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On Wednesday, the Conway Chamber of Commerce virtually announced the winners of their two Salute to Education scholarships – first place $1,000 winner Jacob Black from Loris High, and $500 runner-up Jordan Grace Elliott from Green Sea Floyds High.

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The Horry County Board of Education’s Technology committee discussed Tuesday how they can make sure all students have their own devices in the event that eLearning has to happen again, whether it be due to COVID-19 or inclement weather.

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Due to COVID-19, the Conway Chamber of Commerce’s Educational Programs Committee made the tough decision to cancel its annual Salute to Education luncheon, honoring the area’s top seniors.

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Educating Horry County students is expected to cost $711.8 million over the next year, according to the budget the Horry County Board of Education gave initial support to Monday night.

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Students will have another option to receive food during school closures, even if they are having difficulty visiting the 13 grab n’ go delivery sites or making it to one of the meal delivery locations, according to an Horry County Schools press release this morning.

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S.C. Governor Henry McMaster and Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday morning that S.C. students won’t be returning to the classroom until Fall, due to the COVID-19 virus. 

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Horry County Schools Superintendent Rick Maxey said in a letter sent to seniors and their families on Friday that while graduation and senior ceremonies "may not be feasible", the district is still working to find alternatives. 

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Aynor High School senior Emory West decided to make the best of his time stuck at home by using his musical talents, writing a song dedicated to the senior class and sharing it on social media.

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Coastal Carolina University announced Sunday night the university will move to an "online learning model" starting March 23 due to the coronavirus, with online instruction continuing until April 3.

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Horry County schools will not be in regular session through at least March 31 as state officials seek to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.  

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Horry County Schools announced Friday afternoon that they will be cancelling out-of-state field trips beginning March 16 for students and staff until further notice, and will not schedule any new field trips of any kind until further notice. 

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Loris High School students don’t just know that when they go to a formal dinner they should fold their napkins in half and lay the crease along their waistlines, pick up butter that’s in front of them, offer it to the left and pass to it to the right, now they’ve had a chance to try it.

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The Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is still underway at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday. The competition continues through Saturday afternoon. 

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Faleshia Dozier used to work for Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority as a billing clerk for many years before she decided to give teaching a try.

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Horry County Schools said via social media today that they will have a two-hour delay on Friday, February 21 due to projected weather conditions which include a mix of rain and snow in the morning. 

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Horry County Schools will spend $4.9 million more for the Horry County Education Center than district officials originally planned.

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Navy JROTC was not something that Conway High School senior and Cadet Jasmine Koepcke always dreamed of doing.

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Dr. Fred Carter, president of Frances Marion University, and Dr. Marilyn Fore, president of Horry-Georgetown Technical College, signed an agreement between their schools on Wednesday, which will enable aspiring teachers to complete their two-year degree at HGTC, and transfer seamlessly to FM…