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Crash with injuries reported on SC 707/Socastee Blvd.

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A crash with several injuries was reported on Socastee Blvd/SC 707 on Friday afternoon.The crash happened at 5:55 pm at Folly Road and Socastee, which is about midway between US 17 Bypass and Dick Pond More>>

Easter weekend gas prices down 2 cents from year ago

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As thousands hit the road this weekend to celebrate the Easter holiday close to family and friends, drivers are finding prices at the pump are on the up-and-up. According to AAA, the average price for More>>

Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates body found

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The Dillon County Sheriff's office investigates a body found in Latta Wednesday. Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff's office says a body was discovered on Old Ebenezer Road and Highway 501. More>>

Farmers Market set for April 22 at CCU

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Coastal Carolina University is hosting a CCU Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prince Lawn. The public is invited More>>

First of its kind stunt appears in Myrtle Beach show

Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt. Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt.
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The Palace Theatre continues its 2014 production of "Illusions of Magic". The show offers several acts including, illusions, dancers, live tigers, and new this year, a human cannon ball. More>>

Man falls to his death from balcony of Myrtle Beach hotel

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A 22-year-old man has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says the fall happened shortly after midnight Thursday. The name More>>

Live Better: Pollen allergies could lead to food based allergies Video included

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During the spring many people head to the pharmacy or doctor as the trees and other plants bloom. But according to allergist Dr. Mark Schecker around 50% of those who suffer from pollen allergies could More>>

New laws proposed for businesses in Myrtle Beach Video included

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The City of Myrtle Beach passed first reading of a new law that would require businesses to create a city approved safety plan. The law would focus on bars, grills, and night clubs that serve alcohol More>>

Boater charged in death of young woman who hit head on low bridge

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Investigators say a man was intoxicated and behind the wheel of a boat, causing the death of Savannah woman last Summer. Joseph Webb was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and booked More>>

Multi-million dollar boat landing project enters second phase

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The second phase of a multi-million dollar boat landing complex near Highway 17 Bypass and the Highway 22 Interchange started on Thursday. The latest element in the three-phase project aims to beautify More>>

Farmers' market reopens in Myrtle Beach

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Myrtle Beach farmers' market reopened Wednesday. It's located at the corner of Oak street and Mr. Joe White avenue in Myrtle Beach. The market offers fresh fruits and vegetables. You can pick up items More>>

United Way prepares "May Day" bags

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United Way of Horry County plans again to Make Someone's May Day. It started the program 14 years ago, delivering bags filled with necessities and gifts for the homebound in Horry County, many of them More>>

Teacher's aide pleads guilty to unlawful conduct with Horry County special needs child Video included

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An Horry County teacher's aide charged with unlawful conduct toward a child last year pleaded guilty in court Wednesday. Last April, police charged Linda Warriner after authorities said a then 5-year-old More>>

Myrtle Beach stores await 'shopping days' even though some are unaware Video included

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The City of Myrtle Beach Shopping Days begins Friday and runs through Sunday, April 20th. It's the second time the city has allowed businesses to take advantage of the sidewalks, in less than six months. More>>

SC teacher accused of sleeping with student, pleads guilty

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Carol Ann Hope, 38, of Hartsville, pleaded guilty in Horry County court Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a minor. She taught in Chesterfield County but lived in Darlington County. In 2011, More>>

Surfside Beach Sisters-in-Law split $20,000 Prize

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Sisters-in-law Karen Martin and Teri D'angelo play the lottery together and share the winnings. Saturday the Surfside Beach retirees won and split $500. On their way to lunch Wednesday, the two tried More>>

Second annual CINO Week planned at CCU

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This year marks the second annual CINO (Coastal is Number One) Week at Coastal Carolina University from Monday, April 21, to Sunday, April 27. Most events are free and open to the public. CINO day is Friday, More>>

Myrtle Beach men wanted in connection with shooting

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Jarod Shirey , 17, of Myrtle Beach is wanted for attempted murder and burglary. Myrtle Beach Police say Shirey is wanted in connection with a shooting incident and a separate burglary in Myrtle Beach. More>>

Several men wanted for assault and attempted robbery in Myrtle Beach, police say

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The Myrtle Beach Police Department needs help in identifying some men captured on surveillance video. Police say they're wanted in connection with an assault and attempted robbery that occurred in the More>>

Downtown Redevelopment Corp. interested in Myrtle Beach tax district Video included

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In 1999 Myrtle Beach City Council created a master plan for the downtown area. Fifteen years later the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation is looking at creating a municipal improvement district or MID. More>>

