Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, May 20


Plantersville Senior Citizens UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.


DEU: Investigation into Santee home leads to 3 arrests

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Three Georgetown residents were arrested on drug and alcohol charges, agents said, after drug enforcement officers raided an unlicensed bar in the …



Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.



Georgetown native running for MDA

From staff reports

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Anjani Moro, a 2010 Georgetown High school graduate, is competing a half-marathon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Bunnelle Foundation increases Lowcountry Giving Day donations for nonprofits

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Fifteen non-profits that provide services in Georgetown County were able to double the donations they received on May 5th — Lowcountry Giving Day — up to $10,000 thanks to the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation’s pledge of $150,000 in “incentive grants.”


Obituaries May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

William Cooper


Year of the Bulldog: Part 3

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Two days after going winless at the International Paper Baseball Classic, Georgetown headed to Lake City, where the atmosphere was more laid back …


Emily Graham of Hemingway wins top honors at state conference

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:25 a.m.

Emily Graham, of Hemingway was among eight Coastal Carolina University students who recently took first and second place honors in several categories …


A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

Man found shot to death on Rhems Road in Nesmith UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:18 a.m.

The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office say Leroy Barnes, age 75, of 75 Van Vlake Drive, in Georgetown was found shot to death in Nesmith. According to a press release, on May 19, at approximately 3:09 p.m. Williamsburg County Deputies responded to Rhems Road located in the Nesmith area of Williamsburg County to the report of a body lying …



Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Coastal Carolina University


County Employee of the Quarter UPDATED

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 8:00 a.m.


Jersey Mike’s Subs to open in Pawleys Island UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:38 p.m.

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Pawleys Island on May 27. Franchise owners Phil and Jean Saad …

My life is attached to my wrist: Points on the Curve UPDATED

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:37 p.m.

When I got my first computer in 1986, I didn’t know what to do with it. All I remember was that it took forever to download a page. I also …

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Williamsburg County Library-Hemingway in Hemingway a literacy grant in the amount of $1,500 to support local literacy programs. The local grant award is part of over $5.8 million in grants awarded today to approximately 720 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the …

Keels honored at gala UPDATED



Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

Retiring Santee Electric Cooperative President and CEO Floyd Keels was honored for his service during a District 32 Foundation Black Tie Gala. The …

2015 Special Olympics UPDATED

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:23 a.m.

People of all ages from Georgetown and Williamsburg counties gathered at Georgetown High School for the Area 9 Special Olympics. Staff photos by …

“All-In” - Lady Stallions Make History In 5-2 AA SCISA: State Softball Title Win Over Tradition Rich Thomas Heyward UPDATED

By Billy G. Baker

Publisher High School Sports

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Holly Hill--With their “All-In” unity buttons tucked securely in their uniform back pockets the Williamsburg Academy (22-4) Lady …

Community & Faith, May 20

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:21 p.m.

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FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

By Anne Flaherty

Associated Press

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:56 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym …


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:38 p.m.

Dear Editor, The American people have a serious decision to make in 2016. We may continue with this dependency mentality or once again move back to individual control of our own lives. The past six plus foolhardy years should have convinced even the most adamant supporters of this Progressive movement dependency on the government is destructive …

Gift of space becomes a partnership for education at St. Alban’s UPDATED

Holly Behre

Director of Communications, The Episcopal Church in South Carolina

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:33 p.m.

As the school year nears its end, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is preparing to have a farewell cookout for a group of teachers who have been …


Police: 2 arrested in connection with Georgetown apt. complex shooting UPDATED

By Max Hrenda


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Police said two Georgetown men have been arrested in connection to an apartment complex shooting that occurred last weekend.

Hemingway’s Cribb leaving for assistant job at Georgetown UPDATED

Lou Bezjak: Morning News


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:54 p.m.

Hemingway football coach and athletic director Ken Cribb is leaving the school to accept an assistant coaching position at Georgetown. Cribb will be …

Susanna Stevens, Andrews

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:55 p.m.

Susanna Stevens, Andrews - Susanna Tisdale “Susie” Stevens, 76, died, Friday May 15, 2015, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Bloomingvale Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery. Mrs. Stevens was born August 24, 1938, in …

Upcoming Events, May 20

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 2:21 p.m.


Judith McClary, Kingstree

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:54 p.m.

Judith McClary, Kingstree - Mrs. Judith “Judy” Dukes McClary, 56, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Regency Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 17, 2015, at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Brockington Funeral Home, followed at Mt. Vernon Cemetery of Kingstree. Mrs. McClary was the …


Garden City Beach is #1 ‘Destination on the Rise’ UPDATED

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Garden City Beach has been recognized as the number one “Destination on the Rise in 2015” by TripAdvisor.

Experience for president: Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

By Bobby Jonte

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:38 p.m.

More people are signing up to run for President of the United States in 2016. Now the talked has turned to deciding if these people have the …

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