Officials: Waccamaw River has crested; Black River close to cresting UPDATED

Friday, October 9, 6:55 p.m.

Georgetown County officials reported Oct. 9 at a press conference about flooding that the outlook for residents and business owners is improving and the end is near for any worsening...

Gov. Nikki Haley urges boaters to stay off flooded rivers

Friday, October 9, 3:25 p.m.

Gov. Nikki Haley, as well as state and local officials, is warning boaters to stay off flooded rivers in Georgetown County and other local areas.

Road closures in Georgetown County

Friday, October 9, 10:03 a.m.

Roads with sinkholes:

Oktoberfest at the Hammock Shops Village cancelled

Friday, October 9, 8:16 p.m.

The owners of the Hammock Shops have announced that they have cancelled Oktoberfest, an event that was planned for Saturday, Oct. 10.

Another strong field for IP Classic

The field for the 2016 International Paper Baseball Classic features the defending champions and two newcomers.

CCU’s pink dance party

Georgetown High School graduate Michael Billings, second from left, and his Coastal Carolina University teammates are hosting Presbyterian College on Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. The university and Tidelands...

Column: Week of weather woes

In the grand scheme of things, sports are small.

Annual Bridge2Bridge run rescheduled due to flooding

Days of rain and devastating flooding forced the postponement of the fifth annual Historic Georgetown Bridge2Bridge Run.

Georgetown Police: No arrests made in Alex Alford shooting

No arrests were made more than four days after a shooting in central Georgetown resulted in a fugitive being treated for a gunshot wound to his neck.

Georgetown County warns of possible scam involving National Guard

The county is cautioning area residents about a potential scam involving people claiming to be National Guardsmen.

Inlet man charged with felony DUI

A Murrells Inlet man is facing a felony drunken driving charge more than one week after he and a passenger were injured in an auto accident.

Georgetown man charged in alleged rape of minor

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Georgetown man and charged him with raping a 14-year-old girl in 2014.

Flood relief efforts organized

As flooding issues continue to affect various parts of the county, those fortunate enough to not have been affected by the storm have been busy volunteering their time, donating money and...

Lindsey Downing Walters to wed Michael Kirk Battle

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Aventer Walters Jr. of Georgetown announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Downing Walters of Pawleys Island to Michael Kirk Battle of Conway.

Finally a sunrise

Despite mixed messages on evacuations, Georgetown County residents still struggle with flood waters, rising rivers

Even though the torrential rains that caused historic flooding in South Carolina came to an end earlier this week, Georgetown County faces a new peril as those flood waters recede into the...

Georgetown businesses begin recovery after historic rain

The weekend’s flooding may have been detrimental to some people’s homes, but for others the storm took a stab at their livelihoods, too, flooding local businesses and causing damage...

Georgetown included in state plan for disaster-related unemployment assistance

Georgetown County residents whose employment was jeopardized or lost after last week’s rain or flooding will have an opportunity to receive state aid.

Undaunted hospital team pulls together to weather storm, care for patients

Health-care professionals are used to handling emergencies. They’re trained and prepared to deal with the unexpected, all while taking care of patients and keeping them safe.

School closures

Several schools have announced closures and delays this week.

To our emergency teams, we say, ‘Hooray!’

Every time the rain came over these past few days, it seemed as if an A.A. Milne tale was coming to life.

South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods

The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a...

Archaeologists pluck 3 Civil War cannons from Pee Dee River

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A team of South Carolina archaeologists plucked three cast iron Civil War cannons from the Pee Dee River on Tuesday and marveled that 150 years in the muck...

Planned Parenthood: Correction plans should address SC concerns

Planned Parenthood officials say plans being submitted to the state’s public health agency should bring its Columbia clinic into compliance and remove the possibility of forced closure.

Researchers checking lines for a dozen SC counties

Researchers are traveling around South Carolina to make sure that current county boundary lines are where they were drawn more than a century ago.

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