Cornelia McCullough celebrates 100th birthday
Jul18

Cornelia McCullough celebrates 100th birthday

Cornelia McCullough celebrated her 100th birthday, Saturday, July 15 surrounded by family and friends. To mark the momentous occasion, McCullough’s family threw her a party at The Carolinian in Florence, where she lives.

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Peter Smith celebrates 100th birthday
Jul18

Peter Smith celebrates 100th birthday

Family and friends came together July 15 at the New Hopewell Outreach Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of Deacon Peter Smith. Unfortunately, Deacon Smith was unable to attend the party due to ill health, but guests enjoyed food and music and shared remembrances of a man dedicated to his family and church.

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Children explore their wild side at Kalmia Gardens
Jul18

Children explore their wild side at Kalmia Gardens

‘Does anyone know what this is?’ Dan Hill asked that question more than a few times during the Week in the Wild camp last week at Kalmia Gardens. Hill, assistant director at Kalmia was leading nearly two-dozen campers around the grounds of the gardens and through explorations of the species they encountered.

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Do you know Darlington County? July 19, 2017
Jul18

Do you know Darlington County? July 19, 2017

Last week’s photo was at the Black Creek Cemetery in Dovesville. The stone is located at the original site of the church and the site of their current cemetery. Readers with correct guesses were Bill Segars, Brittany Collins, Hoyt Campbell, Vera Yow and Sylvia Byrd. Today, you will find another location shot from Darlington County. Do you know where it is? Please let us know by sending your guesses to: editor@newsandpress.net or call...

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Miss Darlington and Miss Darlington Teen staying busy after being crowned in May
Jul18

Miss Darlington and Miss Darlington Teen staying busy after being crowned in May

The new Miss Darlington Sarah Floyd and Miss Darlington Teen Saviah Miller have been busy representing the city of Darlington since being crowned on May 21. Both young ladies will compete for the titles of Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen 2018 next June in Columbia. Floyd, a Hartsville native, and rising senior vocal performance major at Coker College, is currently on a seven week adventure to France, that will allow...

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Mayo High teachers attend teacher  development programs thanks to Georgia-Pacific
Jul18

Mayo High teachers attend teacher development programs thanks to Georgia-Pacific

Nancy Fletcher and Jay Flowers, teachers at the Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology, have been selected by Georgia-Pacific to attend special summer workshops. Fletcher is one of 14 teachers nationwide sponsored to attend Keystone Science School’s 2017 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom in Silverthorne, Colorado. Flowers is one of four educators Georgia-Pacific is sponsoring to attend...

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