072017 News from Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Murrells Inlet
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    Winner by a mile: Sam Harrelson finished the men’s division race five minutes ahead of his nearest challenger in this week’s Pawleys Island Kayak Race.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer


    Roads: Kings River widening still on project list

    A project that officials say will never be built is also one that they are reluctant to put to rest. A proposal to widen Kings River Road and Willbrook Boulevard to four lanes is among Georgetown County’s list of projects for a regional transportation plan now under review. Read more…

    Planning: Study claims little impact from grocery traffic

    A new grocery store on Highway 17 in Pawleys Island won’t add to traffic problems, according a study prepared by the developer for Georgetown County. Read more …

    Family Justice Center: Co-director steps down for sabbatical

    Beverly Kennedy has worked a variety of jobs since she was 16 years old, but after stepping down from her position as co-executive director of the Family Justice Center in Georgetown at age 75, she may be making one of her biggest career changes yet: taking a sabbatical. Read more...

    Safety: Seniors most vulnerable for cyber criminals

    It can happen to anyone. In 2012, the state Department of Revenue was the victim of a cyber crime. Read more...

    Theater: Musical comedy spells its cast

    No spell check? Egads. Spelling is the challenge for the Swamp Fox Players appearing in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Read more...


    Little known fact: Football jerseys are cocktail-length.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    Sports: With football camp, WHS family reaches out to moms

    Powder Puff rules did not apply. The participants in Waccamaw High’s inaugural Moms Football Camp were there to experience first-hand some of what their sons have gone through to prepare for the 2017 season. Read more ...


    Business: Ambassador chef captures Atlanta

    Keep your farms close and your seafood even closer. Buy local. That’s the way of chef Adam Kirby. Read more...

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