Amos Washington, Kingstree

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:56 a.m.

Amos Washington, Kingstree - Funeral services for Amos Johnny Washington, conducted by the Rev. Levern Brown, were held Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Crossroads Cemetery of Salters. Mr. Washington died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Providence Hospital …

Protect land from development in a 12-county area of central South Carolina

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) is pleased to announce that Mary Crockett, CLT Land Protection Director, was recently awarded the 2014 “River Manager …

Willie Goodman, Sr., Alvin

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:55 a.m.

Willie Goodman, Sr., Alvin - Funeral services for Deacon Willie James Goodman Sr., conducted by Pastor John W. Wilson and the Rev. Jerome Gadsden, were held Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Alvin. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Holly Hill Christian Church Cemetery of Alvin. Mr. Goodman …

Community Support UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:36 a.m.

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Community & Faith, July 23 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:36 a.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 …


Traffic Advisory: Flagging operations Wednesday night near Murrells Inlet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:54 p.m.

Flagging operations will take place Wednesday, July 23, (weather permitting) on Highway 707 near Big Block Road, from the Post Office to Foster …

I'm glad I don't live in Latta

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Can him - or her. Who cares, just fire them.

Upcoming Events, July 23 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:36 a.m.

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Earthquake risk increases for state

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

One of the greatest earthquakes in US history occurred in Charleston. On August 31, 1886, the city and nearby cities suffered major damage, although …

Growing farmers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Farming isn’t what it used to be. In fact, the term farming has morphed into agriculture and more recent agribusiness. Agriculture is the nation’s …

Apes & horses

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

The new Planet of the Apes movie is out. I haven’t seen it. The only thing I have noticed is the advertising for it. The apes have evolved and are …


Obituaries July 23

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:11 p.m.

Death Notices

Dukes promoted to principal in Charleston County School District

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Andre M. Dukes, a Kingstree native, is the new principal of St. John’s High School. The Charleston County School Board of Trustees approved Super- …


Harley stolen from Murrells Inlet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:16 p.m.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen Harley Davidson motorcycle.

South Carolina receives funding for three projects in partnerships with North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Imperiled species will benefit from a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states through the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s …

Three suspects arrested after two-day crime spree UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a pair of crimes that occurred in June. According to Kingstree Police Incident Reports at approximately 7:40 a.m. on June 13, while on routine patrol, officers noticed a broken glass door at the Family Dollar Store on Hampton Avenue.   According to incident reports, video surveillance captured …

J.W. Hamilton, Kingstree

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:59 a.m.

J.W. Hamilton, Kingstree - Funeral services for J.W. “Bozie” Hamilton, conducted by the Rev. Brian Williams and the Rev. Franklin Fulmore, were held Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Greater Bethel AME Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at Greenlawn Cemetery of Kingstree. Mr. Hamilton died …


Pets of the week

Monday, July 21, 2014 1:14 p.m.

Meet Suri. She is a beautiful white flame point six week old kitten that was left in a box in the front of the shelter.


County honors Gullah/Geechee Nation

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:12 a.m.


Georgetown man sentenced to 21-25 years for heroin trafficking

Monday, July 21, 2014 10:05 a.m.

A Georgetown man convicted on heroin charges will not be eligible for parole until the year 2035 at the earliest.


Girl, 14, found safe

Monday, July 21, 2014 11:55 a.m.

Missing 14-year-old Charlotte Ann Wills has been located safe and unharmed on Garden City Beach thanks to a concerned citizen who learned about her through social media, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.


Walmart credit card fraud suspects wanted

Monday, July 21, 2014 5:04 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with credit card fraud. …


Serving the Community: Daniel Poindexter, Georgetown Fire Department

Monday, July 21, 2014 6:39 a.m.

Lt. Daniel Poindexter, 31, of Andrews always wanted to be a fireman. Growing up in Boonville, N.C., he says he thought it was pretty cool as a kid to …


Girl, age 14, missing from Murrells Inlet UPDATED

Sunday, July 20, 2014 2:15 p.m.

-The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Charlotte Ann Wills who went missing from the …


Sabb hosts political rally UPDATED

Saturday, July 19, 2014 7:16 a.m.

More than 50 people gathered at The Mitney Project the evening of July 16 to meet one of four candidates for the vacant Senate District 32 seat, Rep. …


Carolina Financial Corporation reports results for second quarter UPDATED

Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Carolina Financial Corporation has announced that net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $2.2 million, or $.57 per share diluted, and $4.2 million, or $1.07 per share diluted, for the first half of 2014.


Johnson receives Edward Jones award

Friday, July 18, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Jason Johnson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Georgetown recently won the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for his exceptional …


Rowland joins GHS as IT chief

Friday, July 18, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Dr. Todd Rowland, a physician with an extensive background in medical informatics, has been named chief information officer for Georgetown Hospital System.


Obituaries July 18

Friday, July 18, 2014 4:12 p.m.

Lewis Gordon Haselden, Sr., 89, of Georgetown, widower of Earline Barrineau Haselden, died Fri., July 18, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House.


Pastor, first lady to be honored

Friday, July 18, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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