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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

Obituaries July 15, 2016

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

Cynthia Douglas

SPORTS

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

Obituaries July 13, 2016

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

Death notices

NEWS

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 …

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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 …

SPORTS

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 …

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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 …

SPORTS

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, …

SPORTS

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 …

SPORTS

When Mother Nature cooperates, fishing remains strong

By Rich Crook

news@southstrandnews.com

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.

NEWS

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. …

SPORTS

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

By Randy Akers

news@southstrandnews.com

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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