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Kingstree man dies in crash
A Kingstree man died in a two-car crash over the weekend. Marcel Arnold Fulton, 48, of Kingstree was driving a 1994 Lexus west-bound on Highway 261 when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2010 Ford pickup head-on. Fulton was wearing a seatbelt. Fulton died at the scene.
Kingstree man faces multiple charges
A Kingstree man faces several charges, including trafficking drugs after being stopped for questioning. On November 26, Kingstree Police Department responded to an assault, where they were advised that a person in a white truck might have committed the crime.
Over a dozen school buses vandalized
Fifteen Williamsburg County School District school buses were rendered unsafe to transport students after each was vandalized. The crime occurred November 30, in Hemingway as students were returning from Thanksgiving break.
Wanted man crashes into sheriff’s office after high-speed chase
The front of the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office was damaged after a driver slammed into it. The driver, Kendall Karon Rious, 24, of Lane was arrested and charged with Failure to Stop for a Blue Light, Reckless Driving, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Possessi
Late heroics seal Hannah-Pamplico boys' win over Kingstree
PAMPLICO, S.C. -- Hannah-Pamplico’s Cam Profit finished with 19 points. But nothing was more valuable than his final basket – a strong layup that gave the Raiders the lead for good in a 64-62 win Tuesday night against Kingstree.
Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees sworn in
On Tuesday, November 27, at 6 p.m., the Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees held a board meeting to swear in the newly elected and re-elected board members. Newly elected board members are Marva Gail Cannion (District 5), Martin Cunningham (District 4), and Heyward Baker (District
One person dies Saturday in Williamsburg County crash
KINGSTREE, S.C. -- One person died in a two-car crash in Williamsburg County Saturday morning. The 9:35 a.m. crash happened on SC 267 about six miles east of Kingstree, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones, South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Woman still seeking answers as to why police shot and killed her father
Florence, S.C. (WPDE) — The daughter of 68-year-old Jethro Benjamin, who was shot and killed by a Florence police officer back in July, said four months later she still is seeking answers into the shooting.
Coroner identifies 2 people who died following shooting near McLeod Hospital
FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - Florence police are conducting a homicide investigation after two people died following a shooting on Monday. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken confirms two people died after the shooting at McLeod Medical Plaza across the street from McLeod Hospital in Florence.
1 dead after morning fire in Effingham, coroner confirms
EFFINGHAM, SC (WBTW) - Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken confirms one person is dead following a morning fire in the Effingham community. The coroner says the fire happened on Willow Creek Road.
Five inmates among 15 defendants indicted for wire fraud, extortion, money laundering scheme
Columbia, SC - United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced recently that 15 individuals from South Carolina and North Carolina were charged in federal court with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Extortion, and Money Laundering. Andreika Mouzon, 28, of Kingstree is among those charged.
Driver charged in South Carolina crash that killed 4 siblings
TAYLORS, S.C. - Police have initially charged a man with driving under the influence after his van ran off a road and killed all four children inside. Authorities say the van left the road near Taylors early Friday and crashed into several trees.
Pee Dee Coalition reacts to fatal domestic-related shooting
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Pee Dee Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Assault released a statement Monday afternoon in the aftermath of a domestic-related shooting that claimed two lives early in the day.
Kingstree man dumped girlfriend’s body near bridge, deputies say
WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Williamsburg County deputies have charged a man in connection with a body found under a bridge in the area of Secondary 24 and Nesmith Road on Nov. 18.
Arrest made after body found under bridge
An arrest has been made in connection to the death of a local woman. Keith Carol Pressley, 51, of Kingstree was arrested and charged with desecration of human remains, according to a press release issued by the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office.
Mother of a mental health patient who died trapped in a flooded transport van testified for change
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – Legislators are meeting to discuss policies and procedures of transporting mental health patients. Two patients in a Horry County Sheriff’s Office transport van drowned in floodwaters during Hurricane Florence after deputies went around a road block.
PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rose leads Lake City boys past Kingstree
KINGSTREE — Stephfon Rose scored a game-high 16 points to lead Lake City to a 61-56 win over Kingstree on Wednesday night. E.J. McClam added 11 points, and Hishon Bailey also had 10 for the Panthers.
Two people killed in parking lot shooting outside McLeod Medical Plaza
FLORENCE, S.C. – Two people were killed in a shooting Monday morning in the parking lot of the McLeod Medical Plaza, a Florence Police Department spokesman said. Officers responded shortly before 8 a.m. to reports of a shooting in the 800 block of East Cheves Street, Florence police Lt. Mike Brandt
One person charged after body found in Nesmith
One person has been arrested and charged with Desecration of Human Remains after a body was found in the Nesmith community of Williamsburg County, according to the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office. 51-year-old Keith Carol Pressley of Kingstree is being held at the Williamsburg County Detention C
Horry County police investigating possible attempted carjacking
Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — Horry County police are investigating a possible attempted carjacking near Cypress Lane in the Myrtle Beach area of Horry County. Police say the suspect is believed to have driven a white Kia Forte with a paper tag.