New officers, codes enforcement officer introduced UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Police Department (KPD) is planning several community minded projects that include an elderly check and support program and a mentoring …

Kingstree natives partner with the Housing Authority of Kingstree for back-to-school celebration and supply giveaway UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

In an effort to expand our scope of service to the community, the Coalition for Teens Helping Teens, Polished Pearls Leadership Seminars for Teen …

High School Football UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Man dies in head-on collision UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

A Florence County man was killed in a two-car crash on August 22, on the Manning Highway. James E. Hunter, 66, of Florence, died as a result of his injuries according to Williamsburg County Deputy Coroner William Horton, III. The crash occurred around 2:55 p.m.

Williamsburg Academy students attend conference

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Students from a local school recently attended the South Carolina Independent School Association Junior High Summer Leadership Conference, held in …

X marks the end of local trees UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Several oak trees that line a portion of Jackson Street in Kingstree have been marked with a big, bright orange X. The mark identifies the tree for …

Suspects sought in burglary UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects wanted in connection to an August 20, burglary. Two suspects …

Lights, camera, action at Kenneth Gardner Elementary UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary is “reeling” in the new school year with the “Lights, Camera, Lead” theme. Students were met on their first day of school …

State Senate District 32 Special Election

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Voters are encouraged to get out and vote in the State Senate District 32 Special Election. Ronnie Sabb, SC Representative for District 101 and …

Suspects sought in burgalry UPDATED

Sunday, August 24, 2014 4:33 p.m.

Williamsburg County investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects wanted in connection to an August 20, burglary. Two suspects …

Students graduate from WTC Practical Nursing program UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Twenty students in the Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) Practical Nursing (PN) program received their nursing pins and certificates of completion …

Dash Pass authorizes homeowners’ re-entry after emergency event

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Scenario 1:

Man dies in single car crash

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A Lake City man died of injuries he sustained in a crash in Williamsburg County. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, around 3:10 a.m. on August 16, William I. Newby, 37, of Lake City, was traveling west on New Zion Road in a 2006 Toyota Camry when his vehicle struck a ditch. Newby was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. …

SCAC elects two new board members and reelects four board members to four-year terms (2015-18)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The SCAC elected W.B. Wilson, Williamsburg County Councilmember, to a four-year term (2015-18) on the Association’s Board of Directors. The SCAC …

Hemingway native follows dream

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

We talk and dream of a thriving successful economy with job opportunities in our county, so that our children are able to go off to college and come …

Sculpture captures local farm

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The good things happening at the Williams Vineyard and Farm in Nesmith have extended nationally and in April, the farm was one of 10 African American …

Banded mourning doves provide vital information to biologists UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Since 2003, the SC Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Section and other partners have taken part in a long-term, multi-state banding project of …

Local county officials graduate from the Institute of Government for County Officials

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Forty-five county officials, including two local officals graduated on August 5, from Levels I and II of the Institute of Government for County …

Hundreds gather to honor McGill

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Kingstree’s own Lt. Gov. John Yancey McGill was honored August 14, during a reception held at Santee Electric Cooperative Conference Center. Hundreds …

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Guardians of the Galaxy come from the same Marvel universe as The Avengers. But it doesn’t take five solo movies to get us to the big team-up …

Man charged with attempted murder

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Dwayne Brown has turned himself into law enforcement after being sought by South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office …

D.P. Cooper Charter School board members

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

D.P. Cooper Charter School’s board members are ready to begin the new school year. Dr. Kerry D. Singleton, principal of D.P. Cooper Charter School, …

Felician Center after-school program receives grant

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

A Duke Energy Foundation gift will continue to expand the educational aspect of the Felician Sisters ever growing ministry. On July 31, George Acker, …

Photo captured of Black River near Horseshoe Road

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:45 a.m.

New street signs hung in multiple intersections

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Candidates meet for debate

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:40 a.m.

A senatorial debate held August 7, in Georgetown drew a substantial crowd. The Citizens for Progress, a group that is headquartered in Georgetown, hosted the debate at Bethel AME Church in order for citizens to hear each candidate’s platform and vision before they head to the polls September 2, for the SC Senate District 32 special election.

Local students bring home the gold for Hemingway Career and Technology Center (HCTC)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Hemingway Career and Technology Center was recently highlighted when two of its Health Occupations Students (HOSA) attended the HOSA National …

School is more than supplies

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

They may seem to be doing nothing more than sitting around and chatting but behind this group of men sipping coffee at McDonald’s in Kingstree is in …

Man turns himself in UPDATED

Monday, August 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

UPDATE: Dwayne Brown has turned himself into law enforcement after being sought by South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Williamsburg County …

Biker Noise for Girls and Boys brings smile, joy to Kingstree child

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

KINGSTREE, S.C. – Putting a smile on a sick child’s face. That’s is what Saturday’s Biker Noise for Girls and Boys benefit ride is all about …

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