Residents blame Horry County for property damage Video included

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A group of residents are blaming flooding and property damage on, what they say, is a lack of planning from Horry County Officials. Residents of Southbury Drive say a new development being construction More>>

Honduran man gets 35 years for molesting 9-year-old Horry County girl

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A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sex crimes with a minor that stretched over the course of more than a year-long period.The trial in the case against More>>

HGTC 'brewing' new degree program to start in fall of 2015 Video included

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There's a new degree program brewing at Horry Georgetown Technical College. For weeks, the school has researched the pros and cons of a "Beer Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation" Associate's Degree. More>>

Funeral planned for Conway dad who died in crash on US 501

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Funeral plans have been made for a Conway man who died in a crash with a dump truck on US 501 earlier this week.According to officials, the crash happened around 6:30 am Monday at Highway 501 and El Bethel More>>

Pianist Catherine Kautsky to perform at CCU

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Pianist Catherine Kautsky, professor of music at Lawrence University, will perform at Coastal Carolina University's Edwards Recital Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are More>>

Myrtle Beach shopping days returns Easter weekend

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Myrtle Beach Shopping Days makes its return to the community over Easter weekend, running from Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20, 2014. Residents and visitors are encouraged to shop city businesses More>>

Tent ban passes in Horry County Video included

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Tuesday, Horry County Council passed third and final reading on an ordinance banning beach tents permanently. The ban will affect the county's 14 mile stretch of beaches including areas like Garden City More>>

Customers sing for their supper at Hard Rock Cafe

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Tuesday was the official deadline to submit your federal income taxes. This year Hard Rock Cafe offered its own version of a tax break, offering guests who performed a complete song in front of the entire More>>

Barefoot Landing adding 10 new stores to its location in North Myrtle Beach Video included

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Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach will get 10 new stores to its location in 2014. They are IT'S SUGAR, Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Hat Fanatic, M.R. ducks, My Mobile, A Silver Shack, Geneva Time Exchange, More>>

Man pleads guilty in double shooting during robbery of Georgetown restaurant

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A man who had been mistakenly released from prison last year while being held in the shooting of 2 people during a 2011 robbery has now pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Dwaine Lamark Johnson Jr., 19, More>>

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber recognized as small business Ally of the Year

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has named the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce the 2014 South Carolina Small Business Ally of the Year. The new Ally award honors a non-profit organization More>>

Tips for the tax filing deadline

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Tax season opened two and a half months ago and Tuesday is the last day to file 2013 taxes without an extension. According to Samantha Slapnik, the owner of Liberty Tax Services in Carolina Forest, deadline More>>

Residents concerned their roads will not make county's improvements list Video included

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Horry County is starting the process of selecting new roads in need of construction and some residents are concerned their roads will not make the cut. April 30th the Riding on a Penny tax will end. The More>>

Thousands attend "Monday after the Masters" in North Myrtle Beach Video included

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"Monday after the Masters" took place at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach on Monday. All ticket proceeds from "Monday after the Masters" celebrity golf tournament benefit the "Hootie More>>

Team led by Jim Furyk and Mark Bryan wins 20th annual Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am

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The team led PGA Tour star Jim Furyk and Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan won the 20th annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score More>>

Monday After The Masters wraps up in Myrtle Beach Video included

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The 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament was held Monday at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. More>>

CCU to hold conference on poverty issues

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Coastal Carolina University will host a conference titled "Thinking about Poverty in Horry County" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the James J. Johnson Auditorium. The conference is sponsored More>>

Coastal Cancer Center hosts, "Look Good,Feel Better" program Video included

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Women undergoing chemotherapy or radiation as parts of a cancer treatment plan had the opportunity to attend Coastal Cancer Center's next "Look Good… Feel Better" session Monday. Co-hosted with the American More>>

Tax day deals and discounts

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To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals. More>>

Conway dad dies in crash with dump truck on US 501

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The Conway Police Department confirms a deadly accident around 6:20 Monday morning. More>>

2 women, 3 men linked to store theft near NC island, authorities say

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Authorities in Brunswick County are trying to find a group of five people who they believe were involved in theft from a store near Holden Beach. These individuals -- two females, three males -- are considered More>>

Myrtle Beach chosen as Trip Advisor’s Top U.S. Destinations

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Myrtle Beach has been included in TripAdvisor's 2014 Top 25 Travelers' Choice U.S. Destinations. The travel review website makes its selections based on the millions of reviews it receives. Other destinations More>>

Little River drowning victim's identity released by coroner

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Horry County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Brian VanAernum confirms a person drowned Saturday morning in Little River. He says HCFR received the car shortly before 9:30 a.m. The incident happened behind More>>

