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WCSO Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect UPDATED

Thursday, September 10, 2015 3:27 p.m.

Javen Markise Brockington, 28, of 49 Hodges Road, Kingstree was arrested today and charged by the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office with …

Law enforcement determine threats to white school children/teachers not valid UPDATED

Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:56 p.m.

On September 10, The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding the Black Panthers threatening to target white school children and teachers is South Carolina on Friday, September 11. The social media post circulating reads in part: “ATTENTION ALL IVE GOT IT ON GOOD AUTHORITY THAT ON 9/11 IT WOULD BE IN …

Shackley to perform in Kingstree UPDATED

Thursday, September 10, 2015 2:14 p.m.

Larry Shackley, a full-time composer and editor from Columbia, South Carolina will be the concert pianist at the Piano Dedication Concert in the Family Life Center of Kingstree First Baptist Church in Kingstree. The church is dedicating a grand piano presented by the McGill family in memory of Peggy McGill. The concert begins at 4:00 p.m. on Sept. …

UPDATE: Shooting suspect in custody UPDATED

Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

  Williamsburg County Sheriffs deputies have arrested El Ahmad Seward in connection to an August 30, shooting at Mingles Night Club in Kingstree. On …

Senate Ethics panel orders state House Democrat to pay $54K

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 7:28 p.m.

(AP) The Senate Ethics Committee has fined state Rep. Cezar McKnight $54,000 for failing to report campaign donations and expenses during his …

Candy’s receives Image Award

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 7:19 p.m.

The Williamsburg Home-Town Chamber presented the Image Award for August to Candy’s Styling Salon in Kingstree. Originally from Pennsylvania, …

HHS announces August Cadet of the Month

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 7:34 p.m.

The purpose of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is to instill in students in the United States’ secondary …

Dr. Floyd spoofed during presentation

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:29 p.m.

Dr. Harry Floyd didn’t see it coming when he walked into the Williamsburg Regional Hospital conference room prepared to spew accolades to …

Changing the face of law enforcement

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:36 p.m.

Alex Edwards has been with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office for eight years. His interest in law enforcement was peaked when, as an MP …

SC Guard spotted training over area

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:42 p.m.

What seem like a coincidence turned out to be just that; a coincidence. After a Sunday morning shooting at Mingles on Williamsburg County Hwy., law …

Senate Ethics panel orders state House Democrat to pay $54K UPDATED

Friday, September 4, 2015 8:21 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Senate Ethics Committee has fined state Rep. Cezar McKnight $54,000 for failing to report campaign donations and expenses …

Tigers pounce on Jaguars

Nate Elliot

Sports Correspondent

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:22 p.m.

“Defensively, it was another great performance, they all played tremendously,” said Hemingway Head Coach Greg Lawson about …

Boyd receives awards

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Anna Caison Boyd was presented the Duke of Edinburgh and Presidential Volunteer Service Award during the Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant held in …

Kingstree man charged with Myrtle Beach murder

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Christopher Columbus White, III, 30, of Kingstree, was charged on August 14, with the murder of a Myrtle Beach man.

Suspect sought in Sunday morning shooting

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:04 p.m.

On August 30, at approximately 4:20 a.m., deputies with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting at Mingles Night Club at 55 Williamsburg County Highway in Kingstree.

Blakely Community celebrates “back to school” field day UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:55 p.m.

The Blakely Community annual “Back to School” Field Day was held August 8, in the of Salters. The annual event was started over 10 …

UPDATE Suspect sought in Sunday morning shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating El Ahmad Seward who has been charged with …

Moore announced as W.C. Economic Development Director UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:51 p.m.

After much anticipation, the new executive director of Williamsburg County Economic Development was announced. Jim Moore, a former business …

Greeleyville Junior crowned Miss Williamsburg County

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 5:00 p.m.

As a part of the National Miss American Pageant, Na-Dya Emoni Gamble was crowned Miss Williamsburg County Teen on June 12, at the Williamsburg County …

School board hears about first week of school

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Students of the Williamsburg County School District enjoyed their first week not only with a fresh outlook for the new school year. They were greeted with a fresh coat of paint, new signage, manicured lawns and other amenities that make for a better learning environment. The updates were presented to the school board of trustees during their …

Candidates file for mayor, three council seats UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 p.m.

  August 15, was the deadline for candidate filing for the Town of Kingstree General Election.

Tris Rib Fest UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:31 p.m.

Williamsburg County Councilman Harry Darby was one of four judges in the Trio Community Annual Rib Fest rib competition held in Trio Saturday, August …

War Eagles pierce the Jaguars

BY MICHAELE DUKE news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:06 p.m.

As C.E. Murray Football Coach Brian Smith said after the game, “We played smash mouth football and showed our county that C.E. Murray stands …

Williamsburg County Public School Foundation accepting scholarship applications for 2015-2016 school year

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation supports the higher education aspirations of students in Williamsburg County. The Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

Kingstree man charged with Myrtle Beach murder UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:40 p.m.

Christopher Columbus White, III, 30 of Kingstree was charged on August 14, with the murder of a Myrtle Beach man. According to reports, the arrest stems from an August 10, incident where Dominick Goodwin, also from Kingstree was found dead in a field in Myrtle Beach. According to reports, Goodwin died from wounds inflicted during an assault. White …

Town of Kingstree awarded grant to fix canal UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:04 p.m.

A $1.2 million project to fix the Kingstree Canal can now move forward. Kingstree Town Council approved a motion to adopt a grant resolution for the …

Moore announced as W.C. Economic Development Director (has video)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Moore has more than 22 years experience in economic development.

Stallions tame Lions in opening game UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:16 p.m.

Williamsburg Academy Stallions offered up a spectacular opening night for fans.

McGill retiring after 21 years

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:56 p.m.

After more than 20 years as director of Williamsburg County Economic Development, Executive Director Hilton McGill says it’s time to relax. He …

Keep Williamsburg beautiful

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:54 p.m.

KEEP WILLIAMSBURG BEAUTIFUL, the HomeTown Chamber and the Town of Kingstree are offering local merchants and shoppers an easy way to recycle downtown. …

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