Police Blotter: Man with knife arrested after woman dragged

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:49 p.m.

Georgetown police were rushed to the 2100 block of Duke Street around 1 a.m. Oct. 11 because of a report of a 30-year-old man dragging a 30-year-old woman down the street.

Working overtime

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Dear Editor,

Thomas Phillips, Sr., Melbourne FL

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:17 a.m.

Thomas Phillips, Sr., Melbourne FL - Thomas Coker Phillips, Sr. died Thursday, October 2, 2014, at his residence in Melbourne, Florida. A memorial service was held Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Davis-Seawinds Funeral Home of Melbourne, Florida. Mr. Phillips was born April 12, 1941, in the Cedar Swamp Community, the son of the late Coker and Betty …


Carvers Bay shut out by Lake View UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Carvers Bay couldn’t find the end zone on Oct. 17 and lost 14-0 to Lake View.

Community & Faith, Oct. 22

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:40 a.m.

Save the Date - The Charles Preacher Concert Committee will present From Opera to Broadway with Bach In Between, featuring Dianne Quattlebaum Brown, soprano, Ann Rodgers Chandler, piano/organ, and Starr Ward, violin on Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m. at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 411 N. Academy Street, Kingstree. There will be a reception …

A waist is a terrible thing to mind

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:30 a.m.

I sure do like to eat. I’ll try anything once. I’ve even tried “real’ Kimchi with “real” fish sauce. I smelled like the floor of an outdoor fish …

Former KSH student makes news in Japan

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Former Kingstree Senior High School graduate Khadijah Dennis has taken on one of her lifelong dreams, to travel to Japan. A University of South …

Upcoming Events, Oct. 22

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:40 a.m.

Find additional events on our public calendar,


B-team football UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Dority wins BBQ cook-off

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg Academy Stallion Homecoming Game UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:25 p.m.


School Stewards: Evelyn Grayson, Carvers Bay Middle School

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:54 p.m.

Carvers Bay Middle School’s Evelyn Grayson always knew she wanted to be a teacher.

DHEC director tests MUSC, Roper Hospital Ebola protocols

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:05 a.m.

A small woman with wet, blonde hair drove up to the valet stand at Ashley River Tower at the Medical University Hospital shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday. She said she thought she had the flu.

Magnet school male employees serve as role models UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Arts is experiencing a huge drop in discipline referrals due its focus on positive reinforcement as well as …


Hospitals prepare for future Ebola patients

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:16 p.m.

Hospitals in Georgetown and Murrells Inlet, as well as other health care facilities in Georgetown County, are preparing for any future diagnosed …


Bulldogs hold off Panthers 18-13 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Jarvis Brown had two rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner, to lead Georgetown to an 18-13 win over Lake City on Oct. 17.


Andrews remains undefeated in region UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:08 a.m.

C.J. Bone connected with Jaqwon Wright on a touchdown late in the game to give Andrews a 19-16 win over Johnsonville on Oct. 17.


In support of Rice UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:38 p.m.

To the Editor:


Local feed store featured in upcoming movie UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:35 p.m.

It’s not often you’ll find a production company filming at a small feed store in the middle of nowhere, but it does happen.


Serving the Community

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:35 a.m.

Growing up, Officer Joyce Whalen, 38, of Georgetown, wanted to work with “troubled kids.”


Serving the Community: Ben Shaw, MIGC Fire

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:07 a.m.

Ben Shaw, 26, of Murrells Inlet was introduced to the fire service by a good friend while attending Ridgewood High School in Ohio.


Eagle Scouts

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:03 a.m.


Ribbon cutting at Andrews Day Care

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:33 p.m.

Trinity Christian Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 19 to celebrate the opening of its day care center.

25th Annual Wooden Boat Show UPDATED

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:51 a.m.

The 25th annual Wooden Boat Show was held Oct. 18 and 19 on Front Street in Georgetown. Photos by Taylor Griffith/South Strand News


School Stewards: George Miller

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:05 a.m.

George Miller, 52, has worked for Georgetown County School District for almost 20 years.

Pig Pickin' Festival UPDATED

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:18 p.m.


End of an era for three GHS tennis families UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown High School Lady Bulldogs tennis team took to the courts for their final match of the season Oct. 9 at the DeBordieu Tennis Center.


New climate research by CCU professor attracts attention

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The current issue of Nature Geoscience magazine features an article co-authored by Jenna Hill, associate professor of marine science at Coastal Carolina University’s Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, about her research on iceberg activity along the Atlantic Coast during the last ice age.


Meetings to provide information on Capital Project Sales Tax referendum

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

A series of four public meetings will take place throughout Georgetown County this month to provide information on a one-cent sales tax referendum that will appear on the ballot during the November general election. The referendum will ask Georgetown County voters to decide whether a Capital Project Sales Tax will be implemented to fund projects …


South Carolina Aquarium introduces Good Catch UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative.

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