Life guards and lessons: Talk turns to increased protection after drownings

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If the director of the County Park and Recreation Commission gets his way the county could soon be spending as much as $1 million to safeguard local beaches with lifeguards and swimming lessons.

Read more stories on this subject in our beach topic page.The Post and Courier has the story.

The talk comes after a string of prominent drowning, including a young woman swimming off Sullivan's Island.

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