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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.
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.
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.
The Horry County Council passed the first reading of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget last week at its annual Budget Retreat.
There are many cons to drinking and driving: extensive fines, car insurance through the roof, court appearances, and jail time, to name a few.
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.
A Supply man, originally arrested for two counts of attempted murder, is now being charged with the murder of Iqueisha Collins.
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.
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.
Horry County Council is scheduled to determine if it will ban beach tents, joining North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach.
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.
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.
I will be resigning as a teacher in Horry County Schools, effective at the end of this school year.
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.
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.