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Thursday Jul 17 | Myrtle Beach Online

Senate seat up for grabs

Anderson, of Georgetown, faces three Williamsburg County residents in the special election party primary Sept.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Georgetown, SC, Greeleyville, SC, Kingstree, SC, Lake City, SC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Kingstree News

Rep. Anderson, Sam Floyd will seek Senate District 32 Seat

SC Representative Carl Anderson will seek the Senate District 32 seat in a special election after Senator John Yancey McGill, who in June became lieutenant governor, vacated the office.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Georgetown County, SC, Charleston, SC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The News

Man dies in crash

A two vehicle collision has resulted in the death of a Hemingway man. The Williamsburg County Coroner's office can not be reached for release of the man's name.

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Related Topix: Hemingway, SC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Fundraiser for animal shelter to auction off shoes painted by inmates

If life imitated lyrics, an invitation to All 4 Paws Animal Rescue organization's adoption event, fundraiser and art festival might mirror the motto of Jackie DeShannon's 1969 hit single "Put a little love in your heart."

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Related Topix: Pawleys Island, SC, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

With 'Boland Bill' deadline looming, courts say they're in compliance

Officials from many, but not all, county probate courts in and around the Lowcountry said they have complied with new requirements of the "Boland Bill."

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Related Topix: Walterboro, SC, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Kingstree News

Claflin's inaugural HNT Visionary Leadership Academy helps youth ...

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Dr. Henry N. Tisdale poses with participants of the inaugural HNT Visionary Leadership Pre-College Academy at Claflin.

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Related Topix: Claflin University, Education Etc., Hemingway, SC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kingstree, SC

The News

Sabb hosts campaign kick-off

REPRESENTATIVE RONNIE A. Sabb hosted a campaign kickoff July 1, at the Williamsburg County Recreation Center.

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Related Topix: Greeleyville, SC, Columbia, SC, Parker, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WMBF

Darlington leaders vote to fire county administrator

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC Due to a decrease in property values, property tax in North Myrtle Beach has been increased to 39.3 mills.

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Related Topix: North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Darlington, SC, Darlington County, SC

The Kingstree News

Trashed: South Carolina ranked dirtiest state

Litter comes in every shape and size from a cigarette butt to a mattress like this one that was discarded in front of a church in Kingstree.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Kingstree, SC, College of Charleston

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The News

Summer reading at the library

The Williamsburg County Library continues to have its annual Summer Reading Program.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Kids, Family

The Kingstree News

Carolyn Bell, Cross

Funeral services were held Monday, June 23, 2014, at The Church of the Cross. Burial, directed by Thompson Funeral Homes, followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park of Columbia.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC

The Kingstree News

Upcoming Events, July 2

Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of July.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Lane, SC, Francis Marion University, Fitness, Yoga

The News

The Senator from Williamsburg

Though I certainly have not had the pleasure of knowing 'the senator from Williamsburg' as long as most of you in Williamsburg County, I have had the honor of knowing Yancey McGill for close to a decade.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Winnsboro, SC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The News

Williamsburg County resident receives Master of Public Health degree

Katreena L. Mitchell, daughter of Rosalyn Mitchell of Lane and the late Jimmy White of Salters, graduated from Georgia Southern University May 2014 with a Master of Public Health degree.

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Related Topix: Lane, SC

The News

County dedicates Gullah Geechee Corridor signs

Williamsburg County government recently dedicated Gullah Geechee welcome signs on the roads entering the county.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Andrews, SC, Kingstree, SC, George Bush

The News

Image Award presented to law firm

Pictured from left: Rod McCants, Chasity Burgess, LaTonya Scott, Attorney Jennifer Kellahan, Attorney Billy Jenkinson, Judi Gamble, Louise Mouzon, Regina Ard, Sheree Matthews, Renee Filyaw, Attorney Tom Thompson, and Dainyel Miles.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Estate Planning, Personal Finance

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The News

Child dies in fire

A seven-year-old girl is dead and her brother is in critical condition after a late night fire.

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Related Topix: Hemingway, SC, Duncan, SC

The News

Upcoming Events, June 25

Traffic Safety Checkpoints -The Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of June.

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Related Topix: Kingstree, SC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Lane, SC, Francis Marion University, Parenting

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Kingstree News

Eddie Gamble, Sr., Salters

Eddie Gamble, Sr., Salters - Eddie 'Tug' and 'Bull' Gamble, Sr., 91, of Salters, died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House of Georgetown.

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Related Topix: Salters, SC, Georgetown, SC, Andrews, SC, Kingstree, SC

WMBF

7-year-old girl dies in Williamsburg County fire, 5 injured

Williamsburg County Fire Chief Randy Swinton says a late night blaze leveled a home near Hemingway, killing at least one and injuring five others.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hemingway, SC

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