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Hundreds attend service to pay respects to unclaimed veteran

Petty Officer Third Class James Miske died May 26 with no family to claim him or arrange his funeral.

  Baby otter finds new home at Brookgreen Gardens

  McLeod Health’s 6-year-old ambassador receives big welcome home celebration

Mother asks for birthday cards for 2-year-old son with Down syndrome, leukemia at MUSC

  ‘Love wins:’ 10-year-old offers free hugs on S.C. beach to spread kindness

Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. throwing out first pitch at Myrtle Beach baseball tournament Sunday

Myrtle Beach’s episode of Food Network’s ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ airing Sunday

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Darius Rucker has raised over $2 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

  90-year-old Army veteran sinks hole-in-one on D-Day anniversary

  Brothers aim to lead CCU cross country team into new lanes after record-shattering season

  VIDEO: Myrtle Beach fisherman catches 100-pound tarpon during fishing tournament

DUCK TALES: Horry County Fire crews rescue ducklings from storm drain

  School teachers in Pee Dee receive surprises to help improve classrooms

Pee Dee high school drum major honored for perfect attendance

A graduating senior at Darlington High School is being recognized for her perfect attendance.

High school sweethearts selected valedictorian and salutatorian

High school sweethearts Westley Gaines and Jane Lewis will graduate Saturday ranked the highest in their class. Westley is valedictorian and Jane is salutatorian.

Myrtle Beach High senior has 12 years of perfect attendance

A Myrtle Beach High School senior received one distinct honor prior to graduating.

  Kids affected by Hurricane Florence receive new bikes for free

Several kids in Robeson County who were affected by flooding from Hurricane Florence received free bicycles Monday at the Robeson County Department of Social Services.

Check your tickets: $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Pee Dee

Myrtle Beach Fire Department dog retires after seven years of service

  Waccamaw High School students get sweet treat following long, stressful year

  VIDEO: S.C. teacher passes Beyonce’ ‘dance exam’ soon after student gets perfect score on test

  Myrtle Beach Middle School students put together event to raise money for cancer

‘It was a magical night’: Green sea turtle lays eggs in Myrtle Beach

  This is Carolina: Adaptive Surf Project trades wheels for surfboards

It started with 17 surfers and now it's grown to 56, with people coming from both Carolinas and as far away as Georgia.

  Charlotte twin sisters awarded $1 million+ in scholarships, attending rival universities

For twin sisters Kamyrn and Kaycee Hailey at West Charlotte high school, things are really about to change.

  Surfside Beach Chick-fil-A honors soldiers with ‘missing man table’

A Grand Strand Chick-fi-A is paying tribute to those who served their country but never made it home.

Bald eagle spotted basking in the sun on Memorial Day weekend in Murrells Inlet

Some say a bald eagle is one of the more patriotic sights our nation has to offer.If so, how fitting that our friend Austin Bond captured a video of a bald eagle this Memorial Day weekend, relaxing in Huntington Beach State Park.

Coastal baseball claims back-to-back Sun Belt tourney Championships after 5 wins in 6 days

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleer baseball team is headed back to the NCAA Regionals after an electric run through the Sun Belt Tournament.

  This SC high schooler not only has perfect attendance, but she also has $3.5M in scholarship offers

“The bar was set high, and I was determined to reach it,” she said.

Pee Dee veteran inducted into 82nd Airborne Division Hall of Fame

The ceremony was held May 22 at the Division’s Hall of Heroes at Fort Bragg.

  Dozens of Horry County students honored for being ‘REEL Kids’

More than 50 Horry County students were honored for their scholastic achievements during Thursday’s HTC REEL Kids Awards.

Myrtle Beach student helps others make new friends

One Myrtle Beach student is doing her part to help others who may be looking for a way to meet some new friends.

McCall Farms donates over 284,000 pounds of goods to Pee Dee’s Harvest Hope Food Bank

McCall Farms, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of products such as Margaret Holmes and Glory Foods, made a donation to Florence County’s Harvest Hope Food Bank of 284,900 pounds, with a value of $138,152.69.

NC woman wins $125K after buying lottery ticket while on Myrtle Beach vacation

A North Carolina woman won $125,000 while on vacation in Myrtle Beach with her friends.

