A view of the flood

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:28 a.m.

The News captured the flooded landscape and the courageous people who were part of the recovery.

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of South Carolina Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding UPDATED

Sunday, October 11, 2015 6:35 p.m.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in South Carolina affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Oct. 1, 2015:   “The U.S. Small Business …

IRS gives South Carolina flood victims tax relief UPDATED

Sunday, October 11, 2015 8:27 a.m.

The IRS announced that South Carolina flood victims who live or have businesses in the South Carolina counties that have been declared eligible for disaster assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after President Barack Obama declared them disaster areas will be given an automatic extension for any tax filing and payment …


Update: Flood issues lessen, not over

Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:36 a.m.

Jackie Broach, Georgetown County’s public information officer, released the following statement Saturday, Oct. 10:


Sen. Ronnie Sabb sees ‘heart-wrenching devastation’ in Andrews, Georgetown County UPDATED

By Eileen Keithly


Saturday, October 10, 2015 2:13 p.m.

State Sen. Ronnie Sabb toured Andrews and the surrounding area by boat on Friday, Oct. 9, and witnessed the rising flood waters, the human toll of …

Andrews flooding UPDATED

Saturday, October 10, 2015 7:02 p.m.

Andrews experienced massive flooding and damage following the heavy rainfall in early October. Photos by Eileen Keithly/South Strand News


Update: Flash flood warning lifted, flood watch in effect for Georgetown County UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, October 10, 2015 1:56 p.m.

Update: The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood warning for Georgetown County. A flash flood watch remains in effect until early …

Finally a sunrise UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:01 a.m.


What to do with propane tanks in the event of an evacuation UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:40 a.m.

With the impending rise of water levels in the rivers in and around Andrews, areas of western Georgetown County, Jamestown, Kingstree, McClellanville, Moncks Corner, St. Stephen and surrounding areas of the Lowcountry, customers using propane gas in their homes or businesses may have to evacuate.

Supervisor gives update UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Williamsburg County officials are now in recovery mode, said County Supervisor Stanley Pasley. “We're in transition mode, moving from response …

Dunbar Flooding UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 2:11 p.m.

Dunbar Road was closed Friday morning as emergency responders and National Guardsmen worked to help residents evacuate and retrieve personal effects …


CCU’s pink dance party UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High School graduate Michael Billings, second from left, and his Coastal Carolina University teammates are hosting Presbyterian College on …

Firestone delivers tractor-trailers filled with supplies UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:01 p.m.

Dozens of local dignitaries and others gathered at the former Firestone Plant in Kingstree as a Bridgestone/Firestone tractor-trailer backed into the …

To our emergency teams, we say, ‘Hooray!’

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:25 a.m.

Every time the rain came over these past few days, it seemed as if an A.A. Milne tale was coming to life.

Lindsey Downing Walters to wed Michael Kirk Battle UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Aventer Walters Jr. of Georgetown announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Downing Walters of Pawleys Island to Michael …

October flooding UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Rain that started on Thursday, Oct. 1, brought flooding to South Carolina, especially along the coastal areas of Georgetown and Horry counties.


Obituaries Oct. 9, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:11 a.m.

Lula Anderson

Lowcountry Rice Forum UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 3:23 p.m.

The Lowcountry Rice Forum 2015: Exploring the Arts immersed participants in the cultural heritage of the crop through artistic expression and …


Gov. Nikki Haley urges boaters to stay off flooded rivers UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs


Friday, October 9, 2015 3:25 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley, as well as state and local officials, is warning boaters to stay off flooded rivers in Georgetown County and other local areas. …

Flood relief efforts organized

By Taylor Griffith


Friday, October 9, 2015 5:01 p.m.

As flooding issues continue to affect various parts of the county, those fortunate enough to not have been affected by the storm have been busy …



Friday, October 9, 2015 9:12 a.m.

Friday, October 9

‘Benji’s’ to accept pets from families in emergency situations

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:29 a.m.

Benji’s Bed and Breakfast, a pet boarding facility in Pawleys Island, is offering to care for the pets of local families who are in an emergency situation following the flood.


Officials: Waccamaw River has crested; Black River close to cresting UPDATED

By Clayton Stairs


Friday, October 9, 2015 6:55 p.m.

Georgetown County officials reported Oct. 9 at a press conference about flooding that the outlook for residents and business owners is improving and …

From the drawing board

Friday, October 9, 2015 9:26 a.m.


Road closures in Georgetown County

The following is a list of road closures, provided by Georgetown County officials. This list was last updated at 9:10 a.m. on Friday Oct. 9.

Friday, October 9, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Roads with sinkholes:


Column: Week of weather woes UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In the grand scheme of things, sports are small.


Friday, October 9, 2015 2:57 p.m.

Rain that started on Thursday, Oct. 1, brought flooding to South Carolina, especially along the coastal areas of Georgetown and Horry counties.


Another strong field for IP Classic UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski


Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The field for the 2016 International Paper Baseball Classic features the defending champions and two newcomers.

Road closure tweet sends social media into frenzy

Friday, October 9, 2015 1:08 p.m.

Local and state officials confirmed Friday afternoon that there are no plans to close major highways in and out of Georgetown unless there is a mandatory evacuation ordered by the governor.


Oktoberfest at the Hammock Shops Village cancelled

Friday, October 9, 2015 8:16 p.m.

The owners of the Hammock Shops have announced that they have cancelled Oktoberfest, an event that was planned for Saturday, Oct. 10.

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