Cotton King! - Local farmer debuts men’s wear made from locally grown cotton



Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:39 p.m.

There’s a new item being sold in the local shops around the southern part of South Carolina.


Caffe Piccolo supports early childhood education program

From staff reports

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:33 p.m.

Caffe Piccolo is the featured restaurant that will participate in “Dining For a Cause” to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids on Thursday, …

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.

James Charles, Jr., St. Stephen

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:00 p.m.

James Charles, Jr., St. Stephen - Funeral services for James Charles, Jr., conducted by Bishop Samuel Gibbs and Pastor Emmie Grant, were held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Canaan Pentecostal Church of St. Stephen. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Zion Cemetery of Russellville. Mr. Charles, 69, died Monday, June 29, 2015. …

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 …

Law enforcement searching for suspect in shooting UPDATED

Monday, July 20, 2015 1:38 p.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help regarding a July 18, shooting incident. According to a press release issued by Sheriff's Office Investigator/Public Information Officer Alex Edwards, deputies responded to a shooting incident that occurred at 44 Pickle Road in Salters. When deputies arrived they found the victim, …


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 …


Update: Police say Andrews men to face felony charges after fight over $4

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Police said an argument over $4 resulted in two trips to the hospital and a pair of felony charges for two Andrews men.

Lane man in jail after stabbing UPDATED

Sunday, July 19, 2015 7:19 a.m.

An argument between two men ended in a stabbing. According to a Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office arrest warrant, around midnight on July 18, …


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.

Kelli Van Vlake to wed Bruce Howard Jr.

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Michael Van Vlake of Georgetown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelli Ruth Van Vlake, to Bruce …


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 …

Georgetown County EMD named NOAA Weather-Ready Nation ambassador

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Emergency Management Division has been named an ambassador for NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation initiative.


Knights raises money for Memorial Wall

From staff reports

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:16 a.m.

The Knights of Columbus Assembly 3272 hosted a golf tournament on July 9 to raise money for the Georgetown County Veterans Memorial Wall.

Miss Sadie spent a ‘funday’ with Grandpa

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Well I reckon I’m a card-carrying Granddaddy now. I know Miss Sadie is almost 11 months now, but an experience that happened a couple weeks …



Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Friday, July 17

Golf results UPDATED

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Pawleys Plantation: Men’s results July 13


Grief camp provided new memories

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

On Saturday, June 27, Tidelands Community Hospice Foundation held “Good Mourning Day Camp” at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Pawleys …


Andrews Belles lose in state title game UPDATED

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:14 a.m.

The Andrews Belles dreams of a Dixie Youth state title came up one game short.


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. …

On the Drawing Board UPDATED

Drawing by Marshall Ramsey

Friday, July 17, 2015 2:36 p.m.


Fall hunts planned on Sandy Island Preserve

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:16 a.m.

For a fifth year, The Nature Conservancy and Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge are teaming up to host two big game hunts on Sandy Island Preserve.


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.

Letters to the Editor July 17

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Take a wrong, correct a wrong


Capt. Steve Roff Column: Thinking outside the bushel UPDATED

Friday, July 17, 2015 9:16 a.m.

If we conjure up some terms and images in our minds like “mortality rate,” “interstate trafficking,” “number 1s, …


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 …

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