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Colbert donates more than $400,000 from book sales to N.C. hurricane relief

In a Facebook post Thursday night, Gov. Roy Cooper showed a check for $412,412 from the host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

  PA National Guardsman returns to Myrtle Beach to honor MYR

Autism-friendly programs coming to Georgetown County

CCU associate professor receives prestigious honor for work in music

Grand Strand football star Hunter Renfrow ties the knot in beautiful ceremony

  Inhabitants return to Murrells Inlet’s ‘Goat Island’ for 25th year

  Man with disabilities conquers bucket list item of driving thanks to SC scooter shop

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Guess who’s baaaaaack?! Goats return to Murrells Inlet private island Monday

  Lunch menu, school newspaper uncovered after elementary school opens 30-year-old time capsule

  SC girl dances with prosthetic leg, goes viral

Grand Strand World War II vet celebrating 100th birthday

  Horry students put their minds together for annual Technology Fair

  Good Samaritans donate car to homeless Mississippi man

  Gator crossing: Alligator uses crosswalk at state park in SC

An alligator uses a crosswalk to cross the causeway at Huntington Beach State Park on Monday morning.

What a catch! Man captures video of dolphin on Waccamaw River

A South Carolina boat captain caught a special moment on camera Sunday that’s gaining lots of traction on social media. Captain Roy with First Strike Charters posted the video to Facebook of what appears to be a dolphin pieaking its flipper above water to say ‘Hello!’

‘I thought it was dead’: Rare turtle found wounded in Pawleys Island clings to life

A turtle found critically injured in Pawleys Island remains in unknown condition.

SC firefighter to adopt puppy he helped rescue from beneath pile of rocks

The veteran North Charleston firefighter shown in a social media video digging a puppy out from beneath rocks last weekend decided to give the pup its “furever” home.

  Contestants on ‘Great Food Truck Race’ serving up food while filming in Myrtle Beach

South Carolina Highway Patrol in Conway gets special visit from young boy

Sheriff: Robeson County detective injured in crash released from hospital

  VIDEO: Spirit Airlines employee dances with cheer team delayed at MYR

NC man with stage 4 cancer wins lottery, plans special trip with wife

  Horry County lacrosse teams raise money for student forced to amputate hand from rare cancer

North Myrtle Beach patrol officer rescues young green sea turtle

A young sea turtle is recovering after it was rescued Sunday morning in North Myrtle Beach.

  Gray seal that ‘vacationed’ along Myrtle Beach shores in March was lost, marine mammal experts say

For a moment in early 2019, ‘Seal Mania’ was all the rage along the Grand Strand.

Firefighters rescue puppy from beneath pile of rocks

North Charleston firefighters are used to rescuing two-legged victims from emergency scenes, but on Saturday, they came to a rescue of a four-legged victim in need.

  ‘Dancing for Our Future Stars’ brings stellar moves, money for Florence students

The School Foundations held its annual “Dancing for Our Future Stars” fundraiser for Florence One Schools.

  VIDEO: Beware of the dark side! Darth Vader seen walking on Grand Strand beach

The Grand Strand is known to attract visitors from all over, including those from a galaxy far, far away.

Travelers name Myrtle Beach as one of the top places to visit in the U.S.

Myrtle Beach received a huge honor by those who come to vacation here.

  This is Carolina: Brunch group teams up with Lowe’s to open up opportunities for students, families

What started out as brunch conversations turned into goals to help others.

  Jersey Mike’s ‘Day of Giving’ will give 100 percent of sales to area program benefitting children

A popular sandwich chain is doing its part Wednesday to give back to those who need it most.

FINALLY HOME: Foster family adopts dog burned by chemicals

He endured chemicals burns all over his head, flank and leg, but now Chester has a permanent home to rest his adorable, recovered head.

Surfside Beach to be featured on HGTV’s ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’

The TV spotlight will be on Surfside Beach in April.

Horry County 8-year-old praised for emergency actions after twin brother has seizure

An Horry County child is being celebrated for quick-witted actions in an emergency situation. Horry County Fire Rescue took to Facebook Friday to introduce the Drake family, including identical 8-year-old twins Coleman and Benjamin.According to the post, the twins were hanging out with their grand

  Over 100 fathers, men have lunch with children at Myrtle Beach area elementary school

An array of smiling faces littered one wall of the mess hall as fathers and community leaders alike were paired up for a lunch full of guidance, mentorship and overall companionship.

AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

  Embrace a Veteran: Two Air Force veterans honored with Quilt of Valor

As a veteran, a great show of honor is to be nominated and receive a quilt from Quilts of Valor.

  Wilmington bulldog named Cadbury’s newest bunny

Wilmington’s own Henri the English bulldog has been named the new Cadbury bunny.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

  College students spend spring break helping flood victims in Conway, Socastee

The group of students is teaming up with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief to destroy and rebuild homes this week in Conway and Socastee.

Conway teen who went viral from McDonald’s video to compete on ‘The Voice’

A Conway teen whose rendition of the “McDonald’s drive-thru song” made her a viral video star last summer is now taking her vocal talents to “The Voice.”

Myrtle Beach Pelicans ‘Derby Day’ will feature in-game horse race

Myrtle Beach residents won’t have to go far to enjoy the sights and sounds of derby day.The Myrtle Beach Pelicans announced as part of its 2019 promotional schedule, an in-game horse race during the middle 3rd inning on Friday May 3.

Country legend Charlie Daniels honored as honorary deputy at Florence show

Florence has a new deputy in town....well sort of. Country Legend Charlie Daniels was honored by Sheriff Kenney Boone during a meet and greet before a show Saturday at the Florence Center. Daniels was presented with a badge and a plaque from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Myrtle Beach #2 on KAYAK’s ‘Top 10 Wallet-Friendly Trips’

Another day, another list!Myrtle Beach was recognized for its frugality by travel site KAYAK, landing at #2 on the website’s Top 10 Wallet-Friendly Trip Destinations list. According to the site, Myrtle Beach is 54 percent cheaper than an average trip.

President Trump signs bill naming Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie national parks

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie are officially national parks after President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill into law this week.

  Gray seal makes a rare trip south, rests at Myrtle Beach State Park

On Wednesday afternoon, a seal was seen napping on the beach near Myrtle Beach State Park.

81 years young: Myrtle Beach celebrates its birthday

Tuesday is the city of Myrtle Beach’s 81st birthday. According to information on its Facebook page, the city was incorporated as an official South Carolina town on March 12, 1938.

City continues work on phase two of Savannah’s Playground

Work continues on phase two of Savannah's Playground at Grand Park in The Market Common.

CCMF adds Trea Landon to its line-up

Another musician has been added to the Carolina County Music Fest line-up.

Order up! McAlister’s Deli set to open two new Conway locations

Coastal Carolina students and Conway foodies alike will soon have another option. The group ConwaySCNOW announce plans this week for a new development called “Celebration Square of Conway”. The new development, located on the corner of Highway 501 and Mill Pond Road, will include a McAlister’s D

Teen raises cancer funds that could now help save her own life

The teen never could have known the money she was raising for several weeks with other students, would end up helping to treat her.

Myrtle Beach named one of 2019’s ‘Best Cheap Spring Break Destinations’

Dreaming of a cheap getaway? A new survey from U.S. News and World Report may have some staying put this spring break season. The groups annual survey of the top 10 ‘Cheapest Spring Break Destinations’ puts Myrtle Beach among the best of the best for 2019.

PUPPY WATCH: Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has seven new bundles of joy

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has some new little recruits on their hands.

SWEET TREATS: Alcohol-infused ice cream, donuts coming to IT’SUGAR on Broadway at the Beach

Myrtle Beach residents and visitors are in for sweet treat.

  This is Carolina: Mother-daughter duo turn hardship into happiness with ‘Pink Pineapple’

The Surfside Beach mom-daughter duo behind PInk Pineapple Cakes talk about how they turned their struggles into happiness and their time on the Food Network.

MS soldier surprises son with first pitch reunion

1st Lt. Kaleb Beasley recently returned to Mississippi from a deployment to the Middle East.

  WATCH: Police officer busts a move with elderly citizens

Georgetown Police Officer Floyd Truss stopped by the Bureau of Aging to help some elderly citizens with their exercise program, according to a Facebook post from the department.

Family receives keys to new home built with Hurricane Matthew recovery funds

A family in Robeson County now has a place to call home after losing their house during Hurricane Matthew.

UofSC’s student-led Dance Marathon raises $1.038 million for children’s healthcare

Hundreds of USC students are currently locked into a 14 hour Dance marathon to raise money for children’s health.

