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Serving the Community: Wayne Hardee, Georgetown County Fire EMS

Monday, January 26, 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.

Georgetown County businessmen spearhead public education about oil and gas industry

Friday, January 23, 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 development of oil and gas resources that creates thousands...


NAACP asking for new school boat

Friday, January 23, 6:11 a.m.

Around 25 people crowded the docks at the Sandy Island Boat Ramp at noon on Jan. 21 as the Georgetown County NAACP hosted a meeting with county officials to discuss the safety of the state’s last...


New brand campaign to attract visitors unveiled

Friday, January 23, 6:16 a.m.

The Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission has unveiled the latest evolution of the Hammock Coast’s National Ad Campaign — “Best. Vacation. Ever” — with relaxing beach, exceptional seafood...

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

TV/movie star to lecture on addiction, recovery

Thursday, January 22, 4:16 p.m.

The star of acclaimed comedic and dramatic roles in television and movies, Meredith Baxter, will be keynote speaker at Horry Georgetown Technical College next month as part of the annual Addiction...

Wooten explains transportation agenda

Thursday, January 22, 6:26 a.m.

Although Mike Wooten of Murrells Inlet has been elected vice chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, he said not to expect changes from the body.


Council based in Inlet is watchdog for fishermen

Thursday, January 22, 6:23 a.m.

Wayne Mershon and Tom Swatzel, both of Murrells Inlet, have dedicated their lives to the rod and reel, and now they are looking out for their fellow anglers.


Collard cookoff set for Jan. 25 at Mullet Hut

Thursday, January 22, 6:20 a.m.

A pair of friends affiliated with Seven Seas Seafood got to talking three years ago about which one made the best collards. After some trash talk, the pair – Robert Thompson and Henry Ford – decided...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Planners OK two-family houses at Reserve entrance

Thursday, January 22, 6:12 a.m.

Two residents of an upscale community in Pawleys Island voiced their concerns Jan. 15 to Georgetown County planning officials about a plan for two-family dwellings at the community’s main entrance.

Lowcountry Prep hosts regional spelling bee

Thursday, January 22, 6:11 a.m.

Seventy-seven of the region’s best spellers gathered in the gymnasium at Lowcountry Preparatory School on Jan. 15 for the South Carolina Independent School Association Regional Spelling Bee.


Pirate festival coming this spring

Thursday, January 22, 6:27 a.m.

A pirate has been spotted walking around Georgetown and, no, he’s not here to steal golden doubloons.


Special needs foundation hosts first tea fundraiser

Thursday, January 22, 6:16 a.m.

Nearly 40 women had a taste of how delicious charitable giving can be on Jan. 13 when they gathered at the Madeline Foundation Special Needs Home in Pawleys Island for the nonprofit’s first high noon...

Georgetown & Andrews

Andrews teen killed in one-car crash

Friday, January 23, 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 Road in Andrews.

Miss Blue Review Pageant set for Jan. 31

Friday, January 23, 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 successful and proud members of society as they prepare...


Revamping Georgetown: Main Street program gets under way

Friday, January 23, 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 Carolina branch of a national community revitalization...


IP manager honors son and other officers killed in the line of duty

Wednesday, January 21, 5:20 a.m.

Christopher Ray would have turned 28 on Jan. 28.

Sports

Wahoos hosting home meet at YMCA

Friday, January 23, 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 participate in the meet, along with Georgetown.

Bulldogs medalists

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


Andrews coach searching for football history

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

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


Sharks shut down Bulldogs 44-27

Thursday, January 22, 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.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

New tourism campaign says a lot with just 3 words

Friday, January 23, 7:13 a.m.

Can an entire region be summed up in just three words?

Inlet Outlook

Isabelle gets mad

Friday, January 23, 7:10 a.m.

I knew something was wrong the minute I walked through the door. Isabelle was cussing up a blue streak. She was laying on her favorite chair making sounds that I didn’t know any living creature,...

Georgetown Times

Media bias against labor unions?

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

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