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Andrews police Chief Kaynerra Capers suspended; Mayor McClary stays mum

Friday, February 12, 11:44 a.m.

UPDATED Friday, February 12, 2016 6:44 pm

Andrews Police Chief Kaynerra Capers was suspended Feb. 5, but that news came as a surprise to some members of the town council.

Another $500,000 set aside for Georgetown por

Friday, February 12, 5:01 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) says that $500,000 set aside by the federal government could help to bring the dredging project for the Port of Georgetown back into the realm of possibility. The...


Pawleys Island couple shares marriage experience with new book

Friday, February 12, 3:39 p.m.

Tom and Sandi Blaylock of Pawleys Island have a strong, loving marriage today, but it wasn’t easy getting there.


GOP presidential hopefuls Bush, Kasich visit Georgetown County

Friday, February 12, 1:40 p.m.

With the South Carolina Republican primary less than eight days away, GOP candidates have begun descending on the state in a last ditch effort to spread their message and win hearts and minds.

Basketball: Bulldogs fall to Seahawks

Georgetown High’s boys basketball team led Myrtle Beach for two-and-a-half quarters on Feb. 9, but struggled to find the basket down the stretch and lost 60-48.

WHS’ Jessica Preedom signs to play soccer for the College of Charelston

Surrounded by family, coaches and teammates, Waccamaw High School’s Jessica Preedom signed her Division I National Letter of Intent to play soccer at the College of Charleston on Feb. 4.


Basketball roundup: Jackets split two in region

Andrews High’s boys beat Johnsonville on Feb. 5, and then lost to Lee Central on Feb. 9


Column: Spring is near, so batter up!

If doesn’t feel like spring out there, but in the next month, some of the top baseball teams in the state will be in the county for two tournaments.

Murrells Inlet man charged with robbing BB&T

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Murrells Inlet resident in connection to an alleged bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning.

Deputies responding to robbery of Murrells Inlet bank

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged bank robbery that occurred at the Murrells Inlet branch of BB&T.


South Carolina officers trained on anti-meth technology

South Carolina – February 5, 2016 – This week, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association (SCLEOA), in conjunction with Appriss, conducted three trainings across the...


DEU: Men dealt crack out of Plantersville home

Drug enforcement agents arrested two men on charges of dealing crack cocaine out of a Plantersville community home in the summer of 2015.

Federal renourishment funds to include Garden City and Surfside beaches

Garden City Beach is in line to share in $16 million from the federal government to rebuild dunes in an area stretching from Myrtle Beach State Park south to about a mile into the Georgetown...

Janet Avant to wed Sean O’Clair

Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Janet Avant and Sean O’Clair.


Knights of Columbus make Opeation Hope donations

The Joseph M. Ros Sr. Council No. 3067 of the Knights of Columbus recently hosted a covered dish dinner at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall in Georgetown.


Tara Hayward to wed David Gamble III

Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of David Gamble III and Tara Hayward.

Porter Airlines returns to Myrtle Beach International Airport

Porter Airlines has kicked-off its seventh year of flight operations at Myrtle Beach International Airport.

Publix announces plans for Murrells Inlet store opening

It wasn’t the best kept secret around, but now it’s official — Publix Super Markets will have a new store in Murrells Inlet.


Students of the Month named for February

February’s Georgetown High School Students of the Month are freshman Daniel Cox, sophomore Desideria Anderson, junior Cale Cagel, junior Raequan Dozier and senior Miles Prior.


WTC, AgruAmerica partner to train

Isabelle learns about a birthday

Isabelle noticed the Valentine’s cards on the table. She began to paw through them.

Vince Gill detours from country on romantic new album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Vince Gill is a standard bearer for traditional country music, thanks to his encyclopedic knowledge of the genre and his masterful guitar skills, but he only...

Fattaleh, Briggs photos on display at Waccamaw Library in February

The Waccamaw Library is presenting a double feature of photography for the month of February as noted photographers David Fattaleh and Janine Briggs will both have their works on display.


Elton John strips off the gloss on ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’

Elton John puts some pep in his pop on “Wonderful Crazy Night,” a more upbeat, natural-sounding album than recent efforts.


South Carolina Ballet premieres ‘Aladdin’

Conceptualized and choreographed by artistic and executive director William Starrett, the South Carolina Ballet will present the premiere of “Aladdin” for one night only on Feb.

Presidential contenders fight for minority voters in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of blacks and Hispanics on Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority...

Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

DES MOINES (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a...


A winner in NH, Trump faces fresh test in South Carolina

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faced a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careened...


SC county passes resolution against housing Gitmo detainees

Berkeley County is on record opposing the housing of detainees from Guantanamo Bay.

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