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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Public meetings scheduled to discuss plans for Hasty Point property

Photo of trees on the river bank at Hasty Point Plantation

The public is invited to provide input on the public use activities and services to be offered at Hasty Point, a new parcel recently added to the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge.

The refuge is undergoing a comprehensive visitor services study for this tract and public input is important to this effort. Hasty Point historically served as a rice plantation and has important cultural significance for Georgetown County.

Four in-person, open forums are scheduled throughout the County where all are welcome to offer their opinions. The Dec. 7 session at Howard Auditorium will have the option for participants to join virtually. The meeting will be posted at Those who prefer to participate virtually can join the Dec. 7 meeting at or via phone at (312) 757-3121.

Light fare will be served. Please RSVP to and indicate the meeting you will attend.

Meeting dates are as follows:

  • Dec. 7, 5:30 p.m., Howard Auditorium, 1610 Hawkins St.
  • Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Recreation Center (Choppee), 8259 Choppee Rd.
  • Dec. 13, 5:30 p.m., Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center, 83 Duncan Ave.
  • Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m., Andrews Regional Recreation Center, 220 S. Cedar Ave.

Please contact Laura Mandala, Mandala Research, with any questions: or, 703.798.5452

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