Georgetown City Council nixes mobile homes, approves subcommittee for West End Redevelopment Plan

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:50 p.m.

During the Aug. 18 meeting, council members denied a request to rezone the West End to permit the addition of mobile homes on more than 200 vacant …


U.S. House candidate Mal Hyman stops in Georgetown on ‘listening tour’

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:22 a.m.

After spending 30 years having students listen to him, longtime Coker College professor and Democratic Party Congressional candidate Mal Hyman has …

Years in the making: Francis Marion Forest plan released

Associated Press

Monday, August 22, 2016 12:10 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new management plan for the sprawling Francis Marion National Forest between Charleston and Myrtle Beach has been …


Andrews vs. Waccamaw football UPDATED

Saturday, August 20, 2016 2:30 a.m.

Andrews dominated Waccamaw 47-13 in the first game of the high school football seasonon Aug. 19. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Dornan ready for life after ‘Fifty Shades’

By Leanne Italie

Associated Press

Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:01 a.m.

NEW YORK — What’s Jamie Dornan got to look forward to? The links.


AHS fieldhouse fire gallery UPDATED

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:53 p.m.

An Aug. 18 fire in the athletic fieldhouse at Andrews High School damaged some of the team’s uniforms and destroyed equipment including …


Church security training offered in Pawleys Island

Friday, August 19, 2016 1:25 p.m.

Some experts say local churches and faith-based organizations are lacking security, as well as plans to handle extreme situations, such as the mass …


What’s the best way to ‘detox’ your body?

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:01 a.m.

If you watch almost any daily talk show for a period of time, you are bound to hear the words “cleanse” or “detox.” …

Georgetown County students return to classroom for 2016-2017 school year

Friday, August 19, 2016 9:54 a.m.

More than 9.000 students in the Georgetown County School District reported Aug. 17 for the first day of the 2016-2017 school year, but none may have …

Scout gives back to Georgetown Lions Club UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:42 a.m.

When Daniel Amidon was a toddler and needed hearing aids, a member of the Georgetown Lions Club helped raise money for the family pay for them. …


Waccamaw High fall sports schedules

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:37 p.m.

Here are the fall athletic schedules for Waccamaw High School. Dates are subject to change.


St. James High fall sports schedules

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:39 p.m.

Here are the fall athletic schedules for St. James High School. Dates are subject to change.

Georgetown police arrest 1, search for 2 involved in alleged assault

Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:20 p.m.

One man was arrested, but police are still searching for two others in connection to an alleged bar fight that resulted in a man bleeding from his …

Spokesdog winner at Pelicans ‘Bark in the Park’ game

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:58 p.m.

Simon, the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium’s 2016 spokesdog who was crowned during the first annual Grand Strand’s …


Police chief, City Hall discussed at Georgetown council meeting

Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:42 p.m.

Less than seven weeks after he was sworn in as the interim chief of the Georgetown Police Department, Kelvin Waites has another ceremony to attend. …


Teachers and students on South Strand ready for new school year

Thursday, August 18, 2016 1:08 p.m.

Schools along the South Strand, like many others, have been gearing up for the first days of school.


Film screened in Pawleys Island highlights dangers of man-made noise in ocean

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 1:41 p.m.

Over the last few decades, man-made noise in the world’s oceans has increased substantially, causing harm to sea creatures, including whales …


Obituaries Aug. 17, 2016 UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:47 a.m.

John Green

Police Blotter UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:01 p.m.

A man went to a local grocery to visit an acquaintance who was in the middle of his shift. Shortly after, he asked the acquaintance if he could give …


Coastal Carolina University Jazz Combo to perform at Brookgreen Gardens UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 2:49 p.m.

Visitors to Brookgreen Gardens have experienced the sights and sounds of this unique, scenic location, but now they have a chance to experience it in …

Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital unveils new entrance UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:05 a.m.

Last week, employees Michele Grove and Sheila German sat at a check-in desk in an almost-silent 7,000-square-foot mall at Tidelands Georgetown …

Murrells Inlet/Pawleys Island fast food robber pleads guilty UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:12 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach man charged in a string of 2014 restaurant robberies up and down the South Strand will spend more than a decade behind bars after …


2 Georgetown County School District board seats up for grabs

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:21 p.m.

Two school board seats are up for grabs, while another three will be uncontested for the Nov. 8 general election.


Waccamaw vs. St. James volleyball UPDATED

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:06 p.m.

The volleyball teams from Waccamaw and St. James high schools battled in a scrimmage on Aug. 16. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Farmers who want part of $40M in state aid face deadline

Associated Press

Monday, August 15, 2016 11:25 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina farmers in 42 counties who want some of the $40 million in aid legislators approved over Gov. Nikki …


St. James at the CNB Kickoff Classic UPDATED

Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:57 a.m.

The St. James football team wrapped up the preseason battling Green Sea-Floyds in the CNB Kickoff Classic on Aug. 12. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South …


Waccamaw at the CNB Kickoff Classic UPDATED

Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:58 a.m.

Waccamaw's football team wrapped up the preseason battling Carolina Forest in the CNB Kickoff Classic on Aug. 12. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South …


Kings River Road closed in Pawleys Island

Friday, August 12, 2016 11:17 a.m.

A major Pawleys Island thoroughfare has been closed after a tree fell on a row of power lines Friday morning.

Ferdon drops out of Georgetown County School District race

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:27 p.m.

Ten days after Georgetown resident Ricky Ferdon filed his paperwork for a seat on the county’s school board, he dropped out of the race and …


Rep. Tom Rice’s visit to Plantersville gets mixed reactions from residents

Friday, August 12, 2016 4:24 p.m.

After she heard her congressman planned to visit the Plantersville community, resident Vera Livingston went to ask questions about the sewer …

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