We seem to have forgotten what good character is

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:45 a.m.

In today's culture we seem to hear less and less of the good one person does for another. We seem to have forgotten what good character is. For …

Trial approaches for sheriff

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson's trial is scheduled to begin September 15, at the Matthew J. Perry Federal Courthouse in Columbia. In …

Auto accidents claims life

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:19 a.m.

A Kingstree man was struck and killed while attempting to cross US Highway 52 near Old Gapway Road. According to Sgt. Bob Beres of the South Carolina Highway Patrol around 3:15 a.m. August 31, Raymond Muldrow, 21, of Kingstree, was in the roadway when he was struck by a north-bound 2002 Chevy SUV. According to Sgt. Beres the driver, a 37-year-old …

Constitution Week at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Join Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in celebration of Constitution Week by attending one of the free special events scheduled September 17 …

Sherwood Street home gutted by flames

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Can you identify this week's mystery plant?

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:45 a.m.

It's a long time until Halloween, but here's a spooky little plant.

Runoff Expected UPDATED

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10:12 a.m.

The turnout for the Senate District 32 Special election on September 2, was impressive in terms of margins. The votes are so close that an out-right winner won't be determined until another election on September 16. The totals are unofficial until certification on Thursday. A total of 14,126 voters cast ballots in the election that included all …

Valley Forge Flag Company expansion complete

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Williamsburg County Council approved third and final reading of an ordinance that brings to fruition a yearlong endeavor. Valley Forge Flag Company …

Fourth grader recognized for perfect score

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s not very often a third grader makes a perfect score on the PASS test but it can be done and one young man who is a student at the Williamsburg …

Gilder hired as Williamsburg Regional Hospital CFO

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kevin S. Gilder was named Williamsburg Regional Hospital’s CFO on August 11. “We welcome Kevin Gilder as our new CFO,” said hospital CEO Sharon …

C.E. Murray’s welcomes new team members

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputy involved in fatal collision

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A collision between a Williamsburg County Sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle and a man driving a moped is under investigation. According to a statement issued by Williamsburg County Sheriff Office, on August 14, at approximately 10:15 p.m. a deputy was responding to a call when he collided with a moped driven by Edward Goodman, 56, of Williamsburg County. …

District schools received academic achievement recognition from the South Carolina Department of Education

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Education in partnership with the Education Oversight Committee, submitted to school districts, during the month of …

Local author shares journey

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

When Williamsburg County native Abe Henryhand was five years old he and his brother Lincoln were literally left to fend for themselves. The two would …

Two-car crash sends three to hospital

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A two-car crash on Monday, August 25, sent three people to the hospital. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Buick and a pickup were …

Wiiliamsburg County 4-H designates September as 2014-2015 kick off month

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H is excited to announce that September is the kick off month for the 2014-2015 4-H club year! Williamsburg County 4-H has four …

New officers, codes enforcement officer introduced UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The Kingstree Police Department (KPD) is planning several community minded projects that include an elderly check and support program and a mentoring …

Kingstree natives partner with the Housing Authority of Kingstree for back-to-school celebration and supply giveaway

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:37 a.m.

In an effort to expand our scope of service to the community, the Coalition for Teens Helping Teens, Polished Pearls Leadership Seminars for Teen …

High School Football UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:37 a.m.

Man dies in head-on collision UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

A Florence County man was killed in a two-car crash on August 22, on the Manning Highway. James E. Hunter, 66, of Florence, died as a result of his injuries according to Williamsburg County Deputy Coroner William Horton, III. The crash occurred around 2:55 p.m.

Williamsburg Academy students attend conference

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:37 a.m.

Students from a local school recently attended the South Carolina Independent School Association Junior High Summer Leadership Conference, held in …

X marks the end of local trees UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Several oak trees that line a portion of Jackson Street in Kingstree have been marked with a big, bright orange X. The mark identifies the tree for …

Suspects sought in burglary UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects wanted in connection to an August 20, burglary. Two suspects …

Lights, camera, action at Kenneth Gardner Elementary

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:36 a.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary is “reeling” in the new school year with the “Lights, Camera, Lead” theme. Students were met on their first day of school …

State Senate District 32 Special Election

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Voters are encouraged to get out and vote in the State Senate District 32 Special Election. Ronnie Sabb, SC Representative for District 101 and …

Suspects sought in burgalry UPDATED

Sunday, August 24, 2014 4:33 p.m.

Williamsburg County investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects wanted in connection to an August 20, burglary. Two suspects …

Students graduate from WTC Practical Nursing program UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Twenty students in the Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) Practical Nursing (PN) program received their nursing pins and certificates of completion …

Dash Pass authorizes homeowners’ re-entry after emergency event

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Scenario 1:

Man dies in single car crash

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A Lake City man died of injuries he sustained in a crash in Williamsburg County. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, around 3:10 a.m. on August 16, William I. Newby, 37, of Lake City, was traveling west on New Zion Road in a 2006 Toyota Camry when his vehicle struck a ditch. Newby was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. …

SCAC elects two new board members and reelects four board members to four-year terms (2015-18)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The SCAC elected W.B. Wilson, Williamsburg County Councilmember, to a four-year term (2015-18) on the Association’s Board of Directors. The SCAC …

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