Serving the Community — Lt. Shane Singletary — Georgetown Fire Department

Monday, August 3, 9:16 a.m.

While many who enter the emergency services profession do so with the idea of serving their communities, Lt. Shane Singletary has represented the Georgetown County community at home and abroad.

Deputies: Garden City man arrested after firing gun during argument with son

Sunday, August 2, 9:04 a.m.

Deputies said a Garden City man was arrested after shooting inside his own house during a quarrel with his teenage son.

City receives $1M for stormwater repair

Sunday, August 2, 7:00 a.m.

The City of Georgetown will soon be picking up a long-forgotten stormwater repair project, thanks to funds the city recently obtained through a community development block grant.

Debate over Andrews finances put at bay

Friday, July 31, 3:00 p.m.

Days of squabbling over finances for the Town of Andrews came to a stop – for now – after a heated, and often contentious, meeting that sometimes pitted councilmembers against the...

Sokoloski column: Eat, drink and play ball

Friday, July 31, 12:25 p.m.

You may have noticed that the sports page in the July 31 edition of The Georgetown Times was not in its usual spot on the front of the second section of the newspaper.

GHS tennis hosting tryouts and annnual social

Friday, July 31, 12:25 p.m.

Tryouts for the Georgetown High School tennis team will take place Aug. 12 and 13 at 5:30 p.m. at East Bay Park in Georgetown.

GHS football and golf teams hosting golf fundraiser

Friday, July 31, 12:26 p.m.

The Georgetown High School football and golf teams are co-sponsoring a golf tournament next month to raise money to buy needed equipment.

Luke Gordon wins O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am

Thursday, July 30, 9:04 p.m.

Pawleys Island surfer Luke Gordon made history July 19 as he became the first South Carolina resident to win the O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am.

Drug-detection dog Liza begins career with Georgetown PD

Friday, July 31, 12:01 p.m.

The newest addition to the Georgetown Police Department has a specialized skill set and extensive training, but she’s still waiting on her first collar.

Myrtle Beach man accepts plea deal in shooting death of Josh Pyatt

Thursday, July 30, 1:38 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach man will spend more than six years in prison after accepting a plea deal for his alleged role in the shooting death of a Pawleys Island man.

Sheriff’s office searching for Andrews men in sex crime investigation

Thursday, July 30, 2:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help locating two Andrews men who are suspected of committing sex crimes.

Trial date continued for Andrews man charged with child rape

Wednesday, July 29, 2:15 p.m.

The court date for an Andrews man accused of raping a pre-teen girl has been delayed, more than four years after the encounters between them allegedly occurred.

Church mission week serves community

Saturday, August 1, 5:01 a.m.

On July 24, members of the First Baptist Church Georgetown youth group took to the beach, but it wasn’t for a day of fun.

Online school graduate looking to future

Friday, July 31, 5:02 p.m.

Katlyn Bunch of Georgetown is a recent high school graduate, but she didn’t attend a traditional high school — she attended a virtual high school.

Nurturing Neighbors: Dr. Martin Rosol

Friday, July 31, 4:55 p.m.

Dr. Martin Rosol

MI2020 seeks volunteers for cleanup events

Friday, July 31, 4:54 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 is seeking volunteers for weekly or monthly clean-up events starting this fall.

Plantersville Summer Academy concludes 6th year

Friday, July 31, 1:26 p.m.

On July 21, Plantersville Summer Academy, a youth enrichment program for 236 students, invited parents of attending students for an Observation Day.

New homes fill ‘need’ in Georgetown housing market

Thursday, July 30, 4:54 p.m.

Future homeowners will have more options than ever before with the construction of 42 new houses in Georgetown.

Business briefs

Thursday, July 30, 9:01 a.m.

Coldwell Banker Chicora Real Estate

Habitat to open new ReStore Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 29, 3:01 p.m.

The doors of Habitat for Humanity Georgetown County’s ReStore at 1907 Hampton Court will close July 30. But thrifters and upcyclers need not worry – the store will reopen in a new...

Letters to the editor

Friday, July 24, 9:01 a.m.

Good Samaritans on the road

Bill Crowther Guest Column: When it comes to off-shore drilling,emotions shouldn’t rule over sound science

Wednesday, July 29, 9:01 a.m.

Moving forward with seismic surveying off South Carolina’s coast is the right decision. It’s a decision guided by sound science, in the best interest of the economy and backed by...

From the drawing board

Friday, July 31, 12:28 p.m.

Columbia veteran claims Georgetown residence to defraud VA

Wednesday, July 29, 4:21 p.m.

It’s a long drive from Georgetown to Columbia. No one knows that better than Bobby Joe Haynes, who has pleaded guilty to defrauding veterans’ affairs by claiming mileage...

Woman suffers ‘minor injuries’ in S.C. shark attack

Monday, July 27, 10:08 a.m.

Colleton County officials say a woman suffered minor injuries when she was bitten by a small shark at Edisto Beach.

Report: Kids’ well-being improves slightly in South Carolina

Tuesday, July 21, 3:41 p.m.

The overall wellbeing of South Carolina’s children has improved slightly, even while poverty continues to worsen, according to a national report released Tuesday.

Photo of black official helping man at KKK rally goes viral

Monday, July 20, 7:42 p.m.

The black director of South Carolina’s public safety agency says he hopes a photo that shows him helping a white man wearing a racist T-shirt will be a catalyst for people to work toward...

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