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  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County residents voted recently to implement a 1 percent Capital Project Sales Tax to help fund vital capital projects, including dredging at the Port of Georgetown. According to the official Georgetown County Government website, the sales tax will begin being applied to taxable purchases in Georgetown County on May 1, 2015, and will remain in place […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 17, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. County officials and others working on the project, […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The two sides in a lawsuit over dredging the canals in Wedgefield Plantation in Georgetown County have agreed the canals belong to the state…   (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 5, 2011;

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When Georgetown County voters go to the polls this fall, they will be asked to decide if a 1-cent sales tax will be implemented to help fund vital capital projects, including dredging at the Port of Georgetown. County Council voted unanimously on August 12 to put the issue on the ballot in the form of […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation named a task force to help push for money for dredging the state port, moving the panel into…   By Zane Wilson (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 15, 2011    

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Port dredging was the topic of discussion during the meeting of the Alliance for Economic Development for Georgetown County…   By Kelly Marshall Fuller (waccamawtimes) [mappress] Source: waccamawtimes, December 9, 2011; Image: SC Ports Authority

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge two marinas, five channels, and an area around a public boat ramp in South Carolina. According to the Charleston District notice, the permit is for maintenance dredging of the Parsonage Creek and Main Creek at a location southeast of U.S. Highway 17 Business. This […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County has postponed a public information meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells Inlet. The meeting was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. A new date for the meeting has not been set. County officials made the determination that a delay […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced a plan for the Brookgreen Gardens dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 4,000 cubic yards of unclassified material at Brookgreen Gardens Canal, Georgetown County, South Carolina. This development program will be a design-bid-build project. The total value of this project is […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown Port is going to receive $2 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 Work Plan, according to the Congressman Tom Rice. Right after learning that the federal government will invest two million dollars in the Georgetown Port dredging project, congressman Rice released the following statement: “This is a great day for Georgetown […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The bid package has been issued yesterday for the proposed beach renourishment project for the DeBordieu Colony Community Association (DCCA) on Debidue Island, SC. This project is planned for the winter of 2013/2014. The proposed project involves the placement of ~650,000 cubic yards of beach quality sediment along ~8,000 feet of the Debidue Island shoreline. […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. Officials said that a main component […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently received an application for the Department of the Army permit related to the proposed dredging of the South Waccamaw Canal. According to the Corps, the project is located west of South Waccamaw Drive, near the town of Murrells Inlet, Horry and Georgetown Counties, South Carolina. The project purpose is […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two research experts from Coastal Carolina University will lead a public forum, “Sizing Up The Waccamaw Neck,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at the Strand Theater in downtown Georgetown. Paul Gayes, director of CCU’s Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, will discuss beach renourishment in Georgetown County, and […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released a summary of project activities and accomplishments for Fiscal Year 14.  The Charleston District has a unique and varied program that grows larger every year. The programs include the Civil Works, Regulatory, Military, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) programs, serving a diverse group of customers not only […]

  • 20 November 2013

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth, investment and harbor deepening in his message to nearly 700 maritime and business leaders at the State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his fifth address since joining the state’s public port system, Newsome highlighted […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the yesterday’s State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his sixth address since joining the SCPA, Newsome discussed the port’s strategy for maintaining the strong volume gains seen in recent years and […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Red River of the North Rural Nonstructural Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study is investigating nonstructural flood risk management measures for rural homes and farmsteads along the main stem of the Red River of the North and the Bois de Sioux River. This study is another step to identify and implement flood risk management measures […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has included $500,000 for the Georgetown Port in their work plan for the next year, according to a release from South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice. “I’m very pleased that the Army Corps recognizes the merit of the Georgetown Port project and has chosen to once again include the project in […]

  • 24 February 2010

    GEORGETOWN, Feb 24, 2010 — The director at the port of Georgetown said the dredging situation there is now bad enough that the port turns away cargo and diverts it to Charleston. [mappress] Source:news,February 24,2010;