Body found in Black River in Andrews UPDATED

Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:56 p.m.

Authorities have reported finding a body floating in the Black River off of Big Dam Swamp Road in Andrews.


First responders one-pitch tournament UPDATED

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:00 p.m.

First responders from around Georgetown County and the S.C. Highway Patrol battled each other in a one-pitch softball tournament at 8 Oaks Park on …


Wahoos use home-pool advantage to shine at state meet

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Family YMCA hosted 160 swimmers and their families on July 15-16 for the YMCA Summer Swim League championship meet.

Property transfers

Friday, July 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between June 13 and June 17 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.


Friday, July 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Friday, July 22


Chris Sokoloski column: Saving young arms

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently decided to force states to regulate how many pitches a baseball player can throw in a game and how much time must pass before a player can pitch again.


Pawleys Island kayak races

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.


Pelicans Ballpark hosting professional softball games

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark will host the Pennsylvania Rebellion, a National Pro Fastpitch women’s softball team, in games on July 28 and 29.


County joins USA Football Heads Up Football

Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation is joining the USA Football Heads Up Football.


Beware of falling for salesmen’s scare tactice

Friday, July 22, 2016 1:30 p.m.

I’ve recently become aware of a dangerous chemical, and I’ve taken it upon myself to educate as many people as possible about it. …

Georgetown deputies searching for men who allegedly stole steaks from Pawleys Island grocery

Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:43 a.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly stole “a large rack of …


Georgetown City Council gets update on fire station funding

Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:00 p.m.

The City of Georgetown may be closer to receiving funding assistance for a second fire station in the Maryville community.


Update: SC Parks rep says more than 20 animals killed in Huntington Beach State Park fire

Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:39 p.m.

The state parks department announced it plans to rebuild an area park’s nature center, one day after a bolt of lightning caused a fire that …


Son of Georgetown couple wins ‘world’s toughest bicycle race’

Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:06 p.m.

Chris DeMarchi started cycling competitively when he was 18 and has raced all over the world.

Georgetown man charged with animal cruelty after deputies report finding dead, starved, vicious dogs

Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:29 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies said a county resident was arrested after they found emaciated, vicious and dead dogs on his North Town property.


Great catch

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Jack Palvado, 11, of Pawleys Island, caught a 26-inch redfish on July 13 on the island. After photographing the fish, Palvado released it.


Lady Bears in training

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Francis Marion University volleyball Coach Paul McDonald, above center, spent July 14-15 working with varsity and junior players at Carvers Bay High …


Update: Fire chief says lightning strike caused Huntington Beach State Park fire UPDATED

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:57 a.m.

Midway Fire Rescue Chief Doug Eggiman said preliminary information indicates that a lightning strike caused the fire that consumed the nature center …


Obituaries July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:39 a.m.

Dr. Hoyt Housand


Westend Citizens Council holds community meeting to prevent police, gun violence in Georgetown

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:51 p.m.

In response to the recent rash of officer-involved shootings that have taken place across the nation, a local civic organization invited local law …


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, July 20

Deputies: Murrells Inlet man tried to rob woman at knifepoint

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputies said a Murrells Inlet man was arrested after he used a knife to try to rob a woman who was giving him a ride.

Georgetown businesses show appreciation for law enforcement UPDATED

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:17 a.m.

The Georgetown Business Association has declared the month of July as Law Enforcement Appreciation Month.


WHS student wins national surfing contest UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:41 p.m.

Trip Chandler of Pawleys Island won the explorer division for longboard at this year’s National Scholastic Surf Association’s national …


Former Georgetown Police Chief Paul Gardner honored at breakfast UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:06 p.m.

The Georgetown Police Department was joined by other city officials in honoring its former chief during a special breakfast conducted this morning. …

Ghost tour to benefit Georgetown woman whose husband died two weeks after family home was destroyed by fire UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:13 a.m.

People who would enjoy a thrilling tour through historic downtown Georgetown to listen to spooky tales of ghosts and legends can now do it for a good …


Georgetown County delays public meeting on Murrells Inlet dredging project

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:02 a.m.

County officials cited the competitive bidding process as motivation for delaying a public meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells …


Georgetown County’s Public Information Officer Jackie Broach wins national awards

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:47 p.m.

The National Association of County Information Officers has tapped Jackie Broach, Georgetown County’s public information officer, for several …


Residents, planners speak out against proposed mobile homes in Georgetown’s West End UPDATED

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:43 p.m.

Commissioners and residents alike spoke out against a proposal to allow as many as 200 mobile or manufactured homes to be placed in …

Smith Medical Clinic in Pawleys Island and Georgetown seeking volunteers as it grows

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:41 a.m.

After recently opening a new location in Georgetown and soon moving into a larger building in Pawleys Island, Smith Medical Clinic is seeking more …

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