||Hands raised against drilling: Beachgoers on Pawleys Island join in Hands Across the Sand, an event organized to show opposition to offshore oil drilling. |
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Candidates for the District 34 S.C. Senate seat said they want changes in Columbia but didn’t agree on the methods during a forum at the Waccamaw Library this week. Roads, schools, jobs, taxes and ethics were all subjects touched upon by four Republicans on the primary ballot June 14.
Callie Rushton has been coming to the beach at North Litchfield most of her 22 years. She made it to the beach Saturday in time to join hands with 18 other visitors and residents for Hands Across the Sand, organized to show continuing opposition to now-stalled plans to drill for oil and gas off the Atlantic Coast.
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If you could harness the excitement in Waccamaw Intermediate School’s cafeteria during the school district’s annual tech fair, it would keep the laptop computers that line the tables fully charged and then some. And no one was more enthusiastic about their project than Brian White.
Georgetown County: the healthiest community in South Carolina? What began as a vision five years ago by a group of health professionals turned to reality this week with the opening of the Tidelands Health Community Resource Center at Highmarket and Wood streets in Georgetown.
There is no more titillating subject of conversation locally than the Sunset Lodge, a house of ill repute that thrived in Georgetown for 33 years with the blessings of the rich and powerful from the State House to the courthouse.
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Angelo Longo, kneeling third from left, will be remembered with a flag on Highway 17 at Pawleys Island this Memorial Day. |
303rd Bombardment Group photo
Susan Briggs recalls her days as a WAC during World War II. Lucille Hanley tells why she sponsored a flag to remember her uncle, a crew member on a B-17 bomber over Europe.
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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.