  ‘Amazing to watch in person:’ Video captures sea turtle nesting on Garden City beach

A sea turtle was spotted nesting on Garden City Beach Wednesday morning, and community members say they got a chance to see it in person, thanks to Horry County Public Works.

SCHP investigating 12 motorcycle crashes as Rally Week continues

Just this week the South Carolina State Highway Patrol has reported two deaths involving motorcycles in Horry County.

SC students sculpt ‘temporary masterpieces’ along Grand Strand shores

South Carolina art students are in the Grand Strand this week, earning college credit for spending a day at the beach. But it’s not as relaxing as it sounds.

  Salvation Army gives away food in Conway

The Salvation Army of Horry County made a stop in Conway to give away food to anyone who needed it.

Georgetown a top five ‘Best Coastal Small Town’ in USA Today readers contest

Once again, Georgetown found itself as one of the nation’s best small coastal communities.

  This is Carolina: Traveling letters keep 8 college friends together

A group of women explained how a letter helped their friendship last for 50 years.

  Coastal’s lone golfer has strong opening round at NCAA regional, tied for second

Coastal Carolina’s lone representative at Monday’s opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament at TPC Myrtle Beach is making Chant fans proud.

  Myrtle Beach officers show neighborhood kids their skills on the basketball court

Two of Myrtle Beach’s finest showed they’re just as skilled at hoops as they are at serving the community!

  Rotary club honors Myrtle Beach Police Officer of the Year

On Monday, the Myrtle Beach Rotary Club honored the 2019 Police Officer of the Year.

  Indiana church to pay off $1.5 million of medical debt for local families

On Sunday, City Church of Evansville announced that it will pay off $1.5 million of medical debt for families in the city of Evansville.

78-year-old graduates from CFCC despite losing home in Florence

Louise Boney, 78, graduated from Cape Fear Community College today with a 4.0 GPA and an inspiring story to tell.

  Family, friends honor fallen Midway firefighter with ‘one last ride’

A group of firefighters, who say they are more than coworkers,paid tribute to one of their brothers who passed away following a motorcycle accident.

  MBHS wins state tennis title; dedicates championship to coach who died mid-season

An emotional season culminated in the ultimate prize Saturday for the Myrtle Beach High School tennis team, winning the Class 4A SCHSL state championship over A.C. Flora.

  'Happy to be back in business’: Captain Buck’s Port reopens 7 months after Hurricane Florence

The long-standing restaurant had to be torn down and much of the dock, along with the bait and tackle shop and the permanent boat landing, had to be repaired and replaced.

  Checked off bucket list: 101-year-old Florence woman rides motorcycle for first time

One Florence woman got the ride of a lifetime on Thursday.

  One win from state title; MBHS tennis dedicates championship run to late coach

Through all the ups and downs, the Myrtle Beach High School Seahawks say they hope to honor their late coach by bringing the state championship back to the beach.

Bunny yoga classes sell out

Bunny yoga might be the next big thing as classes were sold out for the days yoga sessions at the Wilmington Boxing and Fitness Center.

11-foot alligator safely removed after being spotted lounging on Highway 707

A gator is in more comfortable surroundings Sunday after being spotted lounging on an Horry County road.

8-year-old Myrtle Beach bowler gets biggest win of career; beating cancer

For eight-year-old Titus Radosti, there’s no better sport then professional bowling. However, since the age of four his focus in life wasn’t about knocking down pins; it was about knocking out cancer.

  VIDEO: Dolphin pod amazes charter boat group near Little River

A charter boat group got quite the show as they headed back from a day of fishing off the South Carolina Coast.

  New restaurants could bring new life to Ocean Boulevard’s south end

The growth of Ocean Boulevard’s south end has been dormant for years, but several new project proposals could bring new life to a different part of the city.

  Myrtle Beach resident competing in the top 24 on ‘The Voice’

NBC’s The Voice returns Monday night as the top 24 artists all perform live for a chance at a spot in the top 13.

  300 athletes compete in Myrtle Beach Special Olympics Spring games

Friday morning more than 300 Special Olympic athletes from all across Horry County, competed in the 2019 spring games in Myrtle Beach.

How Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to honor his father during 2019 Darlington race

When the son of ‘The Intimidator’ returns to Darlington Raceway this August, he has a special tribute planned for his late father.

Taste of the Coast returns to the House of Blues for 12th year

Grand Strand foodies have been licking their chops in anticipation of the return of one of the area’s most delectable events. Saturday, that day finally came at the House of Blues for the 12th Annual Taste of the Coast.

Oakland Raiders select Clemson WR, Socastee native Hunter Renfrow in fifth round of NFL draft

An illustrious football career continues for former Socastee Brave Hunter Refrow after the 2-time champion was selected in the ___- round ______ overall by the ____________ in Saturday’s NFL Draft.

Myrtle Beach group donates 200 mattresses to families impacted by Hurricane Florence flooding

A group is in Horry County Saturday donating free mattresses and pillows for families impacted by flooding from Hurricane Florence.

MEET SALLY: HCPD’s newest K-9 officer comes all the way from Ireland

Horry County’s newest K-9 officer made quite the trip to be a part of the police force.

Myrtle Beach firefighter cleared to return to full duty after battling cancer

It was a happy day at the Myrtle Beach Fire Department when one of their own returned to full duty.

Grand Strand contestant on “The Voice” advances, thanks Myrtle Beach for its support

The Myrtle Beach resident survived his cross battle Tuesday night against fellow contestant Kendra Checketts to advance to the top 24.

  She Thrives: Williamsburg County woman uses art, culture, history to enrich her community

She’s a chemist and an engineer, but it’s her newfound job that is inspiring change in her community.

Sheriff donates thousands of dollars to local charities

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office spent months of fundraising to help five charities in their area.

NFL player plays good Samaritan and helps woman change tire on rural SC roadway

Martha Isbell said she was thankful that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard was traveling in the same direction when she got a flat tire on April 21.

  Florence pauses to remember those who served in Vietnam

People in Florence took time out of their day Tuesday to honor those who fought in the Vietnam War.

Observation tower on SC’s highest point now open to the public

The long-awaited observation tower on Sassafras Mountain opened to the public on Monday, coinciding with Earth Day.

  Surfside pier reconstruction project given ‘green light’ after FEMA grants permit

Surfside Beach city officials say the project to rebuild the towns pier damaged during Hurricane Matthew is on the fast track to completion following an approval from FEMA.

SC woman goes berserk after ‘snake convention’ invades her back porch

A South Carolina woman says she was so startled by a group of backyard invaders, she was forced to throw her cup of coffee in self defense.

Colbert donates more than $400,000 from book sales to N.C. hurricane relief

In a Facebook post Thursday night, Gov. Roy Cooper showed a check for $412,412 from the host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

  Lumberton family surprised with furnished new home after displaced twice by hurricanes

The Home Depot Foundation and Operation Blessing renovated and furnished a home for the family after they were flooded again last September.

  WATCH: Marlboro County linemen’s patriotic moment goes viral

A video of Marlboro County linemen raising the American flag has captured the attention of people across the country.

  PA National Guardsman returns to Myrtle Beach to honor MYR

A member of the Pennsylvania National Guard returned to Myrtle Beach on Tuesday to show his appreciation for the community and Myrtle Beach International Airport.

Autism-friendly programs coming to Georgetown County

Another Grand Strand area is offering programs to benefit children with autism.

CCU associate professor receives prestigious honor for work in music

He’s a trumpet player, an educator and now he will be a composer the entire world will know about.

Grand Strand football star Hunter Renfrow ties the knot in beautiful ceremony

Win a national championship… check. Marry the love of your life… check.

  Inhabitants return to Murrells Inlet’s ‘Goat Island’ for 25th year

After spending the off-season in their winter home, the inhabitants of Murrells Inlet’s famed Goat Island made a welcome return to their summer sanctuary on Monday.

Man with disabilities conquers bucket list item of driving thanks to SC scooter shop

Joseph Barnhart grew up on a small family farm just south of Augusta, GA. He has faced many challenges because of his disabilities that able-bodied people take for granted.

Guess who’s baaaaaack?! Goats return to Murrells Inlet private island Monday

The official return of Spring?As the weather begins to break around the Grand Strand the famed Goat Island along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk will soon be filled with namesakes once again.