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Georgetown native holds summer camp for local children

Monday, July 25, 8:56 a.m.

Queen Earlene’s Uplifting Children’s Camp continues to be a sought after summer camp for Georgetown youth.

Georgetown Coroner’s Office IDs body found floating in Black River in Andrews

Sunday, July 24, 4:59 p.m.

The coroner’s office has identified a woman whose body was discovered yesterday floating in the Black River.


New Georgetown Administrator Paul Gardner discusses role at city’s helm

Sunday, July 24, 1:47 p.m.

Even though he’s been on the job for less than two weeks, City Administrator and former Police Chief Paul Gardner said he expects big things from Georgetown and from himself.


Body found in Black River in Andrews

Saturday, July 23, 12:56 p.m.

Authorities have reported finding a body floating in the Black River off of Big Dam Swamp Road in Andrews.

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Wahoos use home-pool advantage to shine at state meet

The Georgetown County Family YMCA hosted 160 swimmers and their families on July 15-16 for the YMCA Summer Swim League championship meet.

County joins USA Football Heads Up Football

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation is joining the USA Football Heads Up Football.


Chris Sokoloski column: Saving young arms

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently decided to force states to regulate how many pitches a baseball player can throw in a game and how much time must pass before a...


Pelicans Ballpark hosting professional softball games

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark will host the Pennsylvania Rebellion, a National Pro Fastpitch women’s softball team, in games on July 28 and...

Georgetown man charged with animal cruelty after deputies report finding dead, starved, vicious dogs

Sheriff’s deputies said a county resident was arrested after they found emaciated, vicious and dead dogs on his North Town property.

Georgetown deputies searching for men who allegedly stole steaks from Pawleys Island grocery

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly stole “a large rack of steaks” from a Pawleys Island grocery...


Deputies: Murrells Inlet man tried to rob woman at knifepoint

Sheriff’s deputies said a Murrells Inlet man was arrested after he used a knife to try to rob a woman who was giving him a ride.


A clean break, going through the roof and more from the Police Blotter

A clean break

Citizens bring concerns about burials, water bills and more to Andrews Council meeting

A steady stream of residents came before the Andrews Town Council July 21, asking for assistance with everything from trash and debris removal, the overcharging of utility services by an area...

Tricia Hood weds Austin Rowell

Tricia Victoria Hood and Austin Jeffords Rowell, both of Pawleys Island, were united in marriage on June 10, 2016.


Tidelands Health earns top award for fit friendly

Studies show that healthy employees are more engaged employees. For its commitment to employee partner wellness, fitness and satisfaction, Tidelands Health has been named a “Platinum-Level...


Dana Eaddy Oliver, John Carman Kirk Jr. to marry

Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Dana Eaddy Oliver and John Carman Kirk Jr.

Business Briefs

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Georgetown businesses show appreciation for law enforcement

The Georgetown Business Association has declared the month of July as Law Enforcement Appreciation Month.


Smith Medical Clinic in Pawleys Island and Georgetown seeking volunteers as it grows

After recently opening a new location in Georgetown and soon moving into a larger building in Pawleys Island, Smith Medical Clinic is seeking more volunteers to help with day-to-day operations.


Gentle Dentistry opens second location

Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gentle Dentistry on Thursday, July 7, at 301 N. Church St. in Georgetown.

Letters to the editor

Beware of barbecued bugs

Take down the fishin’ pole

Ripples float endlessly across the lake as a large frog croaks in the distance.

Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5. Wednesday and Friday evenings, music fills the air with...

Julia Franks next author on Moveable Feast tour

Julia Franks is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour. Franks will be the guest at the July 22 event, set for Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island. She will discuss her book,...


Photographer Tim Taylor shares work at Waccamaw Library

Tim Taylor, a retired teacher turned photographer, will be showcasing his photographs at the Waccamaw Neck Library during the month of July.


Waccamaw Library set to show movies in July

If you enjoy watching top-notch new and classic films on the big screen with others, then the Waccamaw Neck Library in Pawleys Island will soon be your hot spot.

10 months after storm, 23 roads closed due to dam failure

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Almost 10 months after historic rains drenched South Carolina, 23 roads around the state remain closed because of dam failures.

Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ants in South Carolina, Georgetown

A dangerously prolific invasive ant species, which first surfaced in the United States almost 15 years ago, has been spreading throughout the South ever since and is now on the verge of entering...


Mom charged with drowning infant; family says she loved boy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman drowned her 6-week-old baby in a pond at an outlet mall in Myrtle Beach.


Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New state numbers show the average South Carolinian has had their personal information compromised by computer hackers at least once in the past five years.

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