Horry County home destroyed by fire

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An Horry County home was completely destroyed by fire on Monday morning. The fire was first reported around 9:30 am and happened at a single-story house at 255 Ole Maple Street, which is just south of More>>

Incoming phone lines not working for Georgetown Sheriff

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The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office would like to notify the public that the incoming telephone lines to the sheriff's office are experiencing technical difficulties. The 911 Communication Center is More>>

EXTRA CREDIT: Socastee High School’s Jennifer Ainsworth up for South Carolina Teacher of the Year Video included

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- Socastee High School's Jennifer Ainsworth is one of five finalists for South Carolina's Teacher of the Year. She is the only teacher from Horry County up for the award. Ainsworth More>>

Gas prices rise as Spring Break season begins

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Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. More>>

Percussion ensemble concert to be held at CCU

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The Coastal Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present an evening of percussion works, featuring both classic and contemporary music on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. More>>

Those Lost at Sea remembered in Murrells Inlet Video included

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In Murrells Inlet Sunday, one family organized a meeting at Morse Park Landing to remember their loved one lost. The landing is the site for a memorial. As the names of those lost at sea were read, Lisa More>>

Coroner releases victim's identification in deadly Horry County wreck

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A two-car crashed killed one person early Saturday morning. The wreck happened around 3 a.m. on Dick Pond Road near Strand Drive. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pick-up truck driving on Dick More>>

Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Johnny D's Waffles and Bakery Video included

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Jamie, from Johnny D's Waffles and Bakery, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Huevos Rancheros with Lauren for Sunday Brunch. Johnny D's is on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. It's been open More>>

Murrells Inlet/Garden City crews prepare to reopen highway after gas leak

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Chief Norman Knight with Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Rescue says crews will reopen Highway 707 and an area east of Tournament Boulevard around 6:30 Saturday night. He says a gas leak caused the highway More>>

Habitat for Humanity hosts annual bed race in Myrtle Beach Video included

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The second annual Bed Race took took place Saturday in Myrtle Beach. Teams of 5 people competed around a course at Broadway at the Beach. The event is a way to raise money and awareness for Habitat More>>

Community members walk in Myrtle Beach to raise awareness against sexual assault

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Community members met at the Market Common to raise awareness against sexual assault. This is the 2nd year the group has walked for the cause. A therapist with the Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown More>>

Supply man charged with attempted murder

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit has arrested a Supply man for two counts of attempted murder after firing a weapon into an occupied vehicle. William Calvin Steward, 36, of Eastfield More>>

Stormfest kicks off for 3rd year in Myrtle Beach Video included

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Join News 13 Chief Meteorologist Frank Johnson, Martha Spencer, and Andrew Phillips for the 3rd annual Stormfest at Pelican Ballpark on Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and is free. More>>

Backgate construction won't be completed until November 2014 Video included

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Construction crews working on the Highway 17 Bypass and 707 intersection also known as the Backgate project, will need a little longer to complete the project. Lisa Bourcier, Horry County Spokesperson More>>

Amazon offers employees 5k to quit

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If your boss offered you $5,000 to quit, would you take the money and run? That's exactly what Amazon is doing. The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really want to be there. More>>

NMB Easter egg hunt set for April 19

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On April 19, the Easter Bunny will make a special visit to McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach to hand out candy to all of the children who attend. The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp and More>>

Darlington Raceway offers tailgate experience for college students

The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate. The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate.
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Darlington Raceway president, Chip Wile, who is an SEC graduate, wants to provide an experience to college students similar to what they experience on campus during sporting events. More>>

Rainwater collected in rain barrels could be better for gardens Video included

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The average American household uses 320 gallons of water each day, and 1/3 of that is for outdoor use. Not all of your outdoor watering has to come from the hose. Your lawn, landscaping, and gardens More>>

16-year-old boy missing from Holden Beach area found safe Friday

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Brunswick County Sheriff's officials say that they need the public's help to find a boy who has been missing for several days.Hunter Anthony Howell, 16, was last seen on Sunday in the area of Martin Lane More>>

Horry County moves forward on half-a-million dollar clean up plan Video included

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Horry County Council thinks the county's "trashy" and wants to change that with your tax dollars. Thursday, at council's annual budget retreat, Public Safety Director Paul Whitten introduced a county-wide More>>

Outfall project nears completion in NMB, 2 months behind schedule

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A $9.5 million ocean outfall project nearly two months behind schedule is set to wrap up by the end of April in North Myrtle Beach. The project has shut down the intersection of Main Street and Ocean More>>

