Local teacher completes Master Teacher Class UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:30 a.m.

A member of the faculty at a South Carolina Independent School Association school has achieved the status of Master Teacher, according to Larry Watt, …

Living with breast cancer: Two women, two stories, two futures

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Edna David is an 84-year-old grandmother from Salters. Kim Driggers is a 41-year-old who lives only blocks from Edna. The two women may be a …

Greeleyville Wellness Center receives new vehicles UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Lady Stallions continue to play hard UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:00 a.m.

On September 29, the Lady Stallions JV and Varsity Volleyball teams played against Carolina Academy at home.

Boy safe after alleged kidnapping UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Law enforcement is looking for suspects that may have been involved in a possible kidnapping. A 16-year old male from Salters is safe after a short search.

Man hospitalized after shooting

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A man has been flown to an area hospital after allegedly shooting himself. On the morning of October 6, Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office and Kingstree Police Department were dispatched to a civil disturbance. According to law enforcement officials, a local security guard (name unknown) had a civil disturbance with a relative and became …

Pig Pickin’ expands

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:00 a.m.

As the Kingstree/BI-LO Pig Pickin’ Festival continues to grow so has interest in expanding it beyond the confines of the Kingstree Recreation Center. …

Dispute leads to suicide UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A dispute over a ride has led to a man taking his life. On Monday, October 6, Eric Teyon Jones, 37, of Kingstree fatally wounded himself after a …

Cotton Blossoms UPDATED

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

State Farm receives Image Award UPDATED

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

The Williamsburg Home-Town Chamber presented the Image Award for September to Kingstree State Farm Agent Toni Ward. Mrs. Ward established her agency …

Kingstree High School students attend the sixth annual James Otis Lecture Program UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The James Otis Lecture Program is a series of lectures presented by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in …

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.

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