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10:29 am on Thursday September 4, 2014

Horry County food trucks pilot program could start in October

The vendors would be allowed to serve food from 6 a.m. to 3 a.m., but all vendors must stay 200 feet away from restaurants and schools. For ice cream trucks, they are only allowed to stop at a location for 30 minutes then must move at least one...
9:35 am on Thursday July 31, 2014

Horry County Students learn to build apps and video games at free camp

All week, Horry County students are getting the chance to learn new technologies free of charge with the help of the Governor’s School Program. Nearly 100 Horry County rising 7th and 8th graders attended the Governor’s School for Science and...
12:31 pm on Friday July 25, 2014

SC homeowners insurance ranks 11th highest in nation

Horry County has the third-highest homeowners insurance rates. Since this is a coastal area, higher premiums are expected, but now even inland too. Marion falls in at number 9 on the list, while Dillon and Florence come in ranked 12 and 13.
5:10 pm on Friday July 18, 2014

Gunmaker PTR owes Horry County tens of thousands of dollars in late payments

Gun manufacturer PTR owes Horry County months of late payments, according to Horry County officials.Horry County Spokesperson Lisa Bourcier says PTR owes payments from June, July, and the late fees that have accrued.  The total amount owed is $20,...
10:54 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Solicitor’s office going to court to close Myrtle Beach-area strip clubs

Solicitor Jimmy Richardson is seeking to shut down five adult-entertainment nightclubs in Horry County, a move one club owner said likely will backfire economically as this area’s tourism numbers continue to slump. “It’s sad they are going to this...
10:33 am on Monday July 7, 2014

Horry and Charleston Counties among the top 5 in the state for job creation & new firms

A new report released from the SC Dept of Commerce reveals Horry County was top 5 in the entire state for job creation and for the number of new firms coming to the state. Brad Lofton, President and CEO of Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development...
9:51 am on Friday June 27, 2014

Pilot program for mobile food trucks gets key approval

via CarolinaLive You won't see mobile food trucks rolling around Horry County anytime soon, but a pilot program to test allowing them to operate in the county is making its way through Horry County government committees [...] The ordinance, as it is...
12:53 pm on Tuesday June 24, 2014

Horry County Special Olympics team wins gold

Special Olympic athletes from Horry County brought home the gold in the Special Olympics 2014 USA Games, which were held in Trenton, New Jersey last week.
10:09 am on Monday June 23, 2014

Dialing 211 in Horry County can lead to help

Dialing 211 on your phone will connect you to a hot line that is staffed by the United Way. The staff refers callers to area community resources, "whether about inquiries to seek a program for someone coping with substance abuse, or help for an...
7:26 am on Monday May 19, 2014

Gun range could be coming to Horry County

The goal is to have an outdoor pistol, rifle, and shotgun range here in Horry County. This will be a county range open 7 days a week, and it will be for law enforcement training as well as the public.