Georgetown County

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.

One in hospital following shooting in Georgetown County

Georgetown County deputies arrest Florida felon after chase

Andrews man charged in church break-in

  Crowds at Georgetown County boardwalk causing concerns

  Georgetown County scraps one-cent sales tax proposal

Georgetown County School District gives updates on in-person graduations

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

2nd person arrested in connection with Plantersville shooting

SLED investigating Georgetown County treasurer accused of hitting employee

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

Missing teen in Georgetown Co. returns home safely

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

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

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

Coastal Lab in Murrells Inlet offering COVID-19 antibody testing

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

Georgetown County Council votes to close beach access

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

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.

Deputies arrest man in brother’s stabbing

A Georgetown County man was arrested in connection with a fight that left his brother hospitalized with stab wounds, deputies say.

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

An investigation into a Georgetown County man accused of sexually assaulting a minor has brought more charges against him.

Georgetown deputies arrest man accused of child sex crime

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jamar Daitrell Cochran on Tuesday on a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Georgetown man accused of sexual assault, providing alcohol to minors

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 52-year-old Michael Lloyd Micheau who faces charges of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree and two additional charges of furnishing alcohol to minors.

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

Crime Stoppers and the Georgetown Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate two individuals wanted for a murder that happened in February.

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

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help to identify a man wanted for questioning in a car break-in and 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.