win awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Students at Community Christian Academy won numerous awards at the 2018 ACE Regional Student Convention in Rosman, N.C. on March 19-23. Each student who competed returned home with at least one award.
Winners were:
Piano Duet: Ashlynn Lane and Kristine … Read the rest


Farm Safety Day at Bells Elementary | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Farm Safety Day was at Bells Elementary School on March 30 from 9-12. Volunteers worked with every grade in the school, using age-appropriate activities to teach students about safety on the farm and at home. This program is a 4-H … Read the rest


Fourth graders celebrate responsible pet ownership | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fourth graders in three elementary schools recently completed the Colleton Animal Commitment Education (CACE) program presented by Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS). The program helps students understand the importance of responsible pet ownership. Topics such as spay/neuter, prevention … Read the rest


Adopt your street | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bonita Cheney demonstrates that everyone can keep their street clean while walking the dogs or on a morning walk. Contact City Hall at 843-782-1000 Ext 0 or email bross@walterborsc.org for more information.


Genealogy workshop Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Twins sentenced in string of burglaries | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Twin brothers from Walterboro have been sentenced in connection with a string of 2016 burglaries in Hampton and Colleton counties.

Linzell Lamar Williams and Lindell Marlin Williams, both 20, each pleaded guilty Tuesday at the Allendale County Courthouse to four … Read the rest


Hunt ‘egg-cites’ local children | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Approximately 300 children and adults took over the front lawn of the Colleton Sheriff’s Office on Miller Street the morning of March 31 for the annual Easter egg hunt.
The children divided up into five age groups waited and watched … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Drug and gun charges
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling in the 1200 block of Barracada Road March 31 at 3:49 p.m. when he found the roadway blocked by an all-terrain vehicle.
When the driver of … Read the rest


Rabies clinics begin Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

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

The annual rabies clinics will be held in Colleton County on April 7, 14 and 21 at the following locations:
April 7
8:30-10:30 a.m., Genesis Motors, 10577 Cottageville Hwy, Cottageville, Dr. Phillip Hopkins
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hampton Street Elementary, 484 … Read the rest


Illuminating the darkness | News | The Press and Standard

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

The symbolic light came to the front door of Walterboro City Hall April 2.
Sean Thornton, the deputy solicitor for the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, offered those gathered for the Walterboro Police Department’s annual Crime Victims Vigil his take on … Read the rest


Winter Guard wins championship medals | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The 2018 Colleton County High School JV Winter Guard earned a bronze medal and third place in the Scholastic-AAA Class at the 2018 CWEA Championships at Winthrop University.
The junior varsity performed its program “When Your Feet Can’t Touch the … Read the rest


Brian Linder fundraiser Saturday at PRTC | News | The Press and Standard

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

Brian Linder once flew to Texas to cover Colleton County in the Dixie Youth Softball World Series. He drove to Kentucky to interview a former local football player wounded serving our country in Iraq. The Ruffin Patriots, the Walterboro Bulldogs, … Read the rest


Trouble in Schools: Foster responds to school incidents | News | The Press and Standard

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

I won’t talk about particular cases because I have to protect the rights of our students. But I can share with you that one thing is that when these incidents happen on our campuses, they are thoroughly investigated. When they … Read the rest


Real Estate for Rent | EfficencyApartment | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2018 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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Billy Graham spoke in Walterboro in 1950 | The Press and Standard

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

Issue Date MARCH 16 1950 page 1

Click on link to view page as PDF.


Real Estate for Rent | Home in Yemassee | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

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SLED investigating house fire on Bells Highway | News | The Press and Standard

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

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s Arson unit is investigating the cause of a March 30 fire that destroyed a vacant Bells Highway home. Colleton County Fire-Rescue was sent to the fire at 3639 Bells Highway at 3:03 a.m., the … Read the rest


Update: Charges filed in threat to shoot up school | News | The Press and Standard

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

A failed attempt at humor will translate into an appearance before a Family Court judge for one Colleton County Middle School student.
The morning of March 28, school officials notified the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that someone had left a … Read the rest


Man rescues woman from burning wreck | News | The Press and Standard

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

Tampa, Fla. man dies in motor home crash.

A Tampa, Fla. man lost his life the evening of March 29 when the motor home he was driving went off I-95 and caught fire.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter … Read the rest


Trouble in Schools: 14 incidents reported from Feb. 27-March 29 | News | The Press and Standard

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

March was a bad month for crime in Colleton County schools. Fourteen incidents considered serious enough to report to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office — four threats to shoot up schools, three incidents involving cell phones, one assault, two fights, … Read the rest


CCHS student charged with marijuana possession | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Colleton County High School student was arrested March 22 on a drug charge after he allegedly attempted to elude being discovered during a canine drug search of the classrooms.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office canine teams were preparing to search … Read the rest


Homicide probe continues | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Police Department investigators are continuing to follow up on leads in the March 28 shooting death of a Walterboro woman.
Capt. Craig Stivender, who heads the city police department’s investigative unit, said, “We have got every investigator following up … Read the rest


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