Police Blotter: Browns Ferry Road burglaries

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:36 a.m.

Two burglaries and a possible attempted burglary were reported on Browns Ferry Road recently.


A view from the past

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

Elsie Reynolds, Greeleyville

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Elsie Reynolds, Greeleyville - Elsie “Skippy” Reynolds, 64, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital of Florence.Funeral services were held Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Ms. Reynolds was born March 28, 1950, in Alabama, the …

Community & Faith, Oct. 29

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Fashion Show - Get ready for an evening of fun, fellowship and fashion Miracle Temple Bible Center Sista Girl Ministry will present “Fall into Fashion” Fashion Show on Fri, November 7, at 7 p.m. at Miracle Temple Bible Center Ministries of Salters.

James Cummings, Sr., Kingstree

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:17 a.m.

James Cummings, Sr., Kingstree - Funeral services for James Cummings, Sr., conducted by the Rev. J. Jeannetté, were held Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery of Kingstree.Mr. Cummings died Friday, October 10, 2014, at McLeod Hospice House of …

Andrews domestic violence awareness endeavors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:31 p.m.

Domestic violence is a very serious issue, and the Andrews community dealt with it on Saturday, Oct. 25.


Burglary suspect turns himself in UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:23 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office would like to notify the public that Tracy Anthony Woodbury, 49 years of age, whose last known address was 2505 Redwood St. in Georgetown was taken into custody.


Obituaries Oct. 30, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:18 p.m.

Philip Barron

Ebola, stop the flights from West Africa

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Dear Editor,


Teen dating can turn deadly

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:45 p.m.

Dating in high school can be fun and exciting, but many don’t realize teen relationships can quickly take a turn for the worse and become dangerous …

Council passes resolution in support of increasing state funding

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:00 a.m.

By Michaele Duke

Shots fired after game

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kingstree Police Chief Eric Williams has confirmed that shots were fired after a homecoming football game. Williams told The News on Friday night shots were heard in the parking area of the Kingstree Senior High School football stadium. Kingstree Senior High School was celebrating homecoming. The Jaguars hosted Lake Marion High School where the …

18th annual meeting of members held at the Greeleyville Wellness Center

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

On October 16, Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. held its 18th annual meeting of members sponsored by Embrace Hospice and Henryhand Funeral …

Failing report card overshadows progress

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Last week the South Carolina Department of Education released the state’s federal report card. Williamsburg County School District received a grade of “F”; however, despite the grade the district is making progress. “While we need, and will continue, to focus on improving as a priority; Williamsburg County School District has been making steady, …


Fifth-graders ‘fold the flock’

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The fifth-graders in Diane Turnley’s art class learned the art of origami and the importance of protecting bird species for our future.

Ervin Lee, Long Beach, MS

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Ervin Lee, Long Beach, MS - Ervin Murray Lee, 63, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his residence.Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at the Gulf Coast Worship Center of Long Beach, Mississippi. Burial, directed by Riemann Family Funeral Home, followed at Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens.

Students to pledge against gun violence UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners are meeting with students from across South Carolina, as part of South Carolina’s 13th annual Student Pledge Against Gun Violence.

Student recognized for achievement UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced South Florence High School student Kira DuBose of Florence has been selected …


On the stage

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Candidates look forward to mid-term election

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Voters will be heading to the polls on November 4, to decide who will fill some major seats. Unless there is a write-in candidate, Ronnie Sabb is …

Paul Revere and the Raiders

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Oh Man! Paul Revere has died at age 76. He was called the madman of rock and roll. I am not upset that a 76-year-old man has died. I just wonder …


Wayne holds annual barbecue UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Wayne United Methodist Church will be celebrating a tradition of over 50 years with their annual barbecue on Fri., Nov. 7.


Ribbon cutting

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:56 a.m.

Fans turn out for Jaguar Homecoming

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Pomp and circumstance filled the air for the Kingstree Senior High School Homecoming parade and football game. The parade, which lasted an hour …

Horses, pigs, and the Little Red Hen

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Race week is here and the chamber along with the McCutchens, are gearing up for the 19th Running of the King’s Tree Trials this Saturday, November 1. …

Upcoming Events, Oct. 29

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:59 a.m.



Plans in the works to expand domestic violence shelter UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:22 p.m.

South Carolina ranks second in the United States, and Georgetown is ninth in the state, for women killed by domestic violence.


Foodies’ delight

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:42 p.m.

Deciding what to have for lunch may be the most delicious question of the day on Nov. 1.

Local pumpkin patch fun for all ages

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:30 a.m.

A.J. Ottinger had fun playing in a fall-themed display at “The Pumpkin Patch.” A.J. did take time to help his parents Gina and Aaron Ottinger pick …


Serving the Community: Joseph Kosydar, GCSO

Monday, October 27, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Joseph Kosydar, 31, of Murrells Inlet always wanted to be a police officer.

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