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

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

100 Years Ago

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City to test hydrants

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The City of Georgetown will begin testing the City’s Fire Hydrant System Monday April 28 and conduct daily flushing each week throughout the City.

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Live Local Music

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:40 a.m.

Andrews

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Should you cruise on the larger ships or the smaller ones?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Often I am asked, “Do you like small cruise ships or large cruise ships better?” Or some people may say “I like small ships better,” even though they have never sailed on a mega ship.

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Obituaries, April 23, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:56 a.m.

Alfred Avant

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Bulldogs Baseball Camp

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Photos from the Georgetown Bulldogs Baseball Camp.

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Bulldogs nab second in Mingo Bay Classic

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:52 a.m.

Georgetown High’s baseball team lost 6-2 to Carolina Forest on Friday afternoon in the championship game of the Mingo Bay Classic.

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STUDENTS IN THE NEWS

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

GHS honor rolls

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Guest opinion: In support of editor, Goggan and the Shag

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Mojo, Isabelle the cat, and I were discussing the latest news.

Johnny Salters, Kingstree

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

Funeral services for Johnny “John” Salters, conducted by the Rev. S. A. Green and the Rev. Charlie Fulton, were held Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-RichardsonFuneral Home, followed at Florence National Cemetery of Florence.Mr. Salters died Friday, April 11, …

County Employee Named Minority Entrepreneurship Advocate of the Year UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:49 a.m.

The United States Small Business Administration has named Carlether Nesmith, the 2014 South Carolina Minority Entrepreneurship Advocate of the year.  …

American diplomacy in Russia UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:46 a.m.

Recently, Senator Lindsay Graham of SC called President Putin a “KGB Colonel.” Graham’s sidekick John McCain went farther, stating that Russia was “not a country, but a gas station.” At the same time, President Obama scolded Russia once again for oppressing “our gay brothers and sisters.” This trio of leaders to the Russians now personify …

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Look who’s reading

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:47 p.m.

Pack a copy of the Georgetown Times on your next vacation. Remember to take a picture and send it to news@southstrandnews.com. Also, tell us where …

Painted in mystery

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:42 a.m.

A few weeks ago a stranger arrived at the Williamsburgh Historical Society with a gift. Kershaw residents Dr. Danny Blackwell and his wife, Betty Lou, …

Young man proves it's all in the way you hold your mouth

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:17 p.m.

Hunting the elusive, sharp-eyed wild turkey can challenge even the most seasoned sportsman. Mastering the hunt involves locating the bird's roosting …

American diplomacy in Russia

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Recently, Senator Lindsay Graham of SC called President Putin a “KGB Colonel.” Graham’s sidekick John McCain went farther, stating that Russia was “not a country, but a gas station.” At the same time, President Obama scolded Russia once again for oppressing “our gay brothers and sisters.” This trio of …

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‘Boeing Boeing’ opens April 26 at the Strand UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:57 a.m.

The Swamp Fox Players will present “Boeing Boeing” at The Strand Theater in Georgetown.

Busses, bodies and blue hair UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:42 p.m.

This past weekend, Bunny, Momma and I spent the weekend doing major beach house cleaning and maintenance.  Without a doubt it was the most beautiful …

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Mike Johnson now a Hall of Famer

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Legendary Georgetown baseball coach Mike Johnson has been elected to the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Lady Warriors eye 14th Invitational title UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:23 p.m.

The Waccamaw Invitational returns to Warrior Field at Waccamaw High School on Friday and Saturday.

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Two Easter weekend South Strand house fires kill 4, injures 6

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:07 p.m.

The first fire was reported at about 9 a.m. Saturday in a second-floor condominium at Riverwood Condominium complex on Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet. …

William Edwins, Jr, Kingstree

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:31 p.m.

William A. “Lefty” Edwins, Jr., 85, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital.Funeral services were held Friday, April 18, 2014, at Kingstree United Methodist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mr. Edwins was born February 2, 1929, in Orangeburg, the …

Hemingway native is the only 2014 Truman Scholar from SC

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:22 p.m.

Claflin University junior politics and justice studies major Emmanuel Pressley has been on a journey since before he even matriculated to Claflin. He …

Judith Rollins, Kingstree

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:27 p.m.

Judith (Judy) Marie Robertson Rollins, 73, of Kingstree, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.Ms. Rollins was born December 19, 1940, in Georgia, the daughter of the late Arthur and Helen Robertson. Survivors are: three brothers, Gary, Dennis and Terry Robertson; two sisters, Carol …

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Scout places planters on Marsh Walk for Eagle Scout project UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:20 p.m.

Grant Smith has added a life skill to his repertoire: Woodworking.

Julia Burr, Hendersonville, NC

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:29 p.m.

 Funeral service for Julia May Taylor Burr, 93, was held Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Keenan Chapel. Burial, directed Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, will be private.Mrs. Burr, widow of Col. Charles Herbert Burr, Jr., died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Still Hopes Episcopal Home – Jane Bruce Guignard …

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Fishing Report for Murrells Inlet and Garden City areas

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:39 p.m.

I hope everyone had a nice Easter Weekend. We were beginning to see some Flounder being caught right before the patch of nasty weather over the past …

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PETS OF THE WEEK

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:48 p.m.

St. Frances Animal Center of Georgetown has many animals seeking new homes. The Georgetown Times features Pets of the Week each Wednesday.

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Helping HandsA feature about people whose work touches our life

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

ILKA

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Warriors net doubleheader from Swamp Foxes

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:23 p.m.

Waccamaw High’s boys tennis reached mid-season continuing its winning tradition by beating a good Marion High team in both ends of a doubleheader last week.



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