Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Time to get serious about the growing heroin epidemic

The opioid epidemic, which includes prescription opioid painkillers and heroin, has been called by the Centers for Disease Control the greatest public health epidemic of modern times. It is finally emerging into public awareness in this region due to multiple media articles and newscasts and by a public community forum sponsored by the Horry County Police Department about the increasing local heroin influx, which took place this past August at The Market Common.

Letters to the Editor

Time to get serious about climate change

It is absolutely amazing to me about the terrible attitude with which some Americans think about global warming. More than 95 percent of all scientists know absolutely that this terrible factor is being overlooked by so many of our elected congressman and senators in Washington, D.C.

Letters to the Editor

Vote or shut up about what comes after presidential election

Many of you have made up your minds about for whom to vote in this year's presidential election. But there are those of us who are still struggling with that decision. Both major party candidates are far from perfect, and have become an embarrassment to our country. However, we are stuck with these choices. One of them will become our next president. God help us!

Letters to the Editor

We must support the police, discard myths

After decades of a declining crime rate, America now faces a law enforcement crisis. The well-documented “Ferguson effect” described by FBI Director James Comey has been followed by the Dallas and Baton Rouge massacres and other attacks directed at police officers. In Baltimore, a politically-inspired prosecution of six police officers has been exposed as baseless by a series of acquittals, but has poisoned police-community relations.

Videos

Rivals Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach prepare for game with high stakes

Both undefeated, rivals Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach prepare for arguably the biggest game in the history of the series.
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Rivals Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach prepare for game with high stakes 3:56

Rivals Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach prepare for game with high stakes

NMB's Bass talks about walking in his father's shadow, making a legacy of his own 2:55

NMB's Bass talks about walking in his father's shadow, making a legacy of his own

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Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 9.30

Myrtle Beach celebrates 25th annual Greek Festival 1:06

Myrtle Beach celebrates 25th annual Greek Festival