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Parking and bad behavior on town residents’ minds

Thursday, June 2, 12:01 a.m.

More than two dozen Pawleys Island residents got a chance to chat with the mayor and Town Council members during a Town Hall meeting on May 27.

Serving the Community: Cody Mowris

Thursday, June 2, 12:01 a.m.

Cody Mowris is getting used to living on the Grand Strand after moving here from Pennsylvania in February.


Viet Nam veteran honored at Murrells Inlet Memorial Day Service

Thursday, June 2, 12:01 a.m.

Memorial Day was extra special this year for Lynette Carothers of Murrells Inlet because her husband, a Viet Nam veteran who died in 2015, was finally honored for his service.


Coroner: 18-year-old Andrews resident killed in crash

Wednesday, June 1, 1:15 p.m.

The Georgetown County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man killed in a two-vehicle collision near Andrews Wednesday afternoon.

‘Good’ spring for Sharks football

Spring practice for the St. James football program ended with an intra-squad game on May 26.

Scott Streiffert steps down as Waccamaw softball coach

Scott Streiffert has stepped down as Waccamaw High School softball coach.


WHS’ Jabbrel Drayton signs with North Greenville

Waccamaw High’s Jabbrel Drayton signed to play football at North Greenville University on May 26.


Gavin Chilton signs WHS’ first lacrosse scholarship

Waccamaw High’s Gavin Chilton signed to play lacrosse at Notre Dame de Namur University on May 26.

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.

Georgetown City Council revises proposed tax hike, shortens term for firetruck

Although Georgetown City Council agreed to look at increasing the annual amount of a proposed property tax increase to pay for a new firetruck, it also looked at cutting the time it would take to...

Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament nets a big catch

Kelli Ann Roof had a tropical storm nipping at her heels on Friday, May 27, when she hooked and landed a 477.2-pound blue marlin that netted her the title of outstanding billfish angler during the...


Foster families needed in Georgetown County

Steve and Hope Smith of Georgetown have fostered more than 40 children in the past eight years through the Georgetown County Foster Parent Association. They have adopted two of them: Zack, 17, and...


Andrews High holds graduation ceremony, remembers life of student killed in car crash

Ready to start a new chapter in their lives, 128 members of the 2016 Andrews High School senior class walked across the stage in the school’s gymnasium, received their diplomas and became...

Students of the month named for May

May’s Georgetown High School Students of the Month were freshman Heylee Alford, sophomore Alfred Stephenson, junior Clay Prudhomme and senior Elliott Lambert.

Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences holds 2016 graduation ceremony

Family, friends and faculty of The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences gathered at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 27, in the historic Winyah Auditorium to honor the Class of 2016. The ceremony, which...


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

Lynn Mueller column: Lincoln was magnanimous, but council and mayor haven’t been

The Georgetown Veterans organization have come up with a simple, yet elegant, Memorial Wall to commemorate all Georgetown County vets who died in action from the Revolutionary War to the present...

Morgan Myles to perform 2 shows in Myrtle Beach

Country music newcomer and powerhouse vocalist Morgan Myles is hitting the road this summer with two upcoming performances in Myrtle Beach.

’Fessa John Hook to speak at Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by ’Fessa John Hook.


A birder’s eye – and suggestions – for best birdwatching in Georgetown County

(Editor’s Note: Bryan Stevens writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column about birding. Based in Northeast Tennessee, Bryan often visits Georgetown County for a chance to add to his...


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.

Compromise on roads bill heading to Gov. Haley’s desk

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Legislators have given final approval to legislation designed to jumpstart improvements to South Carolina’s deteriorating roadways.

Man, woman arrested after Myrtle Beach motel slaying

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A 24-year-old man and 19-year-old woman have been arrested following a deadly shooting at a Myrtle Beach motel last week.


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...

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