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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...



See You at the Pole: Ethan Sternke, 17, sings "Sovereign over Us" during a prayer gathering of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at the flagpole outside Waccamaw High School this week.
Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

Litchfield shooting: Solicitor gets SLED report in shooting by deputy

The 15th Circuit Solicitor’s office received a SLED report last week on the fatal shooting of a Litchfield woman by a Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy, but it won’t be reviewed until the office completes a murder trial in Horry County.

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Litchfield Beaches: Association still wary of license plate cameras

The way John Thomas sees it, a private initiative to install license plate cameras at the entrances to Litchfield Beach and North Litchfield is akin to starting a neighborhood watch. But some members of the area property owners association think the cameras may be more like nosey neighbors. Read more...

Politics: Campaign ready to move beyond stem cells – almost

There are other issues in the race for S.C House District 108, and the candidates say they want to talk about them. But the Democratic challenger, Vida Miller, says Republican state Rep. Stephen Goldfinch first needs to explain the status of a federal charge that a company he once owned misbranded stem cells shipped from Charleston to Texas. Read more...

Education: Grant will expand Clemson’s environmental research

George Askew warned his audience at Clemson University’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science Monday that he might get weepy. Read more...

Front Street fire: One year later, scars remain amidst the bustle

Georgetown Mayor Jack Scoville said he got the call at 10 till 6 in the morning just one year ago: “Get down here as fast as you can,” Fire Chief Joey Tanner said. “Front Street is on fire.” Read more...


THE WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

Kellie Jacobs works on a pastel of the Georgetown harbor during the Seaside Palette, the opening event of the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art.
Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

Take the A Train

From Manhattan (Transfer) to the Bronx (Wanderers), the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art is on track. Read more ...


BUSINESS NEWS

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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