The Horry County Community Violence Sub-Committee is working on creating six new focus groups to help combat crime. They will cover prevention/intervention, enforcement, fast-track prosecution, community, social and resource identification.
Horry County council talked Tuesday about building a new Emergency Operations Center in the Aynor area. County Chairman Mark Lazarus says the current EOC is not big enough to handle extra staff that is sometimes needed for extreme emergencies such as Hurricane Matthew.
Last year, 49 people were killed at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On Monday, the city of Myrtle Beach came together at the Pulse Ultra nightclub on South Kings Highway to honor those who lost their lives.
Funding school resource officers was just one topic that was discussed at Tuesday's Horry County Council meeting. At issue is the $1.7 million the Horry County Police Department said it needs for SROs and where it will come from.
A group of protesters came out to Monday's Horry County School Board meeting following comments the board chairman made about an undocumented illegal alien who graduated from Socastee High School as valedictorian.
The Coastal Carolina University cheerleading coach is speaking out after her name appeared throughout hundreds of documents from the investigation into allegations that cheer team members participated in an escort service, among other claims of misconduct.
On Friday, a parent shared on Facebook a SnapChat image that she claimed showed maggots in a school lunch at Hartsville Middle School. On Sunday, the district responded, saying they have pulled the food and begun an internal investigation.