Fourth grader recognized for perfect score

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It’s not very often a third grader makes a perfect score on the PASS test but it can be done and one young man who is a student at the Williamsburg …

Robert Samuel, St.Stephen

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Robert Samuel, St.Stephen - Funeral services for Robert Lee “Rob” Samuel, conducted by the Rev. Fortune C. Haskell, were held Monday, August 25, 2014, at New Covenant Baptist Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Tri Churches Cemetery of St. Stephen. Mr. Samuel died Tuesday, August 19, 2014. He was born …

Gilder hired as Williamsburg Regional Hospital CFO

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Kevin S. Gilder was named Williamsburg Regional Hospital’s CFO on August 11. “We welcome Kevin Gilder as our new CFO,” said hospital CEO Sharon …

C.E. Murray’s welcomes new team members

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:30 a.m.

Tennis is "hot" at Stables Park

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:07 a.m.

Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center at Stables Park in Pawleys Island played host to a heated Level 5, 10U, South Carolina USTA Jr. Tournament on Aug. 23. …

Sheriff’s deputy involved in fatal collision

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A collision between a Williamsburg County Sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle and a man driving a moped is under investigation. According to a statement issued by Williamsburg County Sheriff Office, on August 14, at approximately 10:15 p.m. a deputy was responding to a call when he collided with a moped driven by Edward Goodman, 56, of Williamsburg County. …

District schools received academic achievement recognition from the South Carolina Department of Education

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Education in partnership with the Education Oversight Committee, submitted to school districts, during the month of …

Upcoming Events, Sept 3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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A jump of faith

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:25 a.m.

Carvers Bay Middle School eighth grader Toronto King is the 2014 Hershey's Track and Field gold medalist. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News …

Edward Goodman, Salters

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Edward Goodman, Salters - Funeral services for Edward Al “Cat Daddy” Goodman, conducted by the Rev. Olin Dukes, were held Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Mark Elementary School Gym of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. Goodman died Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born March 3, 1958, in Kingstree, the son of the late Rosa Mae …



Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:21 p.m.

Community & Faith, Sept. 3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like. The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m. All are welcome …

Local author shares journey

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:45 a.m.

When Williamsburg County native Abe Henryhand was five years old he and his brother Lincoln were literally left to fend for themselves. The two would …

Two-car crash sends three to hospital

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A two-car crash on Monday, August 25, sent three people to the hospital. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a Buick and a pickup were …


Floyd, Sabb on District 32 runoff ballot UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:21 p.m.

Sam Floyd and Rep. Ronnie Sabb will go head to head in a runoff election Sept. 16 following the special election primary Sept. 2.


Browns Ferry man charged with murder of 21-year-old girlfriend

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:59 p.m.

A 19-year-old Georgetown man has been charged with murder in connection with the brutal death of a 21-year-old Plantersville native.


Obituaries Sept. 3, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 4:54 p.m.

James Branham Jr.

Leroy McElveen, Sr., Salters

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Leroy McElveen, Sr., Salters - Leroy “Richard Pryor” McElveen, Sr., 69, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System of Florence.

Lets hear it for predictions

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’m writing this column on a Thursday before the Labor Day weekend. By the time the paper comes out, opening day for Dove season will be over, …

Theron Moore, Andrews

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Theron Moore, Andrews - Funeral services for Theron Moore were held Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Matthew Pentecostal Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery of Andrews.

Robert Tisdale, Kingstree

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:29 p.m.

Robert Tisdale, Kingstree - Funeral services for Robert Gary “Bobby” Tisdale, conducted by the Rev. Craig Pipkin and the Rev. John Dodd, were held Friday, August 29, 2014, at Central Presbyterian Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home of Kingstree, followed at Tisdale Cemetery. Mr. Tisdale, 87, was born August 2, 1927, …

A nation of immigrants should have an immigration system that works

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

America did not become great by keeping people out. We are great because, throughout our history, we have held our doors wide open to those seeking a new start, economic opportunity, and a chance to raise their families in peace and freedom.

Henry Haddock Pilot/Friend

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’ve known Henry Haddock for over forty years. When he graduated from high school, he enrolled in aircraft mechanics school. He learned to fly and …

Wiiliamsburg County 4-H designates September as 2014-2015 kick off month

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H is excited to announce that September is the kick off month for the 2014-2015 4-H club year! Williamsburg County 4-H has four …


Tengatenga to preach at convention

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:22 p.m.

The Rt. Rev. James Tengatenga, a distinguished leader and teacher in the worldwide Anglican Communion, will visit Charleston in November as the …


Man gets 20 years for Sampit birthday party shooting

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:47 p.m.

A McCllelanville man has been sent to prison for an incident that took place at a birthday party last year in the Sampit Community.


New book features local ties to famous train

Sunday, August 31, 2014 3:13 p.m.

In the spring of 1978, the famous steam engine train, Clinchfield No. 1, traveled the tracks to Georgetown and Andrews for the first-ever Lowland …


City’s namesake subject of boat show poster UPDATED

Sunday, August 31, 2014 3:06 p.m.

In January, Georgetown artist Johnnie Hare Cowan was selected to be this year’s Wooden Boat Show poster artist.

Kingstree vs Hemingway UPDATED

Saturday, August 30, 2014 2:09 p.m.

Kingstree Photo Gallery


Chocolate Sunday set at plantation

Friday, August 29, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of delectable chocolate treats, hors d’oeuvres and performances by wonderful musicians and dancers including talented winners of …

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