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3 hrs ago | WMBF

Website ranks local counties among the unhealthiest in SC

Recent rankings paint a very bad picture of health in some South Carolina counties, particularly Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro and Marion Counties.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Marion County, SC, Marion, SC

8 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Highway 31 Fire Anniversary

Fire officials from the North Myrtle Beach Fire and Rescue and Horry County Fire/Rescue along with staff from The South Carolina Forestry Commission met outside North Myrtle Beach Fire Department, Station 5 on Tuesday to reflect on the 5th anniversary of the Highway 31 Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

11 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

Two Easter weekend South Strand house fires kill 4, injure 7

By Scott Harper For South Strand News Four people died and several others were injured in two separate fires that occurred along the South Strand du Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News A cross is all that remains of a railing among the ruins of a Garden City house.

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Related Topix: Fire, Murrells Inlet, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Georgetown County, SC

13 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Animal Care Center re-institutes euthanizing feral cats sooner

From March 25 through April 14, the animal care center experimented with a request from cat activists to keep all cats for five days at the shelter before euthanizing them, which is a similar practice used for dogs.

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16 hrs ago | WMBF

Nearly 50 arrested, 140+ chickens rescued from SC cockfighting bust

Nearly 50 people face criminal charges after South Carolina deputies raided a cockfight that drew people from across the state and North Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Chesterfield County, SC, McBee, SC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Two Horry council members point out failures in incomplete project

Two Horry County Councilmen have identified "systematic failures" in Coast RTA's management of at least one of two incomplete projects that will cost the transit at least $324,000.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 22

"Into the Wild" lecture about butterfly conservation, noon-1 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach .

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Georgetown, SC

Post and Courier

1 dead, 5 hurt in fire at Garden City beach house

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said 38-year-old Melissa Lamb died in the fire around 4 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Georgetown County, SC

WMBF

Thursday at 6 - Under the Bus - WMBF Investigates the Coast Rta

THURSDAY AT 6 Nearly $500,000 of taxpayers' money was wasted, county officials claim, and many are blaming confusion and mismanagement of the Coast RTA.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Schools group gets design ideas from building trip

Scholars Academy students line up prior to a groundbreaking ceremony for the program's new building at Coastal Carolina University.

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Related Topix: Coastal Carolina University, Education

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WMBF

HCFR: 6 people taken to hospital after head-on collision on Hwy 701

HORRY COUNTY, SC Six people were transported to a hospital and Highway 701 was shut down south of Conway Sunday afternoon after a head-on collision, officials confirmed.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Easter morning fire in Garden City kills one, sends several to hospital

Georgetown County coroner Kenny Johnson said he had no information about any fatalities as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

WMBF

Easter weekend meets Spring Break safety

Easter weekend and both Horry and Georgetown County Schools Spring Break came at the same time.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach hopes Horry County will consider donation container at Myrtle Beach Airport

Myrtle Beach officials hope Horry County will consider placing donation containers at the Myrtle Beach International Airport for a charity that helps homeless people now the county's Airport Advisory Committee was split on whether to allow it.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

A day in the life of Surfside Beach

Help celebrate Surfside Beach's 50th anniversary by tweeting pictures and memories using #Surfside50, or share your photos and stories by emailing akelley@thesunnews.com.

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Related Topix: Surfside Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC, Charleston, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Carolina Foresta s a religious roada features four churches, plans for five more

Easter Sunday draws many families away from their candy-filled baskets and pastel-colored eggs and into the open doors of area churches.

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Related Topix: Pawleys Island, SC

WMBF

Multiple crews respond to Murrells Inlet fire

A fire is under control on Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet, Chief Thompson with Horry County Fire and Rescue confirmed.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WMBF

Darlington city leaders look to community for logo design

A contest to create a logo for the 10th anniversary Darlington 5000 Race is open now through Friday, May 9. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. Criteria: Design the 10th anniversary T-shirt for the Darlington 5000 race.

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Related Topix: Darlington, SC, Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Coast RTA drafts proposal to pay SCDOT $324,000 over 10 years for failed bus shelter program

Coast RTA is hoping the S.C. Department of Transportation will accept its plan to use advertising revenue for the next 10 years to pay off the more than $324,000 it owes the state for a failed bus shelter and sign project.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC

Fort Mill Times

Man dies in fall at Myrtle Beach hotel

Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler says the fall happened shortly after midnight Thursday.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Fort Mill, SC

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