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Vital Aging to Host fundraiser

Vital Aging to Host fundraiser

By Dianne Poston Owens

Special to The News

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:48 a.m.

Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. is excited about hosting the National Coach of the Year and the Coach of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Champions, …

Thousands still need help in wake of historic floods

Thousands still need help in wake of historic floods

BY BRUCE SMITH

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:34 a.m.

Thousands of people in South Carolina still need home repairs, while the state has submitted a plan for using almost $100 million in federal housing …

Sexual assault/kidnapping suspect arrested UPDATED

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:47 a.m.

Bobby Joe Fulton, 53, of Kindle Park Road, Kingstree, was arrested by the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count of Criminal …

Preserving peaches VS canning factors

Preserving peaches VS canning factors
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:17 a.m.

You have the choice of buying a little or a lot – a small basket just for you and your family to eat or a bushel for preserving.

HHS awards $1,623,702 to South Carolina to improve health center quality

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:02 a.m.

South Carolina is receiving 21 awards totaling $1,623,702 to invest in health center quality improvement efforts, and to provide high quality comprehensive care. Health centers in South Carolina will use these funds to expand current quality improvement systems and infrastructure and to improve primary care service delivery in the communities they …

25th anniversary year begins in Kingstree – 1992 to 2017

25th anniversary year begins in Kingstree – 1992 to 2017

By Sister Susanne Dziedzic

Special to The News

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:11 a.m.

Every Felician Sister gives witness to the legacy of Blessed Mary Angela in the mission of the ministries where they serve. Kingstree is no …

Jonte named Independent Banker of the Year UPDATED

Jonte named Independent Banker of the Year
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:02 a.m.

Robert W. “Bobby” Jonte, Jr., president of the Bank of Greeleyville in Greeleyville, was named Independent Banker of the Year by the …

Edward Jones moves to new location

Edward Jones moves to new location
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:25 a.m.

Edward Jones Financial Advisor James E. Smith, CRPC announces office move to new location at 125 South Academy Street, Kingstree. Edward Jones, a …

WTC welcomes US Senator Tim Scott

WTC welcomes US Senator Tim Scott
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:57 a.m.

US Senator Tim Scott (R-North Charleston) visited Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) in Kingstree on August 17. Scott, a US Senator since January …

Cyrus and Staggers complete programs UPDATED

Cyrus and Staggers complete programs
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:04 a.m.

On Tuesday, August 2, at the South Carolina Association of Counties 49th Annual Conference Williamsburg County Tax Collector Norma Cyrus and …

WRH moving forward

WRH moving forward
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:31 a.m.

Williamsburg Regional Hospital is quickly moving forward on the temporary modular hospital. The recent photo taking on August 9, shows current …

DNR teaches kids about archery UPDATED

DNR teaches kids about archery
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:57 a.m.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resource Officer Junior Matthews brought the department’s archery inflatable to the Kingstree and …

WCSO investigating carjacking incident

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:13 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an August 7, carjacking that took place in Kingstree. According to a press release issued by Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office PIO/Investigator Alex Edwards, deputies along with Williamsburg County EMS responded to Hinson Circle, Kingstree, concerning a carjacking incident. …

DNR to provide special youth deer hunts in Upstate UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:41 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals andDNR to provide special youth deer hunts in Upstate hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall. The hunts are for youth between the ages of 10 to 16 who would like to go deer hunting but don’t have …

Williamsburg County among counties to have drought status upgraded UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:16 p.m.

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on August 17, upgraded the drought status for 17 counties in the state.

Coastal Carolina University honors Summer Graduates

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Coastal Carolina University held commencement ceremonies for an estimated 360 candidates on Aug. 5, 2016, at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.

Town to spruce up core commercial, historic district

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:08 a.m.

In continuing its beautification efforts, the Town of Kingstree has contracted with Irrigation Plus to spruce up the core commercial/historic district. The scope of work includes trimming and pruning trees planted in the sidewalk areas, trimming and spraying weeds from the sidewalks and storefronts, and cleaning up and removing the debris. This …

Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car

Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:37 a.m.

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District 32 Senator’s Campaign helps local community stay positive

District 32 Senator’s Campaign helps local community stay positive

Katrina Moses

The News Correspondent

Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:22 a.m.

Saturday, August 6, was a sunny and hot day as volunteers in the Donnelly Community picked up trash, a sponsorship of Senator Ronnie Sabb’s …

Hideaway reborn as Millstone Golf Course

Hideaway reborn as Millstone Golf Course
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Hideaway Golf Course has been transformed into Millstone Executive Golf Course.

Williamsburg Academy teachers complete training UPDATED

Williamsburg Academy teachers complete training
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Teachers from member institutions of the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) recently participated in a two-day training session to …

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful has donated funds to the Williamsburg County Library to replace environmental-type books that were lost in the flood in …

WTC to hold “Welding Rodeo” UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:19 a.m.

The public is invited to join the Williamsburg Technical College Welding Department on Saturday, September 24, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for an event known as a “Welding Rodeo.”

Fulton arrested in Maine

Fulton arrested in Maine
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Monique Goodwin Fulton was arrested on August 5, by the Somerset Sheriff’s Office in Maine. She will be transported back to Williamsburg …

Steve Mouzon graduates WTC

Steve Mouzon graduates WTC
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College graduate Steven Mouzon (left) marched across the stage at the May 2016 commencement ceremony to receive his …

WCSD investigates death UPDATED

WCSD investigates death
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of Shannon Taylor, 48, of 2416 U.S. Hwy. 521, Andrews.

Sheriff's Office disbands theft ring UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Curtis Lacey Green, 36, of Kingstree, Carl Belton Burrows, 30, of Kingstree, and Tiffany Daniel Welch, 35, of Turbeville have been arrested and …

WCSO Investigating Carjacking Incident UPDATED

Monday, August 8, 2016 6:14 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating an August 7, car jacking that took place in Kingstree. According to a press release issued …

A Legacy of Music: Newell Fogle Clarkson

A Legacy of Music:  Newell Fogle Clarkson

Wendell Voiselle

Director, Williamsburgh Historical Museum

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:33 a.m.

The story of Newell Fogle Clarkson is one of the most intriguing personal histories in Williamsburg County. She was born in Orangeburg, in 1925. She …

ABB awarded Yard of the Month UPDATED

ABB awarded Yard of the Month
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Anderson Brothers Cash Depository opened as a depository in July 1932 with B.B. Anderson as owner. Organized for the purpose of paying off tobacco …


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