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Georgetown man charged in Conway man’s death

A Georgetown man has been charged with murder in the Feb. 25 death of a Conway man.

Body found in water at Belle Isle

A body was found in a marsh at Belle Isle in the early afternoon March 5.

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St. James drama students win awards at theater festival

Thursday, March 5, 9:35 a.m.

Several drama and musical theater students at St. James High School near Murrells Inlet won numerous awards at a recent theater festival.

Businessman to lead opposition against Big Oil

Thursday, March 5, 9:34 a.m.

A Murrells Inlet businessman who also makes his home in the inlet is taking on “Big Oil” — and right here on the South Strand.


Local metal rocker shooting for the stars

Thursday, March 5, 9:33 a.m.

The first thing you notice about Marybeth Hermann is her eyes. They are the color of the clear April sky — shining blue — the blue that cuts right through you.


Underground wire project has begun

Thursday, March 5, 9:33 a.m.

After a decade of planning, and months of delays, Santee Cooper's project to move power and cable television lines on Pawleys Island underground began on March 1.

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Two inducted into Burgess Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 26, 11:03 a.m.

Words of praise and tears of love mingled Feb. 21 during the 13th annual Hall of Fame inductions at the Burgess Community Center.

Burgess community learns reasons for fire millage cap increase

Thursday, February 26, 11:03 a.m.

Members of the Greater Burgess Community Association on Feb. 19 heard Al Hitchcock, Tom Swatzel and other people involved in the push to increase the fire millage in their area from 10 to 14 mills...


MI2020 kicks off Restaurant Roadshow

Thursday, February 26, 10:33 a.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 kicked off its newest fund-raising event called Restaurant Roadshow at the Wicked Tuna on Monday, Feb. 23.


Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in cooking grill theft

Monday, February 23, 2:23 p.m.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen custom cooking grill.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Local Make-A-Wish child to benefit from chili cook-off

Thursday, February 26, 10:30 a.m.

Twenty-five restaurants and individuals will be serving up every kind of chili imaginable at the 3rd Annual Island Bar and Grill, Midway Fire Rescue and IAFF Local 3671 Chili Cook-Off Sunday, March 1.

Decision on school boat expected within weeks

Wednesday, February 25, 12:01 a.m.

The state could decide within weeks whether to buy a new school boat to transport students to and from Sandy Island or hire someone else to do provide transportation.


Credit card fraud suspects sought

Monday, February 23, 4:14 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects wanted in connection with credit card fraud.


New Waccamaw library a home for techies, gamers and teens

Thursday, February 19, 3:39 p.m.

Most people go to the library to look at books, but Donald Dennis said he’s sure from now on kids will be flocking to the Waccamaw Neck Branch of the Georgetown County Library for its technology.

Georgetown & Andrews

Still a Classic

Wednesday, March 4, 12:01 a.m.

In 1990 a couple of baseball coaches got together and decided to bring some of the best teams in South Carolina to Georgetown for an early season tournament.

City considers health insurance changes

Wednesday, March 4, 12:01 a.m.

Faced with an impending 15 percent increase in health insurance premiums, Georgetown City Council once again has to decide what to do about its employee benefits plans. If it continues its spending...


County adds incentives for Simpson Lumber Co. expansion

Wednesday, March 4, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County is one step closer to creating a joint county industrial park to accommodate an expansion by Simpson Lumber Co., which currently has a mill in Georgetown.


Community groups to install amenities at East Bay Park

Wednesday, March 4, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown’s East Bay Park may have two new exercising amenities, after two community volunteers presented the City Council with their ideas for park projects.

Sports

IP Classic and Coastal Invitational schedules

Thursday, March 5, 10:40 a.m.

Here are the schedules for the 2015 International Paper Baseball Classic and Coastal Invitational tournaments.

Waccamaw old-timers return to their glory days

Thursday, March 5, 11:36 a.m.

It was Old-Timers Day at Warrior Field on Feb. 21.


IP Classic fields seven of state’s best

Wednesday, March 4, 12:21 a.m.

Organizers of the International Paper Baseball Classic have been bringing the best teams in South Carolina to Georgetown for a quarter of a century, and this year is no different.


Lady Bears fall in Lower State final

Wednesday, March 4, 12:11 a.m.

Carvers Bay High’s girls basketball team lost, 63-54, to Latta High in the Class A Lower State final on Saturday morning in the Florence Civic Center.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

New fire hall essential

Thursday, February 26, 9:00 a.m.

To the editor,

Inlet Outlook

Decision not really simple

Thursday, February 26, 9:00 a.m.

To the editor,

Georgetown Times

Volunteers needed to aid in hospice care

Friday, February 27, 9:00 a.m.

To the editor,

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