Child dead, another critical after fire

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summer reading at the library

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Library continues to have its annual Summer Reading Program. On Wednesday, June 18, Joe the Balloon Dude was at the library in Kingstree. He presented a fabulous show that entertained the entire audience consisting of about 70 children ranging from ages three to 12.

McKnight aims for senate seat

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Local attorney Cezar McKnight announced his candidacy for the South Carolina Senate District 32, a move that he is very familiar with. The local …

Boston College School of Ministry and Theology and Catholic Extension host National DiscussionLocal Felician Sister serves as panelist UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

As the first in a series of events, Catholic Extension, along with the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (STM), hosted “The …

Dispute over voting leads to changes in procedure UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Disputes by councilmembers over their voting have changed the way Kingstree Town Council will have their vote recorded. The change from a show of hands to a roll call was employed during council’s June 16, meeting but the reason behind the action was the result during a May 12, meeting where Councilmembers Darren Tisdale, Luester McCullough, and …

Funding awarded to expand treatment plant UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Town of Kingstree is poised to expand the city's wastewater treatment plant. Council was presented a Letter of Conditions for a USDA Rural Development grant totaling $22,500 during a June 16, meeting. The funds will be used to expand the plant located on Nelson Blvd. The cost of the proposed project is $30,000 and the town will be responsible …

McGill elected as SC’s new lieutenant governor UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

History was made on more than one level last Wednesday when John Yancey McGill, D-Williamsburg, former SC Senator for the past 25 years became the …

Kingstree native travels across the globe UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Charlie Marcus from Lexington, Massachusetts is a seasoned world traveler and the director of Luminosity Light and Sound. He has traveled, worked and …

Kingstree Junior Legion honors veterans UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:45 a.m.

On Thursday, June 19, the Kingstree Post 8 Junior Legion team honored America’s veterans during a game in which they played host to Lake City. All …

Shelf cloud rolls over Williamsburg County UPDATED

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 a.m.

UPDATED

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:38 a.m.

OFFICIAL RESULTS       2014 Statewide Primary Election       Voter Turnout       Precinct Ballots Cast Registered Voters Voter Turnout BLACK RIVER 100 334 29.94% BLOOMINGVALE 213 713 29.87% CADES 102 495 20. …

The decay of downtown

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Kingstree Town Councilman Bubba Hammet has defined the landscape of downtown Kingstree as a toothless old man. Hammet's candid portrayal of his …

Watkins to compete in state pageant UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Kingstree native Teneisha Wakia Watkins will be representing Williamsburg County in the Miss South Carolina Teen pageant. The pageant will be held …

Senator will have to wait another day UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:49 p.m.

S.C. Senator Yancey McGill made public his decision to take over as interim lieutenant governor. 

KGES JAG Force Dance participants UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Magistrate judges sworn in UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Curtis Keels and Vasker Bartell, Jr. were sworn in as Williamsburg County Mag-istrate judges Thursday, June 12, at the magistrate's office in …

WTC 2014 graduation held UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Nearly 145 students were awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates during the 2014 commencement ceremony on the Williamsburg Technical College …

Native of Williamsburg County pins book UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Bob Spearman, a former native of Williamsburg County, has published his first book, “Turf and Surf” and will be signing copies during a …

Election results UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County citizens turned out in low numbers to cast their vote in the democratic and republican primaries. US Sen. Lindsey Graham easily won the GOP nomination and US Sen. Tim Scott won his race that may lead to his becoming the state's first elected black senator. US Rep. Jim Clyburn won the democratic primary in the 6th Congressional …

Funds approved UPDATED

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The first step in enticing industry to an area is by having a skilled workforce. Williamsburg County is one step closer to providing that crucial element in a world that demands trained candidates. Senator Yancey McGill recently announced that the South Carolina State Senate, followed by the House of Representatives, approved $750,000 for a state- …

C.E. Murray’s Fluitt/Parsons inks commitment to play football

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Oceanez Fluitt recently capped off his breakout season by signing a letter of intent to play football at Newberry. “It feels like they were really, …

Williamsburg Academy Seniors ink athletic signings UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Williamsburg Academy's class of 2014 was loaded with athletic talent. Some of which have signed to continue their athletic careers at the next level …

Election Results UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:24 p.m.

Local races were super close with voter turnout hovering around 28 percent.

Woods presented award

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

The Service to Community Award is presented annually to the Limestone alumnus who exhibits the ideals of civic responsibilities. This year’s …

Another Jaguar duo sign college letters UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

With a field full of football players attending camp as a backdrop, two - now former Kingstree Senior High School players - are taking their athletic …

McClary, McKnight sign letters of intent

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:45 a.m.

The two football signees from Kingstree High were Calvin Giles-McClary and Vidal McKnight, both of whom graduated with academic honors.

Local woman arrested in Mount Pleasant

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:30 a.m.

A 33-year-old Williamsburg County woman was arrested this week on charges that she threatened to “shoottdown” a Mount Pleasant Burger King earlier …

Cat exposes person to rabies in Williamsburg County

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:30 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - One person has been recommended to undergo post-exposure treatment after being exposed to rabies in the Greeleyville community of Williamsburg County by a pet cat that tested positive for the disease, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported recently.??

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