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Man dies after electrocution and fall while working at SC high school, officials say  Durham Herald Sun

A 28-year-old man working as a subcontractor at a South Carolina high school died after being electrocuted and falling, said the Georgetown County School ...



Fiancee of electrocuted Myrtle Beach man shares his journey to sobriety  wpde.com

A family in Myrtle Beach is mourning the death of a father and husband-to-be who fell from the top of Georgetown High School on Thursday. The family of ...



August 18 Obituaries | Obituaries  South Strand news

Cephis Anderson died on August 8, 2019 at Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital, Murrells Inlet, SC. Funeral services were held on August 12, 2019 at ...



Worker dies at Georgetown High School | News  South Strand news

A 28-year-old worker died Thursday at Georgetown High School.



Police investigating nude photo of Georgetown High School employee  South Strand news

The Georgetown Police Department is looking into the circumstances surrounding a nude photo of an employee at Georgetown High School.



Georgetown High, Carvers Bay principals leaving for new roles within school district  South Strand news

The Georgetown County School District has two principal openings to fill at its high schools before classes start Aug. 21.



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.



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 football's Ward leaving program after one season leading team  South Strand news

The Georgetown High football program has seen coaches come and go in recent years. Now, head coach Jordan Ward is leaving the program after just one ...



Georgetown High graduate signs to play college basketball  South Strand news

Georgetown High School graduate Jerry Lee Dorsey recently signed to play college basketball for South Carolina Faith A&M College.



Georgetown High soccer coach to lead 2019 All-Star squad  South Strand news

Georgetown High School boys varsity soccer coach Chris Hapeshis has been selected as a head coach for the annual North-South Soccer Classic taking place ...



School board passes budget: Position changes approved for Georgetown County schools  South Strand news

The Georgetown County school board passed the 2019-2020 school budget at the July 9 board meeting. The balanced budget includes a 4 percent pay raise for ...



'Unstoppable': Georgetown County Class of 2019 celebrates the past, ready for the future  South Strand news

The Georgetown County Class of 2019 said goodbye to an era and hello to the future during commencement exercises last week at the county's four public high ...



Try-outs scheduled for Georgetown High School girl's tennis  South Strand news

Girls interested in participating in the Georgetown High School team can try-out August 5-6 at Eastbay Park at 5:30pm. Participants in grades 7-12 are invited to ...



'With all your heart': Georgetown County schools compete in JROTC drill meet  South Strand news

The Georgetown High School JROTC program is losing their leader but keeping their trophy.



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 ...



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 ...



As Georgetown High NJROTC leader moves on, students plan to continue strong tradition  South Strand news

Maj. Shawn Studley's time as leader of Georgetown High School's NJROTC will end at the completion of the current school 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 ...



Georgetown High JROTC cadets awarded scholarships | News  South Strand news

Three Georgetown High School JROTC cadets have been offered Navy scholarships to pursue their post-secondary education and subsequent naval career.



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 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.”



Georgetown Kraft Credit Union awards scholarships to Class of 2019  South Strand news

GKCU has recognized 14 area high school seniors from the graduating Class of 2019 as this year's GKCU scholarship recipients. Each recipient is awarded a ...



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.



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 heading to playoffs for first time since 2015  South Strand news

For the first time since 2015, the Georgetown Bulldogs are heading to the playoffs.



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 ...



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.



‘A good father’ died in lightning strike on July 4 in Georgetown County  Myrtle Beach Sun News

A 44-year-old from Andrews died in a lightning strike in Georgetown County on the Fourth of July. His family said he was a good father. A dozen other people ...



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 ...



Carvers Bay students charged with assault after fight in school  South Strand news

Six Carvers Bay High School students have been charged with assault after a fight occurred in the school Monday.



Body found along road in southern Georgetown County  South Strand news

UPDATE: The Georgetown Times has confirmed this investigation is connected to a homicide case that has resulted in one arrest.



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 ...



Georgetown fraternity presents scholarships | Community News  South Strand news

The local Georgetown chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity recently presented scholarships to students representing the four high schools in the ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Man dies after being pulled from Georgetown Harbor on July Fourth  South Strand news

A man found floating in the Sampit River Thursday afternoon later died at a hospital, according to officials.



Officials identify body found in Plantersville home destroyed by fire  South Strand news

The body of a man was found in a home destroyed by an early-morning fire in Plantersville Friday.



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 ...



Shine bright: Georgetown student crowned Miss Jabberwock | News  South Strand news

The Delta Sigma Theta sorority rolled out the red couture at the Howard Center on Saturday to commend seven young citizens for their commitment to public ...



GKCU awards scholarships to Class of 2019  Kingstree News

GKCU is honored to recognize 14 area high school seniors from the graduating class of 2019 as this year's GKCU Scholarship recipients. Each recipient is ...



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 ...



Car, motorcycle wrecks leave 2 dead in Georgetown County  South Strand news

Two people died in separate wrecks in recent days in rural Georgetown County.



Obituaries, June 26 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Reginald Anthony “Reggie” Amerson, 53, husband of Pam J. Amerson, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at The Medical University of South Carolina.



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.



