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McCall Farms donates over 284,000 pounds of goods to Pee Dee’s Harvest Hope Food Bank

McCall Farms, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of products such as Margaret Holmes and Glory Foods, made a donation to Florence County’s Harvest Hope Food Bank of 284,900 pounds, with a value of $138,152.69.

SCHP investigating 12 motorcycle crashes as Rally Week continues

SC students sculpt ‘temporary masterpieces’ along Grand Strand shores

  Salvation Army gives away food in Conway

Georgetown a top five ‘Best Coastal Small Town’ in USA Today readers contest

  This is Carolina: Traveling letters keep 8 college friends together

  Coastal’s lone golfer has strong opening round at NCAA regional, tied for second

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  Myrtle Beach officers show neighborhood kids their skills on the basketball court

  Rotary club honors Myrtle Beach Police Officer of the Year

  Indiana church to pay off $1.5 million of medical debt for local families

78-year-old graduates from CFCC despite losing home in Florence

  Family, friends honor fallen Midway firefighter with ‘one last ride’

  MBHS wins state tennis title; dedicates championship to coach who died mid-season

  'Happy to be back in business’: Captain Buck’s Port reopens 7 months after Hurricane Florence

The long-standing restaurant had to be torn down and much of the dock, along with the bait and tackle shop and the permanent boat landing, had to be repaired and replaced.

  Checked off bucket list: 101-year-old Florence woman rides motorcycle for first time

One Florence woman got the ride of a lifetime on Thursday.

  One win from state title; MBHS tennis dedicates championship run to late coach

Through all the ups and downs, the Myrtle Beach High School Seahawks say they hope to honor their late coach by bringing the state championship back to the beach.

Bunny yoga classes sell out

Bunny yoga might be the next big thing as classes were sold out for the days yoga sessions at the Wilmington Boxing and Fitness Center.

11-foot alligator safely removed after being spotted lounging on Highway 707

8-year-old Myrtle Beach bowler gets biggest win of career; beating cancer

  VIDEO: Dolphin pod amazes charter boat group near Little River

  New restaurants could bring new life to Ocean Boulevard’s south end

  Myrtle Beach resident competing in the top 24 on ‘The Voice’

  300 athletes compete in Myrtle Beach Special Olympics Spring games

How Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to honor his father during 2019 Darlington race

When the son of ‘The Intimidator’ returns to Darlington Raceway this August, he has a special tribute planned for his late father.

Taste of the Coast returns to the House of Blues for 12th year

Grand Strand foodies have been licking their chops in anticipation of the return of one of the area’s most delectable events. Saturday, that day finally came at the House of Blues for the 12th Annual Taste of the Coast.

Oakland Raiders select Clemson WR, Socastee native Hunter Renfrow in fifth round of NFL draft

An illustrious football career continues for former Socastee Brave Hunter Refrow after the 2-time champion was selected in the ___- round ______ overall by the ____________ in Saturday’s NFL Draft.

Myrtle Beach group donates 200 mattresses to families impacted by Hurricane Florence flooding

A group is in Horry County Saturday donating free mattresses and pillows for families impacted by flooding from Hurricane Florence.

MEET SALLY: HCPD’s newest K-9 officer comes all the way from Ireland

Horry County’s newest K-9 officer made quite the trip to be a part of the police force.

Myrtle Beach firefighter cleared to return to full duty after battling cancer

It was a happy day at the Myrtle Beach Fire Department when one of their own returned to full duty.

Grand Strand contestant on “The Voice” advances, thanks Myrtle Beach for its support

The Myrtle Beach resident survived his cross battle Tuesday night against fellow contestant Kendra Checketts to advance to the top 24.

  She Thrives: Williamsburg County woman uses art, culture, history to enrich her community

She’s a chemist and an engineer, but it’s her newfound job that is inspiring change in her community.

Sheriff donates thousands of dollars to local charities

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office spent months of fundraising to help five charities in their area.

NFL player plays good Samaritan and helps woman change tire on rural SC roadway

Martha Isbell said she was thankful that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard was traveling in the same direction when she got a flat tire on April 21.

