Charges Dismissed Against Sign Man

The charges against Richard Gough have been dismissed without prejudice. Gough had been charged in connection with removing a candidate’s political signs.

Geological Survey Identifies New Fault Zone

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Geological Survey has identified a buried fault zone north of Jamestown in southern Williamsburg and western Georgetown counties. The buried fault was recognized while drilling was being conducted to produce new geology maps under a grant funded by a National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program STATEMAP program.

Bryant Graduates From Basic Infantry Training

Army National Guard Pfc. Christian C. Bryant has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

National Newspaper Week: Newspapers Engage The Community

Our newspaper recently worked on a project on infant mortality among African Americans in our community. Rates rivaled those of third world countries here in the capital city of the nation’s fourth largest state.

National Newspaper Week: Why Newspapers Will Be Around Tomorrow

The way that people consume information is changing rapidly, and I hear frequently that the death of newspapers is imminent. I think that people feel this way because they aren’t regular newspaper readers or they just don’t think that other people read newspapers as much as they did ten years ago. If they’re referring to the printed newspaper, they are usually correct.

Soldier Serving In Operation Enduring Freedom

Sgt. Brian Norton of Dillon, Security Force, Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, plays cricket with Afghan children in Laghman province during a engineering assessment.

Fire Prevention Week: Do You Have Enough Smoke Alarms?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside all sleeping areas, and on every level of the home, including the basement. According to the NFPA, which develops NFPA 72, National Smoke Alarm Code®, many homes still don’t have that level of protection. Unfortunately, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths per year result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms at all or no working smoke alarms.

Secretary Of Transportation Updates General Assembly

Secretary of Transportation H.B. Limehouse Jr. has sent a letter to the General Assembly, updating his annual “State of SCDOT” report with the latest operational and financial status of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT).

National Newspaper Week: I Miss My Newspaper

An editorial cartoon in recognition of National Newspaper Week.