DARLINGTON, S.C. — Fans of the country music variety show “Hee Haw” will recognize the headliner at a Nov. 23 bluegrass concert at the Music Hall in Darlington.
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- The City of Darlington will have a sign presentation at St. John’s Elementary School in Darlington in conjunction with the Eastern SC Heritage Region.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ With Christmas decorations already popping up in stores, Hartville First Presbyterian Church is offering the community a unique opportunity to get into the spirit of giving.
DARLINGTON, S.C. _ Kendall Standish of Darlington started singing in her high school glee club. During her senior year at St. John’s High School in 1963, she performed the lead female role in a production of the Mozart operetta Die Fledermaus.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. - In honor of National Pharmacy Week, pharmacists at CareSouth Carolina Community Pharmacy in Hartsville are emphasizing the many new and vital roles they play in patient care in the community.
FLORENCE, S.C. — The holidays are fast approaching and along with them many parties with friends and family. Do you know which wine to pair with your holiday meals? A new class at Florence-Darlington Technical College aims to teach the basics of wine, how to buy it and even offers a tasting during the class.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon at the Hartsville Country Club for the valuable members of the Volunteer Auxiliary. Volunteers contribute hundreds of hours every year devoted to promote goodwill and service to others. Their selfless gift of time to assist patients, visitors and associates is deeply appreciated.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ The Good Living Marketplace will give dog owners a chance to get Fido or Fluffy into the holiday spirit with a Halloween Dog Parade on Oct. 12.
We can empathize with some of the folks in the Oakdale neighborhood who don’t like giving up part of their property so that it can be used to create sidewalks in the former mill village community.
The City of Hartsville’s construction and opening of the Piratesville Splash Pad earlier this year was a first for us and the region. The Byerly Park Recreation Complex, of course, already featured a host of facilities including fields, tracks, tennis courts, a gymnasium and playgrounds. Even so, nothing there had much in common with an elaborate water play area with fountains, slides, water jets and dumping buckets. Splash pads are great facilities now popping up in municipal parks everywhere, but there wasn’t one within 40 miles of Hartsville, and many people had never seen or even heard of one before.
Simply put, the shutdown of our federal government on Tuesday is an embarrassment, and it sends a clear message that – just in case anyone had doubts – Washington is broken.
Downtown Hartsville always has beautification projects underway. City crews, for example, have been maintaining floral hanging baskets and planters this summer, and will soon be installing decorative bicycle racks. Thanks to Leadership Hartsville, the Tales on the Town fox sculpture scavenger hunt will soon be found downtown.
Jerry Steen loved his job.For 35 years Jerry Steen worked as a millwright at Sonoco. He took great pride in the work he did and often went above and beyond his appointed duties to ensure that a job was done properly.
Ladies and Gentlemen of Hartsville, football season is upon us! The days of tailgating, Fantasy Football teams, and repping your colors proudly have returned, and I couldn’t be more excited. (And for those of you wondering, YES, I do know a thing or two about the game of football!) I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m highly competitive; nothing brings me more joy than a win for the Gamecocks. Following a hard loss this weekend, however, I was forced to reevaluate why I love the game of football.
This morning at 10 a.m., our city will join others around the United States and around the world in remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a four-part series in which columnist Wayne Wallace recounts memories from her childhood.