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Horry County Special Education teacher named SC Teacher of the Year Video included

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Jennifer Ainsworth, Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, was named the South Carolina Teacher of the Year on Wednesday night during a gala in Columbia. More>>

Conway man dies from injuries suffered in crash earlier this month

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A Conway man died earlier this week from injuries he suffered in a crash on April 9 in Horry County, officials said. Benny L. Cannon, age 56, died on Monday at Grand Strand Regional Hospital after a crash More>>

New shopping center planned at 17 Bypass and Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach Video included

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Developers are working to create a new shopping area for the Grand Strand. Allison Hardin, a planner for the City of Myrtle Beach, said if approved and built, it would be located on the corner of 17 bypass and Farrow Parkway. But Hardin said she doesn’t just want this to be another retail area. She said she wants residents to be able to go to this space to run everyday errands. Hardin said the anchor store will lik... More>>

Myrtle Beach Fire Department holds fire extinguisher demonstration Video included

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Myrtle Beach firefighters say many people don't know how to properly use a fire extinguisher. So, Wednesday, using a state-of-the-art simulator, firefighters showed hotel employees how to use an extinguisher in an emergency situation. "Stuff like this is good for us to come in and actually teach the staff as far as extinguisher training and knowing what to tell their patrons that come in to keep them safe over the summer," said Christian Sliker with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department. As you... More>>

Myrtle Beach preschool and kindergarten class raises money to help provide clean water

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Myrtle Beach's First Presbyterian Growing Tree Kindergarten Preschool Kindergarten classes celebrated "Earth Week" Wednesday with a water walk. Students and teachers walked to help raise awareness of the large population of people who don't have access to clean water. "We just wanted to show the kids that a lot of people have to walk really far to get clean water and we're just so lucky to have clean water, said Susan Kenny at First Presbyterian Growing Tree Kindergarten Preschool. The w... More>>

Canine Carnival scheduled for April 26

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Ladies, gentlemen, well-trained children and friendly dogs on leashes are invited to attend the Canine Carnival and Rescue Day at A Dog's Way Inn on Saturday, April 26th, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This family friendly and fun-filled event with participatory contests and demonstrations featuring tic-tac-toe, best trick, ask the trainer, dog agility clinics, and much, much more. This event will also benefit Keep Out Pets Food Bank and showcase over a dozen pet rescues from Georgetown to M... More>>

Second person dies following weekend apartment fire in Murrells Inlet Video included

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MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) - A 72-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a Saturday morning apartment fire in Murrells Inlet, according to the Georgetown County Coroner's Office.

The victim is identified as John Long, of Murrells Inlet. Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson says Long died as the result of multi-organ failure at the Augusta Burn Center in Georgia.
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Palmetto Campout at Huntington Beach State Park

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Never been camping? This is your chance! The Palmetto Campout is designed for families who are either new or beginning tent campers and will be an adventure-filled weekend. It is also a great way to get your children connected with nature! Families will stay overnight in a secluded area of the park with park rangers who will help participants set-up their tents. A set of loaner tents, lanterns, and air mattresses are... More>>

CCU hosts farmers market to increase awareness of local farmers Video included

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CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW)- Seasonal farmer's markets across the Eastern Carolinas are now open but some farmers say a rough winter could change when you see many of your favorite fruits and veggiesThe farmer’s market season is from May to October but due to the record cold, ice storms and recent rainfall, many farmers now have to play catch-up."I'm two months behind so it's going to be two months later before I can get our fresh vegetables, you know out,” Nichols farmer Rebecca Huggins said.Rebecca... More>>

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