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32 min ago | The Georgetown Times

Horry County Council candidate demands higher priority for SELL

Clif Smith has fired the first public road salvo in the race for Horry County Council's District 5. The Murrells Inlet resident called for giving the proposed Southern Evacuation Lifeline highway project a higher funding priority as a way to help alleviate mounting traffic congestion problems and expedite hurricane evacuations.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Surfside Beach, SC, Conway, SC

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WMBF

Horry County teacher named SC Teacher of the Year

This is a special year for Ainsworth, as she was also chosen Horry County Schools' Teacher of the Year, according to the Horry County School District's website.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Presbyterian College

WMBF

Horry County man dies days after car crash

According to Lance Corporal Sonny Collins, Mr. Cannon was involved in a car wreck that happened Wednesday, April 9 around 9:45 a.m. Cannon was the only person involved in the crash, when his vehicle struck a ditch.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Schoolsa Ainsworth wins S.C. Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Ainsworth applauds after one of her students made his putt during a contest at Island Green Country Club.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Columbia, SC, Spartanburg, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Coast Rta Ceo meets with riders, politicians in annual Ride with the GM tour

Myers Rollins Jr. chooses which bus to take for the Coast Regional Transportation Authority annual Ride with the General Manager beginning at the Joe White Avenue transfer station in Myrtle Beach on Wednesday.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County to host housing fair Saturday

A housing fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Horry County Government and Justice Center, Conway.

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Related Topix: Conway, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF

Horry Co. agencies to host prescription drug take-back initiative

HORRY COUNTY, SC The North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will participate in the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's April 26 National Take Back Initiative.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Drug Enforcement Administration

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WMBF

Website ranks local counties among the unhealthiest in SC

Recent rankings paint a very bad picture of health in some South Carolina counties, particularly Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro and Marion Counties.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Highway 31 Fire Anniversary

Fire officials from the North Myrtle Beach Fire and Rescue and Horry County Fire/Rescue along with staff from The South Carolina Forestry Commission met outside North Myrtle Beach Fire Department, Station 5 on Tuesday to reflect on the 5th anniversary of the Highway 31 Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

The Georgetown Times

Two Easter weekend South Strand house fires kill 4, injure 7

By Scott Harper For South Strand News Four people died and several others were injured in two separate fires that occurred along the South Strand du Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News A cross is all that remains of a railing among the ruins of a Garden City house.

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Related Topix: Fire, Murrells Inlet, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Georgetown County, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Animal Care Center re-institutes euthanizing feral cats sooner

From March 25 through April 14, the animal care center experimented with a request from cat activists to keep all cats for five days at the shelter before euthanizing them, which is a similar practice used for dogs.

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WMBF

Nearly 50 arrested, 140+ chickens rescued from SC cockfighting bust

Nearly 50 people face criminal charges after South Carolina deputies raided a cockfight that drew people from across the state and North Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Chesterfield County, SC, McBee, SC

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Two Horry council members point out failures in incomplete project

Two Horry County Councilmen have identified "systematic failures" in Coast RTA's management of at least one of two incomplete projects that will cost the transit at least $324,000.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 22

"Into the Wild" lecture about butterfly conservation, noon-1 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach .

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Georgetown, SC

Post and Courier

1 dead, 5 hurt in fire at Garden City beach house

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said 38-year-old Melissa Lamb died in the fire around 4 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC, Georgetown County, SC

WMBF

Thursday at 6 - Under the Bus - WMBF Investigates the Coast Rta

THURSDAY AT 6 Nearly $500,000 of taxpayers' money was wasted, county officials claim, and many are blaming confusion and mismanagement of the Coast RTA.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County Schools group gets design ideas from building trip

Scholars Academy students line up prior to a groundbreaking ceremony for the program's new building at Coastal Carolina University.

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Related Topix: Coastal Carolina University, Education

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WMBF

HCFR: 6 people taken to hospital after head-on collision on Hwy 701

HORRY COUNTY, SC Six people were transported to a hospital and Highway 701 was shut down south of Conway Sunday afternoon after a head-on collision, officials confirmed.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Easter morning fire in Garden City kills one, sends several to hospital

Georgetown County coroner Kenny Johnson said he had no information about any fatalities as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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

WMBF

Easter weekend meets Spring Break safety

Easter weekend and both Horry and Georgetown County Schools Spring Break came at the same time.

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

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