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    $7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach

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    Two construction projects will bring an estimated $7.5 million in upgrades to a busy stretch of US-17 in Horry County.The City of North Myrtle Beach expects work to begin within the next month on an underground utility project along US-17 in front of Barefoot Landing. The project will stretch from Ocean Creek Drive to 46th Avenue South. Work to move utilities underground will cost an estimated $5 million. Kevin Blayton, with the City of North Myrtle Beach, tells News13 work onintersection imp... More>>

    Florence County gets a Miracle League team Video included

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    Some Pee Dee parents who wanted to start a Miracle League in Florence met with Florence County council to request the league.Council agreed and now Florence has a Miracle League.Miracle League is baseball for children 4 years and older with special needs who would not normally get the opportunity to participate in sports. Parents can register their child at Florence County Parks and Recreation until September 3, 2014.Registration is free! The first game is September 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m."As to... More>>

    Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County Video included

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    It's no secret that South Carolinians love college football and they have some interesting way of showing it. Bobby Gillilan lives on Clemson in Road. The street doesn't share any resemblance to the university, but it does have the name in common. While Death Valley attract fans looking to cheer on the Tigers, Clemson Road attracts fans looking to steal."About as fast as they put it up, somebody steals it," said Gillilan.Gillilan said as long as he's lived there, people have been stealing the... More>>

    Push for police body cameras grows after death of Ferguson man Video included

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    More than two weeks since the fatal police shooting of a Ferguson, Missouri man, some are pushing for officers across the country to be equipped with body cameras. Some law enforcement agencies in the Pee Dee already implement the technology. “Video doesn't forget,” says Darlington City Police Chief Dan Watson, who tells his officers to record everything using body cameras. “So when another person gets an opportunity ... More>>

    Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County Video included

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    It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District.... More>>

    Funeral set for SC toddler hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot

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    Funeral plans have been made for a toddler girl who died just a day after she was hit by a golf cart at an Aiken hospital earlier this week.The 3-year old, identified as Kirsten Grace Jones, was struck in the parking lot of Aiken Regional Medical Centers Monday afternoon. More>>

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    • Pelicans' Robotics Night shows off Horry County students

      Pelicans' Robotics Night shows off Horry County students

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:34:13 GMT
      The Myrtle Beach Pelicans host the Lynchburg Hillcats Sunday, August 31. The game will also feature a special Robotics promotion.
      The Myrtle Beach Pelicans host the Lynchburg Hillcats Sunday, August 31. The game will also feature a special Robotics promotion.
    • Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County

      Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:11:55 GMT
      It's no secret that South Carolinians love college football and they have some interesting way of showing it. Bobby Gillilan lives on Clemson in Road. The street doesn't share any resemblance to the university, but it does have the name in common. While Death Valley attract fans looking to cheer on the Tigers, Clemson Road attracts fans looking to steal."About as fast as they put it up, somebody steals it," said Gillilan.Gillilan said as long as he's lived there, people have been stealing the...
      It's no secret that South Carolinians love college football and they have some interesting way of showing it. Bobby Gillilan lives on Clemson in Road. The street doesn't share any resemblance to the university, but it does have the name in common. While Death Valley attract fans looking to cheer on the Tigers, Clemson Road attracts fans looking to steal."About as fast as they put it up, somebody steals it," said Gillilan.Gillilan said as long as he's lived there, people have been stealing the...
    • CCU students struggle to find jobs

      CCU students struggle to find jobs

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:53:23 GMT
      During the semester, many Coastal Carolina Students say they struggle finding jobs due to businesses scaling back after Labor Day.For many Labor Day is the official end to summer.In Myrtle Beach and Horry County, many businesses either close or down-size during the off season.For students looking for work it can cause issues."It kind of sucks looking for a job,” said Ashley Smith.Smith and her husband just got out of ...
      During the semester, many Coastal Carolina Students say they struggle finding jobs due to businesses scaling back after Labor Day.For many Labor Day is the official end to summer.In Myrtle Beach and Horry County, many businesses either close or down-size during the off season.For students looking for work it can cause issues."It kind of sucks looking for a job,” said Ashley Smith.Smith and her husband just got out of ...
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    • Florence County gets a Miracle League team

      Florence County gets a Miracle League team

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:12:23 GMT
      Some Pee Dee parents who wanted to start a Miracle League in Florence met with Florence County council to request the league.Council agreed and now Florence has a Miracle League.Miracle League is baseball for children 4 years and older with special needs who would not normally get the opportunity to participate in sports. Parents can register their child at Florence County Parks and Recreation until September 3, 2014.Registration is free! The first game is September 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m."As to...
      Some Pee Dee parents who wanted to start a Miracle League in Florence met with Florence County council to request the league.Council agreed and now Florence has a Miracle League.Miracle League is baseball for children 4 years and older with special needs who would not normally get the opportunity to participate in sports. Parents can register their child at Florence County Parks and Recreation until September 3, 2014.Registration is free! The first game is September 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m."As to...
    • Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County

      Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County

      Thursday, August 28 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:31:25 GMT
      It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District....
      It's normal for the early college students to walk the halls, pull up a chair and begin to learn the day's lessons.While they learn a variety of subjects in school, the important lessons also come once they leave the classroom."It's a great opportunity. It's one of those things that I wish that the community recognized what a goldmine this is,” said Ron Hargrave, Superintendent for the Scotland County School District....
    • West Florence Knights to enhance pep pally with international professional musician

