On Monday, during the effects of Hurricane Irma, the City constructed a wall of sand bags behind the 900 block of Front Street (pictured below). The sandbags were obtained by the County from the State and delivered down to Front Street by trailer. City staff unloaded sand bags and began to pile them in a wall formation in an attempt to keep the rising water out for as long as possible. The wall was added to and finished yesterday and will remain there to continue to keep out the high King tides and prevent flooding. ...

Front Street Power has been Re-energized! ...

HAPPENING NOW: The City will be de-energizing the transformer behind The Rice Museum & the transformer in Francis Marion Park. We are still watching the other end of Front Street for the moment. ...

Update to City Council Agenda for Thursday, September 21, 2017

Update to City Council Agenda for Thursday, September 21, 2017. Since City Council met with Liberty House in May, the City has been seeking their input as to changes or amendments they desired to re-open Georgetown Steel Mill. The City received Liberty House’s response yesterday and is conducting a review of the material. The City’s initial evaluation […]

West End Redevelopment Sub-Committee Meeting

West End Redevelopment Sub-Committee Monday, September 18, 2017 6:00 p.m. Municipal Court – Training Room 2222 Highmarket Street GEORGETOWN, SC 29440 ~ (Public Comments will come at the beginning of the meeting) For more information call (843) 545-4075


IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING ELECTRICITY ON FRONT STREET Due to the rising waters, the City Electric Department MAY have to de-energize the system on Front Street in the next 15-20 minutes, depending on how much more water gets up under the transformer. If this is necessary, the system will remain de-energized until the water recedes enough […]

Small Business Lender-Borrower Matchmaking

Attention all City of Georgetown existing and potential small businesses.  Are you looking for money to start, grow, or operate your business?  Then join local lenders at a free business lunch with one-on-one matchmaking sessions. See flyer below.        

Hurricane Irma Preparations

As the State prepares for a possible impact from Hurricane Irma, the City urges all of its residents to start instituting their own emergency plans. • Residents should start cleaning up their outside property of loose debris. The City Public Works Department is currently trying to pick up as much loose debris around the City […]

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