Front Street Fire Photos UPDATED

Sunday, September 25, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Pictures from the day of the Sept. 25, 2013 Front Street fire and its aftermath


Serving the Community: Brent McClellan

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:45 a.m.

When Brent McClellan was growing up in West Virginia, he asked for the same thing on his birthday cake every year: a firetruck.


Football: Sharks and Warriors lose again UPDATED

By Randy Akers


Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:44 a.m.

The St. James High School football team is still searching for its first victory of the 2016 season.


Volleyball: Lady Sharks fall to Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:45 a.m.

The St. James volleyball team lost a hard-fought match to Myrtle Beach on Sept. 15.


Community gathering celebrates ‘Doc’ Lachicotte’s 90th birthday, achievements UPDATED

Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:01 a.m.

A 90th birthday celebration for Arthur Herbert “Doc” Lachicotte Jr. on Sept. 18 became a community gathering to honor the Pawleys …


Creek sweep

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:46 a.m.

Members of Girl Scout Troop 130, from left, Carly Price, Isabella Kaulback, Emma Crosby, Braelyn Ryba, Anna Burrow, Allie Harbagh, Ann Caroline …


Town of Pawleys Island eyeing state money for beach

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:46 a.m.

With $30 million available from the state for beach repairs, the Town of Pawleys Island hopes to nab a share of the money.


Grandparents’ Day at Waccamaw Elementary

Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:01 a.m.

Waccamaw Elementary School held its annual Grandparents’ Day on Sept. 15. Grandparents were treated to songs by second-grade students in Sarah …


Recycling is main topic for MI2020 Chowder Talk

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:01 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 will hold its Fall Chowder Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center.

Horry Georgetown Technical College receives $2 million grant for manufacturing training facility

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:11 a.m.

The Horry Georgetown Technical College Georgetown campus has received a big boost in its plans to build an advanced manufacturing training facility. …

Barbecue Challenge in Murrells Inlet raises $7,100 for Hugs for Horses program

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:11 a.m.

Live music, barbecue and fellowship, overlooking the Murrells Inlet marsh, were on tap Sept. 18 during the second annual Hogs for Horses BBQ …


Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival in Murrells Inlet features 100 artists

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:12 p.m.

More than 100 masters of canvas, wood, glass and other media will showcase and sell their unique creations at the 41st Annual Atalaya Arts & …


Candidates turn out for Georgetown Chamber’s Boil and Stump event

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:48 p.m.

Candidates for federal, state and local positions from multiple political parties put themselves on public display during the Georgetown County …

Georgetown County planners working on rules for helicopter businesses

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:41 a.m.

Georgetown County planners are working to develop rules for commercial helicopter tour businesses, with noise and safety as their main concerns. …

Jobs, young people among hot topics at Georgetown’s Urban Land Institute public forum UPDATED

Monday, September 19, 2016 9:22 p.m.

When a panel of volunteer planners and developers met with the Georgetown community to discuss ideas for the future of the defunct ArcelorMittal …


Nick McClary column: People shouldn’t ‘break the bank’ for GMOs UPDATED

Friday, September 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In my last column, I reviewed the recent scientific consensus that genetically modified organisms are safe for human consumption.


Football: Chiefs keep Sharks winless

Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The St. James football team fell to 0-4 on the season with a 41-14 loss to Lake City on Sept. 9.

Penelope Foran column: Ivy covers the beach with love and doggy kisses

Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Sitting in my beach chair, I am engrossed in a novel. Nothing else matters, except whether the wife finds out about her cheating husband. How could …



Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

St. James High School’s Jordan White is all smiles after acing the third hole at Wachesaw Plantation on Sept. 7 to help the Lady Sharks defeat …

Live music

Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:12 a.m.


Georgetown County School Board receives Montessori construction updates, election guidelines

Thursday, September 15, 2016 2:59 p.m.

Work is coming right along on the new Coastal Montessori Charter School in Pawleys Island, and move-in week is scheduled for Nov. 11-13, according to …


‘Blue’ Democrats make early morning stand in Georgetown

By Robert Lamb


Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:35 a.m.

Four newcomers to South Carolina politics fished for votes Saturday at a dawn press conference in the middle of the Pee Dee River as fishermen and …


St. James vs. Lake City UPDATED

Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:16 a.m.

St. James lost 41-14 to Lake City on Sept. 9. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Georgetown veterans host Folds of Honor ceremony

Friday, September 9, 2016 9:33 a.m.

As local communities get set to honor heroes who risked their lives to save others on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, …


Tidelands Health spine surgeon performs area’s first cervical disc replacement

Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:53 p.m.

In recent weeks, a Tidelands Health spine surgeon performed the area’s first cervical disc replacement — a procedure that studies have …

Waccamaw Riverkeeper protects, preserves third-largest watershed on East Coast

By John Bradford


Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:58 p.m.

The Waccamaw River has been the lifeblood of the Waccamaw Neck for centuries and its protection is as important now as it has ever been, the …

Page Hayhurst Kiniry hired as new president, CEO of Brookgreen Gardens UPDATED

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:04 p.m.

Six months after Bob Jewell announced his retirement as Brookgreen Gardens’ president and CEO, a search committee has located and named his …


Georgetown-based Family Justice Center opens new office in Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 9:22 a.m.

From its beginnings in Georgetown County, the Family Justice Center began its mission to reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic …


Ryan Fabbri named Pawleys Island Citizen of the Year

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:45 p.m.

Pawleys Island Town Administrator Ryan Fabbri has been named the Citizen of the Year by the town’s Civic Association.

Update: Police say one in custody after Murrells Inlet standoff UPDATED

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 1:41 p.m.

Police said one man has been arrested after Horry and Georgetown law enforcement units responded to a Murrells Inlet residence after receiving a …

Latest Videos
Friends to Follow
News from Twitter

South Strand News

© 2016 South Strand News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.