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  • Construction costing business owners in Myrtle Beach

    Construction costing business owners in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:57:39 GMT
    Business owners along Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach say construction along the road is costing them money. From 8th Avenue North to 3rd Avenue South on Kings Highway, construction crews are widening sidewalks, creating new crosswalks and adding lighting to make the area more pedestrian friendly. The $1.76 million dollar project is being funded by the state. However people that use the road say construction is causi...
    Business owners along Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach say construction along the road is costing them money. From 8th Avenue North to 3rd Avenue South on Kings Highway, construction crews are widening sidewalks, creating new crosswalks and adding lighting to make the area more pedestrian friendly. The $1.76 million dollar project is being funded by the state. However people that use the road say construction is causi...
  • Gas prices still rising

    Gas prices still rising

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:29:41 GMT
    South Carolina, April 21- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.62/g, according to gasoline price website.Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon h...
    South Carolina, April 21- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.62/g, according to gasoline price website.Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon h...
  • Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Latta council votes for referendum to weaken mayor after police chief fired

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:36:31 GMT
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
    Earlier this week Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired the town's Police Chief, Crystal Moore. Latta Town Councilman Jared Taylor told News13 the mayor decided to fire Moore because she received 7 reprimands.
  • New laws proposed for businesses in Myrtle Beach

    New laws proposed for businesses in Myrtle Beach

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:28 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:28:24 GMT
    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
    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
  • Farmers' market reopens in Myrtle Beach

    Farmers' market reopens in Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:28:29 GMT
    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
    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
  • Florence farmers' market reopens

    Florence farmers' market reopens

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:08:18 GMT
    The farmers' market in Florence reopened Wednesday. It's located at 160 West Evans street in Florence The market features local farmers and artisans. They sell everything from fresh produce, meats,
    The farmers' market in Florence reopened Wednesday. It's located at 160 West Evans street in Florence The market features local farmers and artisans. They sell everything from fresh produce, meats,
  • Aerial Options expanding in Marion County

    Aerial Options expanding in Marion County

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:46:26 GMT
    Aerial Options, based in Mullins, S. C., announced an expansion this week which will include additional employees and a significant capital investment. The company currently employees 13 workers and
    Aerial Options, based in Mullins, S. C., announced an expansion this week which will include additional employees and a significant capital investment. The company currently employees 13 workers and
  • Myrtle Beach shopping days returns Easter weekend

    Myrtle Beach shopping days returns Easter weekend

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:09:29 GMT
    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
    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
  • Customers sing for their supper at Hard Rock Cafe

    Customers sing for their supper at Hard Rock Cafe

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:25:28 GMT
    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
    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
  • Marion Boys and Girls Club to close

    Marion Boys and Girls Club to close

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:15:18 GMT
    The Pee Dee Boys and Girls Club decided Monday night to close its Marion location. It was housed in a building owned by the city, which had a lease with the club. But a change to the lease prompted the
    The Pee Dee Boys and Girls Club decided Monday night to close its Marion location. It was housed in a building owned by the city, which had a lease with the club. But a change to the lease prompted the
  • Barefoot Landing adding 10 new stores to its location in North Myrtle Beach

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

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:28:45 GMT
    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,
    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,
  • Tax day deals and discounts

    Tax day deals and discounts

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:16:54 GMT
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
  • Myrtle Beach chosen as Trip Advisor’s Top U.S. Destinations

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

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:58:12 GMT
    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
    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
  • Gas prices rise as Spring Break season begins

    Gas prices rise as Spring Break season begins

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:22:04 GMT
    (News Release)  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
    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.
  • Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:16:20 GMT
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
  • Amazon offers employees 5k to quit

    Amazon offers employees 5k to quit

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:13:43 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Latta Council could strip power from Mayor after questionable hire

    Latta Council could strip power from Mayor after questionable hire

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:39:59 GMT
    At a Latta Town Council meeting Thursday night, some Latta residents expressed frustration with Mayor Earl Bullard.  Bullard hired Vontray Sellers, in February as Latta's new parks and recreation director
    At a Latta Town Council meeting Thursday night, some Latta residents expressed frustration with Mayor Earl Bullard.  Bullard hired Vontray Sellers, in February as Latta's new parks and recreation director
  • Carolinas Hospital System announces Chief Financial Officer

    Carolinas Hospital System announces Chief Financial Officer

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:35:25 GMT
    Carolinas Hospital System is pleased to announce that Loren J. Rials is the new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Carolinas Hospital System, Rials served as Chief Financial Officer at Heartland
    Carolinas Hospital System is pleased to announce that Loren J. Rials is the new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Carolinas Hospital System, Rials served as Chief Financial Officer at Heartland
  • HillSouth awarded 2 Cisco state contracts

    HillSouth awarded 2 Cisco state contracts

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:24:53 GMT
    (News Release)  Florence-based HillSouth, a leading provider of IT services in the state, has been awarded two Cisco state contracts, enabling them to streamline sales to municipal, county, state, K-12
    Florence-based HillSouth, a leading provider of IT services in the state, has been awarded two Cisco state contracts, enabling them to streamline sales to municipal, county, state, K-12 and public higher-education entities.
  • More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:28:48 GMT
    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
    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
  • Myrtle Beach Area Chamber 2014 annual meeting to be held April 22

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

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-04-09 12:57:34 GMT
    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
    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
  • Myrtle Beach teen gets VIP treatment at Bojangles' Southern 500

    Myrtle Beach teen gets VIP treatment at Bojangles' Southern 500

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:37:22 GMT
    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
    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
  • Dunkin Donuts introduces new peeps donuts

    Dunkin Donuts introduces new peeps donuts

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:59:16 GMT
    With spring finally here, one of the season's most fun and iconic sweet treats has flown into 'Dunkin Donuts.
    With spring finally here, one of the season's most fun and iconic sweet treats has flown into 'Dunkin Donuts and landed on the brand's beloved donuts.
  • New Auntie Anne's opening at Tanger Outlets on Highway 501

    New Auntie Anne's opens at Tanger Outlet

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:26:21 GMT
    Auntie Anne's, the world's largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, is celebrating a grand opening in Myrtle Beach. The new location will commemorate this milestone by hosting a Free Pretzel Day. On
    Auntie Anne's, the world's largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, is celebrating a grand opening in Myrtle Beach. The new location will commemorate this milestone by hosting a Free Pretzel Day. On
  • New Moe's set to open in Myrtle Beach

    New Moe's set to open in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:25:09 GMT
    Moe's Southwest Grill is coming to Springfield, Mo. with a special grand opening fundraiser on Wednesday, April 9 and opening for regular business on Thursday, April 10. The new Moe's will be located in
    Moe's Southwest Grill is coming to Springfield, Mo. with a special grand opening fundraiser on Wednesday, April 9 and opening for regular business on Thursday, April 10. The new Moe's will be located in
  • Grand Strand tech expo returns to Myrtle Beach

    Grand Strand tech expo returns to Myrtle Beach

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:33:55 GMT
    The Fifth Annual Grand Strand Tech Expo is being held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 12 to 6 p.m. in Exhibit Hall A at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, located at 2101 N. Oak St, in Myrtle Beach. The
    The Fifth Annual Grand Strand Tech Expo is being held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 12 to 6 p.m. in Exhibit Hall A at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, located at 2101 N. Oak St, in Myrtle Beach. The
  • Wells Fargo introduces interactive website for college bound students

    Wells Fargo introduces interactive website for college bound students

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:10:31 GMT
    To help parents and students prepare financially for college, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) launched the Get College ReadySM website, a new, interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator,
    To help parents and students prepare financially for college, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) launched the Get College ReadySM website, a new, interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator,
  • Be prepared to pay more at the gas pump

    Be prepared to pay more at the gas pump

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-04-07 13:10:51 GMT
    Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.32/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina.
    Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.32/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina.
  • Only half of working Americans use all their vacation time, according to survey

    Only half of working Americans use all their vacation time, according to survey

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:53:05 GMT
    Time off from work may be available but that doesn't mean we're all taking advantage of it. Some of us simply aren't using all our vacation time while others are using it but not totally disconnecting
    Time off from work may be available but that doesn't mean we're all taking advantage of it. Some of us simply aren't using all our vacation time while others are using it but not totally disconnecting
  • New Conway business offers beer lovers local access to homebrewing supplies

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:54:05 GMT
    Home brewing has long been a passion for Tom Lucas and his wife, so it seemed natural to open up a store where they can share it with others. They opened Homebrewer's Pantry in downtown Conway three weeks
    Home brewing has long been a passion for Tom Lucas and his wife, so it seemed natural to open up a store where they can share it with others. They opened Homebrewer's Pantry in downtown Conway three weeks
  • Sonic to serve new milkshakes including chocolate jalapeno shakes

    Sonic to serve new milkshakes including chocolate jalapeno shakes

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-04-04 12:53:04 GMT
    If you're looking for something to satisfy your craving for sweet and spicy, you're in luck. Sonic will soon offer a chocolate jalapeno milkshake. The new shake will launch April 28th as part of Sonic's
    If you're looking for something to satisfy your craving for sweet and spicy, you're in luck. Sonic will soon offer a chocolate jalapeno milkshake. The new shake will launch April 28th as part of Sonic's
  • Decline in firefighters leads Florence County to plan merger

    Decline in firefighters leads Florence County to plan 7 dept. merger

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:40:29 GMT
    Florence county leaders work to turn around years of declines in the number of volunteer firefighters. County leaders hope to attract a new generation of recruits to staff all its fire stations.  Of the
    Florence county leaders work to turn around years of declines in the number of volunteer firefighters. County leaders hope to attract a new generation of recruits to staff all its fire stations.  Of the
  • TD bank signs on to sponsor pelicans community corner program

    TD bank signs on to sponsor pelicans community corner program

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:04:57 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, is partnering with The Myrtle Beach Pelicans to bring
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, is partnering with The Myrtle Beach Pelicans to bring
  • Leadership Grand Strand now accepting applications for Class XXXV

    Leadership Grand Strand now accepting applications for Class XXXV

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-04-02 12:43:40 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce's ninth-month leadership program, Leadership Grand Strand, is now accepting applications for Class XXXV. The upcoming program, sponsored by the MBACC, will commence
    The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce's ninth-month leadership program, Leadership Grand Strand, is now accepting applications for Class XXXV. The upcoming program, sponsored by the MBACC, will commence
  • Ex-Georgetown Economic Developer charged with embezzlement

    Ex-Georgetown Economic Developer charged with embezzlement

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:53:04 GMT
    The current Columbia Economic Development Director Wayne Emerson Gregory, Jr. has been arrested for charges out of Georgetown County when he was worked in Georgetown, officials sayOn Tuesday, Georgetown
    The current Columbia Economic Development Director Wayne Emerson Gregory, Jr. has been arrested for charges out of Georgetown County when he was worked in Georgetown, officials sayOn Tuesday, Georgetown
  • NC working to clear food stamp backlog

