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GOP presidential hopefuls Bush, Kasich visit Georgetown County UPDATED

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 12, 2016 1:40 p.m.

With the South Carolina Republican primary less than eight days away, GOP candidates have begun descending on the state in a last ditch effort to …

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Andrews police Chief Kaynerra Capers suspended; Mayor McClary stays mum

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 12, 2016 11:44 a.m.

Andrews Police Chief Kaynerra Capers was suspended Feb. 5, but that news came as a surprise to some members of the town council.

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Federal renourishment funds to include Garden City and Surfside beaches

Friday, February 12, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Garden City Beach is in line to share in $16 million from the federal government to rebuild dunes in an area stretching from Myrtle Beach State Park south to about a mile into the Georgetown County section of Garden City Beach.

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Friends and family are outraged over the removal of flowers from Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens grave vases

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

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

Owners of a local cemetery have agreed to replace flowers for families after dozens of floral arrangements were mistakenly discarded.

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Russell Fry kicks off SC House District 106 re-election campaign

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:01 p.m.

With a nod to a Columbia learning curve and a comfort level with his constituents, on Feb. 6, state Rep. Russell Fry kicked off his re-election bid …

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DHEC: Confirmed case of rabies in Georgetown County UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, February 11, 2016 1:31 p.m.

An individual has been referred to their health care provider for consultation after a possible rabies exposure in the Murrells Inlet area of …

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New DAR chapter starts in Murrells Inlet

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

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

Murrells Inlet is now the home of a new Daughters of the American Revolution chapter, the first South Carolina chapter formed in a decade.

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Update: Body found at Inlet motel was 37-year-old male UPDATED

Thursday, February 11, 2016 9:57 a.m.

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office says the dead body found at a Murrells Inlet motel was that of a 37-year-old Lancaster man.

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County: Signed petition not needed to change chicken limits

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County officials say a grassroots group of citizens called Save Our Chickens Georgetown, which includes residents of the Pawleys Island …

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Kasich pushes accountability, positivity during Pawleys Island visit

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:30 p.m.

After earning the second-highest vote total in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, Ohio Gov. John Kasich credited his …

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Samantha Wood, Stephanie English join Garden City Beach Community Association board UPDATED

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:01 a.m.

A school administrator and a banker have become the newest members of the Garden City Beach Community Association.

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

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:01 a.m.

With shovels in hand, the members of the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District officially broke ground on Station 4 on Feb. 5, ending what has …

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Marshi Gras event heats up cold night on Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk UPDATED

By Anita Crone

news@southstrandnews.com

Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The good times heated up the Marsh Walk in Murrells Inlet on Feb. 11.

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Jeb Bush talks politics, polarization at Murrells Inlet town halls UPDATED

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:10 p.m.

One of the underlying themes of this presidential race has been whether or not a particular candidate is a member of the “political …

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Health Revival planned for Feb. 15-17 in Choppee community

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:11 p.m.

When most people think of a revival, they might picture people in church singing and clapping their hands in praise, but that is not the kind of …

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Bent Tree Lane residents ask for Georgetown County’s aid with flooding woes

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:35 a.m.

County officials say they have stepped in to help residents of a Pawleys Island neighborhood who have been plagued with flooding on their streets and …

Publix announces plans for Murrells Inlet store opening UPDATED

By Mark A. Stevens

mstevens@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:07 p.m.

It wasn’t the best kept secret around, but now it’s official — Publix Super Markets will have a new store in Murrells Inlet. …

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Longtime Georgetown Co. Treasurer Washington-Cooper not seeking re-election

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:34 a.m.

After more than four decades of working in the county treasurer’s office — with more than 20 years spent in the treasurer’s …

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Georgetown County: Grassroots group does not need signed petition to change chicken limits

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:10 p.m.

Georgetown County officials say a grassroots group of citizens called Save Our Chickens Georgetown has better options to affect change than starting …

Georgetown County Council denies highway setback change UPDATED

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9:21 p.m.

The setback along U.S. Highway 17 and a portion of U.S. Highway 701 in Georgetown County will remain 90 feet after a County Council vote Feb. 9.

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Jeb Bush to speak in Murrells Inlet Wednesday evening

From staff reports

Monday, February 8, 2016 5:02 p.m.

Presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak in Murrells Inlet Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Two Pawleys Island attorneys seeking to succeed Probate Court Judge Waldo Maring UPDATED

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Monday, February 8, 2016 11:09 a.m.

Weeks after Georgetown County's sitting Probate Court judge announced his retirement, two Pawleys Island attorneys -- Teresa Bennani and Leigh Powers- …

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Nurturing Neighbors: Queen Stafford

Monday, February 8, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Queen Stafford

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South Carolina officers trained on anti-meth technology

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:10 p.m.

South Carolina – February 5, 2016 – This week, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA), in conjunction with Appriss, conducted three trainings across the state on the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), which is the a real-time, stop-sale technology used to ensure that purchasers of pseudoephedrine (PSE) …

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Officials monitor river levels in rain-soaked region UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Sunday, February 7, 2016 7:02 p.m.

A flood watch remains in effect for Georgetown County. According to the National Weather Service, the ground is saturated in some areas and any …

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Donnie and Frankie Nance try to put their lives back together after devastating fire

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithlysouthstrandnews.com

Saturday, February 6, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Frankie Nance sifted through the ashes of her Andrews home Wednesday morning and sighed.

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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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Tidelands Health Community Resource Center in Georgetown set to open in April UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:12 a.m.

A new Tidelands Health Community Resource Center in Georgetown is on track to open this April, officials say.

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Georgetown County school board passes first reading of district-wide tobacco ban

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews

Friday, February 5, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The Georgetown County Board of Education on Feb. 2 approved on first reading a new policy that would ban the use of any tobacco product on all school …

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