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Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:54 p.m.

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Clarendon Texas: The Mt. Hope Scrolls

BY BOBBY JONTE

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:48 p.m.

I was recently on a road trip through Clarendon, Texas. That’s a town not a county like we have. Clarendon is just a little east of Amarillo, …

Georgetown County estimates repairs needed on 160 roads UPDATED

From staff reports

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 8:12 p.m.

Although Georgetown County has not yet completed its damage assessment, the Public Services Department has identified problems with 160 county …

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Football: Georgetown opens region with 28-21 win

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:21 p.m.

Georgetown battled St. James and the weather on Oct. 1, but came out on top to win its first game of the region season.

South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods

By Jay Reeves and Emery P. Dalesio

Associated Press

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:25 p.m.

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 …

October flooding UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Rain that started on Thursday, Oct. 1, brought flooding to South Carolina, especially along the coastal areas of Georgetown and Horry counties.

President Obama Signs South Carolina Disaster Declaration UPDATED

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 6:05 a.m.

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of South Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on October 1, 2015, and continuing. The federal funding is available to affected individuals in the counties of Charleston, …

INLET OUTLOOK

Murrells Inlet community learns about obstacles for bike path along Highway 17 Business

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 4:57 p.m.

The only realistic option for making bike lanes along U.S. Highway 17 Business in Murrells Inlet safe would be for Georgetown County to take …

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SCDOT releases Georgetown County road closures

From staff reports

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:15 a.m.

The following is a list of Georgetown County road closures from the South Carolina Department of Transportation in the wake of the severe weather …

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Georgetown County warns of possible scam involving National Guard UPDATED

From staff reports

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 8:24 p.m.

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

RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:41 p.m.

UNPRECEDENTED AMOUNTS OF rain pummeled the Town of Kingstree causing catastrophic flooding early Monday morning.

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More than 30 families evacuated from Andrews homes

By Eileen Keithly

news@southstrandnews.com

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:39 a.m.

The Andrews community came together over the past several days to make sure their citizens were safe and out of harm’s way as rising flood …

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Georgetown city, county drinking water safe, officials say UPDATED

By Taylor Griffith

tgriffith@southstrandnews.com

Monday, October 5, 2015 10:53 a.m.

Residents who receive water supply from the City of Georgetown and the Georgetown County Water and Sewer District are safe to continue use, according …

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Harborwalk Marina at high tide (w/ video) UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 6:08 p.m.

Chris Carroll, Operations Manager for Harborwalk Marina, an Evening Post Industries property, sent video of the Harbor and Marina at high tide on …

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Georgetown update: Downed trees, persistent floods still plague county UPDATED

From staff reports

Monday, October 5, 2015 10:52 a.m.

A flash flood warning remains in effect for Georgetown County, and incoming rain and wind gusts could present additional hazards throughout the day. …

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School closures UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 4:35 p.m.

Several schools have announced closures and delays this week.

Reader Flood Photos - Oct. 4 UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Photos from readers of flooding Oct. 4 and Oct. 5. If you have photos or videos to share, send them to us on Facebook (The News - Kingstree) but do …

Severe weather updates for Williamsburg County UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 12:01 a.m.

  Williamsburg County Emergency Management says 300 power outages have been reported since Monday morning.  The agency is also reporting 53 flooded …

Officials urging evacuations UPDATED

Monday, October 5, 2015 2:54 p.m.

The Black River is expected to crest around 5:00 pm Monday, October 5. Williamsburg County officials are urging citizens living near the Back River …

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Man recovered after truck carried off by flood waters in Georgetown County

From staff reports

Sunday, October 4, 2015 8:04 p.m.

County officials said a man was recovered and taken to an area hospital after his pickup was swept away in flood waters Sunday evening.

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Santee Electric Cooperative closing offices Monday to maintain service UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, October 4, 2015 6:08 p.m.

The Santee Electric Cooperative will be closed to customers Monday as its employees work to maintain and, in some cases, restore power to area homes. …

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Flash flood warning extended again for Georgetown County UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, October 4, 2015 3:19 p.m.

Although the rain has slowed across the region, the National Weather Service has once again extended a flash flood warning to 12:15 a.m. Monday …

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Flash flood warning extended for Georgetown County UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:45 a.m.

The National Weather Service has extended the flash flood warning for Georgetown County until 3:15 p.m.

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Village Group Anniversary Benefit Gala set for Oct. 10

By Clayton Stairs

cstairs@southstrandnews.com

Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Celebrating 10 years of serving Georgetown County students and families, the Village Group is planning a special event for its supporters and the …

INLET OUTLOOK

Inlet man charged with felony DUI

By Max Hrenda

mhrenda@southstrandnews.com

Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:40 a.m.

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.

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Pawleys Island mayor: Beach erosion could be ‘extreme’ UPDATED

By Chris Sokoloski

csokoloski@southstrandnews.com

Sunday, October 4, 2015 7:26 p.m.

While days of steady rain are taking their toll on Lowcountry roads, high tides are eating away at beaches from Charleston all the way through North …

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Update: Flooding closes roads in Georgetown city, county UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 7:54 a.m.

Roads across Georgetown are being closed in the wake of “life-threatening floods,” according to the National Weather Service.

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Tidelands Health announces weather closings for offices, rehab centers, more

Sunday, October 4, 2015 7:31 p.m.

Tidelands Health has announced that several of its faciliities will be closed Monday due to the storm and road conditions.

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Georgetown, Waccamaw hospitals fully operational despite weather, officials say UPDATED

From staff reports

Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:30 p.m.

Tidelands Health officials have confirmed that its hospitals – Georgetown Memorial and Waccamaw Community – are open and fully …

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Update: Georgetown, Williamsburg, Horry schools to be closed Monday UPDATED

Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:47 a.m.

The Georgetown County School District has canceled classes for Monday, Oct. 5, in light of heavy flooding.

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