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9:16 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Chinese Crew To Film Video In Myrtle Beach Area

A film crew from Chinese Cable Television (CCTV) will be in the Myrtle Beach area beginning Aug. 3, 2014 to film a feature which will be broadcast throughout the nation of China. This crew will experience a number of amenities, attractions and...
5:11 pm on Thursday June 19, 2014

Carriage horse crashes into downtown home

The spooked horse ran full speed down Limehouse Street, crashing into a Tradd Street home.
7:58 am on Wednesday March 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach featured in 'Spring Break Crawl' on AOL Travel

Myrtle Beach is featured as one of the cities in AOL Travel's "2014 Spring Break Crawl: 130 Spring Things To Do in 26 U.S. Cities."  
10:33 am on Friday March 21, 2014

Beaufort makes Smithsonian Magazine's top 20 small city list

With acclaim for its natural beauty and rich cultural history, the Beaufort area earned a good showing on Smithsonian Magazine's Best Small Towns To Visit list. Here's an excerpt: It's pronounced "BYOO-furt," and the place is about as Southern as it...
8:53 am on Monday February 10, 2014

Strong South Carolina tourism season expected

South Carolina's tourism industry has bounced back from the Great Recession and has been setting records in recent seasons. And the director of the state tourism department, Duane Parrish, says that trend should continue during 2014.
8:19 am on Thursday February 6, 2014

Court reverses ruling, determining Myrtle Beach’s use of A-tax money was improperly distributed

The S.C. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the city of Myrtle Beach did not adhere to state rules when it spent about $300,000 in accommodations tax money. The justices said the city improperly put the money into its general fund and then used it...
9:24 am on Thursday January 23, 2014

Grand Strand tourism industry hopes to cash in on Northeast storm

Myrtle Beach's tourism industry plans to cash in on the rough winter everyone up north is experiencing by marketing to all those cities bearing the brunt of these arctic blasts. The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is investing between $3.5 and...
2:41 pm on Wednesday December 18, 2013

Myrtle Beach Ranks No. 2 For Yahoo Travel Destination Searches in 2013

The Myrtle Beach area proved to be a popular travel spot to search for. On Yahoo’s list of the top 10 travel searches of 2013, Myrtle Beach ranked second.  “This ranking goes to show that the Myrtle Beach brand continues to grow in awareness and...
3:47 pm on Thursday September 19, 2013

Colonial Lake could soon be spruced up

New plants and architecture to the tune of $5 million could soon be coming to Charleston's Colonial Lake.
1:05 am on Wednesday September 4, 2013

Work progressing on Market Street flooding, but it won't end until 2018

The second of three phases is expected to stretch until at least August 2014, and the biggest results in the Market Street drainage project likely won't be seen until all work is done, slated for 2018.