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No smoking signs are posted on more and more facilities nationwide, and it's a trend happening right here in our area as well. To help wind down the number of students who smoke, CCU will launch their first student smoke-free clinic this Tuesday September 16. "The clinic is an 8 week program, whenever we first meet in the first session we're just going to do welcome introductions and talk about the free from smoking program.
A wreck that took place this morning near the Garden City Connector on 17 Business by Cyprus Avenue resulted in one fatality. Horry County Coroner's Office has confirmed that Nancy Rawls, 87, of Myrtle Beach died in the car accident that took place this morning at 6:35.
Myrtle Beach, SC The talk of expanding The Boardwalk that stretches from 15th Avenue North to 2nd Avenue South is filling the mouths of city leaders lately. Right now the city is looking to add to the South end of The Boardwalk and extend it down to 3rd Avenue South.
LIGHTNING RELEASES: Myrtle Beach, S.C. Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark of Myrtle Beach, S.C. is featuring a limited time offer for guests booking fall vacations. Guests can book oceanfront accommodations at a low price at this newly updated resort, said Matt Klugman of Crown Reef Resort.
Pawleys Island, SC - The Lakes at Litchfield will host the 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament.The tournament will be held on Sunday, September 14, at 2 p.m. at the Indigo Creek Golf Course. There will be a 19th Hole Party, immediately after the tournament at the Hot Fish Club in Murrells Inlet.This event will benefit the Grand Strand Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
On this week's Restaurant Scorecard, inspectors from the Department of Health and Environmental Control visited restaurants in Garden City, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach, and re-inspected an Italian chain restaurant in Murrells Inlet. Southside Patty's in Garden City received a score of 97 during its routine inspection last week.
Trademark Home Exteriors features a screen room in the Home Improvement & Outdoor living Show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been in the national spotlight because of the poor job it has done caring for our Vets. In a WMBF News investigation we uncovered that the issues are not only national, they are happening right here.
A Conway man was charged with stealing more than $89,000 while he was driving for an armored cash transport service, according to state authorities. Jerome Kittles, 60, of Conway was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 3:55 p.m. Monday with breach of trust with fraudulent intent with a value of $10,000 or more and unlawful carrying of a pistol, according to jail records.
The five candidates for governor of South Carolina are, IndependentTom Ervin, Libertarian Steve French, Republican incumbent Gov. Nikki Haley, United Citizens Party candidate Morgan Bruce Reeves and Democrat S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen. Democrat Vincent Sheheen's campaign has confirmed he will take part in both televised gubernatorial debates next month sponsored by The Post and Courier.
In The Horry County police report, the victim says Bacchus forged checks from her Carolina Trust Bank account and managed to steal $1700. In May, Driggers came home in a drunken rage and kicked the victim out of the bed and threw a lamp and tequila bottle at her, according to a police report.
American flags were flown at half staff from some area bridges Thursday, as a breeze helped them keep a cadence against the backdrop of a clear blue sky. Across the Grand Strand flags – displayed also at businesses, on houses, and cars – represented the commemoration of the thirteenth anniversary of September 11, 2001.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans' 2014 season came to a close on Wednesday night after falling to the Potomac Nationals in game four of the Mills Cup Championship Series by a 5-1 final. The Birds lose the series to the Nationals three games to one.
Firefighters, police, EMT and members of the military gathered in North Myrtle Beach Thursday morning to pay tribute to the victims of the September 11 attack on the United States. Dressed in full uniform they walked about 10 miles along the sand as a way to commemorate their brothers and sisters who lost their lives saving others 13 years ago.
Myrtle Beach officials proposed a traffic loop that would require drivers on Ocean Boulevard to travel south to S.C. 544, west to S.C. 31, north to S.C. 22 and east to U.S. 17 before they could deviate from the route during Memorial Day weekend. Officials released a preliminary plan to combat violence was been seen during the three-day weekend this year.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:42 pm
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