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History comes to life at Hobcaw Barony

Saturday, July 30, 10:04 p.m.

African American living historians from throughout the Southeast gathered at Friendfield Village on the grounds of Hobcaw Barony on July 30 to present “Inalienable Rights: Living History...

Marathon hearing ends with Capers still out

Saturday, July 30, 9:39 a.m.

Nearly six months after he was suspended – and three months after he was terminated by the town’s mayor, former Andrews Police Chief Kaynnera Capers finally had his long-requested...


Police Blotter

Saturday, July 30, 8:09 p.m.

After sheriff’s deputies were called to Pawleys Island on a report of an intoxicated woman, they found the woman sitting on the ground next to a taxi cab. Deputies later learned that a local...


Volunteers inspire campers during summer sailing camp in Georgetown

Friday, July 29, 11:34 a.m.

To say Mac and Mary McAlister know a thing or two about sailing would be an understatement, but to say the Georgetown couple loves sharing their knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for sailing with...

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What can a chiropractor do for my low back pain?

All lower back pain is not the same. Lower back pain can range from dull aches in the lower back to acute pain that makes body movement extremely ...

Evaluations set for Upward Soccer

Evaluations has begun for the fall season of Upward Soccer at First Baptist and Screven Baptist churches in Georgetown.

Ozone All-Stars

The Georgetown Ozone All-Stars team didn’t win the title at Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament, but did win the sportsmanship award. Team memebrs are, back row from left, Coach Donnie...


Chris Sokoloski: Support your local teams

It’s hard to believe when the heat index is reaching triple digits every day, but fall high school sports have...


Warrior finds his niche on special teams

High school football practice starts today in South Carolina, and teams like the Waccamaw Warriors will begin quests for state titles.

Police Blotter

Beating the heat

UPDATE: 1 jailed, 3 injured in 4-car collision on U.S. Highway 17 between Georgetown, Pawleys Island

Three people were injured, a Pawleys Island man was jailed and traffic was stopped for about two hours after a four-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 17.


Police Blotter

Sleeping on the job


Georgetown man charged with animal cruelty after deputies report finding dead, starved, vicious dogs

Sheriff’s deputies said a county resident was arrested after they found emaciated, vicious and dead dogs on his North Town property.

Rhonda Green announces bid for Georgetown County Board of Education seat

Since returning to her native Georgetown more than two years ago, Rhonda Green has maintained an active role in the community.

Look Who’s Sharing Good ‘Times’

The Georgetown Times is read far and wide, and that’s why we invite you to pack a copy of the newspaper on your next vacation. Remember to take a picture and send it to...


Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital blood drive set for Aug. 5

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage.


Update: After 8 hours, Andrews council votes against reinstating former police chief

After more than eight hours of testimony, argument and deliberation, the Andrews Town Council voted 4-1 against reinstating its former police chief.

Pawleys Island school pens exchange agreements with three of China’s schools

It’s a small world, after all. Just ask the folks at Pawleys Island’s Lowcountry Preparatory School, which has signed a memoranda of cooperation with three schools in Qingdao,...

Registration begins for Georgetown County School District

As the summer winds down, Georgetown County teachers and students are preparing for their return to school.


Business Briefs

BNC Bank


WTC hosts counselors academy

Williamsburg Technical College recently hosted its second annual counselors academy for secondary counseling and career professionals from the college’s service area.

Letters to the editor

Beware of barbecued bugs

Randall Franks column: Life of the ‘Foggy Mountain Troubadour’ inspires

“First you cross the tie over this way and pull it back around and then …,” is how I remember Curly Seckler describing to me how to tie a string tie as he wore on stage.

Katy Perry belts ‘Rise’ and ‘Roar’ at Democratic convention

Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song “Rise” and her signature “Roar” for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their...

Inlet Square book store to celebrate return of Harry Potter

Books-A-Million at Inlet Square Mall will host a release party for the latest installment of the Harry Potter saga.


Winyah Rivers Foundation exhibits annual photo contest winners

Features of the Waccamaw River and surrounding watersheds will be showcased through Sept. 28 in a free exhibit at the Georgetown Public Library. Eleven award-winning snapshots from the Winyah...


Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5. Wednesday and Friday evenings, music fills the air with...

Prosecutors to study handling of officer-involved shootings

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina prosecutors plan to study how their colleagues in the state and across the country handle officer-involved shootings.

Charleston-area voters may consider $2 billion for roads

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Leaders in one of the nation’s fastest-growing areas want to ask Charleston-area voters to approve raising taxes for $2 billion in road projects.


Riding the rails: $10M grant to upgrade Carolinas short line

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A $10 million federal grant will be used to upgrade a short line railroad connecting Horry County, South Carolina, and Columbus County, North Carolina.


Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival in October

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach will be hosting a new destination festival this fall celebrating the multitude of local seafood eateries along the...

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