All 4 Paws animal shelter sends abandoned ‘spokes-doggy’ to new home UPDATED

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:07 a.m.

When Emma the scottish terrier collapsed on the side of the road in Andrews, the All 4 Paws animal shelter revived her.


Public schools to start classes Aug. 20 UPDATED

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:01 a.m.

As the summer comes to a close, teachers and students are preparing for their return to school.


Religious community rallies together to support the Rev. Dr. Goff

Friday, July 24, 2015 1:01 p.m.

A favored son is coming home, and the community is waiting with open arms.

Horry County police shoot man they say threatened family UPDATED

Associated Press

Friday, July 24, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Horry County authorities say a man has been shot to death by a police officer after the man threatened his family with a gun.


Adult prom to benefit assisted living home UPDATED

Friday, July 24, 2015 2:43 p.m.

For many, prom is an event sealed in memories and high school yearbooks, but Georgetown resident Kareem Judson is bringing prom night to adults 21 …


Earthwatch teens research rising tides

Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Eight teens from Los Angeles spent two weeks traipsing through the swamps at the Hobcaw Barony wildlife reserve, all in the name of science.


Murrells Inlet family charged with weapons violation 2 months after drug arrest UPDATED

Thursday, July 23, 2015 3:15 p.m.

Less than two months after they were arrested on drug-related charges, a Murrells Inlet family was charged again, this time with having possession of …

Official: Dozens of federal charges for accused Charleston church shooter UPDATED

By Meg Kinnard

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 3:01 p.m.

A federal law enforcement official say the man accused of slaying nine black church members in Charleston last month has been indicted on dozens of …


City begins preparations for Five Points repaving

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

The construction that has begun at the intersection of Highmarket and Fraser streets marks the beginning of four months’ worth of work near …


Spokesperson: Steel mill to close Aug. 13 UPDATED

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:01 a.m.

ArcelorMittal’s Georgetown steel mill will close its doors Aug. 13.

2 teen girls killed, 4 others hurt in Myrtle Beach wreck

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:42 a.m.

Two teen girls have died and at least four other people were taken to hospitals after a wreck in Myrtle Beach.

S.C. woman charged with sexual misconduct with juvenile inmate

Associated Press

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:59 a.m.

A Taylors woman is accused of having sexual relations with a juvenile inmate at the Greenville group home where she worked.

Food page coming soon to the Georgetown Times UPDATED

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:20 a.m.

Your local news team, South Strand News, is excited to announce we will soon be launching a food page in the Georgetown Times!

Report: Kids’ well-being improves slightly in South Carolina

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:41 p.m.

The overall wellbeing of South Carolina’s children has improved slightly, even while poverty continues to worsen, according to a national …

South Carolina unemployment rate drops slightly in June UPDATED

Associated Press

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Unemployment in South Carolina dropped slightly last month, after a slight uptick in May.

Teen shot to death on Hilton Head Island

Associated Press

Monday, July 20, 2015 11:25 a.m.

Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting death of a teen found at a beach access on Hilton Head Island.

Haley: After Chattanooga shootings, armed officers to likely guard SC military installations

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Monday, July 20, 2015 4:06 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley says armed officers will likely guard military instillations across South Carolina following last …


Heat advisory issued for Georgetown County

From staff reports

Monday, July 20, 2015 10:29 a.m.

The National Weather Service station in Wilmington, North Carolina, has issued a heat advisory for this afternoon and warned that temperatures could …


Man on a mission ‘crosses’ Georgetown

Monday, July 20, 2015 11:23 a.m.

Steve Epp carried a 35-pound wooden cross against his shoulders as he walked over Georgetown’s Great Pee Dee River bridge on July 14. On a …

Photo of black official helping man at KKK rally goes viral UPDATED

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Monday, July 20, 2015 7:42 p.m.

The black director of South Carolina’s public safety agency says he hopes a photo that shows him helping a white man wearing a racist T-shirt …


City prepares for downtown parking study

Saturday, July 18, 2015 10:01 a.m.

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications from design and consultation firms to complete a parking study of the core commercial district. …


No injuries in fire that consumed shed in Georgetown Historic District UPDATED

Saturday, July 18, 2015 5:39 p.m.

No injuries were reported but a shed was destroyed in a weekend fire that took place in the Georgetown Historic District.


July 16 Music in the Park UPDATED

Friday, July 17, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Each month, the Georgetown Business Association hosts two free "Music in the Park" events with live music at Francis Marion Park in Georgetown. At …


Update: Andrews man in ‘serious condition’ after single-vehicle crash

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:25 p.m.

Be sure to check our gallery for exclusive photos of the rescue and crash site. …


Tinubu appointed Mitney Project board chair

From staff reports

Friday, July 17, 2015 1:45 p.m.

Gloria Tinubu has been appointed the new chairperson of The Mitney Project’s board of directors.


GHS teacher finds success with DonorsChoose.org

Friday, July 17, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Enter Urica Brown’s science classroom at Georgetown High School this fall and one may see a room full of crime scene investigators rather than …


Video shows great white feeding off coast of Georgetown (w/ video) UPDATED

Friday, July 17, 2015 11:39 a.m.

Sharks have been in the news quite a bit lately, with several reports of shark bites in the Carolinas (scroll down for links to additional stories).

Audit finds 327 disabled South Carolina residents were overcharged for care

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:04 p.m.

South Carolina’s inspector general says hundreds of people with disabilities are being overcharged for their care in group homes.

Judge sets trial date for suspect in Charleston church shooting

By Bruce Smith

Associated Press

Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:35 p.m.

The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July, a judge ruled Thursday.


Community honors late gardner Ali Hitchcock

Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:20 a.m.

Smiles and tears shared time July 12 as Ali Hitchcock’s friends, former co-workers and family members did what Ali did each year – got …

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