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Former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach James Brown biked from New York City to Surfside Beach in honor of one of his former athletes. Former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach James Brown biked from New York City to Surfside Beach in honor of one of his former athletes.

Former Waccamaw HS tennis coach bikes 800 miles in honor of former athlete Video included

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A former Waccamaw High School teacher and tennis coach arrived home Friday night after biking from New York City all the way to the Grand Strand.A group of friends and family were waiting outside of James Brown’s house in Surfside Beach to welcome him home.Brown just finished biking 800 miles through eight states in eight days.He started the Ashley G. Ride in honor of one of his former tennis players, Ashley Gaines, w... More>>

Tropical Storm Bertha remains disorganized

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As of 11pm Friday, Bertha remains disorganized and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, up 5 mph from this morning. More>>

UPDATE: PGA Tour refutes reports Johnson was suspended

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Dustin Johnson will be off the PGA Tour for 6 months after testing positive for cocaine, the website Golf.com reported Friday.Johnson,who played golf at Coastal Carolina University, announced Thursday that he w More>>

First grader takes advantage of tax-free weekend

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Tax Free Weekend started today and many shoppers wasted no time hitting the stores.Lily Hurst and her cousin Stephanie Cartwright went to Belk at Myrtle Beach Mallwith one goal in mind."Get a lot of stuff for her and get her ready to go back to the first grade," said Cartwright.It wasn't just clothes that brought them to Myrtle Beach it was the deals. Hurst and Cartwright drove all the way from Winston Salem North Carolina. The state did cut Tax Free Weekend two years ago."It's really nice to... More>>

Grand Park Extension Project to begin this fall

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The City of Myrtle Beach is finalizing plans for its Grand Park Linear Extension Project, scheduled to begin this fall.The project will expand Grand Park across Farrow Parkway, behind The Reserve community and past the ITAP site. It will incorporate 1.2 miles of new biking and walking trails around a pond that currently sits in the area. City planners say the idea has been in the works for more than a decade.City planners expect neighborhood accesses, boardwalks and bridges to be a part of th... More>>

Standoff in Conway over; one person in custody

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Horry County Police and SWAT members along with Horry County Sheriff's were called to the scene of a person barricaded inside a home along the 300 block of Heritage Road. Just after 2pm, word came from Horry County Sheriff's came that the incident ended peacefully with one person in custody.. More>>

Credit card theft suspect hits stores in North Myrtle Beach, police say

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Police are looking for a man they say used a stolen credit card at just before 5 am on Monday at several convenience stores in the North Myrtle Beach area. The suspect is a black male wearing a dark-colored t-shirt, camo shorts, black white
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Carolina Brotherhood Ride

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The Horry County Sheriff’s Office and the Loris Fire Department will be hosting the Carolina Brotherhood Bike Ride in Horry County next Thursday August 7th and 8th. They are a group of Firefighters and Police Officers who ride bikes to raise awareness for those killed in the line of duty. They will be riding through Horry County in honor of our own HCSO Tim Causey and Loris Fire Department Assistant Chief Rodney Hardee. More>>

John Hook to give presentation at Horry County Museum on the Shag Dance

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The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present ‘Fessa John Hook. Mr. Hook will be giving a presentation on the history of the Shag dance on August 16, 2014. The program begins at 2 pm in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public.For further information, please call the Horry County Museum at 843-915-5320 or e-mail at HCGMuseum@horrycounty.org More>>

CCU looks to hire 50 positions

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Aramark at Coastal Carolina University is hiring more than 50 positions. There's a combinationof full-time and part-time positions. The pay scale will depend on the actual position. Cooks and grill cooks will pay more than cashiers and food service workers for example. Pay is also based on experience. You can apply for thejobs in person at100 Spadoni Park Circle in Conway on CCU's campus. This is located within theStudent Union. There's a written application to fill out.Below are the position... More>>

Myrtle Beach stores prepare in anticipation of thousands of shoppers for tax free weekend Video included

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - The 14th annual tax free holiday weekend is now underway at stores across South Carolina.According to The State Department of Revenue, tax free weekend is the third busiest shopping period of the year behind Christmas and Black Friday. Department of Revenue officials told News13 shoppers across the state will save $3 million this weekend.Because stores expect thousands of people to shop this weekend, manager took extra steps to be prepared and have enough merchandi... More>>

CCU campus now smoke-free and tobacco-free

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Coastal Carolina University is now smoke-free and tobacco-free. This comes after the board of trustees approved the measure following in the footsteps of more than 1,100 othercampuses nationwide. This includes 20 higher education institutions in South Carolina.Theuniversity has been prepping for the newinitiative for weeks leading up to the August 1 start date.Smoking cessation support programs and an educational campaign that promotes healthy living in general coincides with the initiative.S... More>>

Myrtle Beach nightclub stays alive despite era changes

Revolutions mixes 70's, 80's, and today's music when the club opens Tues.-Sat. Revolutions mixes 70's, 80's, and today's music when the club opens Tues.-Sat.
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Revolutions nightclub at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach celebrates an 18th anniversary in 2014. More>>

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