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Huntington Beach State Park resumes operations after destructive fire UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:37 p.m.

Although more than one week has passed since a bolt of lightning sparked a fire that burned down a state park building, one park official said the …

Registration begins for Georgetown County School District

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:06 a.m.

As the summer winds down, Georgetown County teachers and students are preparing for their return to school.

SPORTS

First responders softball

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and deputies from fire companies and law enforcement agencies in Georgetown and Horry counties …

NEWS

American Red Cross, All Hands battle mold from flood damage in Andrews UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:17 a.m.

Though more than 10 months have passed since historic rainfall and flooding caused millions of dollars worth of damage across the state, hundreds of …

SPORTS

Hot weather not slowing down anglers

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The recent East Coast heatwave has raised water temperatures throughout the area up into the mid- to high-80s.

NEWS

Pokémon Go craze has arrived

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:34 a.m.

If you see people walking around staring at their cell phones, they might be looking for a PokéStop, a Pokémon gym, a Charizard or a …

OBITUARIES

Obituaries July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Death Notices

SPORTS

Pawleys Island Kayak Races UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:39 p.m.

After a lull in participation in 2015, the annual Pawleys Island Kayak Races rebounded this year with nearly 70 participants. Photos by Chris …

SPORTS

Sportin’ Life claims billfish series title

By Tommy Braswell

Post and Courier

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Syked Out doubled its open-day effort on July 23 and won the Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament while Sportin’ Life squeaked out the …

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:15 a.m.

Wednesday, July 27

SPORTS

Georgetown Landing Marina hosting free fishing tournament for kids UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The 15th annual Bobby Clarke Memorial Reel Kids, Reel Fun Fishing Tournament will be Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. at Georgetown Landing Marina.

Waccamaw Neck beaches see record sea turtle nest numbers

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:33 p.m.

Nesting sea turtles have outdone themselves again in South Carolina.

NEWS

Georgetown planners vote against change to allow more mobile homes in West End

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:56 p.m.

Although the city’s Planning Commission voted against recommending a change in zoning ordinance to add more mobile homes to the West End, it …

UPDATE: 1 jailed, 3 injured in 4-car collision on U.S. Highway 17 between Georgetown, Pawleys Island UPDATED

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:50 p.m.

Three people were injured, a Pawleys Island man was jailed and traffic was stopped for about two hours after a four-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway …

Georgetown native holds summer camp for local children

Monday, July 25, 2016 8:56 a.m.

Queen Earlene’s Uplifting Children’s Camp continues to be a sought after summer camp for Georgetown youth.

Police Blotter

Monday, July 25, 2016 4:15 p.m.

Sleeping on the job

NEWS

Update: EMS chief says motorcyclist ‘stable’ after Georgetown crash UPDATED

Monday, July 25, 2016 3:14 p.m.

Authorities said a motorcyclist was stable after an afternoon collision left him lying injured in the middle of a major Georgetown intersection. …

NEWS

New Georgetown Administrator Paul Gardner discusses role at city’s helm

Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Even though he’s been on the job for less than two weeks, City Administrator and former Police Chief Paul Gardner said he expects big things …

NEWS

Georgetown Coroner’s Office IDs body found floating in Black River in Andrews UPDATED

Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:59 p.m.

The coroner’s office has identified a woman whose body was discovered yesterday floating in the Black River.

NEWS

Body found in Black River in Andrews UPDATED

Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:56 p.m.

Authorities have reported finding a body floating in the Black River off of Big Dam Swamp Road in Andrews.

SPORTS

First responders one-pitch tournament UPDATED

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:00 p.m.

First responders from around Georgetown County and the S.C. Highway Patrol battled each other in a one-pitch softball tournament at 8 Oaks Park on …

SPORTS

Wahoos use home-pool advantage to shine at state meet

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Family YMCA hosted 160 swimmers and their families on July 15-16 for the YMCA Summer Swim League championship meet.

Property transfers

Friday, July 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between June 13 and June 17 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, July 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Friday, July 22

SPORTS

Chris Sokoloski column: Saving young arms

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently decided to force states to regulate how many pitches a baseball player can throw in a game and how much time must pass before a player can pitch again.

SPORTS

Pawleys Island kayak races

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

SPORTS

Pelicans Ballpark hosting professional softball games

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark will host the Pennsylvania Rebellion, a National Pro Fastpitch women’s softball team, in games on July 28 and 29.

SPORTS

County joins USA Football Heads Up Football

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation is joining the USA Football Heads Up Football.

SPORTS

Beware of falling for salesmen’s scare tactice

Friday, July 22, 2016 1:30 p.m.

I’ve recently become aware of a dangerous chemical, and I’ve taken it upon myself to educate as many people as possible about it. …

Georgetown deputies searching for men who allegedly stole steaks from Pawleys Island grocery

Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:43 a.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly stole “a large rack of …

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