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Local judge writes historical novel

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Davis Maring, a former circuit judge, has just published his fifth novel, Jefferson Davis Before He Wore Confederate Gray. The book remains true to …

NEWS

Info sessions set for CCU’s Master of Arts

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Two free information sessions about Coastal Carolina University’s new Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) degree program are scheduled for Wednesday, April 23 at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at CCU’s Litchfield Education Center.

NEWS

OLLI offers spring classes at Georgetown center

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Coastal Carolina University announces spring classes at the Georgetown Education Center at 909 Front St. Three new Monday courses will begin on April 21 to introduce the center to residents and OLLI students.

NEWS

Georgetown City Council to vote on nonpartisan elections Thursday

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:22 a.m.

The S.C. Attorney General’s Office says a referendum is not required for the City of Georgetown to switch from partisan to nonpartisan elections.

NEWS

Hundreds participate in Special Olympics UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:51 a.m.

Excitement filled Tommy Smith Stadium at Georgetown High School Friday, as the annual South Carolina Area 9 Special Olympics games were held in …

OPINION NEWS OPINION

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Proponents of gambling our quality of life and natural assets for affiliating ourselves with the money indigenous to the oil business often point out the new safety procedures and scientific advantages that the industry has employed since the Horizon Spill to safeguard our water quality and environment. They claim we can “have it all” in regards …

NEWS

Hobcaw history project aims to fill in the gaps UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:07 a.m.

A unique group of experts gathered last week to begin a journey through the history of 16,000 acres on the southern peninsula of the Waccamaw Neck …

NEWS OPINION

Falling in

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:37 a.m.

Any girl with brothers has, at some point in her life, walked into the bathroom in the middle of the night with the light off, sat down and promptly fallen in. I cannot tell you the number of times that it happened to me. And when you are tired and you didn’t really want to get out of your comfy bed, falling in is enough to take your brothers …

NEWS

Georgetown County First Steps celebrates Week of the Young Child UPDATED

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:12 a.m.

The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the …

SPORTS

Waccamaw vs. Aynor

Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Waccamaw's baseball team takes on region rival Aynor at Warrior Field.

OPINION NEWS OPINION

It’s not really the welcome we envisioned

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

I have to say it’s not the best welcome to living in Pawleys Island. Don’t get me wrong, I love it here. It’s one of the most beautiful places on …

NEWS

Waccamaw Elementary holds Rainbow Run fundraiser

Friday, April 11, 2014 4:49 p.m.

Waccamaw Elementary held its first annual Rainbow Run fundraiser last Wednesday.

NEWS

Pawleys Island named one of Top 10 Beaches in U.S. and Caribbean UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 7:29 a.m.

Pawleys Island was named one of the Top 10 Beaches in the U.S. and Caribbean, according to a poll conducted by Susan Hall of Coastal Living Magazine. …

OPINION NEWS OPINION

Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m.

I recently saw an article on the Evening News that the Department of Justice (DOJ) was going to start a federal investigation into NJ Governor Chris Christie regarding “Bridgegate”. Is this really necessary or just a waste of time and money?

NEWS

Special Olympics held at Georgetown High UPDATED

Friday, April 11, 2014 3:04 p.m.

The Area 9 Special Olympics were held Friday, April 11, at Georgetown High School.

NEWS

Four charged with Pawleys Island robbery

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Four men have been charged in connection with a robbery that was reported April 1 in the

SPORTS

Tennis at Stables Park UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:20 p.m.

NEWS

Waccamaw High federal Title IX investigation completed

Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:32 a.m.

A federal investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) about alleged Title IX violations by Georgetown …

OPINION NEWS OPINION

Volunteers: united by a common passion

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:36 a.m.

With the successful year we've had, Miss Ruby's Kids has so many reasons to be proud. We are serving more families than ever before in our Parent-Child Home Program. The children in our Education Mentor Program are excelling academically and gaining the skills they need to lead happy, successful lives. Our ParentsCare Workshops were well attended …

NEWS

Farmers markets reopen

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:43 a.m.

Spring weather has returned and so have Georgetown County’s farmers markets. The Pawleys Island farmers market at the Waccamaw Regional Recreation …

SPORTS

Georgetown and Andrews track

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:43 p.m.

Andrews and Georgetown track and field competition at Georgetown High School.

NEWS

County removes nine roads from improvements list; $2.25 million to be used on other roads UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 3:51 p.m.

Nine roads have been removed from the county’s improvements program and the money set aside for the work will now be used on other roads.

NEWS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, April 9

NEWS OPINION

MADD applauds the South Carolina House for passing Emma’s Law

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Columbia – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) applauds the South Carolina House for passage of Emma’s Law on Thursday April 3 with a vote of 104 to zero. Emma’s Law, S 137, named after six year-old Emma Longstreet who was killed by a drunk driver on January 1, 2012, will now move to the Senate as there have been some changes made by the House. …

NEWS

Sheriff’s office taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 26 UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

On April 26 the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three …

NEWS

Brookgreen Gardens hosts annual plant sale

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Mark your calendars for the Plantacular Sale April 12 and 13 at Brookgreen Gardens.

NEWS OPINION

As long as you are breathing, you are worried for your child

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:00 a.m.

At what point to do I get to stop worrying about the kids? I fear never.

NEWS

Six county schools earn Palmetto Gold UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:03 p.m.

Six Georgetown County Schools have earned the highly-sought-after Palmetto Gold awards and two schools – Georgetown and Carvers Bay High – received …

OPINION NEWS OPINION

Volunteers: united by a common passion UPDATED

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

With the successful year we’ve had, Miss Ruby’s Kids has so many reasons to be proud. We are serving more families than ever before in our Parent-Child Home Program. The children in our Education Mentor Program are excelling academically and gaining the skills they need to lead happy, successful lives. Our ParentsCare Workshops were well …

NEWS

Helping Hands: A feature about people whose work touches our lives

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 3:58 p.m.

Volunteer for Miss Ruby's Kids mentoring program



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