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

Leaders to allow more outdoor dining, sidewalk cafes in Conway

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

SkyWheel to be lit blue in honor of fallen Horry County police officer

Local law enforcement agencies, leaders, community mourn loss of Horry County police officer

  ‘He found his purpose in life and God’: Pastor remembers fallen Marion County deputy

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SkyWheel to undergo ‘major makeover’ ahead of 10th anniversary

  Military flag ceremony rescheduled for Jan. 14 in Myrtle Beach

‘Forever in our hearts’: HCPD announces passing of retired bloodhound

Marion County woman celebrates 101st birthday

  ‘Running 4 Heroes’ pays tribute to fallen North Myrtle Beach officer

Chocolate Walk returning to Conway in 2021

  Curbside pickup of Christmas trees beginning along the Grand Strand

Curbside pickup of natural Christmas trees along the Grand Strand begins this week.

  ‘Truly a blessing’: Several Horry County nonprofits get financial boost heading into 2021

Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Horry County and Meals on Wheels of Horry County weigh in on how SC CARES Act grant will benefit the organizations.

  City of Myrtle Beach reflects on 2020 accomplishments, continues projects into 2021

The city of Myrtle Beach said the coronavirus pandemic is making planning for 2021 more difficult, but not impossible.

  ‘They deserve it’: Murrells Inlet Home Depot employees surprise first responders with lunch

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t stopping a local Home Depot from giving back to the community.

Florence Center ice skating closed for rest of season

  Local churches keep Christmas Eve traditions alive despite COVID-19

  300 Christmas dinners given away in Nichols

  Family Mission Center provides Christmas gifts to hundreds of children in Darlington

  ‘Sleigh Ride’ brings early Christmas gifts to Myrtle Beach children

  Pee Dee non-profits partner up to recreate newspaper boxes to give back to those in need

  ‘It’s truly a blessing’: Grand Strand family gets new home as early Christmas gift

It was an early Christmas gift for one Grand Strand family after officially becoming homeowners Tuesday.

North Myrtle Beach Chamber honors firefighter for saving choking infant

The life-saving efforts of a North Myrtle Beach firefighter and EMT were recognized Monday.

  ‘Dancing Lights on Luttie’ in Socastee features 20,000 holiday lights synchronized to music

A Socastee family has decided to lighten up a little this Christmas.

  Family honors Myrtle Beach shooting victim with toy drive

A man who died in a Myrtle Beach shooting this year was planning on hosting a holiday toy drive for kids in his community.

Santa Claus to visit Myrtle Beach neighborhoods Sunday

Saint Nick will be making his annual ride-along with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department.

SC ranks 5th in the nation for most Christmas spirit, new study finds

A new study shows that South Carolina was ranked #5 in the U.S. for most Christmas spirit this year.

  ‘Our hearts are in pieces’: Family discovers 13-year-old daughter has leukemia following COVID-19 diagnosis

A Grand Strand family is calling it a nightmare come true. Their 13-year-old daughter is not only battling COVID-19 but now also leukemia.

Specialist shares winter safety tips for pets

With more people adopting pets this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a certified canine athlete specialist shares tips on how to prepare our four-legged friends for the cold air and wind chills.

  South Carolina Mothers Against Violence hosts annual toy drive

The group didn’t let the coronavirus stop it from making some Christmas dreams come true this year.

CCU hosting ‘Zoom Virtual Stadium’ to support Chanticleers

CCU is holding a virtual fan fest via Zoom on Saturday to show support for the Chanticleers.

  ‘Work in progress’ Florence city leaders gearing up for next phase in downtown development

While Downtown Florence has grown over the last decade, leaders are already getting ready for the next steps in expansion.

  Horry County family calling on community to help families in need of a joyous Christmas experience

An Horry County parent is taking on the role of Santa Claus to make sure some families don’t miss out on a Christmas dinner or present for their kids.

  Thousands of Fort Jackson soldiers begin heading home for the holidays

Unlike past years where all of the soldiers pack the airport over the span of 24 to 48 hours, this year, their departure times are staggered over the course of six days.

  This is Carolina: Children’s play carries on to spread Christmas cheer

The 75-minute production was filled with spunk, smiles and glitter.

Myrtle Beach recognized as a bronze-level ‘bicycle-friendly community’

Myrtle Beach’s efforts to improve its cycling infrastructure have paid off.

  ‘I feel joy today’: MUSC Health Florence administers COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers

Near 160 healthcare workers at MUSC Health Florence and Marion received the drug Wednesday.

  Distribution starts Wednesday for The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program

Angel Tree tags went out in early November and the time has come for families to pick-up all the community has given.

  New ‘retro style’ restaurant could be coming to the Market Common

A new restaurant could be coming to the Market Common soon.

Myrtle Beach leaders expected to select new city manager on Thursday

The city of Myrtle Beach released the names of the three finalists who are vying to be the next city manager.

  Community discusses future of Florence BLM mural during city council meeting

Just a couple of months ago artists, political leaders, and community members celebrated the long hours that went into painting the Black Lives Matter Street Mural on Barnes Street.

  32nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be pick-up or delivery only this year

The meals are free to everyone and over 12,000 meals are being made.

  Myrtle Beach Professional Firefighter’s Association hosts annual pancake breakfast fundraiser

The breakfast is put on to help make the holidays special for kids in the area.

  Thousands of books donated during book drive in memory of fallen Myrtle Beach officer

The Myrtle Beach Police Department hosted a book drive in memory of fallen officer Jacob Hancher.

