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A favorite Myrtle Beach thrill ride just became an historic structure

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:24:50 EDT

As some are worried about historic preservation elsewhere in the city, Myrtle Beach recognized the Swamp Fox Roller Coaster, in Family Kingdom Amusement Park, as an historic structure Tuesday. The … Click to Continue »


Sales and a chance to win Country Music Fest tickets coming to The Market Common

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:22:06 EDT

Retailers in The Market Common will hold their first spring sidewalk sale on April 8 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event is expected to bring 500 people, organizers … Click to Continue »


Heroin overdoses continue to rise. Police fight threat with new weapon to save lives

Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:54:44 EDT

More than 1,000 people knocked on death’s door from heroin and opioid overdoses last year in Horry County. They were pulled back by medics armed with Narcan — a potentially … Click to Continue »


Brittanee Drexel’s mom hopeful, but anxious as new search enters second day

Posted on Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:04:47 EDT

A new search that began Friday related to Brittanee Drexel’s case in Georgetown County continued through Saturday evening. “I think that we need a lot of prayer right now in … Click to Continue »


If you live in a subdivision, you'll have to put the gun down

Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:29:46 EDT

County officials say they are simplifying proposed rules as to where weapons can be legally fired in Horry County and will give the public an opportunity to have their say … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for March 29

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:22:14 EDT

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 »


Georgetown authorities searching for 15-year-old girl who police say is ‘endangered runaway’

Posted on Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:06:13 EDT

Georgetown police are asking the public’s help in finding a 15-year-old girl who is an “endangered runaway.” Carley Martin was last seen on Wednesday in the Santee Community, according to … Click to Continue »


See who spent time behind bars in the Myrtle Beach and Georgetown areas

Posted on Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:19:31 EDT

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 police searching for man considered armed and dangerous

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:21:36 EDT

Myrtle Beach police are searching for Collin Taylor Beck who is wanted for burglary and kidnapping. On March 28, police responded to a home invasion at an apartment on 37th … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 3.29

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:15:35 EDT

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


Discarded gloves and a red Nike shoe led police to car burglars

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:14:45 EDT

Vigilant bystanders, gloves and a red Nike shoe helped police track down three guys seen breaking into cars at a Myrtle Beach resort late Monday night. Police responded to the … Click to Continue »


How you can help prevent wildfires

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:41:40 EDT

Loris firefighters report they have seen a 300 percent increase in wildland brush or woods fires during February and March compared to the same months from the last two years. … Click to Continue »


He stashed a power tool in his pants. The bulge didn’t fool security.

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:47:15 EDT

A power tool stashed in the front of a man’s pants led to an unhappy ending Monday for a would-be shoplifter at Home Depot. A loss-prevention officer at the Oak … Click to Continue »


Here’s how HGTC stacks up against other South Carolina schools

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:33:48 EDT

Horry-Georgetown Technical College has been ranked fourth in a list of best community colleges in South Carolina. The list, compiled by BestColleges.com, ranks the colleges based on “academic outcomes, affordability … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for Tuesday and throughout the week

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:14:59 EDT

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 »


Unresponsive 4-year-old taken to hospital after swimming in North Myrtle Beach pool

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:16:41 EDT

A 4-year-old child was rushed to the hospital in an unresponsive state, according to Pat Dowling, North Myrtle Beach city spokesman. Around 12:45 p.m., a 4-year-old girl, who had been … Click to Continue »


Do you know your zone? These new signs could help

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05:47 EDT

New signs throughout Horry County will help residents know their zone in the case of an emergency. The Horry County Emergency Management Department is enhancing its Know your Zone campaign … Click to Continue »


‘Dinosaur’ alligator photobombs golf tournament

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:28:38 EDT

A large alligator gave golfers a scare at Kiawah Island Club’s River Course in Johns Island, The Post and Courier reported.   According to The Post and Courier, Carrie Moores, … Click to Continue »


Name of woman struck, killed on U.S. 501 released

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:11:18 EDT

The name of a 62-year-old woman struck and killed on U.S. 501 early Tuesday morning was released by the Horry County Coroner’s Office. Frances E. Malloy, of Conway, died on … Click to Continue »


Have you seen this missing teen? Myrtle Beach police want to know

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:42:01 EDT

Myrtle Beach police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old male. Police said Juan Terraza-Sanchez, 17, was last seen March 20 and may be headed to … Click to Continue »


Man shot during attempted robbery in Conway area

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:51:32 EDT

A 39-year-old man was rushed to the hospital by his 70-year-old father after he was shot following a gunfire exchange with three men who tried to rob him Sunday night … Click to Continue »


62-year-old woman struck and killed on U.S. 501 Tuesday morning

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:37:35 EDT

A 62-year-old woman was struck and killed on U.S. 501 northbound and Singleton Ridge Road early Tuesday morning, according to Tony Hendrick, Horry County deputy coroner. The crash was reported … Click to Continue »


See who spent time behind bars in the Myrtle Beach and Georgetown areas

Posted on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:06:11 EDT

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 3.28

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:23:45 EDT

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


Aberdeen Country Club finally to reopen after damage from Hurricane Matthew

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:11:02 EDT

Aberdeen Country Club on S.C. 9 in Longs will reopen Wednesday. The course has been closed since it was affected by flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in early … Click to Continue »


Arrested the same day Drexel search began, they’re accused of forcing kids into sex

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:41:37 EDT

Four Columbia men, facing federal sex trafficking charges, were arrested in Georgetown County on Friday – the day the latest search in the Brittanee Drexel case began in a wooded … Click to Continue »


Major transformation planned at Barefoot Landing with new restaurant district

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:32:34 EDT

Burroughs & Chapin is planning a major transformation of Barefoot Landing over the next few years, beginning with the development of a new restaurant district anchored with Lulu’s by Lucy … Click to Continue »


Highway road rage leads to gunfire with two kids in the back seat

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:10:51 EDT

A man told police he was forced off the road and shot at by the driver on S.C. Highway 22 in the Conway area Saturday afternoon. The 29-year-old man said … Click to Continue »


Two injured in Myrtle Beach condo fire

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:02:02 EDT

A fire at a Myrtle Beach condo sent two people to the hospital early Monday morning, according to local news stations. WPDE reported that one victim had suffered slight burns. … Click to Continue »


Fire destroys condo. Sends two victims to the hospital.

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:57:02 EDT

A fire destroyed a Myrtle Beach home and sent two people to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries early Monday morning. The Myrtle Beach Fire Department was called to the … Click to Continue »

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