Parents of man who killed himself in Georgetown jail sue county, sheriff, medical staff UPDATED

Friday, July 3, 2015 9:24 p.m.

The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take …


DEU: 3 arrested during heroin transaction in Georgetown

From staff reports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:20 p.m.

Drug agents said three people have been arrested for participating in a drug deal in West Georgetown.


DPS: 2 arrested after removing Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Although the state Legislature will begin debating the placement of the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, for a North …


Man charged with child sex assault returns to Georgetown

Saturday, June 27, 2015 3:01 p.m.

An area man returned to Georgetown County this week more than three months after he did not appear in court to face child molestation charges. …


Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding alleged armed robber UPDATED

From staff reports

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for information that could lead to the arrest of a man who may have committed two armed robberies within 20 …


Local, state leaders mourn colleague, look to the future

Monday, June 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Local legislators are mourning the loss of one of their own after a mass shooting at a historically black church in downtown Charleston.


Update: Andrews man arrested, charged in strong-arm robberies UPDATED

Friday, June 19, 2015 4:36 p.m.

Update: Original information received from the Andrews Police Department listed the identity of the man arrested on suspicion of committing two …


Murrells Inlet man charged with elder abuse

Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:21 p.m.

Police said a Murrells Inlet man was arrested on a charge of elderly abuse after he allegedly said he was going to unplug his mother from life …

Update: Suspected Charleston church shooter arrested in N.C. UPDATED

By Glenn Smith, Melissa Boughton and Robert Behre

Post and Courier

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11:17 p.m.

A 21-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting nine people attending a Bible study was arrested Thursday morning in what authorities have labeled as …


Update: Despite dismissal of assault charge, Waccamaw Middle School teacher’s future uncertain UPDATED

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:47 p.m.

Although an assault charge was dropped against a Waccamaw Middle School teacher, a school district official said no decision had been reached as far …


Grand jury indicts Murrells Inlet man on 7 counts of arson

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 4:50 p.m.

An Horry County Grand Jury returned a true bill against a Murrells Inlet man accused of setting seven fires within the past seven months.


DEU: Gun call leads to drug charges for Murrells Inlet residents UPDATED

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:51 p.m.

Law enforcement personnel said an encounter with a disorderly man resulted in the arrest of three Murrells Inlet residents on drug-related charges. …


Surfside Beach Police: Driver at large after fatal hit-and-run collision UPDATED

Friday, June 12, 2015 11:46 a.m.

Police have asked for the public’s help in locating the driver of an SUV that may have killed a moped driver in a Thursday night crash. …


Myrtle Beach woman charged with dumping baby indicted by Horry County Grand Jury

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:58 a.m.

A Myrtle Beach woman accused of abandoning her newborn daughter in a dumpster has been indicted by an Horry County Grand Jury.


Andrews employees charged with buying stolen town property UPDATED

Friday, June 5, 2015 10:44 p.m.

Police said two Andrews town employees have been charged with buying stolen town property.


Police: Georgetown woman charged in 2-vehicle crash near Rosen Bridge

Friday, June 5, 2015 11:24 a.m.

A Georgetown woman was arrested and another was taken to the hospital after a head-on collision near the Sylvan L. Rosen Bridge occurred earlier this …


Georgetown man charged with kidnapping wife, trying to kill her with car

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:04 p.m.

Police said a Georgetown man was arrested after he abducted his wife and later tried to run her over with her own car.


Upstate man sentenced to 40 years for abusing 2 teenage girls

The Associated Press

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 10:18 a.m.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A Spartanburg County man who authorities say filmed himself urinating and defecating on a victim as well as directing …


Georgetown man charged again in fatal crash UPDATED

Sunday, May 31, 2015 1:38 p.m.

More than three weeks after a Georgetown man was charged for his alleged role in a fatal car crash, authorities arrested him again on a second, …

Police: 3-year-old found with gunshot wound UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:54 p.m.

Police began an investigation into two Saturday shootings after they were told a 3-year-old child had been shot.


The Police Blotter is back with stories of young love, a picture of fraud and more

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:14 a.m.

Whither thou goest ...


Andrews man’s murder unsolved after more than 20 years

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:01 a.m.

On April 30, 1995, Mark White called his mother, Gail Dill, to tell her he wouldn’t be able to make it to her house in Bamberg for his …


Moe’s Original Bar B Que update Search for robbers continues UPDATED

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Deputies are still searching for two men who are suspected of robbing a Pawleys Island eatery at gunpoint.


Crime Reports

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:59 p.m.

Fruit ninja?


Police Blotter UPDATED

Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Fruit ninja?

Myrtle Beach hotel sees 2 shootings in 12 hours UPDATED

The Associated Press

Monday, May 25, 2015 10:14 a.m.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating two separate shootings within 12 hours of each other at the same Myrtle Beach hotel. …

The Police Blotter returns with stories of a happy family, good neighbors and more UPDATED

Sunday, May 24, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Won’t you be my neighbor?

Police shoot, kill suspect in Berkeley Co. deputy shooting UPDATED

Associated Press

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:19 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — After a 10-hour standoff Thursday, police fatally shot a man they suspect was involved in the wounding of a South …

Sheriff’s office releases surveillance photos of men suspected of robbing Pawleys Island BBQ

From staff reports

Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:19 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has released these images in connection to an alleged armed robbery that occurred in Pawleys Island …


Waccamaw Middle School teacher arrested, charged with choking student in class

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:13 p.m.

A Waccamaw Middle School teacher has been arrested and charged with choking one of her students during a morning English class.

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