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Blessing of the Inlet draws thousands

Thursday, May 7, 12:01 a.m.

Someone up there likes Belin Memorial United Methodist Church.

Georgetown man arrested, charged with raping 14-year-old girl

Wednesday, May 6, 11:15 a.m.

More than one month after a Myrtle Beach teen reported she had been raped at a party in Georgetown, sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in connection with her allegations.

Cancer diagnosis leaves animal sanctuary short-staffed

Wednesday, May 6, 11:12 a.m.

After one of the directors of SC-CARES, a Georgetown-based domestic and exotic animal sanctuary, received a shocking diagnosis last week, the nonprofit is seeking two part-time employees and donors...

Hospital construction to close road this weekend

Wednesday, May 6, 4:32 p.m.

As part of ongoing renovations at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial, the entrance on Cemetery Lane will be closed beginning Sunday, May 10, while crews work to widen the lane. Patients and visitors can...


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Fire claims pet grooming business

Tuesday, May 5, 6:15 p.m.

Two dogs and the owner of a dog grooming business escaped serious injury Tuesday when fire broke out at Creekside Critters, 3036 Highway 17 Business South.

Brookgreen to take part in Lowcountry Giving Day

Saturday, May 2, 4:01 p.m.

Brookgreen Gardens is one of several organizations taking part in Lowcountry Giving Day 2015, a 24-hour online fundraising event sponsored by Coastal Community Foundation.

Celebrate a nurse hero at open house

Saturday, May 2, 12:01 p.m.

The public is invited to celebrate Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital’s nursing heroes at an open house Wednesday, May 6.

Pelican sculpture brings litter awareness

Thursday, April 30, 9:31 a.m.

The pelican has landed.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Shagging in the moonlight for Habitat for Humanity

Wednesday, May 6, 11:56 a.m.

Old memories will be rekindled and new memories will be made on May 9 during the annual Pawleys Pavilion Reunion.

Local IT company donates $150K to schools, nonprofits

Saturday, May 2, 8:30 a.m.

After a very successful year in 2014, Larry and Stella Mercado, owners of Mercom Corporation based in Pawleys Island, have donated more than $150,000 to local schools and nonprofits in Pawleys Island.

County opens new magistrates and law enforcement complex

Thursday, April 30, 9:52 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders gathered with law enforcement and court officials at the Litchfield Exchange April 28 to unveil a new magistrates and law enforcement complex.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art celebrates 25 years

Thursday, April 30, 12:58 a.m.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art has announced its 2015 performance schedule in conjunction with its 25th anniversary.

Georgetown & Andrews

Chief credits close proximity, water pump with swift boat fire response

Wednesday, May 6, 11:13 a.m.

Firefighters credited close proximity and a new piece of firefighting equipment with a swift response and successful knockdown of a boat fire this past weekend.

Police: Teen sought in connection to Andrews murder turns himself in

Tuesday, May 5, 10:10 p.m.

Nine days after being named as a person of interest in a fatal shooting, police said, an Andrews teen turned himself into authorities.

Update: Authorities release name of Georgetown man killed in Browns Ferry crash

Tuesday, May 5, 10:40 p.m.

Authorities have released the identity of a man who was killed in a three-car collision near the Georgetown County Detention Center Tuesday night.

No injuries reported in 2-vehicle crash

Tuesday, May 5, 3:38 p.m.

No one was hurt, but traffic was partially diverted after a two-vehicle collision in South Georgetown this week.


FCA spreading the Word, one student at a time

Wednesday, May 6, 11:56 a.m.

Prayer is alive and well in Georgetown County’s schools.

Soccer playoffs

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Georgtown needs win to keep title hopes alive

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s softball team lost 5-1 to Berkeley on May 4 and now needs a win over Marlboro County on May 6 to secure a spot in the District VII championship game on May 8.

Waccamaw hosting district championship

Wednesday, May 6, 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s baseball team is one win away from a District V championship.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Capt. Steve Roff column: Gene Dickeson is the ‘godfather of guides’

Friday, April 24, 8:56 a.m.

(Editor’s Note: Capt. Steve Roff is a new South Strand News columnist. The well-known fishing guide will offer columns about the people – and, yes, the fish – that can be found on – or in – local...

Inlet Outlook

Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown Times

John Bush Column: Program aims to help get citizens out of poverty

Friday, May 1, 8:56 a.m.

I came to Georgetown four months ago after having spent the bulk of my adult life and career in Raleigh, North Carolina. A few things I have learned:

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