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District schools get C+ on latest report card

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:02 a.m.

Sixteen of Georgetown County’s 19 schools met or exceeded expectations on this year’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act report card.

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Rubillo threatens lawsuit, council says mayor’s comments his own

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:14 a.m.

Former Mayor Tom Rubillo asked City Council at its Oct. 21 meeting to denounce statements made by Mayor Jack Scoville in order to avoid a lawsuit …

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Auditorium asks for renewed funding from city

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:19 a.m.

With a new board of directors and many upcoming events in the works, the Winyah Auditorium Corporation asked the City of Georgetown for an investment …

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Man wanted for breach of trust

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:18 a.m.

The Georgetown Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Kadeem Rashad Pinckney of 414 Palm Street Georgetown.

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Council members squabble over ethics

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:23 p.m.

What started as a discussion of demolishing derelict houses in the city limits turned into a debate over council member ethics at the Oct. 21 City …

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State Commerce Department takes first step to assist 700 block property owners

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:32 p.m.

With the rebuilding of the 700 block of Front Street stalled, Gov. Nikki Haley sent state Department of Commerce officials to Georgetown on an Oct. …

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Trivette named AVP for Georgetown Hospital System

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Theresa Trivette, MSN, RN, has been named associate vice president for quality, evidence-based care and transformation for Georgetown Hospital System. …

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Council votes down change of government

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:53 p.m.

At least for now, the voters will not have a chance to vote on whether or not the form of government in the City of Georgetown should change.

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Andrews in need of new fire, police building UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:26 p.m.

Georgetown County has a responsibility to help pay for new Andrews fire and police stations — one of five Georgetown County capital projects slated …

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How you can help improve your community’s spaces

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Have you ever wondered why abandoned or dilapidated buildings lie vacant for years on end, or why traffic patterns isolate people from businesses, or why there is a lack of safe and accessible open space in your community? 

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Optimist Club recognizes students

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its’ first annual “Against All Odds” Program at its’ monthly meeting on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. at …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Santee Cooper board approves 2014 Series CD bond sale

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved the sale of $736 million in revenue obligation bonds, with proceeds designated to refinance a portion of the utility’s existing debt.

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Upcoming events

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce events

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October is National Arts & Humanities Month

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

October, which is National Arts & Humanities Month, serves as a reminder of the benefits the arts can bring.

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Library to host free legal aid Workshops

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Visitation actions and rights for victims of predatory lenders will be among the topics discussed in two upcoming legal help workshops at the Georgetown Library.

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Conway Medical Center announces Ebola preparedness measures

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Conway Medical Center has announced efforts for Ebola preparedness, including: Screening all patients for travel history in Emergency Room and Physician Practices; Screening and rapid assessment at all points of entry to the hospital; Staying up to date with weekly conference calls from DHEC; Continuous contact with Duke Infection Control …

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Cancer survivors face workplace challenges

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Cancer affects more than a person’s health, it can impact his or her working life.

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Precious Blood of Christ Church holds arts and crafts festival UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:34 p.m.

The Precious Blood of Christ Church Catholic Women’s Club is busy preparing for their 26th annual Arts and Craft Festival to be held on Fri., Oct 24 …

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Wooden Boat Show

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:34 p.m.

Droves of people walked the streets of Georgetown Oct. 18 and 19 as the 25th annual Wooden Boat Show took over Front Street.

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Hospitals prepare for future Ebola patients

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:16 p.m.

Hospitals in Georgetown and Murrells Inlet, as well as other health care facilities in Georgetown County, are preparing for any future diagnosed …

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Local feed store featured in upcoming movie UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:35 p.m.

It’s not often you’ll find a production company filming at a small feed store in the middle of nowhere, but it does happen.

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Serving the Community

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:35 a.m.

Growing up, Officer Joyce Whalen, 38, of Georgetown, wanted to work with “troubled kids.”

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Ribbon cutting at Andrews Day Care

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:33 p.m.

Trinity Christian Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 19 to celebrate the opening of its day care center.

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New climate research by CCU professor attracts attention

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The current issue of Nature Geoscience magazine features an article co-authored by Jenna Hill, associate professor of marine science at Coastal Carolina University’s Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, about her research on iceberg activity along the Atlantic Coast during the last ice age.

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Meetings to provide information on Capital Project Sales Tax referendum

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

A series of four public meetings will take place throughout Georgetown County this month to provide information on a one-cent sales tax referendum that will appear on the ballot during the November general election. The referendum will ask Georgetown County voters to decide whether a Capital Project Sales Tax will be implemented to fund projects …

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South Carolina Aquarium introduces Good Catch UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative.

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Andrews council: Anniversary a success, crime decreasing

Friday, October 17, 2014 5:54 a.m.

The Andrews Town Council voiced concerns over debris pickup at its October meeting.

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Fall Festival offers something for everyone UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:03 a.m.

The Georgetown County Library invites everyone to its Fall Festival of Financial Fitness on Sat., Oct. 25 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Beck Recreation …

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Arthritis Expo, physician panel set for Oct. 28 UPDATED

Friday, October 17, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The 2014 South Carolina Arthritis Health Expo will take place Tues., Oct. 28, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

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