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Georgetown City Council approves alcohol on the Harborwalk; joining with county on dredging study

Bars and restaurants connected to the city's Harborwalk can now allow their patrons to take beer and wine onto the boardwalk that overlooks the harbor.During the July 12 regular meeting, Georgetown City Council approved the final vote on an ordinance establishing the policy, which also includes a $1

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 04:00:00

MYRTLE BEACH SEX TRAFFICKING: Arrest made in connection with Charlotte/Myrtle Beach sex trafficking operation

Dequan Jonquil Blakeney was arrested Friday morning in North Carolina and warrants have been obtained for him for human trafficking, kidnapping, and assault third-degree.

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-20 22:25:31

Mobile farmers market coming to Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties

The market will make seven stops throughout Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

WPDE.COM - 2018-07-20 12:19:36

Shots fired at Carver Apartments in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police responded to an early morning shooting Friday.According to officials, shots were fired at the Carver Apartments around 3 a.m.We are working to get more information. Stick with News13 as we continue to learn more.

WBTW.COM - 2018-07-20 11:17:27

Woman arrested after bringing gun to Myrtle Beach International Airport, cops say

While officers were on duty at the airport, they were called to the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint for a Durass Alarm, otherwise known as a panic alarm, according to an incident report.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-07-20 13:40:00

Blueberry farm helps Andrews teen battle medical expenses

Got a hankering for a bucket of blueberries? Want to help a teen who has a rare form of cancer? Parsons Blueberry Farm can help you achieve your goals.From sunset to sunrise, any day of the week, the folks at Parsons will give you the opportunity to pick some tasty blueberries and help Toni Casslema

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-07-19 18:00:00

Authorities searching for suspect involved in fatal hit-and-run near Moncks Corner

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on Highway 402 near Moncks Corner. Alan Lane Smith Jr., 31, of Cordesville was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-20 19:44:26

Coast Guard shuts down Myrtle Beach parasailing group over safety after man lost legs

The U.S. Coast Guard ordered a local parasailing company to halt operations until it proves workers and customers go through safety training,according to the Charleston Post & Courier.The order comes after an incident where a man lost part of both his legs in a Ocean Watersports parasailing incident

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-07-20 14:19:00

Smart solutions: Summer camp explores the field of engineering

The next generation of homegrown engineers experimented their way into learning about wind energy, bridge building and electrical circuits during a summer science camp that was held at Georgetown Middle School.Kate Attias participated in the CreatEng summer camp July 16-19. The Georgetown School for

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 04:00:00

Delaware man sentenced to 12 years for armed robbery, kidnapping of store clerk

A press release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office says 19-year-old Nazjier Ferrell, of Castle, Delaware, pleaded guilty to armed robbery and kidnapping in court on Thursday. A judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison on each charge, but his sentences will run concurrently.

WBTW.COM - 2018-07-20 00:29:23

County line referendum vote delayed for Horry, Georgetown

Some 200 homeowners in Georgetown and Horry counties who for decades thought they were in the neighboring county will have to wait a bit longer to vote on whether they can remain in the “wrong” county.Georgetown and Horry County officials said they hoped to put the county line question on the Nov. 6


Museum Around the Corner: 5 US Presidents visit Georgetown 1791-1944

In 1791, George Washington journeyed down the east coast to see how the new American form of government was working. On April 28, 1791, he arrived at Mr. Pawleys private house by midday, then on to the plantation of Dr. Flagg for the night. In the morning he departed for William Alston’s Plantation


Flooding shuts down the Crosstown in Charleston; commuters asked to delay travel

Flooded streets following heavy rains overnight are disrupting the morning commute on the Charleston peninsula and beyond, and police have advised motorists to delay their travel into downtown if possible.Crews have closed Septima P. Clark Parkway, otherwise known as the Crosstown, between Coming St

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-20 11:00:00

Charleston experiencing flooding, multiple roads closed including Crosstown

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Roads in downtown Charleston were beginning to flood and drivers were forced to detour. The Charleston Police Department is stating that the Crosstown is not passable at this time, according to spokesman Charles Francis.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-20 13:29:28

WATCH: Charleston's Crosstown flooding as seen by drone

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —In the video above, Charleston photographer David Keller documents the flooding impacts on the Crosstown, a major thoroughfare in the city.The road was shut down for more than five hours Friday after storms dropped up to six inches of rain in the area.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-20 19:18:26

Push to Save Shem Creek Shrimpers

There's talk the Wando dock, one of the last remaining docks, is up for sale. Many people worry about what a sale would mean for the shrimpers currently docked there. Space on Shem Creek is already limited and expensive.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-07-20 19:14:54

Editorial: Protect Shem Creek's shrimpers

Without its shrimp boat fleet, Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant would be a different kind of place. But the number of boats has been dwindling for decades, and the loss of the dock that formerly housed the Wando Seafood Company could be a tipping point.The Wando dock is up for sale. And unless a nonprof

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-07-19 22:00:00

Crosstown reopens after flash flooding throughout downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- Roads in downtown Charleston were beginning to flood and drivers were forced to detour. The Charleston Police Department is stating that the Crosstown is not passable at this time, according to spokesman Charles Francis.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-07-20 18:45:10

'The King of Pawleys': New book depicts mystery for young vacationers

David Bernstein recalls crabbing in the creek, building sand castles on the beach and catching waves in the ocean during his family's annual visits to Pawleys Island as a child.Bernstein, from Atlanta, said those memories of long, fun-filled summer days are the basis of his new book, "The King of Pa


Three bodies discovered in Hemingway area, SLED investigating

S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating a double homicide and suicide that occurred Friday morning, July 13. According to Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Daryel Moyd, the bodies were found in the area on Lawrimore Road near Hemingway. The victims are William A. Lawrimore, Jr.,