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Lawson sworn in for a seventh term as Darlington County Probate Judge

Darlington County Probate Judge Marvin I. Lawson is sworn in for a seventh...

Officer’s widow felt ‘pushed to the side’ during investigation

The widow of slain police Sgt. Terrence Carraway of Darlington says she felt “pushed to the side” in the wake of her husband’s Oct. 3 death in an ambush attack on several Florence-area officers.

Stryker receives Coker College Alumni Association’s 2019 Outstanding Service Award

Christian Stryker, class of 2004, has been named the 2019 recipient of the...

Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for awards

The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce (including Lamar and Society...

Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County hires new director

The Board of Directors for the Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County...

Shanks receives Coker College Alumni Association’s 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award

Daniel Shanks, class of 1997, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Coker...

Seniors lead as Falcons and Lady Falcons soar past Marlboro County rivals

It was a sweet senior night for the both the Darlington Falcons and Lady Falcons basketball teams this past Friday as both came out victorious over Marlboro County in front of a packed home crowd.

Hartsville High names new head track and field coach

Toyinda Smith will be the new head coach for girls and boys track and field...

Falcons make it two over Hartsville; Lady Falcons use run in fourth to ice game

Both the Darlington Falcons and Lady Falcons basketball teams made it an even more special night on Hall of Fame night in the Falcons’ Nest as the two made it a clean sweep of the Hartsville boys’ and girls’ basketball teams this past Friday night.

Falcons snap losing skid to Wilson; Lady Falcons lose a close one

Darlington and Wilson squared off on the hard court this past Friday night in Darlington with the Wilson Lady Tigers winning the girls’ game and the Darlington Falcons winning the boys’ game.

Darlington Falcons and Lady Falcons sweep championships for home court basketball tournament

Led by tournament MVP Kenynon Scott’s 26 points, the Falcons protected home court and won the Darlington Too Tough to Tame Christmas Tournament with a 64-54 win over the Spring Valley Vikings.

Specht-acular: Dual-sport athlete readies for second FMU degree

Warren Specht has seen the highs and lows of being a student athlete...

Obituaries – January 23, 2019

Donald Edward Small, Daiford Hodge, Margaret Ruth Walker Alston, Bill Bollinger

Obituaries – January 16, 2019

Betty Bell, John Preston Lowery, Gloria Cook Wingate, Lee W. DuBose

Obituaries – January 9, 2019

Clyde Squires, Dell Jordan Wallace, Donald Huggins, Stella Hudson Borders, Joshua Macdonald

Obituaries – January 2, 2019

Mary Howell Wilkes, Burnice T. Windham

Obituaries – December 26, 2018

Taz Baird, Elizabeth “Liz” Mack Franklin, Frank Lunnon

Obituaries – December 19, 2018

Elsie Garner Bullard, Gwendolyn Carraway, John “Buddy” Pickett, Josephine “Jo” Spears, Joyce Johnson Williams

Living on Purpose – Let patience have its perfect work

By Bill Holland Difficult times are not something we enjoy going through; in...

How I quit the band

I played trumpet in the Lincolnton High School band. Well, that’s not true.

Staying in touch

I dialed the number on my phone and waited for an answer.

Letters to the Editor – January 23, 2019

‘I want EQUALITY, not one side gets more than the other’ I am writing in...

A winter’s day

I am sitting at my table this morning, pen in hand, and looking through my window at the world outside.

Going to the courthouse? Take off your belt

On Jan. 4, I had cause to visit the Darlington County Courthouse. On any of...

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‘No-nonsense, cool and full of wisdom,’ Davis celebrates 100

Family members from California, New York, Virginia, Florida and all over South Carolina converged on Shoney’s Restaurant in Hartsville over the weekend to celebrate the 100th birthday of their beloved patriarch, Johnny Davis of Lydia.

“Cold Moon” over Darlington tonight

The “Cold Moon” as seen from Darlington SC! Be sure to check it...

Burr sets new records, new goals

Please don’t read this as a criticism, but Stacy Burr just doesn’t know when to quit.

Darlington Post Office honors veterans

U.S. Post Office mail carriers have long been hailed for their commitment to duty, as evidenced by the unofficial motto “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

Darlington turns out for “Taste of Christmas”

The Darlington Police and Fire Departments’ annual “Taste of...

Costume contest brings out Darlington’s ghouls and goofs

Sightings of vampires, Mad Hatters, and even Elvis were reported as...

Students stage Red Ribbon march against drugs

Students at Hartsville’s Washington Street Elementary School took to...

Screen on the Green returns for 2018 season

Screen on the Green will launch May 26 with a showing of Top Gun in Burry...

“Taste of Christmas” coming November 2

  Want to whet your appetite for the holidays and help local children...


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