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Bond denied for two accused of Wilson murder UPDATED

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Bond has been denied for the man and woman accused of killing Charles Wilson. Theodore McKnight and Brittany McCrea, both of Kingstree, appeared before a judge Thursday.   On the morning of March 2, Williamsburg County firefighters responding to a fire at Wilson's home discovered his burned body in his living room. An autopsy later showed Wilson …

Wilson death ruled a homicide UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 3:10 p.m.

Theodore L. McKnight of Jerusalem Drive, Kingstree and Brittany I. McCrea of Starburst Avenue, Kingstree have been charged with murder, arson 2nd …

School board considers Ag program

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees was again encouraged to develop an agriculture program. A representative from Career and …

2015 Hall of Fame Induction Scholarship Gala to be held

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Williamsburg County Public School Foundation’s 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Scholarship Gala will be held on Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in the …

Williamsburg farmers direct funds to Hemingway High School

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Hemingway High School has received a $2,500 donation from Hemingway County farmers Wardie and Sybil Collins and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, …

Kingstree athletes earn regional recognition UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Girls’ Varsity Basketball:

Quilter weaves stories, therapy into art

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Latoya Thompson is no stranger to sore, bleeding fingers.

Image Award presented to the Law Office of Ronnie Sabb

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber presented the Image Award for February to the Law Office of Ronnie Sabb. From humble beginnings with one secretary …

Weekend fires claim three lives

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Tragedy struck Williamsburg County this weekend as fires claimed the lives of three people including a baby.

GKCU holds annual meeting

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Like every ebb and flow of the waters that flow around us, the member/owner structure of credit union is refreshingly different. This unique …

UPDATE: Weekend fires claim three lives UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:29 a.m.

Tragedy struck Williamsburg County this weekend as fires claimed the lives of three people including a baby.  On Sunday morning Charles Wilson, 65, of 5 Starburst Avenue in the Rock Town community of Kingstree died when his mobile home caught fire. The Williamsburg County Fire Department received the call at 1:30 a.m. and contained the fire to a …

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.

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