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Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding alleged armed robber UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for information that could lead to the arrest of a man who may have committed two armed robberies within 20 …

Isabelle mourns for Charleston UPDATED

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:01 a.m.

I was sitting on the couch. Isabelle hopped up and curled up next to me.

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Post 114 scores walk-off win over Lake City

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High School graduate Ryan Williams pitched two scoreless innings and tied the game with a single in the bottom of the ninth inning on June …

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Bulldogs ball camp

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

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Dads as grads: 8 graduate from A Father’s Place program

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 7:01 p.m.

Between Father’s Day and commencement ceremonies, June is typically a month to celebrate dads or grads. But June 11 in Georgetown, a group of …

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700 block owners consolidate properties, halt grant process

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 5:01 a.m.

With the two-year anniversary of the Front Street fire quickly approaching – and a hard construction deadline coming with it – 700 …

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Optimist club recognizes law-enforcement oficers UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its second annual “Recognition of Law Enforcement Officers” program at a June 18 meeting at …

"Emanuel Nine" Vigil - Greater St. Stephen AME Church - Georgetown UPDATED

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 2:00 p.m.

At the behest of the church's presiding elder, the Rev. Dr. Sandy Drayton, Greater St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church conducted a healing …

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Georgetown church hosts vigil to celebrate, remember lives, legacy of ‘Emanuel Nine’ UPDATED

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 2:43 p.m.

As hundreds gathered in Georgetown to honor the nine lives who were lost in a Charleston church shooting last week, speakers discussed how the worst …

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Boys sell peanuts to raise money for baseball camp

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:01 a.m.

When 11-year-olds John Henry Sasser and Jak Kelley told their mothers they wanted to travel to Cooperstown, New York, to see the National Baseball …

S.C. lawmakers agree to debate removing Confederate flag

By Seanna Adcox, Jeffrey Collins and Jonathan Drew

Associated Press

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 2:31 p.m.

Chanting “bring it down, bring it down,” hundreds gathered in Tuesday’s sweltering heat to demand the removal of the Confederate …

Stina Tisdale, Kingstree

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:43 p.m.

Stina Tisdale, Kingstree - Funeral services for Mrs. Stina Louise Tisdale, conducted by the Rev. Lewis Walker and the Rev. Brandon Fleming, were held Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Good Hope Baptist Church of Greeleyville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery of Kingstree.

Silas Nesmith, Nesmith

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:43 p.m.

Silas Nesmith, Nesmith - Funeral services for Silas Nesmith, conducted by the Rev. Warren Murdock, Sr., were held Friday, June 12, 2015, at Friendship United Methodist Church of Nesmith. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery #2 of Nesmith.

Last-ditch effort by council to sign up for water

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:18 p.m.

Williamsburg County could lose millions in USDA funds and run the risk of not meeting certain financial obligations in a year if citizens don’t sign up for water connection. According to Williamsburg County Water and Sewer Authority Director Lane Mixon, revenues must increase to support the Water and Sewer Department. Williamsburg County …

Kingstree native releases sophomore journal

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:06 p.m.

Be Attitudes: A Devotional Journey To A Disciplined Life is the sophomore devotional journal by Mary V. Pinckney that will challenge, motivate and …

WTC instructor completes faculty academy program

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:06 p.m.

Williamsburg Technical College’s (WTC) Math Instructor Willie Bryant recently completed the South Carolina Technical College System Faculty …

The Lion King Jr. UPDATED

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 1:52 p.m.

The Georgetown County School District B.E.A.C.H. drama program practices The Lion King Jr. on June 23, 2015. There will be two showings of the play, …

S.C. Outstanding Biology Teacher of 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:06 p.m.

The National Association of Biology Teachers, in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, Leica Microsystems, and The South Carolina …

Local firefighters assist with Lake City blaze

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:06 p.m.

LAKE CITY, S.C. -- A daylong effort by firefighters from four counties paid off Friday afternoon when a straw fire at East Coast Erosion Blankets was declared to be under control. Firefighters were working to remove damaged straw from the building to make sure the blaze didn’t reignite, said Debbie Altman, South Lynches Fire Department …

Joe Sims, Kingstree

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:43 p.m.

Joe Sims, Kingstree - Funeral services for Joe Louis Sims, conducted by Rev. Jack Dais, were held Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Jerusalem United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Sims died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Kingstree Nursing Facility. He …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:35 p.m.

ART & CULTURE:

The healing power of pink

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:17 p.m.

When a pink fire truck escorted by the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office patrol cars and Williamsburg County Fire Department fire trucks …

September Rice Forum gets marketing boost from A-tax grant

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 1:45 p.m.

A Rice Forum that is expected to attract hundreds of people got a marketing boost from the county’s accommodations tax dollars.

Mysterious numbers revealed: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:26 p.m.

I was in a secret club one time. Mike, Thomas and I had a secret club. We were the only members. We had a secret password but I don’t …

The gift of reading UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:17 p.m.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has touched countless young lives since is inception 20 years ago. The program, which is designed to …

Oh, the sting of thine own revenge: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:26 p.m.

O,vengeance! Why, what an ass am I! This is most brave,

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Obituaries June 24, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:37 p.m.

Curtis Bass

Fannie Watson, Kingstree

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:43 p.m.

Fannie Watson, Kingstree - Fannie Esther Pressley Watson, 82, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by Brother Derrick Scott and Brother Eugene Smith, were held Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

Held Hostage?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:24 p.m.

Dear Editor:

Paisley Pearl expands business

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:17 p.m.

In 2012, Kingstree native Whitney McGee opened Paisley Pearl clothes shop. The business has seen continued growth with a perpetual repeat customers …

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