Georgetown County

Memorial service to be held Saturday for late Midway Fire Rescue firefighter

It was with a heavy heart on Friday that the Midway Fire Rescue announced that they had lost a member of their team.

  Board rules against Georgetown County Councilman in residency issue

Car hits truck pulling detour sign in Georgetown

  Board to review complaint against Georgetown Co. councilman Friday

  Crash involving bus, car near Georgetown Co. elementary school sends 22 to hospital

Police: 3rd of three suspects in counterfeit money case arrested in Pee Dee

Deputies seek to identify man who stole dirt bike

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Food Lion to remodel 20 Lowcountry locations, add jobs

  Georgetown County officials want permanent river gauges for accurate flooding predictions

Georgetown man sentenced to 17 years on drug charges

  Environmental groups oppose beach renourishment plan for Georgetown County’s DeBordieu Island

  Report: Detention center officer had sex with inmate, planned to marry him on his release

One killed in Murrells Inlet condo fire

Wanted: Beer bandits shoplift 18-pack from Dollar General

Lowcountry investigators are searching for three people wanted for shoplifting an 18-pack of beer from a Dollar General.

Georgetown deputies conducts a traffic safety stop leads to citations and arrests

Georgetown deputies conducted traffic safety stops that led to several citations and arrests on Friday evening.

Georgetown deputies seeks help identifying the person who stole a Fed Ex delivery truck

Georgetown deputies seeks the public’s help in identifying the person who stole a Fed Ex delivery truck.

  Georgetown Co. man charged after admitting false story of panther attack

Georgetown County deputies have charged a Hemingway man who they say falsely reported to being dragged in a ditch and attacked by a "large black cat.”

  Report: Man dragged into ditch by ‘large black cat’ in Georgetown County

Deputies asking for the public’s help in locating stolen Jeep

Community asked to weigh in on Murrells Inlet improvements

Unearthed military ordnance safely removed from back yard

One dead after shooting in Georgetown Co.

  Coastal Carolina and Georgetown officials teaming up to find silting solution

Georgetown City police officer arrested on domestic violence charge

Georgetown County Deputies arrested 26-year-old Brandon Rowell of Hemingway and charged him with second-degree domestic violence.

Andrews Police capture woman wanted in connection with firing shots

Police are searching for a woman wanted on two charges in connection with shots fired in the area.

  Georgetown in beginning stages of port dredging project

Georgetown leaders announced Sunday that they are in the beginning stages of getting funding to have the Port of Georgetown dredged. Leaders say they are forming a committee to have the port dredged, something Georgetown Mayor Brendon Barber says has not been done since 2006.

  Entire electrical grid on Georgetown’s Front Street set to be replaced

Front Street in downtown Georgetown is about to undergo a big project. The city’s electrical department will be redoing that area’s electrical grid to take flooding and the tides into account.

  SCDNR responds to overturned boat in Georgetown County

State wildlife officials responded Monday night after a duck hunter and his dog were thrown from their boat.

  Deputies: One dead in Georgetown Co. shooting

The man was taken to the hospital and the shooting remains under investigation, according to Lesley.

  Deputies: Man charged after Georgetown Co. chase reaches 110 mph

A Georgetown County man is facing charges after he allegedly led deputies on a chase Sunday night.

Deputies arrest man accused at firing on them during chase

Georgetown County deputies arrested a Charlotte man they say fired on them during a pursuit Friday.

Duck hunter injured in Georgetown boating accident

The call came in at 5:55 a.m. and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is also responding.

Georgetown Police search for man accused of credit card fraud

Georgetown Police are searching for a 57-year-old man wanted for fraudulently using a credit card at several businesses.

Deputies searching for a man accused of shoplifting a Lowcountry gas station

Investigators say, the cashier yelled for him to stop but he replies “Call the cops. I’m sorry”.

Six arrested after drugs, weapons, cash seized in Georgetown County

Six people were arrested this past week in Georgetown County after investigators seized drugs, weapons and cash.

  Georgetown council member under investigation for fraud

On Tuesday night, the Georgetown chapter of the NAACP went to the county council meeting to confront the council and councilmember James Austin Beard about his possible fraudulent activity when filing for office.

Deputies release picture of man wanted for breaking into car outside convenience store

Deputies have released a picture of a man wanted for breaking into a car outside a convenience store in Georgetown County.

Deputies searching for Pawleys Island fraud suspect

A number of fraudulent transactions have been reported in the Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island are in recent months, Lesley said.

  Report: 13-year-old shot in reported home invasion waited 2 hours before calling 911

Authorities say deputies are investigating after a 13-year-old was shot in a reported home invasion in Georgetown County.

South Carolina drivers can now cash in on gas tax

Attention South Carolina drivers! Did you save your gas receipts last year? Starting this year, you can claim a portion of that money you spent on gas on your income taxes.

Deputies investigating reported stabbing find injured homeless man

Officials with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office say the incident happened near 4430 Ocean Highway.

Georgetown City Councilman releases statement after being charged with DUI

Abdul Tupelo Humes, 43, was charged with driving under the influence, according to the Georgetown County Detention Center.

Police locate father after child found wandering in Georgetown

The child was found in the Willowbank area wearing red pajamas and officers went door to door until a guardian was located.

  Salvation Army distributes over 10,000 toys in Georgetown

The Salvation Army in Georgetown made Christmas dreams come true for hundreds of families this week.

  FIRST ALERT: Flash flood watch issued for 5 Lowcountry counties

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for four Lowcountry counties as of noon on Thursday. A fifth county went under the watch at 1 p.m.

Deputies seek information on multiple Pleasant Hill car break-ins

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a person who caught on camera attempting to break into several cars in Pleasant Hill.

