City engineer resigns, cites ‘hostile work environment’

The City of Georgetown is now without an engineer, after Jonathan Heald resigned from his position on July 30, citing a “hostile work environment” as the reason for his immediate...

Debate over Andrews finances put at bay

Friday, July 31, 3:01 p.m.

Days of squabbling over finances for the Town of Andrews came to a stop – for now – after a heated, and often contentious, meeting that sometimes pitted councilmembers against the...

Drug-detection dog Liza begins career with Georgetown PD UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 12:01 p.m.

The newest addition to the Georgetown Police Department has a specialized skill set and extensive training, but she’s still waiting on her first collar.

City engineer resigns, cites ‘hostile work environment’ UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 1:12 p.m.

The City of Georgetown is now without an engineer, after Jonathan Heald resigned from his position on July 30, citing a “hostile work environment” as the reason for his immediate...

Luke Gordon wins O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am

Thursday, July 30, 9:04 p.m.

Pawleys Island surfer Luke Gordon made history July 19 as he became the first South Carolina resident to win the O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am.

Sokoloski column: Eat, drink and play ball UPDATED

Friday, July 31, 12:25 p.m.

You may have noticed that the sports page in the July 31 edition of The Georgetown Times was not in its usual spot on the front of the second section of the newspaper.

GHS tennis hosting tryouts and annnual social

Friday, July 31, 12:25 p.m.

Tryouts for the Georgetown High School tennis team will take place Aug. 12 and 13 at 5:30 p.m. at East Bay Park in Georgetown.

GHS football and golf teams hosting golf fundraiser

Friday, July 31, 12:26 p.m.

The Georgetown High School football and golf teams are co-sponsoring a golf tournament next month to raise money to buy needed equipment.

Pawleys Island kayak race

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Lower than normal participation turned the annual Pawleys Island Kayak Races into a single race on July 23. Sam Harrelson and BeBe Harrison were the masters winners; Eric Daniels was the...

Myrtle Beach man accepts plea deal in shooting death of Josh Pyatt

Thursday, July 30, 1:38 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach man will spend more than six years in prison after accepting a plea deal for his alleged role in the shooting death of a Pawleys Island man.

Sheriff’s office searching for Andrews men in sex crime investigation

Thursday, July 30, 2:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help locating two Andrews men who are suspected of committing sex crimes.

Trial date continued for Andrews man charged with child rape

Wednesday, July 29, 2:15 p.m.

The court date for an Andrews man accused of raping a pre-teen girl has been delayed, more than four years after the encounters between them allegedly occurred.

Lowcountry Lowdown: A week’s worth of Police Blotters

Sunday, July 26, 12:53 p.m.

If at first you don’t succeed ...

Chelsea Pope weds Jordan Dail

Friday, July 31, 9:01 a.m.

Chelsea Alexis Pope and Jordan Ray Dail were united in marriage on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Parker’s Pond Plantation in Andrews. The 6 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jerry...

Andrews man dead after 2-vehicle crash

Thursday, July 30, 7:54 p.m.

An Andrews man is dead after a two-vehicle collision that occurred near the Georgetown and Williamsburg county line.

Firefighters to get new health insurance

Thursday, July 30, 4:54 p.m.

Firefighters with the Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District will be getting a new health insurance provider.

County takes first action against Waccamaw Neck billboards

Thursday, July 30, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders took the first official action July 28 to ban all billboards along US Highway 17 on the Waccamaw Neck.

Plantersville Summer Academy concludes 6th year

Friday, July 31, 1:26 p.m.

On July 21, Plantersville Summer Academy, a youth enrichment program for 236 students, invited parents of attending students for an Observation Day.

New homes fill ‘need’ in Georgetown housing market

Thursday, July 30, 4:54 p.m.

Future homeowners will have more options than ever before with the construction of 42 new houses in Georgetown.

Business briefs

Thursday, July 30, 9:01 a.m.

Coldwell Banker Chicora Real Estate

Habitat to open new ReStore Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 29, 3:01 p.m.

The doors of Habitat for Humanity Georgetown County’s ReStore at 1907 Hampton Court will close July 30. But thrifters and upcyclers need not worry – the store will reopen in a new...

Letters to the editor

Friday, July 24, 9:01 a.m.

Good Samaritans on the road

Bill Crowther Guest Column: When it comes to off-shore drilling,emotions shouldn’t rule over sound science

Wednesday, July 29, 9:01 a.m.

Moving forward with seismic surveying off South Carolina’s coast is the right decision. It’s a decision guided by sound science, in the best interest of the economy and backed by...

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Friday, July 31, 12:28 p.m.

Columbia veteran claims Georgetown residence to defraud VA

Wednesday, July 29, 4:21 p.m.

It’s a long drive from Georgetown to Columbia. No one knows that better than Bobby Joe Haynes, who has pleaded guilty to defrauding veterans’ affairs by claiming mileage...

Woman suffers ‘minor injuries’ in S.C. shark attack

Monday, July 27, 10:08 a.m.

Colleton County officials say a woman suffered minor injuries when she was bitten by a small shark at Edisto Beach.

Report: Kids’ well-being improves slightly in South Carolina

Tuesday, July 21, 3:41 p.m.

The overall wellbeing of South Carolina’s children has improved slightly, even while poverty continues to worsen, according to a national report released Tuesday.

Photo of black official helping man at KKK rally goes viral

Monday, July 20, 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 will be a catalyst for people to work toward...

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