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    Thirteen years later: George Chastain with two of the stolen Hobcaw paintings found last month at an auction house Upstate.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer


    Crime: Stolen Hobcaw artwork returns, but mystery remains

    John Ivy said George Chastain, executive director of the Belle Baruch Foundation, didn’t seem excited to hear that he had found valuable paintings and prints stolen 13 years ago from Bellefield House. Read more…

    Election 2016: Coroner sues to keep challengers off the ballot

    The Georgetown County Coroner has gone to court to block two challengers from appearing on the ballot in the November election, saying they don’t meet the state’s eligibility requirements. Read more …

    Campaign trail: Sheriff will move his signs from highway right-of-way

    Sheriff Lane Cribb will take down his campaign signs placed in state highway rights-of-way following a complaint from a Georgetown resident. The signs went up recently in advance of the Republican Party primary next month. Read more...

    Courts: Shortage of public defenders leaves their clients in jail

    Public defender Ronald Hazzard doesn’t mind being the underdog once he gets to court. That’s where he’s facing just one prosecutor in defense of clients who can’t afford an attorney. Read more...

    Arts: When dreams were kept beside your pillow

    It’s hard to say something new about the world’s longest-running musical, but the director of the production of “The Fantasticks” that opens this week at the Strand Theater managed. It’s the sets. Read more...


    WHS coach Chris Daily is iced down by Trey Salley while Chris Kaylor holds the AA golf trophy.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    Sports: A Golden week for Waccamaw High

    Patrick Golden erased the PGA Tour’s Bill Haas from the South Carolina high school record books, and Waccamaw High rolled to the state Class AA boys golf championship at True Blue Golf Club this week. That followed the girls track and field team’s first ever state championship. Read more ...


    Fashion: Canadian designer’s pants enjoy bipartisan support

    Lisette Limoges designs women’s pants. The ultimate pant, according to her, that flatter women of every body type and size. For women of all ages and lifestyles. Read more...

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