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From Head Start to president: Georgetown son Cornell William Brooks UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:38 a.m.

Cornell William Brooks, the newly appointed President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), has deep …

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Nurses participate in trivia bowl

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Emergency Nurse Association (SCENA) recently held the Emergency Nurse Trivia Bowl that was sponsored by the local Emergency Nurse …

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Shop during tax-free this weekend

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

South Carolina’s Tax Free Weekend is this weekend, Aug. 1 to 3, in time for back-to-school shopping.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Singers needed for living Christmas tree

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The First Baptist Church of Georgetown is preparing to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of its Singing Christmas Tree.

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Church to hold pastoral anniversary

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

St. Andrews AME Church, 102 North Beech Ave., Andrews, will be celebrating Rev. Virgil Hammett’s 10th pastoral anniversary.

GEORGETOWN TIMES

Sea Tow announces new ownership

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Sea Tow Services International Inc., the nation’s leading commercial on-water assistance provider, announces that Capt. Jerry Caton has assumed ownership of the Sea Tow Georgetown location.

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United Way names new CEO UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County United Way has named Lucy Woodhouse as its new CEO.

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Pets of the week

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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

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Scholarship for students announced

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Atlanta, Georgia businessman and SC State University graduate (Class of 1987), John J. Funny, has announced that his Foundation is offering scholarships to local students in the Georgetown and surrounding counties, through the Sadie Grice Funny Scholarship Foundation for 2014.

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Goodwill to host hiring event

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Palmetto Goodwill, in partnership with Ross, is hosting a Hire ME! event Friday, Aug. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Prosperity Center, 3101 Oak St., in Myrtle Beach.

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Museum clarifies salary UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:43 a.m.

After the publication of the story on the Georgetown County Museum in the July 25 Georgetown Times, the Georgetown County Historical Society has …

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Library holds awards, fun day

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Wednesday, July 30 will be the end of the summer reading program for the Carvers Bay Branch Library.

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USDA grant to bring $44k in business development

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:58 a.m.

A $44,000 federal grant for business development and revitalization is coming to the City of Georgetown, and tests, analyses and workshops are coming …

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Citizens group sponsors senate debate UPDATED

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

All four candidates who have filed in the Democratic Primary for the South Carolina Senate District 32 Special Election have been invited to …

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Some fear effects of seismic testing for oil off coast

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:41 a.m.

Seismic surveying for gas and oil off the coast, which the federal government has approved, could lead to a major boost for the state economy, but …

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Children’s events set Saturday

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Clock Tower Books will hold two events for children on Sat., Aug. 2.

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National Night Out showcases importance of citizen involvement UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Sheriff Lane Cribb and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office are offering the 31st annual National Night Out event on Tues., Aug. 5.

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Multicultural fun day UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:42 a.m.

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CCU Sports, topic of Optimist meeting UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club was privileged to have Matt Hogue, Interim Director of Athletics at Coastal Carolina University, as its guest speaker …

GEORGETOWN TIMES

90 years later, Georgetown family still owns property

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:17 a.m.

In 1924, Hanno Lance bought a four-acre and an eight-and-a-half-acre parcel of land in the Dunbar community of Georgetown. Today, his family still …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS UPDATED

Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, July 30

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WCH, GMH earn Quest recognitions

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

One of the nation’s leading health care improvement companies has recognized Waccamaw Community Hospital and Georgetown Memorial Hospital for outstanding care and safety.

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Surgical Specialists expands

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Surgical Specialists of Waccamaw, which opened in Murrells Inlet in 2012, has expanded its services to Georgetown to better serve patients throughout the Tidelands region.

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School offers drama camp

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences is offering a drama camp for students ages eight to 14.

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‘Little Shop’ auditions slated

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Swamp Fox Players will hold auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sat., July 26 from noon to 2 p.m.; Mon., July 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.; andSat., Aug. 2 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown.

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County’s McLaren to sign books

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Clock Tower Books in Georgetown will host a book signing at 1 p.m., Sat., Aug. 2 for “Tom: A Life Saved; Lives Lost!” written by Georgetown County …

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Renovated, affordable housing opens

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:14 a.m.

For 14 Georgetown families, a newly renovated, affordable home is in their future.

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Knights have ‘sure hands’ UPDATED

Friday, July 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Recently, the Knights of Columbus, Council #3067, made a gift of a “Sure Hands Lift” to the Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs. …

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Alpha Phi Alpha

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Living the dream: Georgetownian lands dream job as Hollywood writer

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:12 a.m.

When Terrell Lawrence packed up all of his belongings in 2006 after graduating from the University of South Carolina and drove to Los Angeles, he had …

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