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WIS teacher collecting for MUSC UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, February 6, 2016 8:57 p.m.

A Waccamaw Intermediate School teacher whose granddaughter was treated at MUSC, is once again collecting donations for the hospital’s current …

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Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District breaks ground on new station

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 8:01 a.m.

The shovel hits the ground at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, for the newest fire station in the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District.

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Community rallies to support Inlet kitchen manager

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 4, 2016 4:01 p.m.

In case Herman Carr didn’t know how loved he is in the community before Jan. 30, he knows it now.

SPORTS

Wrestling: Sharks pin Seahawks

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The St. James wrestling team fell behind early to region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 22, but won five of the last six matches by pin to score the 43- …

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Wrestling: Warriors and Sharks battle for bragging rights

From staff reports

Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

Wrestlers from Waccamaw and St. James high schools battled opponents from all over Horry and Georgetown counties at the Horry-Georgetown Invitational …

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Basketball roundup: Waccamaw High Warriors beat Loris High Lions UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

Jawan Bryant had 18 points to lead Waccamaw High to a 55-38 win over Loris on Jan. 14.

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Surfoff keeps friend’s memory alive

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

Happy Hendriks loved surfing and loved Pawleys Island.

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Work on Pawleys’ beach could start in March UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Restoration of the beach on Pawleys Island could begin as soon as March.

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Serving the Community: Adam Bender

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Adam Bender made his dad proud when he followed in his footsteps and became a fireman.

SPORTS

Column: December’s spring-like temps gave anglers a boost

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The first several days of the new year produced colder temperatures much more characteristic of the season than the spring-like conditions the area …

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Georgetown County approves 240-unit apartment complex in Murrells Inlet UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Georgetown County leaders have approved the site plan for a new 240-unit apartment complex on Wesley Road in Murrells Inlet.

NEWS

Federal agency discusses wind energy off SC coast

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 14, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Attention in the South Strand turned from gas and oil seismic testing to wind energy on Jan. 6 as more than 50 people gathered at St. James High …

SPORTS

Sharks nip Warriors UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 1:02 p.m.

Waccamaw and St. James high schools’ boys basketball teams battled from the opening tip to the closing buzzer on Jan. 8, but in the end the …

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Murrells Inlet couple raise Citadel mascots UPDATED

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:18 p.m.

A dog’s life is not so bad, especially if the dog is an English bulldog that has come in contact with Fred Ducker.

NEWS

Murrells Inlet 2020 5-year plan on track for May deadline UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 14, 2016 7:00 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet 2020 board of directors has completed a second draft of the group’s strategic plan for the next five years based on input …

NEWS

Biggest Loser Challenge registration is Jan. 12 at Inlet Square Mall

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:01 p.m.

There is help on the way for people who made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and live a healthier life.

New Gullah culture exhibit opens at Brookgreen Gardens

From staff reports

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:06 p.m.

“Gullah Culture … Remembering While Evolving,” an exhibit of visual art by Patricia Sabree, will be displayed in Learning Lab I …

It’s 2016 and time for some answers

Friday, January 8, 2016 10:06 a.m.

For this new year, I have decided to skip making resolutions and pose some nagging questions instead. These long-unanswered questions demonstrate more staying power than resolutions do anyhow, so here goes:

NEWS

Bill Oberst Jr. brings Mark Twain to Murrells Inlet UPDATED

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 7, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Bill Oberst Jr. considers himself a lucky man. He’s been able to turn his vocation into his occupation. And while it hasn’t always …

NEWS

Freewoods celebrates Emancipation Day with history lecture

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, January 7, 2016 10:24 a.m.

In a twist, the top man at Freewoods Farm, who usually explains the life of black residents who called the area home, used an Emancipation Day …

Isabelle and New Years Resolutions

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:56 a.m.

Thanks to my son, Jay, Isabelle has become a football fan. She painted her face half orange, half purple and goes around hissing C-L-E-M-S-O-N.

OPINION

From the drawing board

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:55 a.m.

OPINION

Letters to editor

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Angels, indeed

Bistro 217 kicks off 2016 support for Miss Ruby’s Kids

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:58 a.m.

Bistro 217, a Pawleys Island favorite for fine dining in a chic and attractive atmosphere, will welcome guests on Thursday, Jan. 14, to a …

SPORTS

For Sharks, experience trumps wins UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, December 31, 2015 10:34 a.m.

The St. James boys basketball team only won one game at this year’s Beach Ball Classic, but it was still an important experience, according to …

Brookgreen Gardens draws record-breaking crowds at Nights of a Thousand Candles UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Visitors to Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand candles topped last year’s record-breaking attendance by 41 percent.

Mark Nash opening new State Farm office

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Georgetown resident Mark Nash will open a new State Farm Insurance office in Conway Jan. 4.

NEWS

Murrells Inlet SmokeHouse offers smoky taste treats

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Friday, December 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Smoking may be dangerous to your waistline – at least at Murrells Inlet SmokeHouse. That’s where William “Duffy” Robinson …

NEWS

Sen. Cleary will continue to make roads top issue

By Anita Crone

South Strand News

Friday, December 25, 2015 8:01 a.m.

As he prepares for his final year in the state senate, Ray Cleary is gearing up once more for the battle he has waged for the past six years – …

NEWS

Fiorina appears in Pawleys Island

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, December 24, 2015 7:10 p.m.

As the Feb. 20 South Carolina primary draws ever nearer, candidates in the crowded Republican field will work to distinguish themselves from their …

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