Carolina Forest residents brought up issues regarding traffic, light and noise pollution and fire gates for a proposed 50-bed Conway Medical Center hospital off of International Drive during a community meeting on May 11.
The Post and Courier Myrtle Beach spoke with Georgetown City Council Democrat primary candidates ahead of the June 8 election to discuss their backgrounds, ideas and goals.
Horry County Planning Commission approved 154 townhomes in Carolina Forest off of Postal Way on May 6. It will now go to Horry County Council for three readings.
BUCKSPORT — County leaders and community members walked the trail of the community’s roadside ditches and realized they came across the solution to address flooding issues they often face.
After spending over an hour discussing proposed development in Carolina Forest, Horry County's Council meeting was cut short by Council Vice Chairman Dennis DiSabato.
The public input portion of Horry County Council meetings will be allowed for the first time in over a year beginning May 4.
Myrtle Beach’s mask mandate which require masks in government buildings will extend through May 30, masks are recommended elsewhere.
Horry County filed a complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration on April 15, to stop Myrtle Beach from receiving $60 million from the sale of two oceanfront campground properties; Pirateland Camping Resort and Lakewood Campground.
Horry County Government committees are working on a proposed ordinance to create further restrictions within developments in a 100-year flood zone.
The proposed Horry County developments include Lennar Carolina’s request to rezone close to 300 acres where U.S. 501 and S.C. 31 intersect in the Myrtle Beach area, and two requests from G3 Engineering of about 55 acres on S.C. 90 and about 100 acres on S.C. 905 both in Conway.
County government officials were told at an April 13 infrastructure and regulation meeting that there might be high levels of E. coli in the retention ponds of the landfill. By April 19, the county proved the allegations were not true.
On April 16, Horry County and the city of Myrtle Beach settled after a two year long court case over hospitality fees.
Myrtle Beach City Council allocated $5.2 million for tourism and art organizations along with city needs as a part of revenue from the cities accommodation tax.
The order comes after Gov. Henry McMaster contacted DSS about the system’s capacity to accommodate minors, thousands of whom have entered the U.S. in recent months.
New York City native, Dennis DiSabato, may not have been born and raised in Horry County, but he considers it home. The council vice chairman has been a part of county government since his election in 2016 and is now on his second term.
The Horry County Animal Clinic will be renamed to honor the late Lance Cpl. Melton “Fox” Gore, after a unanimous vote during their council meeting on April 6.
Horry County Council voted to move all three developments to their third and final reading during their April 6 council meeting. This comes as residents and activists opposed the proposed developments.
Georgetown County Legislative Delegation, which typically meets annually, met at the Howard Center April 5 to discuss appointments to county volunteer boards.
Johnny Vaught, Horry County councilmember, represents District 8, which encompasses most of Horry County from U.S. 501 to S.C. 544. District eight backs up until in reaches the Waccamaw River, and includes a portion of Carolina Forest and Forestbrook.
Myrtle Beach's mask mandate will extend through April 30, but no longer requires masks to be worn anywhere other than government and city buildings.
If elected April 13 to the city council seat previously held by Rudolph Bradley, Jonathan Angner, the Republican nominee, said he hopes to use his background in business and economics to solve the city’s decades-old issues, such as economic development and think shrink, and put it on a path of growth.
A project near Bull Horn Landing Road in Bucksport could potentially stop flooding in the area. The project was discussed at a community Flood Mitigation Meeting at the James R Frazier Community Center on March 12.
A decision to withhold COVID-19 vaccine doses from Horry County Fire Rescue represents the first time South Carolina has punished a vaccine provider for not following eligibility rules.
In a conversation with the Post and Courier, Georgetown County School District Superintendent Keith Price said he would support a proposal to the school board for middle and high school students to shift to Hybrid+ learning, so long as the schools are able to have five key health mitigation strategies in place.
Ronald McInnis won the Democratic primary for an open spot on the Georgetown City Council, but that's just the latest life-changing moment for a man that has seen himself go from prison to pastor.
Georgetown County Council had a second hearing Tuesday night for Ordinance 21-05, which addresses how the remaining $7 million surplus from the 2014 Capital Project Sales Tax will be allocated to other capital projects.
A special primary election for a Georgetown City Council seat previously taken by Rudolph Bradley, who died in November, takes place this Tuesday.
Most of the other Republican members of South Carolina's congressional delegation offered some praise for Rice's overall record in Congress, but none criticized the state GOP's decision to censure him, and only one was willing to say at this early stage that they would support him against primary challengers.
Russell Fry, R-Surfside Beach, currently serves as the chief majority whip for the Republican Party in the statehouse.
While the symbolic move carries no further penalty, it represents an extraordinary rebuke for a sitting GOP congressman by the state party.
William Bailey, a South Carolina representative in North Myrtle Beach, has formed an Exploratory Committee and may possibly run against Congressman Tom Rice for the 7th District seat.
U.S. Rep. Tom Rice held a telephone town hall to hear questions from his constituents about his vote to impeach President Donald Trump.
The governor toured two vaccine distribution sites on Tuesday — one in Myrtle Beach and one in North Charleston. The visits came after reports of hospitals, particularly in the Upstate, not devoting enough resources to vaccinating as many people as possible.
Rice's unexpected decision elicited swift backlash from many Republicans in his Trump-loving district, promising to set up a high-profile test of whether his reputation as a reliable GOP team player could be wiped out by a single vote.
The South Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that seeks to declare the state's civil asset forfeiture laws unconstitutional. It comes as the General Assembly begins a renewed push to change how police use forfeiture.
Angie Jones, Chad Caton and Gene Ho faced backlash for attending the "Stop the Steal" rally that led to a mob raiding the Capitol.