Rep. Anderson, Sam Floyd will seek Senate District 32 Seat UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:45 a.m.

SC Representative Carl Anderson (District 103) will seek the Senate District 32 seat in a special election after Senator John Yancey McGill, who in …

UPDATE: Man dies in crash UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A two vehicle collision has resulted in the death of a Hemingway man. The Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight said Samuel Green Jr., 56, of …

SUCCESS STORY: Wood Storks no longer endangered. Thirty-year recovery effort has brought bird back from brink of extinction UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

During the fall a long and lanky bird can be spotted in the skies and waters of Williamsburg County. Around 2004 The News published photos of woods …

KPD officer cleared in fatal shooting UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Kingstree Police Department officer has been cleared in the death of 31 year-old Alton R. Reaves. After a review of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) case report the solicitor’s office indicated no criminal intent could be proved; therefore, the case would not be prosecuted.

Congressman Clyburn announces two grants UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

House Assistant Democratic Leader and SC Congressman James E. Clyburn announced recently two Department of Agriculture grants awarded to South Carolina and the 6th Congressional District.

We still miss you, Sister UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

As the fifth summer of my short time on this earth was winding down, my 90-something year-old paternal great-grandmother Emma died and my six year …

Who said that school was out? UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

A total of 501 administrators, teachers, and instructional support personnel gathered at the STAR Academy of the Williamsburg County School District …

McKnight named President and COO of The Jonathan Fields Save a Life Heal a Heart Foundation UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Dr. Ronnie L. McKnight, Ed.D, was installed as the new President and Chief Operating Offer of The Jonathan Fields Save a Life Heal a Heart Foundation. …

Greeleyville one of 24 municipalities awarded grants totaling over $13 million UPDATED

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Communities across the state are slated to benefit from public improvement projects supported by nearly $13.3 million in funds from the latest round of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The South Carolina Department of Commerce is awarding CDBG funds to these 24 local municipalities, representing 12,591 residents with the Town …

Sabb hosts campaign kick-off

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Representative Ronnie A. Sabb launched his bid for Senate District 32 Tuesday evening, July 1. South Carolina will hold a special Democratic Primary …

Trashed: South Carolina ranked dirtiest state

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Litter is an eyesore and it's more prevalent in South Carolina than any other state, according to a recent study. The unfortunate distinction is …

Claflin's inaugural HNT Visionary Leadership Academy helps youth from Williamsburg County Schools develop global perspectives UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Middle and high school students from Williamsburg County had a unique experience this summer at Claflin University, participating in the inaugural …

Kingstree High School hosts special basketball camp UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

This week Sinetic Sports, Inc. hosted a basketball camp for the local youth at Kingstree High School. The camp, which lasted four days, was …

Hebron Road crash UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A prayer for Ina

Monday, July 7, 2014 10:04 p.m.

Ina Miles has been a giver all her life. Since 1954, she's dished up hot coffee, good groceries and a heaping side of religion at The 2nd Mile Coffee …

Man airlifted after Highway 52 accident

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:59 p.m.

Junior Leadership of Williamsburg takes Leadership Tour of our nation's capitol UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Junior Leadership of Williamsburg's first class of leaders went on their highly anticipated Leadership Tour of Washington, DC in June. The …

Williamsburg County resident receives Master of Public Health degree

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

Katreena L. Mitchell, daughter of Rosalyn Mitchell of Lane and the late Jimmy White of Salters, graduated from Georgia Southern University May 2014 …

Road signs recognize Williamsburg Academy’s state win

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

Major highways leading into Kingstree are sporting new signs. The Williamsburg Academy Stallions Football team made local history when they won the …

Local teen cast in “Bad Girls Club”

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

Making it on a television series was a goal of Ashleigh Nicole Mabry. Her dream has come true as she was selected to appear on the national …

Image Award presented to law firm

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

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the June Image Award to Jenkinson, Jarrett and Kellahan, P.A. Attorneys at Law. The law firm was …

Hickman crowned 2014 Miss WC Teen

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

Manning High School sophomore Chyna Hickman glittered on stage Friday night after being crowned 2014 Miss Williamsburg County Teen. The pageant was …

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 …

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