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Man arrested for rape UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 4:10 p.m.

A Turbeville man has been charged with forcible rape of a mentally challenged woman. Ollie Mack Mims Jr., 69, was arrested on Friday, February 26, …

Presbyterian College Choir and Ringers to appear

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The sounds of anthems, sacred hymns, and spiritual songs will fill the sanctuary of the Williamsburg Presbyterian Church at 411 N. Academy St. in …

HHS announces honor rolls

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Hemingway High School announces its second nine weeks Superintendent’s Honor Roll and Tiger Cum Laude Honor Roll for ninth to 12th grade.

4-H offers unlimited opportunities for local youth

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

There is no reason to be a kid and be bored in Williamsburg County; not as long as there is 4-H. Since January 2013 Jolie Brown with the Williamsburg …

Williamsburg Academy JV Girls’ Basketball Team crowned Conference – II AA Tournament Champions UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The 2014-15 Williamsburg Academy JV Girls’ Basketball Team was crowned Conference – II AA Tournament Champions Tuesday night at Coker College in …

Williamsburg County Negro Civil War Soldiers UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

One of the 10 identified Negroes from Williamsburg County that served in the Civil War was PFC Ned Washington, (1849 - June 1, 1933). According to …

Man’s death under investigation

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

While Williamsburg County Sheriff’s investigators wait for the results of an autopsy of a Kingstree man, they are treating it as a crime scene. Sheriff Dudley Musier said the death of Louis McCrea, 60, of 11 Cedar Street, Kingstree, is under investigation.

State Director McGill receives honor from State Guard

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Members of the all-volunteer State Guard presented State Director Yancey McGill, in Kingstree this past Saturday, the S.C. State Guard’s Patriots …

200 guests attend 95th birthday celebration

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Odessa G. Dorsey celebrated her 95th birthday on January 17, at Chavis One-Stop in Hemingway. More than 200 guests attended the lovely celebration …

Law enforcement look to citizens for help in 2011 murder investigation

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:15 p.m.

It’s been two years since Roy Edward Poston, Sr., a friendly 63-year-old resident of Hemingway, was found murdered in his burned out home in Hemingway.

Two suspects arrested in heroin bust UPDATED

Monday, February 23, 2015 4:20 p.m.

Two Williamsburg County residents were arrested February 19, in connection with an ongoing drug investigation in Williamsburg County in which 6,000 …

Law enforcement searching for missing teen UPDATED

Friday, February 20, 2015 4:35 p.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies are searching for a missing teen. Shannon Miller, 14, of Kingstree was last …

Ranking qualifies hospital for project

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Williamsburg Regional Hospital is one of eight hospitals selected to receive technical assistance for an on-site consultation project sponsored by the Small Rural Hospital Transitions (SRHT) Project.

Sentencing date set for former Sheriff UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:50 a.m.

The fate of former sheriff Michael Johnson will be announced next month. On March 11, Federal Judge Terry Wooten will hold a sentencing hearing. …

Dr. Raymond K. Allen partners with McLeod Physician Associates UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Dr. Raymond K. Allen of Kingstree Family Medicine has partnered with McLeod Physician Associates. Effective February 1, Dr. Allen and Physician …

Knuckles and Stumps: Crapemyrtles continue to fall victim to poor pruning practices UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Let the slaughter begin. It’s February and that means the trimming saws will be out on full force. So watch out Crapemyrtles - they are coming for …

‘Tomlinson Oh Tomlinson’

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Tomlinson High School

Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School’s Future Business Leaders of America members attended conference

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 a.m.

The Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members attended the District III Leadership Conference at West …

Prices up at the pump UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

There’s no doubt drivers have noticed the price of gas has inched up over the last week or so. After prices hit a six-year low in January, gas at some local stations has hit the $2 per gallon mark.

SEC CEO announces retirement UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:00 a.m.

While some people work as long as they can, others work as long as they should. Floyd Keels has chosen to live by the latter. After 17 years as CEO …

Williamsburg County farmers and ranchers share “Farm Life”

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 a.m.

A record number of attendees met recently for the annual South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation (SCFB) Young Farmer and Rancher Conference. …

Vietnam veteran recalls firefight

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Marine Corps Lt. Patrick Cleburne McClary, III paid a visit to Williamsburg Academy where he delivered a powerful message to sixth through 12th grade …

Fiscal stability, public safety topics of State of County Address

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Continued effort to strengthen local government, community and the economy was the theme of the seventh annual State of the County Address presented …

Smunk inducted into Golf Hall of Fame

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Bill Smunk’s father might hardly believe it. The boy who grew up learning the game playing with drill instructors on Parris Island is now one of only …

Dr. Samuel David Chandler, DDS UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Dr. Samuel David Chandler has an estimated birth year of 1895 - 1905 and passed away on July 7, 1944, after a short illness and treatment at his …

Depot empty as town searches for restaurateur UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Railroad Depot, a beautiful centerpiece of the downtown area is back on the lease market. In March 2011, Earl Williams, who named it …

WTC Hires New VP for Student Affairs UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College recently hired Dr. Leron Peterkin as Vice President for Student Affairs. Peterkin comes to WTC after serving for 20 …

Gordon retires from Williamsburg Regional Hospital UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Betty Elizabeth White Gordon was born October 23, 1940, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Adam and Hester McFadden. “As I recollect, I …

Inmate artwork evokes memories of days gone by

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The life of an inmate is set to order and routine with little private time. However, there are programs that provide a measure of relief from the …

Board member questions payment to group

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Board of Trustees was presented information about an ongoing initiative called Encore. Encore technology group provides …

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