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53 min ago | The Georgetown Times

A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

Georgetown Lady in French Capitol, May go Forward With Red Cross Nurses - Mr. Lewis W. Haskell, American consul at Belgrade, Servia, has arrived in Buda Pest, Hungary, and is unable to proceed from there to Belgrade because of the war between Austro-Hungary and Servia.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

County Airport hosts Aviation Week event

Clayton Stairs/South Strand News The Georgetown County Airport, located south of Georgetown city limits on US 17, generates $3.4 million in total economic output, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Hemingway, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Georgetown County authorities investigate man's death from fallen tree at boat landing

Georgetown County and state authorities are at a boat landing where a man died from what appeared to be a tree falling and crushing him, officials said.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Legislators visit County Museum, present gift

Provided Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill visits the Georgetown County Museum and presents a check to the Georgetown County Historical Society, which runs the museum, on Aug. 13. According to historical society Board of Directors Secretary Mary Boyd, the money came from 'state funds.'

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Coastal Observer

Sales tax: Council adopts ballot that will allow borrowing

Georgetown County voters will be asked again this November if they favor an additional 1-cent sales tax to fund a pared list of infrastructure work over a shorter time period.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Andrews, SC, Pawleys Island, SC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Midway helps community protect property from fire

Ron Holt helps his son, Josh, 3, get an up-close view of the tread on the bulldozaer operated by the S.C. Forestry Commission in Georgetown County.

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Related Topix: Fire

The Georgetown Times

Serving the Community: Noel Smith, Georgetown Police Department

'Where I grew up, it was the ghetto...rough...we had nothing. I learned a lot of people in that community just wanted to be heard.'

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Related Topix: Prison, University of Phoenix

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

S.C. House could return Aug. 27 to take up two bills

House Clerk Charles Reid sent an email to all state representatives this week asking whether 2 p.m. Aug. 27 would be a good date for representatives to return to Columbia.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Libraries, Murrells Inlet, SC

The Georgetown Times

Aviation Week is Aug. 17-23

Barry Brock, fixed base operator with the Georgetown County Airport, stands in front of his plane at the Georgetown County Airport.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 16

Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show, with Hot Rod Promotions, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Inlet Square, U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Georgetown, SC

The Georgetown Times

Lowcounty Conservatory of Music opens

The Lowcountry Conservatory of Music, a newly established nonprofit music education program serving Charleston and Georgetown counties by promoting excellence in music through high-caliber private music education and public performance, is pleased to announce its inaugural enrollment for Fall 2014.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

The Georgetown Times

Educator learns about power production

This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry to one Georgetown County educator, as part of the 29th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis.

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The Georgetown Times

Bond wins county photography contest

Austin Bond won first place in the Georgetown County photography contest for this photo of a great blue heron with a fish in its mouth which he took at Huntington Beach State Park.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Murrells Inlet, SC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WMBF

Deer season opens for bowhunters in Horry, Georgetown counties

In Horry and Georgetown counties, bowhunters may take their first shot mid-August, while hunters in the Pee Dee have to wait until September.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC

Coastal Observer

Sales tax: Council adopts ballot that will allow borrowing

Georgetown County voters will be asked again this November if they favor an additional 1-cent sales tax to fund a pared list of infrastructure work over a shorter time period.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Andrews, SC, Pawleys Island, SC

Coastal Observer

Port of Georgetown: Dredging task force may shift focus to interstate link

With most of the money needed to dredge the port of Georgetown secured, promised or on the November ballot as a referendum, some members of the Georgetown County Port Task Force began looking ahead Wednesday to the next job: widening Highway 521 to four lanes all the way to Interstate 95. "We are going to be successful," said Lt.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, Charleston, SC

Coastal Observer

Thinking the unthinkable: Officers train to deal with school shooting

When students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School in Colorado April 20, 1999, and killed 13 students and teachers, law officers took 45 minutes to organize themselves and storm the school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pawleys Island, SC

The Georgetown Times

Police Blotter: Desire for soda leads to accident

An accident that tied up traffic on Highway 17 near DeBordieu July 31 was caused by an argument over soda.

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Related Topix: White Rock, SC, Pawleys Island, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Two wanted after fleeing DEU, crashing into a house

Agents with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit are looking for two individuals, Walker Dwane Bone and Xavier Rashon Reed, who fled from Agents conducting an investigation into narcotics sales in the City and County of Georgetown on August 11, according to a statement issued by the Georgetown COunty Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Georgetown, SC

WMBF

Children's media expert discusses school readiness

Today on WMBF News at 4 p.m., we talked to Abby Jenkins, the Director of Content for PBS Kids Digital, about preparing your child for elementary school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Horry County, SC, Conway, SC, Dillon, SC

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