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4:00 pm on Monday December 16, 2013

South Carolina drivers ranked 2nd worst in the nation

via WMBF News "The latest count shows that 714 people have died on South Carolina roads so far this year. The state has a fatality rate of 49 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, one of the highest in the country. According to...
8:59 am on Wednesday September 11, 2013

Gawker: Why Do Tourists Love Fudge?

Myrtle Beach gets a mention in this Gawker.com article questioning why tourists just love fudge: "Travel to any small town popular with tourists, from Myrtle Beach to Santa Fe, and you are sure to find fudge. Not just a piece of a fudge, or a few...
8:17 am on Sunday May 20, 2012

Media round-up: Mixed reports on spring bike rallies

Flickr user Mike After months of commotion and anticipation, another spring rally is behind us. Was all the time we spent preparing (or dreading in some locals' cases) worth it? A couple of different reports and perspectives give us the impression...
5:15 am on Wednesday May 16, 2012

New Local Map and Guide for Downtown Charleston Released

Adding to the mix of maps and guides to Charleston, but with a local business focus, C: Charleston released its first edition in May and is now available a numerous downtown locations. Designed and published by J.C. Tripp of  JCT Creative, C:...
5:25 am on Monday March 26, 2012

Gas prices rise, so do tourism numbers

Flickr user Brian Mitchell Gas prices might have jumped to an average of $3.65 in South Carolina but we're still enjoying prices approximately 20¢ less than everyone else in the country. Those two dimes might be a big help for Myrtle Beach this...
6:24 am on Monday November 7, 2011

Hotel guest thwarts robbery in progress

Flickr user Brent Newhall In what sounds like the scene from a movie, an attempted robbery of a Myrtle Beach hotel's front desk was stopped by a guest of the hotel. According to the WMBF report, the clerk working at the counter called a hotel guest...
8:38 pm on Thursday March 24, 2011

Canadian Airline to Offer Fall Service to Myrtle Beach

Flickr User(s) Nikopol_TO and Martin Deutsch It just got that much easier for our Canadian friends to come down to thier favorite winter time destination. Porter Airlines, a Canadian based airline that offers Canada's only direct, non-stop flight(s...
3:54 am on Monday May 17, 2010

More on the City Market's recent renovations

Image by Flickr user cliff1066™After a lightning fast four and half months, the scaffolding is coming down around the City Market - so what's changed? The whole reason behind the renovations was to make the City Market, an area crowded by tourists...
8:14 am on Monday January 25, 2010

Celebrity Mercury cruise ship drops anchor, 1,852 tourists

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelIf the street of downtown Charleston seem to be extra crowded today, it is most likely due to the fact that the cruise ship Celebrity Mercury has come to town with 1,852 passengers in tow. Read more stories on this...
6:26 am on Monday December 8, 2008

Ghost tour group haunted by specter of Mazda MX5

[gmap markers=blue::32.776702937148336,-79.93060111999512 |zoom=15 |center=32.77771324574944,-79.93098735809326 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] I had missed this story: While on a walking ghost tour and near the Four Corners, on...

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