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County Council clears the way for a new courthouse

Plans to build a new $14 million courthouse in downtown Darlington will move forward, as Darlington County Council voted unanimously at their Oct. 7 regular meeting to pursue the project.

‘A good day’: MUSC opens primary-care office

Patients seeking a primary care health practice have a new option with the...

Society Hill council mourns 2 men killed in crash

Society Hill Town Council took a moment last week to mourn two well-known residents who were killed Sept. 26 when two pickup trucks collided near town.

City’s only Bi-Lo to close by Nov. 11

Darlington’s only Bi-Lo grocery store is being closed because it’s “underperforming,” parent company Southeastern Grocers said last week.

Hartsville advances airport improvement plans

A project to build a new terminal and access road at the Hartsville Airport will move forward, as Hartsville City Council gave Airport Commission chairman Lee Gardner permission to apply for a grant from the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission.

Deputy LaToya Williams takes care of baby for courthouse visitor

You’re visiting the Darlington County Courthouse. You need to remove your...

Du Bray records 900th career kill in win over UVA-Wise

The Coker University volleyball team ended its weekend road trip with a 3-1 win at UVA-Wise in South Atlantic Conference action on Oct. 12.

Coker Esports faces Northern Arizona University and University of Jamestown

In week three of the Tespa Overwatch Preseason, the Coker University Cobras...

Wilson trounces Darlington in region opener

The Darlington Falcons opened up region play this past Friday night and like all of its other football games this season, it ended with a loss.

South Florence strikes quickly and often as it rolls over Darlington 47-7

To say that this has been a rough start to a season for the Darlington Falcons football team would be an understatement.

Crestwood keeps Darlington winless on the year

It was another game and another loss for the Darlington Falcons football team at home this past Friday night.

Silver Foxes blank Falcons for a 48-0 win

While it was a night of horrors for one, it was a splendid sight for the other.

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

Obituaries – October 2, 2019

Walter Raleigh Langley Jr., Tex Willard, Allen Leroy Brown

Obituaries – September 25, 2019

Crystal “Christie” Dawn Happ, Linda Bell Chapman, Larry Andrews, Billy McClary

Obituaries – September 18, 2019

Annie Amerson Dority, Dorothy Moody Stephens, Walter Daniel Wiggins, Raymond DuBose

Obituaries – September 11, 2019

Judy Cowick, Ruth Johnson, Ann Dennis

County schools give out ‘grades that lie’

Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy are among the “little”...

The classroom and the teacher

It has been said many times, and this writer is in agreement, that life is a classroom and the teacher’s home is experience!

Nature never sleeps

You and I are here just for a bit, and so are the things we build. Nature is here forever and she never sleeps.

Living on Purpose – Simply because I don’t want to

Many will read this headline and attach it to an unlimited array of personal issues and the problems that are associated with them.

Thinking about Ruth’s Flower Shop

Outside the artful placing of lilies, camellias, daffodils, and azaleas in vases, I never tried floral arranging.

In praise of October

Both poets speak to the sentiments of the moment.

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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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