Monthly Archives: August 2018

Two Salkehatchie professors promoted to full USC professors

Posted on August 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two USC Salkehatchie professors — Dr. Sarah Miller and Dr. Eran Kilpatrick — have been promoted to full professors with the University of S.C.
Promotion to full professor is based on achievements, including recognition as an expert in his or … Read the rest


the balcony is open: What’s going on at the Colleton Civic Center and around town

Posted on August 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When writing a “debut column” for a newspaper, you kinda wonder — do I address that this is the very first column? Or maybe I should simply assume that people just never noticed the column to begin with. Either way … Read the rest


Update: Man found dead on side of road

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators still searching for information on shooting death on Saxby Hill Road

Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are working to determine the circumstances that led to the death of a Walterboro man along a roadway in the Green … Read the rest


Second suspicious fire guts residence

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A residence on Enterprise Street that was the target of a suspicious fire in May burned again the afternoon of Aug. 20.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were dispatched to the vacant home at 315 Enterprise Street at 12:07 p.m.
On … Read the rest


Man injured by gunfire on Craig Street

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A dispute led to gunfire on Craig Street the evening of Aug. 18 and sent one man to the hospital.
Four men were reported in the parking lot of the Craig Street apartments about 9 p.m. when one became angry … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man arrested
after chase
A Cottageville man faces multiple charges after he allegedly unsuccessfully attempted to escape two Walterboro police officers during a traffic stop on Aug. 20.
The officers were in the midst of handling the traffic stop at … Read the rest


RIde for Heather Stone this Saturday

Posted on August 23, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A BENEFIT RIDE FOR THE HEATHER STONE and family will be held Saturday Aug. 25 at the Walterboro Elks Lodge, 236 Mile Stone Ln. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with kickstands up at 10 a.m. A meal will be provided … Read the rest


Two more arrested in murder

Posted on August 23, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Moore, 55, of Cottageville and Tammy Lott, 46, of Moncks Corner were arrested last night and charged with accessory after the fact in murder in connection with death of Ashley Murdaugh, according to Tony … Read the rest


Industry plans to buy spec building

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Company could employ 360 — if deal goes through.

An unnamed company’s plans for the vacant 100,000-square-foot spec building at Colleton Commerce Park will take the county’s economic development efforts to the next level.
Based on limited information contained in … Read the rest


Man faces federal firearm charge

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was among those indicted by a federal grand jury last week — the federal charge dovetailing with two local charges filed after a Walterboro Police Department traffic stop.
Quentin John Fishburne, also known as “Quinton John Fishburne” … Read the rest


Photos: Back to School

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County’s schools opened to a flood of students and parents Monday morning for the beginning of the new school year.

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School District to share in federal impact aid

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District has been selected as one of five school districts to receive federal funds under the Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students program.
The U.S. Department of Education announced that school districts in 20 states and … Read the rest


County Council approves move to help Jasper port project

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council gave its final approval to an ordinance that has the county joining a region-wide effort to see the Jasper port proposal given new life.
An ordinance passed at council’s Aug. 14 session allows the seven counties that … Read the rest


Tax hikes built into county budget

Posted on August 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County property owners will see their real estate tax bills going up in two areas after members of Colleton County Council approved the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget during its Aug. 14 session.
As part of the budget, council members … Read the rest


Carolina Slammers champions in ‘Bring the Heat’

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The locally-based 10U Carolina Slammers earned a championship finish in a three-team bracket in the USSSA Bring the Heat Tournament held Aug. 11-12 in Lexington. The Slammers went 2-2 on the weekend but went undefeated in … Read the rest


Weather allows War Hawks to get new start to season

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Football game against Branchville High School was rained out Friday evening.
The War Hawks trailed 8-0 in the second quarter when threatening weather forced the game to be called. According to … Read the rest


Help for fathers begins Thursday Aug. 23

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Father to Father, Inc. will hold an open house Thursday Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. at its new program office serving fathers and families in Colleton County. The office is located at 209 E. Washington St.
S.C. Sen. Margie Bright … Read the rest


PRTC’s Volleyball Kickoff to be Saturday

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2018 PRTC Volleyball Kickoff Tournament will take place Saturday Aug. 25 with both area high school teams participating.
The kickoff is a joint fundraiser between Colleton County High School and Colleton Prep Academy and is … Read the rest


Weather delays cost Cougars in first game

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The weather was not a friend to the Colleton County Varsity Cougar Football team over the weekend.
The Cougars managed the opening kickoff Friday evening to the Lakewood Gators before lightning halted the game seven seconds … Read the rest


Whitaker named new Salk coach

Posted on August 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hannah Whitaker will be the new women’s basketball coach at USC Salkehatchie.
Whitaker began her college basketball career at Dodge City Community College (2013-2015), helping them make one appearance in the conference tournament, as well as achieve a winning season … Read the rest


Arrests in woman’s death announced at today’s press conference

Posted on August 22, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

 

As Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland and Capt. Jason Chapman were sitting down before the media to discuss the progress in the investigation into Ashley Murdaugh’s death, other members of the sheriff’s office were processing the arrest of four … Read the rest


Deputies find body of missing woman

Posted on August 21, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 21, investigators from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office searched an area off Cumberland Street in Walterboro in reference to Ashley Murdaugh. Murdaugh had been reported missing by her family on Aug. 8. The search was based on information … Read the rest


City gives out free tarps

Posted on August 21, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Dana Cheney of the City of Walterboro Appearance Board gave out free tarps last Saturday at the convenience site on Robertson Boulevard. The tarps are part of an initiative to clean up the city by encouraging those who haul their … Read the rest


Healthy Tip: Cucumbers

Posted on August 21, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Watermelon – Cucumber Salad

Directions
Toss 3 cups diced seedless watermelon, 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber, 1 bunch sliced scallions, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 1 seeded and minced jalapeno, the juice of 2 limes, 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil and … Read the rest


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