For the third year in a row, Coast RTA’s summer route service -- including its entertainment shuttle to and from Ocean Boulevard and Broadway at the Beach -- will not be ready at the kick off of summer.
Horry County agencies – expect for Myrtle Beach police – responded to a total of 4,106 calls for service from May 21-25, according to Lisa Bourcier, county public information director. Last year a total of 4,301 calls were received during the same time period, she said.
The newest addition of the Steak ’n Shake chain in Myrtle Beach has found the right balance between fast-food joint and restaurant. Now the third in the Grand Strand area, the Steak ’n Shake off U.S. 17 Bypass fits right in with its inexpensive meals and delicious shakes. Being biker friendly with a clean and vintage look doesn’t hurt either.
The atmosphere in Myrtle Beach City Council chambers was completely different than this time last year as residents and business owners thanked the city for the plans put in place to try to make sure Memorial Day weekend was as safe as it could be.
After another frustrating day of not getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting to see if they can reach an agreement on how to spend extra money coming into the state budget and fix roads.
Two priests and three seminarians participate in Biking 4 Vocations, a 1400 mile bike trip from Saint Augustine, Florida to Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York to raise awareness for vocations.
Reverend Joseph Fitzgerald, Director of Vocations, Diocese of Rockville Centre and a member of the 1996 Olympic handball team; Father Marc Swartvagher from the Diocese of Brooklyn; seminarian Stephen Rooney from the Diocese of Rockville Centre; seminarian Dominik Wegiel from the Diocese of Brooklyn; and seminarian Steven Diaz from the Archdiocese of New York are biking a 29-day, 1400-mile pilgrimage up the East Coast as a way of raising awareness in vocations to priesthood and religious life.
They visited with students at St. Andrew Catholic School after their arrival in Myrtle Beach, Tuesday afternoon. They will travel to Shallotte after attending mass with the students on Wednesday morning.
Horry County police have responded to 50 road rage reports since January 13, and 10 since May 1, according to Lt. Raul Denis. The best way to help officers identify reckless or dangerous drivers is to get an accurate description of the car – including license plate details and bumper stickers – and a description of the driver.
The body of the last man, who disappeared while swimming this weekend in the Myrtle Beach area, has been found. Two other men died while swimming in the ocean and Intracoastal Waterway during the holiday weekend.
While a recent major trend survey revealed the number of Americans living in a household with at least one gun is lower than ever, many in South Carolina suggest the state’s gun culture is alive and well.
S.C. Coastal Animal Rescue and Educational Sanctuary, the nonprofit animal rescue center operated by husband-and-wife team Skip Yeager and Cindy Hedrick, is currently providing homes for 156 animals with life stories that may make you weep.