Pawleys Island tradition returns

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

After a small turnout in 2015, participation in the Pawleys Island Kayak Races returned to normal this year with more than 60 participants.


Serving the Community: Matt Smittle

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Midway Fire Rescue Lt. Matt Smittle calls firefighting a “family tradition.”


Catch of the day

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Nicholas Guariglia caught a large catfish from a pond at Indigo Creek in Murrells Inlet on Saturday.


Huntington Beach State Park resumes operations after destructive fire UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:37 p.m.

Although more than one week has passed since a bolt of lightning sparked a fire that burned down a state park building, one park official said the …

Inlet Square book store to celebrate return of Harry Potter UPDATED

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Books-A-Million at Inlet Square Mall will host a release party for the latest installment of the Harry Potter saga.

Waccamaw Neck beaches see record sea turtle nest numbers

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:33 p.m.

Nesting sea turtles have outdone themselves again in South Carolina.

Tidelands Health earns top award for fit friendly

Friday, July 22, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Studies show that healthy employees are more engaged employees. For its commitment to employee partner wellness, fitness and satisfaction, Tidelands …


Car collectors gather at Pawleys Island Cruise In

Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:43 a.m.

Coupes, convertibles, classics, collectibles, roadsters and sedans filled the parking lot of Ace Hardware in Pawleys Island on July 16 during the …

Business Briefs

Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:00 p.m.

BNC Bank

Library hosts marketing for writers program UPDATED

Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:01 a.m.

The Waccamaw Neck Branch Library at 41 St. Paul Place in the Litchfield community of Pawleys Island will be the site for presentation for aspiring …


Update: Fire chief says lightning strike caused Huntington Beach State Park fire UPDATED

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:57 a.m.

Midway Fire Rescue Chief Doug Eggiman said preliminary information indicates that a lightning strike caused the fire that consumed the nature center …

Deputies: Murrells Inlet man tried to rob woman at knifepoint

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Sheriff’s deputies said a Murrells Inlet man was arrested after he used a knife to try to rob a woman who was giving him a ride.


Burgess SummerFest near Murrells Inlet to offer family fun July 30

Sunday, July 17, 2016 9:01 a.m.

“Putting Community Back in Community” is the theme for the fifth annual Burgess SummerFest, designed to be a fun event for all ages. …


Garden City sea turtle nesting season in full swing UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Residents and visitors of local beaches can do a lot to help a beloved reptile that also frequents the beach in the summer.


Pawleys Island to enforce leash law UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:40 a.m.

The days of canines roaming free on Pawleys Island are coming to an end.

Julia Franks next author on Moveable Feast tour

Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Julia Franks is the next author up on the Moveable Feast tour. Franks will be the guest at the July 22 event, set for Carefree Catering, 8151 Ocean …

Man sentenced in Pawleys Island death, Garden City assault UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:41 a.m.

A Lexington man will spend 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to two high-profile crimes that took place in the Grand and South strands within …

Brookgreen Gardens buzzes with new honey bees UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Brookgreen Gardens has opened to the public a newly installed observational bee hive.

Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5. Wednesday …

Caffe Piccolo supports early childhood education program UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

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

Photographer Tim Taylor shares work at Waccamaw Library UPDATED

Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Tim Taylor, a retired teacher turned photographer, will be showcasing his photographs at the Waccamaw Neck Library during the month of July.


Pawleys couple helping pickleball grow

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2:44 p.m.

Bill and Pearl Thorn have been playing pickleball for years and were thrilled when the sport was added to the schedule at the Waccamaw Regional …


Georgetown County schedules public meeting on Murrells Inlet dredging

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 3:29 p.m.

The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting to present plans for a dredging project in Murrells Inlet that is …


Wooten: I-73 permit on horizon UPDATED

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:54 p.m.

A public comment period has begun for Interstate 73, which means a permit to begin the project could be issued in less than two months.

Southern icons Cheerwine and Krispy Kreme team together to create new soft drink UPDATED

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:11 p.m.

It’s a drink made in heaven – well, at least, it may be for some Southerners.


Murrells Inlet Boat Parade has most participation ever

Thursday, July 7, 2016 8:01 a.m.

With more than 120 boats participating, as well as dozens of docks decorated to the theme of “Saluting Our Military,” the 33rd annual …

St. Christopher’s donation UPDATED

Thursday, July 7, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Brookgreen Gardens presents Cool Summer Evenings

Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:16 a.m.

Enjoy Brookgreen Gardens in the cool of the evening when the gardens remain open late on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 5.


50 is nifty for Pawleys Island Parade UPDATED

Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Hundreds of people of all ages braved scorching heat on July 4 to cheer on the nearly 70 entrants in the annual Pawleys Island Parade.

Waccamaw Library set to show movies in July

Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:17 a.m.

If you enjoy watching top-notch new and classic films on the big screen with others, then the Waccamaw Neck Library in Pawleys Island will soon be …

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