Jane Windham’s recipe  for Ham Salad
Jul16

Jane Windham’s recipe for Ham Salad

A delicious way to use up leftover ham Prep Time 15 minutes Ingredients 3 cups chopped ham 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 hard-boiled eggs chopped 1/4 cup sweet or dill pickle relish drained 1/2 cup mayonnaise ground black pepper to taste Instructions Use a food processor to chop the ham, hard-boiled eggs, celery, and onion in batches. Place the chopped ingredients to a large bowl and add the relish to the mixture. Add...

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Officers participate in Operation Lunch and Fun
Jul16

Officers participate in Operation Lunch and Fun

Officers with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office cook for the community last week at Spaulding Middle School in Lamar. The DCSO has been cooking free hot dogs and hamburgers for local communities throughout the summer in a program called Operation Lunch and Fun. They cook from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., which is also when free summer meals are served around the county. They’ll be at Thornwell Elementary in Hartsville July 24 and...

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Church News – July 17, 2019

Please send your church news and photos to: editor@newsandpress.net Indian Branch United Methodist Church Indian Branch United Methodist Church, Indian Branch Road, Darlington, will host a giant yard sale, rain or shine, on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7 a.m. Oates Baptist Church Oates Baptist Church, 3569 Oates Highway, Lamar, will welcome singers Grace Revealed on Sunday, July 21, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Wesley Chapel United Methodist...

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Grill and smoke  using wood chips
Jul16

Grill and smoke using wood chips

Grillmasters and people who smoke foods at home often look for new ways to produce delicious meals. Experimenting with rubs and marinades is one way to do it, as is using wood on a grill or smoker to impart intense, savory flavor. Serious Eats says that grilling with wood is one of the best ways to add flavor that cannot be replicated to the same degree in the kitchen. While a charcoal grill can lend some amount of smoky flavor, it...

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School district hires director of elementary education

The Darlington County School District has hired Celestine LaVan to be the new director of elementary education. Since 2013, LaVan has served as the principal of Joseph Shanklin Elementary School in Beaufort County School District. Tim Newman, DCSD superintendent, praised LaVan’s experience and welcomed her to the district. “Dr. LaVan’s broad experiences will benefit our district in many ways,” Newman said. “I have seen Dr. LaVan’s...

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Program offers FDTC students training at McLeod Health

Two years after launching, the MST Fast Track Program continues to place Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) students into the workforce at McLeod Health. The MST Fast Track Program launched in 2017 and is a partnership between FDTC’s Corporate Workforce and Development, McLeod Health, Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments, SC Works and Eckerd. The program is designed for individuals who aspire to become a medical surgical...

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