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No injuries reported in 2-vehicle crash

Tuesday, May 5, 3:38 p.m.

No one was hurt, but traffic was partially diverted after a two-vehicle collision in South Georgetown this week.

26 Georgetown, Horry nonprofits to benefit from Lowcountry Giving Day

Monday, May 4, 8:45 a.m.

Twenty six Georgetown and Horry county nonprofits are going to turn $1 into $2 next week.

Police searching for man suspected of Wal-Mart robbery

Monday, May 4, 6:46 p.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who they believe robbed a money center at gunpoint.

Caring and Sharing raising funds for bibles in BIG GIVE Pee Dee

Monday, May 4, 11:34 a.m.

Caring and Sharing Inc., based in Hemingway, is raising money on May 5 to purchase bibles to be given away locally and on foreign missions.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Fire claims pet grooming business

Tuesday, May 5, 6:15 p.m.

Two dogs and the owner of a dog grooming business escaped serious injury Tuesday when fire broke out at Creekside Critters, 3036 Highway 17 Business South.

Brookgreen to take part in Lowcountry Giving Day

Saturday, May 2, 4:01 p.m.

Brookgreen Gardens is one of several organizations taking part in Lowcountry Giving Day 2015, a 24-hour online fundraising event sponsored by Coastal Community Foundation.

Celebrate a nurse hero at open house

Saturday, May 2, 12:01 p.m.

The public is invited to celebrate Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital’s nursing heroes at an open house Wednesday, May 6.

Pelican sculpture brings litter awareness

Thursday, April 30, 9:31 a.m.

The pelican has landed.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Local IT company donates $150K to schools, nonprofits

Saturday, May 2, 8:30 a.m.

After a very successful year in 2014, Larry and Stella Mercado, owners of Mercom Corporation based in Pawleys Island, have donated more than $150,000 to local schools and nonprofits in Pawleys Island.

County opens new magistrates and law enforcement complex

Thursday, April 30, 9:52 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders gathered with law enforcement and court officials at the Litchfield Exchange April 28 to unveil a new magistrates and law enforcement complex.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art celebrates 25 years

Thursday, April 30, 12:58 a.m.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art has announced its 2015 performance schedule in conjunction with its 25th anniversary.

Sanford speaks out against offshore drilling in Lowcountry

Monday, April 27, 12:12 p.m.

A U.S. representative has added his name to the growing list of governmental officials and entities that oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing off the coast of South Carolina.

Georgetown & Andrews

Trip to Pawleys ends with police visit for helicopter pilot

Saturday, May 2, 3:14 p.m.

There are many legal ways to visit Pawleys Island.

Elementary youth recognized

Saturday, May 2, 12:01 p.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its second annual “Recognition of Elementary Youth” program April 16 at Applewood House of Pancakes.

Planners deny request for electronic signs

Saturday, May 2, 8:20 a.m.

For the time being, more electronic signs will not be allowed in the City of Georgetown after a City Planning Commission decision on April 28.

Living in full color: Artist leaves one career for another

Friday, May 1, 3:01 p.m.

After putting her passion aside for most of her life, Victoria Alger is finally showing her true colors, and they’re vibrant.


5K benefit for animal center

Saturday, May 2, 8:36 a.m.

More than 100 runners and walkers took to the streets of downtown Georgetown on April 25 for the second annual The Fast and the Furriest.

Inlet residents bring home gold from fundraiser

Saturday, May 2, 4:01 p.m.

Nine Murrells Inlet residents won their age division in the Garden City Chapel “Run for the Children” 5K on April 18.

Baseball and softball playoff updates

Friday, May 1, 12:54 p.m.

Here is an update for May 1 for the softball and baseball teams for Georgetown County’s four high schools.

Waccamaw High senior in the fight of her young life

Friday, May 1, 12:37 a.m.

In mid-March, Beth McJunkins got the phone call every parent dreads.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Capt. Steve Roff column: Gene Dickeson is the ‘godfather of guides’

Friday, April 24, 8:56 a.m.

(Editor’s Note: Capt. Steve Roff is a new South Strand News columnist. The well-known fishing guide will offer columns about the people – and, yes, the fish – that can be found on – or in – local...

Inlet Outlook

Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown Times

John Bush Column: Program aims to help get citizens out of poverty

Friday, May 1, 8:56 a.m.

I came to Georgetown four months ago after having spent the bulk of my adult life and career in Raleigh, North Carolina. A few things I have learned:

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