Darlington County Newswire

Darlington County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Darlington County, SC.

Results 1 - 20 of 317 in Darlington County, SC

  1. Myers wins runoff over Scott for District 10 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... to use the bathroom of their choice. A vehicle was set on fire as part of a hands-on exercise in Darlington County. (Source: Darlington Fire Chief Danny Watson) A hands-on live vehicle fire training took place at the Darlington Fire Training Center ...

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  2. Two Darlington County Sheriff's deputies rehired following May firingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC Two deputies with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office have been reinstated by Sheriff Wayne Byrd after being fired in May for using office resources to conduct campaign activities on his behalf. Byrd said South Carolina's State Law Enforcement Division found no criminal activity had taken place and the State Ethics Commission found no pattern of abuse.

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  3. Two men wanted in connection with the Darlington County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating two men that are wanted for a shooting incident that occurred off of Lunn Drive in the Pine Ridge area of Hartsville on Saturday, June 11. According to the DCSO press release, Christopher Alexander Moton Jr., a 22-year-old black male of Manning and Levan Latrell Joe, a 26-year-old black male also of Manning, are both wanted in connection with this case for murder, attempted murder, armed robbery and criminal conspiracy. Zackery Sanders, 21, of Alcolu, SC, was previously arrested and booked into the Darlington County Detention Center, according to jail records.

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  4. Deputy Dempsey to undergo shoulder surgery ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WMBF

    ... Moorer's and Heather Elvis' cellphones was the focus of afternoon testimony in Moorer's kidnapping case. DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Darlington County jail will not get any more inmates from the State Department of Corrections, because it's ...

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  5. Darlington jail not meeting federal standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WMBF

    The Darlington County jail will not get any more inmates from the State Department of Corrections, because it's not meeting state regulation. They do not have enough guards to properly run the jail.

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  6. Bock and Phillips reel in big money on Lake WatereeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... checked in at 5.92 pounds. Finishing second was the team of Joey Bramlett and Barry Holloman, both from Darlington County, who weighed 21.65 lbs and claimed a $1,500 purse. Coming in third was the team of Rick McLean of Dalzell and Billy McIntosh, ...

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  7. Weekend Murder Victim IdentifiedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC A murder victim in the Pine Ridge Community of Hartsville has been identified.

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  8. Darlington County students get up close with military helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WMBF

    ... echnology, robotics, problem-solving and high-order thinking skills, according to a press release from the Darlington County School District.

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  9. Darlington County will have a new sheriff next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WMBF

    The face Darlington County residents have known the past eight years belonged Sheriff Wayne Byrd. The new face they'll become accustomed to is that of Democratic challenger Tony Chavis, who emerged victorious Tuesday.

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  10. State Police Bust Bridgeport Man, Seize Weapons, Cash, NarcoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    ... rifle with a high-capacity magazine, which is classified as an assault rifle, and was reported stolen from Darlington County, S.C., police said. Hooks was transported to Troop G, where he was processed and held on bond pending his court date. The ...

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  11. Incumbent Byrd defeated in race for Darlington County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    "I want to thank all of the citizens who came out in the rain, in the thunder and in the lighting and said, 'Enough's enough,' and they are ready for a change," Chavis said. Byrd, who was first elected to sheriff in 2009, said, "it's probably been the best job I've ever had."

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  12. Incumbent Byrd defeated in Democratic primary for Darlington County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    Challenger Tony Chavis, with 53 percent of the vote, defeated incumbent Wayne Byrd, with 47 percent, in Tuesday's Democratic primary. "I want to thank all of the citizens who came out in the rain, in the thunder and in the lighting and said, 'Enough's enough,' and they are ready for a change," Chavis said.

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  13. Clarendon Co. Sheriff Randy Garrett loses primary raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    ... now using her story of tragedy to help others. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Wayne Byrd. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the ...

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  14. Some dogs will give a new calming medication a paws-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    ... now using her story of tragedy to help others. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Wayne Byrd. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the ...

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  15. Second suspect arrested, charged with murder in Darlington County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    According to a press release, Jason Lamont Gadson, 29, of Manning, was arrested for murder, armed robbery and criminal conspiracy. He is currently being held in the Darlington County Detention Center.

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  16. William HooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WTNH

    ... rifle with a high capacity magazine, which is classified as an assault rifle, and was reported stolen from Darlington County, South Carolina. Also seized was a loaded Glock Model 26 9mm semi-automatic handgun with a high capacity magazine. William ...

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  17. Bridgeport man nabbed on drug, weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... rifle with a high capacity magazine, which is classified as an assault rifle, and was reported stolen from Darlington County, South Carolina. Also seized was a loaded Glock Model 26 9mm semi-automatic handgun with a high capacity magazine. Hooks was ...

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  18. Traffic Alert: Disabled vehicle closes one lane of Ravenel BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WMBF

    ... Intracoastal Waterway in Georgetown County. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Wayne Byrd. For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the ...

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  19. Darlington County sheriff sued by former lieutenant for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WMBF

    DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC For the second time in four years, a former deputy with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Wayne Byrd. According to court documents filed June 10 in Columbia by attorney James Smith Jr., Michael Hall, a former Darlington County Sheriff's deputy, alleges that Byrd, "authored and published statements on more than one occasion claiming the plaintiff was guilty of abuse and misusing sheriff's department computers."

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  20. 1 dead, 1 arrested in weekend slaying in HartsvilleRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | WBTV

    Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee tells local media outlets that a 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at 2 a.m. Saturday after being shot. The name of the victim has not been released.

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