New Lamar Mayor and council hold first meeting
Jan16

New Lamar Mayor and council hold first meeting

A crowd of fresh faces greeted guests at Lamar Town Council’s January 8 meeting, their first since the election of a new Mayor and three new Council members.

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Society Hill moves forward with Hazard Mitigation Plan
Jan16

Society Hill moves forward with Hazard Mitigation Plan

By Melissa Rollins, Editor, editor@newsandpress.net Society Hill is one step closer to being prepared for a disaster after making plans to adopt a resolution for a hazard mitigation strategy. Molly Odom, Emergency Management Coordinator for the Darlington County Emergency Services, spoke to council about the plan during the Jan. 9 town council meeting. “In 2002 the Disaster Mitigation Act was passed by the federal government, which is...

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SiMT offers virtual training for LEOs and more
Jan16

SiMT offers virtual training for LEOs and more

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” This quote from the Greek lyrical poet Archilochus might well be the motto of the latest technological division at SiMT (Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology), as the multi-modal facility now offers interactive and virtual reality (VR) training that can benefit everyone from human resource managers to law enforcement officers.

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DCSD updates 2017-2018 school calendar

Winter break ended but unfortunately the winter weather did not.

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Falcons roll in region opener against Crestwood; Lady Falcons struggle
Jan16

Falcons roll in region opener against Crestwood; Lady Falcons struggle

It was a tale of two games in Darlington this past Friday night.

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