Volunteers team up to raise the roof on historic Sandy Island home UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:42 a.m.

Ask Sandy Island resident Laura Herriott how she feels about the new roof on her grandparent’s cottage and she will have trouble answering. …


Pawleys Island Town Council continues debate over leash law UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 7:48 p.m.

Doggone it. Ordinances aren’t so easy to amend, it seems.

Thousands raised for ailing Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Denise King UPDATED

Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:43 p.m.

After a longtime sheriff’s deputy was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, nearly 1,600 people from the Georgetown community stepped up to …


Georgetown golfer at junior championship

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:43 a.m.


Mother files suit against Georgetown County School District, Kelly Services

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:52 a.m.

The Georgetown County School District has been named in a lawsuit that claims negligence from it and a substitute teacher staffing agency resulted in …

SCHP: Kingstree man drove drunk with sleeping child in car UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:47 a.m.

A Kingstree man was arrested on multiple charges, troopers said, after he drove drunk with a sleeping child in the back seat of his car.

TSA Pre Check opportunity set in Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 3:41 p.m.

An enrollment opportunity for TSA Pre Check has been set at Myrtle Beach International Airport between Sept. 12-16.


Troutman retiring from Georgetown County’s human services UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:28 p.m.

Greg Troutman, described by officials as a “shepherd of employees” who has served Georgetown County’s Human Resources Department …

Georgetown County kids participate in ‘Cooking like a Chef’ day camp UPDATED

Monday, August 8, 2016 9:52 a.m.

Promoting healthy eating behaviors, the Clemson Extension Service in Georgetown County held a “Kids Cooking Like a Chef” 4-H day camp …


U.S. Rep. Tom Rice to visit Georgetown this week UPDATED

Sunday, August 7, 2016 10:18 a.m.

This week, members of the Georgetown County community will have a chance to mingle with their legislator in the U.S. House of Representatives. …

Ricky Ferdon launches bid for Georgetown County Board of Education seat

Friday, August 5, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Although Ricky Ferdon has spent time teaching in the Georgetown County School District, he said his appreciation for education came when he spent …

National BarkAID tour makes a stop in Pawleys Island to help local animals

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:59 p.m.

Nationally acclaimed hair stylist Patrick Lomantini is cutting and styling his way across the United States to raise awareness and funds for homeless …

Georgetown County Family YMCA to host Evening of Hope UPDATED

Friday, August 5, 2016 8:10 p.m.

Swimming, dancing, games, a cookout and a raffle for school supplies will be the highlights of an upcoming event at the Georgetown County Family YMCA …


Nick McClary column: Be informed: Know what fitness buzzwords really mean

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In my last column, I discussed the harmful effects of a chemical called DHMO, or dihydrogen monoxide. I told you DHMO is responsible for thousands of deaths every year.

Randy Walker declares for Georgetown County School District seat

Friday, August 5, 2016 9:02 a.m.

After spending years working with Georgetown’s youth at the county’s Parks and Recreation Department, Randy Walker has decided to …


DNR: Handle fish with care in summer

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Humans and pets aren’t the only ones who need to be wary of heat exposure in the summer months — higher temperatures also put higher stress on wildlife such as fish.

YMCA to expand Georgetown County School District water-safety course

Friday, August 5, 2016 9:03 a.m.

Plans to expand the Georgetown County School District’s water-safety program to include a rip current escape course are under way.


Nurturing Neighbors: Bill Hopkins, St. Christopher’s Children

Friday, August 5, 2016 8:01 a.m.

Bill Hopkins

South Carolina’s tax-free weekend set for Aug. 5-7

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:31 a.m.

South Carolina’s Tax-Free Weekend is scheduled for August 5 to 7, just in time for back-to-school shopping.


Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office rallies around ailing Lt. Denise King

Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:42 p.m.

In his almost 24 years of service as Georgetown County’s sheriff, A. Lane Cribb has seen several members of his staff succumb to illness and, …


Group raising funds for dog park in Pawleys Island

Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:43 a.m.

After recent news of strict enforcement of a permanent leash law on Pawleys Island, a group of citizens are seeking a place for their dogs to run …


Pawleys Island’s Jerry Rovner impressed by Cleveland RNC UPDATED

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5:41 p.m.

Although media reports indicated the Republican National Convention was full of strife and disharmony, Pawleys Island resident Jerry Rovner said he …

Georgetown and Horry county high school students learn first-hand about medical field

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:50 a.m.

For nine weeks this summer, 50 high-achieving rising high school juniors and seniors from Georgetown and Horry counties have been learning about the …


State Sen. Ronnie Sabb says Philadelphia DNC felt, looked like America

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 3:39 p.m.

While the Democratic Party made history with its official nomination of Hillary Clinton for the presidency, a Georgetown County legislator was there …

Tidelands Health hosts Innovation in Education Day for Georgetown County middle school teachers

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:24 p.m.

About 20 Georgetown County middle school teachers recently had a chance to meet THOR, a talking, moving patient robot, and learn about career …


Horry County: U.S. 17 Bypass lanes to shift this weekend

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 4:58 p.m.

Horry County officials are advising the public to be aware of a change this weekend at a well-traveled intersection on U.S. Highway 17 Bypass. …


Invasion of jellyfish: Warning again issued off Myrtle Beach

Associated Press

Monday, August 1, 2016 12:00 p.m.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — For the second day in a row, forecasters are advising beachgoers to stay out of the surf in the Myrtle Beach area …


Motorcycle crash in Murrells Inlet sends 1 to hospital UPDATED

Monday, August 1, 2016 8:51 p.m.

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after he was involved in a crash near McDonald’s in Murrells Inlet Monday night.

Police Blotter UPDATED

Saturday, July 30, 2016 8:09 p.m.

After sheriff’s deputies were called to Pawleys Island on a report of an intoxicated woman, they found the woman sitting on the ground next to …

Volunteers inspire campers during summer sailing camp in Georgetown UPDATED

Friday, July 29, 2016 11:34 a.m.

To say Mac and Mary McAlister know a thing or two about sailing would be an understatement, but to say the Georgetown couple loves sharing their …

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