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2 hrs ago | WMBF

Surfside Beach seeks volunteers to fill 8 vacant positions

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC The town of Surfside Beach is seeking volunteers to fill eight vacant positions including positions on the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Business Committee, an Election Commissioner, and more.

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Related Topix: Surfside Beach, SC, Conway, SC, Darlington County, SC

8 hrs ago | WBTV

Habitat finishes 120th Horry County home

The new home near Conway is being dedicated on Friday. Fran Soles and her family, the new occupants of the home, invested more than 600 hours working on it as a requirement for becoming Habitat homeowners.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WMBF

3 men added to 'Most Wanted' list in Horry County

In July, police tracked him speeding and attempted to pull him over. That's when police say he stepped on the gas and took them on a chase down Highway 9 in towards Loris.

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Related Topix: Loris, SC, Longs, SC

Coastal Observer

Pawleys Island: Town considers cameras at beach accesses

Less than a year after cameras were installed to read the license numbers of vehicles entering the town of Pawleys Island officials are looking at surveillance cameras for the public beach accesses.

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Related Topix: Pawleys Island, SC, Georgetown, SC, Surfside Beach, SC

WMBF

Woman falls from boat, rescued from water

HORRY COUNTY, SC - Despite reports, South Carolina teachers make about $4,000 less than the national average.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Andrews, SC, Conway, SC, Education Etc., Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County to cap 33 acres of landfill by 2015

The Horry County Solid Waste Authority will be capping 33 acres of its 1,700-acre property at the start of 2015, later than anticipated because of the county's repeal of a portion of flow control.

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Related Topix: Education

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WMBF

New Technology in the Classroom

It holds videos, documents, web links and other features like notes and lectures.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iTunes U, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology

WMBF

HCS students start first day of 2014-15 school year

Today is a big day for you and your children as Horry County students start the first day of school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach police to travel to Summerville for help investigating...

The state legislature passed a budget amendment that could make as much as $5 million available to officials in Horry County to pay for additional law enforcement to deal with violence on Memorial Day Weekend.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Summerville, SC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Post and Courier

Palmetto Sunrise: The need for teachers

Teachers Erica Janowicz and Paula Roddey prepare their Multi Category 2 classroom at the new Harbor View Elementary School Thursday.

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Related Topix: Allendale County, SC

WPDE

Fire crews get new gear just in time for fall wildfire season

New wildfire-fighting gear has arrived in Horry County. Fire Station No. 27 in Aynor was the first to get the gear and began to test it out on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Aynor, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fort Mill Times

SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony Tuesday on how the state can encourage more students to become public school teachers, keep good teachers in the classroom and more quickly remove incompetent teachers.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Winthrop University, Allendale County, SC, McCormick County, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 20

Join an "armchair travel" presentation on Hawaii, which this week, commemorates its 55th anniversary since joining the Union.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC, Georgetown, SC, Little-River, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Habitat to mark a new beginning, a regretful end Friday

Habitat for Humanity will be celebrating the completion of its 120th home in Horry County on Friday, and for longtime Executive Director Gail Olive, it will be a double-edged sword.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

What you need to know before your child returns to school

For the upcoming school year, South Carolina schools will be implementing Common Core standards.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WMBF

New school year, new changes to North Myrtle Beach

Get ready parents, the clock is ticking and back to school for Horry County is just days away.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach area marina-related criminal charges against Weaver,...

Criminal charges against former state legislator Thad Viers and a Conway man who accused of hiding assets from his share of the sale of Bucksport Marina to Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority aren't expected to have any impact on a proposed industrial park at the site along the Waccamaw River.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County residents complain of trash amid county's $333K - attack' on trash

"You name it, we get it," Fulmer said of living along S.C. 90 near Horry County's landfill.

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Related Topix: Education

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County residents complain of trash amid countya s $333K a attacka on trash

"You name it, we get it," Fulmer said of living along S.C. 90 near Horry County's landfill.

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WPDE

Man killed in brush mower accident

A man was killed Monday morning while operating a brush mower off of S.C. 707 and Sonny Boy Lane, according to Battalion Chief Stacy Roberts with Horry County Fire Rescue.

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