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Tropical storm warning issued

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclone of the Atlantic season formed.

Half a century apart to the day, sea rescues come to define heroic efforts of Jordan family

Friday, May 27, 6:01 p.m.

Being in the right place at the right time might be a coincidence for some, but for a Georgetown family of fishermen, it seems to be their fate.

Georgetown County defers action on outdoor shooting ranges

Friday, May 27, 8:01 a.m.

People who are awaiting approval of outdoor shooting ranges in Georgetown County will have to wait a while longer.


Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years

Friday, May 27, 3:35 p.m.

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm...


Gov. Haley to headline Boyd event at DeBordieu

Thursday, May 26, 9:19 p.m.

Reese Boyd for South Carolina State Senate today announced Gov. Nikki Haley as the guest of honor at a reception on Tuesday, May 31. The reception will be held at the DeBordieu Clubhouse, located...

Wahoos continue to cut times in the pool

The Georgetown YMCA/USA Wahoos hosted Beaufort, Hartsville and Sumter on May 21 for a YMCA Swim League Meet.

AHS’ Wanyae Moore signs with Spartanburg Methodist

Andrews High’s Wanyae Moore signed to play basketball at Spartanburg Methodist College on May 24.


Nine-time state champion headed to Clemson

Waccamaw High’s Amelia Jones signed to run for Clemson University on May 25.


Memorial Day signals return of American Legion baseball

Every summer, Georgetown and Waccamaw high school baseball players participate in the Junior American Legion season.

Georgetown deputies searching for alleged armed robber

Deputies are asking for information that could lead to the arrest of a man who allegedly robbed a Choppee community general store.

Police: Men, boy robbed Georgetown man at gunpoint

Police said two men and a boy were arrested less than one minute after a city man reported he was robbed at gunpoint near a Georgetown shopping center.


Solicitor drops charge against Georgetown Councilman Sheldon Butts

More than six months after he was arrested on a felony child sex crime charge, the case against a Georgetown City Council member has been dropped.


Teen arrested in North Charleston shooting death

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A North Charleston teenager has been arrested in the shooting death of a man last month.

Tidelands Health Foundation annual gala raises money for Tidelands Community Care Network

A magical night was had by all who attended the Tidelands Health Foundation Rhapsody in Blue Gala on May 21 at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club.

Pets of the Week

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


Health screenings set for Georgetown

Residents living in and around the Georgetown area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings...


Georgetown County breaks ground on Northwest Regional Recreation Center

Georgetown County officials and residents had cause to celebrate as they gathered for a ceremonial breaking of ground at the site of the future Northwest Regional Recreation Center.

Georgetown County students go high tech at fair

Demonstrating their critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills, hundreds of Georgetown County School students gathered at Waccamaw Intermediate School May 20 for the...

Business News Roundup: Wild Birds Unlimited opens in Surfside

Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop


Burch earns rifle team recognition

Jennifer Burch, a Citadel rifle team senior, was voted CoSIDA first-team Academic All-District.


Coastal Montessori Charter School of Pawleys Island presents “Go Fish!”

Letters to the editor

Golf with Lions for good cause

Robbin Bruce Column: You can have a great burger, but memories make it even better

If you think about it, there is nothing closer to a religious experience, without being one, than the perfect cheeseburger.

Album review: Cyndi Lauper’s Detour is a road well traveled

Cyndi Lauper’s nearly four-decade career has taken her in many directions – rockabilly, pop, dance and the blues.

PG-rated ‘Angry Birds’ flocks to No. 1 over R-rated ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Nice Guys’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain America” has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. “The Angry Birds Movie” soared to $39 million in its debut...


Museum celebrates Star Trek at 50 with artifacts, tribbles

SEATTLE (AP) — It’s been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle’s EMP Museum is marking the...


Who’s performing live May 19-25 in the South Strand? See the schedules here

Thursday

Tiger shark caught for 2nd time by same fisherman

It seems a huge tiger shark named Chessie likes the South Carolina coast.

Business slice: Golf cart ban this weekend in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A ban on golf carts on the streets in some parts of Myrtle Beach will be in effect during the upcoming holiday weekend, a move one rental company says will take a...


Coroner: Body found in South Carolina marsh is missing woman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that a body found in a marsh on James Island over the weekend is that of an 80-year-old woman who disappeared a day earlier.


SC woman dies in zip-line accident in Utah

PROVO, Utah — Authorities have identified a woman who died while riding a zip line at a Utah resort.

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