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  • Horry County Students learn to build apps and video games at free camp

    Horry County Students learn to build apps and video games at free camp

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:28:57 GMT
    All week, Horry County students are getting the chance to learn new technologies free of charge with the help of the Governor’s School Program.Nearly 100 Horry County rising 7th and 8th graders attended the Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics first ever iTeam camp in the county.The weeklong program teaches students how to use new technologies and even create their own video games and mobile apps.“You can bas...
    All week, Horry County students are getting the chance to learn new technologies free of charge with the help of the Governor’s School Program.Nearly 100 Horry County rising 7th and 8th graders attended the Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics first ever iTeam camp in the county.The weeklong program teaches students how to use new technologies and even create their own video games and mobile apps.“You can bas...
  • Grand Prix opening day set for August 9

    Grand Prix opening day set for August 9

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:48:00 GMT
    The Broadway Grand Prix, 21st Avenue in Myrtle Beach will be hosting an all day event on August 9th.At 11:00 AM an official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held to open the Broadway Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Pro Track and the Grand Prix Wall of Fame. The Wall of Fame will pay homage to the original Myrtle Beach Grand Prix that was opened in 1976 by Jack Lazarus. Mr. Lazarus’ son, Mark Lazarus operates the current Bro...
    The Broadway Grand Prix, 21st Avenue in Myrtle Beach will be hosting an all day event on August 9th.At 11:00 AM an official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held to open the Broadway Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Pro Track and the Grand Prix Wall of Fame. The Wall of Fame will pay homage to the original Myrtle Beach Grand Prix that was opened in 1976 by Jack Lazarus. Mr. Lazarus’ son, Mark Lazarus operates the current Bro...
  • Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival to offer $13K in prizes

    Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival to offer $13K in prizes

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:24:33 GMT
    The Ninth Annual Beach, Boogie BBQ Festival returns this fall to the Grand Strand on Aug. 29 and Aug. 30. The festival is offering $13,000 in cash prizes to the winners of the official barbecue championship of South Carolina. Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event, with proceeds benefiting The Shriner’s Hospital of Greenville, S.C.The end-of-summer extravaganza will take place ...
    The Ninth Annual Beach, Boogie BBQ Festival returns this fall to the Grand Strand on Aug. 29 and Aug. 30. The festival is offering $13,000 in cash prizes to the winners of the official barbecue championship of South Carolina. Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event, with proceeds benefiting The Shriner’s Hospital of Greenville, S.C.The end-of-summer extravaganza will take place ...
  • Hartsville’s National Night Out 2014 offers free activities, family fun

    Hartsville’s National Night Out 2014 offers free activities, family fun

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:05:38 GMT
    The Hartsville Police Department is inviting residents out for a celebration of community heroes, with plenty of fun family activities encouraging kids to make good choices and stay drug-free. Hartsville’s 2014 National Night Out will feature an evening full of free activities, free food, and a free movie showing of “The Blind Side.”Hartsville’s National Night Out, a time for residents to connect with the agencies working to protect them, learn more about crime prevention and generally have f...
    The Hartsville Police Department is inviting residents out for a celebration of community heroes, with plenty of fun family activities encouraging kids to make good choices and stay drug-free. Hartsville’s 2014 National Night Out will feature an evening full of free activities, free food, and a free movie showing of “The Blind Side.”Hartsville’s National Night Out, a time for residents to connect with the agencies working to protect them, learn more about crime prevention and generally have f...
  • Myrtle Beach to host 6th Annual Kids Triathlon

    Myrtle Beach to host 6th Annual Kids Triathlon

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:03:24 GMT
    Myrtle Beach Recreation will be hosting its 6th Annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, August 16th at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. Over 130 boys and girls ages 7-18 will compete in the race in age appropriate distances by swimming laps in the Recreation Center pool, biking a road course, and running to the finish line all while parents and fans are cheering them on. Swimming, biking, and running are things kids like to do naturally. With a little fun and competition, each year kids and pare...
    Myrtle Beach Recreation will be hosting its 6th Annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, August 16th at Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. Over 130 boys and girls ages 7-18 will compete in the race in age appropriate distances by swimming laps in the Recreation Center pool, biking a road course, and running to the finish line all while parents and fans are cheering them on. Swimming, biking, and running are things kids like to do naturally. With a little fun and competition, each year kids and pare...
  • Christian pop legend Amy Grant coming to Florence

    Christian pop legend Amy Grant coming to Florence

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:27:12 GMT
    Five-time Grammy winner Amy Grant, the only Christian pop star to take an album Platinum, will be in concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.Tickets for Grant’s Florence performance will go on sale Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. online and at the PAC box office. Ticket prices start at $59. Top seats are $99.Grant’s storied career includes an astonishing 13 albums...
    Five-time Grammy winner Amy Grant, the only Christian pop star to take an album Platinum, will be in concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.Tickets for Grant’s Florence performance will go on sale Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. online and at the PAC box office. Ticket prices start at $59. Top seats are $99.Grant’s storied career includes an astonishing 13 albums...
  • Hire Me event in Myrtle Beach August 1

    Hire Me event in Myrtle Beach August 1

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:56:40 GMT
    Palmetto Goodwill, in partnership with Ross, is hosting a Hire ME! event Friday, August 1, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Prosperity Center, 3101 Oak Street, in Myrtle Beach. Ross Stores, Inc. managers will be on-site to conduct interviews for part-time sales and stock associates, security protection specialists, and cashiers. Medical benefits are available for these positions. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the event. For those without computer access, Palm...
    Palmetto Goodwill, in partnership with Ross, is hosting a Hire ME! event Friday, August 1, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Prosperity Center, 3101 Oak Street, in Myrtle Beach. Ross Stores, Inc. managers will be on-site to conduct interviews for part-time sales and stock associates, security protection specialists, and cashiers. Medical benefits are available for these positions. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the event. For those without computer access, Palm...
  • 21st Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic in Florence

    21st Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic in Florence

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:39:01 GMT
    Make plans now to join us for the 21st Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic and bring the entire family to South Carolina's Largest Outdoor Show, Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27 at the Florence Civic Center. NEW EXPO HOURS: Friday 1:00pm-9:00pm Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm Come explore the 65,000 Sq Ft. filled with Deer Hunting Products, Camo, Tree Stands, Archery, Guns, Truck Accessories, Outfitters, Knives, Taxidermy, Much More! This year's special guest for all three days w...
    Make plans now to join us for the 21st Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic and bring the entire family to South Carolina's Largest Outdoor Show, Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27 at the Florence Civic Center. NEW EXPO HOURS: Friday 1:00pm-9:00pm Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm Come explore the 65,000 Sq Ft. filled with Deer Hunting Products, Camo, Tree Stands, Archery, Guns, Truck Accessories, Outfitters, Knives, Taxidermy, Much More! This year's special guest for all three days w...
  • North Myrtle Beach venue features local and national bands

    North Myrtle Beach venue features local and national bands

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:32:40 GMT
    The House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach throws a mid-summer party Saturday, July 26.The "LuWOW" features Graceland Ninjaz, a band out of Texas that just signed a recording contract with Live Nation.
    The House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach throws a mid-summer party Saturday, July 26.The "LuWOW" features Graceland Ninjaz, a band out of Texas that just signed a recording contract with Live Nation.
  • North Myrtle Beach Firefighters and MDA celebrate 60 years with Fill the Boot Campaign

    North Myrtle Beach Firefighters and MDA celebrate 60 years with Fill the Boot Campaign

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:26:42 GMT
    Members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the North Myrtle Beach area.More than 100 members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue will fan out across the city with boots in hand for this year’s drive on August 1, 2 and 3 at the Walmart Superc...
    Members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the North Myrtle Beach area.More than 100 members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue will fan out across the city with boots in hand for this year’s drive on August 1, 2 and 3 at the Walmart Superc...
  • Catfish tournament to be held for Darlington family of boater who drowned

    Catfish tournament to be held for Darlington family of boater who drowned

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:21:20 GMT
    A catfish tournament will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Pee Dee River on 34 in Darlington. It takes place from 6 in the morning until 6 at night. The cost is $25 a boat. Money goes to Murray family for his final expenses. There will be a prize for the winner. If you have any questions you can contact CJ Beacham at 843-858-7330.Investigators say Murray was returning from a fishing trip with his son-in-law, Mark Kelly, when their boat hit an object in the river at around midnight. Both men ...
    A catfish tournament will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Pee Dee River on 34 in Darlington. It takes place from 6 in the morning until 6 at night. The cost is $25 a boat. Money goes to Murray family for his final expenses. There will be a prize for the winner. If you have any questions you can contact CJ Beacham at 843-858-7330.Investigators say Murray was returning from a fishing trip with his son-in-law, Mark Kelly, when their boat hit an object in the river at around midnight. Both men ...
  • 32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014

    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:04:19 GMT
    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014 returns to Myrtle Beach August 1 through 3.Myrtle Beach's favorite Summer event, and one of the country's most highly acclaimed, award-winning series of indoor fine art and craft festivals returns for the 32nd year! Voted the #3 show in South Carolina and in the Top 100 nationwide in the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine.Hundreds of artists and craftsmen from 20 states, juried and selected for originality creative excellence. There are many new ...
    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014 returns to Myrtle Beach August 1 through 3.Myrtle Beach's favorite Summer event, and one of the country's most highly acclaimed, award-winning series of indoor fine art and craft festivals returns for the 32nd year! Voted the #3 show in South Carolina and in the Top 100 nationwide in the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine.Hundreds of artists and craftsmen from 20 states, juried and selected for originality creative excellence. There are many new ...
  • Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society hosts golf fundraiser

    Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society hosts golf fundraiser

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:23:46 GMT
    Local golfers spent their Saturday on the golf course all for a good cause.The Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society hosted its inaugural golf tournament at the Dye course at Barefoot Resort this weekend.Golfers donated 400 dollars for a team or 100-dollars a piece. The support is something the president of the organization said he experienced when his son was diagnosed with down syndrome. "Every step of the way this group has been there to help us out so i'm trying to pay it forward as much asI...
    Local golfers spent their Saturday on the golf course all for a good cause.The Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society hosted its inaugural golf tournament at the Dye course at Barefoot Resort this weekend.Golfers donated 400 dollars for a team or 100-dollars a piece. The support is something the president of the organization said he experienced when his son was diagnosed with down syndrome. "Every step of the way this group has been there to help us out so i'm trying to pay it forward as much asI...
  • Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:22:59 GMT
    Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
  • American Idol comes to Myrtle Beach; businesses say more similar events needed

    American Idol comes to Myrtle Beach; businesses say more similar events needed

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:44:20 GMT
    Business owners in Myrtle Beach say Thursday’s visit from American Idol helped boost sales during a slow time in the summer season.A Coastal Carolina University lodging report released this week states that hotel numbers have steadily decreased along the Grand Strand since May 25th."The last few weeks after July 4th we noticed it dropped a little bit,” said Victor Shamah.Shamah owns the Bowery in Myrtle Beach.He says ...
    Business owners in Myrtle Beach say Thursday’s visit from American Idol helped boost sales during a slow time in the summer season.A Coastal Carolina University lodging report released this week states that hotel numbers have steadily decreased along the Grand Strand since May 25th."The last few weeks after July 4th we noticed it dropped a little bit,” said Victor Shamah.Shamah owns the Bowery in Myrtle Beach.He says ...
  • Pancake dinner to support Special Olympics

    Pancake dinner to support Special Olympics

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:45:07 GMT
    The Surfside Beach Police Department will host a charity pancake supper Friday, July 18,to benefit SC Special Olympics. The dinner will be served at the Golden Egg (415 Hwy 17 North, Surfside Beach) from 4:00 – 8:00 PM; tickets are $7 and may be purchased at the Surfside Beach Police Department, the Golden Egg, or at the door.SBPD participates in the statewide SC Law Enforcement Officers Association fundraising efforts on behalf of Special Olympics each year, and uniformed SBPD officers will ...
    The Surfside Beach Police Department will host a charity pancake supper Friday, July 18,to benefit SC Special Olympics. The dinner will be served at the Golden Egg (415 Hwy 17 North, Surfside Beach) from 4:00 – 8:00 PM; tickets are $7 and may be purchased at the Surfside Beach Police Department, the Golden Egg, or at the door.SBPD participates in the statewide SC Law Enforcement Officers Association fundraising efforts on behalf of Special Olympics each year, and uniformed SBPD officers will ...
  • Free swim lessons for adults in North Myrtle Beach

    Free swim lessons for adults in North Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:34:34 GMT
    The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic Fitness Center (AFC) offers adult swim lessons for people ages 15 years and older.A set of six 45 minute lessons is $28 for AFC members and $42 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required and class space is limited. The following sessions are available:July 28 - August 13 - 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m. - Mondays WednesdaysJuly 30 - August 15 - 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. - Wednesdays FridaysJuly 30 - ...
    The North Myrtle Beach Aquatic Fitness Center (AFC) offers adult swim lessons for people ages 15 years and older.A set of six 45 minute lessons is $28 for AFC members and $42 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required and class space is limited. The following sessions are available:July 28 - August 13 - 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m. - Mondays WednesdaysJuly 30 - August 15 - 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. - Wednesdays FridaysJuly 30 - ...
  • Myrtle Beach attraction offers adrenaline rush for beginners

    Myrtle Beach attraction offers adrenaline rush for beginners

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:02:42 GMT
    Soar and Explore in Myrtle Beach offers a zipline across Lake Broadway, plus a ropes course.
    Soar and Explore in Myrtle Beach offers a zipline across Lake Broadway, plus a ropes course.
  • List of fireworks shows along the Grand Strand July 4th

    List of fireworks shows along the Grand Strand July 4th

    Friday, July 4 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-04 16:00:19 GMT
    Myrtle BeachBroadway at the Beach, between 21st and 29th avenues North on U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Fireworks start at 10 p.m.over Lake Broadway.Second Avenue Pier, 110 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach at 10 p.m. Surfside BeachSurfside Beach 4th of July Celebration will take place at Surfside Pier, intersection of Surfside Drive and Ocean Boulevard. Fireworks with live entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. Murrells InletFireworks begin at 10 p.m. at the end of Veterans Pier, and can be seen from ...
    Myrtle BeachBroadway at the Beach, between 21st and 29th avenues North on U.S. 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. Fireworks start at 10 p.m.over Lake Broadway.Second Avenue Pier, 110 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach at 10 p.m. Surfside BeachSurfside Beach 4th of July Celebration will take place at Surfside Pier, intersection of Surfside Drive and Ocean Boulevard. Fireworks with live entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. Murrells InletFireworks begin at 10 p.m. at the end of Veterans Pier, and can be seen from ...
  • Salute From The Shore, a patriotic salute

    Salute From The Shore, a patriotic salute

    Friday, July 4 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-07-04 11:44:03 GMT
    A crowd along a beach waves to a C-130 plane as it flies by in a past event of "Salute from the Shore." (Source: Group's website)A crowd along a beach waves to a C-130 plane as it flies by in a past event of "Salute from the Shore." (Source: Group's website)
    The 2014 Salute From the Shore flyover returns for the fifth year and will be passing over the Myrtle Beach area shores Friday, July 4 starting at 1 p.m.. Vintage aircraft will be flying along South Carolina's coast in a patriotic salute to all the men and women of the Armed Forces. For more information, go to www.SaluteFromTheShore.org.Where: Flyover begins at Cherry Grove Pier and heads south along the coast 1:00 p.m. - Cherry Grove Pier 1:02 p.m. - North Myrtle Beach 1:05 p.m. - Apache Pie...
    The 2014 Salute From the Shore flyover returns for the fifth year and will be passing over the Myrtle Beach area shores Friday, July 4 starting at 1 p.m.. Vintage aircraft will be flying along South Carolina's coast in a patriotic salute to all the men and women of the Armed Forces. For more information, go to www.SaluteFromTheShore.org.Where: Flyover begins at Cherry Grove Pier and heads south along the coast 1:00 p.m. - Cherry Grove Pier 1:02 p.m. - North Myrtle Beach 1:05 p.m. - Apache Pie...
  • 3rd Annual cupcake eating contest at Croissants

