Post and Courier - Today's Grand Strand Headlines

Today's Grand Strand Headlines

Charleston sailing teachers join grassroots efforts to cut down on plastic pollution

Sailors are joining the latest effort to clean plastic trash out of Charleston-area waters.  Read more

In South Carolina, public beach access is one thing; nearby parking is quite another

South Carolina's beaches serve many purposes: vacation respite, home for wildlife and tourism moneymaker.  Read more

5 Hilton Head residents are building a private sea wall, but who will maintain the sand nearby?

Five adjacent homeowners on the beach in Hilton Head Island have pooled their resources to build a continuous sea wall in front of their homes. The wall is in a gray zone that is not regulated by the town or the state, but it's unclear how the area around it will be maintained when another serious storm hits. Read more

SC congressman Tom Rice wins House District 7 GOP primary; Democrats head to runoff

U.S. Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., kept his primary challenger at bay, according to unofficial election results.  Read more

Keeping bacteria out of ocean near Myrtle Beach is an expensive, lengthy process

When rain falls in and around Myrtle Beach, it doesn't have many opportunities to get absorbed back into the earth, and it's common for a quick, hard rain to trigger a water-quality advisory.  Read more

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