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Low gas prices fuel surge in Thanksgiving travelers
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:48:55 -0800

This coming Thanksgiving holiday may be the busiest one in years, at least when it comes to traffic on our local roadways. A big reason for the spike in travelers is the low prices at the gas pump.

South Carolina's unemployment rate rises to 6.7 percent in October
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:07:06 -0800

South Carolina's unemployment rate in October was 6.7 percent, up from 6.6 percent in September.

Grand Strand couple's marriage to be recognized after court ruling
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:04:23 -0800

The State Supreme Court ruled every county in South Carolina can begin issuing licenses for same-sex couples, and one local couple who married out of state is happy that their out-of-state marriage will not be recognized.

Horry, Florence counties accept first same-sex marriage applications
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:33:56 -0800

At 12:01 p.m. Thursday, Horry and Florence counties began accepting same-sex marriage applications, along with the rest of South Carolina, after a U.S. Supreme Court decision blocked an emergency stay on the issue.

Horry County sees its first ten applications for same-sex marriage
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:34:15 -0800

The Horry County Probate Office issued marriage applications to their first ten same-sex couples after a U.S. Supreme Court decision paved the way for South Carolina to become the 35th state to allow same-sex marriage.

Convenience store gives voters free drinks
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:33:59 -0800

 Turtle Market Convenience Store is distributing free 16 ounce drinks, including coffee to all voters during Election Day 2014.

Report: SC ranks 36th worst for child homelessness
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:34:41 -0800

Times continue to be tough for many people, and in Horry County, hundreds of kids are caught in it. 

President Obama's latest executive order has SC businesses caught in middle of a tug of war
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:33:13 -0800

South Carolina lawmakers are sounding off on President Obama's executive order, granting amnesty to up to 5 million undocumented workers.

Supreme Court says no to S. Carolina's request for more time on same-sex marriage decision
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:48 -0800

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to approve South Carolina's request for a longer stay against same-sex marriage in the state. Click to Continue »

Horry County, Pee Dee school districts' 2014 State Report Card
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0800

Horry County schools held a ‘good' Absolute rating, but fell to ‘below average' for a Growth rating, on the 2014 state report card.