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LHS Band Director Back In Court

Matthew Tyler Hutto, the former Latta High School band director who was charged with two counts for criminal sexual conduct with a minor second degree in April, was back in court on Monday after a rule to show cause had been filed in the case.

Opinion: Inaction By Congress On Trade Agreements Costing South Carolina Jobs

There has been a lot of news recently about challenges of bringing jobs into South Carolina, which will certainly help our economy. However, a hidden dilemma will ultimately hurt the US economy and especially rural South Carolina communities if it is not resolved soon. It involves agricultural exports, which are essential to American prosperity. Agribusiness is South Carolina’s largest economic engine contributing $34 billion annually to the economy through more than 200,000 jobs in the state.

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive Is May 14th

The 19th annual NALC National Food Drive will be held again on the second Saturday in May—this year, on May 14—and more than 1,500 National Association of Letter Carriers branches from every state, involving more than 10,000 cities and towns, will help stock community food banks, pantries and shelters for the summer months.

McKellar Returning From Iraq

Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jovar C. McKellar is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn, or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations.

Mary Ellen Church

Mary Ellen Church died Monday, May 02, 2011 at Carolina’s Hospital of Florence after an illness.

Neill Archie Sinclair, Jr.

Services for Neill Archie Sinclair, Jr. will be held 4:00 p.m. Friday in Little Rock Baptist Church with burial in Huggins Family Cemetery.

Louine Ward

Louine B. Ward, 86, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in McLeod Medical Center-Dillon.

IRS Offers After-Tax Season Tips

Tax day has come and gone for most people, but dealing with federal taxes may not be done for some.

Columbia Man Sentenced For Selling Counterfeit Movies

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated that Johnnie B. Gray, age 29, of Columbia, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court for infringement of copyright, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2319.

Dr. David Glenburn Askins, Jr.

Dr. David Glenburn Askins, Jr., age 76, of Charleston, died May 1st, 2011 after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. He died peacefully at his home and was surrounded by his family. He was born November 2, 1934, in Florence, SC, and was the son of the late Irma Lewis Askins and David G. Askins, Sr.