Robert Gadsden, St. Stephens

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Robert Gadsden, St. Stephens - Funeral services for Robert Edwin “Ed” Gadsden were held Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at the Rev. Abraham Gadsden Cemetery of St. Stephen. Mr. Gadsden died Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at MUSC. He was born May 31, …

Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School students inducted into the Ladies’ Club

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Eight young ladies in six graders at Hemingway M. B. Lee Middle School were inducted the Ladies’ Club at its annual banquet.

Kerri Elizabeth Wheeler weds Robert Myron Kellahan

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Kerri Elizabeth Wheeler of Andrews and Robert Myron Kellahan Jr. of Kingstree were married December 13, 2014, at Central Presbyterian Church of …

Terrence Brown, Kingstree

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Terrence Brown, Kingstree - A celebration of life for Terrence “Terry” Carroll Brown was held Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel of Savannah, Georgia. If you are reading this, then I am gone. Don’t be sad. I had a great life. Growing up on that little farm in Kingstree with ponies and puppies and Momma and …

Elizabeth Harrington, New Zion

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Elizabeth Harrington, New Zion - Mrs. Elizabeth Louise “Lib” Carter Harrington, 93, widow of Jacob Kinder Harrington, died Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Silver Bluff Village in Canton, North Carolina. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Midway Presbyterian Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed in the …

Rural hospitals are at risk of closure

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:25 a.m.

Dear Editor,


New library to open Feb. 14

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:39 p.m.

The Library Center — Waccamaw will open its doors on Feb. 14.

Richard Blakely, Sr., Kingstree

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Richard Blakely, Sr., Kingstree - Richard Jaudon “Dickie” Blakely, Sr., 83, husband of Joyce Currier Blakely, died Friday, January 23, 2015, at Grand Strand Hospital of Myrtle Beach. Graveside services were held Monday, January 26, 2015, in Williamsburg Cemetery, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Blakely was born March 18, 1931, in Lane, …

Walker Morris, Jr., Andrews

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Walker Morris, Jr., Andrews - Walker Davis “W.D.” Morris, Jr., 83, widower of Louise Heath Morris, died Friday, January 16, 2015. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Jay Johnson, were held Monday, January 19, 2015, at the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. Burial, directed by Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home, followed at Elim United …

Ten arrested in narcotics warrant roundup

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) conducted a narcotic roundup throughout the county on January …


Obituaries Jan. 28, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:50 p.m.

Ollie Bromell

The 365 Day Challenge

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:30 a.m.

As I read Michaele’s and Bobby’s columns last week, I was compelled to come up with a word or a list of things that I can focus on in 2015. Now, I …


Serving the Community: Wayne Hardee, Georgetown County Fire EMS

Monday, January 26, 2015 8:52 a.m.

If it wasn’t for a friend who recruited him years ago, Lt. Wayne Hardee never would have had a 23-year career as a firefighter and EMT Intermediate. …

House of Raeford reduces production after fire UPDATED

Sunday, January 25, 2015 3:03 p.m.

The House of Raeford plant located at 1344 Battery Park Road in Hemingway was damaged by fire early Sunday morning. On January 25, firefighters arrived at the scene a little after 1:00 a.m. and had the blaze under control within two hours according to Williamsburg County Fire Chief Randy Swinton.

17th annual Souper Bowl

Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Photos by Clayton Stairs/South Strand News Hundreds attended the 17th annual Souper Bowl event at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church in …

Georgetown wrestling UPDATED

Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:25 a.m.

Georgetown High's wrestling team lost to Myrtle Beach and beat Military Magnet. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Carvers Bay vs. Hemingway UPDATED

Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:55 a.m.

Carvers Bay boys and girls beat Hemingway. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Live music

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:32 a.m.



Donation made to hospital’s breast cancer fund UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Waccamaw Heating & Cooling recently partnered with Georgetown Hospital System to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness.


Local 9 year old competes on Lifetime’s ‘Child Genius’ UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:24 a.m.

John Sumter of Myrtle Beach was one of 20 children across the country to compete on a recent episode of Lifetime’s “Child Genius.”


Police Blotter: Officer replaces money stolen from disabled man

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:19 a.m.

A 65-year-old man said he was robbed while riding a bicycle on Pate Court around 6:50 p.m. Jan. 3.


Businesses strengthening families

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:40 a.m.

A new Miss Ruby’s Kids Initiative – will hold a “Shop Chico’s for a Cause” event on Jan. 30, when Chico’s will contribute a portion of that day’s …


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

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago


New tourism campaign says a lot with just 3 words

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:13 a.m.

Can an entire region be summed up in just three words?


Media bias against labor unions?

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:12 a.m.

To the editor:


Credit union announces scholarship competition UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has announced its fifth annual smpl. scholarship competition.


Andrews teen killed in one-car crash

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:12 a.m.

Heaven LeeAnne Bowers, a 16-year-old junior at Andrews High School, died Thursday, Jan. 22, in a one-vehicle accident near Bigelow Drive and Ten Acre …


Wahoos hosting home meet at YMCA

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:09 a.m.

On Jan. 24, the Georgetown County YMCA Wahoos will host the annual Snow Flake YMCA Meet. Beaufort, Hartsville, Summerville and Sumter will …


NAACP asking for new school boat

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:11 a.m.

Around 25 people crowded the docks at the Sandy Island Boat Ramp at noon on Jan. 21 as the Georgetown County NAACP hosted a meeting with county …


Bulldogs medalists UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:07 a.m.

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