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GFD earns lower ISO classification

Friday, October 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The city of Georgetown is proud to announce that its Insurance Service Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification has been upgraded from Class 3 to a Class 2.

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AMIKids get $10,000 from tarpon tournament

Friday, October 10, 2014 8:44 a.m.

AMIKids Georgetown is ready to remodel the bathrooms and showers in its dorms thanks to a donation from some local fisherman.

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$63M to support school safety research

Friday, October 10, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announced it has awarded nearly $63 million to school districts and research organizations through the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI).

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Earthquake drill planned for Oct. 16

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:42 a.m.

South Carolina has been recognized as one of the most seismically active states in the country by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Rotary Senior Service Award

Friday, October 10, 2014 8:44 a.m.

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Library to sponsor yard sale UPDATED

Friday, October 10, 2014 8:44 a.m.

The Georgetown County Library and the Friends of the Georgetown County Library are sponsoring a Community Yard Sale on Sat., Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. …

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Boat show holds scrabble contest UPDATED

Friday, October 10, 2014 8:45 a.m.

The 25th Annual Wooden Boat Show is being held on Sat., Oct. 18 and Sun., Oct. 19; two days this year.

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A mystery building appears at Annie Village Park UPDATED

Friday, October 10, 2014 3:33 a.m.

The Annie Village Community Organization wanted to know who authorized a 20- by 30-foot metal building constructed on the grounds of Annie Village …

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Whirligigs, water, waves and wierd

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:24 a.m.

The streets of Georgetown may be waking up at 6 a.m., but at that time Leroy Priest has already been on them for two hours.

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Eagle Scouts

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Youth attend conference UPDATED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

High School juniors state-wide were invited on Sept. 29 by the SC Legislative Black Caucus to meet and experience a working day with their elected …

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Family Justice Center holds open house

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:23 a.m.

What is the Family Justice Center?

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Author to hold book signing UPDATED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Effson Chester Bryant will be doing a book signing of his book “Precious Memories — Oh How They Linger — A Walk Through the Tombstones of Sampit — …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Ocober 8

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October is Gullah Geechee Month

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:58 a.m.

October 2014 is declared “Gullah Geechee Awareness Month” and “Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Month” in the four states in the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, which comprises North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

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HGTC designated military friendly

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Horry Georgetown Technical College has been designated a military friendly college that helps veterans get the most from job training after military service.

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Andrews to hold Veterans Day parade, ceremony

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

On Sat., Nov. 8 starting at 1 p.m. there will be a Veterans Day Parade in Andrews.

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Seasonal options for using flowers and herbs

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Low Country Herb Society will meet at 10 a.m. on Tues., Oct. 14 at St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church in Litchfield.

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Pets of the week UPDATED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:04 a.m.

St. Frances Animal Center of Georgetown has many animals seeking new homes. The Georgetown Times features Pets of the Week each Wednesday.

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County stormwater ordinance being updated

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:21 a.m.

The main change to the updated Georgetown County stormwater ordinance will be a new requirement for developers to give specific plans for stormwater …

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Community questioning Broad Street plans UPDATED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:16 a.m.

It was standing room only in the council chambers at City Hall the evening of Oct. 2 as Georgetown residents gathered to weigh in on the conceptual …

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School Stewards: Kim Lawrimore

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 8:23 a.m.

Guidance counselor Kim Lawrimore takes her job at McDonald Elementary School day by day.

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Lights, camera...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 8:03 a.m.

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Book sale benefits library programs UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6:22 a.m.

Grab your spare change and come to the Georgetown Library on Cleland Street.

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Music in the Park

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 8:01 a.m.

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Serving the Community: John Prevatte, Georgetown Police Department

Sunday, October 5, 2014 5:37 p.m.

Corporal John Prevatte, 27, is a home-grown son. A graduate of Georgetown High School, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and, as he puts it, …

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Tractor Supply to raise funds for 4-H groups UPDATED

Sunday, October 5, 2014 5:36 p.m.

Customers of Tractor Supply Company, which has a store on US 701 in Georgetown, will be raising funds for 4-H youth programs in October through its Paper Clover Campaign.

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Love Chapel Deliverance Center celebrates 20 years service in ministry UPDATED

Sunday, October 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Love Chapel Deliverance Center will be celebrating 20 years of service in ministry from Oct. 7 to Oct. 12 at 5 p.m., as the church shows its …

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Student, teacher go to Washington

Sunday, October 5, 2014 5:42 p.m.

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Chamber sponsors shop local initiative UPDATED

Saturday, October 4, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce is introducing a new initiative that you’ll want to be a part of. “Chamber Checks” are simply checks issued by the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce which may be redeemed at any participating chamber member business.

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