Georgetown County

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  Classroom Champions: Teacher wants headphones for students at Andrews Elementary

  Police searching for murder suspect following shooting in Georgetown

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

  Unofficial results show Carter Weaver winning Georgetown Co. sheriff race

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

Georgetown County to host blood drive Wednesday

Crews called for a suspicious package at Georgetown County home

  One person transported to hospital following fire at Murrells Inlet condominium

  3 facing charges in fatal Georgetown shooting

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

  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.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy involved in head-on crash

A Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy was taken to a hospital for evaluation following a head-on crash late Monday night, according to authorities.

  Authorities: 21 with ‘minor’ injuries after crash involving transit bus in Georgetown Co.

Crews are asking drivers to avoid the area.

  Tuesday’s primary for Georgetown sheriff will decide sole name on official ballot

When voters in Georgetown County head to the polls Tuesday, the original plan was to have them select which candidate would wind up on the ballot as the Republican candidate.

  Classroom Champions: Thanks for $2971 in donations to nine Lowcountry classrooms

From early learners to high school students, your generosity has touched the lives of students of all ages and all subjects. As Classroom Champions, you've donated $2971 to nine classrooms from Georgetown to Ridgeville already this school year.

Juvenile arrested for drive-by shooting on Pawleys Island

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office say the juvenile, whose name is being withheld due to his age, faces four counts of attempted murder and one count of discharging a firearm into a dwelling.

Missing Georgetown man found safe

The Georgetown Police Department said Wednesday night that a 33-year-old man who was last seen on Tuesday was found.

Deputies investigating after report of shots fired at Pawleys Island neighborhood

Deputies are investigating following a report of shots fired at a Pawleys Island neighborhood Tuesday night.

Ducks dumped at Pawleys Island boat landing; SCDNR investigating

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating after several ducks were dumped at a boat landing in Pawleys Island.

  Frontier Communications at risk of losing millions in state funding following phone outage in Georgetown Co.

A telephone company is at risk of losing millions of dollars in state funding after a Georgetown County community was without phone service for nearly a month.

Georgetown Co. detention center officer fired after videos, pics show up on social media

The sheriff’s office said Israel Mention was fired on Wednesday after videos and photographs were posted on social media that violate the detention center policy.

  Andrews police chief resigns, mayor confirms

The top cop in Andrews is leaving his post after a year on the job.

One dead in auto pedestrian accident in Georgetown County

One person is dead following an auto pedestrian accident in Georgetown County Friday night.

  Classroom Champions: A Georgetown County teacher wants reading games for her third graders

Melissa Chastain teaches third grade at Plantersville Elementary. Her students are eager learners. She says like many children their age, they learn more effectively when given the opportunity to use their hands.

Georgetown police raise money to purchase headstone in honor of infant girl

Georgetown police came to the aid of a grieving family to help buy a headstone to honor an infant who died in 2017.

Two people killed in head-on collision in Georgetown County

Highway Patrol says it happened around 3:08 p.m. and involved a Toyota Camry and a Chevy Pickup truck.

Police: Knife found in student’s book bag at elementary school in Georgetown

Authorities say a knife was found in a student’s book bag at an elementary school in Georgetown Wednesday afternoon.

Man charged with felony DUI after passenger dies in Murrells Inlet crash

A man has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death after a crash last week in the Murrells Inlet area,

  Georgetown County community frustrated by ongoing phone, internet outage

People who live in a rural part of Georgetown County say they have gone nearly a month without landline phone or internet service.

Six Georgetown city employees arrested for allegedly stealing case of Crown Royal

Six Georgetown city employees were arrested after allegedly stealing a $400 case of Crown Royal, according to authorities.

Murrells Inlet-Garden City crews rescue 1 trapped in vehicle after serious crash

Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District crews rushed to save a person who was trapped inside a vehicle after a serious crash on Thursday.

Report: Students arrested, gun found at high school after teen threatens to ‘light everyone up’

Investigators have announced the arrest of three high school students after a loaded gun was found in the possession of a student at the Georgetown High School campus on Thursday.

  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.

Georgetown County to hold safety checkpoints through October

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says it will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the remainder of the month.

  Georgetown Co. looking to make improvements to Hwy 17 corridor

Georgetown County is partnering with the Grand Strand Transportation Study for a four-day workshop about the future of the highway 17 corridor.

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

A Murrells Inlet woman accused of driving drunk and killing one person now has a court date.