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8:16 am on Friday April 25, 2014

Checkpoints set to ramp up to cut down on DUI crashes in Horry County

Checkpoints will be held throughout the county in an effort to reduce drinking and driving-related car crashes [...] There will be increased enforcement through public safety checkpoints and saturation patrols in Horry County throughout the weekend...
8:30 pm on Tuesday July 2, 2013

Police activity in one community may equal changes in zoning

Residents of the Booker T. Washington neighborhood may see the bars in their area close if a proposal by the City of Myrtle Beach Planning Comission, which cites safety and an usually large number of calls to police, is approved. 
10:01 am on Friday May 17, 2013

Smile, you'll be on camera in Pawleys Island

While crime is low in Pawleys Island, surveillance cameras will be installed by the end of the summer, monitoring who comes and goes with the hopes of saving investigative hours.
9:53 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Community Event: $3,500+ Awarded to North Charleston Police Department

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is donating a stealth stat system, worth more than $3,500 to the North Charleston Police Department during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 4 at the Firehouse Subs on 7250 Rivers Avenue in North...
9:09 am on Monday May 14, 2012

Locals tips and police presence for Bike Week(s)

photo by flickr user Jim Brickett It's Bike Month and beyond the extra bikes, trikes, and other fun vehicles on the roads, expect to see a greater police presence across the county, clear through Memorial Day. It's no surprise that with the influx...
5:45 am on Thursday April 12, 2012

CFCA Notebook

The April meeting of the CivicAssociation is 6pm Wednesday, April 18, in the CF Recreation Center.  Our guest speaker is Paul Whitten, Directorof Horry County Public Safety.  There areseveral public safety issues at the forefront of discussion right...
10:41 am on Friday December 30, 2011

Horry County budget retreat coming up

Flickr user RikkisRefugeOther In a few months the Horry County Council will meet to discuss their budget at the spring retreat.  Council members are looking for more funds for public safety, specifically the Horry County Fire Department which had a...
3:51 am on Friday March 25, 2011

Charleston-based company rolls out first public safety electric vehicle to Lexington Medical Center

Image by EVA-BrookingWhat’s 2500 pounds, drives 25 to 35 miles per hour and costs only $10/month to maintain? The newest set of wheels for Lexington Medical Center’s security patrol fleet. On Friday, March 11, EVA-Brooking, a Charleston-based...
7:29 am on Thursday June 18, 2009

South Carolina's 'move over' law is not optional

Image by Flickr user Ross MayfieldImage by 20090618-dot.jpg South Carolina is putting out two safety awareness sports and are cracking down on dangerous drivers who slow down to rubberneck around emergency vehicles and work zones. Many people are...
1:37 am on Thursday May 22, 2008

Isle of Palms breaks ground on new Public Safety Building

From Moultrie News: Mayor Mike Sottile and City Council hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Isle of Palms fire and police departments' new home.