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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Public Information meeting focuses on proposed solar farm

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The Georgetown County Planning Department has scheduled a community meeting in Lambertown next month to help address concerns about a proposal to develop a solar farm in the area.

The meeting is set for Monday, Oct. 10, from 5-7 p.m. at Saints Delight Pent...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Council approves new laws on animal restraint

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New laws regarding animal restraint – particularly dog tethering and kenneling – are now in place in Georgetown County and will begin being actively enforced in the coming weeks.

Georgetown County Council gave third and final reading on...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

John Thomas has resigned from County Council

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John Thomas, the Georgetown County Council District 1 representative since 2015, announced today that he will resign from the council effective May 23. 

Per state law, a special election will not be required, as his resignation date is within 180 ...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Redistricting Workshop on Oct. 26

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Georgetown County Council will have workshop to discuss redistricting at 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Howard Auditorium. Representatives from the state Office of Revenue and Fiscal Affairs (RFA) will be present to review objectives and the redistricting process with...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

A-Tax Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule Announced

Georgetown County's Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee meeting schedule for 2021 is as follows:

November 4, 2021

The Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at Howard Auditorium, located at 1610 Hawkins Street, Georgetown. All ...

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Accommodations Tax Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2021

County Council to move back into Council Chambers

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Beginning with its Nov. 9 meeting, Georgetown County Council will relocate back into County Council Chambers in the historic Screven Street Courthouse. Council meetings moved to Howard Auditorium in 2020 to allow for better social distancing during the pa...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

First draft of redistricting maps released

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Georgetown County has received the first version of maps showing two options for what new County Council districts could look like next year. Districts on the federal, state and local levels must be redrawn every 10 years after new census numbers come in ...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Public input meetings scheduled for redistricting maps

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Following a workshop on Jan. 11, Georgetown County Council selected a draft redistricting map to move forward with as it works to adopt a redistricting plan. This map, known as Plan 1-843A, is still subject to change prior to adoption based on public comm...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Council introduces new redistricting map based on public input

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After receiving input from dozens of residents during a series of public meetings this month, Georgetown County Council has used that feedback to create an updated redistricting plan.

The new map, known as “Map 509” (so named because th...

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GtCounty General News