    NC working to clear food stamp backlog

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-01 04:00:02 GMT
    Social service departments in counties across North Carolina worked for about 18 months to fill thousands of backlogged food stamp cases. A computer glitch from over a year ago caused the delays. Last
    Social service departments in counties across North Carolina worked for about 18 months to fill thousands of backlogged food stamp cases. A computer glitch from over a year ago caused the delays...
  • named Bronco Lube, LLC, recognizes as franchise of the year

    named Bronco Lube, LLC, recognizes as franchise of the year

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:13:39 GMT
    Jiffy Lube® International, Inc. recently named Bronco Lube, LLC, "Franchisee of the Year" for its dedication, strength, integrity and support for the Jiffy Lube® brand. With three Jiffy Lube service
    Jiffy Lube® International, Inc. recently named Bronco Lube, LLC, "Franchisee of the Year" for its dedication, strength, integrity and support for the Jiffy Lube® brand. With three Jiffy Lube service
  • Button museum featured in new Florence visitors guide

    Button museum featured in new Florence visitors guide

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:27:30 GMT
    It's a place that sits outside of Florence County limits, but smack dab in the middle of the new visitor's guide. And the man behind it all? Dalton Stevens, or many know him as, The Button King. "I
    It's a place that sits outside of Florence County limits, but smack dab in the middle of the new visitor's guide. And the man behind it all? Dalton Stevens, or many know him as, The Button King. "I
  • The Landmark Resort to host job fair

    The Landmark Resort to host job fair

    Friday, March 28 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-03-28 19:12:35 GMT
    The Landmark Resort, located at 1501 South Ocean Boulevard, is hosting their annual Job Fair this coming Wednesday, April 2, beginning at 10:00am. The Landmark Resort, which is part of Vacation Myrtle
    The Landmark Resort, located at 1501 South Ocean Boulevard, is hosting their annual Job Fair this coming Wednesday, April 2, beginning at 10:00am. The Landmark Resort, which is part of Vacation Myrtle
  • Theknot.com: Average wedding costs $30,000

    Theknot.com: Average wedding costs $30,000

    Friday, March 28 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-03-28 17:19:42 GMT
    Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before. A survey by The Knot.com found they spent an average of $30,000 dollars last year. Venue and catering expenses ate up $13,000 of the budget. Other
    Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before. A survey by The Knot.com found they spent an average of $30,000 dollars last year. Venue and catering expenses ate up $13,000 of the budget. Other
  • Bank of America to pay $9.5 billion in fines for settlement

    Bank of America to pay $9.5 billion in fines for settlement

    Thursday, March 27 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-03-27 20:41:17 GMT
    Bank of America has agreed to pay $9.5 billion dollars in fines to settle claims it sold faulty mortgage bonds. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which bought the securities
    Bank of America has agreed to pay $9.5 billion dollars in fines to settle claims it sold faulty mortgage bonds. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which bought the securities
  • Myrtle Beach Area Chamber CEO Appointed to Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

    Myrtle Beach Area Chamber CEO Appointed to Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-03-27 13:25:24 GMT
    Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, is one of 32 members who have been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. Established
    Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, is one of 32 members who have been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. Established
  • Ways to calm your finance nerves

    Ways to calm your finance nerves

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-03-27 12:21:25 GMT
    Getting your finances in order is no easy task but the experts say, a plan with goals and targets can help. A Gallup survey shows that 80% of non-retirees with a plan say they feel more confident about
    Getting your finances in order is no easy task but the experts say, a plan with goals and targets can help. A Gallup survey shows that 80% of non-retirees with a plan say they feel more confident about
  • High energy bills from winter 2014 hurt some families

    High energy bills from winter 2014 hurt some families

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-03-27 02:32:56 GMT
    It may be officially Spring-time, but one aspect of winter still here are high energy bills. Those hefty bills may leave some residents in the dark. "It went real sky high!" says Tamara Matthews, who
    It may be officially Spring-time, but one aspect of winter still here are high energy bills. Those hefty bills may leave some residents in the dark. "It went real sky high!" says Tamara Matthews, who
  • Strawberry farm protects their crops from freezing weather

    Strawberry farm protects their crops from freezing weather

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-03-27 00:48:15 GMT
    Mother nature seems to be trying to give strawberry crops a tough time this year. It has the folks at Sweet Berry Farm in Florence on edge. "They call strawberries the luxury crop. For good reason,
    Mother nature seems to be trying to give strawberry crops a tough time this year. It has the folks at Sweet Berry Farm in Florence on edge. "They call strawberries the luxury crop. For good reason,
  • Florence-based HillSouth named to MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

    Florence-based HillSouth named to MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-03-26 11:59:53 GMT
    (News Release)  South Carolina's leading technology provider HillSouth IT Solutions has surfaced on Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition (http://www.mspmentor.net/top501), a distinguished
    South Carolina's leading technology provider HillSouth IT Solutions has surfaced on Nine Lives Media's seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers.
  • Florence mayor delivers state of city speech

    Florence mayor delivers state of city speech

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-03-26 04:07:08 GMT
    The mayor of Florence delivered his annual "State of the City" address Tuesday.  Stephen Wukela said the city's downtown continues to make progress, as more private businesses invest there. He focused
    The mayor of Florence delivered his annual "State of the City" address Tuesday.  Stephen Wukela said the city's downtown continues to make progress, as more private businesses invest there. He focused
  • Know when it's time to sell your used car

    Know when it's time to sell your used car

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:41:29 GMT
    If you're thinking about trading in your old car for a new one; it turns out that now may be the time to make that move. Experts say its not going to remain a seller's market for too much longer. The
    If you're thinking about trading in your old car for a new one; it turns out that now may be the time to make that move. Experts say its not going to remain a seller's market for too much longer. The
  • Business owners talk about progress 6 months after huge fire in Georgetown

    Business owners talk about progress 6 months after huge fire in Georgetown

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-03-25 23:38:24 GMT
    Tuesday marks six months since the massive Front Street fire on the Georgetown waterfront. That fire destroyed a number of buildings and businesses in the city's historic shopping and dining district.
    Tuesday marks six months since the massive Front Street fire on the Georgetown waterfront. That fire destroyed a number of buildings and businesses in the city's historic shopping and dining district.
  • Homebrew your own beer with help of new Conway store

    Homebrew your own beer with help of new Conway store

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:31:10 GMT
    Conway Alive is pleased to welcome The Homebrewer's Pantry to Downtown Conway. The shop opened to the public on March 15 and will host a Grand Opening Party on Saturday, April 5 at noon and a Ribbon Cutting
    Conway Alive is pleased to welcome The Homebrewer's Pantry to Downtown Conway. The shop opened to the public on March 15 and will host a Grand Opening Party on Saturday, April 5 at noon and a Ribbon Cutting
  • Study: Chocolate could increase productivity

    Study: Chocolate could increase productivity

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-03-25 12:31:31 GMT
    According to a recent study, if you're a boss and want your employees to work harder, you should try to make them happier. Or at least give them a bit of a sugar boost. This doesn't sound like the craziest
    According to a recent study, if you're a boss and want your employees to work harder, you should try to make them happier. Or at least give them a bit of a sugar boost. This doesn't sound like the craziest
  • Middle class college students hit hard from loan debt

    Middle class college students hit hard from loan debt

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-03-25 12:05:57 GMT
    As college costs rise faster than the rate of inflation, they pose a big hurdle for many who seek a higher education. A new study from Dartmouth University says students from middle class families are
    As college costs rise faster than the rate of inflation, they pose a big hurdle for many who seek a higher education. A new study from Dartmouth University says students from middle class families are
  • All 4 Paws animal rescue Grand Opening

    All 4 Paws animal rescue Grand Opening

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-03-25 02:37:58 GMT
    All 4 Paws is an animal rescue group based out of Pawleys Island that saves animals in shelters from being euthanized. They are moving from their current address on Waverly Rd. to a new location at 708
    All 4 Paws is an animal rescue group based out of Pawleys Island that saves animals in shelters from being euthanized. They are moving from their current address on Waverly Rd. to a new location at 708
  • Gas still on the rise

    Gas still on the rise

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-03-24 14:40:27 GMT
    South Carolina, March 24- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.22/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas
    South Carolina, March 24- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.22/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas
  • Work program provides "priceless" job experience for Marlboro County youth

    Work program provides "priceless" job experience for Marlboro County youth

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:53:46 GMT
    Simple, but adequate skills are what both students and young men and women are learning in Marlboro County. And it's all thanks to a unique work experience program, thought of by JoAnne Evans. "It's
    Simple, but adequate skills are what both students and young men and women are learning in Marlboro County. And it's all thanks to a unique work experience program, thought of by JoAnne Evans. "It's
  • Darlington auto repair shops violate city code

    Darlington auto repair shops violate city code

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:45:03 GMT
    A fire destroyed Joe's Auto Repair shop in Darlington on Monday. On top of that, the city slapped James Joe, owner of the shop, with a citation, saying he violated  a city ordinance.  The code says auto
    A fire destroyed Joe's Auto Repair shop in Darlington on Monday. On top of that, the city slapped James Joe, owner of the shop, with a citation, saying he violated  a city ordinance.  The code says auto
  • Birdsong Corporation opens a new facility in Darlington County

    Birdsong Corporation opens a new facility in Darlington County

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-03-19 14:11:22 GMT
    Birdsong Corporation, a Virginia-based company that processes peanuts for marketing and distribution worldwide, will locate a new facility in Darlington County. The $47.3 million investment is expected
    Birdsong Corporation, a Virginia-based company that processes peanuts for marketing and distribution worldwide, will locate a new facility in Darlington County. The $47.3 million investment is expected
  • Not expanding Medicaid could cost SC hospitals billions

    Not expanding Medicaid could cost SC hospitals billions

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-03-19 10:58:27 GMT
    South Carolina emergency rooms take in thousands of patients who can't afford to pay for treatment every year. A part of the Affordable Care Act aims to cut that number, but the state does not take part. South
    South Carolina emergency rooms take in thousands of patients who can't afford to pay for treatment every year. A part of the Affordable Care Act aims to cut that number, but the state does not take part. South
  • Darlington auto repair shop fire damages five cars

    Darlington auto repair shop fire damages five cars

    Monday, March 17 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-03-18 02:08:10 GMT
    Darlington firefighters and Palmetto Fire Rescue battled a fire Monday morning. It happened at Joe's Repairs on South Main Street. Darlington City Firefighters say a Joe's Repairs employee was working
    Darlington firefighters and Palmetto Fire Rescue battled a fire Monday morning. It happened at Joe's Repairs on South Main Street. Darlington City Firefighters say a Joe's Repairs employee was working
  • Police arrest one of two men in Florence home invasion

    Police arrest one of two men in Florence home invasion

    Saturday, March 15 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-03-15 20:02:22 GMT
    Michael D. Brooks, 32, Effingham.Michael D. Brooks, 32, Effingham.
    Florence Police arrested a man Friday in connection with a home invasion that happened earlier this month. Michael D. Brooks, 32, Effingham, was picked up by police at a home on Ed James Rd. in Effinghman. According
    Florence Police arrested a man Friday in connection with a home invasion that happened earlier this month. Michael D. Brooks, 32, Effingham, was picked up by police at a home on Ed James Rd. in Effinghman. According
  • Inaugural St. Patrick's Day festival looks to attract more people to downtown Florence

