Tisdale inducted

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

Claflin University President Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, ’65, has been inducted into Temple University’s Gallery of Success, a special recognition for …

Unbridled Success: The 19th running of the Kingstree Trials

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

The Kingstree Trials are almost here! The greatest social event for Williamsburg County is scheduled for the first Saturday in November. I just …

Adalyn Cooper, Columbia

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

Adalyn Cooper, Columbia - Mrs. Adalyn Burrows Cooper, 76, of Kingstree, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, in Columbia. A service for Mrs. Cooper was held Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Union Presbyterian Church. Burial, directed by Shives Funeral Home, followed at the churchyard. Born January 8, 1938, in Kingstree, she was the daughter of the late …

Voncile Brown, Kingstree

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

Voncile Brown, Kingstree - Mrs. Voncile Thornton Brown, 86, widow of Howard C. Brown, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Methodist Manor of Florence.

PIG Pickin’ Barbecue Winners UPDATED

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

Corene Coker , Kingstree

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

Corene Coker , Kingstree - Corene Marie Johnson Coker, 77, widow of Earl J. Coker, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at her residence.

Sabb delivers message to congregation UPDATED

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

On Sunday, October 12, a meeting of the minds took place as Senator-Elect Rep. Ronnie Sabb spent some quality time at Canaan AME Church located in …

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Local feed store featured in upcoming movie (w/video)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 a.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. Farmer's Grain and …


Obituaries Oct. 22, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Donna Brown

Cynthia Hampton, Kingstree

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

Cynthia Hampton, Kingstree - Cynthia “Symethia” Ethel Hampton died Thursday, October 9, 2014, at the Whitney Manor Nursing Home of Hamden, Connecticut. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Frankie D. White, were held Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the William N. Redmond Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

Local student to attend education advocacy training in Washington, DC UPDATED

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

The Global Campaign for Education-US Chapter recently announced the acceptance of Tranard Harvin to its 2014 Fall Youth Advocacy Training in …

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 …

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, www.kingstreenews.com/events.

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.

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 …


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.

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