Article from The Nerve
By RICK BRUNDRETT
In December 2016, the S.C. Department of Commerce quietly announced it was relaunching an online tool to connect companies seeking to locate in the state with available industrial sites, buildings and office space. <MORE>
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Georgetown Police Department
PRESS RELEASE: ON MARCH 14, 2018 AT 10:49PM, THE GEORGETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 225 DAVIS ALLEY IN REFERENCE TO A FIGHT CALL. UPON ARRIVING OFFICERS ENCOUNTER MULTIPLE SUBJECTS IN AND AROUND A RED IN COLOR VEHICLE.
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By RICK BRUNDRETT
At least three S.C. House members – and some of their favorite nonprofits – were probably happy with today’s early morning passage of a $28 billion-plus state budget.
Buried deep in the 2018-19 budget, which passed the House by a 117-2 vote and now goes to the Senate, are nearly $1 million in collective earmarks for three private, nonprofit organizations, House records show. Click <MORE> for entire article on The Nerve.
Conway Police Department
Conway, SC (March 15, 2018) – Conway Police would like to remind the community about the possibility of scams that can occur daily and several of these occur by telephone. If you receive calls soliciting money for fines, taxes, or other debts, please do not give any personal information over the telephone. Any entity doing legitimate business will provide you accurate data and their identity and contact information for you to contact them.
Unfortunately, these phone, mail, and e-mail scams are occurring more often with the caller/scanner using more creative and varying stories to obtain monies under false pretenses. While it would be impossible to warn the public of every scenario that a scammer may use, we can conclusively advise you that reputable businesses and organizations are not going to contact you and request your personal information. Remember, do not trust a number the caller may provide you to verify the information. Research the number yourself and contact that organization to verify the information provided by the caller, since scammers have the ability to generate multiple numbers that may be displayed on your caller ID.
The public is encouraged to visit the following websites to stay updated on scams and/or to report any scam that may be received. You can sign up for to receive scam alerts:
Better Business Bureau
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
You can also report these scams on the above websites to help educate others on current scams going on across the country.
If you receive a suspicious call or request for information or money, contact your local law enforcement agency.
Surfside Beach Police Department
We are excited about a new program, the Community Alert Program or CAP. The program is a special service to our residents who might have specific physical needs, disabilities, or communication barriers. There is no cost and it is easy to apply. For more details on the program and how you can apply, visit our website at www.surfsidebeach.org/police or visit the Police Department at 811 Pine Drive in Surfside Beach. Have a great day!
Horry County police say they seized 5.29 pounds of marijuana, 1.5 pounds of THC wax and $51,884 during a recent bust. Horry County Police Department
Horry County police say three arrests have been made in connection to seizing more than five pounds of marijuana, $50,000 and THC wax, according to a social media post. <MORE>
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Article found on MyHorryNews.com
Grand Strand police agencies want to know who is coming into and leaving the area. They’ve proposed launching an intelligence-gathering center
Grand Strand law enforcement officials want to establish an intelligence-gathering hub to analyze crime data and track those coming into and leaving the area. <MORE>
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Power struggles underway over power bills …
Article on FitsNews.com
A battle is brewing between powerful political leaders over the future of solar power in South Carolina … although as is often the case in Palmetto politics, the origin of the fight appears to be distinctly personal in nature.
We wrote not long ago about a spat between up-and-coming state representative Peter McCoy, a solar supporter, and state representative Bill Sandifer – one of its staunchest opponents….. <MORE>
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Article on The Nerve.
As state-owned utility Santee Cooper was racking up billions in debt – which ratepayers are expected to shoulder – for the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project, the company’s top executives were raking in huge bonuses and salary hikes …. <MORE>
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