Georgetown County

Man facing charges in connection with threat to blow up dam

A 55-year-old man was arrested in connection with threat to destroy a Berkeley County dam owned by Santee Cooper.

Andrews man charged with burglary, looting during state of emergency

  Lowcountry hospital asks for community’s help to prepare masks

Georgetown Co. deputies cleared in shooting death of Andrews man

Deputies offer safety advice to restaurants serving takeout, curbside alcohol

  Deputies confirm body found in park is missing Pawleys Island official

Georgetown deputies again expand search for missing Pawleys Island official

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  Georgetown Co. School District to use eLearning, provide free meals for children amid coronavirus school closures

Georgetown murder suspects captured after more than a month on the run, police say

SCDNR joining search for missing Pawleys Island town official

DNR joins search for missing Pawleys Island Planning Commission chair

City of Georgetown not permitting gatherings of 250 more people due to coronavirus concerns

  Family seeks justice after Williamsburg County DUI crash kills mother of three

Deputies asking for public’s help in ongoing search for missing Pawleys Island official

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is searching for any trace of an 84-year-old man who disappeared around lunchtime on Monday.

Georgetown County School District working to prevent spread of illness in wake of coronavirus

The Georgetown County School District is taking precautionary steps to minimize the spread of illness in the wake of the coronavirus.

Deputies arrest 11 in Georgetown County warrant sweep

Georgetown County deputies announced 11 people were arrested Monday on a total of 21 outstanding warrants.

  Deputies continuing search for missing Pawleys Island man

Authorities are looking for 84-year-old Jimmy McCants who has been missing since noon on Monday.

Deputies arrest man in brother’s stabbing

Sheriff’s office: Georgetown County man used Snapchat to exchange explicit pictures with minors

Georgetown deputies arrest man accused of child sex crime

Georgetown man accused of sexual assault, providing alcohol to minors

  Crime Stoppers and Georgetown PD searching for two individuals wanted in murder case

Deputies seek man wanted for questioning in Murrells Inlet car break-ins, stolen credit card case

Authorities seize over $60,000 worth of drugs from Georgetown home

A month’s long drug investigation at a Georgetown home led to the seizure of more than $60,000 worth of drugs, authorities said.

LOOK HERE: School districts adjust Friday schedules because of weather

Two Lowcountry school districts announced schedule changes for Friday morning because of predicted inclement weather.

  Georgetown looking to make $4M in stormwater improvements

The City of Georgetown is applying for a Federal Economic Development Administration Grant

  Santee Cooper to continue releasing water from dam on Lake Marion at least through Wednesday

Tuesday marks four days since roads and some homes in Georgetown County flooded.

  Flooding in Georgetown follows Santee Cooper’s controlled spilling operation at Santee Dam

There is major flooding in Georgetown County. On Monday, residents say at one point over the weekend the water was three to four feet high.

Portion of 17-A closed in Georgetown Co. because of flooding

Georgetown Emergency Management Officials are asking drivers to avoid the area and plan an alternate route.

  Deputies investigating after woman says she was struck by bullet in Georgetown County

Deputies are investigating after a woman reported she was struck by a bullet at a home in Georgetown County.

  Georgetown Co. wants to free up dollars approved only for port dredging

There are growing concerns the port of Georgetown will close forever. There’s been little movement to deepen its channels since Georgetown County voters approved a referendum to pay for the project in 2014.

Report: Woman pulls Taser on Georgetown County deputy during struggle following traffic stop

A woman is accused of taking a Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy’s Taser and pointing it at him during a struggle that started after a weekend traffic stop.

Report: Man charged with attempted murder after attempting to choke son’s girlfriend

Deputies have arrested a Lowcountry man accused of attempting to choke his son’s girlfriend with a towel.

All I-95 SB lanes in Dorchester County reopened after tractor trailer overturns

All I-95 southbound lanes in Dorchester County have reopened after a tractor trailer overturned Thursday night.

  Classroom Champions: Teacher wants headphones for students at Andrews Elementary

Technology plays a major role in their educational experience, so these students at Andrews Elementary use Chromebooks.

  Police searching for murder suspect following shooting in Georgetown

Investigators are searching for a murder suspect following a shooting in Georgetown on Wednesday.

  These famous faces in Hollywood have roots in the Lowcountry and South Carolina

From Andrews to Anderson, several famous African American actors and actresses were born and some grew up right here in the Lowcountry or other parts of South Carolina,

  Unofficial results show Carter Weaver winning Georgetown Co. sheriff race

Carter Weaver has won the race for Georgetown County sheriff, according to unofficial results in Tuesday’s election.

Deputies announce traffic safety checkpoints in Georgetown Co.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has announced deputies will conduct traffic safety checkpoints throughout the month.

Deputies looking for two stolen ATVs in Georgetown County

Georgetown County deputies are looking for two stolen all-terrain vehicles.

  Plastic manufacturing company to create 74 jobs in Georgetown

A manufacturing company announced Wednesday it will create 74 jobs this year in the City of Georgetown.

Georgetown NAACP responds to comments made by former county councilman

The Georgetown chapter of the NAACP is calling on the county council to apologize for a former county council member’s remarks.

Two injured, one arrested in Georgetown County stabbing

Two people were injured in a stabbing Tuesday night in Georgetown County, according to authorities.

Georgetown County to host blood drive Wednesday

You can schedule an appointment ahead of time with the Red Cross

Crews called for a suspicious package at Georgetown County home

Crews were dispatched Friday after a report came in about a suspicious package in Georgetown County, officials said.

