Monthly Archives: May 2018

Crime Reports | May 3rd Issue

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

Walterboro man arrested on gun charge

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Brittlebank Road in the early morning hours of April 27 to investigate a man attempting to persuade his girlfriend not to leave.

The … Read the rest


17 injured in charter bus accident

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

When a charter bus wrecked on I-95 in the early morning hours of April 29, the incident was met with a wealth of cooperative effort.

The bus, returning 30 high school students and chaperones to Wilson, N.C. from a Florida … Read the rest


CCHS Boys Head Basketball Coach Jacob Smith Resigns

Posted on May 3, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

oach Jacob Smith confirmed Thursday he has resigned his teaching position and as the Cougars head basketball coach for the 2018-19 school year. Smith has accepted a position as the head boys basketball coach at Fort Dorchester High School and … Read the rest


Girl Scouts spread sweetness

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

With cookie season over the Girl Scouts of Colleton Counth Service Unit 637 donated the last few cases to the Veteran’s Victory House, Fire Station 19, and Fire Station 1. The troops involved are Troop 162, Troop 445, Troop 799,
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Group gathers on courthouse lawn for National Day of Prayer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 3, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Pastor Tony Jones … Read the rest


Colleton Medical Center Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Posted on May 3, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

(Walterboro, SC) – Colleton Medical Center announces that Cassie Ball will be the hospital’s new Chief financial officer and join the leadership team.

Cassie has more than 17 years of healthcare leadership and operational management experience.  She has held the
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SCDNR: 2018 public alligator hunting lottery now online

Posted on May 3, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Beginning May 1st, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) began accepting online applications for the 2018 Public Alligator Hunting season and the 2018 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator Hunting Season.

A $10 nonrefundable application fee is required to apply … Read the rest


Leadership Salkehatchie travels to D.C.

Posted on May 3, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offer the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested economically developing the area.  After 9 months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the

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Lowcountry Aviation – “We make them, we fly them and we maintain them”

Posted on May 3, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Marco Cavazzoni envisions Lowcountry Aviation Co. becoming an aviation one-stop shop.

“Our motto is we make them, we fly them and we maintain them,” says Cavazzoni, the president of the newest company to call the Lowcountry Regional Airport home.

Last … Read the rest


New high school principal appointed

Posted on May 3, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In his post as Director of Accreditation and Career Technology Education with the Charleston County School District, Maurice Cannon missed the interaction with students.

The Colleton County School Board has given Cannon a chance to fill that void. On April … Read the rest


Lady Cougars host opening round of Region 8-AAAA playoffs

Posted on May 2, 2018 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar Soccer team was set to begin competition Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at Cougar Stadium in round one of the SCHSL Lower-State Playoffs against North Myrtle Beach High School (No. 3). The … Read the rest


Lady Hawks win Region 4-AA title

Posted on May 2, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Softball team captured the Region 4-AA championship following a 6-2 win over Thomas Heyward last Thursday, April 26 at home. The Lady Hawks finished their regular season 13-3-1 and 4-0 in conference play. They will … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Softball battling in District V Playoffs

Posted on May 2, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball team was scheduled to host St. James High School Monday, April 30 at Rusty Adams Field in an elimination game of the SCHSL District V Playoffs. The Lady Cougars defeated the Lady Sharks 7-1 … Read the rest


Koger named Region 8-AAAA Champ in 110-meter hurdles

Posted on May 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Track and Field team competed in the Region 8-AAAA Championships held Wednesday, April 25 at Beaufort High School. Out of six teams competing, the Cougars finished in fourth place and the Lady Cougars earned a … Read the rest


Keep Colleton Beautiful participates in the Great American Cleanup

Posted on May 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Keep Colleton Beautiful picked up 30 bags of litter along the ACE Walking Trail in Green Pond on April 21 during the first weekend of the Great American Cleanup.

“We would like to extend a special thanks to our board … Read the rest


New community development program will offer funds for poor rural communities

Posted on May 2, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

This map above shows the two Colleton County census tracts that have designated as Opportunity Zones by the state. Census Tract 45029970401 is shown in pink and Census Tract 45029970402 is shown in blue. The chart at right shows the

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UPDATE: Two injured in crash on Jefferies Boulevard

Posted on May 2, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Two motorists sustained injuries in a three-vehicle accident in the 1100 block of South Jefferies Boulevard on May 1.

A Varnville man was driving north on Jefferies Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m. on May 1 when he crossed the center … Read the rest


Hiring events in Beaufort, Bluffton & Hilton Head

Posted on May 2, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

 


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