News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2024

Construction of new jail to provide bid opportunities for local subcontractors

A subcontractor outreach meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 8259 Choppee Rd., Georgetown. This non-mandatory meeting is hosted by M.B. Kahn Construction to provide information for subcontractors who may be interested in bi...

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Public Services
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Where to dispose of storm debris

a full black garbage laying among leaf litter on the roadside

Georgetown County has recently received complaints about trash and debris left on the roadside in unincorporated areas of the county following this weekend's storm. Georgetown County does not have curbside debris pickup for this event. Storm debr...

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Public Services
Posted on: November 17, 2023

County recognizes Public Services employees

Harley Walker award 2023

The Georgetown County Department of Public Services presented awards to three employees this week. Halie Lowry received the Professional Achievement Award, Zackary Parsons received the Customer Service Award, and Harley Walker received the Employee of the...

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Public Services
Posted on: October 11, 2023

County introduces Apprenticeship Program for Heavy Equipment Operators

A young black woman in a knit cap stands in front of a large, yellow off-road articulated dump truck

Shatara Duncan isn’t your typical Georgetown County Heavy Equipment Operator. It’s not just that she’s female. Or that she’s young and petite, looking downright tiny next to the giant yellow off-road articulated dum...

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Public Services
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Applicants sought for Transportation Committee

Blue and White image with a picture of a highway stating applicants for CTC are sought

The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation is seeking applicants to serve on the County Transportation Committee. The committee is responsible for selecting and approving road projects to be funded with the county's portion of the state tax on ...

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Public Services
Posted on: June 20, 2023

County testing new mosquito control methods

A pickup truck with the county logo in a wooded area spraying mist from the back

Georgetown County residents will hopefully see fewer mosquitos around their homes this summer. The Georgetown County Mosquito Control Division is employing more spray truck drivers this year, and it’s also trying out new methods of mosquito elim...

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Public Services
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Waccamaw Neck Stormwater Master Plan is complete

The cover of the Waccamaw Neck Stormwater Master Plan.

Georgetown County is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Waccamaw Neck Stormwater Master Plan. This plan is the culmination of a $702,000 investment aimed at addressing pressing challenges related to stormwater and community flood resilie...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Student art to be featured on litter prevention signs

Students holding signs featuring their winning artwork

Georgetown County Council recognized two students on Feb. 28 for their winning entries in the Palmetto Pride "Litter Trashes Everyone" art contest. Their artwork will be used on litter prevention signs in our community. The winning students are ...

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