    3rd Annual cupcake eating contest at Croissants

    Friday, July 4 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-04 11:15:42 GMT
    Croissants Bistro Bakery, Myrtle Beach's favorite low-country bistro, will host its 3rd Annual Cupcake Eating Contest Festival on Friday, July 4 from 2-5 p.m. "Croissants Bistro Bakery is, once again, excited to bring the community together for some friendly competition," said Heidi Vukov, owner of Croissants. "We invite everyone in the community to participate in our 4th of July event, which will feature a wide variety of entertainment options, including: carnival games, pony rides, a p...
    Croissants Bistro Bakery, Myrtle Beach's favorite low-country bistro, will host its 3rd Annual Cupcake Eating Contest Festival on Friday, July 4 from 2-5 p.m. "Croissants Bistro Bakery is, once again, excited to bring the community together for some friendly competition," said Heidi Vukov, owner of Croissants. "We invite everyone in the community to participate in our 4th of July event, which will feature a wide variety of entertainment options, including: carnival games, pony rides, a p...
  • Annual boat parade in Murrells Inlet kicks off July 4th activities

    Annual boat parade in Murrells Inlet kicks off July 4th activities

    Friday, July 4 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-04 10:56:22 GMT
    The annual Inlet patriotic tradition continues at noon July 4th with the 31st Annual July 4th Boat Parade. It kicks off at noon from Garden City Point. The parade is "Saluting our Founding Fathers." The parade will head over to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Murrells Inlet Jetty View Walk. Best public viewing points are the Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, and the Jetty View Walk behind King Street Grille and and the Hot Fish Club.
    The annual Inlet patriotic tradition continues at noon July 4th with the 31st Annual July 4th Boat Parade. It kicks off at noon from Garden City Point. The parade is "Saluting our Founding Fathers." The parade will head over to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Murrells Inlet Jetty View Walk. Best public viewing points are the Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, and the Jetty View Walk behind King Street Grille and and the Hot Fish Club.
  • July BBQ to benefit Carolina Forest High School Drama program

    July BBQ to benefit Carolina Forest High School Drama program

    Thursday, July 3 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-03 18:40:48 GMT
    BBQ lunch including pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and a roll will be available Friday, July 11 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. You can grab a plate at The Moose Lodgelocated at479 Burcale Road.The plates are $6 in advance or at the door. Delivery is available by calling 843-995-3072. Th event benefits the Carolina Forest High School Drama Department.
    BBQ lunch including pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and a roll will be available Friday, July 11 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. You can grab a plate at The Moose Lodgelocated at479 Burcale Road.The plates are $6 in advance or at the door. Delivery is available by calling 843-995-3072. Th event benefits the Carolina Forest High School Drama Department.
  • Optimism Preventive Services holds Backyard BBQ Festival and Competition, August 9

    Optimism Preventive Services holds Backyard BBQ Festival and Competition, August 9

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-02 21:00:24 GMT
    Optimism Preventive Services, Incorporated is holding its Inaugural Backyard BBQ Festival and Competition.The benefit is scheduled for August 9, 2014 at the Optimism Preventative Services facility located at 622 B Washington Street, Georgetown S.C. The festival features carnival rides, food, and great music.Optimism Preventative Services is designed to enhance the lives of young people in Georgetown County ages 5-18.Optimism provides a wide array of services including an after school homework...
    Optimism Preventive Services, Incorporated is holding its Inaugural Backyard BBQ Festival and Competition.The benefit is scheduled for August 9, 2014 at the Optimism Preventative Services facility located at 622 B Washington Street, Georgetown S.C. The festival features carnival rides, food, and great music.Optimism Preventative Services is designed to enhance the lives of young people in Georgetown County ages 5-18.Optimism provides a wide array of services including an after school homework...
  • Market Common golf cart parade as part of July 4th event

    Market Common golf cart parade as part of July 4th event

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-07-02 17:17:38 GMT
    The Market Common is having a Golf Cart Parade during our July 4th event, "Family 4th at The Common." This is the time to dress up the dog, decorate your cart and come join the party! The Golf Cart Parade will take place at 6pm. You are welcome to come early to decorate your cart in the parking garage on Deville, if you would like. We will have the golf carts parade around the retail district where they will be judged for prizes. To be apart of this parade, please stop by The Market Common of...
    The Market Common is having a Golf Cart Parade during our July 4th event, "Family 4th at The Common." This is the time to dress up the dog, decorate your cart and come join the party! The Golf Cart Parade will take place at 6pm. You are welcome to come early to decorate your cart in the parking garage on Deville, if you would like. We will have the golf carts parade around the retail district where they will be judged for prizes. To be apart of this parade, please stop by The Market Common of...
  • Dozens gather to remember Heather Elvis on her 21st Birthday

    Dozens gather to remember Heather Elvis on her 21st Birthday

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-07-01 10:14:48 GMT
    Monday, family and friends of Heather Elvis gathered at Peachtree Landing to celebrate what would have been her 21st birthday.Debbie Elvis, Heather's mom, says the event helped keep her daughter's name alive in the community months after she went missing."It's remembering things that are great. It's keeping the story out there. It's a more peaceful positive way to keep it out there and share with everybody," said Debb...
    Monday, family and friends of Heather Elvis gathered at Peachtree Landing to celebrate what would have been her 21st birthday.Debbie Elvis, Heather's mom, says the event helped keep her daughter's name alive in the community months after she went missing."It's remembering things that are great. It's keeping the story out there. It's a more peaceful positive way to keep it out there and share with everybody," said Debb...
  • Riverfest is June 28th from 11AM-11PM in Conway

    Riverfest is June 28th from 11AM-11PM in Conway

    Thursday, June 26 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-06-26 19:38:04 GMT
    The Conway Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Riverfest Celebration on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.The Conway Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Riverfest Celebration on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    The Conway Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Riverfest Celebration on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Marina Drive. At 3 PM, gates open to Conway’s Riverfront Park located at 4 Elm Street by the Conway Marina. Riverfest is Conway’s longest running festival and celebrates Independence Day with music and events for the entire family. This year’s festival is presented by Agape’ Senior and co-sponsored by The City of Conway, and HTC.
    The Conway Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Riverfest Celebration on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Marina Drive. At 3 PM, gates open to Conway’s Riverfront Park located at 4 Elm Street by the Conway Marina. Riverfest is Conway’s longest running festival and celebrates Independence Day with music and events for the entire family. This year’s festival is presented by Agape’ Senior and co-sponsored by The City of Conway, and HTC.
  • Broadway at the Beach plans family-oriented Independence Day activities/events July 1 - July 5

    Broadway at the Beach plans family-oriented Independence Day activities/events July 1 - July 5

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-06-26 17:23:48 GMT
    Broadway at the Beach will celebrate the 4th of July with the Independence Day Spectacular from Tuesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 5. Many free, family-friendly events will take place throughout the holiday week.Broadway at the Beach will celebrate the 4th of July with the Independence Day Spectacular from Tuesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 5. Many free, family-friendly events will take place throughout the holiday week.
    Broadway at the Beach will celebrate the 4th of July with the Independence Day Spectacular from Tuesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 5. Many free, family-friendly events will take place throughout the holiday week.
    Broadway at the Beach will celebrate the 4th of July with the Independence Day Spectacular from Tuesday, July 1 through Saturday, July 5. Many free, family-friendly events will take place throughout the holiday week.
  • Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops campaign

    Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops campaign

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-06-25 13:41:18 GMT
    The fourth annual Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops campaign is coming to Myrtle Beach just in time for Independence Day – Thursday, July 3, featuring a special charity motorcycle ‘ROO Ride’ celebration to promote the campaign that raises funds for military support organizations at Kangaroo Express stores all summer long. With a $20 donation to ride – riders will get to take a victory lap around Myrtle Beach Speedway and get free entry to the Late Model races and Simplified concert that nigh...
    The fourth annual Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops campaign is coming to Myrtle Beach just in time for Independence Day – Thursday, July 3, featuring a special charity motorcycle ‘ROO Ride’ celebration to promote the campaign that raises funds for military support organizations at Kangaroo Express stores all summer long. With a $20 donation to ride – riders will get to take a victory lap around Myrtle Beach Speedway and get free entry to the Late Model races and Simplified concert that nigh...
  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans improve atmosphere with celebrity appearances

    Myrtle Beach Pelicans improve atmosphere with celebrity appearances

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-06-20 12:02:47 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans continue the 2014 season with home games on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21. As part ofitsspecial promotions schedule, the Pelicans' staff hosts Mountain Man from the AE reality show, "Duck Dynasty" on Saturday. "Mountain Man's a popular guy. He'll be taking photos7-9 p.m.,and he'll throw out the first pitch," said Kristin Call, Marketing Director with the Pelicans.Hopefully, Mountain Man can throw a baseball as well as he can grow a beard. Many fans of "Duck D...
    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans continue the 2014 season with home games on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21. As part ofitsspecial promotions schedule, the Pelicans' staff hosts Mountain Man from the AE reality show, "Duck Dynasty" on Saturday. "Mountain Man's a popular guy. He'll be taking photos7-9 p.m.,and he'll throw out the first pitch," said Kristin Call, Marketing Director with the Pelicans.Hopefully, Mountain Man can throw a baseball as well as he can grow a beard. Many fans of "Duck D...
  • Horry County Police Camp helps kids get on track

    Horry County Police Camp helps kids get on track

    Thursday, June 19 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-06-19 10:18:37 GMT
    In its 15th year, the Horry County Police Department’s Camp Pride is helping young people get on the right track by teaching several important life lessons.Camp Pride is a three week camp that teaches children from the ages of 11 to 15 the importance of teamwork, discipline, and resourcefulness.Horry County Police Officers say some of the campers who attend have discipline issues at home or at school.However, after th...
    In its 15th year, the Horry County Police Department’s Camp Pride is helping young people get on the right track by teaching several important life lessons.Camp Pride is a three week camp that teaches children from the ages of 11 to 15 the importance of teamwork, discipline, and resourcefulness.Horry County Police Officers say some of the campers who attend have discipline issues at home or at school.However, after th...
  • Family friendly event aims to "Wipe Out Bullying" in Myrtle Beach

    Family friendly event aims to "Wipe Out Bullying" in Myrtle Beach

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-06-17 03:41:22 GMT
    An event Monday night at Plyler Park in Myrtle Beach aimed to “Wipe Out Bullying.” The free event featured live music from students of a music school in West Virginia. They’re traveling the country using their music to raise awareness about bullying. "Everybody loves music, so I mean if we can get people's attention with the music and get them out here listening to us and tell them what we're here for, we're hoping t...
    An event Monday night at Plyler Park in Myrtle Beach aimed to “Wipe Out Bullying.” The free event featured live music from students of a music school in West Virginia. They’re traveling the country using their music to raise awareness about bullying. "Everybody loves music, so I mean if we can get people's attention with the music and get them out here listening to us and tell them what we're here for, we're hoping t...
  • Concert with a message to stop bullying

    Concert with a message to stop bullying

    Friday, June 13 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-06-13 11:28:30 GMT
    Musical group to perform Monday June 16 at Plyler Park in Myrtle BeachMusical group to perform Monday June 16 at Plyler Park in Myrtle Beach
    A concert with a clear message - "Wipe-Out Bullying" - takes placeJune 16. The evening-long concert features young musicians from West Virginia with an important message about the harmful effects of bullying. The musicians arebetween the ages of eight and 15. They use music to help spread an anti-bullying message by educating other kids through song. Bullying is something that has become more prevalent for school age kids and prevention programs are increasing at area schools. In addition to...
    A concert with a clear message - "Wipe-Out Bullying" - takes placeJune 16. The evening-long concert features young musicians from West Virginia with an important message about the harmful effects of bullying. The musicians arebetween the ages of eight and 15. They use music to help spread an anti-bullying message by educating other kids through song. Bullying is something that has become more prevalent for school age kids and prevention programs are increasing at area schools. In addition to...
  • Lyle Lovett headed to FMU Performing Arts Center on August 30

    Lyle Lovett headed to FMU Performing Arts Center on August 30

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-06-11 19:25:33 GMT
    Lyle Lovett’s coming to Florence.And he’s bringing his Large Band with him.The legendary singer, song writer, storyteller, actor and American music icon will be at Francis Marion University’s Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 30.
    Lyle Lovett’s coming to Florence.And he’s bringing his Large Band with him.The legendary singer, song writer, storyteller, actor and American music icon will be at Francis Marion University’s Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 30.
  • Horry County Special Olympics headed to NJ to compete

    Horry County Special Olympics headed to NJ to compete

    Monday, June 9 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-06-09 14:24:35 GMT
    On Saturday, June 14th, 2014 the Horry County Special Olympics will be sending off 20 athletes from our area to represent South Carolina at the 2014 USA Games in New Jersey. The athletes are comprised of the HCPD Unified Basketball Team (5 athletes, 4 unified partners, 3 coaches), Bowling Team (2 athletes, 1 coach), Track and Field Team (3 athletes) and our Golf Team (1athletes, 1 unified partner). Around 6:30am on Saturday, we will be meeting and leaving from the ML Brown Building parking l...
    On Saturday, June 14th, 2014 the Horry County Special Olympics will be sending off 20 athletes from our area to represent South Carolina at the 2014 USA Games in New Jersey. The athletes are comprised of the HCPD Unified Basketball Team (5 athletes, 4 unified partners, 3 coaches), Bowling Team (2 athletes, 1 coach), Track and Field Team (3 athletes) and our Golf Team (1athletes, 1 unified partner). Around 6:30am on Saturday, we will be meeting and leaving from the ML Brown Building parking l...
  • Myrtle Beach attraction owners invite families to join their tradition

    Myrtle Beach attraction owners invite families to join their tradition

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-06-06 14:31:08 GMT
    Go-kart riders enjoy a day on one of Broadway Grand Prix's tracks.Go-kart riders enjoy a day on one of Broadway Grand Prix's tracks.
    Broadway Grand Prix is open for the 2014 summer season, with a special that gives tribute to the park's owners. Mark Lazarus's family opened Myrtle Beach Grand Prix in 1976.
    Broadway Grand Prix is open for the 2014 summer season, with a special that gives tribute to the park's owners. Mark Lazarus's family opened Myrtle Beach Grand Prix in 1976.
  • Free lunch & drinks at North Myrtle Beach PSD Open House

    Free lunch & drinks at North Myrtle Beach PSD Open House

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-06-04 20:16:27 GMT
    On Saturday, June 7, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will hold an Open House and Wildfire Preparedness event at Fire station #1 across from City Hall at 1015 2nd Avenue South. The event includes a free lunch and drinks.
    On Saturday, June 7, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will hold an Open House and Wildfire Preparedness event at Fire station #1 across from City Hall at 1015 2nd Avenue South. The event includes a free lunch and drinks.
  • Surfside Beach coffee with cops

    Surfside Beach coffee with cops

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-06-04 17:39:36 GMT
    The Surfside Beach Police and Fire Departments would like to invite the public to come have a free cup of coffee with our officers. Please join us on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at Benjamin’s Bakery Café at 810 3rd Ave South from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. This is a casual event intended to allow the public to interact with its public safety officers in an informal setting. We will be introducing our newest officer, K9 “Biko” to the community. The Fire Department will be on hand also to answer quest...
    The Surfside Beach Police and Fire Departments would like to invite the public to come have a free cup of coffee with our officers. Please join us on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at Benjamin’s Bakery Café at 810 3rd Ave South from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. This is a casual event intended to allow the public to interact with its public safety officers in an informal setting. We will be introducing our newest officer, K9 “Biko” to the community. The Fire Department will be on hand also to answer quest...
  • North Strand Community Prayer & Praise Event scheduled for Sunday, June 8

    North Strand Community Prayer & Praise Event scheduled for Sunday, June 8

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-06-04 17:35:48 GMT
    On June 8, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., leaders from places of worship in the North Strand area, complimented by live musical performances, will gather at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex for the North Strand Community Prayer & Praise Event. Participants will pray for the well-being of different aspects of local, state and national society. The public is encouraged to participate in this free event.
    On June 8, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., leaders from places of worship in the North Strand area, complimented by live musical performances, will gather at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex for the North Strand Community Prayer & Praise Event. Participants will pray for the well-being of different aspects of local, state and national society. The public is encouraged to participate in this free event.
  • Fundraising lunch planned for Sav-R-Cats in Myrtle Beach

    Fundraising lunch planned for Sav-R-Cats in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-06-03 20:52:50 GMT
    A  kitten that was recently saved from the engine compartment of a WBTW news car...A kitten that was recently saved from the engine compartment of a WBTW news car...
    The Myrtle Beach Sav-R-Cats group is have a fundraising lunch and silent auction and drawing this week. ...
    The Surfside Beach Sav-R-Cats group is have a fundraising lunch and silent auction and drawing this week.
  • Florence County Sheriff's Office to kick Off 31st annual National Night

