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Sheriff promotes deputy to Sergeant

On August 8, Sheriff Tony Chavis promoted Cpl. Thomas Fratus to the rank of...

Fifth Street intersection improvements begin in Hartsville

Motorists traveling on North Fifth Street will see the next phase of...

County approves incentives for Fiber Industries project

Darlington County Council held its regular meeting August 7.

McIver Road textile plant to re-open, bring 135 jobs

The fiber industry is coming back to Darlington County.

Hartsville honored for downtown development

Hartsville City Council’s August 8 regular meeting started out anything but regular, with the city receiving two state awards for outstanding downtown development.

New roofs, historic structure for Town of Society Hill

Several town buildings in Society Hill will soon have new roofs after a unanimous vote from town council during their regular August meeting.

Darlington’s lack of offense results in a lack of points against Chesterfield in jamboree

Bennettsville – It was a tough learning experience for the Darlington Falcons.

Lady Stingers To Host Camp

The Florence Darlington Technical College softball team will host a recruit...

Cobras Ink Two Division I Transfers

Coker women’s basketball inks two Division I transfers, as announced by coach Shannon Johnson.

Southern 500 champ Truex Jr. takes a spin on Ramsey’s Pond

After winning the 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. returned to the track on August 1.

Cobras Named ITA All-Academic Team; Six Players Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete Accolades

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Coker College men’s tennis team has been...

Coker’s Kimball Receives IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll Honors

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Coker’s Kaitlyn Kimball of the women’s...

Week of August 16, 2017

Edward Emmett (Woody) Boyle, Jr., Elizabeth C. Buckingham, John R. Skinner, Jr, Jack Smith and Larry Joe Suggs

Week of August 9, 2017

Phillip Windham

Week of August 2, 2017

Tommy Eugene Perkins, Aileen Dennis Odom, Patrick Brown, and Patricia Jackson

Week of July 26, 2017

Vivian Nell Gandy, Daniel Allen Nutter, Betty Baker, William Martin Boyce, and Sarah Ruth Robinson Kinsaul

Week of July 19, 2017

Ralph Amon Richardson, Happy Clark, Mary Beth Tyson and Hannah Jean Bonaparte

Week of July 12, 2017

Dorothy Mae Cranford Floyd and

Social Worker or Law Enforcer?

Over the last several years our agency has done a great number of things to help those who are less fortunate.

South Carolina’s Nuclear Meltdown: What Next, Who Pays?

Here’s the issue: SCANA (the parent company of South Carolina Electric and Gas) and Santee Cooper (the state-owned utility that provides power for 11 local electric co-ops) tried to build two nuclear reactors and failed.

South Carolinians fall short on education, finance, wealth

South Carolina businesses are much more likely to be white-owned than businesses on average in the U.S., and less likely to be owned by women.

Reminiscing – August 2017

August is here, bringing memories from away back when.

We need to reinvent public education in South Carolina

Cindi Ross Scoppe is one of the most important people in South Carolina.

Enough with the parting gifts

According to a contract obtained by the Post and Courier, the former head of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Catherine Templeton, accepted a contract with the agency just one day after she left her position in January of 2015

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Track president reflects on first year at Darlington Raceway, upcoming Bojangles’ Southern 500

By Melissa Rollins,Editor, editor@newsandpress.net Darlington Raceway...

Allen-Brasington Wedding

Amberly Anne Allen and Dargan Edwards Brasington were married on Saturday,...

South Carolina Supreme Court releases divided opinion on Diocese of South Carolina

COLUMBIA– In a 77 page opinion, the South Carolina Supreme Court reversed...

FMU professor warns of bogus eclipse glasses

Before you peer towards the heavens to view the Great American Eclipse on...

Coker adds Thompson to athletics administrative staff

Coker College added Halle Thompson to is athletics administrative staff, Dr....

The Darlington Lions Club award Scholarship

The Darlington Lions Club is proud to announce the recipient of the 2017...


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