NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - North Myrtle Beach has been given an honor that will help people and families rest easy at night.
The city was ranked number 7 by Alarms.org as one of the safest cities in the state of South Carolina.
MORE INFORMATION: Safest Cities Report
The report looked at more than 7,600 cities across the state and reviewed the most recent FBI crime report statistics.
Charleston took the number one spot as the safest city in the state.
But the report found that South Carolina has some challenges in terms of its high crime statistics. It is ranked the 47th safest state for property crime and 39th safest in the U.S. for violent crime.