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Georgetown business restarts after Front Street FireClock Tower Books — A Novel Idea Up Front

Friday, December 13, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Risk Taking. This was one of the five core values I wore on my employee badge for seven years working at Intel. Of all the values, this one was the one I came to identify with the most. The other four were equally important, but now, years later I’d be hard pressed to name them. Constructive confrontation was one of them; I do remember that one …


Making it their Business - Up Front

Friday, November 29, 2013 5:54 p.m.

First responders on the day of the fire in Georgetown included heroic firefighters and police officers, the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and many locals who quickly put together hospitality stations to serve everyone who was working or was affected by the fire. It was a day where everyone just put down what they were doing and stepped …


Faced with destructive fire, South Carolinians rally to help Georgetown, South Carolina

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:31 a.m.

Acrid smoke stung the eyes, blotted out the sun and changed the distinctive aroma of Georgetown in the early morning hours of September 25, 2013.


Georgetown Family Pizza owners hope to rebuild after devastating fire UPDATED

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:01 a.m.

For nearly a decade, Georgetown Family Pizza on South Fraser Street in Maryville was a part of the community, serving up great food and fun times.


Bigger Brighter Christmas planned for Front Street in Georgetown, South Carolina UPDATED

Friday, November 15, 2013 3:08 p.m.

A “Bigger, Brighter, and Better” Christmas season. That is what the Georgetown Business Association (GBA) and the Georgetown County Chamber of …


Georgetown Strong Part 2 -- We need volunteers to help pull off a Guiness World Record parade UPDATED

Friday, November 15, 2013 3:12 p.m.

Six weeks ago, I described seven ways to ensure Georgetown will be known as a community of hope and promise and that our people will be acclaimed for their resilience and resolve – pray and care for one another, stop bickering, delight and rejoice in one another, extend genuine Southern Hospitality, shop Front Street first, and share our talents. …


Artist captures Georgetown’s Front Street fire stores in mural on Harborwalk Books UPDATED

Friday, November 15, 2013 3:06 p.m.

The seven buildings that were destroyed by fire on Sept. 25 are slowly reappearing on Front Street ¬– one stroke of a paint brush at a time.


Tanner gets OK to seek fire boat grant UPDATED

Friday, November 1, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Georgetown City Fire Chief Joey Tanner has been given permission by City Council to seek any available grants to purchase a new fire boat.If purchased the new fire fighting tool may be purchased as a joint effort between the City Fire Department, Georgetown County Fire and Midway Fire.Tanner said federal grants are available - possibly through …


Scoville: Cigarette sparked fire UPDATED

Friday, November 1, 2013 9:00 a.m.

The report detailing what caused the Sept. 25 fire on Front Street could be released next week.Georgetown Fire Chief Joey Tanner said the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the ATF have been investigating the fire since the day it destroyed seven buildings which housed 10 businesses and apartments for more than a dozen residents.Meanwhile, …


Governor: Fire unified state in support of Georgetown UPDATED

Friday, November 1, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Backed by Georgetown County and City officials, Gov. Nikki Haley spoke to a small crowd along Front Street in Georgetown on Tuesday afternoon. She …


Asbestos stops debris removal UPDATED

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 11:28 p.m.

The mountain of rubble – the remains of the historic buildings destroyed by the Sept. 25 fire in the 700 block of Front Street – cannot …

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