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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Study highlights the need for affordable housing in Georgetown County

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Housing study highlights need for affordable housing in Georgetown County

 

GEORGETOWN COUNTY – The need for affordable housing in Georgetown County is an issue that has come to a head over the last several months. A recent study commissi...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Finance Dept. receives top honor for annual comprehensive report

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The Georgetown County Finance Department has received the highest form of recognition available in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

The Department was presented last week with the international Certificate of Achievement for Exc...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

South Island Ferry Landing to Reopen

The South Island Ferry Landing will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 5.

Repairs are wrapping up at the South Island Ferry Landing parking lot, and the landing will once again be open to the public this coming Saturday, June 5.Additionally, a "Grand Opening" ceremony is in the works for a future date. Please check ba...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

County celebrates National Public Works Week

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The Georgetown County Public Services Department thanked and honored its staff with a luncheon and awards presentation on Thursday. The event was in honor of National Public Works Week, which annually pays tribute to the men and women responsible for buil...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

County, partners to reinter ancestral remains of African-Americans enslaved on Hagley Plantation

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Georgetown County and partners throughout the community will gather together this weekend for a ceremony to reinter the remains of enslaved African-Americans who were once laid to rest at Hagley Plantation. The ceremony, to take place at Holy Cross Faith ...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Seven Community Cleanups in District 7 set for May 22

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted people and businesses across the globe in innumerable ways. In Georgetown County, one of the impacts residents might find surprising is an increase in litter on roadways. The pandemic prevented inmate workers from the county...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

91-year-old retires from Georgetown County

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The Georgetown County Public Services Department recently had a retirement celebration the likes of which it has never had before. The retiree was 91 years old. 

Jacob Frasier, affectionately known as “Mr. Jacob,” retired in Ap...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Mask ordinance no longer in place in Georgetown County

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A mask ordinance that was in place in Georgetown County for just over a year was allowed to expire on April 28. County Council had renewed the ordinance every few months since it was first put in place in March of 2020. Renewal was not on the agenda for C...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Georgetown County launches program for minority-owned small businesses

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Georgetown County Economic Development is excited to announce the recent launch of its Minority-Owned Small Businesses Initiative Enterprise. 

The initiative will help businesses across Georgetown County with tasks such as registering in the count...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Parts of Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk to close for repairs

People walk along the wooden boardwalk known as the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Sections of the popular Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk will close for repairs beginning Monday, April 26. Two crews will close and repair one section of boardwalk at a time, with one crew starting at Wahoo’s and moving south, and another starting at ...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

County opens new Green Trail at Rocky Point on Earth Day

Sign image in green of a hiker posted on a tree, denoting the new green trail route.

Georgetown County will celebrate Earth Day next week by giving residents and visitors another way to enjoy nature. It will open the Green Trail – the very first walking trail to open at Rocky Point Community Forest – with a small commu...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Housing study highlights need for affordable housing in Georgetown County

Image of a small wooden frame in the shape of a house with coins stacked inside.

Housing study highlights need for affordable housing in Georgetown County

 

GEORGETOWN COUNTY – The need for affordable housing in Georgetown County is an issue that has come to a head over the last several months. A recent study commissi...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Jump rope club for women ages 40+ comes to Georgetown County parks

A woman in a red shirt jumps double dutch at the Carrol Campbell Marine Complex

Play dates aren’t just for kids anymore. They’re for grown women too, according to Donna L. Reed of Browns Ferry. She would certainly know, since she has been attending once, twice, and sometimes even three or four times a week.

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

County offices to eliminate appointment requirement

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Just over a year after Georgetown County closed its offices due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is getting ready to fully-reopen. For most offices, that means an end to the requirement that residents make appointments to conduct county business in person at ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Library Director publishes first book

Cover of Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith Charleston Renaissance Artist by Dwight McInvaill

This February was “a nail-biting time” for Georgetown County’s Library Director, Dwight McInvaill. After 40 years of laborious research and interviews, organizing hundreds of family letters and photographs, and finally puttin...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Murrells Inlet teen ranks No. 1 in state for tennis

A teenage boy in a black hoodie holds a tennis racquet against his chest

Hard work and regular training have paid off for Logan Tomovski, 14. 

