Special election runoff results: Sabb takes Georgetown County UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:30 p.m.

The South Strand News staff reported live Senate District 32 special election runoff results from the Georgetown County Election and Voter …

Marion Cole, Kingstree

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Marion Cole, Kingstree - Marion Loyd Cole, 72, husband of Ila McDonald Cole, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services were held Friday, September 12, 2014, at Broad Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mr. Cole was born December 19, 1941, in …


Get the facts and the vaccine to protect against flu UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Fall is in the air! And that means flu season isn’t too far behind.

Remembering September 11, 2001

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

The Foster Grandparents and staff of Vital Aging of Williamsburg joined thousands across the country on Thursday, September 11, to take pause and …

Growth for D.P Cooper Charter School exceeds expectations

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Parent Leadership Night/Open House at Kenneth Gardner Elementary UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary School recently conducted its Parent Leadership Night and Open House as a Leadership event for parents. The highlights of …



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Death notice

Full Circle

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:45 a.m.


Upcoming Events, Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:25 a.m.


WCSD Conducted (STEM) Day Event UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

August 18, was the first day back for Williamsburg County School District students; however, the Office of Instructional Services had been working …

Voters return to polls next week

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Voters will return to the polls September 16, to vote for the State Senate District 32 seat. The runoff pits Williamsburg County Councilmember Sam …

Donald Tisdale, Kingstree

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Donald Tisdale, Kingstree - Donald Alexander “Donnie” Tisdale, 86, husband of Elise Parker Tisdale, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Commander Nursing Home of Florence. Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home.

GKCU recognized for youth education and community service UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union (GKCU) has been recognized by the Carolinas Credit Union League Foundation with two state-level awards (based on asset …

When was the last time you recycled?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Airports on agenda

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Airport was a major focus on Williamsburg County Council’s agenda. Council adopted a draft of policy and procedure at its September 8, meeting. The FFA approved policy and procedure will allow for the preparation of airport ground leasehold agreements.

Community & Faith, Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like. The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m. All are welcome …

Close enough

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:30 a.m.

You’ve probably heard someone say “Close enough.” That could be used for lots of situations. You’ve probably heard “Close only counts in horseshoes. …

Louise Boyd, Kngstree

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Louise Boyd, Kngstree - Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Scott Boyd, conducted by Pastor James C. Lane, were held Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at St. Paul United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Boyd died Friday, September 5, 2014, at Sumter …

Raymond Muldrow, Kingstree

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Raymond Muldrow, Kingstree - Raymond Kovac “Roc” Muldrow of Kingstree, 21, died Sunday, August 31, 2014, due to injuries received in an automobile accident.

Stuckey airport to close

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Soon the Williamsburg County Airport will be home to several T-Hangers capable of housing planes. The hangers will be leased which will in turn …

Peanuts focus of field day

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Peanuts are continuing to grow in popularity among farmers. As peanut production increases so does the need for knowledge to produce high quality and …


Police looking for counterfeit cash suspects UPDATED

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:35 p.m.

The Georgetown Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the individuals in these pictures and the owner of the vehicle in the …


County OKs one-day event exemptions

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:25 a.m.

Organizations who plan to hold one-day events in Georgetown County are one step closer to an easier process than in the past.


Serving the Community: Austin Bren, Georgetown County Fire/EMS

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:28 a.m.

Paramedic/Firefighter Austin Bren, 28, travels from Mount Pleasant each day to get to work. A graduate of both the University of Arizona – with a BS …

Let's Watch a Movie! UPDATED

Sunday, September 14, 2014 7:51 a.m.

Young and old gathered at the Kingstree Recreation Center Saturday, September 13, to watch Frozen. The free event was hosted by The News and …


WID to hold Woman of the Year

Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Women in Defense (WID) Palmetto Chapter is pleased to announce their 5th annual Military Woman of the Year (MWOY) celebration at our Salute to the Fighting Ladies cocktail event.


Outage leaves Georgetown powerless

Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Parts of downtown Georgetown were left without power for about 30 minutes on Sept. 8, after an insulator failed on a power pole.


Flood Watch in Effect

Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:26 a.m.

Flood Watch in Effect until 6 a.m. Sunday


Dr. Catie Swift joins GHS

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

A fellowship-trained hematology and oncology specialist has joined the medical staffs of Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital. …


Boil & Stump set for Sept. 24

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Candidates for federal, state and local offices will gather in Georgetown on Sept. 24 to present their platforms to area residents.

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