    Inaugural St. Patrick's Day festival looks to attract more people to downtown Florence

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-03-15 00:19:22 GMT
    Preparations were underway as downtown Florence got ready to go green, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The Lucky Shamrock Festival is in it's first year. For years, the Junior League of Florence had
    Preparations were underway as downtown Florence got ready to go green, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The Lucky Shamrock Festival is in it's first year. For years, the Junior League of Florence had
  • South Carolina loses $360 million in timber due to storm

    South Carolina loses $360 million in timber due to storm

    Thursday, March 13 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-03-14 03:36:28 GMT
    A month after an ice storm ripped through the Pee Dee, some businesses are still feeling the impact. That includes South Carolina's biggest industry -- timber. Forestry employs more people than any business
    A month after an ice storm ripped through the Pee Dee, some businesses are still feeling the impact. That includes South Carolina's biggest industry -- timber.
  • New Hanover trash deal could potentially be economic "windfall" for Robeson County

    New Hanover trash deal could potentially be economic "windfall" for Robeson County

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-03-13 01:10:37 GMT
    Tons of trash is dumped at the Robeson County landfill daily, and the county may look to dispose of more as potential dough rolls in. County commissioners are exploring a deal that would have them partner
    Tons of trash is dumped at the Robeson County landfill daily, and the county may look to dispose of more as potential dough rolls in. County commissioners are exploring a deal that would have them partner
  • Florence Chamber of Commerce names new president

    Florence Chamber of Commerce names new president

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-03-12 14:42:59 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Mike Miller has been chosen to serve as the organization's next President. Miller will assume responsibilities
    FLORENCE, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Mike Miller has been chosen to serve as the organization's next President. Miller will assume responsibilities
  • Moore School ranked No. 1 for international MBA program

    Moore School ranked No. 1 for international MBA program

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-03-11 14:37:43 GMT
    COLUMBIA, SC - The University of South Carolina's international MBA program (IMBA) regained the top spot in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools released Tuesday. The program at the
    COLUMBIA, SC - The University of South Carolina's international MBA program (IMBA) regained the top spot in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools released Tuesday.
  • Vacation Myrtle Beach.com holds job fair Wednesday

    Vacation Myrtle Beach.com holds job fair Wednesday

    Monday, March 10 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:42:23 GMT
    Vacation Myrtle Beach.com is holding a job fair for their properties located on the north end of the Grand Strand this coming Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 10:00am until 6:00pm at the Beach Cove Resort.
    Vacation Myrtle Beach.com is holding a job fair for their properties located on the north end of the Grand Strand this coming Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 10:00am until 6:00pm at the Beach Cove Resort.
  • AT&T cuts price of share plan to win over customers

    AT&T cuts price of share plan to win over customers

    Monday, March 10 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-03-10 12:22:40 GMT
    AT&T cut the price of its two gig mobile share value plan by $15. It's now $65 a month. The announcement comes two days after rival T-Mobile increased its prices for a plan offering unlimited data. The
    AT&T cut the price of its two gig mobile share value plan by $15. It's now $65 a month. The announcement comes two days after rival T-Mobile increased its prices for a plan offering unlimited data. The
  • Gas up but lower than last year

    Gas up but lower than last year

    Monday, March 10 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-03-10 12:13:14 GMT
    The average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.17/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina.
    The average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.17/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028 gas outlets in South Carolina.
  • Daylight saving creates a boom for businesses

    Daylight saving creates a boom for businesses

    Sunday, March 9 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:07:46 GMT
    It's still winter on the calendar, but the feeling of spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach. For some people, daylight saving is the unofficial kickoff to the outdoor season and that means a boost in business
    It's still winter on the calendar, but the feeling of spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach. For some people, daylight saving is the unofficial kickoff to the outdoor season and that means a boost in business
  • Lawsuit accuses Florence senior living center of abuse, neglect

    Lawsuit accuses Florence senior living center of abuse, neglect

    Friday, March 7 2014 6:28 AM EST2014-03-07 11:28:28 GMT
    Four lawsuits filed last month at the Florence County Courthouse describe shocking allegations against Emeritus at Laurel Gardens, a senior care living center in Florence. One claim of personal injury
    Four lawsuits filed last month at the Florence County Courthouse describe shocking allegations against Emeritus at Laurel Gardens, a senior care living center in Florence. One claim of personal injury
  • Carolina Financial Corporation board approves form 10 filing

    Carolina Financial Corporation board approves form 10 filing

    Thursday, March 6 2014 4:18 PM EST2014-03-06 21:18:29 GMT
    Carolina Financial Corporation (OTCQB: CARO), the parent of CresCom Bank, Board of Directors approved the filing of a Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The Company filed
    Carolina Financial Corporation (OTCQB: CARO), the parent of CresCom Bank, Board of Directors approved the filing of a Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The Company filed
  • "Cameras for Kids Foundation" inspires boys in Georgetown County

    "Cameras for Kids Foundation" inspires boys in Georgetown County

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:04 PM EST2014-03-06 01:04:12 GMT
    Tara Hall is a home and school in Georgetown County for boys who have been either neglected, troubled, or abused. Wednesday these students got to take part in a new program provided by the "Cameras for
    Tara Hall is a home and school in Georgetown County for boys who have been either neglected, troubled, or abused. Wednesday these students got to take part in a new program provided by the "Cameras for
  • Four County Community employee on payroll after wrong-doing

    Four County Community employee on payroll after wrong-doing

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 11:46 PM EST2014-03-05 04:46:58 GMT
    Last month, a North Carolina non-profit faced shocking accusations. A state audit found the non-profit, Four County Community Services, misspent millions of taxpayer dollars. The organization fired some
    Last month, a North Carolina non-profit faced shocking accusations. A state audit found the non-profit, Four County Community Services, misspent millions of taxpayer dollars. The organization fired some
  • Alligator meat may soon be coming from SC farms

    Alligator meat may soon be coming from SC farms

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 9:25 PM EST2014-03-05 02:25:00 GMT
    South Carolina could be a new home for alligator farms. The Senate will debate the bill Wednesday in a committee meeting. "The bill will allow the Department of Natural Resources to issue permits to people
    South Carolina could be a new home for alligator farms. The Senate will debate the bill Wednesday in a committee meeting. "The bill will allow the Department of Natural Resources to issue permits to people
  • Allegiant adds four new routes to Myrtle Beach

    Allegiant adds four new routes to Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 6:40 AM EST2014-03-04 11:40:17 GMT
    Allegiant announced, non-stop jet service to Myrtle Beach from four cities, beginning May 29. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $54*
    Allegiant announced, non-stop jet service to Myrtle Beach from four cities, beginning May 29. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $54*
  • Military vehicles find a home in local police departments

    Military vehicles find a home in local police departments

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 12:58 AM EST2014-03-04 05:58:48 GMT
    As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down... the U.S. military gets rid of some of its old equipment. That benefits some local law enforcement, but it also leaves some people concerned. In the Pee
    As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down... the U.S. military gets rid of some of its old equipment. That benefits some local law enforcement, but it also leaves some people concerned.
  • FirstLight HomeCare of The Grand Strand gets award

    FirstLight HomeCare of The Grand Strand gets award

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:05 PM EST2014-02-28 21:05:37 GMT
    FirstLight HomeCare of The Grand Strand, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home care, has earned national distinction as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice
    FirstLight HomeCare of The Grand Strand, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home care, has earned national distinction as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice <http://www.bestofhomecare.com/awards/>. Granted
  • Ollie's bargain outlet to open new store in Florence

    Ollie's bargain outlet to open new store in Florence

    Friday, February 28 2014 1:42 PM EST2014-02-28 18:42:49 GMT
    Bargain shoppers, the countdown is on for the grand opening of the newest Ollie's Bargain Outlet store in Florence. Ollie's is known for unbeatable name brand closeouts in a variety of departments like
    Bargain shoppers, the countdown is on for the grand opening of the newest Ollie's Bargain Outlet store in Florence. Ollie's is known for unbeatable name brand closeouts in a variety of departments like
  • Food Lion to host Myrtle Beach job fair

    Food Lion to host Myrtle Beach job fair

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:45 AM EST2014-02-28 16:45:26 GMT
    Food Lion is hosting a job fair and is seeking applicants for approximately 175 part-time seasonal associate positions. The available associate positions include meat cutters, deli/bakery, grocery,
    Food Lion is hosting a job fair and is seeking applicants for approximately 175 part-time seasonal associate positions. 
  • South Carolina proposes to increase its minimum wage

    South Carolina proposes to increase its minimum wage

    Thursday, February 27 2014 11:33 PM EST2014-02-28 04:33:37 GMT
    State leaders are debating if South Carolina should increase its minimum wage. Some people, Brandon Johnson, says they should. He works as a shift manager at the Florence Checkers, just one of many fast
    State leaders are debating if South Carolina should increase its minimum wage.
  • Hundreds attend job fair in Myrtle Beach

    Hundreds attend job fair in Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, February 27 2014 3:44 PM EST2014-02-27 20:44:15 GMT
    Job seekers flocked to Myrtle Beach Mall Thursday to find out about and apply for hundreds of positions. Hundreds of people who need a job showed up to see what's available. They found businesses in
    Job seekers flocked to Myrtle Beach Mall Thursday to find out about and apply for hundreds of positions. Hundreds of people who need a job showed up to see what's available. They found businesses in
  • Apps for ‘connected cars' could help make parking and shopping easier

    Apps for ‘connected cars' could help make parking and shopping easier

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:37 AM EST2014-02-27 15:37:14 GMT
    Smart phones and tablets have been able to connect to the Internet for years, but the next-generation mobile device could have four wheels and be parked in your driveway. Two Clemson University researchers
    Smart phones and tablets have been able to connect to the Internet for years, but the next-generation mobile device could have four wheels and be parked in your driveway. Two Clemson University researchers
  • 'Food Deserts' on the rise in North Carolina

    'Food Deserts' on the rise in North Carolina

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:52 PM EST2014-02-27 04:52:22 GMT
    Nearly 30 percent of North Carolinians are obese, the C.D.C. says, partly because of a lack of affordable, fresh and healthy food. Now, state lawmakers work to address the issue of "food deserts," which
    Nearly 30 percent of North Carolinians are obese, the C.D.C. says, partly because of a lack of affordable, fresh and healthy food. Now, state lawmakers work to address the issue of "food deserts"
  • Boutique hotel hopes give Hartsville an added boost to downtown

    Boutique hotel hopes give Hartsville an added boost to downtown

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 8:39 PM EST2014-02-27 01:39:42 GMT
    Shop, eat, play and stay. It's a motto that the city of Hartsville is taking literally. Soon the 30,000 square foot Kimbrell's furniture building will be the site of a boutique hotel. We want to create
    Shop, eat, play and stay. It's a motto that the city of Hartsville is taking literally. Soon the 30,000 square foot Kimbrell's furniture building will be the site of a boutique hotel. We want to create
  • Operation Palmetto Employment supports military through employment

