News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2022

Open play basketball suspended at Howard, Beck gyms

County logo on blue background with text of headline

Open play basketball in the gymnasium at the Howard Center on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and at Beck Recreation Center on Sunday afternoons has been suspended until further notice. 

Georgetown County made this decision following a shooting inci...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Bassmaster College National Championship coming to Georgetown

Patrick Walters as part of the USC team in 2017 is seen holding up his prize winning catch.

The best college fishing teams in the country will take to Georgetown County’s five rivers this September, when Bassmaster returns to Winyah Bay. Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will host the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series Nat...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Parks and Rec. Dept. earns national designation

Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider seal

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation has been designated a Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider by the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS). 

This honor, like the Good Housekeeping Seal given to household products that meet high ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Manigault to join SC Officials Hall of Fame

Joey Manigault is pictured in a gym in his officials uniform holding a basketball.

Joey Manigault is a community favorite in Georgetown County. He has been with the County’s Parks and Recreation department since November of 1989, and people of all ages – from “Old Timers,” to kids taking part in t...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 4, 2022

County to name park in honor of Ladson

Vintage photo of Abie Ladson Sr.

Georgetown County will name a park in the Plantersville community in honor of the late Abie Roger Ladson Sr. Council approved the honor on March 8 at the request of a group of area residents.

The park is located at 180 Jackson Village Road.

Ladson, who pass...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Parks and Rec. Dept. announces free fitness center memberships for veterans

Three people exercising in a fitness room. One is on a treadmill, the others are weightlifting.

To commemorate Veterans Day and honor those who have served in the military, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will offer free fitness center memberships during the months of November and December to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Th...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 cases cause another delay in Georgetown County youth basketball league

closeup image of a basketball

Georgetown County Parks and Recreation announced today that its Jr. NBA 3v3 Youth Basketball League will be delayed by at least one more week as a result of COVID-19. 

The league was supposed to begin practices on Jan. 18, but an increase in the n...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Joey Manigault to join Officials Hall of Fame

Joey Manigault is pictured in a gym in his officials uniform holding a basketball.

Joey Manigault is a community favorite in Georgetown County. He has been with the County’s Parks and Recreation department since November of 1989, and people of all ages – from “Old Timers,” to kids taking part in t...

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GtCounty General News