A longtime student of David Bromberg, head tennis pro at the county-owned Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center, Tomovski finished 2020 as the No. 1 ranked tennis player in the state ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Application

To: All interested Federal and State Agencies, Local Groups and Individuals- Public Notice

Posted: June 7, 2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) have received an ap...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Libraries Plan Summer Fun for Everyone

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The Georgetown County Library (GCL) is gearing up for a summer of fun for all ages, and attendees will once again be able to gather in auditoriums and meeting rooms to share the experience. Although the libraries have been open for book lending, computer ...

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Library
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Southern Georgetown Library opens its doors

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The new Southern Georgetown Community Library has its certificate of occupancy - and a bevy of new books - and will open its doors on Wednesday, March 24. Library staff and the many volunteers who helped steer the building into being couldn't be ...

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Library
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Free Little Libraries installed around Georgetown area

Little Library box painted to look like a house, standing at East Bay Park.

The Friends of the Georgetown Library are pleased to announce a new project: providing Little Free Libraries in several locations in Georgetown.  Over the past eight months the group has launched the libraries in cooperation with the Georgetown C...

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Library
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Library Director publishes first book

Cover of Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith Charleston Renaissance Artist by Dwight McInvaill

This February was “a nail-biting time” for Georgetown County’s Library Director, Dwight McInvaill. After 40 years of laborious research and interviews, organizing hundreds of family letters and photographs, and finally puttin...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

New Foreclosure Sales Have Been Published

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

South Island Ferry Landing to Reopen

The South Island Ferry Landing will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 5.

Repairs are wrapping up at the South Island Ferry Landing parking lot, and the landing will once again be open to the public this coming Saturday, June 5.Additionally, a "Grand Opening" ceremony is in the works for a future date. Please check ba...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Parts of Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk to close for repairs

People walk along the wooden boardwalk known as the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Sections of the popular Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk will close for repairs beginning Monday, April 26. Two crews will close and repair one section of boardwalk at a time, with one crew starting at Wahoo’s and moving south, and another starting at ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Local teen ranked No. 1 in the state for tennis

A teenage boy in a black hoodie holds a tennis racquet against his chest

Hard work and regular training have paid off for Logan Tomovski, 14. A longtime student of David Bromberg, head tennis pro at the county-owned Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center, Tomovski finished 2020 as the No. 1 ranked tennis player in the state of South ...

Read on...

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2021

County opens new Green Trail at Rocky Point on Earth Day

Sign image in green of a hiker posted on a tree, denoting the new green trail route.

Georgetown County will celebrate Earth Day this week by giving residents and visitors another way to enjoy nature. It will open the Green Trail – the very first walking trail to open at Rocky Point Community Forest – with a small commu...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Jump rope club for women ages 40+ comes to Georgetown County parks

A woman in a red shirt jumps double dutch at the Carrol Campbell Marine Complex

Play dates aren’t just for kids anymore. They’re for grown women too, according to Donna L. Reed of Browns Ferry. She would certainly know, since she has been attending once, twice, and sometimes even three or four times a week.

&ld...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

County celebrates National Public Works Week

James Coley holding award plaque with a colleague standing on each side

The Georgetown County Public Services Department thanked and honored its staff with a luncheon and awards presentation on Thursday. The event was in honor of National Public Works Week, which annually pays tribute to the men and women responsible for buil...

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Public Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Seven Community Cleanups in District 7 set for May 22

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted people and businesses across the globe in innumerable ways. In Georgetown County, one of the impacts residents might find surprising is an increase in litter on roadways. The pandemic prevented inmate workers from the county...

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Public Services

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony to take place in Georgetown

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Georgetown’s annual Memorial Day observance will be held Monday, May 31st at the Veterans Memorial located at 715 Church Street. The ceremony will begin at 10AM and former Coastal Carolina University History Professor Barry Price will be the gue...

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Veterans Affairs
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Volunteers needed to place flags on veterans' graves for Memorial Day

American flags in front of each gravestone in a cemetery

You’ve all seen the familiar poster of Uncle Sam pointing his finger and saying “I want you…..”

Well, the veterans of America Legion Post 114 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6444 in Georgetown could use your help ...

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