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1 year later, family and friends of Heather Elvis seek answers

Thursday, December 18, 5:16 a.m.

One year after Heather Elvis disappeared, her friends and family will hold a press conference and vigil for the missing Myrtle Beach woman.

Oakley leaves County Council

Thursday, December 18, 5:22 a.m.

Jerry Oakley, who is retiring after serving 12 years on Georgetown County Council representing the Murrells Inlet area, says his years on council have been “a marvelous learning experience.”

Serving the Community: Paul McNabb

Thursday, December 18, 5:40 a.m.

Paul McNabb is a third generation firefighter.

Skinner awarded honorary Ph.D.

Wednesday, December 17, 5:45 a.m.

Sixty-four years after her first graduation from Limestone College, Georgetown’s Virginia Bruorton Skinner went through commencement exercises at the college again last week, this time as a guest of...


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Garden City residents gear up for neighborhood watch

Thursday, December 18, 5:17 a.m.

About a dozen people gathered at Atlantic Discount Spirits on Highway 17 South last week to take the initial steps toward forming a neighborhood watch group.

County ratifies results of sales tax referendum

Friday, December 12, 3:27 a.m.

County leaders have taken the next step in levying a one-cent sales tax for capital projects approved by Georgetown County voters on Nov. 4.

Retiring county councilman honored

Thursday, December 11, 12:01 a.m.

Retiring Horry County Councilman Paul Price, who represents Garden City and the South Strand, was honored along with two other outgoing councilmen at the Horry County Council’s final meeting of the...

Fire district’s budget has $177K shortfall

Thursday, December 11, 3:35 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire District is expected to approve its first deficit budget Monday, Dec. 15 after a 5:30 p.m. public hearing.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Waccamaw Intermediate sends two teams to Lego League regional competition

Thursday, December 18, 12:01 a.m.

The students and faculty of Waccamaw Intermediate School gathered together on Dec. 10 to send off their First Lego League Robotics teams to the regional qualifying competition in Myrtle Beach.

Magic at the library

Thursday, December 18, 5:38 a.m.

Renzi the Magician thrilled a group of children and adults at the Waccamaw Library on Dec. 11. The event was one of the last for kids at the facility, which is closing its doors at the end of the...

Anderson leaving County Council

Thursday, December 18, 5:36 a.m.

Bob Anderson, who is leaving Georgetown County Council after serving one four-year term representing the Pawleys Island area, said he enjoyed addressing the wide variety of issues that came up over...

J Peters Grill & Bar opens in Pawleys Island

Thursday, December 11, 3:54 a.m.

Reaching out his hand for a firm handshake, Jon Angell was all smiles as a dozen or more workers scurried around his new eatery, J Peters Grill & Bar, in Pawleys Island.

Georgetown & Andrews

Another Hall of Fame for Tommy Smith Sr.

Wednesday, December 17, 5:44 a.m.

Georgetown County coaching legend Tommy Smith Sr. was inducted into the S.C. Football Coaches Hall of Fame Dec. 12.

Salvation Army preparing to make Christmas merry

Friday, December 12, 3:39 a.m.

Christmas is just two weeks away, and the Salvation Army is busy making sure needy kids in Georgetown County have presents to open Christmas morning.

Wedgefield tree lighting

Friday, December 12, 8:08 a.m.

Melvyn Garrett new police captain in Andrews

Friday, December 12, 3:41 a.m.

Capt. Melvyn Garrett’s father was a state trooper, and that’s where Andrews’ new police captain’s desire for law enforcement began.


Waccamaw loses see-saw battle with Socastee

Thursday, December 18, 5:32 a.m.

The Waccamaw Warriors boys’ basketball team fought its way to a tie and a lead over the Socastee Braves in the second half of a Dec. 13 home game, but last-minute turnovers by the Warriors and clutch.

Sharks devour Bulldogs and Stags at tri-match

Thursday, December 18, 5:29 a.m.

St. James High School’s wrestling team dominated a tri-match on Dec. 9, beating Georgetown and Berkeley 144-13.

Waccamaw’s Hallie Butler signs with Columbia College

Thursday, December 18, 5:28 a.m.

Surrounded by friends, family, her current coach and her future coach, Hallie Butler, Waccamaw High School’s standout third baseman signed her official letter of intent to play softball for Columbia...

A win and a loss at Waccamaw for the Bears

Friday, December 12, 9:00 a.m.

The Carvers Bay girls and boys basketball teams had a win and a loss on the road Dec. 9, as they traveled to Pawleys Island to face off with the Waccamaw Warriors.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Isabelle welcomes new editor

Thursday, December 18, 5:34 a.m.

I could hear Isabelle purring as I entered her room (actually, it’s the master bedroom that Mary and I share, but Isabelle has claimed it as her own). Isabelle was drinking her morning latte and...

Inlet Outlook

Low Country War Birds host 47th meeting

Wednesday, December 17, 5:59 a.m.

It wasn’t the huge fish jumping out of the roof that caught the eye of passersby at The Litchfield Fish House Restaurant but a Viet Nam era Huey UH-1H helicopter parked next to the front door.

Georgetown Times

A few million copies, and we’re still going strong

Thursday, December 18, 5:33 a.m.

Technology and innovation take us far, but what gets us ahead can leave us behind, too.

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