  One person transported to hospital following fire at Murrells Inlet condominium

One person has been transported to the hospital following a fire at a Murrells Inlet condominium Thursday night.

  3 facing charges in fatal Georgetown shooting

Police say three people are now facing charges in connection to a deadly shooting in Georgetown.

  Classroom Champions: Tiffany McCullough wants items for biology class at Carvers Bay High

After a long holiday weekend, school is back in session. Students are hard at work learning the three Rs and everything in between.

  Deputy tases his own K-9 after dog bites cow in Georgetown County

A deputy was forced to tase his K-9 partner after the animal bit a cow during an investigation into a burglary in Georgetown County.

  One person transported to hospital following Georgetown home invasion

Officers with the Georgetown Police Department responded to a home on Bourne Street for a home invasion and robbery.

Crews responding to marsh fire in Georgetown County

Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District officials say it’s in the area of Highway 17 at the South Santee River.

  Driver arrested for suspicion of DUI after colliding with Georgetown Police cruiser

An accident Friday night in Georgetown sent a police officer to the hospital and landed the driver of the other vehicle behind bars, police say.

  Georgetown Police searching for 15-year-old girl missing since March

Georgetown Police are continuing the search for a young girl missing for almost a year.

  Georgetown police: Missing 13-year-old girl found safe

The Georgetown Police Department has found a missing girl.

Deputies release surveillance photo in grocery store shoplifting case

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office hopes someone will recognize a woman suspected of shoplifting from a grocery store.

Motorcyclist killed after running off road in Georgetown County

Officials are still trying to figure out what led up to a fatal motorcycle crash Saturday in Georgetown County.

  Family holds prayer vigil for S.C. man killed in Florida

The family of a Summerville man who disappeared one week ago says they were notified his body was found Wednesday night.

One arrested, another sought in connection to theft of seafood from Lowcountry restaurants

Deputies have arrested one person and are looking another in connection to the theft of seafood from Lowcountry restaurants.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office searching for wanted man

Authorities are searching for 35-year-old Daniel Eugene Snook who is wanted for obtaining goods under false pretense with value in excess of $10,000.

  Georgetown utility faces $9,600 fine

The Georgetown County Water and Sewer District is facing a fine of nearly $10,000 for failing to meet regulation requirements.

Deputies seek to identify suspect sought in Lowcountry restaurant burglaries

According to a report, large quantities of food items were stolen from restaurants along U.S. Business 17 in Murrells Inlet.

Georgetown Co. investigators recover vintage signs stolen from restaurant

Georgetown County deputies say a collection of vintage advertising signs stolen from a Litchfield restaurant have been found.

  Thieves steal vintage signs from Georgetown County restaurant

Officials with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office say someone stole large vintage Gulf, Pure and ESSO gasoline signs from the Litchfield Fish House Restaurant on 13060 Ocean Highway.

Deputies searching for Lowcountry man accused of child sex crimes

Deputies are looking for 51-year-old Rhett Haskell Tison who they say failed to appear at general sessions court on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

  Investigators charge juvenile for Georgetown County church fire

Investigators have charged a juvenile for a fire at a church in Georgetown County.

2 arrested in Georgetown car burglary

Georgetown Police arrested two men accused in an active car burglary Saturday.

  Coroner identifies 86-year-old killed after truck goes into pond in Murrells Inlet

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office identified the driver of a pickup truck who died Tuesday after the truck went into a pond along Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet.

  FBI, SLED investigating church fire in Georgetown County

After multiple fires were set inside a church building over the weekend, the pastor of the Spirit Filled Ambassadors for Christ Church in Andrews confirms the FBI and SLED are now investigating.

  FIRST ALERT: Flash flood watch to continue into Tuesday morning

A flash flood watch will continue through Tuesday morning for much of South Carolina.

Georgetown County church seeks answers after fires set throughout building

During a season of giving, a Georgetown County church is trying to find out why someone set fires inside its building.

Deputies: Duo stole steaks, beer from Lowes Foods

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pair of shoplifting suspects.

Three Lowcountry high school students arrested in connection to fatal shooting

Deputies have arrested three Lowcountry high school students in connection to a fatal shooting and robbery on Pawleys Island.

  2 teens arrested in deadly Pawleys Island shooting

A man is dead following a shooting on Pawleys Island Wednesday night.

Georgetown County coroner identifies man killed in officer-involved shooting

Officials have released the name of the man killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday in the Andrews area.

  Sheriff: Man dead following gun battle with deputies in Georgetown County

Authorities say a man is dead after he engaged in a gun battle with law enforcement in Georgetown County Tuesday night.

Fifteen suspects arrested in warrant round up operation in Georgetown Co.

Law enforcement agencies in Georgetown County have arrested 15 suspects in a warrant round up operation.

Georgetown County inmate dies following hospitalization for injuries

Officials with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office say an inmate who was hospitalized last week for injuries died on Monday.

  Georgetown residents and buiness owners put Christmas lights on Front Street

This comes after years of not having any Christmas lights display on the street

  Georgetown Co. detention center inmate hospitalized, deputies say

The man received medical attention and was unresponsive but still alive when he was taken to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

  Interim Sheriff Carter Weaver wins Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s GOP Primary

Georgetown County officials have announced Carter Weaver as the winner of the Republican primary for the sheriff’s race.

Deputies: No credible threat at high school

Georgetown County deputies found no evidence that students or staff were in danger after a student reportedly made a threat.