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    A victim of nature: A firefighter investigates the debris of the nature center at Huntington Beach State Park after it was destroyed by a lightning fire.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer


    State park: Lightning fire destroys nature center

    A nature center built in 2002 changed the emphasis at Huntington Beach State Park from a campground and beach access to educating the public about the salt marsh, maritime forest and the beach. All that came to a shocking halt early Wednesday morning when the nature center burned, killing dozens of animals in displays. Read more…

    Pawleys Island: Town planners study equity of building size formula

    A year after agreeing that the formula used to determine the size of houses on Pawleys Island is unfair, the town has renewed its effort to come up with an alternative. Read more …

    Politics: Convention delegate optimistic about GOP unity

    Republican National Convention delegate Jerry Rovner of Pawleys Island expects to see a lot of energy from nominee Donald Trump during his acceptance speech Thursday night in Cleveland. Read more...

    Capital projects: Operating costs prompt county to scale back vision

    Georgetown County will focus on completing the final projects in its Capital Improvement Plan before it begins to look at future needs, County Council members decided during a workshop this week. Read more...

    Arts: Kid Drew packs a lot of music into his 30 years

    Kid Drew is not a kid any more. His ability to play a guitar has taken him around the world, but he’s married and settling into a new house near Murrells Inlet with a steady gig at The Carolina Opry. Read more...


    Litchfield Country Club will mark its anniversary with a series of events this year.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    Lifestyles: Once the only game in town, club marks 50 years

    There was a time when the country club was a lifestyle at Litchfield. Fifty years ago when architect Willard Byrd of Atlanta and builder Jimmy Goodson of Darlington carved a golf course out of woods and swamp, the Litchfield Country Club became the centerpiece of a new community that stretched “beach living” across Highway 17. Read more ...


    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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