A List Of Closed And Postponed Events
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The threat that Ian is posing has resulted in many postponements and cancellations of events on The Grand Strand. Horry, Georgetown, Dillon district 3 and 4, Florence County Districts 1, 2, 3 and 5, Robeson County, Malboro and Marion County schools will be closed Friday with some redirected to online learning. All after school activities for...
South Carolina Declares A State Of Emergency Ahead of Ian
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Although Ian has developed back into a tropical storm, Governor McMaster has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina. As Ian makes its way toward the Carolinas McMaster is asking residents to prepare for impact. The state’s emergency operations plan has been activated as well as The National Guard. McMaster stated although it is still too...
What The City Plans To Do With Land Of 2 S.C. Campgrounds
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Two Myrtle Beach campgrounds may finally own their own land. The city of Myrtle Beach owns 143 acres inside Lakewood Camping Resort and PirateLand Family Camping Resort. The city has leased the property to the campgrounds for years. Through an agreement, the city would receive 25% of the revenue from the lease while Horry County would receive 75%...
Firefighters Respond To A Fire Off Of Sunset Drive In Conway
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Around 5:30am Tuesday morning, firefighters fought a tire fire. Horry County Fire Rescue and the City of Conway Fire Department both responded to a call on Sunset Drive in Conway. A pile of tires and two vehicles were in flames. No injuries were reported and the fire will be investigated.
Funds Have Been Approved For Two New Schools In Horry County
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Funds have been approved for the design of 2 Elementary Schools in Carolina Forest. The Horry County Board of Education approved a $4.4 million contract with Mount Pleasant based SMHA Architects. The land needed has already been purchased next to the Carolina Forest Rec Center as well as off of Highway 31 near Ronald McNair Boulevard. There are...
Horry County Mugshots September 25th, 2022
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Horry County Police Investigating Shooting in Socastee Area
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A shooting that took place in the area of Highway 707 and Holmestown Road left one person with serious injuries. An old car wash near Bay Road and Sonic off of Highway 707 near Holmestown have been marked as two scenes related to the shooting. An acquaintance drove the victim to a nearby business before Horry County fire rescue took...
Carolina Forest Apartment Fire Leaves 20 People Without
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Although there were no serious injuries, 20 Carolina Forest residents are left without homes. Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a Carolina Forest apartment building around 1:30 this morning after a two alarm fire broke out. This event resulted in nine damaged units in one building as well as two other buildings suffering heat damage. The fire...
Carolina Forest Fire Reaches Exterior of a Home
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Firefighters responded to a call in the Carolina Forest area early this morning. Around 5:30 crews with Horry County Fire Rescue were dispatched to the 400 block of Emerson Drive. at the scene, an outside fire spread to the exterior of a home. HCFR stated there was no damage to the interior and no injuries were reported. This fire is...
Horry County Continues Projects To Repair Roads
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Horry County council members confirmed that Ride III projects are on schedule and Ride IV is ready to begin. A few years ago Horry County residents voted to increase the level of sales tax by 1% in hopes to fund the building and fixing up of local roads. Over that time, nearly $600 million has been collected to back projects...
Pedestrian Hit By A Truck And Killed
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A fatal crash in Horry County is being investigated. Near Gunters Island Road off Pee Dee Highway, a GMC pick up truck ran off the road, hit a fence, and proceeded to hit a pedestrian who was standing in a yard. The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries while the pedestrian died at the scene. As of right...
Former Carolina Pines RV Resort Manager Charged with Wire Fraud
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An Horry County man has been indicted for stealing nearly a million dollars. A grand jury indicted 53-year-old, Troy Bittner, of Myrtle Beach on five counts of wire fraud. Bittner was a manager at Carolina Pines RV Resort. He is accused of using his access to the company’s credit card reservation system to commit the crime. The indictment stated...
Horry County Man Charged With Kidnapping And Assaulting a Woman
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An Horry County man was charged with kidnapping and assault after leading authorities on a chase. 27-year-old Joshua Whitney is a suspect to a case where a woman stated she was walking to a gas station on Highway 544 when Whitney pulled up in his vehicle and forced her inside. Whitney was spotted Monday along a highway and a traffic...
New Firework Regulations Presented to Horry County
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New fireworks rules and regulations have been presented to Horry County. The Horry County Council passed the first reading for firework regulations along unincorporated parts of the county. The new regulations will make it illegal to shoot off fireworks on public beaches, public beach access points, street ends adjacent to the beach, and any other...
Two Men Arrested After Drugs Discovered In A Home
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The Horry County Police Department seized 10.5 kilos of drugs from a home on the outskirts of Conway. HCPD also found 3 guns and an undisclosed amount of cash. Jose Angulio and Humberto Mendoza-Barragan were arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine. The case is still being investigated. The two arrested may face additional charges.
Shooting Near Sandhill Lane in Longs Leads to One Person Injured
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Bullets hit a pickup truck and a house in a shooting that resulted in one person shot. Horry County Police responded to the Sandhill Lane area where officers spoke with two witnesses who said they were returning from a Walmart trip when they saw a passenger get shot. Shell casings were discovered near the intersection of Sandhill Lane and Dewitt...
Socastee’s Rosewood Boat Landing Gets New Name
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The Rosewood Boat Landing in Socastee, is getting a new name! It is now renamed after previous Horry County Fire Rescue Chief, James Cyganiewicz who became a member of HCFR in 1993 after volunteering for years. He was South Carolina’s first arson investigator to have a k9 arson dog. He lived in the Socastee community and used the boat landing...
Horry County Mugshots September 19th, 2022
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Horry County Mugshots September 14th, 2022
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Wilmington Man Sentenced to 10 Years For Drug Charges
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A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 10 years from incidents in Horry County and Myrtle Beach from 2020.
Horry County Mugshots September 11th, 2022
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Crash Shuts Down Traffic on Highway 501 in Conway
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Last night an 18 wheeler hauling propane overturned causing closure of all lanes in the area of Highway 501 near Sioux Swamp Road.
Carolina Forest Shooting Ruled Murder Suicide
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The cause of death of the Carolina Forest Elementary teacher, Laura Moberley and her two children, Eric and Emily has finally been revealed.
HCFR Dive Team Finds Vehicle and Boat During Training
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During a training session, an Horry County Fire Rescue dive team came across an unforeseen find on the Waccamaw River.
31 Year Old Killed During Shooting in Conway
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The person who was killed during a shooting in Conway on Saturday has been identified.
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