Digging up the past

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:49 a.m.

Residents of Belle Isle have uncovered a new — or rather, old — piece of the plantation’s history recently with the uncovering of a tea garden dating …

Georgetown vs. Myrtle Beach UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:31 a.m.

Georgetown boys beat region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 27. Lady Seahawks topped the Lady Bulldogs. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

Career Fair at Magnet School of the Arts

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:25 p.m.


Sink or swim: Georgetonian conquers fears through his artwork UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:46 a.m.

Charles Williams is getting nervous. He grips his hands tighter together while he talks, causing his knuckles to whiten. His voice lowers and his …


Red Cross calls for blood donors UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, a black surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.


SNAP2Work training available at WTC UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the food stamp program, will soon be able to receive assistance in finding a new career path with the SNAP2Work program at Williamsburg Technical College.


CNB armed robbery suspects in custody UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:04 p.m.

Murrells Inlet – Georgetown County sheriff’s investigators have charged two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of the Conway National Bank …


NEW ARRIVALS: Birth Announcements UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.



North Island hunts set to remove destructive feral hogs

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:53 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is continuing its efforts to remove and eliminate feral hogs from North Island in Georgetown County with three hog hunts with dogs.


Having fun UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.


Georgetown County businessmen spearhead public education about oil and gas industry

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:43 p.m.

There is not a single oil or gas well in South Carolina, but that may soon change dramatically – and the state needs to chart a course for …


Electric outage planned

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:48 a.m.

Some areas of Georgetown will experience a short power outage in the early morning hours as Thursday gets under way.


Lady Bears fight off upset bid by Lady Tigers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:54 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s girls basketball team had its No. 2 state ranking tested on Jan. 23 but held off region rival Hemingway, 45-42.



Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Clemson University


Bulldogs split tri-match

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:55 a.m.

Georgetown High’s wrestling team lost to region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 22 but bounced back to beat Military Magnet in the tri-match.


Removing children’s health barriers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:52 a.m.

From January to April, Healthy Learners, a faith-based nonprofit that connects children to healthcare, will be partnering with Horry Georgetown …



Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28


Police Blotter: Would-be robber shows off knife hours earlier

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:51 a.m.

Georgetown police are investigating the attempted robbery of a 17-year-old man who says it happened outside Walmart.


A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago


Pets of the week UPDATED

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:01 a.m.

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


City personnel seek larger payday

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:47 a.m.

Among other things, the recent Georgetown City Council retreat on Jan. 24 revealed that all of the city’s employees – including the council – want to be paid more.

Charles McBride, Salters

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Charles McBride, Salters - Charles Edward McBride, 59, died Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at his residence in Salters. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Willie Bryant, the Rev. Norman Gamble, and Minister Shaniece McBride, were held Monday, January 19, 2015, at Union Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …

Godwin designs winning food plot

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Williamsburg County 4-H congratulated county winner Billy Godwin for the 2014-2015 Wildlife Food Plot Project. Godwin is the son of Will and Nicole …

Serving the people better with the help of the USDA

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

A fleet of city trucks, fire trucks, police cars, a street sweeper and other equipment lined up in the parking lot of the Kingstree Parks and …

Local DAR celebrates 100th anniversary

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Throughout 2015, the Daughters of the American Revolution will be celebrating 125 years of service to America. The DAR was founded on October 11, …

Mary Burgess, Hemingway

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Mary Burgess, Hemingway - Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lee Cuttino Burgess, conducted by Eldress Ella B. McFadden, were held Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Midway Baptist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Pressley’s Funeral Home, followed at Sandhill Baptist Church Cemetery of Hemingway.

Upcoming Events, Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:43 a.m.


Buena Baker, Greeleyville

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Buena Baker, Greeleyville - Mrs. Buena Lottie Sims Baker, 89, wife of William Calvin Baker, died Saturday, January 24, 2015, at her residence.

Musier takes reigns as sheriff

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.

Citizens have a new sheriff. Dudley Musier was elected Williamsburg County Sheriff in the January 20, general election. Musier defeated three …

Community & Faith, Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Anniversary - The St. James AME Youth Choir cordially invites you to join them in celebrating their 13th choir anniversary on Sunday, February 8, at 3:30 p.m. The church is located at 6708 Santee Rd., Lane. The Rev. Gilbert DeKine is the pastor.

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