Georgetown County prepares for winter weather

“We’re preparing for the worst and hoping for the best,” said Georgetown County Government public information officer, Jackie Broach. The county will have extra Georgetown County police and fire personnel on standby in case of possible freezing rain this Friday. They also have heavy machinery ready. County officials say bridges will remain open, but you should exercise caution when crossing them. Weather: Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Lowcountry counties starting Friday.