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Chorus unites voices from Georgetown County schools | News  South Strand news

It was an evening of bowties and cummerbunds, white tuxedo shirts and black gowns, little sisters applauding big sisters and brothers, fellowship, fun and ...



A night of music: Georgetown High band, chorus perform spring concert  South Strand news

Georgetown High's Laura Cameron doesn't let little things like a new baby, a new school or even foot surgery keep her from bringing out the best in her students.



2018 Georgetown High School Homecoming Parade | Photos  South Strand news

Georgetown High School held their homecoming parade Oct. 12. Supporters and onlookers gathered on Front Street to watch the parade. Photos by Christopher ...



Facility upgrades underway at Georgetown County schools | News  South Strand news

It's been a longtime coming, but construction is underway in the Georgetown County School District. After years of planning, all four Georgetown County high ...



Georgetown High musical brings cast of characters to the courtroom  South Strand news

The jury has reached a decision in “The Trial of the Wicked Witch: The Musical.”



Awards ceremony highlights young artists in Georgetown County schools  South Strand news

Georgetown County's got talent. The proof lives in over 400 young artists who were honored Monday evening at the Georgetown County School District's 38th ...



Georgetown Co. students could return to school Monday, district says  Live 5 News WCSC

Schools in Georgetown County could reopen for students as early as Monday, according to the school district.



Carvers Bay, Georgetown High basketball hosting jamborees | Sports  South Strand news

The high school basketball regular season is about four weeks away, and Carvers Bay High will open the preseason hosting the 2018 Carvers Bay Bear Jam ...



Waccamaw, Georgetown High wrestlers advance to lower state  South Strand news

Waccamaw and Georgetown high school's competed at the 3A Region 7 tournament Jan. 18 and 19 at Hanahan High School.



Georgetown High's Todd named district Teacher of the Year  South Strand news

Tonya Todd, a Georgetown High School math and computer science teacher, was named Georgetown County School District 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year ...



Georgetown High NJROTC qualifies for state competition | Education & Business  South Strand news

Students in Georgetown High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps are celebrating winning 10 trophies at a recent competition and qualifying for ...



GCSO holds active shooter drills at Georgetown High School  WCBD News 2

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office hosted the first of four days of training at Georgetown High School Tuesday in order to ...



High School Girls Varsity Soccer: Waccamaw vs. Georgetown  South Strand news

The Waccamaw girls varsity soccer team defeated the Georgetown Lady Bulldogs 5-1 March 7 at Georgetown High School. The Warriors move to 2-2 on the ...



Season preview: Bulldogs looking to build on last season's playoff run  South Strand news

The 2018 Georgetown Kraft Credit Union Bulldog Shootout at Georgetown High School was a roller coaster ride for the host team. The Bulldogs varsity ...



Georgetown Co. School District closes ahead of flooding  Live 5 News WCSC

Due to local evacuation notices and preparations for the impending flood event resulting from Hurricane Florence, Georgetown County School District will be ...



Warrior boys claim first place at 3A Region 7 meet  South Strand news

The Waccamaw Warriors boys track team earned a score of 177 and won the 3A Region 7 track and field title at Georgetown High School April 29. The Warriors ...



Talent on display: Georgetown students bring variety of art to the stage  South Strand news

Georgetown High School teacher Chuck Walker knows it takes more than coffee to make a great coffee house. By blending together the skills of his ...



Georgetown County high schools celebrate graduates | News  South Strand news

The future is yours, but it must be earned. That message resounded through high school gyms and auditoriums this past week as Georgetown County students ...



Florence to deliver record flooding to Georgetown, South Carolina  CNN

Amy Stevens said it was 85 degrees and sunny in Georgetown County, South Carolina, on Tuesday, but no one was letting their guard down.



Hurricane Florence is about to flood Georgetown, South Carolina. They don't know how bad it will be  CNN

Authorities in Georgetown County, South Carolina, are urging thousands of people to evacuate ahead of historic flooding in an area where multiple swollen ...



