Monthly Archives: June 2018

One charged after truck tracked to Lodge home

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Lodge man was arrested on June 21 after members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office reportedly tracked a stolen pickup truck to the man’s home.
A resident of Longleaf Drive contacted the sheriff’s office on June 21 at 8:21 … Read the rest


Photos: Colleton youngsters at Camp Wildwood

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thirty-three Colleton County youngsters attended last week’s session of Camp Wildwood. In addition to traditional camp activities, the campers got the chance to take swimming lesson and learn carpentry. Each summer, Cpl. Jimmy Wiggins of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office … Read the rest


Court: Couple sent to prison on drug charges

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Drug charges translated into prison time when a couple nabbed by Walterboro police officers appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
David E. Turner, 28, of Gilbert and Britney N. Knight, 27, of West Columbia pled guilty to … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man sought for domestic violence
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home on Our Dream Lane the morning of June 23 after the male resident reportedly assaulted the female occupant.
The woman told deputies that … Read the rest


Edith Lybrand | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Edith Lybrand                                                                                                                           

Greenville – Edith Rebecca Ferguson Lybrand, 95, of Greenville, born on August 20, 1922, wife of the late William Martin Lybrand Jr., went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, June 25, 2018.

Born in South Boston, … Read the rest


Volunteers needed for summer wild turkey survey

Posted on June 28, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

SCDNR has conducted an annual summer wild turkey survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys South Carolina since 1982. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians, game wardens, and many volunteers from other natural resource agencies and the … Read the rest


Relief from the heat: Pops with Cops

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police were out in the community last week, offering young residents a little relief from the heat.
“Pops with Cops” paid visits to 13 locations during the week, handing out popsicles and other treats to the city’s youngsters.
In … Read the rest


Update: Man sentenced to 40 years for murder

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County General Sessions jury took little time in finding a Walterboro resident guilty of murder, attempted murder and two other charges the afternoon of June 20.
Andre Crawford, 25, had been charged with murder, attempted murder, obstruction of … Read the rest


Murdaugh awarded Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Keel Murdaugh, a Colleton County High School Class of 2018 Distinguished Honor Graduate, was awarded one of 80 National Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarships prior to the start of last week’s District VIII All-Star tournament held at … Read the rest


Colleton joins counties going after drug companies

Posted on June 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton has joined the growing number of South Carolina counties that are suing drug companies, pharmacy chains and others in the growing opioid crisis.
The lead law firm in the Colleton civil case is Marc J. Bern and Partners, a … Read the rest


Badkatz 14U off to a hot start in summer schedule

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The former 14U Lowcountry Lightning softball team recently joined the established South Carolina Badkatz organization. The Lightning won over 30 tournaments across the past four years and intends to keep the streak going.
“We moved to … Read the rest


Darlings finish 1-2 in District VI tourney

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Darlings were eliminated from District VI tournament after going 1-2 over the weekend at Oscar Frasier Park in Bluffton.
The Darlings earned a win in the tournament opener against Bluffton (14-2) held Friday … Read the rest


Minors fall in District VIII semi-finals

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Minors were eliminated from the District VIII tournament Saturday June 23, after compiling a 2-2 record across four days of competition. The Minors earned wins over Hampton County (16-2) and Ridgeland (11-1) … Read the rest


Dixie Majors headed to state tournament

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors went undefeated through the three-team District VIII competition to earn a spot in the 2018 South Carolina Majors State Tournament to be held July 14-18 at Wescott Park in North Charleston. … Read the rest


Ponytails lose to Goose Creek

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Ponytails finished 1-2 in the four-team District VI tournament held over the weekend at Tom Conley Park in Ladson.
On Friday evening, the Ponytails lost to Goose Creek 26-5 then rebounded with a … Read the rest


CCHS alumni Zawadi Brown named All-American

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Class of 2015 alumni Zawadi Brown was recently named All-American for her track and field performance at Limestone College. Brown, a rising senior at Limestone, is the first female in the history … Read the rest


Semi-pro soccer team to be here Saturday

Posted on June 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Soccer Club will host the Lowcountry United (semi-pro soccer team from Charleston) this Saturday June 30 at 5 p.m. at the Walterboro Soccer Complex. Admission is free. This photo is of soccer camp, which is going on this


James Musumeci | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James Musumeci

WALTERBORO – Mr. James “Jim” Musumeci, husband of Susan “Sue” Crocker Musumeci, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 24, 2018 while vacationing with his wife in Rutherford, North Carolina. He was 47.

“Jim” was born in Stone Harbor, New … Read the rest


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