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Property taxes rise, but the pain isn’t the same for all

Yes, residents of the city and county of Darlington, your property taxes have gone up.

‘I’ll still be up here all the time’

Gloria C. Hines effectively ended her four-year tenure as Darlington’s first black and first female mayor with a fast flurry of awards and hugs at last week’s City Council session.

Emergency services cleared for $2 million in upgrades

By Samantha Lyles, Staff Writer, slyles@newsandpress.net Darlington County...

Arbor Day in Darlington

The City of Darlington celebrated Arbor Day on Friday, Dec. 6, and city officials joined members of the Beautification Board and Tree Board for a ceremony on South Main Street.

Coming to Darlington County in 2020

These are aerial photos of the new elementary schools being built in Lamar...

Darlington gears up for another year of basketball

Last year head coach Anthony Heilbronn could not have asked for a better start to his head coaching career at Darlington High School.

Darlington boys, girls take care of basketball business in Lamar

It was a successful night for both the Falcons and Lady Falcons Dec. 3 as they traveled to the other side of the county to take on Lamar, with each team coming out victorious over the Silver Foxes.

Hartsville loses lower state final

From Staff Reports The Hartsville High School Red Foxes lost the Class 4A...

TBCS Titans win SCISA state title

The Trinity-Byrnes Titans recently won their first SCISA state title by...

TBCS’s Competition Cheer Team wins SCISA 3A Division 1 State Championship

Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School’s Competition Cheer Team recently won...

Coker men’s basketball team battles, but falls at Lander

The Coker University men’s basketball team battled but fell at Lander in non-conference action on Saturday by a score of 85-63.

Obituaries – December 11, 2019

Frances Godwin Ward, Ronnie Lee Porter, Carolyn Frances Anderson, Christie Marie Moore

Obituaries – December 4, 2019

Christie Dore Braun, Andrena B. Bacote, Willie Fox

Obituaries – November 27, 2019

Mae Frances Baker Wilson, Sara M. Weatherford

Obituaries – November 20, 2019

Mary Virginia Smith Boshart, Eugene Berry, Patricia Ann Watford, John David Grainger Sr., Jean L. Holloman, Angie Kirven, Milton Mack Stuckey III

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

Deck the concert halls with great musicians

You know the lyrics … “Deck the halls with boughs of holly …”

Christmas parade brings feelings of nostalgia

The announcement of the Christmas Parade in last week’s News & Press sent an old man on a nostalgic journey into his past.

After Pearl Harbor

The year 1941 ended.

Face jugs: The true story

Bulging whites with snake-eye slits for pupils and yellow teeth like chipped piano keys radiated light as if shadows could never exist.

Living on Purpose – Until one has loved an animal

My wife and I were raised with dogs and when Cheryl and I started our new life together, it did not take long for us to bring home our first fur babies (a Scottish Terrier and a Wire Hair Terrier) and over the years we’ve had many other wonderful companions.

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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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