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Georgetown County Board of Education adopts bond resolution and $82,684,644 budget

Friday, June 24, 2016 9:12 a.m.

Georgetown County voters will be asked in the November general election to approve a $165-million bond issue to fund renovations for the …

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Nick McClary column: Is pain ‘mind over matter?’

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

I think we’ve all heard the phrases “it’s all in your head” and “mind over matter.”

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Farmers markets in Georgetown County offer fresh produce, more

Thursday, June 23, 2016 10:28 a.m.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, seafood and handcrafted artwork are some of the featured items at local farmers markets.

The Police Blotter returns with a power struggle, a rude awakening and more

Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:40 a.m.

Dress, no success

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SODA named S.C. Conservationist of the Year UPDATED

Thursday, June 23, 2016 1:23 p.m.

Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic, known as SODA, has been chosen to receive the “Conservationist of the Year” award from the S.C. …

Murrells Inlet DAR helps set world record

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3:46 p.m.

The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution has set a new world record in patriotism.

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Planners OK cell phone tower in Pawleys Island

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:01 p.m.

A new cellphone tower could be on the horizon for the Pawleys Island area.

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Midway Fire Rescue: Faulty wiring caused Pawleys Island beach house fire

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:56 p.m.

Firefighters said a Pawleys Island beach house fire grew so severe that flames were pouring from the top of the roof.

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Water main break in Pawleys Island cuts off service for “couple hundred” homes UPDATED

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:30 p.m.

Repair crews have begun working to fix a Pawleys Island water main that ruptured while road crews were installing storm drains.

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Nice start: Chanticleers stun No. 1 Florida 2-1 in CWS debut

By Eric Olson

AP Sports Writer

Monday, June 20, 2016 9:00 a.m.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No. 1 seed Florida sent to the mound two first-round picks, a second-rounder, third-rounder and 10th-rounder against …

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Paradice Ice Cream opens in Pawleys Island

Saturday, June 18, 2016 8:01 a.m.

Fans of ice cream and other frozen treats now have another place to satisfy their sweet teeth in Pawleys Island.

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Nurturing Neighbors: Tim Miller, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Tim Miller

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Basketball camp at Waccamaw Elementary teaches skills, teamwork UPDATED

Friday, June 17, 2016 11:25 a.m.

Dribbling, faking, passing and scoring were among the skills about 30 children from around the county and beyond learned to improve this summer …

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Southern Comforts restaurant in the Litchfield Beach area offers fresh, creative cuisine

Friday, June 17, 2016 1:29 p.m.

Greg and Julie Metcalfe are so dedicated to serving fresh, homemade cuisine that they do not have a freezer in their new restaurant in the Litchfield …

Murrells Inlet — Garden City Fire District, 50 years of community service

Friday, June 17, 2016 11:29 a.m.

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District held a picnic June 11 to celebrate 50 years of service to the community.

Boy Scout Troop 396 leads flag retirement ceremony in Murrells Inlet

Friday, June 17, 2016 11:28 a.m.

In honor of Flag Day, dozens of tattered and faded American flags were retired in a ceremony on June 14 in Murrells Inlet.

Beach hazard and small craft advisory issued for Georgetown County UPDATED

Friday, June 17, 2016 8:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina, has issued a beach hazards statement for Georgetown County, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

Pawleys Island beachfront home damaged by fire UPDATED

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:42 p.m.

A Pawleys Island beachfront home on Myrtle Avenue sustainted significant damage late Thursday afternoon when a fire broke out in the home’s attic.

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Planners OK cell phone tower in Pawleys Island UPDATED

Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:36 p.m.

A new cell phone tower could be on the horizon for the Pawleys Island area.

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Research mixed on use of ice after an injury

Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:40 a.m.

​In my last column, I discussed the existing scientific evidence for the effects of ice on recovery and soreness after an intense workout, …

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Waccamaw High School golfer tees up with USC Beaufort UPDATED

Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Golf has been a big part of Will Canipe’s life since he was 5 years old, and his signing of a national letter of intent on June 11 to play …

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No U.S. Open for Murrells Inlet golfer Zack Byrd this year

By Lou Monaco

Special to South Strand News

Thursday, June 16, 2016 1:42 p.m.

It was a tale of two rounds wrapped into one for Zack Byrd on June 6.

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Georgetown County penny sales tax road resurfacing projects under way UPDATED

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:01 a.m.

In the Maryville community of Georgetown and along the Waccamaw Neck, residents are noticing a change for the better.

Georgetown County Chamber holds 99th annual meeting, awards celebration UPDATED

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Jazz and Juleps was the theme when the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce held its 99th annual meeting and awards celebration on June 9 at Pawleys …

2-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 17 in Pawleys Island UPDATED

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:57 a.m.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 17 near ACE Hardware in Pawleys Island.

Lightning possible cause that injured 3 at Murrells Inlet restaurant UPDATED

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:26 p.m.

Three people in Murrells Inlet were transported to a local hospital Wednesday, June 15, after a flash fire – possibly caused by a lightning …

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Severe thunderstorm warning for Georgetown UPDATED

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 4:28 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Central Georgetown until 5:15 p.m.

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Coroner confirms Florida man drowned in Waccamaw River UPDATED

Monday, June 13, 2016 8:56 a.m.

The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office confirmed that a Florida man drowned after he went swimming in the Waccamaw River Sunday evening. …

Georgetown County School District raises meal prices for 2016-2017 school year UPDATED

Friday, June 10, 2016 8:52 a.m.

Georgetown County School District students will need to carry a little extra change in their pockets next year if they plan on purchasing breakfast …

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Coroner candidates look ahead after judge removes them from ballot

Friday, June 10, 2016 3:59 p.m.

Two local funeral home directors are weighing their options after a circuit judge ruled that neither of them met the statutory qualifications to run …

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