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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 …

Career fair piques kids’ interest

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

What do I want to be when I grow up? Deciding on a career can be complex so the earlier one begins to consider what path he or she might take the …

Harvard graduate a native of Kingstree

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Kingstree native Donny James recently graduated from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Public Policy and Leadership program …

First Williamsburg County honoree on the SC AT&T African American History Calendar

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Born in Darlington County on April 17, 1911, I. DeQuincey Newman was the son of of the Rev. Meloncy Charles Newman and Charlotte Elizabeth Morris …

Board revisits role Willowglen played in “F” grade UPDATED

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

During the Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees’ January 26, meeting the topic of Willowglen Academy, a residential facility whose students are registered with the district was discussed. Board chair Alfred Darby asked district director of administration Glen Kennedy to explain the relationship between Willowglen and the school …

Millie “Mama” White celebrates 100 years

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Family and friends gathered on January 10, at the Greeleyville Kennedy Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ms. Millie “Mama” White. The …

What do low oil prices mean for investors?

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

As you’ve no doubt noticed, your trips to the gas station have been a lot more pleasant these past several months. There’s not much doubt that low …

Loose and leashless UPDATED

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

It never fails; you’re taking a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood when the barking of a dog shatters the quiet. What’s worse is the four- …

Musier Sworn in as Sheriff UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:45 a.m.

On Thursday morning, Williamsburg County Sheriff Dudley Musier was officially sworn-in by Circuit Court Judge George James. The ceremony took place …

Godwin designs winning food plot

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H congratulated county winner Billy Godwin for the 2014-2015 Wildlife Food Plot Project. Godwin is the son of Will and Nicole …

Serving the people better with the help of the USDA

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

A fleet of city trucks, fire trucks, police cars, a street sweeper and other equipment lined up in the parking lot of the Kingstree Parks and …

Local DAR celebrates 100th anniversary

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Throughout 2015, the Daughters of the American Revolution will be celebrating 125 years of service to America. The DAR was founded on October 11, …

Musier takes reigns as sheriff

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Citizens have a new sheriff. Dudley Musier was elected Williamsburg County Sheriff in the January 20, general election. Musier defeated three …

Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School students inducted into the Ladies’ Club

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Eight young ladies in six graders at Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School were inducted the Ladies' Club at its annual banquet.

Kerri Elizabeth Wheeler weds Robert Myron Kellahan

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Kerri Elizabeth Wheeler of Andrews and Robert Myron Kellahan Jr. of Kingstree were married December 13, 2014, at Central Presbyterian Church of …

Ten arrested in narcotics warrant roundup

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) conducted a narcotic roundup throughout the county on January …

House of Raeford reduces production after fire UPDATED

Sunday, January 25, 2015 3:03 p.m.

The House of Raeford plant located at 1344 Battery Park Road in Hemingway was damaged by fire early Sunday morning. On January 25, firefighters arrived at the scene a little after 1:00 a.m. and had the blaze under control within two hours according to Williamsburg County Fire Chief Randy Swinton.

Musier takes the reigns as Sheriff UPDATED

Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:32 p.m.

On January 20, Dudley Musier was elected Sheriff of Williamsburg County in the general election. Musier defeated three opponents in a December primary. Sixteen write-ins were counted in the election, as well as 26 undervotes, which means the voter did not properly designate a choice on the ballot. Only 1,793 or 8.4 percent of registered voters …

Who will be the next superintendent UPDATED

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:00 a.m.

On November 17, the Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees accepted Superintendent Dr. Yvonne Jefferson Barnes’ resignation in lue of termination. An interim superintendent will fill the post until the board hires a new superintendent.

Williamsburg County Republican Party members attend Governor Haley’s Inaugural Ceremony

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Ida Martin, Chairman, and Barbara Mishoe, State Committeeman of The Williamsburg County Republican Party met with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie …

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