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Pee Dee Land Trust presents Black Farmer Storytelling Project

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

Pee Dee Land Trust has prepared an exhibit of storyboards featuring photographs and quotes collected during a series of interviews with six African …

Williamsburg Ag Spray Supply receives Image Award

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:57 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for July to Williamsburg Ag Spray Supply (WASS). The relatively new business is owned by …

2016 Presidential Candidate visits Williamsburg County

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:56 a.m.

Presidential candidate Robby Wells recently came through Williamsburg County.

Kingstree native son commits to Ole Miss

BY NATHAN ELLIOTT

The News Correspondent

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, it means that many rising high school seniors are beginning to decide which university they will …

McGill retires after meeting goals - Director of Office on Aging comes home UPDATED

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:24 p.m.

Former Lt. Governor Yancey McGill has retired from his position as director of the S.C. Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging. The Kingstree democrat …

Hospice Care of S.C. celebrates with ribbon cutting

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

After three moves, all on Academy Street in Kingstree, Hospice Care of South Carolina celebrated its presence with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The …

Local joins Teach for America

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

Teach For America announced recently that a Kingstree local has been accepted into the organization’s 2015 teaching corps. Teach For America …

Shooting suspect arrested UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Darrell Brooks, 45, of Hemingway has been charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon in connection to a July 24, …

Lane man convicted of manslaughter

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:18 p.m.

A jury found Terry Williams of Lane guilty of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during a violent crime in the 2013 shooting death of …

Youth empowerment event includes robotics competition

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:30 p.m.

During the week of August 10 to August 14, the Williamsburg Technical College will be the site of the Summer in STEM. Williamsburg County along with regional partners will hold a science and technology, electronics and mathematics (STEM) career initiative at no cost to the participants.

Safety comes first for Kingstree firefighters (w/video) UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:26 p.m.

Last week when temperatures were in the 100s, Kingstree resident Barbara Pressley opened her front door and set off her fire alarm. The high heat and …

Target Zero Enforcement Team announced

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a 24-member Target Zero Enforcement Team.

Hendrick crowned Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville.

Tomlinson class of ‘65 holds reunion

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:24 p.m.

The Tomlinson Class of 1965 recently held a high school reunion.

Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton unite in marriage

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton were married on July 3, 2015, in Myrtle Beach.

The South Carolina House of Representatives 2015 End of Session I Report

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:58 p.m.

The General Assembly approved H.3701, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3702, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve …

Target Zero Enforcement Team announced UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 2:30 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a 24-member Target Zero Enforcement Team. These troopers will work to reduce highway tragedies by focusing proactive enforcement on identified roadway corridors that are high-risk for traffic fatalities and …

Lane man guilty of manslaughter UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:58 p.m.

A jury found Terry Williams of Lane guilty of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during a violent crime in the 2013 shooting death of …

Big plans for Gilland Park - Town will seek grants to support park improvements (w/video)

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Gilland Park in Kingstree has been slated for major improvements. Kingstree Town Council was presented a master plan by Parks and Recreation Director …

WTC hosts 13 for Counselors Academy

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:56 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College recently hosted a Counselors Academy for secondary counseling and career professionals from the college’s …

History changes hands

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Joann Brown has seen a lot in her 15 years as the Williamsburgh Historical Society Museum Director. On July 21, she said goodbye to the home she …

SEC honors past leadership

By ADREL S. LANGLEY

Special to The News

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:57 a.m.

It’s interesting to look back on 75 years of an organization’s history, but having 75 years of history in one room at one time is …

Students to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:57 a.m.

Outstanding elementary school students from across the nation will take part in a unique academic development experience, the National Youth …

Singleton named to President’s Honor List

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Kerrie Malyka Singleton of Greeleyville has been named to the President’s Honor List for the spring semester, 2015 at the University of South …

KPD officers recognized

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:10 a.m.

Going beyond the call of duty is part of the job when it comes to law enforcement’s role in keeping our citizens safe. For their efforts, Kingstree Police Chief Eric Williams recognized two officers during a recent Kingstree Town Council meeting.

Locals sign up for conceal/carry classes UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:11 a.m.

Where there is hot debate over gun control there is no dispute that ownership of a gun is an American’s right. The reasons behind owning a gun …

Sheriff's Office searching for suspects in two unrelated incidents UPDATED

Saturday, July 25, 2015 6:27 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office is searching for Darrell Brooks in connection to a shooting in Hemingway that sent a juvenile to the hospital. According to officials, on Friday, July 24, at approximately 10:00 p.m. deputies responded to Highway 3603 Hemingway Highway where they discovered a 16 year old male in the parking lot of Tracy's …

Ex-Williamsburg sheriff now facing state misconduct charge UPDATED

Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:46 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Michael Johnson, the former Williamsburg County sheriff serving federal prison time for fraud, now faces state charges, state officials said Thursday. According to Attorney General Alan Wilson, Johnson was indicted by the Williamsburg County grand jury for misconduct in office. In a news release, Wilson’s office said …

Sons of Allen youth retreat UPDATED

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:50 p.m.

On June 27, the Kingstree Chapter Sons of Allen of the African Methodist Episcopal Church held its first annual Youth Retreat. Over 90 youth and …

Pennsylvania teens spend time volunteering in Williamsburg County UPDATED

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:50 p.m.

EIGHT STUDENTS AND two adults from Our Lady of Sacred Heart High School, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania spent a week in June serving the people of …

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