    Operation Palmetto Employment supports military through employment

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 5:23 PM EST2014-02-26 22:23:29 GMT
    Governor Nikki Haley today joined representatives from the South Carolina National Guard and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) in officially launching Operation Palmetto Employment
    Governor Nikki Haley today joined representatives from the South Carolina National Guard and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) in officially launching Operation Palmetto Employment
  • Beauty professionals needed to help woman battling cancer Look Good and Feel Better

    Beauty professionals needed to help woman battling cancer Look Good and Feel Better

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 5:15 PM EST2014-02-26 22:15:39 GMT
    Every day, a woman with cancer looks in the mirror at a reflection she doesn't recognize. She may have lost her hair. Her skin may be dry or blemished. Her nails may be lifting away from her fingers. The
    Every day, a woman with cancer looks in the mirror at a reflection she doesn't recognize. She may have lost her hair. Her skin may be dry or blemished. Her nails may be lifting away from her fingers. The
  • McLeod Regional Medical Center opens $11M cancer treatment facility

    McLeod Regional Medical Center opens $11M cancer treatment facility

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:17 AM EST2014-02-26 05:17:20 GMT
    Caring for cancer patients is an ongoing process at McLeod Regional Medical Center. After all, the typical cancer patient will go through 25-to-30 treatments. So McLeod spent more than $11 million to build
    Caring for cancer patients is an ongoing process at McLeod Regional Medical Center. After all, the typical cancer patient will go through 25-to-30 treatments.
  • Latta Mayor hires recreational director without background check

    Latta Mayor hires recreational director without background check

    Monday, February 24 2014 11:43 PM EST2014-02-25 04:43:48 GMT
    A Pee Dee recreational director and the mayor who hired him are under fire. Police say the Latta mayor did not conduct a background check on the director - despite the job involving children. Police
    A Pee Dee recreational director and the mayor who hired him are under fire. Police say the Latta mayor did not conduct a background check on the director - despite the job involving children.
  • Crescom Bank completes acquisition of St. George branch from First Federal of South Carolina

    Crescom Bank completes acquisition of St. George branch from First Federal of South Carolina

    Monday, February 24 2014 1:06 PM EST2014-02-24 18:06:32 GMT
    CresCom Bank and First Federal of South Carolina announced today that they have completed the sale of the First Federal of South Carolina branch in St. George, South Carolina to CresCom Bank. The transaction
    CresCom Bank and First Federal of South Carolina announced today that they have completed the sale of the First Federal of South Carolina branch in St. George, South Carolina to CresCom Bank. The transaction
  • Hundreds of brides-to-be flock to Carolina Bridal Show in Florence

    Hundreds of brides-to-be flock to Carolina Bridal Show in Florence

    Monday, February 24 2014 12:04 AM EST2014-02-24 05:04:46 GMT
    Brides-to-be got a chance to take some of the pressure off of the big day. The Carolina Bridal Showcase was in Florence on Sunday. More than 50 vendors from around the Pee Dee were out showcasing some
    Brides-to-be got a chance to take some of the pressure off of the big day. The Carolina Bridal Showcase was in Florence on Sunday. More than 50 vendors from around the Pee Dee were out showcasing some
  • Job Seekers and Businesses to Connect At Job Fair

    Job Seekers and Businesses to Connect At Job Fair

    Friday, February 21 2014 11:43 AM EST2014-02-21 16:43:13 GMT
    Myrtle Beach Mall in conjunction with Goodwill and the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Job Fair. The Job Fair will take place on Thursday February 27th from 1:00pm until 5:00pm
    Myrtle Beach Mall in conjunction with Goodwill and the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Job Fair. The Job Fair will take place on Thursday February 27th from 1:00pm until 5:00pm
  • North Carolina's cut to unemployment benefits hurts some job-seekers

    North Carolina's cut to unemployment benefits hurts some job-seekers

    Friday, February 21 2014 6:18 AM EST2014-02-21 11:18:41 GMT
    Seven months ago, a new law in North Carolina cut state unemployment benefits and also cut the state out of federal benefits. The new policy hurt people looking for a job, like Edel Yost. "There's not
    Seven months ago, a new law in North Carolina cut state unemployment benefits and also cut the state out of federal benefits. The new policy hurt people looking for a job
  • North Carolina teachers struggle with end of tenure, cut in pay

    North Carolina teachers struggle with end of tenure, cut in pay

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:42 PM EST2014-02-20 04:42:57 GMT
    Jennifer Spivey teaches biology at South Columbus High School, located just north of the Border Belt. She also coaches cheerleading, and is working on a master's degree. "It's been really hard. It's been
    All eyes are on North Carolina as new education policies, like cut in teacher salaries and the end of tenure, play out
  • Tax time tips so you don't get taken

    Tax time tips so you don't get taken

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 10:40 AM EST2014-02-19 15:40:21 GMT
    It's tax preparation time. The National Consumer Law Center found several cases last year involving tax preparers stealing identities, filing secret returns with the IRS and reporting bogus children within
    It's tax preparation time. The National Consumer Law Center found several cases last year involving tax preparers stealing identities, filing secret returns with the IRS and reporting bogus children within
  • SC authorities warn about scam targeting those without power

    SC authorities warn about scam targeting those without power

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 10:26 PM EST2014-02-19 03:26:40 GMT
    A scam has been reported by some people who are left without electricity from the big ice storm last week.For now, the scam seems to be targeted at Berkeley Electric Cooperative customers. On Tuesday,
    A scam has been reported by some people who are left without electricity from the big ice storm last week.For now, the scam seems to be targeted at Berkeley Electric Cooperative customers. On Tuesday,
  • Amount of debt exceeds savings for 30% of Americans

    Amount of debt exceeds savings for 30% of Americans

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 11:28 AM EST2014-02-18 16:28:24 GMT
    A new survey by Bankrate.com found that only 51 percent of Americans have enough cash in their emergency accounts to clear themselves of credit card debt. That's the lowest percentage since the firm began
    A new survey by Bankrate.com found that only 51 percent of Americans have enough cash in their emergency accounts to clear themselves of credit card debt. That's the lowest percentage since the firm began
  • Storm cleanup to cost $450,000 in Florence County

    Storm cleanup to cost $450,000 in Florence County

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 11:16 AM EST2014-02-18 16:16:11 GMT
    Almost a week after an ice storm slammed into the Pee Dee, Florence County Emergency Management still works to clean up the mess and calculate its cost. The storm forced police, firefighters and other
    Almost a week after an ice storm slammed into the Pee Dee, Florence County Emergency Management still works to clean up the mess and calculate its cost.
  • Gas prices rise across the Palmetto State

    Gas prices rise across the Palmetto State

    Monday, February 17 2014 10:35 AM EST2014-02-17 15:35:11 GMT
    South Carolina, February 17- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
    South Carolina, February 17- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
  • Marion grocery store rids thousands of dollars worth of food

    Marion grocery store rids thousands of dollars worth of food

    Saturday, February 15 2014 10:22 PM EST2014-02-16 03:22:10 GMT
    Milk, meat and frozen items. Gone to waste. A lot the items that were on display in both the coolers and freezers for customers to come in and buy are now being snatched up and thrown out. One of
    Milk, meat and frozen items. Gone to waste. A lot the items that were on display in both the coolers and freezers for customers to come in and buy are now being snatched up and thrown out. One of
  • Aynor restaurant stays open with no power

    Aynor restaurant stays open with no power

    Friday, February 14 2014 7:59 PM EST2014-02-15 00:59:28 GMT
    This week's winter storm caused power outages through western parts of the viewing area. In Marion Township, 9,000 customers were still without power on Friday, according to Duke Energy. Aynor was also
    This week's winter storm caused power outages through western parts of the viewing area. In Marion Township, 9,000 customers were still without power on Friday, according to Duke Energy. Aynor was also
  • Power crews face obstacles restoring power

    Power crews face obstacles restoring power

    Friday, February 14 2014 12:16 PM EST2014-02-14 17:16:46 GMT
    Power crews continue to work around the clock, but it will still take a while before everyone is reconnected. Crews battle many obstacles as they try to restore power. Early Wednesday morning, a car slid
    Power crews continue to work around the clock, but it will still take a while before everyone is reconnected. Crews battle many obstacles as they try to restore power. Early Wednesday morning, a car slid
  • Darlington florist works hard to keep up with Valentine's Day demands

    Darlington florist works hard to keep up with Valentine's Day demands

    Thursday, February 13 2014 6:40 PM EST2014-02-13 23:40:21 GMT
    A parade of "I love you's", followed by stuffed animals, gifts and of course flowers. Yup, you guessed it, Valentine's Day is right around the corner. The recent winter weather has however, put plans
    A parade of "I love you's", followed by stuffed animals, gifts and of course flowers. Yup, you guessed it, Valentine's Day is right around the corner. The recent winter weather has however, put plans
  • Power crews in the Pee Dee brace for outages

    Power crews in the Pee Dee brace for outages

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 11:51 PM EST2014-02-12 04:51:28 GMT
    If winter storms are anything like football, then for power lineman Ronnie Knight, Wednesday is game day. He says his favorite part about his job is "knowing that when people's light's go out, you're
    If winter storms are anything like football, then for power lineman Ronnie Knight, Wednesday is game day...
  • Winter storm slows business for a couple of Lumberton industries

    Winter storm slows business for a couple of Lumberton industries

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-02-12 03:56:10 GMT
    As the snow took aim earlier, folks geared up for round two of this winter fiasco. What was probably on most, if not on everyone's mind was. "Oh, no not again. But it's here and the weather is one thing
    As the snow took aim earlier, folks geared up for round two of this winter fiasco. What was probably on most, if not on everyone's mind was. "Oh, no not again. But it's here and the weather is one thing
  • Some flights canceled in Florence; Amtrak service also suspended

    Some flights canceled in Florence; Amtrak service also suspended

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 2:46 PM EST2014-02-11 19:46:48 GMT
    US Airways announced several flights will be canceled because of severe winter weather in the Pee Dee area through Thursday.Below is a list of flight cancellations from the Florence Regional Airport. Tuesday
    US Airways announced several flights will be canceled because of severe winter weather in the Pee Dee area through Thursday.Below is a list of flight cancellations from the Florence Regional Airport. Tuesday
  • Job fair scheduled for Feb.27 in Horry County

    Job fair scheduled for Feb.27 in Horry County

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 12:40 PM EST2014-02-11 17:40:15 GMT
    Are you looking for a job? Palmetto Goodwill is here to help! On Thursday, February 27th, Palmetto Goodwill, along with the North Myrtle Beach Chamber and Myrtle Beach Mall, will be hosting a Job Fair
    Are you looking for a job? Palmetto Goodwill is here to help! On Thursday, February 27th, Palmetto Goodwill, along with the North Myrtle Beach Chamber and Myrtle Beach Mall, will be hosting a Job Fair
  • Audit: Four County Community Services improperly paid bonuses

