Willie Starling, Kingstree

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Willie Starling, Kingstree - Funeral services for Willie Lee Starling, conducted by the Rev. Donna Strong, were held Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. Starling died Friday, July 17, 2015, in Columbia. He was born April 6, 1948, in Salters, the son of the late Leland …

Kermit King, St. Stephen

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Kermit King, St. Stephen - Funeral services for Kermit Roosevelt King, conducted by the Rev. Harvey Mack, Sr., were held Saturday, July 18, 2015, at St. Stephen Baptist Church of St. Stephen, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. King died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at The VA Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was born September 20, 1959, in St. …



Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:15 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Lessie Mitchell, St. Stephen

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lessie Mitchell, St. Stephen - Funeral services for Mrs. Lessie Wells Mitchell, conducted by the Rev. Dorine C. Fabor, were held Friday, July 17, 2015, at Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Tri-Churches Cemetery of St. Stephen.


12 candidates file in Andrews election; Mayor Giles not among them UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 1:54 p.m.

Town of Andrews voters may find themselves overwhelmed with choices in the upcoming election, as 12 candidates have filed for the four available …

George Avent, Sr.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

George Avent, Sr. George Covington Avent, Sr., 85, husband of Marjorie Lewis “Cookie” Avent, died Sunday, August 2, 2015, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. Funeral services were held Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Kingstree First Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Memorial …


Geathers Family Classic

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Carvers Bay High School hosted the Geathers Family Classic, its annual football jamboree, on Aug. 15. Andrews battled Hemingway, Johnsonville battled …

Daniel Washington, Nesmith UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:53 p.m.

Daniel Washington, Nesmith - Funeral services for Daniel Christopher “Chris” Washington, conducted by the Rev. James E. Scott, were held Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Morning Star Baptist Church of Nesmith. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Morning Star Baptist Cemetery of Nesmith.

Upcoming Events, Aug. 19 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:39 p.m.


Staggers completes formal county government instruction

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:27 p.m.

The Honorable Sharon W. Staggers, Williamsburg County Clerk of Court, graduated from The Institute of Government for County Officials on August 4, at …

Trucker whose reckless driving caused medical student’s death gets nine years UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:40 p.m.

The trucker who caused a newlywed medical student to die in a crash on Interstate 526 — and then was arrested for drunken driving while out on bail — was sentenced to nine years in prison.


Men charged in Georgetown Co. shootings named in alleged jail assault UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:03 p.m.

Two men who have been charged in two prominent shootings in Georgetown County were charged for their alleged roles in an assault at the Georgetown …

My new television show: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:06 p.m.

Do you ever watch one of those television shows where people just argue? I’m thinking about getting a show like that.


Andrews teen dies in ATV crash UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:28 p.m.

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Andrews teen dies in ATV crash

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

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Residents and voters of Williamsburg County

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:22 p.m.

Dear Editor, This message is for the residents and voters of Williamsburg County.


Obituaries Aug. 19, 2015

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:16 p.m.

June Cabaniss

Mayor, chamber director pucker up for charity



Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:04 p.m.

Would you kiss a pig if it were for a good cause? Most people would not but a pair of locals have agreed to do the unthinkable, all in the name of …

Master Sergeant Wade retires

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:22 p.m.

AFTER 26 YEARS of service Master Sergeant Dianne Nesmith Wade will be retiring from the United States Marine Corp. Master Sergeant Wade was born …

CCU honors 300 graduation candidates at August commencement

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:29 p.m.

Approximately 300 students were eligible to participate in Coastal Carolina University’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the HTC Center.

Former SC governor endorses Hillary Clinton for president

From staff reports

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been endorsed for the presidency by a former South Carolina governor and U.S. …

Community & Faith, Aug. 19

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:27 p.m.

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Charleston schools say no to Confederate flag displays

By Bo Petersen

Post and Courier

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:20 a.m.

After months of racially charged violence, including the killing of nine Emanuel AME Church members, as well as the disputed removal of the …

Eunice Smalls, Pineville

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 5:10 p.m.

Eunice Smalls, Pineville - Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Outen Smalls, conducted by the Rev. Joshua Prioleau, were held Monday, July 20, 2015, at Day Dawn Baptist Church of Pineville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Sunset Cemetery of Pineville. Mrs. Smalls died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in Charleston. She was born July …


Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:18 p.m.

ON AUGUST 11, Vital Aging seniors enjoyed a field trip to Florence thanks to a donation from the James E. Clyburn Foundation.

School in full swing UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:06 p.m.

School is in full swing.

Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich to speak today at Myrtle Beach

From staff reports

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Republican presidential hopeful and Ohio Gov. John Kasich is slated to appear in the region this afternoon.


6 more charges for alleged Surfside Beach ‘serial burglar’

Monday, August 17, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Additional charges have been filed against a Surfside Beach man who police described as a “serial burglar” when he was arrested in …

1 dead in shooting in Charleston County community of Ravenel

Associated Press

Monday, August 17, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Charleston County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a weekend shooting that left a man dead in the rural community of Ravenel west of …

Williamsburg Academy hosts Jamboree UPDATED

Sunday, August 16, 2015 7:04 p.m.

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