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See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail.


Rice Museum marks 45th year with gala dinner

We hook up with Jim Fitch, director of The Rice Museum in Georgetown since 1976, ahead of its 45th anniversary celebration, a gala on May 1 at Hobcaw Barony’s Hobcaw House, overlooking Winyah Bay, where Gullah artist Jonathan Green will give the keynote speech.

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Despite loss, Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ night a success in fundraising for Special Olympics

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.


Gallery | Sixth anniversary of Brittannee Drexel's disappearance

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.


Gallery | Three homicides in Longs

In the area that encompasses several communities - Longs, Wampee and Poplar - there have been multiple shootings leaving three men dead at three different locations since March 22.

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