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Surveyors needed for winter Baltimore oriole study

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will conduct an annual Baltimore oriole winter survey on Feb. 12-15 in conjuncture with the Great Backyard Bird Count.

NEWS

Health Revival planned for Feb. 15-17 in Choppee community

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:11 p.m.

When most people think of a revival, they might picture people in church singing and clapping their hands in praise, but that is not the kind of …

OBITUARIES

Obituaries Feb. 10, 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:28 p.m.

Death Notice

SPORTS

Basketball roundup: Warriors fall to Marion

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Kenley Vereen had 15 points for Waccamaw High in a 42-41 loss to Marion on Feb. 4.

Chocolate & Champagne event to benefit SC-CARES Animal Sanctuary UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:33 a.m.

Candy makers at Sweeties in Georgetown are creating some very special chocolate delights – including hundreds of chocolate-covered …

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

SPORTS

Jumpy Geathers honored with golden football

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

James “Jumpy” Geathers, the only Georgetown County native to play on a winning team in the Super Bowl, was honored at Carvers Bay High …

SPORTS

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

NEWS

Bent Tree Lane residents ask for Georgetown County’s aid with flooding woes

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:35 a.m.

County officials say they have stepped in to help residents of a Pawleys Island neighborhood who have been plagued with flooding on their streets and …

NEWS

Longtime Georgetown Co. Treasurer Washington-Cooper not seeking re-election

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:34 a.m.

After more than four decades of working in the county treasurer’s office — with more than 20 years spent in the treasurer’s …

SPORTS

Sign-up open for Waccamaw Senior Games

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Registration is now open for the the Waccamaw Sports Classic, which will be held April 8 at Coastal Carolina University.

NEWS

Georgetown County: Grassroots group does not need signed petition to change chicken limits

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:10 p.m.

Georgetown County officials say a grassroots group of citizens called Save Our Chickens Georgetown has better options to affect change than starting …

SPORTS

Basketball: Bears fall to Tigers

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s boys started Friday in a tie at the top of Region VIII-A, but a 59-48 loss to Hemingway, coupled with a win by Latta, dropped …

SPORTS

Colder temperatures affecting anglers succes

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The recent seesaw weather seems to have the fish and anglers alike torn over exactly what to do.

NEWS

Jeb Bush to speak in Murrells Inlet Wednesday evening

From staff reports

Monday, February 8, 2016 5:02 p.m.

Presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak in Murrells Inlet Wednesday, Feb. 10.

NEWS

Nurturing Neighbors: Queen Stafford

Monday, February 8, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Queen Stafford

NEWS

South Carolina officers trained on anti-meth technology

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:10 p.m.

South Carolina – February 5, 2016 – This week, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA), in conjunction with Appriss, conducted three trainings across the state on the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), which is the a real-time, stop-sale technology used to ensure that purchasers of pseudoephedrine (PSE) …

NEWS

Officials monitor river levels in rain-soaked region UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Sunday, February 7, 2016 7:02 p.m.

A flood watch remains in effect for Georgetown County. According to the National Weather Service, the ground is saturated in some areas and any …

NEWS

Donnie and Frankie Nance try to put their lives back together after devastating fire

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithlysouthstrandnews.com

Saturday, February 6, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Frankie Nance sifted through the ashes of her Andrews home Wednesday morning and sighed.

NEWS

WIS teacher collecting for MUSC UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, February 6, 2016 8:57 p.m.

A Waccamaw Intermediate School teacher whose granddaughter was treated at MUSC, is once again collecting donations for the hospital’s current …

SPORTS

Column: Why sports matter

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I recently met a young man who is an example of why extracurricular activities, especially sports, are so important in school.

19 state, local offices up for election in 2016

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:14 a.m.

Although a lot of attention is going to this year’s presidential race, Georgetown County voters will have no shortage of choices to make …

NEWS

Tidelands Health Community Resource Center in Georgetown set to open in April UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:12 a.m.

A new Tidelands Health Community Resource Center in Georgetown is on track to open this April, officials say.

NEWS

Georgetown County school board passes first reading of district-wide tobacco ban

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The Georgetown County Board of Education on Feb. 2 approved on first reading a new policy that would ban the use of any tobacco product on all school …

SPORTS

Basketball roundup: Bears throttle Warriors

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s boys dominated Creek Bridge 63-28 on Feb. 2.

OBITUARIES

Obituaries Feb. 5, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:22 a.m.

Rachel Johnson

COMMUNITY EVENTS UPDATED

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Friday, Feb. 5

DEU: Men dealt crack out of Plantersville home

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:07 a.m.

Drug enforcement agents arrested two men on charges of dealing crack cocaine out of a Plantersville community home in the summer of 2015.

SPORTS

Basketball: Waccamaw downs Loris

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s boys beat Loris 66-53 on Feb. 2 to hold onto fourth place in their region and keep their playoff hopes alive.

Property transfers

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:06 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between Dec. 31 and Jan. 8 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.

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