Red Cross helping family after Georgetown fire

The American Red Cross is helping a family in Georgetown whose home was damaged by a fire on Monday night.

  FIRST ALERT: Flood warnings in effect near some Lowcountry rivers

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in effect through Sunday afternoon because of the potential of river flooding from heavy rainfall.

  Hanahan, Georgetown among locations nationwide investigating bomb threats

Law enforecement in Georgetown County are responding to two separate bomb threat reports as a rash of such incidents across the nation was being reported Thursday.

Deputies arrest two for multiple thefts at Georgetown Co. neighborhoods

Lowcountry deputies have arrested two people suspected in multiple thefts at Lowcountry neighborhoods.

Deputies looking for person who robbed Pawleys Island bank customer

Anyone with information about the person in the blue jacket is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 843-546-5102.

Recent study ranks South Carolina the sickest state in U.S.

Have you been feeling a little under the weather recently? A recent study from health technology company, Kinsa, ranked South Carolina as the sickest state in the country.

Four injured in head-on crash in Georgetown area

Four people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash Wednesday morning in Georgetown County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins.

  Wednesday marks last day for SC residents to apply for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Florence

The deadline had previously ended in November but then extended to Wednesday by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.

  Deputies: Georgetown woman arrested after using fake $20 bill to buy drink

Georgetown County deputies charged a Pawleys Island woman with forgery after authorities say she used a counterfeit $20 bill last week.

Troopers: One killed in single vehicle crash in Georgetown County

The driver of a van was killed early Sunday morning just inside the Georgetown County line from Horry County.

Deputies warn of phone scam that threatens to cut electric service

A new phone scam may have threatened to terminate electric services to some Santee Cooper customers in Georgetown County, deputies say.

Mom charged with DUI after 9-year-old girl dies in Georgetown County crash bonds out of jail

A Conway mother facing charges in connection with a wreck Sunday that killed her 9-year-old daughter has bonded out of jail.

Police: One dead following structure fire in Georgetown

Police have responded to a structure fire in the city of Georgetown after a body was found inside, according to Georgetown Police Capt. Nelson Brown.

  Georgetown County School Board considers drug testing, credit checks and higher pay

The Georgetown County Board of Education heard several new proposals during a meeting Tuesday night.

Cultural Council of Georgetown Co. official accused of taking $41K from group

The executive director of Geogetown County’s cultural council is accused of taking approximately $41,000 from the organization, police say.

  Video, audio released of Georgetown convenience store armed robbery

Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Georgetown Thursday night.

  Deputies investigating after report of shots fired into Georgetown Co. house, car

The investigation is ongoing.

  Police looking for Georgetown man accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

The incident happened in the 600 block of Church Street, according to police.

Deputies searching for man accused of pointing gun during argument

Anyone with information is asked to call 843-546-5102.

Deputies charge 5 more teens in assault caught on camera

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says the number of teens facing charges in an assault near Andrews on Oct. 27 has risen to 11.

  Deputies investigating death of man found near Murrells Inlet

Georgetown deputies are investigating the death of a homeless man found near Murrell Inlet. Deputies responded to a strip mall off Old Kings Highway near the Georgetown-Horry County line, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

  Police: 1 captured in Georgetown Co. manhunt, 2 others still on the run

One of three men who fled from a traffic stop from Georgetown Police earlier Friday is in custody and authorities are using K9 officers to track two others, authorities say.

Authorities arrest one suspect who fled from Georgetown police, manhunt continues for two more

Georgetown County authorities have arrested one suspect who fled from police earlier in the day Friday while two others remain at large.

Six female students charged after assault in Georgetown Co. high school

Deputies have filed charges against six Carvers Bay High School students after the assault of a 15-year-old girl in the school’s hallway was posted to social media.

  Deputies: 6 teenagers arrested after assault video circulates on social media

Deputies are investigating a reported assault Tuesday that involved multiple people, some of whom are believed to be high school students.

Georgetown police investigating origin of suspicious packages

The Georgetown police department is investigating after two suspicious packages were found in a mailbox.

  One killed in Georgetown crash involving tractor trailer

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one driver died and a second was injured in an crash Monday morning.

Georgetown mayor hospitalized for allergic reaction

The mayor of Georgetown is recovering after being hospitalized for an allergic reaction. Mayor Brendon Barber was treated at a local hospital after an allergic reaction to medication.

  Georgetown residents have less than a month to apply for FEMA help

There is less than a month left for those in certain South Carolina counties, including Georgetown, to apply for FEMA disaster relief from Hurricane Florence. FEMA has been accepting and processing applications since Florence moved through the area in early September.

Man charged in Georgetown Co. car break-in

He is charged with the theft of multiple firearms from a motor vehicle

  Police investigating after man shot, another stabbed in Georgetown

Georgetown police are trying to determine if a shooting that injured one man and a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital are related.

  29th Annual Wooden Boat Show brings needed business to Georgetown

An annual event has brought a needed influx of new business to Georgetown following a series of mandatory evacuations in the last month. On Saturday, the 29th Annual Wooden Boat Show took over Georgetown’s downtown.

  Georgetown man charged with kidnapping 77-year-old woman, burglarizing home

A Georgetown man faces charges in the kidnapping, assault and burglary of a 77-year-old Sampit woman, deputies say.

  Georgetown Police searching for attempted murder suspect

The Georgetown Police Department is searching for a man wanted for attempted murder.

Georgetown Co. investigator suffers reaction while inspecting evidence

An investigator with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is recovering after suffering an adverse reaction while inspecting evidence from a Tuesday night shooting.