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Posted by | June 30, 2018 5:00 am

On president’s list
at Coastal Carolina
Kye Stephens of Walterboro has been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Coastal Carolina University in Conway. He is an exercise and sports management major.
The list requires a perfect … Read the rest



Syfrett, Land announce engagement

Posted by | June 30, 2018 5:00 am

Kaye Barwick Syfrett and Jimmy Syfrett of Walterboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Renee Syfrett, and Michael Stuart Land of Greenville, son of Marlou Land and David Land, both of Greenville.
A 2013 graduate of Colleton Preparatory Academy, … Read the rest



Planned SCDOT road improvements stalled

Posted by | June 29, 2018 5:00 pm

Delays have pushed back the planned start for two projects the South Carolina Department of Transportation has on the schedule for Colleton County.

EDISTO BEACH
DOT had initially anticipated construction on Edisto Beach’s Myrtle Street drainage project to begin early … Read the rest


Agreement alters dispatcher funding

Posted by | June 29, 2018 5:00 pm

The governments of Walterboro and Colleton County and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are entering into an agreement that alters the city’s funding in the operation of the E-911 Emergency Dispatch Center.
City council gave approval to the agreement at … Read the rest





Two given Ruffin High scholarships

Posted by | June 29, 2018 5:00 am

2018 Colleton County High School graduates Cheyanne Rice and DeAndre Bryant were awarded $500 scholarships from the Ruffin High School Odessa Stephens Scholarship Fund on Saturday at the Colleton County Memorial Library.
Sirena Memminger, RHS Scholarship Fund founder and chair, … Read the rest





Photos: Colleton youngsters at Camp Wildwood

Posted by | June 28, 2018 5:00 pm

Thirty-three Colleton County youngsters attended last week’s session of Camp Wildwood. In addition to traditional camp activities, the campers got the chance to take swimming lesson and learn carpentry. Each summer, Cpl. Jimmy Wiggins of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office … Read the rest



Crime Reports

Posted by | June 28, 2018 5:00 pm

Man sought for domestic violence
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home on Our Dream Lane the morning of June 23 after the male resident reportedly assaulted the female occupant.
The woman told deputies that … Read the rest


Edith Lybrand | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted by | June 28, 2018 12:30 pm

Edith Lybrand                                                                                                                           

Greenville – Edith Rebecca Ferguson Lybrand, 95, of Greenville, born on August 20, 1922, wife of the late William Martin Lybrand Jr., went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, June 25, 2018.

Born in South Boston, … Read the rest



Relief from the heat: Pops with Cops

Posted by | June 28, 2018 5:00 am

Walterboro police were out in the community last week, offering young residents a little relief from the heat.
“Pops with Cops” paid visits to 13 locations during the week, handing out popsicles and other treats to the city’s youngsters.
In … Read the rest







Minors fall in District VIII semi-finals

Posted by | June 27, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Minors were eliminated from the District VIII tournament Saturday June 23, after compiling a 2-2 record across four days of competition. The Minors earned wins over Hampton County (16-2) and Ridgeland (11-1) … Read the rest



Ponytails lose to Goose Creek

Posted by | June 27, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Ponytails finished 1-2 in the four-team District VI tournament held over the weekend at Tom Conley Park in Ladson.
On Friday evening, the Ponytails lost to Goose Creek 26-5 then rebounded with a … Read the rest



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