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myhorrynews.com|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: October 19, 2018
Wayne Wardien watched the water climb to his front steps during the great flood of 2015. A year later, he pulled up strips of new bamboo flooring ahead of Hurricane Matthew’s flood, the first to breach the Socastee home where the Minnesota transplant has lived for nearly a quarter century.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: October 16, 2018
Monday, Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order, which created the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. The commission has been created "due to a need for communication and coordination between local authorities, state officials, federal agencies, and the private sector."
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: October 6, 2018
You need only to listen to Joe Moglia’s press conference from Sun Belt Conference Media Days in July to know Coastal Carolina has a unique football coach. While the league’s other nine coaches were addressing football issues, Moglia’s 15 or so minutes were taken up with talk of NASA, ISIS, North Korea’s nuclear program, the U.S. military and the 2016 presidential election, with some football sprinkled in. Coastal president David DeCenzo knew he was getting an atypical football coach when he hired Moglia in December 2011.
NC|United States
Published: October 5, 2018
In ancient Greece a messenger named Pheidippides ran from the city of Marathon to Athens to tell of the military victory the Greeks held over the invading Persians. Though the military no longer uses running as a method of message delivery, running is still used as a way to maintain overall readiness, personal fitness and esprit de corps among Soldiers. “What I like about running is (that) you get what you put in,” said Staff Sgt. Claudia McNally, a psychological operations specialist assigned to Company A, 6th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group, here.
Huntington News|Huntington, West Virginia|United States
Published: October 1, 2018
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Faith Farley of the Marshall University School of Physical Therapy has earned a position on Team USA to compete in the 2018 World Championship for Functional Fitness in London, England Oct. 5-7.
South Strand News|Georgetown, South Carolina|United States
Published: August 30, 2018
Coastal Carolina University received a $6,000 donation from Myrtle Beach area Walmart stores during CCU’s recent back-to-school event at the Carolina Forest Walmart on Myrtle Ridge Drive. CCU’s move-in day is typically one of the busiest days of the year for the Myrtle Ridge Walmart location, said Michael Willard, store manager. Willard says the day historically rivals that location’s Black Friday.
WMBF|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 27, 2018
Your high school seniors may have new options after school. Coastal Carolina University's Department of Visual Arts is working to create two new majors. It would be an expansion of the department's bachelor's degree programs in art and graphic design to provide more opportunities for creative students.
Mariette Daily Journal|Marietta, Georgia|United States
Published: August 24, 2018
Coastal Carolina University student Madison Scholar has been awarded a Rotary Global Grant for up to $50,000 to study in the United Kingdom during the 2019-20 academic year.
The Horry Independent|Conway, South Carolina|United States
Published: August 17, 2018
Coastal Carolina University is hopping today, as freshmen begin to move into their dorms for the start of the Fall 2018 semester.
South Strand News|Georgetown, South Carolina|United States
Published: August 17, 2018
The family of Joseph W. and Frances F. Holliday of Galivants Ferry has made a financial contribution to the College of Science at Coastal Carolina University. The gift supports the University’s I’M IN endowment campaign, which to date has secured more than $22 million for CCU’s endowment. The newly established endowed fund will support research by marine science students working on sustainability issues related to oceans. Preference will be given to projects by students who are formally enrolled in the sustainability certification program.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 14, 2018
Coastal Carolina University's bike rental program gets a makeover and new name - fitting to the process.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC
Published: August 13, 2018
Matt Hazel is back in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts signed the Coastal Carolina alumnus Sunday. Hazel will provide receiver depth for the Colts, who lost rookie Deon Cain to a torn ACL following their preseason opener.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: August 3, 2018
Former Conway High coach Chuck Jordan is back in football, and Coastal Carolina has a new football staff member.
The Coastal Observer|Pawleys Island, SC|United States
Published: August 2, 2018
With up to 3.6 inches of rain falling in the Pawleys Island area, Monday was a good day to talk about coastal flooding. On average, there are about six storms a year that produce at least 2 inches of rain in 48 hours, according to 30-year survey of weather data for the county. In the last week, there were two such storms.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 30, 2018
Florence-Darlington Technical College and Coastal Carolina University have been ranked by Onlinecolleges.com for having one of the best online degree programs in the state.
WBTW|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 17, 2018
A Professor of Sociology at Coastal Carolina University has been working with her students for nearly two years on a program that will supply free bike rentals for the homeless population in Horry County.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, SC|United States
Published: July 17, 2018
Joe Moglia will be fielding questions about college football on Monday at the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day in New Orleans. First, you can wake up to Coastal Carolina’s head football coach talking business as a guest host on the CNBC morning show Squawk Box from 7-9 a.m. Thursday.
Columbus Alive|Columbus, Ohio
Published: July 11, 2018
About 20 years ago, Joe Oestreich and his bandmates in Columbus rock act Watershed were playing a Cheap Trick cover at a venue called the Brewery in Raleigh, North Carolina. “We saw one guy out in the crowd who was loving it, just going nuts,” Oestreich said recently by phone from his office at Coastal Carolina University, where he now chairs the English department.
WPDE|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: July 3, 2018
Monday was World UFO Day and people all over the world looked up at the sky to see if they could spot something that's out of this world.
The Sun News|Myrtle Beach, South Carolina|United States
Published: June 29, 2018
While you were likely sleeping at 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Coastal Carolina alumnus Josh Norman was in a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, on a shopping spree. But he wasn’t shopping for himself.