Dunkin’ Donuts now open in Pawleys UPDATED

Saturday, July 4, 2015 2:08 p.m.

It’s time to make the doughnuts in Pawleys Island.


Parents of man who killed himself in Georgetown jail sue county, sheriff, medical staff UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:24 p.m.

The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take …

Boy gets stitches after being bitten by shark on SC coast UPDATED

Associated Press

Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 a.m.

There’s been another shark attack in the waters off the coast of the Carolinas.


Boeing partners with Startup.SC to expand support for entrepreneurs

Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:48 p.m.

With $50,000 and support from Frontier Communications and Boeing, Startup.SC, a technology business incubator based in Pawleys Island, is planning to …


New watering hole offers a puff and a pour

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Folks who want to enjoy a cigar and an apéritif or digestif now have a new place to go with the opening of Bourbon & Burnz.


More than just the chief

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

One of Guy Osborne Jr.’s favorite duties as Pawleys Island police chief was to lead the annual Fourth of July Parade.


After 32 years, the Rev. Frank Holsclaw is retiring

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For 32 years, the Rev. Frank Holsclaw has led Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church through an incredible time of growth.


Georgetown’s Ball & Que celebrates 45th anniversary UPDATED

Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:50 p.m.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary under owner JoAnn Elliott, local eatery The Ball and Que boasts a friendly atmosphere - “like ‘Cheers! …


Grateful Dead concert screening planned at SBB UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:55 p.m.

Suck Bang Blow in Murrells Inlet will show a screening of the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” concert live from Soldier Field …

Official: Fire at Williamsburg Co. black church wasn’t arson

Bruce Smith and Meg Kinnard

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:48 a.m.

A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement …

City, county, school board all raise millage rates

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:14 a.m.

Property owners across Georgetown County may notice a little less green in their wallets soon; the City of Georgetown, Georgetown County and the …


Andrews girl competes in national pageant

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Jordyn Cox, a 13-year-old Andrews girl, is representing South Carolina this weekend in the Miss Junior High School America Pageant. Held at the …


Hemingway High teacher, Georgetown resident Doreen Green earns ‘outstanding’ award UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:09 p.m.

Hemingway High School biology teacher and Georgetown resident Doreen Green takes biology beyond the classroom and into her students’ lives, …

Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million UPDATED

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2:34 p.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature’s …


Serving the Community — Firefighter Thomas Godwin — Georgetown Fire Department

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Although 19-year-old Thomas Godwin has only served with the Georgetown Fire Department for about three weeks, he has already spent years working to …

U.S. Rep. Rice talks with Chamber guests

Monday, June 29, 2015 10:13 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce and about 25 of its guests sat, ate and talked with U.S. Rep. Tom Rice at Five Rivers Tavern on June 19 to …


Funeral services set for retired Pawleys Island Police chief UPDATED

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:14 a.m.

Former Pawleys Island Police Chief Guy Osborne, who died on Saturday, will be laid to rest on Wednesday in Myrtle Beach.


DPS: 2 arrested after removing Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Although the state Legislature will begin debating the placement of the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, for a North …


Hobcaw volunteers give greenhouse a face lift

Saturday, June 27, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Belle Baurch’s home at Bellefield Plantation on the grounds of Hobcaw Barony may be unfurnished, but the 60-year-old greenhouse behind the …


SCHP: 1 killed in collision between car, ATV in Georgetown County

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 8:52 p.m.

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said one person was killed after a sedan collided with an all-terrain vehicle this weekend.


Pinckney procession slated to pass through Andrews

From staff reports

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:40 p.m.

The funeral procession for the pastor and state Senator who was killed in a Charleston church is expected to pass through Georgetown County this …


State civil, religious leaders weigh in on same-sex marriage decision UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 1:59 p.m.

Reaction has been swift to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage can move forward in all 50 states and is protected by …

U.S. Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage nationwide UPDATED

From staff reports

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:18 a.m.

Gay couples in all 50 states now have a right to marry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday, June 26.


The home stretch: Georgetown County Museum prepares for July 25 opening of Smithsonian sports exhibit

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Museum has always been a favorite place for history buffs and lifelong learners, but later this summer it will be a place for …


Family fundraises for heart transplant

Friday, June 26, 2015 1:01 p.m.

When 43-year-old Derrick Williams realized he needed a heart transplant, the Williams family rallied, gathering support and fundraising from the …


Turtles nesting at a record pace in S.C.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The summer of 2015 is expected to be a record-setting one in South Carolina for sea turtle nests.


Muddy fun-draising

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

More than 100 athletes of all ages participated in the second annual Warrior Mud Run at Waccamaw High School on June 20.


State, local agencies throw support behind Haley’s call for removal of Confederate flag

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 3:35 p.m.

Less than two days after Gov. Nikki Haley encouraged state legislators to consider removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, …


Dads as grads: 8 graduate from A Father’s Place program

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 7:01 p.m.

Between Father’s Day and commencement ceremonies, June is typically a month to celebrate dads or grads. But June 11 in Georgetown, a group of …


700 block owners consolidate properties, halt grant process

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 5:01 a.m.

With the two-year anniversary of the Front Street fire quickly approaching – and a hard construction deadline coming with it – 700 …

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