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Andrews teen dies in ATV crash

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:18 p.m.

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Mayor, chamber director pucker up for charity

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:04 p.m.

Would you kiss a pig if it were for a good cause? Most people would not but a pair of locals have agreed to do the unthinkable, all in the name of …

Master Sergeant Wade retires

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:22 p.m.

AFTER 26 YEARS of service Master Sergeant Dianne Nesmith Wade will be retiring from the United States Marine Corp. Master Sergeant Wade was born …

CCU honors 300 graduation candidates at August commencement

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:29 p.m.

Approximately 300 students were eligible to participate in Coastal Carolina University’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the HTC Center.

VITAL AGING SENIORS TAKE A FIELD TRIP

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:18 p.m.

ON AUGUST 11, Vital Aging seniors enjoyed a field trip to Florence thanks to a donation from the James E. Clyburn Foundation.

School in full swing UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:06 p.m.

School is in full swing.

Forty-five fields available for public dove hunting

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Forty-five public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2015-16 mourning dove season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Management Area program. A county-by-county list of public dove fields and special youth hunts is available online at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/dove/fields.html or can be …

Kingstree Police Department receives police body cameras

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Kingstree Police Department recently purchased 15 WOLFCOM VISION Police Body Cameras. The purchase also included three docking stations, seven eye vision cameras, two super battery packs and Evidence Management Software by the company.

Pee Dee Land Trust presents Black Farmer Storytelling Project

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pee Dee Land Trust has prepared an exhibit of storyboards featuring photographs and quotes collected during a series of interviews with six African …

Williamsburg Ag Spray Supply receives Image Award

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:57 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for July to Williamsburg Ag Spray Supply (WASS). The relatively new business is owned by …

2016 Presidential Candidate visits Williamsburg County

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:56 a.m.

Presidential candidate Robby Wells recently came through Williamsburg County.

Kingstree native son commits to Ole Miss

BY NATHAN ELLIOTT

The News Correspondent

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, it means that many rising high school seniors are beginning to decide which university they will …

McGill retires after meeting goals - Director of Office on Aging comes home UPDATED

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:24 p.m.

Former Lt. Governor Yancey McGill has retired from his position as director of the S.C. Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging. The Kingstree democrat …

Hospice Care of S.C. celebrates with ribbon cutting

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

After three moves, all on Academy Street in Kingstree, Hospice Care of South Carolina celebrated its presence with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The …

Local joins Teach for America

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:37 p.m.

Teach For America announced recently that a Kingstree local has been accepted into the organization’s 2015 teaching corps. Teach For America …

Shooting suspect arrested UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Darrell Brooks, 45, of Hemingway has been charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon in connection to a July 24, …

Lane man convicted of manslaughter

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:18 p.m.

A jury found Terry Williams of Lane guilty of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during a violent crime in the 2013 shooting death of …

Youth empowerment event includes robotics competition

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:30 p.m.

During the week of August 10 to August 14, the Williamsburg Technical College will be the site of the Summer in STEM. Williamsburg County along with regional partners will hold a science and technology, electronics and mathematics (STEM) career initiative at no cost to the participants.

Safety comes first for Kingstree firefighters (w/video) UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:26 p.m.

Last week when temperatures were in the 100s, Kingstree resident Barbara Pressley opened her front door and set off her fire alarm. The high heat and …

Target Zero Enforcement Team announced

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a 24-member Target Zero Enforcement Team.

Hendrick crowned Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville.

Tomlinson class of ‘65 holds reunion

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:24 p.m.

The Tomlinson Class of 1965 recently held a high school reunion.

Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton unite in marriage

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton were married on July 3, 2015, in Myrtle Beach.

The South Carolina House of Representatives 2015 End of Session I Report

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:58 p.m.

The General Assembly approved H.3701, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3702, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve …

Target Zero Enforcement Team announced UPDATED

Sunday, August 2, 2015 2:30 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a 24-member Target Zero Enforcement Team. These troopers will work to reduce highway tragedies by focusing proactive enforcement on identified roadway corridors that are high-risk for traffic fatalities and …

Lane man guilty of manslaughter UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:58 p.m.

A jury found Terry Williams of Lane guilty of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during a violent crime in the 2013 shooting death of …

Big plans for Gilland Park - Town will seek grants to support park improvements (w/video)

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Gilland Park in Kingstree has been slated for major improvements. Kingstree Town Council was presented a master plan by Parks and Recreation Director …

WTC hosts 13 for Counselors Academy

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:56 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College recently hosted a Counselors Academy for secondary counseling and career professionals from the college’s …

History changes hands

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Joann Brown has seen a lot in her 15 years as the Williamsburgh Historical Society Museum Director. On July 21, she said goodbye to the home she …

SEC honors past leadership

By ADREL S. LANGLEY

Special to The News

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:57 a.m.

It’s interesting to look back on 75 years of an organization’s history, but having 75 years of history in one room at one time is …

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