Georgetown County GOP delegate Jerry Rovner featured in Yahoo! News series on Republican National Convention

Monday, July 18, 2016 6:50 p.m.

Local Republicans will have a chance to hear a firsthand account of all the happenings at this week’s Republican National Convention from one …


Plantersville resident Birt Adams declares bid for Georgetown County sheriff

Friday, July 15, 2016 5:48 p.m.

Although spending two decades working in one of the country’s most notorious prisons may not sound like the best way to perfect one’s …


Pawleys island teen spent the last four years shagging fly balls at the Home Run Derby

Friday, July 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Brandon Ahalt of Pawleys Island was in San Diego on July 11, shagging fly balls at the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby.


Pawleys Island to enforce leash law UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:40 a.m.

The days of canines roaming free on Pawleys Island are coming to an end.

Man sentenced in Pawleys Island death, Garden City assault UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:41 a.m.

A Lexington man will spend 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to two high-profile crimes that took place in the Grand and South strands within …

Family, friends, Georgetown community gathers to remember Courtney Baynes Dorsey UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:33 p.m.

Although the hundreds of people who gathered to remember Courtney Baynes Dorsey may have had different memories of him, all of them agreed on one …

Date set for Pawleys Island’s annual St. Paul’s Peach Festival

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Peach lovers soon will converge in Pawleys Island to enjoy the seventh annual St. Paul’s Peach Festival.


Pawleys couple helping pickleball grow

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2:44 p.m.

Bill and Pearl Thorn have been playing pickleball for years and were thrilled when the sport was added to the schedule at the Waccamaw Regional …


Georgetown County schedules public meeting on Murrells Inlet dredging

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:29 p.m.

The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting to present plans for a dredging project in Murrells Inlet that is …


Memorial set for missing Georgetown teen Courtney Dorsey

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:44 a.m.

Although his body has not yet been recovered, a memorial service will be held for a Georgetown teen who died trying to save his younger brother. …

Georgetown County teacher chosen for national training at Library of Congress

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 10:05 a.m.

Contrary to popular opinion among students, not all teachers take the summer off.


Wooten: I-73 permit on horizon UPDATED

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:54 p.m.

A public comment period has begun for Interstate 73, which means a permit to begin the project could be issued in less than two months.


Update: Firefighters revive dog trapped in burning Pawleys Island home UPDATED

Monday, July 11, 2016 1:58 p.m.

Although firefighters were unable to prevent a Pawleys Island home from sustaining “extensive damage,” they were able to resuscitate …


Nick McClary column: Educating yourself about pain can help you deal with it UPDATED

Friday, July 8, 2016 9:53 a.m.

Over the past year, I’ve written quite a bit about how the brain is involved in pain. Pain is a complex interaction that takes into account …

Cross-country kayaker stops in Georgetown, soaks up charm UPDATED

Friday, July 8, 2016 8:51 a.m.

Denver-based kayaker Rich Brand is riding the waves of life and inspiring youth along the way as he paddles on a 5,000-mile journey that brought him …


Conference in Pawleys Island to answer Christian’s questions about sexual revolution

Friday, July 8, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Christians who have questions and concerns about the “sexual revolution” and what has been termed “gender confusion” will …

The Police Blotter returns with a business proposition, a world wide web of lies and more UPDATED

Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:24 p.m.

After police received a tip that a man wanted on several warrants was seen entering a city home, they drove to the home and approached it from the …


50 is nifty for Pawleys Island Parade UPDATED

Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Hundreds of people of all ages braved scorching heat on July 4 to cheer on the nearly 70 entrants in the annual Pawleys Island Parade.


Public invited to town hall meeting regarding flood damage UPDATED

Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:48 p.m.

The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office will host a town hall meeting to discuss repairing and refurbishing homes that were damaged in the …


Volunteers needed for flood damage assessment in Georgetown, Williamsburg counties

Thursday, July 7, 2016 9:08 p.m.

A long-term recovery group dedicated to repairing the damage from the flooding of 2015 has asked for volunteers to help figure out the true extent of …

Boeing shows Georgetown County students how to make industrial futures take flight UPDATED

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:26 a.m.

Georgetown County students who receive the right training in middle and high school can be competitive for jobs at Boeing in Charleston, or one of …


Update: Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District recovers children from sandbar UPDATED

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 4:13 p.m.

Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District personnel were able to retrieve two children who were trapped on a sandbar off the coast near South Waccamaw …

Fourth of July ends with a bang in Georgetown County

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:31 a.m.

Whether through song or spectacle, hundreds gathered for the City of Georgetown’s Fourth of July celebration this week.


DNR resumes search for Georgetown boy who vanished in ocean at Pawleys Island

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 9:58 a.m.

The Department of Natural Resources is preparing to resume its search for a 16-year-old Georgetown boy who was pulled underwater while he was trying …


Georgetown, Pawleys Island communities react as search for Maryville teen goes on UPDATED

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:05 p.m.

Although his body has not yet been recovered, the community is in mourning after a 16-year-old Maryville resident disappeared into the ocean current …

Pawleys Island Fourth of July Parade UPDATED

Monday, July 4, 2016 4:45 p.m.

The Town of Pawleys Island celebrated the 50th anniversary of the island's Fourth of July Parade. Hundreds lined Myrtle Avenue and braved the heat …


St. James basketball camp UPDATED

Monday, July 4, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Every summer St. James basketball Coach Monty Carr hosts a camp for youngsters. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Update: Search called off for 16-year-old who went missing off the coast of Pawleys Island

Monday, July 4, 2016 6:40 p.m.

Emergency teams have called off a search for a 16-year-old Georgetown boy who vanished under the waters off the coast of Pawleys Island yesterday. …


Georgetown teen believed to have drowned at Pawleys Island trying to rescue little brother UPDATED

Sunday, July 3, 2016 10:59 p.m.

A recovery effort is under way for a 16-year-old Georgetown boy who is believed to have drowned off the shore of Pawleys Island Sunday, July 3.

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