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    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

    THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

    Pawleys Island: As parade turns 50, founder recalls its beginnings

    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. Read more…

    Murrells Inlet: Parade hopes weather cooperates with time and tide

    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. Read more …

    Budget: County raises taxes, but cuts spending

    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. Read more...

    Election 2016: Attacked from right and left, Goldfinch wins Senate seat

    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. Read more...

    Arts: With newcomers in audience theater takes its final bow

    In their last show, the Murrells Inlet Community Theater was true to the first rule of the stage: Always leave the audience wanting more. Read more...


    THE WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

    Players compete to scoop up the most ground balls during the WHS lacrosse camp.
    Charles Swenson/Coastal Observer

    Sports: Lacrosse camp scores big with future WHS players

    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. Read more ...


    BUSINESS NEWS

    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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