Update: Andrews Town Council votes against reinstating former chief after 8-hour hearing

Thursday, July 28, 4:19 p.m.

UPDATED Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:41 pm

After more than eight hours of testimony and deliberation, the Andrews Town Council voted 4-1 against reinstating Kaynnera Capers to his former position as the town's police chief.

1 flown out for treatment after 2-vehicle crash in South Georgetown

Thursday, July 28, 5:05 p.m.

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 17 and Pennyroyal Road in Maryville sent at least one person to the hospital on Thursday.

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Thursday, July 28, 11:28 a.m.

Beating the heat

J.O.Y. School relies on volunteers of all ages

Thursday, July 28, 9:15 a.m.

Young volunteers bring real joy to Martha Insignares.

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Warrior finds his niche on special teams

High school football practice starts today in South Carolina, and teams like the Waccamaw Warriors will begin quests for state titles.

Pawleys Island tradition returns

After a small turnout in 2015, participation in the Pawleys Island Kayak Races returned to normal this year with more than 60 participants.

Catch of the day

Nicholas Guariglia caught a large catfish from a pond at Indigo Creek in Murrells Inlet on Saturday.

First responders softball

Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and deputies from fire companies and law enforcement agencies in Georgetown and Horry counties battled in a one-pitch softball tournament at 8 Oaks...

UPDATE: 1 jailed, 3 injured in 4-car collision on U.S. Highway 17 between Georgetown, Pawleys Island

Three people were injured, a Pawleys Island man was jailed and traffic was stopped for about two hours after a four-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 17.

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Georgetown man charged with animal cruelty after deputies report finding dead, starved, vicious dogs

Sheriff’s deputies said a county resident was arrested after they found emaciated, vicious and dead dogs on his North Town property.

Georgetown deputies searching for men who allegedly stole steaks from Pawleys Island grocery

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly stole “a large rack of steaks” from a Pawleys Island grocery...

Stylist Patrick Lomantini coming to Pawleys for SC-Cares fundraiser

A nationally known hairstylist is coming to Pawleys Island as part of a fundraiser for SC Coastal Animal Rescue & Educational Sanctuary.

Huntington Beach State Park resumes operations after destructive fire

Although more than one week has passed since a bolt of lightning sparked a fire that burned down a state park building, one park official said the park is returning to a state of normalcy.

Inlet Square book store to celebrate return of Harry Potter

Books-A-Million at Inlet Square Mall will host a release party for the latest installment of the Harry Potter saga.

Registration begins for Georgetown County School District

As the summer winds down, Georgetown County teachers and students are preparing for their return to school.

Pawleys Island school pens exchange agreements with three of China’s schools

It’s a small world, after all. Just ask the folks at Pawleys Island’s Lowcountry Preparatory School, which has signed a memoranda of cooperation with three schools in Qingdao,...

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Georgetown businesses show appreciation for law enforcement

The Georgetown Business Association has declared the month of July as Law Enforcement Appreciation Month.

Smith Medical Clinic in Pawleys Island and Georgetown seeking volunteers as it grows

After recently opening a new location in Georgetown and soon moving into a larger building in Pawleys Island, Smith Medical Clinic is seeking more volunteers to help with day-to-day operations.

Inlet Square book store to celebrate return of Harry Potter

Books-A-Million at Inlet Square Mall will host a release party for the latest installment of the Harry Potter saga.

Winyah Rivers Foundation exhibits annual photo contest winners

Features of the Waccamaw River and surrounding watersheds will be showcased through Sept. 28 in a free exhibit at the Georgetown Public Library. Eleven award-winning snapshots from the Winyah...

Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5. Wednesday and Friday evenings, music fills the air with...

Julia Franks next author on Moveable Feast tour

Julia Franks is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour. Franks will be the guest at the July 22 event, set for Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island. She will discuss her book,...

Charleston-area voters may consider $2 billion for roads

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Leaders in one of the nation’s fastest-growing areas want to ask Charleston-area voters to approve raising taxes for $2 billion in road projects.

Riding the rails: $10M grant to upgrade Carolinas short line

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A $10 million federal grant will be used to upgrade a short line railroad connecting Horry County, South Carolina, and Columbus County, North Carolina.

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival in October

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach will be hosting a new destination festival this fall celebrating the multitude of local seafood eateries along the...

Archaeologists find elusive 16th-century Spanish fort on Parris Island

Nearly 40 years after finding the remains of the 16th-century town of Santa Elena on present-day Parris Island in Beaufort County, archaeologists have discovered San Marcos, one of five Spanish...

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