Lenore Schiavelli

Lenore Schiavelli, 72, of North Myrtle Beach, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, after a brief illness.  She was the daughter of the late Humphrey and Mildred Davis. Born and raised in Freeport, Long Island, N.Y., she graduated with honors from  New York State University at Oneonta, N.Y.  Lenore was retired from her career as municipal clerk of the City of Englewood, N.J. The only thing that could drive a person crazy about Lenore was how organized she always seemed to be.  She was a charming, warm and delightful individual with a great love of life and wonderful sense …

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Thomas Boski

Thomas Boski, 65, of Little River passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, with his wife Paula by his side. Born in Hoboken, N.J., he was the son of the late Victor Boski and Catherine Boski.  He was predeceased by his brother, Michael. Thomas lived in Old Bridge, N.J., for most of his life, working for the Old Bridge DPW for 35 years until retiring in 2010 and moving to Little River.  He had an infectious personality and was kind and considerate to all he met along the way. He loved to be at Sandy Hook Beach and playing golf. …

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Bennie Willard Green Jr.

Bennie Willard Green Jr., 58, of Loris passed away at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Born and raised in Loris, he was predeceased by his parents, Bennie W. and Gennive Green. He attended Loris High School and was employed by the Golden Griddle Pancake House in North Myrtle Beach.  In his last days, he accepted the Lord as his personal savior.   Bennie is survived by his brothers, James Ray and Willie Joe Green; and sister, Fostine Jackson.  He leaves to cherish a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Bennie will be remembered as a loving brother …

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Alexis Rollins

Alexis Rollins, 38, of Little River, daughter of Lynn and Buddy Bryant, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home and Crematory of Myrtle  Beach.

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Everett Coleman ‘Buddy’ Deal Jr.

Everett Coleman “Buddy” Deal Jr. passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Atrium Health-Cabarrus surrounded by his two loving sons. He was a lifelong North Carolinian born in Concord to the late Everett Coleman Deal Sr. and Ivoyne Whisnant Deal on March 16, 1948. A proud Concord Spider, Buddy excelled in many sports, but it was his talent in football that earned him a scholarship to play at Catawba College. From his late teens, Buddy loved spending his summers lifeguarding at North Myrtle Beach, prompting a lifelong passion for beach music, shagging, shell collecting  and hanging with friends “down …

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HCS stays with hybrid learning until further notice

By Ruben Lowman Horry County Schools altered guidelines to their reopening plan last week as a result of an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases in the district, keeping hybrid learning until further notice.  The county has been following the guidelines laid out by Gov. Henry McMaster and his acceleratEd Task Force, which linked the instructional method for students with the amount of the spread of coronavirus throughout the state’s districts.  Previously, HCS had been posting updates to their case dashboard on their website after receiving weekly disease activity reports from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control detailing …

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Horry County to end mask mandate

By Ruben Lowman Horry County Council voted last week to end the countywide face mask mandate that has been in place for the past several months in order to slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout the area. Councilmembers also voted in favor of ending the county’s state of emergency designation. The current ordinances will remain in effect in all unincorporated areas in Horry County, including Little River and Longs, until October 31, when they will expire.     Chairman Johnny Gardner summed up the proceedings with a simple explanation. “The county council decided enough is enough, we don’t …

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Register now for Dashing Through the Glow walk/run event

Register now for the Friday, Nov. 20, Dashing Through the Glow two-mile fun walk/run event at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, and be among the first to see the 2020 Great Christmas Light Show lights. Registration is limited this year, so register early. This event includes required COVID-19 protocols. Dashing Through The Glow is open to all ages, and don’t forget to wear your best Holiday-themed outfit because prizes will be given for best-dressed individual and best-dressed family. Staggered starting times begin at 7 pm. Registration Fees are: Adult (12 and older) $25: includes an official bib, …

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NMB Chiefs beat West Florence 28-21, maintain undefeated record in 6AAAA

By John Smithson The North Myrtle Beach Chiefs returned to the Hank Hester Field for Homecoming last Friday night and beat the visiting Knights 28-21 to remain undefeated atop the 6AAAA region. The Chiefs win and the upset win by Wilson over Myrtle Beach on Friday now sets up the big game with the Seahawks a week from Friday at North Myrtle Beach. West Florence came into the game 3-1 but the Chiefs were trying to win and lock up a playoff spot in the region finals.  The Chiefs received the opening kickoff and started at their 20 after no …

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Chiefs girls cross country team wins 6AAAA championship

By John Smithson The North Myrtle Beach High School varsity girls cross country team won the 6AAAA regional championship last Saturday in Darlington.  The girls team had three runners in the top ten finishers to win with 59 points. West Florence was second with 75 points and Myrtle Beach third with 80 points. Kailyn Brown was the fourth-place finisher overall with Kayah Marques seventh, Isabel Smith 11th, Nia Ortiz 13th and Chandler Mury Riley 26th to lead the Chiefs point-getters. Ronan Donahue finished 31st and Hailey Doscher was 33rd. In the boys 5000 meter final, the Chiefs Jacob Koontz finished …

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