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8:16 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Starbucks mobile truck coming to CCU this September

As we reported way back in April, Coastal Carolina is getting a mobile Starbucks truck, and the details have come out about Starbucks' little experiment.  CCU, along with James Madison University in Virgina and Arizona State University, will be the...
10:38 am on Tuesday August 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Sports Center On Schedule For February Completion

Construction of the new Myrtle Beach Sports Center remains on schedule, with completion still expected on Feb. 24, 2015.  John McDonald, general manager for the sports center, said hopes are to have the building enclosed by early fall. The indoor...
10:07 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

Old downtown Piggly Wiggly to be partly demolished

The old Piggly Wiggly building on Port Republic Street is set to become "Tabby Place" this spring — an event space with space for up to 300.
12:45 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

SC seventh worst for underprivileged children, national study says

...Horry County schools, the need is significant. Sixty-three percent of Horry schools’ 41,000 students live in poverty, Elsberry said. The study by WalletHub, primarily a financial advice website, relied partly on Kids Count data to rank South...
12:25 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

Market Common uses DNA to catch doggie 'poopetrators'

Now, management requires every dog that stays in the apartments and hotel to give a DNA sample. Using a company called PooPrints, the dog owner pays a $38 fee to have a cheek swab taken and put into a national database. That way, if management finds...
9:34 am on Tuesday August 12, 2014

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Named One Of Top 10 In U.S.

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is one of the top 10 best boardwalks in the nation, according to National Geographic. Editors noted the 1.2-mile walkway, which opened in 2010, is “now the town’s hub of activity.”  “The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has truly...
8:52 am on Tuesday August 12, 2014

2015 Myrtle Beach Marathon this February, Registration opens this week

The 2015 Myrtle Beach Marathon scheduled for Valentine's Day weekend. Registration opens at 12:01am Thursday, August 14, 2014.  The Myrtle Beach Marathon turns 18! The Grand Strand's first and longest running major endurance event is...
8:39 am on Tuesday August 12, 2014

Destination unknown for dismantled Freestyle park rides

The former Freestyle Music Park in Myrtle Beach is being dismantled, piece by piece. Workers are on site this week, taking down the theme park's rides...
1:11 pm on Monday August 11, 2014

In SC, where 46 percent of folks have debt in collections, credit score change could help

People with unpaid medical bills, or debts that were paid off after going into collections, could find it easier to get a loan or a lower interest rate following a change in the way some credit scores are calculated. FICO, a private company that...
8:46 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

South Carolina student test scores fall in all grades, Horry County mirrors state drop but tops state averages

South Carolina’s elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores on state-standardized tests last spring across all grades compared to 2013. The Education Oversight Committee says students’ scores are disappointing, but drops in...