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Troopers call off chase on Hwy 9 after driver drops kids off - A high-speed chase Wednesday morning on and around Highway 9 in North Myrtle Beach and Little River was called off for safety reasons after the driver dropped off two children on the side of the road and continued driving, according to a Highway Patrol official. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Saltwater report: Fish are biting - Water temperatures are beginning to rise, and fish are biting around our area. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Coroner confirms identity of Little River drowning victim - A person drowned in a pond behind a bar in Little River Saturday morning, confirmed Chief Brian VanAernem with Horry County Fire Rescue. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Horry County passes first reading of fiscal year 2015 budget - The Horry County Council passed the first reading of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget last week at its annual Budget Retreat. Below is a news release detailing the items on next year's proposed $373 million budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year, which runs from July 1 to June 30: - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Prep track and field: Blair, Pearson boost Rockets - MARQUETTE - The Rapid River boys gave chase, but couldn't catch Munising in Thursday's Superior Central Invitational track meet at Northern Michigan University. Munising won with 144 points, followed by Rapid River 118 1/2 and Pickford 88 1/. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden celebrates 40 years in Midlands - 40 years after opening, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden draws a million people a year from all over. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors give 3 'As' and 3 'Bs' this week - Department of Health and Environmental Control inspectors performed routine inspections on six retail food establishments in the area this week; three received an "A" rating, and three had enough violations to knock them down to a "B." - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing - For as long as anyone can remember, the boat ramp at Bluff Landing Road near Jackson, has offered visitors unfettered access to the Savannah River. On Friday, however, the landing and a mile of formerly public roadway was gated and closed as a last-resort effort to curb littering, drug use, vandalism and other problems that have plagued the site in recent years. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Birhan Nebebew wins the 37th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run - Birhan Nebebew, 19, of Ethiopia has won the 37th Annual Cooper River Bridge 10k in Charleston. Nebebew finished with a time of 28:30:70 with Mourad Marofit from Morocco taking second place with a time of 28:41:70, and in third place was Julius Kogo of Kenya with a time of 28:45:05. - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

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Back from Boston: Local runners reflect on marathon - ABC NEWS 4 - CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Now that they've caught their breath and the cramps have subsided, local runners who raced in Monday's Boston Marathon are coming back home. Arriving back in the Lowcountry Tuesday, marathoner Bill Rowell says this ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Oral history helps recover past at S.Carolina plantation - Marietta Daily Journal - Shadows cross the lawn at the Drayton Hall on the Ashley River outside of Charleston, S.C., in April 2010. Sessions at the South Carolina Historic Preservation Conference in Columbia, S.C., today will focus on how the former plantation ... River ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Participants in Senior Games are just jocks at heart - Salisbury Post - He posted an impressive 6 feet, 3 inches in the broad jump — “just a little more than my height,” Lingle said — and 10 feet, 2 inches in the long jump. Both Lingle and Garland Thomas sprawled into the sand pits on several of their jumps in efforts to ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Martin County Community Calendar, updated April 23 - TCPalm - 5:30-7:30 p.m. The River Center, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Age 21+. $40-$50 .... Nonfiction Book Club: “Empire of the Summer Moon” by S.C. Gwynne. 6:30 p.m. April 28. ... Little Miss & Mister Stuart Pageant: Pageant for children ages 0-18 years. 2-4 p.m ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Oral History Help Recover Plantation's Past - The South Florida Times - CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - When historians from across South Carolina gather Tuesday for a preservation conference, one thing they will discuss is recovering the history of communities that no longer exist. "That question resonates for any community that ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Editorial | Golfers needed for veterans fund-raiser to support scholarships ... - - That would be a great turnout. Of course, the outing is open to non-veterans and all three beneficiaries -- scholarships, wounded combat veterans and the center in Little River -- are worthy of support. Copyright 2014 . All rights reserved. This ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Race To Unearth Civil War-Era Artifacts Before Developer Digs In - Red River Radio - About a dozen or so archaeologists in downtown Columbia, S.C. are focused on a 165-acre sliver of land that used to be a prisoner of war camp during the Civil War. Last summer, the property was sold and the group is trying to recover as many artifacts ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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