16 hrs ago
Charleston City Paper
We're having to fight our asses off to protect academic freedom
Alison Bechdel's award-winning book Fun Home has been made into an award-winning musical, one of two nominees for this year's Pulitzer Prize.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Council approves funding requests, will hold budget work session Monday
As it looked toward Monday night's budget work session, Newberry County Council unanimously approved several funding requests Wednesday night, including one for a Whitmire fire station as council accepted a low bid from W.E. Baker and sons.
Controlled burn off Highway 66
The US Forest Service will conduct a controlled burn off SC Hwy. 66 between Jalapa Road and Flint Hill Road west of Whitmire, SC.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Traffic incident, detour occurs
A traffic accident near the intersection of South Carolina Highway 121 and US 176 located about half way between Newberry and Whitmire has closed Highway 121 until the accident can be cleared.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Governor's Challenger Drops Out of GOP Primary
Gov. Nikki Haley's opponent in the June primary has withdrawn from the race, leaving her unopposed as the Republican nominee.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Island Packet
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana
House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said Wednesday he wanted it on the ballot so the Legislature's Republican leaders could see what voters think of the issue.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Whitmire community 'gets physical'
Whitmire community members gathered around the registration table early Saturday morning to register for the town's first wellness walk.
Whitmire community supports idea of wellness
Todd Johnson explained just how parallel scripture was when it came to keeping our physical and spiritual bodies in shape Saturday at Whitmire's first Wellness Walk.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Charleston City Paper
The S.C. Legislature now runs CofC
The S.C. Legislature has made it clear over the last weeks and months that they run the College of Charleston and the school's Board of Trustees are under the General Assembly's control.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Whitmire wellness walk this weekend
Hello everyone, welcome to news from "The Whitty." There will be lots of local news coming up after we do our birthdays and get well wishes.
Students learn value of education through Choice Bus
Every 26 seconds a student drops out of school. Eight out of 10 high school dropouts end up in prison.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Teen to preach for coalition of churches
Sixteen-year-old minister DeJenique Hill of Whitmire preached her trial sermon on March 1 at the Hassion Hill Baptist Church.
Operation Inasmuch scheduled for April 5
Inspired by the Gospel of Matthew, "In as much as you do it for the least of these, you do it for me," the day of service has four mission priorities in South Carolina: deepening discipleship, engaging community, assisting in public education and tackling issues of poverty.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Tanning salon comes to downtown Whitmire
Whitmire's newest business, Sunnysides Tanning Salon, held its grand opening March 15. The new boutique style salon on 194 Gilliam St. is owned by Jeannie Fish and Oscar Avila of Whitmire.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Highway 121 South of Whitmire closed due to fatality and Haz Mat issue
Highway 121 South of Whitmire at Duncan Creek is closed due to a fatality and Haz Mat issue.