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.

House budget includes flood relief, road money UPDATED

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 10:26 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House has passed a budget that provides $366 million for roadwork next fiscal year and spends nearly …

House to fund about $400M in roadwork but reject Senate plan

By Seanna Adcox

Associated Press

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 10:02 a.m.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House will put roughly $400 million toward roadwork in its budget plan for next fiscal year but …

Kingstree student joins SC Army National Guard UPDATED

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 8:00 a.m.

The South Carolina Army National Guard would like to welcome their newest member, Shamar Jones.

Parents speak out about school incidents

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:38 p.m.

Police reports describing three incidents, a rape, an assault, and a cell phone theft, point to a lack of cooperation between Williamsburg County School District officials and local police.


Midway Fire Rescue reenactment UPDATED

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:46 p.m.

Midway Fire Rescue staged a drunken driving accident to teach Waccamaw High School students about the dangers of drinking and driving. Photos by …


St. James vs. Socastee

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:22 p.m.

St. James beat Socastee 10-0 on March 21. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News

A little paint can go a long way



Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:46 p.m.

Leon Thomas was all smiles when a group of students showed up at his door on March 16. Nearly a dozen students from the University of North Carolina, …


Pawleys Island beach repairs near completion

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:54 p.m.

Repair work on the beach at the north end of Pawleys Island is scheduled to be completed on March 24, instead of in the fall as originally expected. …


Warriors sweep Bulldogs UPDATED

By Randy Akers


Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:24 p.m.

The results of a triple-header on March 19 were even better than the weather for Waccamaw High’s baseball teams, as they swept all three games …

Emergency room taking shape

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:36 p.m.

Things are beginning to move forward after delivery of a portion of the modular emergency room. The corridor and the main waiting room are being erected with more to come in the following days.


Georgetown High boys tennis UPDATED

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:23 p.m.

Georgetown High's boys tennis team lost a hard-fought match to Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach on March 21. Photos by Chris Sokoloski/South Strand …


Georgetown Times wins 32 awards from South Carolina Press Association

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 5:02 p.m.

When the Georgetown Times announced both a new publisher and a new editor in December 2014, the company also pledged to renew its focus on quality …


Deputies: 2 Andrews residents killed in house fire

Monday, March 21, 2016 1:53 p.m.

Authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that resulted in the deaths of two Andrews residents.


Update: Pawleys Island police say raccoon caused smoke alarm UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 2:59 p.m.

Police said a long-dead raccoon may have been responsible for setting off a smoke alarm that kept emergency units busy and traffic at a standstill …

Update: Driver charged in crash that sent Georgetown deputy to hospital UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 3:29 p.m.

Authorites said a Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy was unharmed after she was rear-ended by another motorist Monday afternoon.


Sale of historic property in Pawleys Island draws 275 potential buyers UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 1:32 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 …

Update: ‘No damage’ from Georgetown’s Interfor lumber mill fire UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 6:29 p.m.

Firefighters were able to contain a small fire that started in a planer mill in the Interfor Corporation’s Georgetown lumber yard.

Two dead in house fire UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 12:20 p.m.

Williamsburg County Sheriffs Office, Williamsburg County Fire Department and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating a house fire …


Grant to help create Victory Garden at Hobcaw Barony

Monday, March 21, 2016 9:27 a.m.

The Belle W. Baruch Foundation, which helps conserve the unique natural and cultural resources of Hobcaw Barony, is one of 30 groups that will be …

Car flips after leaving highway near Georgetown UPDATED

Monday, March 21, 2016 12:25 p.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is on the scene of a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 17 near Mt. Zion Road south of Georgetown.

Conway firefighter hit by engine, dies responding to house blaze

Associated Press

Monday, March 21, 2016 9:29 a.m.

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina firefighter has died after being struck by a fire engine while responding to a house fire.

From the drawing board

Sunday, March 20, 2016 4:20 p.m.

‘Zootopia’ tramples ‘Allegiant,’ a ‘Divergent’ series low UPDATED

By Lindsey Bahr

AP Film Writer

Sunday, March 20, 2016 4:21 p.m.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Zootopia” continues to run wild over its rivals in its third weekend in theaters, stomping all over the …


Spokesman: ‘No damage’ after Georgetown International Paper fire

Sunday, March 20, 2016 6:57 p.m.

Emergency responders were dispatched to International Paper, 700 S. Kaminski St., after receiving word that a machine had caught fire.

Georgetown deputies investigating alleged Murrells Inlet Subway robbery UPDATED

Saturday, March 19, 2016 9:39 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged robbery involving masked people armed with baseball bats.

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