E. Mitchell Church, associate professor in the Department of Management and Decision Sciences in the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University, has been appointed to interim department chair.

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Coastal Carolina University launched a 30-day video campaign on July 20 to visually communicate the multiple aspects of what life on campus will be like for the Fall 2020 semester as safety measures have been implemented in response to the global pandemic.

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Two faculty members in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University are working on numerous levels to enhance the study of Asian cultures at the University.

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Coastal Carolina University has secured a $95 million planned gift from an anonymous donor. This gift will provide unprecedented future funding for the University’s academic and athletic programs.

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Two Summer Food pick-up locations to close: Beginning on Monday, July 20, two Summer Food pick-up locations will close (Myrtle Beach Elementary School and Waccamaw Elementary School) and merge with two existing sites. These closures are due to attendance numbers. 

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Please see the below statement from Horry County School Board Chairman Ken Richardson in response to Governor McMaster’s 11 a.m. press conference on July 15, 2020.

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The Board of Education met on July 13, 2020,  and approved a REVISED student calendar for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. The new start date of Tuesday, September 8, 2020, will allow the school district additional time to make the necessary adjustments and preparations needed for a safe …

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Research being done by students at Coastal Carolina University has been hampered by the pandemic. Research is a key part of the experience for many at CCU, and when students are back on campus, research opportunities will once again be available, even for undergraduates.

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If you’ve had that uncomfortable episode with distasteful stomach contents coming back up into your throat, you’re no stranger to acid reflux.

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Conway, S.C.- American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Copperhead Road, was damaged by a fire this evening.  The Horry County Fire Department responded to the blaze.  The Red Cross is helping a family of four by providing financial assistan…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 770 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 6 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 17,955 and those who have d…

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Myrtle Beach, S.C., June 12, 2020 – Disaster-trained volunteers with the American Red Cross are helping approximately 20 people after an apartment fire along Greens Boulevard in Myrtle Beach Friday morning. At least 8 units were damaged.

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FLORENCE — Francis Marion University’s nursing program has received initial accreditation from the prestigious Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

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Francis Marion University named 523 full-time students and 25 part-time students to its President’s List for the spring semester. An additional 514 full-time students and 26 part-time students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester.

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 Mr Bobby Barnes Scouting career spans 67 years, which includes his time as a youth and an adult volunteer. He has attended Philmont Scout Ranch four times, Florida Sea Base five times, National Order of the Arrow Conference three times, and has attended 32 Order of the Arrow Conclaves. Mr B…

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Recently, I had the honor of sitting with five Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) from VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in a quiet private airport in Reno, Nevada. We were waiting for their jet, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force, to arrive and whisk these heroes away to New Jersey. They were o…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – In the best interest of the health of all South Carolinians, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), S.C. Hospital Association (SCHA), S.C. Medical Association (SCMA) and S.C. Office of Rural Health (SCORH) issue the following joint statement:

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 434 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 15,228 and those who have …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 542 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 14,800 and those who have …

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We know that any external factors that add stress, isolation, and financial strain can create circumstances where a survivor’s safety is further compromised. The COVID-19 pandemic has elements of all three of these external factors. Even more concerning, shelter-in-place orders meant that ma…

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The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division along with the members of the State Emergency Response Team are incorporating COVID-19 precautions and procedures into plans for the 2020 hurricane season. Atl…

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Francis Marion University will freeze tuition and fees for a second straight year.The university’s trustees affirmed that action at their regular meeting Thursday at FMU, and also heard from FMU President Dr. Fred Carter about plans to resume classes on campus this fall. FMU’s fall semester …

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 361 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and seven additional deaths.This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 13,005 and those who ha…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — As restrictions are reduced by reopenings and South Carolinians return to their workplaces and participate in recreational activities that might involve crowds, DHEC continues to urge everyone to be vigilant in practicing social distancing and wearing masks to prevent the fu…

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VA has released the Safe Firearm Storage Toolkit, which was developed in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry. The toolkit guides communities through the proc…

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Summer is here and although we are not back to our normal routines, folks are still traveling, visiting family and friends, and going to destinations to find warmth and sunshine.  It is important for parents of teenagers to discuss travel safety and distracted driving with them and to rememb…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Some consumers may still be looking for their economic impact payments (EIP) in the mail. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants consumers to be aware of two situations that may affect how, or even if, they receive the money.