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News in Horry County, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach shops stay open longer despite increase in jobless rate
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:33:58 -0800
South Carolina's unemployment rate went up and Horry County is no different. Employers along the beach said despite the increase in the jobless claims, they've been able to employ people longer than anticipated because of strong tourism numbers.
Glenns Bay Road construction set to start
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:03:55 -0800
The widening will happen in two different ways. Between 17 Bypass and Spanish Oak Drive, crews will widen it to four lanes. Then from Kessinger Drive to Kings Highway crews will add a turn lane, making it three lanes wide.
Low gas prices fuel surge in Thanksgiving travelers
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:48:55 -0800
This coming Thanksgiving holiday may be the busiest one in years, at least when it comes to traffic on our local roadways. A big reason for the spike in travelers is the low prices at the gas pump.
Grand Strand couple's marriage to be recognized after court ruling
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:04:23 -0800
The State Supreme Court ruled every county in South Carolina can begin issuing licenses for same-sex couples, and one local couple who married out of state is happy that their out-of-state marriage will not be recognized.
South Carolina's unemployment rate rises to 6.7 percent in October
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:07:06 -0800
South Carolina's unemployment rate in October was 6.7 percent, up from 6.6 percent in September.
Former CCU quarterback and NFL free agent Tyler Thigpen charged with DUI
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:10:52 -0800
Tyler Thigpen has been charged with Driving Under the Influence, according to Sgt. Jeff Benton with the Horry County Sheriff's Office.
Horry, Florence counties accept first same-sex marriage applications
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:33:56 -0800
At 12:01 p.m. Thursday, Horry and Florence counties began accepting same-sex marriage applications, along with the rest of South Carolina, after a U.S. Supreme Court decision blocked an emergency stay on the issue.
Horry County sees its first ten applications for same-sex marriage
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:34:15 -0800
The Horry County Probate Office issued marriage applications to their first ten same-sex couples after a U.S. Supreme Court decision paved the way for South Carolina to become the 35th state to allow same-sex marriage.
Convenience store gives voters free drinks
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:33:59 -0800
Turtle Market Convenience Store is distributing free 16 ounce drinks, including coffee to all voters during Election Day 2014.
Report: SC ranks 36th worst for child homelessness
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:34:41 -0800
Times continue to be tough for many people, and in Horry County, hundreds of kids are caught in it.