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State roads and bridges in dire conditions
WIS News out of Columbia has a two part report regarding the saftey and condition of the states bridges and roads. Watch the first part of their report above and make sure to hop on over to WISTV.com for their full write-up and second part to their broadcast.
Some quick numbers:
- 886 Bridges are structurally deficient
- 777 bridges are...
Writer and digital storyteller Kevin Moffett speaks at CCU
Kevin Moffett, writer and co-collaborator on the digital storytelling project "The Silent History" will speak on Monday, March 4, at 4:00pm at Coastal Carolina University’s Thomas W. & Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts, room 152.
The talk is part of the Master of Arts in Writing’s speaker series. The event is free and...
"Welcome to Myrtle Manor" described as "docu-soap"-all fake, of course (Update: promo video up & still fake)
update at the bottom...
While we all wait with bated breath for the debut of TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" some leaks have come out about the show.
Those leaks all seem to point to the fact that the show is all fake. This revelation shatters TheDigitel's staff perception of reality TV. If reality TV isn't real, what is? It's all about reality, right? According to Starcasm.net the upcoming "reality" show is best described as a "docu-drama"
That term “docu-soap” (one not used in the brief presser via TLC) keys us in to the...
Independent feature film "Warrior Road" shoots in Myrtle Beach (Update: Behind the scenes series)
Update 2/13/2012: The Warrior Road team has released the first an online video series showing the making of the movie.
Keep an eye out as there will certainly be some Myrtle Beach footage shown in later episodes.
First Report 11/15/2012: Charliewood Pictures, a Charleston-based production company focused on developing, supporting, and promoting South Carolina-based feature films, is...
"Restaurant Impossible" to film at Inlet eatery thanks in part to local blog (update: more info)
update at the bottom...
TV Chef Robert Irvine is coming to the Grand Strand to film an episode of Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible"
After an unfavorable review of Old World Italian was published at MyrtleBeachRestaurantNews.com in July 2012, the family decided to apply to be...
S.C. residents along with a dozens of other states petition to secede (update: sorry, it's a no go)
Final Update January 14, 2013: The South Carolina passed the threshold with 26,104 signatures and some two months have passed, but not without answer.
Jon Carson, director of the Office of Public Engagement, has replied saying that the administration can't support secession.
In a nation of 300 million people -- each with their own set of deeply-held beliefs -- democracy can be noisy and controversial. And that's a good thing. Free and open debate is what makes this country work, and many people around the world risk their lives every day for the...