Author: Annelyn Russ

The 55th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-Off

Attention food and chili fans! A big event kicks off today. The Annual World Championship Chili Cook Off and the Beach ‘N Chili Fest is back for it’s 55th Anniversary. This event is hosting award winning chili tasting’s at the world open chili challenge, along with community firehouse and youth chili competitions. Head on out to enjoy the live music,…

Horry County Continues Projects To Repair Roads

Horry County council members confirmed that Ride III projects are on schedule and Ride IV is ready to begin. A few years ago Horry County residents voted to increase the level of sales tax by 1% in hopes to fund the building and fixing up of local roads. Over that time, nearly $600 million has been collected to back projects…

Carolina Forest Fire Reaches Exterior of a Home

Firefighters responded to a call in the Carolina Forest area early this morning. Around 5:30 crews with Horry County Fire Rescue were dispatched to the 400 block of Emerson Drive. at the scene, an outside fire spread to the exterior of a home. HCFR stated there was no damage to the interior and no injuries were reported. This fire is…

Carolina Forest Apartment Fire Leaves 20 People Without

Although there were no serious injuries, 20 Carolina Forest residents are left without homes. Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a Carolina Forest apartment building around 1:30 this morning after a two alarm fire broke out. This event resulted in nine damaged units in one building as well as two other buildings suffering heat damage. The fire is now under…

MYR Hosts Emergency Training Session

Myrtle Beach International Airport hosted a training event to evaluate and strengthen the airport’s emergency plans. Every 3 years, the FAA requires the airport to host a full scale exercise. This year 150 people including airport employees, fire fighters, paramedics, regional medical examiners, airline employees, and emergency responders from surrounding jurisdictions, participated. The training was based on an aircraft incident…

Horry County Police Investigating Shooting in Socastee Area

A shooting that took place in the area of Highway 707 and Holmestown Road left one person with serious injuries. An old car wash near Bay Road and Sonic off of Highway 707 near Holmestown have been marked as two scenes related to the shooting. An acquaintance drove the victim to a nearby business before Horry County fire rescue took…

FedEx Says Expect Hike on Package Delivery Rates 2023

You can expect to pay more for FedEx deliveries next year. FedEx warned as demand for package deliveries around the world tumble, a global recession could be coming. The weakening global economy has hurt the company’s express delivery business. Demand for packages drastically weakened in the final weeks of the quarter. In response, FedEx will be reducing flights by temporarily…

Hong Kong Removes Int. Traveler Quarantine

The Hong Kong government announced the end of a pandemic era has arrived. Formal quarantine for international travelers has ended. New rules will take affect starting Monday, where incoming travelers will be required to undergo three days of self monitoring on arrival. According to a statement, the pressure to loosen restrictions was inspired by “Asia’s world city” was being left…

Boeing Agrees to Pay $200 Million Over Charges Surrounding 737 Max

In results of misleading the public, Boeing and it’s former CEO, Dennis Muilenburg agreed to pay fines to settle charges. The securities and exchange commission alleges that Boeing and Muilenburg were aware that the 737 Max flight control system posed an ongoing safety concern but assured the public that it was safe to fly. The plane crashed in March 2019,…