    Audit: Four County Community Services improperly paid bonuses

    Saturday, February 8 2014 1:34 AM EST2014-02-08 06:34:28 GMT
    A North Carolina government agency that's supposed to help children is accused of wrong-doing. The NC state auditor says Four-County Community Services misused nearly $5 million dollars of state and federal
    A North Carolina government agency that's supposed to help children is accused of wrong-doing. The NC state auditor says Four-County Community Services misused nearly $5 million dollars of state and federal
  • Seminar Brewing is ready to tap into the craft brewing industry in Florence

    Seminar Brewing is ready to tap into the craft brewing industry in Florence

    Friday, February 7 2014 7:53 PM EST2014-02-08 00:53:37 GMT
    There is a new buzz floating around Florence and it comes in the form of craft beer. Bryan Fisher and Travis Knowles are stepping outside the classroom and breathing new life into their new brewery company,
    There is a new buzz floating around Florence and it comes in the form of craft beer. Bryan Fisher and Travis Knowles are stepping outside the classroom and breathing new life into their new brewery company,
  • SC senator proposes gas tax alternative

    SC senator proposes gas tax alternative

    Thursday, February 6 2014 11:39 PM EST2014-02-07 04:39:51 GMT
    South Carolina generates money to improve its roads through a gas tax. But for years, revenue collected through the tax has been on the decline. Experts say demand for gas has been low since the 2008 recession. "Folks
    South Carolina generates money to improve its roads through a gas tax. But for years, revenue collected through the tax has been on the decline.
  • Fire crews evacuate FMU dorm due to smoke

    Fire crews evacuate FMU dorm due to smoke

    Thursday, February 6 2014 12:32 AM EST2014-02-06 05:32:17 GMT
    Police say smoke coming from the basement of the Villas Apartments at Francis Marion University forced them to evacuate students for nearly an hour Wednesday night. No one was injured. Some students
    Police say smoke coming from the basement of the Villas Apartments at Francis Marion University forced them to evacuate students for nearly an hour Wednesday night. No one was injured. Some students
  • Local stores benefit from CVS pulling cigarettes

    Local stores benefit from CVS pulling cigarettes

    Thursday, February 6 2014 12:15 AM EST2014-02-06 05:15:31 GMT
    CVS will stop selling cigarettes at its 7,600 stores starting in October, because its CEO says selling tobacco products isn't consistent with its mission as a pharmacy. Clyde Nance, director of prevention
    CVS will stop selling cigarettes at its 7,600 stores starting in October, because its CEO says selling tobacco products isn't consistent with its mission as a pharmacy.
  • Robeson County "suffers" from state prison closure

    Robeson County "suffers" from state prison closure

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 10:36 AM EST2014-02-05 15:36:16 GMT
    Late last year, North Carolina closed a state prison in Robeson County to save the state money. But now it's costing Robeson County. The prison it is one of five correctional facilities run by the state
    Late last year, North Carolina closed a state prison in Robeson County to save the state money. But now it's costing Robeson County.
  • Free tax preparation for Horry County residents

    Free tax preparation for Horry County residents

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 9:04 AM EST2014-02-04 14:04:03 GMT
    Free tax preparation is now available in Horry County through the IRS Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. To qualify, you have to make $52,000 or less.
    Free tax preparation is now available in Horry County through the IRS Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. To qualify, you have to make $52,000 or less.
  • Concern grows around SC prison disparity rate

    Concern grows around SC prison disparity rate

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 6:18 AM EST2014-02-04 11:18:22 GMT
    SC Department of Corrections shows a huge racial disparity in its inmate population for 2013. Black inmates make up more than 60 percent of South Carolina's prison population but 30 percent of the state's
    SC Department of Corrections shows a huge racial disparity in its inmate population for 2013. Black inmates make up more than 60 percent of South Carolina's prison population but 30 percent of the state's
  • South Carolina gas prices stay about the same

    South Carolina gas prices stay about the same

    Monday, February 3 2014 9:24 AM EST2014-02-03 14:24:12 GMT
    South Carolina, February 3- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
    South Carolina, February 3- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
  • Tool Company Expands In Dillon County

    Tool Company Expands In Dillon County

    Sunday, February 2 2014 10:38 AM EST2014-02-02 15:38:59 GMT
    Construction of an expanded harbor freight tools distribution center in Dillon County is nearly complete. With that construction comes new jobs. Harbor freight tools is doubling capacity at its Dillon
    Construction of an expanded harbor freight tools distribution center in Dillon County is nearly complete. With that construction comes new jobs. Harbor freight tools is doubling capacity at its Dillon
  • Florence bar and liquor store look forward to big business come Super Bowl Sunday

    Florence bar and liquor store look forward to big business come Super Bowl Sunday

    Friday, January 31 2014 6:51 PM EST2014-01-31 23:51:33 GMT
    It's the most wonderful time of the year and no we're not talking about Christmas, but in fact Super Bowl Sunday! For most people they will hit up bars like Red Bone Alley to grab a few drinks and to
    It's the most wonderful time of the year and no we're not talking about Christmas, but in fact Super Bowl Sunday! For most people they will hit up bars like Red Bone Alley to grab a few drinks and to
  • Harvest Hope Food Bank Braces For New Demand

    Harvest Hope Food Bank Braces For New Demand

    Friday, January 31 2014 12:14 AM EST2014-01-31 05:14:56 GMT
    Food banks in our area brace for increased demand after the US House passed a bill this week that would trim food stamps by billions of dollars nationally. That will likely have a big impact on those who
    Food banks in our area brace for increased demand after the US House passed a bill this week that would trim food stamps by billions of dollars.
  • StarTek job fair draws huge crowd

    StarTek job fair draws huge crowd

    Thursday, January 30 2014 7:10 PM EST2014-01-31 00:10:14 GMT
    On Thursday, StarTek Inc. held a job fair in Conway after two days of rescheduling due to the inclement weather. StarTek Inc. is the call center locating to the Carolina Forest area that has promised
    On Thursday, StarTek Inc. held a job fair in Conway after two days of rescheduling due to the inclement weather. StarTek Inc. is the call center locating to the Carolina Forest area that has promised
  • Accent Stainless Steel bringing new headquarters to Horry County

    Accent Stainless Steel bringing new headquarters to Horry County

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 1:50 PM EST2014-01-29 18:50:47 GMT
    Accent Stainless Steel, a Canadian manufacturer of craft and micro-brewing systems and other processing equipment, plans to expand into the U.S. with a new headquarters in Horry County. The company's
    Accent Stainless Steel, a Canadian manufacturer of craft and micro-brewing systems and other processing equipment, plans to expand into the U.S. with a new headquarters in Horry County. The company's
  • Laurens County manufacturing facility expansion to generate 40 jobs

    Laurens County manufacturing facility expansion to generate 40 jobs

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 11:43 AM EST2014-01-28 16:43:40 GMT
    CeramTec North America Corporation (CTNA), a worldwide leader in advanced ceramics, is expanding its existing Laurens County facility. The expansion investment totals $13.2 million and is expected to generate
    CeramTec North America Corporation (CTNA), a worldwide leader in advanced ceramics, is expanding its existing Laurens County facility. The expansion investment totals $13.2 million and is expected to generate
  • Flights already cancelled out of Myrtle Beach and Florence airports

    Flights already cancelled out of Myrtle Beach and Florence airports

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 9:17 AM EST2014-01-28 14:17:02 GMT
    In preparation of impending weather, Horry County Department of Airports is asking it's passengers to check their "flight status" prior arriving at the airport. Passengers preparing to depart Myrtle
    In preparation of impending weather, Horry County Department of Airports is asking it's passengers to check their "flight status" prior arriving at the airport. Passengers preparing to depart Myrtle
  • HTC ready to respond to winter storm impact

    HTC ready to respond to winter storm impact

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 8:58 AM EST2014-01-28 13:58:35 GMT
    Now that winter storm warnings have been issued across the Grand Strand impacting our service area this week, HTC is prepared and ready to respond should outages occur due to snow, sleet, freezing rain,
    Now that winter storm warnings have been issued across the Grand Strand impacting our service area this week, HTC is prepared and ready to respond should outages occur due to snow, sleet, freezing rain,
  • SCE&G offers winter safety tips

    SCE&G offers winter safety tips

    Monday, January 27 2014 11:41 AM EST2014-01-27 16:41:37 GMT
    (News Release) With winter weather expected to impact much of SCE&G's service territory this week SCE&G offers the following recommendations to help you and your family stay safe. During a winter storm,
    With winter weather expected to impact much of SCE&G's service territory this week SCE&G offers the following recommendations to help you and your family stay safe.
  • Hartsville hospital to be sold following acquisition under FTC rule

    Hartsville hospital to be sold following acquisition under FTC rule

    Saturday, January 25 2014 10:17 AM EST2014-01-25 15:17:32 GMT
    According to a press release from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), it's requiring Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) to sell Carolina Pines Hospital in Hartsville and an Alabama hospital as a condition
    According to a press release from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), it's requiring Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) to sell Carolina Pines Hospital in Hartsville and an Alabama hospital as a condition
  • Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Cost SC's Uninsured

    Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Cost SC's Uninsured

    Saturday, January 25 2014 8:08 AM EST2014-01-25 13:08:11 GMT
    South Carolinians are already paying for medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. But Governor Nikki Haley chose not to enroll in it. Instead, state lawmakers worked up another plan. It's called
    South Carolinians are already paying for medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. But Governor Nikki Haley chose not to enroll in it. Instead, state lawmakers worked up another plan. It's called
  • Rep. Tom Rice holds field hearing to discuss unemployment

    Rep. Tom Rice holds field hearing to discuss unemployment

    Friday, January 24 2014 2:19 PM EST2014-01-24 19:19:22 GMT
    The House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access, chaired by Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC), held a field hearing titled, "Getting Rural America Back to Work: Solutions to
    The House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access, chaired by Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC), held a field hearing titled, "Getting Rural America Back to Work: Solutions to
  • Thousands in South Carolina cannot afford health care

    Thousands in South Carolina cannot afford health care

    Thursday, January 23 2014 6:30 PM EST2014-01-23 23:30:49 GMT
    Last night, in her state-of-the-state address, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called the Affordable Care Act "disastrous." It certainly didn't start all that well, when back in October, the website
    Last night, in her state-of-the-state address, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called the Affordable Care Act "disastrous." It certainly didn't start all that well, when back in October, the website
  • Kent International Inc. to bring South Carolina-made bicycles to Walmart

    Kent International Inc. to bring South Carolina-made bicycles to Walmart

    Thursday, January 23 2014 10:55 AM EST2014-01-23 15:55:28 GMT
    Kent International Inc., a global supplier of bicycles and accessories for major retailers, is building its new bicycle manufacturing facility in Clarendon County to supply Walmart with its first U.S.
    Kent International Inc., a global supplier of bicycles and accessories for major retailers, is building its new bicycle manufacturing facility in Clarendon County to supply Walmart with its first U.S.
  • FMU/SCANPO to bestow award upon CEO of Helping Hands of Georgetown

