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Memorial Day events planned in Georgetown and Andrews

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Memorial Day events are planned for Georgetown and Andrews on Monday, May 30.

SPORTS

Waccamaw High’s Almond to play baseball at Erskine

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s Levi Almond signed to play baseball for Erskine College on May 20.

Police: Men, boy robbed Georgetown man at gunpoint

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:13 a.m.

Police said two men and a boy were arrested less than one minute after a city man reported he was robbed at gunpoint near a Georgetown shopping …

NEWS

Blueberry Brunch features co-host of ‘The Talk’

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:10 p.m.

“When you talk about the community coming together and rising to the top, look to your left, then look to the right, because that’s the …

SPORTS

Andrews spring football UPDATED

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8:45 p.m.

Andrews High School's football team spent part of May practicing for the 2016 season before the school year ended. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South …

SPORTS

Brian Vause visits victory lane for first time since 2011 UPDATED

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

After a nearly five-year drought, Brian Vause was back in victory lane at Myrtle Beach Speedway on May 7.

SPORTS

AHS’ Evans to pitch at Florence-Darlington Tech

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Andrews High’s Kirby Evans signed to play softball at Florence-Darlington Technical College on May 19.

NEWS

New teacher reflects on first year in family business

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:17 p.m.

The first school year of Carrie West’s career is coming to a close, and she said she loves her job even more than she thought she would. …

NEWS

Gov. Haley signs 20-week abortion ban in South Carolina UPDATED

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:44 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. …

Georgetown deputies searching for alleged armed robber UPDATED

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:25 p.m.

Deputies are asking for information that could lead to the arrest of a man who allegedly robbed a Choppee community general store.

OBITUARIES

Obituaries, May 25, 2015

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:32 a.m.

DEATH NOTICES

SPORTS

Fishing column: Better weather bringing bigger fish

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

We’ve had mostly very good fishing weather with only intermittent spots of rain over the past few weeks.

NEWS

Proposed Andrews budget faces $378K shortfall

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:16 a.m.

The Town of Andrews is facing a $378,768 budget deficit for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, under a proposed budget presented to the Andrews Town Council …

NEWS

Georgetown County OKs assisted living facility in Pawleys Island

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:04 p.m.

A new assisted-living facility in Pawleys Island is one step closer to joining the new Coastal Montessori Charter School in the Allston Plantation …

Tidelands Health opens $2.5 million outreach facility in Georgetown UPDATED

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:10 a.m.

Of all the inspirational speeches given — and there were many — at the new Tidelands Health Community Resource Center ribbon-cutting, …

Solicitor drops charge against Georgetown Councilman Sheldon Butts

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:26 p.m.

More than six months after he was arrested on a felony child sex crime charge, the case against a Georgetown City Council member has been dropped. …

PG-rated ‘Angry Birds’ flocks to No. 1 over R-rated ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Nice Guys’

By Lindsey Bahr

AP Film Writer

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:11 p.m.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain America” has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. “The Angry Birds …

Georgetown’s Black River United Way raises $400K from workforce campaigns

Monday, May 23, 2016 11:50 a.m.

This year the Black River United Way has surpassed its campaign goal of $400,000 for the 2015-2016 year thanks to donors from workplace campaigns, …

SC woman dies in zip-line accident in Utah UPDATED

Sunday, May 22, 2016 10:13 p.m.

PROVO, Utah — Authorities have identified a woman who died while riding a zip line at a Utah resort.

Museum celebrates Star Trek at 50 with artifacts, tribbles

By Donna Gordon Blankinship

Associated Press

Saturday, May 21, 2016 12:10 p.m.

SEATTLE (AP) — It’s been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, …

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce announces annual award winners UPDATED

Friday, May 20, 2016 9:28 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce has announced seven award winners to be honored during the 99th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 9. …

NEWS

Georgetown man wins third place in Backhoe Rodeo UPDATED

Friday, May 20, 2016 12:00 p.m.

The top three winners in the 22nd annual Backhoe Rodeo challenge held in Georgetown May 19 were from the three different counties competing.

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 …

SPORTS

Warriors win golf title

Friday, May 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s boys golf team set a state record and won the Class AA state title on May 17.

How does the Four-Way Test impact my everyday life?

Friday, May 20, 2016 10:23 p.m.

(Editor’s Note: This commentary is actually Mary Katherine Altman’s award-winning essay about the Rotary Club’s Four-Way Test. …

OBITUARIES

Obituaries May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016 9:08 a.m.

Death Notices

Georgetown Middle TMD graduation UPDATED

Friday, May 20, 2016 12:31 a.m.

Special education students at Georgetown Middle School celebrated the end of the school year with a graduation ceremony for the eighth-graders …

Scams target families that want to help

Friday, May 20, 2016 11:54 a.m.

Over the past year, multiple Georgetown County residents have reported they were swindled out of money after someone claiming to be a relative called …

SPORTS

New era for GHS volleyball already under way

By Randy Akers

news@southstrandnews.com

Friday, May 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Every coach has their own approach and their own goals for what they hope to accomplish during their limited spring practice period.

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