Monthly Archives: June 2018

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


Nieves to continue basketball at Salk

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Cougar Basketball standout Tristian Nieves recently signed his commitment letter to continue his basketball career at the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie under coach Jake Williams. The Indians compete in NJCAA Division I in Region X.… Read the rest


Summer reading kicks off Friday

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program will hold its kickoff party on Friday June 15 at 10 a.m. at the library. The party’s theme will be “Mr. Rocky Rocks Our Kickoff with Music Enrichment.”
The summer reading theme … Read the rest


Grant signs with Savannah State

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Cougar football quarterback Craig Grant Jr. will continue his career at Savannah State University in the NCAA Division I Championship Subdivision in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). Grant hopes to contribute early … Read the rest


Campbell going to Limestone

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Cougar offensive lineman John Campbell has signed an athletic and academic scholarship to continue his education and football career at Limestone College in fall.
The Saints compete in NCAA Division II in … Read the rest


CPA to hold Pure Sweat Basketball Camp June 28-30

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy will hold a public basketball camp in coordination with Pure Sweat Basketball Academy for rising 8-12 grade boys and girls from 3:30-7:30 p.m. on June 28-30 in the gymnasium. Players who sign up … Read the rest


CCRC crowns End of Season Tournament Champs

Posted on June 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Parks and Recreation recently completed the spring season and crowned End of Season Tournament champions.
The following head coaches led their teams to be named tournament champs in their respective age division including Darlings … Read the rest


‘Cottageville Rocks,’ summer reading begin Saturday at Cottageville library

Posted on June 13, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


Final unofficial totals for County Council seats

Posted on June 12, 2018 10:10 pm by The Press and Standard

The final unofficial totals for Colleton County Council seats are:

At-Large Seat

Bristow 911

Linder 1630

Eastern District Seat

Robinson 662

Washington 153

Williams 905

Gar Linder will challenge incumbent Republican Gene Whetsell for the at-large seat in November. Art … Read the rest


21 of 32 precincts now in

Posted on June 12, 2018 9:09 pm by The Press and Standard

TOTALS

At Large

Bristow 461 • 33.38%

Linder 920 • 66.62%

Eastern DIstrict

Robinson 320 • 35.60%

Washington 93 • 10.43%

Williams 486 • 54.06%

BY PRECINCT:

Horse Pen

Bristow 11

Linder 30

Robinson 5

Washington 5

Williams 3

HendersonvilleRead the rest


15 of 32 precincts reporting

Posted on June 12, 2018 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

Bristow 323

Linder 598

Robinson 198

Washington 41

Williams 274

 

Peeples

Bristow 21

Linder 41

Ruffin

Bristow 5

Linder 26

Canadys

Bristow 10

Linder 45

Robinson 23

Washington 8

Williams 22

Ashton/Lodge

Bristow 2

Linder 27

Mashawville

Bristow 32


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