SC tourism feeling impact of recent concert and festival event cancellations

With many of those of events now canceled or postponed, the state is seeing a significant difference in the hotel numbers.

Portland police declare unlawful assembly amid protests

Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.
  • National

  Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

Policy changes to slow delivery at the U.S. Postal Service are taking a toll on military veterans, who are reporting much longer wait times to receive mail-order prescription drugs, according to Democratic senators.

TOP STORIES

  Myrtle Beach sees increase in construction spending despite pandemic

  Horry County GOP, Democratic parties gear up for big changes at upcoming party conventions

Myrtle Beach police investigating after juvenile hit by vehicle

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash involving trailer slows down traffic on Highway 544

  Firefighters battle blaze at Myrtle Beach home; no reported injuries

Myrtle Beach firefighters have been called to the scene of a house fire in Myrtle Beach.
  • National

Tropical Storm Josephine closer to land, Kyle moving away

Josephine continued to just barely hold on to its tropical storm status Friday as Tropical Storm Kyle formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, packing winds near gale force but with no major population centers in its projected path.

FIRST ALERT: Tropical Storm Kyle forms, earliest “K” storm on record

Man arrested, accused of firing gun during dispute in Pawleys Island

Police: Three teens caught trying to break into ATM in Fairmont

One person injured, airlifted after motorcycle accident in Horry County

  DHEC announces 16 additional COVID-19 deaths in S.C., 1,015 new cases

Conway man gets decade behind bars on meth charge

HCPD: Missing Horry County children were found safe near North Charleston

Wanted person in custody following search in Conway area

  • National

Postal Service warns states across US about mail voting

The U.S. Postal Service has warned 46 states and the District of Columbia it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, The Washington Post reported Friday.

SPORTS

  CCU’s Gunter and Marable look to have big seasons in 2020

New COVID-Safe tour offers fans unique way to visit Charlotte Motor Speedway

Fans looking for a little high-octane fun to wind down their summer need look no further than Charlotte Motor Speedway’s innovative new, COVID-safe “Fast Pass Tour.”

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Nearly 300 HCS educators apply to be virtual teachers for 2020-21 year

‘Small token of appreciation’: Marion Food Lion unveils parking spaces designated for veterans

Over 3K students sign up for virtual academy in Darlington County, superintendent says

Annual Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art postponed until 2021

City of Florence names new fire chief

Shannon Tanner has been named the new chief of the Florence Fire Department, the city announced Friday morning.
  • Coronavirus

Rural families without internet face tough choice on school

On average, the United States is still seeing about 1,000 deaths a day from the virus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has had more than 5 million confirmed cases and more than 167,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic.

Father of slain 5-year-old: ‘Everybody loved Cannon. He lit up the room’

  FIRST ALERT: Hit or miss showers and storms possible this weekend

  ‘They were making a huge scene’: SSB restaurant owner explains why police were called on unmasked couple

  Educational barriers heightened for special needs students during COVID-19 pandemic