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11:34 am on Sunday July 20, 2014

Local group petitions to make Conway smoke-free

The Wellness Council for South Carolina and Breathe Clean Conway have started a petition to make the City of Conway smoke-free.
11:29 am on Sunday July 20, 2014

Feds to announce SC ocean wind tracts in North Myrtle Beach

South Carolina's nascent wind power industry will take a significant step forward in September when the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management identifies the offshore tracts available for lease to wind power farms. It is also significant that the...
5:10 pm on Friday July 18, 2014

Gunmaker PTR owes Horry County tens of thousands of dollars in late payments

Gun manufacturer PTR owes Horry County months of late payments, according to Horry County officials.Horry County Spokesperson Lisa Bourcier says PTR owes payments from June, July, and the late fees that have accrued.  The total amount owed is $20,...
11:55 am on Friday July 18, 2014

Theatre of the Republic to close down Main Street in Downtown Conway for 45th anniversary celebrations

A performing arts tradition in Horry County will celebrate a major milestone this weekend. The Theatre of the Republic turns 45 and its directors plans to recognize the anniversary in style. The festivities kick off Saturday night and will happen in...
1:39 am on Friday July 18, 2014

5 nights at new North Myrtle Beach 'bridge' penthouse goes for $11,200 -say what now?

The newest opulent property along the Grand Strand is "accepting reservations" and you could stay there -- if you can cough up the $11,213 for the minimum 5-night stay during the Summer. The unique luxury rental property is actually spanning the 2...
9:47 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Ripley’s Aquarium is one of the top 12 best aquariums in the nation

Ripley’s Aquarium in the Myrtle Beach area is one of the top 12 best aquariums in the nation, according to the editors of Destinations Travel Magazine The travel magazine notes that Ripley’s Aquarium, “offers guests plenty of opportunities to get...
8:00 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Opening Date Set for South Carolina's First BurgerFi

As some loyal readers (and burger lovers) know Florida based burger chain, BurgerFi is set to open in North Myrtle Beach. And thanks to The Sun News we finally have an opening date to mark on the calendar so we all can get our natural Angus, ...
12:26 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Ithaca Gun Company no longer set to come to Horry County

Ithaca Gun Company, an Ohio-based firearms manufacturer, has not responded to a deadline and appears will not be coming to Horry County. In October of 2013, the company had announced plans to bring 120 high-skilled jobs and a capital investment of...
11:40 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Ripley’s Aquarium plans expansion, penguin exhibit at Broadway at the Beach

Penguins in South Carolina? It may soon become a reality with a planned expansion and exhibit at Ripley's Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach SC. 
10:54 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Solicitor’s office going to court to close Myrtle Beach-area strip clubs

Solicitor Jimmy Richardson is seeking to shut down five adult-entertainment nightclubs in Horry County, a move one club owner said likely will backfire economically as this area’s tourism numbers continue to slump. “It’s sad they are going to this...