Red Cross assists family of 5 children displaced by home fire

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The American Red Cross Coastal SC Chapter assisted a family of one adult and five children displaced after a fire today destroyed their home in Conway. More>>

4 charged with assault by mob in Pawleys Island robbery

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Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators have charged four males for a strong armed robbery that happened in Pawleys Island. Around 11:15 p.m. on April 1, 2014, two male victims were assaulted in the More>>

Elise Testone will bring her 'In This Life Tour' to CCU

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Coastal Carolina University's alumna and "American Idol" contestant Elise Testone will perform in CCU's Wheelwright Auditorium on Friday, April 25. General admission is $20, and the doors will open at More>>

Georgetown welcomes Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

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On Thursday April 17th, the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Georgetown. The ships will be docked at the Harborwalk Marina, 525 Front St., until their departure early Monday More>>

Shots fired, break-in at Ripken Experience, police say

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Myrtle Beach police are looking for two suspects responsible for a break-in at the Cal Ripken Experience located on Ripken Way Blvd. in Myrtle Beach. It happened around 5 in the morning Thursday. The More>>

Prom costs down to just under $1,000

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It's become quite the norm in recent years for high schoolers to spend hundreds of dollars on senior prom. This year however, a study reveals they're spending less. Teens and their families expect to More>>

More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach Video included

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1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased More>>

Myrtle Beach hotel manager says occupancy isn't what it used to be on race weekend Video included

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Pee Dee motels aren't the only ones who benefit from the Bojangles' Southern 500. Some fans stay on the strand and make a beach week out of it, even though it's an almost 80-mile drive to Darlington. Brad More>>

Dashcam video released of North Myrtle Beach policeman's DUI arrest Video included

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The State Department of Public Safety has provided WBTW dash cam video of when a North Myrtle Beach Police officer was charged with DUI while driving a squad car that was allegedly involved in a minor More>>

Green jacket excitement flows north for Monday After The Masters

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Final preparations are underway for the 20th Annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Tournament, scheduled for April 14 at The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. Just five days out from the event More>>

Horry County Schools earn 51 awards

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Horry County schools were awarded 51 Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for having attained high levels of absolute performance, high rates of growth and substantial progress in closing achievement gaps between More>>

Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program to be held at NASCAR SpeedPark

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Myrtle Beach Police, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Surfside Police, Horry County Sheriff and Conway Police Departments are joining forces for its inaugural Drive N Live Teen Safe Driving Program  More>>

Horry County pet groomer to be featured on Inside Edition

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Adriane Pope and her husband Darrell own the Rivertown Bed & Biscuit in Conway. It's been open since 2007 and it has the space to board more than 100 dogs a day. Pope, a native of Myrtle Beach, was recently More>>

Southeastern regional wheelchair games April 11-13 in North Myrtle Beach

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The 20th Annual Southeastern Regional Wheelchair Games will be held April 11-13 in North Myrtle Beach. The games are sponsored by the Southeastern Wheelchair Sports Association (member Wheelchair & Ambulatory More>>

Donate Life SC announces

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April is National Donate Life Month and National Blue & Green Day 2014 is this Friday, April 11! During this day, Donate Life South Carolina joins Donate Life America in encouraging everyone More>>

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber 2014 annual meeting to be held April 22

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The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 2014 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Admission for the event More>>

Myrtle Beach plans new sign system to ease travel Video included

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Myrtle Beach leaders are working on a new effort to help you find your way around the city. Officials are working with the grand strand area transportation study (GSAT) on new signs to help visitors navigate. More>>

Myrtle Beach teen gets VIP treatment at Bojangles' Southern 500 Video included

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A Myrtle Beach teen will get the VIP treatment at the Bojangles' Southern 500 this Saturday. Pam Reynolds is invited to spend the day with a NASCAR driver, and even watch the race from inside the pit. NASCAR More>>

High demand for allergy medication; finding fast and cheap relief Video included

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Pharmacist say customers are struggling to find medication for allergy relief because of the high demand. The allergy season is in full swing and many, like Karen Beaty, say they are struggling with their More>>

Myrtle Beach parking meter fees extended Video included

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You may have to feed Myrtle Beach parking meters a bit longer. City Council heard a motion Tuesday to extend parking meter season by one month, through October 31. The main reason is obvious. An extra More>>

2 chosen for Town Council and a runoff set after Surfside voting

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These are the unofficial results of the General Election held Tuesday for town council seats in the Town of Surfside Beach. The Challenged Ballot and Certification Hearing will be held Thursday, April More>>

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