Hampton County Newswire

Hampton County Newswire

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  1. Report: Woman burns down farm, vehicles causing nearly $200k worth of damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A 40-year-old woman was arrested after investigators say she burned down a farm and multiple vehicles in Hampton County. James' charge stems from a fire that destroyed a farm house and multiple vehicles causing an estimated $198,930 worth of damage.

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  2. Report: Woman burns down farm, vehicles causing nearly $200k worth of damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WMBF

    A 40-year-old woman was arrested after investigators say she burned down a farm and multiple vehicles in Hampton County. James' charge stems from a fire that destroyed a farm house and multiple vehicles causing an estimated $198,930 worth of damage.

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  3. Colleton, Hampton fire crews battle suspected arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    According to Colleton County Fire-Rescue, crews from two rural fire stations were called to assist crews from Hampton County responding to a massive structure fire involving several buildings and vehicles. The fire occurred at farm on Gilbert Road off Old Salkehatchie Highway near the town of Varnville.

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  4. Nobodies on firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Hampton County Guardian

    The Hampton County Nobodies baseball team beat Latta to win the 2015 Dixie Boy 14 Youth State Championship July 25. After losing to Latta 5-4 in the first game, the team went on a five game winning streak which culminated with a final win over Latta to advance to the Dixie Boy World Series this Saturday in Aiken. Nobodies Coach Chad Gleaton would like to thank all of the local businesses and residents of Hampton and Estill who have supported the team throughout the season.

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  5. Aiken to host two Dixie World Series tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Aiken Standard

    ... time to open the tournament, with the 13-year-olds facing Texas and the 14-year-olds facing state champion Hampton County, both scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday. North Augusta will play Florida at 4 p.m. Every team in each tournament will play ...

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  6. 1 dead, another injured after tractor trailer accident near ColletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WMBF

    ... quantity of fuel at the scene," stated a report by CCFR. Colleton units reported that when they arrived, Hampton County responders were actively working to extricate the passenger; paramedics and an off-duty NC nurse were treating both patients. ... 1 comment

  7. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Hampton County Guardian

    Mrs. Irene Platts Smith, widow of William Herbert Smith of Brunson, died Wednesday morning in the Generations of Batesburg Assistant Living Facility. Mrs. Smith was born in Hampton County, August 29, 1920 a daughter of the late Shellie and Rosa Trowbridge Platts.

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  8. Renovations set to begin on the new Hampton County Library complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Hampton County Guardian

    With a temporary home at the old Hampton unemployment office, books have been cleared out and renovations set to begin on the new Hampton County Library complex. Gregg Brunson of Brunson Construction, Construction Manager at Risk, and a representative from Liollio Architecture, were on hand during Monday night's Hampton County Council meeting to share information on the Hampton County Library Addition and Renovation.

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  9. Several lawsuits heard in Hampton courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Hampton County Guardian

    A lawsuit has been brought against Hampton School District I in Hampton County Courts. The civil suit, stemming from an incident when a child walked away from Varnville Elementary School unattended, is asking for restitution resulting from emotional and physical damages incurred from the incident.

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  10. Hampton signs up with nCourt; agrees to close several streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Hampton County Guardian

    ... city $1,200 to purchase and set up, but $900 of that will be covered by grant money. A representative of the Hampton County Coroner's Office addressed council about a need in their department for volunteer help. Volunteers are greatly needed to help ...

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  11. Hoosier's first sweet taste of Watermelon festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Hampton County Guardian

    The 2015 Hampton County Watermelon Festival was my first sweet taste of Hampton County watermelon fervor, which happens every year around July. I have already told my friends that "if they ain't in a hurry then they otta stop by".

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  12. Virginia Home Of Suspect Searched In New Britain Serial Killer CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... he was arrested as a fugitive from justice and charged with the murder of Nilsa Arizmendi. Howell appeared in Hampton County court the next day and waived extradition back to Connecticut. Detectives from Wethersfield and the Chief State's Attorney's ...

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  13. Community Promise Zone Town Hall Meeting set for July 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    JUNE 24, 2015 - Hampton County residents are invited to attend a special "town hall" meeting on July 15 to learn about the new federal Promise Zone designation for the county and to provide vital input on how to make the program become successful. "Hampton County has a huge opportunity to vastly improve people's lives by working together with local governments, non-profits and businesses to tap into federal grants made possible by the Promise Zone designation," said Danny Black, President and CEO of SouthernCarolina Alliance.

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  14. Kiddie Parade is cuteness on wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    The Hampton County Watermelon Festival continued Monday night with the ever-popular Youth Parade. Scores of adorable children of all ages rode on bikes, strollers, wagons, four wheelers and floats to the delight of multitudes of proud parents and grandparents.

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  15. Hampton County Church Softball League to host All-Star game tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    The Hampton County Church Softball League will host their All-Star games this evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Open Arms Fellowship Church in Hampton.

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  16. Festival underway, with a few changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    The week of the 73rd Annual Hampton County Watermelon Festival has started and it looks like it's going to be another year of fun in the sun! Changes in this year's Festival seem to be the topic of conversation, so let's talk about those changes. First of all, the Mud Run will not be held at the Mud Pit behind the Hampton County Airport as it has been for the last 30+ years.

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  17. Plan in the works to help patients after Estill pharmacy closesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... expensive gas-wise, and time-wise, it's expensive," said Troxel. Carolina Pharmacy, the town of Estill, and Hampton County have a plan in the works to help relieve that burden. "We're working on a delivery system, where we're going to bring the ...

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  18. Watermelon festival t-shirts honor Hampton's hunting heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    The 2015 Hampton County Watermelon Festival t-shirts are available now in several local stores. This year's theme is the celebration of Hampton County's deep history of participating in outdoor activities.

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  19. Watermelon Festival 'pre-events' kick off Saturday, June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    While the 2015 edition of the Hampton County Watermelon Festival doesn't officially get underway until June 20 with Family Fun Day at Lake Warren State Park, that doesn't mean that you can't attend two "pre-Festival" events taking place this Saturday. Here are your two opportunities to get out and have some fun: The Hampton County Watermelon Festival is sponsoring the Festival Beauty Pageant on Saturday, June 13, at the Hampton County Recreation Center in Varnville.

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  20. Hampton 1 hires new AD/football coach and band directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Hampton County Guardian

    Hampton County School District 1 is pleased to announce that it has hired a new high school football coach and athletics director, while bringing back a popular former band director. During a special meeting on June 9, the HD1 Board approved the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Doug McTeer, Jr., and newly hired Wade Hampton High School Principal Bonnie Wilson to hire Matthew A. Fligg for the position of athletics director, head football coach and teacher at WHHS. 1 comment