  Florence pauses to remember those who served in Vietnam

People in Florence took time out of their day Tuesday to honor those who fought in the Vietnam War.

Observation tower on SC’s highest point now open to the public

The long-awaited observation tower on Sassafras Mountain opened to the public on Monday, coinciding with Earth Day.

  Surfside pier reconstruction project given ‘green light’ after FEMA grants permit

Surfside Beach city officials say the project to rebuild the towns pier damaged during Hurricane Matthew is on the fast track to completion following an approval from FEMA.

SC woman goes berserk after ‘snake convention’ invades her back porch

A South Carolina woman says she was so startled by a group of backyard invaders, she was forced to throw her cup of coffee in self defense.

Colbert donates more than $400,000 from book sales to N.C. hurricane relief

In a Facebook post Thursday night, Gov. Roy Cooper showed a check for $412,412 from the host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

  Lumberton family surprised with furnished new home after displaced twice by hurricanes

The Home Depot Foundation and Operation Blessing renovated and furnished a home for the family after they were flooded again last September.

  WATCH: Marlboro County linemen’s patriotic moment goes viral

A video of Marlboro County linemen raising the American flag has captured the attention of people across the country.

  PA National Guardsman returns to Myrtle Beach to honor MYR

A member of the Pennsylvania National Guard returned to Myrtle Beach on Tuesday to show his appreciation for the community and Myrtle Beach International Airport.

Autism-friendly programs coming to Georgetown County

Another Grand Strand area is offering programs to benefit children with autism.

CCU associate professor receives prestigious honor for work in music

He’s a trumpet player, an educator and now he will be a composer the entire world will know about.

Grand Strand football star Hunter Renfrow ties the knot in beautiful ceremony

Win a national championship… check. Marry the love of your life… check.

  Inhabitants return to Murrells Inlet’s ‘Goat Island’ for 25th year

After spending the off-season in their winter home, the inhabitants of Murrells Inlet’s famed Goat Island made a welcome return to their summer sanctuary on Monday.

Man with disabilities conquers bucket list item of driving thanks to SC scooter shop

Joseph Barnhart grew up on a small family farm just south of Augusta, GA. He has faced many challenges because of his disabilities that able-bodied people take for granted.

Guess who’s baaaaaack?! Goats return to Murrells Inlet private island Monday

The official return of Spring?As the weather begins to break around the Grand Strand the famed Goat Island along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk will soon be filled with namesakes once again.

  Lunch menu, school newspaper uncovered after elementary school opens 30-year-old time capsule

Forestbrook Elementary School students took a blast back to the past as they opened a 30-year-old time capsule.

  SC girl dances with prosthetic leg, goes viral

A Midlands fourth-grader is going viral after an online video of the 10-year-old dancing and doing flips -- all with a prosthetic leg.

Grand Strand World War II vet celebrating 100th birthday

A Grand Strand native and World War II veteran is celebrating a monumental birthday on Thursday.

  Horry students put their minds together for annual Technology Fair

Hundreds of Horry County students put their bright minds together for the 10th Annual Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Good Samaritans donate car to homeless Mississippi man

The benefactors said they are not done helping this family; they plan to help Elijah get a permanent place to call home.

  Gator crossing: Alligator uses crosswalk at state park in SC

An alligator uses a crosswalk to cross the causeway at Huntington Beach State Park on Monday morning.

What a catch! Man captures video of dolphin on Waccamaw River

A South Carolina boat captain caught a special moment on camera Sunday that’s gaining lots of traction on social media. Captain Roy with First Strike Charters posted the video to Facebook of what appears to be a dolphin pieaking its flipper above water to say ‘Hello!’

‘I thought it was dead’: Rare turtle found wounded in Pawleys Island clings to life

A turtle found critically injured in Pawleys Island remains in unknown condition.

SC firefighter to adopt puppy he helped rescue from beneath pile of rocks

The veteran North Charleston firefighter shown in a social media video digging a puppy out from beneath rocks last weekend decided to give the pup its “furever” home.

  Contestants on ‘Great Food Truck Race’ serving up food while filming in Myrtle Beach

Crews with “The Great Food Truck Race” are in town, kicking off season 10 of the Food Network show right here in Myrtle Beach.

