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Lanes of S.C. 31 back open after crash

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:55:49 EDT

All lanes of S.C. Highway 31 in North Myrtle Beach are back open after a collision temporarily blocked a lane of travel. One southbound lane of the highway was closed … Click to Continue »


Dump truck overturned under Highway 501

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:56:53 EDT

An overturned dump truck stalled traffic near the end of the Forestbrook Road exit off of U.S. Highway 501 South around 11:30 a.m. The dump truck from Ricky’s Landscaping appeared … Click to Continue »


Dump truck overturns near Forestbrook Road exit

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:18:25 EDT

An overturned dump truck is in a ditch on the U.S. 501 exit ramp leading to Forestbrook Road on Monday, April 24, 2017.

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You may be able to pitch your tent in Surfside Beach for a little while longer

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:09:08 EDT

Surfside Beach’s push to remove tents from the sand might be delayed in a new compromise that will come to a vote Tuesday night. The second reading of an ordinance … Click to Continue »


Weather Service reverses prediction, Waccamaw River not expected to flood

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:41:48 EDT

The National Weather Service said Monday that heavy rains have not impacted the Waccamaw River basin as expected so earlier predictions of possible flooding by Wednesday are no longer in … Click to Continue »


Watch where you step, jellies are back on the beach

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:42:15 EDT

Reports of jellyfish flopping onto Grand Strand beaches increased this week after wicked winds ripped across the coast over the weekend. The cannonball jellies are the most common in the … Click to Continue »


Don’t forget those galoshes. We may get more rain than first predicted.

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:41:46 EDT

Forecasters are now predicting 5 to 7 inches of rain in parts of the region as a low-pressure system moves in with bloated clouds filled to the brim with rain … Click to Continue »


He asked for change, then pointed a gun, man told police

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:43:40 EDT

A man told police he had just got off work and was sitting in his car waiting for his cellphone to charge at the Landmark Hotel around midnight when a … Click to Continue »


Police investigating sexual assault reported at resort

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:06:13 EDT

Police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly took place at the Hilton Grand Vacations Club in Myrtle Beach. A woman told police she was sexually assaulted at 2600 N. … Click to Continue »


See who spent time in jail, April 24

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:45:15 EDT

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the photo for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

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Myrtle Beach weather forecast for Monday and throughout the week

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:24:24 EDT

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed Piotrowski on Twitter. … Click to Continue »


The Sun News’ Mark Webster stepping down as publisher

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:59:56 EDT

Mark Webster, the president and publisher of The Sun News, is stepping down from his role, effective May 5. Webster, who has served in many leadership roles over his 35 … Click to Continue »


Charlotte man, wife and mother pimped underage girls in Myrtle Beach, feds say

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:00:55 EDT

Inside the Mecklenburg County Jail, Zerrell Fuentes came up with a plan to have his wife, mother and three underage girls help him make bail, prosecutors say. Now all three … Click to Continue »


Traffic disrupted after dump truck overturns

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:54:55 EDT

Emergency services are responding Monday to an overturned dump truck on Highway 501 and Forestbrook Road. … Click to Continue »


Health, helping others and more events in the Myrtle Beach area | Save the Date

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:48:16 EDT

UPCOMING THE SWAMP FOX QUILTERS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING. 9:30 a.m. May 4, John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2000 Marsh Ave., (corner of Third Loop Road and Marsh Avenue), Florence. Visitors and … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach-area birth announcements

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:46:23 EDT

Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital Ryan and Jennifer Parent of Surfside Beach, a daughter, Charlotte Christine Parent, April 12 Brian and Brayer Surratt of Murrells Inlet, a son, Tennyson Smith Surratt, April … Click to Continue »


Watch: police car pulled out of ditch

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:45:33 EDT

An Horry County police car was pulled out of a ditch after getting stuck. … Click to Continue »


Horry County police car stuck in a ditch

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:06:47 EDT

A police car is stuck in a ditch on Highway 17 at Mr. … Click to Continue »


Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 4.24

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:48:14 EDT

Your most accurate and dependable daily and extended Myrtle Beach weather forecast from our friends at WPDE. … Click to Continue »


Incoming storms could bring up to 6 inches of rain. A flash flood watch is in effect.

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:16:20 EDT

Horry and Georgetown counties are under a flash flood watch from midnight Sunday until 8 a.m. Tuesday from an incoming low-pressure system that could spawn river flooding later in the … Click to Continue »


Coroner identifies woman killed in Little River Neck Road collision

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:11:06 EDT

The victim of a fatal two-car collision on Little River Neck Road has been identified as 51-year-old Christina Tessier of North Myrtle Beach. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said … Click to Continue »


One driver killed in motorcycle wreck

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:17:14 EDT

One person is dead after a motorcycle wreck in the Andrews area of Georgetown County on Saturday night. Corporal Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol says a driver was … Click to Continue »


After 14 years in prison, local man trying to help others avoid following his footsteps

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:01:56 EDT

Travis Orange spent the last 14 years in prison after making a wrong decision in February 2003. Now he’s out and on a mission to save other young kids from making the same mistakes he did that landed him in jail at the age of 17.

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A nostalgic look at the Palace Theatre and its storied history

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:56:06 EDT

Myrtle Beach’s Palace Theatre, which was damaged by Hurricane Matthew in October, is slated for demolition. The theater leaves behind a decades-long legacy of experimentation in the Myrtle Beach theater market, presenting itself as a space for top-billed acts, hosting a presidential debate and transforming into a home for house shows and tour groups.

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Police investigate collision that killed 51-year-old woman

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:36:17 EDT

Police are still investigating a two-car collision on Little River Neck Road that took the life a 51-year-old woman Saturday evening. Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler said the victim … Click to Continue »


Police investigate shooting in heart of busy tourism district

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:17:06 EDT

Police are investigating a shooting that reportedly happened in the heart of Myrtle Beach’s bustling tourism district Saturday night. Officers responded to 1000 N. Ocean Blvd. for a call of … Click to Continue »


RVers Association to roll into resort for annual rally reunion

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

Later in the week, the wheels will roll for the National African American RVers Association Eastern Region rally. Members will start pulling into town Sunday to help with preparations for … Click to Continue »


See who spent time in jail, April 23

Posted on Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:51:57 EDT

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the photo for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

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Myrtle Beach weather forecast for April 23

Posted on Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:13:23 EDT

Your daily and extended forecast from Grand Strand News Alliance partner WPDE. Download the WPDE weather app here. Follow Ed Piotrowski on Twitter.   … Click to Continue »


One dead after major accident along Little River Neck Rd.

Posted on Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:04:21 EDT

One female was killed in a major accident that occurred in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday shortly after 7:30 p.m, according to the Horry County Fire Department. A member of … Click to Continue »

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