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Clarendon County men charged with stealing local campaign signs UPDATED

Friday, November 14, 2014 2:12 p.m.

  Two Clarendon County men have been charged with five counts of Petit Larceny. Robert Marcellus Fleming, 50, of Manning and Richard A. Canady, 55, …

Both Tigers and Stallions head to semifinals

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Third-ranked, Region 8 A champions the Hemingway Tigers continued their assault with a 20-0 shutout against Calhoun County Friday night. One …

83,000 redbreasts find new home in Black River

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:59 a.m.

The surface of the Black River came alive when 83,000 redbreast sunfish were released October 31, at Gilland Memorial Park. Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, …

Town of Hemingway third annual Veterans Day Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Hemingway held its third annual Veterans Day Program on November 7, at the town park. This year the town was honored to have Commander …

Longstreet receives October Image Award

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:59 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for October to Dave Fenters and Longstreet Auto Mall of Kingstree. The business has been …

Hospital board weighs options

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:59 a.m.

The hospital may be forced to “affiliate” with larger hospitals, that is what Williamsburg Regional Hospital CEO Sharon Poston said according to a …

Local farmer presented award

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Williamsburg Soil and Water Conservation District’s L. Claude McClary Conservation Achievement award for 2014 was presented to Percy Lawrimore …

Local group sponsors “Snacks for Kids”

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The United Methodist Women is an organization of approximately one million members whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders and …

Parade marks first for county

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:59 a.m.

History was made on Saturday, November 8, when Main Street in Kingstree was the site of the first Veterans Day Parade in Williamsburg County. Over 22 …

Voter turnout impressive UPDATED

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:58 a.m.

Williamsburg County enjoyed an impressive 50.69 percent voter turnout for the mid-term election. Ronnie Sabb, who ran unopposed for Senate District 32, received 21,453 votes. House of Representative District 101 saw democrat Cezar McKnight beating his republican opponent Allen Smith 6,894 to 3,401 votes. "I first want to acknowledge my opponent. …

Kingstree student recipient of 2014 Rising Star scholarship UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Inspire Us, a non-profit organization recently announced Jalynn Parnell of Timmonsville and James Carraway of Kingstree as the 2014 Rising Star …

In Uniform UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Fulmore:

County highways mark Gullah Geechee Corridor

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The second of two highway signs promoting heritage, tourism and cultural awareness of the Gullah Geechee Cultural have been erected. The Gullah …

SC Football Coaches Association announces 2014 Palmetto Champions UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association (SCFCA) announced the members of the 2014 Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team this week. Local …

KGES reading challenge UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary students and parents have begun their reading challenge for the year with the 100 Reading Book Challenge reading program. …

District staff reacts to report card

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Less than a week after the Federal Report Card designated Williamsburg County School District with an “F” grade, the board heard from citizens, …

Harvin recognized as state commander

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A “Homecoming Celebration” was held for The Department of South Carolina Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2014-2015 State Commander Dentist B Harvin on …

Caped crusader attacks bullying

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Bam! Pow! Ouch!

Council passes resolution in support of increasing state funding

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:00 a.m.

By Michaele Duke

Shots fired after game

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kingstree Police Chief Eric Williams has confirmed that shots were fired after a homecoming football game. Williams told The News on Friday night shots were heard in the parking area of the Kingstree Senior High School football stadium. Kingstree Senior High School was celebrating homecoming. The Jaguars hosted Lake Marion High School where the …

18th annual meeting of members held at the Greeleyville Wellness Center

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

On October 16, Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. held its 18th annual meeting of members sponsored by Embrace Hospice and Henryhand Funeral …

Failing report card overshadows progress

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Last week the South Carolina Department of Education released the state’s federal report card. Williamsburg County School District received a grade of “F”; however, despite the grade the district is making progress. “While we need, and will continue, to focus on improving as a priority; Williamsburg County School District has been making steady, …

Students to pledge against gun violence UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners are meeting with students from across South Carolina, as part of South Carolina’s 13th annual Student Pledge Against Gun Violence.

Student recognized for achievement UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced South Florence High School student Kira DuBose of Florence has been selected …

Candidates look forward to mid-term election

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Voters will be heading to the polls on November 4, to decide who will fill some major seats. Unless there is a write-in candidate, Ronnie Sabb is …

Fans turn out for Jaguar Homecoming

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Pomp and circumstance filled the air for the Kingstree Senior High School Homecoming parade and football game. The parade, which lasted an hour …

Local pumpkin patch fun for all ages

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

A.J. Ottinger had fun playing in a fall-themed display at “The Pumpkin Patch.” A.J. did take time to help his parents Gina and Aaron Ottinger pick …

Hemingway fire destroys abandoned home (w/ video) UPDATED

Monday, October 27, 2014 10:51 a.m.

An abandoned mobile home on Inlet Road in Hemingway was destroyed by fire Friday morning.

U.S. Congressman Clyburn hosts luncheon in Kingstree (w/ video) UPDATED

Monday, October 27, 2014 10:57 a.m.

Congressman Clyburn speaks to a packed house about the importance of voting. Attendants enjoyed lunch as well as personal time with the Congressman.

Shots fired after football game UPDATED

Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:53 p.m.

Kingstree Police Chief Eric Williams has confirmed shots were fired after a Homecoming football game. Williams told The News on Friday night shots were heard in the parking area of the Kingstree Senior High School football stadium.   Kingstree Senior High School was celebrating Homecoming. The Jaguars hosted Lake Marion High School where the …

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