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7 hrs ago | via WMBF
GEORGETOWN, SC The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office needs your assistance in identifying the individuals wanted in connection with a burglary. Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the report of a burglary at Gene Ward's Country Store located at 3630 Highmarket St. in the Graves Station Community of Georgetown County, according to a news release from the GCSO. Comment?
Sunday | via WMBF
A Garden City man has been arrested in connection to a shooting incident in Georgetown County on Friday night at approximately 2:45 a.m. According to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, Robert Maittand Rumph, 50, was taken into custody after deputies responded to reports of possible shots fired at a residence on Pompano Drive in the Garden City Community of Georgetown. Officials say the suspect's wife explained an altercation had taken place between the suspect and their teenage son. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via WMBF
GEORGETOWN, SC In a small Georgetown rec center, Governor Haley surprised Emanuel AME interim pastor with the the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor in the state. "Emotionally, mentally, physically as draining as this was on a lot of us, never did he make a family feel like they deserved less than the family he had dealt with in the funeral the day before," explained Governor Haley. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Post and Courier
The Charleston judge presiding over Dylann Roof's prosecution listed on Thursday the groups that can argue over his gag order barring further releases of public information in the case. The appreciation dinner for the Rev. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via The Georgetown Times
Two Georgetown brothers have been arrested after a Sampit man accused them of breaking into his house in an attempt to kill him earlier this month. On the morning of Wednesday, July 21, Georgetown County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Antwan Jamale White, 26, and DaShaun Anthony White, 24, Chinaberry Place, almost 18 days after a man reported the two brothers had broken into his house on Good Hope Lane. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Myrtle Beach Online
Anyone with any information about this suspect wanted in connection with burglary is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at 546-5101. Georgetown County Sheriff's Office deputies are asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred earlier this month. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via The Georgetown Times
Deputies said a Georgetown woman was arrested after she poured a flammable liquid around her bedridden mother-in-law and threatened to burn her alive. On July 11, Georgetown County sheriff's deputies arrested Annette Pyatt, 53, Luz Drive, after investigating a 911 call that reported an attempted arson. Comment?
Saturday Jul 11 | via Myrtle Beach Online
A man wanted in connection with homicide in Laurens County was arrested Friday by Georgetown authorities, Carrie Cuthbertson, spokeswoman with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, said. Arthur Jason Bowers, 29, of Lomax Court in Murrells Inlet, who had an active homicide arrest warrant, was taken into custody without incident. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via WMBF
Following an investigation into a nightclub shooting at Fat Boiz Bar, Horry County police said "two groups fired guns at each other and one of the groups fired toward the security officers," according to a news release. Previously it was reported that a security officer saw a man in a car pull a gun, and responded by drawing his own firearm, only to be shot at by other people. Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via The Georgetown Times
The parents of a man who killed himself while he was in custody are charging three county agencies and a healthcare provider with failing to take steps to prevent his death. On Monday, attorney C. Carter Elliott filed a civil suit on behalf of Birdell and Mary Lambert that alleges their son - Craig Lambert - died as a result of negligence and medical malpractice while he was in the custody of the Georgetown County Detention Center. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via Greenwich Citizen
JUNE 26: Rev. Norvel Goff leads the funeral at the College Charleston TD Arena for South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney who was killed during the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church along with eight others on June 26, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Comment?
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