|| Emma Murphy gets a last look at the lights in Brookgreen Gardens on New Year’s Eve with her father, Tom.
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In a deal reached Wednesday the group that wants to redevelop Pawleys Island Plaza agreed to separate a proposed 60,000 square foot building from an existing building to comply with Georgetown County’s limit on commercial buildings along Highway 17.
Tom Rice becomes Congressman Tom Rice today when he is sworn in as the representative from the 7th Congressional district of South Carolina.
Pete Eisenberg of Heritage Plantation was surprised to find his Time Warner Cable CBS affiliate WBTW still operating when he turned on his television set Tuesday morning.
The short answer is: no one knows for sure. The long answer, spun out over the last 200 years, is a blend of conjecture, myth and mystery.
Theodosia Burr Alston sailed from Georgetown on Dec. 30, 1812. She was never seen again.
A man with a mask but no visible weapon robbed The Citizens Bank at Pawleys Island this week. Employees told deputies they almost didn’t believe the man was there to rob the bank, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.
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The crowd fills the dance floor at the Pawleys Island Nature Park for the reunion. |
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Billy Don and Ann Wilson sat in beach chairs beside the dance floor at the annual Pawleys Pavilion Reunion on Saturday as the old familiar music carried them back in time to the night they met — at the pavilion.
Amy Valhos wanted one wall in her restaurant, Applewood House of Pancakes in Litchfield, to be painted green. “Green encourages roots and community,” she said. “I think it helped.”