In Uniform

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Private First Class De’Metrius My’Kel Owens graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot of Parris Island on Friday, September 19.

Gamble attends National Conference as state’s FBLA Middle Level Representative

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Malcolm Gamble, State Middle Level Representative for South Carolina, recently attended the National Future Business Leaders of America Conference in …

Kingstree native receives Robert G. Stanton Award UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Robert G. Stanton Award has been awarded to Kingstree native Michael A. Allen for sustained and innovative achievements in promoting racial or …

October 4 voter registration deadline approaches

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:45 a.m.

October 4, voter registration deadline approaches. To help to ensure voters are prepared for the November 4, General Election, the Williamsburg …

Town’s auditor commends council and staff UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Kingstree Town Council was presented a positive audit report during its September 15, meeting. CPA Rick Newell praised council for their vision and being fiscally responsible over the past few years, which reflects the town’s general fund and governmental fund balances in the positive.

County council presented update on school district’s Race to the Top District Grant

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:00 a.m.

During a September 8, Williamsburg County Council meeting Crystal Lottig, Williamsburg County School District's Race to the Top Project Director, shared with county council the goals and objectives for the CCEL Race to the Top grant.

Rescue drill keeps teams on point UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

What looked like a search and rescue mission on the Black River in Kingstree was in fact a drill. Members of the Kingstree and Williamsburg County …

Williamsburg Technical College Foundation announces contest winner UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County native graduates from the University of South Florida UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Katherine Gennelle Chatman graduated from the University of South Florida of Tampa on Saturday August 9.

Sabb beats Floyd in Democratic Primary Senate District 32 Runoff UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Ronnie Sabb has won the primary run-off for the South Carolina Senate District 32 race. Sabb will be on the November ballot with no opposition unless …

WCSD welcomes new assistant principal UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Guilty verdict for Sheriff UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Suspended Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson and co-conspirator Lester Woods were found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Donate blood with the American Red Cross in support of organ transplant and other patients UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.

Johnson trial wraps up day four UPDATED

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:24 p.m.

Day four of suspended Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson's trial wrapped up with testimony by an FBI agent. Johnson and Lester L. Woods of Columbia were charged in a one-count indictment.  Both were charged in February with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud.  According to the indictment, Johnson and Woods are alleged to have engaged in a …

Sabb beats Floyd in Democratic Primary Senate District 32 Runoff UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ronnie Sabb has won the primary run-off for the South Carolina Senate District 32 race. Sabb will be on the November ballot with no opposition unless …

Jaguars takes the win UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Kingstree Senior High School Jaguars defends their title by putting forth effort towards the Timmonsville High School Whirlwinds. Head Coach Charlie Brown was very pleased with effort from the mighty Jaguars. The Jaguars defensive line and offensive players showed to be strong. “Everyone did well and all I can do is pat my guys on their backs,” …

Remembering September 11, 2001 UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

The Foster Grandparents and staff of Vital Aging of Williamsburg joined thousands across the country on Thursday, September 11, to take pause and memorialize the victims killed in the deadliest attack on United States soil. The group stationed themselves at the four corners of Main Street and Longstreet Street, as well as in front of the …

Growth for D.P Cooper Charter School exceeds expectations

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Parent Leadership Night/Open House at Kenneth Gardner Elementary UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary School recently conducted its Parent Leadership Night and Open House as a Leadership event for parents. The highlights of the evening were the Student-Parent conferences where students discussed their Student Data Notebook, in a conference format, with their parents/guardians.

WCSD Conducted (STEM) Day Event UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50 a.m.

August 18, was the first day back for Williamsburg County School District students; however, the Office of Instructional Services had been working diligently on a back-to-school kick-off learning event for them prior to their return.

Voters return to polls next week

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Voters will return to the polls September 16, to vote for the State Senate District 32 seat. The runoff pits Williamsburg County Councilmember Sam …

GKCU recognized for youth education and community service UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union (GKCU) has been recognized by the Carolinas Credit Union League Foundation with two state-level awards (based on asset size): first place in the Desjardins Youth Education Award and second place in the Dora Maxwell Service Award for Social Responsibility.

Airports on agenda UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Airport was a major focus on Williamsburg County Council’s agenda. Council adopted a draft of policy and procedure at its September 8, meeting. The FFA approved policy and procedure will allow for the preparation of airport ground leasehold agreements.

Stuckey airport to close UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Soon the Williamsburg County Airport will be home to several T-Hangers capable of housing planes. The hangers will be leased which will in turn create a revenue stream, a notion that has been discussed at length by Williamsburg County Council and is now coming to fruition after a September 8, meeting where council approved the authorization to …

Peanuts focus of field day UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Peanuts are continuing to grow in popularity among farmers. As peanut production increases so does the need for knowledge to produce high quality and high yields. Local farmer Brian McClam hosted a field day event that brought 113 farmers from two states for that purpose. Representatives from Severn Peanut Company, the Department of Agriculture, …

Bank of Greeleyville receives Image Award

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:45 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for August to the Bank of Greeleyville. The family owned and operated bank known as the …

WCSD announces winner of Good Apple Award

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:45 a.m.

We seem to have forgotten what good character is

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:45 a.m.

In today's culture we seem to hear less and less of the good one person does for another. We seem to have forgotten what good character is. For …

Trial approaches for sheriff

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson's trial is scheduled to begin September 15, at the Matthew J. Perry Federal Courthouse in Columbia. In …

Auto accidents claims life

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:19 a.m.

A Kingstree man was struck and killed while attempting to cross US Highway 52 near Old Gapway Road. According to Sgt. Bob Beres of the South Carolina Highway Patrol around 3:15 a.m. August 31, Raymond Muldrow, 21, of Kingstree, was in the roadway when he was struck by a north-bound 2002 Chevy SUV. According to Sgt. Beres the driver, a 37-year-old …

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