A gym in name only? County Parks & Rec says no team sports at Howard gym UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown youth will have a full court basketball gym at the renovated Howard facility, but organized basketball teams won’t be able to play there, a blow to West End community efforts to preserve...

Andrews native dies while fishing UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 12:01 a.m.

Family and friends of Andrews resident David Goude are remembering him as a man who “never met a stranger” and enjoyed making people laugh.

School year starts with full teaching staff, tighter security

Friday, August 22, 7:33 a.m.

The new school year begins with a full staff of teachers and facility upgrades, according to Georgetown County School District staff.

Balanced budget requires job cuts UPDATED

Friday, August 22, 12:01 a.m.

“We have a balanced budget” and this includes eliminating two positions, Mayor Rodney Giles told the Andrews council members at an Andrews Town Council special workshop Aug. 18.

Inlet assisted living community being built

Thursday, August 21, 6:57 a.m.

A new assisted living community, being constructed on US 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet, is expected to open in early spring 2015.

Judge to hear fireworks noise complaints

Thursday, August 21, 6:56 a.m.

A Murrells Inlet magistrate could decide today if weekly Monday night fireworks over the inlet violate the Georgetown County noise ordinance.

MI 2020 to team with Chilympics

Sunday, August 17, 6:39 a.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 agreed, Aug. 6, to team with Surfrider Grand Strand during the Chilympics, the Surfrider’s main fundraiser, scheduled for Oct. 12.

Midway helps community protect property from fire

Sunday, August 17, 6:38 a.m.

Josh Holt, three, may be excused if he’s a bit overwhelmed by the equipment his father, Ron Holt, uses to combat woodland fires throughout Georgetown County.

The pitter patter of little feet

Thursday, August 21, 7:02 a.m.

Coast RTA to discuss route changes

Tuesday, August 19, 3:55 p.m.

Coast RTA will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 20, to discuss changes to the 16 and 16 Express routes.

Nurturing Neighbors: Heather Pelham

Friday, August 15, 10:15 a.m.


Serving the Community: Ryan Crowley, Midway Fire Rescue

Thursday, August 14, 12:01 a.m.

June was a big month for Ryan Crowley.

McGill delivers funds for boom box, computer and parties

Friday, August 15, 6:24 a.m.

One of the first senior centers Yancey McGill visited when he became lieutenant governor was in Georgetown.

Port Taskforce supports penny sales tax

Friday, August 15, 6:01 a.m.

A group that has been working for three years to find funding for dredging of the canal leading to the Port of Georgetown has voiced its support for a proposed penny sales tax.

Bond wins county photography contest

Friday, August 15, 5:59 a.m.

Austin Bond, a photographer from Murrells Inlet, has been chosen as the winner of Georgetown County’s third photo contest held this spring.

New CEO to take reins of United Way

Friday, August 15, 5:53 a.m.

It’s been about 20 years since Lucy Woodhouse first came to Georgetown, and there are traces of her across the nonprofit community.

Allens nab Inshore Fishing Association Redfish Tour event

Wednesday, August 20, 5:12 a.m.

The husband and wife team of Stan and Bobbie Allen won the Inshore Fishing Association Redfish Tour event in Georgetown on Aug. 16.

Raising a sail and saving a life

Wednesday, August 20, 12:01 a.m.

A group of young Georgetown County mariners set sail Aug. 17 to bring help and hope to leukemia patients and their families by participating in the first annual Winyah Bay Regatta.

‘Lots of talent’ for young Lady Bears on court

Friday, August 15, 6:26 a.m.

Carvers Bay High School’s volleyball team enters the season with a lot of young players, but rather than worry, head coach Kimberly Baker is excited.

Paddleboarding picks up popularity

Thursday, August 14, 6:18 a.m.

From the islands of Hawaii to the local inlet and ocean, there is a new water sport gaining popularity.

Waccamaw Times

Thank you Jim Brady

Friday, August 15, 12:01 a.m.

Mojo, Isabelle and I were having our morning coffee, reading the paper, and discussing the news of the day.

Inlet Outlook

Is seismic testing, drilling for oil necessary?

Thursday, August 14, 6:20 a.m.

To the Editor:

Georgetown Times

Methinks the Mayor doth protest too much

Wednesday, August 20, 5:17 a.m.

To the Editor:

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