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Law/Legal Three arrested after "road rage incident" in Conway

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From WBTW.com

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Three people have been arrested after what police call a "road rage incident."

A police report from the Horry County Police Department says officers responded to the area of Pee Dee Highway and Lucas Bay Road in the Conway area around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday for a "road rage incident." <MORE>

Community Thousands of years of history: Hobcaw Barony hosts talk about Native American Heritage

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From SouthStrandNews.com

“This is a story that’s not been told long enough,” senior interpreter Lee Brockington told a crowd in the Discovery Center at Hobcaw Barony on July 18.

“I have known Chris Judge for years,” Brockington said by way of introducing the assistant director of Native American Studies at the University of South Carolina in Lancaster. <MORE>

News Ron Paul: Spending Our Way To Fiscal Crisis

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From FitsNews.com

by RON PAUL || According to financial writer Simon Black, the federal government is spending approximately $52,000 per second. This, not last year’s tax cuts, is the reason why the national debt has reached a record $21 trillion, which is more than America’s gross domestic product (GDP). <MORE>

Law/Legal Attorney says family is suing Horry County Schools to stop future bullying

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From WBTW.com

HORRY CO, SC (WBTW)- Last week News 13 told you about parents filing a lawsuit against Horry County Schools after, they say, their child was bullied and feared being killed at school. Now, News 13 hears from the family's attorney and taking a closer look at how often bullying is being reported. <MORE>

Community 5-year-old 'warrior' takes Make-A-Wish trip to Surfside Beach

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From WBTW.com

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Jace Thompson, a fearless 5-year-old boy from Cornelius, NC who has been fighting a rare and aggressive brain tumor since October 2017, chose to take his Make-A-Wish trip to Surfside Beach this week.

"He's always been a beach baby, so Surfside is where we've come every year as a family," says Jennifer Thompson, Jace's mother. <MORE>

Community Is Myrtle Beach Area Privacy Just An Illusion?

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From MyrtleBeachSC.com

Over the past 5 years, Horry County governments are following NSA’s lead in working to create a national and local surveillance state.

The city of Myrtle Beach put in license plate readers on every entrance into the city. The city also placed surveillance cameras city-wide. <MORE>

At least one person hurt during shooting in Socastee

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From WPDE.com

Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — At least one person hurt is hurt after a shooting on Figure 8 Road in Horry County Sunday, according to Captain John Harrleson with the Horry County Police Department. <MORE>

One day at a time: Pawleys Island woman crusades to end Alzheimer's disease

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From SouthStrandNews.com

Patty Younts of Pawleys Island knows all too well the toll Alzheimer's disease takes on families, and she is one of 9.9 million people across the nation who give their time and make extraordinary sacrifices to care for their loved ones who are suffering from the disease. <MORE>

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce announces new President & CEO

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From WPDE.com

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Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — A new President and CEO has been chosen for The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Karen Riordan, the current President & CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, was announced as the new leader at a news conference Tuesday morning. <MORE>

Arrest made after report of human trafficking in Myrtle Beach

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From WPDE.com

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with a human trafficking investigation that started after a woman said she was forced into prostitution in Myrtle Beach. <MORE>

What SCDOT isn’t telling you about gas-tax-hike projects

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From The Nerve

By RICK BRUNDRETT

At last week’s S.C. Department of Transportation Commission meeting, agency head Christy Hall bragged about the “record level of road work underway currently in South Carolina.”

“We have delivered results for our taxpayers and for our citizens of this state,” Hall proudly told commissioners Thursday. <MORE>

General Assembly spends over $70K so far on V.C. Summer ‘advice’

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By RICK BRUNDRETT

From TheNerve.org: The S.C. Legislature spent more than $70,000 for an outside consulting firm to give it “advice” late last year relating to the V.C. Summer debacle – a financial quagmire that lawmakers played a large role in creating.

The Virginia-based firm was paid by the House and Senate without producing a report for lawmakers, Senate clerk Jeff Gossett told The Nerve this week…..

To read full article on The Nerve, click <MORE>

Myrtle Beach named one of the best places to move to by U.S. News & World Report

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From WPDE.com

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) — The US News & World Report has named Myrtle Beach as the top destination in the country where people are choosing to move in 2018. <MORE>

Ex-S.C. agency director’s new job with key agency provider raises legal questions

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From TheNerve.org
By RICK BRUNDRETT

Beverly Buscemi didn’t publicly – and apparently neither privately to key people – reveal specifics about her new job with her resignation at the end of last year as the longtime director of the S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.

“At this time, I feel it is important to move onto other opportunities outside of South Carolina while continuing to follow my passion of supporting individuals with disabilities,” Buscemi wrote in a letter to staff and service providers under contract with the department when her resignation was initially announced in October. <MORE>

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