A View From The PastEvents of past years as chronicled through the county newspapers

  • Friday, March 28, 2014

100 Years Ago

FOR SALE While They Last - Choice lots on Pawleys Island 50 feet and 100 feet in length, extending from the Ocean to the Creek. Near site reserved for Hotel, prices reasonable to get the development started. SEE US AT ONCE and get in on this large proposition that means so much to Georgetown. Springs and Siau Company, Agents, Georgetown South Carolina.

75 Years Ago

Times Tattles by I. D. Clare –Mr. B.M. Baruch, noted financier and genial member of Georgetown’s winter colony, accompanied by his two daughters, and a party of guests, enjoying the opening night’s performance at the Floating Theatre here Monday. . . Ralph Ford’s Matthews cruiser being thoroughly overhauled, scraped and painted by Eddie Schuls and Boolus Tamplet. Eddie got so much red lead on his face that he looked like an Indian. . .“Baldy” Milligan moving his and Joe King’s City Billiard Parlor from next door to the telephone office to the old Croft building on Front Street this week.

50 Years Ago

Murrells Inlet News – Mrs. Genevieve Chandler paid a short visit to the Inlet over the last weekend. Since her resignation from the Brookgreen Gardens Museum staff she has been living in Ft. Motte with her younger daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Chandler Peterkin. They both have been studying Art and Painting at the Columbia Museum and doing creative painting. . . Friends are sorry to hear that Mrs. K. Sartor has developed Typhoid Fever and is confined in Darlington.

25 Years Ago

Fine dining at reasonable prices, that’s what patrons can look for when 82 Queen at Pawleys Island opens in early May at the Hammock Shops. “We want everyone to be able to dine with us,” said Russell Hardee, co-owner in the new restaurant moving into the vacated Pawleys Island Inn. The menu will be flavored with many of the recipes savored by patrons at Charleston’s 82 Queen. Hardee, who spent more than three years at 82 Queen before taking over part ownership in the Island Café &Deli last year, said an effort is being made to maintain the ambiance of the brick floors and beamed ceiling downstairs at the old, two story, Pawleys Island Inn.

10 Years Ago

The Low Country Herb Society will hold its annual herb sale Saturday in both Pawleys Island and Georgetown. The Pawleys location will be at Lachicotte’s Corner at the intersection of Highway 17 and the North Causeway at the stoplight. In Georgetown the herb sale will take place at the Low Country Herb Society’s Herb Garden next to the Rice Museum Clock Tower on Front Street. All herbs offered for sale have been propagated in the Grand Strand area and thus acclimated to our local growing conditions.

5 Years Ago

Second Dead Marine Mammal Discovered on Local Beaches This Spring – Examination by Scientists On Beach Today - Another pygmy sperm whale was found beached in Georgetown County this week. Researchers were called to North Inlet Tuesday morning after the whale was found by scientists at the Belle W. Baruch Marine Lab. The whale probably became ill and floated into the inlet, said Paul Kenny, a biologist with the Lab. The whale did have small pieces of plastic in its stomach, Kenny said. A dolphin was found by beachgoers on Pawleys Island around 3 p.m. Sunday. Both had been dead for several days before they were found.

1 Year Ago

Pawleys Island Christian Academy students collected 3,000 cans of food in the 40 days from Ash Wednesday and Easter for delivery to 40 families in need. Pawleys Island Christian Academy was founded in 2001 by a small groups of families from Pawleys Island Community Church. Their goal was to provide children the opportunity for “academic excellence in a Christian environment.”

— Compiled by Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger

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