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Lamar’s mayor questioned on police and pollen

An overflow crowd at Lamar Town Council’s March 11 meeting forced a relocation to the Fire Department truck bay.

Golf tournament to benefit agency

The Inaugural Sen. Gerald Malloy Golfing Against Poverty Golf Tournament, to...

Society Hill mayor studies with institute

Mayor K. Thomas Bradshaw from the Town of Society Hill has graduated from...

Capitol Report

The House of Representatives amended, approved and sent the Senate H.3759, the “S.C. Education, Career Opportunity and Access for All Act.”

A sweet treat for get-togethers

Pecans are a species of hickory native to northern Mexico and the southern...

TBCS Music students compete in SCISA Music Festival

The SCISA Music Festival was a success for Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School...

Four-run fourth propels Darlington past Lamar

Behind a four-run bottom of the fourth inning, the Darlington Falcons defeated the Lamar Silver Foxes at home last Wednesday night 6-2.

NCAA brings March Madness to S.C.: Will it be a financial slam-dunk?

This month, for the first time in almost 50 years, March Madness returns to Columbia, with the city chosen as a host site for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Host a sports viewing party to remember

Amateur and professional athletics are both big business. According to...

Third time is not a charm for Darlington against Wilson

The Darlington Falcons’ magical season came to end this past Friday night against an all-too-familiar foe, the Wilson Tigers, by a score of 64-57 in the 4A lower-state championship at the Florence Civic Center.

… But earlier, the Falcons crushed North Augusta

The Darlington Falcons crushed the North Augusta Yellow Jackets 83-68 this past Tuesday, Feb. 19, at home to advance to the 4A lower-state championship game.

Falcons stay perfect at home to advance in playoffs

Despite it being almost two weeks since Darlington last competed in a basketball game, the Falcons did not miss a beat, blowing Brookland-Cayce out to advance to the third round of the 4A playoffs.

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

Obituaries – March 6, 2019

Ann Rogers Nettles, Elizabeth Teal Howle

Obituaries – February 27, 2019

Evelyn Simpkins, Velma Clark Carey, Douglas Joe Dunegan, Ivan McLellan, Cary Joe Stengel, Louise Robinson Benton

Obituaries – February 20, 2019

Margaret Ruth Walker Alston, Betty Earlene Adams, Albert P. Coggeshall Jr., Wesley Gilliam McKnight Sr., Patricia Ralley Gandy, Sarah Elizabeth “Libba” Belk King, Maziree “Matt” Jordan

Obituaries – February 13, 2019

­Amy Danielle Gibson, Sandy Hendricks, Rudy Branham Sr., James (Jim) Casper Stone Jr., Dr. Mary Amerson Stephens, George William Dargan

Living on Purpose Accepting forgiveness and restoration

It has been said, “Our lives are defined by opportunities, including the ones we miss. Let us not weep over chances we have missed, but rather for the ones we did not take.”

Junkyards I have known

Sunday drives carried us past junkyards, past James Dickey’s “parking lot of the dead” into no man’s land.

Living on the West End: My world was growing (I go to school)

The only world I had ever known was about to change whether I was ready or not.

The Watkins Miraculous Vanilla Extract Flavoring

Springs creaking, Granddad’s maroon Ford jounces down Mom and Dad’s long dirt driveway.

Life on the West End (Looking back)

“Look up, look down that railroad track, hang down your head and cry; the longest train I ever saw just went passing by.”

Living on Purpose – There’s more to a house than curb appeal

A friend called the other day and was really excited about a new idea he had about flipping houses.

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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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