Casey Watson,

Casey Watson

Columbia, SC, United States

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Past articles by Casey:

Official: 5 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana

A fire official in Louisiana is quoted as saying that five people are dead after a small plane crashed in the city of Lafayette. → Read More

Family dodges danger when toy UFO drone explodes in Ill. home

No one was hurt, but it could've ended differently for her family on Christmas morning. → Read More

Lee Mendelson dies; brought “Charlie Brown Christmas” to TV

Mendelson’s son Jason tells The Associated Press Friday that his father died at age 86 in his California home after a long cancer battle. → Read More

Record number of travelers expected throughout holiday season across the Carolinas

Traveling could put a damper on the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you find yourself lost on the roadways or in the airport. → Read More

Long-time businesses to close shop ahead of Surfside Beach Pier construction

Businesses on the Surfside Beach Pier will have to close up shop, possibly for good, while crews rebuild the pier. → Read More

Tense moments as Surfside Beach leaders discuss parking payment changes

Surfside Beach leaders are looking into a proposal that will change parking payments in the town. → Read More

‘Human error’ led to gun making it through school security checkpoint

Horry County Schools said it will be taking another look at its security measures after a gun made it past a screening station. → Read More

Council members say development criteria has to change in Horry County

Horry County Council members say they need to look at what they’re approving when it comes to allowing developers to build in certain areas. → Read More

Pawleys Island on the road to recovery after Hurricane Dorian

A beach renourishment project is set to begin on the beaches along Pawleys Island on Oct 1. Now, town leaders say due to the impacts they’re seeing from Hurricane Dorian, the project will probably start sooner than later. → Read More

Bullied boy’s homemade University of Tennessee T-shirt design becomes official apparel

The University of Tennesee says a portion of the proceeds from every shirt sold will go to an anti-bullying foundation. → Read More

Pawleys Island police to get head count of who stays, who goes before Dorian arrives

Storm surge along the Grand Strand will be the main threat as Hurricane Dorian churns closer and closer to the South Carolina coast. → Read More

High carbon monoxide levels force evacuation at Myrtle Beach hotel

Fire crews have found high levels of carbon monoxide on each floor and have evacuated people from the building. → Read More

Kids battling cancer receive free week-long vacation to Myrtle Beach

More than 50 families from across state lines have made their way to the Grand Strand this summer, all of whom have one thing in common: cancer. → Read More

Man cooking in Walmart lot sets van on fire, killing girl

A 70-year-old man camping in a Walmart parking lot put a hot cook stove in his van, causing it to catch fire and spread to another van, burning two young sisters and killing one of them, authorities said Wednesday. → Read More

Head-on wreck on U.S. 501 sends 6 to hospital

An overnight head-on collision on Hwy. 501 near Tanger Outlets sent six people to the hospital, according to Horry County Fire Rescue. → Read More

Documents show 200+ firefighters have left HCFR in less than 5 years

Questions have been raised about the retention rates at Horry County Fire Rescue following a recent county council meeting. → Read More

Horry County homeowners to see millage rollback after property tax increase

Once every five years, the state requires the county assessor's office to reassess property values across Horry County. → Read More

'Jesus has called us to do this’: Students help hurricane victims during summer break

When people imagine students being out of school for summer break, hammers and shingles probably aren’t a part of that picture. → Read More

North Myrtle Beach leaders discuss sports complex expansion, preventing puppy mills

North Myrtle Beach officials discussed everything from public safety to laws to protect animals and new developments during Monday night’s council meeting. → Read More

Homeowners express concerns over proposed Conway Perimeter Road

County and state officials are looking at proposals that would bring a new road to the Conway area, but not all homeowners are in support of this. → Read More