Carvers Bay vs. Cross UPDATED

Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:58 p.m.

Carvers Bay battled Cross in the last scrimmage of the preseason. Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Georgetown tobacco farmers carry on a family tradition UPDATED

Friday, August 12, 2016 1:54 p.m.

The bulk of South Carolina’s tobacco crop might be grown in Horry, Marion, Florence, Darlington and Williamsburg counties, but deep in the …


Georgetown County golf results

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Founders Club: Men’s results Aug. 10

Ferdon drops out of Georgetown County School District race

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:27 p.m.

Ten days after Georgetown resident Ricky Ferdon filed his paperwork for a seat on the county’s school board, he dropped out of the race and …


Championship pro

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Stuart Clark, a PGA apprentice and teaching pro at the Steve Dresser Golf Academy in Pawleys Island, won the National Car Rental Carolinas Assistant …



Friday, August 12, 2016 12:24 p.m.


Rep. Tom Rice’s visit to Plantersville gets mixed reactions from residents

Friday, August 12, 2016 4:24 p.m.

After she heard her congressman planned to visit the Plantersville community, resident Vera Livingston went to ask questions about the sewer …

Hostess launches Deep-Fried Twinkies as first frozen treat

By Anne D’innocenzio

AP Retail Writer

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:11 p.m.

NEW YORK (AP) — The deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the state fair to the home freezer.

Several back-to-school events planned in Georgetown, Horry counties

Friday, August 12, 2016 9:34 a.m.

School bells will be ringing Wednesday, Aug. 17, for students and teachers in the Georgetown County School District, as summer comes to a close and …


Bulldogs on the gridiron

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s football team battled Carolina Forest and North Myrtle Beach during scrimmages on Aug. 10. The Bulldogs wrap up the …


Georgetown City Hall closure extended, officials searching for new office space

Friday, August 12, 2016 10:24 a.m.

City Hall will remain closed longer than anticipated, official say, after a structural engineer determined four interior walls were sinking.



Friday, August 12, 2016 2:46 p.m.



Georgetown Rotary awards scholarships

Friday, August 12, 2016 1:34 p.m.

Georgetown police looking for suspected shooter

Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:02 p.m.

The Georgetown Police Department has asked for the public’s help locating a city man who was allegedly involved in a shooting that left a 26- …


Update: New numbers assigned after Georgetown City Hall closes UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 9:21 a.m.

Georgetown City Hall has been closed for the remainder of the work week as engineers explore the cause of an apparent shift in the ground underneath …


Chris Sokoloski column: School District should mandate CPR training UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 4:24 p.m.

I arrived home from a high school football scrimmage on Aug. 10 to the news that River Bluff High School sophomore Lewis Simpkins, 14, had collapsed …

Thousands raised for ailing Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Denise King UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:43 p.m.

After a longtime sheriff’s deputy was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, nearly 1,600 people from the Georgetown community stepped up to …


Georgetown golfer at junior championship

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:43 a.m.


Georgetown prepares for Urban Land Institute advisers’ arrival

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 3:30 p.m.

Even though the defunct Georgetown steel mill is still privately owned, city and county officials are working out the logisitics of hosting a panel …


Georgetown fun run is a glowing success

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 8:43 p.m.

Runners were glowing in the dark on Aug. 6 during The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences inaugural Glo-N-Go 5K fun run.


FCA camp

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:43 a.m.


American Legion in Georgetown hears from youth who attended Boys State, Girls State

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Ten rising Georgetown County high school seniors experienced something this summer that few can claim.

Georgetown Landing Marina hosts Reel Kids, Reel Fun Fishing Tournament

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:25 a.m.

Hooked on fishing


Cooler temps bring hotter fishing

By Rich Crook


Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Slightly cooler water temperatures and milder weather have reportedly led to an upswing in activity, particularly when it comes to the creeks and …


Georgetown County Guardian ad Litem Program seeks volunteer child advocates

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Abused or neglected children in South Carolina do not attend court proceedings, but an adult advocate can stand in for them and make recommendations …


Mother files suit against Georgetown County School District, Kelly Services

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:52 a.m.

The Georgetown County School District has been named in a lawsuit that claims negligence from it and a substitute teacher staffing agency resulted in …


Georgetown football scrimmage UPDATED

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:52 p.m.

Georgetown traveled to Carolina Forest on Aug.10 to scrimmage the Panthers and North Myrtle Beach. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

SCHP: Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:47 a.m.

A Kingstree man was arrested on multiple charges, troopers said, after he drove drunk with a sleeping child in the back seat of his car.

TSA Pre Check opportunity set in Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 3:41 p.m.

An enrollment opportunity for TSA Pre Check has been set at Myrtle Beach International Airport between Sept. 12-16.


Troutman retiring from Georgetown County’s human services UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:28 p.m.

Greg Troutman, described by officials as a “shepherd of employees” who has served Georgetown County’s Human Resources Department …

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