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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Two beach accesses to close temporarily

photo of a beach access on a sunny day with the words "Access Temporarily Closed" over the cen

Georgetown County will temporarily close the parking areas at Beach Access Nos. 52 and 54 in North Litchfield tonight through tomorrow morning. The closure will allow for repair of the parking areas and installation of new surfacing material. 
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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Parts of Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk to close for repairs

People walk along the wooden boardwalk known as the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Sections of the popular Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk will close for repairs beginning Monday, April 26. Two crews will close and repair one section of boardwalk at a time, with one crew starting at Wahoo’s and moving south, and another starting at ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Local teen ranked No. 1 in the state for tennis

A teenage boy in a black hoodie holds a tennis racquet against his chest

Hard work and regular training have paid off for Logan Tomovski, 14. A longtime student of David Bromberg, head tennis pro at the county-owned Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center, Tomovski finished 2020 as the No. 1 ranked tennis player in the state of South ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2021

County opens new Green Trail at Rocky Point on Earth Day

Sign image in green of a hiker posted on a tree, denoting the new green trail route.

Georgetown County will celebrate Earth Day this week by giving residents and visitors another way to enjoy nature. It will open the Green Trail – the very first walking trail to open at Rocky Point Community Forest – with a small commu...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Jump rope club for women ages 40+ comes to Georgetown County parks

A woman in a red shirt jumps double dutch at the Carrol Campbell Marine Complex

Play dates aren’t just for kids anymore. They’re for grown women too, according to Donna L. Reed of Browns Ferry. She would certainly know, since she has been attending once, twice, and sometimes even three or four times a week.

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Application period reopens for farmers’ market voucher program

A collage of local fruits and vegetables, and products such as honey.

After a delivery delay forced Georgetown County to postpone distribution of farmers’ market vouchers for senior citizens earlier this month, the state has announced it will reopen the application period for the program. Seniors now have until Ju...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Two beach accesses to close temporarily

photo of a beach access on a sunny day with the words "Access Temporarily Closed" over the cen

Georgetown County will temporarily close the parking areas at Beach Access Nos. 52 and 54 in North Litchfield tonight through tomorrow morning. The closure will allow for repair of the parking areas and installation of new surfacing material. 
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GtCounty General News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Phase 2 of Marsh Walk repairs to begin

Customers file onto the MarshWalk from a restaurant.

Phase 2 of repairs on the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk are slated to begin tomorrow, July 21. The wooden planks and rails along the Marsh Walk were replaced from the northern most part of the structure to the area between the Dead Dog Saloon and the Claw Hou...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Parks and Rec. Dept. announces cancellation of fall tackle football due to spread of COVID-19

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With the incidence rate of COVID-19 continuing to increase locally, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will cancel tackle football for the fall season, it announced today. The parents of all children who were signed up to participate in the program sh...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

New trail opens at Rocky Point

A dirt trail is pictured running through a forest in daylight.

Rocky Point, a boat landing and picnic spot in South Carolina's first Community Forest, has another new offering for nature lovers.

"We're getting ready to open our second trail in the trail system out here at Rocky Point," said...

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Additional Info... GtCounty General News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Parks and Rec. Dept. announces free fitness center memberships for veterans

Three people exercising in a fitness room. One is on a treadmill, the others are weightlifting.

To commemorate Veterans Day and honor those who have served in the military, Georgetown County Parks and Recreation will offer free fitness center memberships during the months of November and December to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Th...

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GtCounty General News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Donation will improve Litchfield beach access

beach access at dawn surrounded by sea oats.

The Grand Strand Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation donated $20,000 to Georgetown County to help underwrite the cost of rebuilding a 75-foot beach access walkway at Litchfield Beach. The walkway will improve the access at First Street to better serve pub...

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GtCounty General News