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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...

County Administrator Sel Hemingway, standing center, explains that the county is now looking at a range of solutions to traffic problems on Willbrook Boulevard.
Charles Swenson/Coastal Observer


Update: County looks beyond roundabout to solve Willbrook traffic problems

A proposed roundabout on Willbrook Boulevard is a contentious issue, and County Administrator Sel Hemingway was the first to go negative at a public meeting this week. Read more…

Nepal: Daughter gives DeBordieu couple first hand account of quake

A powerful earthquake in Nepal might have been just another international news blurb for most people, but it hit close to home for Paul and Susan Huray of DeBordieu Colony. Read more...

Golf: Chinese investors spend $8.7M for 90 holes

Chinese investors have purchased five Pawleys Island golf courses for $8.7 million, becoming one of Georgetown County’s biggest property taxpayers. Read more...

Litchfield Exchange: Former retail center now offers wholesale justice

The new Waccamaw Neck summary court facility at Litchfield Exchange is a far cry from the facilities magistrates used just a few years ago. Read more...

Festival of Music & Art: R&B legend ‘opera giant’ for 25th anniversary

A graduate of “the university of doo-wop-ology” will be the premiere performer at the 25th annual Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art. Read more...


Inge Ebert feeds the birds at Brookgreen Gardens while leading a Mother Nature’s Café tour.
Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

Mother Nature’s Café

Brookgreen volunteer shares the stage with animals at zoo Read more ...


Supermarkets: Publix joins list of area grocery options

A refurbished Pawleys Island Plaza is nearing reality with the opening this week of its anchor store, a Publix grocery. Read more...

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