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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 NJROTC qualify 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Regional math tourney draws students from 18 high schools to Florence  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University was the site of a high school competition on Tuesday. However, this competition featured calculators and ...



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 ...



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.



PREP ROUNDUP: Darlington beats West Florence boys in Turkey Shootout  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. — Darlington's Ja'quan Scott made four 3-pointers to score a game-high 25 points Tuesday to lead Darlington to a 69-50 victory over West ...



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 ...



New Georgetown High football coach resigns | Sports  South Strand news

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



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 ...



Friday Night Lights: Homecoming for Georgetown, Waccamaw | Sports  South Strand news

For the first time in four weeks, all four Georgetown County high school football teams, plus St. James High School, will be playing on Friday night.



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.



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 ...



Opinion | Marshal Andy Smalls still in the saddle  Knoxville News Sentinel

Marshal Andy Smalls hosts "Riders of the Silver Screen" every Saturday morning on PBS.



Georgetown County Schools closed until further notice  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Georgetown County Schools will remain closed starting Monday September 24, according to a press release.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Teacher forever: 90-year-old substitute loves teaching | Education & Business  South Strand news

At the end of each school year for the past three years, Ruth Williams said she was giving up being a substitute teacher at Georgetown High School. But when ...



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 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 ...



Friday Night Lights | Sports  South Strand news

Three of the four Georgetown County high school football teams will be in action this week as well as St. James High School in Horry County.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Georgetown County School District hosts Tech Fair | Education & Business  South Strand news

The Georgetown County School District hosted its annual Tech Fair on March 28 at Waccamaw Intermediate School. First, second and honorable mention ...



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:



Friday Night Lights: A look at the current playoff picture  South Strand news

There are just three weeks remaining in the high school football season and while two Georgetown County teams have all but secured a playoff spot, several ...



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 Co. offering on-demand rides to evacuation shelters Tuesday  Live 5 News WCSC

Georgetown County officials are continuing to prepare for flooding.



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.



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.



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. ...



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 ...



Success and opportunity: Howard Adult Center holds graduation  South Strand news

Thirty-three Howard Adult Center graduates walked across the stage in the Howard Auditorium to receive their high school diplomas on May 24.



Georgetown County School Board approves $87.6 million budget | News  South Strand news

After hearing funding summaries and requests from Georgetown County School District department heads, the school board approved its proposed general fund ...



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 ...



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.



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 County Sheriff's Office holds active shooter training for first responders  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office hosted an active shooter training session on Tuesday for local first responders.



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.



Georgetown Tennis in playoff hunt with win over Manning  South Strand news

The Georgetown High School girls tennis team defeated Manning 7-0 on Oct. 10 at Litchfield Racquet Club in Pawleys Island. The Bulldogs are now 4-5 on the ...



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 youth to host 'Listen to Me' March | News  South Strand news

Young people will take to the streets on Saturday, June 16, to bring awareness to the anxiety and frustration in the wake of recent school shootings in Lakeland, ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



Georgetown County officials: moderate flooding to begin Tuesday  South Strand news

Georgetown County and City officials continue to urge citizens of Georgetown County who live in potential flood areas, according to a South Carolina ...



Georgetown High School student charged after threatening to 'shoot up school'  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Georgetown Police Department says a 15-year-old student was taken into police custody Thursday after threats were made to the school.



Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity presents scholarships | Community News  South Strand news

The the Georgetown Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted its 21st annual Harbor City Scholarship Golf Classic on May 26 at the Founders Club Golf ...



Strovis honors Georgetown High athletes with character awards  South Strand news

Eight Georgetown High School student-athletes have been inducted as the first members of the Strovis Character Counts Awards program.



SC braces for more flooding after Florence  WTVA

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



‘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 ...



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

With all but one area high school football contest being canceled or postponed because of the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Myrtle Beach's annual rivalry ...



Waccamaw track and field teams continue region dominance  South Strand news

Waccamaw High School continued its track and field region dominance on April 25, with the girls winning their seventh straight region title and the boys winning ...



Hoops for a cause: Middle schoolers battle police officers in basketball fundraiser  South Strand news

Georgetown Middle School basketball players faced members of the Georgetown Police Department on the court March 15 as part of a fundraising event.



GKCU awards more scholarships to Class of 2018  Kingstree News

GKCU is honored to recognize 15 area high school seniors from the graduating class of 2018 as this year's GKCU Scholarship recipients. Each recipient is ...



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

The water levels are noticeably high for low tide at Hagley Landing, drawing a crowd of spectators on golf carts, or walking their dogs. A stream of trucks pulled ...



Obits, Aug. 8 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Deanna LaVaughn Burroughs, 71, died on July 16, 2018, in Georgetown. Funeral services were held on July 21, 2018, at Arnett A.M.E. Church, conducted by ...



High school golf: Waccamaw wins shortened Claude Kirkland Tournament  South Strand news

Waccamaw High School won the Claude Kirkland Tournament at Cherry Hill Country Club in Andrews on March 7, topping Georgetown High School by 10 ...



