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School-security plan on track for fall, official says

A nearly $5 million plan to blanket Darlington County public schools with surveillance cameras should be ready to launch by November, a school-district official said last week.

Hartsville water park’s sophomore season a splash

Only a month into its second season, Hartsville’s Neptune Island Water Park is already making waves with robust attendance and improved customer service.

More kids can take school-issued computers home

Thousands more students attending Darlington County public schools will be allowed to take home their school-issued computers starting this fall.

With a new police chief, Lamar eyes new police cars

With newly sworn-in Chief of Police Carl Scott on the job, the Town of Lamar is planning to investigate ways to update its aged fleet of patrol cars.

Planning public event on town property? You’ll need a permit, Society Hill says

A plan to regulate public events held on town property won initial approval last week from Society Hill Town Council.

Darlington athletes participate in Junior Olympics

Darlington athletes participated in the USATF Region 4 Junior Olympics in...

Darlington athletes participate in Junior Olympics

Darlington athletes participated in the USATF Region 4 Junior Olympics in...

Hartsville High School hires new athletics director

Hartsville High School introduced Barry Harley as its new athletics director...

‘Heartbreaking’: A walk-off in the ninth eliminates Darlington in Junior Legion play

A walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning ended Darlington Post 13’s baseball season this past Friday night.

Acrobatics and tumbling receives backing from NCAA committee to join the list of emerging sports

INDIANAPOLIS — The quick-rising collegiate sport of acrobatics and...

113 FMU student-athletes named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Peach Belt Conference announced that 1,517...

Coker Esports to join Peach Belt Conference as an associate member

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Coker University will join the Peach Belt Conference as...

Obituaries – July 17, 2019

John Michael Bland Sr., Kenneth Ervin Bryant Sr., Edward Franklin Wingate

Obituaries – July 10, 2019

William “Bill” Henry Adams, Walton Edgar Stone, Frank Elliott Byrd Jr.

Obituaries – July 3, 2019

Louise Odom Davis

Obituaries – June 26, 2019

Johnny G. Newton, Carolyn Smith Scott

Obituaries – June 19, 2019

Tammie Moody McNamara, Pamela Griggs Sweat, Jane McDonald Lucas

Obituaries – June 12, 2019

Alan Hudson, George Tillman Wilkes

Tit for tat

“Tit for tat, you kick my dog, I’ll kick your cat!”

Making hay while the sun shines

This time of year I love seeing big round bales of hay.

Living on Purpose – The Lord will bless His people with peace

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit with a nice elderly lady and she was sharing with me about her health issues and other concerns.

My own paradise lost

The flowers you see here need no introduction. Nonetheless, I will give them one.

Don’t forget those killed in Korean War

I, along with millions of Americans, celebrated Independence Day July 4. I...

The high cost of freedom

By the time you read this, a week of celebrating will be over.

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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...


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