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Three teams named collard champs

Thursday, January 29, 12:37 a.m.

They rolled. They pulled. They chopped. They boiled, they simmered and they turned the quintessential southern collards into something special.

9/11 film to be screened in Myrtle Beach

Thursday, January 29, 12:38 a.m.

A new film to be screened in Myrtle Beach explores the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, through the converging lives of people directly affected by the events of that day.

Pauline Ward honored with 103rd birthday celebration

Thursday, January 29, 12:39 a.m.

In 1912, there were only 144 miles of paved roads. The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph. Ninety percent of doctors had no college education. Eggs were 14 cents per a dozen. It is also...

Digging up the past

Wednesday, January 28, 12:49 a.m.

Residents of Belle Isle have uncovered a new — or rather, old — piece of the plantation’s history recently with the uncovering of a tea garden dating back to the 1920s.


Murrells Inlet & Garden City Beach Area

Taste of the Marsh Walk set for Feb. 7, 8

Thursday, January 29, 12:42 a.m.

The Marsh Walk is expected to be filled with music and the scent of food from seven restaurants Feb. 7 and 8 during the second annual Taste of the Marsh Walk.

Wooten explains transportation agenda

Thursday, January 22, 6:26 a.m.

Although Mike Wooten of Murrells Inlet has been elected vice chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, he said not to expect changes from the body.

Council based in Inlet is watchdog for fishermen

Thursday, January 22, 6:23 a.m.

Wayne Mershon and Tom Swatzel, both of Murrells Inlet, have dedicated their lives to the rod and reel, and now they are looking out for their fellow anglers.

Collard cookoff set for Jan. 25 at Mullet Hut

Thursday, January 22, 6:20 a.m.

A pair of friends affiliated with Seven Seas Seafood got to talking three years ago about which one made the best collards. After some trash talk, the pair – Robert Thompson and Henry Ford – decided...

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Planners OK two-family houses at Reserve entrance

Thursday, January 22, 6:12 a.m.

Two residents of an upscale community in Pawleys Island voiced their concerns Jan. 15 to Georgetown County planning officials about a plan for two-family dwellings at the community’s main entrance.

Lowcountry Prep hosts regional spelling bee

Thursday, January 22, 6:11 a.m.

Seventy-seven of the region’s best spellers gathered in the gymnasium at Lowcountry Preparatory School on Jan. 15 for the South Carolina Independent School Association Regional Spelling Bee.

New brand campaign to attract visitors unveiled

Friday, January 23, 6:16 a.m.

The Georgetown County Tourism Management Commission has unveiled the latest evolution of the Hammock Coast’s National Ad Campaign — “Best. Vacation. Ever” — with relaxing beach, exceptional seafood...

NAACP asking for new school boat

Friday, January 23, 6:11 a.m.

Around 25 people crowded the docks at the Sandy Island Boat Ramp at noon on Jan. 21 as the Georgetown County NAACP hosted a meeting with county officials to discuss the safety of the state’s last...

Georgetown & Andrews

Electric outage planned

Wednesday, January 28, 12:48 a.m.

Some areas of Georgetown will experience a short power outage in the early morning hours as Thursday gets under way.

Removing children’s health barriers

Wednesday, January 28, 12:52 a.m.

From January to April, Healthy Learners, a faith-based nonprofit that connects children to healthcare, will be partnering with Horry Georgetown Technical College in Myrtle Beach to provide dental...

City personnel seek larger payday

Wednesday, January 28, 12:47 a.m.

Among other things, the recent Georgetown City Council retreat on Jan. 24 revealed that all of the city’s employees – including the council – want to be paid more.

Sink or swim: Georgetonian conquers fears through his artwork

Wednesday, January 28, 12:46 a.m.

Charles Williams is getting nervous. He grips his hands tighter together while he talks, causing his knuckles to whiten. His voice lowers and his speech slows. If one were to look closely, they may...


CCU players pass along knowledge to youngsters UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 12:01 a.m.

The Coastal Carolina baseball program hosted its annual free clinic on Jan. 19, instructing a record turnout of more than 200 6- to 12-year-olds at the Ripken Experience Complex in Myrtle Beach.

Sharkies rule UPDATED

Thursday, January 29, 12:01 a.m.

Bulldogs split tri-match

Wednesday, January 28, 12:55 a.m.

Georgetown High’s wrestling team lost to region rival Myrtle Beach on Jan. 22 but bounced back to beat Military Magnet in the tri-match.

Lady Bears fight off upset bid by Lady Tigers

Wednesday, January 28, 12:54 a.m.

Carvers Bay’s girls basketball team had its No. 2 state ranking tested on Jan. 23 but held off region rival Hemingway, 45-42.

Opinion & Letters to the Editor

Waccamaw Times

New tourism campaign says a lot with just 3 words

Friday, January 23, 7:13 a.m.

Can an entire region be summed up in just three words?

Inlet Outlook

Isabelle gets mad

Friday, January 23, 7:10 a.m.

I knew something was wrong the minute I walked through the door. Isabelle was cussing up a blue streak. She was laying on her favorite chair making sounds that I didn’t know any living creature,...

Georgetown Times

Media bias against labor unions?

Friday, January 23, 7:12 a.m.

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