Horry County

Scammers take aim at CCMF fans

  FUEL TRACKER: Where to find gas along the Grand Strand

‘Please use patience:’: Traffic delays impacting Sea Mountain Hwy. in North Myrtle Beach

Five charged after police seize meth, heroin from two Myrtle Beach homes

Endangered 21-year-old woman with autism found safe, police say

CMC looks at adding buffer between Carolina Forest neighborhood and proposed hospital site

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  Bikers put their kickstands out for Spring Bike Rally in Myrtle Beach despite gas shortage

HCS: Mask requirement will remain in place until opt-out form is created

How to report price gouging in S.C. during gas shortage

  Myrtle Beach police lay out safety, traffic plans for Memorial Day weekend

Stormwater fees could double for Horry County residents as leaders continue budget talks

HCPD: Missing 12-year-old in Little River found safe

Horry Co. committee recommends tax hike to improve public safety

Horry County Public Safety Committee recommending a property tax increase to improve public safety.

City of Myrtle Beach will not use traffic loop for Memorial Day Weekend

Myrtle Beach Police Department announced during Tuesday’s city council meeting that a traffic loop will not be utilized this year.

  N.C. brothers identified after bodies recovered from Intracoastal Waterway

The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified two brothers who drowned Sunday in the Intracoastal Waterway.

Myrtle Beach leaders approve renaming three roadways for city’s fallen officers

Three Myrtle Beach roadways will be renamed to honor the city’s fallen officers.

First responders to resume search for missing Myrtle Beach swimmer

Crews work crash with entrapment on Kings Highway

One injured in Myrtle Beach area structure fire

One dead, three injured in Galivants Ferry crash

  Gas expert warns drivers to not panic as Grand Strand stations see shortages

  Emergency crews suspend search for missing Myrtle Beach swimmer

  SCDNR: Second body pulled out of Intracoastal Waterway; presumed to be missing boater

A second body was pulled out of the Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach, according to David Lucas with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

  Myrtle Beach attorney creates mental health app to help those in need

The app is called White Flag, and it was created by Myrtle Beach attorney Jonny McCoy.

Did you get your tickets? CCMF announces 2021 tickets are officially sold out

If you were waiting to get your tickets to Carolina Country Music Fest, you may be too late.

Tanger Outlets to host spring job fair

Tanger Outlets is looking to fill multiple positions this spring.

  Open-air job fair happening Tuesday in Conway

The job fair will feature 10 employers, with more than 50 positions available.

  Dunes fire breaks out along South Ocean Boulevard

A dunes fire broke out in Myrtle Beach Sunday night.

Myrtle Beach gas prices rise amid pipeline cyberattack

Gas prices may continue to rise in Myrtle Beach and across the country after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, officials said.

  Vendors look forward to busy Spring Bike Rally

It wasn’t just bikers who missed out last year when the Spring Bike Rally was rescheduled to July due to COVID-19. It was vendors too.

Injuries reported after Saturday night crash in Myrtle Beach

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Police: 1 in custody after shooting in Horry County

Authorities said the incident happened outside Conway.

Lanes reopen on Highway 501 after vehicle fire causes delays

Lanes reopened after being closed for nearly an hour Saturday.

  Rosa the Robot joins McLeod Health operating room for knee replacement surgeries

It's the first knee replacement robot to roll its way into operating rooms in Horry County.

  Bikers gather in Murrells Inlet for opening day of Spring Bike Rally

Vendors and bikers alike are packed in front of the Beaver Bar for a week of biker-related festivities.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Highway 905 closed, power outages reported after accident

Officials said the vehicle also took down a utility pole and power lines in the area.

  Planning commission gives ‘stamp of approval’ to Tidelands Health’s proposed Socastee hospital

Despite outcry from some residents, the Horry County Planning Commission unanimously voted to approve a rezoning request for Tidelands Health.

  ‘It’s time to play again’: Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Rally kicks off Friday

Vendors are preparing for the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally Kick off.

  Graduation ceremonies for Class of 2021 kick off Friday across S.C.

Friday kicks off a series of college graduations across South Carolina for the Class of 2021.

  Residents concerned about potential new Bojangles, 7-Eleven in Grande Dunes area

Residents of a Myrtle Beach neighborhood are concerned about plans for a new Bojangles and 7-Eleven.

  City of Myrtle Beach dedicates hospitality tax settlement money to capital plan

Major improvements over the next few years to some well-known landmarks in Myrtle Beach.

  ‘We Are The Beach:’ Myrtle Beach chamber unveils new branding ahead of summer season

The chamber also announced possible changes coming to the downtown area.

  SCHP trooper fired for alleged abuse now sued for excessive force in Myrtle Beach

The South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper charged with third-degree assault and battery last year is now being sued for excessive force.

Warrant: Suspect intentionally set fire to home during active shooting, manhunt near Conway

New documents confirm that a man connected to an active shooting and manhunt near Conway, also set fire to a home during the incident.

CCU will not increase tuition, board discusses future football practice facility

The $15 million, approximately 78,000 square-foot facility would be placed near Brooks Stadium.

