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12:11 pm on Thursday May 1, 2014

RIDE II tax on restaurants, hotels, retails expires Today

The Ride II or "Penny Sales Tax" expired at midnight in Horry County, but don't expect to see that penny tax removed when you go out to eat, shop or book a hotel Thursday. It's up to each and every business, restaurant, and hotel has to take the...
12:18 pm on Thursday April 17, 2014

Group leveraging social media to get South Carolina roads fixed

One group is working to fix problems they say are plaguing roads and bridges in South Carolina, armed with a purpose and the limitless knowledge of social media. The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCFOR) is using every social media outlet...
8:45 am on Friday January 24, 2014

Some SC lawmakers disappointed with Gov. Haley's plans for roads, schools

When Gov. Nikki Haley gave her fourth State of the State address Wednesday night, she asked lawmakers to support her plans to improve state roads and schools without a tax increase. But now some lawmakers, even from own party, say the plans aren't...
11:34 am on Friday September 20, 2013

SCDOT: $5.6 million worth of road damage caused by rain

State transportation officials say a summer of record-setting rains caused $5.6 million in damage to 132 roads across South Carolina.
7:00 am on Thursday August 15, 2013

Parts of Bay Street, more to be closed for road work

Several roads in the Beaufort area (including parts of the busy downtown thoroughfares that are Bay, Charles and North streets) will be closed at various periods over the next several weeks as construction crews performan maintnance and resurface...
8:25 am on Thursday August 1, 2013

Woods Memorial Bridge should see fixes this weekend

Mechanical problems that lead to the closure of the Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge during this week should be resolved this weekend.
3:45 am on Wednesday July 31, 2013

Beaufort County may ban texting while driving

The City of Beaufort passed a texting ban last year, and just weeks ago the Town of Hilton Head Island passed a ban, and now Beaufort County might join in, all in the name of safer driving.
10:15 am on Wednesday June 26, 2013

Reduce biking: Because trees are at fault for blocking cars, too

WTMA 1250 AM talk radio's Tara Servatius (@TaraServatius) shares an argument to restrict biking because driving a car and not hitting a biker is simply too much for texting, eating, and distracted drivers to comprehend.
10:47 am on Tuesday June 25, 2013

$1 Billion for South Carolina's roads

Much needed funding for South Carolina's massive and aged road system has been signed into law by Gov. Nikki Haley, but as much as $28 billion more is estimated to be needed over the next 20 years.
6:00 am on Tuesday June 4, 2013

Many S.C. highways to be reversed for hurricane drill on Tuesday

Expect minor disruptions today on Interstate 26, U.S. 21, U.S. 278, U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, June 4, as state officials drill for hurricane evacuation procedures.