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New mayor’s plan: Let’s get to work Boyd defeats Hines nearly 2-1: ‘We prayed for these numbers’

Early in the morning on Election Day Nov. 5, Curtis Boyd posted a message on his Facebook page about how his day began.

Nettles, Boston in runoff for council

A runoff election for an at-large seat on Darlington City Council will be held Nov. 19, county elections officials say.

How expensive was the mayor’s race?

For CURTIS BOYD, at least $11,485. In his most recent campaign disclosure...

Darlington celebrates Veterans Day

Citizens gathered on the Darlington Public Square at 11 a.m. Monday to...

County adopts Bailey Bill to preserve historic properties

Darlington County Council met Nov. 4 and voted unanimously to help owners of historic properties invest in their revitalization.

Airman works toward master’s degree at USC while serving his country

The first words visitors see at the U.S. Air Force website are “We do the impossible every day.”

Second-half shutout propels Hartsville past South Aiken

Down by 2 at the half, the Hartsville defense flexed its muscles, shutting out the South Aiken Thunderbirds in the second half and overcoming four turnovers on the way to a 28-16 win at home in the first round of the 4A playoffs.

‘High expectations’ for Coker women’s basketball

The Coker University women’s basketball team looks to leave it all on...

Coker women’s soccer drops home finale to Lincoln Memorial

The Coker University women’s soccer team came up short on Nov. 2 to...

Cobras open wrestling season with a victory

DANVILLE, Va. — The Coker University wrestling team opened its...

Coker Esports drops two Overwatch matches on Sunday

The Coker Overwatch team played against Union County College and Missouri...

TBCS hires Wright as assistant boys basketball coach

Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School announces the addition of Coach Gerald...

Obituaries – November 13, 2019

Gregory Scott Reynolds, Jean Loflin Lee, Earnest H. Scurry

Obituaries – November 6, 2019

Carol Ann Mullins, Katie Flowers Weaver, Mildred Coker Bradshaw, Jacqueline Rhodes Brown, Coleen King Ward, Marchette Yvette Wingate, Victor Carroll Spivey

Obituaries – October 30, 2019

Francis “Jim” R. Hardee, Randy Humphries, Dr. Arthur H. Smith

Obituaries – October 23, 2019

William Heard Boatwright, Shaw Dargan, Kerry Gail Morse

Obituaries – October 16, 2019

Lizzie Huggins, Sara Moody, Clarice Knotts McCoy, Richard A. Grover

Obituaries – October 9, 2019

Sandra Marie Graham, Carolyn Stephens Thomas, David Watson

The Old-Timers

Go ahead, call me Old-Timer, see if I care!

The greatest game

“Just what did football do for you?”

Living on Purpose – Remembering our nation’s veterans

This is the official week when we honor and remember all of our veterans, but hopefully, we appreciate their service and sacrifices every day of the year.

Thank you to all involved in 15 years of turkey giveaways

The annual Thanksgiving (turkey giveaway) event for Darlington will be held...

Funerals down South

“Lawdy, Miss Ruth, I don’t know when I enjoyed a funeral so much.”

Living on the West End: I remember! How could I forget?

The little boy lives on inside the body of an old man.

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‘The best of anybody, the best of all there is’ – The ‘strongest pound-for-pound powerlifter on the planet’ is from Darlington

Before we can tell you exactly what Darlington resident Stacy Burr did, we need to explain a couple of things.

‘You get to know a lot of people’: The Darlington Rotary Club marks 50 years

Rotary International’s mission: “Provide service to others, promote integrity and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through our fellowship of business, professional and community leaders.”

‘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.”

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...


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


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