Georgetown County dealing with budget shortfall; penny sales tax brings in millions above projections  South Strand news

Georgetown County officials are dealing with a revenue shortfall as they prepare the county's budget for the upcoming fiscal year.



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 ...



Season Preview: Andrews softball taking 2019 season 'one step at a time'  South Strand news

The Andrews High softball team hosted a preseason tournament Feb. 23 featuring five teams. The Yellow Jackets took the opportunity to play Waccamaw, ...



With Beard resigning, Georgetown NAACP turns focus to county government  South Strand news

Following the news that Austin Beard plans to resign from Georgetown County Council, the local branch of the NAACP said it will continue to push for change in ...



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 ...



Georgetown County Council faces questions as Beard weighs resignation  South Strand news

Georgetown County Councilman Austin Beard is considering resigning from the District 5 seat he's held since 2008. But, he said Friday, he's not ready to do so ...



New Georgetown High football coach resigns | Sports  South Strand news

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



Greene, Jefferson join list of Carvers Bay athletes to sign with colleges  South Strand news

Two Carvers Bay seniors signed their National Letters of Intent during a signing day ceremony April 17 in the Carvers Bay High Auditorium.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



His wife was in labor. Here’s what an SC high school football coach did at game time  The State

The football coach of Academic Magnet High School in Charleston coached his team via phone while his wife was in labor during Thursday nights game against ...



2018 Boys Varsity Basketball: Georgetown vs. Carvers Bay | Photos  South Strand news

The Georgetown Bulldogs defeated the Carvers Bay Bears 51-34 at Georgetown High School yesterday, sweeping the season series against their in-county ...



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 ...



Fire destroys mobile classroom at Waccamaw High School  South Strand news

An overnight fire destroyed a mobile classroom on the campus of Waccamaw High School.



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 ...



Baby pageant supports daycare center in Oatland community  South Strand news

Georgetown County has some new royalty to recognize. Fourteen-month-old king Kyrie Evans and 8-month-old queen Ariah Robinson were crowned Saturday ...



Georgetown County schools to reopen Wednesday | News  South Strand news

The Georgetown County School District said students will return to class Wednesday, Sept. 19, following damage assessments in the wake of Hurricane ...



Georgetown resident to compete in equestrian championships | Community News  South Strand news

The Palmetto Pony club from South Carolina will be competing in the 2019 Championships East July 24-28 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill ...



Georgetown County moves to OPCON 2 ahead of flooding threat  South Strand news

Georgetown County government has moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 2 as of noon today. The county's Emergency Operations Center remains activated ...



Flooding is headed to Georgetown, South Carolina, and they don’t know how bad it will be  WTKR News 3

Authorities in Georgetown, South Carolina, are urging thousands of people -- almost 90 percent of residents -- to evacuate ahead of historic flooding in a city ...



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 ...



Celebrating a 'blessed' life: Georgetown's Miss Pauline turns 110  South Strand news

Pauline Legare is a gift that keeps on giving. She celebrated her 110 birthday surrounded by family and friends on April 19.



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.



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.



Georgetown County cross country teams earn medals at regional meets  South Strand news

Georgetown and Waccamaw high school cross country teams headed south to Wannamaker Park in North Charleston to compete in the AAA Region 8 ...



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

Educators told senators traveling across the state that improving public schools in South Carolina will require much better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes ...



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.



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 ...



Want to learn how to grow hemp? | Community News  South Strand news

The Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce will host an event to educate the pubic on the hemp industry in South Carolina on June 15.



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 ...



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.



Warriors claim first region victory over Georgetown | Sports  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 ...



GHS basketball coach resigns | News  South Strand news

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



Vicki Bourus, Georgetown Family Justice Center director, retiring at end of May  South Strand news

Editor's note: The Family Justice Center will host a drop-in at its office in Georgetown, 2705 Highmarket St., on Wednesday, May 8, from 1-4 p.m. to allow ...



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 ...



Georgetown County prepping for severe flooding from Florence; officials warn water could reach thousands of homes  South Strand news

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to clarify a section about the potential for flooding to affect the bridges connecting Georgetown and Pawleys ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church celebrates graduation | Community News  South Strand news

Mrs. Jessie Priest, 76, continues to believe in the power of education. The tradition of “Graduate Sunday” that Priest began in 1985 has continued at Mt. Sinai ...



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.



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 ...



Tai Chi by the Sea makes a splash in Pawleys Island  South Strand news

Marsha Green dreams of spreading calm, peace and well-being across the planet.



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 ...



Banko named publisher of Georgetown Communications | News  South Strand news

Peter Banko, managing editor of The Republican-Herald in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and The Standard Speaker in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, has been named ...



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 ...



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 ...



New head coach looking to lead Lady Bulldogs back to state tournament  South Strand news

In the Bulldog's season opener at Pawleys Plantation Golf Course in Pawleys Island Aug. 28, the Georgetown High School girls golf team lost to Myrtle Beach ...



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.



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.



Georgetown man dies from injuries suffered in car crash  South Strand news

A Georgetown man has died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday afternoon on Browns Ferry Road.



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 ...



Claire Chewning and Claiborne Smith wed | Community News  South Strand news

Claire McNulty Chewning and Claiborne Alexander Livingston Smith were married on June 15, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the evening.



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