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7:54 am on Wednesday March 26, 2014

Aynor gun manufacturer prepares for first shipment

Friday officials with PTR Industries say they will ship out their first round of gun orders. PTR Industries is the gun manufacturer that moved to Aynor from Connecticut earlier this year. Bob Grabowski, PTR Industries Purchasing Manager, says Friday...
11:10 am on Wednesday August 21, 2013

Horry County officials expect to hear soon from second Connecticut gun maker

Officials with Stag Arms, which makes AR-15 rifles, visited the Myrtle Beach area in June. The company is eyeing the county as a potential site for a new manufacturing facility.
10:06 am on Monday July 29, 2013

Loophole in SC gun law allows mentally ill to have rifles but not handguns

South Carolina law does not allow people who are ruled mentally incompetent to own or possess handguns. But a loophole in the state's gun laws apparently does allow them to own rifles, even so-called assault rifles.
11:09 am on Monday June 24, 2013

Company set to open doors in Cool Springs Business Park

On Monday, the new gun company, PTR Industries that will be moving into the Cool Springs Business Park is expected to make an announcement. More than 100 county officials, politicians and people are expected to be at the event, including the...
8:54 am on Tuesday May 7, 2013

SC lawmakers target Connecticut gun manufacturers

Connecticut's loss could be Horry County's gain. A gun manufacturer may be moving to the Grand Strand. Bristol, Connecticut-based PTR Industries is looking to relocate.
8:20 am on Friday May 3, 2013

S.C. approves measure to share mental health info

Legislation that would give federal authorities information about people who have been determined by a court to have mental problems was given final approval Thursday by South Carolina lawmakers. Legislators began discussing ways to address gun...
4:24 am on Wednesday April 17, 2013

S.C. House OKs bill to restrict mentally ill from guns

The bill would aim to keep residents diagnossed as mentally ill from buying guns.
10:42 am on Monday March 25, 2013

North Charleston shooting leaves two injured

Police are reporting that two people were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital on Friday night after an alleged drug deal went awry on Clements Avenue in North Charleston.  According to police, three men entered an...
6:40 am on Monday March 25, 2013

North Charleston shooting leaves two injured

Image by Flickr user kate.gardiner Police are reporting that two people were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital on Friday night after an alleged drug deal went awry on Clements Avenue in North Charleston.  According to...
3:58 pm on Tuesday February 26, 2013

Local support shown for proposed bill allowing widespread open carry

Image by Flickr user formatted_dad Hot on the heels of the Senate panel's approval of a bill that would allow guns in bars, Lowcountry residents are now urging for the push of a bill that would allow for the open carry of weapons in any location...

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