Letters to the Editor UPDATED

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Response to Osteen commentary


Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School presents ‘Shrek the Musical, Jr.’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Theatre of the Republic’s Coastal Youth Theatre Arts School will present Shrek the Musical, Jr. July 10-12.


Obituaries July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:52 a.m.

Mackie Altman III

Cause of fire remains unknown UPDATED

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 6:58 a.m.

The cause of a June 30, fire that gutted the Mt. Zion AME Church on Highway 357 has not been determined. The statement came during a press conference …


Wednesday, July 1, 2015 7:39 a.m.

Mt. Zion AME Church could not be saved after it was gutted Tuesday evening.

New assistance available for beginning farmers

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to entrepreneurial education and business consultation through workshops offered by …


Pets of the week

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

St. Frances Animal Center of Georgetown has many animals in need of homes. The Georgetown Times features Pets of the Week each Wednesday.


DEU: 3 arrested during heroin transaction in Georgetown

From staff reports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Drug agents said three people have been arrested for participating in a drug deal in West Georgetown.


Alpha Phi Alpha scholarships

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:56 p.m.

Official: Fire at Williamsburg Co. black church wasn’t arson

Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:48 a.m.

A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement …

City, county, school board all raise millage rates

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:14 a.m.

Property owners across Georgetown County may notice a little less green in their wallets soon; the City of Georgetown, Georgetown County and the …



Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, July 1


District 11 champs

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:56 p.m.


Andrews girl competes in national pageant

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Jordyn Cox, a 13-year-old Andrews girl, is representing South Carolina this weekend in the Miss Junior High School America Pageant. Held at the …


Post 114 swept in invitational tournament

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:56 p.m.

Georgetown American Legion Post 114’s Senior team was outscored 43-14 and went winless in the Palmetto Legion Invitational Tournament over the …


A View From The Past

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

New Arrivals

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:01 a.m.


William Epps , Kingstree

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:57 p.m.

William Epps , Kingstree - Funeral services for William Edward Epps, conducted by the Rev. Brian L. Williams, were held Friday, June 19, 2015, at The William N. Redmond Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Beulah AME Church Cemetery of Kingstree. Mr. Epps, 46, died Friday, June 12, 2015, at …

Evelyn Rose Air Racing Team: Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

A few years ago, my friend Chad Morgan bought a racing T-6 aircraft. He had wanted a T-6 for a few years and he finally got one. His intention was …

Bomb dog to join KPD

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The Kingstree Police Department soon will add another four-legged officer to its staff. A bomb detection dog will be delivered sometime between August and September, courtesy of the Williamsburg County Emergency Management Agency.

Artist one of many to speak during STEAM program



Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The children at the Williamsburg County Library were in for a treat last week when Shawn McClary, an artist who recently graduated from the South …


Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:07 p.m.

ON JUNE 13, Alridge Murray celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends at Kingstree Recreation Center.

Black, white or gray: We’re all in this together: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

I recently read a few online comments and questions regarding the Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s procession to the State House. I was appalled. Some …


Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:07 p.m.

The Professional Women’s Organization recently presented Kiana Miller with a $250 scholarship. Each year this organization presents the …


Hemingway High teacher, Georgetown resident Doreen Green earns ‘outstanding’ award UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:09 p.m.

Hemingway High School biology teacher and Georgetown resident Doreen Green takes biology beyond the classroom and into her students’ lives, …

Harris Fulton, Sr., Kingstree

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:57 p.m.

Harris Fulton, Sr., Kingstree - Harris Washington “Boot” Fulton, Sr., 85, died Monday, June 15, 2015, at Williamsburg Regional Medical Center of Kingstree. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Isaiah Brown, were Saturday, June 20, 2015, at St. Mary United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:29 p.m.


S.C. Drought Committee upgrades drought status for 28 counties

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The S.C. Drought Response Committee meeting via conference call on June 19, upgraded the drought status to the first level of drought, incipient, for 28 counties.

Rebel Flag

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Dear Editor,

Essence White won The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of South Carolina Scholarship

By Brother Harmon Cooper, Jr.

Special to The News

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:07 p.m.

Essence White, a senior at Kingstree High School and class salutatorian, is the 2015 state winner of a $4,000 scholarship.

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