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 …

Constitution Week at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

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

Join Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in celebration of Constitution Week by attending one of the free special events scheduled September 17 …

Sherwood Street home gutted by flames

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

Can you identify this week's mystery plant?

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

It's a long time until Halloween, but here's a spooky little plant.

Runoff Expected UPDATED

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10:12 a.m.

The turnout for the Senate District 32 Special election on September 2, was impressive in terms of margins. The votes are so close that an out-right winner won't be determined until another election on September 16. The totals are unofficial until certification on Thursday. A total of 14,126 voters cast ballots in the election that included all …

Valley Forge Flag Company expansion complete

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Williamsburg County Council approved third and final reading of an ordinance that brings to fruition a yearlong endeavor. Valley Forge Flag Company …

Fourth grader recognized for perfect score

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s not very often a third grader makes a perfect score on the PASS test but it can be done and one young man who is a student at the Williamsburg …

Gilder hired as Williamsburg Regional Hospital CFO

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kevin S. Gilder was named Williamsburg Regional Hospital’s CFO on August 11. “We welcome Kevin Gilder as our new CFO,” said hospital CEO Sharon …

C.E. Murray’s welcomes new team members

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputy involved in fatal collision

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A collision between a Williamsburg County Sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle and a man driving a moped is under investigation. According to a statement issued by Williamsburg County Sheriff Office, on August 14, at approximately 10:15 p.m. a deputy was responding to a call when he collided with a moped driven by Edward Goodman, 56, of Williamsburg County. …

District schools received academic achievement recognition from the South Carolina Department of Education

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Education in partnership with the Education Oversight Committee, submitted to school districts, during the month of …

Local author shares journey

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

When Williamsburg County native Abe Henryhand was five years old he and his brother Lincoln were literally left to fend for themselves. The two would …

Two-car crash sends three to hospital

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A two-car crash on Monday, August 25, sent three people to the hospital. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Buick and a pickup were …

Wiiliamsburg County 4-H designates September as 2014-2015 kick off month

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H is excited to announce that September is the kick off month for the 2014-2015 4-H club year! Williamsburg County 4-H has four …

New officers, codes enforcement officer introduced UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Police Department (KPD) is planning several community minded projects that include an elderly check and support program and a mentoring …

Kingstree natives partner with the Housing Authority of Kingstree for back-to-school celebration and supply giveaway

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:37 a.m.

In an effort to expand our scope of service to the community, the Coalition for Teens Helping Teens, Polished Pearls Leadership Seminars for Teen …

High School Football UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:37 a.m.

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