News Flash

Posted on: April 7, 2021

Study highlights the 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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Economic Development
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Job Fair to connect industries with potential employees

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Georgetown County Economic Development will help local industries connect face-to-face with potential employees this month. The Department, in partnership with Horry-Georgetown Technical College, SC Works Waccamaw and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Gove...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

New business to locate at Georgetown Airport

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Georgetown County is excited to announce that Sherpa 6, Inc., and Sherpa Air will open new facilities at the Georgetown County Airport on Airport Road. The business will invest an estimated $19 million over a five-year period and create 43 high-paying, sp...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Grant will bring high-speed internet to all areas of the county

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A $9.8 million USDA grant will allow high-speed internet to be brought to nearly 3,000 homes in rural areas, including Georgetown County. The announcement was made Aug. 11 by Horry Telephone Cooperative, which received the grant and plans to use funds to ...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Harrison hired as Georgetown County Economic Development Director

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Tiffany Harrison, a Columbia native with more than 20 years of diverse economic development experience, has been selected as the new director of Georgetown County’s Economic Development Department. Her first day on the job will be Jan. 3.

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GtCounty General News