News Flash

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
Posted on: July 23, 2021

County seeks residents’ help in pinpointing areas with flooding issues

Floodwaters cover a two-lane road.

The Georgetown County Stormwater Division is embarking on a master plan to address flooding and drainage system issues across the county, and it’s looking for the help of residents. 

The master planning project will take place in phases,...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Environmental Services Division helps communities cleanup

Community members in orange vests hold a sign reading "community cleanup" following a litter p

No one likes to see roadside litter in their neighborhood. Not only is it an eyesore, but statistically, it attracts more litter — people are more like to litter in places where they see litter already exists. Unfortunately, an increase in the a...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled

Photo of a mosquito on a person's hand against a green background with the words Aerial Spray Not

Due to significant increase in the mosquito population across the county following recent rain events, Georgetown County Mosquito Control will conduct aerial spraying next week.

Weather allowing, aerial spraying will take place between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Oct. 23

Household cleaners and chemicals in boxes in the back of a vehicle.

After a year-and-a-half-long hiatus due to the pandemic, Georgetown County Environmental Services is bringing back its semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Waccamaw High School.

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Donation will improve Litchfield beach access

beach access at dawn surrounded by sea oats.

The Grand Strand Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation donated $20,000 to Georgetown County to help underwrite the cost of rebuilding a 75-foot beach access walkway at Litchfield Beach. The walkway will improve the access at First Street to better serve pub...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Public Services employees win awards

From left are Jones, Ray Funnye, Gibbs, Angela Christian and Donny Cummings.

Georgetown County Public Services recognized three of its most outstanding employees today during a luncheon to honor staff. George Montgomery received the Customer Service Award, Nancy Wall received the Professional Achievement Award, and Sheryl Gibbs wa...

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GtCounty General News