Monthly Archives: August 2018

CMC offers nurse residency

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center is a participant of HCA’s Nurse Residency program, which is a year-long, extensive clinical orientation and professional development program for new graduate nurses.
The nurse residents participate in onboarding and orientation where they work side-by-side with trained … Read the rest


Kramer appointed to MUSC board

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Jeffrey R. Kramer, M.D., has been appointed to the Medical University of South Carolina Board of Visitors. Members are nominated by the trustees of the university and serve as ambassadors in their respective regions.
Kramer was nominated by Michael Stavrinakis.… Read the rest


School board gets look at budget

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District Finance Director Emily Temple, during the Colleton County School Board’s Aug. 21 meeting, offered board members a brief review of the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget they’ll be asked to vote on in September.
“I am bringing … Read the rest


CMC staff “stuffs the bus”

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center’s staff donated school supplies to the Colleton County School District again this year. “This has to be one of our biggest years ever,” said Dr. Franklin Foster, Colleton School District superintendent. It took six people 15 minutes … Read the rest


Board hears about smooth start of school year

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The new school year was two days old when the members of the Colleton County Board of Education met in regular session on Aug. 21.
School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster said the school district had “a very smooth opening.” He … Read the rest


Whittington named junior life guard at annual swim camp

Posted on August 31, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jimmy Wiggin’s Swim Camp 2018 was held June 11-July 6 at Camp Wildwood in Hampton with 64 students from Colleton County attending.
During the four weeks of camp, the students got to participate in not only swimming, but arts and … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Car fished out
of the Edisto River
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to Long Creek Landing in Ridgeville the afternoon of Aug. 26 after a motor vehicle was found submerged in the … Read the rest


AC unit blamed for Johnsville house fire

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue officials suspect a malfunctioning air conditioner caused an Aug. 25 fire that destroyed a Johnsville doublewide mobile home.
Fire crews were called to the residence at 21 Libby Lane at 3:32 a.m. and the first firefighters on … Read the rest


Beach music, shag fest this weekend

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A celebration of South Carolina’s state dance, the shag, will be held at the Edisto Beach Music and Shag Fest on Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Bay Creek Park, sponsored by Dockside Bar and Grill and the Town of Edisto Beach.… Read the rest


Deputies investigating beating incident

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate an Aug. 25 attack that sent two men to local medical facilities for treatment.
A call into the county’s emergency dispatch center at 6:52 p.m. reporting a shooting sent … Read the rest


Help for dads available

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dads make a difference.
And yet, too many dads today are not involved in their children’s lives. Not because they do not want to be involved, but things have simply gone wrong. Relationships with their children’s mothers have become strained, … Read the rest


First of “Top Ten” arrested

Posted on August 30, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Early last night, one of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Top Ten Most Wanted — Crystal Amanda Woolum — was apprehended.
A CCSO warrant deputy received information that Woolum could be found in the Smoak Road area of Walterboro.
While … Read the rest


Man found dead under fallen car

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

An Augusta Highway resident died the morning of Aug. 25 when a car he was working on fell on top of him.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Hector Cruz, 55, of 26275 Augusta Hwy., died from mechanical asphyxia. He … Read the rest


Man pleads guilty to sexual assault

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man, who had been expected to be the defendant in a trial planned for this week’s Colleton County General Sessions, instead pled guilty when he appeared in a Beaufort County courtroom on Aug. 24.
Ronald K. Harvey, 21, … Read the rest


Missing woman murdered

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The twist and turns of a missing person investigation ultimately led Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators to a wooded area, adjacent to the last place Ashley Murdaugh was seen alive.
Murdaugh’s family had reported her missing to the sheriff’s office … Read the rest


Annual beach walk to be Saturday

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

THE 4th ANNUAL EDISTO BELLES BEACH WALK will be Saturday Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. at Edisto Beach. The Edisto Belles offer support and health awareness for those diagnosed with breast cancer. The name relates to the “ringing of the … Read the rest


CCSO’s Top 10 Most Wanted

Posted on August 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 23, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office released its 12th version of its Top Ten Most Wanted List.
Former Colleton County Sheriff George Malone released the first list in February of 2012. Current Sheriff R.A. “Andy” Strickland has released … Read the rest


Big second quarter enough for War Hawk win

Posted on August 29, 2018 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton Prep War Hawks managed a 21-20 victory over non-region opponent Hilton Head Prep in the season opener Friday night. The Dolphins scored 10 unanswered points in the first quarter, but CPA responded by putting … Read the rest


Lady Cougars compete in gold during PRTC tourney

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Volleyball team opened the season on the road in a tri-match against Wade Hampton High School and Barnwell on Tuesday Aug. 21. Colleton County split matches, earning a win over Barnwell and suffering … Read the rest


Big second quarter enough for War Hawk win

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks managed a 21-20 victory over non-region opponent Hilton Head Prep in the season opener Friday night. The Dolphins scored 10 unanswered points in the first quarter, but CPA responded by putting … Read the rest


Carolina Slammers 12-U take championship

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Carolina Slammers 12U travel baseball team went 3-1 and earned the championship title in the DeMarini End of Summer Championship held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex on Aug. 25-26.
The Slammer earned wins over … Read the rest


CCHS tennis loses heartbreaker

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Girls tennis team lost a heartbreaker to Wade Hampton last Thursday night in Hampton losing 4 courts to 3.
Singles:
Alexis DeLoach (WH) def Emma Kate Bell (CC) 6-3, 6-3
Megan DeWitt (CC) def Leah Tuten (WH) … Read the rest


Lady Cougar XC finishes No. 1 in Battle of Camden

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cross Country team competed in the Canal Wood Battle of Camden on Saturday Aug. 25. The Lady Cougars earned a first-place finish in the event, besting White Knoll, Wilson Hall, Camden, Lugoff-Elgin and … Read the rest


Lady Hawks finish 2nd in Silver during PRTC Tourney

Posted on August 29, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk varsity volleyball team earned a road win over Thomas Heyward Academy in five sets (25-23, 31-29, 25-23, 25-13, 15-10) in their season opener held Tuesday Aug. 21.
Langley Harter had 14 … Read the rest


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