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Update: 2 killed in Moncks Corner mid-air collision; jet pilot OK

Tuesday, July 7, 12:38 p.m.

An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.

Georgetown Reps. Anderson, Goldfinch weigh in on Confederate flag discussion

Tuesday, July 7, 4:50 p.m.

Now that the discussion on whether to remove a Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds has moved to the state House of Representatives, local legislators said they had different ideas...


Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy charged with domestic violence

Tuesday, July 7, 1:20 p.m.

Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested one of their own after his fiancée reported he assaulted her over the weekend.


New plant to locate in Andrews

Tuesday, July 7, 8:56 a.m.

MPW Industrial Services will open a new industrial water regeneration plant in the Georgetown County Business Center, located in Andrews.

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Sports

County tennis teams to compete for titles

Wednesday, July 8, 12:01 a.m.

Two of the junior tennis teams based at the Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center at Stables Park will be competing against other South Carolina teams for regional and state titles.

Redfish tournament returns to Georgetown in August

Tuesday, July 7, 10:59 a.m.

The Inshore Fishing Association Redfish Tour and Kayak Tour will return to Georgetown County next month, and registration is now open to all anglers — no competitive fishing experience...


Pawleys wraps up Legion season with two straight wins

Friday, July 3, 9:31 a.m.

American Legion Post 114’s Junior team in Pawleys Island closed out its season with a 13-3 win over Andrews on June 30.


Column: Things to do in July

Friday, July 3, 9:31 a.m.

July is upon us (Happy Birthday America!) and that means it’s time for another “what-to-do-this-month” column.

Crime

No search for suspect after 4 found shot to death in S.C. home

Monday, July 6, 12:44 p.m.

Four people, including a local county official, were found shot to death at a suburban home Sunday night, and police were not looking for a suspect, authorities said.

Parents of man who killed himself in Georgetown jail sue county, sheriff, medical staff

Friday, July 3, 9:24 p.m.

The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take steps to prevent his death.


DEU: 3 arrested during heroin transaction in Georgetown

Wednesday, July 1, 3:20 p.m.

Drug agents said three people have been arrested for participating in a drug deal in West Georgetown.


Man charged with child sex assault returns to Georgetown

Saturday, June 27, 3:01 p.m.

An area man returned to Georgetown County this week more than three months after he did not appear in court to face child molestation charges.

Community

Andrews girl wins 1st runner-up in national pageant

Tuesday, July 7, 7:01 p.m.

Representing South Carolina, Jordyn Cox of Andrews won first-runner-up in the Miss Junior High School America Pageant July 5.

New Arrivals

Monday, July 6, 3:25 p.m.

DiGiovanna


Look who’s reading!

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown Times is read far and wide, and that’s why we invite you to pack a copy of the newspaper on your next vacation. Remember to take a picture and send it to...


Georgetown’s Ball & Que celebrates 45th anniversary

Thursday, July 2, 8:50 p.m.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary under owner JoAnn Elliott, local eatery The Ball and Que boasts a friendly atmosphere - “like ‘Cheers!’ without the alcohol” -...

Education & Business

Dunkin’ Donuts now open in Pawleys

Saturday, July 4, 2:08 p.m.

It’s time to make the doughnuts in Pawleys Island.

College news

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

College of William & Mary


Jason Johnson receives Edward Jones award

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

Jason Johnson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Georgetown recently won the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for his exceptional achievement in building client...


New watering hole offers a puff and a pour

Thursday, July 2, 12:01 a.m.

Folks who want to enjoy a cigar and an apéritif or digestif now have a new place to go with the opening of Bourbon & Burnz.

Opinion

Letters to the editor

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

American Flag observations

Why not Georgetown? That’s the question

Saturday, July 4, 1:57 p.m.

By Lynn Mueller

On the Drawing Board

Friday, July 3, 9:01 a.m.

State News

‘Emanuel 9’ defendant faces 3 more indictments

Tuesday, July 7, 12:00 p.m.

Dylann Roof, the defendant in the case of the June 17 murder of nine people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, has been indicted on three additional charges, the solicitor’s office...

SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal

Tuesday, July 7, 11:06 a.m.

The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Capitol.


SC Senate votes 37-3 to remove Confederate flag

Monday, July 6, 4:28 p.m.

The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.


South Carolina lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

Monday, July 6, 11:09 a.m.

While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to...

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