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13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | Myrtle Beach Online

Charges dropped against one man in Heather Elvis case

Authorities have dropped charges against a man who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the disappearance of 20-year-old Heather Elvis, according to Horry County public records.

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

Yesterday | Post and Courier

Grand Strand to see lots of tourists this weekend as occupancy rates are up for Easter weekend

Cacationers enjoy themselves on the beach in Myrtle Beach last year. Each year about 14 million visitors are drawn by the 60 miles of beaches along the northeast coast of South Carolina.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Cold, wet winter has delayed some SC produce

Farmers markets are opening across South Carolina, but in some areas local produce has been delayed a bit because of this year's cold, wet winter.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

3 men added to Horry County's Most Wanted

This week's Horry County's Most Wanted suspects are wanted for grand larceny and failure to pay child support.

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Related Topix: Loris, SC, Conway, SC

WMBF

Corrections officer charged with grabbing inmate in patrol car while in Horry County

A corrections officer with the Dillon County Sheriff's Office has been charged with misconduct in office after an arrest warrant said he grabbed an inmate he was transporting in Horry County, according to court records.

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Related Topix: Dillon County, SC, Dillon, SC

WMBF

TV show 'Tanked' filming at Horry County Museum

The hit TV series "Tanked" was in Conway filming the installation of the Blackwater tank today and will continue tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Tanked, Television, Conway, SC

WMBF

SLED helicopter conducting aerial search for missing persons

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC A helicopter with the State Law Enforcement Division is conducting an aerial search for Angie Pipkin and other missing people in the area Thursday.

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Related Topix: Darlington County, SC, Georgetown County, SC

WMBF

Socastee residents concerned about drag racing

After a crash Saturday night, neighbors in a local neighborhood decided it was time to go to the city council.

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The Georgetown Times

Original Kings Highway valuable to local heritage

Whether you are on North Kings Highway or South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, you are not on the original road that was given that name.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, South Carolina, Coastal Carolina University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WMBF

Gas prices up from last year

The national average for a gallon of gas is $3.65. Today's state average price at the pump is $3.44, which is 21 cents less than the national average.

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WMBF

Horry County moves ahead with $333,000 litter program

HORRY COUNTY, SC This year Horry County Council has chosen to tackle its litter problem head-on, by opting to spend more than $300,000 on a litter program, aimed at keeping trash off the side of roadways.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County man sentenced to 35 years for sexually abusing 9 year old girl

An Horry County man was sentenced to 35 years in prison this week for sexually abusing a 9 year old girl, according to the 15th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach area tourism promoter and critic Donald Wizeman found dead of apparent suicide

Donald G. Wizeman, whose tourism and marketing accomplishments were often overshadowed by his stinging criticism of Myrtle Beach area business leaders, was found dead Tuesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Marketing

Rock Hill Herald

New craft beer brewing program would be first in SC

A new degree program is brewing at Horry-Georgetown Technical College aimed at training students for the fast and spirited industry surrounding craft beer.

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Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Beer, Myrtle Beach, SC

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

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