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  1. Monday flood report: Water is still rising in some parts of Horry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    David Covington and Maura Walbourne paddle a canoe to their home on Long Ave. on Sunday. The Sherwood Drive area of Conway, S.C., began to look like a lake on Sunday as homes were submerged deeper in flood waters that have set historic records.

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  2. Georgetown residents prepare for significant flooding as an effect of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Georgetown County moved to the highest state of emergency Monday morning as it prepares for an unknown amount of floodwaters flowing downstream due to Hurricane Florence. The county announced the upgrade to Operating Condition 1 at 8 a.m. Monday in a news release, indicating that a disaster or emergency situation is in effect and emergency response operations are ongoing.

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  3. a You need to leavea : Georgetown starts to see flooding, warns of major road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Myrtle Beach Online

    Georgetown residents will see water continue to rise and face possible closures of main routes into the county in the coming days, officials warned locals. The county did not issue an evacuation order, but people in flood-prone areas need to prepare to flee, county administrator Sel Hemingway said.

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  4. U.S. Highway 17 is reduced to two lanes ahead of a bridge in Georgetown County on Sunday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Myrtle Beach Online

    U.S. 17 North out of Georgetown could flood this week where it crosses Winyah Bay and farther north between the bridge and Pawleys Island as floodwaters move downstream toward the ocean. With four rivers coming together just inland of Georgetown, the flooding from the Waccamaw, Great Pee Dee, Sampit and Black rivers will converge and are expected to cause severe flooding.

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  5. Ita s headed your way, Georgetown. More than 8,000 homes told to evacuate before floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Myrtle Beach Online

    Georgetown County officials are advising more than 8,000 households to evacuate their homes as floodwaters creep downstream and threaten to inundate neighborhoods that rarely see flooding. The county sent pre-recorded phone messages to residents in areas that are expected to experience floods in the coming days, county spokeswoman Jackie Broach-Akers said Sunday.

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  6. A flood barrier will now be built on U.S. 17. See where the road is expected to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Emergency crews build a temporary dam protecting U.S. 501 in Conway from flood waters on Monday after Florence struck the Carolinas. A similar flood barrier will be built on U.S. 17 in Georgetown County.

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  7. The Grand Strand as Hurricane Florence approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Stephen Taylor and Marsha Bessant place sandbags in front of the entrance to The Trestle Bakery and Cafe in Conway, S.C. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.

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  8. Herea s storm surge, projected landfall and potential rain amounts for Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Satellite imagery shows the eye of Hurricane Florence as it moves toward the U.S. East Coast on the morning of Sept. 12, 2018.

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  9. McMaster lifts evacuation order for 3 coastal SC countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Myrtle Beach Online

    McMaster also moved up the planned lane reversal on Interstate 26 to facilitate evacuations from elsewhere on the coast. That lane reversal went into effect at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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  10. Everything you need to know if an evacuation is ordered for the Myrtle Beach areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Myrtle Beach area residents are strongly encouraged to evacuate if the order is given by Gov. Henry McMaster ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall later this week. "You take your own life into your hands," Myrtle Beach Spokesman Mark Kruea said about those who decide to ignore the order.

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  11. New charge added in case of Connecticut cop beat to death in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Prosecutors added an involuntary manslaughter charge against an Aynor man accused of beating an off-duty cop to death in Georgetown last week. Kelton Jess Todd, 21, was previously charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature for punching Matthew Mainieri.

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  12. A view of the beach and SkyWheel looking south from Pier 14 in Myrtle Beach on July 4.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Summertime is winding down, folks - but the Myrtle Beach area isn't moving into a new season without a bang. There are plenty of Labor Day weekend end-of-summer events along the Grand Strand.

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  13. Georgetown correctional officer charged with sexual misconduct with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Myrtle Beach Online

    A Georgetown County correctional officer was arrested on Friday on charges of sexual misconduct with an inmate, according to a release from the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office. Kimberly Gibbs, 36, is also charged with misconduct in office, furnishing contraband to an inmate and obstructing justice in connection to an investigation that began Wednesday at the Georgetown County Detention Center, the release says.

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  14. Georgetown couple killed in 9-vehicle crash in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Myrtle Beach Online

    McRoy Skipper served as the longtime chairman of the Tidelands Health Board of Trustees and was a CPA and partner with WebsterRogers LLP in Georgetown and Pawleys Island, according to a news release from the company. "The loss isn't just our own, McRoy and Jo were staples in both their community and the profession, leaving so many individuals behind in the wake of this tragedy," said Chuck Talbert, WebsterRogers officer of managing partner, in the release.

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  15. HGTC wants to spend $13.1 million to improve its MB campus. Herea s what will changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Myrtle Beach Online

    The improvements would focus on upgrading four buildings - an administrative building, classrooms, a conference center and the library - as well as constructing new sidewalks and curbs in order for the campus to be consistent with The Market Common. "This campus is unique from the Conway campus and the Georgetown campus because they are truly campuses, but not necessarily embedded in the community," HGTC President Marilyn Fore said during Tuesday's city council meeting.

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  16. Why did the gator cross the road? We dona t know, but it used the crosswalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    It's important to take a safety lesson from this alligator at Huntington State Park: stay safe, obey the law and use the crosswalks. Jimmy Card, who lives in Pawleys Island, posted a video Wednesday of a big alligator safely crossing the road, using a crosswalk.

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  17. Here's how long it takes for the most common types of trash to decompose in the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Trash is a major problem in our oceans, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here's how long it takes for some of the most common types of trash to decompose - including straws, plastic bags and balloons.

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  18. The first case of measles in SC since 1997 reported in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    A pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine at his practice in Northridge, Calif. Vaccinations such as those against measles and mumps, are not "leaky" -- they kill the viruses that cause the disease.

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  19. Inlet Birdman says hea s on a holy mission to spread joy through feathered friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Joseph Weeks, 58, of Murrells Inlet said God told him to bring joy through birds. And now it is his life's purpose.

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  20. Pawleys Island celebrates 51st annual Fourth of July golf cart paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Those on the beach were treated to the Salute from the Shore flyover, with military planes flying from Cherry Grove down to Bluffton. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce.

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