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Stories with place: Myrtle Beach
  • Myrtle Beach to pay most of arts center budget 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 8:53 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - A tentative agreement would have the city of Myrtle Beach pick up most of the operating costs of a new performing arts center with some of the expenses paid for by the local arts community.

  • SC police: Man beaten after shouting racial slurs 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:19 pm
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - South Carolina police say a man is recovering from a beating by dozens of men riled after he insulted women and shouted racial slurs.

  • Direct Air founder files for personal bankruptcy 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:34 pm
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - One of the founders of Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, a move that halts a lawsuit filed against him by the trustee in the airline's corporate bankruptcy case.

  • Coast RTA proposes 10-year plan to repay $324K 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:58 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Officials with a company that provides bus service in coastal South Carolina hope the state Transportation Department will accept its plan to repay more than $324,000 it owes for a failed bus shelter and sign project.

  • Grand Strand packed with Easter weekend visitors 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:05 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - The Grand Strand is expecting a crowd for the Easter weekend, and officials hope it's a sign of what's ahead for the upcoming tourist season.

  • Man dies in fall at Myrtle Beach hotel 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:49 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - A 22-year-old man has died after falling seven floors from the balcony of a Myrtle Beach hotel.

  • Strong weekend expected for beach tourism 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:04 pm
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - This Easter weekend should be a strong one for tourism along the Grand Strand, the heart of South Carolina's $18 billion tourism industry.

  • Cold, wet winter has delayed some SC produce 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:49 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Farmers markets are opening across South Carolina, but in some areas local produce has been delayed a bit because of this year's cold, wet winter.

  • Busiest March in 6 years for Myrtle Beach airport 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:13 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - It's been a good spring for drawing air travelers to South Carolina's Grand Strand.

  • Easter events scheduled along Grand Strand 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:05 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - The Grand Strand is providing a number of ways to celebrate Easter during the weekend.

  • Brewing program would be first in SC 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:29 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Something new is brewing on the coast as Horry-Georgetown Technical College will be offering a degree in brewing, the first college degree of its kind in South Carolina.

  • Shaw, Boyd yards apart, this time in shopping mall 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:33 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - It was like Carolina-Clemson in April when hundreds of fans lined up to get autographs from the former quarterbacks for the South Carolina Gamecock and Clemson Tiger football teams at a Myrtle Beach mall.

  • Cops seek 2 men who shot at SC security guard 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:19 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Myrtle Beach police are looking for two men they say broke into a youth baseball complex and shot at a security guard there.

  • Myrtle Beach extends parking meter enforcement 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:28 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - If you are going to visit Myrtle Beach in the fall, be sure to take a roll of quarters with you.

  • Bumpy start to tourist season on Grand Strand 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:38 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - It's been a bumpy start to the tourism season along South Carolina's Grand Strand thanks to the weather.

  • SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:58 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's 2014 election ballot was finalized Sunday with Gov. Nikki Haley and the state's two incumbent U.S. senators facing June primary opposition, a big-name race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and a lengthy list of candidates vying to head the state Education Department.

  • SC official to serve on national tourism board 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:02 pm
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - The head of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will serve on a board advising the nation's secretary of commerce.

  • Proposal would again look at tolls on I-73 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 10:04 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - It appears the state Transportation Commission will again study whether to use tolls to pay for building Interstate 73 through northeastern South Carolina.

  • Myrtle Beach seeks to annex land at city entrance 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:05 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Myrtle Beach is seeking to annex hundreds of acres along the road that millions of visitors travel each year to visit the beach resort.