LIVE: Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.
  • National

  Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration pomp

The sober moment on the eve of Biden's inauguration — typically a celebratory time in Washington when the nation marks the democratic tradition of a peaceful transfer of power — was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.


Crews to begin dismantling SkyWheel for anniversary ‘makeover’

S.C. couple charged with homicide by child abuse, SLED says

S.C. state parks offer mountains to sea virtual field trips

  FIRST ALERT: Another comfortable day, changes arrive late week

  ‘Taken away too early’: Family, friends line up to pay their respects to fallen HCPD officer

The Grand Strand community paid their respects to LCpl. Melton Gore, a veteran Horry County police officer who was killed in the line of duty.
  • National

  On Day One, Biden to undo Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

Murder, carjacking suspect shot following chase with police in Charleston

Leaders to allow more outdoor dining, sidewalk cafes in Conway

Conway police investigate after person with gunshot wound shows up at hospital

Conway City Council approves adding jet ski ramps to Waccamaw River to allow tours

  McMaster calls on hospitals to speed up COVID-19 vaccination process during stop at CMC

  Medical marijuana bill gains support from S.C. medical professionals

  Nearly 100-year-old post office building in Darlington gets new life

City of Myrtle Beach to fly flags at half-staff in honor of fallen HCPD officer, former mayor

  • National

  Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people.


Tilmon leads efficient No. 19 Missouri past South Carolina

Florence School District 3 reverses decision to cancel Lake City HS winter sports season

Basketball games will resume on February 1 when the Panthers host Camden for junior varsity and varsity games beginning at 5 p.m. Lake City High’s wrestling team will take part in the region duals meet on February 5 at Camden High School.


  Fundraising efforts continue to raise money for fallen NMB officer’s family

Police: One killed in hit-and-run collision in Lumberton

S.C. National, State Guard members help DHEC by answering COVID-19 vaccine calls

  Marlboro County schools to remain fully virtual through end of January

Murrells Inlet chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patient during adjustment

Horry County police arrested a Murrell Inlet chiropractor who is accused of sexually assaulting a patient during an exam.
  • National

  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday.

  ‘More vaccine doses are on the way’: Graham, McMaster meet with S.C. health leaders on vaccine distribution

Myrtle Beach Pelicans ballpark ranked No. 1 for minor league experience

  ‘We have lost one of our own’: Florence school mourns teacher who died from COVID-19 complications

HCPD releases post-funeral procession route for fallen LCpl. Melton ‘Fox’ Gore