People traveling to the Grand Strand on Memorial Day weekend should expect to see hundreds of local and state police officers, miles of barricades along a 23-mile traffic loop and new technology when they hit town.
Bucking a decade-long trend on the Grand Strand, owners of The Pearl Golf Links chose to re-grass the greens on their West Course with bentgrass rather than a new ultradwarf Bermudagrass when the time came to replace them in 2012.
Charles and Diane Parker were found shot to death April 12, 2005, inside their home on S.C. 90 near S.C. 22. Several people were charged in connection with their deaths, including Richard Gagnon and Bambi Bennett.
Although the Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell to Winston-Salem 4-2 Saturday night, the team declared the night a success as it raised over $13,000 for Special Olympics of South Carolina during Superhero/Special Olympics Night. The Pelicans auctioned off their superhero jerseys as part of the fundraising effort. Myrtle Beach gave up a three-run home run in the four-run first inning and the Pelicans never recovered.
See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail.
Brittanee Marie Drexel, age 17, went missing April, 25, 2009. Her family, friends and supporters, held a vigil for the 6-year anniversary of the missing girl, walking her last known path from the Bar Harbor Hotel to the Blue Water Resort concluding with a slide show of her life and a candle light vigil at Hurl Rock Park.
Some of President Barack Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to senior American officials briefed on the investigation.
Nikolay Kulemin scored the winning goal in the third period and the New York Islanders held on for a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday to force Game 7 in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Whether it was the last game at the Islanders' famed Nassau Coliseum remains to be seen. The series will be decided on Monday in Washington. The Islanders, who have played at the Coliseum since their inception in 1972, will move to Barclays Center in Brooklyn starting next season. John Tavares and Cal Clutterbuck also scored while Jaroslav Halak turned aside 38 shots for the Islanders, who are looking to win their first playoff series since the 1993 postseason. John Carlson had the only goal of the game for the Capitals and Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots in the loss.
A monthly column by Gary Newman, an actively retired life underwriter and practitioner of related family and small-business financial security disciplines, that takes a look at end-of-life issues and how to prepare for them.