    FMU/SCANPO to bestow award upon CEO of Helping Hands of Georgetown

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:36 AM EST2014-01-22 16:36:39 GMT
    FLORENCE – Sharon Clemmons Thomas, executive director and CEO of Helping Hands of Georgetown, Inc., has been selected to receive the 2014 Francis Marion University Non-Profit Leadership Institute's (FMU
    FLORENCE – Sharon Clemmons Thomas, executive director and CEO of Helping Hands of Georgetown, Inc., has been selected to receive the 2014 Francis Marion University Non-Profit Leadership Institute's (FMU
  • Report: CCU grads have more debt than any public SC university

    Report: CCU grads have more debt than any public SC university

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:07 AM EST2014-01-22 16:07:21 GMT
    A new report says graduates at Coastal Carolina University are loaded with more student debt than any other public university in the state.  The report says students, on average, pay $7,000 more a year
    A new report says graduates at Coastal Carolina University are loaded with more student debt than any other public university in the state.  The report says students, on average, pay $7,000 more a year
  • Horry County approves rules for outdoor shooting ranges

    Horry County approves rules for outdoor shooting ranges

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 8:03 PM EST2014-01-22 01:03:48 GMT
    Tuesday night, Horry County Council approved two new ordinances that would regulate outdoor shooting ranges.
    Tuesday night, Horry County Council approved two new ordinances that would regulate outdoor shooting ranges.
  • Time Warner Cable announces theme-based lineup In South Carolina

    Time Warner Cable announces theme-based lineup In South Carolina

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 1:16 PM EST2014-01-21 18:16:08 GMT
    Time Warner Cable today announced it will introduce a new, theme-based digital channel lineup in March to customers in South Carolina. The new lineup groups channels together intuitively, making it simpler
    Time Warner Cable today announced it will introduce a new, theme-based digital channel lineup in March to customers in South Carolina. The new lineup groups channels together intuitively, making it simpler
  • Wedding insurance in case you don't say "I do"

    Wedding insurance in case you don't say "I do"

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 7:04 AM EST2014-01-21 12:04:59 GMT
    If you're concerned that the groom or bride will change his or her mind, now there's insurance for that The average cost of saying "I do" is $26,000 but couples can purchase an insurance policy for anything
    If you're concerned that the groom or bride will change his or her mind, now there's insurance for that The average cost of saying "I do" is $26,000 but couples can purchase an insurance policy for anything
  • LPGA player, model Natalie Gulbis to spend more time on Grand Strand

    LPGA player, model Natalie Gulbis to spend more time on Grand Strand

    Monday, January 20 2014 6:21 PM EST2014-01-20 23:21:12 GMT
    An LPGA Tour star and swimsuit model will be spending much of her time in the Grand Strand. National Golf Management (NGM) announced last week that LPGA Tour player and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model
    An LPGA Tour star and swimsuit model will be spending much of her time in the Grand Strand. National Golf Management (NGM) announced last week that LPGA Tour player and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model
  • SC fire truck maker American LaFrance closes down unexpectedly

    SC fire truck maker American LaFrance closes down unexpectedly

    Monday, January 20 2014 12:56 PM EST2014-01-20 17:56:47 GMT
    American LaFrance, a fire truck maker that has been in business since 1873 and was based in Moncks Corner, closed for good this week.According to several sources, employees were told at 5:00 p.m. Friday
    American LaFrance, a fire truck maker that has been in business since 1873 and was based in Moncks Corner, closed for good this week.According to several sources, employees were told at 5:00 p.m. Friday
  • Teen suspected in Target breach

    Teen suspected in Target breach

    Monday, January 20 2014 11:40 AM EST2014-01-20 16:40:27 GMT
    A Russian teen is suspected of being the mastermind behind that massive data breach at Target in November. The breach put up to 70 million customers at risk of having their personal information out there
    A Russian teen is suspected of being the mastermind behind that massive data breach at Target in November. The breach put up to 70 million customers at risk of having their personal information out there
  • South Carolina weekly gas update: prices falling

    South Carolina weekly gas update: prices falling

    Monday, January 20 2014 8:43 AM EST2014-01-20 13:43:06 GMT
    South Carolina, January 20- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
    South Carolina, January 20- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
  • SC proposes to treat married gays as individuals

    SC proposes to treat married gays as individuals

    Friday, January 17 2014 7:18 PM EST2014-01-18 00:18:54 GMT
    Steve Gamble is one half of Gamble and Livingston CPA's in Myrtle Beach. He's been running the firm with his business partner, Terry Livingston for more than two decades. "It's working good," Terry says.
    Steve Gamble is one half of Gamble and Livingston CPA's in Myrtle Beach. He's been running the firm with his business partner, Terry Livingston for more than two decades. "It's working good," Terry says.
  • FMU Tax II students provide free tax return preparation services

    FMU Tax II students provide free tax return preparation services

    Friday, January 17 2014 8:29 AM EST2014-01-17 13:29:24 GMT
    For the eighth consecutive year, Francis Marion University and the Internal Revenue Service have united to provide free tax return preparation services to all area residents, FMU students, faculty and
    For the eighth consecutive year, Francis Marion University and the Internal Revenue Service have united to provide free tax return preparation services to all area residents, FMU students, faculty and
  • Best time to go grocery shopping

    Best time to go grocery shopping

    Friday, January 17 2014 7:58 AM EST2014-01-17 12:58:16 GMT
    The quality of your food could depend on when*you shop at a grocery store. Researchers say the best time to grocery shop is early in the morning. That's when stores receive deliveries of perishable foods
    The quality of your food could depend on when*you shop at a grocery store. Researchers say the best time to grocery shop is early in the morning. That's when stores receive deliveries of perishable foods
  • Agribiz and Farm Expo kicks off at Florence Civic Center

    Agribiz and Farm Expo kicks off at Florence Civic Center

    Friday, January 17 2014 6:30 AM EST2014-01-17 11:30:08 GMT
    The South Carolina Agribiz and Farm Expo kicked off Thursday in Florence. The expo features the latest agricultural supplies and products and attendees can also go to seminars and demonstrations that
    The South Carolina Agribiz and Farm Expo kicked off Thursday in Florence. The expo features the latest agricultural supplies and products and attendees can also go to seminars and demonstrations that
  • Sorting out smoking bans with e-cigarettes

    Sorting out smoking bans with e-cigarettes

    Thursday, January 16 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-01-16 16:13:54 GMT
    Nicotine may be addicting, but the trendiness of smoking seems to be burning up. Bar patron Jerry McManus said, "I just don't like being around smoke, and I don't want to be around it for health reasons." More
    As e-cigarettes grow in popularity, so do smoking bans.  A number of municipalities in our area and across the state have bans on smoking tobacco but do not mention e-cigarettes.  As News13's Matthew Petrillo reports, laws surrounding the devices are as gray as the vapor they produce.
  • Alternatives considered for golf course that costs Myrtle Beach $250,000

    Alternatives considered for golf course that costs Myrtle Beach $250,000

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-01-16 00:42:05 GMT
    Tuesday Myrtle Beach City Council discussed different options for using the 200 acre space where Whispering Pines Golf Course is located. Officials say the city owned golf course has continually lost
    Tuesday Myrtle Beach City Council discussed different options for using the 200 acre space where Whispering Pines Golf Course is located. Officials say the city owned golf course has continually lost
  • S. C. Agri-Biz and Expo January 16-17 in Florence

    S. C. Agri-Biz and Expo January 16-17 in Florence

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 5:01 PM EST2014-01-15 22:01:00 GMT
    The "SC Agri-biz and Farm Expo" begins Thursday at the Florence Civic Center. The show features the latest agricultural supplies and products. You can go to seminars and demonstrations that show the
    The "SC Agri-biz and Farm Expo" begins Thursday at the Florence Civic Center. The show features the latest agricultural supplies and products. You can go to seminars and demonstrations that show the
  • Santee Cooper earns high marks in customer satisfaction for 2013

    Santee Cooper earns high marks in customer satisfaction for 2013

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 1:39 PM EST2014-01-15 18:39:04 GMT
    (News Release) The results from Santee Cooper's annual customer service survey again exceed the national and state averages in satisfaction measures, and in core business areas such as customer service,
    The results from Santee Cooper's annual customer service survey again exceed the national and state averages in satisfaction measures, and in core business areas such as customer service, reliability, rates, values and conservation.
  • Midway Fire Rescue awards handed out

    Midway Fire Rescue awards handed out

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 1:21 PM EST2014-01-15 18:21:33 GMT
    Firefighter of the Year, Officer of the Year and commendations for community and meritorious service were just a few of the awards handed out this month as Midway Fire Rescue paid tribute to some of its
    Firefighter of the Year, Officer of the Year and commendations for community and meritorious service were just a few of the awards handed out this month as Midway Fire Rescue paid tribute to some of its
  • Myrtle Beach places moratorium on Adult Entertainment Businesses; review current ordinances

    Myrtle Beach places moratorium on Adult Entertainment Businesses; review current ordinances

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 8:58 PM EST2014-01-15 01:58:45 GMT
    On Tuesday, Myrtle Beach City Council voted to put a moratorium on any new adult themed business that look to locate to the city. City leaders say the moratorium will be in place until they have enough
    On Tuesday, Myrtle Beach City Council voted to put a moratorium on any new adult themed business that look to locate to the city. City leaders say the moratorium will be in place until they have enough
  • New changes for the 2014 tax season

    New changes for the 2014 tax season

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-01-14 13:50:42 GMT
    It is about that time of year again -- time to start working on your tax returns and there are some changes that could affect how much money you owe. That's right and unfortunately, depending on your
    It is about that time of year again -- time to start working on your tax returns and there are some changes that could affect how much money you owe. That's right and unfortunately, depending on your
  • Passenger statistics for Myrtle Beach International Airport

    Passenger statistics for Myrtle Beach International Airport

    Monday, January 13 2014 1:42 PM EST2014-01-13 18:42:28 GMT
    The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) during December 2013 was up 9.72 percent over same period December 2012, while full year 2013 traffic was up 12.33 percent.
    The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) during December 2013 was up 9.72 percent over same period December 2012, while full year 2013 traffic was up 12.33 percent.
  • Girl Scout cookie sales even sweeter with technology

    Girl Scout cookie sales even sweeter with technology

    Friday, January 10 2014 1:26 PM EST2014-01-10 18:26:51 GMT
    Girls Scouts in South Carolina will see mobile technology weaved throughout this year's cookie sales program more than ever. The new technology promises to help girls manage sales volume, inventory and
    Girls Scouts in South Carolina will see mobile technology weaved throughout this year's cookie sales program more than ever. The new technology promises to help girls manage sales volume, inventory and
  • Workplace bullying, hard to ban?

    Workplace bullying, hard to ban?

