Update: 1 extricated after wreck in East Georgetown

Wednesday, May 4, 8:22 a.m.

UPDATED Wednesday, May 4, 2016 8:55 am

Rescue workers are responding to an intersection in East Georgetown after two vehicles collided Wednesday morning.

Georgetown County hosts Redfish tournament

Wednesday, May 4, 8:01 a.m.

For the fourth week in a row, Georgetown County and the Carroll Ashmore Campbell Marine Complex played host to a large group of anglers eager to fish the waters of the Lowcountry for a bounty of...

Co-host of ‘The Talk’ to be guest speaker for sorority event in Georgetown

Wednesday, May 4, 8:01 a.m.

Members of the local chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority have had some well-known guests at past events, including Tori Scarborough, who served on President Barack Obama’s staff, former...

Deputies: Georgetown man found stabbed, arrested on multiple charges

Tuesday, May 3, 5:01 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a county man on a litany of charges — allegations of possessing stolen property, an attempted child sex crime and a weapons violation — one week...

Softball: Carvers Bay and Andrews win, Georgetown loses

Carvers Bay and Andrews won on Monday night in a playoff elimination games, at the same time Georgetown was losing to force an elimination game.

GHS junior varsity soccer team wraps up stellar season

When Georgetown High School’s junior varsity boys soccer team won five games in 2015, it was considered a successful year because the team had often suffered through winless seasons.

Applications available for public alligator hunting and special WMA seasons

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is now accepting online applications for the public alligator and Wildlife Management Area alligator hunting seasons.

Baseball and softball teams extend seasons

Six Georgetown County baseball and softball teams needed playoffs wins on Monday night to keep their seasons alive.

1 dead in shooting at apartments near Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at an apartment complex near Coastal Carolina University in Conway.

Deputies: Georgetown man charged after 9-year-old boy found walking alone on bridge

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a county man and charged with him child neglect the day after they found a 9-year-old child walking across a U.S. Highway 17 bridge.

Mother of 5 slain kids: SC agency could have stopped deaths

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The mother of five South Carolina children allegedly killed by their father in 2014 says the state’s social services agency knew the father was a threat and did...

Georgetown police arrest man suspected in South State Bank robbery

Police said a tip led to the arrest of an Andrews man suspected of robbing a city bank more than three months ago.

Clash at meeting over transgender bathrooms at Horry County Board of Education meeting

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — About 500 people turned out, some of them singing and shouting to drown out others, as the Horry County Board of Education discussed the use of bathrooms by transgender...

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.

Gibbs Museum topic of 1st Thursday Program

Friends of the Waccamaw Library’s adult-educaiotn series “1st Thursday” will continue Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library when Zinnia Willits,...

Georgetown trailer fire sends 19-year-old to hospital

Firefighters were able to contain a kitchen fire in a city trailer park within minutes of their arrival, but the fire still resulted in a woman being sent to the hospital.

Georgetown Middle substitute teacher Lucretia Holmes wins best in state award

For the second straight year, Georgetown Middle School is home to the Kelly Educational Staffing Services S.C. Substitute Teacher of Year.

CEO: Mercom expansion could lure businesses to Pawleys Island, Georgetown County

Stella Mercado, owner of Pawleys Island-based Mercom Corp., said she is excited about a $6 million expansion that includes a technology park and the addition of more than 150 new jobs.

Rookie teacher of the Year finalists named for Georgetown County

From staff reports

St. James High in Murrells Inlet to present ‘Legally Blonde the Musical’

Local high school students are gearing up to present a fun, upbeat musical comedy about a sorority girl who overcomes stereotypes after being accepted to Harvard Law School in “Legally...

Terry Munson Column: Beliefs vary between conservatives and liberals, but who’s on the winning side?

What litmus tests distinguish liberals from conservatives? Does how to think about and deal with change lie at the heart of the differences? Do those differences matter in the deal those...

Ringling elephants perform last time

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a...

‘Jungle Book’ rules at the box office again

NEW YORK — Disney’s “The Jungle Book” trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive...

Movie review: Cloying and farfetched, ‘Mother’s Day’ unfit for mom

What would it take to make you fall off the upstairs balcony at your house in the middle of the day? Could you imagine being so intoxicated by your own karaoke performance of “The Humpty...

Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from US in decades

HAVANA (AP) — Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in nearly 40 years streamed Monday into a crowd cheering the rebirth of...

Guantanamo workforce to include SC National Guard unit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Military police from South Carolina are on tap to join U.S. forces operating the prison for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

Haley would like Savannah River terminal finished yesterday

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley says she would like a $4.5 billion container terminal that South Carolina and Georgia are building on the Savannah River finished yesterday.

Biggest gets bigger: Army’s biggest training post expanding

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Army’s biggest basic training post is getting bigger by adding another battalion that will be training an additional 2,000 recruits by 2018.

Bill making men in SC wait for Viagra gets another hearing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would make getting Viagra and other drugs to treat erectile dysfunction nearly as hard to obtain as an abortion in South Carolina is going before a House...

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