Gardner: Hurricane Matthew took $150K toll on Georgetown

Thursday, October 20, 7:57 p.m.

Although no lives were lost, Hurricane Matthew left a mark on the city of Georgetown, both on its streets and in its finances.

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

Thursday, October 20, 3:24 p.m.

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

Murrells Inlet 2020 making strides on I2I Path

Thursday, October 20, 10:57 a.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 has taken another step forward in planning for the Inlet to Intracoastal Multipurpose Path, known as the I2I Path.

Four arrested on drug charges in Georgetown

Thursday, October 20, 6:02 p.m.

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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If Iím forgetting things, does that mean I have Alzheimerís or dementia?

We asked Anita Williams, Executive Director at Morningside of Georgetown, a Five Star Senior Living community, to answer this commonly asked question.

Warriors nab swim titles

Waccamaw High added four more swimming state titles on Oct. 15.

Tennis: Lady Bulldogs top Lady Fighting Marlins

Georgetown High’s girls tennis team beat Lowcountry Prep 8-1 on Oct. 4.

Lower State champs

The St. James High School girls golf team won the Class AAAA Lower State title on Oct. 17. It was the fourth straight Lower State title for the Lady Sharks, but the first in AAAA. St. James shot a...

Holiday fundraiser

Nearly 1,400 poinsettias fill the lobby of the Waccamaw High School gym in December 2014. For the 18th straight year, the Warriors baseball team is selling the holiday plants to raise money to...

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Up in smoke

Police: Georgetown restaurant owner jailed after threatening to ‘slice up’ passerby

Less than three weeks after a Front Street business-owner confronted a passing group of Black Lives Matter marchers outside of his store, he was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after...

Georgetown man charged with dealing drugs after traffic stop

Police said a traffic stop for an inoperative headlight led to a city man’s arrest on drug-dealing charges.

Authorities say 4 now dead in apparent murder-suicide

BUCKSPORT, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say that a fourth person — a 2-year-old child — has died in an apparent murder-suicide near Myrtle Beach.

Pet up for adoption at Coastal Animal Rescue

Jeff is a 4-month-old orange tabby kitten that came to Coastal Animal Rescue as a stray.

Historic rice plantation near Georgetown to host ‘Legends and Lore’ event

Visitors to Hampton Plantation, south of Georgetown, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 22, will be in for an eerie and mysterious adventure.

Heavily damaged in Hurricane Matthew, few beach accesses have reopened in Georgetown County

Two public beach accesses on Pawleys Island have been reopened after minor damage from Hurricane Matthew was repaired, but most accesses throughout the county remain closed.

St. Frances Animal Center to host Fall Fur Festival in Georgetown

Furry friends in Halloween costumes will greet attendees during a new event in Georgetown set for Saturday, Oct. 22.

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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