For the first time in two years, leaders from Georgetown County and its municipalities came together for a State of the County and Cities program put on by Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce.
This new location will feature the same candy and ice cream parlors at the Georgetown location, but will also offer a restaurant with outside seating full of vegan and vegetarian home cooked meals as well as a coffee shop with a drive thru.
Thanks to a grant, Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce will hold nine classes over 18 weeks to show minority-owned businesses how to do things like make a business plan and navigate legal systems.
Georgetown County is becoming a popular destination despite being sandwiched by its neighbors Myrtle Beach and Charleston.
Myrtle Beach car dealer Freddie Hyatt recently announced that he is expanding his Hyundai dealership by building a new location off Frontage Road.
Alex Husner, the chief marketing officer for Condo-World in North Myrtle Beach, will replace current Board Chair Billy McGonigal of Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort.
Before she went to Richland County, Harrison worked as the economic development director in Fairfield County for 11 years, a small, rural community just north of Columbia.
South Carolina's top tourist destination along with its elected officials have vowed to revitalize downtown leading a recent decision to demolish a troubled Ocean Boulevard motel.
Myrtle Beach City Council voted Nov. 9 to demolish Coral Sands Motel, after determining the Ocean Boulevard building is "unfit and unsafe for human habitation."
With Myrtle Beach’s tourism industry rebounding in 2021 as COVID-19 restrictions gradually were eased, leaders said they expect the economy to remain strong as the holidays approach.
More residential development is one step closer to happening at Barefoot Resort & Golf, a 2,300-acre golf community located on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway in North Myrtle Beach.
CBL has been a wheeler dealer on the Palmetto State's shopping center scene since at least the early 1980s. More recently, it fell on tough times amid the retail apocalypse and the pandemic.
Coby Brooks, former head of Hooters of America, is opening a Twin Peaks franchise next to Bass Pro Shops at Myrtle Beach Mall. It's across from a Hooters where Brooks first worked.
Major development is close to coming to a former golf course on the west side of the Intercoastal Waterway that has sat vacant since six years.
With the Myrtle Beach area commercial office market recently named as one of the hottest in the country, a planned six-unit commercial center in North Myrtle Beach will soon be added to the mix next year.
Three properties on King Street in downtown Charleston are now under new ownership after Burroughs & Chapin of Myrtle Beach paid $5.1 million for them recently.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport has seen record-breaking numbers so far in 2021, so much so that airport officials plan to be proactive in keeping up with the demand of tourists who want to vacation with COVID-19 numbers decreasing.
South Carolina's first man-made surf park is likely headed to Myrtle Beach after city officials gave the project a positive review.
The Myrtle Beach commercial office market is booming with the city being named recently a top 10 market in the country by the National Association of Realtors.
With Georgetown trying to rebrand itself as a tourist destination midway between Myrtle Beach and Charleston, many private developers see Liberty Steel's more than 50 acres of waterfront land as a golden opportunity.
During an Oct. 12 committee two projects were presented to officials on what to do with a few miles of the Horry County's old railroads.
Spirit Airlines has announced new daily nonstop service between the Myrtle Beach International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport beginning on April 20, 2022.
Horry County officials are looking to modify the county's noise ordinance to shorten the number of hours construction and home repairs can occur.
Tidelands Health and Encompass Health, a nationwide rehab provider, are seeking state approval to construct a 36-bed rehabilitation hospital in the Socastee area.
Rosie's Pizzeria is set to open Nov. 1 on Pawleys Island, and specialize in authentic New York style pizza with fresh ingredients.
Readers will have until noon on Oct. 25 to vote once a day for Best Coastal Small Town in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards.
The new location — Tidal Creek Beer Garden — opened Sept. 9 and is located within Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach next to the Sketchers storefront.
Home sales across the Palmetto State edged down slightly in August compared to the same month last year, but buyers are still descending on the coast, where half of all residential purchases in South Carolina are occurring.
If summer tourism numbers released recently by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce are any indication, vacationers visited the Grand Strand at a record pace on Labor Day Weekend, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A large 7-Eleven gas station passed a major roadblock after a Myrtle Beach zoning board approved in a 4-0 vote to allow the 24-hour gas station to move forward.
A Surfside Beach restaurant was ordered to pay more than $75,000 after breaking federal law by forcing 10 employees to share their tips with the restaurant’s manager and owner.
Horry County was the fastest growing county in South Carolina in the past 10 years, adding nearly 82,000 people since 2010, according to the latest Census.
More than a dozen South Carolina airports large and small have been awarded $16.1 million in government grants to pay for safety and accessibility projects.
United Airlines extended its flights to Newark and Dulles International into the fall of 2021. Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce accepts Community Star Award from DHEC. Urban Farmhouse opens in Georgetown.
Santee Electrical Cooperative could invest at least $12 million and create 34 new jobs by coming to Andrews Business Park.
The pent-up demand coming out of the pandemic will begin to wane going into the fall, as at least one real estate leader in the coastal South Carolina region watched July's single-family home pending and closed sales dip below 2020 levels.
Paving and resufacing 200 miles of county roads in Horry County, as well as the extension of S.C. 31 toward the North Carolina state line, may not be addressed in the next four years if sales tax receipts remain low due to a lackluster 2020 tourism season.
There were 729 students from the J-1 international summer work-travel program who made it to Grand Strand and Hammock Coast jobs this summer — a far cry from the more than 3,200 the same area saw each year from 2017-2019.
A 43-year-old Georgetown man and his 35-year-old wife were arrested Aug. 19 on charges of failing to file tax returns and pay taxes and a host of other tax-related charges.
Driftwood Merchantile opens in Pawleys Island, Starbucks opens its first South Carolina airport location at Myrtle Beach International, and Palmetto Goodwill receives a $50,000 grant to help with employment.
For both June and July, Myrtle Beach International Airport was the busiest airport in South Carolina — a feat it attained for the first time ever.
Myrtle Beach International Airport received six bids for a planned terminal expansion project that includes up to five aircraft gates.
Horry Telephone Cooperative received a more than $9.8 million grant to deliver high-speed internet to nearly 3,000 homes in rural South Carolina.
The 11-year-old Myrtle Beach boardwalk has seen better days, and the city of Myrtle Beach is taking steps to replace the boardwalk with a more durable option.
Publix Super Market announced it is opening a second store in Carolina Forest, and this one is at the opposite end of Carolina Forest Boulevard where the existing Publix at Forest Square is located.
The history of the business, as chronicled by her children Russell Mates and Carolyn Mates Waters in the book "Helen Mates — Local Icon in Mid-Century Myrtle Beach," is key to the future development of the building at 811 Main St.