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8:00 am on Wednesday February 19, 2014

Environmentalists raise concerns, proponents tout benefits of Bucksport Marina Industrial Park

Local environmental groups said Tuesday they are worried about the impact a proposed Bucksport Marina Industrial Park will have on the Waccamaw River and an adjacent wildlife refuge, but one of the project’s leaders said steps are being taken to...
4:14 am on Friday February 22, 2013

Santee Cooper as well as DHEC failed to contain toxic lead

According to The State Newspaper , Santee Cooper and The South Carolina Department of Health and Eviromental Control knew for years that arsenic leaks along a coastal river face time in court over now what  environmentalists call a failure to clean...
8:32 am on Thursday June 21, 2012

Drag boat racing in Bucksport

Flickr User adamj1555 Tapping into the rich heritage of the Waccamaw River and the South's fascination with racing, Bucksport Plantation will play host to the ODBA Summer Nationals Drag Boat Race. The Outboard Drag Boat Association and Bucksport...
9:10 am on Wednesday October 5, 2011

Annual conference to discuss the Waccamaw River (update: bacteria levels good but trending up)

Flickr user charliebomber Kayaking off the Black River in Georgetown, SC. Update 10/5: The Waccamaw Monitoring Program has enough data over the past 5 years to see a growth trend in bacteria levels. Fortunately, those levels are still well below the...
5:31 pm on Saturday October 1, 2011

Hello Green Space! Otter Lake Boardwalk opens (Update: #MYRpix and recap)

TheDigitel MYR Update 10/1/2011: TheDigitel MYR got a chance to make it out to this event and we were so glad we did. Hiking Trails, Blue Trails and even Mountain Biking Trails right here in our back yard! The Waccamaw Trail Blazers participated in...