Monthly Archives: January 2019

Church renovating old Reid’s

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Last summer, the congregations of Living Word and the First Assembly of God churches voted to merge and become Faith Walterboro. By the end of the year, the church members hope they will be ready to move into their new … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Arrested
on drug charges
The female passenger of a pickup truck was taken into custody on two drug charges when the Colleton County Sheriff Office deputies were sent to Dakroy Lane on Jan. 22 at 6:46 p.m.
The deputy was … Read the rest


Family Dollar ribbon cutting to be Saturday at 8 a.m.

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has announced the opening plans for its new store at Bells Crossroads near Ruffin.
The grand opening kicks off on Thursday Jan. 31, followed by a celebration for the community at the store, 12087 Bells Hwy., … Read the rest


Investigation continues in shooting case

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Detectives with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a Jan. 26 shooting that resulted in serious injuries to a Walterboro man.
Members of the sheriff’s office were called to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center at approximately … Read the rest


Three hurt in crash

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Three people sustained injuries in a two-car crash at the intersection of Cottageville Highway and McDanieltown Road on the evening of Jan. 27 at 6:31 p.m. Initial reports indicated one person was trapped; however, the injured person was able to … Read the rest


Thousands needed for 2020 Census

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Census Bureau has started searching for help in conducting the nation’s next head count.
This month, the federal agency began accepting applications for temporary help to fill the thousands of jobs created by the 2020 Census.
The first … Read the rest


Shander top speller in CCSD Spelling Bee

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Northside Elementary fifth-grader Hunter Shander took home the top spot in the Colleton County School District Spelling Bee on Thursday Jan. 17 at the Colleton County Middle School mini-auditorium.
Earning the second-place spot was Garry Goff, … Read the rest


Demolition fast tracked on North Jefferies building

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On the afternoon of Jan. 27, a large portion of the southern wall of the former Sweat Implement building at 720 N. Jefferies Blvd. came crashing down.
“I expect at least two-thirds of that building to be on the ground … Read the rest


Shooting suspects chased into Colleton

Posted on January 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Four suspects being sought in connection with a shooting in Summerville were taken into custody after a chase of their fleeing vehicle ended on Cottageville Highway.
According to a Summerville Police Department press release, officers received a 911 call around … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball to host alumni game and dinner

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Baseball program will hold a fundraiser for the upcoming season that includes an alumni game and perlo dinner to be held Saturday Feb. 9 at Colleton County High School’s Cougar Park.… Read the rest


Cougar Wrestling takes down Lower Richland

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Wrestling team traveled to Sumter for a non-conference tri-match that included Lower-Richland High School Wednesday Jan. 23. The Cougars defeated Lower-Richland (52-24) and fell to Sumter (48-32). Next up, the Cougars will begin participation in … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Softball announces slate for Grand Slam Jam

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball Program will host its annual preseason tournament, the Grand Slam Jam, on Saturday Feb. 9, at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The Grand Slam Jam will welcome 16 high school … Read the rest


Cougars sitting at top at the halfway mark of region

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar varsity basketball team is sitting in the top spot halfway through the Region VII-AAAA race following a 66-53 win over Hilton Head High School last week.
The Cougars (14-7, 3-0) have swept … Read the rest


War Hawks drop two games, fall to 3-11 overall

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity basketball team dropped back-to-back Region II-A games last week, losing to Jefferson Davis (47-45) and Andrew Jackson (84-64). The War Hawks are now 3-11 overall and 3-7 in conference play.
Senior Jason … Read the rest


Lady Hawks win two straight conference games

Posted on January 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks earned back-to-back wins last week over Region II-A opponents Jefferson Davis Academy (36-24) and Andrew Jackson Academy (54-36). The Lady Hawks are now 11-3 overall and 9-1 in conference play.… Read the rest


Free tutoring offered at BZS Center

Posted on January 30, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Free tutoring is under way at the BZS Community Center in Ruffin from 5-7 p.m. Children ages 10-18 may be tutored in math, reading and ELA. Transportation is not provided. Free drinks and snacks will be provided. For information email … Read the rest


FDA approves new class of drugs to treat migraines

Posted on January 30, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved members of a new class of drugs specifically designed to treat migraine by targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a substance that is elevated in blood serum during migraine attacks. Designed … Read the rest


Roger Ritter | Obituaries

Posted on January 29, 2019 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Roger Ritter

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

RITTER- Mr. Roger Lewis Ritter, age 70, of the Possum Corner Community in Ritter, entered into rest Monday evening, January 28, 2019.

Born October 23, 1948 in Colleton County, he was the … Read the rest


Joe Barry | Obituaries

Posted on January 29, 2019 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Joe Barry

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

ROUND O – Mr. Josiah Thomas Barry, known by all as “Joe”, age 64, entered into rest Tuesday morning, January 29, 2019.

Born April 18, 1954, in Charleston, he was a son … Read the rest


Rummage, dinner sale Saturday

Posted on January 29, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Feb. 5 County Council meeting to be at museum

Posted on January 29, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to a broken elevator, the Colleton County Council meeting on Feb. 5 will be held in the meeting room at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.


Jasper Bridge | Obituaries

Posted on January 29, 2019 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Jasper “Jack” Bridge

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Walterboro – Mr. Jasper Owen “Jack” Bridge, husband of Judy Smoak Bridge, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  He was 74.

Jack was born in Walterboro Read the rest


Submit photos for S.C. Wildlife magazine contest

Posted on January 29, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Want a chance for your nature photos to be published in the South Carolina Wildlife magazine and to be on display at the 2019 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic?

Submit your photos to the 2019 South Carolina Wildlife/ Hampton Wildlife Fund photography … Read the rest


Deer shot after attacking people in Aiken

Posted on January 28, 2019 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

On Jan. 19, 2019 at approximately 9 a.m., an SCDNR officer in Aiken County was contacted by S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control regarding an aggressive “spike” buck deer it wanted to examine for public health purposes after reports … Read the rest

Batch of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour recalled

Posted on January 28, 2019 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached Flour with a better if used by date of April 20, 2020. The recall is being issued for the potential presence of Salmonellawhich … Read the rest


Julie Mills | Obituaries

Posted on January 28, 2019 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Julie Mills

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

GOOSE CREEK – Mrs. Julie Katherine Butler Mills, 66, entered into rest Wednesday evening, January 23, 2019, at her home in Goose Creek.

Born March 13, 1952, in Colleton County, she was … Read the rest


Charles Allen, Sr. | Obituaries

Posted on January 28, 2019 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Charles Allen, Sr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Charles Fletcher Allen, Sr., 92, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday evening, January 25, 2019.

He was born December 27, 1926, in Charleston, a son of the late … Read the rest


Man seriously injured by gunfire

Posted on January 28, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Detectives with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Jan. 26 shooting that resulted in serious injuries to a Walterboro man.

Members of the sheriff’s office were called to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center at approximately 11:30 … Read the rest


Faith: What’s your reaction to what life throws at you?

Posted on January 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

According to well-known pastor and author, Charles R. Swindoll, “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it.”
In life we all go through the good and the bad. Every day is not … Read the rest


Faith: Believers are to answer the request of those seeking answers

Posted on January 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Sir, we wish to see Jesus”
— John 12:21

What a blessed calling to answer such a request, knowing the wonderous end of such a desire: to see Jesus. Every believer on the Lord, Jesus Christ, has been called by … Read the rest


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