Monthly Archives: September 2018

Civitans donate to local food banks

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Civitan Club gave back to the community last week by donating funds to four area food banks.
Brandon Hill of Edgewood Baptist Church said the Edgewood food pantry had 85,000 visits last year, “which shows the need in … Read the rest


Helping local kids

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

United Neighbors in Touch with the Youth (U.N.I.T.Y.) Mentor Program applications are now available online on the website, www.unitedneighborsintouchwiththeyouth.com. Printed copies for mentors and students are available at The Press and Standard and the Colleton County Memorial Library.
The U.N.I.T.Y. … Read the rest


Bridge earns scholarship for aseptic compounding training

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Trenton Bridge recently completed his first year of pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. He was recently awarded a scholarship from the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center to attend aseptic technique training over the summer at … Read the rest


Road closures in town announced for Sept. 10-14

Posted on September 7, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

C.R. Jackson, Inc. will be forming construction operations in Walterboro on S-59 Rivers, S-60, Grace, S-110, Petal Path, S-154 Ackerman, S-216 Dandridge, S-228 Rabb, S-240 Witsell, S-322 Rosewood, S-337 Springwood, S-390 Iris, S-464 Hubbard, S-498 Constance, and S-541 Tiger.

The … Read the rest


Got your hurricane plan ready?

Posted on September 7, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

National Hurricane Center:

At 1100 AM AST , the center of Tropical Storm Florence was located near latitude 25.0 North, longitude 51.8 West.

Florence is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h), and this general motion is expected … Read the rest


Flood, rip current advisories issued for coastline

Posted on September 7, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

National Weather Service Charleston

952 AM EDT Fri Sep 7 2018 S

Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston

MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING… …COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM … Read the rest


Three new faces join staff at USC Salkehatchie

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC-Salkehatchie has three new professors for the 2018-19 year.
Eric Simpkin has joined the USC Salkehatchie campus as director of student development for both the Allendale and Walterboro campuses.
In addition to working with student activities and student government, Simpkin … Read the rest


Business celebrates 50 years

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

June McRoy of Edisto Beach, owner of BMK Distributors Inc. in Walterboro, was honored for the business’ 50th anniversary last Wednesday by representatives of REMA, a supplier of automotive and industrial tools with whom BMK has been doing business since … Read the rest


150th anniversary begins at St. John’s A.M.E.

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, originally named St. Matthew A.M.E., was established in 1868 in the Burr Hill community under a bush arbor. Responding to the need for a more secure structure, the Rev. James Nesbitt and the officials … Read the rest


Let the games begin!

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Medical Center staff was excited to kick-off the football season by wearing their favorite team colors and enjoying a tailgate-style lunch in the café on Friday. Employees throughout the facility represented their teams with jerseys, shirts and all … Read the rest


Firefighter returns from Colorado fires

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Scott O’Quinn got back to sea level on Aug. 28.
O’Quinn returned to work as a battalion chief with Colleton County Fire-Rescue after spending two weeks in the high country of Colorado battling wild land fires.
In the six years … Read the rest


School District honors teachers, staff

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

What do an elementary school teacher with 25 years experience, a member of the school district’s support staff for 10 years and a high school teacher entering her sophomore season have in common?
All three were honored prior to the … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Money and
moonshine
A Walterboro man was taken into custody on multiple charges the morning of Aug. 30 following a traffic stop on ACE Basin Parkway.
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was working routine traffic enforcement on ACE Basin … Read the rest


Children’s Theatre opens ‘The Lion King Jr.’ this weekend

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The balcony is open? Well, the balcony at the newly refurbished Colleton Civic Center is NOT open and it won’t be for shows … but it is open every week right here, with a bird’s eye view on arts and … Read the rest


Suspicious fire on Featherbed Road

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators are continuing to look into the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a Featherbed Road home on the morning of Sept. 3.

At 6:46 a.m., a passerby reported the residence was on fire. Firefighters arriving at the home … Read the rest


Hurricane preparedness for your pets

Posted on September 6, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

So far, we’ve been lucky. The first half of the hurricane season has been a quiet one for South Carolina, but the peak time for hurricanes is upon us. We may still be lucky, but just in case, South Carolina … Read the rest


Flames destroy plantation home

Posted on September 6, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by CALVERT HUFFINES

A massive Green Pond area residence burned to the ground over night.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to Myrtle Grove Plantation at 6938 White Hall Road on Thursday at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue … Read the rest


Photos: Habitat for Humanity Car Show

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A car show to benefit Colleton County Habitat for Humanity was held Saturday at the Habitat building on Eddie Chasteen Boulevard. The Press and Standard’s Jeffery Musgrave captured these images.

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Carmichael to retire from USC Salk

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Ann C. Carmichael, dean of the University of South Carolina Palmetto College’s USC Salkehatchie Campus, has announced her retirement, effective December 31, following a 35-year career in higher education. She has served as USC Salkehatchie Campus dean since 2000.… Read the rest


Man injured in wreck on Moselle Road

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of Colleton County Fire-Rescue move a Varnville man from his heavily damaged car to a waiting medical emergency helicopter following a single-car accident Aug. 31 at 9:43 a.m. on Moselle Road.

The man was driving west in the 5600 … Read the rest


Federal funds sought to raze old football stadium

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When the possibility of securing Community Development Block Grant funding arose recently, Colleton County government went after it.
Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin explained that a regional plan to seek CDBG grant funding was found not to meet the requirements … Read the rest


Burglar gets two years | Court Reports

Posted on September 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

David B. Mays, 28, of Cottageville was ordered to serve two years in prison when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Mays was charged with second-degree burglary. He had entered a Round O home on Jan. … Read the rest


Cougars bested by Panthers, but at home Friday

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars fell to a 0-3 start on the season following a 41-14 trouncing by the Region 6-AAAAA Carolina Forest Panthers (2-0) in Myrtle Beach Friday night. The Cougars had 98 total yards and … Read the rest


CPA shuts out Golden Warriors in season opener

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk tennis team earned a 9-0 victory over John Paul II in their season opener held Thursday Aug. 23 at Forest Hills Tennis Courts. It was the Lady Hawk’s first victory under … Read the rest


War Hawks fight hard in region opener

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks fought a solid battle against Region II-A opponent Thomas Heyward Friday evening at home. The War Hawks came up short in the contest, taking their first loss of the season, 23-14. … Read the rest


CCHS Tennis loses heartbreaker to Wade Hampton

Posted on September 5, 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 Cross-Country earns mid-week win

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cross Country team competed in the mid-week race held Aug. 29 at Fort Dorchester High School. The Lady Cougars finished in first place with a score of 38 in the five-team field which … Read the rest


CPA Tennis earns 6-0 shut out over Colleton County

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Tennis team went 2-0 last week, earning a 5-1 win over Barnwell High School and a 6-0 shut-out victory over Colleton County High School.
“I didn’t feel as though the girls were as … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Volleyball off to 5-0 start

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Volleyball team improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in SCISA Class 1-A after earning three wins on the road last week.
Against non-region opponent Beaufort Academy on Monday Aug. 27, the Lady Hawks … Read the rest


Palmetto Training’s job fair date changes

Posted on September 5, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


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