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How you can help improve your community’s spaces

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Have you ever wondered why abandoned or dilapidated buildings lie vacant for years on end, or why traffic patterns isolate people from businesses, or why there is a lack of safe and accessible open space in your community? 

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Optimist Club recognizes students

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its’ first annual “Against All Odds” Program at its’ monthly meeting on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. at …

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GHS All-Region honors

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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DNR: Venison is not only source of parasite

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Toxoplasmosis, a one-celled parasite found in many meats, can occur in South Carolina deer, but venison is not the only source of the disease, said a state Department of Natural Resources deer biologist.

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Viewing Political Corruption More Broadly

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in government had risen from 59 percent in 2006 to 79 percent in 2013. “In other words,” Edsall wrote, …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, October 22

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Santee Cooper board approves 2014 Series CD bond sale

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

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Upcoming events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce events

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October is National Arts & Humanities Month

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

October, which is National Arts & Humanities Month, serves as a reminder of the benefits the arts can bring.

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Library to host free legal aid Workshops

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Visitation actions and rights for victims of predatory lenders will be among the topics discussed in two upcoming legal help workshops at the Georgetown Library.

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A view from the past

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

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Conway Medical Center announces Ebola preparedness measures

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Conway Medical Center has announced efforts for Ebola preparedness, including: Screening all patients for travel history in Emergency Room and Physician Practices; Screening and rapid assessment at all points of entry to the hospital; Staying up to date with weekly conference calls from DHEC; Continuous contact with Duke Infection Control …

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Cancer survivors face workplace challenges

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Cancer affects more than a person’s health, it can impact his or her working life.

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Best protection against flu is to get the vaccine

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

It’s that time of year again….the time for “cold” symptoms, when you or someone you know develops cough, runny nose, fever, and other symptoms that …

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Sen. Tim Scott: We need a temporary travel ban UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:35 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. Scott is a member of both the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

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Caught in the act UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:38 p.m.

On Oct. 18 around 3:20 a.m., Andrews Police responded to a burglary in progress at 302 N. Morgan Ave.

Tisdale inducted

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Claflin University President Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, ’65, has been inducted into Temple University’s Gallery of Success, a special recognition for …

Unbridled Success: The 19th running of the Kingstree Trials

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:30 a.m.

The Kingstree Trials are almost here! The greatest social event for Williamsburg County is scheduled for the first Saturday in November. I just …

Adalyn Cooper, Columbia

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Adalyn Cooper, Columbia - Mrs. Adalyn Burrows Cooper, 76, of Kingstree, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, in Columbia. A service for Mrs. Cooper was held Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Union Presbyterian Church. Burial, directed by Shives Funeral Home, followed at the churchyard. Born January 8, 1938, in Kingstree, she was the daughter of the late …

Voncile Brown, Kingstree

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Voncile Brown, Kingstree - Mrs. Voncile Thornton Brown, 86, widow of Howard C. Brown, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Methodist Manor of Florence.

PIG Pickin’ Barbecue Winners UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Corene Coker , Kingstree

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Corene Coker , Kingstree - Corene Marie Johnson Coker, 77, widow of Earl J. Coker, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at her residence.

Sabb delivers message to congregation UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

On Sunday, October 12, a meeting of the minds took place as Senator-Elect Rep. Ronnie Sabb spent some quality time at Canaan AME Church located in …

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Local feed store featured in upcoming movie (w/video)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

It's not often you'll find a production company filming at a small feed store in the middle of nowhere, but it does happen. Farmer's Grain and …

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Precious Blood of Christ Church holds arts and crafts festival UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:34 p.m.

The Precious Blood of Christ Church Catholic Women’s Club is busy preparing for their 26th annual Arts and Craft Festival to be held on Fri., Oct 24 …

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Obituaries Oct. 22, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Donna Brown

Cynthia Hampton, Kingstree

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Cynthia Hampton, Kingstree - Cynthia “Symethia” Ethel Hampton died Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the Whitney Manor Nursing Home of Hamden, Connecticut. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Frankie D. White, were held Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the William N. Redmond Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

Local student to attend education advocacy training in Washington, DC UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Global Campaign for Education-US Chapter recently announced the acceptance of Tranard Harvin to its 2014 Fall Youth Advocacy Training in …

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Wooden Boat Show

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:34 p.m.

Droves of people walked the streets of Georgetown Oct. 18 and 19 as the 25th annual Wooden Boat Show took over Front Street.

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