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9:58 am on Monday September 29, 2014

Tipping point: Myrtle Beach area restaurants face lawsuits over alleged illegal tip pools

One of the latest trends in the restaurant industry — class-action lawsuits over allegedly illegal tip pools that enrich owners while cheating employees out of their wages — has hit the Myrtle Beach area. The tip pools, critics say, are used by some...
8:22 am on Thursday April 18, 2013

Boast your post: remember to vote

Welcome back to TheDigitel Boast Your Post series. Today's tip: don't forget to vote. Everyone likes to know when their work has paid off and your fellow TheDigitel users are no exception. When you come across a post, article or question you...
11:39 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Boast your post: welcome to Version 2

In honor of our Version 2 launch, TheDigitel team has decided to roll out a series of friendly pointers to help you get the most out of your favorite site for all the best in local coverage and content.  Today's tip: making the most out of the post...
8:38 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Cutlery Charity Event at The Coastal Cupboard June 8-10

The Coastal Cupboard is hosting another one of itsrenowned semi-annual Charity Knife Sharpening Events Friday, June 8, 2012 through Sunday, June 10, 2012 at its 644-J Long Point Road location in Mt. Pleasant. The event will take place from 10 a.m....
5:16 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Scam Alert: Verizon customers getting fake bills, tips & tricks to stay safe

TheDigitelMYR Make sure to double-check that Verizon email, as customers of the nation's second largest cellular company are getting scammed.  Verizon customers are receiving dubious emails telling them that their bill is due and more than likely...
3:58 am on Friday April 22, 2011

Tips on how to quell the springtime mosquito population

Image by Flickr user GravitywaveUpdate April 22: I repost because I care. Also, it rained like the dickens yesterday, so be sure to dump out any stagnant sources of water in order to keep the skeeter babies at bay. First reporting: It may seem early...
2:06 pm on Thursday August 26, 2010

How to make the most of a trip tubing down Charleston's rivers

Image by Flickr user evilerinIf you're the type that's prone (or thinking of) taking an afternoon trip floating down the Edisto or any river near Charleston, there's more than a few things you should know about this classic lazy pastime. Like where...
5:21 am on Thursday June 10, 2010

Tips to dealing with an surviving high heat temperatures

Ed's note: While this information is mainly a clone of the CDC's page, we hope to soon enhance it with good Charleston-specific tips. Highlights Elderly people (65 years and older), infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions...
4:59 am on Wednesday August 6, 2008

How to save your air conditioner

Everyone knows it's beyond hot outside, but ABC News 4 has some tips on how to keep your A/C from going on the fritz. Basically, their suggestion is to make sure that your air conditioner is kept well-maintained, and call over the maintenance guy to...
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