    Florence County Sheriff's Office to kick Off 31st annual National Night

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-06-03 16:54:27 GMT
    Sheriff Kenney Boone, and the staff of the Florence County Sheriff's Office, invites you to attend the 31st Annual National Night Out Celebration. National Night Out is a time for community Crime Watch Organizations and the public to come together to celebrate and be recognized for their dedication and commitment to keeping our Florence County communities safe. The 2014 National Night Out celebration will take place at the Leatherman Senior Center located at 600 Senior Way, Florence, SC on A...
    Sheriff Kenney Boone, and the staff of the Florence County Sheriff's Office, invites you to attend the 31st Annual National Night Out Celebration. National Night Out is a time for community Crime Watch Organizations and the public to come together to celebrate and be recognized for their dedication and commitment to keeping our Florence County communities safe. The 2014 National Night Out celebration will take place at the Leatherman Senior Center located at 600 Senior Way, Florence, SC on A...
  • June coffee with a cop in Conway

    June coffee with a cop in Conway

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-06-03 16:11:17 GMT
    As you know, engaging our community in public safety efforts is a top priority of the Conway Police Department. We share the community's concerns and make every effort to address them. To that end, we are kicking off a new program entitled Coffee with a Cop. Coffee with a Cop is a national movement that aims to build trust between community members and police officers, one cup of coffee at a time. It's a simple concept: Police officers and community members come together in an informal meeti...
    As you know, engaging our community in public safety efforts is a top priority of the Conway Police Department. We share the community's concerns and make every effort to address them. To that end, we are kicking off a new program entitled Coffee with a Cop. Coffee with a Cop is a national movement that aims to build trust between community members and police officers, one cup of coffee at a time. It's a simple concept: Police officers and community members come together in an informal meeti...
  • Hammock Shops jazz series

    Hammock Shops jazz series

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-06-03 16:08:11 GMT
    The Hammock Shops Village will be hosting a Summer Jazz Series beginning Thursday, June 5, and continuing through the month of July. Performances will take place at the fountain court area of the Hammock Shops Village on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are invited to come out and enjoy the sounds of Night Flight featuring Michael James and Bernie Kenerson. The Hammock Shops Village features eight acres of unique shopping and dining in the heart of...
    The Hammock Shops Village will be hosting a Summer Jazz Series beginning Thursday, June 5, and continuing through the month of July. Performances will take place at the fountain court area of the Hammock Shops Village on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are invited to come out and enjoy the sounds of Night Flight featuring Michael James and Bernie Kenerson. The Hammock Shops Village features eight acres of unique shopping and dining in the heart of...
  • Rotary Club sponsors annual Island Fest in Pawleys Island

    Rotary Club sponsors annual Island Fest in Pawleys Island

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-06-03 15:44:03 GMT
    A big old-fashioned Island party for the whole family is set for Thursday, June 19 in Pawleys Island. It's the Third Annual Island Fest. It's Thursday, June 19, from 5-9 p.m. It will be held on the ffront lawn of the Hampton Inn - Litchfield/Pawleys located at Ocean Highway and Willbrook Boulevard. The Rotary Club of Pawleys Island is sponsoring the fest which benefits Alzheimer's Research. TTicketsfor adults are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Kids 15 and younger are free when accompani...
    A big old-fashioned Island party for the whole family is set for Thursday, June 19 in Pawleys Island. It's the Third Annual Island Fest. It's Thursday, June 19, from 5-9 p.m. It will be held on the ffront lawn of the Hampton Inn - Litchfield/Pawleys located at Ocean Highway and Willbrook Boulevard. The Rotary Club of Pawleys Island is sponsoring the fest which benefits Alzheimer's Research. TTicketsfor adults are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Kids 15 and younger are free when accompani...
  • Crady’s Announces Cooking for Kids!

    Crady’s Announces Cooking for Kids!

    Monday, June 2 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-06-02 10:34:09 GMT
    For years Barbara Whitley, proprietor and master baker of Crady’s Electic Cuisine in downtown Conway, has been teaching cooking classes. From her famous pie dough to the mother sauce, many a cook has turned to Barbara to learn the basics and then some. With more than 35 years of experience, a passion for baking, a love of people, and quite a bit of coaxing from her fans, Barbara is introducing a cooking class for the ...
    For years Barbara Whitley, proprietor and master baker of Crady’s Electic Cuisine in downtown Conway, has been teaching cooking classes. From her famous pie dough to the mother sauce, many a cook has turned to Barbara to learn the basics and then some. With more than 35 years of experience, a passion for baking, a love of people, and quite a bit of coaxing from her fans, Barbara is introducing a cooking class for the ...
  • Free Donut on Donut Day

    Free Donut on Donut Day

    Thursday, May 29 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-05-29 17:50:16 GMT
    America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced a sweet deal for National Donut Day, celebrated this year on Friday, June 6, to bring the joy of donuts to people all around the world. On June 6, participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. Dunkin' Donuts guests outside the United States can also take part in the celebration, as this special donut offer is...
    America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced a sweet deal for National Donut Day, celebrated this year on Friday, June 6, to bring the joy of donuts to people all around the world. On June 6, participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. Dunkin' Donuts guests outside the United States can also take part in the celebration, as this special donut offer is...
  • Free concert in North Myrtle Beach Friday

    Free concert in North Myrtle Beach Friday

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-05-28 18:47:09 GMT
    Enjoy Envision in a free May 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. concert at the Horseshoe on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Envision is a variety and party music band from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Patrons and concert-goers are encouraged to bring beach chairs. The concert is a part of the North Myrtle Beach Parks Recreation Department's Music on Main summer concert series. For day of event weather information call the "Rec Check" hotline at (843) 280-5570 Ext. 1 or visit the North Myrtle Beac...
    Enjoy Envision in a free May 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. concert at the Horseshoe on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Envision is a variety and party music band from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Patrons and concert-goers are encouraged to bring beach chairs. The concert is a part of the North Myrtle Beach Parks Recreation Department's Music on Main summer concert series. For day of event weather information call the "Rec Check" hotline at (843) 280-5570 Ext. 1 or visit the North Myrtle Beac...
  • Rabies vaccines available at Grand Strand Humane Society

    Rabies vaccines available at Grand Strand Humane Society

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-05-28 16:39:21 GMT
    The Grand Strand Humane Society offers Rabies Vaccinations for only $15 during our regular Walk-in Clinic hours. Every Other Saturday (please call 843-918-4910 for availability) and every Tuesday Wednesday from 8am-2pm, Fridays from 8am-3pm It's cheap, quick and easy! Rabies is a deadly disease caused by the rabies virus. A person gets rabies after being bitten by an infected animal, usually a dog or a cat. It is passed on to the victim via contact with the rabid animal's saliva. The incubat...
    The Grand Strand Humane Society offers Rabies Vaccinations for only $15 during our regular Walk-in Clinic hours. Every Other Saturday (please call 843-918-4910 for availability) and every Tuesday Wednesday from 8am-2pm, Fridays from 8am-3pm It's cheap, quick and easy! Rabies is a deadly disease caused by the rabies virus. A person gets rabies after being bitten by an infected animal, usually a dog or a cat. It is passed on to the victim via contact with the rabid animal's saliva. The incubat...
  • Rocking Night for a great cause

    Rocking Night for a great cause

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-05-28 16:33:29 GMT
    The American Red Cross will be selling charity concert packages at House of Blues at Barefoot Landing where all proceeds benefit The Red Cross in Myrtle Beach as a part of our Heroes Campaign. The package is only available to purchase through the American Red Cross the night of the show, Friday May 30 after 5pm at House of Blues. The package includes 2 tickets to see UZoo The Unforgettable U2 Tribute Band 42 A Tribute to Coldplay and 2 free drink tickets for The Deck at House of Blues for ju...
    The American Red Cross will be selling charity concert packages at House of Blues at Barefoot Landing where all proceeds benefit The Red Cross in Myrtle Beach as a part of our Heroes Campaign. The package is only available to purchase through the American Red Cross the night of the show, Friday May 30 after 5pm at House of Blues. The package includes 2 tickets to see UZoo The Unforgettable U2 Tribute Band 42 A Tribute to Coldplay and 2 free drink tickets for The Deck at House of Blues for ju...
  • Josh Turner book signing in Myrtle Beach

    Josh Turner book signing in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-05-28 14:57:31 GMT
    Country Music artist and South Carolina native, Josh Turner, will be at Barnes Noble located at The Market Common Saturday June 7th to do a book signing. His first book "Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood" was released in April. The book signing starts at 11 am and you can bring a copy of your book for him to sign. He's been on the country music stage since 2003 selling millions of albums. He says, "I was raised in a strong Christian family in a tight-knit community in rural...
    Country Music artist and South Carolina native, Josh Turner, will be at Barnes Noble located at The Market Common Saturday June 7th to do a book signing. His first book "Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood" was released in April. The book signing starts at 11 am and you can bring a copy of your book for him to sign. He's been on the country music stage since 2003 selling millions of albums. He says, "I was raised in a strong Christian family in a tight-knit community in rural...
  • Palmetto Goodwill to hold inaugural Undy 500 in the Grand Strand

    Palmetto Goodwill to hold inaugural Undy 500 in the Grand Strand

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-05-27 13:28:57 GMT
    Palmetto Goodwill will hold the inaugural Undy 500 motorcycle charity ride on Saturday, June 21. Proceeds will support the Veterans Welcome Home Resource Center and the Myrtle Beach Stand Down Against Homelessness event. The ride covers 83 miles of the beautiful Grand Strand starting at the Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, located at 4710 S. Kings Hwy, with stops at Palmetto Goodwill stores in Myrtle Beach, Longs, Conway, and Murrells Inlet. The ride ends at the Beaver Bar in Murrells Inlet. Th...
    Palmetto Goodwill will hold the inaugural Undy 500 motorcycle charity ride on Saturday, June 21. Proceeds will support the Veterans Welcome Home Resource Center and the Myrtle Beach Stand Down Against Homelessness event. The ride covers 83 miles of the beautiful Grand Strand starting at the Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, located at 4710 S. Kings Hwy, with stops at Palmetto Goodwill stores in Myrtle Beach, Longs, Conway, and Murrells Inlet. The ride ends at the Beaver Bar in Murrells Inlet. Th...
  • Myrtle Beach welcomes wounded veterans for Memorial Day Weekend

    Myrtle Beach welcomes wounded veterans for Memorial Day Weekend

    Saturday, May 24 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-05-24 04:11:48 GMT
    Myrtle Beach started the Memorial Day festivities early on Friday welcoming in more than 60 wounded war veterans. Dozens of members of the community welcomed in the 64 veterans that made the more than 400 mile trip from Washington D.C. to Myrtle Beach. The trip is sponsored by Scents for Soldiers. Scents for Soldiers is a Myrtle Beach based organization that provides items to hospitalized veterans to help make them...
    Myrtle Beach started the Memorial Day festivities early on Friday welcoming in more than 60 wounded war veterans. Dozens of members of the community welcomed in the 64 veterans that made the more than 400 mile trip from Washington D.C. to Myrtle Beach. The trip is sponsored by Scents for Soldiers. Scents for Soldiers is a Myrtle Beach based organization that provides items to hospitalized veterans to help make them...
  • Hundreds of thousands expected along the Grand Strand for Memorial Day Weekend

    Hundreds of thousands expected along the Grand Strand for Memorial Day Weekend

    Friday, May 23 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-05-23 10:41:01 GMT
    North Myrtle Beach Public safety officers are preparing for the influx of hundreds of thousands of tourists along the Grand Strand this weekend. Public Safety officials say they expect 300,000 to 400,000 people in the area with the combination of Atlantic Beach Bike Rally Fest tourists and Memorial Day Weekend visitors. Safety officials say they will be writing tickets and enforcing laws, however that is not their o...
    North Myrtle Beach Public safety officers are preparing for the influx of hundreds of thousands of tourists along the Grand Strand this weekend. Public Safety officials say they expect 300,000 to 400,000 people in the area with the combination of Atlantic Beach Bike Rally Fest tourists and Memorial Day Weekend visitors. Safety officials say they will be writing tickets and enforcing laws, however that is not their o...
  • Carnegie Hall composer and performer gives free concert to benefit AHA

    Carnegie Hall composer and performer gives free concert to benefit AHA

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-05-21 19:55:56 GMT
    Carnegie Hall composer and performer, Gabriel Smallwood, is giving a free concert Saturday, May 31 at 6pm at the Saint Luke Lutheran Church on 1201 Cherokee Road in Florence. Freewill offerings and donations will benefit the American Heart Association. This event is sponsored by Carolinas Hospital System. Gabriel Smallwood, 16, is a pianist, organist, and composer. Since he was three, he has enjoyed studying piano with various teachers, including Kathy Henderson, Dr. Paolo Gualdi, and cu...
    Carnegie Hall composer and performer, Gabriel Smallwood, is giving a free concert Saturday, May 31 at 6pm at the Saint Luke Lutheran Church on 1201 Cherokee Road in Florence. Freewill offerings and donations will benefit the American Heart Association. This event is sponsored by Carolinas Hospital System. Gabriel Smallwood, 16, is a pianist, organist, and composer. Since he was three, he has enjoyed studying piano with various teachers, including Kathy Henderson, Dr. Paolo Gualdi, and cu...
  • Great Gatsby Gala to raise funds for the Georgetown Hospital System Foundation

    Great Gatsby Gala to raise funds for the Georgetown Hospital System Foundation

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-05-21 19:44:17 GMT
    The Great Gatsby Gala s a charity event benefiting the Georgetown Hospital System Foundation. The event is set for Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6:30 at Pawleys Plantation. Proceeds will be used to fund free screenings and education for the medically under served and uninsured in the Georgetown Hospital System's service area. Tickets are limited. Call 843-652-8080 for more information.
    The Great Gatsby Gala s a charity event benefiting the Georgetown Hospital System Foundation. The event is set for Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 6:30 at Pawleys Plantation. Proceeds will be used to fund free screenings and education for the medically under served and uninsured in the Georgetown Hospital System's service area. Tickets are limited. Call 843-652-8080 for more information.
  • Coastal Youth Theatre presents "Disney's Little Mermaid Jr."

    Coastal Youth Theatre presents "Disney's Little Mermaid Jr."

