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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. …

Two arrested in fatal shooting UPDATED

Friday, August 21, 2015 6:38 p.m.

Charlie Lorence Adams, 25, and Marydell Bruce, 24, both of Kingstree have been arrested by investigators with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s …

Staggers completes formal county government instruction

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:27 p.m.

The Honorable Sharon W. Staggers, Williamsburg County Clerk of Court, graduated from The Institute of Government for County Officials on August 4, at …

Trucker whose reckless driving caused medical student’s death gets nine years UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:40 p.m.

The trucker who caused a newlywed medical student to die in a crash on Interstate 526 — and then was arrested for drunken driving while out on bail — was sentenced to nine years in prison.

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 …

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