Obituaries, April 19 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Mildred Blake. MildredBlake.jpg. Buy Now. Mildred Blake. Mildred Ethelyn Thomas Blake, 95, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Savannah, Georgia.



Georgetown shelters to close on Saturday  ABC NEWS 4

According to Georgetown County's Emergency Management Division, the shelters located at Georgetown High School and Waccamaw Middle School will be ...



What you need to know to prepare for flooding in Georgetown  Live 5 News WCSC

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Georgetown officials are strongly urging residents in the City of Georgetown, Plantersville, and areas west of Hwy 17 on ...



Georgetown High School Thespians take the stage | News  South Strand news

After a decade of dramatic darkness, the stars sparkled once again on Georgetown High School's Thomas I. McInville Auditorium stage.



Seven game win streak propels Bulldogs near the top of 3A rankings  South Strand news

The Georgetown Bulldogs defeated the Loris Lions 52-43 at Georgetown High School Dec. 12. The Bulldogs are now 8-1 on the season while the Lions are 1-3 ...



Georgetown Rotary meeting shifting from breakfast to dinner  South Strand news

More than three decades after it was chartered on May 8, 1986, the Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club has become an evening organization.



Community unites: Parade honors MLK, continues legacy | News  South Strand news

The Georgetown community came together Saturday to honor the life of civil rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to celebrate unity, and to be part of the 37th ...



Teachers press SC senators for classroom size caps and a property tax overhaul  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina teachers packed a hearing Thursday evening to hammer home a few key points to a panel of state senators: Pay teachers more.



Passing the hammer: New teacher takes over Carvers Bay High building construction class  South Strand news

Terry Cox, who has taught the building construction class at Carvers Bay High School for 10 years and helped his students win several awards in national ...



Waccamaw HS welcomes new principal on first day of school in Georgetown Co.  Live 5 News

Wednesday marks the first day of school for students in the Georgetown County School District.



Georgetown High School's welding program is helping to seal bright futures for students  WCBD News 2

Georgetown High School's Career's Center helps students from several schools prepare to be job ready"as soon as they graduate. The school's welding class is ...



Georgetown native celebrates with NFL alumni; shares message for youth  South Strand news

After a recent trip to Buffalo, New York, where he spent time with fellow NFL alumni, Ervin "Blue Print" Parker has a message to the youth of Georgetown County: ...



Bulldogs fall to Wando in season opener | Sports  South Strand news

The Georgetown varsity softball team fell to Wando 17-5 in the regular season opener at Georgetown High School March 4 at Georgetown High School.



Investigation into stolen gun leads police to Georgetown High School; two teens charged  WMBF

An investigation into a stolen handgun led to the arrest of a 17-year-old girl and the recovery of the gun's ammunition from a Georgetown High School student's ...



Reach for greatness: Athletes compete in Special Olympics  South Strand news

The Area 9 Special Olympics annual spring games were held on May 6 at Georgetown High School. Hundreds of participants took part in events such as ...



Bus crash in Georgetown County sends over 20 people to hospital  South Strand news

This story has been updated. Nearly two dozen people were taken to area hospitals after a Williamsburg County Transit bus collided with a vehicle in the Browns ...



Obituaries, Nov. 28 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Yolanda Gamble. Yolanda Maria Alston Gamble died on November 9, 2018 in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on November 15, 2018 at Greater ...



Although SC floodwater lingers upstream, Georgetown residents prepare to resume normal life  Charleston Post Courier

GEORGETOWN — Although floodwaters moving at a tortuously slow pace still engorged devastated communities upstream of this historic city on Friday, the ...



Strong second half pushes Lady Bulldogs past Waccamaw  South Strand news

The Georgetown Lady Bulldogs completed the season sweep of the Waccamaw Lady Warriors Tuesday night with a 60-41 victory at Georgetown High School.



Dynamic juniors lead the way for Waccamaw in season openers  South Strand news

The Waccamaw Warriors varsity basketball team opened the 2018-19 season with a 1-1 start in the Georgetown Kraft Credit Union Bulldog Shootout at ...