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-05-20 18:54:17 GMT
    Student's with the Coastal Youth Theatre will present the musical "Disney's Little Mermaid Jr." Friday, May 23rd and Saturday, May 24th at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 25th at 3pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children 16 and under and may be purchached online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com or call 488-0821.The Theatre of the Republic is located at 337 Main Street Conway, SC 29526
    Student's with the Coastal Youth Theatre will present the musical "Disney's Little Mermaid Jr." Friday, May 23rd and Saturday, May 24th at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 25th at 3pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children 16 and under and may be purchached online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com or call 488-0821.The Theatre of the Republic is located at 337 Main Street Conway, SC 29526
  • Encounters: U.F.O. Experience" enters its second year

    Encounters: U.F.O. Experience" enters its second year

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-05-20 17:32:29 GMT
    "Encounters: U.F.O. Experience," presented by Intergalactic Brands has had more than 40,000 visitors in it's first year in Myrtle Beach. It explores reports of U.F.O.s, alien abductions and encounters with extraterrestrials. It's located at Broadway at the Beach and features seven different galleries of extraterrestrial life. Much of the information is gathered from the private collections of UFOlogists from around the world. There are displays of original and replica artifacts, as well as do...
    "Encounters: U.F.O. Experience," presented by Intergalactic Brands has had more than 40,000 visitors in it's first year in Myrtle Beach. It explores reports of U.F.O.s, alien abductions and encounters with extraterrestrials. It's located at Broadway at the Beach and features seven different galleries of extraterrestrial life. Much of the information is gathered from the private collections of UFOlogists from around the world. There are displays of original and replica artifacts, as well as do...
  • "Turn 3 Theater" coming to Darlington Raceway

    "Turn 3 Theater" coming to Darlington Raceway

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-05-19 15:47:37 GMT
    DARLINGTON, S.C.(Press Release)– Hollywood is coming to Darlington Raceway. On Friday, June 27 and Friday, August 22, the track will host “Turn 3 Theater Presented by Raceway Automotive”, a free movie event hosted at the track’s lush hospitality village. The family-fun movie nights will feature Pixar’s “Cars” in June and Disney’s “Planes” in August. During the “Cars” showing, the track will have the famous Hudson ...
    DARLINGTON, S.C.(Press Release)– Hollywood is coming to Darlington Raceway. On Friday, June 27 and Friday, August 22, the track will host “Turn 3 Theater Presented by Raceway Automotive”, a free movie event hosted at the track’s lush hospitality village. The family-fun movie nights will feature Pixar’s “Cars” in June and Disney’s “Planes” in August. During the “Cars” showing, the track will have the famous Hudson ...
  • Volunteers pick up trash to help clean the Intracoastal Waterway

    Volunteers pick up trash to help clean the Intracoastal Waterway

    Saturday, May 17 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-05-18 01:52:22 GMT
    Trash troubles sparked more clean-up efforts in Horry County.Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday on theintracoastal waterway for the third annual river sweep.The clean up started at 8 a.m. at Johnny Causey Landing in North Myrtle Beach."We're the ones who get out to the small creeks, grass marsh, and get to the places the boats can't get to that way we can make sure to do a thourough sweep and be able to get as much garbage as possible to help better the animals and us," said Justin Summerall...
    Trash troubles sparked more clean-up efforts in Horry County.Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday on theintracoastal waterway for the third annual river sweep.The clean up started at 8 a.m. at Johnny Causey Landing in North Myrtle Beach."We're the ones who get out to the small creeks, grass marsh, and get to the places the boats can't get to that way we can make sure to do a thourough sweep and be able to get as much garbage as possible to help better the animals and us," said Justin Summerall...
  • Adaptive surfing event held in North Myrtle Beach

    Adaptive surfing event held in North Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, May 17 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-05-17 22:53:42 GMT
    Riding the waves became reality in North Myrtle BeachSaturday during a surf event for people with disabilities.The event was organized by the Coastal Carolina Adaptive Sports and Recreation with the help of Ocean Cure.Participants rode the waves on surf boards with the help of volunteers.It's exactly what Brock Johnson - who has a spinal cord injury - envisioned when he created the event."It's something that I've been doing for so long and then it got taken away from me for a little while and...
    Riding the waves became reality in North Myrtle BeachSaturday during a surf event for people with disabilities.The event was organized by the Coastal Carolina Adaptive Sports and Recreation with the help of Ocean Cure.Participants rode the waves on surf boards with the help of volunteers.It's exactly what Brock Johnson - who has a spinal cord injury - envisioned when he created the event."It's something that I've been doing for so long and then it got taken away from me for a little while and...
  • Thousands expected to attend Myrtle Beach Comic Convention

    Thousands expected to attend Myrtle Beach Comic Convention

    Friday, May 16 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-05-17 03:37:17 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Convention Center will welcome Superheroes, artists and thousands of visitors this weekend for the 7th annual X-CON World. The three day event began Friday and hundreds of people were in attendance on the first day. For some in attendance, it took some effort to make it to the event. "It was long; eight hours. It rained the entire way,” said Logan Jacobs. Jacobs drove hundreds of miles from Florida, b...
    The Myrtle Beach Convention Center will welcome Superheroes, artists and thousands of visitors this weekend for the 7th annual X-CON World. The three day event began Friday and hundreds of people were in attendance on the first day. For some in attendance, it took some effort to make it to the event. "It was long; eight hours. It rained the entire way,” said Logan Jacobs. Jacobs drove hundreds of miles from Florida, b...
  • Christian artist David Phelps at Conway church

    Christian artist David Phelps at Conway church

    Friday, May 16 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-05-16 18:48:07 GMT
    Friday May 30th, David Phelps will be live in concert at Langston Baptist Church in Conway. The doors open at 6 p.m. Phelps is an accomplished recording artist that has been featured in many Gaither musical events as well as an impressive solo career. The concert is free and the church can seat 2,500 people so they want to pack God's house.
    Friday May 30th, David Phelps will be live in concert at Langston Baptist Church in Conway. The doors open at 6 p.m. Phelps is an accomplished recording artist that has been featured in many Gaither musical events as well as an impressive solo career. The concert is free and the church can seat 2,500 people so they want to pack God's house.
  • McLeod Activity Center for Kids Offers "Science, Sports, & Super Heroes" Summer Camp

    McLeod Activity Center for Kids Offers "Science, Sports, & Super Heroes" Summer Camp

    Friday, May 16 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-05-16 17:39:37 GMT
    The McLeod Activity Center for Kids at the McLeod Health and Fitness Center is offering an amazing Summer Camp full of Science, Sports, and Super Heroes. The 2014 Summer Camp is for children ages 3 to 13 years and open to both members and non-members of the McLeod Health and Fitness Center. Each week, campers will participate in science activities, sports games, and super hero challenges. Campers will also participate in swim session, indoor and outdoor activities, arts and crafts and much m...
    The McLeod Activity Center for Kids at the McLeod Health and Fitness Center is offering an amazing Summer Camp full of Science, Sports, and Super Heroes. The 2014 Summer Camp is for children ages 3 to 13 years and open to both members and non-members of the McLeod Health and Fitness Center. Each week, campers will participate in science activities, sports games, and super hero challenges. Campers will also participate in swim session, indoor and outdoor activities, arts and crafts and much m...
  • Events attract spring rally bikers to North Myrtle Beach

    Events attract spring rally bikers to North Myrtle Beach

    Friday, May 16 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-05-16 14:28:52 GMT
    The 2014 Harley-Davidson Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally continues through Saturday, May 17.Many bikers say the most popular spots are on the South end of the Grand Strand near Murrells Inlet. However, some bikers choose to enjoy events on the North end.Vendors are set up across Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. The House of Blues also hosts Full Throttle Fest through the weekend.The festival is everyday from noon until 2:00 a.m. "We basically turn the house of blues into the Full ...
    The 2014 Harley-Davidson Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally continues through Saturday, May 17.Many bikers say the most popular spots are on the South end of the Grand Strand near Murrells Inlet. However, some bikers choose to enjoy events on the North end.Vendors are set up across Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. The House of Blues also hosts Full Throttle Fest through the weekend.The festival is everyday from noon until 2:00 a.m. "We basically turn the house of blues into the Full ...
  • 19th annual Corvette show in Myrtle Beach

    19th annual Corvette show in Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, May 15 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-05-15 18:32:21 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Corvette Club will hold their "19th Annual Corvettes at the Beach" Corvette Car show at Broadway at the Beach. More than 300 Corvettes from around the country will be on display. The show is free and everyone is invited to help us support our charities. Our charities this year are Canine Angels and Veterans Home Resource Center.The event takes place happening June 7 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The show is free to view and $25.00 to show a Corvette.Read more here: http://events....
    The Myrtle Beach Corvette Club will hold their "19th Annual Corvettes at the Beach" Corvette Car show at Broadway at the Beach. More than 300 Corvettes from around the country will be on display. The show is free and everyone is invited to help us support our charities. Our charities this year are Canine Angels and Veterans Home Resource Center.The event takes place happening June 7 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The show is free to view and $25.00 to show a Corvette.Read more here: http://events....
  • Greek festival in Florence

    Greek festival in Florence

    Thursday, May 15 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-05-15 16:07:48 GMT
    The annual Greek Festival takes place Thursday, May 15 through Sunday, May 18 at the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church of Florence on South Cashua Drive. This year marks the 32nd year that the Greek community of Florence shares their customs, traditions, religion and delicious foods/pastries. the hours are 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and it includes plenty of food, rides, entertainment, helicopter rides, vendors, and car show.
    The annual Greek Festival takes place Thursday, May 15 through Sunday, May 18 at the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church of Florence on South Cashua Drive. This year marks the 32nd year that the Greek community of Florence shares their customs, traditions, religion and delicious foods/pastries. the hours are 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and it includes plenty of food, rides, entertainment, helicopter rides, vendors, and car show.
  • Business owners say bike week numbers dropping

    Business owners say bike week numbers dropping

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-05-14 10:39:07 GMT
    In Myrtle Beach Bike Week has begun, but many say the numbers of riders have dwindled in recent years which costs business owners money. Motorcyclists, like Rich Oben, can be seen throughout the Grand Strand. Oben arrived in Myrtle Beach on Monday night. He says for more than a decade he has made the 450 mile trip on his motorcycle from Maryland to Myrtle Beach for Bike Week. However, in recent years, Oben says he...
    In Myrtle Beach Bike Week has begun, but many say the numbers of riders have dwindled in recent years which costs business owners money. Motorcyclists, like Rich Oben, can be seen throughout the Grand Strand. Oben arrived in Myrtle Beach on Monday night. He says for more than a decade he has made the 450 mile trip on his motorcycle from Maryland to Myrtle Beach for Bike Week. However, in recent years, Oben says he...
  • 138th year of the Galivants Stump brings out community

    138th year of the Galivants Stump brings out community

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-05-13 10:39:17 GMT
    Monday marked the 138th year of the Galivants Stump, an event that brings democratic candidates throughout South Carolina face to face with the community. The term "stump" refers to early political rallies when candidates stood on tree stumps to address the public. General Wade Hampton arrived in Galivants Ferry, on horseback, in 1876 to announce his campaign for South Carolina Governor. The event is held every two...
    Monday marked the 138th year of the Galivants Stump, an event that brings democratic candidates throughout South Carolina face to face with the community. The term "stump" refers to early political rallies when candidates stood on tree stumps to address the public. General Wade Hampton arrived in Galivants Ferry, on horseback, in 1876 to announce his campaign for South Carolina Governor. The event is held every two...
  • Harley-Davidson service shop prepares for busy bike week

    Harley-Davidson service shop prepares for busy bike week

    Friday, May 9 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-05-09 18:07:53 GMT
    A service worker makes repairs to a bike at Harley-Davidson ahead of Bike Rally.A service worker makes repairs to a bike at Harley-Davidson ahead of Bike Rally.
    Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson prepares for the Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally, including gearing up the service shop.
    Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson prepares for the Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally, including gearing up the service shop.
  • Mayfest on Main returns to North Myrtle Beach

    Mayfest on Main returns to North Myrtle Beach

    Friday, May 9 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-05-09 13:01:11 GMT
    The Ninth Annual Mayfest on Main Festival returns to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This family-friendly event includes a free concert beginning at noon and starring “The Legends of Surf Music.” Scheduled performers include: · Al Jardine – original founding member of The Beach Boys · Dean Torrence – original member of Jan and Dean · David Marks – original member of The Beach Boys The Surf City All-Stars, Blue Monday and Ross Coppley rou...
    The Ninth Annual Mayfest on Main Festival returns to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This family-friendly event includes a free concert beginning at noon and starring “The Legends of Surf Music.” Scheduled performers include: · Al Jardine – original founding member of The Beach Boys · Dean Torrence – original member of Jan and Dean · David Marks – original member of The Beach Boys The Surf City All-Stars, Blue Monday and Ross Coppley rou...
  • Openly gay soccer player calls Myrtle Beach home

    Openly gay soccer player calls Myrtle Beach home

    Thursday, May 8 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-05-09 03:40:06 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach area has welcomed one of the few openly gay soccer players across the world. Anton Hysén joined the Myrtle Beach’s National Premier Soccer League Team, The Mutiny, this year from Sweden. Online reports state Hysén as only the second openly gay soccer player. "I didn't think it would be such a big deal, but after a couple days the whole world knew,” said Hysén He says he does not regret anything an...
    The Myrtle Beach area has welcomed one of the few openly gay soccer players across the world. Anton Hysén joined the Myrtle Beach’s National Premier Soccer League Team, The Mutiny, this year from Sweden. Online reports state Hysén as only the second openly gay soccer player. "I didn't think it would be such a big deal, but after a couple days the whole world knew,” said Hysén He says he does not regret anything an...
  • Horry County Museum to host special grand opening for Burroughs alumni

    Horry County Museum to host special grand opening for Burroughs alumni

    Thursday, May 8 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-05-08 13:14:59 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) – On Friday May 9, leaders with the Horry County Museum want alumni from the Old Burroughs School to get a first look at what they've done with their old building.The project to renovate the museum is one that’s been ten years in the making. The museum now features several exhibits and photo galleries that honor specific parts of Horry County’s history.People may notice a new fish tank that displays local fish and will be part of a new reality show. Museum leaders say the ...
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) – On Friday May 9, leaders with the Horry County Museum want alumni from the Old Burroughs School to get a first look at what they've done with their old building.The project to renovate the museum is one that’s been ten years in the making. The museum now features several exhibits and photo galleries that honor specific parts of Horry County’s history.People may notice a new fish tank that displays local fish and will be part of a new reality show. Museum leaders say the ...
  • The benefits and baggage of 'staying connected' on digital devices

    The benefits and baggage of 'staying connected' on digital devices

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-05-06 01:31:52 GMT
    Do you always feel digitally connected to your job even when you're not there? Believe it or not, a new poll says workers like the added benefit, but that doesn't mean it's good for you.Things like smartphones, tablets, and laptops have really blurred the lines between traditional work hours and our off-hours. Many of us are tethered to our devices and even we complain about always being connected; a new study says most of us still think it's a good idea. A new gallup poll found that 79% of...
    Do you always feel digitally connected to your job even when you're not there? Believe it or not, a new poll says workers like the added benefit, but that doesn't mean it's good for you.Things like smartphones, tablets, and laptops have really blurred the lines between traditional work hours and our off-hours. Many of us are tethered to our devices and even we complain about always being connected; a new study says most of us still think it's a good idea. A new gallup poll found that 79% of...
  • Annual powwow celebrates Robeson County heritage

    Annual powwow celebrates Robeson County heritage

    Friday, May 2 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-05-02 14:32:46 GMT
    The Lumbee Tribe's spring powwow takes place the first weekend of May each year.The Lumbee Tribe's spring powwow takes place the first weekend of May each year.
    The Lumbee Tribe hosts the 9th Annual Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4.
    The Lumbee Tribe hosts the 9th Annual Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4.
  • Surfside Beach Founder’s Day Celebration coincides with town’s 50th Anniversary

    Surfside Beach Founder’s Day Celebration coincides with town’s 50th Anniversary

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:58:19 GMT
    This year’s annual Surfside Beach Founder’s Day Weekend has extra-special significance, as it coincides with the town’s 50th anniversary celebration. A special 50th anniversary sand sculpture will be unveiled Friday, May 2, 2014 at 3:45 p.m. near the Surfside Beach Pier before the start of the Founder’s Day Weekend festivities. Local dignitaries are scheduled to appear and recognize the town’s golden anniversary. ...
    This year’s annual Surfside Beach Founder’s Day Weekend has extra-special significance, as it coincides with the town’s 50th anniversary celebration. A special 50th anniversary sand sculpture will be unveiled Friday, May 2, 2014 at 3:45 p.m. near the Surfside Beach Pier before the start of the Founder’s Day Weekend festivities. Local dignitaries are scheduled to appear and recognize the town’s golden anniversary. ...
  • More than hundred attend Startek job fair in Horry County

    More than hundred attend Startek job fair in Horry County

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-05-01 03:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, Horry County residents attended a job fair for a company that promises to bring hundreds of jobs to the area. Startek Incorporated relocated to Horry County earlier this year. The company promised to bring more than 600 jobs to Horry County over the next few years. Officials with the company say they have already hired around 100 people and look to hire around 50 during their second round of hires. Wed...
    Wednesday, Horry County residents attended a job fair for a company that promises to bring hundreds of jobs to the area. Startek Incorporated relocated to Horry County earlier this year. The company promised to bring more than 600 jobs to Horry County over the next few years. Officials with the company say they have already hired around 100 people and look to hire around 50 during their second round of hires. Wed...
  • City of Hartsville launches Screen on the Green summer movie series

    City of Hartsville launches Screen on the Green summer movie series

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-30 16:34:42 GMT
    The City of Hartsville’s summertime Screen on the Green series of free outdoor movie showings will begin its 2014 season this Saturday, May 10 with the 2013 feature “Despicable Me 2,” sponsored by Sheriff Wayne Byrd. The sequel to the 2010 movie introducing the reformed supervillain Gru (Steve Carrell), “Despicable Me 2” finds Gru teaming up with Anti-Villain League Agent Lucy (Kristen Wiig) to thwart the evil plan of another supervillain, helped by his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, as w...
    The City of Hartsville’s summertime Screen on the Green series of free outdoor movie showings will begin its 2014 season this Saturday, May 10 with the 2013 feature “Despicable Me 2,” sponsored by Sheriff Wayne Byrd. The sequel to the 2010 movie introducing the reformed supervillain Gru (Steve Carrell), “Despicable Me 2” finds Gru teaming up with Anti-Villain League Agent Lucy (Kristen Wiig) to thwart the evil plan of another supervillain, helped by his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, as w...
  • City of Hartsville launches Screen on the Green summer movie series with “Despicable Me 2”

