Hemingway native follows dream

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

We talk and dream of a thriving successful economy with job opportunities in our county, so that our children are able to go off to college and come …

Sculpture captures local farm

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The good things happening at the Williams Vineyard and Farm in Nesmith have extended nationally and in April, the farm was one of 10 African American …

Banded mourning doves provide vital information to biologists UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Since 2003, the SC Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Section and other partners have taken part in a long-term, multi-state banding project of …

Local county officials graduate from the Institute of Government for County Officials

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Forty-five county officials, including two local officals graduated on August 5, from Levels I and II of the Institute of Government for County …

Hundreds gather to honor McGill

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:58 a.m.

Kingstree’s own Lt. Gov. John Yancey McGill was honored August 14, during a reception held at Santee Electric Cooperative Conference Center. Hundreds …

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Guardians of the Galaxy come from the same Marvel universe as The Avengers. But it doesn’t take five solo movies to get us to the big team-up …

Man charged with attempted murder

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Dwayne Brown has turned himself into law enforcement after being sought by South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office …

D.P. Cooper Charter School board members

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

D.P. Cooper Charter School’s board members are ready to begin the new school year. Dr. Kerry D. Singleton, principal of D.P. Cooper Charter School, …

Felician Center after-school program receives grant

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

A Duke Energy Foundation gift will continue to expand the educational aspect of the Felician Sisters ever growing ministry. On July 31, George Acker, …

Photo captured of Black River near Horseshoe Road

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:45 a.m.

New street signs hung in multiple intersections

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Candidates meet for debate

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:40 a.m.

A senatorial debate held August 7, in Georgetown drew a substantial crowd. The Citizens for Progress, a group that is headquartered in Georgetown, hosted the debate at Bethel AME Church in order for citizens to hear each candidate’s platform and vision before they head to the polls September 2, for the SC Senate District 32 special election.

Local students bring home the gold for Hemingway Career and Technology Center (HCTC)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Hemingway Career and Technology Center was recently highlighted when two of its Health Occupations Students (HOSA) attended the HOSA National …

School is more than supplies

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:15 a.m.

They may seem to be doing nothing more than sitting around and chatting but behind this group of men sipping coffee at McDonald’s in Kingstree is in …

Man turns himself in UPDATED

Monday, August 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

UPDATE: Dwayne Brown has turned himself into law enforcement after being sought by South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Williamsburg County …

Biker Noise for Girls and Boys brings smile, joy to Kingstree child

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

KINGSTREE, S.C. – Putting a smile on a sick child’s face. That’s is what Saturday’s Biker Noise for Girls and Boys benefit ride is all about …

Hemingway native has book published

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Hemingway, native Alexandria Leggette has currently self-published her first book entitled Confessions Of A Christian Black: Pieces Of Me. After …

Williamsburg County youth learn to advocate for agriculture

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County students, Elizabeth Jane Daniel and Kate Carsten, were among a select group of high school juniors and seniors from around the …

Kingstree resident nears the end of practical nursing course

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

As Kingstree resident Olivia Reynolds nears the end of her year-long practical nursing course of study at Williamsburg Technical College, the reasons …

A simple set of numbers could save a life

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

If you don’t have a visible numeric address on your house, don’t be surprised if you get a ticket. Williamsburg County Emergency Management Division (EMD) Director Tiffany Cooks said they would soon begin to issue warnings for those who do not have the required 911 addresses displayed in plain view. Cooks presented the information during a July 21, …

Gas prices trending downward in South Carolina

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:55 a.m.

Motorists in South Carolina are paying the lowest price at the pump in over a month and in July began paying less per gallon than a year ago.

Kingstree Recreation Complex holds summer festival

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Credentials will be required to return home after evacuation

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina left millions homeless but it also invited widespread looting. Williamsburg County has suffered similar disasters when citizens were required to evacuate, public safety personnel are ready once they return. However, there is always room for enhancement; one being in the form of a zone dash pass. “Because the …

Crash on highway 52 delays train service

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Organization to host Senate District 32 debate UPDATED

Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:06 a.m.

The four candidates who have filed in the Democratic Primary for the South Carolina Senate District 32 Special Election have been invited to participate in a debate sponsored by the Citizens for Progress, a non-partisan community organization in Georgetown County.

Scruffy and nearly bald, baby birds hit the ground hopping UPDATED

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

A baby Northern Mockingbird, with its scrubby waits patiently for breakfast. Mockingbirds are abundant throughout America. Mockingbirds are known for …

Football legend Rogers speaks at dinner UPDATED

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

For the past several years the staff of Vital Aging of Williamsburg County has hosted a dinner and silent auction to raise funds for various projects …

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 Sheriff’s 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 …

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