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Changes underway for tourists in Little River - The hub of all the action in Little River is along Mineola Avenue where waterfront dining, casino cruises and souvenir shops all lie. - Fri, 28 Mar 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

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

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

First Alert Forecast: Few showers Monday - A few more clouds start to roll in today, says WMBF First Alert Meteorologist Marla Branson. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

David "Pete" Wesley Walker - David "Pete" Wesley Walker, 54, of 650 Mullinax Circle, Blacksburg, SC, died April 15, 2014, at home after a lengthy illness. Born in Laurel Hill, NC, he is the husband of Angela "Peanut" Gibson Walker of the home. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Caregiver arrested for allegedly writing check to herself from victim's checkbook - A caregiver was arrested by Horry County Police Tuesday and accused of writing a $700 check to herself from an elderly woman's checkbook. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

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Bythewood tops River Bluff in SC Diamond Invitational - The State - “I was little bit nervous putting our young team in this tournament, but our kids have responded and battled, and it's only going to make us better in the long run.” Blythewood's Ryan Mallone and River Bluff's Harrison Kinard were the game's multiple ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Penelope Ann Bolton - Glens Falls Post-Star - LITTLE RIVER, S.C. — Penelope Ann Bolton was welcomed into the Lord's arms on Friday, April 4, 2014, in the comfort of her home with her loving husband and son by her side. Penny was born Aug. 7, 1929, in New Haven, Conn., to Joseph B. and Doris ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Swim to Sea? These Salmon Are Catching a Lift - New York Times - As the Merva W puttered down the Sacramento River, it looked like any other dowdy fishing vessel headed toward the Golden Gate Bridge. But no other boat had as surprising a cargo or as unusual a mission: The Merva W was giving 100,000 young salmon a ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Spring means snake season in the Pee Dee - SCNow - Most of South Carolina's snakes are harmless, but there are a few venomous serpents to be concerned about in the Pee Dee, namely timber rattlesnakes, cottonmouths (water moccasin) and copperheads. Earlier this ... Silverman, a well-known local chef ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors give 3 'As' and 3 'Bs' this week - WMBF - Inspectors will be following up at Wok on the Dock in Little River after the restaurant received several critical violations during an inspection. According to the DHEC report, paper menus were being used to store food, a bus pan and cutting boards had ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on April 19 - - Saturday-Sunday at Bass Pro Shops, at Myrtle Beach mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres: Photos with Easter Bunny – 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; egg hunts for ages 2-10, 2-3 p.m.; and children's crafts 1-4 p.m., while supplies last. Free ... Car ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Friends, family hold candlelight vigil for missing woman - - Dayton, who lives in Little River, S.C., has been in Wilmington for the past week searching for his sister and caring for their 80-year-old mother. "Trying to take care of my mother is the hardest part," Dayton said Thursday afternoon while taking a ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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