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Confederate soldiers cause controversy with city budget

Friday, May 29, 5:01 p.m.

Georgetown City Council decided to postpone first reading of its $36 million budget at its May 21 meeting, in part because one councilmember voiced a disagreement in funds allocated to the...

Andrews man’s murder unsolved after more than 20 years

Friday, May 29, 11:01 a.m.

On April 30, 1995, Mark White called his mother, Gail Dill, to tell her he wouldn’t be able to make it to her house in Bamberg for his grandfather’s birthday party.


Park maintenance supervisor honored during surprise ceremony

Friday, May 29, 8:45 a.m.

Ricky Rowe, Georgetown County park maintenance supervisor, will be remembered for his four decades of service — and counting — for many years to come.


Georgetown City Council votes down worker raises UPDATED

Friday, May 29, 12:01 p.m.

City of Georgetown employees cannot expect to see a system for longevity raises or wage compression relief anytime soon after City Council voted down a proposed plan at its May 21 meeting.

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Crowther to serve as president of Atlantic Energy Alliance

Friday, May 29, 8:52 a.m.

Bill Crowther of Murrells Inlet has been named president of the Atlantic Energy Alliance, a new partnership that seeks to advance discussions on domestic energy production including offshore...

Nurturing Neighbors: Darryl Hammond

Thursday, May 21, 8:40 a.m.

Darryl Hammond


Fire District scrambles to find ambulance service funding

Thursday, May 21, 8:41 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District is scrambling to find funding to make up for a shortfall from the Georgetown County side of the district for rescue services.


Garden City Beach is #1 ‘Destination on the Rise’

Tuesday, May 19, 3:59 p.m.

Garden City Beach has been recognized as the number one “Destination on the Rise in 2015” by TripAdvisor.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Sen. Graham announces tour – is official presidential bid announcement coming?

Friday, May 29, 11:11 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham seems only one step away from making a presidential bid official.

Legion, VFW to place flags before holiday

Friday, May 22, 12:00 p.m.

This Memorial Day, when veterans, their loved ones and patriots everywhere will stand beneath the American flag and honor this country’s military past, Georgetown’s deceased veterans...


Young art students take their palettes outdoors

Thursday, May 21, 8:38 a.m.

May is a perfect time for local art instructor Kathy Patrick to take her students on a “Paint Out.”


Serving the Community: Corey Walker

Thursday, May 21, 8:38 a.m.

Corey Walker was at a fire/EMS conference in his native West Virginia when he attended a survival class taught by a couple of Midway Fire Rescue firefighters.

Georgetown & Andrews

Flag burning ceremony coming this June

Friday, May 29, 12:01 a.m.

This June, the Winyah chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will once again host a flag retirement service, also known as a flag-burning ceremony.


Anderson asks Haley for $40M to dredge Port of Georgetown

Thursday, May 28, 7:20 p.m.

In the wake of the closing of one of Georgetown’s major employers and the effect it could have on local commerce, an area lawmaker has asked the governor’s office for state...


Spokesperson: ArcelorMittal will entertain purchase offers for Georgetown steel mill

Wednesday, May 27, 10:12 a.m.

A Florida entrepreneur has expressed interest in purchasing the steel mill owned by ArcelorMittal more than a decade after twice trying to buy it.

Sports

Year of the Bulldogs: The Final Chapter

Friday, May 29, 12:01 p.m.

After 22 games, the Georgetown High School baseball team’s entire season came down to one final game: on the road against Wilson.

GHS football player signs with Jireh Preparatory Academy

Friday, May 29, 8:51 a.m.

Georgetown High School senior Zaquan Collins, who is signing with Jireh Preparatory Academy to play football, said he owes a lot to coach Bradley Adams and his staff for working with him in...


Column: Sparkling on the diamond

Friday, May 29, 8:53 a.m.

Earlier this month outstanding seasons of high school baseball and softball wrapped up in Georgetown County.


County athletes haul in post-season hoors

Wednesday, May 27, 12:01 a.m.

Some of the Georgetown County high school athletes received post-season honors for spring sports.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Sen. Ronnie Sabb: Expanding Medicaid would provide health, economic, social benefits for SC

Thursday, May 14, 9:35 a.m.

The second open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace recently ended and was marked with record participation from the citizens of South Carolina.

Inlet Outlook

State bond bill: Investment in local people

Tuesday, May 12, 4:09 p.m.

Anyone who has ever worked at Horry Georgetown Technical College will tell you this college is efficient. Thatís why tuition here is among the most affordable in the state.

Georgetown Times

Golf with the Lions for a cause

Friday, May 15, 3:33 p.m.

The Georgetown Lions Club is having its sixth annual Golf Tournament Saturday, June 6, at Wedgefield Golf Club. There are still plenty of player openings, so come join us. Our fundraiser helps for...

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