Digging up the past

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:49 a.m.

Residents of Belle Isle have uncovered a new — or rather, old — piece of the plantation’s history recently with the uncovering of a tea garden dating …


Sink or swim: Georgetonian conquers fears through his artwork UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:46 a.m.

Charles Williams is getting nervous. He grips his hands tighter together while he talks, causing his knuckles to whiten. His voice lowers and his …


North Island hunts set to remove destructive feral hogs

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:53 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is continuing its efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County with three hog hunts with dogs.


Electric outage planned

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:48 a.m.

Some areas of Georgetown will experience a short power outage in the early morning hours as Thursday gets under way.


Lady Bears fight off upset bid by Lady Tigers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:54 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s girls basketball team had its No. 2 state ranking tested on Jan. 23 but held off region rival Hemingway, 45-42.


Bulldogs split tri-match

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:55 a.m.

Georgetown High’s wrestling team lost to region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 22 but bounced back to beat Military Magnet in the tri-match.


Removing children’s health barriers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:52 a.m.

From January to April, Healthy Learners, a faith-based nonprofit that connects children to healthcare, will be partnering with Horry Georgetown …

Police Blotter: Would-be robber shows off knife hours earlier

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:51 a.m.

Georgetown police are investigating the attempted robbery of a 17-year-old man who says it happened outside Walmart.


City personnel seek larger payday

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:47 a.m.

Among other things, the recent Georgetown City Council retreat on Jan. 24 revealed that all of the city’s employees – including the council – want to be paid more.


Obituaries Jan. 28, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:50 p.m.

Ollie Bromell


Serving the Community: Wayne Hardee, Georgetown County Fire EMS

Monday, January 26, 2015 8:52 a.m.

If it wasn’t for a friend who recruited him years ago, Lt. Wayne Hardee never would have had a 23-year career as a firefighter and EMT Intermediate. …


Live music

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:32 a.m.



Donation made to hospital’s breast cancer fund UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Waccamaw Heating & Cooling recently partnered with Georgetown Hospital System to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Police Blotter: Officer replaces money stolen from disabled man

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:19 a.m.

A 65-year-old man said he was robbed while riding a bicycle on Pate Court around 6:50 p.m. Jan. 3.


Businesses strengthening families

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:40 a.m.

A new Miss Ruby’s Kids Initiative – will hold a “Shop Chico’s for a Cause” event on Jan. 30, when Chico’s will contribute a portion of that day’s …

A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago


Media bias against labor unions?

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:12 a.m.

To the editor:


Credit union announces scholarship competition UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has announced its fifth annual smpl. scholarship competition.


Andrews teen killed in one-car crash

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:12 a.m.

Heaven LeeAnne Bowers, a 16-year-old junior at Andrews High School, died Thursday, Jan. 22, in a one-vehicle accident near Bigelow Drive and Ten Acre …


Wahoos hosting home meet at YMCA

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:09 a.m.

On Jan. 24, the Georgetown County YMCA Wahoos will host the annual Snow Flake YMCA Meet. Beaufort, Hartsville, Summerville and Sumter will …


Bulldogs medalists UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:07 a.m.


Revamping Georgetown: Main Street program gets under way

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:17 a.m.

After speaking with 100 people and 16 entities over the course of three days, five community meetings and two general public meetings, the South …


Miss Blue Review Pageant set for Jan. 31 UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:18 a.m.

With guiding ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood, five young ladies from the Georgetown area are learning to become …


Business & Community Expo set for March UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

“Let’s Make a (Business) Deal” is the theme for the 2015 Business & Community Expo, which is set for Thursday, March 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Pawleys Plantation.


Ribbon cutting UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.


Georgetown County businessmen spearhead public education about oil and gas industry UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 6:07 a.m.

There is not a single oil or gas well in South Carolina, but that may soon change dramatically – and the state needs to chart a course for …



Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Friday, Jan. 23


Andrews coach searching for football history

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:07 a.m.

Andrews High School football coach Scott Durham is compiling a record book of Yellow Jackets accomplishments on the gridiron.


Silver Airways introduces new flight UPDATED

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown County residents planning trips to Florida will have another travel option soon for flights out of Charleston.


Sharks shut down Bulldogs 44-27 UPDATED

Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:24 a.m.

St. James’ boys basketball team held region rival Georgetown to single digits in scoring in three quarters and won 44-27 on Jan. 16.

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