Despite calls for resignation over the rally-turned-riot at the U.S. Capitol, elected officials in the area say they will not be stepping down from their positions.
Local legislators are pushing federal representatives to help South Carolina with its COVID-19 vaccine shortage, according to a statement Saturday from 16 area legislators.
Aiden Zasimovitch was released on bond in October after being arrested in connection to the murder of Deondre Brown, and Brown's family wants Zasimovitch back in jail until his trial.
The new bike path spans across a portion of the North Litchfield section of Georgetown County and connects almost 16 continuous miles of the bikeway that runs through the Waccamaw Neck
Georgetown County Sheriff Carter Weaver honored three employees for their contributions to law enforcement recently in conjunction with National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
The Georgetown County School District announced a new instructional method on Wednesday evening, with elementary and intermediate school students now having the ability to have in-person instruction four days per week on the “Hybrid Plus” plan.
A long-time Murrells Inlet restaurant that recently closed until “further notice” has not paid its rent in full since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a lawsuit filed Jan. 12.
GEORGETOWN — Just days after it announced that it would return to hybrid instruction, the Georgetown County School District announced that it had changed its decision and will remain in remote…
Ashley Griffith, head nurse in the critical care unit at Georgetown Memorial Hospital, has seen her fair share of ups and downs since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, and offered up a behind-the-scenes look at the raw emotion that comes along with it.
Rep. Tom Rice sided with objectors to the election, but felt the president handled the riots irresponsibly.
The Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area is expected to see restorations beginning in February that could help with future flooding thanks for a $1 million grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Santee Cooper customers recently were greeted to a robocall system, unbeknownst to them, after dialing the company's main telephone number.
Georgetown County issued 561 new construction permits in between the start of the year through Dec. 22 — up from the 333 issued during that time in 2019.
COVID-19 has been hard on all of us.
Rep. Joseph Rainey‘s legacy has largely been downplayed given his prominence in American history.
The league is for autistic adults looking to get involved with baseball.
The Georgetown County School District announced on Tuesday afternoon that it would extend remote instruction by one week due to “high” spread of COVID-19 throughout the county.
At Tidelands Health, which operates the Waccamaw Community Hospital and Georgetown Memorial Hospital, reported 80 COVID-19 inpatients on Sunday, a new record for the medical outlet. On Monday, the hospitals along the Grand Strand set a new mark for concurrent COVID-19 hospitalizations with 246.
The forecast for New Year’s Eve is mid-60s with a bit of cloud cover and a chance of rain, so grab your raincoat and take yourself or those you live with to any of these beautiful places around Myrtle Beach to ring in the new year safely.
Before you think about going out and buying some fireworks for New Year’s Eve, here are a couple reminders on firework laws in South Carolina, Horry County, Georgetown County and the City of Myrtle Beach.
With Christmas Day bringing about the largest single-day number of new COVID-19 cases since July 4 with 260, Horry County is potentially tracking to experience its worst month since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Reporter Tyler Fleming on the stubbornness displayed in the Myrtle Beach community during 2020.
Georgetown police chief Kelvin Waites continues to serve his community through leadership and community policing.
Tidelands Health reported on Tuesday that it had 62 COVID-19 inpatients at its two hospitals, setting the single-day record. It also set off alarm bells that despite the Pfizer vaccine being administered locally, the holidays pose a threat to make the hill that medical professionals are climbing much steeper.
South Carolina banned liquor sales on Christmas day back in 2014.
Loggerheads were the only known sea turtle type to nest in Myrtle Beach this year.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 90 new COVID-19 cases in Georgetown County on Friday, setting a single-day high for the county. Meanwhile, Horry County added 135 cases as it reached triple figures for the seventh consecutive day.
The Georgetown County School District announced Friday afternoon that it will move to “remote” instruction when school resumes after the Winter Break on Jan. 4, 2021, due to potential COVID-19 positivity over the coming Winter Break.
The Georgetown County School District plans to roll out training next month to help students learn signs of suicide and depression among their peers.
Both Tidelands Health in Murrells Inlet and Spartanburg Regional in the Upstate doled out their first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The Georgetown County School District is implementing two new initiatives to reach students who are missing assignments and not logging into virtual learning.
A day after Conway Medical Center made history by injecting five staff members with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, a sobering report from the area’s hospitals points to the continuing rise of COVID-19 throughout both Horry and Georgetown counties — including a hospital chain at 114 percent capacity.
Father Michel Bineen Mukad, administrator of St. Mary Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church in Georgetown, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. He was 38. His self-inflicted death came a day after a diagnosis of COVID-19.
A Georgetown man was extradited back to South Carolina on Dec. 10 and is currently in the Georgetown County Detention Center — awaiting a bond hearing.
As both Horry and Georgetown school districts see a measurable uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced an additional 140 cases in Horry County and 13 in Georgetown County on Wednesday afternoon.
Extreme tides, known as king tides, are expected to impact the coastal areas beginning Sunday and going into next week, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's tide table.
The Myrtle Beach Police Department recently announced that it received a $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for the establishment of a regional National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN).
The J. Reuben Long Detention Center announced that 56 inmates have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and are now in isolation in designated isolation units.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 181 new cases in Horry County on Monday — the county’s highest total since July 15.
Students of Horry County high schools and Horry-Georgetown Technical College may apply to Coastal Carolina University this week and receive a waiver for the application fee, according to the university.
With a trio of hospitals in both Horry and Georgetown counties now sitting 95 to 100 percent occupied as of Friday afternoon, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced an additional 113 positive COVID-19 cases in Horry County, while Georgetown had its most since Aug. 21 with 21.
For the third time in 7 days, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported that Horry County had in excess of 100 new COVID-19 cases, with 126 announced on Wednesday afternoon.
This year's job market along the Grand Strand has been tumultuous, mainly because of COVID shutdowns. Ironically, retaining employees like the 13 Yamtich employs at Sparkles, has been easier than in previous years, mainly because of the uncertainty of employees finding a new job in a COVID market.
The Post and Courier spent a shift with Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy Cody Thompson as he patrolled his beat.
Georgetown City Councilman Rudolph Bradley died during the weekend.
With Horry County registering 111 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and hospitals scrambling to keep up with demand, November has brought about further signs that the virus is gaining strength along the Grand Strand.
Thousands of people donned masks and were eager to find Black Friday deals in Myrtle Beach, and along the Grand Strand and Hammock Coast. Discounts were more of the driving factor to head to storefronts than particular items.
A Georgetown County Detention Center corrections officer was arrested by Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Tuesday after she allegedly presented a firearm and pointed it at a woman visiting her home in Andrews.
Some 25 months after Hurricane Florence hammered Georgetown County, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Wednesday that it had awarded a $1.45 million grant to the city of Georgetown to aid in making “water infrastructure improvements need to support commercial and industrial growth” in the aftermath of the hurricane.
The 54th annual World Championship Chili Cook Off will come to Myrtle Beach in April 2021.