The Trinity Collegiate School Key Club partnered with local nonprofit organization Pee Dee Book Project to conduct a book drive.
Francis Marion has received a $699,279 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to assist in upgrading the stormwater drainage system on campus and to make FMU’s main campus more resilient in the face of future storms and floods.
Academic Honor Roll –A’s & B’s in second quarter Mrs. Cannon’s...
The Butler Heritage Foundation was awarded a $10,000 grant from the South Carolina Cancer Alliance to address colorectal cancer in the Butler Historic District of Hartsville.
Check the inserts in this week’s Darlington County News & Press for fantastic deals!!!
For the second time in a four-day period, a Dollar General store in Darlington County was robbed last week.
A man was being treated at an area hospital last week after being shot in the back in Darlington County, officials said.
The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a fatal shooting Feb. 16 near Lamar.
A former officer with the Lamar Police Department and the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office is facing charges of impersonating an officer.
A man was killed Friday afternoon in a parking lot outside a small Darlington shopping plaza that houses Little Caesar’s pizza and other businesses.
The Lake View Lady Wild Gators defeated the visiting Lamar Lady Silver Foxes 48-37 in varsity basketball action in Lake View on Friday, February 12.
Trinity Collegiate School last week launched Titans football player Cam Ellis into the world of college sports as he signed a letter of intent to play for Limestone University in Gaffney.
The Coker University women’s basketball team took care of Queens (N.C.) Feb. 10 for a South Atlantic Conference win by a score of 69-61.
The Hartsville varsity basketball team defeated the visiting Myrtle Beach team 71 to 46 in Hartsville on Thursday, Feb. 11.
The Hartsville varsity basketball team defeated the visiting Myrtle Beach team 71 to 46 in Hartsville on Thursday, February 11.
The Coker University men’s tennis team fell to Division I College of Charleston Feb. 9 by a score of 6-1.
The Lamar Lady Silver Foxes handed the visiting Johnsonville Lady Flashes a 47 to 36 loss in varsity basketball action on Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Lamar.
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Darlington girls’ varsity basketball team led by the new coach, Brad Knox, headed to Hartsville to play the Red Foxes led by Coach Justin Johnson for the final playoffs before the state finals.
The Coker University softball team split its doubleheader of the season against North Greenville University Feb. 8, winning the first game 6-3 and losing the second game 13-3 in six innings.
Darlington High School (DHS) announced Bradley Knox will take over as head coach of the boys’ tennis team.
It’s February, time to do some stargazing and look forward to spring!
An active day of duck hunting is an exciting experience regardless of the setting or the target species.
Jordan Leigh Goodson and Ralph Benjamin Pond IV were united in marriage on...
Mr. and Mrs. James Hemphill Lawson of Darlington, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kate Hamphill Lawson, of Charleston to Madison Drummond Sharp of Charleston, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Drummond Sharp III of Rock Hill, SC.
Thanksgiving week marks the beginning of duck season, turning the rivers of the Pee Dee region into a battle ground.
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.
Hartsville-area resident Jensen, 4, only wanted one thing for his birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shuman Ervin of Darlington announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Dargan Ervin, to Brenton Allen Reynolds…
Trinity-Byrnes 2020 Seniors gather for class picture.
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.
Perry Vance Whitt, 91, of Darlington died on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at his home.
Joyce Bryant Dickerson, 82, of Darlington passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.
Nivia Sturkie Kirby, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, in a local hospital.
LAMAR – Robert Alexander Warr, “Bob,” born Aug. 14, 1938, son of the late Osta Lee and Clarice Conner Warr, died Thursday, Feb. 4, after a brief illness.
Hazel Buie Thompson, widow of Theo Robert Thompson, died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.
Laura Lambert Howard, 66, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at her residence.
The honorable past Potentate Roosevelt Fox Jr. born on 9/19/1942 to Alice...
Joseph Stewart “JJ” Cope Jr., 36, of Society Hill died on Monday, Jan.18, 2021, at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center.
Ronald G. “Ron” Speder, 81, husband of Patty Huntley Speder, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.
Mrs. Virginia Allen Sumner, 78, of Lancaster, widow of William B. Sumner Jr., passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at MUSC-Lancaster Medical Center.
Feb. 22 is the Darlington County School District’s target date for returning all students to in-person classes five days a week, except for those who have enrolled in the district’s full-time Virtual Academy.
Two former members of Darlington County Council have been chosen to lead the county’s economic-development efforts.
Did you hear that Darlington County is No. 5 in the nation in its rate of arrests for marijuana possession?
The public’s right to know what happens at local-government meetings is surviving the COVID-19 pandemic, but it hasn’t been easy. Or has it?
by Bill Shepard
We all know that words have meaning.
I remember as a boy, sitting in the living room with my parents and occasionally when my grandparents would visit, we would all listen to a Billy Graham crusade on television.
The beautiful memories that it holds grow more precious with the passing of time. I have taken the little Valentine from its resting place and placed it by the picture of the one to whom it was first given.
Early on, my grandmothers cooked on wood-burning stoves and, later, electric ranges.
The word revival is from the Hebrew word “chayah” and it means to bring back to life, to restore, rejuvenate and renew.
Students at Hartsville’s Washington Street Elementary School took to...
Screen on the Green will launch May 26 with a showing of Top Gun in Burry...
Want to whet your appetite for the holidays and help local children...
Events and Happenings from around Darlington County. Send us your events for...