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1 hr ago | WMBF

News First Alert Weather Team to host inaugural hurricane expo

In addition to the presentations and discussions, a Q&A session will follow. Bring your concerns and questions to talk personally with the experts on hand.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Weather

7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Old building gets new life as country store

The original tin ceiling tiles were dented and dinged but they were cleaned and refinished and reused on the ceiling of the 1938 building located at 4111 Meeting St. in Loris that is being restored by Barbara Taylor to house her business, the Blue Trunk, featuring art, antiques, crafts, skeet ball and an ice cream parlor.

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Related Topix: Loris, SC, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

EDC making plans to recruit next president after Loftona s resignation

Horry County economic development officials plan to patch together a system where the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp. will keep its momentum in the absence of a chief executive officer.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

15 hrs ago | WMBF

Horry County looks beyond Backgate toward new road projects

The work being done during the intersection closures over night consists of getting the workers under the bridge and removing safety bracings.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Weather, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Conway, SC

15 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Woman charged with DUI, leaving scene after crash into Socastee car lot

A woman was jailed early Thursday after emergency crews were called to Socastee Auto Sales for a crash that involved four cars on the sales lot, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Carolina Southern settlement provides path to restore rail service

The Horry County Council will vote Tuesday night on funding to hire a lawyer to force the sale of Carolina Southern Railroad.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Education

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Strand Notebook | Two chances to learn about tobacco coming in Myrtle Beach area

Free opportunities to learn about tobacco and the role it has played in the county are being presented on July 26 and Aug. 2. On July 26 at the Horry County Museum, Coastal Carolina University history Professor Eldred "Wink" Prince will present "A History of Tobacco."

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC, Loris, SC

WMBF

Sonic cannons could help economy, hurt marine life

MYRTLE BEACH, SC The Carolina coast is split on the recent approval of sonic cannons to search the ocean floor for natural resources.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Coastal Carolina University

Myrtle Beach Online

Enforcement continues on adult businesses in Horry County, one re-branding at end of July

A gentleman's club owner in Horry County said he is re-branding his business at the end of the month and "getting out of the way" of county officials driven to close adult-oriented businesses.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Education

WMBF

Bumpy ride on Aynor roads makes drivers concerned

Driving through Horry County, you may hit a bumpy ride. Weather, without a doubt, plays an impact on our road conditions.

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Related Topix: Aynor, SC

WPDE

Man charged for shooting, killing dog in front of kids

A Conway man faces multiple charges after police say he shot a dog that was on the front porch of a home and he did it in front of two toddlers, according to a police report.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Rock Hill Herald

Number of sea turtle nests down sharply in SC

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports that figures from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources show there have been only about 1,700 loggerhead turtle nests recorded this year compared with a record of almost 5,200 a year ago.

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

TheCelebrityCafe

Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin arrested; more details surface

As previously reported , the former member of the R&B girl group was arrested Sunday in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Destiny's Child

WMBF

Overnight Arrest made following Drug investigation

Corporal Beam of the Myrtle Beach Police Department confirmed that they heard about the scene as part of an ongoing drug investigation.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Overnight work planned for S.C. 707 Wednesday

Construction crews plan asphalt work beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday on S.C. 707 near Big Block Road from the post office to Foster Avenue.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach annexation vote was invalid, city to begin process again

Residents in the Waterside and Bridgeport subdivisions who thought they were going to be annexed into Myrtle Beach city limits after passing a vote last week will have to rally their neighbors all over again.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

As early childhood screening deadline nears, study shows SC kids falling behind

On Tuesday, parents at Myrtle Beach Primary were bringing necessary paperwork to get their four-year-old children enrolled in the early childhood development program, ahead of Wednesday's deadline for screening.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Carolina Forest freshening up with a farmers market, starting July 31

Starting July 31, the community will have the opportunity to enjoy and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, jellies and flowers in the Carolina Forest Recreational Center parking lot each week until October.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Conway, SC, Surfside Beach, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

Organizers defend Mustang Week after YouTube video shows crash ending

Founder and President of Extreme Productions Inc. with Mustang Week, Rodney Melton, is disappointed with what is circulating on social media.

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WMBF

Backgate intersection to close overnight

The backgate intersection will be closed overnight on July 22 and July 23, according to Horry County Spokeswoman Lisa Bourcier.

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