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FDTC passes $39 million dollar budget, finds firm financial ground

After a few rocky months Florence-Darlington Technical College is back on stable ground, said Interim President Edward Bethea during a Commission meeting June 19.

After depleting their cash reserve to a fraction of what is should have been under former president Ben Dillard, FDTC staff is working to build that fund back up.

Hartsville passes budget, awards A-Tax monies

Hartsville City Council held its regular monthly meeting on June 12 and formally adopted all 2018/19 fiscal year budgets, totaling nearly $20 million.

DCSD Board approves $89 million dollar budget

By Melissa Rollins, Editor, editor@newsandpress.net The Darlington County...

Community Changers volunteers revamp Darlington House

A team of youth volunteers worked with skilled adult supervisors to renew...

Miss Liz writes her next chapter

The summer reading program has kicked off for the Darlington County Library System.

Lamar sees expanded summer recreation

By Samantha Lyles, Staff Writer, slyles@newsandpress.net At their June 11...

Johnson adds three to 2018-19 roster

Coker College head women’s basketball coach Shannon Johnson has...

Darlington High School hires Michael Jordan as new athletics director

Darlington High School hired Michael Jordan to be its new athletics...

Darlington rides big second inning to win over West Florence

The game might have lasted all seven innings, but it took Darlington just one inning to defeat the West Florence junior legion baseball team this past Wednesday at home.

Yankees Select FDTC Pitcher Tanner Myatt In 2018 MLB Draft

The New York Yankees selected Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC)...

Eleven DCSD student-athletes sign letters of intent

Eleven student-athletes from Darlington County School District recently...

Coker’s Lott receives National Championship Award from Ursuline’s Perry

Sports can teach us many life lessons. They teach us work ethic, dedication,...

Obituaries for the Week of June 20, 2018

Kenneth Lawrence Evans, Martha Steen Lima, Timmy Drew, Bessie Kent Dudley

Obituaries for the Week of June 13, 2018

Bobby and Wanda Marlowe, Peter Windham, Donald Thompson, Senior

Week of June 6, 2018

Raymond E. Harris, Mary B. Hunter, Jeff C. Kempson, James McCutcheon, Joyce Vincent Lloyd, Betty Tyner Adams

Week of May 30, 2018

Lucille Arnette Huggins

Week of May 23, 2018

Robert “Bobby” Ross, William Elias James, Jr., James Bradley Law, Brandon Lewis White, Charles Dickerson

Week of May 16, 2018

Johnny Bell, Deborah Carnes Harllee, Judith Bell, and Leslie Albert Timmons

Lawmakers propose statewide data warehouse

A little-known proviso (117.155) in the House budget would create a statewide personal information data warehouse.

Down South: Life Without Fathers

There’s something about being a writer that makes people confide in you.

The End of the Row

The gardening season is upon us. Here in the Upstate, it is a little late this year.

Dad Doesn’t Have Time

The car I was driving was headed in the direction of the school where I was employed as a teacher.

Letters to the Editor – June 13, 2018

Recently I dropped by the library to give the branch manager, Mrs. Gwen Robinson, an update on the health of one of the members of the band I’m in.

Down South: Chinaberry’s Rise & Fall

A lovely shade tree, I played beneath its canopy; rolled its berries in my palm.

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Living on Purpose – It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood

I’m sure that many of you remember the man who portrayed the friendly neighbor in the popular children’s program known all over the world as Mister Rogers.

Church News – June 20, 2018

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Church News – June 13, 2018

Please send your church news and photos to: editor@newsandpress.net Church...

Living on Purpose – Wisdom and knowledge are two different things

By Dr. William Holland When it comes to having spiritual wisdom, it’s not...

March to DHS grads: “We are powerful. We can change the world around us for the better”.

More than 200 seniors, their friends and families packed the Florence...

Tolson to Lamar grads: ‘go out and chase your dreams and make them reality’

Lamar High School held commencement exercises for the Class of 2018 on...

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...


Events and Happenings from around Darlington County. Send us your events for...


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