Georgetown County opens shelter for those displaced by flooding

Saturday, October 3, 10:51 a.m.

The county and the American Red Cross have opened an emergency shelter for county residents who have been or are at risk for flooding.

Another flash flood warning issued until 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 3, 5:01 p.m.

From staff reports

Georgetown County prepares for possible floods

Friday, October 2, 8:00 p.m.

It’s been one day since the Georgetown County Emergency Management Division issued a flood watch for the coming weekend, and it doesn’t appear as though much has changed.

Georgetown family makes journey for chance to see Pope Francis during U.S. tour

Friday, October 2, 4:24 p.m.

When Pope Francis announced he was coming to the United States for the 2015 World Meeting of Families, Georgetown resident Dr. Timothy Joseph and his wife, Tara, both knew making a trip up north...

Volleyball: Georgetown nets first two wins

After opening the season with a string of losses, Georgetown High’s volleyball team won two matches in two days over Carvers Bay and region rival Wilson.

AHS Homecoming candidates

Column: October is about pink and purple

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for 31 days we will be seeing a lot of the color pink, a symbol of the fight against the deadly disease.

CCU hosting baseball fundraiser for former player battling lymphoma

CONWAY – The Coastal Carolina baseball team will host the Czech Republic National baseball team for an exhibition game on Thursday, Oct. 8, at Springs Brooks Stadium.

Georgetown man charged in alleged rape of minor

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Georgetown man and charged him with raping a 14-year-old girl in 2014.

Update: Officer killed in South Carolina mall shooting, police say

A police officer responding to a report of a suspicious person was fatally shot at a suburban South Carolina mall on Wednesday, and police say a suspect is in custody.

Berkeley sheriff’s office arrests 2 after fatal home invasion

Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a man during a home invasion in Berkeley County.

The Police Blotter, where anything can and always seems to happen


Update: Georgetown woman, boy killed in collision near Andrews

Authorities said a mother and son were killed after their car collided with a logging truck outside the town of Andrews Friday morning.

Taylor Piatt to wed William Odenwelder

Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Taylor Noelle Piatt of Andrews and William Austin Odenwelder of Cross.

Tomika Clark to wed Cory Williams

Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Tomika Dwan Clark and Cory “Coach” Williams.

Georgetown native recognized by DAV

A Georgetown native has been named DAV Chapter Service Officer for the State of South Carolina for 2015. Leroy McDonald was recognized as the state Chapter Service Officer in Columbia earlier this...

Kai Campbell named campus director for Columbia College

Kai Campbell, formerly of Georgetown, has been named campus director at Columbia College-Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station.

Boeing shares opportunity with Georgetown County youth

Aeronautics, the science of flying and planes were on the brain Sept. 22 during the “Day of Boeing” in Georgetown County when representatives from the Charleston plant met with...

Georgetown High School student receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars has inducted Timothy Jordan of Georgetown as a member.

Volvo breaking ground on $500M manufacturing plant in SC

Volvo is breaking ground on its first factory in North America - a $500 million facility in Berkeley County and about 30 miles northwest of Charleston.

Mark A. Stevens column: Reports sidestep Bigfoot issues

Being in the news business as long as I have, certain stories come across my desk regularly, but I’ve never got a chance to cover a Bigfoot sighting. And I’m a little bummed about...

Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from Pee Dee River

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A team of South Carolina archaeologists plucked three cast iron Civil War cannons from the Pee Dee River on Tuesday and marveled that 150 years in the muck...

Planned Parenthood: Correction plans should address SC concerns

Planned Parenthood officials say plans being submitted to the state’s public health agency should bring its Columbia clinic into compliance and remove the possibility of forced closure.

Researchers checking lines for a dozen SC counties

Researchers are traveling around South Carolina to make sure that current county boundary lines are where they were drawn more than a century ago.

Charleston distributing $2.5M donated after Mother Emanuel slaying

Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. announced Thursday that the city is distributing $2.5 million that poured into a memorial fund started after the fatal shootings of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME...

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