  Local man finishes 22nd straight Myrtle Beach Marathon: ‘I’m not done yet’

Despite finishing last in this weekends Myrtle Beach Marathon, a local man says he’s thrilled with the result.

SURPRISE: Soldier surprises sister at Socastee High School

It wasn’t a typical Monday for one Socastee High School student.

  ‘She makes you happy’: Therapy dogs helping patients at MUSC

It is common to see furry friends walking around the halls at The Medical University of South Carolina.

‘The Sandlot’ is returning as a TV series, with the original cast

Legends never die, and the legendary neighborhood kids from "The Sandlot" are coming back for a television sequel.

  WATCH: SC student with autism gets dream shot in state championship game

"Well my classmates and friends are good and they are so very happy for me," Major said.

Cinderella Project Boutique gives free prom dresses: ‘You never know what someone is going through'

The Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar is kicked off their 18th annual Cinderella Project, providing gently used and new prom dresses, shoes, and accessories to high school students all over the state.

  Military members marching 830 miles to honor fallen comrades

Eight hundred and thirty miles is a long way to drive, let alone march.

  95-year-old Normandy Beach vet honored with Myrtle Beach quilt of valor

A decorated crowd filed into the Veterans Cafe in Myrtle Beach Friday to offer thanks to a deserving group of veterans.

  Crews save puppy from fire at Myrtle Beach motel

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department made a special rescue last weekend.

  Find out how to become a ‘Forever Family’

The South Carolina Department of Social Services says there are currently 485 children awaiting adoption in the state.

  She Thrives: Chief judge making history and a difference in the courtroom

Chief Judge Jennifer Wilson makes a difference in the courtroom and she does it as her way of giving back but it's also the reason why she thrives.

Leukemia survivor achieves dream, becomes United States Marine

After going into remission, Campofiori faced a hard time while applying to the military.

  Swim therapy for vets celebrates 2 years at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

A special program at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach that has helped veterans in our area celebrated its two-year anniversary.

Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue announces inaugural Citizens Fire Academy

Dreaming of an heroic career change? Now’s your shot!Applications are now available for the Myrtle Beach Fire Department’s inaugural Citizens Fire Academy, a program that allows participants an in-depth, behind the scenes look at the City of Myrtle Beach’s fire and rescue team. The 10-week program

Three white sharks pinged off South Carolina coast

An marine research group says South Carolina has been the hot hangout for white sharks to kick off 2019. According to a January 3 tweet from OCEARCH, an organization that collects data on a variety of aquatic species, three white sharks were ‘buzzing’ off the Carolina Coast near Charleston.

Grand Strand robotics season kicks off with new interstellar challenge

The theme for this years Grand Strand robotics season will have competing students' head in the clouds. The FIRST robotics season kicked off Saturday with an introductory assembly at the Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The students learned this years theme, Destination

Seal-mania continues along Grand Strand shores

Another seal was spotted along the Grand Strand shores Saturday, drawing large crowds and social media observation. This time the seal, which is not confirmed to be the same one spotted in late Decmber 2018, was located near Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach.

Restaurant franchise co-owned by NFL QB coming to Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach foodies will soon have another option in the playbook. Walk-Ons, a Louisiana-based sports bar franchise, will soon expand its reach to the Grand Strand. The franchises' website lists Myrtle Beach as ''Coming Soon' under it’s locations section but does not offer specifics on where the l

  Fitness center offers incentive for person who adopts ‘diet buddy’ cat

One friendly feline in particular, comes with an incentive that may help you get in shape for the New Year.

First National College Cornhole Championship held in Myrtle Beach

The first ever National College Cornhole Championship came to the DoubleTree Hilton this weekend, bringing families of college students from all over the county to the area.Participants in the championship were competing for scholarships, coming anywhere from Ohio and Utah to take part in the tourn

Family, friends, HCSO remembers fallen officer on 17th anniversary

Seventeen years seems like a long time, but it’s a period of time that the Gerald family remembers everday of because they’re missing their loved one.Lt. Randy Gerald was shot and killed 17 years ago on Dec. 29, 2001. He was driving home from his shift at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, still in u

Hartsville child sends Santa letters for homeless

The city of Hartsville is recognizing the kind gesture of a child who sent some special letters to Santa Claus this year.