Salvation Army preparing to make Christmas merry

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Christmas is just two weeks away, and the Salvation Army is busy making sure needy kids in Georgetown County have presents to open Christmas morning. …

Georgetown and St. James wrestling UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 2:23 p.m.

Georgetown wrestled St. James and Berkeley in a tri-match on Dec. 9. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


CCU dominates in first round of playoffs

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:30 a.m.

CONWAY – Four Coastal Carolina players scored touchdowns and Quinn Backus led a strong defensive performance as the No. 7 seeded Chanticleers scored …


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

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago


City files suit against SCDOT, 3 companies for sinkholes

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:19 a.m.

The City of Georgetown says the South Carolina Department of Transportation and three companies it hired are at fault for damage caused to City Hall …

Hello, world UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The exclusive club of explorers who have discovered a rare new species of life isn’t restricted to globetrotters traveling to remote locations like …

Sheriff’s race not yet over

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Dudley Musier beat three opponents in the December 2, Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Special Primary as the democratic nominee. He garnered 76.48 …

Upcoming Events, Dec. 10

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:47 a.m.

Find more events listed on our events calendar at www.kingstreenews.com/events.

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 5:24 p.m.

Photos courtesy of Austin Bond Photography Hundreds of people lined US 17 in Murrells Inlet Dec. 7 for the annual Christmas Parade organized by …

Sunday school and the limits of football fields UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.

I’ve been going to the same Sunday school class for about 20 years. It’s a small class and the members are from two different churches. We …

Georgetown vs. Waccamaw basketball UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:47 p.m.

Georgetown and Waccamaw high schools boys and girls basketball teams battled on Dec. 5. The Bulldogs won the boys game. The Warriors won the girls …

Junior Leadership kicks off second year

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H and the HomeTown Chamber have partnered for the second year to host the Junior Leadership of Williamsburg program. The Junior Leadership of Williamsburg (JLW) is the first of its kind in Williamsburg where high school juniors are selected through an application and interview process. The objective of JLW is to develop …

Water bill continues to be a town hall hot subject

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The Town of Kingstree Council approved first reading of two text amendments of an ordinance regarding the water bill during their November 17, regular meeting. The decision to amend the text was to clarify the town's policies concerning water leaks, and if any subsequent bill adjustments. The second amendment addresses the formula to which the …

From ignorance to stupidity UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Andrews vs. Waccamaw basketball UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:12 p.m.

The boys and girls varsity basketball teams from Waccamaw and Andrews high schools battled on Dec. 2. The Warriors won both games. Photos by Eileen …

Growing up with camera UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Ever since I can remember I’ve toted around a camera. My very first camera was a Polaroid Instamatic, the perfect camera for a beginner like me. You …

For you Charlie! UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

2014 Clemson-Carolina Poem

Marie Grossman, Kingstree

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:31 a.m.

Marie Grossman, Kingstree - Marie Fox Grossman, 91, widow of Leonard Grossman, died Monday, December 1, 2014. Graveside funeral services, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, were Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at Beth Or Cemetery of Kingstree. Mrs. Grossman was born December 16, 1922, in Summerton, the daughter of the late Herman and Fannie Litman …

Basketball season in full gear UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The end of football season means one thing; basketball season is upon us. For all of the Williamsburg County schools, it promises to be an exciting …


Obituaries Dec. 10, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 3:53 p.m.

Death Notice

Community & Faith, Dec. 10

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:47 a.m.

Program - Lady Christ-N-Ty Youth Ministry sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for youth to come to your church to perform praise dancing and singing, lifting the name of Jesus. For more information contact TeaTon at ladychrist_n_ty@yahoo. com

WTC’s Workforce Development sponsors career fair UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Williamsburg Technical College’s Workforce Development Department sponsored a career fair for students and community members recently in the college’s library. Over 350 participants were in attendance, according to Workforce Development Director James Bostic.

Community angered over school board

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m.

The Williamsburg County School District Board of Trustees’ November 17, 5-2 vote to accept the resignation of Superintendent Yvonne Jefferson-Barnes has stirred firestorm of questions that have yet to be addressed. Barnes resigned in lieu of termination.


Nurturing Neighbors: David Strickland

Monday, December 8, 2014 5:19 a.m.

David Strickland


Drainage work for median project starts this week

Monday, December 8, 2014 5:21 a.m.

Construction of a controversial median project along U.S. 17 in Pawleys Island is set to begin in the next few weeks.


Serving the Community: Jeff Kosto, MIGC Fire Dist.

Monday, December 8, 2014 5:18 a.m.

Jeff Kosto, 39, a station officer/paramedic with Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District, was just 16 when he joined the fire service as a volunteer. …


‘Lights of Love’ shining bright again

Monday, December 8, 2014 5:25 a.m.

The “Lights of Love” tree is shining bright again, and Georgetown Hospital System’s Auxiliary is offering the public an opportunity to participate in …

Georgetown lighted boat parade, Christmas tree lighting

Monday, December 8, 2014 4:46 p.m.

A lighted holiday boat parade took place in Georgetown Harbor on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. At 6:45 p.m. the same night, the Swamp Fox Players presented …

Georgetown Christmas parade

Monday, December 8, 2014 9:26 a.m.

The 2014 Georgetown Christmas parade took place on Front Street on Dec. 6 starting at 11:30 a.m. Photos by Taylor Griffith/South Strand News

A two-vehicle collision has resulted in one fatality UPDATED

Sunday, December 7, 2014 8:53 a.m.

Tammie McKnight, 45, of Kingstree was killed in a head-on collision on Friday, December 5. The crash occurred at approximately 8:25 PM on Highway 261 between Kingstree and Hemingway.

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