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Education: District gets double-excellent on state report card

The Georgetown County School District was one of seven in the state that received "excellent" overall ratings and "excellent" growth ratings on their annual report cards. Read more...



The final sermon: The Rev. Frank Holsclaw, with his wife Gail, on his last Sunday as pastor of Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church.
Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

Churches: Presbyterian pastor steps down after 31 years in the pulpit

The Rev. Frank Holsclaw finally got to sing his solo at Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church. Read more…

Obituary: Guy Osborne, 69, set the standard for Pawleys Island PD

Floats in the 2002 Pawleys Island Fourth of July Parade included Harry Potter, Star Wars “Attack of the Crabs” and some reflections of the 9/11 attacks. New to the celebration was Guy Osborne, who started work the day before as the town’s police chief. Read more ...

Roads: Haley vetos corridor study funds at ‘pork’

Funds earmarked for the state Department of Transportation to help pay for a study of the Highway 17 corridor through Waccamaw Neck were vetoed this week by Gov. Nikki Haley among a list of budget items she labeled “old-fashioned pork.” Read more...

Fourth of July: Full schedule of events means tough choices

Time and tide wait for no parade. So celebrants on the Fourth of July will have to choose between Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet. Floats or boats? Read more...

Schools: In hot summer classroom, district sees cool million in savings

The classrooms are empty, but the air conditioners continue to hum. Read more...


THE WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

Ethan Anderson, 11, at the tiller of a pram in Georgetown harbor.
Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

Sails in the sunset

Most children who attend the South Carolina Maritime Museum’s summer sailing school are skimming across Georgetown harbor the first day. Read more ...


BUSINESS NEWS

Startup.SC: Tech incubator turns ideas into reality

Georgetown County is growing its own tech businesses in a program called Startup.SC at the Litchfield Exchange. Read more...


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