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Ribbon cutting is final chapter of library’s rebirth

Thursday, March 26, 9:26 a.m.

Ten years and three months after Georgetown County Council approved a long-range plan that included a new library on the Waccamaw Neck, county officials gathered with library supporters on March 19...

Planners OK ban on electronic billboards

Thursday, March 26, 9:21 a.m.

An electronic billboard across from the Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island may be the last of its kind on the Waccamaw Neck.


Former oil rig employee urges people to oppose oil drilling UPDATED

Thursday, March 26, 9:29 a.m.

A former oil company employee who has had first-hand experience working on oil rigs is urging residents and visitors of the South Carolina coast to voice their opposition to oil testing and drilling...


Serving the Community: Brennan Moore

Thursday, March 26, 9:24 a.m.

Brennan Moore, 35, of Murrells Inlet decided to be a firefighter after witnessing the heroic efforts of firemen who extinguished a wildfire behind his childhood home in California at age 16.

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Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Neighbors pitch in: Burgess holds community cleanup

Thursday, March 26, 9:23 a.m.

Dozens of people between the ages of 10 and 89 gathered March 21 at the South Strand Recreation Center, grabbed a breakfast sandwich or two and headed out to Holmestown and McDowell Shortcut roads...

Association faces problems again with electric bill

Thursday, March 26, 9:22 a.m.

The Garden City Beach Community Association may find itself scrambling for some extra money to pay its electric bill.


Murrells Inlet teen honored by Red Cross for raising more than $10,000

Thursday, March 26, 10:23 a.m.

The Eastern Carolina chapter of the American Red Cross honored Murrells Inlet resident Shea Thomas on March 19, presenting her with the Humanitarian Circle award for exceptional fundraising at the...


Medic unit collides with vehicle while transporting patient

Monday, March 23, 10:00 a.m.

On Sunday night, March 22, at about 10:45 p.m., Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident involving a HCFR Medic unit. Medic 34, stationed in the Red Bluff community was transporting a...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

New retail/office space ready for tenants in Pawleys

Thursday, March 26, 9:25 a.m.

A new building in Pawleys Island constructed with appearance in mind, and another planned for the same property, offers room for up to six new businesses or offices.

Publix opens in Pawleys

Wednesday, March 25, 12:20 p.m.

Georgetown County Adminstrator Sel Hemingway was impressed with what he saw following a Tuesday morning tour of the new Publix Super Market in Pawleys Island.


Publix to reward early risers, first shoppers Wednesday morning

Tuesday, March 24, 5:55 p.m.

In addition to bringing 125 jobs and name recognition to Pawleys Island, Publix Super Market also plans on inviting the public to get in on the fun.


Pawleys simmering with host of new restaurants

Thursday, March 19, 9:11 a.m.

From venerable restaurants Hanser House and Applewood House of Pancakes on the north end to Hog Heaven on the south end, Pawleys Island has its share of versatile dining options along Highway 17, but...

Georgetown & Andrews

Stand Up for Transportation Day

Thursday, March 26, 2:36 p.m.

Planners OK zoning change for church property

Wednesday, March 25, 12:23 p.m.

Members of the Church of God and True Holiness near Black Mingo Creek in the western part of the county may soon be able to establish a cemetery.


Electric dept. to start Front St. light upgrade

Wednesday, March 25, 12:21 p.m.

The City of Georgetown’s plan to replace the lamps on Front Street with energy-efficient LED bulbs and new globes will begin soon, according to city officials.


2 incumbents filed in city race

Wednesday, March 25, 12:22 p.m.

With less than a week left for candidates to file for the City of Georgetown municipal election, only two people have filed for the race.

Sports

Wahoos continue strong swimming season

Wednesday, March 25, 12:01 a.m.

Eight Georgetown County YMCA Wahoo swimmers participated in all three days of the USA Meet in North Myrtle Beach last weekend, and four others swam on Saturday.

Registration ongoing for First Tee after-school program in Litchfield

Wednesday, March 25, 12:01 a.m.

A few spots remain for The First Tee Youth Golf after-school program at Willbrook Plantation Golf Club.


Lady Bulldogs thump Lady Tigers 15-0

Wednesday, March 25, 12:01 a.m.

Georgetown High’s softball exploded for 13 runs in the second inning and added two runs in the third inning to beat region rival Wilson 15-0 on Friday night.


Warriors fall to Panthers

Wednesday, March 25, 12:01 a.m.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

Rick Baumann: We’ve heard the big promises before

Thursday, March 26, 10:28 a.m.

It is truly amazing how similar the conversations and allegations and outright lies are lining up with a similar issue in our history circa 1981.

Inlet Outlook

Editorial Cartoon March 26, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 1:12 p.m.

Georgetown Times

Fighting back against food stamp fraud

Thursday, March 26, 11:27 a.m.

Every day, in every area of our state, hardworking South Carolina taxpayers are being robbed. They are not held up at gunpoint, and their homes are not burglarized. But they are the victims of theft...

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