Update: Andrews man struck by man leaving funeral for slain teen UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 7:14 p.m.

Police said a man struck and injured an Andrews man with his pickup truck after leaving the funeral of a friend who was killed in a separate traffic …


Woman injured, fire contained at Pawleys Island complex

From staff reports

Monday, August 24, 2015 5:01 p.m.

Rescue workers said a woman was taken to the hospital after they responded to an apartment fire in Pawleys Island.

Former Hurricane, now Tropical Depression Danny crosses into Caribbean UPDATED

By Carlisle Jon Bapitiste

Associated Press

Monday, August 24, 2015 12:19 p.m.

Tropical Storm Danny brought rain and strong winds Monday to the islands of the eastern edge of the Caribbean and then quickly dissipated as it …

Delay sought in hearing for ex-officer charged with Walter Scott murder

Associated Press

Monday, August 24, 2015 1:36 p.m.

Defense attorneys are asking to delay a bond hearing for a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist.


Update: Search called off at Pawleys Island pond UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, August 22, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Rescue workers determined no accident or foul play occurred on a Pawleys Island golf course after spending almost 10 hours searching an area pond. …


Serving the Community — Firefighter/Paramedic Rob Coker — Georgetown County Fire/EMS

Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:21 a.m.

While the economic downturn of the late 2000s caused no shortage of problems, it also helped Rob Coker find his career path.

Hurricane Danny strengthens into Category 3 storm UPDATED

Associated Press

Friday, August 21, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Hurricane Danny has strengthened into a Category 3 storm as it moves across the Atlantic far from land.

UPDATE: Person of interest in missing girl case identified, cleared, officials say UPDATED

UPDATE: According to a press release from the Horry County Police Department, the person of interest in this case, Jeremy, has been identified,

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Horry County police have asked for the public’s help in locating a missing Myrtle Beach teen.

Hurricane Danny forms in the Atlantic; 1st of the season UPDATED

Associated Press

Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:34 p.m.

Hurricane Danny has formed in the Atlantic, becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.


New teachers at WIS look forward to new school year UPDATED

Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:37 p.m.

Three new teachers at Waccamaw Intermediate School in Pawleys Island say they are looking forward to starting the new school year.


Update: Teen in 'good condition' after Murrells Inlet shark bite UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:28 p.m.

Rescue workers and hospital officials said a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after he was bitten by a shark while …


District: School boat ready to transport students on first day

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.

School district officials and parents alike let out a proverbial sigh of relief on Aug. 20, the first day of school for Georgetown County School …


Georgetown native joins World Race mission

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Georgetown native Jamie Baxley is answering her calling and embarking on a 11-month journey to 11 countries around the world, taking only the …


New teacher Carrie West joins the family business UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Carrie West is the daughter of a teacher and has always wanted to teach special education.


12 candidates file in Andrews election; Mayor Giles not among them UPDATED

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 1:54 p.m.

Town of Andrews voters may find themselves overwhelmed with choices in the upcoming election, as 12 candidates have filed for the four available …


Andrews teen dies in ATV crash UPDATED

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:28 p.m.

An Andrews teenager is dead after what authorities called a “freak accident” involving an all-terrain vehicle.

Former SC governor endorses Hillary Clinton for president

From staff reports

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:42 p.m.

Former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been endorsed for the presidency by a former South Carolina governor and U.S. …

Charleston schools say no to Confederate flag displays

By Bo Petersen

Post and Courier

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:20 a.m.

After months of racially charged violence, including the killing of nine Emanuel AME Church members, as well as the disputed removal of the …

Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich to speak today at Myrtle Beach

From staff reports

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Republican presidential hopeful and Ohio Gov. John Kasich is slated to appear in the region this afternoon.


23-year-old Georgetown man killed in head-on crash UPDATED

Saturday, August 15, 2015 6:13 p.m.

A 23-year-old Georgetown man was killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 701 Friday, the Horry County coroner’s office has confirmed.


DEU and Sheriff’s Office make drug arrests

Saturday, August 15, 2015 7:28 p.m.

Murrells Inlet, SC – Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) assisted by the Georgetown County Sheriff Office and the State …


Andrews Fire Department earns lower ISO rating; better score to reduce insurance premiums

Friday, August 14, 2015 8:50 a.m.

Andrews homeowners and commercial property owners will see a reduction in their homeowners and fire insurance premiums after the all-volunteer …


Side street businesses seek better signage

Friday, August 14, 2015 8:51 a.m.

Several downtown Georgetown businesses are asking the city for help improving signage.


New traffic lights part of bigger system

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The traffic lights being installed as part of the median project along U.S. Highway 17 in Pawleys Island will be coordinated with the other lights already in place to improve traffic flow.


Murrells Inlet 2020 to expand focus from core business districts UPDATED

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Based on comments from a recent online community survey, Murrells Inlet 2020 is planning to expand its area of focus to include more of the residents …


Serving the Community: Erik Noel, Midway Fire Rescue

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Erik Noel trained to be a firefighter and EMT in his home state of Ohio, but his mentor told him he’d have a better chance at finding a job if …


Channeling ‘Tribal Spirits’

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s marching band finished a grueling two-week summer camp on Aug. 7 with a preview performance of its new “Tribal …


Update: Georgetown gas leak repaired, road reopened UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 13, 2015 1:56 p.m.

A major Georgetown thoroughfare was shut down after construction crews breached a natural gas line.


Nurturing Neighbors: Paul Rickey

Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Paul Rickey


Pawleys Island Recycling Center closed after discovery of battery acid UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:12 a.m.

The “potentially hazardous substance” that caused emergency responders to close the Pawleys Island Recycling Center Thursday was …

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