120717 News from Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Murrells Inlet
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    An old-fashioned Christmas:Bob Thompson, Wally Tierney and Matthew McCormick parade through Murrells Inlet in a 1956 Bel Air.
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    Pawleys Island: Suit seeks to halt Town Hall project

    A Murrells Inlet real estate developer is seeking an injunction to halt bidding on and construction of a new Town Hall for Pawleys Island until a court can hear his claim that he was unfairly shut out of the bidding process. Tom Davis filed suit this week in Circuit Court claiming violations of town ordinance, state law and the federal Sherman Antitrust Act. Read more…

    Schools: Waccamaw Intermediate principal is best in the state

    Tim Carnahan thought the students were quiet as he walked to the cafeteria where students were eating lunch Wednesday. Too quiet. Read more …

    Education: Robotics teams devise solutions to water issues

    At Waccamaw Intermediate School, FIRST Lego League club members are learning that modern-day robotics is about much more than coding and programming. Read more...

    Traditions: Donations help stock food pantry

    Wheeling full wagons and grocery carts, members of American Legion Post 197 in Pawleys Island presented the Baskervill Food Pantry with 600 pounds of food for the holiday season. Read more...

    Nonprofits: Group gives away magnolias for planting

    After hitting its goal of giving away 15,000 tree seedlings for planting over the last five years, Trees for Tomorrow still has room to grow, its founder says. Read more...


    Donnie Strong will referee the Shrine Bowl on Dec. 16.

    At the whistle: After 800 games, ref prepares for the big one

    The Shrine Bowl is the ultimate showcase for high school players and coaches in the Carolinas. The elite from the prep ranks in North and South Carolina get the opportunity to demonstrate why they are the best of the best over the course of a December afternoon. Read more ...


    Business: Ambassador chef captures Atlanta

    Keep your farms close and your seafood even closer. Buy local. That’s the way of chef Adam Kirby. Read more...

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