Winners in rain-plagued races
May26

Winners in rain-plagued races

Rain plagued the rest of NASCAR’s race schedule last week at Darlington Raceway, as NASCAR returned from a two-month hiatus resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, May 19, an Xfinity Series race got rained out and rescheduled. On Wednesday, May 20, a Cup Series race also had rain problems, and was stopped with 20 laps remaining. Denny Hamlin (right) claimed victory in that race — NASCAR’s first Wednesday race...

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Trinity-Byrnes Class of 2020
May26

Trinity-Byrnes Class of 2020

TRINITY-BYRNES CLASS OF 2020—Top Row, left to right: Jay Lawson, Jarius Fajardo, Nic Perry, Matthew Warr, Powers Rogers, William Phipps, Noah Skeen, Blake Evans, Alek Huggins, Kershaw Sturkie, Light McNiel; 2nd Row from top, left to right: Abraham Damon, Hoon Sung, Joseph Wangeh, Jackson Lowe, Austin Greer, Andrew Saverance, Michael Roach, Jordan Jones, Caleb King, Zach Cary, Hampton Epps; 3rd Row from top, left to right: Luke Baker,...

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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. Etiquette is important at graduation ceremonies, and that goes for graduates as well as their guests. Everyone receiving a degree during a graduation ceremony worked hard to do so, and it’s...

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For many teens, adolescence is a very trying time

Adolescence can be a trying time for teenagers and their parents. According to the American Psychological Association, parents and caregivers face an entirely new set of tasks to deal with the changing needs of children as they reach adolescence. The changes that accompany adolescence include physical, cognitive and social changes, and parents may need to adopt an entirely new approach to parenting as they deal with the changing needs...

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Photo mural honors area grads
May26

Photo mural honors area grads

By Samantha Lyles slyles@newsandpress.net In a normal year, high school seniors would be celebrating graduation with hugs, high-fives and parties. This, as we all know, is not a normal year, and the Class of 2020 will miss out on a lot of senior year traditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to the work and generosity of Darlington’s citizens and businesses, area grads have a photographic memorial dedicated in their...

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The first race at Darlington without Harold King
May26

The first race at Darlington without Harold King

By Joe VanHoose Special to the News & Press NASCAR returned to action in South Carolina May 17, kicking off a race week at the famed Darlington Raceway unlike anything the Pee Dee has seen in the track’s 70-year history. There were no race fans in the stands, no campers filling the fields around the 1.366-mile speedway. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed nearly 90,000 Americans and halted most of American life. NASCAR’s Sunday race...

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