Monthly Archives: August 2018

Recipes for sweet potatoes

Posted on August 25, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Summer is sweet potato time, so make the most of the fresh harvest with these recipes provided by the Colleton County Clemson Extension Service.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon olive oil… Read the rest


School employees receive training in crisis management in Colorado

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

In an effort to plan for crisis situations within the school district, Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster and six Colleton County School District employees flew to Denver, Colo., during the second week of July to attend trainings at the “I Love … Read the rest


Fundraiser set for hit-and-run victim

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

On July 28, Jeff Parrish received the phone call no parent wants to get.
His step-daughter, Heather Love, had been in a hit-and-run accident in Bryan County, Ga. The 2006 Colleton County High School graduate suffered numerous injuries from being … Read the rest


Meet the Candidates: A crowded field for school board’s Fourth District

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

Darlene Miller faces a trio of challengers in her bid to return to the Colleton County School Board representing the Fourth District.
Miller, finishing out her first four-year term on the school board, will be challenged in the Nov. 6 … Read the rest


SCDOT honored for beach work

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

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has been honored regionally for its work in getting Edisto Beach back to normal after Hurricane Irma.
The SCDOT’s work clearing sand from Palmetto Boulevard and from the town’s storm sewer system was recognized … Read the rest


Meet the Candidates: Three will run unopposed

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

The candidates for three of the four seats on the Colleton County School Board face an easy path.
Two incumbents, Second District member Tim Mabry and Sixth District member Harry Jenkins, are unopposed in their bids for a second four-year … Read the rest


Cause of death released

Posted on August 24, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

According to Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter, the autopsy revealed that Ashley Murdaugh’s cause of death was strangulation.


‘Twist’ in woman’s death revealed

Posted on August 24, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The following is from Sheriff R.A. Strickland, Captain Jason Chapman, and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office:

During the live press release on Aug. 22, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office mentioned a twist that significantly hindered the active investigation into the … Read the rest


More information on tent revival

Posted on August 24, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Evangelist Greg A. Hammet from Word Of The Lamb Outreach Ministries is leading the tent revival at 553 Phillips Rd. in Walterboro.


Ashley Elizabeth Murdaugh | Obituaries

Posted on August 24, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Ashley Elizabeth Murdaugh passed away Sunday Aug. 5, 2018 in Walterboro. She was 30.
Ashley was born in Walterboro on June 26, 1988, a daughter of Carl Murdaugh and Tammy Fennell. She was a graduate of Walterboro High School … Read the rest


Photos: Pep Rally for teachers

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

Colleton County teachers were treated to a “pep rally” to kick off the new year last Friday in the Performing Arts Center. In addition to a variety of other activities, a team-building jump rope exhibition was held.


Barbados-S.C. connections to be explored

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

The shared legacy of the Caribbean island of Barbados and South Carolina will be explored during a program at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on Aug. 25 at 1 p.m.
Rhoda Green, founder of the Barbados and the Carolinas … Read the rest


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


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