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Embark on a Pizza Journey in Darlington: Top 3 Picks You Can't Miss
This article presents a showcase of three exceptional pizzerias in Darlington. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
2 people shot in Florence, hospitalized in unknown condition, police say
FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Florence police are investigating a Charles Street shooting that hospitalized two people with unspecified injuries. Capt. Stephen Starling said officers were told of shots fired in the area and discovered two victims when they arrived. Officials said no further information was immediately available.
Florence Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 438 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Florence Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 438 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Florence reported a total of 438 crime incidents, with the most prevalent crime being burglary, accounting for 114 cases. Other notable crimes reported include 'Other' crimes with 67 incidents, theft with 54 instances, and assault, which was reported 44 times. Domestic related cases and suspicious situations each had 41 instances, while trespassing was reported 36 times. Less frequent but still concerning were instances of vandalism, shootings, and arrests, with 15, 11, and 10 cases respectively. The least reported crime was hit and run, with only 5 incidents. These statistics highlight a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with a significant number of burglaries leading the tally.
Top 10 public high schools in SC list includes Conway, Hartsville & Darlington schools
(WPDE) — A recently released list of the top ten public high schools in South Carolina includes entries from Conway, Hartsville and Darlington, all in the top five. The list was compiled by digital platform Niche from a ranking of 236 public high schools in the Palmetto state. Ranking...
Strong winds, hail possible in areas of Marlboro & Darlington counties
(WPDE) — A special weather statement was issued for Bennettsville and Clio in Marlboro County and Society Hill in Darlington County on Saturday afternoon. The statement, released at 3:28 p.m. by National Weather Service Wilmington, is in effect until 4:15 p.m. The statement warns of the threat of 30...
2 from Darlington County charged in COVID-19 fraud scheme, SLED says
2 from Darlington County charged in COVID-19 fraud scheme, SLED says.
Third Magnolia Mall shooting suspect arrested, denied bond
Florence County, South Carolina – On Friday, a judge decided that Damarcus Legette, the third person caught for the Magnolia Mall shooting, won’t be given a bond. Legette faced the judge that morning to hear the charges against him. Captain Starling shared that Legette gave himself up to...
Darlington Co. deputies hold community mental health awareness discussion
DARLINGTON, SC (WPDE) — The Darlington community gathered Saturday for a mental health discussion and ways it can be improved throughout the community. It took place at Darlington Middle School where a panel of medical professionals, social service providers, school counselors and directors of behavioral health explained that positive mental health in children starts at home with respectful and effective communication between parents and children.
Florence Deputy Injured In Collision Amid Police Pursuit
A Florence County deputy was involved in a crash following an attempted pursuit. Thursday night, a driver who was attempting to flee from officers during a chase, hit a deputy’s patrol vehicle head-on. As a result, the deputy suffered two fractured ribs and a broken thumb. He was taken...
High School Hoop Highlights - Feb. 24
Highlights from the semi-final games from The Florence Center where teams punched their ticket to the state finals.
So, when will construction on Alligator Road in Florence be finished?
FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Many residents have expressed questions and concerns in recent years about the construction project along Alligator Road in Florence. Some said they feel like the project is never going to end and it's created a traffic nightmare when traveling on the road. Felix Pena lives...
Spice Up Your Life: Hartsville's Top 3 Mexican Dining Destinations
In this article, we're exploring three fantastic Mexican restaurants located in Hartsville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Darlington County officials to break ground on new school
DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Darlington County School District will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a new school next week. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. on Feb. 29, the district said. It will be held at the new site of the school at 2308 N. Governor Williams Highway. The ceremony, which is expected […]
Florence, February 26 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Cross High School basketball team will have a game with Bethune-Bowman Middle-High School on February 26, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Darlington Hosts Winter Semi-Formal
On Feb. 9, Darlington’s Student Activities Committee organized a big dance that was open to all students at Darlington. “I think we have had this dance on or around the same weekend for the last three years,” head of Summerbell Randy Smith said. This dance is one of...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.43 and $3.19 in Florence as of 2024-02-25. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Local SJCS Varsity Girls' Championship Game: Ticket Details and Broadcast Information
The SJCS Varsity girls will play against Denmark-Olar in the Class 1A Upper State championship game. The game will take place at the Florence Center at 2:00 PM on Monday. Tickets cost $15 and can be bought at the box office or online through TICKETMASTER. Note that online purchases include extra charges.
Officials discuss construction delays of new Darlington County courthouse
DARLINGTON, SC (WPDE) — The development of the new courthouse in Darlington along Main Street has been running into some delays, according to officials. In 2019, Darlington County Council members began accepting bids from construction companies. At that time, officials said the project could take two to three years to complete.
Area high school basketball teams push on to state final fours
The high school basketball state tournament quarterfinals concluded on Thursday night with five more area teams advancing to next week's Upper State finals in Florence. In the 4A boys quarterfinals, Riverside rallied past Catawba Ridge 63-61 in double overtime, while Greer held off Lancaster 65-53 to set up the third meeting between rivals this year, next Wednesday for a spot in the 4A state championship game.
Charleston County, SC High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 24
Charleston County, South Carolina has high school basketball matchups on the schedule today, and information on how to watch them is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Charleston County, South Carolina High School...