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Southern Charm

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:46 a.m.

Being a fourth generation Southerner (and beyond, according to my aunt’s geneology study), I was interested in syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker’s column today, titled “Southern charm.” South Carolina’s own, she started out at The Charleston Evening Post as a journalist, and is married to a native son. She’s also now writing for the prestigious …


Palmetto Goodwill seeks donations at retail sites to support mission services

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:45 a.m.

Charleston – As people clean out their closets for spring, Palmetto Goodwill asks you to consider donating unwanted items to help the community. …


Lost at Sea ceremony set for Sunday, April 13

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:05 a.m.

Kurtis R. Hutchison did a lot of living in his 26 years.


MI2020 searching for new executive director UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:06 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet 2020 Board of Directors outlined plans April 2 to search for an executive director, including advertising, a rough timetable and winnowing the anticipated responses to three finalists.


Fishing Report for Murrells Inlet and Garden City areas

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:17 a.m.

We’ve been holding steady over the past week.


Regional Special Olympics held at Socastee High

Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Friday 1600 people, including athletes from across Horry County, gathered at Socastee High School for the annual Special Olympics.


Graham visits area on campaign trail

Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:28 a.m.

A folksy and upbeat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham urged Georgetown County Republicans last week to mobilize behind his candidacy to win back control of …


NextStep wound, infusion, vascular studies opens at Wachesaw Medical Center

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Area residents can now access comprehensive wound care, infusion and vascular studies in one convenient location. NextStep Wound Healing and Infusion Center, located in Murrells Inlet, brings multiple services together under one roof, improving the care experience for patients.


Musicians perform to provide health care for students in need UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:39 a.m.

Four musicians sat facing each other with their guitars in hand at the center of the room, sharing stories and singing songs they wrote while a crowd …


Beaver Bar hosts BBQ Battle at the BeachProceeds benefit Outreach Farm

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:12 a.m.

Like your barbecue saucy? Check. How about dry? Check. Vinegar based? Check.


Spring TideVolunteers collect more than 500 pounds of debris UPDATED

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:10 a.m.

They came, they cleaned up — a lot — and they ate their fill.


Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:15 a.m.


Free program can help you learn to manage chronic disease UPDATED

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

When you’re living with a chronic disease, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.


Warriors fall to Bulldogs

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:02 p.m.

Waccamaw High rallied from a 7-0 deficit but came up one run short in a 7-6 loss to Georgetown on Saturday.


High school wrapup

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:02 p.m.


Dash cam video released of stolen Georgetown patrol car chase

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 8:42 a.m.

  The Georgetown Sheriff's office released dash cam video of when a man allegedly stole a patrol car and led deputies on a chase last week. That …


Hundreds brave rain for annual Race for the Inlet

Friday, April 4, 2014 3:42 a.m.

While heavy rain cut the expected field from more than 600 to slightly more than 200 brave souls, it didn’t stop competition Saturday in the annual …


Local singer entertains at KidsFest

Friday, April 4, 2014 3:27 a.m.



Friday, April 4, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Biblical Vegetarians TV host Glenn Beck and other stalwarts of the Christian right have attacked the recent blockbuster “Noah” as being “pro-animal” and unfaithful to the Bible. Well, yes and no. The film is both pro-animal and faithful to the Bible, at least to the Book of Genesis, our only source for the story of Noah.


Red Drum numbers down, experts sayBackbone of the local inshore charter fishing industry are usually plentiful in coastal waters

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Local professional and amateur anglers may have cause for concern according to a recent South Carolina Department of Natural Resources report.


Race for the Inlet draws 200 runners/walkers on rainy Saturday

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

While heavy rain cut the expected field from more than 600 to slightly more than 200 brave souls, it didn’t stop competition Saturday in the annual …


Filing for Horry County political seats closes

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

An open seat on the Horry County Council has attracted four candidates, all Republicans.


Eagle Scout project Scout plans new landscaping for Socastee church

Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:50 a.m.

As a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Garden City, Chris Mermon wanted his Eagle Scout project to involve a church.


Murrells Inlet Community Center construction is winding down; opening May 1

Thursday, April 3, 2014 5:12 a.m.

With less than a month to go before its 5:30 p.m. May 1 grand reopening, the Murrells Inlet Community Center is a hub of activity inside and out.


Proposal would again look at tolls on I-73 UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — It appears the state Transportation Commission will again study whether to use tolls to pay for building Interstate 73 through northeastern South Carolina.


Boys have a weird sense of humor

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:53 p.m.

I do not understand boys and their deep love of being aggravating. How is it fun to make your sister scream? I have two brothers, one older and one younger, they are quite perfect and have never aggravated my sister or me. But, I am very sure that Eric’s sister Krissie will happily tell you that Eric aggravated her on a regular bases. I don’t …


Murrells Inlet Community Center construction to open May 1Parks and Rec director says this is one of the smoothest projects ever in county UPDATED

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:21 a.m.

With less than a month to go before its 5:30 p.m. May 1 grand reopening, the Murrells Inlet Community Center is a hub of activity inside and out. …



Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:26 a.m.



Horry County Atax funds one step closer to reaching groups and projects

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:11 a.m.

Garden City Beach got a bit closer March 26 to receiving reimbursement for money it spends to maintain and mow the median between Surfside Beach and Georgetown County, and for street lighting in Horry County, but the unincorporated community may not receive all the money it requested from Horry County.

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