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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Council members take oath of office

photo of Stella Mercado, Louis Morant and Clint Elliott in council chambers

Three County Council members -- including two brand new ones -- took the oath of office on Jan. 10, immediately prior to the first council meeting of the new year. New council members are Clint Elliott of District 1 and Stella Mercado of District 6. Louis...

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County Council
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Council approves new laws on animal restraint

Image of two dogs under text reading "tethering laws"

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

County Council Member John Thomas is pictured in the chairman's seat

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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