Update: School administration mum after announcing Magnet School of the Arts closing UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 8:47 a.m.

An April 13, letter addressing students, parents, facility and staff of the Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Arts, stated that the …


Georgetown students sweep regional science and engineering fair

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Students from The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences took home four out of the 12 top overall awards at the College of Charleston’s 35th annual …


Live music UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:01 a.m.


E. Lee Shaw, St. Stephens UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:50 p.m.

E. Lee Shaw, St. Stephens - Funeral services for Mrs. E. Lee Felton Shaw, conducted by Elder Nathaniel King, were held Friday, April 3, 2015, at Inez M. Henryhand Memorial Chapel of St. Stephen, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home.

Holy Crop! Where’s her head? UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:00 p.m.

“Why did you chop off part of her head?” This question regarding the subject matter in a photograph rates second behind why a picture is blurry. The …

Once in a lifetime chance slipping by for citizens

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:33 a.m.

It’s now or never. That’s basically what Walt Ackerman and Lane Mixon told Williamsburg County Council regarding the need for citizens to hook up to the county’s waterlines so the bills can be paid.

Passing the buck: “It’s the worst thing that could happen in Williamsburg County.” W. B. Wilson: Williamsburg County Councilman

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:33 a.m.

Williamsburg County Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution opposing a bill and supporting the state efforts to find solutions to the funding needs of the state maintained roads and bridges without transferring the burden to local government. The resolution also opposes any action taken by the General Assembly that through the lack of state …

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop: Mt. Hope Scrolls UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop. I was listening to the 40s radio station the other day. Lionel Hampton’s Hey Ba Ba Re Bop was playing. It reminded me of an old …


Police Blotter

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:00 a.m.



Tidelands Health promotes three nurses to top leadership posts UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Three nursing administrators at Tidelands Health have been promoted to top nursing leadership positions in the organization.

Body cameras big subject after Charleston shooting (w/video) UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Charleston has been voted the friendliest city and the number one city in the United States on more than one occasion. Charleston's historic presence …


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:41 p.m.

MINNIE DAVIS, Andrews - Funeral services Pastor Minnie R. Davis, conducted by Bishop Keith D. Nesmith and Overseer Rosa L. Campbell, were held Saturday, April 4, 2015, at St. Peters W.O.C. Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery of Andrews.


Prince George Tract to be protected by conservation easement UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Land between Pawleys Island and DeBordieu, called the Prince George Tract, is now set to be protected from development, according to officials.

Keeping citizens safe is fire department’s priority

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:35 p.m.

James Council, Salters

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:50 p.m.

James Council, Salters - The Rev. James Edward Council, 84, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Willie Bryant and the Rev. Herbert F. Godwin, were held Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Union Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at Central …


Georgetown Rotary Club receives recognition

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:00 p.m.


Rotary Club of Georgetown receives recognition at District Conference UPDATED

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Georgetown was recognized at the Rotary District 7770 Conference for their $15,000 donation to CART, a nonprofit dedicated to funding research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

Waccamaw Invitational UPDATED

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:05 p.m.

Waccamaw High's softball team hosted its annual Waccamaw Invitational tournament April 10-11. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News


Online criminal justice information session set at WTC

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:36 p.m.

Persons interested in pursuing an associate degree in criminal justice online are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 10 a.m. in the Williamsburg Technical College auditorium.

SCLEA to assess Georgetown sheriff’s office

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:54 p.m.

A state accreditation program has requested the public’s input in determining the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office level of compliance with professional organizations’ law enforcement standards.


HTC hosts Green Fair, National Earth Day celebration

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:22 p.m.

HTC will host a Green Fair and National Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HTC store on Highway 501 across from HGTC. HTC, along with other environmentally savvy companies such as the Horry County Solid Waste Authority and Santee Cooper, will present educational programs and provide information about green …


Camera club meets

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:28 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach Camera Club meets on the third Tuesday each month. This months meeting will be held on April 21 at the HTC Building in Carolina Forest at 3990 River Oaks Dr., Myrtle Beach at 7 p.m.


Georgetown County School District names first-ever ‘Rookie Teacher of the Year’ finalists

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Georgetown County School District has named finalists in its first-ever Rookie Teacher of the Year competition.


Sharks kick off their Sunday shoes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The students in the St. James High School drama department are kicking off their Sunday shoes to perform “Footloose.”


Baseball: Warriors nab 2nd at Mingo Bay Classic

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:00 p.m.

Winning four out of five games, the Waccamaw Warriors baseball team captured second place in the Danny Isaac Division A bracket of the Mingo Bay …


Groups seeks volunteers to help recycle, rebuild oyster reefs

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:00 p.m.

The Coastal Oyster Recycling and Restoration Initiative is building oyster reefs in Georgetown County this spring and is looking for volunteers.


Obituaries April 15, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:23 p.m.

Joyce Goodwin


Softball: Lady Warriors finish 3rd at annual invitational

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Waccamaw High softball team had to settle for third place in its annual Waccamaw Invitational April 10-11.


Local law enforcement buys, budgets for body cams

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:00 p.m.

Although the officer-involved shooting in North Charleston has thrust the idea of police body cameras back into the national conversation, for some regional agencies, that conversation has already taken place.


Mom accused of dumping baby out on bond

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach woman was released on bond five hours after police charged her with trying to kill her newborn daughter by abandoning her in a …

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