On International Overdose Awareness Day, advocates, families hope to change stigma of addiction

Wednesday, August 31, 10:00 a.m.

While Wednesday, Aug. 31, marks International Overdose Awareness Day, law enforcement, medical and legal professionals agree the frequency of opioid overdoses in Georgetown County, South Carolina...

Strand Cinema in Georgetown celebrates women’s right to vote

Wednesday, August 31, 9:56 a.m.

Celebrating the 96th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S., the Strand Cinema in Georgetown is offering a special screening of a 2015 movie titled,...

Georgetown Kraft Credit Union celebrates the opening of new main branch

Tuesday, August 30, 2:30 p.m.

Sixty-four years ago, Georgetown Kraft Credit Union had only 200 members and just $4,000 in assets. My, how things have changed.

Florida storm track edges closer to South Carolina

Tuesday, August 30, 8:59 a.m.

The forecast track of a storm spinning off Florida shifted farther north overnight, which would bring soon-to-be tropical storm Hermine or Ian closer to the South Carolina coast on Friday. But...

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Andrews outlasts Hanahan 42-35

Andrews and Hanahan combined for 909 yards of offense on Friday night, but two fourth-quarter touchdowns gave the Yellow Jackets the 42-35 victory.

Warriors hold off Sharks 19-17

Waccamaw High junior Antrix Green rushed for 204 yards to lead the Warriors to a 19-17 win over St. James on Friday night.

SALTT looking for more student-anglers

The Student Angler League Tournament Trail is hosting a registration event in Myrtle Beach next month.

Bears upend Bulldogs

For the first time in three years, Carvers Bay beat Georgetown on Friday night.

Georgetown police charge 2 after overdose call

Police arrested a couple on a litany of drug charges after they and other emergency units responded to a local hotel for a medical emergency.

UPDATE: Georgetown man’s life sentence came after a series of crimes

A county man was sentenced to life in prison this week after a Georgetown County jury found him guilty on charges that stemmed from an armed robbery in early 2015.

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Near the end of a funeral, a man walked over to a female friend’s vehicle and started it to give the air-conditioning time to cool off the car.

DEU: Three Georgetown County residents charged with making, disposing of meth materials

Three county residents were arrested, agents said, after an investigation into disturbance calls resulted in the discovery of methamphetamine precursors and waste products.

Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital earns national award for cardiac care

For the fourth consecutive year, Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital has earned a prestigious award from the American College of Cardiology for cardiac care.

Pets of the week

St. Frances Animal Center of Georgetown has animals in need of homes. The Georgetown Times features Pets of the Week each Wednesday.

Report: Clown spotted trying to lure kids into woods

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A neighborhood in South Carolina is reporting that people dressed as clowns have been seen trying to lure children into the woods.

Tidelands Health, in partnership with HealthSouth, plans new rehab hospital in Little River

Georgetown-based Tidelands Health announced Monday morning that it will enter into a partnership with HealthSouth Corp. – a move that will include joint ownership of Tidelands’...

Wicked Fitness up and drumming for school fundraiser

People searching for a new workout can try the latest craze called Pound — a cardio jam session inspired by the fun of playing drums — while helping local students.

Garden City Furniture VP Joey Ray named to magazine’s Forty Under 40 class

Atlanta-based Home Furnishings Business magazine has named Joey Ray, vice president of Garden City Furniture Inc., as a member of its 2016 Forty Under 40 honorees.

Presidential pen pal: Obama exchanges letters with McDonald Elementary School student

When McDonald Elementary School second-grader Sean Bryson Thomas needed an excuse to miss school on his upcoming birthday, he bypassed his parents and did the next best thing — he sent a...

Myrtle Beach International Airport to unveil Quiet Room for those with autism

Champion Autism Network, the Horry County Airport Administration and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the official opening of the new Myrtle Beach International Airport...

Johnston next author on Moveable Feast tour

T.D. Johnston is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour, set for Aug. 26 at Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

Coastal Carolina University Jazz Combo to perform at Brookgreen Gardens

Visitors to Brookgreen Gardens have experienced the sights and sounds of this unique, scenic location, but now they have a chance to experience it in a whole new way.

Hostess launches Deep-Fried Twinkies as first frozen treat

NEW YORK (AP) — The deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the state fair to the home freezer.

Clay Brown in concert at Hobcaw Barony

CLASS Productions presents “Clay Brown Salutes the Greats of Soul and Motown” in concert at Kimbel Lodge, Hobcaw Barony, from 3 to 5 p.m on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Study: Aerospace in South Carolina has $19 billion impact

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new study shows that the growing aerospace industry in South Carolina now pumps $19 billion into the state’s economy.

Homicide investigation: Man shot, killed near Conway

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Horry County police are investigating the shooting death of man near Conway.

Settlement being worked out in Slager legal fee dispute

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A dispute over legal fees for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is being settled out of court.

Years in the making: Francis Marion Forest plan released

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new management plan for the sprawling Francis Marion National Forest between Charleston and Myrtle Beach has been released outlining how the forest will be...

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