A girl and a twirl: Georgetown middle-schooler brings home national baton-twirling championship (with video) UPDATED

Friday, August 7, 2015 9:49 a.m.

It’s an exciting time in Tanner Grace Rogerson’s life.


Fill dirt project taking Georgetown’s 700 block to new level UPDATED

Friday, August 7, 2015 12:01 p.m.

A month shy of the two year anniversary of the Front Street fire, preliminary construction has begun on the burned 700 block.


Alligator puts Pawleys in spotlight

Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

An alligator, a video and social media combined to draw the nation’s attention to Pawleys Island as August began.


Coastal Montessori announces staff changes for 2015-16

From staff reports

Thursday, August 6, 2015 5:11 p.m.

Coastal Montessori Charter School in Pawleys Island has announced the addition of two lead teachers and two teaching assistants, as well as some …


Pawleys Island gearing up for possible election

Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

All five seats on Pawleys Island Town Council, including the mayor’s, are up for re-election this year, but that doesn’t mean …


Tidelands Health to open community resource center in Georgetown

From staff reports

Thursday, August 6, 2015 9:49 p.m.

Tidelands Health will open a first-of-its-kind community resource center in Georgetown, bringing together medical care, social services and wellness …


Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings set out on lifelong voyage UPDATED

Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The crowd at Garden City Beach got a rare treat Aug. 2 as members of the South Carolina United Turtle Enthusiasts took an inventory of a loggerhead …


City engineer poses allegations against administrator in resignation; council, staff mum

Thursday, August 6, 2015 8:01 p.m.

While the City of Georgetown council members and staff are refusing to comment on the sudden resignation of City Engineer Jonathan Heald, they have, …

Heat advisory in effect for Georgetown Co., NE S.C.

Associated Press

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Dangerous heat is back in South Carolina.


New Sandy Island school boat arrives UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 9:08 a.m.

Parents of Georgetown County School District students traveling to and from Sandy Island via school boat can stop worrying. After years of debate …


Reports from the Andrews Town Council meeting UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 5:01 a.m.

In the aftermath of conflicts over the Town of Andrews financial books, Councilwoman Sudha Patel apologized for some council members’ …


Sea turtle hatchlings venture into ocean UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dozens of beachgoers gathered July 31 and Aug. 2 to witness loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings venturing from their nests on Pawleys Island out into …


The Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff awarded Order of the Palmetto, key to city UPDATED

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 1:01 p.m.

The gymnasium at the Beck Recreation Center never looked better on July 31 when hundreds, including Gov. Nikki Haley, gathered in their Sunday best …

Georgetown listed as one of ‘15 Most Charming Towns in South Carolina’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 11:21 a.m.

The downtown area of a city is home to community events and parades, local storefronts and eateries, historic buildings, and more.


Serving the Community: Eli Shegog, UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Eli Shegog of Murrells Inlet grew up watching his father and grandfather at New Concord Fire Station in Ohio.

Defense seeks bail for former N. Charleston officer charged with Walter Scott’s murder

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:31 p.m.

A white former South Carolina policeman charged in the slaying of a black motorist presents little danger to the community and little risk of fleeing …

South Carolina gay marriage plaintiffs seek almost $250K

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 1:52 p.m.

Two couples who challenged South Carolina’s gay marriage ban want to be reimbursed by the state almost a quarter-million dollars in attorney …


Serving the Community — Lt. Shane Singletary — Georgetown Fire Department

Monday, August 3, 2015 9:16 a.m.

While many who enter the emergency services profession do so with the idea of serving their communities, Lt. Shane Singletary has represented the …


Authorities say 1 taken to hospital after crash near DeBordieu community

From staff reports

Monday, August 3, 2015 1:36 p.m.

Emergency crews said one person was taken to the hospital after an apparent two-vehicle crash left one of them overturned on the side of the road. …

Police investigating shooting death of S.C. teen

Associated Press

Monday, August 3, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Police are investigating a weekend shooting in Marlboro County that killed a teenager.


Pawleys alligator becomes national sensation UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 5:52 p.m.

An alligator, a video and social media combined to capture the nation’s attention.


Deputies: Garden City man arrested after firing gun during argument with son UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:04 a.m.

Deputies said a Garden City man was arrested after shooting inside his own house during a quarrel with his teenage son.


City receives $1M for stormwater repair

Sunday, August 2, 2015 7:00 a.m.

The City of Georgetown will soon be picking up a long-forgotten stormwater repair project, thanks to funds the city recently obtained through a …


Online school graduate looking to future UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 5:02 p.m.

Katlyn Bunch of Georgetown is a recent high school graduate, but she didn’t attend a traditional high school — she attended a virtual …


MI2020 seeks volunteers for cleanup events

Friday, July 31, 2015 4:54 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020 is seeking volunteers for weekly or monthly clean-up events starting this fall.


Gov. Haley awards the Rev. Dr. Goff Order of the Palmetto UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 5:34 p.m.

Amongst hundreds of his friends and family, the Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr., a Georgetown son and the interim pastor at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, …


Salkehatchie campers repair area homes

Friday, July 31, 2015 4:53 p.m.

Rudolph “Tank” Brown was born in the house he has called home for 51 years, but his Murrells Inlet residence had fallen on some hard …


Debate over Andrews finances put at bay UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Days of squabbling over finances for the Town of Andrews came to a stop – for now – after a heated, and often contentious, meeting that …


Drug-detection dog Liza begins career with Georgetown PD UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The newest addition to the Georgetown Police Department has a specialized skill set and extensive training, but she’s still waiting on her …


Nurturing Neighbors: Dr. Martin Rosol

Friday, July 31, 2015 4:55 p.m.

Dr. Martin Rosol

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