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    Downtown Pawleys:A rendering shows how an area west of Highway 17 could evolve into a more traditional downtown.
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    Growth: Forum outlines vision for ‘downtown’ development

    One man waited patiently to pose his question at last week’s forum on Waccamaw Neck growth. He wasn’t able to catch the moderator’s attention until the end of a 90-minute session. “Where is downtown Pawleys?” he asked. Read more…

    Growth: ‘Downtown’ property owners willing to change

    If the community adopts a goal of creating a traditional downtown for the Pawleys Island area, the final product won’t be the work of a single developer, but dozens of individual property owners who will be encouraged to embrace the concept through new zoning rules. Read more …

    Beaches: Two agencies object to DeBordieu groin plan

    Two environmental agencies have raised objections to a plan to install three groins on the beach at DeBordieu as part of a community-funded renourishment project. The state Department of Natural Resources and the National Marine Fisheries Service recommend that permitting agencies remove the groins from a permit request by the DeBordieu Colony Community Association. Read more...

    Legislature: Lawmakers regret education isn’t on the agenda

    House and Senate members had different ideas about what the hot topics would be in the 2018 legislative session, but they agreed on one thing: education, yet again, wasn’t on the priority list. Read more...

    Politics: Six months out, council race enters new phase

    Three months into a County Council race that still has nearly six months to run, the candidates say they are gearing up for a new phase of campaigning. Read more...


    Ann Herlong-Bodman recalls the influence of Susan Meyers on her work at a reading last week.

    Tea and Poetry: Series returns without a founder

    Susan Meyers lived on in print last week as her friends and fellow poets read works that she inspired, edited and championed. Read more ...


    Business: Ambassador chef captures Atlanta

    Keep your farms close and your seafood even closer. Buy local. That’s the way of chef Adam Kirby. Read more...

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