Wednesday was the final day property owners could submit the protest in writing to the city manager and back the written protest with a verbal statement. Thirty gave verbal testimony during the three days the city allowed for comment before the council.
Myrtle Beach authorities said a man, who had active arrest warrants, was injured after he jumped from a third story motel balcony while trying to outrun police. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment, then transported to the Myrtle Beach Jail, police said.
With the holiday fast approaching, fire authorities are suggesting residents and visitors attend professional fireworks displays rather than ignite their own, but offer safety tips for those who plan to use fireworks where they’re not prohibited.
Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.
Since Coastal Carolina University announced last week that its men’s basketball team would visit Cuba in August for an exhibition trip, Chanticleers athletic director Matt Hogue said the response has been strong for the school.
Nine children were transported to Waccamaw Community Hospital after possible chlorine exposure at pool in Oceanside Village, according to Assistant Chief J.R. Haney with Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire Rescue.
Myrtle Beach police were called after a woman said a man grabbed her purse and jumped a fence, getting away with her credit cards, checkbook and cellphone among other items. The woman was in the parking lot of at a local apartment complex when the incident occurred, police said.
Outings across the Grand Strand to celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday are voluminous. They include the sixth annual “Salute from the Shore” flyover, the dedication of a Battle Cross Monument in Myrtle Beach’s Warbird Park, the 32nd annual Murrells Inlet “Fourth of July Boat Parade,” and Croissants Bistro & Bakery’s fourth annual “Fourth of July Cupcake Eating Contest & Festival.”
An Horry County middle school teacher was arrested Monday in connection with a harassment charge. The same teacher was arrested in March, also in connection with harassment and will meet with school human resource officials to determine whether he faces leave or disciplinary action.
See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
As we move into the time of year when temperatures and heat indices start reaching their upward peaks for the year, here’s a reminder to keep your birdbaths clean and replenished with fresh water. While they don’t require tremendous amounts of water, clean, fresh water is essential to our feathered friends for both drinking and bathing.