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See what kind of weather to expect on Tuesday and through the week

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:37:41 EST

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed Piotrowski on Twitter.   … Click to Continue »


Horry County’s school board wants a raise – but are they actually helping your kids?

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:57:06 EST

Since the Horry County school board’s increased involvement in the district, graduation rates have improved — but not as much as districts with school boards that earn less. Some Horry … Click to Continue »


See who spent time behind bars in the Myrtle Beach area

Posted on Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:04:36 EST

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 2.28

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:36:19 EST

Your most accurate and dependable daily and extended Myrtle Beach weather forecast from our friends at WPDE. … Click to Continue »


With no cash for the Carolina Forest interchange, why is the county planning it?

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:58:29 EST

County officials are moving ahead Tuesday with a plan to build an interchange linking S.C. 31 to Carolina Forest -- after telling an opponent of the project last week they … Click to Continue »


“Multiple gunshot wounds to the face;” police investigate attempted murder

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:24:29 EST

Police are investigating an attempted murder after a man with “multiple gunshot wounds to the face” walked into McLeod Seacoast Hospital on Highway 9. The 27-year old man whose name … Click to Continue »


See what kind of weather to expect on Monday and through the week

Posted on Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:29:25 EST

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed Piotrowski on Twitter.   … Click to Continue »


Man jumped by pair in passing car, shot while walking down Horry County road

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:42:37 EST

A man was shot in the leg and foot by a pair of suspects about 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Carolina Road near Church Street in Conway. The victim told Horry … Click to Continue »


Man caught urinating in public bolts from police ... after he’s in handcuffs

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:43:20 EST

A man caught urinating beside a vehicle in a parking lot wound up fleeing from police after he had been handcuffed. Edgar Benjamin Lopez-Morales, 29, of Myrtle Beach, was allegedly … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach-area birth announcements

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:55:43 EST

Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital Steven Tagliaferri and Rachel Johnson of Myrtle Beach, a son, Mason Carter Tagliaferri, Feb. 10 Cory Wilt and Heather Court of Murrells Inlet, a daughter, Prezley Marie’ … Click to Continue »


Health, helping others and more events in the Myrtle Beach area | Save the Date

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:54:16 EST

UPCOMING PIER WORKSHOPS. 6 p.m. March 9, 10 a.m. April 3, May 13, council chambers, 115 U.S. 17 N., Surfside Beach. Town Council wants to hear your opinions about how … Click to Continue »


Naked body of Myrtle Beach man found lying outside his apartment

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:53:11 EST

Myrtle Beach police are investigating after a dead man was found lying naked on the floor outside his apartment. A man told police he was taking his daughter upstairs to … Click to Continue »


See who spent time in jail in the Myrtle Beach area

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:13:30 EST

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Man exposes himself to woman at laundromat, flees when she pulls a pocket knife

Posted on Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:03:17 EST

A woman at a Myrtle Beach laundromat received a scare Sunday when a man exposed himself to her at the business. The victim was at the Night And Day Laundromat … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 2.27

Posted on Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:49:53 EST

Your most accurate and dependable daily and extended Myrtle Beach weather forecast from our friends at WPDE. … Click to Continue »


Taxpayers to foot the bill for gang members, others facing trafficking charges

Posted on Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:04:14 EST

Thirteen defendants accused of working with a gang to peddle heroin, fentanyl and other drugs and guns along the Grand Strand have pleaded not guilty to federal charges. All but … Click to Continue »


Mugshots, Feb. 26

Posted on Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:52:28 EST

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the photo for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

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Myrtle Beach weather forecast for February 26

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:27:38 EST

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s throughout the day. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed … Click to Continue »


Community coming together to rebuild veterans’ post damaged by Hurricane Matthew

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:13:12 EST

Since 1967, a building beside the Intracoastal Waterway in Socastee has provided a place for veterans of American Legion Post 40 to meet. But that building, like many others near … Click to Continue »


Temple Emanu-El's rabbi stepping up security after alleged white supremacist targets temple in attack

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:39:45 EST

The temple was recently named as a target by an alleged white supremacist. Rabbi Perets said they are stepping up security measures while trying to balance being an open place of worship for the community.

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Citizens gather for last Saturday of free beach access

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:28:40 EST

A group of concerned citizens gathered for the last Saturday of free beach access parking at 38th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach.

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Teach My People works to get students up to grade level

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST

They come to the “one-room schoolhouse” in ones and twos, the younger children dropped off by school buses, the older ones riding a bus or finding their own transportation, but … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for February 25

Posted on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:13:56 EST

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s throughout the day. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach could force sale of two superblock properties

Posted on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:14:54 EST

Two properties on the downtown superblock could be subject to eminent domain as Myrtle Beach works to advance a library and museum complex financed by a $10 million loan pool. … Click to Continue »


Area Jewish community staying vigilant amid anti-Semitic threats both locally and nationally

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:41:31 EST

While some in the Myrtle Beach Jewish community are on edge after recent national anti-Semitic threats and an alleged threat naming a local synagogue, its leaders say they’re taking extra … Click to Continue »


Rabbi Avi Perets discusses safety after temple targeted by alleged white supremacist

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:46:34 EST

A sign on the front door reads, "May all who seek light, wisdom and fellowship be welcome here" at Temple Emanu-El off Kings Highway and 65th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach on Thursday Feb. 23, 2017. The temple was recently named as a target by an alleged white supremacist. Rabbi Avi Perets said they are stepping up security measures while trying to balance being an open place of worship for the community. … Click to Continue »


Group gathers for last Saturday of free beach access parking on Golden Mile

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:21:47 EST

A group of concerned citizens gathered for the last Saturday of free beach access parking at 38th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Rich Malzone, a spokesman for "Make Myrtle Beaches Free Safe and Clean," said the group was picking up trash along the beach and in access areas in an effort to "show the city what kind of good neighbors we are." Parking rates of $2 per hour or $10 per day will go into effect on March 1 for non-residents visiting the beach accesses along the area of the strand known as the Golden Mile. … Click to Continue »


See who spent time behind bars in the Myrtle Beach area

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:21:26 EST

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Worth it or not? Thoughts on Surfside parking decal price rise

Posted on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:10:00 EST

Surfside Beach may raise the price of non-resident parking decal from $100 to $200 at a council meeting next Tuesday. Hear what residents and non-residents have to say about the increase. … Click to Continue »


Surfside may double the price of its parking decal

Posted on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:05:49 EST

Surfside Beach will consider raising the costs of its non-resident parking decals to $200 at its Feb. 28 meeting. Town council has already given initial approval to an ordinance including … Click to Continue »

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