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The state Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stocked more than 102,000 redbreast sunfish in the Black River in Williamsburg County on NOv. 22. Sen. Ronnie Sabb and former Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill helped stock … more
Waste Management will run one day behind this week. There will be no pickup Thursday. Thursday's will be picked up on Friday and Friday's will be picked up on Saturday. more
1789 – A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as proclaimed by President George Washington at the request of Congress. 1863 – United States President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, … more

783 – The Asturian queen Adosinda is held at a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus. 1161 – Battle of Caishi: A Song dynasty fleet fights a naval engagement with Jin dynasty ships on the Yangtze river during … more
NEW ZION – Katherine Bagnal “Kathy” Barron, 61, wife of Glen Burton Barron Jr., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Born Nov. 11, 1958, in Sumter, she was a daughter of Winnie Mae Floyd Bagnal and … more
State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced Monday the establishment of Future Scholar gift cards, "which allow for easy contributions to a loved one's college savings account," he said. Saying it was the "perfect gift suggestion just in time for … more
A North Carolina organization that violated a prior court order barring it from soliciting in South Carolina has been held in contempt of court by the South Carolina Administrative Law Court. Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced Monday that … more

1120 – The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England. 1667 – A deadly earthquake rocks Shemakha in the Caucasus, killing 80,000 people. 1759 – An earthquake hits the … more
While sitting down to enjoy turkey during the Thanksgiving holiday, remember that although wild and domestic turkeys are genetically the same species, that’s about where the similarity ends. The wild turkey in a sprint can outrun a galloping … more
571 BC – Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans. 1034 – Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots, dies. His grandson, Donnchad, son of Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne. … more
380 – Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople. 1190 – Conrad of Montferrat becomes King of Jerusalem upon his marriage to Isabella I of Jerusalem. 1832 – South Carolina passes the Ordinance of … more

A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary after allegedly entering a home in the 200 block of South Brooks Street and taking two firearms. James Phelps Gregory is accused of entering the home before 10:30 p.m. Nov. 15 ad … more
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - Philip Tracy Stephen, 58, husband of Deana McQueary-Stephen, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at his home. Born April 17, 1961, in Washington, D.C., he was a son of Lillian “Les” Stafford Stephen-Horay and the late … more
The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office is reaching outside of its jurisdiction in seeking the public's help this weekend in finding a woman who went missing from her Santee home last Sunday. Tina Williamson had "not been feeling well," said the … more
1227 – Gąsawa massacre: At an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa, Polish Prince Leszek the White, Duke Henry the Bearded and others are attacked by assassins while bathing. 1248 – An overnight landslide on the north side of Mont Granier, … more

1889 – The first jukebox goes into operation at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco. 1972 – The Soviet Union makes its final attempt at successfully launching the N1 rocket. 1978 – The Geneva Frequency Plan of 1975 goes into … more
Provalus, an information technology (IT) support company, announced plans last week to establish a branch in Clarendon County. This will create 105 new jobs at their new technology center. more
534 BC – Thespis of Icaria becomes the first recorded actor to portray a character onstage. 1174 – Saladin enters Damascus, and adds it to his domain. 1248 – Conquest of Seville by Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile. … more
The small town of Summerton, SC, is home to the South Carolina Education Lottery’s latest millionaire. The winner, who did not wish to be identified, bought one Millionaire Series scratch-off ticket at the Carolina Pantry #1 at 7 N. Church St. … more

1956 – The Summer Olympics, officially known as the games of the XVI Olympiad, are opened in Melbourne, Australia. 1963 – William Clay Ford Sr. buys the Detroit Lions for $4.5 million. 1986 – Mike Tyson from Brooklyn, New York becomes … more
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