Georgetown County to hold hazardous waste collection event

Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown County residents and business owners who have hazardous waste to dispose of and documents to shred will soon have an opportunity to do so …


Obituaries Oct. 20, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 9:12 a.m.

David Rodwell Jr.


Crash on Siau Bridge causes traffic delays into Georgetown UPDATED

Friday, October 21, 2016 4:43 p.m.

Traffic is at a crawl on U.S. Highway 17 South after a vehicle crash on the L.H. Siau bridge coming into Georgetown from Pawleys Island.


Heavily damaged in Hurricane Matthew, few beach accesses have reopened in Georgetown County UPDATED

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Two public beach accesses on Pawleys Island have been reopened after minor damage from Hurricane Matthew was repaired, but most accesses throughout …

Bill Murray honored at rec center in Pawleys Island

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:09 a.m.

One of the “founding fathers” of the Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center at Parkersville Park in Pawleys Island was honored Oct. 18 for …


Recovery efforts continue on Pawleys Island

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Pawleys Island Mayor Bill Otis Jr. told members of the town’s council that R.E. Goodson Construction Co. is continuing to push sand toward the …


Lower State champs

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:12 a.m.

The St. James High School girls golf team won the Class AAAA Lower State title on Oct. 17. It was the fourth straight Lower State title for the Lady …


Holiday fundraiser UPDATED

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Nearly 1,400 poinsettias fill the lobby of the Waccamaw High School gym in December 2014. For the 18th straight year, the Warriors baseball team is …


Georgetown among 15 more SC counties eligible for Hurricane Matthew help

Associated Press

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:46 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved 15 more counties for individual assistance after Hurricane Matthew. …


Murrells Inlet dredging project set to begin in November

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:46 p.m.

Noise, smell and effects on oyster leases were some of the main concerns voiced by Murrells Inlet residents and business owners during a public …


Update: County says rising river levels won’t affect Georgetown like other areas UPDATED

Monday, October 17, 2016 11:39 a.m.

Although the National Weather Service placed a section of Georgetown County under a flood warning Monday morning, one county official said the region …


Hope prevails: Eight Days of Hope continues flood rebuild effort amidst Hurricane Matthew relief UPDATED

Friday, October 14, 2016 1:44 p.m.

Although the arrival of Hurricane Matthew coincided with the start of a massive rebuilding effort for homes damaged in last year’s historic …


Georgetown County to begin Hurricane Matthew debris pickup

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:27 p.m.

Georgetown County has agreed to terms with the South Carolina Department of Transportation to begin cleaning up debris left in the wake of Hurricane …


Nick McClary Column: Sitting is the new smoking, so get moving

Friday, October 14, 2016 2:51 p.m.

You’ve decided you want to make a change and lead a healthier lifestyle. You know how important it is to make smart food choices and become …


GHS post-hurricane football practice UPDATED

Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:36 p.m.

Georgetown High School's football team returned to practice on Oct. 13 after being idled for more than a week because of Hurricane Matthew. Photos by …


The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art is back in full swing

Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Amid blue skies and favorable temperatures, the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art continues at the Reserve Club in Pawleys Island.


Hurricane Matthew’s backside a ‘kick in the butt’ for Georgetown County UPDATED

Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:19 a.m.

As the roaring winds of Hurricane Matthew barreled through the Lowcountry, many residents who decided against evacuating were second guessing their …

Mark A. Stevens Column: Once was enough, Matthew, but twice was too much

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:35 p.m.

Being a Tennessee transplant, I had never experienced a hurricane. After last week, I can now say I’ve experienced one twice.


Georgetown, Pawleys Island, Andrews, Murrells Inlet pick up pieces after Hurricane Matthew UPDATED

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 9:57 a.m.

Georgetown County and its municipalities have begun the process of recovering from the various hazards and detriments brought on by the landfall of …


Local grocery stores power through Hurricane Matthew UPDATED

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 9:55 a.m.

With widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Matthew, shelves and cases in some Georgetown County grocery stores stood empty, awaiting fresh …

Georgetown County School District cancels classes UPDATED

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:44 a.m.

The Georgetown County School District has extended its closure after canceling classes earlier this week in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.


Georgetown County monitoring rising river levels UPDATED

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:33 a.m.

Georgetown County has asked residents to help monitor river levels for possible flooding as receding water from the Midlands makes its way to the …


Georgetown County School District cancels classes UPDATED

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Citing multiple power outages throughout the county, including at multiple schools, as well as concerns over water pressure and flooding, the …


Showers made available to public at YMCA, relief workers at Tidelands HealthPoint UPDATED

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:46 p.m.

As relief efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, two area YMCA centers are opening their doors to anyone who was affected by the storm, …


YMCA offering free services in Georgetown, Horry counties for hurricane-affected residents UPDATED

Monday, October 10, 2016 6:52 p.m.

As relief efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, two area YMCA centers are opening their doors to anyone who was affected.


Tidelands Health announces openings/closings/delays for physician offices, rehab, more

Monday, October 10, 2016 10:22 a.m.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Tidelands Health services will be mostly operational Monday, Oct. 10. A few locations and specific services continue to be affected by loss of power. Please call before you visit a Tidelands Health location to be sure it is open.


Georgetown County public beach accesses, Murrells Inlet’s MarshWalk, more closed until further notice UPDATED

Monday, October 10, 2016 1:47 p.m.

The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, Jetty View Walk and all Georgetown County-maintained beach accesses in Garden City and the Litchfield community of …


Evacuation orders lifted for Georgetown, Horry counties UPDATED

Monday, October 10, 2016 10:31 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local officials, Governor Nikki Haley announced Monday that evacuation orders have been lifted for all …

Horry County officials say it could be several days before power restored in all parts of county

Sunday, October 9, 2016 9:21 a.m.

Here is the latest update from the Horry County Emergency Management team:

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