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Pawleys Island kayak race UPDATED

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Lower than normal participation turned the annual Pawleys Island Kayak Races into a single race on July 23. Sam Harrelson and BeBe Harrison were the …

Myrtle Beach man accepts plea deal in shooting death of Josh Pyatt

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:38 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach man will spend more than six years in prison after accepting a plea deal for his alleged role in the shooting death of a Pawleys …

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Bagel Cafe and Bakery to donate sales for children’s charity

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Guy and Debra Guglielmi, owners of Bagel Cafe and Bakery in Pawleys Island, are asking the public to try their homemade treats for a good cause. …

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Mt. Zion hosting basketball tournament at WHS

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a basketball tournament on Aug. 14-15 at Waccamaw High School.

SPORTS

Discussions set on the impact of sports in Georgetown County UPDATED

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As part of the Smithsonian Exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit at the Georgetown County Museum, South Strand News sports writer Chris Sokoloski will be hosting two panel discussions about sports in Georgetown County.

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Luke Gordon wins O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am UPDATED

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:04 p.m.

Pawleys Island surfer Luke Gordon made history July 19 as he became the first South Carolina resident to win the O’Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am. …

NEWS

County working with GSATS on U.S. Highway 17 corridor study

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown County leaders are working with regional transportation officials to update a 2003 U.S. 17 corridor study along the Waccamaw Neck. …

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Georgetown County golf results

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Pawleys Plantation: Men’s results July 20.

NEWS

Nurturing Neighbors

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dr. Martin Rosol

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Police: Man drowns after trying to swim across Pawleys Inlet

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Police said a Myrtle Beach man died after he tried to swim across the Pawleys Inlet during high tide.

Lowcountry Lowdown: A week’s worth of Police Blotters UPDATED

Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:53 p.m.

If at first you don’t succeed ...

Georgetown County School District supervisor charged with spending thousands of school dollars on himself

Saturday, July 25, 2015 1:50 p.m.

An employee of the Georgetown County School District has been arrested on charges of using school money to buy thousands of dollars worth of …

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Earthwatch teens research rising tides

Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Eight teens from Los Angeles spent two weeks traipsing through the swamps at the Hobcaw Barony wildlife reserve, all in the name of science.

Caffe Piccolo supports early childhood education program

From staff reports

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:33 p.m.

Caffe Piccolo is the featured restaurant that will participate in “Dining For a Cause” to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids on Thursday, …

NEWS

Heat advisory issued for Georgetown County

From staff reports

Monday, July 20, 2015 10:29 a.m.

The National Weather Service station in Wilmington, North Carolina, has issued a heat advisory for this afternoon and warned that temperatures could …

NEWS

Community honors late gardner Ali Hitchcock

Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:20 a.m.

Smiles and tears shared time July 12 as Ali Hitchcock’s friends, former co-workers and family members did what Ali did each year – got …

NEWS

Cooks prepare for Waccamaw peach festival

Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Members of St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church are perfecting peach pies and cobblers for the Peach Festival set for Saturday, July 18. …

AROUND THE COMMUNITY UPDATED

Thursday, July 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, July 16

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New development in Pawleys area to offer 50 single-family homes

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Construction is under way on a new residential development along U.S. Highway 17 in the Pawleys Island area.

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Midway picks up honors, new truck

From staff reports

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Midway Fire Rescue was recently honored by the state House of Representatives for receiving the Heart Safe Community Award earlier this year. …

Help replenish blood supply at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital drive

Thursday, July 9, 2015 3:59 p.m.

It may be vacation season, but the demand for blood never takes a holiday.

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New library hosts first Friends’ sale

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Friends of the Waccamaw Library summer book sale has finally come home.

Tidelands Health earns top award for being a fit-friendly worksite UPDATED

From staff reports

Thursday, July 9, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Tidelands Health’s commitment to employee partner wellness and fitness has earned a prestigious recognition for the fifth consecutive year …

NEWS

A great day for a parade

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hundreds of people crowded onto Pawleys Island on July 4 for the annual Fourth of July Parade.

NEWS

Celebrating Old Glory

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The Waccamaw Library hosts storytime for babies and toddlers every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, the kids got …

NEWS

Confederate flag's days are numbered in South Carolina UPDATED

By Jeffrey Collins

Associated Press

Thursday, July 9, 2015 8:30 a.m.

More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the state is getting ready …

SPORTS

WHS lacrosse camp

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Waccamaw High School lacrosse players and coaches hosted a camp for youngsters at Waccamaw Middle School the week of June 29. The school has been …

NEWS

A great day for a parade

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Hundreds of people crowded onto Pawleys Island on July 4 for the annual Fourth of July Parade.

Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy charged with domestic violence UPDATED

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:20 p.m.

Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested one of their own after his fiancée reported he assaulted her over the weekend. …

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Georgetown Reps. Anderson, Goldfinch weigh in on Confederate flag discussion

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 4:50 p.m.

Now that the discussion on whether to remove a Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds has moved to the state House of Representatives, …

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