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.

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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.

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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.


National Hockey League Playoff Game Capsules

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.


MLS Capsules

Benny Feilhaber scored from distance in stoppage time and Sporting Kansas City rallied to tie the Houston Dynamo 4-4 on Saturday night.

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