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  1. Hurricane Florence: For business, stay or close?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Coastal Observer

    Last week, when it looked like Hurricane Florence was going to make landfall at Pawleys Island as a Category 4 storm, many people left the area and businesses closed.

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  2. Swing timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Coastal Observer

    Labor Day might signal the unofficial end of summer, but hammock lovers, take note: To borrow a popular phrase - our best days lie ahead.

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  3. Airport: New manager never lost childhood love for aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Coastal Observer

    Taylor, a native of Tyrone, Pa., took over the management of the Georgetown County Airport in May. He and his wife, Laura, had planned to retire in the South one day, but Taylor couldn't turn down the opportunity to relocate early when the Georgetown job opened up.

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  4. Murrells Inlet: Roundabout planned near hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Coastal Observer

    A roundabout is in the works outside of the entrance to Wachesaw East, but it's not likely to be built for at least five years.

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  5. Election 2018: Nine candidates seek four seats on school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    The Georgetown County School Board could have as many as four new faces at its first meeting after the general election on Nov. 6. There were uncontested races for four of five board seats in 2016.

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  6. Tourism: Vacant bank will become visitors centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    A new Chamber of Commerce office that opens next week in Litchfield will evolve into a visitors center by the time tourists begin arriving next year.

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  7. Growth: Council adds funds to highway studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    The bad news is there's very little money for operations and maintenance. Which means the county can build the natatorium one council member wants, but can't afford to staff or maintain it.

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  8. Made Locally: Despite appearances, it's really not a boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    Andy Patrick delivered the first Pawleys Island Boat Swing to a customer last month.

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  9. Run for the Fallen: Journey of 6,000 miles honors the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    After George Lutz's son was killed in Iraq he wanted to make sure Americans remembered those who had sacrificed their lives during the War on Terror.

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  10. Capital improvements: With $19M available, county looks for projectsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    Georgetown County has an excess of $19 million in its Capital Improvement Plan and needs projects to spend it on, according to County Administrator Sel Hemingway.

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  11. Crime: Pawleys man shot and killed outside clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    After a Pawleys Island area man was shot and killed outside a nightclub on Petigru Drive this week, the crowd turned on the shooter, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Roads: County funds paving for road to parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    Paving is due to start in the next three months along a dirt portion of Petigru Drive that provides access to Stables Park.

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  13. History: Remembering Miss RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    Friendships were rekindled and stories were retold Sunday at the dedication of an interpretive plaque honoring educators Rev.

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  14. History: School's story goes beyond its best-known teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    Former teachers of Holy Cross-Faith Memorial School, which served the Waccamaw Neck's African-American community for more than 100 years, will be honored Sunday.

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  15. Tourism: Bass tourney estimated to add $2M to economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    A fishing boat being towed along a road is not an unusual sight in Georgetown County.

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  16. Pawleys Island: Linwood Altman, town's founding father, dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    They tried to keep it quiet, but there wasn't much, if anything, that happened on Pawleys Island that Linwood Altman didn't know about.

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  17. Economic development: County poised to rezone for industryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    A sustained effort by residents who oppose industrial zoning for a 948-acre tract on the Sampit River has not swayed enough members of the Georgetown County Council to kill the zoning change.

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  18. Beaches: Officer rescues two, but one drowns at south endRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    A Pawleys Island Police officer on his first day of duty pulled two swimmers from the surf on the island's south end.

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  19. Roads: County scraps plan for sidewalk near recycling centerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    A plan to make Grate Avenue "pedestrian friendly" has been scrapped because Georgetown County couldn't obtain sufficient right of way.

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  20. Council District 1: Candidates draw line on growthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Coastal Observer

    The County Council District 1 candidates, Bill Hills and John Thomas, had several spirited exchanges during a forum this week in Murrells Inlet, but found themselves in agreement that the county has to halt the pace of growth in the area.

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