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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Bassmaster College National Championship coming to Georgetown

Patrick Walters as part of the USC team in 2017 is seen holding up his prize winning catch.

The best college fishing teams in the country will take to Georgetown County’s five rivers this September, when Bassmaster returns to Winyah Bay. Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will host the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series Nat...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Parks and Rec. Dept. earns national designation

Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider seal

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation has been designated a Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider by the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS). 

This honor, like the Good Housekeeping Seal given to household products that meet high ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Manigault to join SC Officials Hall of Fame

Joey Manigault is pictured in a gym in his officials uniform holding a basketball.

Joey Manigault is a community favorite in Georgetown County. He has been with the County’s Parks and Recreation department since November of 1989, and people of all ages – from “Old Timers,” to kids taking part in t...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 4, 2022

County to name park in honor of Ladson

Vintage photo of Abie Ladson Sr.

Georgetown County will name a park in the Plantersville community in honor of the late Abie Roger Ladson Sr. Council approved the honor on March 8 at the request of a group of area residents.

The park is located at 180 Jackson Village Road.

Ladson, who pass...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Two beach accesses to close temporarily

photo of a beach access on a sunny day with the words "Access Temporarily Closed" over the cen

Georgetown County will temporarily close the parking areas at Beach Access Nos. 52 and 54 in North Litchfield tonight through tomorrow morning. The closure will allow for repair of the parking areas and installation of new surfacing material. 
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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Two beach accesses to close temporarily

photo of a beach access on a sunny day with the words "Access Temporarily Closed" over the cen

Georgetown County will temporarily close the parking areas at Beach Access Nos. 52 and 54 in North Litchfield tonight through tomorrow morning. The closure will allow for repair of the parking areas and installation of new surfacing material. 
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GtCounty General News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Phase 2 of Marsh Walk repairs to begin

Customers file onto the MarshWalk from a restaurant.

Phase 2 of repairs on the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk are slated to begin tomorrow, July 21. The wooden planks and rails along the Marsh Walk were replaced from the northern most part of the structure to the area between the Dead Dog Saloon and the Claw Hou...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Parks and Rec. Dept. announces cancellation of fall tackle football due to spread of COVID-19

image of two football helmets on a football field with text reading "Youth Tackle Football suspen

With the incidence rate of COVID-19 continuing to increase locally, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will cancel tackle football for the fall season, it announced today. The parents of all children who were signed up to participate in the program sh...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

New trail opens at Rocky Point

A dirt trail is pictured running through a forest in daylight.

Rocky Point, a boat landing and picnic spot in South Carolina's first Community Forest, has another new offering for nature lovers.

"We're getting ready to open our second trail in the trail system out here at Rocky Point," said...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Parks and Rec. Dept. announces free fitness center memberships for veterans

Three people exercising in a fitness room. One is on a treadmill, the others are weightlifting.

To commemorate Veterans Day and honor those who have served in the military, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will offer free fitness center memberships during the months of November and December to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Th...

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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: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 cases cause another delay in Georgetown County youth basketball league

closeup image of a basketball

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation announced today that its Jr. NBA 3v3 Youth Basketball League will be delayed by at least one more week as a result of COVID-19. 

The league was supposed to begin practices on Jan. 18, but an increase in the n...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Joey Manigault to join Officials Hall of Fame

Joey Manigault is pictured in a gym in his officials uniform holding a basketball.

Joey Manigault is a community favorite in Georgetown County. He has been with the County’s Parks and Recreation department since November of 1989, and people of all ages – from “Old Timers,” to kids taking part in t...

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GtCounty General News