GCSD celebrates 4-year-old education

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Last week, Georgetown County School District took part in a national celebration of young children.


More fast food on Pawleys’ horizon

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Another fast-food restaurant could be in Pawleys Island’s future at the corner of Petigru Drive and U.S. Highway 17.


Committee forms to update Waccamaw Neck Corridor Study

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Georgetown County Councilmen who represent parts of the Waccamaw Neck are now on a transportation adhoc committee that will make recommendations for improvements to that area of the county.

"Driving Miss Daisy" opens at Strand Theater

Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:00 p.m.

The Swamp Fox Players will present “Driving Miss Daisy,” a 1988 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, beginning April 24 at the …


Blessing of the Inlet set for May 2

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 19th annual “Blessing of the Inlet” celebration will be held on Saturday, May 2, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nurturing Neighbors: Laurel Gingberg

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Laurel Gingberg


Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Serving the Community: Chad Gill, MIGC Fire Dept.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Even though Chad Gill of Myrtle Beach had a father and a grandfather in fire service while growing up in Orchard Park, New York, he did not dream of …


County robotics team heading west to show its project to the world

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:01 a.m.

A team of Waccamaw Neck elementary and intermediate school students is off to St. Louis this week to join students from around the world at a …

Spring Tide event makes Inlet a cleaner place

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Jean Bouton couldn’t wait to get started April 19. The longtime Murrells Inlet resident, who turns 82 in October, finally joined the participants in …


Charlie Ball column: Part 2 of 3, Employers can help us break poverty

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:22 a.m.

Friendship Place is a Christian organization that feeds the hungry, shelters the homeless, and creatively meets the unmet needs of Georgetown County.


Local students win awards at Skills USA event

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Students from Terry Cox’s Building Construction class at Carvers Bay High School recently won awards in the Skills USA Leadership competition in …


Georgetown opposes offshore drilling, becomes 50th to do so

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The City of Georgetown officially opposes offshore drilling and seismic exploration off the South Carolina coast, the city council voted at its April 16 meeting.

Pets of the week

Wednesday, April 22, 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.


Georgetown native named state’s top substitute teacher

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Pearl Edge is the Kelly Educational Staffing Services S.C. Substitute Teacher of Year.


New beginning for Lands End

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:00 p.m.

When dinner service is finished Friday, April 24, the staff at Lands End will be doing more than closing the restaurant’s doors for the night. It …


Blessing of fleet coming this Saturday, April 25

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:00 p.m.

In celebration of the beginning of shrimping season, the Georgetown Business Association is hosting the second annual Blessing of the Fleet Saturday, April 25, in Georgetown.


A step back in time

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Local actors, community leaders and musicians volunteered their time, energy and skills on April 17 to make the National Society Daughters of the …


Waccamaw’s Tucker Perry finding his groove on the hill UPDATED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:27 a.m.

Waccamaw High School baseball pitching sensation Tucker Perry approaches baseball like he does life – one day at a time.


Baseball: Bulldogs top Sharks

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s varsity baseball team came from behind against St. James and held off a last at-bat Sharks rally to win, 6-5, on Monday night.


Downtown 5K to benefit St. Frances Animal Center

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The streets of downtown Georgetown will be filled with runners and walkers and their furry friends on April 25 for the second annual Fast & Furriest 5K Walk/Run.


Coast Guard Auxiliary hosting safe boating course

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Instructors from the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 12-10 in Georgetown will conduct an America’s Boating Course on April 25.


Update: Murrells Inlet teen charged with robbing store, shooting clerk UPDATED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Police have arrested a Murrells Inlet teen in connection with an armed robbery that resulted in the shooting of a convenience store clerk.


High school wrap-up: Warriors drop two straight

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

After winning its first six region games, Waccamaw’s baseball team dropped its next two to Aynor and Dillon.


“Driving Miss Daisy” opens April 24 in Georgetown

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The characters were made famous by Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman in an Oscar-winning film, but the local actors appearing in “Driving Miss Daisy” …


Robert Lamb column: One-eyed Hank is a good boy, and he’s alookin’ for a home UPDATED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:01 a.m.

I finally met Hank. I had been hearing about him for several weeks.

Upcoming Events, Apr. 22

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:06 p.m.

For more local and statewide events, visit our online calendar: www.kingstreenews.com/events


Woman taken to hospital after single-car collision

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:03 p.m.

A woman was taken to the hospital after her car collided with a tree near the intersections of Church and Orange streets.

Mean people suck: Points on the curve

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:55 p.m.

There are a lot of mean people in the world. I call these people cold and prickly; who wants to cozy up to a person who enjoys spewing hatred and …

Judge sets trial date for bus aide accused of assaulting special needs child

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:02 p.m.

On March 26, Georgetown Municipal Court Judge Robert H. O’Donnell set the trial date for Sharon Mouzon McDonald — 46, 140 Barr Road — for May 18.

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