Monthly Archives: September 2018

Building an orchestra for area youth

Posted on September 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The first members of the Colleton County Youth String Orchestra started making music Saturday morning.
The members of the youth orchestra, directed by Jacksonboro resident Pam Wiley, conducted their first meeting and rehearsal in the meeting room of Colleton Memorial … Read the rest


Band places third in Silver Fall Showcase

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue placed second in class 4A and 3rd Overall at 2018 White Knoll High School “Silver Fall Showcase” on Saturday Sept. 22. A large contingency of Band of Blue boosters and fans attended … Read the rest


Final minute costly for War Hawks

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

After a scoreless first quarter, Colleton Prep settled for a field goal to take a 3-0 lead heading into halftime during Friday evening’s conference road game against Spartanburg Christian.
With just under a minute remaining in … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Tennis shuts out Eagles

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team split matches last week shutting out Lowcountry Prep (9-0) and suffering the first loss of the season against Palmetto Christian (8-1). The Lady Hawks are now 6-1 on the season.
“Several … Read the rest


Lady Cougar volleyball outmatched against Ashley Ridge

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County varsity volleyball team lost in three sets to Region 8-AAAAA Ashley Ridge on Tuesday Sept. 18 on the road (25-14, 25-4, 25-10).
The junior varsity squad also lost 25-12 and 25-15.
No individual … Read the rest


Defense dominates in Cougar win

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County defense saved the day in Friday’s 13-7 win against Region 7-AAA Ridgeland-Hardeeville. Making crucial plays on critical downs, the Cougar defense proved its worth for the second game in a row and helped … Read the rest


CPA volleyball undefeated in region

Posted on September 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawk volleyball team earned three wins last week to improve to 10-1 overall and 6-0 in Region I-A.
The varsity team earned a non-region win in straight sets against John Paul … Read the rest


County Council: Grant sought to demolish stadium

Posted on September 26, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council approved seeking a Community Development Action grant to make the abandoned Bulldog Stadium a memory.
The demolition of a concrete home stands and other buildings on the 13-acre property and the removal of the visitor bleachers will … Read the rest


County Council modifies ordinances

Posted on September 26, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council approved an ordinance at their Sept. 11 meeting that cleaned up some antiquated legislation that governed Colleton County Fire-Rescue operations as well as how county council names its leadership.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said that … Read the rest


Bubba Catterton blood drive Thursday

Posted on September 26, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Marshall “Bubba” Catterton was the kind of person would always go out of his way to help someone else, even if he didn’t know them. So after Bubba was tragically killed in an accident in 2016, his family decided to … Read the rest


Upstate flooding update | Monday Sept. 24

Posted on September 24, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to continue to rise. The forecast is for flood waters in portions of the Pee Dee region, including Horry and Georgetown counties, to crest … Read the rest


Tomorrow might be too late! | Faith

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

I have always been taught, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!” However, all of us have been guilty of procrastination at some point or another.
Do you have beautiful china, crystal, and flatware decorating your cabinet … Read the rest


Be Prepared: What’s your hurricane deductible?

Posted on September 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Hurricane Florence came ashore in North Carolina and unleashed devastation for the Carolinas and Virginia as its remnants made its way up the East Coast.
Although the storm had decreased in intensity before striking the coast, the sheer size and … Read the rest


Fall color in the mountains should be good this year

Posted on September 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As some sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway reopened for the first time after being cleared from Hurricane Florence, there was little to suggest the storm would put a damper on a vibrant fall color season in the southern Appalachians.… Read the rest


Lower Savannah River Alliance to host annual “Gator Drift” Paddle event Oct. 6

Posted on September 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

ALLENDALE – Bi-state organizations and Savannah Riverkeeper affiliate the Lower Savannah River Alliance (LSRA) will team up with long-time partners Savannah Riverkeeper this fall to host the third annual canoe, kayak, and SUP (stand-up paddleboard) paddle event on Saturday Oct. … Read the rest


Nutty international news

Posted on September 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In keeping with journalism’s mission to bring you the news from near and far, let’s look at some nutty international news.

First up, we have the Australian mom-of-three who claims she pulls down $58,000 annually by cuddling total strangers.

Then … Read the rest


Raylrode Daze begins Sunday, continues through Sept. 30

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Schedule of Events • Downtown Branchville

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
“Kick-Off Sunday”
2:30 – 3:30 pm Children’s Ministry Puppet Group
3:00pm Cornhole Tournament in Branch Junction. Cash Prizes, $10 per team.
4:00 – 5:00 pm Pine Hill Ramblers
5:00 pm … Read the rest


CMC staff getting ready for Florence

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The staff at Colleton Medical Center all pulled together as a team to insure the safety and well being of patients and staff through Hurricane Florence. Hugh Tappen, president of the South Atlantic Division for HCA, and members of the … Read the rest


The Balcony Is Open

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Welcome to The Balcony Is Open!
Each week, we invite you to join us beyond the velvet rope, with your All Access VIP Pass to arts and entertainment in Colleton County.

LET’S GET READY
TO PLAY
In addition to live … Read the rest


‘Basket Illusions’ on display at library

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The artwork of Aiken artist Victor Fricke is on display at the Colleton County Memorial Library during September. “Basket Illusions” features woodwork detailed to look like basket weaving. “I redid this basket illusion by drilling holes and lacing the rim … Read the rest


I-95 to re-open at 4 p.m. today

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

At 4 p.m., SCDOT is reopening I-95 in both Dillon and Florence County in both directions.

Due to flooding related to Hurricane Florence, I-95 has large segments still closed in North Carolina beginning at mile marker 13, US Route 74.… Read the rest


The situation in the upstate

Posted on September 21, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest east of I-95 this weekend … Read the rest


Yemassee town offices to be closed Monday

Posted on September 21, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Yemassee Municipal Complex will be closed, Monday Sept. 24 in observance of “Town Holiday, Monday after Shrimp Festival.” The office will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday Sept. 25.


Crime Reports

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Money taken
from business
The Walterboro Police Department was called to Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd. on Sept. 15 at 10:59 p.m. after cash was taken.
The manager on duty was in the office preparing the store’s proceeds for … Read the rest


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