Waccamaw Library holds French film festival UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The 12th annual French Film Festival in Pawleys Island co-sponsored by the Waccamaw Library with the Friends of the Waccamaw Library, Coastal …

Waccamaw at the region championship UPDATED

Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:26 p.m.

Waccamaw High School's wreslting team finished third at the Region VIII-AA championship. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

‘Once upon a time. . .’

Thursday, January 28, 2016 8:53 a.m.

Robert Lamb LOGO

Tea & Poetry event set for March 5 in Litchfield

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:52 a.m.

The final 2015 Litchfield Tea & Poetry Series event will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the Litchfield Higher Education Center from 3 to 4 p.m. Poet Jo Angela Edwins will conclude the series by reading her poetry.


Lowcountry Prep School hosts spelling/math bee

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Lowcountry Preparatory School students recently were recognized for their talents in the areas of spelling and mathematics at regional South Carolina …

Good news for the county's bridges UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:21 a.m.

On January 25, a huge crowd showed up for a community meeting in Nesmith. The citizens who crowded into the Friendship United Methodist Church had …


Andrews council members say ‘no’ to changing infrastructure grant

By Eileen Keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:25 a.m.

The Andrews Town Council on Jan. 21 unanimously voted down a proposal to spend an additional $69,485 on improvements to the town’s sewer …


Georgetown City Council members attend annual planning retreat, receive departmental reports

By Eileen Keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:27 a.m.

Accomplishments, trends, challenges and wish lists topped departmental reports presented to Georgetown City Council members during the city’s …

Tucker: ‘Three gun manufacturing companies have shown a lot of interest in Georgetown County’

By Eileen keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Three firearms manufacturers have expressed interest in locating a plant in Georgetown County, according to the county’s economic development …

Great American Cleanup launches March 1



Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Williamsburg County Councilmembers were urged to reach out to their constituents to bring about awareness of a continuing issue. Williamsburg …


Obituaries Jan. 27, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:23 a.m.

William Adkins


Nurturing Neighbors: Sandy Revere, Hobcaw Barony

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Sandy Revere

Column: Fishing is as cold as the weather

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The recent cold weather and significant decrease in water temperatures throughout the area seems to have slowed up fishing quite a bit.



Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:10 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Minimalist living and the super pot - The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:10 p.m.

One of my friends claims to be a minimalist. He doesn’t have many material possessions. I claim he is a liar about all his possessions. He …

Rep. Cezar E. McKnight legislative update UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 3:30 p.m.

Lawmakers returned to the State House on January 12, 2016, to commence the second regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly. …

Mergansers UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Community & Faith, Jan. 27 UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 a.m.

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

Pasley hopeful that government funding will be restored UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County Council is hoping a push by county governments will restore some funding. Williamsburg County Supervisor Stanley Pasley said they have been monitoring the discussion about the surplus that’s available at the state level.

School News - Citadel, Coastal Carolina, FMU announce 2015 student honors UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 2:45 p.m.

The Citadel’s newest Gold Star cadets announced


Andrews student named state president of Junior Beta Club

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Davis Richard McBee, a seventh-grader at Rosemary Middle School in Andrews, has been named state president of the Junior Beta Club.

Spiders, lice, and flies, oh my! - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:26 p.m.

Sometimes when I’m trying to go to sleep I seem to be, well, twitchy; a feeling that something is on me. You know, like when the sheet touches …

Karthalmina Blanche Harper celebrates 100th birthday UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Karthalmina Blanche Harper was born on Jan. 18, 1916 in the house at 1633 Emanuel St., Georgetown, where she still calls “home.” …

David Fulton, Sr., Kingstree

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:15 p.m.

David Fulton, Sr., Kingstree - David Fulton, Sr., 73, died Saturday, January 9, 2016, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by Elder Dr. David Anderson, Jr. and Pastor Lorenzo Mouzon, were held Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Sandridge Believers Holiness Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond- …

Pets of the Week UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

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


State champs honored

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Alimony laws UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Dear Editor, I am writing concerning the unfair permanent alimony laws in South Carolina.

Fifth-grader wins spelling competition UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The stage of the historic Winyah Auditorium was a scene of intense concentration on Jan. 14, as The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences hosted six …

Addie Elliott, Andrews

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:16 p.m.

Addie Elliott, Andrews - Mrs. Addie Mae Thornton Elliott, 76, wife of the late Henry Vernon Elliott, Sr., died Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the home of her son.

Where does all that money go? UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:00 a.m.

The South Carolina Education Lottery reached a historic milestone when it hit $800,000,000 on January 8. A week later it passed a billion dollars. People hoping for a chance at becoming rich wrapped around gas stations in an endless procession. Beating all odds, three winners will share an unimaginable booty. But what happens to the money they …

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