Bulldogs prepare to rule 2018 football season | Sports  South Strand news

It's been a tumultuous offseason for the Georgetown Bulldogs. After reaching the second round of the AAA state tournament last season, head coach Ken Cribb ...



Obituaries, April 11 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Joy Hitchcock. Joy Hitchcock. Joy Parsons Hitchcock, 46, wife of Daniel Russ Hitchcock, Pawleys Island, SC, passed away peacefully and in comfort Saturday, ...



New Waccamaw High principal sets goals for a positive school year  South Strand news

Adam George, the new Waccamaw High School principal, said his goal for this year is to help his faculty and students come together and make the school a ...



New Georgetown High football coach resigns | Sports  South Strand news

Kelvin Roller has decided to not coach the Georgetown High School football team.



Parents, city leaders gather in Georgetown to remember 5th-grader killed in fight  wpde.com

Dozens of people gathered in Joseph Rainey Park in Georgetown Thursday night for a prayer vigil to remember 10-year-old RaNiya Wright, who died in a ...



Knife involved in Georgetown High School fight, mother fears for son's safety  ABC NEWS 4

After a video of Tameca Sheriff's son in a fight with another student surfaced, she began to fear for his safety at Georgetown High School. We spoke to Tameca ...



Georgetown High School spring sports schedules  South Strand news

Here are the spring sports schedules for Georgetown High School. Dates are subject to change due to weather and other factors.



New principals approved for Andrews High and Carvers Bay Middle  South Strand news

Paula Anderson and Lee Glover are the newest principals in the Georgetown County School District. On Tuesday night the School Board approved Anderson as ...



Georgetown soccer teams fall to Academic Magnet in final region tilt  South Strand news

The Georgetown boys varsity soccer team ended their region slate on a sour note, falling to Academic Magnet 6-0 at Georgetown High School April 9.



Jordan Ward named interim Georgetown High football coach  South Strand news

Georgetown High School Principal Craig Evans has named Jordan Ward as interim football coach. The announcement comes days after the resignation of ...



Teachers tell SC senators higher pay, social workers needed at schools  Charleston Post Courier

GAFFNEY — Improving public schools in South Carolina will require much better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes and social workers for traumatized ...



Lauren Elizabeth Gross to wed John Deryl McCants Jr.  South Strand news

Mr. and Mrs. John Lennard Gross Jr. of Myrtle Beach are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth ...



Georgetown High names honor roll students | Community News  South Strand news

The following students have been listed on the honor rolls at Georgetown High School for January: Scholar Honor Roll. Andrew Walter Ackerman, Infinitti ...



GHS basketball coach resigns | News  South Strand news

Longtime Georgetown High School boys basketball Coach Alvin “Stitch” Walker resigned his position on Monday.



Dillon offensive coordinator named Georgetown High football coach  South Strand news

Kelvin Roller is the new head football coach at Georgetown High School. Roller was the offensive coordinator for the Dillon High School football team, which has ...



Character Counts Program inducts Georgetown High student-athletes  South Strand news

The Strovis Character Counts Awards program inducted eight Georgetown High School student-athletes during the fall sports season.



Manning earns 4th-straight win, 37-7 over Georgetown  Sumter Item

MANNING -- Manning High School's football team clicked in all three phases of the game Friday at Ramsey Field as the Monarchs spoiled Georgetown High ...



Lowcountry teachers share concerns at education hearing  Live 5 News WCSC

Lowcountry teachers got the chance to share their thoughts on what needs to be changed in the South Carolina education system.



Strong defense fuels Georgetown victory over Manning | Sports  South Strand news

During the 2017-18 season, then junior Derrick Grant knew his Georgetown Bulldogs could make the playoffs, but knew they wouldn't get very far in the playoffs.



Georgetown Times and South Strand News honor area's outstanding high school athletes  South Strand news

Thirty-two of the finest athletes in Georgetown County and along the South Strand were honored April 26 at the inaugural Best of Prep Sports banquet at ...



