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Huge Lake Marion gator captured

Anders Land, Stephen Glenn and Alex Brammer harvested this large gator in Lake Marion on Sunday. It was hooked it with a treble hook and fought for an hour and a half before the hunters got him to the boat and finished the job. The gator weighed 500 pounds and was 12 feet long. It was the first Gator for Anders and Stephen. At Taw Caw Landing and at the Land home, many friends, neighbors and gator enthusiasts stopped by to admire the catch.
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Coroner: Williamsburg County woman killed in Georgetown County crash

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 57-year-old Williamsburg County woman was killed and another person injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on Browns Ferry Road near Georgetown, authorities said. Loretta McCutcheon of Nesmith was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway. The crash happened at about 10 p.m. about […]
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Behre: The name Lincolnville is the first and surest sign this SC town is different

LINCOLNVILLE — This small town may be South Carolina's least understood, most unique historical place. Its relative anonymity stems partly from its tucked-away site along railroad lines where Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties meet up, partly from its small size, and partly from its origins during one of the most tumultuous chapters of the state's history, Reconstruction.

Kingstree High School sets new safety measures for athletic events

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Kingstree High School has announced new safety policies for sporting events following recent events at surrounding schools. According to Kingstree High School, the school has established a clear bag policy at all school sporting events. Additionally, students ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Kingstree High School […]

Potential for severe weather impacts Summerville football schedule

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Potential impacts of severe weather associated with Tropical Storm Ian have led to a scheduling change for Summerville football.  According to Summerville High School, the athletics department has rescheduled its Friday night football game to Wednesday.  Officials say the decision to reschedule the game follows the pending threat of Tropical Storm […]

Revolutionary War fort in Moncks Corner now open to public

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A Revolutionary War fort located in Monck Corner has opened to the public following years of conservation.   Fort Fair Lawn, found at Old Santee Canal State Park, opened to the public on Friday.   Fort Fair Lawn is a British Revolutionary War with a history that dates to 1780.  According […]
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An apple and a rose for Dr. Wilder

A great lady passed our way recently, and now she is gone. With the death of Dr. Rose Wilder, former superintendent of Williamsburg County School District, I realized that there are times when we may not fully grasp the accomplishment of some who walk among us during the walk. Therefore, I request this opportunity to reflect on the life and work of Dr. Wilder by simply reviewing words that I had penned about her earlier, along with the views of my associates who observed her efforts.

City of Manning wraps up summer ‘22 with a concert

On September 15, 2022, Main Street Manning, along with the City of Manning, hosted the annual Best of Main Street Manning awards and an end of summer concert. Local bands Home Grown and Latoya Denise and The Company performed. Several food trucks were also on hand. Main Street Manning has...

1 dead, 2 wounded in Clarendon County shooting

CLARENDON COUNTY, S.C. — One person is dead and two more wounded following an overnight shooting in Clarendon County. According to Sheriff Tim Baxley, the shooting happened around 5 a.m. at a place known as Petey's Social Club and Restaurant off of Azalea Lane in the Alcolu community. He...

Increased enforcement on Berkeley County roads this weekend

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)- The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is increasing law enforcement presence on roadways in multiple counties this week in an effort to crack down on dangerous driving. Motorists in Cherokee, Union, Edgefield, Horry, and Berkeley counties will see additional enforcement on Friday and Saturday. Areas of enforcement in Berkeley County […]

Cutchall gets a hole in one

Dan Cutchall was playing at Wyboo Golf Course when he scored a Hole In One on hole number 17. He has now qualified for the Santee Cooper Trophy Five Award program. He will receive a parchment signed by the Honorable Henry McMaster, Governor of South Carolina. For more information on...

Person found dead in Clarendon County fire near Lake Marion

CLARENDON COUNTY, S.C. — One person and a dog have died following a house fire in Clarendon County on Wednesday night. According to a spokesperson for Clarendon County Fire Rescue, crews were sent to a structure fire around 11:35 p.m. in the North Santee area of the county on Princess Pond Road. They also learned that there were reports of one person still inside.

Manning Garden Club hosts speaker from SCWF

This event will be held October 12 at 3PM. The newspaper mistakingly says it will be October 13. I apologize for this misprint. The Manning Council of Garden Club has invited a special guest to give a presentation this October 12 at 3PM. The presentation will be held at Weldon Auditorium in Manning. The special guest will be Jay Keck from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation.
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Meeting Notices - Meeting - October 11, 2022

Town of Summerville Board of Zoning Appeals October 11, 2022 5:00 PM Town Hall (annex) - Council Chambers 200 S. Main Street, Summerville, SC TMS # 137-02-13-005, 713 W. Carolina Avenue, zoned GR-2 General Residential, owned by Gary and Rebecca English - Variance request to reduce the required side setback for an accessory structure from 10 feet to five feet for a greenhouse. Ordinance Section 2.7.4 B. (District 2) TMS # 145-07-07-012, 104 Dogwood Circle, zoned GR-5 General Residential, owned by Hannah Runion - Variance request to reduce the required side setback from 10 feet to four feet, for an accessory structure. Ordinance Section 2.7.4 B. (District 3) TMS # 154-05-06-010, 113 Spring Meadows Drive, zoned PUD Planned Unit Development owned by Cynthia Lewis - Variance request to increase the maximum lot coverage from 35% to 37% for a covered patio expansion and new patio. Ordinance Section 2.10 (District 6) TMS # 130-11-00-019, 806 N Hickory Street, zoned GR-5 General Residential, owned by Mary Ann Sager, Arthur E. Sager, and Leeanne Schwenck - Special Exception request to allow the operation of a Short-Term Rental in a GR-5 zone. Ordinance Section 3.4.3 (District 3) For additional information regarding this public meeting please contact the Planning Department at 843.851.4213. All applications and related documents for this advertised public meeting are available for review at the Planning Department during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00 excluding Town of Summerville holidays. AD# 2024389.
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Yard Sale 137 WHITE OAK DR , Moncks

Yard Sale 137 WHITE OAK DR , Moncks Corner 09/24/22 - 09/25/22, 8AM - 4PM, We have plants, banana trees, roses, green boiled peanuts, and vine ripe mountain tomatoes, piano and organ $200 ea OBO, 8 Men's Suite (44R)$20 ea, and lots of misc items. In case of rain this weekend we will be out next weekend.
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‘Biggest win in Kingstree history,’ coach says of win over Lamar

Asked late Friday night how he would sum up a high school football game like Kingstree’s 22-18 homecoming victory over Lamar, beaming Coach Brian Smith started with one word. “Amazing!” he said. Then, because hyperbole is the greatest thing ever, he reached higher. “I mean, biggest win in...