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Serving the Community

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:35 a.m.

Growing up, Officer Joyce Whalen, 38, of Georgetown, wanted to work with “troubled kids.”

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Eagle Scouts

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:03 a.m.

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Ribbon cutting at Andrews Day Care

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:33 p.m.

Trinity Christian Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 19 to celebrate the opening of its day care center.

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New climate research by CCU professor attracts attention

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The current issue of Nature Geoscience magazine features an article co-authored by Jenna Hill, associate professor of marine science at Coastal Carolina University’s Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, about her research on iceberg activity along the Atlantic Coast during the last ice age.

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Meetings to provide information on Capital Project Sales Tax referendum

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

A series of four public meetings will take place throughout Georgetown County this month to provide information on a one-cent sales tax referendum that will appear on the ballot during the November general election. The referendum will ask Georgetown County voters to decide whether a Capital Project Sales Tax will be implemented to fund projects …

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South Carolina Aquarium introduces Good Catch UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative.

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Andrews council: Anniversary a success, crime decreasing

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:54 a.m.

The Andrews Town Council voiced concerns over debris pickup at its October meeting.

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Fall Festival offers something for everyone UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:03 a.m.

The Georgetown County Library invites everyone to its Fall Festival of Financial Fitness on Sat., Oct. 25 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Beck Recreation …

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Arthritis Expo, physician panel set for Oct. 28 UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The 2014 South Carolina Arthritis Health Expo will take place Tues., Oct. 28, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

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Rotary Club of Georgetown awarding $15,000 for Alzheimer’s Research

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:52 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Georgetown presented checks totaling almost $16,000 at its Oct. 7 meeting.

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One Cent Make Sense - Vote Yes Nov. 4

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Bill Crowther, executive director of the Alliance for Economic Development for Georgetown County and Jeff Smith, president of the Georgetown Chamber …

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County Fire to hold open house UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 4:29 p.m.

Georgetown County Fire/EMS is planning two events that will invite the public into Georgetown area fire stations.

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Faith on the field UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 8:56 a.m.

Georgetown High School’s Tommy L. Smith Stadium was the rallying point for more than 500 Georgetown County Christian youth at the Oct. 8 Fields of …

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From our readers

Friday, October 17, 2014 8:53 a.m.

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Trivette named AVP for Georgetown Hospital System

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Theresa Trivette, MSN, RN, has been named associate vice president for quality, evidence-based care and transformation for Georgetown Hospital System. …

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Lowcountry Prep extends Gibson’s contract UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 8:59 a.m.

Board chair Elizabeth McClary of Lowcountry Preparatory School has announced the extension of Headmaster Scott K. Gibson III’s contract for another …

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Veterans Day Parade UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The annual Georgetown Veterans Day Parade will be held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.

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Goldfinch, Miller take campaign to property owners associations

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:59 a.m.

State Rep. Stephen Goldfinch and Vida Miller were both looking for votes at the Waccamaw Neck Council of Property Owners Associations annual meeting …

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Swamp Fox Players presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Swamp Fox Players will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown.

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SLED now assisting in Clemson student death probe

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

(AP) — The State Law Enforcement Division is now assisting in the investigation into the death of a Clemson University student found dead in Lake …

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Students Against Violence Everywhere host local prayer vigil UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Optimism Preventive Services, Inc. will host its fourth annual community prayer vigil commemorating National SAVE Day.

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After school providers to hold Lights On After School Rally UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Out of School Time (GCOST) organization along with other after school programs nationwide will celebrate Lights On After School.

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New materials inspired by nature could make it safer to store nuclear waste

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Minerals that endure in nature for millions of years are inspiring a Clemson University-led research team to explore whether new materials could be …

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Fall has arrived

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Fashion show fundraises for breast cancer

Friday, October 17, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Models representing businesses in the Hammock Shops Village of Pawleys Island walked the runway Oct. 11 to show off thier Pawleys Island style and …

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Gas prices lowest in four years

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

(AP) — AAA Carolinas says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in South Carolina has fallen below $3 for the first time in nearly four years.

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Gov. Haley, state leaders to host Ebola preparedness roundtable UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 4:21 p.m.

Governor Nikki Haley, legislators, public health experts, and first responders will host an Ebola Preparedness Roundtable on Monday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.

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GMH earns award for cardiac care

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown Memorial Hospital has earned a prestigious award from the American College of Cardiology for its achievements in cardiac care, one of only 55 hospitals nationwide to earn the recognition.

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Sheriff Cribb endorses Goldfinch in House District 108 race

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Stephen Goldfinch, Representative for South Carolina House District 108, landed a major endorsement in his bid for re-election by securing the backing of Georgetown County Sheriff Lane Cribb. Cribb has served as Georgetown County Sheriff since 1992.

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