    Thursday, January 9 2014 8:55 AM EST2014-01-09 13:55:37 GMT
    Workplace bullies can cost companies a lot of money and it takes both a physical and an emotional toll on those affected -- but there haven't been many updates to workplace laws when it comes to bullying. More
    Workplace bullies can cost companies a lot of money and it takes both a physical and an emotional toll on those affected -- but there haven't been many updates to workplace laws when it comes to bullying. More
  • South Carolina farmers suffer from cold

    South Carolina farmers suffer from cold

    Thursday, January 9 2014 8:52 AM EST2014-01-09 13:52:39 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The cold snap has damaged crops for some South Carolina farmers. State Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers says it will take about a week to determine how much damage has occurred. Weathers
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The cold snap has damaged crops for some South Carolina farmers. State Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers says it will take about a week to determine how much damage has occurred. Weathers
  • WestJet makes early return to Myrtle Beach

    WestJet makes early return to Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 6:46 AM EST2014-01-07 11:46:41 GMT
    CALGARY, Alberta - The twice-weekly service will operate on Thursdays and Sundays from March 6 to October 23, 2014, with a change in flight times effective April 27. "We're very pleased to return with
    CALGARY, Alberta - The twice-weekly service will operate on Thursdays and Sundays from March 6 to October 23, 2014, with a change in flight times effective April 27. "We're very pleased to return with
  • Gas dips as the temperatures drop

    Gas dips as the temperatures drop

    Monday, January 6 2014 8:39 AM EST2014-01-06 13:39:03 GMT
    South Carolina, January 6- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
    South Carolina, January 6- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,028
  • The end of deer season is here, but benefits are still being felt

    The end of deer season is here, but benefits are still being felt

    Monday, January 6 2014 6:38 AM EST2014-01-06 11:38:19 GMT
    New Year's Day marked the end of the either-sex deer hunting season, but for hunters in Myrtle Beach, now is just the beginning of the benefit for those lucky enough to harvest an animal this year.
    New Year's Day marked the end of the either-sex deer hunting season, but for hunters in Myrtle Beach, now is just the beginning of the benefit for those lucky enough to harvest an animal this year.
  • Pizza Hut offers 50% off select pizzas ordered online through Jan. 10

    Pizza Hut offers 50% off select pizzas ordered online through Jan. 10

    Thursday, January 2 2014 4:35 PM EST2014-01-02 21:35:24 GMT
    In recognition of the 20-year anniversary of a Pizza Hut pizza being the first physical good ever purchased over the Internet, Pizza Hut will offer 50 percent off any medium or large pizza ordered online
    In recognition of the 20-year anniversary of a Pizza Hut pizza being the first physical good ever purchased over the Internet, Pizza Hut will offer 50 percent off any medium or large pizza ordered online
  • Tax changes for NC residents in 2014

    Tax changes for NC residents in 2014

    Thursday, January 2 2014 11:30 AM EST2014-01-02 16:30:01 GMT
    An overhaul of North Carolina's tax code kicked in Wednesday impacting taxpayers in several ways. First the graduated income tax system has been replaced with a flat tax so Instead of paying 6% on the
    An overhaul of North Carolina's tax code kicked in Wednesday impacting taxpayers in several ways. First the graduated income tax system has been replaced with a flat tax so Instead of paying 6% on the
  • Some Target gift cards not activated properly

    Some Target gift cards not activated properly

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 1:31 PM EST2013-12-31 18:31:21 GMT
    Target has run into another holiday shopping glitch! The retailer confirmed Tuesday that some customers are having problems using their target gift cards at the cash register. A spokeswoman says
    Target has run into another holiday shopping glitch! The retailer confirmed Tuesday that some customers are having problems using their target gift cards at the cash register. A spokeswoman says
  • Market Common hosts inaugural New Year's Eve celebration

    Market Common hosts inaugural New Year's Eve celebration

    Monday, December 30 2013 8:35 PM EST2013-12-31 01:35:07 GMT
    The Market Common is hosting its first New Years Eve celebration on Tuesday. Brooke Doswell, the general manager of the Market Common, said the festivities will go from 7pm until midnight. She said
    The Market Common is hosting its first New Years Eve celebration on Tuesday. Brooke Doswell, the general manager of the Market Common, said the festivities will go from 7pm until midnight. She said
  • Pee Dee fireworks store bank on out-of-town customers for big business

    Pee Dee fireworks store bank on out-of-town customers for big business

    Monday, December 30 2013 7:22 PM EST2013-12-31 00:22:10 GMT
    South Carolina has some of the most liberal fireworks laws in the nation, which attracts a lot of out-of-state customers. This time of year is money-making season for fireworks stands across the state,
    South Carolina has some of the most liberal fireworks laws in the nation, which attracts a lot of out-of-state customers. This time of year is money-making season for fireworks stands across the state,
  • PIN numbers also stolen during Target breach, company now says

    PIN numbers also stolen during Target breach, company now says

    Friday, December 27 2013 12:57 PM EST2013-12-27 17:57:14 GMT
    Target says that customers' encrypted PIN data was removed during the data breach that occurred earlier this month -- reversing what Target said earlier this week about PIN data.    The company issued
    Target says that customers' encrypted PIN data was removed during the data breach that occurred earlier this month -- reversing what Target said earlier this week about PIN data.    The company issued
  • Target breach could lead to hearings

    Target breach could lead to hearings

    Friday, December 27 2013 10:22 AM EST2013-12-27 15:22:07 GMT
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) - U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. a member of the Senate banking committee, wants the federal government to hold companies accountable when their customers' financial information
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) - U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. a member of the Senate banking committee, wants the federal government to hold companies accountable when their customers' financial information
  • Small businesses enforce strict return policy this holiday season

    Small businesses enforce strict return policy this holiday season

    Friday, December 27 2013 6:38 AM EST2013-12-27 11:38:04 GMT
    The return season is upon us and while people will be out and about to exchange and return items to more notable retailers like Best Buy and Toys R Us. Some will eventually find their way to local retailers
    The return season is upon us and while people will be out and about to exchange and return items to more notable retailers like Best Buy and Toys R Us. Some will eventually find their way to local retailers
  • Know the rules before you make returns

    Know the rules before you make returns

    Thursday, December 26 2013 11:49 AM EST2013-12-26 16:49:09 GMT
    As you're out making returns today, here's a couple of things to keep in mind. Some electronics carry a "restocking fee," which sometimes reaches 50 percent. This typically applies to large, bulky items
    As you're out making returns today, here's a couple of things to keep in mind. Some electronics carry a "restocking fee," which sometimes reaches 50 percent. This typically applies to large, bulky items
  • Ways to reduce pet costs

    Ways to reduce pet costs

    Thursday, December 26 2013 10:22 AM EST2013-12-26 15:22:05 GMT
    Spending on pets is going up. A recent survey by Coupon Cabin found 15 percent of pet owners spend more than 100 dollars a month on their animals. The American Pet Products Association predicts spending
    Spending on pets is going up. A recent survey by Coupon Cabin found 15 percent of pet owners spend more than 100 dollars a month on their animals. The American Pet Products Association predicts spending
  • Grand Opening of Dunkin' Donuts on 707 in Socastee

    Grand Opening of Dunkin' Donuts on 707 in Socastee

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 1:54 PM EST2013-12-24 18:54:49 GMT
    Myrtle Beach -- 'Dunkin Donuts America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, opened a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach at 5429 Dick Pond Road on Sunday, December 22. To celebrate the grand
    Myrtle Beach -- 'Dunkin Donuts America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, opened a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach at 5429 Dick Pond Road on Sunday, December 22. To celebrate the grand
  • US sales of new homes slipped 2.1 percent in Nov.

    US sales of new homes slipped 2.1 percent in Nov.

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 10:39 AM EST2013-12-24 15:39:43 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes slipped slightly in November after a big surge in the previous month. The Commerce Department says sales dipped 2.1 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes slipped slightly in November after a big surge in the previous month. The Commerce Department says sales dipped 2.1 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted
  • Gold set for largest annual loss in 3 decades

    Gold set for largest annual loss in 3 decades

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 10:36 AM EST2013-12-24 15:36:48 GMT
    LONDON (CBS News) - Gold traded flat around $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as activity slowed before Christmas, while signs of a steady U.S. economic recovery could deter investor interest as the metal heads
    LONDON (CBS News) - Gold traded flat around $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as activity slowed before Christmas, while signs of a steady U.S. economic recovery could deter investor interest as the metal heads
  • Gas prices continue to fall in SC

    Gas prices continue to fall in SC

    Monday, December 23 2013 12:11 PM EST2013-12-23 17:11:39 GMT
    South Carolina, December 23- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey
    South Carolina, December 23- Average retail gasoline prices in South Carolina have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey
  • Standard light bulbs going away soon

    Standard light bulbs going away soon

    Monday, December 23 2013 11:53 AM EST2013-12-23 16:53:26 GMT
    CBS News - It's the end of an era that once illuminated a bright new technological age. Starting Jan. 1, traditional incandescent bulbs, the ones still favored by more than half of light-bulb buyers,
    CBS News - It's the end of an era that once illuminated a bright new technological age. Starting Jan. 1, traditional incandescent bulbs, the ones still favored by more than half of light-bulb buyers,
  • Charity giving: what to know for tax purposes

    Charity giving: what to know for tax purposes

    Monday, December 23 2013 9:30 AM EST2013-12-23 14:30:57 GMT
    Many folks give to charities this time of year. There are a couple things to think about before giving and claiming as a tax deduction. If you donate your car, truck or boat worth more than $500 and
    Many folks give to charities this time of year. There are a couple things to think about before giving and claiming as a tax deduction. If you donate your car, truck or boat worth more than $500 and
  • US consumer spending up in November

    US consumer spending up in November

    Monday, December 23 2013 8:49 AM EST2013-12-23 13:49:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans increased their spending in November by the most in five months, and their income edged up modestly. The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose 0.5 percent from October,
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans increased their spending in November by the most in five months, and their income edged up modestly. The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose 0.5 percent from October,
  • Canadian nuke waste to be reprocessed at SC's SRS

    Canadian nuke waste to be reprocessed at SC's SRS

    Monday, December 23 2013 7:22 AM EST2013-12-23 12:22:27 GMT
    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Canada's nuclear energy officials are shipping spent radioactive waste on a long road to a South Carolina reprocessing center, where it'll be made into new reactor fuel. The Greenville
    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Canada's nuclear energy officials are shipping spent radioactive waste on a long road to a South Carolina reprocessing center, where it'll be made into new reactor fuel. The Greenville
  • Grande Dunes community and club sold to Raleigh firm LStar

    Grande Dunes community and club sold to Raleigh firm LStar

    Friday, December 20 2013 7:24 PM EST2013-12-21 00:24:55 GMT
    Representatives from LStar announced Friday that the company has successfully closed on the purchase of the 2,200-acre Grande Dunes oceanfront community located in Myrtle Beach. LStar's acquisition includes
    Representatives from LStar announced Friday that the company has successfully closed on the purchase of the 2,200-acre Grande Dunes oceanfront community located in Myrtle Beach. LStar's acquisition includes
  • Kohl's open 108 hours; some shoppers say too much

