Find out why Murrells Inlet is known as the Seafood Capital

Monday, May 30, 2016 8:01 a.m.

By Eileen Keithly

Robert Lamb column: And now a few words on the soundtrack of your life

Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:03 a.m.

In a recent column on hit songs that have lived on and on (and their authors whose names nobody seems to know), I ended by saying today’s …


GCSO investigating attempted armed robbery at Pawleys Island Waffle House

Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:28 a.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with an …


Nick McClary column: Ice bath after a tough game?

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Throughout my years of playing baseball, from Little League all the way through college, I frequently heard, “You better go ice your arm after you pitch.” It’s simply a well-known “fact” that to recover and not be as sore the next day, you should ice your arm after you pitch.

Tidelands Health Foundation annual gala raises money for Tidelands Community Care Network

Friday, May 27, 2016 10:29 a.m.

A magical night was had by all who attended the Tidelands Health Foundation Rhapsody in Blue Gala on May 21 at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country …

Georgetown County students go high tech at fair

Friday, May 27, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Demonstrating their critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills, hundreds of Georgetown County School students gathered at Waccamaw …


WHS coach impressed with turnout at spring practice

By Randy Akers


Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School football Coach Tyronne Davis is excited about his team’s performance during spring practice.


Honoring Pop Nash

Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Brothers Charlie Nash and Fred Nash Jr. took a boat ride 9 miles off the Murrells Inlet coast on May 18 to watch the construction of an artificial …


Meet Roscoe, Zoe, Gizmo, Emma and Madia ... all up for adoption UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Each week, the South Strand News features pets for adoption from Coastal Animal Rescue.


SC roads, education, reform discussed during state Senate candidate forum UPDATED

Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:16 p.m.

The four Republican candidates for the state Senate's District 34 seat agreed South Carolina was in need of critical reforms but disagreed on the …


Bears end Sharks’ state title dreams

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Belton-Honea Path beat St. James 5-0 on May 23 to win the Class AAA state title.


Update: Murrells Inlet teen dead after boat crash

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:56 p.m.

Authorities have found the body of a boy who went missing after he and a friend were involved in a Murrells Inlet boat crash Monday evening. …


Update: Emergency crews still searching for missing boater near Wacca Wache Marina UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 9:10 p.m.

Emergency units are responding to an area of the Waccamaw River near the Wacca Wache Marina in response to an apparent boat crash.


Waccamaw spring football game UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 12:21 p.m.

Waccamaw High's football program ended spring practice with an intra-squad game on May 19. Photos by Randy Akers/South Strand News


St. James falls in state finals UPDATED

Monday, May 23, 2016 8:10 p.m.

St. James’ dreams of a second Class AAA state title in the last six years were dashed by Belton-Honea Path.

Georgetown County school board says ‘yes’ to $735,000 for stadium lights

Friday, May 20, 2016 2:40 p.m.

Friday night lights at Andrews and Waccamaw high school football stadiums will be brighter next year after the Georgetown County School District …


Veteran WHS coach ‘excited’ for next volleyball season

Friday, May 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s volleyball team has made to the Lower State playoffs for the last four years.


Midway Fire Rescue collects stuffed animals for kids UPDATED

Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:02 p.m.

Midway Fire Rescue is collecting stuffed animals to distribute to young trauma victims, or children involved in other types of emergencies.


Murrells Inlet 2020 pays $7,500 for I2I multipurpose path UPDATED

Thursday, May 19, 2016 2:38 p.m.

The proposed Inlet to Intracoastal Multipurpose Path, nicknamed the I2I, is one step closer to becoming a reality in Murrells Inlet.


Authorities find missing Murrells Inlet boaters UPDATED

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:31 p.m.

Multiple agencies participated in a search-and-rescue effort Monday, May 16, after a couple and their two dogs became stranded on the Waccamaw River. …


Hook, line ... and hammer? Fisherman reels in large shark at Litchfield Beach UPDATED

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:22 a.m.

Jim Arnold and his son, Dylan, were taking a stroll along the southern end of Litchfield Beach on Saturday, May 14, when they saw a surf fisherman …


St. James wins Lower State UPDATED

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:08 a.m.

St. James defeated Airport in a 12-inning thriller to win the Class AAA Lower State title. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Frank Theatres closes in Murrells Inlet UPDATED

Monday, May 16, 2016 10:20 a.m.

The theater may be darkened, but a movie is not about to start.


9 Georgetown County delegates on hand for SC Republican Convention UPDATED

Friday, May 13, 2016 8:39 p.m.

Although there were fewer delegates in attendance than in previous years, a Georgetown County Republican official said those who did attend the state …


Georgetown County nonprofits fare well on Lowcountry Giving Day

Friday, May 13, 2016 4:01 p.m.

The South Carolina Environmental Law Project, based in Georgetown, was one of the top fund raisers for Lowcountry Giving Day on May 3 with a total …


Nick McClary column: What to expect from your physical therapist

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:19 p.m.

Physical torture. Personal torturer. Physical terrorist.


Chief: Rain caused Midway Fire Rescue trucks to get stuck in sand UPDATED

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:19 p.m.

In addition to flooding roads and raining down hail in Pawleys Island, today’s storms also caused problems for emergency responders.


Baseball, softball update St. James closer to title

Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

A thrilling walk-off win over Airport put the St. James baseball team two wins from a Class AAA Lower State title.


Nurturing Neighbors: Scott Gibson III, Murrells Inlet 2020

Thursday, May 12, 2016 8:01 a.m.

Scott Gibson III

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