Reverend Dr. Sandy Drayton to speak

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Reverend Dr. Sandy Drayton, presiding elder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Columbia Conference, Columbia District, will speak at the St. …


Virginia businessman dies after being pulled from ocean in Pawleys Island UPDATED

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 7:09 a.m.

A certified public accountant from Danville, Va. died after being found floating in the ocean at Pawleys Island Monday afternoon.


Goodwill offers convenient locations UPDATED

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Donors now have the option to donate gently used clothing and household items in nine new locations at Georgetown County Recycling Convenience …

Pardon my mistake

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:12 a.m.

A 2005 survey by Scott R. Maier associate professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon found errors in 61 percent of 4,800 …

Amanda Wall, Kingstree

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:39 a.m.

Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Michell Aguirre Wall, conducted by Sr. Bishop Dr. Odell Fulton, were held Friday, June 27, 2014, at Sandridge Believers Holiness Church of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Burial followed Monday, June 30, 2014, at Memory Garden Cemetery of Amarillo, Texas. Mrs. Wall died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Cape …


Obituaries July 9,2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 12:42 p.m.

Dee Ann Driver

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:20 a.m.

As you know by now, on June 18th, I was elected President Pro Tempore of the South Carolina Senate. Shortly thereafter, I was unanimously elected Lieutenant Governor and sworn in by the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. This is quite a privilege, and not one that I take lightly.Stepping up to take the position of lieutenant …

Willie Howell , Cross

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:29 a.m.

Funeral services for Willie “Lum” Howell, conducted by the Rev. Aaron T. Brown, were held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Unity Missionary Baptist Church of Eutawville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Unity Cemetery of Eutawville. Mr. Howell died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born September 5, …

Cleveland Miller, Kingstree

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:31 a.m.

Funeral services for Cleveland Miller, conducted by the Rev. Terry Law, were held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Siloam Missionary Baptist Church of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home.Mr. Miller died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Hospice of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was born March 29, 1952, in Kingstree, the son of the late …

Helping Hillary

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:16 a.m.

 I’m going to help Hillary Clinton.  The poor gal has gotten herself in a mess.    There is a solution to this.  She is going to make a speech …

Ravon Jordan, Fayetteville NC

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:42 a.m.

Ravon Detreil Jordan of Fayetteville, North Carolina, 19, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center of Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Funeral services, conducted by Apostle William T. Ford, Sr. and Pastor Patricia Kelly, were held at the Kingdom Impact Global Ministries of Fayetteville, North Carolina. A graveside service …

Sarah White, St. Stephens

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:35 a.m.

Funeral services for Sarah Lee White, conducted by the Rev. Moses Rollerson and the Rev. Alford Addison, were held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at St. Michael R. E. Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Old Field Cemetery?of St. Stephen.Ms. White died Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Moncks Corner. She was born March …

Earnest Young, Salters

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:40 a.m.

Funeral services for Earnest Young, Jr., conducted by the Rev. Dr. Carl L. Anderson, were held Monday, June 30, 2014, at Greater St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church of Georgetown. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, was held Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Florence National Cemetery of Florence.Mr. Young died Wednesday, June 25, …

Thomas Samuel, Andrews

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:34 a.m.

Funeral services for Thomas J. Samuel, conducted by Elder Keith Nesmith and Elder Charles Davis, were held Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at St. Peter Way of The Cross Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at St. John AME Church Cemetery of Andrews.Mr. Samuel died Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born April 22, 1961, in …

Isaiah Small, Moncks Corner

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:38 a.m.

Funeral services for Isaiah “Ike” Small, conducted by the Rev. Oscar Cash, Jr., were held Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Anderson Baptist Church of Moncks Corner. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery of Moncks Corner. Mr. Small died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Hospice of Charleston in …


City residents urged to boil water due to main line break UPDATED

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 1:51 p.m.

From the City of Georgetown:

Sabb hosts campaign kick-off

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Representative Ronnie A. Sabb launched his bid for Senate District 32 Tuesday evening, July 1. South Carolina will hold a special Democratic Primary …


Coroner identifies Pawleys Island drowning victim UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 5:07 p.m.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson says a Virginia man died after being pulled from the ocean at Pawleys Island.


Students create Wooden Boat Show book

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:24 a.m.

With the 25th annual Wooden Boat Show drawing nearer, journalism students from The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences have been finding a …


Obituaries July 7, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:45 a.m.

Carolyn Richards


Serving the Community: Jason Ward, Georgetown Police Department

Monday, July 7, 2014 9:21 a.m.

Sgt. Jason Ward is used to being in control. The 39-year-old head of the criminal investigation division of the City of Georgetown Police Department …

Trashed: South Carolina ranked dirtiest state

Monday, July 7, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Litter is an eyesore and it's more prevalent in South Carolina than any other state, according to a recent study. The unfortunate distinction is …

Claflin's inaugural HNT Visionary Leadership Academy helps youth from Williamsburg County Schools develop global perspectives UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Middle and high school students from Williamsburg County had a unique experience this summer at Claflin University, participating in the inaugural …

Kingstree High School hosts special basketball camp UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

This week Sinetic Sports, Inc. hosted a basketball camp for the local youth at Kingstree High School. The camp, which lasted four days, was …

Hebron Road crash UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.


DeBordieu entrance reopened after chlorine spill

Monday, July 7, 2014 11:13 a.m.

A truck that was leaking chlorine forced the closure of the entrance to DeBordieu around 9:50 a.m. Monday, according to Midway Fire Rescue.

A prayer for Ina

Monday, July 7, 2014 10:04 p.m.

Ina Miles has been a giver all her life. Since 1954, she's dished up hot coffee, good groceries and a heaping side of religion at The 2nd Mile Coffee …

Community & Faith, July 9 UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Brunch - Shekinah Temple will be hosting A Victorious Women’s Brunch on Saturday, July 19, at 11 a.m. at the Williamsburg County School District Administrative Annex, 500 N. Academy St., Kingstree. The theme for the occasion is “Launching Out into the Deep.”Guest minister for the occasion is Prophetess Pastor Vivian Finklea of …

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade 2 UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 11:14 a.m.

About 100 boats participated in the Murrells Inlet Boat Parade on July 4. Photos by Anita Crone/South Strand News

Upcoming Events, July 9 UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

TOPS - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Weight Program will meet on Thursdays at 9:15 a.m. at Ina Miles Store. For more information contact Lillie Jean at (843) 355-3002 or Ann at (843) 382-9696.Senior Bingo - The senior citizens of Lane invite any senior citizen to join them every first and third Tuesday at Lane Recreation Center on Broomstraw …

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