Investigators looking for credit card fraud suspect UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted in connection with credit card fraud. …


Obituaries Oct. 15 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:23 p.m.

Robert Ackerman


The Belle W. Baruch Foundation celebrates 50 years

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:29 p.m.

Bernard Baruch and his daughter Belle entertained many guests at Hobcaw House, and on Oct. 12 the timeless and elegant red brick beauty welcomed a …

Smunk to be inducted into South Carolina Golf Hall of Fame

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Bill Smunk, whose name has been prominent on golf leaderboards for almost a half-century, has been chosen for induction in the South Carolina Golf …


Robbery at Pawleys Island China Wok

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:42 a.m.

Less than 12 hours after an armed robbery at Conway National Bank in Murrells Inlet, another robbery took place at a Waccamaw Neck business.

KPD Chief completes FBI leadership class

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Kingstree Police Chief Eric Williams recently completed the FBI Executive Leadership Class I. The class focuses on the emerging challenges of law …

W.M. Anderson Primary School hosts annual Title I meeting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

On Thursday, September 11, W. M. Anderson Primary School hosted its annual Title I meeting.

Upcoming Events, Oct. 15

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:35 a.m.


Community & Faith, Oct. 15

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:35 a.m.

Anniversary - The Greater Bethel AME Gospel Choir cordially extends an invitation for you to worship with us at our 60th anniversary on Sunday, October 12, at 3 p.m.

October is National Principal Appreciation Month

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Dear Editor,


92-year-old joins Marine Corps League

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:37 p.m.

Georgetown’s Charles “Charlie” Jimmy Gamble, 92, was inducted into the Marine Corps League on Oct. 6.

Barbecue trail makes great road trip

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

We love our BBQ. Just ask anyone who comes for a visit and they’ll tell you when in Williamsburg County, nothing beats a pile of pork from the local …

Governor’s school instructor visits Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Art

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 a.m.

On September 11, Mrs. Elaine Quave, a ceramics and drawing instructor from the Governor’s School of Creative Arts in Greenville, presented a master …


Andrews High School Homecoming

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:33 p.m.


Armed robbery at Murrells Inlet bank UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:34 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man who robbed the Conway National Bank in Murrells Inlet at approximately 10:30 a.m. …


Search underway for Murrells Inlet bank robber

Monday, October 13, 2014 11:42 a.m.

Georgetown County deputies are searching for a man believed to have robbed the Conway National Bank on Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. …


Serving the Community: Jordan Lewis, Georgetown Fire Department

Sunday, October 12, 2014 9:51 a.m.

Hemingway’s Jordan Lewis, 25, grew up in Pleasant Hill and learned welding at Horry Georgetown Technical College.

Williamsburg Academy Stallions vs 1st Baptist Academy UPDATED

Saturday, October 11, 2014 8:06 a.m.

Kingstree Photo Gallery

D.P. Cooper Charter School Homecoming Parade UPDATED

Saturday, October 11, 2014 4:14 p.m.

Kingstree Photo Gallery

Bridge2Bridge race

Saturday, October 11, 2014 7:29 p.m.

Runners gathered in downtown Georgetown on Oct. 11 for the Bridge2Bridge 5k, 12k and half marathon. Photos by Taylor Griffith/South Strand News


Smith inducted into Hall of Fame

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:16 a.m.

A presentation was made to the family of Tommy Smith during half time of the Georgetown High School football game at the Thomas L. Smith football …


PI featured on Weather Channel

Friday, October 10, 2014 1:32 p.m.

The Weather channel was here several months ago filming a piece titled “Haunted Hurricane Island” at Pawleys Island.


Police Blotter: Man says he was assaulted in his yard

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:54 a.m.

A 59-year-old man from the Hemingway area of Georgetown County told a deputy he was the victim of an attack and sexual assault.


Streets closed during half-marathon Saturday

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:44 a.m.

The third annual Bridge2Bridge Half-Marathon, 12K and 5K will take place on Sat., Oct. 11 in Georgetown. To facilitate this event, the city will …


Vote ‘yes’ for ‘penny tax’ UPDATED

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:24 a.m.

To the Editor:


County needs to be ‘up front’

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:23 a.m.

To the Editor:


Vote ‘yes’ for the port

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:25 a.m.

To the Editor:


Rotary Club provides shoes to students

Friday, October 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

With the cooperation of the Shoe Show store in the Walmart shopping center, the Georgetown Rotary Club sponsored a service project called “Happy …


Auditorium board seeking public funds

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:59 a.m.

The Winyah Auditorium Corporation Board is seeking financial help from the city. The board discussed the idea at its Oct. 7 meeting.


Employees of the year portraits revealed

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:53 a.m.

The portraits of the 2014/2015 employees of the year were unveiled at the Oct. 7 Georgetown County School District board meeting.

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