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    Planting the flag: Flags in the Highway 17 median through Litchfield marked Presidents’ Day. It was the debut of a new cluster arrangement.
    Tanya Ackerman/Coastal Observer


    Murrells Inlet: Condo opponents will use delay to organize

    A handful of Murrells Inlet residents listened as the Georgetown County Planning Commission got a staff report on a 26-unit multi-family development. With one question from the commission, the project was approved. Read more…

    Schools: District offers reassurance in wake of Florida shooting

    After last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Georgetown County School District officials are making a point to let the public know their safety measures are consistently reviewed and improved. Read more …

    Education: WHS students ice competition in academic bowl

    All eyes were on Wade Maring. All eyes, that is, except for Brad Kibler, Waccamaw High School’s academic bowl coach. The social studies teacher kept his eyes on the ground, his hands covering his face. Read more...

    Land use: New rule will allow second dwellings in more areas

    A proposal to allow a second dwelling on residential lots will help people who are setting up housekeeping and those who are downsizing, county planners say. “We do not think this is going to cause any kind of density issue,” Boyd Johnson, Georgetown County’s planning director said. Read more...

    Arts: ‘Odd Couple’ actors in role they were born to play

    In his rush, Lee Padgett nicked his finger as he sliced bread backstage. He treated the wound but quickly moved on. Rehearsal days are almost over. Read more...


    Henry Taylor enjoys the new Lowcountry Burge.

    Food for thought

    School cafeteria menus become more customer-friendly Read more ...


    Real estate: Family firm in hands of new family

    Doc Lachicotte knew his own children wouldn’t be able to take over the real estate business that bears his name. But he was still able to pass it on to the next generation with the sale earlier this year to the children of one of his long-time development partners. Read more...

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