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Rains Bring Expected Bacteria Spikes In Ocean Water

Myrtle Beach

Three days of heavy rains this week, produced expected unhealthy bacteria spikes in ocean water at two area drainage locations in downtown Myrtle Beach. As the Carolina Country Music Festival begins today, here are the troubled swimming areas tourists should avoid. 8th Avenue North in front of this week’s Country Music …

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Tests Show Leaders Lied About Water Bacteria

Withers Swash

Tuesday’s bacteria readings taken on 3rd Avenue South Oceanfront at Withers Swash by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental control came in at 44 times unsafe for swimming. This after an April 17th test reading on 67th Avenue North oceanfront came in at 77 times unsafe. Over 53 test readings …

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April Beach Bacteria 77 Times Unsafe

Bacteria Reading April

April 24th readings taken at 67th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, SC were 77 times unsafe for swimming as reported by the S.C. Department of Health And Environmental Control. The city of Myrtle Beach now has 8 areas that remain infected and can run high bacteria readings after rain storms. …

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Man O War Jellfish Wash Up In Myrtle Beach

Man O War

MYRTLE BEACH, SC — Beachgoers, beware: a creature known for its excruciating and venomous sting could be washing up on a beach near you. According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, there have been several reports of Portuguese man-of-war washing up on beaches along the South Carolina coast this week. Though …

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Conservation League Says Quality of Life Matters In Horry

Carolina Bays

International Drive Route Along Lewis Ocean Bays Preserve Conservation League Says Quality of Life Matters Along With Growth. Retirees Agree Earlier this month the U.S. District Court in Florence upheld an Army Corps of Engineers permit that allowed some preliminary work on the 5.6-mile road from Carolina Forest to S.C. …

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Hurricane Matthew’s Second Wave – Thousands Flee

HURRICANE MATTHEW’S SECOND WAVE HAS THOUSANDS FLEEING Hurricane Matthew’s Second wave BEACH COALITION HELPS FLOOD VICTIMS Hurricane Matthew’s second wave has thousands of locals, who have never experienced a flood, fleeing their homes as waters engulf area towns.  The entire town of Nichols, S.C. is completely underwater.  These are the very towns tourists …

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Matthew Brings Severe Storm Surge – 2 Piers Washed Away

Matthew Brings Severe Storm Surge 1:30 Update  2 Piers Washed To Sea. SECTIONS OF SPRINGMAID PIER AND SURFSIDE PIER  HAVE  WASHED AWAY ACCORDING TO AUTHORITIES OF EACH. STORM MADE LANDFALL IN  McClellanville, SC at 8 a.m.  according to the National Hurricane Service.  (Just South of Myrtle Beach)   Same landing point …

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Matthew: Flooding, Storm Surge With 53 MPH Winds


Hurricane Matthew 9 a.m. Update Oceanfront Matthew:  Flooding, Storm Surge With, As Of Noon, 75 MPH Winds  (Category 1 Hurricane) 11:30 a.m. Update:  STORM MADE LANDFALL IN  McClellanville, S.C. SC at 8 a.m.  according to the National Hurricane Service.  (Just South of Myrtle Beach)   Same landing point as Hugo in …

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Myrtle Beach Impact 5 A.M. Tomorrow

Hurricane Matthew Should See Myrtle Beach Impact 5 A.M. Tomorrow UPDATE:  EFFECTIVE 11 a.m.  today MYRTLE BEACH IS OFFICIALLY UNDER A HURRICANE WARNING The Myrtle Beach Impact of weather from Hurricane Matthew will begin in force at 5 a.m. Saturday, October 8th. The storm is now in Florida with winds of …

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