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.

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