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    Spring tide: Volunteers pick up trash at the 25th annual Spring Tide in Murrells Inlet. Pending legislation would make the area a bird sanctuary.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

    Environment: County backs plan to create Murrells Inlet, Litchfield bird sanctuaries

    The days of duck hunting in Murrells Inlet may be numbered. Read more…

    Offshore energy: Judge dismisses challenge to seismic testing

    A challenge to state approval for three companies to conduct seismic testing for oil and gas off the South Carolina coast was dismissed by a S.C. Administrative Law Court judge last week. Read more …

    Pawleys Island: Town may need bureaucracy to shore up beachfront

    Pawleys Island residents voted to incorporate more than 30 years ago in hopes of keeping the island from changing. But the Town Council’s simple approach to problem-solving appears to be coming to an end. Read more...

    Election 2016: Sheriff candidate says SLED ends investigation into ‘family feud’

    A candidate for Georgetown County sheriff says the State Law Enforcement Division has closed an investigation into a claim that he and his wife were taking financial advantage of her mother. Read more...

    Election 2016: GOP leaders endorse Goldfinch senate bid

    Stephen Goldfinch has picked up endorsements from the Republican establishment in Georgetown County in his campaign for the state Senate. Also, a forum is scheduled for District 34 candidates next month. Read more...


    THE WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

    The Smith Medical Clinic, which held a weekend fundraiser, is among the groups picked for a Bunnelle matching grant on the Lowcountry Giving Day.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    Nonprofits: Groups gear up for a day of online donations

    Teach My People is planning a party under the oaks. Murrells Inlet 2020 is filling a fish tank with pledges. Read more ...


    BUSINESS NEWS

    Fashion: Canadian designer’s pants enjoy bipartisan support

    Lisette Limoges designs women’s pants. The ultimate pant, according to her, that flatter women of every body type and size. For women of all ages and lifestyles. Read more...


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