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Sen. Graham announces tour – is official presidential bid announcement coming?

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:11 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham seems only one step away from making a presidential bid official.

NEWS

GKCU awards scholarships

From staff reports

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:51 a.m.

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union has named 10 area high school seniors from the graduating class of 2015 as this year’s GKCU Scholarship …

SPORTS

Paddle Fest benefits Tara Hall

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Tara Hall Home for Boys will host the 4th Annual Tara Hall Paddle Fest fundraiser on June 20. Paddle Fest is a family-oriented event that takes place all day on Black Mingo Creek and along its banks at Tara Hall’s campus. Tara Hall is in the Rose Hill section of Georgetown County.

General Assembly should pass meaningful infrastructure legislation

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The current session of the South Carolina General Assembly is rapidly coming to a close and as yet no unified, definitive plan of action has materialized to address the state’s crumbling roads and bridges.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

SPORTS

Fishing Report UPDATED

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Activity in the area over the past few has continued to rise steadily. Most of the usual species are biting even better than expected with some …

NEWS

Moveable Feast – Literary luncheons with exciting authors

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Charles Martin is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour.

NEWS

Sorority holds academic recognition reception

Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:53 a.m.

The Mu Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. held its annual academic recognition reception on Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at Bethel AME Church.

NEWS

AROUND THE COMMUNITY

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, May 28

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:57 p.m.

Steel mill workers, families need support

NEWS

Beach rules easier to access

From staff reports

Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:53 a.m.

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation recently installed QR codes on signs at all beach accesses in unincorporated areas of the county.

General Assembly must act now to pass meaningful infrastructure legislation

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The current session of the South Carolina General Assembly is rapidly coming to a close and as yet no unified, definitive plan of action has …

NEWS

The Lakes at Litchfield names four scholarship winners

From staff reports

Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:52 a.m.

The Lakes at Litchfield, a retirement community in Pawleys Island, gave away $3,750 in cash prizes to four winners of the community’s Silver …

NEWS

Live music

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday

NEWS

New book explores mountain fire towers

By Mark A. Stevens

mstevens@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Writer Robert Sorrell has been on a mountain high for quite a while now, but it’s all part of the job.

NEWS

Memorial holiday service held at new Georgetown County Veterans Memorial UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 10 flags at the new Georgetown County Veterans Memorial flew at half-staff above dozens of veterans, military families and patriots last Monday, …

NEWS

Domestic violence survivor empowers women UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dolly Ritchie, also known as Princess Dolly, has gone from victim to victim’s advocate and is sharing her experiences to help others dealing …

NEWS

Berkeley County sweeps Backhoe Rodeo UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Three employees with Berkeley County Roads and Bridges came out on top during the annual Backhoe Rodeo challenge held in Georgetown May 21.

OPINION

Gov. Haley would do well to focus on Georgetown UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

It’s been two weeks since the devastating announcement that nearly 250 workers will lose their jobs with the closing of the Georgetown steel mill, and, unfortunately, we are not hearing enough out of Columbia.

NEWS

New principals named for Plantersville, McDonald elementary UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Starting next school year, Darryl Stanley and Genia Smith will be the new principals of Plantersville and McDonald elementary schools, respectively. …

NEWS

Red Cross volunteers from SC assisting with disaster recovery in Texas

Monday, May 25, 2015 1:53 p.m.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., — Since Friday, eight American Red Cross volunteers from South Carolina have stepped up to answer one of the largest calls for help in the past few years and are traveling to Texas to help with tornado and flood relief.

NEWS

Drowning victim recovered

Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:38 p.m.

A swimmer missing since yesterday has been recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway, according to the Horry County Joint Information Center.

NEWS

Special traffic patterns will alter drives to/from Myrtle Beach airport

Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Special traffic patterns created for Memorial Day weekend in Myrtle Beach will require added attention if you are headed to or from Myrtle Beach Internatioal Airport.

NEWS

Legion, VFW to place flags before holiday

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:00 p.m.

This Memorial Day, when veterans, their loved ones and patriots everywhere will stand beneath the American flag and honor this country’s military past, Georgetown’s deceased veterans will also be honored with an American flag – ones placed at their graves every year by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. …

NEWS

Cadette Scout earns award UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Tanea Miller has earned the highest award as a Cadette Girl Scout – the Silver Award. The title of her project was “Helping to Care for …

NEWS

Sunken dreams UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:01 a.m.

NEWS

GKCU awards scholarships UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union has named 10 area high school seniors from the graduating class of 2015 as this year’s GKCU Scholarship …

SPORTS

WHS’ Grant Smith to run for Winthrop UPDATED

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s Grant Smith signed to run cross country and track at Winthrop University on May 18.

NEWS

Grants available for area caregivers

Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:30 a.m.

Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments has funds available to assist unpaid caregivers within the agency’s tri-county region. Those funds may be available to children caring for elderly parents, people caring for spouses with disabilities, or virtually any person in Georgetown, Horry or Williamsburg counties who devotes their free time …

SPORTS

Jackson Cole headed to golf camp in Hilton Head

Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jackson Cole of Pawleys Island, a freshman at Waccamaw High School, has been selected to attend The First Tee Training Program at the International …

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