Enrollment at Horry-Georgetown Technical College has been on a decline since 2011 and has fallen 10 percent during that time. The South Carolina Technical system has seen a decline in enrollment of 15 percent since 2011. The reason is a health economy.
Horry County Schools will contract with U.S. Security Associates to provide armed private security guards in schools for students’ protection. The guards will have arresting authority on school grounds and carry guns.
Myrtle Beach Primary School kindergarten teacher Mary Britt Hume was arrested Thursday on drug charges. She’s accused of obtaining a generic form of the narcotic Adderall by fraud. Monday, June 19, 2017.
Ken Richardson of Horry Georgetown Technical College plans to run for Horry County school board chair. Richardson cited leadership as the reason for his campaign. Chairman Joe DeFeo said he may support Richardson’s bid.
Horry County school board Chairman Joe DeFeo faced protestors Monday over his comments regarding undocumented immigrants in Horry County Schools. DeFeo reported as saying illegal immigrants should not use tax dollars to attend school.
Coastal Carolina University’s cheerleading squad has been suspended after allegations team members worked as strippers and escorts. A criminal investigation reveals some cheerleaders were paid $100 - $1,500 per date.
Meta ViersMcClatchy for the Sun News
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