Huddle House shooting suspect apprehended

A 911 call ended in the apprehension of a suspect that law enforcement considered armed and dangerous. At approximately 11:00 a.m. Monday witnesses called the Kingstree Police after they noticed a...

Town council recognizes Bears

Wednesday, December 30, 2:46 p.m.

Kingstree Town Council has appointed Kingstree Finance Director Merrianne Cowley as interim town manager. Cowley will act as interim for 30 days. Dan Wells resigned the position, which ended...

FEMA aid and SBA loan deadlines approaching

Tuesday, December 29, 3:20 p.m.

The last day to register for FEMA assistance is Jan. 4, 2016. Residents can call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362, TTY 800-462-7585,...

Giving back - Volunteer firefighter receives helping hand after helping others

Wednesday, December 23, 12:23 p.m.

Our first responders spent countless hours helping others affected by the October flood. But they themselves were also victims of the historic event. To help them out the South Carolina State...

Smith takes over 4-H

Wednesday, December 23, 12:16 p.m.

Carly Smith recently joined the Clemson Extension staff in Williamsburg County as the 4-H Youth Development Agent. Smith graduated from Clemson University in December of 2012 with a B.S. degree in...

Mold not uncommon after the flood

After the state’s historic flood, excess moisture and standing water could contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Following Plum’s journey

Vincenia Brockington was a pillar of the community. She flourished within her North Kingstree Baptist Church and was known for an infectious smile. Plum, as she was affectionately referred, was a...

Locals receive award

On December 9, Brunson Frazier, maintenance caretaker of Kings Pointe Apartments in Kingstree received one of two 2015 Outstanding Maintenance Caretaker Territory Awards presented by Debra McCants...

HHS BAND & JROTC Battalion participate in Claflin University’s Homecoming Parade.

On Saturday, November 21, the Hemingway High School Marching Band and the JROTC Battalion were invited to participate in Claflin University’s Homecoming Parade in honor of its 2015 Miss...

Community & Faith, Dec. 30

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Community & Faith, Dec 23

New Year Eve’s Service -Come join Pastor Janet McCrea and the...


Cops’ lives matter too - Points on the curve

I went to work early one morning. So early it was still dark outside. As I passed the Kingstree Police Department I saw a patrol car waiting to pull out. I waved to the darkened vehicle as I drove...


Good grief people! - Points on the curve

I was in shock as I watched a news broadcast about a school play where Linus (played by a student) was censored. The student is not allowed to reference the Bible after one - that’s right -...


A home run

Dear Editor, Ben Swann of Georgia’s CBS Channel 46 hit a home run showing both Gov. Christie and Senator Mark Rubio are tools for

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