A prayer for Ina

Monday, July 7, 2014 10:04 p.m.

Ina Miles has been a giver all her life. Since 1954, she's dished up hot coffee, good groceries and a heaping side of religion at The 2nd Mile Coffee …

Man airlifted after Highway 52 accident

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:59 p.m.

Junior Leadership of Williamsburg takes Leadership Tour of our nation's capitol UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Junior Leadership of Williamsburg's first class of leaders went on their highly anticipated Leadership Tour of Washington, DC in June. The …

Williamsburg County resident receives Master of Public Health degree

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Katreena L. Mitchell, daughter of Rosalyn Mitchell of Lane and the late Jimmy White of Salters, graduated from Georgia Southern University May 2014 …

Road signs recognize Williamsburg Academy’s state win

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Major highways leading into Kingstree are sporting new signs. The Williamsburg Academy Stallions Football team made local history when they won the …

Local teen cast in “Bad Girls Club”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Making it on a television series was a goal of Ashleigh Nicole Mabry. Her dream has come true as she was selected to appear on the national …

Image Award presented to law firm

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the June Image Award to Jenkinson, Jarrett and Kellahan, P.A. Attorneys at Law. The law firm was …

Hickman crowned 2014 Miss WC Teen

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Manning High School sophomore Chyna Hickman glittered on stage Friday night after being crowned 2014 Miss Williamsburg County Teen. The pageant was …

Child dead, another critical after fire

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summer reading at the library

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Library continues to have its annual Summer Reading Program. On Wednesday, June 18, Joe the Balloon Dude was at the library in Kingstree. He presented a fabulous show that entertained the entire audience consisting of about 70 children ranging from ages three to 12.

McKnight aims for senate seat

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Local attorney Cezar McKnight announced his candidacy for the South Carolina Senate District 32, a move that he is very familiar with. The local …

Boston College School of Ministry and Theology and Catholic Extension host National DiscussionLocal Felician Sister serves as panelist UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

As the first in a series of events, Catholic Extension, along with the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (STM), hosted “The …

Dispute over voting leads to changes in procedure UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Disputes by councilmembers over their voting have changed the way Kingstree Town Council will have their vote recorded. The change from a show of hands to a roll call was employed during council’s June 16, meeting but the reason behind the action was the result during a May 12, meeting where Councilmembers Darren Tisdale, Luester McCullough, and …

Funding awarded to expand treatment plant UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Kingstree is poised to expand the city's wastewater treatment plant. Council was presented a Letter of Conditions for a USDA Rural Development grant totaling $22,500 during a June 16, meeting. The funds will be used to expand the plant located on Nelson Blvd. The cost of the proposed project is $30,000 and the town will be responsible …

McGill elected as SC’s new lieutenant governor UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

History was made on more than one level last Wednesday when John Yancey McGill, D-Williamsburg, former SC Senator for the past 25 years became the …

Kingstree native travels across the globe UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Charlie Marcus from Lexington, Massachusetts is a seasoned world traveler and the director of Luminosity Light and Sound. He has traveled, worked and …

Kingstree Junior Legion honors veterans UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

On Thursday, June 19, the Kingstree Post 8 Junior Legion team honored America’s veterans during a game in which they played host to Lake City. All …

Shelf cloud rolls over Williamsburg County UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

UPDATED

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:38 a.m.

OFFICIAL RESULTS       2014 Statewide Primary Election       Voter Turnout       Precinct Ballots Cast Registered Voters Voter Turnout BLACK RIVER 100 334 29.94% BLOOMINGVALE 213 713 29.87% CADES 102 495 20. …

The decay of downtown

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Kingstree Town Councilman Bubba Hammet has defined the landscape of downtown Kingstree as a toothless old man. Hammet's candid portrayal of his …

Watkins to compete in state pageant UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Kingstree native Teneisha Wakia Watkins will be representing Williamsburg County in the Miss South Carolina Teen pageant. The pageant will be held …

Senator will have to wait another day UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:49 p.m.

S.C. Senator Yancey McGill made public his decision to take over as interim lieutenant governor. 

KGES JAG Force Dance participants UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Magistrate judges sworn in UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Curtis Keels and Vasker Bartell, Jr. were sworn in as Williamsburg County Mag-istrate judges Thursday, June 12, at the magistrate's office in …

WTC 2014 graduation held UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Nearly 145 students were awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates during the 2014 commencement ceremony on the Williamsburg Technical College …

Native of Williamsburg County pins book UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Bob Spearman, a former native of Williamsburg County, has published his first book, “Turf and Surf” and will be signing copies during a …

Election results UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County citizens turned out in low numbers to cast their vote in the democratic and republican primaries. US Sen. Lindsey Graham easily won the GOP nomination and US Sen. Tim Scott won his race that may lead to his becoming the state's first elected black senator. US Rep. Jim Clyburn won the democratic primary in the 6th Congressional …

Funds approved UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The first step in enticing industry to an area is by having a skilled workforce. Williamsburg County is one step closer to providing that crucial element in a world that demands trained candidates. Senator Yancey McGill recently announced that the South Carolina State Senate, followed by the House of Representatives, approved $750,000 for a state- …

C.E. Murray’s Fluitt/Parsons inks commitment to play football

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Oceanez Fluitt recently capped off his breakout season by signing a letter of intent to play football at Newberry. “It feels like they were really, …

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