Panthers practice pants may prompt pro-level attitude UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Jaguars Football team recently had a unique uniform upgrade thanks to the Carolina Panthers. A successful grant provided the Jaguars …

Inaugural ride offers insight on conservation UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:00 a.m.

On March 26, the first Congaree Land Trust Trail Ride took place in Eastover.

First Citizens receives Image Award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for March to First Citizens Bank of Kingstree. Mike Boyd, vice president retail sales …

Kingstree Jaguars Football team comes up big at combine UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Jaguars Football team turned heads at the third annual “Step It Up” football combine Sunday, March 29, held at a facility on Liberty Hall Road in Goose Creek. The combine is designed to connect high school football players from around the country with college coaches.

Skeletal remains turn out to be an animal UPDATED

Saturday, April 4, 2015 5:30 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office has been advised by Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight, that the skeletal remains discovered on March 30, in the Earles community are those of a wild animal. Two people who were clearing a beaver dam off McCants Road discovered the remains wrapped in a tarp. The remains were sent to the Medical …

Two Kingstree men charged in murder-for-hire plot UPDATED

Thursday, April 2, 2015 3:34 p.m.

Kingstree resident Robbie Lee Bufkin, Jr., 33, of Kingstree, has been charged with murder in connection to a Myrtle Beach fatal shooting. According …

Skeletal remains discovered in Earles Community UPDATED

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:16 p.m.

A joint effort by the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office, Williamsburg County Coroner's Office, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), …

Celebrating a second chance

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Haley White has stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale. Her recovery from MRSA was recently celebrated at Doodle Buzz Academy in …

Police warn citizens of scam

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:05 a.m.

A recent scam has taken its toll on some local citizens and has police warning everyone to be on the lookout. Phone scammers pretending to be someone close to a family member trick you into sending money because there’s been an emergency.

Dog attacks brought to council’s attention

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Citizens continue to look for answers regarding stray animals. During a March 16, Kingstree Town Council meeting Barbara McKenzie and “B” Horton appealed to council by revealing their personal stories.

Williamsburg County celebrates National Week of the Young Child

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County First Steps has asked Williamsburg County to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child™ (April 12 through …

Ex-Williamsburg sheriff gets 30 months in prison

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 a.m.

On March 25, Federal Judge Terry Wooten sentenced former Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson to 30 months in jail. The sentence for …

WTC Foundation hosts book signing, reading

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Area authors were welcomed to the Williamsburg Technical College refurbished library recently to autograph and read portions of their works to …

Hammet sues town and town manager

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Chalmers M. Hammet, Sr. has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Kingstree and Kingstree Town Manager Dan Wells (as a individual). The lawsuit, which was filed by Lofton & Lofton of Charleston, cited in part that Hammet suffered injuries and damages because of Wells’ harassing, malicious, and intentional conduct. The Town of Kingstree is named in …

Know your rights presented by law enforcement

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

On March 14, the Brotherhood Ministry of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, presented a seminar …

Young Farmers and Ranchers awarded during SC Farm Bureau contest

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Two South Carolina young farm couples have been named South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation (SCFB) Young Farmer and Rancher award winners for the …

Thousands of daffodils promise color explosion at festival

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.

What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than strolling among thousands of bright yellow daffodils? Join the Lake City Junior Sorosis Club on …

Funnye signs with Charleston Southern University UPDATED

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.

HEMINGWAY HIGH SCHOOL senior Eishuan Funnye signed a football scholarship with Charleston Southern University. Pictured with Eishuan are Assistant …

Foxworth appointed as associate chief magistrate

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The South Carolina Legislative Delegation has announced the appointment of Judge Randy Foxworth as Williamsburg County Assistant Magistrate. Senator …

Easler signs with The Citadel

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Harry Easler, a senior at Williamsburg Academy, committed to The Citadel to play football next fall.

AG states no violation of dual office holding UPDATED

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

AG also strongly suggests seeking opinion of Ethics Commission

Andrews native serves with Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-14

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:45 a.m.

A 2012 Andrews High School graduate and Andrews native is currently serving with the U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron Fourteen, also known as the …

Dyshane Murphy racks up the basketball awards

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.

With the end of the 2014-2015 high school basketball season came the post-season awards, and Kingstree High’s Dyshane Murphy managed to receive …

Rush works to document movement

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Documenting the civil rights movement is about to take a front seat in Williamsburg County.

Officer Dixie completes narcotics training

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

When it comes to law enforcement, officers depend on their training to keep them sharp and ready to deal with high intensity situations. Kingstree …

USDA Under Secretary visits local cotton gin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Williamsburg County had a special visitor Friday. Lisa Mensah, Under Secretary, Rural Development U.S. Department of Agriculture enjoyed a tour of …

Senator Sabb legislative update

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:15 a.m.

This month the Senate approved bill S.11. This bill relates to the notice of meetings for public bodies, to require that a public body must provide …

VFW recognizes student winners UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County students took center stage March 5, as they were recognized during the Veterans of Foreign Wars Annual Recognition Awards …

The News captures awards UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

The South Carolina Press Association has named The News Reporter Michaele Duke Photojournalist of the Year. Duke and publisher Tami Rodgers attended …

Missing Hemingway man found UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

A Hemingway man that has been missing since March 9, is now home. Darlin Dariel Vindel-Martinez of Hemingway was last seen on Monday afternoon sheriff’s officials said. Martinez was reported to have texted friends to say he was going jogging around 6 a.m. He was not again. According to reports, Vindel-Martinez may have been suffering a lapse in …

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