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Serving the Community: Ben Shaw, MIGC Fire

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:07 a.m.

Ben Shaw, 26, of Murrells Inlet was introduced to the fire service by a good friend while attending Ridgewood High School in Ohio.

NEWS

Surfside woman charged with two robberies

Friday, October 17, 2014 7:41 p.m.

A Surfside Beach woman has been arrested in connection with recent robberies in the area.

NEWS

COMMUNITY CALENDAR UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, October 16

NEWS

Lung disease support group comes to Murrells Inlet UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The American Lung Association in South Carolina will launch a monthly lung disease support group in Murrells Inlet on Oct. 17.

NEWS

MIGC Fire holds open house

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:44 a.m.

Firefighters of all shapes and sizes, those who love them and many who want to be like them, gathered Oct. 9 at the headquarters of the Murrells …

NEWS

Atlantic Stage opens with ‘De. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

On Oct. 17, the battle of good and evil within us will be at the forefront of Atlantic Stage’s season 7 opener, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Jeffrey Hatcher.

NEWS

Nurturing Neighbors: Alex Fowler

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:50 a.m.

ALEX

NEWS

Medical Center offers new breast ultrasound system UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Grand Strand Medical Center announced today that they are on the leading edge of breast care by now offering the InveniaTM ABUS (Automated Breast Ultrasound System), approved by the FDA for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue and no prior interventions.

NEWS

Inlet Square Mall to hold pumpkin carving contest UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Officials at Inlet Square Mall announce the holding of a pumpkin carving contest with more than $500 in prizes up for grabs.

SPORTS

St. James loses homecoming game

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:54 a.m.

St. James Varsity football came close to winning their homecoming game against Wilson High School Oct. 10. The final score of the game was 35-32.

NEWS

Vehicle tax receipts changed UPDATED

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Effective immediately, citizens who mail in their annual vehicle tax payment or drop their payment off in one of the Horry County Treasurer’s drop box locations, will receive a receipt with their renewal registration and sticker from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles instead of the county mailing a separate vehicle tax receipt.

NEWS

Class teaches seniors about iDevices

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:39 a.m.

About 30 residents of the International Club community near Murrells Inlet are learning about their handheld devices, especially iPads and iPhones. …

NEWS

Walk for homeless kids planned in Murrells Inlet

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:40 a.m.

Numbers of homeless youth in the Grand Strand area have been on the rise in the last few decades.

NEWS

Garden City woman accused of poison attempts

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:51 a.m.

A woman from the 600 block of South Waccamaw Drive in Garden City said she returned home from laying on the beach around 12:50 p.m. Oct. 5 and found a 55-year-old Surfside Beach woman she knows inside their dog’s fenced-in pen.

NEWS

Anti-fireworks petition gains support

Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:32 a.m.

A petition to ban fireworks in Murrells Inlet, except those on July Fourth, is circulating and gaining support.

OPINION OPINION OPINION

Thankful for a lifetime of driving

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:32 a.m.

To the Editor:

NEWS

Investigators looking for credit card fraud suspect UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:18 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted in connection with credit card fraud. …

Armed robbery at Murrells Inlet bank UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:34 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man who robbed the Conway National Bank in Murrells Inlet at approximately 10:30 a.m. …

Search underway for Murrells Inlet bank robber

Monday, October 13, 2014 11:42 a.m.

Georgetown County deputies are searching for a man believed to have robbed the Conway National Bank on Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. …

OPINION OPINION OPINION

County needs to be ‘up front’

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:23 a.m.

To the Editor:

NEWS

County: Inlet to benefit from sales tax proposal

Thursday, October 9, 2014 2:50 a.m.

A one cent sales tax increase for Georgetown County capital projects would benefit the Murrells Inlet area and all other parts of Georgetown County. …

NEWS

Optimist Club to honor students UPDATED

Thursday, October 9, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The South Strand Optimist Club will hold its first annual “Against All Odds” program at its monthly meeting on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. at Applewood House of Pancakes, 14361 Ocean Highway, Litchfield.

NEWS

Volunteers honored at MI2020 Chowder Talk

Thursday, October 9, 2014 2:55 a.m.

Matt Burroughs received the Murrells Inlet 2020 Golden Oyster Award for his stewardship of the inlet and Cathy Smith received the Volunteer of the …

NEWS

Racing rubber ducks

Thursday, October 9, 2014 2:59 a.m.

Chili-meisters are not the only ones who can pick up a hefty check Oct. 12.

NEWS

1,000 walk for Breast Cancer

Thursday, October 9, 2014 3:36 a.m.

NEWS

Watershed grant to be used for pilot projects

Thursday, October 9, 2014 2:49 a.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020, a community revitalization group, and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments (WRCOG) have received a $270,000 grant from S. …

NEWS

Stormwater updates focus on pollution

Thursday, October 9, 2014 3:04 a.m.

Around 10 people attended a presentation by Georgetown County officials about proposed changes to the stormwater ordinance at the Murrells Inlet …

NEWS

Police Blotter: Vacationer awakened by prowler

Thursday, October 9, 2014 3:12 a.m.

Deputies were sent to the 100 block of Eagle Pass Drive Sept. 28, because of a report of a burglary in progress.

NEWS

Nurturing Neighbors: Theodore Russell

Sunday, October 5, 2014 5:47 p.m.

THEODORE RUSSELL

NEWS

Haley throws support behind Goldfinch

Friday, October 3, 2014 2:25 a.m.

At a GOP Victory Rally at Nosh in the Hammock Shops on Sept. 25, Gov. Nikki Haley spoke about the importance of being reelected, and asked people to …

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