Our Staff

General Manager
Morrey Thomas
mthomas@newsandpress.net

Editor
Melissa Rollins
editor@newsandpress.net

Staff Writer
Samantha Lyles
slyles@newsandpress.net

Design
Duane Childers
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Advertising
Charlotte Berger
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AWARDS:

Winner of 13 South Carolina Press Association Awards presented at Grand Dunes, March 2015

First Place Government Beat Reporting, Darlington County Council by Samantha Lyles

First Place Enterprise Reporting, Gillespie’s Peanuts: locally grown, and oh, so good! by Jana E. Pye

First Place Lifestyle Feature Writing, Memories of Jeffords’ Mill in Dovesville: corn meal, swimmin’ and fishin’ by Jana E. Pye

First Place Photo Page Design, Scare on the Square by Duane Childers

Third Place Series of Articles, A look back by Samantha Lyles

Third Place Personality Photograph or Portrait, Doris Gandy, Gandy retires from Historical Commission by Samantha Lyles

Third Place Photo Series or Photo Story, Scenes from Bojangles Southern 500 by Duane Childers, Samantha Lyles and Jana E. Pye

Third Place Humorous Photo, Take me out to the ballgame… young team member of the News and Press tee ball team by Samantha Lyles

Honorable Mention Page One Design Portfolio, March 12, 2014, December 25, 2014, February 12, 2014 by Duane Childers

Honorable Mention Feature Page Design Portfolio Memories of Jeffords’ Mill in Dovesville: corn meal, swimmin’ and fishin’; A look back: The federal occupation at St. John’s Academy; Mission Fest: Cornerstone Baptist Church renovates Bill Cain Tennis Complex in Darlington by Duane Childers

Honorable Mention Photo Page Design Darlington Marathon 2014: Photos on the ‘Fridge by Duane Childers and Jana E. Pye

Honorable Mention General News Photo The 2014 graduating class of the Darlington County Prison Farm. Due to legal restrictions, their face cannot be shown for this article, but the young men proudly displayed their freshly minted educational credentials for the camera. by Samantha Lyles

Honorable Mention Humorous Photo The St. John’s Class of 1959 – the Class Too Tough to Tame, Bette and Fred Auld singing “I Just Don’t Look Good Naked Anymore” by Duane Childers

 

 

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