Recent road closures due to flooding on the Waccamaw River should serve as a reminder to elected officials to get off their duffs and learn from experience.
In 2017, Horry County Council commissioned the IMAGINE 2040 Steering Committee to look into the future to predict how much growth can be expected and what will be needed to provide for the anticipated population boom.
When a committee of planners suggested two years ago that Horry County’s population would nearly double over the next 19 years, my eyebrows shot up with skepticism.
Leading up to his election as President, Joe Biden said repeatedly his administration would rely heavily on science to cope with the pandemic.
S.C. Sen. Luke Rankin has had enough of the state’s handling of the coronavirus vaccination efforts and I’m glad to see him encouraging Gov. Henry McMaster to do better.
Socastee used to be the gateway to the coast. Motorists traveled on a bumpy dirt road now known as S.C. 544 because it was difficult to travel directly from Conway to Myrtle Beach, which was described on old maps as the “Impassable Swamp.”
At Trinity United Methodist Church in Conway you can find a small white building called the Cordie Page house. It’s used by the church for small gatherings.
In reference the South Carolina Mining Act, specifically Section 48-20-250, which states the following: “No provision of this chapter supersedes, affects, or prevents the enforcement of a zoning regulation or ordinance within the jurisdiction of an incorporated municipality or county or by a…
As of this writing — Wednesday morning before the newspaper’s print deadline — it’s not clear who will win the presidential election.
Horry County Council members asked some thoughtful questions when they were presented with a proposed $166 million solar farm last week.
Wait a minute! I thought that awful virus thing would be gone by now! It’s not? No. Definitely no. Every day we see it’s still here and even more aggressive. We, the people, underestimated this storm and many are now paying the price of sickness or death. We, the people, have to stop it.
One fact became obvious early in the recent campaigns for Horry County Council: both the incumbents and the challengers agreed on the problems facing their respective districts.
Myrtle Beach officials again showed their penchant for tone-deaf public statements this week when they congratulated themselves on a “peaceful” Memorial Day weekend.
We are blessed to live in a nation that is resilient in the face of great adversity. The events of two World Wars, a couple of recessions and the attack by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001 come to mind.