Obituaries Aug. 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:58 a.m.

James Dimery


Andrews residents complain about debris issues during council meeting

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:13 a.m.

Residents of the town of Andrews sat quietly while the town’s council held a public hearing and then unanimously gave final passage to a 10- …

Presidential pen pal: Obama exchanges letters with McDonald Elementary School student

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:31 p.m.

When McDonald Elementary School second-grader Sean Bryson Thomas needed an excuse to miss school on his upcoming birthday, he bypassed his parents …


Andrews dominates Waccamaw 47-13

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Jaizell Murphy and Michael Pipkin combined for six touchdowns to lead Andrews High to a 47-13 win over Waccamaw on Friday night.


Tailwaker crew nabs second in Charleston tourney

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Stuart Ballard and the crew from Tailwalker Marine in Georgetown finished second in the Miracles King Mackerel Tournament, which took place in Charleston on Friday and Saturday.


Little girl, big fish

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Natalie Grenham, 10, caught a large red fish in the North Inlet while fishing with Capt. Robert Mayer of Georgetown.


‘A genteel Southern lady’

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:22 p.m.

The late Betty Williams, who served as Georgetown County clerk of court from 1974 to 1996, is being remembered as a dedicated official, a respected …


County OKs outdoor shooting ranges

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:43 a.m.

Commercial outdoor shooting ranges could soon be allowed in parts of Georgetown County, and some areas on the Waccamaw Neck will be included. …


Carvers Bay falls 29-12 to Marlboro County

By Dan McNiel


Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Carvers Bay gave up three fourth-quarter touchdowns to Marlboro County on Friday night and lost 29-12 in the season opener for both teams.


Georgetown falls to Conway 41-19

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s football team kept pace with Conway for three quarters on Friday night, but two touchdowns in the fourth quarter gave the …

Police Blotter

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:44 p.m.

Near the end of a funeral, a man walked over to a female friend’s vehicle and started it to give the air-conditioning time to cool off the car. …


Ladies of the net

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The varsity teams from all four of Georgetown County’s high schools prepared for the regular season with a scrimmage at Carvers Bay on Aug. 18. …


Georgetown crash ties up traffic at Highmarket/Fraser intersection UPDATED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:12 p.m.

Traffic is tied up at the intersection of Highmarket and North Fraser streets after a two-vehicle collision involving a South Carolina Department of …


Rezoning OKed by Georgetown County planners draws concerns

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:56 p.m.

A zoning change request for a 4.5-acre tract of land on Browns Ferry Road in the Lanes Creek community has drawn some concern from nearby neighbors. …


Anglers finding luck with slot-sized and small fish

By Rich Crook


Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The past few weeks have produced some solid fishing in the area.


Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:47 a.m.

Wednesday Aug. 24


Georgetown City Council nixes mobile homes, approves subcommittee for West End Redevelopment Plan

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:50 p.m.

During the Aug. 18 meeting, council members denied a request to rezone the West End to permit the addition of mobile homes on more than 200 vacant …


Planners OK proposed changes to land use element map for Georgetown steel mill site

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:43 p.m.

As the city prepares for the arrival of a team of advisers to discuss the fate of the plot of land that housed the former ArcelorMittal steel mill, …


U.S. House candidate Mal Hyman stops in Georgetown on ‘listening tour’

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:22 a.m.

After spending 30 years having students listen to him, longtime Coker College professor and Democratic Party Congressional candidate Mal Hyman has …


City of Georgetown prepares to move into temporary City Hall

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:46 p.m.

City Administrator Paul Gardner said he hopes to complete the relocation of city services to their temporary base of operations early next week, as …

DEU: Three Georgetown County residents charged with making, disposing of meth materials UPDATED

Monday, August 22, 2016 5:39 p.m.

Three county residents were arrested, agents said, after an investigation into disturbance calls resulted in the discovery of methamphetamine …


Georgetown County volleyball scrimmage UPDATED

Monday, August 22, 2016 2:21 p.m.

The varsity teams from all four of Georgetown County's high schools prepared for the regular season with a scrimmage at Carvers Bay on Aug. 18. …


IFA Redfish Tour returns to Georgetown Co. this fall UPDATED

Monday, August 22, 2016 4:02 p.m.

Registration is open for The IFA Redfish Tour and Kayak Tour, which return to Georgetown County in late September.


Former long-time Georgetown County Clerk of Court Betty Williams dies at 87

Monday, August 22, 2016 12:10 p.m.

Betty Williams, who served as Georgetown County clerk of court from 1974 to 1996, died Saturday, Aug. 20, at her residence. She was 87.

Years in the making: Francis Marion Forest plan released

Associated Press

Monday, August 22, 2016 12:10 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new management plan for the sprawling Francis Marion National Forest between Charleston and Myrtle Beach has been …

Georgetown Co. firefighter says dreams, faith restored memories after stroke

Monday, August 22, 2016 9:15 a.m.

After a debilitating stroke, Mason Caudle credits health-care workers at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital for saving his life, but, he said, it …


Andrews dominates Waccamaw UPDATED

Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:12 a.m.

Andrews High opened the high school football season in dominating fashion on Friday night, beating Waccamaw 47-13.


Andrews vs. Waccamaw football UPDATED

Saturday, August 20, 2016 2:30 a.m.

Andrews dominated Waccamaw 47-13 in the first game of the high school football seasonon Aug. 19. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Dornan ready for life after ‘Fifty Shades’

By Leanne Italie

Associated Press

Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:01 a.m.

NEW YORK — What’s Jamie Dornan got to look forward to? The links.


Friday, August 19, 2016 9:03 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 19

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