Georgetown County

  Georgetown Co. NAACP raises concerns about county administrator selection process

The Georgetown County chapter of the NAACP told reporters Tuesday afternoon they have concerns about practices with Georgetown County Council.

Trial scheduled for Murrells Inlet woman accused of killing one in drunk driving crash

  Deputies, K-9 unit capture Lowcountry robbery suspect after car chase

Fugitive wanted in Connecticut death investigation arrested in Georgetown

Crews battle fire at Murrells Inlet Marshwalk restaurant

Portion of heavily traveled road in Pawleys Island to close to traffic

Businesses, vendors happy with outcome of Fall Bike Rally

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  Woman wanted for homicide by child abuse arrested

Police name three suspects in Georgetown shooting

Deputies arrest 2 for weekend break-in at marina

  SC Department of Education releases report cards on schools, districts

Police search for woman wanted for forgery

  Police: One hospitalized after shooting in Georgetown

First leg of new multipurpose path set to open in Murrells Inlet

Those who like to walk, run or ride a bike in Murrells Inlet will soon have a new path to the Intracoastal Waterway.

Police charge two men after traffic stop leads to brief chase, rollover crash

Andrews Police say two men face multiple charges after a driver sped away from a traffic checkpoint and eventually crashed his vehicle.

  SCDOT completes traffic study on ‘dangerous’ stretch of road in Georgetown

As part of our What’s Driving You Crazy series, viewer Phillip Theard, reached out after witnessing several bad crashes along Church Street.

Deputies arrest registered sex offender on child pornography charges

Georgetown County deputies have arrested a registered sex offender on child pornography charges.

Deputies: Man stole $300,000 worth of precious metal from Lowcountry chemical facility

  Highway Patrol: Driver dies after crash in Georgetown County

SLED investigating Pawleys Island Police Chief Mike Fanning

  Longtime Georgetown County sheriff dies

SNAP recipients in areas affected by Hurricane Dorian to receive automatic replacement of benefits

Deputies search for leads in camper theft

Picture released of man wanted for stealing trailer from Murrells Inlet restaurant

Deputies have released a picture of a man suspected of stealing a trailer from a Murrels Inlet restaurant.

Walmart will trade old car seats for gift cards

Walmart is spending the second half of National Baby Safety Month with a promotion to collect old car seats.

Feds: Georgetown hotel maintenance man pleads guilty to dumping sewage into marsh

A maintenance man for a hotel in Georgetown has pleaded guilty to a clean water act violation in federal court.

Deputies searching for suspect wanted for gun battle at Georgetown birthday party

The Georgetown Police Department is looking for 29-year-old Hakeem Kayshan White.

  Pawleys Island leaders move forward with beach renourishment project

Pawleys are moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project.

Lowcountry school districts reopening after Dorian

As of Sunday, school districts across the Lowcountry had confirmed their plans to reopen Monday morning after Hurricane Dorian’s close pass along the coastline.

Georgetown man charged with break-ins during Dorian aftermath

Deputies say a man broke into three buildings while Georgetown County was under a state of emergency

Schools, businesses begin to reopen after Hurricane Dorian

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order Sunday calling for the closure of schools and state government offices across eight coastal South Carolina counties.

  Georgetown evacuees return home after leaving for Dorian

Many people along the coast in Georgetown evacuated, and on Friday they were heading back home to scope out the damage.

  FIRST ALERT: Dorian leaves thousands out of power after hurricane skirts coast; breezy conditions continue

Hurricane Dorian left more than 200,000 Lowcountry customers in the dark after the Category 3 hurricane skirted the South Carolina coast on Thursday, and some breezy conditions are expected to continue into Friday.

  Viewer captures video of water rushing through Georgetown Co. neighborhood

It was quite a sight for one Lowcountry neighborhood as Hurricane Dorian brought significant storm surge to the Georgetown County area.

Police: 5 people decide to stay on Pawleys Island to ride out storm

The causeways onto Pawleys Island are officially closed ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

  Georgetown County preparing for Dorian with sandbags

Georgetown County is in preparation mode for Hurricane Dorian.

  Man claims resort overserved driver before alleged DUI crash in Georgetown Co.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Georgetown County, a man claims that a Georgetown County resort overserved a driver who was later involved in a head-on collision with him on US-17.

No injures reported after child shoots pellet gun at school bus

Georgetown County deputies detained a child Tuesday after a pellet gun was fired at a school bus Tuesday afternoon.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy fired after posting ‘insensitive’ Snapchat photo of hospital patient

A Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been fired after posting an “insensitive” Snapchat photo showing a man lying in a hospital bed.

  Missing boaters in Georgetown County found

Georgetown emergency crews have found the two missing boaters said to have been last seen in the DeBordieu area.

Georgetown police search for missing 16-year-old

Georgetown police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager.

  Principal in Georgetown County promotes dressing for success at elementary school with ties and pearls

Monday marked the first day of school for Georgetown County students.The principal at McDonald Elementary School, Mack Burgess, is continuing a tradition he started last year by teaching students more than what’s in a textbook.

  Georgetown Co. School District receives upgrades at schools with $165M bond referendum

The Georgetown County School District is seeing several upgrades to schools this year.

Trio arrested after deputies find drugs, guns at Georgetown County home

Deputies have arrested three people after investigators found drugs and guns at a Georgetown County home.

  Georgetown County School District using eLearning to prevent school makeup days during inclement weather

The school district is part of a program to help avoid makeup days. If school is cancelled for inclement weather students can complete their missed work electronically from home.

