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6:33 am on Saturday July 12, 2014

Plenty of local business news for Beaufort, Port Royal this summer

From eyebrows to a hot dog stand to sign framing, there's plenty of small business activity in July.
10:15 am on Friday July 11, 2014

South Carolina BBQ joint makes USA Today top ten list

Last month USA Today ran a piece entitled, "10Best: Southern barbecue spots" and Hemingway, South Carolina's Scott's BBQ made the list. About an hour away from the Grand Strand, Scott's BBQ has become legendary for local and out of state BBQ lovers...
12:04 pm on Thursday July 10, 2014

It's Official Uber rolling into Myrtle Beach and more SC cities (Update)

Update at the bottom... A few weeks ago, we reported on a rumor that the Uber car service is launching here in Myrtle Beach, well it's a rumor no more! The launch of Uber services along the Grand Strand (and across the state) is officially here!...
9:10 am on Thursday July 10, 2014

Horry County courting major manufacturing project

Horry County is a finalist for a major manufacturing project that could create more than 100 jobs and spur an investment of over $100 million, local officials said. An unidentified Southeastern company is looking to expand and Horry is one of a...
7:30 am on Thursday July 10, 2014

'Port Royal: Cool. Coastal. Far from Ordinary': The new logo

The new logo and tagline for the Town of Port Royal has been adopted by town council.
10:08 am on Tuesday July 8, 2014

North Myrtle Beach gives initial approval to new adult entertainment regulations

North Myrtle Beach City Council on Monday gave initial approval to an ordinance regulating adult businesses in the city, said city spokesman Pat Dowling. The ordinance follows suit with a similar law that was adopted by Horry County officials last...
12:12 pm on Monday July 7, 2014

USA Today’s 10 best choose top 10 luxury hotels in Myrtle Beach area

USA Today’s 10Best has published its list of the top 10 best luxury hotels in the Myrtle Beach area. These 10 resorts were touted for their “upscale accommodations and first-class amenities.” The top 10, as chosen by USA Today’s 10Best, are...
10:33 am on Monday July 7, 2014

Horry and Charleston Counties among the top 5 in the state for job creation & new firms

A new report released from the SC Dept of Commerce reveals Horry County was top 5 in the entire state for job creation and for the number of new firms coming to the state. Brad Lofton, President and CEO of Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development...
9:22 am on Thursday July 3, 2014

Update: Car service Uber is coming to the Myrtle Beach area

As we first reported, the quazi-Taxi service Uber is coming to the Myrtle Beach area. Yesterday evening, Wednesday, July 2nd, WMBF News ran a piece about Uber coming to Myrtle Beach, and the piece seemed to suggest that there was only a possibility ...
9:51 am on Friday June 27, 2014

Pilot program for mobile food trucks gets key approval

via CarolinaLive You won't see mobile food trucks rolling around Horry County anytime soon, but a pilot program to test allowing them to operate in the county is making its way through Horry County government committees [...] The ordinance, as it is...