Hurricane victim experiences the “heart of Hartsville”
Dec05

Hurricane victim experiences the “heart of Hartsville”

When Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. Virgin Islands in early September with a devastating one-two punch, the damage was beyond catastrophic. Hotels and hospitals and homes were utterly destroyed, and power still remains out in some areas, making the cleanup efforts even slower. Many residents have had to leave their homes, not knowing if they will ever be able to return.

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Darlington Police Chief announces retirement
Dec05

Darlington Police Chief announces retirement

Darlington Police Chief Danny Watson has announced his plans to retire near the beginning of 2018. The statement that he issued to the News and Press read: “After careful consideration and much thought I’ve decided to retire Jan 8, 2018. I’ve deeply enjoyed my time here at Darlington Police Department and the many people I’ve helped along the way. To each of you who continues to work in this capacity I wish you good luck and God...

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Economic Development picking up in the Pee Dee
Oct24

Economic Development picking up in the Pee Dee

During the annual meeting of Darlington County Progress, North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) Executive Director Jeff McKay talked about the work that has been done in the last year to continue the upward trajectory of economic progress in the Pee Dee Region.

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Church celebrates 100 years of God’s blessings
Oct10

Church celebrates 100 years of God’s blessings

For one hundred years, First Church of God has been part of the Darlington community. On Oct. 21 and 22, the church is celebrating those 100 years of God’s blessings and is inviting the community to join them.

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St. John’s Elementary hosts Fall Festival
Oct10

St. John’s Elementary hosts Fall Festival

  St. John’s Elementary School in Darlington celebrated the arrival of autumn with an October 5 outdoor bash on the playground and green. The event featured inflatable slides and obstacle courses, snacks and treats, games of skill and luck for all ages, and temporary tattoo and hair color stations. Find our gallery with more pictures at: https://newsandpress.smugmug.com/SJE-Fall-Festival-2017 Photos by Samantha Lyles...

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Darlington city complex to get keyless entry system
Oct10

Darlington city complex to get keyless entry system

In an effort to continue security upgrades on the City Hall complex, the Darlington City Council voted Oct. 3 to approve a bid for a keyless entry system.

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