    City of Hartsville launches Screen on the Green summer movie series with “Despicable Me 2”

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-30 15:14:48 GMT
    The City of Hartsville’s summertime Screen on the Green series of free outdoor movie showings will begin its 2014 season this Saturday, May 10 with the 2013 feature “Despicable Me 2,” sponsored by Sheriff Wayne Byrd. The sequel to the 2010 movie introducing the reformed supervillain Gru (Steve Carrell), “Despicable Me 2” finds Gru teaming up with Anti-Villain League Agent Lucy (Kristen Wiig) to thwart the evil plan of another supervillain, helped by his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, as w...
    The City of Hartsville’s summertime Screen on the Green series of free outdoor movie showings will begin its 2014 season this Saturday, May 10 with the 2013 feature “Despicable Me 2,” sponsored by Sheriff Wayne Byrd. The sequel to the 2010 movie introducing the reformed supervillain Gru (Steve Carrell), “Despicable Me 2” finds Gru teaming up with Anti-Villain League Agent Lucy (Kristen Wiig) to thwart the evil plan of another supervillain, helped by his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, as w...
  • X-Con coming to Myrtle Beach in May

    X-Con coming to Myrtle Beach in May

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-04-30 10:25:41 GMT
    XCON is entering it's 7th year on May 16-18, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center XCON is a 3 day fan festival of everything nerdy and fun - from comic books, movies, toys, games, anime, horror and more. XCON brings in celebrities from all these genres of entertainment to meet and greet the fans. XCON has doubled in size the last few years reaching over 5,000 people last year making it the largest show of its...
    XCON is entering it's 7th year on May 16-18, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center XCON is a 3 day fan festival of everything nerdy and fun - from comic books, movies, toys, games, anime, horror and more. XCON brings in celebrities from all these genres of entertainment to meet and greet the fans. XCON has doubled in size the last few years reaching over 5,000 people last year making it the largest show of its...
  • Belin UMC to host Blessing of the Inlet this Saturday

    Belin UMC to host Blessing of the Inlet this Saturday

    Monday, April 28 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-04-28 14:20:33 GMT
    See Ya' Saturday! Of course we are talking about the 18th annual "Blessing of the Inlet" celebration! As always, it is held the first Saturday of May, and this year is no exception!! Belin Memorial United Methodist Church is so excited to be hosting this event on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. With over 70 arts and crafts vendors showcasing their wonderful handmade goods, a virtual treasure trove awaits you. Whether it is the beautiful paintings or handmade jewelry, there is some...
    See Ya' Saturday! Of course we are talking about the 18th annual "Blessing of the Inlet" celebration! As always, it is held the first Saturday of May, and this year is no exception!! Belin Memorial United Methodist Church is so excited to be hosting this event on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. With over 70 arts and crafts vendors showcasing their wonderful handmade goods, a virtual treasure trove awaits you. Whether it is the beautiful paintings or handmade jewelry, there is some...
  • Law enforcement host "Drive N Live" teen safe driving program in Myrtle Beach

    Law enforcement host "Drive N Live" teen safe driving program in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 26 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-04-27 00:38:42 GMT
    Saturday local law enforcement launched a new "DriveN Live" teen safe driving program to make sure teens stays safe on area roads. Teen drivers and law enforcement met at the Nascar SpeedPark in Myrtle Beach. The program, which organizers said isfor14 to 18 years olds,is a "reality check" of sorts for teens -a real-life scenario putting them behind the wheel after a night of partying.This time though - no alcohol is involved. Just a set of drunk googles and the task of driving through an obst...
    Saturday local law enforcement launched a new "DriveN Live" teen safe driving program to make sure teens stays safe on area roads. Teen drivers and law enforcement met at the Nascar SpeedPark in Myrtle Beach. The program, which organizers said isfor14 to 18 years olds,is a "reality check" of sorts for teens -a real-life scenario putting them behind the wheel after a night of partying.This time though - no alcohol is involved. Just a set of drunk googles and the task of driving through an obst...
  • Skateboard class teaches children confidence in Myrtle Beach

    Skateboard class teaches children confidence in Myrtle Beach

    Friday, April 25 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-26 03:35:29 GMT
    Pepper Geddings Recreation Center is offering skateboarding classes to help kids build more confidence both on and off their boards. The seven week course teaches kids the basics of skateboarding. "You got to surf and skate if you live in Myrtle Beach,” saidPersil Scales’ seven-year-old son, Austin, took the course last year. She says it was so much fun he wanted to come back. Scales says after moving to Myrtle Be...
    Pepper Geddings Recreation Center is offering skateboarding classes to help kids build more confidence both on and off their boards. The seven week course teaches kids the basics of skateboarding. "You got to surf and skate if you live in Myrtle Beach,” saidPersil Scales’ seven-year-old son, Austin, took the course last year. She says it was so much fun he wanted to come back. Scales says after moving to Myrtle Be...
  • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden set to expand

    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden set to expand

    Friday, April 25 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-04-26 01:50:06 GMT
    Computer generated image of the new sea lion exhibit.Computer generated image of the new sea lion exhibit.
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia celebrated its 40th anniversary with some big news on Friday. They will be starting a $36 million expansion in late May.The biggest addition will be the new urban style sea lion exhibit. The exhibit will be built in the center of the zoo and will resemble San Francisco’s Pier 39. It will have upper deck and underwater viewing of the animals.The entrance and exit of the park will be completely redesigned along with a new and bigger gift shop. The 3-acre in...
    Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia celebrated its 40th anniversary with some big news on Friday. They will be starting a $36 million expansion in late May.The biggest addition will be the new urban style sea lion exhibit. The exhibit will be built in the center of the zoo and will resemble San Francisco’s Pier 39. It will have upper deck and underwater viewing of the animals.The entrance and exit of the park will be completely redesigned along with a new and bigger gift shop. The 3-acre in...
  • Chance to shred your documents for free in Horry County

    Chance to shred your documents for free in Horry County

    Friday, April 25 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-25 17:27:51 GMT
    The Horry County Sheriff's Office, along with AARP South Carolina and Shred Alert, is hosting a shred event on Friday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. To help fight back against identity theft, the public is encouraged to bring up to three bags or boxes of your old personal information to a mobile shredding truck that will be located at the Horry County Government Justice Center, 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway. The goal this year is to shred 12,000 lb...
    The Horry County Sheriff's Office, along with AARP South Carolina and Shred Alert, is hosting a shred event on Friday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. To help fight back against identity theft, the public is encouraged to bring up to three bags or boxes of your old personal information to a mobile shredding truck that will be located at the Horry County Government Justice Center, 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway. The goal this year is to shred 12,000 lb...
  • Annual Taste of the Coast set for May 3 in North Myrtle Beach

    Annual Taste of the Coast set for May 3 in North Myrtle Beach

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-04-25 16:29:08 GMT
    The 7th Annual Taste of the Coast will be held May 3, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow at the North Myrtle Beach Park Sports Complex. Taste of the Coast raises scholarship funds to benefit the students of Risen Christ Lutheran School through the support and efforts of the Grand Strand's culinary community. Risen Christ can provide a scholarship avenue that insures a quality education for every child, regardless of financial position.
    The 7th Annual Taste of the Coast will be held May 3, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow at the North Myrtle Beach Park Sports Complex. Taste of the Coast raises scholarship funds to benefit the students of Risen Christ Lutheran School through the support and efforts of the Grand Strand's culinary community. Risen Christ can provide a scholarship avenue that insures a quality education for every child, regardless of financial position.
  • S.C. Bar Young Lawyers to hold blood drive in Pee Dee area

    S.C. Bar Young Lawyers to hold blood drive in Pee Dee area

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-04-25 16:22:32 GMT
    Community Law Week is sponsored by the S.C. Bar YLD and takes place during the first week of May each year. During this time, community service projects are planned in each judicial circuit throughout the state, which are designed to promote public service among the legal profession and provide the public with information about its legal rights.Other Community Law Week events include Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks and web chats, Cocky’s Reading Express program (designed to promote children’s litera...
    Community Law Week is sponsored by the S.C. Bar YLD and takes place during the first week of May each year. During this time, community service projects are planned in each judicial circuit throughout the state, which are designed to promote public service among the legal profession and provide the public with information about its legal rights.Other Community Law Week events include Ask-A-Lawyer phone banks and web chats, Cocky’s Reading Express program (designed to promote children’s litera...
  • Myrtle Beach House of Blues hosts event to benefit confidence-boosting charity

    Myrtle Beach House of Blues hosts event to benefit confidence-boosting charity

    Friday, April 25 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-25 14:53:40 GMT
    Katie's Project accepts monetary and clothing donations during the House of Blues event on Tuesday, 4/29.Katie's Project accepts monetary and clothing donations during the House of Blues event on Tuesday, 4/29.
     Tuesday, April 29 is Barefoot Ladies Night at the venue. This event will benefit Katie's Project, a Grand Strand non-profit group that collects formalwear to give to less fortunate teens.
     Tuesday, April 29 is Barefoot Ladies Night at the venue. This event will benefit Katie's Project, a Grand Strand non-profit group that collects formalwear to give to less fortunate teens.
  • Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues through Saturday

    Myrtle Beach International Film Festival continues through Saturday

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:38:56 GMT
    Film producers and directors from all over the world are in Myrtle Beach this week. The annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday at Carmike Cinemas at Broadway at the Beach. The event features independent films and short movies all week long. Founder and director Jerry Dalton says he wants to build on the growing art scene in Myrtle Beach, the way other cities like Wilmington and Charlesto...
    Film producers and directors from all over the world are in Myrtle Beach this week. The annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival kicked off Wednesday at Carmike Cinemas at Broadway at the Beach. The event features independent films and short movies all week long. Founder and director Jerry Dalton says he wants to build on the growing art scene in Myrtle Beach, the way other cities like Wilmington and Charlesto...
  • Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon a "Top race worth traveling for"

    Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon a "Top race worth traveling for"

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:45:30 GMT
    Vacation rental website FlipKey has selected the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon as one of its 50 top races and marathons worth traveling for. FlipKey published its 2014 list based on industry research and traveler feedback. One race was selected from all 50 states, and the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon made the list for South Carolina.
    Vacation rental website FlipKey has selected the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon as one of its 50 top races and marathons worth traveling for. FlipKey published its 2014 list based on industry research and traveler feedback. One race was selected from all 50 states, and the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon made the list for South Carolina.
  • Root beer floats to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    Root beer floats to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:51:51 GMT
    The Fresh Market will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its annual “Hope Floats” Sidewalk Sale May 16 through May 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily to benefit JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Each of The Fresh Market’s stores will offer hot dogs, root beer floats and ice cream sundaes (regular and sugar-free), each for a $2 donation. The Fresh Market will donate 100 percent of the money raised over the three-day sale directly to JDRF to suppor...
    The Fresh Market will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its annual “Hope Floats” Sidewalk Sale May 16 through May 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily to benefit JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Each of The Fresh Market’s stores will offer hot dogs, root beer floats and ice cream sundaes (regular and sugar-free), each for a $2 donation. The Fresh Market will donate 100 percent of the money raised over the three-day sale directly to JDRF to suppor...
  • Myrtle Beach Intermediate hosts Spring Carnival

    Myrtle Beach Intermediate hosts Spring Carnival

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:40:51 GMT
    Want to get out and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather this weekend? Well, a spring carnival at Myrtle Beach Intermediate is the perfect family outing. Enjoy some quality family, fun time together all while supporting a worthy cause: education. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Myrtle Beach Intermediate, located on Oak Street between 29th Ave N and 39th Ave N, will sponsor a spring carnival and community yard sale from 10AM-2PM.
    Want to get out and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather this weekend? Well, a spring carnival at Myrtle Beach Intermediate is the perfect family outing. Enjoy some quality family, fun time together all while supporting a worthy cause: education. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Myrtle Beach Intermediate, located on Oak Street between 29th Ave N and 39th Ave N, will sponsor a spring carnival and community yard sale from 10AM-2PM.
  • The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra Presents Going for Baroque

    The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra Presents Going for Baroque

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:05:35 GMT
    The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents Going for Baroque featuring violin soloists William Terwilliger, LBS Concertmaster and Erin Althoff along with Ashley Solis, organ. Saturday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach and a second performance on Sunday, May 18 at 4:00 p.m. at Winyah Auditorium in Georgetown. An exploration of the Baroque period, with favorite masterpieces by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. Program:
    The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents Going for Baroque featuring violin soloists William Terwilliger, LBS Concertmaster and Erin Althoff along with Ashley Solis, organ. Saturday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach and a second performance on Sunday, May 18 at 4:00 p.m. at Winyah Auditorium in Georgetown. An exploration of the Baroque period, with favorite masterpieces by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. Program:
  • Startek job fair April 30

    Startek job fair April 30

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:40:09 GMT
    Representatives from STARTEK Inc. and Horry Georgetown Technical College will host an upcoming job fair on Wednesday, April 30th from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. on the college’s Conway campus. The job fair will be held in the D. Kent Sharples Student and Community Life Complex (Building 1100) just off of Victory Lane. Interested applicants should visit the Career Resource Center for directions on how and where to apply. “START...
    Representatives from STARTEK Inc. and Horry Georgetown Technical College will host an upcoming job fair on Wednesday, April 30th from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. on the college’s Conway campus. The job fair will be held in the D. Kent Sharples Student and Community Life Complex (Building 1100) just off of Victory Lane. Interested applicants should visit the Career Resource Center for directions on how and where to apply. “START...
  • Veterans’ job fair set for April 24 in Myrtle Beach

    Veterans’ job fair set for April 24 in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:36:57 GMT
    More than 20 employers are scheduled to attend the Veterans’ Career and Job Fair on April 24. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SC National Guard Armory, 501 19th Ave. S., Myrtle Beach. It is open to veterans, current service members and spouses. Some of the following employers have signed up to participate in the job fair: Advanced Protection Services, the City of Myrtle Beach, Kingston Resorts Hil...
    More than 20 employers are scheduled to attend the Veterans’ Career and Job Fair on April 24. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SC National Guard Armory, 501 19th Ave. S., Myrtle Beach. It is open to veterans, current service members and spouses. Some of the following employers have signed up to participate in the job fair: Advanced Protection Services, the City of Myrtle Beach, Kingston Resorts Hil...
  • Earth Day event at Ripley's Aquarium

    Earth Day event at Ripley's Aquarium

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:27:28 GMT
    April 22 is set aside as Earth Day to encourage people to make a difference in our planet. Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beachwill host a "Party for the Planet" Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will be local vendors and activities. Participants can also enjoy the new Swarm Exhibit as well as marine life, hand-on exhibits,Ray Bay and much more. CLICK HERE to check out their website.CLICK HERE for tips from Ripley's on how to conserve energy at home.
    April 22 is set aside as Earth Day to encourage people to make a difference in our planet. Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beachwill host a "Party for the Planet" Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will be local vendors and activities. Participants can also enjoy the new Swarm Exhibit as well as marine life, hand-on exhibits,Ray Bay and much more. CLICK HERE to check out their website.CLICK HERE for tips from Ripley's on how to conserve energy at home.
  • Horry County to host housing fair

    Horry County to host housing fair

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:02:51 GMT
    CONWAY, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The Horry County Community Development Block Grant Office, the county’s Planning and Zoning Department and the Affordable and Workforce Housing Commission will host a Housing Fair at the Horry County Government Justice Center on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Housing Fair is free and open to the public. The Horry County Housing Fair will feature multiple workshops on ...
    CONWAY, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The Horry County Community Development Block Grant Office, the county’s Planning and Zoning Department and the Affordable and Workforce Housing Commission will host a Housing Fair at the Horry County Government Justice Center on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Housing Fair is free and open to the public. The Horry County Housing Fair will feature multiple workshops on ...
  • Divas® Half Marathon to be held this weekend

