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Senate Ethics panel orders state House Democrat to pay $54K UPDATED

Friday, September 4, 2015 8:21 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Senate Ethics Committee has fined state Rep. Cezar McKnight $54,000 for failing to report campaign donations and expenses …

Tigers pounce on Jaguars

Nate Elliot

Sports Correspondent

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:22 p.m.

“Defensively, it was another great performance, they all played tremendously,” said Hemingway Head Coach Greg Lawson about …

Boyd receives awards

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Anna Caison Boyd was presented the Duke of Edinburgh and Presidential Volunteer Service Award during the Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant held in …

Kingstree man charged with Myrtle Beach murder

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Christopher Columbus White, III, 30, of Kingstree, was charged on August 14, with the murder of a Myrtle Beach man.

Suspect sought in Sunday morning shooting

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:04 p.m.

On August 30, at approximately 4:20 a.m., deputies with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting at Mingles Night Club at 55 Williamsburg County Highway in Kingstree.

Blakely Community celebrates “back to school” field day UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:55 p.m.

The Blakely Community annual “Back to School” Field Day was held August 8, in the of Salters. The annual event was started over 10 …

UPDATE Suspect sought in Sunday morning shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating El Ahmad Seward who has been charged with …

Moore announced as W.C. Economic Development Director UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:51 p.m.

After much anticipation, the new executive director of Williamsburg County Economic Development was announced. Jim Moore, a former business …

Greeleyville Junior crowned Miss Williamsburg County

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 5:00 p.m.

As a part of the National Miss American Pageant, Na-Dya Emoni Gamble was crowned Miss Williamsburg County Teen on June 12, at the Williamsburg County …

School board hears about first week of school

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Students of the Williamsburg County School District enjoyed their first week not only with a fresh outlook for the new school year. They were greeted with a fresh coat of paint, new signage, manicured lawns and other amenities that make for a better learning environment. The updates were presented to the school board of trustees during their …

Candidates file for mayor, three council seats UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 p.m.

  August 15, was the deadline for candidate filing for the Town of Kingstree General Election.

Tris Rib Fest UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:31 p.m.

Williamsburg County Councilman Harry Darby was one of four judges in the Trio Community Annual Rib Fest rib competition held in Trio Saturday, August …

War Eagles pierce the Jaguars

BY MICHAELE DUKE news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:06 p.m.

As C.E. Murray Football Coach Brian Smith said after the game, “We played smash mouth football and showed our county that C.E. Murray stands …

Williamsburg County Public School Foundation accepting scholarship applications for 2015-2016 school year

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation supports the higher education aspirations of students in Williamsburg County. The Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

Kingstree man charged with Myrtle Beach murder UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:40 p.m.

Christopher Columbus White, III, 30 of Kingstree was charged on August 14, with the murder of a Myrtle Beach man. According to reports, the arrest stems from an August 10, incident where Dominick Goodwin, also from Kingstree was found dead in a field in Myrtle Beach. According to reports, Goodwin died from wounds inflicted during an assault. White …

Town of Kingstree awarded grant to fix canal UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:04 p.m.

A $1.2 million project to fix the Kingstree Canal can now move forward. Kingstree Town Council approved a motion to adopt a grant resolution for the …

Moore announced as W.C. Economic Development Director (has video)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Moore has more than 22 years experience in economic development.

Stallions tame Lions in opening game UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:16 p.m.

Williamsburg Academy Stallions offered up a spectacular opening night for fans.

McGill retiring after 21 years

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:56 p.m.

After more than 20 years as director of Williamsburg County Economic Development, Executive Director Hilton McGill says it’s time to relax. He …

Keep Williamsburg beautiful

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:54 p.m.

KEEP WILLIAMSBURG BEAUTIFUL, the HomeTown Chamber and the Town of Kingstree are offering local merchants and shoppers an easy way to recycle downtown. …

Two arrested in fatal shooting UPDATED

Friday, August 21, 2015 6:38 p.m.

Charlie Lorence Adams, 25, and Marydell Bruce, 24, both of Kingstree have been arrested by investigators with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s …

Staggers completes formal county government instruction

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:27 p.m.

The Honorable Sharon W. Staggers, Williamsburg County Clerk of Court, graduated from The Institute of Government for County Officials on August 4, at …

Trucker whose reckless driving caused medical student’s death gets nine years UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:40 p.m.

The trucker who caused a newlywed medical student to die in a crash on Interstate 526 — and then was arrested for drunken driving while out on bail — was sentenced to nine years in prison.

Andrews teen dies in ATV crash

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:18 p.m.

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Mayor, chamber director pucker up for charity

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:04 p.m.

Would you kiss a pig if it were for a good cause? Most people would not but a pair of locals have agreed to do the unthinkable, all in the name of …

Master Sergeant Wade retires

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:22 p.m.

AFTER 26 YEARS of service Master Sergeant Dianne Nesmith Wade will be retiring from the United States Marine Corp. Master Sergeant Wade was born …

CCU honors 300 graduation candidates at August commencement

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:29 p.m.

Approximately 300 students were eligible to participate in Coastal Carolina University’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the HTC Center.

VITAL AGING SENIORS TAKE A FIELD TRIP

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:18 p.m.

ON AUGUST 11, Vital Aging seniors enjoyed a field trip to Florence thanks to a donation from the James E. Clyburn Foundation.

School in full swing UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:06 p.m.

School is in full swing.

Forty-five fields available for public dove hunting

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Forty-five public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2015-16 mourning dove season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Management Area program. A county-by-county list of public dove fields and special youth hunts is available online at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/dove/fields.html or can be …

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