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Sheriff’s office offers area law enforcement shot at firearms simulation training

Monday, April 20, 11:54 a.m.

This week, the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has been giving themselves and other area law enforcement agencies a shot at honing their skills in situations that are, or can be, dangerous.

Conquering cancer: Despite diagnosis, Andrews woman gives hope to others

Monday, April 20, 9:51 a.m.

Most people don’t smile while receiving chemotherapy to treat a mysterious stage IV cancer, but Whitney Cox is not most people.

Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man in connection to alleged Murrells Inlet liquor store burglary

Monday, April 20, 4:37 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be connected to a reported burglary at a Murrells Inlet liquor store.

Post and Courier - South Strand sister paper - wins Pulitzer

Monday, April 20, 4:15 p.m.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Garden party to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids

Saturday, April 18, 9:01 a.m.

Miss Ruby’s Kids annual garden party fundraiser will be held April 26 at Kimbels at Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet.

Nurturing Neighbors: Joan Kreikemeier

Thursday, April 16, 8:56 a.m.

Joan Kreikemeier

MI2020 board, advisors working together toward same goals

Thursday, April 16, 1:01 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020’s board of directors and advisory council — at nearly full strength — gathered around the table April 8 to hear good news about ongoing and completed projects – and to also...

Local law enforcement buys, budgets for body cams

Tuesday, April 14, 11:00 p.m.

Although the officer-involved shooting in North Charleston has thrust the idea of police body cameras back into the national conversation, for some regional agencies, that conversation has already...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

1 injured, 1 home destroyed in Litchfield blaze

Thursday, April 16, 3:27 p.m.

Firefighters worked through the night to quell a Litchfield blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another and sent a woman to the hospital April 15.

Serving the Community: Ryan Curtis

Thursday, April 16, 3:01 p.m.

Ryan Curtis followed his grandfather into firefighting.

Tastes at Pawleys set for April 26 at Precious Blood Church

Thursday, April 16, 8:55 a.m.

People who attend the sixth annual Tastes at Pawleys event will enjoy samples from local restaurants while listening to live music and sharing time with friends.

Council turns to condemnation to keep underground wire project in tact

Thursday, April 16, 3:01 p.m.

Pawleys Island Town Council voted to begin the condemnation process on a piece of a property that is throwing a wrench in the project to move the island’s power and cable television wires underground.

Georgetown & Andrews

Workshop on business security scheduled

Sunday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.

Own a small business or run a non-profit in Georgetown County? Security — both virtual and physical — is a rapidly growing issue that many organizations face.

State, local agencies set stage for police-worn body cams

Saturday, April 18, 12:01 p.m.

While the state Legislature moves closer to making body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers mandatory, another area agency has taken steps that may put it ahead of the curve.

100 days left in Bunnelle-United Way matching grant

Saturday, April 18, 4:01 p.m.

New donations to the Black River United Way are getting a boost thanks to a grant from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation.

Agencies confirm chemical release at International Paper

Friday, April 17, 7:01 a.m.

Multiple national, state and local agencies were contacted after a chemical known to be toxic in high doses exceeded legal limits from International Paper’s Georgetown mill in late March, an...


Soccer: St. James beats North Myrtle Beach

Saturday, April 18, 12:01 p.m.

The St. James’ varsity soccer team beat North Myrtle Beach 4-3 on April 11 on penalty kicks.

Softball: Lady Sharks lose to Conway

Saturday, April 18, 6:01 a.m.

The St. James softball team recently beat Pleasure Ridge Park, Kentucky, and lost to Conway.

WHS winning streak snapped in Mingo Bay tournament

Friday, April 17, 6:01 p.m.

Winning four out of five games, the Waccamaw Warriors baseball team captured second place in the Danny Isaac Division A bracket of the Mingo Bay Classic Tournament held at Warrior Field April 7-11.

WHS’ best-kept softball secret signs with Spartanburg Methodist

Friday, April 17, 3:08 p.m.

Waccamaw High School senior outfielder and shortstop Olivia Dunlap signed her letter of intent April 14 to take the field for Spartanburg Methodist College when she graduates this year.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Mark A. Stevens column: The (Dirt) Devil made me do it – or maybe not

Friday, April 10, 8:51 a.m.

I was surprised when I saw it – a childsize (because it's made for a child) Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner.

Inlet Outlook

Smith Medical Clinic a gem for our local community

Wednesday, April 8, 8:46 a.m.

Pawleys Island delights visitors and snowbirds alike with its beauty, history and charm.  Travel writers have dubbed it a gem, but it’s not the only gem in Georgetown County.

Georgetown Times

Program hopes to break generational poverty in Georgetown County

Wednesday, April 15, 12:01 a.m.

Generational poverty and unemployment, along with the lack of a pool of qualified entry-level workers, are issues needing solutions.

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