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A few million copies, and we’re still going strong

Friday, December 12, 2014 3:49 a.m.

Technology and innovation take us far, but what gets us ahead can leave us behind, too.

NEWS

Georgetown Hospital System to host blood drive 12/12

Friday, December 12, 2014 10:04 a.m.

We know. The big game is over, but in the spirit of parity we’re giving all our Gamecock and Tiger fans the chance for redemption or to cheer one more time. So if your team lost, you can still be a winner by giving blood today (Dec. 12) at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the staff development building behind the hospital. …

NEWS

Clock Tower Books to feature local author

Friday, December 12, 2014 11:33 a.m.

Linda Grabeman will be at Clock Tower Books, Friday, Dec. 12, with her new book “Praise on Purpose,” from 1 to 3 p.m.

NEWS

Economic Development Alliance gets new board lineup UPDATED

Friday, December 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

In addition to its recent election of new officers, the Georgetown Economic Development Alliance has approved a significant change to its makeup. The Alliance, a private nonprofit that supports Georgetown County government’s Economic Development Department, will now include a list of “strategic partners” on its board of directors.

OPINION

Thanking son’s ‘angels’

Friday, December 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

Christmas through a child’s eyes

Friday, December 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Well to be honest, I’m sorta in the Christmas spirit. Last week I watched Charlie Brown, then last night I saw Rudolph, the only two things left is Christmas Vacation and hearing Snoopy vs. the Red Baron on the radio. Usually that takes being a little closer to the main event. I’ve even changed the background music I listen to when I’m rambling …

OBITUARIES

Obituaries Dec. 12

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:50 a.m.

William Franklin

NEWS

Melvyn Garrett new police captain in Andrews

Friday, December 12, 2014 3:41 a.m.

Capt. Melvyn Garrett’s father was a state trooper, and that’s where Andrews’ new police captain’s desire for law enforcement began.

NEWS

Georgetown Hospital System appoints two safety officers UPDATED

Friday, December 12, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown Hospital System has appointed two leaders to new roles in which they’ll support the organization’s efforts to keep patients, staff, volunteers and students safe.

NEWS

County holiday art winners UPDATED

Friday, December 12, 2014 3:37 a.m.

Georgetown County received 230 entries from students for the 2014 Holiday Card Contest. First, second and third place prizes were awarded. Here are …

SPORTS

Football players named to All-Region teams

Friday, December 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High School’s Michael Billings was named the Offensive Player of the Year in Region VII-AAA.

SPORTS

No. 18 Arkansas falls at Clemson, 68-65 UPDATED

Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:01 a.m.

AP — Mike Anderson blamed himself for No. 18 Arkansas’ late collapse — and told his team just that.

SPORTS

Warriors hoopsters defeat Andrews, lose close one to Georgetown

Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:49 a.m.

The Waccamaw Warriors boys’ basketball team defeated the Andrews Yellow Jackets by four points on Dec. 2, but lost a heartbreaker to the Georgetown …

OPINION

Fishery managers and the credibility gap UPDATED

Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:01 a.m.

To the Editor:

SPORTS

Warriors hoopsters defeat Andrews, lose close one to Georgetown

Thursday, December 11, 2014 1:39 p.m.

The Waccamaw Warriors boys’ basketball team defeated the Andrews Yellow Jackets by four points on Dec. 2, but lost a heartbreaker to the Georgetown …

SPORTS

Waccamaw’s Leah Bogosian signs with USC Aiken UPDATED

Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:47 a.m.

Waccamaw High School senior outfielder Leah Boghosian signed her official letter of intent Dec. 2 to take the field for the University of South …

SPORTS

Bulldogs avenge shootout loss to Warriors

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:33 a.m.

The Georgetown High School’s boys’ basketball team is back on track after winning its Dec. 5 game against Waccamaw 49-45.

NEWS

Perception of Gullah-Geechee folk to be explored in Georgetown

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Gullah-Geechee identity will be the focus of a free presentation at the Georgetown Library at 405 Cleland St. in Georgetown, on Sunday, Dec. 14, from …

NEWS

Clothes for Hope UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Tidelands Health name reflects growth, commitment to care for region UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:00 a.m.

When I think about the visionary community leaders who founded Georgetown Memorial Hospital more than 60 years ago, I wonder if they could have …

OPINION OPINION OPINION

Editor traces career back to 4-H report in 1981

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:35 a.m.

As all children do, I had big dreams.

Lauren Blackburn to wed Jason Harter

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Paul Blackburn of Benton, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Lois Blackburn of Mount Pleasant, to Jason …

NEWS

Mingo Creek Strummers perform at Morningside in Georgetown

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:39 a.m.

After nearly a year’s hiatus, seven Mingo Creek Strummers boarded the bus and made the short trip to Morningside Assisted Living Facility in …

NEWS

Wreaths Across America honor local American heroes UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

National nonprofit Wreaths Across America is working hard to ensure no veteran from Georgetown is forgotten this holiday season.

NEWS

Nonprofit volunteers shop ‘til they drop for AMIkids UPDATED

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:20 a.m.

All 33 boys at AMIkids Georgetown made the “nice” list this year, and around seven volunteer shoppers for a Pawleys Island-based …

Police Blotter:

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:25 a.m.

Woman claims fraud

SPORTS

GHS’ Billings preparing for All-Star game

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:32 a.m.

Georgetown High School senior Michael Billings will be playing in the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl/North vs. South All-Star game in Myrtle …

NEWS

UPDATE: Andrews attempted murder suspect arrested

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:24 a.m.

After a brief but extensive multi-agency manhunt Dec. 4, an Andrews man wanted in connection with a Dec. 3 shooting in Andrews has been arrested. …

SPORTS

Bulldogs defeat Warriors 49-45

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown High School’s boys’ basketball team is back on track after winning its Dec. 5 game against Waccamaw, 49-45.

NEWS

Salvation Army preparing to make Christmas merry

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Christmas is just two weeks away, and the Salvation Army is busy making sure needy kids in Georgetown County have presents to open Christmas morning. …

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