In the annual list of businesses voted the Best of the Beach, some names appear again and again. These are the places tourists will make time to visit during their vacations and locals frequent throughout the year.
Georgetown residents burn their socks, an annual tradition that symbolizes the start of boating season. Bob Turner, now a Pawley's Island resident, claims to have started the Burning of the Socks festival in 1978 in Annapolis, Md. Five years ago, Johnny Weaver started the tradition in Georgetown to help raise funds for the South Carolina Maritime Museum.
Burning of the Socks
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