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2019 Taste of Darlington

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Lamar council explores how violence flared at festival

Lamar Town Council received a report on the 2019 Egg Scramble Jamboree at their April 8 meeting, and the news was mostly good … with one exception.

Poor defense, lack of hitting sets up shutout loss for Falcons

A good start soured by an atrocious third inning sealed Darlington’s fate against the Red Foxes as Hartsville defeated the Falcons 10-0 in six innings Saturday in Hartsville.

School district forgives last of the ‘inclement weather days’

The Darlington County Board of Education forgave the last of the...

Renovations ahead for county courtrooms

Darlington County Council convened a brief special meeting last Friday to approve the next step toward renovating parts of the county courthouse.

‘If you’re associated with an infantryman … you know today is a big deal’

inety-nine infantrymen entered the testing arena for their Expert Infantryman Badges on Fort Jackson this year, and 23 came out victorious, with seven earning the title of “True Blue.”

Poor defense, lack of hitting sets up shutout loss for Falcons

A good start soured by an atrocious third inning sealed Darlington’s fate against the Red Foxes as Hartsville defeated the Falcons 10-0 in six innings Saturday in Hartsville.

Coker’s Smith honored as Elite 20 Award winner

Coker College women’s golfer Kelli Smith was selected as the 2019...

New faces, old faces and tough competition for Lamar baseball

Ever since taking over, head coach Adam Windham and the Lamar Silver Foxes have enjoyed success.

Hartsville looks to return to the top of Region 6

For the first time in over six years last year, the Hartsville Red Foxes were not region champions. Instead, they tied for second, snapping a region championship winning streak that dated back to 2012. And for the first time in five years Hartsville lost a region game.

Youth will have to lead the way for Lady Falcons

Outside of basketball, one of the most stable programs over the past decade or more is the Darlington softball program, and this year is no different.

Hartsville looks for another region title with talented roster

For the past seven years or so, the Hartsville Lady Red Foxes softball team has been one of the most dominant programs in the state and this year it is trying keep that reputation and bring home another state championship.

Obituaries – April 17, 2019

Mary McFadden Clanton, Ann McElveen Davis, Maggie Truett McCutcheon

Obituaries – April 10, 2019

Timothy Reeves Fields, Cennie Lee Hamlin DuBose, Christine Weaver Hursey, Geraldine Williamson, Melvin Watford Sr.

Obituaries – April 3, 2019

Kay Munn, Sarah Wright Calivas, Marion O. Howle, William Howard Godbold, Sybil Garland Kelly

Obituaries – March 27, 2019

Thelma Galloway McKay Dudley, Junior Bell

Obituaries – March 20, 2019

Jeannette Crews Odom, Walter Earl Gibson Sr., Eliza Jane Bess

Obituaries – March 13, 2019

John Kenneth Smith, Raymond Coker, “Pee Wee” Howell, Willie Willis, Addie Beatrice “Bea” Poston Register, Sallie James Gardner

Surfside Beach replays Darlington’s ‘public-comment’ fight

Ever have a family feud over an odd problem that you’re sure no one else has ever fought about?

Living on the West End: The old house

“This old house is getting shaky,
“This old house is getting old.

Let’s name a school after educator Bonaparte

Just a simple idea. What a wonderful time to do a series of stories on past...

Living on Purpose – Where I first saw the light

The cross is one of the most recognizable symbols in the world and rightly so; it represents mankind’s hope for eternal life.

After the funeral

Family funerals are different from other funerals.

Keep your litter to yourself

Ride down just about any street or road in the city and what catches your...

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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

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