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Over 30 treated after car crashes into Andrews school bus UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 8:32 a.m.

Authorities say nearly 30 people - mostly children - were treated or taken to local hospitals after a two-vehicle crash involving a school bus …

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SC Senate panel approves closing loophole on moped DUIs UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:05 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Senate panel moved Tuesday to close a loophole in South Carolina law that seems to allow moped operators to drive while …

Mandatory voting-Let’s try it UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:00 a.m.

One of the inherent powers of the President is the ability to spark a big and important national debate simply by floating a new idea in a few lines in a speech.

Dog attacks brought to council’s attention

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:05 a.m.

Citizens continue to look for answers regarding stray animals. During a March 16, Kingstree Town Council meeting Barbara McKenzie and “B” Horton appealed to council by revealing their personal stories.

Williamsburg County celebrates National Week of the Young Child

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County First Steps has asked Williamsburg County to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child™ (April 12 through …

Bad words and the reflection of people that use them UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Controversy has reared its head again. Students in Oklahoma have used the N-word. There is outcry about how horrible this is. News shows and …

Ex-Williamsburg sheriff gets 30 months in prison

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 a.m.

On March 25, Federal Judge Terry Wooten sentenced former Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson to 30 months in jail. The sentence for …

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Man arrested in connection with alleged Andrews shooting

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Less than four hours after asking for the public for help in finding an Andrews man suspected of trying to kill his ex-girlfriend, police were able …

Jeremiah Fulton, Kingstree

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Jeremiah Fulton, Kingstree - Jeremiah “Hood” Fulton, 38, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. Funeral service, conducted by the Rev. J. Jeannetté Cooper and the Rev. Marlon McKnight, were held Monday, March 23, 2015, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:01 a.m.

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Public urged to wear blue on April 2 for autism awareness

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:47 p.m.

On Thursday, April 2, many people wearing blue might be doing their part to spread awareness of autism.

WTC Foundation hosts book signing, reading

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Area authors were welcomed to the Williamsburg Technical College refurbished library recently to autograph and read portions of their works to …

Hammet sues town and town manager

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:05 a.m.

Chalmers M. Hammet, Sr. has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Kingstree and Kingstree Town Manager Dan Wells (as a individual). The lawsuit, which was filed by Lofton & Lofton of Charleston, cited in part that Hammet suffered injuries and damages because of Wells’ harassing, malicious, and intentional conduct. The Town of Kingstree is named in …

Know your rights presented by law enforcement

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

On March 14, the Brotherhood Ministry of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, presented a seminar …

Rodney Hanna , Kingstree

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Rodney Hanna , Kingstree - Funeral services for Rodney Lovern Hanna, conducted by the Rev. Gilbert Wilson and Bishop Derrick McNeil Hanna, were held Friday, March 27, 2015, at Greater Bethel AME Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at Wilson Chapel First Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Hanna was born in Philadelphia, …

Young Farmers and Ranchers awarded during SC Farm Bureau contest

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Two South Carolina young farm couples have been named South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation (SCFB) Young Farmer and Rancher award winners for the …

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S. Carolina man faces 16 charges of child pornography UPDATED

Monday, March 30, 2015 10:30 a.m.

A Dorchester man was arrested on 16 sex crime charges, attorneys said, after storage facility workers found two USB drives that contained multiple …

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Feds receive thousands of comments on Atlantic offshore drilling

Monday, March 30, 2015 12:25 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The federal government has received thousands of comments on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas off the …

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Georgetown SO warns of phone scam UPDATED

Monday, March 30, 2015 11:16 a.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has advised county residents against providing financial information over the phone to callers claiming to …

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Alleged attempted murder suspect sought in Andrews UPDATED

Monday, March 30, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Andrews Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating 34-year-old Barney Bernard Wilson of 810 W. Myrtle Road in Andrews. …

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Replicas of Columbus’ Niña, Pinta to take port in Charleston UPDATED

Monday, March 30, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Charleston, S.C. -- More than 520 years after Christopher Columbus’ three ships landed in the Bahamas, two of them will make an appearance in South …

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At least 3 cars involved in Pawleys accident

Monday, March 30, 2015 3:28 p.m.

At least three vehicles were involved in an accident in Pawleys Island around 2:45 p.m. Monday, March 30.

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S. Carolina’s oldest document conserved

Saturday, March 28, 2015 3:43 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s oldest state government document — an almost 350-year-old deed for a lot at the original location of Charleston — is back in the state archives after a painstaking conservation.

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Man grabs cash register, flees Pawleys Island eatery UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 7:11 p.m.

Georgetown Sheriff’s deputies and canines are searching now for a suspect who robbed the Sweet Cups eatery in the Lowes Foods shopping center around …

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Look who’s reading! UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Pack a copy of the Georgetown Times on your next vacation. Remember to take a picture and send it to news@southstrandnews.com. Also, tell us where …

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

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

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Police Blotter: March 27, 2015 UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 11:06 a.m.

A Georgetown couple’s violent fight — which led to the woman chasing her boyfriend with a knife — resulted in both people being arrested on outstanding warrants and their children being placed with a relative.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

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Seniors hold pageant UPDATED

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Bureau of Aging Services had its annual King and Queen pageant for senior citizens on March 24.

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Auditions to be held this weekend for upcoming music, Gullah festival

Friday, March 27, 2015 11:05 a.m.

As the Mitney Project and Cultural Council of Georgetown’s new Gospel and Gullah in Georgetown festival draws nearer, the groups are offerings two …

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