Grand Strand group, researcher, say Biden’s new climate policies could bring change at home

While the economic impacts are a concern for some, groups say the tourism industry that comes with a pristine coast is much more lucrative.

Person injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A witness says the police car arrived at the scene and then it was driven through the crowd of about 100 after people tried to block the vehicle.
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  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.

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FIRST ALERT: Cool and clear weekend

CCU turning part of Conway into ‘Teal Alley’ through new art project

SCDOT gets high marks in annual financial audit

Over 75% of SC’s Pfizer vaccine doses have been utilized, DHEC says

DHEC: SC registers over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, 63 new deaths

State health officials announced the latest data on the virus Saturday.
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Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.

House Speaker wants to add 2 justices to SC Supreme Court

  Horry County Courthouse to have drive-thru first appearances during COVID-19 closure

Free COVID-19 testing events being held in Grand Strand, Pee Dee on Saturday

Advocacy groups renew push to reform civil asset forfeiture law

  Florence County Sheriff moving office forward while putting politics aside

  ‘Viruses live to mutate’: DHEC emphasizes importance of getting second dose of vaccine

From SC to DC: Jaime Harrison focuses on Democrats’ national goals as new DNC chair

  North Myrtle Beach area residents say they’re frustrated with vaccine availability close to home

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  Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.

SPORTS

QB transfer Hilinski looks to make impact at Northwestern

Chanticleers race to three wins on Saturday

Chanticleer women lose second-straight on the road at Troy

Red-hot Florida State routs No. 20 Clemson 80-61

  Dibba’s key baskets lift Coastal to 70-65 win over Troy

DeVante’ Jones scored 17 points and Ebrima Dibba hit two key baskets in the final 14 seconds as Coastal Carolina hung on for a 70-65 win over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday afternoon at the HTC Center.

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  DHEC says new online scheduling platform, vaccine question call line to go live next week

Financial relief now available to thousands of South Carolinians who’ve gone months without work

Report: COVID-19 impact on SC teaching jobs still unclear; districts to be surveyed again

  Conway Medical Center, Tidelands Health team up to get more vaccine doses to CMC

MUSC to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Florence Center

The event will be made by appointment only, according to officials.
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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

McMaster: SC National Guard troops returning home this weekend after serving at Capitol

Congressman Tom Rice to hold telephone town hall with DHEC interim director

Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccine program to South Carolina

SC newborn dies after testing positive for meth, mother charged with homicide