Georgetown County delays public meeting on Murrells Inlet dredging project

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:02 a.m.

County officials cited the competitive bidding process as motivation for delaying a public meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells …


Georgetown County’s Public Information Officer Jackie Broach wins national awards

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:47 p.m.

The National Association of County Information Officers has tapped Jackie Broach, Georgetown County’s public information officer, for several …


Residents, planners speak out against proposed mobile homes in Georgetown’s West End UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:43 p.m.

Commissioners and residents alike spoke out against a proposal to allow as many as 200 mobile or manufactured homes to be placed in …

Smith Medical Clinic in Pawleys Island and Georgetown seeking volunteers as it grows

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:41 a.m.

After recently opening a new location in Georgetown and soon moving into a larger building in Pawleys Island, Smith Medical Clinic is seeking more …

Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked

Associated Press

Monday, July 18, 2016 8:48 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New state numbers show the average South Carolinian has had their personal information compromised by computer hackers …


Georgetown County GOP delegate Jerry Rovner featured in Yahoo! News series on Republican National Convention

Monday, July 18, 2016 6:50 p.m.

Local Republicans will have a chance to hear a firsthand account of all the happenings at this week’s Republican National Convention from one …

18-wheeler collides with sedan near 8 Oaks UPDATED

Monday, July 18, 2016 12:08 p.m.

The Georgetown Fire Department responded to U.S. Highway 521 near 8 Oaks Park after an 18-wheeler collided with a Honda Accord around 11:45 a.m. on …


Plantersville resident Birt Adams declares bid for Georgetown County sheriff

Friday, July 15, 2016 5:48 p.m.

Although spending two decades working in one of the country’s most notorious prisons may not sound like the best way to perfect one’s …


Obituaries July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Cynthia Douglas


Chris Sokoloski: A shot at gold, silver or bronze UPDATED

Friday, July 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

What do wrestling, fencing, boxing, golf, badminton, archery, basketball and trampoline have in common?

Property transfers

Friday, July 15, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are from public records filed between June 6 and June 10 at the Georgetown County Courthouse.


Obituaries July 13, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016 9:04 a.m.

Death notices


Update: Eight Days of Hope plans to rebuild 250-300 flood-damaged homes in Georgetown, Williamsburg counties UPDATED

Friday, July 15, 2016 10:25 a.m.

As many as 300 homeowners whose households were damaged in last October’s historic rain and flood events may be eligible for an eight-day …

More charges for Hemingway man jailed on alleged child rape

Friday, July 15, 2016 2:38 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has placed additional charges against a Hemingway man who was arrested on a charge of raping a child …


Residents from Georgetown County’s Plantersville community holding rally at state capitol UPDATED

Friday, July 15, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Citizens of Georgetown County have taken their fight to the steps of the state capitol.

Family, friends, Georgetown community gathers to remember Courtney Baynes Dorsey UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:33 p.m.

Although the hundreds of people who gathered to remember Courtney Baynes Dorsey may have had different memories of him, all of them agreed on one …

Police charge Georgetown teen in alleged hit-and-run UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:14 p.m.

Police have charged a local teen with hitting a Georgetown man with his car and fleeing the scene earlier this month.

Date set for Pawleys Island’s annual St. Paul’s Peach Festival

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Peach lovers soon will converge in Pawleys Island to enjoy the seventh annual St. Paul’s Peach Festival.

Hemingway man charged with raping child

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:34 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies charged a Hemingway man with criminal sexual conduct with a minor after a boy reported he was raped and three other …


Georgetown High cheer camp UPDATED

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:25 p.m.

Georgetown High School's cheerleaders and coaches hosted dozens of girls for The GHS Mini/Dawg Cheerleading Camp during the week of July 11. Photos …

Georgetown residents welcome home teen battling cancer

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:35 p.m.

It’s been three long months since Grant Hammett crawled into his own bed for a good night’s sleep, but, on Wednesday, July 13, he …


Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, July 13

Georgetown Police Department officer leads effort to replace stolen bicycle

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:35 a.m.

After a series of misfortunes befell a city family, a Georgetown Police Department officer took matters into her own hands to alleviate one of their …


State tourney bound

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown AAA All-Star team is headed to the state tournament July 15-21 in Union. Team members are, front row from left, Luke Johnson, Evan Lee, …


Erksine plans

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Lowcountry Prep School golfer Hannah Fesperman, with the school’s Assistant Coach Austin Castles, has verbally committed to play golf for …


When Mother Nature cooperates, fishing remains strong

By Rich Crook


Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Some recent windy and rainy weather recently have made fishing difficult along the Grand Strand at times.


Extension of Andrews Bypass headed to SCDOT for approval

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Within the next three years, construction could begin on an extension of the Andrews Bypass.

Andrews man jailed on year-old charges in connection to alleged child rape UPDATED

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 6:52 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Andrews man almost one year after he and two others were implicated in the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl. …


American Legion baseball: Coach ‘proud’ of Georgetown’s summer season

By Randy Akers


Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:25 p.m.

The Georgetown Junior American Legion baseball team’s season came to an end on Thursday, July 7, with a 5-3 loss in game three of a first- …

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