Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million UPDATED

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2:34 p.m.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature’s …

Two-car accident ends in fatality

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:51 p.m.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, at approximately 11 a.m. on June 24, the driver of an Audi sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 52, south of the city limits of Kingstree when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a trailer being pulled by a truck.


Serving the Community — Firefighter Thomas Godwin — Georgetown Fire Department

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Although 19-year-old Thomas Godwin has only served with the Georgetown Fire Department for about three weeks, he has already spent years working to …

Kingstree native had ties with the Rev. Pinckney



Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:51 p.m.

Jodi Mack looked down at Senator Clementa Pinckney’s body as it lie in state at the South Carolina State House rotunda. Mack, a native of …

Betty Murphy, Kingstree

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:57 p.m.

Betty Murphy, Kingstree - Funeral services for Betty Ann Murphy, conducted by Apostle Dr. Mary M. Scott-Nelson, were held Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Miracle Temple Bible Center of Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson Funeral Home, followed at the White Oak Cemetery of Lake City. Miss Murphy, 47, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at McLeod …

U.S. Rep. Rice talks with Chamber guests

Monday, June 29, 2015 10:13 a.m.

The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce and about 25 of its guests sat, ate and talked with U.S. Rep. Tom Rice at Five Rivers Tavern on June 19 to …


Everyone else is doing it, so I’m running for president of the United States

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:21 p.m.

My name is Mark A. Stevens, and I’m running for president of the United States.


Funeral services set for retired Pawleys Island Police chief UPDATED

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:14 a.m.

Former Pawleys Island Police Chief Guy Osborne, who died on Saturday, will be laid to rest on Wednesday in Myrtle Beach.


DPS: 2 arrested after removing Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds UPDATED

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:15 a.m.

Although the state Legislature will begin debating the placement of the Confederate battle flag on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, for a North …


Hobcaw volunteers give greenhouse a face lift

Saturday, June 27, 2015 7:01 a.m.

Belle Baurch’s home at Bellefield Plantation on the grounds of Hobcaw Barony may be unfurnished, but the 60-year-old greenhouse behind the …


Man charged with child sex assault returns to Georgetown

Saturday, June 27, 2015 3:01 p.m.

An area man returned to Georgetown County this week more than three months after he did not appear in court to face child molestation charges. …


SCHP: 1 killed in collision between car, ATV in Georgetown County

From staff reports

Saturday, June 27, 2015 8:52 p.m.

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said one person was killed after a sedan collided with an all-terrain vehicle this weekend.


Woman: ‘Complete misunderstanding’ led to assault charge against Waccamaw Middle School teacher UPDATED

Saturday, June 27, 2015 7:49 p.m.

A Murrells Inlet woman who pressed charges against a Waccamaw Middle School teacher said a classroom incident involving her nephew was a …


Column: Hail to the coaches

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The new Georgetown County School District budget includes an increase in the supplements that sports coaches earn.


Pinckney procession slated to pass through Andrews

From staff reports

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:40 p.m.

The funeral procession for the pastor and state Senator who was killed in a Charleston church is expected to pass through Georgetown County this …


State civil, religious leaders weigh in on same-sex marriage decision UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 1:59 p.m.

Reaction has been swift to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage can move forward in all 50 states and is protected by …

U.S. Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage nationwide UPDATED

From staff reports

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:18 a.m.

Gay couples in all 50 states now have a right to marry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday, June 26.

College News UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Wofford College


Obituaries June 26, 2015 UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 8:45 a.m.

Death Notice


Finding answers in hope and faith UPDATED

Friday, June 26, 2015 4:21 p.m.

By Robert Lamb



Friday, June 26, 2015 9:06 a.m.

Friday, June 26

Golf results

Friday, June 26, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Pawleys Plantation: Ladies’ results June 23


The home stretch: Georgetown County Museum prepares for July 25 opening of Smithsonian sports exhibit

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Georgetown County Museum has always been a favorite place for history buffs and lifelong learners, but later this summer it will be a place for …


Family fundraises for heart transplant

Friday, June 26, 2015 1:01 p.m.

When 43-year-old Derrick Williams realized he needed a heart transplant, the Williams family rallied, gathering support and fundraising from the …

Vocational Service Award

Friday, June 26, 2015 9:01 a.m.

First Novel Prize winner to sign books

From staff reports

Friday, June 26, 2015 9:01 a.m.

James E. McTeer II, winner of the South Carolina First Novel Prize for his book “Minnow,” will sign books at Waterfront Books in …

Letters to the Editor

Friday, June 26, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Abortion is a blight on the nation

Kingstree NAACP chapter hosts prayer vigil (video)

Friday, June 26, 2015 11:07 a.m.

After a June 17, shooting that claimed the lives of nine people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, local citizens gathered at the Williamsburg …


Turtles nesting at a record pace in S.C.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The summer of 2015 is expected to be a record-setting one in South Carolina for sea turtle nests.



Thursday, June 25, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, June 25

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