Living on Purpose: The power of  staying positive
Apr07

Living on Purpose: The power of staying positive

By Bill Holland Those who have a certain amount of worry and concern are not necessarily weak. Stress, like all the other negative forces which attempt to influence our thoughts every day, is real and there is no condemnation toward those who battle against it. However, it would also not be a balanced perspective on this subject without adding that negativity is actually an invited guest rather than an unwelcomed intruder. You are...

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Teen charged in shootings
Apr07

Teen charged in shootings

An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with shootings that took place in a car March 25. The Darlington Police Department arrested Eric Anias Bacote on April 2, officials said. Bacote was wanted on three counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, police said. Police said he was arrested without incident and taken to the W. Glenn Campbell Detention...

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Legislation aids businesses damaged by virus’ impact

U.S. Rep. Tom Rice’s office released the following FAQs about the recent legislation to assist small businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. For further information, email sc07covid@mail.house.gov. What is a disaster relief loan? The disaster loan program from the SBA is in place to provide economic relief to businesses impacted by natural disasters throughout the United States. The program is used extensively after detrimental...

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This silent, strange spring
Apr07

This silent, strange spring

By Tom Poland Spring’s springing. I put my hummingbird feeders up for soon the feathered jets will arrive. My azaleas burst into living color as Disney phrased it, and hardwoods’ newly minted leaves look so green they’re fluorescent. The cypress I planted long ago sports tender bright green needles. Yes, spring’s here but there’s no joy in Mudville, nor any town for that matter. A silent strange spring we have. Most folks have nowhere...

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Family violence and COVID-19

As our country continues to fight the pandemic known as COVID-19, families everywhere are making adjustments to assimilate work and education into their households. Isolation and containment cannot be avoided; these measures are necessary in keeping our elderly and those with underlying health conditions safe and for reducing the spread of the virus. However, even those not at a serious health risk are now facing overwhelming...

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Hartsville man held in shooting

A Hartsville man has been charged in a shooting on West Old Camden Road, according to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office. Darlington County sheriff’s investigators have charged Zachary Keith Wilks, 18, with attempted murder, criminal conspiracy and discharging a firearm into a dwelling. Investigators allege Wilks attempted to kill a person by discharging a firearm into the home where the victim was living. Also, investigators...

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