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GCSO hiring event planned in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office will host a hiring event Saturday for various law enforcement positions. According to Sheriff Carter Weaver with GCSO, the office will host a hiring event at 9 and 10 a.m. on July 9 for Deputies, Corrections Officers, and 911 Operators. The event is an opportunity for applicants […]
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Public Auctions - auction 7-19

IRS NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Time: 1:00 PM (Registration 12:30 PM) Location: Williamsburg County Courthouse, 209 County Rd S-45-226, Kingstree SC 29556 (outside at the entry doors) Description of Property being Sold: Agricultural, unimproved real estate located in the Mouzon Township. APN# 45-128-002 (51 acres, more or less) AND APN# 45-128-005, 45-128-006 and 45-128-007 (202.69 acres, more or less) Minimum Bid $233,893.00 Under the authority in IRC Sec. 6331 the property described above has been seized for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Toni Cooke-Evans. The property will be sold at public auction sale as provided by IRC Sec. 6335 and related regulations. Only the right, title, and interest of Toni Cooke-Evans in and to the property will be offered for sale. If requested, the IRS will furnish information about possible encumbrances, which may be useful in determining the value of the interest being offered for sale. Terms of Payment: Deferred- 20% deposit required upon acceptance of the highest bid, remaining balance due not later than 08/22/2022. All payments must be by cash, a certified, cashier's, or treasurer's check drawn on any bank or trust company incorporated under the laws of the United States or under the laws of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, or by a United States postal, bank, or express money order. Make check or money order payable to U.S. Treasury Dept. Mail-in bids must be accompanied by full payment of the highest amount of the bid. Terms of Payment: Full payment required on acceptance of the highest bid. For additional information, access our web site at or contact Sloane Wilkinson, Property Appraisal and Liquidation Specialist at or 910-508-2754. AD# 2007586.
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Groundbreaking for Chavis Wellness Center

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Chavis Wellness Center was held Tuesday morning, June 28. This project started under the Pasley Administration and culminated under the current Cooks administration. Dr. Cooks promised her predecessor that she would follow through on the completion of the center. The center will be located...

Awendaw Blue Crab Fest returning in August

Awendaw's Blue Crab Festival is returning in August after a two-year hiatus. The festival, now in its 25th year, will have over 1,000 buckets of blue crab, more than 75 arts, food and retail vendors and live music by the Secrets. The event is family-friendly and will have an area for kids.

Georgetown City Council discussing a harbor dredge for more boat access

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCSC) - Georgetown City Council is considering a few ways to make sure its harbor, the centerpiece of downtown, remains deep enough for boat and barge use. At a special meeting last week, the council heard a presentation about sediment and dredging and discussed the best way to move forward.

Murrells Inlet OB/GYN gives away free baby formula

Carolina OB/GYN gave away 40 free bags of life-aiding baby formula to parents in need at its Murrells Inlet and Georgetown offices Thursday. Dr. Gayle Richmond, the founder and managing partner of Carolina OB/GYN, said the event was meant “not just for our patients, but the communities we serve.”

Report: Roxbury Prep was subjected to ‘racially hostile environment’ in 2021 football game against Georgetown High

"Georgetown High failed to provide a safe and welcoming space for the Black players and coaches of the visiting team." A new report concludes Roxbury Prep Charter School football players were subjected to a “racially hostile environment” when they were the visiting team during a game against Georgetown High School last fall, including several incidents involving racial slurs.
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New Pawleys Island town administrator to take office July 18

PAWLEYS ISLAND — Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments' transportation programs coordinator, Daniel Newquist, will take over as town administrator on July 18. Pawleys Island Mayor Brian Henry announced June 20 that Newquist, one of 19 candidates for the job, had signed a three-year contract that morning at town hall. Newquist has been with the Council of Governments since 2009, helping develop comprehensive plans for area municipalities such as Kingstree, Georgetown, Surfside Beach and Hemingway.
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NAACP leaders question GCSD's increase to $13 an hour

GEORGETOWN — Is a salary of $13 an hour enough to raise a family?. That was the question put to the Georgetown County School District Board of Education during its June 28 meeting by two NAACP presidents who took the board to task during the public comment period. “I’m...

Repeat offender for 35 years sentenced for drug, gun charges in Pawleys Island

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — A Pawleys Island man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug and gun charges in connection to an incident on Feb. 2, 2021. Matthew Jenkins, 53, of Pawleys Island pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of possession with intent to distribute schedule I-II drugs and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent felony, according to the 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office.

Doctors Office in Murrells Inlet, Georgetown Giving Away Free Baby Formula

A doctors office in Murrells Inlet and Georgetown will be giving away free baby formula tomorrow. The event will begin at Carolina OB/GYN at 9 a.m. and people are invited into the offices where they’ll receive a bag containing one 7.2 ounce can of Enfamil NeuroPro mix-based powder and a carton of six 2-ounce bottles of Enfamil Premixed formula. The formula distribution will end at noon or until supplies run out and the bags will be distributed one per person. No phone calls will be accepted and no product will be held.

Pawleys Island man gets 10 years in prison for drug, gun crimes

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Pawleys Island man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to drug and gun charges, according to Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson’s office. Matthew Jenkins, 53, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of possession with intent to distribute schedule I-II drugs and one count […]