Update: Police say Murrells Inlet man may have committed ‘dozens’ of arsons in more than 2 years UPDATED

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Police said an Murrells Inlet man arrested in connection with three Friday morning fires may have been responsible for multiple arsons over the past …


County approves Atax funds for 11 local groups

Friday, April 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

County leaders have approved accommodations tax funding for 11 of 15 requests from local groups and organizations.



Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, April 23


Tails will be wagging at Canine Carnival UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

There will be a Canine Carnival and Rescue Day at A Dog’s Way Inn on Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Blessing of the Inlet set for May 2

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The 19th annual “Blessing of the Inlet” celebration will be held on Saturday, May 2, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Editorial Cartoon

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.


Mourners catch a wave for Chief Kamu UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:01 a.m.

With music and dance, the community Chief Kamu loved gathered April 17 to bid goodbye to the man who taught scores of girls the hula, scads of …

Update: Murrells Inlet teen charged with robbing store, shooting clerk UPDATED

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Police have arrested a Murrells Inlet teen in connection with an armed robbery that resulted in the shooting of a convenience store clerk.

Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man in connection to alleged Murrells Inlet liquor store burglary UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be connected to a reported burglary at a Murrells Inlet liquor store. …


Soccer: St. James beats North Myrtle Beach

Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The St. James’ varsity soccer team beat North Myrtle Beach 4-3 on April 11 on penalty kicks.


Garden party to benefit Miss Ruby’s Kids

Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Miss Ruby’s Kids annual garden party fundraiser will be held April 26 at Kimbels at Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet.


Softball: Lady Sharks lose to Conway

Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:01 a.m.

The St. James softball team recently beat Pleasure Ridge Park, Kentucky, and lost to Conway.


Business briefs

Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Lois Shaw


Mended Hearts offers a patient education event

Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Mended Hearts Chapter 117 of Myrtle Beach will be hosting an educational event on “Understanding and Managing Chronic Heart Failure” on April 21 at Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach at 11:30 a.m. This lunch / lecture event is open to the public and is free of charge. “Mended Hearts is pleased to hold this important event to help the …



Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Thursday, April 16


MI2020 board, advisors working together toward same goals UPDATED

Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Murrells Inlet 2020’s board of directors and advisory council — at nearly full strength — gathered around the table April 8 to hear good news about …


Nurturing Neighbors: Joan Kreikemeier

Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:56 a.m.

Joan Kreikemeier


Updated: Hours after issuing correction, HCPD says runaway teen returns home UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:18 p.m.

Less than four hours after issuing an amended release regarding a reported runaway teen, Horry County police announced she had been located and …


HTC hosts Green Fair, National Earth Day celebration

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:22 p.m.

HTC will host a Green Fair and National Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HTC store on Highway 501 across from HGTC. HTC, along with other environmentally savvy companies such as the Horry County Solid Waste Authority and Santee Cooper, will present educational programs and provide information about green …


Camera club meets

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:28 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach Camera Club meets on the third Tuesday each month. This months meeting will be held on April 21 at the HTC Building in Carolina Forest at 3990 River Oaks Dr., Myrtle Beach at 7 p.m.


Sharks kick off their Sunday shoes

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The students in the St. James High School drama department are kicking off their Sunday shoes to perform “Footloose.”

Local law enforcement buys, budgets for body cams

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:00 p.m.

Although the officer-involved shooting in North Charleston has thrust the idea of police body cameras back into the national conversation, for some regional agencies, that conversation has already taken place.

Mom accused of dumping baby out on bond

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 p.m.

A Myrtle Beach woman was released on bond five hours after police charged her with trying to kill her newborn daughter by abandoning her in a …


Police: Mother of abandoned Myrtle Beach baby charged with attempted murder UPDATED

Saturday, April 11, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Police said a Myrtle Beach woman who turned herself in during an investigation into an abandoned baby has been charged with attempted murder. …


St. James nabs second at Mingo Bay

Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:01 p.m.

St. James advanced to the finals of the Mingo Bay Baseball Classic on April 3 before falling 6-1 to Homewood, Alabama.


Georgetown County Property Transfers

Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:47 a.m.

The following property transfers are taken from public records filed between March 23 and March 27 at the Georgetown County Courthouse. Information will be updated each week.



Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:58 a.m.

Thursday, April 9


Smith Medical Clinic a gem for our local community UPDATED

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:46 a.m.

Pawleys Island delights visitors and snowbirds alike with its beauty, history and charm.  Travel writers have dubbed it a gem, but it’s not the only …


Deputies ask for public’s help in finding alleged Murrells Inlet boat thief

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 4:15 p.m.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help in finding a man who was alleged to have stolen a banana boat from a Murrells …


Inlet venues to host competition for country music fest

Friday, April 3, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Long known for its seafood restaurants, Murrells Inlet is making the move into entertainment big time, joining the ranks — at least for one event — of Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina.

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