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ERNESTINE RUSH, Andrews

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

ERNESTINE RUSH, Andrews - Funeral services for Mrs. Ernestine “Ernie” Brown Rush, conducted by Suffragan Bishop Jimmie E. Washington and Prophetess Dana R. McKnight, were held Monday, November 30, 2015, at Greater Hines Chapel Apostolic Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mt. Lebanon AME Church …

Raleigh Frazier, Salters

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Raleigh Frazier, Salters - Funeral services for Raleigh Frazier, conducted by the Rev. Ted Brown, were held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at Jerusalem United Methodist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Jerusalem United Methodist Church Cemetery of Salters. Mr. Frazier died Monday, November 30, 2015 at McLeod …

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Georgetown police investigating Delta Drive assault

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 11:49 a.m.

Police were searching for a group of men and boys in connection to an alleged assault that left a Georgetown man with what were described as …

Laura Creel, Hemingway

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Laura Creel, Hemingway - Laura Evans Allen Creel, 94, died Wednesday, December 2, 2015, in a Florence hospital. A memorial service was held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church of Hemingway in Hemingway. Mrs. Creel Laura was born April 4, 1921, in the Hebron Community near Clio in Marlboro County, the daughter of the …

Sampit Christmas parade UPDATED

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 1:25 p.m.

The Sampit community celebrated the holidays with a Christmas parade on Dec. 12. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News

Celon Scott, Nesmith

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Celon Scott, Nesmith - Funeral services for Celon Scott, conducted by the Rev. E. C. Williams, were held Friday, December 4, 2015, at Friendship United Methodist Church of Nesmith. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery # 2 of Nesmith. Mr. Scott died Friday, November 27, 2015, at McLeod …

Archie Lowery, Andrews

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Archie Lowery, Andrews - Funeral services for Archie James Lowery, conducted by Bishop James Cooper, were held Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at the Chapel of Grace Henryhand Funeral Home of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery of Andrews. Mr. Lowery died Thursday, November 26, 2015. He was …

Alfreadia M. Thomas, Andrews

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Alfreadia M. Thomas, Andrews - Funeral services for Alfreadia M. Thomas, conducted by the Rev. Manuel Fogle, were held Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Great Present AME Church of Andrews. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Great Present AME Cemetery of Andrews. Mrs. Thomas died Thursday, November 26, 2015. She was born January …

Williamsburg County Farm Bureau offers scholarships

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:41 a.m.

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY FARM Bureau offers scholarships each year to eligible applicants, who must be members of Williamsburg County Farm Bureau and …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, December 16

Wreaths Across America event honors Vietnam Veterans

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown was one of more than 1,000 locations nationwide on Saturday, Dec. 12, taking part in the annual National Wreaths Across America Day. …

Waccamaw-Andrews boys and girls basketball

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:24 p.m.

The Waccamaw Warriors boys and girls teams hosted the Andrews Yellow Jackets in high school basketball action on Dec. 11.

David Ward, Andrews

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

David Ward, Andrews - David Luther Ward, 59, died Friday, December 11, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Jack Mobley, were held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Pine Crest Baptist Church, directed by Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. Mason rites followed in the church. Mr. Ward was born May 7, 1956, in Camden, the …

Pets of the Week

From staff reports

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 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.

FRANCINE BRYANT, Kingstree

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

FRANCINE BRYANT, Kingstree - Funeral services for Francine “Fran” Bryant were held Friday, December 4, 2015, at Henryhand Funeral Home of Kingstree. Mrs. Bryant died Thursday, November 26, 2015. She was born September 3, 1950, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Ralph, Sr. and Edith Taylor. She received her primary …

Businesses want Haley to oppose drilling off SC shore

Associated Press

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:20 a.m.

Businesses opposed to drilling off South Carolina’s are making their case to Gov. Nikki Haley.

George Culler, Kingstree

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

George Culler, Kingstree - George Harmon Culler, 89, widower of Mary Neal Inabinet Culler, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at Southland Healthcare Center of Florence. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, December 11, 2015, at Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Culler was born April 22, 1926, in …

Council hears flood report

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:30 a.m.

Director of Emergency Management Division Tiffany Cooks presented a report regarding operations and lessons learned during and after the historic flood. Cooks reported to Williamsburg County Council during their December 10, meeting.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Bears edge Bulldogs

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Carvers Bay boys basketball team outscored Georgetown 38-25 in the second half to pull away to a 60-52 victory on Dec. 11.

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Property transfers

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between Nov. 16 and Nov. 20 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.

Andrews Christmas Parade UPDATED

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:05 p.m.

On Saturday Dec. 12 the Town of Andrews held its annual Christmas parade. Dozens of people turned out along Main Street to watch as floats, bands …

Warriors hold off Yellow Jackets UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly

ekeithly@southstrandnews.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Playing with heart, Waccamaw High School’s boys varsity basketball team held off Andrews, 57-51, on Dec. 11.

Helen Kellahan, Kingstree

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Helen Kellahan, Kingstree - Helen Reid Barker Kellahan, wife of the late Richard Herman Kellahan, died Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at her residence. A graveside service was held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Williamsburg Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Kingstree Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Kellahan was born April 24, 1925, the daughter …

St. James vs. Waccamaw UPDATED

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:10 p.m.

St. James dominated Waccamaw 61-12 on the mat on Dec. 15. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Bady Bing, Bady Boom!

BY MICHAELE DUKE

news@kingstreenews.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:41 a.m.

The Kingstree Police Department has added another four-legged officer to its staff. Bady II, a Belgian Malinois bomb detection dog joined the K-9 …

Obituaries, November 18

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:59 p.m.

Joshua Croom, Summerville - Joshua (Josh) Clemens Croom, age 37, of Summerville, South Carolina, passed away early Saturday morning, November 7, 2015, at a local hospital. He was surrounded by his loving wife Rachel Croom (nee Rowell), father-in-law Reggie Rowell and several close friends. The funeral was held outside on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, …

Obituaries, December 9 UPDATED

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:47 p.m.

Addie Thigpen, Kingstree - Addie Bell Thigpen, 74, died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at Kingstree Nursing Facility. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Thigpen was born January 14, 1941, in Kingstree, the daughter of the late French Dennis and Hattie Thames Dennis. She was a graduate of …

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Obituaries

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 2:47 p.m.

Fred Ethridge

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Uplifting: Pawleys woman losing weight, finding strength through powerlifting UPDATED

From staff reports

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 6:57 p.m.

For Pawleys Island resident Amy Stevens, a journey to better health has become less about the weight on the scale and more about the weight on the …

Powell Road closed after driver strikes horse in Georgetown Co.

From staff reports

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 8:33 p.m.

Emergency units are responding to Powell Road after receiving reports that a driver was injured after his or her vehicle collided with a horse. …

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