Cades woman among dead in two-car crash UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:45 a.m.

A head-on collision on Morris Street west of Lake City has claimed the life of a Cades woman and a Lake City teenager. Delphia Evon Redden, 53 of Cades and Staley McElveen, 19 of Turbeville were in separate vehicles when they were killed in the crash that occurred on November 24, around 6:42 AM.   According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol …

How do you do that with one hand?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

My friend Ritchie is learning to fly. He is still working on some of his skills. I keep telling him that when he has done the tack about 100 times, …

Community & Faith, Nov. 26 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:50 a.m.

Program - Lady Christ-N-Ty Youth Ministry sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for youth to come to your church to perform praise dancing and singing, lifting the name of Jesus. For more information contact TeaTon at ladychrist_n_ty@yahoo. com

Bobbie Smith, Greeleyville

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:27 p.m.

Bobbie Smith, Greeleyville - Mrs. Bobbie Jean McKnight Smith, 75, wife of James Walter “Smitty” Smith, Sr., died Saturday, November 15, 2014, at her granddaughter’s residence. A memorial service was held Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Smith was born July 13, 1939, in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the …

Adults should know better

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Jolie, Mr. Barnes, and I have completed the interviews for the second Williamsburg Junior Leadership Program. The top 10 juniors have been chosen …

Concerns about recycling

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

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Small businesses start Indigo Friday

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:03 p.m.

Indigo Friday is an new initiative developed by the Georgetown Business Association to translate Black Friday into an uniquely Georgetown event.

Oliver Williamson, M.D. Mt. Pleasent

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:27 p.m.

Oliver Williamson, M.D. Mt. Pleasent - Hubert Oliver Williamson M.D, 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hospital in Charleston. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Bethel United Methodist Church. Dr. Williamson was born January 18, 1928, in Lake City, …


Obituaries Nov. 26, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:03 p.m.

Agnes Fischer

Mary Brown, Kingstree

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:27 p.m.

Mary Brown, Kingstree - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Lifrage Brown, 83, widow of Robert C. “Bobby” Brown, Sr., died Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at Lake City Community Hospital. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, November 21, 2014, at Cedar Swamp United Methodist Church Cemetery, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mrs. Brown was born August 3, …

Artist Peggy McGill honored UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Regardless of whether it was the rustic backwoods of Williamsburg County or the classical canals of Venice, Italy, the late Peggy Tomlinson McGill …


School Stewards: Britney Carter, Rosemary Middle School

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:33 a.m.

Brittany Carter, the music teacher at Rosemary Middle School, said teaching has come naturally for her.

Williams named Extraordinary Woman

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

She Magazine recently hosted its inaugural “She’s Extraordinary Women” event, honoring women who have made a difference. Thirteen awards were …

Four vie for sheriff’s seat UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Four candidates are seeking the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s seat. Willie J. Bufkin, Randy Grayson, Dudley Musier, and Sandy Thompson will be on the …

School superintendent resigns

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

After the Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees reconvened from a two-hour executive session, the attorney representing the district …


Knights of Columbus to offer free Thanksgiving meal UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:36 a.m.

“Thanksgiving for Those In Need” will again be offered free this year in Georgetown on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 27.

McKnight sworn in to represent District 101

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Courthouse was the scene of a special session for the purpose of conducting a swearing-in ceremony for Cezar McKnight as a …

Local church honors our veterans UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Pastor Creig Kegler and Praise Tabernacle Church held their second annual Veteran’s Benefit Service on November 9. The benefit service was …

Upcoming Events, Nov. 26

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:51 a.m.

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SWU dedicates Sheriff National Guard Memorial Flag Plaza

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Southern Wesleyan University dedicated the Sheriff National Guard Memorial Flag Plaza in a moving, patriotic Veterans Day ceremony.

Kingstree native retires after 30 years of service in Navy

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Master Chief Aviation Maintenance (AZ) Administration Martin S. Snowden, a native of Kingstree, enlisted in the Navy at the late age of 21 from …

Claudie McFadden, Greeleyville

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:27 p.m.

Claudie McFadden, Greeleyville -Claudie “Tucky” McFadden, 66, of Greeleyville, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at Dorn Veteran Medical Center of Columbia.


Serving the Community: Aaron Davis, MIGC Fire District

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:14 a.m.

Aaron Davis, 34, of the Burgess Community in Socastee, started in fire service at 15 years old after leaving the Boy Scouts.


Sampit food distribution

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:12 a.m.

Bishop Willie Green Jr., pastor of New Hope UME Church in Sampit, and first lady Juanita Green helped in a Low Country Foodbank distribution on Nov. …


Junior firefighter

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:17 a.m.


Wachesaw Ladies help library

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:16 a.m.


Nurturing Neighbors: Colin Peterson

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Colin Peterson


China Wok restaurant robbed at gunpoint

Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:17 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in providing any information relating to an armed robbery that occurred …


Two women and an infant escape burning home on Duke Street UPDATED

Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:31 a.m.

Three people, including an infant, escaped when their home in the City of Georgetown caught fire early Saturday.


Spurrier hopes to finish strong UPDATED

Friday, November 21, 2014 9:01 a.m.

AP — Steve Spurrier was happy to see South Carolina again play like he expected when the year began.

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