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9:44 am on Monday September 29, 2014

Startup.SC, local startup incubator, accepts its first class of entrepreneurs

Startup.SC, a nonprofit startup incubator based in Litchfield, has selected five companies to participate in its first cohort. To be selected, the companies must be web- and technology-based businesses with ability to scale to $10 million over the...
8:01 am on Wednesday September 3, 2014

Georgetown County Economic Development donates $50,000 to local startup incubator, Startup.SC

Georgetown County will provide $50,000 to Startup.SC, a non profit startup incubator working to build scalable technology-based businesses with the ability to scale to $10 million over the next five years. The investment will be matched with $50,000...
9:04 am on Thursday May 8, 2014

Much Needed Grant for Area Tech Startups

As reported a couple of days ago, Grand Strand startups got a boost with large SC grant, The Sun News sat down with Mike Schroll, one of the driving forces behind procuring the $250K in matching grant funds for Horry and Georgetown startups. In the...
4:13 pm on Tuesday May 6, 2014

Grand Strand startups get a boost with large SC grant

The Grand Strand Technology Council has received a $250,000 state grant, the maximum award possible, to help the Grand Strand Startup Initiative, a collaborative plan to foster the development of startups in the region. Today the Office of...
8:00 am on Friday April 11, 2014

The Nina and Pinta land in Georgetown

On Thursday April 17th, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday morning April 21st. A recent upheaval in...
11:03 am on Thursday March 6, 2014

Step into history at Hobcaw Barony

With just a 45-minute drive from Conway down U.S. 701 South, visitors can take a step back into history and view nature in all its splendor. With multiple slave villages from the 1800s, two historic homes, beaches, wetlands, marshlands and old rice...
9:39 am on Friday November 1, 2013

Carolina vs. Clemson fans, who will donate the most blood?

In a lead-up to the annual Carolina vs. Clemson football game this month, Georgetown Hospital System encourages Carolina and Clemson fans to declare their allegiance and give blood [today].
9:38 am on Tuesday October 15, 2013

NYT article highlights Georgetown fire, the city's future

This past weekend the New York Times had a great write-up about the impact of the Georgetown fire on their community, as well as a brief rundown of the city's economic boons and current woes.  An excerpt of the piece: "GJohn Witzl Walters is not...
11:23 am on Wednesday September 25, 2013

The Georgetown waterfront fire, a social round up

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3:57 pm on Wednesday September 4, 2013

Got an Idea? Startup Weekend is coming to Georgetown

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? This is the first offical Startup Weekend in South Carolina. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots...