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6:48 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Bravo renews 'Southern Charm'

No word on if Thomas Ravenel has backtracked on his stance to opt out of season two.
11:08 am on Monday July 14, 2014

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Myrtle Beach

Check your tickets! A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was purchased from Hasksim Inc. at 7981 Highway 544 in Myrtle Beach for Saturday night's drawing. The ticket sold in Myrtle Beach matched all five white ball numbers: 2, 3, 7, 23, and 51 were...
11:53 am on Saturday July 12, 2014

Uber destroys local cab service in one day...apparently...

According to a Saturday morning report by WMBF news local cab companies are some how being destroyed by about 5 local drivers who 'work for' Uber.  "I've had 3 phone calls since 10 o'clock this morning; normally I have 20 to 25," explained Bob...
6:36 am on Saturday July 12, 2014

Tomato Festival offers more than 10,000 pounds of squishy fun today

The 1st annual Tomato Festival is set for July 12 with an obstacle course 5K, tomato fight, and concert on Cane Island.
5:54 pm on Thursday July 10, 2014

'Myrtle Manor' renewed for a third season

It’s official – Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor, the “reality” show about a trailer park in Myrtle Beach, has been renewed for a third season by TLC.
10:17 am on Tuesday July 8, 2014

M.C. Hammer Hosting "Holy & Hungry" Featuring Conway Restaurant

Stephen Brown has witnessed a dizzying amount of change the past few years while seeing his family's country juke joint turn into a family restaurant called Freshwater Fish Company, then being featured in a statewide magazine, then having M.C....
1:16 pm on Saturday July 5, 2014

UFO spotted on July 4th in Myrtle Beach?

***Insert Will Smith, Independence Day joke here*** Was there a black object flying around near 72nd Avenue N. and 82nd Avenue N.?  One eagle-eye resident seems to think so, Redditor 'onebat4u' posted this on the /r/MyrtleBeach subreddit last night...
9:49 am on Tuesday July 1, 2014

Top 10 eating challenges on the Grand Strand

GoToMyrtleBeach is at it again with their top ten lists, this time it's the top 10 eating challenges on the Grand Strand.  "There’s something for everyone when you visit Myrtle Beach, from those who think they can handle anything hot there’s ...
9:15 am on Thursday June 26, 2014

Tourism officials Freak Out Over Joke in Golf Digest

In the recent July issue of Golf Digest, the magazine ran a satirical piece that was basically an itemized bank statement entitled "Making a Statement Three Days in Myrtle Beach". The 'statement' shares a Golf weekend in Myrtle Beach that most...
10:35 am on Saturday June 21, 2014

Local girl lands role in AMC series ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

Morgan Hinkleman a 9-year-old girl who lives lives in Pawleys Island and attends Waccamaw Elementary has landed a role on the fictionalized AMC period drama about the 1980's home personal computer revolution "Halt and Catch Fire". Morgan plays ...