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City Council votes ‘nay’ to non partisan elections

Wednesday, April 23, 4:25 a.m.

A divided Georgetown City Council defeated a controversial measure to make city elections nonpartisan, after two council members labeled the measure an effort to suppress the black vote in Georgetown.

Two Easter weekend South Strand house fires kill 4, injures 6

Tuesday, April 22, 3:07 p.m.

The first fire was reported at about 9 a.m. Saturday in a second-floor condominium at Riverwood Condominium complex on Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet.

Former Scout leader is a Teacher of the Year finalist

Wednesday, April 23, 4:28 a.m.

Mary Sloan – a Carvers Bay Middle School science teacher – says one of the reasons she loves her job is because she is making a difference in the lives of her students.

Mike Johnson now a Hall of Famer

Tuesday, April 22, 2:22 p.m.

Legendary Georgetown baseball coach Mike Johnson has been elected to the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Smith calls for SELL funding priority

Wednesday, April 23, 6:36 a.m.

Clif Smith has fired the first public road salvo in the race for Horry County Council’s District 5.

Failed Coast RTA program leaves 58 bus shelters with no place to go

Monday, April 21, 11:19 a.m.

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments has a bunch of bus shelters it is trying to give away.

Inlet Lost at Sea Memorial brings tears and closure

Thursday, April 17, 6:17 a.m.

The sun’s warmth was not quite enough to dry the tears Sunday as one more name was officially added to the Lost at Sea Memorial at Morse Park Landing in Murrells Inlet.

Original Kings Highway valuable to local heritage

Thursday, April 17, 6:07 a.m.

Whether you are on North Kings Highway or South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, you are not on the original road that was given that name.

Hazmat training

Wednesday, April 23, 6:49 a.m.

Staff at Midway Fire Rescue spent part of this month training to deal with situations involving hazardous materials. The training scenario entailed crews responding to an unknown gas leak from a...

Volunteer appreciation luncheon

Monday, April 21, 11:24 a.m.

Last week was National Volunteer Week across the country. Tidelands Community Hospice celebrated their volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Hospice House. Tidelands has more...

Trip whets students’ appetites for learning, lunch

Friday, April 18, 5:10 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s 10th- and 11th-grade advanced Spanish classes used their critical thinking and social skills recently when they ventured outside their classroom to eat lunch at a local Mexican...

Deputies uncover threat to bank, school

Thursday, April 17, 1:36 p.m.

On April 16, Georgetown County Sheriff’s investigators were notified, by Sheriff’s detention center personnel, about a possible threat to a local bank and school.

Beverages in glasses okay on Front St. sidewalks

Wednesday, April 23, 5:16 a.m.

Restaurant patrons on Front Street will now be able to drink their beverages in glass containers.

Andrews swears in new police chief

Tuesday, April 22, 6:42 a.m.

The focal point of the April Andrews Town Council meeting centered around the swearing in of the town’s new police chief and his welcome to Andrews.

Georgetown church helps African family pay for child’s heart surgery

Monday, April 21, 11:21 a.m.

The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown has raised about $10,000 to help a family in Kenya pay for a heart operation for their 9-year-old son, Ian Opunga.

Three time winnersLibrary teens win national video contest...again

Friday, April 18, 5:21 a.m.

With the help of the Georgetown Library, two local teens have turned their love of books into a riveting mini movie, and won a national prize for the third time.

Bulldogs nab second in Mingo Bay Classic

Wednesday, April 23, 6:52 a.m.

Georgetown High’s baseball team lost 6-2 to Carolina Forest on Friday afternoon in the championship game of the Mingo Bay Classic.

Lady Warriors eye 14th Invitational title

Tuesday, April 22, 2:23 p.m.

The Waccamaw Invitational returns to Warrior Field at Waccamaw High School on Friday and Saturday.

Tough region has Bulldogs fighting for spot in Lower State tournament

Thursday, April 17, 2:57 p.m.

Georgetown High’s boys golf team is eyeing a spot in the Lower State team tournament.

Warriors clinch playoff spot

Wednesday, April 16, 5:40 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s baseball team beat Mullins 15-0 on Monday night to clinch a playoff spot.

Waccamaw Times

Volunteers: united by a common passion

Thursday, April 10, 9:36 a.m.

With the successful year we've had, Miss Ruby's Kids has so many reasons to be proud. We are serving more families than ever before in our Parent-Child Home Program. The children in our Education...

Inlet Outlook

Southern Charm

Wednesday, April 16, 5:46 a.m.

Being a fourth generation Southerner (and beyond, according to my aunt’s geneology study), I was interested in syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker’s column today, titled “Southern charm.” South...

Georgetown Times

Goggans announces his positions

Friday, April 18, 5:29 a.m.

To the Editor:

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