Tankersley to speak at chamber event UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Holley Tankersley will be the guest speaker at the Women’s Equalty event hosted by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 25.

Adoptable Pets from All 4 Paws

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:56 p.m.

South Strand News features pets available for adoption each week. This week’s pets are available from All 4 Paws, no-kill rescue organization …


Burgess community event motivates youth to be successful students

Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:43 p.m.

Many children in the Burgess community of Murrells Inlet were ready to go back to school on Aug. 17, thanks to a group of caring adults who say they …

Graduates receive college scholarship from workers’ compensation insurer

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:58 p.m.

SCHB Self Insurers Fund has announced that recent Waccamaw High School graduate Berkley B. Lane and Socastee High School graduate Rebekah K. Booth …

Meditation, mindfulness series set at Waccamaw Library UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Waccamaw Library will host a free eight-week meditation and mindfulness series on Tuesdays from Sept. 13 through Nov. 1.

Johnston next author on Moveable Feast tour UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:01 a.m.

T.D. Johnston is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour, set for Aug. 26 at Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

Pets up for adoption at Coastal Animal Rescue

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:56 p.m.

Rainbow, Samir, Pepper and Cami are litter mates that are 5 weeks old.


Teachers and students on South Strand ready for new school year

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:08 p.m.

Schools along the South Strand, like many others, have been gearing up for the first days of school.


Film screened in Pawleys Island highlights dangers of man-made noise in ocean

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 1:41 p.m.

Over the last few decades, man-made noise in the world’s oceans has increased substantially, causing harm to sea creatures, including whales …

Police Blotter UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:01 p.m.

A man went to a local grocery to visit an acquaintance who was in the middle of his shift. Shortly after, he asked the acquaintance if he could give …


Coastal Carolina University Jazz Combo to perform at Brookgreen Gardens UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 2:49 p.m.

Visitors to Brookgreen Gardens have experienced the sights and sounds of this unique, scenic location, but now they have a chance to experience it in …

Murrells Inlet/Pawleys Island fast food robber pleads guilty UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:12 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach man charged in a string of 2014 restaurant robberies up and down the South Strand will spend more than a decade behind bars after …


Plans continue for multi-use Inlet path

Thursday, August 11, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 continues to move forward with its plans to create an Inlet to Intracoastal multipurpose path, nicknamed the I2I path.


Mopars at the Beach presents car show at Inlet Square Mall

Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:01 a.m.

A car show, featuring more than 400 cars at Inlet Square Mall will be the finale of a three-day event to benefit local charities.

Volunteers team up to raise the roof on historic Sandy Island home UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:42 a.m.

Ask Sandy Island resident Laura Herriott how she feels about the new roof on her grandparent’s cottage and she will have trouble answering. …


Pawleys Island Town Council continues debate over leash law UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 7:48 p.m.

Doggone it. Ordinances aren’t so easy to amend, it seems.

TSA Pre Check opportunity set in Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 3:41 p.m.

An enrollment opportunity for TSA Pre Check has been set at Myrtle Beach International Airport between Sept. 12-16.


Nurturing Neighbors: Bill Hopkins, St. Christopher’s Children

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

Bill Hopkins

South Carolina’s tax-free weekend set for Aug. 5-7

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:31 a.m.

South Carolina’s Tax-Free Weekend is scheduled for August 5 to 7, just in time for back-to-school shopping.

S.C. arts panel awards grants UPDATED

Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Arts Commission has awarded $3,148,120 in grants to communities, artists, arts organizations and schools for the 2017 fiscal year. Four Georgetown County organizations will receive operating support:


Obituaries Aug. 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:21 a.m.

Matilda Colaianni

Dentist receives fellowship award UPDATED

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Dr. Nicholas A. Papadea, a Pawleys Island dentist, received the Academy of General Dentistry’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2016 annual …

Knigts recognize Nate Fata

Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:03 p.m.

Nate Edward Fata, a parishioner of Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church in Pawleys Island and recent graduate of Socastee High School, has …

Katherine Patrick, August Artist of the Month UPDATED

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Waccamaw Neck Branch Library has named painter Katherine Wynn Patrick as the August Artist of the Month.

Pet up for adoption at Coastal Animal Rescue UPDATED

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:01 a.m.

This is Chloe, she is a 4- to 5-month-old Golden Retriever. She was found as a stray and brought to our rescue. She is a typical sweet, loving, …

Cookingham, Aydt named photographers of the month UPDATED

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The vivid, true-to-life nature photography of Linda Cookingham and the poignant pictures of Carol Aydt have been chosen as the featured work at the …

Georgetown and Horry county high school students learn first-hand about medical field

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:50 a.m.

For nine weeks this summer, 50 high-achieving rising high school juniors and seniors from Georgetown and Horry counties have been learning about the …


Horry County: U.S. 17 Bypass lanes to shift this weekend

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 4:58 p.m.

Horry County officials are advising the public to be aware of a change this weekend at a well-traveled intersection on U.S. Highway 17 Bypass. …

Grief camp held for children UPDATED

Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:01 a.m.

On Saturday, July 9, Tidelands Community Hospice Foundation held its Good Mourning Day Camp at Precious Blood Catholic Church with 16 children, ages …

Festival of Music and Art names scholarship recipient UPDATED

Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art has announced that Lauren Sollenberger is the recipient of the 2016 Kathryn Bryan Metts Visual Arts …

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