Georgetown police investigating Friday morning hit-and-run

Friday, September 30, 5:03 p.m.

Georgetown Police Department officers are searching for the driver of a car that allegedly fled the scene after crashing into a woman’s vehicle Friday morning.

International Paper, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation donate $716K for forest, bird conservation, propagation

Friday, September 30, 9:50 a.m.

International Paper and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have combined their efforts — and their budgets — in support of preserving and restoring forests and propagating a...

Candidates, supporters at Dems’ Georgetown rally

Thursday, September 29, 5:08 p.m.

As the S.C. Democratic Party began its statewide campaign to register voters and excite its base, its first stop was made in Georgetown this weekend.

SCHP: Man killed in crash while fleeing from Georgetown sheriff’s deputies

Thursday, September 29, 12:43 p.m.

A Georgetown man was killed, authorities said, after he crashed his motorcycle into a log truck while he was fleeing from sheriff’s deputies.

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Friday night football finals

Tyler McAlister ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more to lead Georgetown to a dominating 33-0 win over region rival Aynor on Friday night.

Bigg Dogg Boot Camp helping people of all ages get in shape

Three times a week nearly two dozen women of all ages gather at East Bay Park for Bigg Dogg Boot Camp

Tennis: Young Bulldogs squad battling weather

Georgetown High School tennis Coach Grace George is proud of her team’s start this season

Chris Sokoloski column: New pitch count rules are a good step

The S.C. High School League has instituted new guidelines for the number of pitches and days of rest required for high school pitchers for the upcoming season.

Georgetown County man pleads guilty in 2015 crash that killed 1, injured 3

A Georgetown County man pleaded guilty to his role in a two-vehicle crash that killed one man and injured three others in mid-2015.

Police: Andrews man kidnapped daughter, shot at her mother

An Andrews man was arrested, police said, more than a week after officers began investigating a claim that he kidnapped his 5-year-old daughter and shot at her mother.

DEU: Georgetown County men sold heroin, crack cocaine

Two Browns Ferry men were arrested, agents said, after they were found with almost one pound of illegal drugs and multiple weapons while they were caring for a child.

Waites sworn in as Georgetown Police Department chief

Moments after Kelvin Waites was sworn in as chief of the Georgetown Police Department in front of about 100 people, he thanked them for their support.

Carvers Bay teacher uses high-tech program to teach about the Constitution

It’s not every day you hear a teacher ask his or her students to move their desks next to a classmate and pull out their cellphones, but that is exactly what happens in Walt Poston’s...

Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival draws thousands to Murrells Inlet

Fine weather, a wide variety of artwork, live music and local cuisine welcomed thousands of people who came out Sept. 23 to 25 for the annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival at Huntington Beach...

Waccamaw Intermediate School in Pawleys Island named National Blue Ribbon School

Waccamaw Intermediate School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School – one of only four schools in South Carolina tapped for the honor.

Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities...

Georgetown County school board honors student scholars

Georgetown County School District students who achieved perfect scores on their Palmetto Assessment of State Standards and End of Course tests last spring were honored by members of the GCSD Board...

Horry Georgetown Technical College receives $2 million grant for manufacturing training facility

The Horry Georgetown Technical College Georgetown campus has received a big boost in its plans to build an advanced manufacturing training facility.

Members of Georgetown High School’s Class of 1986 return for 30th reunion, homecoming

Grooving to the sounds of the 1980s, more than 30 members of the Georgetown High School Class of 1986 descended on the school’s campus Sept. 15 to participate in homecoming festivities and...

Georgetown County planners working on rules for helicopter businesses

Georgetown County planners are working to develop rules for commercial helicopter tour businesses, with noise and safety as their main concerns.

Penelope Foran column: Penelope gets tour of the Vineyard from the ‘mayor’

Recently, I had the great good fortune to pay a visit to Martha’s Vineyard, the famous Massachusetts seaside resort. I eagerly anticipated the trip, as I had heard what a charming place it...

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Howard Center in Georgetown County to host evening of Lowcountry music, art Sept. 17

The sights and sowunds of the Lowcountry will come to life inside the Howard Center on Sept. 17, when Lowcountry Voices, internationally acclaimed South Carolina artist Jonathan Green, and special...

Boyer next author on Moveable Feast tour

Susan Boyer will be the featured author on the Moveable Feast tour.

Brookgreen Gardens sets new ticket policy for ‘Nights of a Thousand Candles’

Brookgreen Gardens has announced it will require those attending its popular “Nights of a Thousand Candles” to choose a date for attendance when buying tickets.

Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South...

First of hundreds of jurors report in Emanuel AME shooting trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of potential jurors will report to the federal courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, in the coming days as the jury selection begins in the trial of a...

Deer season forecast good for South Carolina

With the 2016 deer season soon opening in all counties, South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good, according to the state’s top deer biologist.

Records ordered turned over in Horry County officer harassment suit

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Horry County Police Department to turn over records in a lawsuit stemming from allegations of sexual misconduct by a former department...

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