South Carolina Highway Patrol in Conway gets special visit from young boy

The South Carolina Highway Patrol had an honorary trooper on the force Thursday in Conway.

Sheriff: Robeson County detective injured in crash released from hospital

A Robeson County Sheriff’s deputy who was hit by a vehicle has been released from the hospital, according to Sheriff Burnis Wilkins.

  VIDEO: Spirit Airlines employee dances with cheer team delayed at MYR

A cheer team from New Jersey – in town for a competition at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center – did what they do best as they waited for their flight at the Myrtle Beach International Airport; they performed a few dance moves at their gate.

NC man with stage 4 cancer wins lottery, plans special trip with wife

Richard Beare stopped at a Quik Trip in Charlotte two weeks ago and bought four Carolina Black scratch-off tickets while also buying a Powerball ticket.

  Horry County lacrosse teams raise money for student forced to amputate hand from rare cancer

A typically gritty rivalry between Socastee and St. James high schools took a charitable approach Monday.

North Myrtle Beach patrol officer rescues young green sea turtle

A young sea turtle is recovering after it was rescued Sunday morning in North Myrtle Beach.

  Gray seal that ‘vacationed’ along Myrtle Beach shores in March was lost, marine mammal experts say

For a moment in early 2019, ‘Seal Mania’ was all the rage along the Grand Strand.

Firefighters rescue puppy from beneath pile of rocks

North Charleston firefighters are used to rescuing two-legged victims from emergency scenes, but on Saturday, they came to a rescue of a four-legged victim in need.

  ‘Dancing for Our Future Stars’ brings stellar moves, money for Florence students

The School Foundations held its annual “Dancing for Our Future Stars” fundraiser for Florence One Schools.

  VIDEO: Beware of the dark side! Darth Vader seen walking on Grand Strand beach

The Grand Strand is known to attract visitors from all over, including those from a galaxy far, far away.

Travelers name Myrtle Beach as one of the top places to visit in the U.S.

Myrtle Beach received a huge honor by those who come to vacation here.

  This is Carolina: Brunch group teams up with Lowe’s to open up opportunities for students, families

What started out as brunch conversations turned into goals to help others.

  Jersey Mike’s ‘Day of Giving’ will give 100 percent of sales to area program benefitting children

A popular sandwich chain is doing its part Wednesday to give back to those who need it most.

FINALLY HOME: Foster family adopts dog burned by chemicals

He endured chemicals burns all over his head, flank and leg, but now Chester has a permanent home to rest his adorable, recovered head.

Surfside Beach to be featured on HGTV’s ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’

The TV spotlight will be on Surfside Beach in April.

Horry County 8-year-old praised for emergency actions after twin brother has seizure

An Horry County child is being celebrated for quick-witted actions in an emergency situation. Horry County Fire Rescue took to Facebook Friday to introduce the Drake family, including identical 8-year-old twins Coleman and Benjamin.According to the post, the twins were hanging out with their grand

  Over 100 fathers, men have lunch with children at Myrtle Beach area elementary school

An array of smiling faces littered one wall of the mess hall as fathers and community leaders alike were paired up for a lunch full of guidance, mentorship and overall companionship.

AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

  Embrace a Veteran: Two Air Force veterans honored with Quilt of Valor

As a veteran, a great show of honor is to be nominated and receive a quilt from Quilts of Valor.

  Wilmington bulldog named Cadbury’s newest bunny

Wilmington’s own Henri the English bulldog has been named the new Cadbury bunny.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

  College students spend spring break helping flood victims in Conway, Socastee

The group of students is teaming up with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief to destroy and rebuild homes this week in Conway and Socastee.

Conway teen who went viral from McDonald’s video to compete on ‘The Voice’

A Conway teen whose rendition of the “McDonald’s drive-thru song” made her a viral video star last summer is now taking her vocal talents to “The Voice.”

Myrtle Beach Pelicans ‘Derby Day’ will feature in-game horse race

Myrtle Beach residents won’t have to go far to enjoy the sights and sounds of derby day.The Myrtle Beach Pelicans announced as part of its 2019 promotional schedule, an in-game horse race during the middle 3rd inning on Friday May 3.