NEWS

District schools get C+ on latest report card

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:02 a.m.

Sixteen of Georgetown County’s 19 schools met or exceeded expectations on this year’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act report card.

NEWS

Rubillo threatens lawsuit, council says mayor’s comments his own

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:14 a.m.

Former Mayor Tom Rubillo asked City Council at its Oct. 21 meeting to denounce statements made by Mayor Jack Scoville in order to avoid a lawsuit …

OPINION OPINION OPINION

Don’t be fooled by penny tax

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:42 a.m.

To the Editor:

SPORTS

Lady Bears sweep into second round of playoffs UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:40 a.m.

Carvers Bay needed just 59 minutes to score 75 points and sweep past C.E. Murray in the first round of the Class A volleyball playoffs on Oct. 23.

SPORTS

Increased populations could translate to good duck season

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:36 a.m.

The coming duck season could be outstanding if.

SPORTS

S.C. wild turkey harvest fell 15 percent in 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:37 a.m.

South Carolina’s wild turkey harvest during the 2014 spring turkey season dropped approximately 15 percent from 2013 and was down cumulatively 36 …

NEWS

Auditorium asks for renewed funding from city

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:19 a.m.

With a new board of directors and many upcoming events in the works, the Winyah Auditorium Corporation asked the City of Georgetown for an investment …

NEWS

Man wanted for breach of trust

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The Georgetown Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Kadeem Rashad Pinckney of 414 Palm Street Georgetown.

SPORTS

Faster than your average Bear

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:38 a.m.

Police Blotter: Man taken to jail while his house burned

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:21 a.m.

A deputy was called to Solomon Lane around 2:50 a.m. Oct. 10 because of a structure fire.

NEWS

Council members squabble over ethics

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:23 p.m.

What started as a discussion of demolishing derelict houses in the city limits turned into a debate over council member ethics at the Oct. 21 City …

NEWS

State Commerce Department takes first step to assist 700 block property owners

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:32 p.m.

With the rebuilding of the 700 block of Front Street stalled, Gov. Nikki Haley sent state Department of Commerce officials to Georgetown on an Oct. …

SPORTS

Warriors power past Aynor toward playoffs

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:46 a.m.

The Waccamaw Warriors varsity football team is looking like a strong contender for the Region III-AA playoffs after powering past the Aynor Blue …

NEWS

Trivette named AVP for Georgetown Hospital System

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:39 a.m.

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

NEWS

Council votes down change of government

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:53 p.m.

At least for now, the voters will not have a chance to vote on whether or not the form of government in the City of Georgetown should change.

Police Blotter: Littering leads to more serious charges UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A deputy was driving on U.S. Highway 17 between Georgetown and Pawleys Island the afternoon of Oct. 13 when he saw someone throwing cans out of a car in front of him so he stopped the vehicle.

NEWS

Andrews in need of new fire, police building UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:26 p.m.

Georgetown County has a responsibility to help pay for new Andrews fire and police stations — one of five Georgetown County capital projects slated …

NEWS

How you can help improve your community’s spaces

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Have you ever wondered why abandoned or dilapidated buildings lie vacant for years on end, or why traffic patterns isolate people from businesses, or why there is a lack of safe and accessible open space in your community? 

NEWS

Optimist Club recognizes students

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its’ first annual “Against All Odds” Program at its’ monthly meeting on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. at …

SPORTS

GHS All-Region honors

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

SPORTS

DNR: Venison is not only source of parasite

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Toxoplasmosis, a one-celled parasite found in many meats, can occur in South Carolina deer, but venison is not the only source of the disease, said a state Department of Natural Resources deer biologist.

OPINION

Viewing Political Corruption More Broadly

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in government had risen from 59 percent in 2006 to 79 percent in 2013. “In other words,” Edsall wrote, …

NEWS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, October 22

NEWS

Santee Cooper board approves 2014 Series CD bond sale

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

NEWS

Upcoming events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce events

NEWS

October is National Arts & Humanities Month

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

October, which is National Arts & Humanities Month, serves as a reminder of the benefits the arts can bring.

NEWS

Library to host free legal aid Workshops

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Visitation actions and rights for victims of predatory lenders will be among the topics discussed in two upcoming legal help workshops at the Georgetown Library.

A view from the past

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago

OPINION

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

NEWS

Conway Medical Center announces Ebola preparedness measures

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Conway Medical Center has announced efforts for Ebola preparedness, including: Screening all patients for travel history in Emergency Room and Physician Practices; Screening and rapid assessment at all points of entry to the hospital; Staying up to date with weekly conference calls from DHEC; Continuous contact with Duke Infection Control …

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