WMBF News wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

The award is for Excellence in Video.

  ‘I loved every teacher I had’: Educators highlighted for Teacher Appreciation Week

It's teacher appreciation week and we're highlighting teachers

  ‘Come together.’ MBPD’s cultural diversity trainer leads engagement event for residents

Cultural diversity training is nothing new for the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

  City of Conway officially welcomes ‘Teal Alley’ with ribbon cutting

Several CCU students have been working on the project since January.

‘A familiar sight’: All gondolas reattached to the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

A popular oceanfront attraction is getting closer to reopening in Myrtle Beach.

  Grand Strand hospitals seeing major slowdown in vaccine demand

More than 1.7 million South Carolinians have at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to DHEC data.

Person ejected, injured after crash on Highway 501

The crash is under investigation.

HCFR: Two-alarm scrap metal fire under control in Little River; Highway 57 still closed

Horry County Fire Rescue crews were called around noon to the area of Highway 57 and Highway 9 in Little River for a scrap metal fire.

One injured after dump truck rolls over in Galivants Ferry

Crews have responded to a rollover crash in Galivants Ferry Wednesday morning.

  County Council rejects development off Gardner Lacy Road; meeting abruptly ends shortly after vote

In a surprising turn of events, the Horry County Council voted to not approve a second rezoning request for a proposed project off Gardner Lacy Road.

  Horry Co. educator could be SC’s next Teacher of the Year

The 2021 South Carolina Teacher of the Year will be revealed on Wednesday.

  Crews called to early-morning Myrtle Beach house fire

People are asked to avoid the area for their safety as well as the safety of the first responders.

  LIST: Grand Strand restaurants celebrating Cinco De Mayo

Grand Strand Mexican restaurants and cantinas are prepared to celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

  ‘I was shocked’: Nationwide chlorine shortage causing prices to surge in Grand Strand

Currently, there’s a nationwide chlorine shortage, specifically with chlorine tablets.

Street in Market Common to be renamed in honor of fallen MBPD officer

The Myrtle Beach Planning Commission approved on Tuesday to change the name of Corsair Street after Pfc. Joe McGarry.

North Myrtle Beach to hold public workshop on short-term rental parking in neighborhoods

North Myrtle Beach leaders want to hear from the community about the short-term parking issue in the city and how it can be fixed.

Court rules man enslaved by S.C. restaurant manager owed more than $500K in restitution

An appellate court has ruled that a man with an intellectual disability who was forced to work over 100 hours per week at a Conway restaurant without pay is owed more than $500,000 in restitution.

  North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness offering adult swim lessons for people fearful of water

People wanting to learn how to swim but are fearful of the water don’t need to worry any more.

  Conway to hold ribbon cutting for CCU’s ‘Teal Alley’

The project in downtown Conway students and facility at Coastal Carolina have been working on is finally making its reveal.

  All Horry County Schools’ employees to receive possible pay raise

All Horry County Schools’ employees could get some extra money in their paycheck, but next fiscal year’s budget must be approved first.

Stepmother accused of killing 11-year-old Loris native will get public defenders back

A woman accused of killing her own stepson in Colorado, and who pushed to represent herself at trial, will now get her public defenders back.

HCS: Just over 1,600 students enrolled in virtual program next school year

Some families have decided to keep the classroom at home next school year.

Second employee discrimination lawsuit filed against North Myrtle Beach

The city of North Myrtle Beach is facing another lawsuit from a former employee alleging discrimination and retaliation.

Damage reports, power outages due to severe weather in Horry County

A thunderstorm and hailstorm caused power outages and some damage as it blew through Horry County on Monday night.

  Some looking to move to SC out of fear of forced vaccinations

People are uprooting their lives to go to cities with fewer COVID-19 laws and rules surrounding vaccinations, and South Carolina is a popular destination.

Power restored to over 1,000 in Myrtle Beach

Before 10 a.m., the power had been restored.

Myrtle Beach gas prices rise over 6 cents per gallon in last week

Myrtle Beach’s gas prices saw an uptick over the past week.

Conway police to conduct safety checkpoints in May

The safety checkpoints will be conducted on different dates, times and locations throughout the month of May.

Crews respond to Sunday morning structure fire in Conway

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Nearly a dozen injured after crash on Highway 544

Crews were called to the area of Fetlock Drive for a three-vehicle crash.

Injuries reported after golf cart crashes into ditch in Myrtle Beach

One person was taken to the hospital, officials said.

  Businesses preparing for large turnout during upcoming 2021 Spring Bike Rally events

It comes nearly a year after many organizers postponed or canceled events due to COVID-19.

  This is Carolina: ‘Golf cart couple’ shares waves, smiles with Carolina Forest community

At any given time in the Carolina Forest area, usually near U.S. 501, chances are good of seeing the ‘golf cart couple’ waving.

  Police prepare to keep runners safe in 2021 Myrtle Beach Marathon

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is one day away, but crews are preparing now.

  Mayor Bethune extends Myrtle Beach’s COVID-19 civil emergency declaration

Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune is extending the city’s COVID-19 civil emergency declaration through the month of May, city leaders said.