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3 hrs ago | WMBF

Accident on US501 near East Cox Ferry Rd. backs up traffic

HORRY COUNTY, SC A traffic accident with injuries on East Cox Ferry at US 501 south of Conway backed up traffic significantly on northbound lanes of US 501 Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Grant helps Horry County Fire Rescue offset cost of volunteer

Tommy Gunn, 27, trains at station 45 in the Carolina Forest community on April 10. After attending classes in central North Carolina, Gunn moved to Horry County last June with plans of making a career of being a firefighter and emergency medical technician.

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Related Topix: Fire, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

County joins other area municipalities, with 9-1 vote

There also is a beach tent ban from May 15 to Sept. 15 in North Myrtle Beach and a ban from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Myrtle Beach.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

County joins other area municipalities, with 9-1 vote

The county and area cities have been working for months to address beach tents, which law enforcement officials have said cause a hazard when they are responding to emergencies on the beach.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

Horry County passes first reading of fiscal year 2015 budget

The Horry County Council passed the first reading of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget last week at its annual Budget Retreat.

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

WMBF

'Emma's Law' adds ignition interlock consequence to DUI charges

There are many cons to drinking and driving: extensive fines, car insurance through the roof, court appearances, and jail time, to name a few.

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WMBF

Myrtle Beach area hopping with Easter activities

Brightly-colored eggs and children with baskets will be found all over the Myrtle Beach area this weekend, and plenty of places are getting in on the 2014 Easter fun.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Life, Holidays, Easter, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

WMBF

Man charged with murder after shooting victim dies

A Supply man, originally arrested for two counts of attempted murder, is now being charged with the murder of Iqueisha Collins.

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Related Topix: Lane, SC, Marion, SC

WMBF

Power out for 800+ Horry County Residents

WMBF News has learned there's a major power outage in the same area that South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently working a car crash scene.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WMBF

One killed in collision with dump truck in Conway

CONWAY, SC One person is dead after a collision between a vehicle and a dump truck at Highway 501 and El Bethel Road in Conway, officials confirmed.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC

WMBF

Building near Loris destroyed by fire Monday morning

Units from Horry County Fire Rescue and Loris Fire responded to find heavy fire showing at a building in the 200 block of Ole Maple Street off Highway 701 at about 9:30 a.m., according to HCFR Deputy Chief Scott Thompson.

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Related Topix: Loris, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Portion of U.S. 501 blocked for fatal vehicle crash in Conway

Horry County emergency authorities are investigating an early morning fatal vehicle crash on U.S. 501 at Cultra Road and El Bethel Road, according to officials.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

Horry County Council is scheduled to determine if it will ban beach tents, joining North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Life, Holidays, Passover

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County to form advisory group for Ride III

Horry County plans to create an advisory group for the planned RIDE III road project as a way to give local city officials more of a voice in what Horry County councilmen will vote on to place on a proposed 2016 sales tax referendum.

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Related Topix: Education

Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 14

Two branches of Horry County Memorial Library have special events, which are free, but with reservations requested: Family Greeting Card Party, to make keepsake cards, 4:30 p.m. at 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., east of U.S. 501 – 915-5282.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC, Johnsonville, SC, Hollywood, SC

The Island Packet

Plan to put lifeguards at Hunting Island still in works

A plan to station lifeguards at Hunting Island State Park is getting "a little tight, time-wise" if the program is to begin by Memorial Day, state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism director Duane Parrish said.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, SC, Beaufort County, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Letter | Disillusionment with education system leads to retirement

I will be resigning as a teacher in Horry County Schools, effective at the end of this school year.

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Related Topix: Computers, PC, Education

Myrtle Beach Online

Coroner identifies man who drowned in Little River Saturday

A 63-year-old Canadian man was found in water behind a Little River bar and restaurant Saturday, and officials believe he may have drowned.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County to try to claim surplus road money for S.C. 31 extension to North Carolina

S.C. 31 could be extended to the North Carolina line if Horry County leaders can use proposed surplus funds from the current extension project on the south end of the county.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 12

Pet Fair, 9 a.m.-noon at Surfside Beach town dog park, on Willow Avenue, by Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Beach branch.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Surfside Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

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