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Grant provides incentive to renovate UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

A program targeted at buildings in the historic district has found its first taker. The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber is the first recipient to take advantage of an incentive to improve at least the outside appearance of buildings.

Delta Tau Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority celebrates Christmas UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

On December 5, Delta Tau Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority celebrated its annual Xmas Dance at the Williamsburg County Recreation Center, and …

Taxpayer Bill of Rights UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Every taxpayer has a set of fundamental rights. You should be aware of these rights when you interact with the Internal Revenue Service. The “Taxpayer Bill of Rights” takes the many existing rights in the tax code and groups them into 10 broad categories. That makes them easier to find and to understand.

Palmetto Synthetics receives award UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for December to Palmetto Synthetics in Kingstree. Palmetto Synthetics is a privately …

McCrea receives award UPDATED

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Every year the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) recognizes a small group of people from across the state that have made a …

Guide for holiday stain removal

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:40 a.m.

Most stains can eventually be removed by following these procedures:

Elementary School Teacher’s wish to help alleviate hunger this holiday season comes true

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

What started as a simple wish on Facebook is going to help feed millions of families across the United States. After hearing about Capital One’s holiday #WishForOthers campaign, Maggie Hillman shared her wish on Facebook that fewer families would have to worry about finding food this holiday season. Inspired by Maggie’s post, Capital One is …

Child’s spirit brings community together

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Hunter Matthews is a precious 10-year-old boy who loves people, stuffed animals, and Mario, a video game character; however, life has thrown Hunter a …

Two Jaguars receive awards

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

D.J. Burgess and Anthony Chandler were recently awarded The Johnsons Award.

Stallions in the SCISAA North-South All Stars Game

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

On Saturday, December 6, the SCISA Athletics Association held its annual North-South All-Star Football game.

McKnight encourages students

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Students with the Kingstree Middle School Afterschool Program recently enjoyed a visit by House of Representative District 101 Cezar McKnight. …

Santa comes early

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Santa left the toy making up to his elves for just a few moments in order to make an early trip to Kingstree. Ol’ Saint Nick flew down from the North …

Made in the shade

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

When the heat of summer forces most people indoors, the senior citizens of Vital Aging will have it made in the shade thanks to the generosity of …

County breaks record

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill and Lt. Gov.-Elect Henry McMaster announced recently that nearly half of South Carolina’s counties are now certified as work ready, outpacing the nation in an initiative that showcases the highly skilled workforce that businesses require in a competitive economy.

BET’s “Sunday Best” star to perform at gala

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Scholarship Gala will include BET’s “Sunday Best” star and Greeleyville …

A long way from Kingstree

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

After my wife Peggy and I took a seven-day cruise in the Caribbean in 2004 we pledged to each other that we would never book another cruise. We …

Sending Christmas trees to a mulch better place UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Christmas trees are the twinkling wonder of the holiday; however, once the presents are opened and the caroling is over, the symbol of life is unceremoniously discarded to the curb.

Murphy eyes SLU

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kingstree High senior basketball star Dyshane Murphy looks to have a stellar year on the court this season. Murphy was voted the Region 7-AA pre- …

DUI enforcement blitz begins UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:00 a.m.

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) launched the 2014-2015 Christmas/New Year Sober or Slammer! enforcement blitz …

Christmas comes early for family UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Christmas came a little early for Andrews native Jim McKenzie. Last year he made a contribution to the Shriners in return for a receipt that put his …

Airport construction will house aircraft UPDATED

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A new bright white and blue sign sporting metal cutouts of two planes and the Palmetto and Crescent indicating the Williamsburg County Regional …

Kingstree Lady Jags end week in victory

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

On Tuesday Dec 9, the Lady Jags played host to Timmonsville. Through the first and second quarter the lady Jags played tough with a halftime score of …

Hello, world UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The exclusive club of explorers who have discovered a rare new species of life isn’t restricted to globetrotters traveling to remote locations like …

Sheriff’s race not yet over

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Dudley Musier beat three opponents in the December 2, Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Special Primary as the democratic nominee. He garnered 76.48 …

Junior Leadership kicks off second year

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H and the HomeTown Chamber have partnered for the second year to host the Junior Leadership of Williamsburg program. The Junior Leadership of Williamsburg (JLW) is the first of its kind in Williamsburg where high school juniors are selected through an application and interview process. The objective of JLW is to develop …

Water bill continues to be a town hall hot subject

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The Town of Kingstree Council approved first reading of two text amendments of an ordinance regarding the water bill during their November 17, regular meeting. The decision to amend the text was to clarify the town's policies concerning water leaks, and if any subsequent bill adjustments. The second amendment addresses the formula to which the …

For you Charlie! UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

2014 Clemson-Carolina Poem

Basketball season in full gear UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The end of football season means one thing; basketball season is upon us. For all of the Williamsburg County schools, it promises to be an exciting …

WTC’s Workforce Development sponsors career fair UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College’s Workforce Development Department sponsored a career fair for students and community members recently in the college’s library. Over 350 participants were in attendance, according to Workforce Development Director James Bostic.

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