Boeing shares opportunity with Georgetown County youth UPDATED

By Taylor Griffith


Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Aeronautics, the science of flying and planes were on the brain Sept. 22 during the “Day of Boeing” in Georgetown County when …

Upcoming Events, Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:02 p.m.


WTC hosts Constitution/Patriot Day Commemorations UPDATED

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:18 p.m.

Williamsburg Technical College commemorated Constitution Day and Patriot Day during a September 17, ceremony held in the college’s auditorium. …

School district ignores FOIA request: Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:08 p.m.

On August 24, The News emailed a Freedom of Information request to obtain three items from the Williamsburg County School District. The request was …


City projects coming in over budget

By Taylor Griffith


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Disappointment and frustration was palpable at the Sept. 24 Georgetown City Council workshop, when updates on ongoing capital improvement projects …

Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from Pee Dee River

By Susanne M. Schafer

Associated Press

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2:06 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A team of South Carolina archaeologists plucked three cast iron Civil War cannons from the Pee Dee River on Tuesday and …

Making lemonade is cancer survivor’s specialty



Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:16 p.m.

Kingstree resident Guinn Nexsen was diagnosed with oral cancer a year ago. On September 4, her doctors told her that she was cancer free. When she …

Researchers checking lines for a dozen SC counties UPDATED

Associated Press

Monday, September 28, 2015 10:49 a.m.

Researchers are traveling around South Carolina to make sure that current county boundary lines are where they were drawn more than a century ago. …

The Police Blotter, where anything can and always seems to happen

Monday, September 28, 2015 1:13 p.m.



Serving the Community — Cpl. Paul Egger — Georgetown Police Department

By Max Hrenda


Monday, September 28, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Although Cpl. Paul Egger said he has enjoyed his seven years working with the Georgetown Police Department, working as a police officer wasn’t …

Planned Parenthood: Correction plans should address SC concerns

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Monday, September 28, 2015 1:35 p.m.

Planned Parenthood officials say plans being submitted to the state’s public health agency should bring its Columbia clinic into compliance …

Belin UMC Mud Bowl UPDATED

Sunday, September 27, 2015 8:43 p.m.

The youth of Belin Memorial United Methodist Church enjoyed some muddy fun at the annual Mud Bowl. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Georgetown seaman could have been youngest serviceman to die in battle UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs


Saturday, September 26, 2015 1:59 p.m.

Members of the American Legion Post 114 in Georgetown are seeking information about a Georgetown seaman who they believe could be the youngest World …

WA vs Holly Hill UPDATED

Saturday, September 26, 2015 7:32 a.m.


Georgetown sheriff’s deputies searching for convicted sex offenders UPDATED

From staff reports

Friday, September 25, 2015 3:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help in finding four men who allegedly did not register themselves as …


Georgetown High wins appeal to be in Region VI

Friday, September 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High School won a second appeal of the new South Carolina High School League realignment plan and will move to Region VI-AAA starting for the 2016-17 school year.

Katelyn Hogan weds Samuel Gamble UPDATED

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Katelyn Elaine Hogan and Samuel Ryan Gamble, both of Andrews, were united in marriage on Sept. 26, 2015, at 5 p.m. at Phillips Farm in Kingstree. …

Volvo breaking ground on $500M manufacturing plant in SC

Associated Press

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:10 a.m.

Volvo is breaking ground on its first factory in North America - a $500 million facility in Berkeley County and about 30 miles northwest of …


Georgetown EMS: No injuries in Penncine Court house fire

From staff reports

Friday, September 25, 2015 2:13 p.m.

Firefighters said no one was harmed in a morning house fire that occurred at a county residence.

Georgetown High School student receives national honor UPDATED

From staff reports

Friday, September 25, 2015 8:49 a.m.

The National Society of High School Scholars has inducted Timothy Jordan of Georgetown as a member.


Warriors top competition at NMB swim meet UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski


Friday, September 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s boys topped eight other swim teams to capture the North Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sept. 19.

Hanser House supports Miss Ruby’s Kids early childhood education

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Hanser House, a family-owned restaurant at 14360 Ocean Highway in the Litchfield area of Pawleys Island, is participating in “Dining for a …



Friday, September 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Friday, September 25


Full story: Andrews mayor responds to allegations of improper, criminal behavior

By Eileen Keithly


Friday, September 25, 2015 12:50 p.m.

After being accused by the Andrews Town Council of stealing a town lawnmower and being asked to resign, Andrews Mayor Rodney Giles defended himself …

Golf results

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Tradition: Ladies’ results Sept. 17


Deputies charge Oklahoma man with raping Pawleys Island teen

By Max Hrenda


Friday, September 25, 2015 9:12 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested an Oklahoma man and charged him with raping a teenage girl.


Tennis: Lady Bulldogs top Manning 6-1

By Chris Sokoloski


Friday, September 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s girls tennis team scored a dominating 6-1 victory over Manning on Sept. 23.

Vital Aging Dinner and Silent Auction UPDATED

Friday, September 25, 2015 8:50 a.m.

Walk a Mile in My Shoes event in Murrells Inlet

Friday, September 25, 2015 3:01 p.m.

About 50 people had an opportunity to experience some of the struggles disabled people face each day during an event Sept. 19 in Murrells Inlet.The …

Too close for comfort

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

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