Arbor Day 2017
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Arbor Day 2017

The City of Darlington joined with members of the Kalmia Garden Study Club to celebrate Arbor Day (Friday, Dec. 1) at the site of a newly planted Chinese Pistache tree on the Public Square. The Pistache is known as a tough tree that can withstand urban conditions, grows at a medium rate of 1 to 2 feet per year, and boasts blazing orange fall foliage. Darlington has been honored with the Tree City USA award for 20 years in a row. To be...

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Girl Scouts hold Pizza and Programming Workshop

Darlington County Institute of Technology and Girl Scouts Troop 423 are sponsoring Pizza and Programming (a computer programming workshop) on December 7 at the Darlington County Institute of Technology from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Girls do not have to be current Girl Scout to participate. We are looking to expose girls to coding during Hour of Code, which is recognized during the week of December 4-8. The information...

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City of Hartsville makes progress with waterpark expansion project

After breaking ground at Byerly Park on Fri., Nov. 3, the City of Hartsville continues progress at the site of the waterpark expansion project. Residents and visitors to the area can now see the administration’s plans coming to life as water features are beginning to be mapped and park layouts created. House Speaker Jay Lucas joined members of Hartsville City Council for the groundbreaking. City Administration and Parks Committee...

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Sonoco President and CEO Jack Sanders to retire in April 2018

Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has announced President and Chief Executive Officer M. Jack Sanders will retire, effective April 2, 2018, following a 30-year career with the Company. Sonoco’s Board of Directors has named Robert C. Tiede, who currently serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, as CEO-elect. Tiede will join the board of directors upon...

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Darlington County Disabilities and Special Needs Board announces 2017 Angel Tree

If you would like to sponsor an Angel, please take an Angel Card from the tree. Please do not wrap the gift. You may place it in a gift bag if you would like. Return your gift to one of the Angel Tree locations listed below by Friday, December 8th. Place the Angel Tree Card with your gift so the proper person receives the gift. You may also submit an Angel Tree monetary donation to the Scott Center at the address below. For additional...

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Crime News – December 6, 2017

Homicide Investigation Darlington County Sheriff’s Investigators are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at a residence on Flat Creek Rd. in Darlington Nov. 29. Patrol Deputies were dispatched to the residence at 11:30 p.m. Investigators are investigating the incident as a homicide. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Crime Scene Unit is assisting. If you have any information you are asked to contact...

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