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WHS football: Warriors upset Carvers Bay 21-8

Kelton Grant provided the opening and closing shots, and the Waccamaw defense added the mettle that fueled the Warriors 21-8 upset of visiting Carvers Bay in Friday's home opener. Read more...

Chilympians: Reese Broome, 5, Makenna Broome, 7, and Taylor Blanford, 7, balance on posts at Morse Landing during the Lip-Rippin' Chilympics benefit for the Surfrider Foundation. It drew over 8,000 people and raised over $45,000.
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Pawleys Island: Town will test surveillance cameras at beach access

Surveillance cameras keep watch over one of the busiest beach accesses on Pawleys Island. The cameras themselves will be watched closely, too. Read more...

Politics: What Miller calls U-turn, Goldfinch calls lane change

The way to change the future direction of a state project to eliminate the paved median on Highway 17 through the Pawleys Island business district is to change the area’s representatives on County Council, state Rep. Stephen Goldfinch told property owners at a forum this week. Read more...

Milestones: From zero to 60 in 100 years

Mary Virginia Shumpert already has her birthday present, even though she won’t turn 100 until Sunday. A white Mercedes Benz E 350 convertible is sitting in her driveway at Heritage Plantation. Read more...

Books: Photo series looks for images of Pawleys as it was

Editors are accepting photos from the public for the next three weeks for a new Pawleys Island picture book that will benefit the Georgetown County Library. Read more...

Sports: WHS swimmers miss gold by .01

Waccamaw High’s anchor swimmer Patrick Sullivan didn’t know who had won the state A-AAA 200-yard freestyle relay when he touched the wall in 1:30.21 Saturday at the University of South Carolina Natatorium. Read more...


Mac MacAlister's Exodus, a past award winner, gets some work done before this year's boat show..
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Georgetown Wooden Boat Show: Extra day helps celebrate event's 25th year

Mac McAlister prepared for this weekend’s 25th annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show last Saturday by hauling his sailboat, Exodus, out of the water near Cathou’s Fish House at the end of St. James Street. Read more ...


Moe's Original Bar B Que: Vacations lead couple to business start-up

Litchfield will get a new barbecue restaurant later this month when Moe’s Original Bar B Que opens on Highway 17 near the entrance to the Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center and the Bridges of Litchfield subdivision. Read more...

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