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9:51 am on Tuesday July 29, 2014

SunCruz Casino ship abruptly shuts down in Little River

One of the only two offshore casino ships in the Grand Strand closed down suddenly on Monday. SunCruz Casino, which sailed from Little River, “ceased all operations” on Monday, according to a message left on their business phone line.
12:34 am on Friday July 25, 2014

PETA wants theater to ban wild animals after chimpanzees attend premiere of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach

PETA is calling supporters to action more than a week after two chimpanzees went to the movies for the premier of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in Myrtle Beach.
3:28 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Episcopal schism trial: It's not a religious matter

The judge presiding said the matter of who owns church property is a matter of secular laws.
1:00 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Mellow Mushroom in North Myrtle Beach Preview and Job Fair

Opening day for the North Myrtle Beach location of Mellow Mushroom is fast approaching. And on Thursday, July 31st from 6-8pm the good people at Mellow are throwing a little preview party and job fair. via Facebook: Come out to our site and see the...
12:37 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Chipotle, McAllister's, Which Wich among restaurants coming to North Myrtle Beach

City leaders announced 12 additions to the list of stores and restaurants that will be included in the new Coastal North Town Center slated to open later this year. The new restaurants announced are: Chipotle, Which Wich, McAllister's Deli, Menchie...
8:29 am on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Police prepare to cite Uber drivers

Looks like the City of Myrtle Beach will be following in the footsteps of the City of Charleston... via CarolinaLive "Myrtle Beach police are about to crack down on Uber, a ride sharing company that officials say isn't licensed to operate in the...
8:00 am on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Lofton resigns from Regional Economic Development Corp.

The President and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation has resigned. Brad Lofton had been the President and CEO since April 2011 and submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from...
7:08 am on Wednesday July 23, 2014

S.C. construction jobs fell in June

The Palmetto State had 80,700 construction jobs in June compared with 81,300 for May. 
9:20 am on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach city leaders invite cab drivers to share opinions of Uber

Local cab company drivers are invited to voice their opinions at a Myrtle Beach council meeting Tuesday [...] Despite the unveil of UberX, Myrtle Beach cab drivers say their business has not been affected.  I overheard a random tourist telling a...
1:03 pm on Sunday July 20, 2014

Charleston police plan to sting UberX drivers, Uber says it will pay fines

After meeting with local taxi companies concerned with the ride-sharing app UberX, the Charleston Police Department plans to roll out a series of efforts that would discourage local drivers from offering the car service [...] Police also plan to...