Hampton Plantation dates back to the Revolution

Monday, May 30, 2016 7:01 a.m.

By Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger


Georgetown coroner sues over challengers’ qualifications

Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A disagreement over the qualifications surrounding a Georgetown County officeholder’s position will be heard by a circuit court judge next week.

Georgetown County-area beaches beckon with surf, sand, sun UPDATED

Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:25 p.m.

The white sand beaches of the Georgetown area’s coast line are perfect for summer getaways.

Winyah Bee Rotary Club celebrates 30th anniversary in Georgetown County UPDATED

Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:02 a.m.

Even if you don’t know of the Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club, chances are its members have touched your life, as well as the lives of your …


AHS’ Wanyae Moore signs with Spartanburg Methodist

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Andrews High’s Wanyae Moore signed to play basketball at Spartanburg Methodist College on May 24.


Friday, May 27, 2016 8:40 a.m.

Friday, May 27


Nick McClary column: Ice bath after a tough game?

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Throughout my years of playing baseball, from Little League all the way through college, I frequently heard, “You better go ice your arm after you pitch.” It’s simply a well-known “fact” that to recover and not be as sore the next day, you should ice your arm after you pitch.

Album review: Cyndi Lauper’s Detour is a road well traveled

Friday, May 27, 2016 10:04 a.m.

Cyndi Lauper’s nearly four-decade career has taken her in many directions – rockabilly, pop, dance and the blues.


Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years UPDATED

By Jennifer Kay Associated Press

Friday, May 27, 2016 3:35 p.m.

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say …


Georgetown County defers action on outdoor shooting ranges

Friday, May 27, 2016 8:01 a.m.

People who are awaiting approval of outdoor shooting ranges in Georgetown County will have to wait a while longer.

UPDATE: Storm off coast of Ga./Fla. coast, expected to continue up SC coast UPDATED

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:54 p.m.

According to the center, the storm is off of the Georgia and Florida coasts and continues to track toward Charleston.


Georgetown County golf results

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Reserve: Ladies’ results May 25


Nine-time state champion headed to Clemson

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s Amelia Jones signed to run for Clemson University on May 25.

Property transfers

Friday, May 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between April 18 and April 22 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.


Chris Sokoloski column: County’s best on the bases

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

2016 was another stellar year on high school diamonds in Georgetown County.


Wahoos continue to cut times in the pool

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown YMCA/USA Wahoos hosted Beaufort, Hartsville and Sumter on May 21 for a YMCA Swim League Meet.


Spring football

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

High school football players were back in action in the waning days of the school year. Waccamaw was the only Georgetown County team to host an intra- …


Half a century apart to the day, sea rescues come to define heroic efforts of Jordan family

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:01 p.m.

Being in the right place at the right time might be a coincidence for some, but for a Georgetown family of fishermen, it seems to be their fate. …


Obituaries May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016 8:49 a.m.

Death Notices

Tiger shark caught for 2nd time by same fisherman

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:35 p.m.

It seems a huge tiger shark named Chessie likes the South Carolina coast.


Memorial Day signals return of American Legion baseball UPDATED

By Randy Akers


Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Every summer, Georgetown and Waccamaw high school baseball players participate in the Junior American Legion season.


Gov. Haley to headline Boyd event at DeBordieu

Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:19 p.m.

Reese Boyd for South Carolina State Senate today announced Gov. Nikki Haley as the guest of honor at a reception on Tuesday, May 31. The reception …


Meet Roscoe, Zoe, Gizmo, Emma and Madia ... all up for adoption UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Each week, the South Strand News features pets for adoption from Coastal Animal Rescue.


Graduation ceremonies set for local schools

Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:35 p.m.

Schools in Georgetown County, both public and private, will hold graduation ceremonies over the next few days.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.

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