Georgetown County

Sheriff: Three people in custody after reported abduction at Georgetown County home

Authorities say three people have been taken into custody after a woman reported that she was abducted from a home in Georgetown County.

Firefighters battle early morning house fire

‘Salute from Shore’ to continue Saturday with tribute to Shaw AFB pilot killed in crash

LIST: Lowcountry communities cancel Fourth of July fireworks over coronavirus concerns

Georgetown County deputies arrest juvenile in attempted business burglaries

  Georgetown County Council passes face mask ordinance; goes into effect midnight Friday

Police: Suspects wanted for Georgetown hotel murder spotted in Connecticut

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Police investigate incident at Georgetown hotel that left man dead, woman injured

Coastal Lab in Murrells Inlet offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing

Two pulled from water after boat capsizes in Murrells Inlet

Police seek help in finding man wanted in shooting

Deputies on the lookout for stolen truck

Fourth of July parade in Pawleys Island canceled over coronavirus concerns

  Georgetown County School District creates reopening taskforce, survey for parents

Last week, the district's new Superintendent Keith Price announced the school district is creating a reopening taskforce to develop plans for the upcoming school year.

Arrest made in fatal Georgetown County hit-and-run

South Carolina Highway Patrol has made an arrest in connection with a Wednesday hit-and-run in Charleston County.

Georgetown Police find missing cruiser

The Georgetown Police Department has announced that a missing police cruiser has been found.

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The 37th annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, officials said Friday.

Troopers seeking two people, vehicle in connection to fatal hit-and-run

Georgetown cancels Fourth of July fireworks

Stolen car leads to two arrests in Georgetown County

  Woman accused in attempted drowning in Georgetown County

One dead following crash involving car, motorcycle in Georgetown County

Crews respond to crash with entrapment near Brookgreen Gardens

Deputies searching for man who broke into Waffle House and made himself something to eat

Investigators with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said it happened at the location on 3693 Highway 17 Bypass on Murrells Inlet on Sunday.

Suspects wanted in assault of NYPD officer arrested in Georgetown County

Deputies say the two were fleeing to Georgetown County to avoid prosecution.

Deputies, police join march for peace and justice in Georgetown

Georgetown County deputies and Georgetown Police officers joined protesters Thursday in a march for peace and justice in the death of George Floyd.

Georgetown County authorities continue warning residents of scams

Authorities are asking residents to be alert for more phone scams in the county.

Georgetown Co. sheriff issues statement on death of George Floyd

The sheriff of Georgetown County released a statement on the death of a man who died in Minneapolis while in police custody.

Georgetown Police search for 4 men in burglary, shooting

Georgetown Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that led to a shooting at a mobile home.

  Georgetown clubs cancel summer baseball, softball

The grass is clipped but the bleachers are bare and will continue to be empty for the rest of the summer. Georgetown County has opted to pass on America’s pastime.

Good Samaritans recover over $1,300 on U.S. 17 in Georgetown County

Two Georgetown County residents are being recognized as good Samaritans for turning in over $1,300 they found on U.S. 17.

Deputies arrest 2 suspects wanted in Murrells Inlet shooting; 4th suspect identified

Two of the suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that ended with a Murrells Inlet homeowner being shot have been arrested.

Suspect sought for Lowcountry burglary that ended with homeowner getting shot

Deputies are searching for a woman suspected in a burglary in Murrells Inlet that ended with the homeowner getting shot.

One in hospital following shooting in Georgetown County

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is responding to reports of a shooting.

Georgetown County deputies arrest Florida felon after chase

Deputies say a man on probation from Florida faces drug and weapon charges after a high-speed chase early Wednesday.

Andrews man charged in church break-in

Georgetown County deputies arrested an Andrews man early Wednesday in connection with a burglary at a church.

  Crowds at Georgetown County boardwalk causing concerns

A Georgetown County boardwalk has only been open since Wednesday and it is already creating a challenge for those trying to maintain social distancing.

  Georgetown County scraps one-cent sales tax proposal

A renovated detention center, new hangers at the county airport and a whole network of bike paths: Those are just a few of the projects that could have been funded by a proposed sales tax increase in Georgetown County.

Georgetown County School District gives updates on in-person graduations

The Georgetown County School District has given an announcement on how they will proceed with graduation ceremonies.

Georgetown County votes to extend state of emergency, reopen Murrells Inlet Marshwalk

The Georgetown County Council voted on Tuesday night to extend its state of emergency another 60 days.

2nd person arrested in connection with Plantersville shooting

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old woman in a shooting that left two teens wounded.

SLED investigating Georgetown County treasurer accused of hitting employee

The State Law Enforcement Division has been called in to investigate the Georgetown County treasurer.

Deputies: Man wanted for shooting at vehicle with wife, son inside arrested in Berkeley County

Deputies say a man wanted for shooting at a vehicle with his wife and son inside has been arrested in Berkeley County.

Missing teen in Georgetown Co. returns home safely

Georgetown County deputies say a missing 16-year-old girl has returned home safely.

