Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle event set for weekend

Wednesday, October 26, 2:49 p.m.

Visitors to Atalaya at Huntington Beach State Park on Oct. 28 and 29 will be in for a spooky adventure as they stroll through the castle’s many corridors and rooms and escape to the...

Subaru recalls 4 models, and Ford recalls nearly 412,000 SUVs due to problems that could cause fires

Wednesday, October 26, 11:08 a.m.

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 of its top-selling models in the U.S. because a turbocharger air pump can run continuously, overheat and could cause fires, and Ford is...

Georgetown business owners balk at proposed Front Street parking meter installation

Wednesday, October 26, 10:45 a.m.

Although Georgetown’s mayor declared that the presence of parking meters along Front Street could give the city an economic boost, some business-owners said meters might have the exact...

Georgetown robbery arrest: a timeline of events

Tuesday, October 25, 3:02 p.m.

Police arrested a city man on charges that he used a Taser to rob three stores in an 11-hour period along North Fraser Street this weekend.

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Football: Carvers Bay wins, Waccamaw loses

Carvers Bay scored three touchdowns in the first half to cruise to a 20-6 victory over Johnsonville on Friday, Oct. 21.

Georgetown loses dogfight to Dillon

In a hard-fought, back-and-forth contest against Dillon – the No. 1 team in the state – on Friday, Oct. 21, Georgetown High School’s football team made it abundantly clear...

WHS duo honored as playoffs begin

Waccamaw High senior volleyball players Sarah Krask and Reagan Bass have been chosen to play in the North-South All-Star game.

Friday night football finals

Carvers Bay won on Friday night, and Georgetown and Waccamaw lost.

Deputies charge Georgetown man in alleged armed robbery

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Georgetown man and charged him with robbing a city

Georgetown woman charged with stealing more than $200K from former employer

A Georgetown woman was arrested, deputies said, after an audit indicated she had stolen more than $200,000 from a local real estate company.

Four arrested on drug charges in Georgetown

Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug related search warrant Wednesday and arrested four people at 245 Jericho Court...

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Literacy Day and Jazz Under the Oaks on tap at Georgetown’s Kaminski House

The Kaminski House Museum lawn will come alive this weekend as storytellers and jazz musicians converge on the iconic Georgetown landmark Saturday, Oct. 29, for a Family Fun and Literacy Day and...

Georgetown County to hold hazardous waste collection event

Georgetown County residents and business owners who have hazardous waste to dispose of and documents to shred will soon have an opportunity to do so during an annual community event.

Huntington Beach State Park set to reopen Oct. 28

Following Hurricane Matthew, Huntington Beach State Park personnel have been removing debris and repairing minor damage throughout the park in anticipation of the park’s reopening Oct.

Georgetown Unity Parade unites community against bullying

Standing together against bullying, more than 300 orange-clad Unity Day parade participants marched through Georgetown’s historic district and gathered at Joseph Rainey Park Oct. 19, making...

Plantersville Elementary School celebrates International Literacy Day

Plantersville Elementary School celebrated Literacy Day recently with a variety of projects.

Tidelands Health MUSC family medicine residency program earns accreditation

A new family medicine residency program at Tidelands Health earned initial accreditation Wednesday, Oct. 12, from the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education. The health system expects...

Georgetown County School District cancels classes

The Georgetown County School District has extended its closure after canceling classes earlier this week in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

Newspaper office open, but phone lines are still down

Offices at 615 Front St. for the Georgetown Times and South Strand News are open, but the phone lines have not been working on Monday, Oct. 10.

Roxie: Matthew Was No Saint

‘Say, Jim,” Roxie said to me, “why don’t we practice our advocacy skills and tell whoever names hurricanes to avoid the names of saints. Hurricane Matthew was no saint.

3 photographers being featured at Waccamaw Neck Branch Library in Pawleys Island

Waccamaw Neck Branch Library will showcase three different photographers this fall.

Janice Lee next author on Moveable Feast tour

Janice Y.K. Lee is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour.

Schedule released for 2017 Wooden Boat Show

It’s that time of year again — time for the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show.

October events set for Hobcaw Barony

Hobcaw Barony’s upcoming programs include:

FBI moves to dismiss lawsuit over Charleston church shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The FBI is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by survivors of the Charleston church shooting who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the...

Closed US restaurants, damaged homes: Matthew may cost $10B

For a storm that inflicted less damage than many had feared, Hurricane Matthew nevertheless impaired or destroyed more than 1 million structures, forced businesses from Florida to North Carolina...

Obama declares Hurricane Matthew ‘major disaster’ for South Carolina

President Barack Obama has declared Hurricane Matthew a major disaster for the state of South Carolina, a designation that brings the possibility of disaster assistance funds from the Federal...

Gov. Haley issues cyber scam warning

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