Monthly Archives: July 2018

FoCASS expresses appreciation for volunteers and supporters

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

Volunteers and supporters of the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) were celebrated at a dinner and awards program at the Colleton Museum on June 26.
“Thank you for all that you’re doing,” said shelter manager Laura Clark. … Read the rest


S.C. Ducks Unlimited convention July 13-14 in Charleston

Posted on July 6, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Join SCDU for the 2018 South Carolina State Convention

July 13th-14th at the Historic Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston.

All SCDU volunteers, members, and supporters are invited to attend!

 

This DUCKS UNLIMITED filled weekend includes;

–      Friday Morning Waterfowl Read the rest


Photos: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott visits Walterboro

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

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott held a meet-and-greet at The Colleton Museum on Monday. Here he visited with 99-year-old Samuel Terry, who still works his Colleton County farm. Scott also visited with George McClure and the family of the late William … Read the rest


Family visits senator’s office in Washington

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

Kathy Roach from Walterboro recently met with Senator Tim Scott at his office in Washington, D.C. for a meet and greet. Her granddaughters from Southern California were visiting the South for the first time. Senator Scott’s office set up a … Read the rest


School policy changes proposed

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

Two reworked school policies were given a first reading by the members of the Colleton County School Board during the June 26 meeting The proposed changes would be in the district’s policies on student dress, articles and displays, and on … Read the rest


Erratic driver faces multiple charges

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

A motorist traveling southbound on I-95 served as the eyes for law enforcement, continually updating the dispatch center about an erratic driver on the evening on June 28.
The first call came in at approximately 10:05 p.m., reporting that the … Read the rest


AHEC provides suicide and safety planning to area health professionals

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC) held a Suicide Screening and Safety Planning three-hour program Monday June 25 at Lowcountry AHEC, 87 Academy Rd., Walterboro.
Designed for health care professionals, but open to students and … Read the rest


Work progressing on Rec Center project

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

The county’s Recreation Center is encircled with orange temporary fencing as workers take on a variety of projects being paid for by an allocation of approximately $3.2 million in Capital Projects Sales Tax revenue.
The work, being done by IP … Read the rest


Crime Reports

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

Man arrested in car theft
A Ruffin man was taken into custody shortly after he allegedly stole a motor vehicle from the parking lot of Colleton Medical Center.
A Walterboro police officer was dispatched to the medical center at 501 … Read the rest


Two arrested on drug and weapon charges

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

An inoperable fog light ended up sending a Walterboro couple to the detention center the morning of June 27.
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office patrolling Hampton Street at 1:18 a.m. spotted the vehicle and pulled the driver … Read the rest


The horror tree

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

After years of problems, giant oak falls on Williams home.

Fortunately, Donna Anderson decided to spend the night with her mother on June 24.
Fortunate because in the wee hours of June 25, a severe thunderstorm brought down a huge … Read the rest


Incumbents win Republican runoff

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

The two statewide Republican run-off elections drew little interest among Colleton County voters.
Just 8.40 percent of the county’s registered voters went to the polls on June 26 to decide the Republican Party candidates for governor and attorney general. Statewide, … Read the rest


Firemen get award for saving woman

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

Three Walterboro City firefighters won the S.C. Firemen’s Association 2018 Meritorious Action Award for saving a woman in an apartment fire in November 2017.
Capt. Chris Cook and firefighters Lamar Smith and Jared Jarvis responded to what they thought would … Read the rest


Koger signs for track at SCSU

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Class of 2018 graduate, Jaden DaionTre Koger, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to participate in track and field at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. SCSU is a Historically Black … Read the rest


Angels begin competition in State Tournament on Saturday

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Angels earned a straight shot to the South Cartolina Dixie Youth X-Play State Tournament, based on lack of participation in the District VI tournament.
Colleton County will face the District II champion, Lancaster, … Read the rest


Majors hard at work preparing for state tournament July 13

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Majors have been hard at work preparing for the start of the 2018 South Carolina Dixie Youth Majors Tournament. The Majors advanced to the state tournament after going 3-0 in District VIII … Read the rest


WSC has large turnout for summer soccer camp

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Soccer Club had just over 60 players ranging in ages from 4-13 years old turn out for summer soccer camp last week. Campers worked on skill development and improving their knowledge of the game while having a lot … Read the rest


Pro soccer comes to Colleton

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Waterboro Soccer Club hosted Lowcountry United FC, a semi-professional soccer team from Charleston, in a match against the Broncos United of Concord, N.C., on Saturday June 30. Both teams play in the United Premier Soccer … Read the rest


Slammers take second

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 9U Carolina Slammers, a newly formed boys’ travel baseball team, participated in the USSSA Boys of Summer Classic held Sunday at Gahagan Park in Summerville. In a best of three series against the Palmetto Blueclaws, … Read the rest


Pro basketball player coaching kids

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cedric Shuler, Jahamri Shuler and Justice Steward practice their basketball skills with Ruffin native Brandon Givens, who played professional basketball overseas. A Colleton County native, Givens donated his time for a clinic for ages 10-16 at the BZS Community Center … Read the rest


Genesis donates to CCHS athletes

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Genesis Health Care donated $1,100 to the Colleton County High School athletic programs on June 26. From left are CCHS Director of Athletics Leon Hammond with Genesis representatives Nicole Hart and Howard Nettles. “To jumpstart 2018, we donated to CCHS … Read the rest


Free 4K coming to Academy Road

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A new free 4K program is coming to Colleton County.
For the first time, 4K will be available at no charge to parents at Academy Road Pre-School beginning with the new school year on Aug. 20. The program is made … Read the rest


USC Salk holds Rashee Hodges Memorial Tourney

Posted on July 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie held the annual Rashee Hodges Memorial Scholarship Basketball Tournament Saturday June 30 at the Walterboro campus gym. Eight teams competed in the tournament to benefit the USC men’s basketball scholarship named in memory of Salk alum Hodges.
Team … Read the rest


Heard Baumeister | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2018 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister

Willtown Bluff – Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister passed away peacefully while resting at his home on Willtown Bluff, near Adams Run, on June 30, 2018, after a short illness.

The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Heard … Read the rest


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