Georgetown County Sheriff Carter Weaver reports that Georgetown County  deputies are inspecting the McDonald’s restaurant on U.S. 17 in the Pawleys Island community after a bomb threat was received.

The bomb threat in Pawleys Island was made by an individual who called the McDonald’s restaurant in Georgetown, claiming there was a bomb there. 

No explosives have been found at the Pawleys Island location. Everyone was evacuated safely. Police are still investigating this incident.


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