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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Cottageville Council hit with unexpected fee

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

It was good news and bad news at Cottageville Town Council’s monthly meeting on June 4.
The good news: Two cracked, heavily potholed roads are being resurfaced by the state Department of Transportation. Salley Ackerman Drive, … Read the rest


City Council approves historic building ordinance

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

Walterboro City Council approved an ordinance aimed at making the renovation of historic commercial buildings in the city more attractive for property owners.
The ordinance, given a public hearing and second reading at city council June 5 meeting, will provide … Read the rest


School board calls special meeting on graduation

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

A last minute compromise on the program for the Colleton County School District’s annual graduation ceremony was hammered out during a special school board meeting the afternoon of June 8.
Board Chairman Charles Murdaugh and members Gale Doggette, Mary T. … Read the rest


City budget given council’s approval

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

Walterboro City Council gave its final approval to the financial paperwork that will guide the city through the next fiscal year when they met in regular session on June 6.
The city has two funds that fuel operations of municipal … Read the rest


Discounted spays, neuters available through SNAC

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

Low cost spays and neuters are available for pets of Colleton County residents, sponsored by FoCCAS, Coastal Pain Care and the Hilton Head Human Association’s Lowcountry Spay-Neuter Clinic (SNAC) in Ridgeland.
Costs are female dog, $30; male dog, $20; female … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

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

Two arrested at nightclub incident
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to Hangtime at 1109 Rivers St. June 10 at 2:45 a.m.
A member of the club’s security team reported that a patron had allegedly attempted to … Read the rest


Ceremonial start to Discovery Center

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

Past and present Walterboro city officials, joined by others who had a role in the planning for the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary’s Discovery Center, were on hand June 7 for the center’s ground breaking.
“It has taken many years to get … Read the rest


Players represent state at Olympic soccer event

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Two local soccer players for the Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC), Julia Prentiss and Ellie Gallagher, recently competed on the South Carolina Olympic Development Soccer team. The two players represented South Carolina at the Wilson Cup in … Read the rest


Update: Apparent drowning under investigation

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

A Goose Creek man apparently drowned in the Bennetts Point area on the morning of June 7.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Michael Newcomb, 46, of Goose Creek was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical … Read the rest


CPA holds 2018 Academic Signing Day

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held its traditional Academic Signing Day Ceremony Wednesday May 9 in the gymnasium.
Eight seniors signed letters committing to attend higher education schools of their choice including Brittany Brownlee (Trident Tech), William Joseph … Read the rest


Program to help veterans find jobs begins June 21

Posted on June 14, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A new program for veterans and spouses looking for jobs starts June 21 by the Colleton County Veterans Affairs Office and SCWorks to assist veterans and their spouses in obtaining employment in Colleton County and surrounding areas. Michael Watson is … Read the rest


Pops with Cops begins next week

Posted on June 14, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Head Start registering today at IGA

Posted on June 14, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Today June 14

Hours 9A.M. – 4P.M.

LCAA Head Start/Early Head Start staff will be in the

IGA Parking lot. Register your child

and/or bring any necessary documents to complete your

child’s registration for the 2018-2019 school year.… Read the rest


Unofficial votes in all races in Tuesday’s primary for Colleton County

Posted on June 14, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Votes will not be official until certifed on Friday.

To see other S.C. races, visit scvotes.org.

 

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Graduation 2018: Colleton Preparatory Academy

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sixteen, including seven honor grads, receive degrees.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Preparatory Academy held commencement exercises for the graduating Class of 2018 Friday evening May 25 during which 16 candidates were presented diplomas, including seven honor graduates.
Seven members … Read the rest


Ruffin man charged with five counts of sexual misconduct

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Steven Matthew Wright, 20, of 4985 Bells Hwy., Ruffin, has been arrested by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
On June 11, Wright was denied bond. The offenses must be … Read the rest


Williams sentenced in kidnapping

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Gloria Williams learned last Friday she would spend 18 years in a Florida correctional facility — the same amount of time she lived a lie in Walterboro.
Williams appeared in Circuit Court in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 8 for sentencing … Read the rest


Graduation 2018: Colleton County High School

Posted on June 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Class of 2018 nearly doubles
previous scholarship awards with
historic $9,373,125.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School held the Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Friday June 8, 2018 at Cougar Stadium — the first evening ceremony … Read the rest


Ponytails to compete in Ladson

Posted on June 13, 2018 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County Dixie Ponytails will begin competition Friday, June 22 in a four-team district bracket that includes Ladson, Hanahan and Goose Creek. The Ponytails will face Goose Creek in game one scheduled to be played Friday, June 22 … Read the rest


Darlings head to Bluffton to compete in four-team All-Star bracket

Posted on June 13, 2018 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Darlings will begin their quest for a district title when they begin competition Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. against Bluffton at Oscar Frasier Park located at 10 Recreation Ct. in Bluffton. The Darlings will … Read the rest


Minors will rely on deep pitching staff and solid defense

Posted on June 13, 2018 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Minors have been hard at work preparing for the start of the District VIII All-Star tournament to be held June 20-June 24 at the Ace Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro. Colleton County will compete in … Read the rest


Dixie Majors will have home-field advantage in three-team bracket

Posted on June 13, 2018 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors All-Star team will begin competition in the District VIII tournament scheduled to be held June 20-23 at the Ace Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro. Competing in the three-team bracket with Allendale County and Jasper … Read the rest


Machine Pitch All-Stars set to begin Friday

Posted on June 13, 2018 8:08 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Machine Pitch All-Stars will begin competition in the District 8 tournament Friday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at Burton Well’s Complex in Beaufort. Colleton County holds the bye and will face the winner of the Hilton … Read the rest


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