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Spokesperson: ArcelorMittal will entertain purchase offers for Georgetown steel mill

Wednesday, May 27, 10:12 a.m.

A Florida entrepreneur has expressed interest in purchasing the steel mill owned by ArcelorMittal more than a decade after twice trying to buy it.

Drug drop box installed at Georgetown Sheriff’s Office

Wednesday, May 27, 4:50 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is offering the public a chance to dispose of unused or unwanted prescription medications and, in turn, provide a public health service.

S.C. Senate approves 20-week abortion ban

Wednesday, May 27, 3:26 p.m.

COLUMBIA — A hard-line abortion opponent dropped his objection Wednesday to a measure that limits abortion at 20 weeks, allowing the Senate to pass the bill on a voice vote and send it back...

1 child killed in Aiken County school bus wreck

Wednesday, May 27, 11:54 a.m.

BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Aiken County school officials say one child has died and two other people were hurt when a tractor trailer rig collided with a special needs school bus in Beech...


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Nurturing Neighbors: Darryl Hammond

Thursday, May 21, 8:40 a.m.

Darryl Hammond

Fire District scrambles to find ambulance service funding

Thursday, May 21, 8:41 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District is scrambling to find funding to make up for a shortfall from the Georgetown County side of the district for rescue services.

Garden City Beach is #1 ‘Destination on the Rise’

Tuesday, May 19, 3:59 p.m.

Garden City Beach has been recognized as the number one “Destination on the Rise in 2015” by TripAdvisor.

Servant running for S.C. House District 106 seat

Monday, May 18, 1:05 p.m.

Tyler Servant of Surfside Beach has decided to run for S.C. House District 106 in the upcoming special election. The seat was vacated after Nelson Hardwick resigned on May 12.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Legion, VFW to place flags before holiday

Friday, May 22, 12:00 p.m.

This Memorial Day, when veterans, their loved ones and patriots everywhere will stand beneath the American flag and honor this country’s military past, Georgetown’s deceased veterans...

Young art students take their palettes outdoors

Thursday, May 21, 8:38 a.m.

May is a perfect time for local art instructor Kathy Patrick to take her students on a “Paint Out.”

Serving the Community: Corey Walker

Thursday, May 21, 8:38 a.m.

Corey Walker was at a fire/EMS conference in his native West Virginia when he attended a survival class taught by a couple of Midway Fire Rescue firefighters.

Jersey Mike’s Subs to open in Pawleys Island

Wednesday, May 20, 4:38 p.m.

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Pawleys Island on May 27. Franchise owners Phil and Jean Saad will hold a grand opening and free sub...

Georgetown & Andrews

Memorial holiday service held at new Georgetown County Veterans Memorial

Tuesday, May 26, 11:32 a.m.

On Memorial Day, the 10 flags at the new Georgetown County Veterans Memorial flew at half-staff above dozens of veterans, military families and patriots in honor of all the veterans who have died...

Family seeks help buying van to transport disabled daughter

Friday, May 22, 3:30 p.m.

Every time Woody and Gloria Nesbit of Georgetown go to church or to the hospital with Nijada, their 15-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy, they have a difficult task. They must lift Nijada and...

Teacher of the Year Clay Cook is forever a student

Friday, May 22, 1:01 p.m.

Since he first started teaching at Maryville Elementary School 13 years ago, Clay Cook has always wanted to be Teacher of the Year.

Steel mill loss may be costly for city

Friday, May 22, 10:25 a.m.

ArcelorMittal’s May 14 announcement that it will close its Georgetown steel mill will not only affect the finances of nearly 250 households of workers who will lose their jobs, but the City...


Year of the Bulldog: Part 4

Friday, May 22, 10:12 a.m.

By Chris Sokoloski

Column: Memorial day and Baseball

Friday, May 22, 10:12 a.m.

Memorial Day is often referred to as the unofficial start of the summer.

Coastal Elite wins second straight S.C. title

Friday, May 22, 10:12 a.m.

The S.C. Coastal Elite 15U boys basketball team from Pawleys Island won the AAU DII State Championship in Lexington the weekend of May 15.

WHS’ Grant Smith to run for Winthrop

Thursday, May 21, 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s Grant Smith signed to run cross country and track at Winthrop University on May 18.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Sen. Ronnie Sabb: Expanding Medicaid would provide health, economic, social benefits for SC

Thursday, May 14, 9:35 a.m.

The second open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace recently ended and was marked with record participation from the citizens of South Carolina.

Inlet Outlook

State bond bill: Investment in local people

Tuesday, May 12, 4:09 p.m.

Anyone who has ever worked at Horry Georgetown Technical College will tell you this college is efficient. Thatís why tuition here is among the most affordable in the state.

Georgetown Times

Golf with the Lions for a cause

Friday, May 15, 3:33 p.m.

The Georgetown Lions Club is having its sixth annual Golf Tournament Saturday, June 6, at Wedgefield Golf Club. There are still plenty of player openings, so come join us. Our fundraiser helps for...

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