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Registration begins for Georgetown County School District

Wednesday, July 27, 10:06 a.m.

As the summer winds down, Georgetown County teachers and students are preparing for their return to school.

American Red Cross, All Hands battle mold from flood damage in Andrews

Wednesday, July 27, 9:17 a.m.

Though more than 10 months have passed since historic rainfall and flooding caused millions of dollars worth of damage across the state, hundreds of local homeowners are still reeling from the...


Food truck denied in Litchfield Oaks development in Pawleys Island

Wednesday, July 27, 8:29 a.m.

Food trucks will not be allowed in the Litchfield Oaks commercial planned development in Pawleys Island.


Pokémon Go craze has arrived

Wednesday, July 27, 11:34 a.m.

If you see people walking around staring at their cell phones, they might be looking for a PokéStop, a Pokémon gym, a Charizard or a Squirtle.

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Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and deputies from fire companies and law enforcement agencies in Georgetown and Horry counties battled in a one-pitch softball tournament at 8 Oaks...

Sportin’ Life claims billfish series title

Syked Out doubled its open-day effort on July 23 and won the Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament while Sportin’ Life squeaked out the overall title in the South Carolina...


Georgetown Landing Marina hosting free fishing tournament for kids UPDATED

The 15th annual Bobby Clarke Memorial Reel Kids, Reel Fun Fishing Tournament will be Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. at Georgetown Landing Marina.


Hot weather not slowing down anglers

The recent East Coast heatwave has raised water temperatures throughout the area up into the mid- to high-80s.

UPDATE: 1 jailed, 3 injured in 4-car collision on U.S. Highway 17 between Georgetown, Pawleys Island

Three people were injured, a Pawleys Island man was jailed and traffic was stopped for about two hours after a four-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 17.

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

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


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

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly stole “a large rack of steaks” from a Pawleys Island grocery...

Group wants to restore longleaf pine

The Longleaf Alliance, an organization co-founded by a Georgetown man and whose main purpose is restoring longleaf pine to its historic range, will hold its 11th Biennial Conference Nov. 1-4 in...

Record-breaking season for sea turtle nesting UPDATED

Nesting sea turtles have outdone themselves again in South Carolina.


Pets of the Week UPDATED

St. Frances Animal Center of Georgetown has many animals in need of homes. The Georgetown Times features Pets of the Week each Wednesday.


Rotary officers, directors installed UPDATED

The Rotary Club of Georgetown installed officers and directors for the Rotary Year 2016-17 on June 28 at its social held at Kimbel House on Hobcaw Barony.

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Georgetown businesses show appreciation for law enforcement

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


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

After recently opening a new location in Georgetown and soon moving into a larger building in Pawleys Island, Smith Medical Clinic is seeking more volunteers to help with day-to-day operations.


Gentle Dentistry opens second location

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gentle Dentistry on Thursday, July 7, at 301 N. Church St. in Georgetown.

Winyah Rivers Foundation exhibits annual photo contest winners

Features of the Waccamaw River and surrounding watersheds will be showcased through Sept. 28 in a free exhibit at the Georgetown Public Library. Eleven award-winning snapshots from the Winyah...

Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5. Wednesday and Friday evenings, music fills the air with...


Julia Franks next author on Moveable Feast tour

Julia Franks is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour. Franks will be the guest at the July 22 event, set for Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island. She will discuss her book,...


Photographer Tim Taylor shares work at Waccamaw Library

Tim Taylor, a retired teacher turned photographer, will be showcasing his photographs at the Waccamaw Neck Library during the month of July.

Riding the rails: $10M grant to upgrade Carolinas short line

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A $10 million federal grant will be used to upgrade a short line railroad connecting Horry County, South Carolina, and Columbus County, North Carolina.

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival in October

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach will be hosting a new destination festival this fall celebrating the multitude of local seafood eateries along the...


Archaeologists find elusive 16th-century Spanish fort on Parris Island

Nearly 40 years after finding the remains of the 16th-century town of Santa Elena on present-day Parris Island in Beaufort County, archaeologists have discovered San Marcos, one of five Spanish...


Remains of lost Spanish fort found on South Carolina coast

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Archaeologists have found the location of a long-sought Spanish fort on the South Carolina coast near Beaufort.

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