Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man in connection to alleged Murrells Inlet liquor store burglary UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be connected to a reported burglary at a Murrells Inlet liquor store. …


Sheriff’s office offers area law enforcement shot at firearms simulation training

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:54 a.m.

This week, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has been giving themselves and other area law enforcement agencies a shot at honing their skills in …


Conquering cancer: Despite diagnosis, Andrews woman gives hope to others UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 9:51 a.m.

Most people don’t smile while receiving chemotherapy to treat a mysterious stage IV cancer, but Whitney Cox is not most people.

Post and Courier - South Strand sister paper - wins Pulitzer

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:15 p.m.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state.

Georgetown vs. St. James UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 10:24 p.m.

Georgetown beat St. James 6-5 at the Ripken Experience on April 20. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Update: 4 in custody after Longs teen killed in shooting UPDATED

Sunday, April 19, 2015 10:10 a.m.

LONGS — After arresting two in connection with a weekend shooting that left one teen dead, police said two other men turned themselves in with regard …


Workshop on business security scheduled

Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Own a small business or run a non-profit in Georgetown County? Security — both virtual and physical — is a rapidly growing issue that many organizations face.

S.C. roads vote stuns supporters of more income tax relief UPDATED

Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:59 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After a bill to raise more money for South Carolina roads passed the House by a surprisingly big margin, Gov. Nikki Haley …


Soccer: St. James beats North Myrtle Beach

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The St. James’ varsity soccer team beat North Myrtle Beach 4-3 on April 11 on penalty kicks.


State, local agencies set stage for police-worn body cams

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

While the state Legislature moves closer to making body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers mandatory, another area agency has taken steps that may put it ahead of the curve.


Garden party to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids

Saturday, April 18, 2015 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.

Warmer weather bringing better fishing for South Strand

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Things seem to be off to an excellent start through the first few weeks of April.

First Baptist Church hosts Frozen Family Fun Night UPDATED

Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:17 p.m.


Softball: Lady Sharks lose to Conway

Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:01 a.m.

The St. James softball team recently beat Pleasure Ridge Park, Kentucky, and lost to Conway.


Serving the Community - Sgt. Shane Powers - Georgetown Police Department UPDATED

Saturday, April 18, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Although he has worked in law enforcement for less than six years, Georgetown Police Sgt. Shane Powers has already served in a number of capacities. …

Little League Opening Day UPDATED

Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:35 p.m.


County hosting B.A.S.S. Nation Championship

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Georgetown County’s Carroll A. Campbell Marine Complex will be the site of the 2015 B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional Championship from April 22-24 …


100 days left in Bunnelle-United Way matching grant

Saturday, April 18, 2015 4:01 p.m.

New donations to the Black River United Way are getting a boost thanks to a grant from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation.


Obituaries April 17, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:14 a.m.

Henry Cagle


Georgetown native Pauline LeGare to celebrate 106th birthday

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:03 a.m.

Pauline LeGare has lived a storied life: she was a teacher, raised three daughters, is a grandmother and great-grandmother, worked for a U.S. …


Andrews soccer teams win region

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:08 p.m.

Andrews High’s girls and boys soccer teams clinched region titles with wins over Timberland on Wednesday night.


A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago



Friday, April 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Friday, April 17


Golf results UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Heritage: Weekend Warriors’ results April 11


Josh McElwee now playing Double-A ball in Texas UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:09 p.m.

FRISCO, Texas – Andrews High School graduate Josh McElwee will start his fourth season of professional baseball with the Frisco Roughriders of the …

Nesmith man charged with attempted murder UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Nathaniel Louis Graham, age 53, of Nesmith, SC has been charged with Attempted Murder.   According to a press release issued by the Williamsburg …


WHS’ best-kept softball secret signs with Spartanburg Methodist UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:08 p.m.

Waccamaw High School senior outfielder and shortstop Olivia Dunlap signed her letter of intent April 14 to take the field for Spartanburg Methodist …


The Police Blotter returns with youth in revolt, blanket statements and more UPDATED

Friday, April 17, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Plain intentions


Nick McClary column: Myths of youth strength training, Part 1

Friday, April 17, 2015 3:08 p.m.

I can only imagine the scenes that were going through my mother’s head when, as an eager seventh grader, I first mentioned that I’d like to start lifting weights after school.


WHS winning streak snapped in Mingo Bay tournament

Friday, April 17, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Winning four out of five games, the Waccamaw Warriors baseball team captured second place in the Danny Isaac Division A bracket of the Mingo Bay …

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