Band hosts contest

Posted by | February 1, 2019 5:00 pm

Colleton County High School hosted the 2019 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association’s Premier South Contest on Saturday Jan. 26. This was the band’s third time to host the event. Over 1,500 spectators and parents came out to support the 41 different … Read the rest

Clean up day at Bedon-Lucas House

Posted by | February 1, 2019 5:00 pm

A group of community members came out to help at the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society’s cleanup day on Saturday Jan. 26. Boy Scout Troop 646 and community members were led by CCHAPS president Tom Whitacre. Work included removing … Read the rest

Learning about money

Posted by | February 1, 2019 5:00 pm

Heritage Trust teamed up with Kimberly Footman, career facilitator for Colleton County High School, to teach juniors and seniors about “The Reality of Money” on Wednesday Jan. 23 in the CCHS auxiliary gym.
The interactive program is designed to show … Read the rest

Photos: Readers Choice party 2019

Posted by | February 1, 2019 9:01 am

Winners of The Press and Standard’s annual Readers’ Choice awards visited the P&S office last night to receive their plaques and banners and snack on a variety of food.

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Crime Briefs

Posted by | January 31, 2019 5:00 pm

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

Investigation continues in shooting case

Posted by | January 31, 2019 5:00 pm

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 by | January 31, 2019 5:00 pm

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 by | January 31, 2019 5:00 am

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 by | January 31, 2019 5:00 am


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

Shooting suspects chased into Colleton

Posted by | January 31, 2019 5:00 am

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 Wrestling takes down Lower Richland

Posted by | January 30, 2019 5:00 pm

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

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