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  1. McLeod-Seacoast planning $73.3 million expansion, transferring 55 beds from Loris

    McLeod Health, a Florence-based health provider with several facilities in Horry County, has asked the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control to transfer more than half of the beds at its hospital in Loris to Little River.A certificate of need application filed with DHEC in December seeks permission to shift 55 beds from McLeod Loris to McLeod Seacoast.

    Updated: 9:05 pm

  2. Man in custody after armed robbery report near Myrtle Beach motel

    A man is in custody following a report of an armed robbery near a Myrtle Beach motel, according to a statement by Myrtle Beach police.Myrtle Beach police spokesman Lt. Joey Crosby said police responded Tuesday to the area of Three Palms Motel in the 700 block of South Ocean Boulevard in reference to a reported armed robbery incident, according to a police statement.

    Updated: 8:36 pm

  3. Construction of Huger Park in Carolina Forest to begin in late 2015

    About $100,000 has been allocated to the creation of Huger Park in Carolina Forest, and actual progress should begin towards the end of the year.Director of Horry County Parks and Recreation Brent Taylor says the revenue, which comes from Horry County funds, “just hasn’t come in,” but he expects it to do so in the fall.

    Posted: 04/21/15

  4. Tempers flare as Radford takes two from Coastal Carolina

    It couldn’t have come at a worse time.The Coastal Carolina baseball team lost two out of three games against Radford at home this weekend in a heated battle that at times extended off the field as well.

    Updated: 4:20 pm

  5. Solicitor concerned about cost and privacy body cam issues

    With legislation that would require law enforcement officers to wear body cameras while on duty making its way through the South Carolina General Assembly at a rather fast pace, some officials have concerns about the costs and privacy issues the new recording devices will create.Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson said it is not the cost of the cameras themselves that has him concerned. He said it is storing the video after it is recorded that will be a major budget issue for law enforcement agencies across the state.

    Updated: 12:23 pm

Horry County Police should not be so secretive

By nature, police in general are a secretive bunch. They like to hold their cards close to their vests. Except on rare occasions, when they are fishing for information, they prefer to divulge as little as possible about the cases they are working.

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