Waccamaw High grad living the surfing life

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

When Antwoine Langley was playing football at Waccamaw High School, he would sometimes be late for practice or skip it entirely if the ocean beckoned. …

Police: Missing Myrtle Beach teen found safe UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 5:46 p.m.

A 16-year-old Socastee High School student has been found more than six days after Horry County authorities reported her missing.


Adviser: ‘Secret’ financials problem for Andrews

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 5:01 a.m.

The Town of Andrews’ financial adviser told the town council the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division could investigate irregularities in …


Broad Street paving likely moved to March UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Residents, businesses and civic associations who have been waiting a year for the repaving of Broad Street in Georgetown will have to keep waiting. …


Friends, family remember Josh Powell and his magnetic soul UPDATED

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:34 p.m.

“Hope is the thing with feathers


Update: Police say 5 treated, 1 charged in Highmarket Street crash UPDATED

From staff reports

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:48 p.m.

Georgetown police said the five people who were taken to the hospital after a two-car collision Tuesday evening were treated and later released. …


Update: Andrews man struck by man leaving funeral for slain teen UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 7:14 p.m.

Police said a man struck and injured an Andrews man with his pickup truck after leaving the funeral of a friend who was killed in a separate traffic …


Woman injured, fire contained at Pawleys Island complex

From staff reports

Monday, August 24, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Rescue workers said a woman was taken to the hospital after they responded to an apartment fire in Pawleys Island.

Former Hurricane, now Tropical Depression Danny crosses into Caribbean UPDATED

By Carlisle Jon Bapitiste

Associated Press

Monday, August 24, 2015 12:19 p.m.

Tropical Storm Danny brought rain and strong winds Monday to the islands of the eastern edge of the Caribbean and then quickly dissipated as it …

Delay sought in hearing for ex-officer charged with Walter Scott murder

Associated Press

Monday, August 24, 2015 1:36 p.m.

Defense attorneys are asking to delay a bond hearing for a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist.


Update: Search called off at Pawleys Island pond UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, August 22, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Rescue workers determined no accident or foul play occurred on a Pawleys Island golf course after spending almost 10 hours searching an area pond. …


Serving the Community — Firefighter/Paramedic Rob Coker — Georgetown County Fire/EMS

Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:21 a.m.

While the economic downturn of the late 2000s caused no shortage of problems, it also helped Rob Coker find his career path.

Hurricane Danny strengthens into Category 3 storm UPDATED

Associated Press

Friday, August 21, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Hurricane Danny has strengthened into a Category 3 storm as it moves across the Atlantic far from land.

UPDATE: Person of interest in missing girl case identified, cleared, officials say UPDATED

UPDATE: According to a press release from the Horry County Police Department, the person of interest in this case, Jeremy, has been identified,

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Horry County police have asked for the public’s help in locating a missing Myrtle Beach teen.

Hurricane Danny forms in the Atlantic; 1st of the season UPDATED

Associated Press

Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:34 p.m.

Hurricane Danny has formed in the Atlantic, becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.


New teachers at WIS look forward to new school year UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:37 p.m.

Three new teachers at Waccamaw Intermediate School in Pawleys Island say they are looking forward to starting the new school year.


Update: Teen in 'good condition' after Murrells Inlet shark bite UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:28 p.m.

Rescue workers and hospital officials said a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after he was bitten by a shark while …


District: School boat ready to transport students on first day

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.

School district officials and parents alike let out a proverbial sigh of relief on Aug. 20, the first day of school for Georgetown County School …


Georgetown native joins World Race mission

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Georgetown native Jamie Baxley is answering her calling and embarking on a 11-month journey to 11 countries around the world, taking only the …


New teacher Carrie West joins the family business UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Carrie West is the daughter of a teacher and has always wanted to teach special education.


12 candidates file in Andrews election; Mayor Giles not among them UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 1:54 p.m.

Town of Andrews voters may find themselves overwhelmed with choices in the upcoming election, as 12 candidates have filed for the four available …


Andrews teen dies in ATV crash UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:28 p.m.

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Former SC governor endorses Hillary Clinton for president

From staff reports

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been endorsed for the presidency by a former South Carolina governor and U.S. …

Charleston schools say no to Confederate flag displays

By Bo Petersen

Post and Courier

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:20 a.m.

After months of racially charged violence, including the killing of nine Emanuel AME Church members, as well as the disputed removal of the …

Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich to speak today at Myrtle Beach

From staff reports

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Republican presidential hopeful and Ohio Gov. John Kasich is slated to appear in the region this afternoon.


23-year-old Georgetown man killed in head-on crash UPDATED

Saturday, August 15, 2015 6:13 p.m.

A 23-year-old Georgetown man was killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 701 Friday, the Horry County coroner’s office has confirmed.


DEU and Sheriff’s Office make drug arrests

Saturday, August 15, 2015 7:28 p.m.

Murrells Inlet, SC – Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) assisted by the Georgetown County Sheriff Office and the State …


Andrews Fire Department earns lower ISO rating; better score to reduce insurance premiums

Friday, August 14, 2015 8:50 a.m.

Andrews homeowners and commercial property owners will see a reduction in their homeowners and fire insurance premiums after the all-volunteer …


Side street businesses seek better signage

Friday, August 14, 2015 8:51 a.m.

Several downtown Georgetown businesses are asking the city for help improving signage.

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