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Fast food robber caught

David Leland Yelton, 28 years old of 306 New River Road, Myrtle Beach, has been arrested in relation to the recent string of robberies of fast food restaurants on the Waccamaw Neck.

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Before his arrest, alleged fast food robber established pattern of fear

Wednesday, December 17, 2:28 p.m.

A two-month crime spree may have come to an end early this morning after law-enforcement officials arrested a 28-year-old Myrtle Beach man who they say robbed a series of restaurants at gunpoint.

260K of wastewater spills on street after main break

Wednesday, December 17, 5:42 a.m.

More than 250,000 gallons of wastewater was spilled on Front Street Dec. 15 after a wastewater main break caused a sanitary sewer overflow.


County optimistic about federal funds for port dredging

Wednesday, December 17, 5:43 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders hope at least $9 million in federal funding for the Georgetown Port dredging project will be included in a fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill, but, as of yet, neither U.S.


It’s beginning to look like a plantation Christmas

Wednesday, December 17, 5:47 a.m.

Hobcaw House is abuzz with activity this week as staff and volunteers prepare for the annual Plantation Christmas. “We are trying to convey, interpret and explain how the holidays were celebrated in...

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

County ratifies results of sales tax referendum

Friday, December 12, 3:27 a.m.

County leaders have taken the next step in levying a one-cent sales tax for capital projects approved by Georgetown County voters on Nov. 4.

Fire district’s budget has $177K shortfall

Thursday, December 11, 3:35 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire District is expected to approve its first deficit budget Monday, Dec. 15 after a 5:30 p.m. public hearing.


New Inlet Square owners to assess property

Thursday, December 11, 3:40 a.m.

While Inlet Square Mall now has a new management company, major changes to the regional shopping center — with the exception of Planet Fitness, which is scheduled to open in January — are months away.


Fundraiser helps community show it C.A.R.E.S.

Thursday, December 11, 3:44 a.m.

The Beaver Bar went to the animals and the kids on Nov. 29, as SC-C.A.R.E.S. put on its fundraiser, bringing gifts for the animals together with the people who care.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Rising sea level poses long-term challenge to South Strand beaches

Thursday, December 11, 3:52 a.m.

Beach erosion is occurring more slowly on South Strand beaches than elsewhere along the East Coast, but rising sea levels pose a long-range threat to beachfront homes and other structures in...

Brookgreen Gardens celebrating at Nights

Thursday, December 11, 3:53 a.m.

The 2014 debut of Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of A Thousand Candles was a rousing success.


J Peters Grill & Bar opens in Pawleys Island

Thursday, December 11, 3:54 a.m.

Reaching out his hand for a firm handshake, Jon Angell was all smiles as a dozen or more workers scurried around his new eatery, J Peters Grill & Bar, in Pawleys Island.


‘Lights of Love’ shining bright again

Monday, December 8, 5:25 a.m.

The “Lights of Love” tree is shining bright again, and Georgetown Hospital System’s Auxiliary is offering the public an opportunity to participate in its annual holiday fundraiser.

Georgetown & Andrews

Skinner awarded honorary Ph.D.

Wednesday, December 17, 5:45 a.m.

Sixty-four years after her first graduation from Limestone College, Georgetown’s Virginia Bruorton Skinner went through commencement exercises at the college again last week, this time as a guest of..

Another Hall of Fame for Tommy Smith Sr.

Wednesday, December 17, 5:44 a.m.

Georgetown County coaching legend Tommy Smith Sr. was inducted into the S.C. Football Coaches Hall of Fame Dec. 12.


Salvation Army preparing to make Christmas merry

Friday, December 12, 3:39 a.m.

Christmas is just two weeks away, and the Salvation Army is busy making sure needy kids in Georgetown County have presents to open Christmas morning.


Wedgefield tree lighting

Friday, December 12, 8:08 a.m.

Sports

A win and a loss at Waccamaw for the Bears

Friday, December 12, 9:00 a.m.

The Carvers Bay girls and boys basketball teams had a win and a loss on the road Dec. 9, as they traveled to Pawleys Island to face off with the Waccamaw Warriors.

Football players named to All-Region teams

Friday, December 12, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High School’s Michael Billings was named the Offensive Player of the Year in Region VII-AAA.


Wahoos place third at Columbia meet

Friday, December 12, 12:01 a.m.

Thirty YMCA/USA Wahoos made their presence known in Columbia at the YCSC December Invitational. The boys placed second overall, the girls placed third overall, and the combined team placed third...


Georgetown falls twice in tri-match

Friday, December 12, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s wrestling team was dominated by St. James and lost a hard-fought match to Berkeley at home on Dec. 9.

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Waccamaw Times

Chamber announces2015 Legislative Breakfast

Wednesday, December 17, 6:00 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2015 Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 8 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Lands End Restaurant, 444 Marina Dr. in Georgetown.

Inlet Outlook

Low Country War Birds host 47th meeting

Wednesday, December 17, 5:59 a.m.

It wasn’t the huge fish jumping out of the roof that caught the eye of passersby at The Litchfield Fish House Restaurant but a Viet Nam era Huey UH-1H helicopter parked next to the front door.

Georgetown Times

Bipartisan, bicoastal group of lawmakers calls on Coast Guard to keep facilities open

Thursday, November 27, 12:01 a.m.

Lawmakers want Coast Guard to not close facilities

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