    Divas® Half Marathon to be held this weekend

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:37 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:37:09 GMT
    The most fun and glam women’s half marathon and 5K series in the nation will be held April 25-27 in North Myrtle Beach. This will be the third Divas® Half Marathon 5K series to be held in the city. April 25 and 26 will be devoted to participant events. The Divas® Half Marathon 5K will be held April 27. The Divas® 5K will start at 7:00 a.m., and the Divas® Half Marathon will follow at 7:10 a.m. Both races will start and finish on Ocean Boulevard just south of Main Street. The Divas® Half M...
    The most fun and glam women’s half marathon and 5K series in the nation will be held April 25-27 in North Myrtle Beach. This will be the third Divas® Half Marathon 5K series to be held in the city. April 25 and 26 will be devoted to participant events. The Divas® Half Marathon 5K will be held April 27. The Divas® 5K will start at 7:00 a.m., and the Divas® Half Marathon will follow at 7:10 a.m. Both races will start and finish on Ocean Boulevard just south of Main Street. The Divas® Half M...
  • Career fair to be held for Brittain Resort Management

    Career fair to be held for Brittain Resort Management

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:48:16 GMT
    Brittain Resort Management will host a Career Fair on Wednesday, April 30th. Brittain Resort Management has 10 resorts, 5 Starbucks locations and a Virtual Sales Campus that are all hiring. The Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, April 30th from 10 a.m. until4p.m. on the 2nd floor meeting room at Compass Cove Resort Registration building. They are seeking to hire for the following departments: Housekeeping, Guest Services, Maintenance, Food Beverage, Starbucks, and Reservations at vari...
    Brittain Resort Management will host a Career Fair on Wednesday, April 30th. Brittain Resort Management has 10 resorts, 5 Starbucks locations and a Virtual Sales Campus that are all hiring. The Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, April 30th from 10 a.m. until4p.m. on the 2nd floor meeting room at Compass Cove Resort Registration building. They are seeking to hire for the following departments: Housekeeping, Guest Services, Maintenance, Food Beverage, Starbucks, and Reservations at vari...
  • Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns to Hartsville

    Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns to Hartsville

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:16:12 GMT
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
  • Farmers Market set for April 22 at CCU

    Farmers Market set for April 22 at CCU

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:56:21 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting a CCU Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prince Lawn. The public is invited to browse and purchase local produce
    Coastal Carolina University is hosting a CCU Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prince Lawn. The public is invited
  • First of its kind stunt appears in Myrtle Beach show

    First of its kind stunt appears in Myrtle Beach show

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:54:21 GMT
    Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt.Jennifer Schneider climbs the cannon to perform a stunt.
    The Palace Theatre continues its 2014 production of "Illusions of Magic". The show offers several acts including, illusions, dancers, live tigers, and new this year, a human cannon ball. Jennifer Schneider,
    The Palace Theatre continues its 2014 production of "Illusions of Magic". The show offers several acts including, illusions, dancers, live tigers, and new this year, a human cannon ball.
  • Annual Pee Dee Spring Plant & Flower Festival starts April 24

    Annual Pee Dee Spring Plant & Flower Festival starts April 24

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:51:44 GMT
    Spring into the warmer weather with a trip to the Pee Dee Spring Plant and Flower Festival at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 24-27. Seventy vendors are taking part in the area's largest lawn
    Spring into the warmer weather with a trip to the Pee Dee Spring Plant and Flower Festival at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 24-27.
  • Habitat for Humanity hosts annual bed race in Myrtle Beach

    Habitat for Humanity hosts annual bed race in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:51:16 GMT
    The second annual Bed Race took took place Saturday in Myrtle Beach. Teams of 5 people competed around a course at Broadway at the Beach. The event is a way to raise money and awareness for Habitat
    The second annual Bed Race took took place Saturday in Myrtle Beach. Teams of 5 people competed around a course at Broadway at the Beach. The event is a way to raise money and awareness for Habitat
  • Community members walk in Myrtle Beach to raise awareness against sexual assault

    Community members walk in Myrtle Beach to raise awareness against sexual assault

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:40:07 GMT
    Community members met at the Market Common to raise awareness against sexual assault. This is the 2nd year the group has walked for the cause. A therapist with the Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown
    Community members met at the Market Common to raise awareness against sexual assault. This is the 2nd year the group has walked for the cause. A therapist with the Rape Crisis Center of Horry and Georgetown
  • Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Kettle corn vendor expects business to "pop" during race weekend

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:16:20 GMT
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
    Just feet away from where drivers will rev up their engines, vendors also look to cash in on the big weekend. T-shirts, license plates, headphones. All on sale. As folks navigate their way to the
  • Darlington Raceway offers tailgate experience for college students

    Darlington Raceway offers tailgate experience for college students

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:38:11 GMT
    The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate.The open field at the front of the racetrack is for college students to tailgate.
    Tailgaters will continue to roll in to Darlington Raceway for race weekend April 11 and 12. Many will have hot grills and cold coolers similar to what you might see at a football game. Darlington Raceway
    Darlington Raceway president, Chip Wile, who is an SEC graduate, wants to provide an experience to college students similar to what they experience on campus during sporting events.
  • Coastal Uncorked Returns to Myrtle Beach Area

    Coastal Uncorked Returns to Myrtle Beach Area

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:29:01 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Press Release) – The Fourth Annual Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival returns for a summer culinary adventure June 2 through June 8, 2014. Two new events to this year's
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Press Release) – The Fourth Annual Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival returns for a summer culinary adventure June 2 through June 8, 2014. Two new events to this year's
  • More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    More than 1000 students gather at Tech Fair in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:28:48 GMT
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
    1400 students and their families gathered for the fifth annual Horry County Schools' Technology Fair at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Tuesday. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade showcased
  • Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns in May

    Byerly Park Beach Music Festival returns in May

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:19:31 GMT
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
    This May, residents of the Hartsville region and beyond are invited to pull out their dancing shoes and return to the swinging beach music of yesteryear as the Beach Music Festival returns to the Byerly
  • Annual Pet Food Drive to benefit Grand Strand Humane Society

    Annual Pet Food Drive to benefit Grand Strand Humane Society

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:33:44 GMT
    The latest project a group of local real estate agents is hosting is an event designed to collect pet food donations and raise awareness for The Grand Strand Humane Society. Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts
    The latest project a group of local real estate agents is hosting is an event designed to collect pet food donations and raise awareness for The Grand Strand Humane Society. Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts
  • Brookgreen Gardens annual Plantacular Sale set for this weekend

    Brookgreen Gardens annual Plantacular Sale set for this weekend

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:25:52 GMT
    Mark Your Calendars for the Plantacular Sale April 12 & 13 The highly awaited spring Plantacular sale is from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and provides an opportunity to purchase high-quality, hard-to-find plants
    Mark Your Calendars for the Plantacular Sale April 12 & 13 The highly awaited spring Plantacular sale is from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and provides an opportunity to purchase high-quality, hard-to-find plants
  • USC's Connor Shaw to meet folks at Palmetto Moon stores

    USC's Connor Shaw to meet folks at Palmetto Moon stores

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:59:31 GMT
    Former USC Gamecock Quarterback, Connor Shaw, is coming to South Carolina specialty stores Palmetto Moon in Florence and Myrtle Beach next week.Shaw will be in Florence on April 12th from 6 – 9 pm, and
    Former USC Gamecock Quarterback, Connor Shaw, is coming to South Carolina specialty stores Palmetto Moon in Florence and Myrtle Beach next week.Shaw will be in Florence on April 12th from 6 – 9 pm, and
  • Beach club in North Myrtle Beach raises money for Camp Kemo

    Beach club in North Myrtle Beach raises money for Camp Kemo

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-04-07 11:29:55 GMT
    Sunday Fat Harold's Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach hosted an auction to raise money for Camp Kemo, a one week long summer camp for children with cancer. The children come from the Palmetto Health Children's
    Sunday Fat Harold's Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach hosted an auction to raise money for Camp Kemo, a one week long summer camp for children with cancer. The children come from the Palmetto Health Children's
  • 49 youth baseball and softball teams celebrate opening day in North Myrtle Beach

    49 youth baseball and softball teams celebrate opening day in North Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 5 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-05 22:20:08 GMT
    Youth baseball and softball held its opening day at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. 49 North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation youth baseball and softball teams were part of a dedication
    Youth baseball and softball held its opening day at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. 49 North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation youth baseball and softball teams were part of a dedication
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs in Murrells Inlet for store opening

    Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs in Murrells Inlet for store opening

    Saturday, April 5 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-05 22:18:09 GMT
    a famous athlete was on the grand strand today for the opening of a new store! Baseball hall of famer Wade Boggs attended the charity event held at the new, Murrells Inlet Outpost on Saturday. The event
    a famous athlete was on the grand strand today for the opening of a new store! Baseball hall of famer Wade Boggs attended the charity event held at the new, Murrells Inlet Outpost on Saturday. The event
  • The Quidditch World Cup kicks off in North Myrtle Beach

    The Quidditch World Cup kicks off in North Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, April 5 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-05 22:13:20 GMT
    An event attracts first time guests to the North Strand this weekend and it looks like a scene from Harry Potter, it's the Quidditch World Cup! The non-fantasy version of quidditch is described as a full-contact,
    An event attracts first time guests to the North Strand this weekend and it looks like a scene from Harry Potter, it's the Quidditch World Cup! The non-fantasy version of quidditch is described as a full-contact,
  • Myrtle Beach Pelicans recognize Special Olympic athletes

    Myrtle Beach Pelicans recognize Special Olympic athletes

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 16:09:29 GMT
    Opening weekend, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans take on the Salem Redsox. Saturday, April 5, Pelicans ballpark turns into "Superhero Night", benefiting the Special Olympics of Horry County.S Special Olympics
    Saturday, April 5, Pelicans ballpark turns into "Superhero Night", benefiting the Special Olympics of Horry County.S
  • Yard Sale to benefit March of Dimes

    Yard Sale to benefit March of Dimes

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:21:05 GMT
    There will be a yard and craft sale April 26 in the Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot located on 17 Bypass in Surfside Beach. It takes place from 7:00 a.m. until noon. If you're interested in a space
    There will be a yard and craft sale April 26 in the Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot located on 17 Bypass in Surfside Beach. It takes place from 7:00 a.m. until noon. If you're interested in a space
  • Congressman Tom Rice announced he will hold a Seventh District Agriculture Tour

    Congressman Tom Rice announced he will hold a Seventh District Agriculture Tour

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-04-04 13:01:14 GMT
    Congressman Tom Rice announced he will hold a Seventh District Agriculture Tour on Friday, April 11, 2014. He will have two special guests accompany him on the tour to provide our farmers with an opportunity
    Congressman Tom Rice announced he will hold a Seventh District Agriculture Tour on Friday, April 11, 2014. He will have two special guests accompany him on the tour to provide our farmers with an opportunity
  • The City of North Myrtle Beach prepares to host International Quidditch Tournament

    The City of North Myrtle Beach prepares to host International Quidditch Tournament

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-04-04 09:31:59 GMT
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- A little magic will make its way to the north end of the strand this weekend. The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the Quidditch World Cup. Quidditch is a full contact
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW)- A little magic will make its way to the north end of the strand this weekend. The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the Quidditch World Cup. Quidditch is a full contact
  • Police officers on the roof of Conway restaurant for good cause

    Police officers on the roof of Conway restaurant for good cause

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:26:19 GMT
    On Thursday, police officers were on the roof of the Chick-Fil-A in Conway collecting donations for the South Carolina Special Olympics. It is the fifth annual "Cops on Top" fundraiser. However for Corporal
    On Thursday, police officers were on the roof of the Chick-Fil-A in Conway collecting donations for the South Carolina Special Olympics. It is the fifth annual "Cops on Top" fundraiser. However for Corporal
  • Chicken Bog to benefit Mission Trip fundraiser

    Chicken Bog to benefit Mission Trip fundraiser

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:08:02 GMT
    Jamestown Baptist Church located at 2501 9th Avenue in Conway is hosting a Chicken bog fundraiser for an upcoming Mission Trip. Dinner will be prepared by Jamestown Chefs for $7 a plate you can get chicken
    Jamestown Baptist Church located at 2501 9th Avenue in Conway is hosting a Chicken bog fundraiser for an upcoming Mission Trip. Dinner will be prepared by Jamestown Chefs for $7 a plate you can get chicken
  • Wade Boggs in Murrells Inlet Saturday

    Wade Boggs in Murrells Inlet Saturday

    Thursday, April 3 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-04-03 17:31:15 GMT
    The Murrells Inlet Outpost grand opening will be held on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 11am-4pm. This will be a fun-filled day with lots of events and food planned for the day. We will have face painting,
    The Murrells Inlet Outpost grand opening will be held on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 11am-4pm. This will be a fun-filled day with lots of events and food planned for the day. We will have face painting,
  • f.l.a.v.o.r. Culinary Tasting Event set for April 8 in Myrtle Beach

    f.l.a.v.o.r. Culinary Tasting Event set for April 8 in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:08:09 GMT
    The 2014 F.L.A.V.O.R. Culinary Tasting Event will take place in just a few days in Myrtle Beach. Joining us at noon on Wednesday to talk about the event was Amie Lee of Palmetto Event Productions, Inc.
    The 2014 F.L.A.V.O.R. Culinary Tasting Event will take place in just a few days in Myrtle Beach. Joining us at noon on Wednesday to talk about the event was Amie Lee of Palmetto Event Productions, Inc.
  • Marion County Museum holds history event

    Marion County Museum holds history event

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:21:51 GMT
    The Marion County Museum will have its annual Living History Days April 10-11-12. The Museum is at 101 Willcox Avenue in Marion in what was the first public school in Marion County, built in 1886 by
    The Marion County Museum will have its annual Living History Days April 10-11-12. The Museum is at 101 Willcox Avenue in Marion in what was the first public school in Marion County, built in 1886 by
  • BBQ benefit for Outreach Farm is Friday at Beaver Bar

    BBQ benefit for Outreach Farm is Friday at Beaver Bar

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:26:13 GMT
    The Beaver Bar will host Battle At The Beach, a BBQ competition, to benefit Outreach Farm of Georgetown CountyThe Beaver Bar will host Battle At The Beach, a BBQ competition, to benefit Outreach Farm of Georgetown County
    GEORGETOWN (WBTW) - This weekend you have the opportunity to help one Georgetown County organization that exists to keep other non-profits operating. Outreach Farm--an organization that supports area
    GEORGETOWN (WBTW) - This weekend you have the opportunity to help one Georgetown County organization that exists to keep other non-profits operating. Outreach Farm--an organization that supports area
  • Country Music Legend Marty Stuart to rock the stage at FMU

    Country Music Legend Marty Stuart to rock the stage at FMU

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:55:43 GMT
    It's another big night of country music at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center when five-time Grammy Award-winner Marty Stuart comes to town on Saturday, May 3. The concert, featuring
    It's another big night of country music at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center when five-time Grammy Award-winner Marty Stuart comes to town on Saturday, May 3. The concert, featuring
  • Movie Night at Huntington Beach State Park

    Movie Night at Huntington Beach State Park

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-04-01 19:50:36 GMT
    Now that it is finally warming up, are you looking for ways to enjoy the outdoors? Join us on Friday, April 25th at 8:00pm for Movie in the Park at Huntington Beach State Park. In honor of the 300+
    Now that it is finally warming up, are you looking for ways to enjoy the outdoors? 
  • Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will hold its 42nd year of Art in the Park

    Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will hold its 42nd year of Art in the Park

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-01 18:41:33 GMT
    Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will take place several weekends throughout the year. On April 5 and 6, June 21 and 22, October 11 and 12, and November 1 and 2 it will take place at Chapin Park Saturday
    Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will take place several weekends throughout the year. On April 5 and 6, June 21 and 22, October 11 and 12, and November 1 and 2 it will take place at Chapin Park Saturday
  • Ben & Jerry’s annual free cone day to benefit Miracle League

    Ben & Jerry’s annual free cone day to benefit Miracle League

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-01 18:34:49 GMT
    The ice cream is FREE all day April 8th at participating Ben & Jerry's. Donations are accepted to benefit the Grand Strand Miracle Leagues. Free Cone Day starts at noon and goes until 8 p.m. at all four
    The ice cream is FREE all day April 8th at participating Ben & Jerry's. Donations are accepted to benefit the Grand Strand Miracle Leagues. Free Cone Day starts at noon and goes until 8 p.m. at all four
  • Registration is still open for 2014 Relay for Life at CCU

