Deputy kills Hartsville man; SLED investigating incident
The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the fatal shooting of a suspect by a Darlington County sheriff’s deputy on Friday, authorities said.
Pay raises rule the day as local governments finish budgets
The local governments in Darlington County have been racing a June 30 deadline to complete their budgets for the next fiscal year, and here’s the bottom line: If you’re a municipal, school-district or county employee, you’re almost certainly getting a pay raise.
Christ is the vine; we are the branches
I was having a discussion with a friend the other day about how it seems that so many people are living in fear and discouragement when he mentioned something that really made me think.
Warren Martin “Marty” Wardlaw
Warren Martin Wardlaw “Marty” 63, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, after a brief illness. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina on December 17, 1958.
‘Time for a new chapter’: House Speaker Lucas won’t run again
Hartsville attorney Jay Lucas, who for the past eight years has been the most powerful man in the S.C. House, announced last Tuesday he won’t run for another term.
‘Hurting me real bad’: Gas prices squeeze county drivers
By Bobby Bryant, Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Taft Fore of Darlington was looking at a gas pump at Fastrack on South Main Street last Wednesday. Fore had just topped off the tank in his pickup truck and filled up two gas cans to run his lawn mower. The total cost on the pump: $57 and change. “You don’t have much choice,” said Fore. “So I’ve got to sacrifice – cut down on my medicine, cut down on our food, just to get to and from the...