North Myrtle Beach proposes ordinance for all short-term rentals

By Ruben Lowman North Myrtle Beach officials addressed residents concerns regarding rules for short-term property rentals within city limits at a recent council workshop. The issues involving short-term properties and...
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Alabama Theatre reopens to the public

By Ruben Lowman The Alabama Theatre at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach reopened its doors to the public for the first time in more than five months last week...
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HCS announces hybrid learning plan

By Ruben Lowman Horry County Schools announced on Monday, Aug. 31, that all schools will begin the 2020-21 academic year utilizing hybrid learning, which means that students will attend class...
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Horry County adds absentee voting sites

By Ruben Lowman Horry County Voters Registration & Elections announced this week that they will be creating new in-person voting sites for individuals who are planning on filling out absentee...
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Grainger is first guest speaker at Yaupon Garden Club meeting

By Mary Templeton There were smiles galore as members of Yaupon Garden Club met Tuesday, Sept. 1, for their first meeting of the year. Social distancing at McLean Park was...
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S.C. Commission approves chamber’s plan for the 2020 Loris Bog-Off Festival

By Annie Rigby After months of meetings to discuss and plan for the 41st Loris Bog-Off Festival the Loris Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors prepared and submitted their proposed...
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Tournaments keep Loris Sports Complex busy

By Annie Rigby The NCUSSSA 10U and 12U tournaments were held on Saturday, Sept. 5, beginning at 3 p.m. and ending at 2 a.m. at the Loris Sports Complex. Each...
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North Myrtle Beach City Council extends face mask mandate, joins hospitality tax settlement

By Ruben Lowman North Myrtle Beach City Council met on Monday, Aug. 31, and passed a resolution approving the city to join a lawsuit against Horry County over the collection...
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Loris area schools reopen this Tuesday, Sept. 8

By Annie Rigby Horry County Schools (HCS) will open to students on Tuesday, Sept. 8, with the main goal to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for all students...
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Horry County Schools opened with LEAP program last week

By Annie Rigby Elementary and Middle schools across Horry County opened for the LEAP Days program from Thursday, Aug. 20, to Wednesday, Aug. 26, for the five day assessment Learn,...
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Proposed new towing ordinance prohibits charging fees

By Pat Dowling The North Myrtle Beach City Council met on Aug. 17 at City Hall for a 6:30 p.m. executive session and a 7 p.m. meeting. During the executive...
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McLeod Health honored with awards

McLeod Health Seacoast and McLeod Health Loris have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Award as well as the Get With The Guidelines®-...
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June, 2020

  • 19 June

    Limits set for spadefish, tripletail

    Limits to help protect two popular South Carolina fish species were recently added to South Carolina’s fish and game laws. Legislators passed catch and minimum size limits for both Atlantic spadefish and Atlantic tripletail, two coastal fish that previously lacked some protections. Under the new laws, anglers may keep 10 spadefish per person per day (or 30 per boat) and may only keep fish at least 14 inches in total length. The creel limit for spadefish was previously 20 fish per person per day, with no minimum size limit. Anglers may keep three tripletail per person per day (or nine …

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  • 19 June

    Town Talk June 11, 2020

    Joe CUSTER and Dad making Saturday afternoon trip to beach for service call…The re-grand opening and ribbon cutting down at the Barbershop was held at 11 a.m. last Friday…Denise PRINCE such a lovely person who is helping friend Joe with his book work…Joe at CUSTOM DUCT doing a good job fixing air-condition unit…POP’S PIZZERIA located at 4549 Main Street in Loris opened on Monday, June 8, and they are taking applications so please stop by and see Gus…Send Samantha NORRIS your specials or celebrations so she can promote them at the Loris Chamber of Commerce…Hoyt SANDERSON making a lot of …

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  • 5 June

    Chatterbox June 4th

    Kaydence LOWMAN turning 12 years old on June 9 and a very happy birthday from your family at the beach…Friends saying goodbye to Cleo and Dick STEELE as they head back this week to Ohio to be near their children…Rick ELLIOTT such an ambitious young gentleman who works hard to help his city and its residents…Debbie HICKS is such a lovely lady who cares about helping others…Is it possible to rename our safe North Myrtle Beach so we are not associated with our neighboring Myrtle Beach as many visitors don’t make the distinction between the two very different places asks …

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  • 5 June

    Chatterbox May 28

    A very, very happy birthday today to Reeves LOWMAN who is loved so much by his family…Lois WATKINS so happy to have her family spend the Memorial Day weekend with her…Grateful appreciation is being extended to Cleo STEELE for her hard work to keep the Republican Club such an important group locally as she is being honored tonight by the Horry County Republican Party at a special event…Welcome to the area for a very special event tonight Lindsey GRAHAM, Tom RICE and Tim SCOTT…Dick BLACKBURN stopping by to chat with the newspaper staff on Memorial Day…Tiffany ANDREWS such an interesting …

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May, 2020

  • 21 May

    Next round of paving to begin soon

    The city’s paving contractor will soon begin milling and paving operations on the following streets. They are: 24th Avenue North, 13th Avenue North, Tilghman Forest Drive (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), Coral Sands Drive (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), Coral Reef Drive (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), Swan Lake Drive (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), Sand Dollar Court (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), Sea Horse Court (Tilghman Forest Subdivision), 2nd Avenue North, Rosemary Lane (Tilghman Woods Subdivision), Jerdon Circle (Tilghman Woods Subdivision), Live Oak Court (Tilghman Woods Subdivision), Dogwood Place (Tilghman Woods Subdivision), North Oak Drive, South Oak Drive, 2nd Avenue South, 5th Avenue South, 9th Avenue South and Belle …

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  • 21 May

    City Council passes second reading of ordinance annexing property

    By Pat Dowling During the Monday, May 18, North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce presented an overview of its communications plan regarding economic recovery in North Myrtle Beach as it involves residents and visitors. Access the report at www.NMB.us under Press Releases on the homepage or via this link: http://www.nmb.us/files/pdf/uploads/pressPublic/866-5%2018%202020%20Update%20on%20NMB%20Chamber%20Recovery%20Plans%20(2).pdf. Longevity awards were provided to five city employees. The awards are provided in five-year increments to employees who consistently offer excellent customer service. The award winners are Clerk of Court/Municipal Judge Kerry Smith (30 years of service), Business License Inspector Melissa Babson (25), …

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  • 21 May

    Chatterbox

    Remember to honor those who have served and are serving on Monday as we observe MEMORIAL DAY under the most unusual conditions ever…Faye BELLAMY so very proud of granddaughter Emma ending the school year for her third grade students with a drive-by treat from the ice cream truck last Saturday ending at the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach…Frances PELLETIER off to spend a few months up north and then will return to the beach for a few months during “snowbird“ season…A lot of local BUSINESSES back open after weeks of closure and some not back in the groove …

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  • 21 May

    Loris High School students honored with Cruise on Main Street

    LHS Students were honored with a Cruise on Main on Friday, May 15, from 8-11 p.m. with DJ Kyle Gore kicking up the music streamed into the speakers through town. Kaitlyn Courtney, Loris Bog-Off Festival Teen, the Loris Chamber of Commerce and the City of Loris coordinated the cruise giving the 2020 graduating seniors a night to remember since they missed their prom, sports, senior night and the events seniors hold dear to their hearts as they finish their 13th year of studies at the Loris schools.

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