Withington running for state senate seat, Horry County Council seat

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Calling himself a patriot who traces his familial roots to the Mayflower Compact in 1620, Dick Withington on March 21 filed paperwork to seek the …

Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk goes green for St. Patrick’s Day UPDATED

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Marsh Walk went green for St. Patrick’s Day as leprechauns and faeries, men and women, young and old, chased after a pot of gold – …


Georgetown County on budget for 2016, faces challenges for 2017

Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:08 p.m.

Georgetown County is on track for being on budget for the 2016 fiscal year but is facing a challenging year in 2017.

Great trail cleanup to attack litter, illegal dumpsites

Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:23 p.m.

Palmetto Conservation Foundation and PalmettoPride have kicked off the Great Trail Cleanup of South Carolina to attack litter and illegal dumping …

Pool of 800 jurors to be summoned in Heather Elvis case

Associated Press

Thursday, March 24, 2016 8:57 a.m.

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A jury pool of 800 people will be called in the case of a man charged with kidnapping and obstruction of justice in the …


Pups – and more – join pet owners for store opening

Thursday, March 24, 2016 7:56 a.m.

Pet owners in Georgetown County have a new store for all of their furry friends’ needs.

Couple’s book chronicles love of surfing from Pawleys Island to Hilton Head UPDATED

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

When Charleston-based Arcadia Publishing went searching for someone to helm “Surfing In South Carolina,” its just-released 95-page …


Sharks finding success on diamonds

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The St. James baseball team beat Socastee 10-0 on March 21 for its second straight shutout.

2016 Candidate Filing Office Hours UPDATED

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:08 p.m.

The SEC has received questions regarding whether offices should be open on Sunday afternoon to accept filing.  S.C. Code Section 7-13-45 requires the SEC and county boards to "establish regular hours of not less than four hours a day during the final seventy-two hours of the filing period."  Previously, the period was viewed as three days and by …


Nurturing Neighbors: Harry Fritz, Bread of Life Kitchen

Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:01 p.m.

Harry Fritz


Carvers Bay adds golf and soccer to sports lineup UPDATED

Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:11 p.m.

As the smallest school in Georgetown County, Carvers Bay fields the fewest sports teams.

Covenant Missionary Baptist in Georgetown to present cantata on Good Friday

Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:25 a.m.

The music ministry of Covenant Missionary Baptist Church will present “A Raise Resurrection – A Cantata of Original and Traditional …


Georgetown County considers rules for commercial outdoor shooting ranges

Thursday, March 24, 2016 7:54 a.m.

Georgetown County planners are considering options for allowing commercial outdoor shooting ranges in certain zoning districts.


Georgetown County and state officials present final MLK/Petigru plans UPDATED

Thursday, March 24, 2016 8:03 a.m.

Georgetown County and state officials said they have addressed concerns voiced by residents of Petigru Drive, as well as those of residents living on …


Pawleys Island historic site sale draws 275 potential buyers

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 5:54 p.m.

An estate sale for historic property at 6 Lower Waverly Road in Pawleys Island was a big success, according to Rusty Denman, the real estate agent in …

Letters to the editor

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:51 p.m.

Coastal residents won, despite strong effort

‘Southern Charm’ theme highlights Miss Ruby’s Kids annual Garden Party fundraiser

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Imagine a place where there is unique culture, timeless history, and friendly people — a place overflowing with sweet tea, front porches, and …


2 Pawleys women continue powerlifting dominance

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Two Pawleys Island women helped propel South Carolina to a victory over North Carolina in USA Powerlifting’s 10th annual Battle on the Border, …


Tennis: Young Bulldogs fall to Christian Academy

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s boys tennis team dropped a hard-fought match to Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach on Monday night.


Obituaries March 23, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Death Notice


Council delays church’s demolition, relocation plan in Georgetown’s Historic District UPDATED

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:49 a.m.

A plan by Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church to demolish one of its buildings and relocate another, which was approved by the city’s …

Maritime Museum on its toes again for Burning of the Socks event

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:01 a.m.

If winter’s chill is fading into the sunset, then that means members and friends of the South Carolina Maritime Museum plan to welcome spring …



Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Wednesday, March 23


Deputies: Georgetown man charged with felony in alleged Andrews burglary

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:17 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies have charged a Georgetown man with stealing hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise and a gun from an Andrews …


Bystanders take action at Highmarket Street crash UPDATED

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:40 a.m.

Steve Bartlett’s work day was winding down at Southern Auto Mart in Georgetown on March 17 when a “loud boom” and a …

From the drawing board

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:51 p.m.


High school wrapup: Georgetown boys shut out St. James

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown’s boys soccer team remained undefeated in Region VII-AAA with a 1-0 win over St. James on Friday night. …

Haley to feds: Stop sending plutonium to SC

By Meg Kinnard

Associated Press

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 2:09 p.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley says it’s imperative that federal officials stop sending nuclear materials to South Carolina. …


North-South honors

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Wanyae Moore of Andrews High School, left, and Arkel Williams of Carvers Bay High School were honored on Friday night for being named to the All- …

Pets of the Week

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 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.

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