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6:42 am on Friday July 13, 2012

N. Myrtle Beach program helps lifeguards quickly find lost children on the beach

Flickr User: cackhanded WMBF News has a great feature on a little known program that the City of North Myrtle Beach has offered for the past five years, wristbands for kids to help them from getting lost on the beach.  The program which costs only $...
7:30 am on Thursday June 30, 2011

Community Dialog: Horry County beach water worst in the state

Flickr user J_Sturg While the state of South Carolina's beach water ranks among the best in the nation, Horry County doesn't fair too well in the recent Natural Resource Defense Council study.  It wasn't all of Horry County, the biggest culprits on...
9:01 am on Tuesday May 24, 2011

Tips on staying safe during beach season

Image by Flickr user maryaustinphotoMemorial Day weekend is coming up, and with it, the kick-off of this beach season. And you know what that means: doing all we can to ensure beach safety. Lifeguards and other safety personnel are getting ready for...