Authorities: No credible threat to Georgetown High School after investigation  Live 5 News

The Georgetown police department says it looked into a possible threat at Georgetown High School Thursday.



Vintage yearbooks presented to library | Community News  South Strand news

Winyah High School 1952 graduate Danny Brabham still runs and plays as he did in his quarterback days, only now he's saving records, not making them.



Georgetown High honor roll | Community News  South Strand news

The following students have been listed on the honor rolls at Georgetown High School for Quarter Three: Scholar Honor Roll. Andrew Walter Ackerman, Infinitti ...



County: This will be an event unlike any we've seen before  South Strand news

Georgetown County officials are continuing to urge residents in or near flood-prone areas to consider evacuating prior to flooding after Hurricane Florence.



While some in Georgetown County prepare for floods, officials say others are 'In denial'  wpde.com

Georgetown County, S.C. (WPDE) — The water levels are noticeably high for low tide at Hagley Landing, drawing a crowd of spectators on golf carts, or walking ...



Changes proposed for SC education bill after 5 hours of testimony  WIS10

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - After listening to five hours of teacher testimony last week, lawmakers have made proposed changes to an 84-page education reform bill.



Separate High Schools, Unequal Everything  U.S. News & World Report

How shoe-leather reporting changed a rural education system in South Carolina long after desegregation should have taken place.



Debutantes presented at Holiday Ball | Community News  South Strand news

The Carolina Coast Cotillion celebrated its 15th annual Holiday Ball, Dec. 22, at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club.



‘It tends to wear them down’: Here’s a look at Georgetown as it anticipates flooding  Myrtle Beach Online

A steady stream of locals, first responder and visitors arrived in downtown Georgetown's Joseph Rainey Park around lunchtime Tuesday. Some to see the ...



Georgetown County moves to OPCON 3  WMBF

Georgetown County's Emergency Operations Center will no longer be working around the clock as rivers around the Grand Strand begin to recede in the ...



Wrestlers prepare for Lower State tournament | Sports  South Strand news

Eight wrestlers from Georgetown High School and thirteen wrestlers from Waccamaw High School will compete in the SCHSL Lower State individual tournament ...



Design winners draw spirit of Christmas | Community News  South Strand news

Chances are if you opened your mailbox and found a Christmas card with a snowy hill, a patch of woods, a swing and a decorated tree, then you've already ...



Georgetown Co. doesn’t anticipate worsening flood conditions  Live 5 News WCSC

Georgetown County officials say the worst flooding may already be behind them.



Toman throws no-no against Georgetown | Sports  The Gazette

For a split second, Charlie Mac Toman thought he'd just missed carving out one of baseball's special feats.



Georgetown County School Officials: Safety a top priority  South Strand news

In the wake of a massacre at a south Florida high school where 17 people were killed, the Georgetown County School Board said it will take steps to increase ...



On target: Georgetown archer wins prestigious tournament | Sports  South Strand news

Being a world champion amateur archer isn't good enough for 14-year-old Haylee Nesbitt; her goal is to make it to the professional ranks.



Waccamaw High bookkeeper honored | Education & Business  South Strand news

Lori Wall, bookkeeper at Waccamaw High School, was named Georgetown County School District Support Staff of the Year on April 19 at a dinner at the J.B. ...



Georgetown teen charged after threatening to "shoot up the school," police say  ABC NEWS 4

Georgetown Police have charged a 15-year-old Georgetown High School student with disturbing schools after they say the teen threatened to shoot up the ...



Tiffani McCray and Davon Bentley plan December wedding  South Strand news

Denetta and Fredrick McCray of Georgetown announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffani DeNetta McCray, to Davon Alexander Bentley, son of Clive ...



New South Carolina law requires active shooter; intruder drills at all schools  ABC NEWS 4

Something new is coming to all South Carolina schools this year an active shooter and an intruder drill each semester.The drills are required under a law ...



