Luke Gordon wins O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am

Thursday, July 30, 9:04 p.m.

Pawleys Island surfer Luke Gordon made history July 19 as he became the first South Carolina resident to win the O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am.

New homes fill ‘need’ in Georgetown housing market

Thursday, July 30, 4:54 p.m.

Future homeowners will have more options than ever before with the construction of 42 new houses in Georgetown.

Myrtle Beach man accepts plea deal in shooting death of Josh Pyatt

Thursday, July 30, 1:38 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach man will spend more than six years in prison after accepting a plea deal for his alleged role in the shooting death of a Pawleys Island man.

Andrews man dead after 2-vehicle crash

Thursday, July 30, 7:54 p.m.

An Andrews man is dead after a two-vehicle collision that occurred near the Georgetown and Williamsburg county line.

Pawleys Island kayak race

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Lower than normal participation turned the annual Pawleys Island Kayak Races into a single race on July 23. Sam Harrelson and BeBe Harrison were the masters winners; Eric Daniels was the...

Discussions set on the impact of sports in Georgetown County

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

As part of the Smithsonian Exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit at the Georgetown County Museum, South Strand News sports writer Chris Sokoloski will be hosting...

Mt. Zion hosting basketball tournament at WHS

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a basketball tournament on Aug. 14-15 at Waccamaw High School.

Celebrating Hometown Teams

Wednesday, July 29, 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Museum celebrated the opening of the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit with a parade down Front Street in Georgetown on July 25. The exhibit,...

Sheriff’s office searching for Andrews men in sex crime investigation

Thursday, July 30, 2:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help locating two Andrews men who are suspected of committing sex crimes.

Trial date continued for Andrews man charged with child rape

Wednesday, July 29, 2:15 p.m.

The court date for an Andrews man accused of raping a pre-teen girl has been delayed, more than four years after the encounters between them allegedly occurred.

Lowcountry Lowdown: A week’s worth of Police Blotters

Sunday, July 26, 12:53 p.m.

If at first you don’t succeed ...

Georgetown County School District supervisor charged with spending thousands of school dollars on himself

Saturday, July 25, 1:50 p.m.

An employee of the Georgetown County School District has been arrested on charges of using school money to buy thousands of dollars worth of equipment for personal use.

Chelsea Pope weds Jordan Dail UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 9:01 a.m.

Chelsea Alexis Pope and Jordan Ray Dail were united in marriage on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Parker’s Pond Plantation in Andrews. The 6 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jerry...

Firefighters to get new health insurance

Thursday, July 30, 4:54 p.m.

Firefighters with the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District will be getting a new health insurance provider.

County takes first action against Waccamaw Neck billboards

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders took the first official action July 28 to ban all billboards along US Highway 17 on the Waccamaw Neck.

County working with GSATS on U.S. Highway 17 corridor study

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders are working with regional transportation officials to update a 2003 U.S. 17 corridor study along the Waccamaw Neck.

Business briefs

Thursday, July 30, 9:01 a.m.

Coldwell Banker Chicora Real Estate

Habitat to open new ReStore Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 29, 3:01 p.m.

The doors of Habitat for Humanity Georgetown County’s ReStore at 1907 Hampton Court will close July 30. But thrifters and upcyclers need not worry – the store will reopen in a new...

Plantersville kids have smart, safe summer

Wednesday, July 29, 8:56 a.m.

Linda Ford said there’s “nothing” she wouldn’t do for the kids enrolled in her after-school program, which celebrated the final day of its Summer Enrichment Program on...

WTC to host “Registered and Ready” Day Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 29, 3:22 p.m.

“Registered and Ready” (“R&R”) is a new opportunity at Williamsburg Technical College where all prospective applicants to the college may complete admissions...

Letters to the editor

Friday, July 24, 9:01 a.m.

Good Samaritans on the road

Bill Crowther Guest Column: When it comes to off-shore drilling,emotions shouldn’t rule over sound science

Wednesday, July 29, 9:01 a.m.

Moving forward with seismic surveying off South Carolina’s coast is the right decision. It’s a decision guided by sound science, in the best interest of the economy and backed by...

From the drawing board

Wednesday, July 22, 1:25 p.m.

Columbia veteran claims Georgetown residence to defraud VA

Wednesday, July 29, 4:21 p.m.

It’s a long drive from Georgetown to Columbia. No one knows that better than Bobby Joe Haynes, who has pleaded guilty to defrauding veterans’ affairs by claiming mileage...

Woman suffers ‘minor injuries’ in S.C. shark attack

Monday, July 27, 10:08 a.m.

Colleton County officials say a woman suffered minor injuries when she was bitten by a small shark at Edisto Beach.

Report: Kids’ well-being improves slightly in South Carolina

Tuesday, July 21, 3:41 p.m.

The overall wellbeing of South Carolina’s children has improved slightly, even while poverty continues to worsen, according to a national report released Tuesday.

Photo of black official helping man at KKK rally goes viral

Monday, July 20, 7:42 p.m.

The black director of South Carolina’s public safety agency says he hopes a photo that shows him helping a white man wearing a racist T-shirt will be a catalyst for people to work toward...

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