Society Hill site for DHEC’s 1st COVID-19 mass tests
May14

Society Hill site for DHEC’s 1st COVID-19 mass tests

When word spread that CareSouth Carolina and S.C. DHEC would offer free drive-through testing for COVID-19, many Darlington County citizens made plans to spend their Tuesday morning at St. David’s Academy in Society Hill, getting a definitive answer to this year’s most pressing question: Do I have the novel coronavirus?

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Races will run under a COVID-19 caution flag
May14

Races will run under a COVID-19 caution flag

NASCAR’s vice president of racing operations, John Bobo, puts it like this: “Events are going to look different than they have in the past.”
The biggest difference: There won’t be any fans at NASCAR’s next several races, including three that will be held nearly back to back at Darlington Raceway next week.

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City Council moving toward fee increases

A grim Darlington City Council last week moved toward making a series of decisions that could cost the average city household $186 a year in fee increases.

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Campaigning amid COVID-19
May14

Campaigning amid COVID-19

Anyone on friendly terms with Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis knows his preferred method of greeting is a warm hug. But as he campaigns for re-election during the COVID-19 pandemic, the sheriff has had to step back and adopt slightly cooler methods.

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Some S.C. school board members now have far more power during virus crisis than before

In South Carolina, public school boards have broad powers, such as hiring the district superintendent, setting administrators’ salaries and approving annual budgets.

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Coker names Harder as its 17th president
May14

Coker names Harder as its 17th president

On behalf of Coker University and its Board of Trustees, Angie Stanland, Chairman of the Board, announced last week the election of Natalie Harder as the institution’s 17th president.

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