    Registration is still open for 2014 Relay for Life at CCU

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-04-01 17:42:29 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University is co-sponsoring Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society from 7 p.m., Friday, April 4, to 7 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the CCU Track. This year, the theme is Super Heroes.
    Coastal Carolina University is co-sponsoring Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society from 7 p.m., Friday, April 4, to 7 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the CCU Track. This year, the theme is Super Heroes.
  • Easter Bunny hopping into the Inlet Square Mall

    Easter Bunny hopping into the Inlet Square Mall

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:45:35 GMT
    The Easter Bunny will cruise in to Inlet Square Mall on Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 6:00pm via the Murrells Inlet-Garden City fire truck! There will be many festivities from 6pm – 8pm including: Easter
    The Easter Bunny will cruise in to Inlet Square Mall on Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 6:00pm via the Murrells Inlet-Garden City fire truck! There will be many festivities from 6pm – 8pm including: Easter
  • Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Hosting Numerous Events in April

    Myrtle Beach Area Chamber Hosting Numerous Events in April

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-04-01 13:06:11 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy in April with a wealth of events to benefits its members and the community at large. Below is a list of dates, times and events for April 2014.
    The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy in April with a wealth of events to benefits its members and the community at large. Below is a list of dates, times and events for April 2014.
  • Coker College to Host Earth Day Festival at Kalmia Gardens

    Coker College to Host Earth Day Festival at Kalmia Gardens

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:59:32 GMT
    Coker College will host an Earth Day festival Apr. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kalmia Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will serve food and host activities including biological
    Coker College will host an Earth Day festival Apr. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kalmia Gardens. The event, which is free and open to the public, will serve food and host activities including biological
  • 4th Annual Project Unify Special Olympics takes place in Johnsonville April 2nd

    4th Annual Project Unify Special Olympics takes place in Johnsonville April 2nd

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:27:32 GMT
    The 4th Annual Project Unify Special Olympics celebrating the Self-Contained Special Education student population of Johnsonville and Pamplico will be hosted by Johnsonville Elementary School on Wednesday,
    The 4th Annual Project Unify Special Olympics celebrating the Self-Contained Special Education student population of Johnsonville and Pamplico will be hosted by Johnsonville Elementary School on Wednesday,
  • CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    CCU to host educational forum on common core standards

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:21:30 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
    Coastal Carolina University's Spadoni College of Education will host an Education Forum on "The Common Core State Standards: Facts and Myths" on Wednesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.
  • Swain Scholars to host CCU bike awareness day

    Swain Scholars to host CCU bike awareness day

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:15:45 GMT
    Chelsea Thomas and Dori Sanders, Swain Scholars at Coastal Carolina University, will conduct a Bicycle Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 16, from noon to 3 p.m. on Prince Lawn. The event is free and open
    Chelsea Thomas and Dori Sanders, Swain Scholars at Coastal Carolina University, will conduct a Bicycle Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 16, from noon to 3 p.m. on Prince Lawn. The event is free and open
  • Country Music Duo Dan+Shay Performing Free Beach Concert in Myrtle Beach

    Country Music Duo Dan+Shay Performing Free Beach Concert in Myrtle Beach

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:23:26 GMT
    Up-and-coming country music duo Dan+Shay will perform a free concert in Myrtle Beach at the old pavilion site near Eighth Avenue North oceanside on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This
    Up-and-coming country music duo Dan+Shay will perform a free concert in Myrtle Beach at the old pavilion site near Eighth Avenue North oceanside on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This
  • Myrtle Beach bikers event supports veterans and bluegrass

    Myrtle Beach bikers event supports veterans and bluegrass

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-03-30 14:24:09 GMT
    Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson hosted a its 4th Annual Biker Bluegrass Festival Saturday. Two bluegrass bands, plus America's Got Talent's All That! clogging group, were scheduled to perform. Donations
    Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson hosted a its 4th Annual Biker Bluegrass Festival Saturday.
  • Button museum featured in new Florence visitors guide

    Button museum featured in new Florence visitors guide

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:27:30 GMT
    It's a place that sits outside of Florence County limits, but smack dab in the middle of the new visitor's guide. And the man behind it all? Dalton Stevens, or many know him as, The Button King. "I
    It's a place that sits outside of Florence County limits, but smack dab in the middle of the new visitor's guide. And the man behind it all? Dalton Stevens, or many know him as, The Button King. "I
  • Seventh Annual International Quidditch World Cup comes to the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex April 5-6

    Seventh Annual International Quidditch World Cup comes to the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex April 5-6

    Friday, March 28 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-03-28 19:31:52 GMT
    80 teams from 23 U.S. states and three nations will meet for one of the world's most unique sporting events when the International Quidditch Association's seventh annual World Cup comes to the North Myrtle
    80 teams from 23 U.S. states and three nations will meet for one of the world's most unique sporting events when the International Quidditch Association's seventh annual World Cup comes to the North Myrtle
  • ‘Blood Wedding’ to be performed by CCU students

    ‘Blood Wedding’ to be performed by CCU students

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:36:59 GMT
    "Blood Wedding," a Spanish tragedy play by Federico Garcia Lorca, will be performed by Coastal Carolina University students from Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 12, in the Edwards Theatre on
    "Blood Wedding," a Spanish tragedy play by Federico Garcia Lorca, will be performed by Coastal Carolina University students from Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 12, in the Edwards Theatre on
  • Lone Star Rodeo visits McLeod Children's Hospital

    Lone Star Rodeo visits McLeod Children's Hospital

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-03-28 13:01:56 GMT
    The Lone Star Rodeo visited McLeod Children's Hospital Thursday.The Lone Star Rodeo visited McLeod Children's Hospital Thursday.
    The Lone Star Rodeo visited McLeod Children's Hospital Thursday. They had a calf-roping demonstration and other fun rodeo activities, and the rodeo clown even went room-to-room for kids that couldn't
    The Lone Star Rodeo visited McLeod Children's Hospital Thursday.  They had a calf-roping demonstration and other fun rodeo activities, and the rodeo clown even went room-to-room for kids that couldn't make it out.
  • FDNY bikes 1400 miles for the military

    FDNY bikes 1400 miles for the military

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-03-28 04:04:23 GMT
    Thursday, members of the New York Fire Department stopped in Myrtle Beach on their 1400 mile bicycle trip down the coast in honor of the military. The riders set out March 19th and so far have made stops
    Thursday, members of the New York Fire Department stopped in Myrtle Beach on their 1400 mile bicycle trip down the coast in honor of the military. The riders set out March 19th and so far have made stops
  • "Jesus The Resurrection"

    "Jesus The Resurrection"

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:48:31 GMT
    "Come and journey with us, as we discover anew the final week of the life of Christ! We will see the truths of Scripture depicted from the stage and watch as Jesus shows us the depth of His love towards
    "Come and journey with us, as we discover anew the final week of the life of Christ! We will see the truths of Scripture depicted from the stage and watch as Jesus shows us the depth of His love towards us in Jesus The Resurrection."
  • Kiwanis Club of Myrtle Beach to hold chicken bog fundraiser

    Kiwanis Club of Myrtle Beach to hold chicken bog fundraiser

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:51:38 GMT
    Kiwanis Club of Myrtle Beach is now selling tickets for its third annual Chicken Bog Dinner, scheduled for Friday, April 25 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Train Depot of Myrtle
    Kiwanis Club of Myrtle Beach is now selling tickets for its third annual Chicken Bog Dinner, scheduled for Friday, April 25 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Train Depot of Myrtle
  • Veterans fundraiser planned for Sunday, April 6

    Veterans fundraiser planned for Sunday, April 6

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-03-26 14:38:34 GMT
    (News Release)  The Veterans Cafe is having a Fundraiser on April 6th to help bring the Vietnam Wall That Heals to Myrtle Beach on May 15th-19th of this year. We are having a Cafe Cookout here at the
    The Veterans Cafe is having a Fundraiser on April 6th to help bring the Vietnam Wall That Heals to Myrtle Beach on May 15th-19th of this year.
  • Motown Memories Concert, April 5, in Myrtle Beach

    Motown Memories Concert, April 5, in Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-03-26 13:02:52 GMT
    "Get Ready" to feel the groove with the cool sounds of Motown presented by the Long Bay Symphony Pops Orchestra. Relive the magic of the timeless, soulful sounds of the Temptations, the Supremes, the Four
    "Get Ready" to feel the groove with the cool sounds of Motown presented by the Long Bay Symphony Pops Orchestra. Relive the magic of the timeless, soulful sounds of the Temptations, the Supremes, the Four
  • Wheel of Fortune is coming to the Myrtle Beach area and you can be a contestant!

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-03-25 18:09:59 GMT
    What is the Wheelmobile? The Wheelmobile is a 36-foot Winnebago that tours nationwide in search of contestants for television's #1 game show. The Wheelmobile team is coming your way to find contestants
    What is the Wheelmobile? The Wheelmobile is a 36-foot Winnebago that tours nationwide in search of contestants for television's #1 game show. The Wheelmobile team is coming your way to find contestants
  • Darlington Kiwanis Club host annual Oyster Roast and BBQ this weekend

    Darlington Kiwanis Club host annual Oyster Roast and BBQ this weekend

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:27:08 GMT
    The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Golf Tournament on Friday, March 28, at Darlington Country Club. For information on forming a team or sponsorships, call 843-393-2641. The
    The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Golf Tournament on Friday, March 28, at Darlington Country Club. For information on forming a team or sponsorships, call 843-393-2641.
  • All 4 Paws animal rescue Grand Opening

    All 4 Paws animal rescue Grand Opening

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-03-25 02:37:58 GMT
    All 4 Paws is an animal rescue group based out of Pawleys Island that saves animals in shelters from being euthanized. They are moving from their current address on Waverly Rd. to a new location at 708
    All 4 Paws is an animal rescue group based out of Pawleys Island that saves animals in shelters from being euthanized. They are moving from their current address on Waverly Rd. to a new location at 708
  • Tabernacle of Moses display comes back to Marion convention for second year

    Tabernacle of Moses display comes back to Marion convention for second year

    Monday, March 24 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-03-24 12:57:16 GMT
    One of the world's largest and elaborate private collections of biblical reproductions is on display in Marion. This is the second year that Mishkan Ministries brought the Tabernacle of Moses display
    One of the world's largest and elaborate private collections of biblical reproductions is on display in Marion. This is the second year that Mishkan Ministries brought the Tabernacle of Moses display
  • High school students artwork featured in Myrtle Beach exhibit

    High school students artwork featured in Myrtle Beach exhibit

    Sunday, March 23 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-03-23 23:56:23 GMT
    Grand Strand high school students showed off their masterpieces Sunday in Myrtle Beach. Judges selected 77 pieces to show. Horry and Georgetown county students used different photography, digital art,
    Grand Strand high school students showed off their masterpieces Sunday in Myrtle Beach. Judges selected 77 pieces to show. Horry and Georgetown county students used different photography, digital art,
  • Surf, skate and taco cook off expo held in Murrells Inlet

    Surf, skate and taco cook off expo held in Murrells Inlet

    Sunday, March 23 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-03-23 23:43:27 GMT
    The surf, skate and taco cook off expo was held Sunday in Murrells Inlet. The Atlantic Surfing Federation, Surf Dream Foundation, and Surfrider Grand Strand hosted the event. Local vendors featured artwork
    The surf, skate and taco cook off expo was held Sunday in Murrells Inlet. The Atlantic Surfing Federation, Surf Dream Foundation, and Surfrider Grand Strand hosted the event. Local vendors featured artwork
  • Grand Strand Miracle League hosts opening day baseball game

    Grand Strand Miracle League hosts opening day baseball game

    Saturday, March 22 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-03-23 00:08:28 GMT
    Saturday was opening day for the Grand Strand Miracle League in Myrtle Beach. The Miracle League allows people with disabilities the chance to enjoy the game of baseball. Former major league baseball
    Saturday was opening day for the Grand Strand Miracle League in Myrtle Beach. The Miracle League allows people with disabilities the chance to enjoy the game of baseball. Former major league baseball
  • The Palace Theatre introduces new entertainment for Myrtle Beach crowds

    The Palace Theatre introduces new entertainment for Myrtle Beach crowds

    Friday, March 21 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-03-21 09:35:07 GMT
    The Palace Theatre has sat at its spot on 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach for more than 15 years. Various shows have entertained audiences there. The production team introduced the Illusions of Magic
    The production team introduced the Illusions of Magic show last year. The Palace recently introduced the 2014 season of the show with new features.
  • Lake City Job Fair March 26

    Lake City Job Fair March 26

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-03-19 18:43:14 GMT
    More than 15 employers and partner services are scheduled to attend the Lake City Job Fair on March 26. The event will be held at the Boys and Girls Club at 131 Calhoun St., Lake City. It is open to
    More than 15 employers and partner services are scheduled to attend the Lake City Job Fair on March 26. The event will be held at the Boys and Girls Club at 131 Calhoun St., Lake City. It is open to
  • Slideshow: Top Beaches in the U.S.

    Slideshow: Top Beaches in the U.S.

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-03-19 15:30:24 GMT
    According to a new ranking, New England has 2 'Top Beaches' in the U.S. Can you name them?
    According to a new ranking, New England has 2 'Top Beaches' in the U.S. Can you name them?
  • Renowned composer and conductor dedicates choral composition to district

    Renowned composer and conductor dedicates choral composition to district

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-03-19 15:03:36 GMT
    Sally K. Albrecht, a popular choral composer, conductor, and clinician, known for her work with choral movement, will conduct the premier of "Of Grateful Praise" at the 2014 All County Music Festival and
    Sally K. Albrecht, a popular choral composer, conductor, and clinician, known for her work with choral movement, will conduct the premier of "Of Grateful Praise" at the 2014 All County Music Festival and
  • House of Hope of the Pee Dee fundraiser features string band

    House of Hope of the Pee Dee fundraiser features string band

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-03-18 18:18:20 GMT
    FLORENCE, SC - House of Hope of the Pee Dee presents "The New Favorite String Band." The event is Monday, March 31 at 7pm at First Presbyterian Church in Florence. The church is located at 700 Park Avenue.
    FLORENCE, SC - House of Hope of the Pee Dee presents "The New Favorite String Band." The event is Monday, March 31 at 7pm at First Presbyterian Church in Florence.
  • Benefit concert for Street Reach

    Benefit concert for Street Reach

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:14:16 GMT
    Two benefit concerts will be held in the Grand Strand area this March 22 & 23. Music for the Soul: A Lenten Choral Concert Benefiting Street will be held: Saturday, March 22nd- 7pm at Church of the Resurrection 8901
    Two benefit concerts will be held in the Grand Strand area this March 22 & 23. Music for the Soul: A Lenten Choral Concert Benefiting Street will be held: Saturday, March 22nd- 7pm at Church of the Resurrection 8901
  • Poison Prevention Week Kicks Off

    Poison Prevention Week Kicks Off

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-03-17 22:38:46 GMT
    National Poison Prevention Week kicks off Monday and here are some tips from the Palmetto Poison Center on how to protect your loved ones from getting poisoned at home. · Sit on the ground at eye level
    National Poison Prevention Week kicks off Monday and here are some tips from the Palmetto Poison Center on how to protect your loved ones from getting poisoned at home. · Sit on the ground at eye level
  • Brookgreen Gardens to Host Garden Festival

    Brookgreen Gardens to Host Garden Festival

    Monday, March 17 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-03-17 17:10:59 GMT
    Brookgreen Gardens gets into the warmer weather with its Diggin' It Spring Garden Festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2014. This annual festival, which is free with a Brookgreen Gardens admission,
    Brookgreen Gardens gets into the warmer weather with its Diggin' It Spring Garden Festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2014. This annual festival, which is free with a Brookgreen Gardens admission,
  • One organization works to clean Grand Strand beaches

    One organization works to clean Grand Strand beaches

    Sunday, March 16 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-03-17 00:46:50 GMT
    After a storm passed through one Garden City Beach, some homes took a hit which caused debris to scatter along the beach. That's where volunteers with the Surfrider Foundation comes in. Their mission is
    After a storm passed through one Garden City Beach, some homes took a hit which caused debris to scatter along the beach. That's where volunteers with the Surfrider Foundation comes in. Their mission is
  • North Myrtle Beach hosts St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

