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Lane man convicted of manslaughter

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:18 p.m.

A jury found Terry Williams of Lane guilty of voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during a violent crime in the 2013 shooting death of …

Youth empowerment event includes robotics competition

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:30 p.m.

During the week of August 10 to August 14, the Williamsburg Technical College will be the site of the Summer in STEM. Williamsburg County along with regional partners will hold a science and technology, electronics and mathematics (STEM) career initiative at no cost to the participants.

“No boots on the ground,” and other fairy tales

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Dear Editor, Last August the president began his air war against the Islamic State, which controls two Iraqi provincial capitals and the city of Falluja. Obama declared that his purpose was to “dismantle” the I.S.

Safety comes first for Kingstree firefighters (w/video)

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:26 p.m.

Last week when temperatures were in the 100s, Kingstree resident Barbara Pressley opened her front door and set off her fire alarm. The high heat and …

Target Zero Enforcement Team announced

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced the launch of a 24-member Target Zero Enforcement Team.

Hendrick crowned Little Miss Tiny Tot South Carolina

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville.

Tomlinson class of ‘65 holds reunion

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:24 p.m.

The Tomlinson Class of 1965 recently held a high school reunion.

Redis Scott, Kingstree

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:23 p.m.

Redis Scott, Kingstree - Mother Redis Montgomery Scott, 79, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at McLeod Hospice House of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by Bishop John R. Eley, were held Friday, July 10, 2015, at The Word of God Ministries of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery of Kingstree. …

Upcoming Events, Aug. 5

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:34 p.m.

ART & CULTURE:

Georgetown listed as one of ‘15 Most Charming Towns in South Carolina’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 11:21 a.m.

The downtown area of a city is home to community events and parades, local storefronts and eateries, historic buildings, and more.

Cafeteria food and capitalism - The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:04 p.m.

My goodness! Kids are complaining about cafeteria food. “Well, who doesn’t know that?”

Father of Houston Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney charged with attempted murder

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:48 p.m.

The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for a shooting at a bar in Rock Hill. …

Shooting suspect arrested UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:25 p.m.

Darrell Brooks, 45, of Hemingway has been charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon in connection to a July 24, …

Community & Faith, August 5

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:15 p.m.

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Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton unite in marriage

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Drs. Kerry and Tracey Lockett Singleton were married on July 3, 2015, in Myrtle Beach.

Defense seeks bail for former N. Charleston officer charged with Walter Scott’s murder

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:31 p.m.

A white former South Carolina policeman charged in the slaying of a black motorist presents little danger to the community and little risk of fleeing …

Insects can bring out the baby in us all - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 5:04 p.m.

It must have been a sight to see as I staggered toward the house, which was a quarter a mile away. My body hunched over in pain, one hand covering my …

George Cousar, Salters

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:23 p.m.

George Cousar, Salters - Rev. George Raymond Cousar, 85, died Monday, July 13, 2015, at his residence in Salters. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. J. Jeannetté Cooper and the Rev. Jonathan Richardson, were held Friday, July 17, 2015, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, …

South Carolina gay marriage plaintiffs seek almost $250K

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:52 p.m.

Two couples who challenged South Carolina’s gay marriage ban want to be reimbursed by the state almost a quarter-million dollars in attorney …

The South Carolina House of Representatives 2015 End of Session I Report

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:58 p.m.

The General Assembly approved H.3701, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3702, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve …

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Obituaries Aug. 5, 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:28 p.m.

Death Notices

Kingstree Fire Department offers home inspections UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 11:01 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Goff clergy and Howard High alumni receptions UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. was received by the community on July 31 at the Beck Recreation Center. Beforehand, he met with clergy at Bethel AME …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Serving the Community — Lt. Shane Singletary — Georgetown Fire Department

Monday, August 3, 2015 9:16 a.m.

While many who enter the emergency services profession do so with the idea of serving their communities, Lt. Shane Singletary has represented the …

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Authorities say 1 taken to hospital after crash near DeBordieu community

From staff reports

Monday, August 3, 2015 1:36 p.m.

Emergency crews said one person was taken to the hospital after an apparent two-vehicle crash left one of them overturned on the side of the road. …

The Rev. Dr. Goff Appreciation Dinner 2 UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 10:15 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. was received by the community on July 31 at the Beck Recreation Center. Beforehand, he met with clergy at Bethel AME …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

High School League releases proposed new classes and regions for sports UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 11:58 a.m.

The S.C. High School League released its proposed new classes and regions on Monday morning.

Police investigating shooting death of S.C. teen

Associated Press

Monday, August 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Police are investigating a weekend shooting in Marlboro County that killed a teenager.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Pawleys alligator becomes national sensation UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 5:52 p.m.

An alligator, a video and social media combined to capture the nation’s attention.

The Rev. Dr. Goff Appreciation Dinner 1 UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 10:09 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. was received by the community on July 31 at the Beck Recreation Center. The event thanked Goff for his service at …

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