Hemingway native has book published

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Hemingway, native Alexandria Leggette has currently self-published her first book entitled Confessions Of A Christian Black: Pieces Of Me. After …

Williamsburg County youth learn to advocate for agriculture

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County students, Elizabeth Jane Daniel and Kate Carsten, were among a select group of high school juniors and seniors from around the …

Kingstree resident nears the end of practical nursing course

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

As Kingstree resident Olivia Reynolds nears the end of her year-long practical nursing course of study at Williamsburg Technical College, the reasons …

A simple set of numbers could save a life

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

If you donít have a visible numeric address on your house, donít be surprised if you get a ticket. Williamsburg County Emergency Management Division (EMD) Director Tiffany Cooks said they would soon begin to issue warnings for those who do not have the required 911 addresses displayed in plain view. Cooks presented the information during a July 21, …

Gas prices trending downward in South Carolina

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:55 a.m.

Motorists in South Carolina are paying the lowest price at the pump in over a month and in July began paying less per gallon than a year ago.

Kingstree Recreation Complex holds summer festival

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Credentials will be required to return home after evacuation

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina left millions homeless but it also invited widespread looting. Williamsburg County has suffered similar disasters when citizens were required to evacuate, public safety personnel are ready once they return. However, there is always room for enhancement; one being in the form of a zone dash pass. ďBecause the …

Crash on highway 52 delays train service

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Organization to host Senate District 32 debate UPDATED

Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:06 a.m.

The four candidates who have filed in the Democratic Primary for the South Carolina Senate District 32 Special Election have been invited to participate in a debate sponsored by the Citizens for Progress, a non-partisan community organization in Georgetown County.

Scruffy and nearly bald, baby birds hit the ground hopping UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

A baby Northern Mockingbird, with its scrubby waits patiently for breakfast. Mockingbirds are abundant throughout America. Mockingbirds are known for …

Football legend Rogers speaks at dinner UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

For the past several years the staff of Vital Aging of Williamsburg County has hosted a dinner and silent auction to raise funds for various projects …

Local native celebrates annual dance recital UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Domonique Jones-Goode, a Kingstree native and sole proprietor of a South Carolina non-profit organization 501 3© also in collaboration with Kenneth …

Lake City man dead, two women charged UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the July 11, death of a Lake City man. According to Williamsburg County Sheriffís Office Incident …

Tom Stuckey joins NWTF management team UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Tom Stuckey, a well-respected and seasoned outdoor industry professional, recently joined the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) as senior vice …

Arrest made in connection with separate crimes UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes that occurred in June. According to Kingstree Police Incident Reports at …

Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:45 a.m.

Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the SC Department of Natural Resources.

Chavis One Stop-County Satellite offices receive Image Award UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the July Image Award to Chavis One Stop, county satellite offices. According to County Supervisor Stanley …

Two women charged in connection to death of Lake City man UPDATED

Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:54 p.m.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the July 11, death of a Lake City man.†

Dirt not enough to attract industry

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

A site in Williamsburg County is under consideration for certification that will make it more attractive for industry. HT McFadden Industrial Park …

Protect land from development in a 12-county area of central South Carolina

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) is pleased to announce that Mary Crockett, CLT Land Protection Director, was recently awarded the 2014 ďRiver Manager …

Earthquake risk increases for state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

One of the greatest earthquakes in US history occurred in Charleston. On August 31, 1886, the city and nearby cities suffered major damage, although …

Growing farmers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Farming isnít what it used to be. In fact, the term farming has morphed into agriculture and more recent agribusiness. Agriculture is the nationís …

Dukes promoted to principal in Charleston County School District

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Andre M. Dukes, a Kingstree native, is the new principal of St. Johnís High School. The Charleston County School Board of Trustees approved Super- …

South Carolina receives funding for three projects in partnerships with North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Imperiled species will benefit from a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states through the US Fish and Wildlife Serviceís …

Three suspects arrested after two-day crime spree UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes that occurred in June. According to Kingstree Police Incident Reports at approximately 7:40 a.m. on June 13, while on routine patrol, officers noticed a broken glass door at the Family Dollar Store on Hampton Avenue. † According to incident reports, video surveillance captured …

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 solicitorís 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.

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