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Hit-and-run driver kills man walking on highway

A Lancaster County man died before dawn Saturday in a hit-and-run incident on Jefferson Highway near Taxahaw Road, and authorities are asking the public for help finding the driver of the car. The victim, 36-year old Chad Russell Hill of Ross Cauthen Road, suffered severe head injuries when hit by

LANCASTER NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Seven area students are named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

FLORENCE, S.C. - Seven area high school students have been named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists. A semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay and earn SAT scores that confirm th

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 09:30:00

Council considers ending rule requiring department heads to live in Darlington County

DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Darlington County Council is considering a move to lift a requirement that county government department heads must reside in Darlington County as a condition of employment. A proposed ordinance was introduced for first reading during a Tuesday council meeting. No action is tak

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 00:49:00

Laurinburg lumber company expansion will add 46 jobs

LAURINBURG - Edwards Wood Products, a Marshville-based company, will open a new sawmill creating 46 jobs in Scotland County. The state commerce department made the announcement in a news release Tuesday afternoon. The jobs will average $42,391, about $8,000 higher than the average Scotland County wa

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 17:32:51

Annual homecoming planned at Good Hope Baptist

"What man is a man who does not make the world better?" That is a quote from the movie Kingdom of Heaven, a few words that came to my mind after hearing about the death of the Rev. Henry Yarborough. He was 95, had pastored churches in both Carolinas and served as chaplain at the Bethea Baptist Home

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Hartsville Chamber's first Women's Leadership Symposium is successful

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce held its first Women's Leadership Symposium on Sept. 8 at the Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center at Coker College. The theme was "Marketing and Branding Yourself for Success." Keynote speaker Lynn Good, president and chief executive o

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

Hartsville Rotary Club feeds first responders on 9/11

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Hartsville Rotary Club held is first 9/11 first responder event. The club decided to honor first responders by providing them pizza at lunchtime on Sept. 11. Club members visited the Hartsville Police Department and the Hartsville F

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

City of Hartsville to lease proposed children's museum building to EdVenture

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The city of Hartsville will buy the building at 146 W. Carolina Ave. in downtown Hartsville from EdVenture Inc. for $5 and will lease the building to EdVenture for $1 a year for five years for the establishment of a children's museum in Hartsville. The Hartsville City Council gave

SCNOW - 2017-09-18 23:38:00

Chesterfield County schools lead in bullying research

There were screams and shouts as Spiderman and Wonder Woman walked the halls of Petersburg Primary in Pageland. There were high-fives and hugs amid the chaos, and even the teachers stopped the superheroes for selfies. After all, Petersburg Primary bills itself as a place where superheroes are in t

PAGELANDPROGRESSIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:41:00

Wee Miss, Wee Master pageant restarted

From release The Griffin Scholarship Foundation is restarting the Wee Miss and Wee Master Pageland beauty pageant. The event is 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at New Height Middle School. The pageant is for boys and girls from newborn to 7 years-old. There will be eight titles for girls and eight titles for the

PAGELANDPROGRESSIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:43:00

Senior Spotlight: Linda E. Knight

Age: 69 Town: Pageland Family: One son, two stepsons and six grandchildren Church: High Point Baptist Church Occupation/Retired from: Springs Grace plant/30 years Favorite meal: Anything Italian Favorite TV show: "The Big Bang Theory" How do you spend your days? Cleaning my flowers and helpin

PAGELANDPROGRESSIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:40:00

Darlington police gear neighborhood watch toward apartment complexes

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - The Darlington Police Department wants to start neighborhood watch programs targeted to apartment communities in the city. Darlington Police Chief Danny Watson explained the program and benefits in a Facebook video, encouraging people to create watch groups and choose a block

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-19 19:46:41

Darlington man charged for shooting into home, police search for person of interest

Police are still looking for Edward Brown (left). Jacorey Miller was taken into custody this past weekend. DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - Darlington officers say they arrested one person for shooting into a home Saturday afternoon, but they're still searching for a second person of interest in the case.

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-18 17:50:54

Pageland donations headed to Texas

When the trailer arrives in Beaumont, Texas, ministers there will quickly know who has helped them. Inside the trailer will be a poster and messages from students at Petersburg Primary and Pageland Elementary. "You always can nourish someone's body," said Pageland Town Council member Elaine Robert

PAGELANDPROGRESSIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:47:00

Pageland hunting club has strict rules

A 1,000-acre hunting club off Union Hill Church Road near Pageland, bears the name of one of its primary natural resources, white oaks. Thomas Stoner, president of The White Oaks Hunting Club of Pageland, said he named the club after a white oak near the clubhouse. The tree may be as old as 300 yea

PAGELANDPROGRESSIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:44:00

Couple Busted in Uniondale Traffic Stop with Drugs, Firearm, According to Police

Officials: Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, were allegedly discovered with marijuana, cocaine, and a black semi-automatic handgun. NCPD reports the arrest of Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, for Criminal Possession of Weapon

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-09-20 18:03:43

Third person charged in human-trafficking ring involving Brooklyn brothel

Cops say an apartment in this building on Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, served as a brothel.(Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News) A third suspect has been charged in a human trafficking case centered on a Brooklyn brothel, according to authorities. Detectives have also determined that

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:47:10

Bearded gunman shoots 47-year-old victim several times in Brooklyn, leaving him critically wounded

A bearded gunman shot the 47-year-old victim in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn on Wednesday.(Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) A hirsute gunman riddled a man with bullets on a Brooklyn street corner Wednesday night, leaving him critically wounded. The shooter opened fire on the 47-year-old victim

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:57:22

Driver in fatal Queens bus crash involved in prior accident, failed to stop at red light

The speeding driver who ran a red light and caused a deadly bus crash in Queens had been down this road before. Fifteen months before Raymond Mong, 49, plowed a tour bus into an MTA bus, killing himself and two others, Mong steered a car past a red light in Queens and plowed into a van. Mong, who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:55:18

LI grocer convicted of wage violations

The operators of grocery stores in Hicksville and Floral Park, Queens have pleaded guilty to charges that they failed to pay proper wages and falsified records. S&L Vegetables and J&B Vegetables, two grocers that did business as Apna Bazar Cash & Carry, pleaded guilty to one count of grand larceny i

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:33:32