      West Florence Knights to enhance pep pally with international professional musician

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:03:31 GMT
      The Knights of West Florence will host Camden for their first official football game of the season. A pep rally is planned for the season opener, but not just an ordinary rally. The school has invited international recording artist and saxophone player Ezra Brown to perform at tomorrow's 11:00 a.m. rally. Ezra Brown is a Florence native who has returned home to briefly visit family members prior to heading back on his musical road tour.
      The Knights of West Florence will host Camden for their first official football game of the season. A pep rally is planned for the season opener, but not just an ordinary rally. The school has invited international recording artist and saxophone player Ezra Brown to perform at tomorrow's 11:00 a.m. rally. Ezra Brown is a Florence native who has returned home to briefly visit family members prior to heading back on his musical road tour.
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    • Suds and faith at a CA laundromat

      Suds and faith at a CA laundromat

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:50:25 GMT
      Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage of Laundry Love, a growing faith-driven movement that helps those who are homeless or financially struggling by washing their dirty clothes for free.Amid the comforting routine of fluffing and folding, volunteers befriend their patrons and often find ways to help that go beyond free...
      Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage of Laundry Love, a growing faith-driven movement that helps those who are homeless or financially struggling by washing their dirty clothes for free.Amid the comforting routine of fluffing and folding, volunteers befriend their patrons and often find ways to help that go beyond free...
    • Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Child expelled from preschool after mom's Facebook post

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:20:23 GMT
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
      A four-year-old was expelled from his Florida preschool after his mother criticized the school on her Facebook page.According to WPVI-TV, Ashley Habat was upset about how the way the school handled picture day. She said she did not realize when it was until she was dropping her son off at school."The administrator of the preschool checking him in, she's like, 'Well it's picture day. Are you excited?' And you know, he of course just went on to class. But I had mentioned that they didn't give e...
    • College scholarships: how a little strategy can improve your chances

      College scholarships: how a little strategy can improve your chances

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:44:39 GMT
      By Diane Lee (WSPA)Government data shows tuition soared more than a thousand percent in the last 35 years. Now the amount in scholarship money is also on the rise. But you need to plan ahead to get a piece of the pie.80% of Jacob Balmer's tuition at Wofford College is covered by scholarships. He has 5 right now from sources like the school, the state, even companies like Spinx and Burger King."The biggest things that helped me is I worked all through high school and so when I actually got to ...
      By Diane Lee (WSPA)Government data shows tuition soared more than a thousand percent in the last 35 years. Now the amount in scholarship money is also on the rise. But you need to plan ahead to get a piece of the pie.80% of Jacob Balmer's tuition at Wofford College is covered by scholarships. He has 5 right now from sources like the school, the state, even companies like Spinx and Burger King."The biggest things that helped me is I worked all through high school and so when I actually got to ...
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    • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
      Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
      Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    • Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

      Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:52 GMT
      When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
      When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she...
    • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

      Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:35 GMT
      The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
      The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
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    • Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Leaders break ground on youth homeless shelter in Little River

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:30:53 GMT
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
      Leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new shelter for young people on the North End of the Strand. The Sea Haven for youth shelter is going up in Little River.Christina Jackson, the Executive Director for Sea Haven, said the one story building will house up to 16 youth at a time. That will double their capacity from what they currently house.The residential program will act like a home for youth ages 13 to 17 years old wh...
    • McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      McLeod Regional Medical Center recognized for stroke treatment

      Monday, August 25 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:41:49 GMT
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
      The Centers for Disease Control calls stroke, the fourth leading cause of death in this country. South Carolina has one of the nation's highest rates of death, due to stroke.That's why McLeod Regional Medical Center focuses Positively Carolina efforts to treat stroke victims.On Monday, the hospital held a celebration after it was awarded the Joint Commission's certification for an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.McLeod...
    • Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Dillon leaders holds "Dillon's Got Talent"

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:40:48 GMT
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
      Dillon county community leaders and law enforcement think they have a "Positively Carolina" idea. They organize a "Dillon's Got Talent" competition. They hope the competition will provide something positive for children to do to keep them off the streets and, hopefully, out of trouble. Registration for "Dillon's Got Talent" is Friday, August 29, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Sunday August 31, 2014 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m., at the Dillon Wellness Center. The registration fee is $20. Auditions...
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    • Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

      Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:49:40 GMT
      The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.
      The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.
    • Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

      Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:29:18 GMT
      Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.
      Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
    • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

      Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:29:17 GMT
      For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
      For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
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    • Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

      Siblings charged with incest in truck after watching 'The Notebook' near Savannah

      Thursday, August 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:00:20 GMT
      Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)Buckner and Savoy (images from WSAV)
      Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
      Siblings from just outside Savannah have been charged with incest after they had sex in a truck near a school just after watching a romance movie, deputies say.The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Christopher Buckner of Guyton and her half-brother,
    • 'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:42:52 GMT
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      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
    • Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

      Clemson student suddenly dies from infection

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:38:27 GMT
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      A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says...
      A Mount Pleasant family is grieving the loss of their 18-year-old daughter and sister after she dies suddenly while away at school in the up state. Clemson freshman Virginia Gilliam died on August 24 after what started out as a urinary tract infection."Anybody that knew Virginia, knew she saw the world through a child's eyes. Again, I knew that, my family knew that and I'm not a big social media guy but since then I've just been seeing all this out pouring," Herb Gilliam. Social Media he says...
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