Monthly Archives: September 2018

CPA Tennis takes two

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk tennis team earned wins over Beaufort Academy (5-4) and Barnwell High School (5-1) in last week’s action. The team remains undefeated at 5-0 this season.
“During the Beaufort match, I was … Read the rest


Lady Cougar XC ranked 7th in state

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County Cross-Country team participated in the Bob Jenkins SCTCCCA Coaches Classic held Saturday, September 8 at Sandhills Research Center in Columbia. The event was hosted by Riverside High School. Following Saturday’s race, the Lady … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Volleyball remains undefeated

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity volleyball team remained undefeated in SCISA Class 1-A after beating Andrew Jackson in straight sets (25-11, 25-9, 25-9) Tuesday Sept. 4. The Lady Hawks are now 6-0 overall and 3-0 in conference … Read the rest


Badkatz win tournament

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 14U Badkatz finished as champions in the USSSA Ladies of the Diamond Tournament held Sept. 8-9 in North Charleston. The Badkatz worked their way through a 10-team field to earn the title.


Lady Cougars take region loss to Sea Hawks

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar volleyball team hosted a tri-match against Branchville and Wade Hampton Wednesday Sept. 5. The Lady Cougars took a loss against Branchville in straight sets (25-13, 25-20) but earned a win over … Read the rest


Cougars earn first win of the season against Bruins

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars broke a three-game losing streak with a 25-8 victory over Orangeburg Wilkinson Friday evening at Cougar Stadium. Colleton County is now 1-3 overall and will have this week off due to Hurricane … Read the rest


Injuries, turnovers costly to War Hawks in loss to Eagles

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Four costly turnovers in the first quarter for Colleton Prep’s varsity football team against Pee Dee Academy (2-1) set the tone for the War Hawk’s rough night on the road. The War Hawks, missing three of … Read the rest


Hurricane: What to do and when

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina is one of the most vulnerable states in the nation to be impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms. Six coastal counties border the Atlantic Ocean. These counties have more than 200 miles of general coastline, and another 21 … Read the rest


Hurricane preparedness guidance for livestock owners

Posted on September 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hurricane season is a good time to dust off your farm-specific emergency response plan.

Preparation:
The most common threats affecting herds are flooding and downed fences. Fallen trees, collapsed structures and barbed wire fence-induced animal injuries are also commonly cited. … Read the rest


Edisto Beach curfew begins tonight

Posted on September 12, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach town officials will implement a 24-hour curfew beginning at 8 p.m. this Wednesday (today.)
No one will be allowed on the beach after the beginning of the curfew.
On Thursday, all the wells and lift stations within the … Read the rest


McMaster doesn’t alter evacuation order

Posted on September 12, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster reported that he would not reinstitute a mandatory evacuation order for the lower coastal counties.
On Monday, McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation order for all the coastal counties in the state including Colleton, Jasper and … Read the rest


List of emergency shelters

Posted on September 12, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

In addition to Colleton County High School, the following shelters are open in S.C.:

CLARENDON ONE RESOURCE CENTER (OLD SCOTT’S BRANCH SCHOOL)

4th Street, Summerton, SC 29148

ANDREWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

13072 County Line Road, Andrews, SC 29510

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Florence: 2 p.m. Wednesday

Posted on September 12, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 PM EDT (1800 UTC), reports from An Air Force Reserve
reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the center of the eye of
Hurricane Florence was located near latitude 30.4 North, longitude
71.8 West. Florence is moving 
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SCDNR’s prediction for Florence | 11 a.m. Wednesday

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

 Hurricane Florence, at 11 a.m. today, was 550 miles ESE of Myrtle Beach tracking NW at 15 mph with 130 mph winds. Florence is a 275-mile-wide cyclone with a well defined eyewall complex, and a healthy outflow channel aloft from … Read the rest


Yemassee Municipal Complex to close at 2 p.m. today

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

The Yemassee Municipal Complex will be closed beginning today at 2 p.m. An announcement will go out when we will re-open for business. In the event of an emergency, please dial 911. For a non-police emergency, dial (803) 943-9261. Officers … Read the rest


Weather predictions at noon Wednesday

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

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter
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Farmers can apply online now for hurricane damage

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

The storm will pass. Then comes the work of assessing the deluge of damage.

A single damage assessment form for farmers — available online now — will help gather information that state and federal officials can use to speed … Read the rest


CMC’s physicians offices to remain open

Posted on September 12, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

South Carolina Governor McMaster lifted the mandatory evacuation order for Jasper, Colleton and Beaufort counties. With that adjustment, Colleton Medical Center’s affiliated physician practices will remain open to care for our community.

“We will continue to watch the storm track … Read the rest


Florence: 11 a.m. update

Posted on September 12, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Hurricane Florence Advisory Number  53
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018
1100 AM EDT Wed Sep 12 2018

...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS FLORENCE HAS CHANGED
LITTLE WHILE MOVING TOWARD THE U.S. SOUTHEAST COAST...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND 
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Confused? Read this story from The Post and Courier

Posted on September 12, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

https://www.postandcourier.com/news/hurricane-florence-predictions-have-you-confused-how-to-make-sense/article_87327006-b5d0-11e8-a53a-3334d1e45b22.html


Florence: 8 a.m. Wednesday

Posted on September 12, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.4N 70.7W
ABOUT 530 MI...855 KM SE OF CAPE FEAR NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...943 MB...27.85 INCHES


WATCHES AND 
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Florence: 2 p.m. update | No changes

Posted on September 11, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A STORM SURGE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR…

* EDISTO BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE NORTH CAROLINA-VIRGINIA BORDER

* ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS…INCLUDING THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO RIVERS A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN … Read the rest


St. John anniversary rescheduled for Sept. 21-23

Posted on September 11, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The 150th anniversary of St. John A.M.E. Church celebration, originally scheduled Sept. 14-16, at the church, 323 Griffith Acres Dr., Cottageville, has been postponed.

The celebration will be next week, Sept. 21, 22 and 23.

On Friday, an anniversary revival … Read the rest


Healthy cool season vegetables

Posted on September 11, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Parkwood Circle home burns

Posted on September 11, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A woman heading home in the early morning hours of Sept. 7 found what she believed to be fog in her neighborhood. It turned out to be smoke coming from her residence at 121 Parkwood Circle.

She called the county’s … Read the rest


Bicyclist critically injured when struck by vehicle

Posted on September 11, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

A bicyclist sustained critical injuries after he was struck by a motor vehicle in the 2800 block of Cottageville Highway on Sept. 6 at about 10:45 a.m.

The adult male wasa riding southbound on Cottageville Highway when he was struck … Read the rest


Eight patients from Myrtle Beach evacuated to CMC

Posted on September 11, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

On Monday, South Carolina Governor McMaster ordered the medical evacuation of all hospitals in flood zones in Myrtle Beach. In compliance with that order and for the safety of its patients, Grand Strand Health has begun transferring patients to our … Read the rest


School District press release: School closed through Friday

Posted on September 11, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District administration has decided that schools will remain closed through Friday Sept. 14 to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for the possible impact of Hurricane Florence in our area.
We will continue to … Read the rest


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