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BOLO issued for five suspects UPDATED

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8:48 a.m.

Greeleyville Police Chief Mike Graham has issued a state wide BOLO (be on the lookout) for five black males suspected of an armed robbery at a home on Hope Harbor Drive in Greeleyville. According to Graham, around 8:30 PM on Tuesday, December 29, the suspects were wearing masks and harboring handguns, entered an apartment and allegedly stole the …

Mold not uncommon after the flood

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:34 p.m.

After the state’s historic flood, excess moisture and standing water could contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. The …

Ernest McCray, Salters

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:24 p.m.

Ernest McCray, Salters - Funeral services for Ernest S. McCray, conducted by the Rev. Ted Brown, were held Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Jerusalem United Methodist Church of Salters, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. McCray died Saturday, December 5, 2015. He was born September 11, 1945, in Salters, the son of the late Sarah Brown McCray …

William Arnold, II, Kingstree

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:26 p.m.

William Arnold, II, Kingstree - William Roy “Bill” Arnold II, 67, husband of Rachel G. Arnold, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, December 20, 2015, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel.

Following Plum’s journey UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Vincenia Brockington was a pillar of the community. She flourished within her North Kingstree Baptist Church and was known for an infectious smile. …

Senators appeal to congress for relief for farmers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:45 p.m.

On December 7, farmers traveled to South Carolina Statehouse to appeal to Governor Nikki Haley to ask congress for money to help them recover from an estimated $376 million in crop damage due to October’s historic flood. At the same time, in a letter to the governor, the Senate Special Committee appealed for help.

New Year’s resolutions: I’m doomed before I begin - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:17 p.m.

How many of us make New Year’s Resolutions? I do but, as in years past, I know I won’t stick to them. I can only hope that I start out …

Good grief people! - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 6:08 p.m.

I was in shock as I watched a news broadcast about a school play where Linus (played by a student) was censored. The student is not allowed to …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Leaders, Scouts celebrate 50th anniversary

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 7:00 p.m.

The Fellowship Hall at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church recently rang with congratulations as current and former Scouts and leaders of Boy …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Pets of the Week

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:45 p.m.

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

Town council recognizes Bears UPDATED

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:46 p.m.

Kingstree Town Council has appointed Kingstree Finance Director Merrianne Cowley as interim town manager. Cowley will act as interim for 30 days. Dan …

James Cooper, Kingstree

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:25 p.m.

James Cooper, Kingstree- Funeral services for Deacon James Robert “Mickey” Cooper, conducted by the Rev. Larry McCray and the Rev. James E. Scott, were held Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Elijah United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Morning Star Cemetery of Nesmith.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Police: 3rd man arrested in Georgetown group assault

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8:49 a.m.

Police have arrested a third Georgetown man in connection to an alleged assault that “disfigured” an area barber earlier in December. …

George Scott, Jr., Kingstree

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:20 p.m.

George Scott, Jr., Kingstree - Funeral services for George “Sunny” Scott, Jr., conducted by the Rev. Franklin James, were held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at St. Michael United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at St. Michael United Methodist Churchyard Cemetery of Kingstree.Mr. Scott …

Community & Faith, Dec. 30 UPDATED

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:44 p.m.

The listed events are in no particular order. To submit an event, call 843-355-6397.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Bears, Jackets enjoy Christmas competition

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For the boys basketball teams at Carvers Bay and Andrews high schools, competing in a Christmas tournament is more about experience than wins and …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Georgetown City to co-sponsor Bass Elite Series fishing tournament with county UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8:56 a.m.

The City of Georgetown will assist Georgetown County in funding for a national fishing tournament to be held in Georgetown in April that county …

WACCAMAW TIMES

Estelle McClary is Waccamaw Library Artist of the Month

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:05 p.m.

Estelle McClary is the artist of the month for January at the Waccamaw Library in Pawleys Island.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Georgetown Kwanzaa celebration highlights cultural expression

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 8:51 a.m.

Honoring “Mother Africa” and their African heritage, family, friends and neighbors came together Dec. 26 at St. Anne’s Baptist …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Bright Ideas grant winners announced

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:30 p.m.

Several area teachers were recently surprised when Santee Electric Cooperative employees showed up at their schools with up to $1,000 each in grant …

JOSEPH CARRAWAY, Satlers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:16 p.m.

JOSEPH CARRAWAY, Satlers - Funeral services for Joseph “Joe” Carraway, conducted by the Rev. James Carraway, were held Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Crossroad Cemetery of Salters.

South Carolina comes through death and destruction with hope

By Jeffrey Collins

and Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:00 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The police shooting of an unarmed black man in North Charleston. The killing of nine people during Bible study at a …

INLET OUTLOOK

Brookgreen Gardens draws record-breaking crowds at Nights of a Thousand Candles UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Visitors to Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand candles topped last year’s record-breaking attendance by 41 percent.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

The Village Group receives $10K donation

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Ray Funnye, founder and director of The Village Group, has served as a guiding light for young people over the last decade.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Bulldogs in action

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Four Georgetown High school wrestlers placed in the top 10 in their weight classes at the Palmetto Slam at Lugoff-Elgin High School on Dec. 18 and 19. …

Day of Boeing coming to county

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:10 p.m.

More than 400 aerospace firms currently operate in South Carolina with an annual employment growth of 11.4 percent thanks in part to Boeing.

Ruffled feathers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:30 p.m.

GEORGETOWN TIMES INLET OUTLOOK

Mark Nash opening new State Farm office

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Georgetown resident Mark Nash will open a new State Farm Insurance office in Conway Jan. 4.

Upcoming Events, Dec. 30

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:35 p.m.

CLASSES/MEETINGS/CLOSINGS:

A home run

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:47 p.m.

Dear Editor, Ben Swann of Georgia’s CBS Channel 46 hit a home run showing both Gov. Christie and Senator Mark Rubio are tools for

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