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Man found shot to death on Rhems Road in Nesmith UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:18 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office say Leroy Barnes, age 75, of 75 Van Vlake Drive, in Georgetown was found shot to death in Nesmith. According to a press release, on May 19, at approximately 3:09 p.m. Williamsburg County Deputies responded to Rhems Road located in the Nesmith area of Williamsburg County to the report of a body lying …

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Williamsburg County Library-Hemingway in Hemingway a literacy grant in the amount of $1,500 to support local literacy programs. The local grant award is part of over $5.8 million in grants awarded today to approximately 720 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the …

Keels honored at gala UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

Retiring Santee Electric Cooperative President and CEO Floyd Keels was honored for his service during a District 32 Foundation Black Tie Gala. The …

“All-In” - Lady Stallions Make History In 5-2 AA SCISA: State Softball Title Win Over Tradition Rich Thomas Heyward UPDATED

By Billy G. Baker

Publisher High School Sports

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Holly Hill--With their “All-In” unity buttons tucked securely in their uniform back pockets the Williamsburg Academy (22-4) Lady …

Gift of space becomes a partnership for education at St. Alban’s UPDATED

Holly Behre

Director of Communications, The Episcopal Church in South Carolina

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

As the school year nears its end, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is preparing to have a farewell cookout for a group of teachers who have been …

Hemingway’s Cribb leaving for assistant job at Georgetown UPDATED

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Hemingway football coach and athletic director Ken Cribb is leaving the school to accept an assistant coaching position at Georgetown. Cribb will be …

District budget meeting includes repairs

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

The Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees is nearing the deadline for a balanced budget. The Budget Committee met on May 11, at 10 a.m. to discuss the budget as well as to discuss several maintenance and repair issues.

Golden Class of 1965 honored at annual President’s Luncheon UPDATED

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The annual President’s Luncheon honoring Claflin University’s Golden Class of 1965 on Friday, May 8, provided classmates an …

Local VA office to host program

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:49 p.m.

Memorial Day will see a lot of people traveling to destinations across the country, according to AAA more than 37 million people are expected to travel, the most since 2005.

Allen marches to Montgomery UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

The National Park Service “Walking Classroom” ended its 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery Alabama in commemoration of the …

Lady Stallions make history in 5-2 AA SCISA State Softball Title win UPDATED

Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Holly Hill--With their "All-In" unity buttons tucked securely in their uniform back pockets the Williamsburg Academy (22-4) Lady Stallions rode the …

Kids learn through real life scenarios

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office Investigators Archie Kennedy and Alex Edwards and Chief Deputy Stephen Gardner were among many who took part in …

Bufkin signs with MU UPDATED

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:08 a.m.

C.E. Murray High School’s Martin Bufkin has signed with Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. Bufkin’s stats include All Region 7 1A Receiver, …

Big Give big hit

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Locals celebrating Cinco de Mayo did it with a slant this year. Instead of just partying they got to participate in a way that will make a huge …

Patriots Point honors veterans of Vietnam's first major battle UPDATED

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:08 a.m.

War made them brothers. A movie made them famous. But the Battle of Ia Drang Valley made them legends. The brave men of the 1st Battalion, 7th …

Following their faith

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:09 a.m.

Somewhere someone said God works in mysterious ways; Katherine and Ben Wheeler might be close to Him but they never expected how He would work to get …

NAACP to host first annual Juneteenth celebration

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:38 a.m.

A celebration commemorating the end of slavery will be held Saturday, June 20, at the Williamsburg County Recreation Center. Arleathia Beavers, Williamsburg County NAACP Treasurer and Juneteenth chairperson, presented the information to Williamsburg County Council during a recent meeting. Beavers was reaching out to council for financial support …

Local hospital earns four-star rating

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Williamsburg Regional Hospital recently earned a four-star rating for patient satisfaction. The rating is the first released by the federal government. The rating system is based on customer surveys in several categories of care and is rated from two to five stars. In South Carolina, Williamsburg Regional Hospital was among 24 hospitals to …

WA girls team 2015 Region II Champs

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:10 a.m.

The Williamsburg Academy Girls’ Varsity Softball team finished the 2015 softball season as the undefeated Region II Champions of SCISA Class AA. Led …

Kenneth Gardner Elementary hosts student leadership job fair

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:08 a.m.

It takes a lot to sustain a learning environment where everyone (staff, parents, and students) contributes to the success of all and Kenneth Gardner …

Carolinians paying the highest gas prices of the year

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 p.m.

The month of May starts with Carolinians paying the highest gas prices of the year.

Citizens call for meeting with school board

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Hemingway citizens are looking for answers as to why their district’s principals are being relocated to other schools. The meeting was held at Chavis …

Andrews duo charged with burglary

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Shannon Lane Bone, 33, and Stacey Walter Howard, 40, both of Andrews, were arrested on April 29, by investigators with the Williamsburg County …

Full house for school board meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:45 p.m.

The Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees conducted its April 27, meeting in front of a packed house. The agenda included information …

ABB sponsors Hemingway Middle School financial education program

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 p.m.

Anderson Brothers Bank launched its Le’Tour de Finance a Financial education and literacy program through EverFi to Hemingway Middle School.

No boots too big to fill

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Each year the Williamsburg County Fire Department partners with the American Red Cross in a Boot Drive to raise funds for families who lost their …

Kingstree resident to graduate from MUSC

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Latoya C. Epps-Scott, daughter of Evangelist Leroy and Cecelia Pressley Epps of Kingstree, will be graduating from the Medical University of …

WTC English class learns innovatively

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3:30 p.m.

At Williamsburg Technical College, English students don’t just read literature and regurgitate what the instructors wants them to remember. Rather, …

WTC student receives state recognition UPDATED

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Williamsburg Technical College Associate in Applied Science major Ethel L. Cooper of Kingstree has been nominated as a member of the 2015 Phi Theta …

Kingstree student published in book with Pat Conroy UPDATED

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Kaylie Lively of Kingstree has had her writings published in a new book by the University of South Carolina Press.

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