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New teachers at WIS look forward to new school year UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:37 p.m.

Three new teachers at Waccamaw Intermediate School in Pawleys Island say they are looking forward to starting the new school year.

First day at St. James Elementary UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:08 a.m.

Students arrive for the first day of school at St. James Elementary in Murrells Inlet. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Pleasant Hill Elementary - First Day of School UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:26 a.m.

INLET OUTLOOK

Update: Teen in 'good condition' after Murrells Inlet shark bite UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:28 p.m.

Rescue workers and hospital officials said a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after he was bitten by a shark while …

Noted lowcountry artist to exhibit at Waccamaw Library UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The Waccamaw Public Library will display “Life, History and Roots of the Lowcountry,” an exhibit of the work of Pat Puckett, during the …

Carolina Cotton’s voice is still bringing smiles UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:01 a.m.

I don’t know whether you enjoy riding across the ranges in the old western films with the stars of yesteryear like I do or not, but I have …

NCS TEST STORY UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:01 p.m.

TESTING STORY AND ASSET ATTACHMENTS

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Kickball for grown-up kids

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Parks and Recreation Department hosted an adult kickball tournament at Retreat Park in Litchfield on Aug. 14. Das Boot kicked …

Pets of the week UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:01 a.m.

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

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District: School boat ready to transport students on first day

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.

School district officials and parents alike let out a proverbial sigh of relief on Aug. 20, the first day of school for Georgetown County School …

Elizabeth Crawford, Pineville

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Elizabeth Crawford, Pineville - Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth “Liz” Netha Jenkins Crawford, conducted by Rev. Lee F. Shaw, were held Friday, July 17, 2015, at Messiah R.E. Church of Pineville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mexico Cemetery of Pineville. Mrs. Crawford died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at …

Charles Hammet, Sr., Fripp Island

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Charles Hammet, Sr., Fripp Island - The Rev. Dr. Charles Jarred “Jerry” Hammet, Sr., 83, of Fripp Island, died Saturday, August 1, 2015, at his residence. A memorial service, conducted by the Revs. Patrick Perryman, Rebecca Albright, and Ashley Sanders, was held Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church – Beaufort. …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Police: Traffic stop nets drug, weapons charges for Georgetown man

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:31 p.m.

Police said an unlit license plate led to a Georgetown man’s arrest on multiple felony charges.

On the Drawing Board With Charles E. Holt UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:42 p.m.

James Booker, Andrews

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

James Booker, Andrews - Funeral services for James “Pop” Booker, conducted by the Rev. Sam Giles, were held Friday, July 17, 2015, at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Brown’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery of Andrews.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Property transfers UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between July 20 and July 24 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

All-county volleyball scrimmage

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Bertha McClary Tisdale, Kingstree

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Bertha McClary Tisdale, Kingstree - Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha McClary Tisdale, conducted by Bishop Dr. Roosevelt Fulton, Bishop Dr. Linwood Cooper, the Rev. Charles McCrea, and Elder Verdell Brown, were Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at Evangelistic Temple WOC Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at …

The Rev. Dr. Jim Watkins & Isabelle Columnn: Off-shore drilling? It’s just not The Cat’s Pajamas UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:18 a.m.

I was sure I had turned the radio off before I had left to run errands, but as soon as I stepped inside (actually rolled inside with my walker …

Jennifer Beard, Greeleyville

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Jennifer Beard, Greeleyville - Jennifer Branham Beard, 34, died Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Parker and Elder Jerry P. Edwards, were held Friday, August 7, 2015, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home. Burial, directed by Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, followed at …

Letters to The Editor UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Legislature fails again to pass road bill

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Georgetown native joins World Race mission

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Georgetown native Jamie Baxley is answering her calling and embarking on a 11-month journey to 11 countries around the world, taking only the …

WACCAMAW TIMES

Pawleys Island park closed after fields vandalized

From staff reports

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:15 a.m.

County officials have closed a public park after it was damaged in an act of vandalism one official referred to as “pure malice.” …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Anglers’ success rising and falling like tides

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Activity has reportedly been somewhat inconsistent but overall not bad over the past few weeks.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

New teacher Carrie West joins the family business UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Carrie West is the daughter of a teacher and has always wanted to teach special education.

Ruben Brown, St. Stephen

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Ruben Brown, St. Stephen - Funeral services for Ruben Brown, conducted by the Rev. Clarence Mitchell, were held Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Inez Henryhand Memorial Chapel of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral, followed at Beaufort Cemetery.

Willie Starling, Kingstree

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Willie Starling, Kingstree - Funeral services for Willie Lee Starling, conducted by the Rev. Donna Strong, were held Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. Starling died Friday, July 17, 2015, in Columbia. He was born April 6, 1948, in Salters, the son of the late Leland …

Kermit King, St. Stephen

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Kermit King, St. Stephen - Funeral services for Kermit Roosevelt King, conducted by the Rev. Harvey Mack, Sr., were held Saturday, July 18, 2015, at St. Stephen Baptist Church of St. Stephen, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. King died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at The VA Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was born September 20, 1959, in St. …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:15 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Lessie Mitchell, St. Stephen

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lessie Mitchell, St. Stephen - Funeral services for Mrs. Lessie Wells Mitchell, conducted by the Rev. Dorine C. Fabor, were held Friday, July 17, 2015, at Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Tri-Churches Cemetery of St. Stephen.

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