Deputies searching for 13-year-old boy who ran away from boys home

Deputies are searching for a 13-year-old boy who they say ran away from a boys home in Georgetown County.

SWAT team arrests 17-year-old suspected of shooting juveniles in Georgetown County

Members of the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team has arrested a teenager suspected of shooting two juveniles.

Georgetown County public beach accesses to reopen; Marshwalk remains closed

The Georgetown County Council voted on Tuesday night to reopen public beach accesses on Friday.

Two people wounded following shooting at Georgetown County home

Two people have been wounded following a shooting in Georgetown County this afternoon.

  S.C. Air National Guard to perform Lowcountry flyovers saluting frontline healthcare workers

The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing will perform special flyovers statewide Monday to salute frontline healthcare workers.

Georgetown County deputies searching for missing man

Anyone with information regarding King’s whereabouts is being asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.

  Liberty Steel cutting Georgetown production for three months amid COVID-19

Officials with Liberty Steel announced they will that they will temporarily lay off or redeploy 130 employees in the Georgetown plant as the pandemic puts a financial strain on the corporation.

Coastal Lab in Murrells Inlet offering COVID-19 antibody testing

A COVID-19 antibody test is available for people in the Grand Strand who are curious if they have the virus but aren’t showing symptoms.

  COVID-19 travel ban prevents woman from traveling from England for S.C. wedding

A couple scheduled to be married in the Lowcountry last Sunday had to put plans on hold because of COVID-19.

Georgetown County Council votes to close beach access

Georgetown County Council passed an emergency ordinance Tuesday morning to close all public beach access.

At least 20 tornadoes touched down in South Carolina during Monday’s storms

National Weather Service offices statewide confirmed at 20 tornadoes, including 11 across the Lowcountry, during Monday’s severe weather.

National Weather Service confirms two additional tornados resulting from Monday’s storms

The National Weather Service says there have now confirmed two additional tornados that resulted from Monday’s storms, bringing the total to 16.

Georgetown Co. deputies looking for man accused of shoplifting beer

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Georgetown Sheriff’s Office.

WATCH: Dramatic video captured of lumberyard fire in Pawleys Island

Crews are on scene of a fire at a lumberyard in Pawleys Island.

  LOOKING TO HIRE: Lowcountry detention and correction facilities have dozens of openings

With thousands impacted by the coronavirus in terms of job losses, several Lowcountry detention centers say they are hiring employees.

  Tidelands Health seeks plasma donations from those who recovered from COVID-19 as potential treatment for critically ill

Tidelands Health is participating in a nationwide initiative, coordinated by the Mayo Clinic, to investigate the effectiveness of convalescent plasma to treat severe cases of COVID-19.

  3 supercell thunderstorms blamed for Monday’s tornadoes, 9 S.C. deaths

As the National Weather Service continues to investigate storm damage reported across the state, it appears three supercell thunderstorms were responsible for the lines of deadly tornadoes Monday morning.

National Weather Service confirms three tornadoes touched down in Georgetown County

Survey crews with the National Weather Services said three tornadoes touched down Monday morning in 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.

Georgetown police search for wanted man, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

The Georgetown Police Department wants the community to be on the lookout for a man that is considered armed and dangerous.

Fares suspended on Georgetown County’s public bus service

Georgetown County residents who need to travel locally during the COVID-19 outbreak will soon be able to ride the bus for free.

Andrews man charged with burglary, looting during state of emergency

Georgetown County deputies say a 32-year-old man is facing multiple charges in connection with a burglary.

  Lowcountry hospital asks for community’s help to prepare masks

Tidelands Health is issuing an urgent request for the help of those in the community who can sew.

Georgetown Co. deputies cleared in shooting death of Andrews man

In an announcement made Monday, an investigation by the State Law Enforcement Division found no evidence of criminal behavior from deputies Drew Wynans, William McWethy or Jerome Maybank. The deputy-involved shooting occurred on Dec. 10, 2019, in the 100 block of Gator Lane

Deputies offer safety advice to restaurants serving takeout, curbside alcohol

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office released recommendations to restaurants to help them safely handle “to go” orders and curbside sales of wine and alcohol.

  Deputies confirm body found in park is missing Pawleys Island official

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says a man’s body was found Saturday.

Georgetown deputies again expand search for missing Pawleys Island official

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it is expanding its search for a missing 84-year-old.

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

During a special board meeting, the Georgetown County School District outlined how they will address the mandated school closures and coronavirus concerns.

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

The Georgetown Police Department announced the arrest of two murder suspects on Friday

SCDNR joining search for missing Pawleys Island town official

Specialized air and water units from the state’s Department of Natural Resources are joining the search Friday for a missing 84-year-old Georgetown County man.

DNR joins search for missing Pawleys Island Planning Commission chair

The Department of Natural Resources will join the search on Friday for a missing Pawleys Island man.

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

The City of Georgetown will not be permitting gatherings or events of 250 or more people that requires a city permit due to concerns with coronavirus.

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

On Wednesday, nearly five months after the DUI-related crash that killed a 30-year old mother of three young girls, Benjamin Lockliear's preliminary hearing was postponed again.

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.