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SC Commerce Secretary Hitt credits communities with state’s economic enhancement

Friday, March 27, 4:25 p.m.

Though several factors may indicate that South Carolina’s economy is poised for growth, the state’s chief economic development officer said one of the primary factors rested with the people and...

Through his lens: local man tells stories in photos

Friday, March 27, 11:03 a.m.

Dr. Eric Heiden is a storyteller.

Clemson Extension to operate farmer’s markets

Friday, March 27, 11:06 a.m.

Farmers markets in Georgetown County this spring, held in Georgetown and Pawleys Island, will be operated by a Clemson Extension Service’s Waccamaw Market Cooperative.

Auditions to be held this weekend for upcoming music, Gullah festival

Friday, March 27, 11:05 a.m.

As the Mitney Project and Cultural Council of Georgetown’s new Gospel and Gullah in Georgetown festival draws nearer, the groups are offerings two unique opportunities to young, aspiring artists.


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...

Heather Elvis murder trial postponed; no new date set yet

Wednesday, March 25, 1:28 p.m.

The Heather Elvis murder trial has been postponed from its scheduled date of May 11, according to the South Carolina Circuit 15 Solicitor Jimmy Richardson.

Pawleys Island, Litchfield, & Debordieu

Nosh splitting into three eateries

Thursday, March 26, 5:16 p.m.

Nosh, an anchor restaurant in the Hammock Shops for more than three years, is transitioning into three eateries, according to information posted on its Facebook page.

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

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...

Georgetown & Andrews

Serving the community: Seth Johnson

Friday, March 27, 11:04 a.m.

Some Georgetonians may recognize 22-year-old Georgetown Police Department Officer Seth Johnson. After all, he is a Georgetown native and graduate of Georgetown High School.

Maryville student to compete in National Geographic State Bee

Thursday, March 26, 3:51 p.m.

Francis Tupacz, a fifth-grader at Maryville Elementary School and son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Tupacz, will be competing against other semifinalists Friday, March 27, in the 2015 South Carolina...

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.


From the sports desk: Fitting kids to a Tee

Friday, March 27, 11:10 a.m.

The First Tee of the Grand Strand is kicking off its spring after-school program next week.

Yellow Jackets stung by Wolves

Friday, March 27, 11:09 a.m.

Andrews High’s baseball team suffered its first region loss of the season on Tuesday night, a 5-2 defeat at the hands of Timberland.

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.

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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