Monthly Archives: July 2019

Arson suspected in vacant mobile home fire

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A suspicious fire heavily damaged a vacant residence on the morning of June 26.

At 6:45 a.m., a passing motorist reported seeing smoke and flames coming from a mobile home located at 129 Harlequin Lane. The first unit arrived to … Read the rest


Security at schools funded

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The funding to improve the security systems of the schools of Colleton County School District was among the financial items presented to the members of the school district during the June 25 meeting.
Among the paperwork provided the board members … Read the rest


Crosby hurls three-hitter to send Ponytails to State

Posted on July 3, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie All-Star Ponytails defeated Goose Creek 16-6 for the District VI Championship Tuesday June 25 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.
The Ponytails went 3-0 in district play, defeating Goose Creek twice and … Read the rest


USC-Salk holds Hodges Scholarship Tourney

Posted on July 3, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

USC-Salkehatchie held the second annual Rashee Hodges Scholarship Tournament Saturday June 29 in Walterboro.
Six teams participated in the event, which remembered and honored Rashee Hodges, a former Colleton County High School … Read the rest


Three attend leadership clinic at USC

Posted on July 3, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Three Colleton County High School Band of Blue members completed the University of South Carolina Band Drum Major and Leadership Clinic in Columbia. The clinic, held June 20-22, had 90 high school band drum major and leadership candidates from South … Read the rest


Cox to lead CCHS Volleyball program

Posted on July 2, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Daniel Cox has been named head coach for the Colleton County High School Volleyball program for the 2019 season. Cox replaces three-year head coach Yvonne Duncan, who led the Lady Cougars to an overall record of … Read the rest


Plan a perfect picnic

Posted on July 2, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Picnics are a summertime staple but anytime is the perfect time to have one.

Whether you grab a ready-made sandwich and plunk down on a patch of grass or pack a cleverly stocked basket with a bottle of sparkling cider … Read the rest


SCDNR now accepting applications for deer lottery hunts

Posted on July 2, 2019 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is now accepting applications for deer lottery hunts on public lands through August 15.

New this year, SCDNR will begin offering an “unrestricted” multi-site lottery.  The “unrestricted” multi-site lottery application will cover hunting … Read the rest


Yemassee to change trash contractors

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

Republic Services has informed the Town of Yemassee that due to another mechanical failure they are delaying residential pickup services until tomorrow.

“We are deeply sorry for the inconvenience that this has caused and are aware of the pattern that … Read the rest


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