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Sheriff’s Office: Man found dead on beach appears to have committed suicide

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says a man whose body was found on the beach in Garden City Tuesday morning appears to have died from self-inflicted injuries.

Two Easter weekend South Strand house fires kill 4, injures 6

Tuesday, April 22, 3:07 p.m.

The first fire was reported at about 9 a.m. Saturday in a second-floor condominium at Riverwood Condominium complex on Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet.

Mike Johnson now a Hall of Famer

Tuesday, April 22, 2:22 p.m.

Legendary Georgetown baseball coach Mike Johnson has been elected to the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Andrews swears in new police chief

Tuesday, April 22, 6:42 a.m.

The focal point of the April Andrews Town Council meeting centered around the swearing in of the town’s new police chief and his welcome to Andrews.

GHS auditorium improvements underway

Friday, April 18, 4:49 a.m.

Renovations for a state-of-the-art auditorium at Georgetown High School is two months ahead of schedule and should be ready in August for the 2014-15 school year, according to Mike Rolison, project...

Failed Coast RTA program leaves 58 bus shelters with no place to go

Monday, April 21, 11:19 a.m.

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments has a bunch of bus shelters it is trying to give away.

Inlet Lost at Sea Memorial brings tears and closure

Thursday, April 17, 6:17 a.m.

The sun’s warmth was not quite enough to dry the tears Sunday as one more name was officially added to the Lost at Sea Memorial at Morse Park Landing in Murrells Inlet.

Original Kings Highway valuable to local heritage

Thursday, April 17, 6:07 a.m.

Whether you are on North Kings Highway or South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, you are not on the original road that was given that name.

Nes businesses in Murrells Inlet and Garden City offer a variety for shoppers

Wednesday, April 16, 11:11 a.m.

There are plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and be merry this year as a number of businesses have opened their doors in Garden City Beach and Murrells Inlet.

Deputies uncover threat to bank, school

Thursday, April 17, 1:36 p.m.

On April 16, Georgetown County Sheriff’s investigators were notified, by Sheriff’s detention center personnel, about a possible threat to a local bank and school.

Volunteer appreciation luncheon

Monday, April 21, 11:24 a.m.

Last week was National Volunteer Week across the country. Tidelands Community Hospice celebrated their volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Hospice House. Tidelands has more...

Trip whets students’ appetites for learning, lunch

Friday, April 18, 5:10 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s 10th- and 11th-grade advanced Spanish classes used their critical thinking and social skills recently when they ventured outside their classroom to eat lunch at a local Mexican...

Pawleys Island leaders remember Mary McAllister

Thursday, April 17, 6:25 a.m.

Pawleys Island Town Council remembered Mary McAllister, former council member, at its regular monthly meeting Monday night, April 14.

Georgetown church helps African family pay for child’s heart surgery

Monday, April 21, 11:21 a.m.

The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown has raised about $10,000 to help a family in Kenya pay for a heart operation for their 9-year-old son, Ian Opunga.

Three time winnersLibrary teens win national video contest...again

Friday, April 18, 5:21 a.m.

With the help of the Georgetown Library, two local teens have turned their love of books into a riveting mini movie, and won a national prize for the third time.

Man sentenced to 21 years for the shooting death of girlfriend

Wednesday, April 16, 4:14 p.m.

By Scott Harper

Carvers Bay High School students state champions

Wednesday, April 16, 11:00 a.m.

Once again, students from Carvers Bay High School were named South Carolina State Champions at the SkillsUSA competition in Greenville.

Tough region has Bulldogs fighting for spot in Lower State tournament

Thursday, April 17, 2:57 p.m.

Georgetown High’s boys golf team is eyeing a spot in the Lower State team tournament.

Warriors clinch playoff spot

Wednesday, April 16, 5:40 a.m.

Waccamaw High’s baseball team beat Mullins 15-0 on Monday night to clinch a playoff spot.

Mike Johnson Park hosting four decades of ballplayers

Wednesday, April 16, 5:40 a.m.

Former Howard, Winyah and Georgetown high schools baseball players from the past 40 years will be having a “Celebrating Georgetown Baseball Reunion” on Saturday at Mike Johnson Park from 11 a.m.

Holcombe lifts Bulldogs to walk-off win

Thursday, April 10, 4:20 p.m.

St. James coach Robbie Centracchio didn’t want to pitch to Georgetown’s Woody Woodall with the game on the line in the bottom of the seventh inning on Tuesday night.

Waccamaw Times

Volunteers: united by a common passion

Thursday, April 10, 9:36 a.m.

With the successful year we've had, Miss Ruby's Kids has so many reasons to be proud. We are serving more families than ever before in our Parent-Child Home Program. The children in our Education...

Inlet Outlook

Southern Charm

Wednesday, April 16, 5:46 a.m.

Being a fourth generation Southerner (and beyond, according to my aunt’s geneology study), I was interested in syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker’s column today, titled “Southern charm.” South...

Georgetown Times

Goggans announces his positions

Friday, April 18, 5:29 a.m.

To the Editor:

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