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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville 54, West Oak 0 Aiken 20, Airport 14 Andrew Jackson 21, Cheraw 7 Ashley Ridge 14, Berkeley 0 Aynor 30, Loris 18 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 41,...

Horry County votes to ban digging deep holes at the beach

Oct. 10, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Horry County will likely become the latest government in South Carolina to ban digging deep holes in the sand at the beach. County Council unanimously gave key approval earlier this month banning digging holes deeper than 2 feet (61...

Spirit Airlines flights start from New Hampshire to Florida

Oct. 07, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Spirit Airlines, the first new airline at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in 17 years, has started nonstop flights to Florida, and it announced a new route to South Carolina. Spirit's nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood...

McMaster: Build I-73 with $300M in COVID relief and surplus

Oct. 04, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster wants lawmakers to set aside $300 million in federal COVID-19 relief money and surplus money to pay for the first segment of a long-desired interstate link between Interstate 95 and Myrtle Beach. The full 60 miles...

Man who drowned in hotel pool unidentified 5 years later

Oct. 04, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A man who drowned more than five years ago in a North Myrtle Beach pool wearing shorts and a shirt still has not been identified, the Horry County coroner said. No one reported the man missing after he was found dead in February 2016 in...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= A.C. Flora 34, Westwood 14 Abbeville 49, Crescent 0 Airport 30, Midland Valley 28 Andrew Jackson 30, Central 12 Andrew Jackson Academy 74, Clarendon Hall Academy 30 ...

21-year-old Florida woman found dead on South Carolina trip

Sep. 27, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

Authorities in South Carolina continued their investigation Monday into the death of Sheridan Wahl, a 21-year Florida college student whose body was found 10 miles (16 kilometers) from her torched car. According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office, Wahl's body was...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= A.C. Flora 50, Chapin 28 Abbeville 45, Belton-Honea Path 21 Andrew Jackson Academy 58, Charleston Collegiate 6 Augusta Christian, Ga. 48, First Baptist 6 Bamberg-Ehrhardt...

Ahead of 1-year anniversary, SC county honors fallen officer

Sep. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Less than two weeks ahead of the one-year anniversary of his death, Horry County Council members voted to pass a resolution to honor former Myrtle Beach police officer Jacob Hancher. Hancher, who was 23 when he was shot and killed by John Aycoth,...

House committee joins SC redistricting debate with meetings

Sep. 05, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A group of South Carolina House members will start their work on redistricting in the coming week. The House ad-hoc committee holds its first public meetings in Myrtle Beach on Wednesday and Florence on Thursday. The committee has five...