Grand Strand News

New BurgerFi location opens at THEBlvd along Ocean Boulevard

BurgerFi has opened its third Grand Strand location on Monday.

  Senator Lindsey Graham says it’s time for hard decisions following Hurricane Florence

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to residents in Socastee about the federal government's plans for recovery following record floods in the area.

Deadlines approaching for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in six counties

Residents of Chesterfield, Dillon, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro counties are nearing the October 24 deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) offered to individuals whose job may have been affected by Hurricane Florence.

Vehicle fire in Conway area on Highway 22

There is an active vehicle fire on Highway 22, according to Chief Fowler with Horry County Fire and Rescue.

Authorities warning parents after spike in synthetic marijuana overdoses

Health professionals previously warned people about the dangers of synthetic marijuana, also known as “Spice” or “K2.” Now, Emergency rooms and law enforcement in several states across the country have been seeing a spike in synthetic marijuana overdoses.

Florence and Michael impact local real estate

As residents in the Carolinas finally start to rebuild following Hurricane Florence, impacts from Michael only made matters worse.

Tammy Moorer’s cyber lover testified on day 4 of Heather Elvis kidnapping trial

The jury heard more testimony centering around phone records obtained by law enforcement officers, but others not certified in law enforcement got their chance to share their story with the jury, too.

Friday night lights resume in the Grand Strand

It has been a month since we’ve seen pads hit the gridiron under the Friday night lights of Grand Strand’s high school football stadiums, but that changes this week.

Thousands in the dark across Grand Strand and Pee Dee after Michael

With Michael making its way through the Carolinas, residents will experience power outages.

Class back in session after Hurricane Michael

Classes will be back in session on Friday following the second tropical system to hit the area.

More than $40 million in damage reported across Horry County from Hurricane Florence

A month after Hurricane Florence made landfall, Horry County says that the catastrophic storm caused more than $40 million in damage to homes and businesses in the area, according to preliminary assessments from local governments.

PHOTOS: Storm damage from Michael across the Southeastern states

As Michael makes its way through the Carolinas, storm damage is being seen across our area.

Police investigating after man shot in Georgetown

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg early-Thursday morning in Georgetown.

Businesses lean on locals following Florence

It’s been nearly a month since Hurricane Florence forced locals and vacationers to evacuate the Grand Strand, making this previous month tough on business owners and some real estate agents.

Horry, Georgetown counties, Pee Dee schools announce closings ahead of Michael

School closings have begun to come in ahead of Michael’s impacts to the Carolinas on Thursday.

Aberdeen neighborhood in Longs prepares for Michael while still recovering from Florence

People who live in the Aberdeen neighborhood in Longs are still just starting the recovery process after Hurricane Florence.

McMaster: SC remains at state of emergency a day before potential impacts from Michael

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced Wednesday a state of emergency remains across S.C. due to continued flooding from Hurricane Florence and potential impact from Hurricane Michael.

Rosewood residents prepare for Hurricane Michael while still recovering from Hurricane Florence

The Rosewood neighborhood in Socastee was one of the hardest hit areas in Horry County by flooding after Hurricane Florence. Now, the people who live there are hoping for minimal impacts from Hurricane Michael just four weeks after Florence hit.

Charge dropped against man accused of stalking

Charges have been dropped against a man who was accused of stalking and harassing a woman he reportedly first met on the dating app Tinder in 2015.

Person struck and killed in crash on Hwy. 707 identified

A person has died after being struck by a vehicle in Horry County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Horry County evaluates development in wake of Florence

Horry County planning members said discussions on how future land is developed will be apart of future discussions in the wake of massive flooding.

Horry County launches smartphone app

The Horry County Government has released a new smartphone app that puts important information in the palm of your hands. It’s called HCConnect and it’s now free to download on both Apple and Android phones.

Lane closures on U.S. 501 Bypass to begin Tuesday night

Nighttime lane closures on U.S. 501 Bypass will begin Tuesday evening as crews remove debris.

Taste of the Town returns to Myrtle Beach for 35th year

The 35th Annual Taste of the Town returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Tuesday evening.

Residents report looters in flooded neighborhood

Residents in the Polo Farms neighborhood caught people stealing belongings on a surveillance camera days after they returned from the flood.

HCS staff to return Monday; students Tuesday

Horry County Schools staff will return to the classrooms Monday in preparation of students returning on Tuesday, Oct. 2, according to a statement issued by the school system.

Volunteers and Neighbors lend helping hand to flood victims

Though the water is receding many residents are sitting under a cloud of uncertainty waiting to get back into their homes and assess the damage.

Mosquito spraying begins around Horry County

Crews have begun combating mosquitoes throughout Horry County in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Officials ask for help in proper sandbag disposal

Georgetown County officials are asking the public to be responsible when disposing of sandbags in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.