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12:45 pm on Thursday July 24, 2014

Photographer captures South Carolina stereotype in LEGO

Canadian photographer Jeff Friesen loves LEGOs. He has already created a LEGO series called 'The Great LEGO North' that features stereotypes of Canada brought to life in LEGO form; and now he has turned his LEGO loving eye to the 50 States for a new...
11:56 am on Thursday July 24, 2014

Charleston destroyed by Skrull attack in latest X-Men comic

...the Marvel Universe is invading downtown Charleston. A brand new landmark chapter in the multi-million dollar X-Men franchise kicks off on the pages of a new comic book set momentarily in Charleston. The comic, Uncanny X-Men #23 is available now...
12:58 pm on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Cool South Carolina Time lapse video, 3 months in 3 minutes

"Here is my collection of different time lapse video and stills over the past three months - taken while out on various different projects all over the state of South Carolina from Abbeville, Lake Greenwood to Greenville and the Isle of Palms on the...
8:19 am on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Hunting Island Sand Sculpting Contest returns Saturday

This Saturday, it's sandcastle time.
10:27 am on Monday July 21, 2014

Pelicans GM to get prostate exam during game to raise awareness

"Early Friday morning, the front office staff of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans challenged their Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the team's Prostate...
10:24 am on Monday July 21, 2014

Ex Destiny's Child member arrested in Horry Co. after partying with NFL stars

As you no doubt heard by now, former Destiny's Child member, Farrah Franklin, was arrested in Horry County. via WBTW "Horry County Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Chattooga Ct. For a call for a disorderly person. She was with other...
8:41 am on Friday July 18, 2014

Hootie and the Blowfish's single "Hold My Hand" was released on this day in 1994

Twenty years ago today, on July 18, 1994, USC's answer to college rock, Hootie and the Blowfish (officially) released their summer hit single "Hold My Hand ". The group, formed in 1986 at the University of South Carolina and had been the talk of...
12:27 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Local Chimps check out "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" at Broadway at the Beach

The folks over at Myrtle Beach Safari decided to give a couple of their young chimpanzees, Vali and Sugriva, a bit of a treat by taking them on a movie date. The movie, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes", the newest in the recently rebooted Apes...
11:33 pm on Tuesday July 15, 2014

In video: North Charleston's 4th of July fireworks, fun from the air

Check out this video of the festival at Riverfront Park from 500 feet.
12:34 pm on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Thomas Ravenel will appear on 'Southern Charm' and run for U.S. Senate at the same time

Monday,  the former South Carolina treasurer, reality TV star and convicted felon Thomas Ravenel presented about 16,500 signatures from registered voters in his bid for U.S. Senate. The seat is currently held by Republican Lindsey Graham.  If the...