Myrtle Beach police officer Chris Smith is fulfilling a childhood dream and on Monday he was recognized as one of the department’s finest with the Officer Joe McGarry Memorial Police Officer of the Year 2014 award.
Girls on the Run Grand Strand coordinates programs for youth to get together in twice-a-week, 12-week programs full of activities every fall and spring. The women and their students also want the public to join them in celebrating their milestones in making a difference with their 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park, on Farrow Parkway, across from The Market Common.
David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.
President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14, U.S. officials said Monday.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach visited cyclone-damaged sporting facilities on Vanuatu and discussed with officials how some of the $500,000 aid money pledged by the IOC might be spent to repair the venues.
Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries — a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have decried rampant local "overregulation."
Anna Wintour wore an orange and red floral couture look from Chanel as she walked up the grand staircase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to kick off the gala that raises millions for her museum namesake: the Anna Wintour Costume Center.
Minnesota lawmakers moved quickly on Monday to help turkey farmers beset by a deadly and growing outbreak of bird flu, putting together a patchwork of loan programs and emergency response funding to cover farmers' losses.
For many young African Americans who grew up seeing Carson as the embodiment of black achievement – a poor inner-city boy who became one of the world’s most accomplished neurosurgeons – his emergence as a conservative hero and unabashed critic of the United States’ first black president has been jarring.
Perhaps it’s because I came from “depression era” parents, but boy, I hate to see food go to waste, so with this in mind, for the third time in a week, I entered the house with yet another bouquet of asparagus from the garden.