Author: Laura Pence

CCU Gears Up for Home Opener at Brooks Stadium

CCU has issued guidelines ahead of tonight’s home opener against Campbell. The athletic department said tailgating will be strongly discouraged ahead of home games this season including the ban of grills, tents and generators in the parking lots surrounding the stadium. Fans are also required to wear face masks in the parking lot and inside the stadium. Attendees who violate…

Crews Responded to Early Morning Fire at NMB Auto Parts Store

This morning, crews responded to a multi-alarm structure fire at an Advanced Auto Parts store in north myrtle beach. All lanes of highway 17 were closed as crews worked on the blaze but lanes have since been reopened. Officials with North Myrtle Beach Fire tweeted the fire was contained to just the Advanced Auto Parts building and no nearby buildings…

Early Voting Comes as a Number of Voters Expected to Vote by Mail

Although November third is still a while off, the process of picking a president is underway. President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden are both on the campaign trail as some people will start casting their votes today. In 45 states, all voters can vote by mail for the November election, and nine of those states plan to mail…

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks USPS Policy Changes

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis Dejoy from changing USPS policies or protocols ahead of November’s election. Judge Stanley Bastian, of eastern Washington’s U.S. district court says they’ve slowed mail nationwide and believes it’s a quote “politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the postal service” before the November election. He’s issuing…

Family of Woman Who Drowned in HCSO Van Filing Lawsuit Against Hospital

The family of a woman who drowned in floodwaters while locked in an Horry County Sheriff’s office van have filed a lawsuit against the hospital that released her. According to court documents, Wendy Newton had arranged transportation for herself from Chadbourn, NC to Mcleod-Loris Seacoast hospital and because she was having anxiety about hurricane Florence. When newton arrived at the…

Search Continues for Two Missing South Carolina Boys

Authorities are on the lookout for two missing boys from Aiken. Officials say 9 year old Matthew Kinman and his 7 year old brother Jerry were taken from their bedroom sometime last night. Authorities are also looking for a relative Nancy Kinman who is wanted for questioning regarding their disappearance. If you see the boys please call the liken Department…

Star of Netflix’s “Cheer” Accused of Sexual Misconduct

A cheerleading coach, made famous by a popular Netflix series, is accused of sexual misconduct. 21 year old Jerry Harris, from the Netflix show “Cheer” allegedly sexually abused two young teenage boys as well as obtained nude photographs of the victims. This, according to the boys’ legal team. Harris allegedly asked for the boys’ phone numbers and social media accounts,…

Moderna Expects Virus Vaccine Results in November

Moderna says it could get results on its coronavirus vaccine candidate by November. As of Wednesday, the company had enrolled about 84% of the total participants for the phase 3 study on its vaccine. Moderna’s CEO says she hopes to see results by October but a recent dip in the average national cases has made it difficult to hit the…