||Spring Tide: Kira Roff and Gwin McKinnon consider a lace thong found during the annual cleanup of Murrells Inlet waters on Sunday. It was part of 1.9 tons of trash. |
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Residents of Litchfield Country Club are upset over a decision to remove their community swimming pool. Equipment is in place to begin demolishing the concrete pool and deck early next week.
Chris Skinner, 6-foot-2, 190 pounds, looks down from the stage. In front of him is another man. Seated, he doesn’t rise much above 4 feet. He weighs something over 300 pounds, but that includes the weight of his wheelchair. He is also Chris Skinner.
In three campaigns for the U.S. Senate, candidates offer diverse messages to county voters.
When Jeff and Lisa Smith of Greenwood would leave Litchfield Beach after a week’s vacation, she would ask why they didn’t just move here.
The Gullah Ooman Shop of Pawleys Island is no more. Displaced by their landlord a year ago, founders Bunny and Andrew Rodrigues sold much of the remaining merchandise representing Gullah and African-American culture saved from the shop at Waverly and Petigru roads Saturday at a yard sale at their Parkersville Road home.
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Pam Plexico gets World War II vet Hugh Robinson into the photo for a check presentation. |
Charles Swenson/Coastal Observer
In 1944, the kids would have collected scraps of metal, rubber or paper as part of the war against the Axis. Seventy years later, they held bake sales and collected loose change in a war against time.
It’s always happy hour at the New South Brewery. Owner David Epstein of Hagley Estates is living his dream of brewing award-winning craft beers that are readily available to the consumer.