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Hurricane Michael downs trees, floods Darlington streets

Hurricane Michael’s heavy rains and high winds have felled several trees and flooded at least a dozen streets around Darlington.

Voter registration deadline approaching

Becoming a registered voter in South Carolina is easier than ever, but the Oct. 17 deadline gets closer every day. Fortunately, to get registered you only need a simple form of photo ID and proof of residence.

Hartsville talks armored vehicles, business park

At their Oct. 9 regular meeting, Hartsville City Council discussed the possibility of procuring an armored emergency rescue vehicle for the police department.

Friends mourn ‘bravest police officer’

His name was Sgt. Terrence Carraway, he was a 30-year veteran Florence police officer who lived in Darlington, and he is being mourned around the state and nation as the officer who didn’t survive a shooting rampage that wounded six of his colleagues last week.

City will test Saturday bus rides

Some bus riders in the audience cheered Oct. 2 when Darlington City Council agreed to try out a plan for PDRTA bus service on Saturdays.

County Council members plan forum on courthouse

At Darlington County Council’s Oct. 1 meeting, two members of council announced that they will host a town hall meeting where citizens can ask questions about the Darlington County Courthouse.

Falcons get blanked by Myrtle Beach

By Drake Horton Contributing Writer From start to finish, it was a bad day...

Wilson spoils homecoming and crushes Darlington

Before this past Friday, it had been three weeks since the Darlington Falcons had played a football game.

Coker Helps With Hartsville Fall Softball Program

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College softball team is hard at work...

Coker College Sports Schedule

Wednesday, October 3rd FH: Coker College at Queens | 4:00 PM | WSOC: Coker...

Coker All-Time Men’s and Women’s Soccer All-Time Teams Announcement

The Coker College Athletic Department will announce the all-time men’s...

Plenty of rest, but a lack of practice sums up the Falcons heading into the Wilson game

Darlington – It feels like an eternity, but in actuality it has been three weeks since the Darlington Football took the field to compete in an actual live football game.

Obituaries – October 10, 2018

Michael Dean Sigmon, Jr., Fred “Freddie” Watford, Jr., Helen Patricia Lunan Freeman, Jean Henderson Howle, Sherbie Jean Parnell, David S. Neilson

Obituaries – October 3, 2018

Herbert “Hayward” Burroughs, James Allen Watford, Jack Lloyd

Obituaries – September 26, 2018

Shirley Ann Jones, Tommy Sturgeon

Obituaries – September 18, 2018

Patricia Weatherly, Randy Waddell

Obituaries – September 12, 2018

Teresa Strickland, Charles L. Gaskins, William Harper, Martha Carter Carter, Samuel Evans

Obituaries – September 5, 2018

William H. Rippy, William Spease

Down South: Herb’s Grill

Every neighborhood needs its own restaurant. One it can count on year in and year out.

In praise of print during National Newspaper Week

It’s been a bad year for newspapers. Again.

October: Another fall season

The goldenrod is yellow; the corn is turning brown; The trees in apple...

Test your memory and reveal your age. Do you remember when?

1. You purchased gas, and the attendant would wash your windshield, check your oil, and sweep out the floor of your car free?

Letter to the Editor

Entire towns submerged. Homes and businesses destroyed. Lives lost....

Down South The John de la Howe School – A Story About Change

When I first heard that aristocratic four-word name, “John de la Howe,” I sensed something monumental, a nobleman, perhaps.

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‘It has been a journey’ – Historical records and DNA help family find roots in Darlington County

When Melissa Burch first got a message from a stranger asking for information on her husband’s family, she had no way of knowing that her husband’s ancestral history was about to change: They were about to meet a whole new side of the family that they never knew existed.

Celebrating the past and looking to the future: History was Hanson’s motivation for ‘String Theory’

During Labor Day Weekend at Darlington Raceway, pop group Hanson sat down and talked about what it meant to them to be able to perform the National Anthem, celebrating more than two decades as a band and their upcoming release String Theory.

Church News – August 29, 2018

Please send your church news and photos to: editor@newsandpress.net 153rd...

Carter details dynamic program growth, more new initiatives at FMU kickoff event

Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter highlighted the...

Church News – August 8, 2018

Please send your church news and press releases to:...

Living on Purpose – Faith that cares enough to become involved

We do not have to look very far to find someone that needs a miracle.

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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Darlington Area Weather

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humidity: 69%
wind: 3mph SSE
H 86 • L 83
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