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Darlington County schools district hosting 2017 Magnet Fair Thursday at Darlington Middle

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Students and families from across the Darlington County School District are invited to participate in the 2017 Magnet Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Darlington Middle School. The Magnet Fair aims to stir up excitement and applications for the district's magnet programs. There a

SCNOW - 2017-09-24 19:51:00

2 arrested in death of man in burned South Carolina home

Two people have been arrested in the death of a man whose body was found in a burned home in South Carolina. Darlington County Sheriff's investigators say 22-year-old Ky'Ron Earl Jamal Peterson and a 17-year-old Hartsville teen have been arrested in the death. The body of Dominic Alton Midgett was f

THE STATE - 2017-09-22 10:58:00

ABC raises $450,000 in annual profit

The City of Monroe ABC Board has reported posting an annual profit of nearly $450,000 raised in alcohol sales through the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017. The City of Monroe ABC Board distributed $340,901 of the initial $450,000 in profit after other operating expenses were paid. The $340,901 wa

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:51:00

Panthers fall to 2-1 after blowout loss to Saints

CHARLOTTE -- What looked like a sure-fire opportunity to correct its offensive woes from the first two weeks of the season didn't play out that way for the Panthers on Sunday, as the Saints held Carolina in check for most of the day en route to a 34-13 win. New Orleans (1-2) led, 17-6 at the half, a

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 19:51:00

Brookdale senior resident turning 100

In 1917, Woodrow Wilson was president, the United States entered World War I, the first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded and in a small New England town, Ruth Bessey was born. Bessey will turn 100 on Tuesday, though that was news to her. "I didn't think I was 100," she said. She said she has been tellin

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:48:00

Panthers still trying to find rhythm on offense

The Carolina Panthers have started the season 2-0, but there is still some concern about how effective the offense can be this season. The offense has looked pedestrian over the first two weeks and failed to score a touchdown last Sunday against the Bills. Week 3 should be an opportunity for the off

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:00:00

Tillis joins 60 senators to defend health center funding

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) joined a bipartisan team led by Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) earlier this week to call for the immediate extension of funding for community health centers before funding runs out at the end of September. Tillis joined the 60 other senators to express

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:50:00

TONY MELTON: Don't miss the Fall Flower Festival

For many years, I have dreaded today, my birthday. I turned 60 today, lived longer than I ever thought, and I should be thankful for living this long. Maybe this is why my pastor, out of the blue with no prior knowledge of my birthday, asked me to give my testimony during the service today. Time fli

SCNOW - 2017-09-23 20:17:00

Plane crashes in Darlington County, one person receives minor injuries

DOVESVILLE, SC (WBTW) - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a plane has crashed in Darlington County. According to Lt. Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office, the plane went down off of Dovesville Highway around 2 p.m. Sunday. There was only one person in the plane, who r

WBTW.COM - 2017-09-24 19:31:17

Darlington vs. South Florence Football

Is your blood pressure under control?West Florence apartment building destroyed by Saturday morning fireBurlington to hold grand opening; two other stores to open in springDarlington County 5-year-old child shot Friday diesJob fair planned for those with criminal convictionsFlorence high school grad

SCNOW - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

Stillwater couple has tailgate wedding on game day

When Sarah Larimer sent her friend Kelsey Morris a save-the-date for her upcoming nuptials, he noticed something familiar about Sept. 23. "I said, 'Girl, that's game day.' I'll make it for both events but I'll only be dressed for one," Morris said. For newlyweds Terrence and Sarah Larimer, Saturday

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:32:00

MORRISON ON MY MIND: American Legion and Auxiliary install officers, recognize Girls and Boys Staters

The Christie-Jones Unit 343 American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary assembled on Aug. 31 for dinner and to install new officers. All 48 participants enjoyed mingling over the meal, and ALA State President Brenda Harvey was the guest of honor. Morrison ALA President Janet Vincent directed the "

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: How birds deal with bad weather

Fall migration has been on this slow side, but we made up for it a little beginning this past Sunday, and it has been carrying through for us. With a little inclement weather, transitory birds will come down to earth to ride out the bad weather, especially our shorebirds and songbirds. Even though w

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

AG CORNER: Rabies in farm animals

In the first half of 2017, four cases of rabies have been diagnosed in cattle in Oklahoma. When most people think of rabies, they have visions of a foaming at the mouth, snarling, aggressive dog that attacks everything in sight. However, in farm animals, this is not always the case. Many veterinaria

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

GROW: It's the best time to seed your cool-season lawn

When you talk about the weather in Oklahoma, the word ideal may not come to mind. However, this time of year from now through early October, the day/night temperatures combinations are ideal for the germination of cool-season grasses. In other words, let the tall fescue, perennial ryegrass and Kentu

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Apply now for Monarch Habitat funding

The Payne County Conservation District is pleased to announce funding for the Monarch Habitat Initiative Cost Share Program. Payne County received $26,670 dollars to help producers do conservation practices out on their land. We are taking applications until Nov. 8. The Program runs through Dec. 31,

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

IN THE GARDEN: Atomic gardening

Oh, the times they are a changing; changing times not only are, but have and will continue to do so. I recently came across a gardening piece that highlighted a "fad" in the late 1950s called Gamma gardening. So stunned were most men and women at the destruction of the two atomic bombs used by the U

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Small cruise ship experience: Excellent!

Nowadays, the ship cruising consumer has lots of choices about just which type of adventure to take? Ocean vs. fresh water; local country vs. distant lands; short duration vs. several weeks or more; relatively inexpensive vs. very expensive; small vessel vs. mega-ship, and so on. Most of my bride De

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

KAMEOKA CORNER: A look at Japan's auto industry

I think that almost everyone would agree that Japan's automobile industry has done amazingly well since the end of WW II. In 1950 Japan produced only 31,597 vehicles and a large percentage of those were trucks. I was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military in the mid to late 1950s and the primary

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM: Still, grief remains long after the body is laid to rest

Officiating funerals is one of the hardest things I have to do in ministry. I struggle with the right words to say, the right scriptures to read. This is difficult for me because I am agonizingly aware that the family before whom I stand lost someone they love. And no matter what I say, their pain w

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00