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.
Recent events suggest that the Veterans Administration’s dysfunction is more deeply rooted than it previously appeared. Maybe it’s time to consider more radical surgery – if not abolishing VA, then at least abolishing VA as we know it.
Forty-nine 20-person teams competed in the rain at the Ground Zero Dragon Boat races at The Market Common Saturday. Ground Zero is a Christian-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the stated goal of “transforming teenager’s lives through high-quality events, relevant school assembly speakers, and a cutting-edge venue that provides unparalleled entertainment in a safe environment.”
The Socastee Heritage Festival continued as scheduled Saturday despite rain and included a car show, food, demonstrations, vendors, kids' events and more near the community's swing bridge on Dick Pond Road.
A man told Myrtle Beach police he left his Ocean Boulevard hotel room and when he came back his cellphone was missing. Hotel management said a housekeeper entered the room at the time the man was gone, but did not clean the room.
A woman in a Myrtle Beach hotel room threw warm grease on the man she was sharing the room with after he allegedly bit her and punched her in the mouth. The man was later arrested by Myrtle Beach police in connection with criminal domestic violence.
See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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.