Wanted: Man steals purse at MUSC, attempts to use credit card in Georgetown

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who stole a purse at MUSC and attempted to use a credit card in Georgetown.

  Georgetown Co. correctional officer sexually assaulted inmate, lawsuit says

A Georgetown County correctional officer has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a jail inmate.

  Deputies release surveillance footage in golf cart theft

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance footage from a golf course pro shop in hopes someone will recognize a suspect in a golf cart theft.

  Family sues S.C. funeral home after casket breaks open during funeral

A South Carolina family filed a lawsuit against a Georgetown-based funeral home and a Georgia-based casket distributor after the casket bearing a loved one broke open during his funeral.

Coroner’s office confirms identity of swimmer recovered on Intracoastal Waterway

A body was found Monday night during the search for a missing swimmer on the Intracoastal Waterway, according to Horry County Coroner Office.

Andrews officers work together to revive apparent drug overdose victim in Food Lion parking lot

Two Andrews police officers helped revive a woman who had apparently overdosed on drugs last week, according to an incident report from the department.

Lowcountry school districts release school calendars for 2019-2020 year

School districts across the Lowcountry have released their calendars for the new year.

Georgetown Co. deputies searching for driver who fled traffic stop

Georgetown County deputies are searching for a driver who fled a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.

Georgetown police officers working active investigation

Law enforcement officials say officers are working an active investigation in Georgetown Monday evening.

  Technical college manufacturing center expected to bring more skilled workers to Georgetown area

A new Horry-Georgetown Technical College manufacturing center in the Georgetown area is getting closer to completion

Study ranks U.S. 17 as S.C.’s most dangerous highway for summer travel

A new study ranks U.S. 17 as South Carolina’s most dangerous highway for summertime travel.

Early-morning crash kills 25-year-old man in Georgetown County

One person was killed in an early-morning crash Friday in Georgetown County.

  Police: One hospitalized after fight at birthday party leads to shooting in Georgetown

Georgetown police are investigating after a shooting late Thursday night at a birthday party

Warrants: Former S.C. deputy body slammed wife, punched her in the mouth

A former South Carolina deputy is behind bars in the Georgetown County Detention Center, accused in a series of assaults on his wife.

Judge sentences man to 45 years in prison for murder of Murrells Inlet bait shop owner

A man pleaded guilty Monday to murder and third-degree arson in the death of a woman who owned a Murrells Inlet bait shop.

Police search for man wanted for trafficking meth

Georgetown Police say they are looking for a man wanted for trafficking methamphetamine.

Coroner’s office: Worker dies after fall at Georgetown High School

Georgetown police say the man was a worker who fell eight feet to the floor at Georgetown High School and went into cardiac arrest.

  Sheriff’s office: Missing Georgetown County woman found at MUSC

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said 71-year-old Mary Elizabeth Jenerette of Hemingway is currently at the hospital for an unspecified medical attention.

Two people rescued after boat overturns in the Waccamaw River

Emergency officials say two people have been rescued after their boat overturned in Georgetown County.

Coroner: 92-year-old killed in crash on U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet

At least one person has been killed in a crash Thursday afternoon in the Murrells Inlet area, according to information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Goose Creek man accused of embezzling funds from veterans’ organization

A judge set bond Friday for a man accused of embezzling money from a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.

  Heavy rains prompt flooding, road hazards

Friday afternoon’s pounding rain could cause headaches for drivers during the afternoon commute.

73-year-old man dies after falling from boat in Georgetown Co.

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office says a man has died after falling from a boat into the Sampit River Thursday afternoon.

  Lightning strike during July Fourth cookout kills 1, sends 2 to hospital

The Georgetown County Coroner released the identity of the man killed in a lightning strike Thursday afternoon.

New upscale hotel proposed for downtown Georgetown

For several months, Georgetown city leaders have been working with developers to build a 70-room upscale hotel on Front Street.

  Deputies arrest man in connection with Georgetown Co. shooting

Georgetown County deputies arrested a 50-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in connection with a shooting in the Sampit community.

  Georgetown child care director claims son stole from business

A Georgetown County woman says the bookkeeper in charge of her child care center finances was paying himself thousands of dollars for a salary she never approved.

  Georgetown police arrest women accused of defrauding SC Maritime Museum of $43,000

Georgetown police have arrested two women accused of defrauding the South Carolina Maritime Museum of more than $43,000.

Deputies searching for man who stole $200 worth of steaks, shrimp from Publix

Lowcountry deputies are searching for a man who stole $200 worth of steaks and shrimp from a Publix.

Missing Lowcountry couple found safe in Pennsylvania

Officials with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday afternoon that Rasheedah “Rhodan” Williams and her boyfriend, Marvin Green, were found safe.

  Georgetown first responders combat opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic is affecting all parts of South Carolina. First responders throughout the state are stepping up efforts to combat the crisis.

SCHP: Motorcyclist killed after thrown from bike in crash

A motorcyclist died in a crash Thursday afternoon.

Police post surveillance images of discount store burglary

Georgetown Police hope someone will recognize a man seen in surveillance photos burglarizing a Dollar General store.

  Woman to face additional charges in disappearance of husband in Georgetown County

Investigators say a woman arrested in connection to the disappearance of her husband in Georgetown County will face additional charges.

Wife of missing Murrells Inlet man arrested Saturday, charged with obstruction of justice

The wife of a missing Murrells Inlet man is behind bars Saturday.

Missing 91-year-old Georgetown man found safe

Georgetown police are thanking the public after an extensive search helped in locating a missing senior citizen who suffers from dementia.