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SC Senate votes 37-3 to remove Confederate flag

The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.

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South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

Monday, July 6, 11:09 a.m.

While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to...

Garden City golf cart parade returns

Monday, July 6, 3:44 p.m.

More than 200 golf carts loaded with people carrying candy, water balloons and soakers left the vacant lot behind Willard’s Fireworks as the annual Garden City Beach golf cart parade...


No search for suspect after 4 found shot to death in S.C. home

Monday, July 6, 12:44 p.m.

Four people, including a local county official, were found shot to death at a suburban home Sunday night, and police were not looking for a suspect, authorities said.


Georgetown native became national leader following deadly church shootings

Saturday, July 4, 9:24 p.m.

As a boy growing up in Georgetown, Norvel Goff never could have known that one day he would be captain of the football team, graduate from Yale University, work as a politician or become a leader...

Photos

Sports

Pawleys wraps up Legion season with two straight wins

Friday, July 3, 9:31 a.m.

American Legion Post 114’s Junior team in Pawleys Island closed out its season with a 13-3 win over Andrews on June 30.

Column: Things to do in July

Friday, July 3, 9:31 a.m.

July is upon us (Happy Birthday America!) and that means it’s time for another “what-to-do-this-month” column.


District Champions

Friday, July 3, 9:31 a.m.


Colegrove gives Pawleys Island a walk-off win

Thursday, July 2, 12:01 a.m.

Caleb Colegrove gave Georgetown American Legion Post 114’s Junior team in Pawleys Island a 7-6 walk-off win over Murrells Inlet on June 29.

Crime

Parents of man who killed himself in Georgetown jail sue county, sheriff, medical staff

Friday, July 3, 9:24 p.m.

The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take steps to prevent his death.

DEU: 3 arrested during heroin transaction in Georgetown

Wednesday, July 1, 3:20 p.m.

Drug agents said three people have been arrested for participating in a drug deal in West Georgetown.


Man charged with child sex assault returns to Georgetown

Saturday, June 27, 3:01 p.m.

An area man returned to Georgetown County this week more than three months after he did not appear in court to face child molestation charges.


DPS: 2 arrested after removing Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds

Saturday, June 27, 10:15 a.m.

Although the state Legislature will begin debating the placement of the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, for a North Carolina pair, that process may have been...

Community

New Arrivals

Monday, July 6, 3:25 p.m.

DiGiovanna

Look who’s reading!

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown Times is read far and wide, and that’s why we invite you to pack a copy of the newspaper on your next vacation. Remember to take a picture and send it to...


Georgetown’s Ball & Que celebrates 45th anniversary

Thursday, July 2, 8:50 p.m.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary under owner JoAnn Elliott, local eatery The Ball and Que boasts a friendly atmosphere - “like ‘Cheers!’ without the alcohol” -...


Boeing partners with Startup.SC to expand support for entrepreneurs

Thursday, July 2, 2:48 p.m.

With $50,000 and support from Frontier Communications and Boeing, Startup.SC, a technology business incubator based in Pawleys Island, is planning to expand its support for area entrepreneurs.

Education & Business

Dunkin’ Donuts now open in Pawleys

Saturday, July 4, 2:08 p.m.

It’s time to make the doughnuts in Pawleys Island.

College news UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

College of William & Mary


Jason Johnson receives Edward Jones award UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

Jason Johnson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Georgetown recently won the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for his exceptional achievement in building client...


New watering hole offers a puff and a pour

Thursday, July 2, 12:01 a.m.

Folks who want to enjoy a cigar and an apéritif or digestif now have a new place to go with the opening of Bourbon & Burnz.

Opinion

Letters to the editor UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

American Flag observations

Why not Georgetown? That’s the question

Saturday, July 4, 1:57 p.m.

By Lynn Mueller

On the Drawing Board

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

State News

SC Senate votes 37-3 to remove Confederate flag

Monday, July 6, 4:28 p.m.

The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.

Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

Saturday, July 4, 2:36 p.m.

By Jesse J. Holland


Boy gets stitches after being bitten by shark on SC coast

Thursday, July 2, 10:30 a.m.

There’s been another shark attack in the waters off the coast of the Carolinas.


Official: Fire at Williamsburg Co. black church wasn’t arson

Wednesday, July 1, 10:48 a.m.

A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday.

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