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Council members squabble over ethics

Thursday, October 23, 11:23 p.m.

What started as a discussion of demolishing derelict houses in the city limits turned into a debate over council member ethics at the Oct. 21 City Council meeting.

Andrews in need of new fire, police building

Thursday, October 23, 11:26 p.m.

Georgetown County has a responsibility to help pay for new Andrews fire and police stations — one of five Georgetown County capital projects slated for the proposed one-cent sales tax on the Nov. 4...

Man wanted for breach of trust

Friday, October 24, 8:18 a.m.

The Georgetown Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Kadeem Rashad Pinckney of 414 Palm Street Georgetown.

Auditorium asks for renewed funding from city

Friday, October 24, 12:19 a.m.

With a new board of directors and many upcoming events in the works, the Winyah Auditorium Corporation asked the City of Georgetown for an investment in the auditorium at its Oct. 21 meeting.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Lee’s Inlet Kitchen supports early childhood education program

Thursday, October 23, 2:43 a.m.

Lee’s Inlet Kitchen is the featured restaurant that will participate in “Dining For a Cause” to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids on Thurs., Oct. 30. Located in Murrells Inlet at 4460 US 17 Business, diners..

Homecoming week at Waccamaw High School

Thursday, October 23, 2:42 a.m.

The Waccamaw Warrior football team sacked the Aynor Blue Jackets to put the crowning touch on homecoming festivities Oct. 17 at Waccamaw High School.

House District 108 race heats up

Wednesday, October 22, 8:23 p.m.

With Election Day less than two weeks away, State Rep. Stephen Goldfinch and Vida Miller continue to trade barbs in the House District 108 race.

Serving the Community: Ben Shaw, MIGC Fire

Monday, October 20, 6:07 a.m.

Ben Shaw, 26, of Murrells Inlet was introduced to the fire service by a good friend while attending Ridgewood High School in Ohio.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

County to lease mall space

Wednesday, October 22, 9:14 p.m.

The process for leasing spaces at the Litchfield Exchange Mall, owned by Georgetown County, could soon be easier.

Median group halts legal action

Wednesday, October 22, 9:11 p.m.

A group that has opposed the median project on US 17 in Pawleys Island since September 2012 is giving up on pursuing legal action to halt the project.

Navy ship has been off the Pawleys Island shore all day

Thursday, October 23, 8:14 p.m.

Twitter and Facebook have both been abuzz today after the Pawleys Island Police Department tweeted this photo.

Planners OK US 17 zoning change in Pawleys

Thursday, October 23, 7:42 a.m.

A property owner of a 1.5-acre parcel of land in the Pawleys Island community will not say what he plans to build if his land is rezoned from General Residential to Neighborhood Commercial.

Georgetown & Andrews

Rubillo threatens lawsuit, council says mayor’s comments his own

Friday, October 24, 12:14 a.m.

Former Mayor Tom Rubillo asked City Council at its Oct. 21 meeting to denounce statements made by Mayor Jack Scoville in order to avoid a lawsuit involving the city.

District schools get C+ on latest report card

Friday, October 24, 12:02 a.m.

Sixteen of Georgetown County’s 19 schools met or exceeded expectations on this year’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act report card.

Council votes down change of government

Thursday, October 23, 11:53 p.m.

At least for now, the voters will not have a chance to vote on whether or not the form of government in the City of Georgetown should change.

State Commerce Department takes first step to assist 700 block property owners

Thursday, October 23, 11:32 p.m.

With the rebuilding of the 700 block of Front Street stalled, Gov. Nikki Haley sent state Department of Commerce officials to Georgetown on an Oct. 20 fact-finding mission to explore the use of...


Lady Bears sweep into second round of playoffs

Friday, October 24, 12:40 a.m.

Carvers Bay needed just 59 minutes to score 75 points and sweep past C.E. Murray in the first round of the Class A volleyball playoffs on Oct. 23.

Faster than your average Bear

Friday, October 24, 12:38 a.m.

S.C. wild turkey harvest fell 15 percent in 2014

Friday, October 24, 12:37 a.m.

South Carolina’s wild turkey harvest during the 2014 spring turkey season dropped approximately 15 percent from 2013 and was down cumulatively 36 percent from the record harvest in 2002.

Increased populations could translate to good duck season

Friday, October 24, 12:36 a.m.

The coming duck season could be outstanding if.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Sen. Tim Scott: We need a temporary travel ban

Tuesday, October 21, 3:35 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. Scott is a member of both the Senate Commerce, Science and...

Inlet Outlook

A 16.6% sales tax increase! It’s not just a penny!

Thursday, October 23, 2:47 a.m.

To the Editor:

Georgetown Times

Don’t be fooled by penny tax

Friday, October 24, 12:42 a.m.

To the Editor:

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