Fire at Darlington Dollar General
Jan13

Fire at Darlington Dollar General

A fire broke out early Friday evening, January 13, at the Dollar General store located on the Lamar Highway just outside Darlington. Firefighters from Darlington County Fire District, City of Darlington Fire and Rescue, and Palmetto Rural Fire District responded to the call, which came in at 7:39 p.m. Chief Pat Cavanaugh of the Darlington Fire Department tells the News and Press that his department sent a fire engine and ladder truck...

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Lamar Introduces New Police Chief
Jan10

Lamar Introduces New Police Chief

By Samantha Lyles, Staff Writer, slyles@newsandpress.net Lamar Town Council held their regular monthly meeting January 9 and introduced Jason Chaney as the town’s new police chief. A Virginia native who lives in the Syracuse community, Chaney began his law enforcement career with the Florence Police Department in 2008, graduating the South Carolina Police Academy in 2009. He has also worked part time with the Lamar Police...

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Stewart named interim county administrator
Aug09

Stewart named interim county administrator

Darlington County Council held a special called meeting Tuesday, August 9 at 5 p.m. and named former Emergency Services director Charles Stewart as interim county administrator, following the surprise departure of former admin Terence Arrington the previous day.

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Two Teachers Arrested
Dec23

Two Teachers Arrested

The Darlington Police Department has made two more arrests in connection with a child sex abuse investigation.

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Hines by Ten for Darlington Mayor
Nov19

Hines by Ten for Darlington Mayor

The Darlington County Board of Elections met the morning of Thursday, November 19, to count provisional ballots for voters who did not cast their ballots at their registered City of Darlington precincts in the Nov. 17 runoff election.

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