Boat club plans Murrells Inlet day for kids, benefit for Big Brothers, Big Sisters UPDATED

Friday, June 3, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Freedom Boat Club, the nation’s oldest and largest boat club with 10,000-plus members in 21 states, has formed a national partnership to …

Graduates of Lowcountry Preparatory School in Pawleys Island ready to shape a changing world

Friday, June 3, 2016 10:41 a.m.

Looking forward to a bright future, nine smiling graduates received their diplomas during commencement exercises for the Lowcountry Preparatory …

Georgetown deputies search for alleged Pawleys Island jewelry store robber UPDATED

Friday, June 3, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputies have asked for the public’s help in locating a man who may have robbed a Pawleys Island jewerly store.


Waccamaw High School has record number of graduates, scholarships

Friday, June 3, 2016 6:07 p.m.

Waccamaw High School celebrated its largest graduating class with more than 190 students during commencement exercises on June 2 in the …


Viet Nam veteran honored at Murrells Inlet Memorial Day Service

Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Memorial Day was extra special this year for Lynette Carothers of Murrells Inlet because her husband, a Viet Nam veteran who died in 2015, was …


Parking and bad behavior on town residents’ minds

Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

More than two dozen Pawleys Island residents got a chance to chat with the mayor and Town Council members during a Town Hall meeting on May 27. …

Murrells Inlet restaurant’s aquarium to be featured on national TV show

Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:28 p.m.

Patrons who enjoy the 3,000-gallon aquarium at The Claw House in Murrells Inlet are in for a treat when the restaurant’s lobby attraction is …


Serving the Community: Cody Mowris

Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Cody Mowris is getting used to living on the Grand Strand after moving here from Pennsylvania in February.


Judge hears arguments in Georgetown coroner's lawsuit UPDATED

Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:11 p.m.

A decision regarding a dispute over the qualifications of two candidates for public office may be heading to trial to resolve a pair of factual …


‘Good’ spring for Sharks football

Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Spring practice for the St. James football program ended with an intra-squad game on May 26.


Gavin Chilton signs WHS’ first lacrosse scholarship

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:12 p.m.

Waccamaw High’s Gavin Chilton signed to play lacrosse at Notre Dame de Namur University on May 26.


Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament nets a big catch UPDATED

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 8:45 a.m.

Kelli Ann Roof had a tropical storm nipping at her heels on Friday, May 27, when she hooked and landed a 477.2-pound blue marlin that netted her the …

Foster families needed in Georgetown County UPDATED

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 8:44 a.m.

Steve and Hope Smith of Georgetown have fostered more than 40 children in the past eight years through the Georgetown County Foster Parent …


Find out why Murrells Inlet is known as the Seafood Capital

Monday, May 30, 2016 8:01 a.m.

By Eileen Keithly

Robert Lamb column: And now a few words on the soundtrack of your life

Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:03 a.m.

In a recent column on hit songs that have lived on and on (and their authors whose names nobody seems to know), I ended by saying today’s …


GCSO investigating attempted armed robbery at Pawleys Island Waffle House

Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:28 a.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with an …


Nick McClary column: Ice bath after a tough game?

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Throughout my years of playing baseball, from Little League all the way through college, I frequently heard, “You better go ice your arm after you pitch.” It’s simply a well-known “fact” that to recover and not be as sore the next day, you should ice your arm after you pitch.

Tidelands Health Foundation annual gala raises money for Tidelands Community Care Network

Friday, May 27, 2016 10:29 a.m.

A magical night was had by all who attended the Tidelands Health Foundation Rhapsody in Blue Gala on May 21 at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country …

Georgetown County students go high tech at fair

Friday, May 27, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Demonstrating their critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills, hundreds of Georgetown County School students gathered at Waccamaw …


WHS coach impressed with turnout at spring practice

By Randy Akers


Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School football Coach Tyronne Davis is excited about his team’s performance during spring practice.


Honoring Pop Nash

Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Brothers Charlie Nash and Fred Nash Jr. took a boat ride 9 miles off the Murrells Inlet coast on May 18 to watch the construction of an artificial …


Meet Roscoe, Zoe, Gizmo, Emma and Madia ... all up for adoption UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Each week, the South Strand News features pets for adoption from Coastal Animal Rescue.


SC roads, education, reform discussed during state Senate candidate forum UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:16 p.m.

The four Republican candidates for the state Senate's District 34 seat agreed South Carolina was in need of critical reforms but disagreed on the …


Bears end Sharks’ state title dreams

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Belton-Honea Path beat St. James 5-0 on May 23 to win the Class AAA state title.


Update: Murrells Inlet teen dead after boat crash

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:56 p.m.

Authorities have found the body of a boy who went missing after he and a friend were involved in a Murrells Inlet boat crash Monday evening. …


Update: Emergency crews still searching for missing boater near Wacca Wache Marina UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 9:10 p.m.

Emergency units are responding to an area of the Waccamaw River near the Wacca Wache Marina in response to an apparent boat crash.


Waccamaw spring football game UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:21 p.m.

Waccamaw High's football program ended spring practice with an intra-squad game on May 19. Photos by Randy Akers/South Strand News


St. James falls in state finals UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 8:10 p.m.

St. James’ dreams of a second Class AAA state title in the last six years were dashed by Belton-Honea Path.

Georgetown County school board says ‘yes’ to $735,000 for stadium lights

Friday, May 20, 2016 2:40 p.m.

Friday night lights at Andrews and Waccamaw high school football stadiums will be brighter next year after the Georgetown County School District …

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