Conway offers reward for tractor
Conway police continue to ask for the public’s help in locating a city-owned tractor that was stolen from a job site earlier this month, according to a news release.
A $1,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the recovery of the tractor or information leading to the arrest and conviction anyone involved, according to the release.
Police were called at 8 a.m. Oct. 3 to 1700 New Road after workers from the city’s street department went to work and found the tractor was gone.
Workers said that the day before they were at the site and picked up another piece of equipment and the tractor was there.
When returned the next day it was gone.
It is described as a 2008 JD-6415 John Deere tractor with an enclosed cab with City of
Conway decals and Street Department number (ST-25) stenciled on the hood. A Tiger
360 Heavy Duty Flail Mower also was attached to the tractor.
Anyone with information about the machinery can call Conway police at 248-1790.
Man charged in homeless shelter incident
A Sumter man was charged with punching another man outside a Myrtle Beach homeless shelter, according to a police report.
Jason Dinkins, 40, was charged with third-degree assault and battery after officers were called at 5 p.m. Tuesday to the shelter located at 1005 Osceola St., police said.
Power outage caused by tree on line
A tree on a power line left more than 900 members of Horry Electric without power Wednesday afternoon near the Jones Road substation, according to Horry Electric Cooperative officials who made the announcement on their Facebook page.
Crews found the tree on the line and restored power, according to officials.
Interim Police Chief named
Surfside Beach named an interim police chief Tuesday night.
Lt. Rodney Keziah will take over on an interim basis starting Sunday night, when Mike Frederick officially steps down as the department’s chief.
Keziah has more than 25 years experience, Frederick said.
The town is accepting applications for the opening.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
Car crashes into home
A mobile home in North Myrtle Beach is uninhabitable after a car drove into it Wednesday, according to city spokesman Pat Dowling.
Residents in the home, at 1322 Toucan Drive, off Little River Neck Road, are being aided by the American Red Cross with temporary lodging.
The driver of the car was transported to the hospital. Dowling said.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. It’s not known if charges are pending.
Conway High holds community gathering
Teachers, administrators and the school resource officer from Conway High School will have a meet and greet in the community Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon to promote attendance for parent-teacher conferences being held Tuesday.
The group will be at the community center in Darden Terrace around 9 a.m., in Huckabee Heights around 10 a.m. and in Bucksport around 11 a.m.
Those attending parent-teacher conferences will have a free spaghetti supper from 5-6 p.m., and door prizes will be given.
From staff reports