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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USCG Station Georgetown dredging program will be undertaken in the following months. This cleanup scheme, located at 355 Marina drive, Georgetown, South Carolina, will involve: – dredging of the boat basin and access channel to a designed depth; – pre- and post-dredge hydrographic survey; – transport of the dredge sediment by submerged hydraulic pipeline […]

  • 13 June 2012

    After Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed a bill 4033, a long-sought dredging projects in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach were thrown into doubt. According to myrtlebeachonline.com, Haley refused to approve Bill 4033, which would allow North Myrtle Beach to set up a special municipal tax assessment district to help pay for dredging the Cherry Grove canals, […]

  • 18 October 2011

    There’s no money in the bank to dredge the port of Georgetown yet, but members of the port task force are optimistic after a meeting Monday… By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 18, 2011;  

  • 6 October 2011

    A task force looking for funds to pay for dredging the Port of Georgetown will investigate what it would take to allow a private company to… By Joel Allen (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, October 6, 2011;

  • 3 October 2011

    Local support coupled with local funding could breathe new life into the long-sought effort to dredge the Georgetown Port…   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 3, 2011;  

  • 28 September 2011

    A newly formed task force is meeting for the first time Tuesday night in Georgetown to discuss ways to assure funding for the port of …   By Lindsey Theis (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, September 28, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    The first meeting of the Georgetown Port Task Force will take place on Tuesday…   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 22, 2011;  

  • 13 September 2011

    As another federal budget battle gears up, funding for South Carolina’s port projects are again being sought.   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 13, 2011

  • 25 April 2011

    Twice in the past weeks, U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., has pointed out that Port of Charleston is not the only South Carolina port that… By Gina Vasselli (heraldonline) [mappress] Source: heraldonline, April 25, 2011  

  • 27 September 2010

    Port of Charleston shipping interests heard good news over the past week, but the Port of Georgetown still needs money for dredging. The … By Tommy Howard (gtowntimes) [mappress] Source: gtowntimes, September 27, 2010;

  • 1 March 2010

    MYRTLE BEACH — 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: The Post and Courier, March 1, 2010;

  • 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;

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District is currently dredging the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in several places. According to USACE, some of these area’s haven’t been dredged in 10 years. “The Corps has the authority to maintain the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway,” said Jeremy Johnson, project manager. “As part of that, we not only […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized, said the press release. Sector Charleston deployed a Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot Response Boat-Small and Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received an application for a permit for maintenance dredging within an existing basin in Marlin Quay Marina, Murrells Inlet, SC. The work will include dredging of 24,307 cubic yards of material from within approximately 2.8 acres of open tidal waters. These dredging opeartions will be performed by a hydraulic cutterhead […]