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Buck Creek Watershed in Longs getting federal funding for critical flood study

The Buck Creek Watershed, a major drainage basin for the entire county located in Longs, received more than a million dollars in federal funding last week in order to study flooding that has historically been a consistent problem for surrounding residents, including in 2018 after Hurricane Florence.

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Opioid settlement could bring millions of dollars to North Myrtle Beach, Horry County

North Myrtle Beach and Horry County are potentially set to receive millions of dollars as a result of a massive legal settlement between attorney generals across the country and large distributors and manufacturers of opioids.

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United Way of Horry County celebrates 28th annual Day of Caring, Giving Campaign

The day brings together hundreds of volunteers that will work together on one project to make a change and impact the community. This year’s project will be at Oak Tree Farm, an SOS Care Living Community in Conway.

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Loris Recreation All Stars Team plays for state championship in Columbia

By Annie Rigby The Loris Recreation All Stars 11 and 12 year olds team met at the center on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. to rev up for the State Championship game in Columbia. At 10:30 a.m. the team, coaches, parents and the recreation staff were led up Main Street by Loris Police Officer Bobby Brush. The streets were lined with cheering friends and families of the players as they cruised through town. The loud whoops of the police cruiser were heard and horns blaring as the team rolled out of town to play against Abbeville. Grandparents Dwayne and …

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Heavy turnout in first major election during COVID-19 pandemic

By Ruben Lowman Election Day has come and gone once again, and while a nation watches with anxious, attentive eyes as yet another contested presidential election unfolds in this country, voters in Horry County can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the local races are officially over and the winners confirmed with a minimum amount of fuss. The county’s board of elections officially certified the results last Friday, after having to re-scan roughly 15,000 ballots the day before, amid a heavy turnout for the first major election that has taken place during the coronavirus pandemic. With COVID-19 restrictions preventing …

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