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  1. Volvo chooses South Carolina for new $500 million auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Volvo Cars will build a $500 million plant in South Carolina that will eventually employ up to 4,000 people, the company announced Monday. The company said its first American plant about 30 miles from the Port of Charleston is expected to make about 100,000 vehicles a year, initially.

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  2. Volvo plant announcement expected Monday in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Volvo is expected to announce formally Monday that it has chosen to build its first U.S. auto plant in South Carolina, a state lawmaker and two sources with knowledge of the deal told The State on Sunday. State Rep. Joe Jefferson, D-Berkeley, said he received a call from Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler shortly after 1 p.m. telling him the Swedish automaker is coming to the old Camp Hall timber plantation off Interstate 26 near Ridgeville.

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  3. Largest new exhibit in SC Aquarium's 15 years opens SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    This May 6, 2016 photo shows the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, S.C. On Saturday, May 9, 2015 the aquarium officially opens its Shark Shallows exhibit where visitors can touch both sharks and stingrays swimming by in a salt water pool. Its the largest exhibit added to the aquarium since it opened 15 years ago.

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  4. Palmetto Bronze to ring up a Movie MagicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Perhaps with a touch of music from "Pirates of the Caribbean" in mind, ringers in Palmetto Bronze rehearse May 3 at their home base in Summerville. The ensemble will perform "Movie Magic" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Church of the Resurrection, on U.S. 17 Bypass, west of Surfside Beach.

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  5. Sources: Volvo picks South Carolina for its first US plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    According to The State Georgia officials learned Friday that Volvo did not choose the Peach State - the other finalist for the Swedish carmaker's first U.S. plant, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Volvo winnowed its choices to two sites near Charleston and Savannah.

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  6. Smithsonian's black history museum on track for 2016 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Construction workers install the bronze colored cladding that will form the "corona" on the under construction National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, Thursday, May 7, 2015. With a bronze metal and glass structure taking shape on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution said Thursday that its new National Museum of African American History and Culture is on track to open in 2016.

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  7. 2 rescued off Charleston after boat grounded in rough seasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    The U.S. Coast Guard reports it received a call shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday that the boat had been pushed onto the rock jetties and its hull punctured. A small boat crew and a helicopter were dispatched.

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  8. Auction of Colbert's desk helps raise $800K for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Money from the auction of the desk and set of "The Colbert Report" will help thousands of school kids in comedian Stephen Colbert's native South Carolina. Colbert announced on Thursday that, along with donations from Share Fair Nation and ScanSource, $800,000 has been raised to fund every classroom project South Carolina teachers listed on the DonorsChoose.org site.

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  9. Sue Monk Kidd recognized by Historical Society for fiction, historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Imagine being given another human being as your 11th birthday present, as happens to Sarah, the heroine of Sue Monk Kidd's 2014 best-seller, "The Invention of Wings." Kidd's fact-based story is about the lives of famed early 19th-century Quaker abolitionist Sarah Grimke and the person she was gifted, her maidservant Handful, an 11-year-old born into slavery.

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  10. SC police stations act as havens for online buyers, sellersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Some law enforcement agencies in South Carolina are offering up their parking lots as a well-lit, secure place to finalize deals made on Craigslist and other online marketplaces. Officers say they won't get involved in the deals themselves, staying out of the individual transactions.

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  11. Senate panel: SLED should investigate all officer shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    The State Law Enforcement Division would have to investigate all cases where a police officer kills or seriously injures a suspect in South Carolina, under legislation approved Thursday by a Senate panel. The three bills passed by a subcommittee are the latest efforts to create more transparency and accountability for police after a North Charleston police officer was charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed man running from a traffic stop on April 4. Except for the Richland County Sheriff's Department, senators know of no law enforcement agencies in the state already have SLED investigate officer-involved shootings.

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  12. Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    This photo shows the opening on May 1, 1970, of The Rice Museum in Georgetown, with J. Palmer Gailliard Jr., mayor of Charleston, speaking; Charlotte K. Prevost, museum founder, seated at right; and Dennis T. Lawson, the museum's first director, standing at far right. The museum will have a "45th Anniversary Celebration" dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at Hobcaw Barony.

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  13. Senate passes body-camera bill, restricts access to videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that aims to eventually equip law enforcement officers across South Carolina with body cameras but restricts the public release of the videos. The Senate, by a 41-3 vote, approved a measure directing the Criminal Justice Academy's governing board to create body-camera guidelines within six months.

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  14. Letter | Flimsy reason led to fatal North Charleston traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    I am writing this letter because I have not seen or heard this observation stated anywhere concerning the recent killing of Walter Scott by police officer Michael Slager. First accounts of this unfortunate, horrible event stated the initial reason for the encounter was a broken third brake light, the one either in the middle of the back dash or trunk.

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  15. Rice Culture Project helps black kids see their imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Jonathan Green compares the Lowcountry agriculture economy of the 1700s to today's Silicon Valley in California. "The work that they did!" Green says of the enslaved Africans who helped make Charleston one of the most wealthy communities in the world.

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  16. Bond bill will aid public colleges and the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Today, we stand at a crossroads in South Carolina. One path leads to opportunity.

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  17. Garten, Stewart and Bourdain sweep top food broadcast awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. For a second year running, the three dominated the top tier of television awards from the James Beard Foundation, winning for the same shows in the same categories as in 2014.

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  18. House, Senate advance bills on police body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Bills that aim to eventually equip law enforcement officers across South Carolina with body-worn cameras are advancing in the House and Senate.

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  19. S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins PulitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. It was a list no state wanted to top.

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  20. The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Public Service: The Post and Courier, of Charleston, South Carolina, for "Till Death Do Us Part," a riveting series that probed why South Carolina is among the deadliest states in the union for women and put the issue of what to do about it on the state's agenda. Finalists: The Boston Globe for its stories, videos, photos and graphics exposing a poorly regulated, profit-driven housing system that subjected thousands of college students in Boston to unsafe, and even deadly, conditions; and The Wall Street Journal for "Deadly Medicine," a stellar reporting project that documented the significant cancer risk to women of a common surgery and prompted a change in the prescribed medical treatment.

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