NYC mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on palmetto state education  Live 5 News WCSC

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with Lowcountry teachers and education advocates Sunday on how he reformed education in his city during his five ...



Advocates hold candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims  South Strand news

When Ajai Smith, a 2013 Georgetown High School graduate, was 11 years old, she witnessed a horrific scene that has changed the trajectory of her life. Now 23 ...



Low Country Veterans helping homeless vets | News  South Strand news

Larry Jordan, who served in the U.S. Navy until 1997, said he found himself homeless in Myrtle Beach after his life took a wrong turn.



Georgetown County jury returns $100000 judgment in school bullying case  South Strand news

A Georgetown County jury returned a $100000 judgment Feb. 10. against Denetta McCray and the Georgetown County School District, finding the parties acted ...



District names finalists for Rookie Teacher of the Year Award  South Strand news

The Georgetown County School District announced the finalists for the 2017-18 Rookie of the Year on April 11. The finalists are: Cassidy Wilson, Rosemary ...



City of Georgetown back to business; mayor absent  South Strand news

UPDATE: During today's City Council workshop, interim City Administrator Carey Smith read a statement from Mayor Brendon Barber that said the mayor had an ...



National Walk Out Day spreads across Georgetown County, nation  South Strand news

More than 1300 students in Georgetown County schools took part in a national event Wednesday that marked one month since 17 people were killed in a ...



Obituaries, Nov. 7, 2018 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Daisy Grant Collington died on October 23, 2018 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown. Funeral services were held on October 30, 2018 at ...



Smart solutions: Summer camp explores the field of engineering  South Strand news

The next generation of homegrown engineers experimented their way into learning about wind energy, bridge building and electrical circuits during a summer ...



Georgetown High's Navy JROTC annual inspection | Photos  South Strand news

Photos by Clayton Stairs/South Strand News. The 153 students in the Georgetown High School Navy Junior Reserve Training Officer Corps performed for family, ...



Investing in the future: GKCU awards scholarships to high school seniors  South Strand news

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union has awarded scholarships to 15 area high school seniors from the graduating class of 2018.



Flags for Fallen Military to honor Carl Anderson Jr.  South Strand news

The late Air Force Airman 1st Class Carl L. Anderson Jr. will be honored this coming weekend at his family's home in Georgetown.



PREP ROUNDUP: South Florence boys sink North Charleston  SCNow

MYRTLE BEACH — Justice Jackson scored 36 points Monday night to lead South Florence to a 92-79 victory over North Charleston at the Carolina Forest ...



Late Georgetown High student honored for bravery | Community News  South Strand news

Courtney Baynes Dorsey, a Georgetown High School student who died trying to save his little brother from drowning in July 2016, has been awarded a Carnegie ...



Lady Bulldogs take down Lady Bears in series finale  South Strand news

The Georgetown Lady Bulldogs avenged their loss to Carvers Bay earlier in the season with a 49-29 victory over the Lady Bears Dec. 3. Carvers Bay falls to 2-5 ...



Why Myrtle Beach, Conway won’t play for the Victory Bell this season, other changes  Myrtle Beach Online

It appears the Victory Bell is primed to stay in Myrtle Beach for another year. And it won't be because of another close finish. With all but one area high school ...



School District names Teacher of the Year finalists  South Strand news

The Georgetown County School District has named the five finalists for its annual Teacher of Year honor.



Still Mia: Devastating injury took GHS grad's mobility but not her spirit  South Strand news

In many ways, Jamia Porcher is your typical 20-year-old. She likes to hang out with her friends and watch her little sister play high school basketball, and she ...



'Museum on Wheels' details African-American history | Community News  South Strand news

Step by step, row by row, more than 400 Georgetown High School students and a handful of teachers and adults on Friday took a trip back into the history of.



Carla Nesmith named Teacher of the Year | News  South Strand news

Carla Nesmith, a third-grade teacher at Andrews Elementary School, was named the Georgetown County School District 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at a ...



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