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Back in the HuntNew Waccamaw High tennis coach looks to bring state title back to school

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

Looking to regain a state championship, the Waccamaw High boys tennis team has turned to Army Lt. Col. Lynn Hunt (Ret.), to bring discipline, …

NEWS

DNR testing soil samples at Hobcaw BaronyResearch about aquifers, ground water to continue for 50 years UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:00 p.m.

Hundreds of soil samples collected from a drill site at Hobcaw Barony are providing scientists from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources with …

NEWS

AROUND THE COMMUNITY

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Thursday, April 3

NEWS

School play

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

First grade students at Waccamaw Elementary School recently presented a play.

NEWS

Grocery shopping goes green

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

Around the world, between four and five trillion plastic bags are used every year. Each one takes between 500 and 1,000 years to decompose. Many end up in our oceans threatening and destroying wildlife ecosystems.

NEWS

Rabies clinics offered during month of April

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and Georgetown County veterinarians have joined forces to offer reduced-cost rabies clinics during April to vaccinate cats, dogs, and ferrets.

NEWS

“How My Passions Impact The World” Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:01 p.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club honored its’ winners of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest at its’ monthly meeting on March 20 at Applewood …

NEWS

Lowcountry Preparatory School student runner-up in spelling bee

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

On March 4, Chetna Patel was the runner-up in Myrtle Beach Sun News Regional Spelling Bee.

NEWS

Local Subways salute Habitat volunteers with free lunch

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

CHARLESTON – Locally-owned Subway restaurants are thanking Habitat volunteers at work sites across the Carolinas with a free catered lunch during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12.

NEWS

All4Paws animal shelter moves to new location in Pawleys UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Allison Gillespie could hardly contain herself. Her words ran over each other as she talked about the new home for All4Paws.

NEWS

Police Blotter: Knife on a school bus

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:02 p.m.

A concerned parent called Waccamaw Middle School March 18 after learning that a student had a knife on a bus.

NEWS

Lowcountry Preparatory School student runner-up in spelling bee

Monday, March 31, 2014 2:53 p.m.

On March 4, Chetna Patel competed in the Myrtle Beach Sun News Regional Spelling Bee and became the runner-up! She is a Lowcountry Preparatory School …

NEWS

Eagle Scout project will help protect turtles and pinpoint people in emergencies

Monday, March 31, 2014 1:23 p.m.

Riley Robino is raising money for his Eagle Scout project to benefit Huntington Beach State Park.

NEWS

Political filing ended Sunday with a surprise entry into House 108 race UPDATED

Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:46 p.m.

The two-week filing period for people wanting to run for political office in 2014 ended at noon Sunday with a surprise as a former Statehouse member …

Vida Miller files to regain the Statehouse seat she previously held

Sunday, March 30, 2014 11:53 a.m.

 Pawleys Island resident Vida Millier filed this morning to try to regain the SC House of Representatives 108 seat she held from 1996-2010. As of now, she will not have a Democratic Primary opponent in June but will face Republican incumbent Stephen Goldfinch in November.

OPINION NEWS OPINION

The Anti-Common Core Bill That Isn’t

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:21 a.m.

On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee advanced a bill touted by its senatorial supporters as an “anti-Common Core bill.” That fact that it was light on “anti” and heavy on “Common Core” should surprise no one.

Second floor of Litchfield beach house collapses with firefighters inside

Friday, March 28, 2014 1:06 p.m.

A beach house along the 180 block of Norris Drive in Litchfield was heavily damaged by smoke and fire Friday morning.  A neighbor made the call …

NEWS

Gloria Bromell Tinubu files for Rice’s Congressional District Seat

Friday, March 28, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Columbia – Dr. Gloria Bromell Tinubu of Conway, has filed paperwork to become a candidate for the 7th Congressional District seat. Dr. Tinubu was also the Democratic nominee in 2012.

OPINION NEWS OPINION

What about Bob? UPDATED

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:34 p.m.

For many months the controversial Pawleys median project has been promoted by County officials and protested by local citizens and business people.

NEWS

Andrews High presents Peter Pan UPDATED

Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:46 p.m.

Andrews High School performs "Peter Pan."

NEWS

Median project opponent Steve Goggans announces run for County Council

Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:58 a.m.

Steve Goggans, the main organizer of the “Don’t Strip the Neck” group, is running as a Republican for Georgetown County Council District 6.

NEWS

WHS Talent Show Event features students singing, dancing and performing

Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:45 a.m.

Between learning what various third world countries are currently calling themselves, debilitating bouts of senioritis, and trying to keep track of …

NEWS OPINION

It’s hard being me—how about you?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Exciting news. I’ll be speaking to several thousand — yes, you read that right — several thousand women (and a few men) at the Southern Women’s Show in Raleigh next month. Even though this is my fourth time (following three prior talks in Raleigh, Charlotte and Savannah); it’s always fresh and exciting to be involved in this fabulous event. And …

NEWS OPINION

Can you really stand much more of this “Global Warming?”

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:00 a.m.

This Global Warming business is about to get the best of me and most other Lowcountry residents who are not accustomed to the harsh winter we have had. It has not been a typical Southern season this year.

NEWS

Children are actually tiny people

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:00 a.m.

My children will never complain. They will always listen to everything I say and obey immediately and with a happy attitude. Their manners will be perfect and their faces always clean. There will be no crying during church. They will love and adore their siblings, and never throw a fit in the grocery store.

SPORTS

Warriors fall to BE for first time in 14 years

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:20 a.m.

The Waccamaw High School boys’ tennis team fell victim last week to a determined effort by Bishop England to defeat the Warriors for the first time …

NEWS

Median opponent seeking County Council seat for Pawleys Island area UPDATED

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:28 p.m.

Steve Goggans, the main organizer of the “Don’t Strip the Neck” group, is running as a Republican for Georgetown County Council District 6.

NEWS

Helping Hands, March 26, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:25 p.m.

PAT

NEWS

Waccamaw High talent show UPDATED

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 7:41 p.m.

Waccamaw HIgh School students show off their talents.

NEWS

Front Street Fire: A look back UPDATED

Monday, March 24, 2014 7:08 p.m.

A gallery featuring photos from the Sept. 25, 2013 fire that devasted the 700 block of Front Street in downtown Georgetown. The blaze may have broken …



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