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 ...



Obits, July 20 | Obituaries  South Strand news

C.L. Cribb Jr. +2. C.L. Cribb Jr. photo. Buy Now. Clifford Lee "C.L." Cribb Jr., 75, husband of Peggy Wheeler Cribb, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, ...



Not forgotten: Flag raised in honor of fallen Air Force veteran  South Strand news

A pin drop could have been heard as U.S. Air Force Honor Guard members unfolded, refolded and presented an American flag to the the family of the late Air ...



Georgetown celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.  South Strand news

Hundreds of people gathered along Merriman Road in Georgetown Saturday for the annual "Keep the Dream Alive" Parade.



JROTC teams prepare for Andrews meet | News  South Strand news

JROTC cadets from Andrews, Georgetown and Carvers Bay are rising to some new challenges in preparation for their first annual drill meet to be held on ...



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 ...



Swamp Fox Players to present 'Wicked Witch of the West'  South Strand news

Have you ever wondered what would have happened if the Wicked Witch of the West had returned to get revenge on Dorothy and her friends? The Swamp Fox ...



2017: the year in sports | Sports  South Strand news

2017 was a very eventful year in Georgetown County and along the South Strand. Here are some of the people and events that were newsworthy last year.



Obits, Aug. 22 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Floyd Grier. Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces Funeral Services for Mr. Floyd Lee Chester Greer, age 59, of 5514 Exodus Drive in the Plantersville ...



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.



High school golf: Waccamaw nabs 2nd at Panther Invitational  South Strand news

Waccamaw High's boys shot a 310 and finished second to Blythewood at the Panther Invitational on March 17. Twenty-four teams competed at Coastal Carolina ...



St. James football coach steps down | Sports  South Strand news

Joey Price, who coached the St. James High School football team for one season, stepped down on Wednesday.



GHS basketball coach resigns | News  South Strand news

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



Election 2018: Nine candidates seek four seats on school board  Coastal Observer

By Chris Sokoloski Coastal Observer. The Georgetown County School Board could have as many as four new faces at its first meeting after the general election ...



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.



Georgetown girl conquering the archery world | Sports  South Strand news

Many young ladies are all about bows – for their hair. But Haylee Nesbitt loves a different kind of bow – for archery.



Why this iconic Grand Strand fishing tournament will have its hands full this year  Myrtle Beach Sun News

A year after its 50th anniversary tournament, the field of boats competing in the 51st annual Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament, which is set for fishing next ...



Investigation into recent shootings nets more arrests | Crime  South Strand news

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to show that Jequell and Jaquan Archie are cousins. Police have made more arrests in connection to two ...



Ken Cribb is new Johnsonville football coach, athletic director  SCNow

According to the administrator of the official Georgetown High School football team's Twitter account, Ken Cribb is leaving his job as football coach at ...



Love and respect: Local students discuss teen issues during workshop  South Strand news

Respecting yourself and others while being aware of dangers in the community was the main focus of a recent workshop in Georgetown for area youth.



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 ...



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.



Georgetown High School Honor Rolls | Education & Business  South Strand news

The following students have been named to the Georgetown High School honor rolls for the first quarter.



Waccamaw teacher in running for Grammy Music Educator Award  South Strand news

Going above and beyond mandated curriculum may have paid off in more ways than one for Waccamaw Intermediate School teacher Bethany Stearns-Miller.



Socastee floods crested now headed to Pawleys Island and Georgetown  Charleston Post Courier

Socastee floods crested from the Intracoastal Waterway are now headed south to Pawleys Island and Georgetown.



Obits, June 22 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Julia Alford. Julia "Judy" Elease Jordan Alford, 67, beloved wife of Gerald Themas Alford, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June, 2, 2018, at her ...



LIVE BLOG: Grand Strand, Pee Dee brace for more flooding  WLTX.com

Columbia, SC (WLTX) — While Hurricane Florence is long gone, her aftermath remains as the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee are bracing for more flooding in ...



Baseball training facility opens in Pawleys | Sports  South Strand news

School-age baseball players who want to continue to train in the offseason now have a place to go in Pawleys Island.



Obits, July 13 | Obituaries  South Strand news

E. W. Brown. Edwin Walter "E. W." Brown, 83, husband of Joyce Ann Harrelson Brown, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Brown was born in ...



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 ...



Strong field for 2018 IP Classic | Sports  South Strand news

The first pitch of the 28th annual International Paper Baseball Classic is four months away, and the 2018 field features the defending tournament champion and ...



Georgetown Mother's Day concert features The Intruders | Community News  South Strand news

Singing their hit songs from the 1960s, "I'll Always Love My Mama" and "Cowboys to Girls," The Intruders will perform a special concert in Georgetown with their ...



Obits, Sept. 26 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Jack Arthur Bixler, age 82, passed away peacefully at home under hospice care, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, he was a son of 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 leadership takes helm at Black River United Way  South Strand news

Yolanda McCray said she is excited to serve as the new leader of Black River United Way and help take the organization to the next level.



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 ...



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