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PHOTO GALLERY: Hartsville Defeats South Florence

Hartsville defeated South Florence on Friday night. Here is a photo gallery by Wallace Moody, sponsored in part by Gerald Malloy For State Senate.

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Announces Rate Decrease

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PDEC) is excited to announce a plan to provide its’ residential members with an extended, 5% rate decrease for the months of December 2020, January 2021 and February 2021.

THESE CHAINS HE WAS PROUD TO BEAR: Veteran Darlington football volunteer will not be on the sidelines anymore

Terry Lewis Sr. has been an integral part of the St. John’s High School and Darlington High School football programs for 48 years as one of the most important people on the field.

Prepare for a unique Election Day 2020

Like many days that came before it in 2020, Election Day figures to be unique this year.

Man announces write-in campaign for Delaine’s seat

A Darlington-area man has announced he is running as a write-in candidate for the school board seat held by the late Connell Delaine.

One injured in Hartsville incident

Reports of a shooting in Hartsville last Thursday led police to an injured person, but the victim wasn’t shot, officials said.

DMH receives grant funding for rural Mobile Response Program

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) has been awarded a federal grant for $6,403,686 to provide support to South Carolinians in rural areas who are experiencing mental health and substance use crises or have unmet treatment needs.

Hartsville-based group gets grant to support ‘Black Carolinians Speak: Portraits of a Pandemic’

The Hartsville-based WeGOJA Foundation, formerly the South Carolina African- American Heritage Foundation, has been awarded funding from South Carolina Humanities to support its project, “Black Carolinians Speak: Portraits of a Pandemic.”

SPONSORED PAGE: Lamar High School Homecoming 2020

This page is sponsored by SC State Senator Gerald...

PHOTO GALLERY: Darlington High School Homecoming 2020

Darlington High School Homecoming Queen 2020 and Her Court.
These photos are sponsored by SC State Senator Gerald Malloy.

Lamar scores a victory over Lewisville 34-16

The Lamar Silver Foxes varsity football team picked up a 34-16 win over the visiting Lewisville Lions on Friday, Oct. 16, in Lamar.

North Myrtle Beach pounds Darlington 63-14

By Drake Horton Contributing Writer It might have been homecoming, but...

Trinity Collegiate slams Heathwood Hall 54-34

The Trinity Collegiate Titans returned home Friday, Oct. 16, with a 54-34 win over Heathwood Hall.

Hartsville falls to Myrtle Beach 40-35

The Myrtle Beach Seahawks edged the Hartsville Red Foxes 40-35 in Hartsville at Kellytown on Friday, Oct. 16.

PHOTO GALLERY: North Myrtle Beach and Darlington

Here are some photos of the North Myrtle Beach -vs- Darlington game this...

Trinity Collegiate hosts 5K Race

On Saturday, Dec. 5, Trinity Collegiate School will host a 5K Race/Walk benefiting the school’s athletic teams.

Game canceled after Hartsville player is positive for COVID-19

Last week, a player on the Hartsville High School Junior Varsity football team tested positive for COVID-19, the county school district said Monday.

Darlington scores for first time, but still loses to South Florence

Despite an explosive start, the Darlington Falcons were unable to hold on to the momentum and fell victim to the South Florence Bruins 51-19 on the road at Memorial Stadium this past Thursday night.

Kickball league in Hartsville

Hartsville Parks and Recreation is forming an adult co-ed kickball league.

Trinity tennis team beats Laurence Manning 9-0

Trinity Collegiate tennis team continued the winning ways on Thursday in Darlington capturing a 9-0 win over visiting Laurence Manning.

Hartsville plans safer Halloween activities

While COVID-19 has almost everyone wearing masks to dampen the spread of the virus, the pandemic has also dampened the Halloween spirit by forcing the cancellation of fun holiday events.

First-responders grant toddler’s birthday wish

Hartsville-area resident Jensen, 4, only wanted one thing for his birthday.

Ervin and Reynolds engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shuman Ervin of Darlington announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Dargan Ervin, to Brenton Allen Reynolds…

Trinity-Byrnes Class of 2020

Trinity-Byrnes 2020 Seniors gather for class picture.

Proper etiquette for graduation guests

Graduation ceremonies celebrate the accomplishments of students who worked hard to earn their diplomas and degrees. As significant as these ceremonies can be, they also tend to be lengthy, which can make guests uncomfortable and antsy.

For many teens, adolescence is a very trying time

Adolescence can be a trying time for teenagers and their parents. According...

Photo mural honors area grads

By Samantha Lyles slyles@newsandpress.net In a normal year, high school...

The first race at Darlington without Harold King

By Joe VanHoose Special to the News & Press NASCAR returned to action...

Harvick wins NASCAR’s Real Heroes 400

Kevin Harvick ruled the track Sunday in Darlington as NASCAR returned to...

Families can volunteer together

The efforts of volunteers often go unnoticed, but the thoughtful men, women...

Myrtle Watford Hodge

 DARLINGTON – Myrtle Watford Hodge, 71, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.

Darlene Watkins Stone

 DARLINGTON – Darlene Watkins Stone, 64, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

Curtis Wayne Culpepper

Curtis Wayne Culpepper, 65, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Sammie D. Wilhite

DARLINGTON — Sammie Dee Wilhite, 92, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.

Joann Nichols Windham

 LAMAR – Joann Nichols Windham, 80, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Benny M. Nobles

DARLINGTON — Benny M. Nobles, 70, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.

William Richard Byrd, Jr.

DARLINGTON – William Richard Byrd, Jr., 74, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020.

Ellene Watford Anderson

Ellene Watford Anderson, 86, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

Willis L. Thomas

  LAMAR – Willis L. Thomas, 79, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2020. A...

Herbert White

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Herbert White, 87, of Lithia, Fla., joined the...

National Newspaper Week

Just a reminder, National Newspaper Week was Oct. 4-10.

How the lima bean saved the world

The little bean that saved the world!

Shelter Rock, rock of ages, still stands

NORTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY — Boulders loom over land, gray and long like sperm whales.

Stirring up memories of Washday Lima Beans

Daddy called them “Washday Lima Beans,” Mama called them Limers and all of us called them “Good.”

Sheltering along the back roads … and thoughts on kudzu

March 13 seems an eternity ago. That day my niece, Benton, got an unwelcome big 4-O birthday gift — a national emergency courtesy of COVID-19.

The cypress tree still grows in my memory

“It stood at one of the most popular spots in Darlington during my childhood years.”

An Atlantis of our very own

Atlantis sank into the sea around 380 B.C. So said Plato. Its founders were half god and half human.

The grocery list: You can’t stop with just milk and eggs

I awoke this morning and crawled out of bed. I stretched and yawned then headed for the kitchen.

Highway 79: An historic route through the past

Driving north on Highway 79 you see beautiful country in a region rich with history yet a tad poor looking.

Small-town burger joints: Big on flavor but vanishing

by Tom Poland There was a time when just about every small town had a...

Students stage Red Ribbon march against drugs

Students at Hartsville’s Washington Street Elementary School took to...

Screen on the Green returns for 2018 season

Screen on the Green will launch May 26 with a showing of Top Gun in Burry...

“Taste of Christmas” coming November 2

  Want to whet your appetite for the holidays and help local children...


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