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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 …

New minister at Kingstree United Methodist Church

New minister at Kingstree United Methodist Church
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:32 a.m.

The congregation at Kingstree United Methodist Church officially welcomed their newly appointed minister, the Rev. Karen Elizabeth Starr, during a …

KPD working on Neighborhood Watch Program

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:11 a.m.

Town of Kingstree officials met with concerned citizens July 27, to discuss promoting Neighborhood Watch groups in light of recent criminal activity in several neighborhoods in town, which resulted in stepped-up patrols and multiple arrests July 23 to July 24. Approximately 35 citizens and members of law enforcement attended the Wednesday evening …

Hogs gone Wild UPDATED

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:06 a.m.

BY MICAHELE DUKE

Students explore the arts

Students explore the arts

By Dianne Poston Owens

Hemingway Observer

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:26 a.m.

KINGSTREE —This summer many Williamsburg County students have been able to continue their creative writing, music and arts education through a …

WTC’s McCollister advances four-year degree during summer

WTC’s McCollister advances four-year degree during summer
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:43 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) student Kalyn McCollister is using her summer to get a step ahead in the four-year degree she is earning from …

Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage

Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:53 a.m.

While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red …

GPD seeking citizens’ help

GPD seeking citizens’ help
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:34 a.m.

The Greeleyville Police Department (GPD) is seeking citizens’ help to locate two suspects, Susie Loretta Thomas, 43, of Sumter, and Synquis …

Senator Tim Scott accepting applications for Fall 2016 Internships

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:21 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) recently announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016.

Kingstree native recognized for accomplishments UPDATED

Kingstree native recognized for accomplishments

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:10 a.m.

The South Carolina Women Lawyers Association recently announced Kingstree native Leah Cromer as the recipient of the First South Carolina Women …

Deputy arrested

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:03 a.m.

A deputy with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature after assaulting a man and female minor.

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:30 a.m.

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School of Hemingway. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree …

Carraway named principal of Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts

Carraway  named principal of Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:48 a.m.

James Carraway was recently named principal of Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts for the 2016-2017 school term.

Simmons named principal of Kingstree Senior High School

Simmons named principal of Kingstree Senior High School
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:55 a.m.

Dr. Deonia Simmons, a 1988 graduate of Denmark-Olar High School, was recently selected to serve as principal at Kingstree High School in Kingstree. …

Local industry awarded

Local industry awarded
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:24 a.m.

DSM – Kingstree site recently received the Palmetto Shining Star Award from SC OSHA. This is the highest award that SC OSHA gives for safety …

Hospital plans moving forward

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:37 a.m.

Deep two-foot wide grooves cut into the Williamsburg Regional Hospital (WRH) back parking lot hint that something big is about to happen. It’s been six months since the hospital suspended operations due to the October historic rain event that swept across the state. Williamsburg County was one of the hardest hit when nearly two feet of rain …

Bears spotted in county UPDATED

Bears spotted in county

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:51 a.m.

There’s been a lot of talk about bears being spotted in Williamsburg County. The reason for the sightings, according to South Carolina …

Voters will choose to create Penny Sales Tax in November

Voters will choose to create Penny Sales Tax in November

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:44 a.m.

Voters in Williamsburg County may be voting on a penny sales tax this November. The first of six public hearings to receive public input and to …

United Community Foundation’s first basketball camp was a great success

United Community Foundation’s first basketball camp was a great success
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:24 a.m.

United Community Foundation’s first basketball camp was a great success. The camp was held from July 7 to July 9, at the Williamsburg County …

WTC hosts second annual Counselors Academy

WTC hosts second annual Counselors Academy
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:32 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) recently hosted its second annual Counselors Academy for secondary counseling and career professionals from …

South Carolina residents face a moderate risk of Zika infectionZika Prevention Safety Tips from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:15 a.m.

The Zika virus is transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes Aegypti mosquito. Its most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain, conjunctivitis (red eyes), muscle pain and headache. Pregnant women with Zika risk passing the virus to their unborn child. There have been cases of babies being born with microcephaly (a smaller-than-normal head). …

Hemingway man charged with raping child

Hemingway man charged with raping child
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:04 a.m.

On Friday, July 8, Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Michael Ray Birchmore, Jr., 35, Birchmore Drive, 11 days after they …

Lowcountry Food Bank and Partners Kick Off Summer Eats! Program UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:03 p.m.

From July 11th through August 12th, the Lowcountry Food Bank will be offering a special, free “grab-and-go” summer meals program for children in the Greeleyville area. This program is offered as a partnership between Share Our Strength, the Lowcountry Food Bank and Greeleyville Elementary School.

Anderson Brothers Bank recognized in ICBA Independent Bankers Magazine

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:12 a.m.

Independent Bankers Magazine has named Anderson Brothers Bank as one of the highest performing banks in the country. In the magazine’s annual survey of community bank performance, Anderson Brothers Bank ranked 14th in Return on Average Equity and 25th in Return on Average Assets of all banks in the country with assets between $500 million …

State Parks to Host Statewide Food Drive July 23 UPDATED

Monday, July 18, 2016 11:28 a.m.

State Parks across South Carolina are hoping visitors and members of their surrounding communities will help them pack park trucks full of canned goods and other non-perishables to help address hunger. Pack-A-Park-Truck events will be held at all 47 state parks in South Carolina on Saturday, July 23.  The event is part of the Park Service's …

Corn! Corn! Yellow or white!

Corn! Corn!  Yellow or white!

By Nancy S. Harrison

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:25 a.m.

“Fresh sweet corn, just come ripe. Serve me yellow or serve me white. Makes no differences in my sight. I’ll eat it noon or night. …

Results pending

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:43 a.m.

Officials responding to a July 2, call discovered a deceased male inside a home on Shady Lane in the Green Acres community. According to Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight, a neighbor discovered 49-year-old Bertram “Bean” Dana Robinson. McKnight said the cause of death is pending. Robinson’s body was taken to MUSC …

Image Award presented to Personalize It

Image Award presented to Personalize It
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:00 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for June to Personalize It located at 107 East Mill Street in Kingstree. Having been in …

Volunteers needed for flood damage assessment in Williamsburg, Georgetown counties

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:15 a.m.

A long-term recovery group dedicated to repairing the damage from the flooding of 2015 has asked for volunteers to help figure out the true extent of that damage.

The Professional Women’s Organization

The Professional Women’s Organization
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:32 a.m.

THE PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S Organization


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