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McGill says willing to be lieutenant governor, but South Carolina Senate postpones vote

...postponed a vote.Two weeks after saying he'd consider stepping up, the 26-year Senate veteran from rural Williamsburg County said he was ready to move forward when Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell resigns. The Senate was expected to elect McGill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-17/mcgill-says-hes-willing-be-li
Longtime sheriff pleads not guilty in bribery case

...away guns from his department without filing proper paperwork and allowing untrained people to act as deputies. Williamsburg County Sheriff Michael Johnson faces federal kickback charges, accused of creating fake police reports saying people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-01/longtime-sheriff-pleads-not-guilty-
Across South Carolina

...shot, found along highway WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY - A Claflin University student...been found shot to death in Williamsburg County. The body of Ricky Lamar...Kingstree and Hemingway, Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/21/met_24701.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Girlfriend killer gets life prison sentence FLORENCE - A Williamsburg County man was sentenced to life in prison without the...murder and desecration of human remains, said Williamsburg County Chief Deputy Dwayne Wilson. The agreement was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/31/met_94734.shtml
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Gladys Jordan

...was born on February 27, 1918, the third oldest child of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Wheeler of Andrews, Williamsburg County, South Carolina. She was married to James Thomas Jordan of Rock Hill, SC, and is survived by her only child...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168706928
Leola Crytzer

...Campbell, Blakelyn Crytzer, Samuel Crytzer, Shanna Haller, Michael Trace Baker, III. Miss Lee was born in Williamsburg County, SC to the late William Davis and Lottie Lee Evans Smith. She was the owner and operator of the Dixie Lee Restaurant...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000163586000
Environmentalists hope to see more conservation easements

...Donald Buhrmaster owns a 300-acre tract of land in Williamsburg County, which includes part of Thorntree Swamp. He hopes...deer, quail, turkey and duck. "The land (in Williamsburg County) has tripled in value during the last 10 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/24/met_15149.shtml
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Gas from pigs becomes SC power source

...construction of a new plant to generate electricity from the methane released by the waste.The methane will come from a Williamsburg County hog farm and the electricity generated will be used by customers of state-owned utility Santee Cooper.Environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-31/gas-pigs-becomes-sc-power-so
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...gang, a group of five men who spent time together in state prisons and imported cocaine from the Miami area to Williamsburg County and the Pee Dee after their release, officials said. The gang was involved in more than 25 armed robberies of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/08/met_351420.shtml
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Ex-SC councilman sentenced for tax evasion

...previously agreed on the sentence, and a judge recommended that Cromartie be sent to a federal prison camp in Williamsburg County.Cromartie pleaded guilty in April to income tax evasion and aggravated structuring.He previously admitted failing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-15/ex-sc-councilman-sentenced-t
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