  ‘Living Window Displays’ event in Conway helps grant children their Christmas wish

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Conway!

  ‘I hope you be happy and joyful to Santa’: Angel Tree recipient shares Christmas joy

This Christmas season, The Salvation Army needs your help to make Christmas brighter for 2,000 children.

  Horry Georgetown Tech reopens its HGTC Pantry

Horry Georgetown Technical College held the grand re-opening of the HGTC Pantry on campus Wednesday afternoon.

Open field in Little River again filled with holiday decorations

There’s not a couch, but for the second year in a row, an open field in Little River is full of Christmas cheer.

  ‘Be Pro Be Proud SC’ training truck visits the Darlington County Institute of Technology

Some students in the Darlington County School District had the chance to operate equipment like they were on a job site without ever leaving school grounds.

  Crews remove façade from future Broadway Theater building in Myrtle Beach

Work is underway on a new theater in downtown Myrtle Beach.

Irmo community steps up after ‘Grinch’ leaves community library bare

With every single one of the books gone, the team took to social media to ask if anyone would like to help get their little library back up and running.

  Chamber leaders grateful as CCU football success brings more attention to the Grand Strand

The big win and College GameDay’s visit to CCU are bringing the national spotlight to Conway and the Myrtle Beach area.

Pirate ship being built for oceanfront park in Myrtle Beach

A new pirate ship will soon be available to enjoy at one of Myrtle Beach’s oceanfront parks.

  Holiday staple continued Sunday with Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade

The annual event is looking to bring some Christmas cheer near The MarshWalk

  MBPD hosting fundraiser to benefit Grand Strand Humane Society

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is hosting a holiday fundraiser Saturday for the Grand Strand Humane Society.

  ‘A sense of Christmas spirit’: Florence Center ice skating opens to public

Things are slower this year at the Florence Center due to COVID-19, but it’s not stopping them from skating into 2021.

  Cresswind residents break record for Angel Tree turnout

The people of the Cresswind neighborhood in Myrtle Beach broke their previous record for turnout when it comes to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

  Horry County man with cerebral palsy creates abstract art, donates proceeds

An Horry County man with cerebral palsy is using his talents to give back.

  Disc golf course officially opens along the Grand Strand

The Grand Strand community welcomed their newest kind of golf course Wednesday.

  State superintendent: Florence County leaders should consider consolidating all 5 school districts

South Carolina Superintendent Molly Spearman also addressed the potential consolidation of Florence School District Four and the fate of Timmonsville High School.

  Salvation Army of the Pee Dee needs help from community as Christmas approaches

Things are looking a little empty in the Salvation Army of the Pee Dee’s warehouse this Christmas season.

FIRST ALERT: Historic hurricane season comes to an end

The historic 2020 hurricane season is coming to a close.

Ice skating in downtown Conway to become reality in January

The Rivertown Ice Rink will open on Jan. 15, 2021, in downtown Conway.

  Conway businesses see boost from Small Business Saturday

Many business owners are having to make up sales after months of uncertainty.

  Grand Strand Humane Society offering free adoptions all weekend

The Grand Strand Humane Society is offering free adoptions through Sunday at 6 p.m.

  New downtown Florence businesses look forward to Small Business Saturday

Small businesses have seen their struggles over the last eight months, but that’s not stopping two of downtown Florence’s newest businesses from getting to work, right before Small Business Saturday.

  Push for adoptions of teenagers as 154 children await ‘forever families’ across S.C.

November is National Adoption Month, and in South Carolina, there are currently 154 children ready and waiting for their forever families.

Grand Strand Humane Society waives adoption fees for holiday weekend

The Grand Strand Humane Society is making it easier for four-legged friends to find their forever homes.

‘It’s a great day to be alive’: Community comes out for 11th annual Surfside Beach Turkey Trot

One tradition in the Grand Strand took place on Thanksgiving Day despite the looming pandemic.

Grand opening set for December on new Splinter City Disc Golf Course

The 18-hole, par-58 course is across from the Warbird Park off Farrow Parkway on Splinter City Street.

  NFL player Darius Leonard provides 100 Thanksgiving meals in his hometown of Lake View

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard is a hero in the small town of Lake View for a variety of reasons.

  Darlington’s annual turkey giveaway provides hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to the community

Dr. David Eads said he began the Darlington turkey giveaway nearly 16 years ago alongside former NBA player Tom Hammonds.

  ‘She’s a real warrior’: Myrtle Beach woman holding fundraiser to pay for granddaughter’s cancer treatments

A Myrtle Beach woman is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for her granddaughter’s cancer treatments.

  Two million lights make up ‘The Great Christmas Light Show” in North Myrtle Beach

It’s going to be a little brighter in North Myrtle Beach for the next month or so.

  Giving Thanks: Conway has way for people to share messages of thanks

Thanksgiving is just days away, and the city of Conway wants to know what you’re thankful for this year.

  Hartsville looks to the future with 2030 development plan

Downtown Hartsville has become a vibrant area with shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues.

LIST: Restaurants offering dine-in, carryout Thanksgiving meals

Are you looking to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and not stress over the cooking and the cleaning?

  Loris history will soon be on display at new downtown museum

History will have a new home soon in downtown Loris.

  This is Carolina: America’s oldest bicycle maker filling orders in Conway

50 employees are churning bikes out to fill Christmas lists all over the world.