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Community and Faith April 23

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:38 p.m.

Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like.  The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m.  All are welcome …


Andrews swears in new police chief

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:42 a.m.

The focal point of the April Andrews Town Council meeting centered around the swearing in of the town’s new police chief and his welcome to Andrews. …

Busses, bodies and blue hair UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:49 a.m.

This past weekend, Bunny, Momma and I spent the weekend doing major beach house cleaning and maintenance. Without a doubt it was the most beautiful weekend of the year and even though we were stuck cleaning and painting the three of us were well entertained by simply watching the folks on the beach and in the neighborhood.

Upcoming events April 23

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:35 p.m.

Forum - Citizens of Williamsburg County are invited to an Non-partisan Candidate Forum on Thursday, May 15, at the Williamsburg County Recreational Center, 2084 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree. This non-partisan, informational candidate forum will provide an opportunity for contested candidates to present their views on issues for …

KGES students take the lead in art and fitness

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:13 p.m.

Kenneth Gardner Elementary students received special recognitions for performance at the Honors Program held recently at the school. In addition to …

Taking back unwanted prescription drugs

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:57 a.m.

How many of us can testify to having a medicine cabinet filled with bottles of this and that, odds and ends, and gizmos galore? The "catch-all" cabinet usually includes a lengthy list of safe, convenient items that serve a purpose, even if just for occasional use. However, when it comes to expired prescription drugs, the potential for harm …


Volunteer appreciation luncheon

Monday, April 21, 2014 11:24 a.m.

Last week was National Volunteer Week across the country. Tidelands Community Hospice celebrated their volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation …


Failed Coast RTA program leaves 58 bus shelters with no place to go

Monday, April 21, 2014 11:19 a.m.

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments has a bunch of bus shelters it is trying to give away.


Mike Johnson elected to Hall of Fame

Monday, April 21, 2014 2:23 p.m.

Legendary Georgetown baseball coach Mike Johnson has been elected to the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.


Georgetown church helps African family pay for child’s heart surgery

Monday, April 21, 2014 11:21 a.m.

The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown has raised about $10,000 to help a family in Kenya pay for a heart operation for their 9- …


Two deadly fires in two days along South Strand

Sunday, April 20, 2014 4:46 p.m.

A 72-year-old Murrells Inlet man died Sunday - one day after he suffered severe injuries in a condominium fire in Murrells Inlet. Also on Sunday, a …

One dead, others hurt in Easter morning fire in Garden City UPDATED

Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:21 a.m.

A fire that killed one and injured others has now been brought under control. The fire began at about 4 a.m. in a "multi-family building" on Calhoun …

Four reportedly injured in Murrells Inlet condo fire

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:23 a.m.

A fire in Murrells Inlet this morning has resulted in four injuries with at least one person in serious condition.  The fire was reported shortly …


In support of Bob UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.

To the Editor:


Obituaries, April 18, 2014 UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Fannie Cuttino


GHS auditorium improvements underway

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:49 a.m.

Renovations for a state-of-the-art auditorium at Georgetown High School is two months ahead of schedule and should be ready in August for the 2014-15 …

Police Blotter: 12-year-old pulls knife

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:21 a.m.

A woman from Exodus Drive said her 13-year-old son was playing basketball at Plantersville Park April 11 when a 12-year-old pulled a knife on him. The two students attend school together at Carvers Bay Middle.


Trip whets students’ appetites for learning, lunch

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:10 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s 10th- and 11th-grade advanced Spanish classes used their critical thinking and social skills recently when they ventured …


Goggans announces his positions

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:29 a.m.

To the Editor:


Health insurance a perk for Georgetown City Council members

Friday, April 18, 2014 4:58 a.m.

Insurance has always been one of the costliest items in the City of Georgetown’s annual budget and as the 2014-15 budget is being put together it …


Three time winnersLibrary teens win national video contest...again

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:21 a.m.

With the help of the Georgetown Library, two local teens have turned their love of books into a riveting mini movie, and won a national prize for the …


Laura Dean to continue tennis career at Kennesaw State UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:35 a.m.

Laura Dean of Georgetown signed a scholarship to play tennis at Kennesaw State University on Wednesday morning.


Obituaries, April 16, 2014 UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:03 p.m.



Tough region has Bulldogs fighting for spot in Lower State tournament UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:57 p.m.

Georgetown High’s boys golf team is eyeing a spot in the Lower State team tournament.


Original Kings Highway valuable to local heritage

Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:07 a.m.

Whether you are on North Kings Highway or South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, you are not on the original road that was given that name.


Nina and Pinta arrive in Georgetown; open for tours through Sunday UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:15 a.m.

A.M. Sheehan/Times


Deputies uncover threat to bank, school UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:36 p.m.

On April 16, Georgetown County Sheriff’s investigators were notified, by Sheriff’s detention center personnel, about a possible threat to a local …


Booster Club prez reaching out beyond high school UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:50 a.m.

Brian Henry and his wife, Sassy, spent last weekend in Augusta, Ga., enjoying their annual trip to The Masters.


Pawleys Island leaders remember Mary McAllister

Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:25 a.m.

Pawleys Island Town Council remembered Mary McAllister, former council member, at its regular monthly meeting Monday night, April 14.


Inlet Lost at Sea Memorial brings tears and closure UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:17 a.m.

The sun’s warmth was not quite enough to dry the tears Sunday as one more name was officially added to the Lost at Sea Memorial at Morse Park Landing …

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