    Kohl's open 108 hours; some shoppers say too much

    Friday, December 20 2013 6:55 PM EST2013-12-20 23:55:43 GMT
    Friday shoppers were at Kohl's trying to get last minute Christmas shopping done. From Friday, until 6 pm on Christmas Eve, Kohl's will be open for 108 consecutive hours. Vicki Baty was shopping with
    Friday shoppers were at Kohl's trying to get last minute Christmas shopping done. From Friday, until 6 pm on Christmas Eve, Kohl's will be open for 108 consecutive hours. Vicki Baty was shopping with
  • Valley Forge Flag Co. expanding in WIlliamsburg County

    Valley Forge Flag Co. expanding in WIlliamsburg County

    Friday, December 20 2013 2:14 PM EST2013-12-20 19:14:50 GMT
    A U.S.-based, family-run flag manufacturer that has been in operation for more than 100 years is expanding its existing operations in Williamsburg County. Valley Forge Flag Company's $2.5 million investment
    A U.S.-based, family-run flag manufacturer that has been in operation for more than 100 years is expanding its existing operations in Williamsburg County. Valley Forge Flag Company's $2.5 million investment
  • Advanced Composite Materials To expand Greenville County Manufacturing operations

    Advanced Composite Materials To expand Greenville County Manufacturing operations

    Thursday, December 19 2013 10:12 AM EST2013-12-19 15:12:46 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Advanced Composite Materials, LLC, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of specialty silicon carbide products and related composites, announced today that it will expand
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Advanced Composite Materials, LLC, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of specialty silicon carbide products and related composites, announced today that it will expand
  • Boeing official to provide year-end review

    Boeing official to provide year-end review

    Thursday, December 19 2013 7:12 AM EST2013-12-19 12:12:59 GMT
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The top official of Boeing in South Carolina is slated to provide a review of the company's activities in the state during the past year. Jack Jones, a Boeing vice president
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The top official of Boeing in South Carolina is slated to provide a review of the company's activities in the state during the past year. Jack Jones, a Boeing vice president
  • Canfor Southern Pine to expand Darlington lumber facility

    Canfor Southern Pine to expand Darlington lumber facility

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 2:22 PM EST2013-12-18 19:22:06 GMT
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Due to increased global demand for southern yellow pine lumber, Canfor Southern Pine is expanding its existing operations in Darlington County. The $8 million investment is expected to
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Due to increased global demand for southern yellow pine lumber, Canfor Southern Pine is expanding its existing operations in Darlington County. The $8 million investment is expected to
  • Sandhills Bank raises $1,450 for North Myrtle Beach Shop with a Cop Program

    Sandhills Bank raises $1,450 for North Myrtle Beach Shop with a Cop Program

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 2:17 PM EST2013-12-17 19:17:28 GMT
    During the December 16 North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, the City accepted a check in the amount of $1,450 from Sandhills Bank for the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department's Shop with a Cop
    During the December 16 North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, the City accepted a check in the amount of $1,450 from Sandhills Bank for the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department's Shop with a Cop
  • Downtown Florence attracts younger crowd in the mist of revitalization

    Downtown Florence attracts younger crowd in the mist of revitalization

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 7:44 AM EST2013-12-17 12:44:48 GMT
    The redevelopment of Florence has reshaped the downtown area and made it more a hip and vibrant place. it's attracting a younger, professional crowd. "I think that the Florence community was actually
    The redevelopment of Florence has reshaped the downtown area and made it more a hip and vibrant place. it's attracting a younger, professional crowd. "I think that the Florence community was actually
  • 615 new jobs announced for Horry County

    615 new jobs announced for Horry County

    Monday, December 16 2013 10:44 PM EST2013-12-17 03:44:39 GMT
    Monday Horry County officials announced the name of a new company that would bring 615 jobs to the area. Startek Inc. is a worldwide company that has approximately 11,200 employees. County officials
    Monday Horry County officials announced the name of a new company that would bring 615 jobs to the area. Startek Inc. is a worldwide company that has approximately 11,200 employees. County officials
  • 7.5 tons of pet food & litter collected for Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach

    7.5 tons of pet food & litter collected for Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach

    Monday, December 16 2013 2:55 PM EST2013-12-16 19:55:49 GMT
    The SHIVER FOR THE SHELTER Golf Tournament which was played on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Farmstead Golf Links in Calabash, NC collected 7.5 TONS of pet food and cat litter for the shelter at the Humane
    The SHIVER FOR THE SHELTER Golf Tournament which was played on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Farmstead Golf Links in Calabash, NC collected 7.5 TONS of pet food and cat litter for the shelter at the Humane
  • Hurry if you want the gifts to arrive by Christmas

    Hurry if you want the gifts to arrive by Christmas

    Monday, December 16 2013 2:39 PM EST2013-12-16 19:39:09 GMT
    December 16 is predicted to be the busiest day for the USPS with more than 15 billion pieces of mail will be delivered this month alone. If you want to have your cards and packages get there in time for
    December 16 is predicted to be the busiest day for the USPS with more than 15 billion pieces of mail will be delivered this month alone. If you want to have your cards and packages get there in time for
  • Some SC businesses and consumers think new $100 bill looks fake

    Some SC businesses and consumers think new $100 bill looks fake

    Friday, December 13 2013 2:05 PM EST2013-12-13 19:05:04 GMT
    Businesses and consumers said the new $100 bill looks fake and is making them run to the bank to double check their cash.The bill has a new look and went into circulation in October of 2013. The Secret
    Businesses and consumers said the new $100 bill looks fake and is making them run to the bank to double check their cash.The bill has a new look and went into circulation in October of 2013. The Secret
  • Friday the 13th could be your lucky day, Mega Millions now at $425 million

    Friday the 13th could be your lucky day, Mega Millions now at $425 million

    Friday, December 13 2013 12:46 PM EST2013-12-13 17:46:03 GMT
    Friday's Mega Millions® drawing is up to $400 million, the second-largest in Mega Millions'® history and the fifth-largest jackpot ever. If more and more people buy tickets as the day goes on, the jackpot
    Friday's Mega Millions® drawing is up to $425 million, the second-largest in Mega Millions'® history and the fifth-largest jackpot ever.
  • Georgetown County Sheriff's office wants to remind citizens about fraud & safety this holiday

    Georgetown County Sheriff's office wants to remind citizens about fraud & safety this holiday

    Friday, December 13 2013 12:44 PM EST2013-12-13 17:44:41 GMT
    Georgetown, S.C. - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office would like for your holiday season to bring cheer, hope, and joy. These few tips will help ensure that the citizens of Georgetown County remain
    Georgetown, S.C. - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office would like for your holiday season to bring cheer, hope, and joy. These few tips will help ensure that the citizens of Georgetown County remain
  • Shopping safety tips to keep you and valuables safe

    Shopping safety tips to keep you and valuables safe

    Thursday, December 12 2013 2:35 PM EST2013-12-12 19:35:01 GMT
    With holiday shopping in full swing, the Florence County Sheriff's office has some tips to keep consumers and their purchases safe. Shop during daylight or in well lighted areas. If you must shop at
    With holiday shopping in full swing, the Florence County Sheriff's office has some tips to keep consumers and their purchases safe. Shop during daylight or in well lighted areas. If you must shop at
  • Avoid fraud this holiday season

    Avoid fraud this holiday season

    Thursday, December 12 2013 11:51 AM EST2013-12-12 16:51:53 GMT
    Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to be cautious when fielding cold calls and solicitations from strangers. Consumers should follow the tips
    Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to be cautious when fielding cold calls and solicitations from strangers. Consumers should follow the tips
  • Horry County reimbursing airline half a million dollars

    Horry County reimbursing airline half a million dollars

    Thursday, December 12 2013 9:32 AM EST2013-12-12 14:32:13 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Horry County will reimburse an airline about a half million dollars under a revenue guarantee agreement. County leaders say they don't expect to structure any similar agreements in
    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Horry County will reimburse an airline about a half million dollars under a revenue guarantee agreement. County leaders say they don't expect to structure any similar agreements in
  • UNCP incubator plans may be the link between school and downtown area

    UNCP incubator plans may be the link between school and downtown area

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:33 PM EST2013-12-12 04:33:36 GMT
    It's a vision that officials at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke have had in the works for almost 3 years. UNC Pembroke plans on turning the old furniture building in downtown are coming into
    It's a vision that officials at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke have had in the works for almost 3 years. UNC Pembroke plans on turning the old furniture building in downtown are coming into
  • Passenger stats at Myrtle Beach International Airport show decrease in traffic

    Passenger stats at Myrtle Beach International Airport show decrease in traffic

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 1:48 PM EST2013-12-11 18:48:51 GMT
    In November 2013, 45,226 passengers arrived into MYR, or 563 less than November 2012. Year-to-date the airport has welcomed 794,379 arriving passengers, or 12.46 percent more than same period last year.
    In November 2013, 45,226 passengers arrived into MYR, or 563 less than November 2012. Year-to-date the airport has welcomed 794,379 arriving passengers, or 12.46 percent more than same period last year.
  • RadioShack could be shutting down 500 stores

    RadioShack could be shutting down 500 stores

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 8:22 AM EST2014-02-05 13:22:00 GMT
    Word is RadioShack is closing 500 stores. The company is going through an operational restructuring. Last month, Dollar General executive John W. Feray was named as chief financial official, of RadioShack.
    Word is RadioShack is closing 500 stores. The company is going through an operational restructuring. Last month, Dollar General executive John W. Feray was named as chief financial official, of RadioShack.
  • VisitMyrtleBeach.com to sponsor Kentucky Speedway’s Fall NASCAR Nationwide race

    VisitMyrtleBeach.com to sponsor Kentucky Speedway’s Fall NASCAR Nationwide race

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 4:52 PM EST2014-02-05 21:52:19 GMT
    SPARTA, Ky. (Press Release) – One of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be the title sponsor of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway
    SPARTA, Ky. (Press Release) – One of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be the title sponsor of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway
  • Montel Williams named Grand Marshal of 2014 Memorial Day Weekend Parade

    Montel Williams named Grand Marshal of 2014 Memorial Day Weekend Parade

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 5:10 PM EST2014-02-05 22:10:30 GMT
    United States Navy veteran and television personality Montel Williams will serve as Grand Marshal of this year's Memorial Day Weekend Parade on Ocean Boulevard. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m., Saturday,
    United States Navy veteran and television personality Montel Williams will serve as Grand Marshal of this year's Memorial Day Weekend Parade on Ocean Boulevard. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m., Saturday,
  • Non-profit company donates to FDTC Foundation

    Non-profit company donates to FDTC Foundation

    Friday, February 7 2014 9:23 AM EST2014-02-07 14:23:36 GMT
    A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc.A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc.
    (News Release) A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc. SCATE Inc. is a Florence-based, non-profit company that provides
    A $200,000 donation has been made to the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation by SCATE Inc. SCATE Inc. is a Florence-based, non-profit company that provides project evaluation, faculty development, and other educational consulting services.
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