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Photos: Halloween at the sheriff’s office

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Hundreds of trick or treaters lined up for goodies at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Halloween night. Deputies, Fire-Rescue personnel and other groups handed out an abundance of candy to the costumed visitors.

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Sanders crowned Miss CCHS Homecoming

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Colleton County High School held its 2018 homecoming activities at halftime of Friday evening’s non-region football game against May River High School.
Hermosa Sanders was crowned Miss Homecoming during halftime ceremonies. The homecoming court included: Jirarah … Read the rest


Bells Bearbots take the challenge

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Destiny McMillan, Zachery Shaffer, Zachariah Ballew, Caleb Burgoon, Erick Guardado, Elizabeth Stephens and Bryona Drain arrived at Colleton Middle School early on Nov. 3.
The seven students arrived ready to represent Bells Elementary School in the Colleton Qualifier for First … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Stabbing report investigated
Members of the Walterboro Police Department were called to the 200 block East Washington Street Nov. 1 shortly after 9:30 p.m. to investigate an alleged assault.
The first officer on the scene found a man sitting in … Read the rest


Bicyclist killed on Bells Highway

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A man riding a bicycle in the 1900 block of Bells Highway Nov. 2 at approximately 7 p.m. was struck and killed.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said he and Deputy Coroner Wayne Walker were able to identify … Read the rest


Polo comes to Walterboro this Saturday

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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For those looking for the perfect family outing this Saturday, the 10th annual Polo for the Point is the perfect answer. The benefit polo match, hosted by the Limehouse family, will take place at the Limehouse Polo Grounds on Highway … Read the rest


Spots will available in golf tournament

Posted on November 8, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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A few spots are still available in Friday’s One Club Golf Tournament at Dogwood Hills Golf Course starting at 9 a.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Colleton County Arts Council and the S.C. Artisans Center. To sign up, … Read the rest



Surprise in congressional races

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A lot of Colleton County voters were contacting the local election office on election day, wondering why the race for the First Congressional District was not on their ballot.
They were looking for the race to succeed Mark Sanford as … Read the rest


State officials returned by voters

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The Republicans’ dominance in state government continued at the polls Tuesday with Gov. Henry McMaster leading a sweep of the state posts on the General Election ballot, according to the unofficial vote totals collected by the South Carolina Election Commission.… Read the rest


City man facing long prison term

Posted on November 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A Walterboro man faces a minimum of 15 years in federal prison after he was convicted of four charges in a trial last week in Charleston federal court.
United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that Marion Katrell Campbell, 38, … Read the rest



Cougars finish 13th at state championships

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

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The Lady Cougars finished 13th with 311 points in the SCHSL AAAA State Championships held Saturday Nov. 3 at the Sandhills Research Center in Columbia. Daniel High School took the top spot with 49 points, followed … Read the rest


Paper ballots snarl election

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

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Colleton County Voter Registration and Election Director Angela Upchurch started Tuesday’s election in crisis mode.
It was about 6 a.m., about an hour before the polls for the General Election were set to open, when she got her first call … Read the rest


Reid named soccer coach

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

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Returning to his roots: Reid started program in 1998.

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With a long coaching history that includes helping establish the soccer program for Walterboro High School and Colleton County, Brian Reid will be returning to his roots … Read the rest



Edwards tapped to lead Cougar softball program

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

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Tavara Edwards has been named as the head varsity softball coach for Colleton County High School.
Edwards will inherit a solid team for her inaugural debut as the head coach of the Lady Cougars. Colleton County … Read the rest


Hawks fall in round one to Bobcats

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

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Colleton Prep was eliminated in round one of the SCISA Lower-State playoff bracket Friday evening following a 42-22 loss to the No. 2 seed Carolina Academy (7-3, 3-1). The War Hawks finished the 2018 regular season … Read the rest



Library to be closed Saturday-Monday

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

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The Colleton County Memorial Library will be closed Saturday Nov. 10 through Monday Nov. 12 for the Veteran’s Day holiday.  Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday Nov. 13.


Coastal Kids holds grand opening

Posted on November 7, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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Coastal Kids Dental and Braces and Coastal Family Orthodontics held its grand opening carnival party Sunday Nov. 4 at the new building at 2126 Bells Hwy. in the Walmart Shopping Center. Activities include a jump castle, face painting, a fire … Read the rest


Bowman returns to Colleton school board seat

Posted on November 7, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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William Bowman Jr. was returned to the Colleton County School Board, collecting the most votes in a four-candidate race for the Fourth District.
The unofficial vote totals gave Bowman 404 votes.
Second in the race was Darlene Miller, the incumbent … Read the rest


Whetsell re-elected to Colleton County Council

Posted on November 7, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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Colleton County Councilman W. Gene Whetsell made his way through a long Election Day to finish with another four-year term.
When the votes were counted Whetsell had collected 7,116 votes to Democratic challenger David Gar Linder’s 6,026 votes.
In a … Read the rest


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