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Ghost stories, s’mores and sleepovers continue at Atalaya

Wednesday, November 19, 11:19 p.m.

The Moorish castle-like structure that Anna Hyatt and Archer Huntington called home has been getting some new residents, albeit for a night rather than for a season.

Waccamaw Library to close Dec. 31

Wednesday, November 19, 11:26 p.m.

With The Library Center - Waccamaw close to completion, the current Waccamaw Library will close its doors on Dec. 31.

One-stop shopping for wellness

Wednesday, November 19, 11:32 p.m.

The Commerce Trade Center has transformed itself into a one-stop shopping center for wellness.

School district gets “excellent” rating

Tuesday, November 18, 10:31 p.m.

Georgetown County School District may be readying to send out report cards with its students soon, but the district just received a report card of its own for its performance in the past year.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

MI2020 gala raises $20K for the Inlet

Thursday, November 20, 5:22 a.m.

More than 170 people braved the cold temperatures on Nov. 14 for the Murrells Inlet 2020 Gala with the theme “A Lowcountry Evening at Sunnyside.”

Photographer passes along tips on shooting Brookgreen’s Nights

Tuesday, November 18, 10:22 p.m.

Anne Malarich has been photographing “Nights of a Thousand Candles” at Brookgreen Gardens since it started.

Watershed-based Plan was focus of conference

Monday, November 17, 12:04 p.m.

Efforts to inform and educate the public about the Murrells Inlet estuary topped discussions at the Nov. 5 Murrells Inlet 2020 meeting.

Veterans Day celebrations honor service

Thursday, November 13, 12:01 a.m.

Amid bagpipes and bands, Murrells Inlet veterans organizations honored their own Nov. 11, evoking the service members of the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard who performed in times of...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Sheriff’s Office looking for home invasion suspects

Wednesday, November 19, 4:01 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion.

From Ukraine to Pawleys Island

Friday, November 14, 5:40 a.m.

Chris Shaw has brought his family to Pawleys Island to spend some time with his parents.

Progress made on easements for underground wire project

Thursday, November 13, 5:00 a.m.

The Town of Pawleys Island has made progress getting easements from homeowners for the underground wire project, but there are still a few holdouts.

Freedom Fidos celebrates launch on Veterans Day

Thursday, November 13, 12:01 a.m.

Disabled veterans and their service dogs on Nov. 11 celebrated the official launch of Freedom Fidos, a nonprofit providing service dogs at no cost to disabled veterans and children.

Georgetown & Andrews

Third-graders learn colonial history at museum

Tuesday, November 18, 10:23 p.m.

Georgetown County children and their families took a trip back in time on Nov. 15 when the Georgetown County Museum hosted the program “Discovering Colonial Georgetown through Hands-On History.”

Play to help those questioning faith

Tuesday, November 18, 10:03 p.m.

A new kind of theatrical performance is coming to Georgetown this holiday season.

Nurturing Neighbors: Ann Roskow

Sunday, November 16, 6:23 p.m.


Marines collecting toys for needy county kids

Friday, November 14, 6:52 a.m.

Christmas is a mere six weeks away and the Marines are once again making sure that needy children have a happy holiday.


Warriors end season with playoff loss to powerhouse Dillon

Thursday, November 20, 5:29 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s varsity football season ended on Nov. 14, as the Warriors were trounced 56-0 by the undefeated Dillon Wildcats, the defending Class AA, Division 1 champions.

DeSpain is youngest WHS female to win state title

Thursday, November 20, 5:28 a.m.

Waccamaw High School’s Ali DeSpain captured her first high school state championship Nov. 11 at Cayce Tennis Center in Columbia during the Class AA-A individual girls state tennis finals.

Lady Warrior to play softball at Mississippi State

Thursday, November 20, 5:27 a.m.

The Waccamaw High School media center was jam-packed with friends and family, as Lady Warriors softball standout Emily Heimberger on Nov. 13 signed her letter of intent to continue her softball...

Noel Cassidy signs with Lees-McRae

Thursday, November 20, 5:26 a.m.

Noel Cassidy, catcher for St. James softball, signed with Lees-McRae College on Nov. 14.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season

Tuesday, November 18, 11:09 p.m.

With the holidays fast approaching, it can be tempting to put your health on the back burner and indulge in all the fixings of a holiday meal. Before you dig into that second piece of pecan pie, keep...

Inlet Outlook

Frozen by Fear

Tuesday, November 18, 11:08 p.m.

Isabelle and I were catching up on our reading. We read lots of newspapers from all over. We like the feel of newsprint. Sometimes it’s a challenge catching up on the news with Isabelle. When she...

Georgetown Times

What makes a strong lobbyist?

Tuesday, November 18, 11:06 p.m.

Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.”

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