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7:41 am on Tuesday May 6, 2014

Candidate proposes legalizing marijuana in SC to raise school money

Democratic candidate for state superintendent of education Sheila Gallagher is proposing that South Carolina legalize marijuana as a way to raise new tax money for schools."Between the tax dollars you could bring in and stop putting some of our kids...
9:55 am on Monday May 5, 2014

Gator surprises SC lawmaker driving from Myrtle Beach

Alligators crossing Highway 17 in the area are nothing new. I remember the first time I saw one crossing, about a year after I moved to the area all the way back in the 1990's. The ones I've seen and hear reports of weren't that big, most looked...
10:09 am on Friday May 2, 2014

Miss Rob Zombie at the House of Blues? Check out his cover of 'Enter Sandman' and more

Youtube user, NextRandomVideo has a whole slew of videos of horror-rock god Rob Zombie from his April 29th performance at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Check out the cover of Metallica's classic 'Enter Sandman' above -before Lars Ulrich ...
5:51 pm on Thursday May 1, 2014

#TBT: The Ocean Forest Hotel

We've been checking out one of The Grand Strand's newest lifestyle/events website, that was recently launched by Margo Peters Millure -also of and came across their post about the Ocean Forest Hotel. Many might...
3:16 pm on Thursday May 1, 2014 10 South Carolina Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate, a real estate website, has compiled a list of, "10 South Carolina Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate"   via motovo Are you dangerously addicted to the Clemson-South Carolina game, have a WWJD bumper sticker and can kill with...
9:49 am on Thursday May 1, 2014

Charleston bases make list of 'Most Amazing Places Uncle Sam Could Send You'

To be stationed at Joint Base Charleston offers little reason to complain, though strangely it garnered a lower spot than a time at Savannah's Army installation. 
8:02 am on Saturday April 26, 2014

Beaufort in 1966, a video feature

At 3 minutes and 25 seconds, this archival SCETV clip features arial views of downtown Beaufort's pre-waterfront park waterfront, its surrounding area and a bit on the local economy, Hunting Island, and more. Check it out up top or on YouTube. And a...
8:05 am on Friday April 25, 2014

Pelicans Baseball changes 'Un-flocking-believable' slogan after fan feedback

via WMBF News The Pelicans Baseball Team is a major attraction in Myrtle Beach. The season is just getting started, but the team is already flying into problems. Their new marketing campaign is not getting the feedback they were expecting. The...
12:28 pm on Thursday April 24, 2014

#TBT: Old School Arcade Games in Myrtle Beach

If you grew up in the 70's, 80's, and the early part of the 90's you'll remember actual arcades. A place you would have to go to, spend all your money (and your parents'), just to be able to play the latest and best video games. Kids these days have...
7:57 am on Thursday April 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach Mafia, S.C. beer laws, and Capt. ‘Murica

This week from Under the Outhouse, a group claims a “Myrtle Beach Mafia” has hijacked the city, more beer freedom (and beer in general) may be headed to South Carolina, and Captain America channels his inner Edward Snowden... Click on through for...