Raising a sail and saving a life UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A group of young Georgetown County mariners set sail Aug. 17 to bring help and hope to leukemia patients and their families by participating in the …


County Airport hosts Aviation Week event UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:59 a.m.

Aviation Week in Georgetown County is in full swing.


Methinks the Mayor doth protest too much

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:17 a.m.

To the Editor:


Service in the City: Public Services Department UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:54 a.m.

When someone in the City of Georgetown takes out their trash, turns on the shower or flushes a toilet, they have the city Public Services Department …

WRRC Karate

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:51 p.m.

GCPR WRRC karate program. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News


Carvers Bay jamboree

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:47 a.m.


Fishing report UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:01 a.m.

WHS registration

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:58 p.m.

Waccamaw High School students register for classes and parking passes. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News


Saint Frances’ Goude steps down

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:52 a.m.

The executive director of Saint Frances Animal Center has resigned.


Federal suit against city dismissed

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:03 a.m.

A federal lawsuit against the City of Georgetown, the mayor and several city personnel has been dismissed in U.S. District Court.


Smithsonian sports exhibit coming to County Museum next summer

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:47 a.m.

Why travel to Washington, D.C., to see a Smithsonian exhibit when you can stay right in Georgetown County?


Man who died while fishing identified

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:55 p.m.

An Andrews man was killed as he was fishing in the Lamberttown community this morning.

Students graduate from WTC Practical Nursing program UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Twenty students in the Williamsburg Technical College (WTC) Practical Nursing (PN) program received their nursing pins and certificates of completion …

Stables Tennis Summer Programs

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:38 a.m.

Summer tennis participants learn the basics while having fun at GCPR Stables Tennis Center in Pawleys Island. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand …

Dash Pass authorizes homeowners’ re-entry after emergency event

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Scenario 1:

Earline Sabb, Salters UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Earline Sabb, Salters - Funeral services for Mrs. Earline McClary Sabb, conducted by the Rev. Louis Ashley, were held Monday, August 11, 2014, at Jerusalem United Methodist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Jerusalem U.M. Church Cemetery of Salters. Mrs. Sabb died Monday, August 4, 2014, at Carolina Hospice …


Obituaries Aug. 20, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:06 p.m.

Richard Barron

Man dies in single car crash

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A Lake City man died of injuries he sustained in a crash in Williamsburg County. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, around 3:10 a.m. on August 16, William I. Newby, 37, of Lake City, was traveling west on New Zion Road in a 2006 Toyota Camry when his vehicle struck a ditch. Newby was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. …

SCAC elects two new board members and reelects four board members to four-year terms (2015-18)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:15 a.m.

The SCAC elected W.B. Wilson, Williamsburg County Councilmember, to a four-year term (2015-18) on the Association’s Board of Directors. The SCAC …

Douglas Ard, Florence

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Douglas Ard, Florence - Douglas Alton Ard, 68, of Florence, died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cain Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Hemingway native follows dream

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:30 a.m.

We talk and dream of a thriving successful economy with job opportunities in our county, so that our children are able to go off to college and come …

Jeremy Grant, Andrews UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Jeremy Grant, Andrews - Funeral services for Jeremy Jamal “Bud” Grant, conducted by Bishop Keith D. Nesmith, Elder James Rush, and Elder I. Daryl Pressley, were held Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. Peter Way of The Cross Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at Fulmore Memorial Park of Andrews. Mr. Grant died …

Sculpture captures local farm

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The good things happening at the Williams Vineyard and Farm in Nesmith have extended nationally and in April, the farm was one of 10 African American …

Peggy Clarke, Kingstree

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:36 a.m.

Peggy Clarke, Kingstree - Peggy Singletary “Lovely Ann (L.V.)” Clarke, formerly of Kingstree, 88, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at the Rutland Nursing Home of Brooklyn, New York. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Franklin D. James and the Rev. Dr. Henrietta Fullard, were held Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at St. Michael United Methodist Church …

Community & Faith, Aug. 20

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:49 a.m.

Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like. The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m. All are welcome …

“Leave no man behind”

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Willard Evans, Kingstree UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:29 a.m.

Willard Evans, Kingstree -Willard Dye (W.D.) Evans, Sr., 85, died Thursday, August 14, 2014.

David C. Baker, Murrells Inlet UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:36 a.m.

David C. Baker, Murrells Inlet - David C. Baker, Sr., 69, of Murrells Inlet, formerly of Lilburn, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The memorial service was held Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Eternal Hills Chapel, directed by Eternal Hills Funeral Home of Snellville, Georgia.

Banded mourning doves provide vital information to biologists UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Since 2003, the SC Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Section and other partners have taken part in a long-term, multi-state banding project of …

Great spots for perfect shots

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:47 a.m.

I’m always on the hunt for unusual backgrounds for my portraits. Backgrounds play a key role in setting the mood. If your family is the outdoorsy …

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