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11:40 pm on Thursday May 30, 2013

Adult entertainment venues could see tighter regulations

via Carolina Live: Robert Wilfong with the Horry County Planning Commission says the problem with current laws that regulate adult entertainment venues in the county is that they're so outdated, they're practically unenforceable. But that could...
7:11 am on Thursday September 20, 2012

Another committee formed to tackle 501 eyesore

Trish Blevins As we reported over a year ago (see below), the Keep Horry County Beautiful committee was established to clean up the litter and landscaping on 501. Now the Highway 501 Corridor Committee aims to address the other issues. While KHCB, a...
4:37 am on Friday February 10, 2012

S.C. DOT shuts down Victory Lane and 501 turn lanes

Lack of deceleration lanes for the Victory Lane road beside Horry-Georgetown Technical College have been causing congestion on Highway 501. As result, S.C. DOT is eliminating the option to turn left on to Victory Lane on March 5, 2012. This also...
11:13 am on Saturday February 4, 2012

Unfiltered: Local media swarms to welcome center fire

Photo by Horry County Fire Rescue Around 10 a.m. on Friday morning, the Festiva Welcome Center just near the Waccamaw River bridge in Conway started to burn. It caused 501 to be shut down for a period of time while the fire was contained. As a part...
6:49 am on Monday January 23, 2012

Traffic woes to continue on 501 in Carolina Forest

photo by flickr user inneedofhelp08 The South Carolina Department of Transportation has confirmed that the project that would widen Highway 501 between the Tanger Outlets and Garner Lacy Road has been indefinitely delayed.  The desire to use in-...
6:40 pm on Saturday March 19, 2011

Acres burn off Highway 31 in Myrtle Beach

Flickr User: tamdotcom A fire outside of a neighborhood, not Myrtle Beach Fire Breaks Out off of 501 Bringing back memories from the Wild Fires that burned along Highway 31 two years ago, today saw another, smaller fire burning near the same area. ...