Local native celebrates annual dance recital UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Domonique Jones-Goode, a Kingstree native and sole proprietor of a South Carolina non-profit organization 501 3© also in collaboration with Kenneth …

Lake City man dead, two women charged UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the July 11, death of a Lake City man. According to Williamsburg County Sheriffís Office Incident …

Tom Stuckey joins NWTF management team UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Tom Stuckey, a well-respected and seasoned outdoor industry professional, recently joined the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) as senior vice …

Arrest made in connection with separate crimes UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes that occurred in June. According to Kingstree Police Incident Reports at …

Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the SC Department of Natural Resources.

Chavis One Stop-County Satellite offices receive Image Award UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the July Image Award to Chavis One Stop, county satellite offices. According to County Supervisor Stanley …

Two women charged in connection to death of Lake City man UPDATED

Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:54 p.m.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the July 11, death of a Lake City man.†

Dirt not enough to attract industry

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

A site in Williamsburg County is under consideration for certification that will make it more attractive for industry. HT McFadden Industrial Park …

Protect land from development in a 12-county area of central South Carolina

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) is pleased to announce that Mary Crockett, CLT Land Protection Director, was recently awarded the 2014 ďRiver Manager …

Earthquake risk increases for state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

One of the greatest earthquakes in US history occurred in Charleston. On August 31, 1886, the city and nearby cities suffered major damage, although …

Growing farmers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Farming isnít what it used to be. In fact, the term farming has morphed into agriculture and more recent agribusiness. Agriculture is the nationís …

Dukes promoted to principal in Charleston County School District

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Andre M. Dukes, a Kingstree native, is the new principal of St. Johnís High School. The Charleston County School Board of Trustees approved Super- …

South Carolina receives funding for three projects in partnerships with North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Imperiled species will benefit from a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states through the US Fish and Wildlife Serviceís …

Three suspects arrested after two-day crime spree UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes that occurred in June. According to Kingstree Police Incident Reports at approximately 7:40 a.m. on June 13, while on routine patrol, officers noticed a broken glass door at the Family Dollar Store on Hampton Avenue. † According to incident reports, video surveillance captured …

Rep. Anderson, Sam Floyd will seek Senate District 32 Seat UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:45 a.m.

SC Representative Carl Anderson (District 103) will seek the Senate District 32 seat in a special election after Senator John Yancey McGill, who in …

UPDATE: Man dies in crash UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A two vehicle collision has resulted in the death of a Hemingway man. The Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight said Samuel Green Jr., 56, of …

SUCCESS STORY: Wood Storks no longer endangered. Thirty-year recovery effort has brought bird back from brink of extinction UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

During the fall a long and lanky bird can be spotted in the skies and waters of Williamsburg County. Around 2004 The News published photos of woods …

KPD officer cleared in fatal shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Kingstree Police Department officer has been cleared in the death of 31 year-old Alton R. Reaves. After a review of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) case report the solicitorís office indicated no criminal intent could be proved; therefore, the case would not be prosecuted.

Congressman Clyburn announces two grants UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

House Assistant Democratic Leader and SC Congressman James E. Clyburn announced recently two Department of Agriculture grants awarded to South Carolina and the 6th Congressional District.

We still miss you, Sister UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

As the fifth summer of my short time on this earth was winding down, my 90-something year-old paternal great-grandmother Emma died and my six year …

Who said that school was out? UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

A total of 501 administrators, teachers, and instructional support personnel gathered at the STAR Academy of the Williamsburg County School District …

McKnight named President and COO of The Jonathan Fields Save a Life Heal a Heart Foundation UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Dr. Ronnie L. McKnight, Ed.D, was installed as the new President and Chief Operating Offer of The Jonathan Fields Save a Life Heal a Heart Foundation. …

Greeleyville one of 24 municipalities awarded grants totaling over $13 million UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Communities across the state are slated to benefit from public improvement projects supported by nearly $13.3 million in funds from the latest round of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The South Carolina Department of Commerce is awarding CDBG funds to these 24 local municipalities, representing 12,591 residents with the Town …

Sabb hosts campaign kick-off

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Representative Ronnie A. Sabb launched his bid for Senate District 32 Tuesday evening, July 1. South Carolina will hold a special Democratic Primary …

Trashed: South Carolina ranked dirtiest state

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Litter is an eyesore and it's more prevalent in South Carolina than any other state, according to a recent study. The unfortunate distinction is …

Claflin's inaugural HNT Visionary Leadership Academy helps youth from Williamsburg County Schools develop global perspectives UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Middle and high school students from Williamsburg County had a unique experience this summer at Claflin University, participating in the inaugural …

Kingstree High School hosts special basketball camp UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

This week Sinetic Sports, Inc. hosted a basketball camp for the local youth at Kingstree High School. The camp, which lasted four days, was …

Hebron Road crash UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A prayer for Ina

Monday, July 7, 2014 10:04 p.m.

Ina Miles has been a giver all her life. Since 1954, she's dished up hot coffee, good groceries and a heaping side of religion at The 2nd Mile Coffee …

Man airlifted after Highway 52 accident

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:59 p.m.

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