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    Checking out: Carlethia Rudolph, manager of the Waccamaw Library, will retire next month after 26 years at the branch.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer


    Legislature: Rise in gas tax for road projects faces a bumpy ride

    South Carolina drivers should expect an increase in the state’s gasoline tax this year, two members of the Georgetown County Legislative Delegation told the Waccamaw Neck Republican Club this week. Read more…

    Traffic: Development will add 740 daily trips on Waverly Road

    A developer will seek preliminary plat approval for a 74-lot subdivision on 23 acres at Waverly Road and Clearwater Drive from the Georgetown County Planning Commission today. Read more …

    Pawleys Island: To replace mayor, fingers point in one direction

    The finger-pointing began just days after Pawleys Island Mayor Bill Otis announced that he won’t run again after 20 years in office. “He’s telling me I should run. I’m telling him he should run,” said Council Member Ashley Carter. Read more...

    Murrells Inlet: Headmaster will lead revitalization group

    Scott Gibson didn’t know where volunteering to write the strategic plan for Murrells Inlet 2020 would lead. Read more...

    Waccamaw Library: Branch manager will retire after 26 years

    Success of the Waccamaw Library was not always considered to be a slam dunk.



    Joe Shisko wades through frigid water while duck hunting in the Santee Delta.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    The Delta: A once-in-a-lifetime experience with 25 shells

    It’s 4 a.m., cold and misting rain, weather only fit for ducks — and duck hunters. Read more ...


    Made in Georgetown: Coastal Wire expands out west

    The stars aligned for Coastal Wire founder Michael Coward in the late 1970s when he stopped at a recycling plant to ask about buying some used wire carriers. Read more...

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