Darlington County, home of the annual Sweet Potato Festival, is also home to a tiny agricultural pest that’s causing headaches in the sweet-potato industry.
The public parking lot just off City Lane (behind Carolina Bank Plaza) received some much-needed cosmetic attention last week as one Darlington city worker and one volunteer took up paint rollers and braved the chilly winds to repaint faded parking spaces. “We don’t have enough money to get the parking lots repaved, but we can at least get the paint and mark the lines, make sure the curbs are painted, and make sure the islands...
The Darlington County Humane Society (DCHS), operating the Darlington County Animal Shelter, took in just over 3,100 dogs and cats in 2018.
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.
Darlington County Council convened their first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 2 and started the evening by swearing in the new representative for District 6 (Hartsville), Albert Davis III.
The new year traditionally marks a series of beginnings, but the close of 2018 saw the end of a very long Darlington tradition as Simon’s Community Shoe Repair shut its doors for good.