042017 News from Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Murrells Inlet
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    Next on the list: Repairs to the handicapped-accessible walkway at North Litchfield are due to start next week.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer

    THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

    Pawleys Island: Gateway idea gets architect in the door at Town Hall

    David Graham took a risk. The Graham Group reaped the reward. A “napkin sketch” that shows the new Pawleys Island Town Hall spanning the roadway on Pavilion Lane led an ad hoc committee of town officials to recommend the firm unanimously as the architects for the project. Read more…

    Beaches: County misses walkway repair deadline

    Public walkways to the Litchfield Beaches that weren’t repaired by Georgetown County’s self-imposed Easter deadline will be completed in the next few weeks, according the director of Parks and Recreation. Read more …

    Pawleys Island: Town agrees to enforce width limits as violations rise

    The town of Pawleys Island will hold the line at 4 feet, when it comes to the width of walkways between houses and the beach. Town Council decided last week to enforce its current ordinance even as the town administrator raised his estimate of the number of walkways rebuilt after Hurricane Matthew that don’t meet the code. Read more...

    Tourism: Some see missed opportunity in ACC golf tourney

    The Reserve Golf Club hosted the NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference women’s golf championship over the weekend. This is the first time the women’s championship was held outside of North Carolina in nine years. Read more...

    Waccamaw High: Father will share son’s story of drinking and driving

    One choice can change everything. On Aug. 6, 2016, Roy Woolwine was out of town. He travels often for work. He was out of town, and his 16-year-old son Frank was killed in a car accident at 2:06 a.m. Frank was the driver. Read more...


    THE WEEK’S FEATURED STORIES

    A chart shows the breakdown of Georgetown County residents by age as of 2015.

    Aging: Young and old both have a stake in county's future

    It’s time to unpack the elderly. Dr. Jim Johnson, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina, presented his program, “Six Disruptive Demographics That Will Change the U.S. Forever” at a chamber luncheon earlier this month. Read more ...


    BUSINESS NEWS

    Growler Chill: For beer startup, froth is only in sales

    Randy Hollister has literally tapped into the growing craft beer industry. Read more...


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