Georgetown and Waccamaw tennis teams back in action

By Randy Akers


Friday, October 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The girls tennis teams at Georgetown and Waccamaw high schools are trying to get back to normal in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.


Chris Sokoloski column: The age of instant replay

Friday, October 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

There was a play during a Los Angeles Dodgers/Chicago Cubs game in the National League Championship Series where Adrian Gonzalez of the Dodgers seemed to have touched home plate ahead of the tag by Willson Contreras, the Cubs catcher.


In brief: GHS golfers qualify for state

By Randy Akers


Friday, October 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s School’s girls golf team shot a 409 at the Lower State tournament this week, and qualified to compete for a state …


Spooky tours in Georgetown celebrate Halloween season

Friday, October 21, 2016 7:01 a.m.

People who want to experience a spooky evening can listen to haunting tales and legends while being led through the historic streets of the third- …


Volleyball roundup: Carvers Bay falls to Johnsonville

Friday, October 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Carvers Bay volleyball team returned to action on Oct. 18, and lost a hard-fought match 3-1 to Johnsonville.

Georgetown woman charged with stealing more than $200K from former employer

Thursday, October 20, 2016 3:24 p.m.

A Georgetown woman was arrested, deputies said, after an audit indicated she had stolen more than $200,000 from a local real estate company. …

Four arrested on drug charges in Georgetown UPDATED

Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:02 p.m.

Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug related search warrant Wednesday …


Gardner: Hurricane Matthew took $150K toll on Georgetown UPDATED

Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:57 p.m.

Although no lives were lost, Hurricane Matthew left a mark on the city of Georgetown, both on its streets and in its finances.


Historic rice plantation near Georgetown to host ‘Legends and Lore’ event

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Visitors to Hampton Plantation, south of Georgetown, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 22, will be in for an eerie and mysterious adventure.


Carvers Bay vs Johnsonville UPDATED

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:23 p.m.

Carvers Bay fell to region rival Johnsonvlle on Oct. 18. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Georgetown Economic Development Director Tee Miller resigns

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Despite the resignation of Georgetown’s director for economic development, Mayor Jack Scoville said the city may not be looking for a …


Obituaries Oct. 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:32 a.m.

Kenneth Lawrimore


Warriors nab swim titles

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Waccamaw High added four more swimming state titles on Oct. 15.


St. Frances Animal Center to host Fall Fur Festival in Georgetown

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Furry friends in Halloween costumes will greet attendees during a new event in Georgetown set for Saturday, Oct. 22.


Tennis: Lady Bulldogs top Lady Fighting Marlins UPDATED

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Georgetown High’s girls tennis team beat Lowcountry Prep 8-1 on Oct. 4.


B-team football: Waccamaw vs Georgetown UPDATED

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:24 p.m.

Waccamaw topped Georgetown in B-team football on Oct. 19. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Wooden Boat Show returns to downtown Georgetown UPDATED

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:45 p.m.

Boats were the vehicle of choice on Front Street over the weekend, as the Wooden Boat Show returned to downtown Georgetown.

Police: Georgetown restaurant owner jailed after threatening to ‘slice up’ passerby

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 7:22 p.m.

Less than three weeks after a Front Street business-owner confronted a passing group of Black Lives Matter marchers outside of his store, he was …


Georgetown among 15 more SC counties eligible for Hurricane Matthew help

Associated Press

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:46 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved 15 more counties for individual assistance after Hurricane Matthew. …


Georgetown County Chamber to host discussion about new overtime laws

Monday, October 17, 2016 11:49 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce will hold a legal discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 18 about the new Federal Fair Labor Standards Act on Overtime, …


Update: County says rising river levels won’t affect Georgetown like other areas UPDATED

Monday, October 17, 2016 11:39 a.m.

Although the National Weather Service placed a section of Georgetown County under a flood warning Monday morning, one county official said the region …


Obituaries Oct. 14, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016 8:43 a.m.

Carnal Flowers Jr.

Accident causes power outage in Georgetown

Monday, October 17, 2016 6:16 p.m.

An accident involving an 18-wheeler and a transformer caused a power outage in the Kensington area of Georgetown on Monday evening.

Cardboard Boat Regatta UPDATED

Sunday, October 16, 2016 5:28 p.m.

The Wooden Boat Show added a Cardboard Boat Regatta in the Sampit River this year. Some participants spent weeks working on their boat. Other spent …

Wooden Boat Race UPDATED

Sunday, October 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

As part of the Wooden Boat Show, two-person teams built wooden boats and then raced them on the Sampit River on Oct. 15. Photo by Chris …


Wooden Boat Show UPDATED

Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:17 p.m.

Downtown Georgetown welcomed visitors to the annual Wooden Boat Show on Oct. 15-16. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Hope prevails: Eight Days of Hope continues flood rebuild effort amidst Hurricane Matthew relief UPDATED

Friday, October 14, 2016 1:44 p.m.

Although the arrival of Hurricane Matthew coincided with the start of a massive rebuilding effort for homes damaged in last year’s historic …


Football regular season extended to Nov. 11

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:50 p.m.

The South Carolina High School League voted Wednesday to add Nov. 11 to the high school football season.


Chris Sokoloski column: See no sports, cover no sports, talk no sports

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:51 p.m.

Hurricane Matthew may be long gone, but it is still raining on my parade.


Rising river forces evacuation for some Georgetown County residents

Friday, October 14, 2016 1:40 p.m.

Although the county closed a section of state Highway 41 Tuesday after rising river levels brought on by Hurricane Matthew overtook the road, a …

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