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DNR teaches kids about archery UPDATED

DNR teaches kids about archery
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:57 a.m.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resource Officer Junior Matthews brought the department’s archery inflatable to the Kingstree and …

WCSO investigating carjacking incident

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:13 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an August 7, carjacking that took place in Kingstree. According to a press release issued by Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office PIO/Investigator Alex Edwards, deputies along with Williamsburg County EMS responded to Hinson Circle, Kingstree, concerning a carjacking incident. …

DNR to provide special youth deer hunts in Upstate UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:41 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals andDNR to provide special youth deer hunts in Upstate hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall. The hunts are for youth between the ages of 10 to 16 who would like to go deer hunting but don’t have …

Williamsburg County among counties to have drought status upgraded UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:16 p.m.

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on August 17, upgraded the drought status for 17 counties in the state.

Coastal Carolina University honors Summer Graduates

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Coastal Carolina University held commencement ceremonies for an estimated 360 candidates on Aug. 5, 2016, at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.

Town to spruce up core commercial, historic district

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:08 a.m.

In continuing its beautification efforts, the Town of Kingstree has contracted with Irrigation Plus to spruce up the core commercial/historic district. The scope of work includes trimming and pruning trees planted in the sidewalk areas, trimming and spraying weeds from the sidewalks and storefronts, and cleaning up and removing the debris. This …

Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car

Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 9:37 a.m.

Max Hrenda

District 32 Senator’s Campaign helps local community stay positive

District 32 Senator’s Campaign helps local community stay positive

Katrina Moses

The News Correspondent

Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:22 a.m.

Saturday, August 6, was a sunny and hot day as volunteers in the Donnelly Community picked up trash, a sponsorship of Senator Ronnie Sabb’s …

Hideaway reborn as Millstone Golf Course

Hideaway reborn as Millstone Golf Course
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Hideaway Golf Course has been transformed into Millstone Executive Golf Course.

Williamsburg Academy teachers complete training UPDATED

Williamsburg Academy teachers complete training
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Teachers from member institutions of the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) recently participated in a two-day training session to …

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful has donated funds to the Williamsburg County Library to replace environmental-type books that were lost in the flood in …

WTC to hold “Welding Rodeo” UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:19 a.m.

The public is invited to join the Williamsburg Technical College Welding Department on Saturday, September 24, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for an event known as a “Welding Rodeo.”

Fulton arrested in Maine

Fulton arrested in Maine
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Monique Goodwin Fulton was arrested on August 5, by the Somerset Sheriff’s Office in Maine. She will be transported back to Williamsburg …

Steve Mouzon graduates WTC

Steve Mouzon graduates WTC
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College graduate Steven Mouzon (left) marched across the stage at the May 2016 commencement ceremony to receive his …

WCSD investigates death UPDATED

WCSD investigates death
Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of Shannon Taylor, 48, of 2416 U.S. Hwy. 521, Andrews.

Sheriff's Office disbands theft ring UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Curtis Lacey Green, 36, of Kingstree, Carl Belton Burrows, 30, of Kingstree, and Tiffany Daniel Welch, 35, of Turbeville have been arrested and …

WCSO Investigating Carjacking Incident UPDATED

Monday, August 8, 2016 6:14 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating an August 7, car jacking that took place in Kingstree. According to a press release issued …

A Legacy of Music: Newell Fogle Clarkson

A Legacy of Music:  Newell Fogle Clarkson

Wendell Voiselle

Director, Williamsburgh Historical Museum

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:33 a.m.

The story of Newell Fogle Clarkson is one of the most intriguing personal histories in Williamsburg County. She was born in Orangeburg, in 1925. She …

ABB awarded Yard of the Month UPDATED

ABB awarded Yard of the Month
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Anderson Brothers Cash Depository opened as a depository in July 1932 with B.B. Anderson as owner. Organized for the purpose of paying off tobacco …

New minister at Kingstree United Methodist Church

New minister at Kingstree United Methodist Church
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:32 a.m.

The congregation at Kingstree United Methodist Church officially welcomed their newly appointed minister, the Rev. Karen Elizabeth Starr, during a …

KPD working on Neighborhood Watch Program

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:11 a.m.

Town of Kingstree officials met with concerned citizens July 27, to discuss promoting Neighborhood Watch groups in light of recent criminal activity in several neighborhoods in town, which resulted in stepped-up patrols and multiple arrests July 23 to July 24. Approximately 35 citizens and members of law enforcement attended the Wednesday evening …

Hogs gone Wild UPDATED

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:06 a.m.

BY MICAHELE DUKE

Students explore the arts

Students explore the arts

By Dianne Poston Owens

Hemingway Observer

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:26 a.m.

KINGSTREE —This summer many Williamsburg County students have been able to continue their creative writing, music and arts education through a …

WTC’s McCollister advances four-year degree during summer

WTC’s McCollister advances four-year degree during summer
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:43 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) student Kalyn McCollister is using her summer to get a step ahead in the four-year degree she is earning from …

Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage

Red Cross still facing critical blood shortage
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:53 a.m.

While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red …

GPD seeking citizens’ help

GPD seeking citizens’ help
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:34 a.m.

The Greeleyville Police Department (GPD) is seeking citizens’ help to locate two suspects, Susie Loretta Thomas, 43, of Sumter, and Synquis …

Senator Tim Scott accepting applications for Fall 2016 Internships

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:21 a.m.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) recently announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016.

Kingstree native recognized for accomplishments UPDATED

Kingstree native recognized for accomplishments

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:10 a.m.

The South Carolina Women Lawyers Association recently announced Kingstree native Leah Cromer as the recipient of the First South Carolina Women …

Deputy arrested

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:03 a.m.

A deputy with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature after assaulting a man and female minor.

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:30 a.m.

Marion W. “Woody” Curtis has been named principal of Hemingway Elementary School of Hemingway. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree …


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