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Weekend fires claim three lives

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Tragedy struck Williamsburg County this weekend as fires claimed the lives of three people including a baby.

Jimmy Richardson, Andrews

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:09 p.m.

Jimmy Richardson, Andrews - Jimmy Andrew Richardson died Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Tidelands Hospice House of Georgetown. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Eddie Gamble, Jr., were held Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Ebenezer …

Social media is not always that social: Points on the curve UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

I'm about to condemn social media to the bottom of the grease trap; hiding behind the invisible wall of anonymity brings out the worst in people. …

Cynthia Black, Nesmith

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:09 p.m.

Cynthia Black, Nesmith - Mrs. Cynthia Adele Tallevast Black, 61, died Monday, February 23, 2015, at Carolinas Hospital System. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Nesmith Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at the church cemetery.

Dorothy Wilson, Kingstree

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:09 p.m.

Dorothy Wilson, Kingstree - Dorothy Esther Howard Wilson, 86, died Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. J. Jeannetté Cooper, were held Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed …

Community & Faith, Mar. 4

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Program - Lady Christ-N-Ty Youth Ministry sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for youth to come to your church to perform praise dancing and singing, lifting the name of Jesus. For more information contact TeaTon at ladychrist_n_ty@yahoo. com

Upcoming Events, Mar. 4 UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:08 a.m.

ART & CULTURE:

Waccamaw baseball Old-Timers Game UPDATED

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Waccamaw High baseball team hosts alumni in annual Old-Timers Game. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News

GKCU holds annual meeting

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Like every ebb and flow of the waters that flow around us, the member/owner structure of credit union is refreshingly different. This unique …

Alice Mercer, Andrews

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:09 p.m.

Alice Mercer, Andrews - Alice Bacon Geer Mercer, 77, widow of Henry Carlisle Mercer, died Monday, February 23, 2015, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Graveside services, conducted by the Rev. Ben Gafford, were held Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, directed by Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. Mrs. Mercer …

UPDATE: Weekend fires claim three lives UPDATED

Monday, March 2, 2015 9:29 a.m.

Tragedy struck Williamsburg County this weekend as fires claimed the lives of three people including a baby.  On Sunday morning Charles Wilson, 65, of 5 Starburst Avenue in the Rock Town community of Kingstree died when his mobile home caught fire. The Williamsburg County Fire Department received the call at 1:30 a.m. and contained the fire to a …

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Man forced to withdraw money from ATM: Suspects sought for kidnapping/robbery at Wells Fargo in Georgetown

Monday, March 2, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Police are searching for two suspects in a robbery and kidnapping case which ended at Wells Fargo Bank on Front St. in Georgetown.

Carvers Bay at Lower State UPDATED

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:57 p.m.

Carvers Bay High's girls basketball team battled for a Lower State title on Feb. 29. The Lady Bears lost 63-54. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South …

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Carvers Bay girls fall in Lower State final UPDATED

Saturday, February 28, 2015 8:25 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s girls basketball team lost 63-54 to Latta in the Class A Lower State final on Saturday morning in the Florence Civic Center.

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After NFL career, Georgetown native serving as mentor UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Ervin “Blue Print” Parker, who was born and raised in the Choppee community of Georgetown County, said although he loved playing college …

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Social media class for small business offered at library

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Build a true connection between your company and your customers. Better yet, do it for free with user-friendly social media and a hands-on class at the Georgetown Library.

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Front Street mural to go before ARB

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:50 a.m.

A mural on the side of Clock Tower Books that depicts the buildings destroyed by fire on the 700 block of Front Street will be going before the …

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Concert Choir to perform at First Baptist March 8

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Concert Choir of North Greenville University will be in concert at the First Baptist Church of Georgetown on Sunday, March 8, at 6 p.m. …

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Rotarian of the year

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Anne Hartis has been named Rotarian of the Year at the Georgetown Lunch Rotary Club. Hartis was received the honor at a special Rotary event at the …

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NEW ARRIVALS: Birth Announcements

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

DeAngelis

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New city website to launch soon UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:49 a.m.

As early as this week, the City of Georgetown could have a new digital face with the launch of the city’s new and improved website.

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In his shoes: Pawleys Island man carries on age-old trade

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:51 a.m.

When most people think of a cobbler, they imagine a pastry filled with berries, baked to perfection.

Black History program at Plantersville Elementary

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:57 p.m.

Students, parents and teachers were delighted with a program featuring African and Caribbean drumming and dancing at the Plantersville Elementary …

Man arrested for rape UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 4:10 p.m.

A Turbeville man has been charged with forcible rape of a mentally challenged woman. Ollie Mack Mims Jr., 69, was arrested on Friday, February 26, …

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Arla Shult weds Mark Newton

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Arla Burnley Shult became the bride of Mark Hampton Newton Saturday, Feb.21, 2015, at the Olivet Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia. …

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Dedication ceremony

Friday, February 27, 2015 8:20 a.m.

This was a dedication of a tablet honoring Georgetown men who fought in World War I. Circa 1919.

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Volunteers needed to aid in hospice care

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 a.m.

To the editor,

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A View From The Past: Events of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 a.m.

100 Years Ago

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Filling the bucket (list)

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:48 a.m.

Everybody talks about having a bucket list of things they want to do before they die.

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Driver rehabilitation service can help maintain independence

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:01 a.m.

As a certified driver rehabilitation specialist, I’m frequently asked to explain what I do.

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