||July 4, 1966: A topical message at the first Pawleys Island Fourth of July Parade, something that has been a tradition for 50 years. |
Photo courtesy of George Meighen
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They gathered outside the Cassena Inn on a Monday morning before the July sun became unbearable. They had flags and some signs. Coffee cans served as drums.
Organizers of the Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade had their eyes on the tides when they scheduled this year’s event for July 2. Now they are watching the skies.
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Georgetown County property taxes will increase by 1 percent and Midway Fire tax by 1.6 percent in a $76.9 million budget approved by members of County Council this week.
Stephen Goldfinch says he will reach out to opponents now that he has secured the Republican Party nomination for state Senate District 34. He won’t have to reach far. Nearly 95 percent of the eligible voters stayed home in this week’s GOP primary runoff election.
In their last show, the Murrells Inlet Community Theater was true to the first rule of the stage: Always leave the audience wanting more.
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Players compete to scoop up the most ground balls during the WHS lacrosse camp. |
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Temple Keyser fit right into the Waccamaw High goalkeeper’s helmet even though he’s only going into fifth-grade. He stopped the high shots and the low ones. “You get used to it,” he said. This is his third summer at the Warriors’ lacrosse camp.
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