Winter weather - snow dusting

Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:00 a.m.

A dusting of snow was all that Williamsburg County experienced this weekend; a stark contrast to other parts of the east such as New York where JFK …

Servant elected vice chairman of Horry County Council UPDATED

By Anita Crone


Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Horry County Councilman Tyler Servant has a new title on his political resume.

‘Welcome Snowbirds!’ reception at Art Works

From staff reports

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:49 a.m.

Art Works will host a “Welcome Snowbirds!” reception in the Litchfield Exchange (14329 Ocean Highway) on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 2 to 5 …

First annual youth forum promotes non-violence

Thursday, January 28, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Telamon Youthbuild/Americorps participants, The Town of Lane, and Williamsburg County Law Enforcement first annual Youth Forum was held on Monday …

Georgetown vs. Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:22 p.m.

Georgetown High School's varsity boys lost a hard-fought battle to Myrtle Beach on Jan. 26. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News


Georgetown County approves chicken limits for residential zones UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs


Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:09 p.m.

People living in residential areas of Georgetown County are now officially allowed to own a limited number of chickens, according to a newly adopted …

Robert Lamb column: ‘Once upon a time. . .’

Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

So you’d like to write a novel. Then here’s Dr. Lamb’s prescription: take two aspirin and lie down till the desire goes away. …

Waccamaw Library holds French film festival UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The 12th annual French Film Festival in Pawleys Island co-sponsored by the Waccamaw Library with the Friends of the Waccamaw Library, Coastal …

Waccamaw at the region championship UPDATED

Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:26 p.m.

Waccamaw High School's wreslting team finished third at the Region VIII-AA championship. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

‘Once upon a time. . .’

Thursday, January 28, 2016 8:53 a.m.

Robert Lamb LOGO

Tea & Poetry event set for March 5 in Litchfield

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:52 a.m.

The final 2015 Litchfield Tea & Poetry Series event will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the Litchfield Higher Education Center from 3 to 4 p.m. Poet Jo Angela Edwins will conclude the series by reading her poetry.


Lowcountry Prep School hosts spelling/math bee

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Lowcountry Preparatory School students recently were recognized for their talents in the areas of spelling and mathematics at regional South Carolina …

Good news for the county's bridges UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:21 a.m.

On January 25, a huge crowd showed up for a community meeting in Nesmith. The citizens who crowded into the Friendship United Methodist Church had …


Andrews council members say ‘no’ to changing infrastructure grant

By Eileen Keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:25 a.m.

The Andrews Town Council on Jan. 21 unanimously voted down a proposal to spend an additional $69,485 on improvements to the town’s sewer …


Georgetown City Council members attend annual planning retreat, receive departmental reports

By Eileen Keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:27 a.m.

Accomplishments, trends, challenges and wish lists topped departmental reports presented to Georgetown City Council members during the city’s …

Tucker: ‘Three gun manufacturing companies have shown a lot of interest in Georgetown County’

By Eileen keithly


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Three firearms manufacturers have expressed interest in locating a plant in Georgetown County, according to the county’s economic development …

Great American Cleanup launches March 1



Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Williamsburg County Councilmembers were urged to reach out to their constituents to bring about awareness of a continuing issue. Williamsburg …


Obituaries Jan. 27, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:23 a.m.

William Adkins


Nurturing Neighbors: Sandy Revere, Hobcaw Barony

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:01 a.m.

Sandy Revere

Column: Fishing is as cold as the weather

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The recent cold weather and significant decrease in water temperatures throughout the area seems to have slowed up fishing quite a bit.



Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:10 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Minimalist living and the super pot - The Mt. Hope Scrolls

By Bobby Jonte

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:10 p.m.

One of my friends claims to be a minimalist. He doesn’t have many material possessions. I claim he is a liar about all his possessions. He …

Rep. Cezar E. McKnight legislative update UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 3:30 p.m.

Lawmakers returned to the State House on January 12, 2016, to commence the second regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly. …

Mergansers UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Community & Faith, Jan. 27 UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 a.m.

The listed events are in no particular order. To submit an event, call 843-355-6397.

Pasley hopeful that government funding will be restored UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County Council is hoping a push by county governments will restore some funding. Williamsburg County Supervisor Stanley Pasley said they have been monitoring the discussion about the surplus that’s available at the state level.

School News - Citadel, Coastal Carolina, FMU announce 2015 student honors UPDATED

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 2:45 p.m.

The Citadel’s newest Gold Star cadets announced


Andrews student named state president of Junior Beta Club

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Davis Richard McBee, a seventh-grader at Rosemary Middle School in Andrews, has been named state president of the Junior Beta Club.

Spiders, lice, and flies, oh my! - Points on the curve

By Michaele Duke

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:26 p.m.

Sometimes when I’m trying to go to sleep I seem to be, well, twitchy; a feeling that something is on me. You know, like when the sheet touches …

Karthalmina Blanche Harper celebrates 100th birthday UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Karthalmina Blanche Harper was born on Jan. 18, 1916 in the house at 1633 Emanuel St., Georgetown, where she still calls “home.” …

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