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South Carolina Department of Transportation prepares for storm UPDATED

South Carolina Department of Transportation prepares for storm
Monday, June 6, 2016 5:36 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will have crews working around the clock along the South Carolina coast beginning Monday …

St. James High School graduation #2 UPDATED

Monday, June 6, 2016 11:43 a.m.

The event featured speeches by valedictorian Nicholas Emmons, salutatorian Caroline Tew and honor graduate Cole Gulledge, and advice from Principal …

Mary Stoll, Kingstree

Monday, June 6, 2016 2:22 p.m.

Mary Stoll, Kingstree- A graveside memorial service was held for Mrs. Mary Gayle Grubbs Stoll on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Williamsburg Cemetery.

St. James High School graduation #1 UPDATED

Monday, June 6, 2016 11:37 a.m.

St. James High School held its commencement exercises on June 3 at The Palace Theater in Myrtle Beach. Photos by Clayton Stairs/South Strand News …

Inez Gardner, Kingstree

Monday, June 6, 2016 3:12 p.m.

Inez Gardner, Kingstree - Inez Buddin Gardner, 94, of Kingstree, widow of Grover Cleveland Gardner, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at her residence.

Betty Davis, Andrews

Monday, June 6, 2016 3:18 p.m.

Betty Davis, Andrews - Betty Robinson “Tootsie” Davis, 85, widow of John E. Davis, Jr., died Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Tidelands Hospital in Georgetown.

William Covington, Kingstree

Monday, June 6, 2016 2:56 p.m.

William Covington, Kingstree - William Kenneth Covington, 89, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the VA Hospital in Columbia. Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Kingstree Memorial Gardens, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home. Mr. Covington was born June 28, 1926, in Williamsburg County, the son of the late J.R. Covington …

Dancing with the Williamsburg County Stars! UPDATED

Sunday, June 5, 2016 1:21 p.m.

Williamsburg Regional Hospital and Williamsburg Regional Hospital Foundation hosted the event to raise funds for the hospital and to honor Dr. Walter …

Andrews Graduation Gallery 4 UPDATED

Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:23 a.m.

Ready to start a new chapter in their lives, 128 members of the 2016 Andrews High School senior class walked across the stage in the school’s …

Andrews Graduation Gallery 3 UPDATED

Sunday, June 5, 2016 8:18 a.m.

Ready to start a new chapter in their lives, 128 members of the 2016 Andrews High School senior class walked across the stage in the school’s …

St. James High School graduates are ‘Palmetto’s Finest’

St. James High School graduates are ‘Palmetto’s Finest’
Sunday, June 5, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The 317 graduates in the Class of 2016 at St. James High School celebrated a banner school year.

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Georgetown County under Tropical Storm warning and flash flood watch UPDATED

Georgetown County under Tropical Storm warning and flash flood watch
Sunday, June 5, 2016 8:59 p.m.

Georgetown County is under a Tropical Storm warning through Tuesday. A flash flood watch is in effect from 8 p.m. Monday until noon Tuesday. …

Andrews High Graduation Gallery 2 UPDATED

Saturday, June 4, 2016 8:49 p.m.

Ready to start a new chapter in their lives, 128 members of the 2016 Andrews High School senior class walked across the stage in the school’s …

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Muhammad Ali dead at 74

Muhammad Ali dead at 74

By Tim Dahlberg

The Associated Press

Saturday, June 4, 2016 1:38 a.m.

He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly …

Junior American Legion baseball UPDATED

Saturday, June 4, 2016 1:41 a.m.

Georgetown defeated Waccamaw in Junior American Legion baseball action on June 3. Photos By Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

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Accusation against pilot delays flight out of Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Accusation against pilot delays flight out of Myrtle Beach
Saturday, June 4, 2016 2:58 p.m.

A Delta Airlines flight was delayed for more than an hour Saturday afternoon at Myrtle Beach International Airport after a passenger accused the …

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FBI to hold press conference about disappearance of Brittanee Drexel

FBI to hold press conference about disappearance of Brittanee Drexel
Friday, June 3, 2016 3:40 p.m.

According to a release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the public will be given an update Wednesday, June 8, on the “latest …

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Amber Brock next author on Moveable Feast tour

Amber Brock next author on Moveable Feast tour
Friday, June 3, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Amber Brock is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour. Brock will be the guest at the Friday, June 10, event, set for Kimbel’s in …

Hurricane Preparedness: Red Cross Issues Steps to Get Ready for 2016 Hurricane Season UPDATED

Friday, June 3, 2016 4:16 p.m.

Hurricane season officially kicks off tomorrow and the American Red Cross has steps people can take now to be prepared throughout hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. “Preparedness is critical year-round, but it comes to the forefront in the Lowcountry as hurricane season approaches,” said Louise Welch Williams, …

From the drawing board

From the drawing board
Friday, June 3, 2016 10:40 a.m.

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Carvers Bay High School graduates celebrate past, look to future

Carvers Bay High School graduates celebrate past, look to future
Friday, June 3, 2016 10:39 a.m.

When valedictorian Jada Jiles took the stage during Wednesday’s commencement ceremony for Carvers Bay High School, she said she was told to …

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CCU baseball begins quest for national title UPDATED

CCU baseball begins quest for national title

By Randy Akers

news@southstrandnews.com

Friday, June 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Coastal Carolina University baseball team is on its way to yet another NCAA Regional appearance.

Gloria Ford column: Michele Moore uncovers history in ‘The Cigar Factory’

Gloria Ford column: Michele Moore uncovers history in ‘The Cigar Factory’
Friday, June 3, 2016 8:01 p.m.

“The truthful lip shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.” — Proverbs 12: 19 and 19a.

Seniors get real-world experience

Seniors get real-world experience
Friday, June 3, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Seniors at The Georgetown School for the Arts & Sciences are fulfilling graduation requirements by doing internships with local professionals. …

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Boat club plans Murrells Inlet day for kids, benefit for Big Brothers, Big Sisters UPDATED

Boat club plans Murrells Inlet day for kids, benefit for Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Friday, June 3, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Freedom Boat Club, the nation’s oldest and largest boat club with 10,000-plus members in 21 states, has formed a national partnership to …

The Rev. Dr. Jim Watkins column: Meet Roxie, my new writing partner

The Rev. Dr. Jim Watkins column: Meet Roxie, my new writing partner
Friday, June 3, 2016 10:13 a.m.

It has been a tough few weeks. I’m still grieving for Isabelle, but at some point I had to get up and get moving. Thanks to those of you who …

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Summer vacation brings athletic camps for kids

Friday, June 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The school year has come to an end and summer vacation is upon us, bringing a variety of sports camp options for kids, including several with the county’s high school coaches.

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Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office arrests 2 burglary suspects UPDATED

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office arrests 2 burglary suspects
Friday, June 3, 2016 2:57 p.m.

From staff reports

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Georgetown High graduation B UPDATED

Friday, June 3, 2016 9:52 a.m.

Nearly 200 members of Georgetown High School's Class of 2016 received dilpomas during a commencement ceremony on June 2. Photos by Chris …

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Georgetown High graduation A UPDATED

Friday, June 3, 2016 9:35 a.m.

Narly 200 members of Georgetown High School's Class of 2016 received dilpomas during a commencement ceremony on June 2. Photos by Chris …

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