    North Myrtle Beach hosts St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

    Saturday, March 15 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-03-15 20:41:13 GMT
    North Myrtle Beach was covered in green as people watched the 26th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. Organizers said last year there were over 24 thousand people who came to the celebrations.
    North Myrtle Beach was covered in green as people watched the 26th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. Organizers said last year there were over 24 thousand people who came to the celebrations.
  • Volunteers help to pick up trash on roads in the Burgess community

    Volunteers help to pick up trash on roads in the Burgess community

    Saturday, March 15 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-03-15 20:15:24 GMT
    The Greater Burgess Community Association held a cleanup Saturday around their neighborhood. Volunteers picked up trash along Bay road, McDowell Shortcut road, and Holmestown road. Al Jordan, the president
    The Greater Burgess Community Association held a cleanup Saturday around their neighborhood. Volunteers picked up trash along Bay road, McDowell Shortcut road, and Holmestown road. Al Jordan, the president
  • Huntington Beach State Park hosts 20th Annual Wildlife & History Day

    Huntington Beach State Park hosts 20th Annual Wildlife & History Day

    Saturday, March 15 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-03-15 20:02:39 GMT
    The Huntington Beach State Park hosted the 20th Annual Wildlife and History Day. Visitors had many activities and events to enjoy including a colonial era re-enactment group called Camp Flintlock. They
    The Huntington Beach State Park hosted the 20th Annual Wildlife and History Day. Visitors had many activities and events to enjoy including a colonial era re-enactment group called Camp Flintlock. They
  • Surfside resident remembers last 50 years of town history

    Surfside resident remembers last 50 years of town history

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-03-15 03:30:04 GMT
    On Friday, city, county and state officials were joined by resident of Surfside Beach to celebrate the town's 50th anniversary. Dozens gathered outside of the town's library to listen to the town's history
    On Friday, city, county and state officials were joined by resident of Surfside Beach to celebrate the town's 50th anniversary. Dozens gathered outside of the town's library to listen to the town's history
  • Logo contest announced for Darlington 5000 Run/Walk

    Logo contest announced for Darlington 5000 Run/Walk

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:28:29 GMT
    As the Darlington 5000 Run/Walk will celebrate its 10th anniversary this September, the Williamson Park Committee would like to involve the community in the organization of this year's event in a special
    As the Darlington 5000 Run/Walk will celebrate its 10th anniversary this September, the Williamson Park Committee would like to involve the community in the organization of this year's event in a special
  • Myrtle Beach pub plans St. Patrick's Day festival

    Myrtle Beach pub plans St. Patrick's Day festival

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:35:30 GMT
    Visitors to Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach can experience an Irish festival all Saint Patrick's Day weekend. The Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery will feature live music, DJs, food and drink vendors,
    Visitors to Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach can experience an Irish festival all Saint Patrick's Day weekend.
  • Ft. Jackson's 282nd Army Band hosts Community Outreach Concert at FMU

    Ft. Jackson's 282nd Army Band hosts Community Outreach Concert at FMU

    Thursday, March 13 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-03-13 17:06:59 GMT
    On April 27th, 2014 at the Under One Flag concert hosted by the 282nd Army Band (Ft. Jackson's Own), Future Soldiers from the United States Army Florence Recruiting Company will take the Oath of Enlistment.
    On April 27th, 2014 at the Under One Flag concert hosted by the 282nd Army Band (Ft. Jackson's Own), Future Soldiers from the United States Army Florence Recruiting Company will take the Oath of Enlistment.
  • Blue Star Mothers pancake fundraiser at Fatz Cafe

    Blue Star Mothers pancake fundraiser at Fatz Cafe

    Thursday, March 13 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-03-13 13:13:21 GMT
    Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina continue sending Hero Boxes to our men and women in uniform who are serving around the world. Come on out and enjoy breakfast, a 50/50, and good friends only $7 per
    Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina continue sending Hero Boxes to our men and women in uniform who are serving around the world. Come on out and enjoy breakfast, a 50/50, and good friends only $7 per
  • Florence set to host Lone Star Rodeo competition

    Florence set to host Lone Star Rodeo competition

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-03-12 20:22:07 GMT
    (News Release) The Lone Star State is preparing for a thrilling rodeo competition in Florence. The Lone Star Rodeo Company has announced a championship rodeo challenge coming to the Florence Civic Center
    The Lone Star State is preparing for a thrilling rodeo competition in Florence. The Lone Star Rodeo Company has announced a championship rodeo challenge coming to the Florence Civic Center on March 28 and 29.
  • St. Patrick's Day parade festivities for North Myrtle Beach

    St. Patrick's Day parade festivities for North Myrtle Beach

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-03-12 10:47:37 GMT
    26th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival March 15 on Main Street The 26th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival will be held March 15 on Main Street.
    26th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival March 15 on Main Street The 26th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival will be held March 15 on Main Street.
  • Cinderella performance of the Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre

    Cinderella performance of the Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-03-11 18:24:38 GMT
    Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre announces the upcoming performance of Cinderella. It will take place March 27th through 30th, 2014 at the Beach Church Auditorium. You can get more info on their website. Discounted
    Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre announces the upcoming performance of Cinderella. It will take place March 27th through 30th, 2014 at the Beach Church Auditorium. You can get more info on their website. Discounted
  • Ripley’s Aquarium opens interactive special exhibit

    Ripley’s Aquarium opens interactive special exhibit

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-03-11 15:35:09 GMT
    Ripley's Aquarium has recently opened "SWARM™," a brand-new, hands-on, highly interactive exhibit. Featured displays include a schooling fish exhibit where you can crawl underneath and pop up in the middle
    Ripley's Aquarium has recently opened "SWARM™," a brand-new, hands-on, highly interactive exhibit. Featured displays include a schooling fish exhibit where you can crawl underneath and pop up in the middle
  • The 9th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

    The 9th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-03-11 12:29:16 GMT
    The 9th annual MBIFF will take place April 23rd to the 26th at Carmike Cinema 17 Broadway at the Beach. Films and film makers from around the world will showcase their work, many as a world premier. The
    The 9th annual MBIFF will take place April 23rd to the 26th at Carmike Cinema 17 Broadway at the Beach. Films and film makers from around the world will showcase their work, many as a world premier. The
  • Dance-a-thon raises $40,000 for civitan research

    Dance-a-thon raises $40,000 for civitan research

    Monday, March 10 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-03-11 01:44:05 GMT
    Students and volunteers from around the world were in Myrtle Beach to dance for 12 hours straight, all for a good cause. The dance marathon benefits Civitan International, an organization that helps people
    Students and volunteers from around the world were in Myrtle Beach to dance for 12 hours straight, all for a good cause. The dance marathon benefits Civitan International, an organization that helps people
  • Coastal Canines Compete this weekend

    Coastal Canines Compete this weekend

    Monday, March 10 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-03-10 15:19:57 GMT
    Athletic performance dogs and their human handlers meet for a dog agility competition. Pure bred and mixed breed dogs of all sizes, shapes and levels of agility expertise come to run, jump, balance and
    Athletic performance dogs and their human handlers meet for a dog agility competition. Pure bred and mixed breed dogs of all sizes, shapes and levels of agility expertise come to run, jump, balance and
  • 5th Annual Princess Gala to Benefit Red Cross

    5th Annual Princess Gala to Benefit Red Cross

    Friday, March 7 2014 12:09 PM EST2014-03-07 17:09:01 GMT
    Fifth Annual Princes Gala benefiting the Coastal South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross. A magical and royal event that children adore! All little princesses and princes must arrive in costume. WHEN:
    Fifth Annual Princes Gala benefiting the Coastal South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross. A magical and royal event that children adore! All little princesses and princes must arrive in costume. WHEN:
  • North Myrtle Beach race benefits cancer research

    North Myrtle Beach race benefits cancer research

    Friday, March 7 2014 10:37 AM EST2014-03-07 15:37:54 GMT
    The Myrtle Beach House of Blues helps present the BFF Pink Ribbon Run, a 5k, 10k, or Tot Trot race to benefit awareness of beast cancer. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle
    The Myrtle Beach House of Blues helps present the BFF Pink Ribbon Run, a 5k, 10k, or Tot Trot race to benefit awareness of beast cancer.
  • North Myrtle Beach hosting free Community Concert

    North Myrtle Beach hosting free Community Concert

    Thursday, March 6 2014 9:17 PM EST2014-03-07 02:17:36 GMT
    The North Myrtle Beach Community Band presents a Classics in Concert Friday March 21. The event is free of charge. The band has been practicing and playing in North Myrtle Beach for 22 years and is under
    The North Myrtle Beach Community Band presents a Classics in Concert Friday March 21. The event is free of charge. The band has been practicing and playing in North Myrtle Beach for 22 years and is under
  • National fishing tournaments bring reel action to Campbell Marina

    National fishing tournaments bring reel action to Campbell Marina

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 5:50 PM EST2014-03-04 22:50:50 GMT
    A national catfish tournament coming to Georgetown in April will be the first of three major fishing tournaments the county will play host to over the next 14 months, attracting national attention and
    A national catfish tournament coming to Georgetown in April will be the first of three major fishing tournaments the county will play host to over the next 14 months, attracting national attention and
  • Habitat for Humanity is hosting their 2nd Annual Bed Race

    Habitat for Humanity is hosting their 2nd Annual Bed Race

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 12:33 PM EST2014-03-04 17:33:51 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity of Horry County announces their 2nd Annual Bed Race to raise money for the organization. The bed race will take place from 10am-1pm on Saturday April 12th, 2014 at Broadway at the
    Habitat for Humanity of Horry County announces their 2nd Annual Bed Race to raise money for the organization. The bed race will take place from 10am-1pm on Saturday April 12th, 2014 at Broadway at the
  • Pee Dee Heart Ball set for Saturday

    Pee Dee Heart Ball set for Saturday

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 11:53 AM EST2014-03-04 16:53:25 GMT
    The American Heart Association will hold the 20th annual Pee Dee Heart Ball on Saturday, March 8 at SiMT on the campus of Florence Darlington Technical College. Darcy Craven, Carolinas Hospital System's
    The American Heart Association will hold the 20th annual Pee Dee Heart Ball on Saturday, March 8 at SiMT on the campus of Florence Darlington Technical College. Darcy Craven, Carolinas Hospital System's
  • IHOP hosts National Pancake Day for Children's Miracle Network Tuesday

    IHOP hosts National Pancake Day for Children's Miracle Network Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:24 AM EST2014-03-04 12:24:10 GMT
    Participating IHOP restaurants® in the Myrtle Beach and Florence, have set aside March 4 as National Pancake Day to benefit McLeod Children's Hospital. This is the ninth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants®
    Participating IHOP restaurants® in the Myrtle Beach and Florence, have set aside March 4 as National Pancake Day to benefit McLeod Children's Hospital. This is the ninth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants®
  • FMU Performing Arts Center to host Jeremy Davis & the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

    FMU Performing Arts Center to host Jeremy Davis & the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

    Monday, March 3 2014 2:47 PM EST2014-03-03 19:47:19 GMT
    Jeremy Davis & the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will take center stage at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Raised in the Louisiana Delta and now performing
    Jeremy Davis & the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will take center stage at Francis Marion University's Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Raised in the Louisiana Delta and now performing
  • Kappa Delta sorority's Shamrock Golf Tournament

    Kappa Delta sorority's Shamrock Golf Tournament

    Monday, March 3 2014 12:05 PM EST2014-03-03 17:05:04 GMT
    Friday, March 28, 2014, Francis Marion University's Kappa Delta Sorority hosts their 5th Annual Shamrock Golf Tournament to raise money for The Durant Children's Center and Prevent Child Abuse America.
    Friday, March 28, 2014, Francis Marion University's Kappa Delta Sorority hosts their 5th Annual Shamrock Golf Tournament to raise money for The Durant Children's Center and Prevent Child Abuse America.
  • Binky patrol provides comforting covers for children in need

    Binky patrol provides comforting covers for children in need

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:37 AM EST2014-03-03 16:37:55 GMT
    Melinda King of Loris, Horry County has started a local chapter of Binky Patrol which is a national nonprofit organization that makes and gives handmade blankets to babies born HIV positive or drug-addicted,
    Melinda King of Loris, Horry County has started a local chapter of Binky Patrol which is a national nonprofit organization that makes and gives handmade blankets to babies born HIV positive or drug-addicted,
  • Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will hold its 42nd year of Art in the Park

    Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild will hold its 42nd year of Art in the Park

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:09 AM EST2014-03-03 16:09:37 GMT
    April 5 and 6, June 21 and 22, October 11 and 12 and November 1 and 2 we are at Chapin Park Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Chapin Park is located at 1400 N. Kings Hwy. in Myrtle Beach. April 12
    April 5 and 6, June 21 and 22, October 11 and 12 and November 1 and 2 we are at Chapin Park Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Chapin Park is located at 1400 N. Kings Hwy. in Myrtle Beach. April 12
  • North Myrtle Beach hosts wheelchair basketball tournament

    North Myrtle Beach hosts wheelchair basketball tournament

    Sunday, March 2 2014 6:00 PM EST2014-03-02 23:00:12 GMT
    Athletes in North Myrtle Beach were at the Aquatic and Fitness center this weekend for the 2014 Carolina Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. 11 teams from the southeast competed in the double elimination
    Athletes in North Myrtle Beach were at the Aquatic and Fitness center this weekend for the 2014 Carolina Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. 11 teams from the southeast competed in the double elimination
  • North Myrtle Beach excited for new sports complex opening

    North Myrtle Beach excited for new sports complex opening

    Sunday, March 2 2014 5:19 PM EST2014-03-02 22:19:35 GMT
    Thursday crews in North Myrtle Beach were wrapping up the finishing touches to the new sports complex scheduled to open this weekend. The first event scheduled is a division II and III girl's softball
    Thursday crews in North Myrtle Beach were wrapping up the finishing touches to the new sports complex scheduled to open this weekend. The first event scheduled is a division II and III girl's softball
  • Runners take on the "Hulk Trail 10k Challenge" in Myrtle Beach

    Runners take on the "Hulk Trail 10k Challenge" in Myrtle Beach

    Sunday, March 2 2014 5:11 PM EST2014-03-02 22:11:50 GMT
    Grand Strand runners challenged mother nature during Sunday's "Hulk Trail 10k Challenge." The Grand Strand Running Club organizes the race. About 100 runners participated Sunday. The race director said
    Grand Strand runners challenged mother nature during Sunday's "Hulk Trail 10k Challenge." The Grand Strand Running Club organizes the race. About 100 runners participated Sunday. The race director said
  • Grand Strand church sets 500 hour goal of service in Myrtle Beach

    Grand Strand church sets 500 hour goal of service in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, March 1 2014 7:07 PM EST2014-03-02 00:07:45 GMT
    A Grand Strand church gave back to the community Saturday. Wellspring Church partnered with three Horry County organizations to do various service projects. The church landscaped at the Myrtle Beach
    A Grand Strand church gave back to the community Saturday. Wellspring Church partnered with three Horry County organizations to do various service projects. The church landscaped at the Myrtle Beach
  • Students participate in the Palmetto Regional First Robotics Competition in Myrtle Beach

    Students participate in the Palmetto Regional First Robotics Competition in Myrtle Beach

    Saturday, March 1 2014 6:45 PM EST2014-03-01 23:45:33 GMT
    High school students from across the country competed in the annual "Palmetto Regional First Robotics Competition" this weekend. The competition is a way to inspire students to become engineers or scientists. "I
    High school students from across the country competed in the annual "Palmetto Regional First Robotics Competition" this weekend. The competition is a way to inspire students to become engineers or scientists. "I
  • Florence County Middle Schools celebrate Black History Month

    Florence County Middle Schools celebrate Black History Month

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:31 PM EST2014-02-28 02:31:30 GMT
    February is African American History Month, and in recognition, Florence District One will hold three school-wide celebrations with nationally known performing artists as guests on February 28th. The
    February is African American History Month, and in recognition, Florence District One will hold three school-wide celebrations with nationally known performing artists as guests on February 28th. The
  • Cutting Out Cancer…One Snip at a Time!

    Cutting Out Cancer…One Snip at a Time!

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 12:13 PM EST2014-02-26 17:13:33 GMT
    On March 17th 2014, Mirage Hair Studio will be hosting their eighth annual Cut-a-Thon to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Mirage Hair Studio's goal is to raise $3,000 through donations for
    On March 17th 2014, Mirage Hair Studio will be hosting their eighth annual Cut-a-Thon to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Mirage Hair Studio's goal is to raise $3,000 through donations for
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