The Horry County Board of Education approved purchasing land for another middle school in Socastee, donated almost half an acre to a historical foundation and approved financial support for school teams participating in school-sanctioned national competitions at their regular board meeting Monday.
Horry County police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last Saturday at a Conway-area Dollar General store. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Horry County Police at 248-1520, or to leave information on the tip line at 915-8477.
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Helicopters are crisscrossing the mountains near the epicenter of the earthquake that killed more than 4,400, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.
Scott Ackerman and Jamie Carpenter, from Lexington, Ky., stood among hundreds of people in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, Ackerman’s birthday, hoping the nation’s highest justices can be convinced the two men have a right to be married.
The arguments offered the first public indication of where the justices stand in the dispute over whether states can continue defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman, or whether the Constitution gives gay and lesbian couples the right to marry.
A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: “I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen.”
“This really does reflect a huge change in the political momentum from decades when parties and candidates competed to see who could be the most flamboyantly punitive,” said Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School of Law. Now, he said, “there’s a competition for reform and to take on the issue of mass incarceration. It’s really unheard of in recent decades.”
. Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis.
Seventy years have passed since the United States shocked the world by dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As nuclear powers gather this week to discuss a landmark disarmament treaty, the now-fragile survivors warn this may be their last chance to use their personal horror to hurry that work along.