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2:06 pm on Friday February 6, 2015

S.C.'s Pre-school immunization rate less than 90%

South Carolina is one of the 17 states with measles (MMR) immunization rates below 90 percent for pre-school children, according to an analysis released Wednesday by Trust for America's Health.
7:57 am on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Family Night at Children’s Museum of South Carolina

Family Night at the Children’s Museum of South Carolina is an opportunity to enjoy activities that showcase the museum’s daily programs at a discounted rate...
8:48 am on Thursday September 11, 2014

Myrtle Beach Middle School decision to drop Spanish, raises questions for parents

via WMBF News A month into school and changes are being made, not all parents are on board with these changes...One of those decisions was to drop Spanish class, to bring on a new class, Compass Odyssey; a digital based class Myrtle Beach Middle...
11:03 am on Saturday August 23, 2014

Fired Arts After School Program at All Fired Up Studio

All Fired Up Studio, a paint-your-own pottery studio located in Pawleys Island, is offering Fired Arts After School. Children ages 7 and up are taught different techniques each week in the fired arts medium: painting and glazing pottery, hand-...
8:16 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Starbucks mobile truck coming to CCU this September

As we reported way back in April, Coastal Carolina is getting a mobile Starbucks truck, and the details have come out about Starbucks' little experiment.  CCU, along with James Madison University in Virgina and Arizona State University, will be the...
9:02 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

Award-winning futurist artist to speak and present work at CCU

“Progressions,” an exhibition by the award-winning futuristic concept artist Syd Mead will be on display from Aug. 18 until Oct. 18 in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery at Coastal Carolina University. The exhibit is free and open to the public....
8:46 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

South Carolina student test scores fall in all grades, Horry County mirrors state drop but tops state averages

South Carolina’s elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores on state-standardized tests last spring across all grades compared to 2013. The Education Oversight Committee says students’ scores are disappointing, but drops in...
9:35 am on Monday August 4, 2014

Brookgreen Gardens receives grant to expand children's trail

The $5,000 Nature Play Begins At Your Zoo and Aquarium grant will fund the expansion of Brookgreen Gardens’ children’s nature and sensory trail, which opened earlier this year.
12:05 pm on Saturday August 2, 2014

CCU professor in Sierra Leone helps prevent spread of Ebola virus

What started as a research trip to Africa, quickly turned into a trip about Ebola prevention for CCU Assistant Professor Fredanna M'Cormack. M'Cormack is in Sierra Leon; that's one of the three countries most affected, but she says she's not afraid.
9:31 am on Friday August 1, 2014

SC will not ignore Common Core when writing new school standards

State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards...