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Horry County residents, others demand S.C. Judicial reform

Luke Rankin

Rep. Tommy Stringer, a Greer Republican, is demanding greater accountability from the S.C. Judicial Merit Selection Commission. Stringer believes Judicial Reform is necessary. The committee declined to take any action against the state’s circuit judges over two decades despite more than 1,000 formal complaints. Under state law, six of the …

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Surfside Beach shows as popular new Mayor is sworn in

Bob Hellyer

Surfside Beach Town Hall was packed tonight to witness the swearing in of new Mayor Bob Hellyer. Also sworn in were Michael Drake, Cindy Keating, and Paul Holder. Mayor Hellyer, Councilman Mike Drake and Councilwoman Keating each pledged to begin work on the Surfside Beach pier right away.

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Flood families express the importance of Imagine 2040

United Flood States

Since Hurricane Florence, families who flood have come together in a Facebook Group called Horry County Rising and have been working to reduce flood vulnerability. One of the leading efforts to minimize these impacts is Horry’s comprehensive plan, Imagine 2040. The group’s recent efforts have been focused on getting Horry …

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Todd Rutherford defends murder client before Judge he helped appoint

Todd Rutherford

The Judicial Merit Selection Commission continues to meet this week to confirm S.C. Judges and Family Court Judges for the state of S.C. S.C. Representative James Todd Rutherford sits on that powerful committee as he did in 2017. “In 2017 Eugene “Bubba” Griffith stood before the commission for re-appointment as …

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