Councilwoman and family enjoy Easter at White House

Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Georgetown County Councilwoman Leona Myers Miller and family members had a special treat for Easter this year.



Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, April 16


Fraternity to sponsor awards banquet

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The Eta Iota Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity will sponsor the 30th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 18, at the Jerusalem Baptist …


Council turns to condemnation to keep underground wire project in tact

Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Pawleys Island Town Council voted to begin the condemnation process on a piece of a property that is throwing a wrench in the project to move the island’s power and cable television wires underground.


1 injured, 1 home destroyed in Litchfield blaze

Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:27 p.m.

Firefighters worked through the night to quell a Litchfield blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another and sent a woman to the hospital April 15. …


MI2020 board, advisors working together toward same goals UPDATED

Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020’s board of directors and advisory council — at nearly full strength — gathered around the table April 8 to hear good news about …


Group celebrates memoirs of Planterville’s rice plantations and villages

Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:00 p.m.

The Village Group is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an event titled “History, Heritage & Homage: Memoirs of Plantersville.”


Serving the Community: Ryan Curtis

Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Ryan Curtis followed his grandfather into firefighting.


Garden party to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids

Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Miss Ruby’s Kids’ annual garden party fundraiser will be held April 26 at Kimbels at Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet.


Nurturing Neighbors: Joan Kreikemeier

Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:56 a.m.

Joan Kreikemeier

Registered sex offender gets life for second SC conviction

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:02 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A registered sex offender will serve life in prison without the chance of parole after his conviction in a second sexual …


Georgetown County golf results

Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:39 a.m.

Pawleys Plantation: Ladies’ results April 8

MI2020 board hears opposition to oil drilling

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:01 a.m.

A trio who oppose seismic testing and oil drilling off the South Carolina coast took those concerns to the Murrells Inlet 2020 board of directors …


Atax funds $100K less than requests UPDATED

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:56 p.m.

This year, there was $634,272 accommodations tax funding available and $731,723 in requests. Known as Atax, this funding is collected by hotels, …


Lowcountry Preparatory School announces Spring Yard Sale

Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Lowcountry Preparatory School has announced plans for its Spring Yard Sale.

Community & Faith, Apr. 15

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Program - Lady Christ-N-Ty Youth Ministry sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for youth to come to your church to perform praise dancing and singing, lifting the name of Jesus. For more information contact TeaTon at ladychrist_n_ty@yahoo. com


Praise music, African art festival to be April 17-19

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:00 p.m.

When The Mitney Project was founded in 2010, it was the dream of the board of directors to host a gospel festival. Five years later, the group will finally have its festival this weekend in Georgetown.


A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:01 a.m.

100 Years Ago


New Rotary members

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Special called meeting includes budget committee meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:33 a.m.

A special called meeting of Kingstree Town Council was held April 6, to approve an amendment to an ordinance in regards to wastewater collection to comply with state and federal law and an ordinance to change the cutoff date for the water bill. Council also provided a unique view into the budget process when it held a budget committee meeting that …

Michelle Garrett, Pineville

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Michelle Garrett, Pineville - Funeral services for Michelle Boone Garrett, conducted by the Rev. Benjamin Milligan, were held Monday, March 30, 2015, at Redeemer Reformed Episcopal Church of Pineville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Blufton Cemetery. Mrs. Garrett died Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She was born August 6, 1964, …



Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 15

Gennie Chatman, Salters

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:51 p.m.

Gennie Chatman, Salters - Gennie Washington Chatman, 88, died Friday, April 3, 2015, at McLeod Hospice House of Florence. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. David Woods, Jr. and the Rev. Charles Smith, were held Friday, April 10, 2015, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Redmond-Richardson …


Program hopes to break generational poverty in Georgetown County

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Generational poverty and unemployment, along with the lack of a pool of qualified entry-level workers, are issues needing solutions.


Collins named Georgetown County ambassador for economic development

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Perry Collins, owner of Winyah Properties and chairman of the Georgetown Economic Development Alliance board of directors, has been named the 2015 …

How to be an “environmental” investor

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Next week, we observe the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has inspired millions of people to take action to …


Updated: Hours after issuing correction, HCPD says runaway teen returns home UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:18 p.m.

Less than four hours after issuing an amended release regarding a reported runaway teen, Horry County police announced she had been located and …


New TBS show “Your Family or Mine” features writing of Georgetown native

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The new TBS sitcom “Your Family or Mine” premiered April 7 and while some viewers may watch the season with anticipation of what’s coming next, …

Hemingway students place second in Middle School Academic Challenge Division II Championship

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:00 a.m.

HEMINGWAY M. B. LEE Middle School’s Academic Challenge Team finished its season with five wins and a second place finish in the Middle School …

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $1,863,811.30 in grants in 2014

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:10 a.m.

The Sisters of Charity Foundation awards $1,863,811.30 to grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina and has released its grant awards totals for 2014 in the areas of health, education and social services.

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