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Sanford speaks out against offshore drilling in Lowcountry

Monday, April 27, 12:12 p.m.

A U.S. representative has added his name to the growing list of governmental officials and entities that oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing off the coast of South Carolina.

Ex-South Carolina sheriff sentenced: 1 year, 1 day in prison

Monday, April 27, 4:12 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man who had been South Carolina’s longest-serving sheriff was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty in a corruption scheme.


Update: Andrews police name person of interest in fatal shooting

Sunday, April 26, 5:28 p.m.

Police have asked for the public's help in finding a man who may have been involved in the fatal shooting of an Andrews man.


Update: Andrews man arrested in connection to Friday shooting, police say

Saturday, April 25, 10:25 a.m.

Police have arrested an Andrews man in connection with a Friday morning shooting that sent another Andrews man to the hospital.

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Update: Police say Murrells Inlet man may have committed ‘dozens’ of arsons in more than 2 years

Friday, April 24, 2:36 p.m.

Police said an Murrells Inlet man arrested in connection with three Friday morning fires may have been responsible for multiple arsons over the past two-and-a-half years.

County approves Atax funds for 11 local groups

Friday, April 24, 12:01 a.m.

County leaders have approved accommodations tax funding for 11 of 15 requests from local groups and organizations.


Blessing of the Inlet set for May 2

Thursday, April 23, 12:01 a.m.

The 19th annual “Blessing of the Inlet” celebration will be held on Saturday, May 2, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Update: Murrells Inlet teen charged with robbing store, shooting clerk

Wednesday, April 22, 11:18 a.m.

Police have arrested a Murrells Inlet teen in connection with an armed robbery that resulted in the shooting of a convenience store clerk.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

County robotics team heading west to show its project to the world

Thursday, April 23, 6:01 a.m.

A team of Waccamaw Neck elementary and intermediate school students is off to St. Louis this week to join students from around the world at a robotics exhibition.

More fast food on Pawleys’ horizon

Thursday, April 23, 6:01 a.m.

Another fast-food restaurant could be in Pawleys Island’s future at the corner of Petigru Drive and U.S. Highway 17.


Committee forms to update Waccamaw Neck Corridor Study

Thursday, April 23, 3:01 p.m.

Georgetown County Councilmen who represent parts of the Waccamaw Neck are now on a transportation adhoc committee that will make recommendations for improvements to that area of the county.


Garden party to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids

Saturday, April 18, 9:01 a.m.

Miss Ruby’s Kids annual garden party fundraiser will be held April 26 at Kimbels at Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet.

Georgetown & Andrews

Plantersville’s Annie Mae Greggs celebrates 105th birthday

Saturday, April 25, 1:04 p.m.

In 104 years, Annie Mae Greggs has seen a lot of “firsts” in her life, including continuing improvements in civil rights, modern conveniences and the first black president of the U.S.

Memoirs of Plantersville come alive

Friday, April 24, 5:01 p.m.

The Village Group and friends celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the community group in Plantersville on Saturday, April 18.


Serving the Community - Battalion Chief Deborah Johnson - Georgetown County Fire/EMS

Friday, April 24, 2:01 p.m.

Even though Deborah Johnson didn’t plan on having a career in emergency response, for the past 24 years, she has done her part to help her fellow Georgetonians through some of the worst times of...


Let me take a #shelfie

Friday, April 24, 12:01 p.m.

While cell phones and tablets have made the “selfie” photo popular, librarians at the Georgetown branch of Georgetown County Library have been busy perfecting their “shelfie.” One state agency took...

Sports

Registration still open for redfish tournament

Friday, April 24, 8:13 p.m.

The IFA Redfish Tour and Kayak Tour returns to Georgetown County this week, and it’s not too late for the public to sign up to participate and possibly win big prizes, as well as bragging rights.

Sokoloski column: I once wrote a column this big

Friday, April 24, 10:35 a.m.

The fish tales are flying this week in Georgetown as the county is hosting the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional Championship.


Andrews High’s Miller to play football for Methodist

Friday, April 24, 10:34 a.m.

Andrews High’s Desten Miller signed to play football for Methodist University on April 21.


High school wrap-up: WHS posts back-to-back victories

Friday, April 24, 10:35 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s baseball team beat Marion and Andrews this week.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Capt. Steve Roff column: Gene Dickeson is the ‘godfather of guides’

Friday, April 24, 8:56 a.m.

(Editor’s Note: Capt. Steve Roff is a new South Strand News columnist. The well-known fishing guide will offer columns about the people – and, yes, the fish – that can be found on – or in – local...

Inlet Outlook

Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 12:01 a.m.

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