Coast RTA is encouraging riders in all of its vehicles to wear masks or face coverings after Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach and Georgetown all passed ordinances this week mandating the use of masks in certain public spaces, like retailers and personal services businesses.
North Myrtle Beach City Council on Monday passed final reading of its $89 million Fiscal Year 2021 budget starting June 1 that includes a tax increase and about $30 million in cuts to delay projects the city was planning during its February budget retreat.
North Myrtle Beach’s city council on Tuesday voted to pass an emergency ordinance mandating that residents wear masks in all retailers, including grocery stores, home improvement stores, pharmacies, and personal services businesses such as hair and nail salons, barbershops and tattoo parlors.
North Myrtle Beach will likely start discussing an emergency mask-mandate ordinance as early as next week, according to Mayor Marilyn Hatley.
North Myrtle Beach has named Lt. Tommy Dennis as the city’s interim police chief after former Chief Greg Purden resigned in March to go back to his home state of Florida.
North Myrtle Beach is in talks with developers PulteGroup, which owns the Del Webb brand, to develop the 167-acre Possum Trot golf course after it closed in October of last year.
Two North Myrtle Beach restaurants have temporarily closed after an employee with each eatery tested positive for COVID-19.
On Monday, North Myrtle Beach’s Parks and Recreation facilities, Town Hall and public safety building reopened to the public, with some limited recreation programs also returning.
This week, people in North Myrtle Beach will see billboards promoting their city on Highway 17 after getting promotional mailers from the chamber of commerce in their May utility bills.
The Horry County Welcome Back committee voted Thursday to use the domain name “GreaterGrandStrandIsOpen.com” for its marketing website.
North Myrtle Beach experience and "influx" of Portuguese Man o' War jellyfish Thursday morning, said city spokesman Pat Dowling.
Police arrested a 19-year-old suspect after a pre-dawn police chase on the North Strand ended with the suspect losing control of a vehicle and crashing it.
The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center will partially reopen Monday for current members only, with no daily, weekly or guest passes allowed, the city announced Sunday.
Pat Anderson felt “liberated” when South Carolina allowed her back into to her favorite watering hole, Bar 19 Twelve in North Myrtle Beach.
North Myrtle Beach city council on Monday approved the final reading of an ordinance to delay implementing the city’s plastic bag ban until Jan 1., 2022, and voted down a proposed ordinance that would have given the city manager the authority to temporarily suspend sidewalk dining permits fo…
Short-term rentals can begin again in North Myrtle Beach from areas that are not identified as COVID-19 hotspots under Gov. Henry McMaster’s executive order extending the state of emergency through May 12.
Around noon Tuesday, North Myrtle’s Ocean Drive Beach began to fill up with people who appeared to be following social distancing guidelines meant to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Myrtle Beach on Monday voted that they would re-open public accesses to their beaches after S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster announced he would let cities reopen their beaches, effective noon Tuesday. Council also voted to delay enacting their plastic bag ban and created a COVID-19 recovery ta…
The Little River Chamber of Commerce's Blue Crab Festival will be combined with the ShrimpFest in October, according to a news release.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Sunday announced 127 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 13 in Horry County, bringing the statewide total up to 3,439.
Your local school’s Head Start program, school lunch programs, food stamps and housing aid for the elderly: the 2020 census responses help determine funding for all of these different programs.
While Myrtle Beach on Monday closed all its public parks, including its two dog parks, North Myrtle Beach is taking a different route, for now.
The Town of Atlantic Beach on Monday night unanimously voted to postpone the Atlantic Beach Bikefest from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Myrtle Beach city council on Friday passed another revision to their rental ban ordinance to clear up the rules for rental facility use by owners and to include some protections for long-term renters.
North Myrtle Beach announced Wednesday that it would work with residents and businesses struggling to pay their bills as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that has all but shut down the Grand Strand's economy.
Some coastal leaders would like South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster to clarify or revise his Monday night executive order that cut off public access to boat ramps and public beaches in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Monday ordered the closure of all public access points to the South Carolina beaches, as well as public boat ramps, landings and other access points on the state's lakes, rivers and waterways, including adjacent parking lots.
North Myrtle Beach passed an amended ordinance Monday that bans the use or rental of all short-term rental properties through the month of April, not just rentals of 29 days or less.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, North Myrtle Beach on Thursday passed an ordinance banning short-term rentals in the city through April 30.
The state Department of Health and Environmental Control on Monday announced 103 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the number of patients in South Carolina to 298 cases in 34 counties.
The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach will operate on an "appointment-only" schedule until further notice due to coronavirus, according to a press release.
As Horry County prepares for the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, residents are stocking up on groceries and other basic necessities in order to limit their public exposure and stay indoors in case of a quarantine.
North Myrtle Beach announced Tuesday that it would be limit the classes and services provided at its recreation centers while keeping them open, in response to the threat of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
North Myrtle Beach council on Monday night voted to allow drug rehab facilities in Limited Industrial zoning districts under certain circumstances.
North Myrtle Beach on Friday canceled its 32nd annual St. Patrick's Day parade and festival that was scheduled for Saturday morning at 9 a.m.
All potential jury court cases in the North Myrtle Beach Municipal Court for the court term from March 16 through March 20 have been resolved and are not in need of jurors, according to a city news release.
North Myrtle Beach plans to allocate funding over the next several years to build its own emergency operations center (or EOC) west of the Intracoastal Waterway on Champions Boulevard.
North Myrtle Beach’s 2019 budget of $119 million proposes a 7.9 mil property tax increase over the next 8 years to pay back a $4.25 million short-term loan the city used to buy 96 acres to add to the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, and to build new amenities on the park.
The six possibly human bones found on Waties Island Sept. 21 are part of an Horry County Police “possible death investigation,” police spokeswoman Mikayla Moskov said.
Imagine moving into a quiet residential neighborhood, only to have the house next door turn into a business overnight, with new neighbors moving in and out every few weeks.
Some Horry County residents will be able to buy a North Myrtle Beach parking decal for $200 under an ordinance that passed first reading Friday afternoon. The ordinance still needs to pass second reading before becoming law.
As the State Law Enforcement Division investigates Atlantic Beach's 2019 mayoral election, one candidate in that race says he fielded a complaint of voter intimidation.
Folks in parts of North Myrtle Beach and Little River will start seeing workers in their neighborhoods as Santee Cooper begins a tree-trimming project that's scheduled to last through May.
Imagine a philanthropic Uber service, but instead of drivers chauffeuring passengers, it's volunteer pilots flying patients to specialists and treatments.