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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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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GtCounty General News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

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

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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: March 25, 2021

Students invited to participate in national art contest

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Students in Georgetown County have an opportunity to show off their love for their local government at the national level – and win a pizza party for their class in the process. In an effort to bolster civic education in schools and communities, and educa...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Library Director publishes first book

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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

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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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