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Police: Teen sought in connection to Andrews murder turns himself in UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 10:10 p.m.

Nine days after being named as a person of interest in a fatal shooting, police said, an Andrews teen turned himself into authorities.

Update: Authorities release name of Georgetown man killed in Browns Ferry crash UPDATED

Tuesday, May 5, 10:40 p.m.

Authorities have released the identity of a man who was killed in a three-car collision near the Georgetown County Detention Center Tuesday night.


No injuries reported in 2-vehicle crash

Tuesday, May 5, 3:38 p.m.

No one was hurt, but traffic was partially diverted after a two-vehicle collision in South Georgetown this week.


26 Georgetown, Horry nonprofits to benefit from Lowcountry Giving Day

Monday, May 4, 8:45 a.m.

Twenty six Georgetown and Horry county nonprofits are going to turn $1 into $2 next week.

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Fire claims pet grooming business

Tuesday, May 5, 6:15 p.m.

Two dogs and the owner of a dog grooming business escaped serious injury Tuesday when fire broke out at Creekside Critters, 3036 Highway 17 Business South.

Brookgreen to take part in Lowcountry Giving Day

Saturday, May 2, 4:01 p.m.

Brookgreen Gardens is one of several organizations taking part in Lowcountry Giving Day 2015, a 24-hour online fundraising event sponsored by Coastal Community Foundation.


Celebrate a nurse hero at open house

Saturday, May 2, 12:01 p.m.

The public is invited to celebrate Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital’s nursing heroes at an open house Wednesday, May 6.


Pelican sculpture brings litter awareness

Thursday, April 30, 9:31 a.m.

The pelican has landed.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Local IT company donates $150K to schools, nonprofits

Saturday, May 2, 8:30 a.m.

After a very successful year in 2014, Larry and Stella Mercado, owners of Mercom Corporation based in Pawleys Island, have donated more than $150,000 to local schools and nonprofits in Pawleys Island.

County opens new magistrates and law enforcement complex

Thursday, April 30, 9:52 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders gathered with law enforcement and court officials at the Litchfield Exchange April 28 to unveil a new magistrates and law enforcement complex.


Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art celebrates 25 years

Thursday, April 30, 12:58 a.m.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art has announced its 2015 performance schedule in conjunction with its 25th anniversary.


Sanford speaks out against offshore drilling in Lowcountry

Monday, April 27, 12:12 p.m.

A U.S. representative has added his name to the growing list of governmental officials and entities that oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing off the coast of South Carolina.

Georgetown & Andrews

Police searching for man suspected of Wal-Mart robbery

Monday, May 4, 6:46 p.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they believe robbed a money center at gunpoint.

Caring and Sharing raising funds for bibles in BIG GIVE Pee Dee

Monday, May 4, 11:34 a.m.

Caring and Sharing Inc., based in Hemingway, is raising money on May 5 to purchase bibles to be given away locally and on foreign missions.


Trip to Pawleys ends with police visit for helicopter pilot

Saturday, May 2, 3:14 p.m.

There are many legal ways to visit Pawleys Island.


Elementary youth recognized

Saturday, May 2, 12:01 p.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its second annual “Recognition of Elementary Youth” program April 16 at Applewood House of Pancakes.

Sports

Soccer playoffs

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Georgtown needs win to keep title hopes alive

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s softball team lost 5-1 to Berkeley on May 4 and now needs a win over Marlboro County on May 6 to secure a spot in the District VII championship game on May 8.


Waccamaw hosting district championship

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s baseball team is one win away from a District V championship.


5K benefit for animal center

Saturday, May 2, 8:36 a.m.

More than 100 runners and walkers took to the streets of downtown Georgetown on April 25 for the second annual The Fast and the Furriest.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Capt. Steve Roff column: Gene Dickeson is the ‘godfather of guides’

Friday, April 24, 8:56 a.m.

(Editor’s Note: Capt. Steve Roff is a new South Strand News columnist. The well-known fishing guide will offer columns about the people – and, yes, the fish – that can be found on – or in – local...

Inlet Outlook

Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown Times

John Bush Column: Program aims to help get citizens out of poverty

Friday, May 1, 8:56 a.m.

I came to Georgetown four months ago after having spent the bulk of my adult life and career in Raleigh, North Carolina. A few things I have learned:

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