Dawn Haines, Kingstree UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:36 p.m.

Dawn Haines, Kingstree - Dawn Marie Haines, 61, beloved mother of Dr. Michelle Butterworth Corey, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at her daughter's residence. A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in the chapel at Williamsburg Funeral Home. Ms. Haines was born September 13, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of the late …

Is that a bad moon arising? UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Have you heard about the Blood Moon eclipses? A rare total lunar eclipse series has begun and with it a lot of talk. The term Blood Moon is the look …

Community and Faith April 16 UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:43 p.m.

Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like. The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m. All are welcome to …

Upcoming Events April 16 UPDATED

Monday, April 14, 2014 9:13 p.m.

A.A. Meetings - If you drink, that's your business. If you want to be sober, that's our business. A.A. (843) 697-3321.   Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Lane, Greeleyville, and Kingstree Police Departments will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of August.   Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff's …

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Georgetown Police officer and civilian employee of the year named

Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:51 a.m.

Georgetown Police Chief Paul Gardner announced the 2013 Officer of the Year, Sergeant Jason Ward and the Civilian Employee of the Year, Wanda Lewis. …

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Waccamaw vs. Aynor

Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Waccamaw's baseball team takes on region rival Aynor at Warrior Field.

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Haley to receive Emma’s law for signature

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

COLUMBIA (AP) — A bill aimed at preventing more drunken driving deaths in South Carolina is heading to the governor’s desk.

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It’s happening again

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Just like every Wednesday morning, just as I’m sitting down with my computer to write my column, I check out the news of the day. And it’s happening again, somebody is attacking our children. I say “our” because all children are the responsibility of every one, they are our future, our best natural resource, and for some reason we are squandering …

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Two brothers found dead near Andrews UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 6:57 a.m.

Two brothers were found dead by Williamsburg County Sheriff’s deputies after a call from a friend.

Brothers found dead in Andrews UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:33 p.m.

One of two autopsy reports have been completed on two brothers who were found dead by Williamsburg County Sheriff's deputies. On Monday, April 8, deputies arrived at a location on Cedar Creek Road off Highway 41 between Andrews and Jamestown where they discovered the deceased bodies of Calvin Stevenson Felder, 54, and his brother Fredrick Joseph …

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Lands End Restaurant to have benefit for Miss Ruby’s Kids

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Lands End Restaurant, a Lowcountry mainstay for over 30 years, is the location of “Dining for a Cause” to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids on Thursday, April …

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It’s not really the welcome we envisioned

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

I have to say it’s not the best welcome to living in Pawleys Island. Don’t get me wrong, I love it here. It’s one of the most beautiful places on …

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Waccamaw Elementary holds Rainbow Run fundraiser

Friday, April 11, 2014 4:49 p.m.

Waccamaw Elementary held its first annual Rainbow Run fundraiser last Wednesday.

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Pawleys Island named one of Top 10 Beaches in U.S. and Caribbean UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 7:29 a.m.

Pawleys Island was named one of the Top 10 Beaches in the U.S. and Caribbean, according to a poll conducted by Susan Hall of Coastal Living Magazine. …

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Local goes from politics to prison to producer of spiritual show UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 4:43 p.m.

The opportunity to earn a living doing what we love while giving back is a rare event afforded only a few. However, Donald Gilliard, a native of …

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Local retired judge writes historical novel on Jefferson Davis

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Davis Maring, a former circuit judge, has just published his fifth novel, Jefferson Davis Before He Wore Confederate Gray. The book remains true to …

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Police Blotter: School gets teen help for facial burns

Friday, April 11, 2014 7:17 a.m.

A 13-year-old suffered facial burns while playing with fire and gasoline on March 22 but was not taken to a doctor until his school nurse made the recommendation two days later.

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April is Children and Youth Month

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The American Legion recognizes April as Children and Youth Month. The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, the Sons of the Legion and the Legion Riders devote countless hous of service to our children and veterans nationwide. The American Legion and Auxiliary have children and youth programs such as Boys State, Girls State, the Law Cadet …

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Red Cross Responds to 142 Fires in March426 people displaced and needed Red Cross assistance

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

MYRTLE BEACH – The American Red Cross Palmetto SC Region had a busy March assisting 426 people displaced after 142 home fires, and April hasn’t let up with 20 fires across the region in just the first four days of the month.

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Students in the news

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Lander University graduates 165 at fall commencement ceremonies

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The boy who fell in the well and other miraculous stories

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Thanks to the Georgetown County Digital Library, I recently read accounts from our local newspaper about Georgetonians who survived life and death …

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A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

100 Years Ago

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First draft of Georgetown City Council budget unveiled UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown City Council on Tuesday was given a first draft of a proposed 2014-2015 budget that calls for a $5.4 million increase in city spending, …

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Georgetown Presbyterian Church to host Easter drama UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 2:30 p.m.

One local church is celebrating Easter by exploring the life of Jesus Christ.

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SELC praises South Carolina solar power bill

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Southern Environmental Law Center welcomed the introduction of compromise solar bill in the South Carolina legislature this week. The law would open the way for residential leasing of solar panels, encourage utilities to establish distributed generation programs, and start a process for updating the rates paid to customers for their solar …

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Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

I recently saw an article on the Evening News that the Department of Justice (DOJ) was going to start a federal investigation into NJ Governor Chris Christie regarding “Bridgegate”. Is this really necessary or just a waste of time and money?

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Obituaries, April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014 2:27 p.m.

DEATH NOTICE

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Do we miss God’s blessings because they are not packaged as we expected?

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

“Good and upright is the Lord: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.”

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Special Olympics held at Georgetown High UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 3:04 p.m.

The Area 9 Special Olympics were held Friday, April 11, at Georgetown High School.

Ban the books, quit multiplication and cut taxes UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:08 a.m.

Well, we've really done it now.  The front page of the Post and Courier proclaims that the College of Charleston students and faculty are in a dither …

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