Scare on the Square Returns to Darlington
Oct25

Scare on the Square Returns to Darlington

Ghouls and heroes mingled and lined up for Halloween candy as the annual Scare on the Square trick-or-treat event returned to Darlington’s Public Square.

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‘It has been a journey’ – Historical records and DNA help family find roots  in Darlington County
Sep25

‘It has been a journey’ – Historical records and DNA help family find roots in Darlington County

When Melissa Burch first got a message from a stranger asking for information on her husband’s family, she had no way of knowing that her husband’s ancestral history was about to change: They were about to meet a whole new side of the family that they never knew existed.

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Celebrating the past and looking to the future: History was Hanson’s motivation for ‘String Theory’
Sep04

Celebrating the past and looking to the future: History was Hanson’s motivation for ‘String Theory’

During Labor Day Weekend at Darlington Raceway, pop group Hanson sat down and talked about what it meant to them to be able to perform the National Anthem, celebrating more than two decades as a band and their upcoming release String Theory.

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Church News – August 29, 2018

Please send your church news and photos to: editor@newsandpress.net 153rd Church Anniversary John Wesley United Methodist Church will celebrate their 153rd church anniversary September 2 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Deborah. The church is located at 310 Davis St. in Lamar. Come out and enjoy the morning service. Senior Choir Anniversary The Palmetto Baptist Church Senior Choir will celebrate their 46th Anniversary on...

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Carter details dynamic program growth,  more new initiatives at FMU kickoff event
Aug28

Carter details dynamic program growth, more new initiatives at FMU kickoff event

Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter highlighted the dramatic growth of University’s academic programs, and its increasing impact on the region, at the FMU’s faculty breakfast last week. The annual event serves as the kickoff for the academic year. FMU’s 2018-19 academic year begins on Tuesday with the first day of full classes. More than 800 new students are expected on campus, part of a student body of almost 4,000....

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Church News – August 8, 2018

Please send your church news and press releases to: editor@newsandpress.net Vacation Bible School Philadelphia Southern Methodist Church, 1665 Philadelphia Street in Darlington, will hold their Vacation Bible School Aug. 9-12. The event will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Saturday will begin at 9:30 and Sunday at 10 a.m. For more information, call 803-795-3479. Children’s Gospel Crusade, featuring Bill and Karen...

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