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Amanda ‘Diddle’ Waynette Fowler Tyler

Amanda “Diddle” Waynette Fowler Tyler, 37, of Loris passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Born on Sept. 2, 1981, she was the daughter of Wayne Fowler and Sylvia Ann Cox Fowler. Mrs. Tyler was a loving homemaker, worked as a medical secretary for Dr. Gangi for many years and was a member of Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church. Survivors, in addition to her parents of Loris, are her loving husband, Jason Tyler; two children, Jade Tyler and Austin Tyler, all of Loris; brother, Eric Fowler and his wife Buffy of Conway; and paternal …

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Little River Chamber to celebrate move

The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center will celebrate their moving to 440 Hwy. 90 E., Suite 1, in Little River with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Wednesday, June 19  from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the new chamber office. Chamber members are invited to come see this beautiful new office, socialize and network, enjoy food and drink and sample and vote for the best Blue Crab Festival cocktail.  Cocktail challenge participants include Crab Catchers, Snooky’s and Capt. Juel’s.

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The Entertainers perform tonight at Horseshoe

The public was invited to enjoy a free concert featuring The Entertainers on Thursday, June 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Horseshoe on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Concert-goers can expect an incredible show of beach music. Patrons and concert-goers are encouraged to bring their beach chairs. The free concert is part of the North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Department’s Music on Main summer concert series sponsored by Coastal Carolina National Bank. For day of event weather information call the “Rec Check” hotline at (843) 280-5594, Ext. 3, www.Facebook.com/NMBParksandRec or visit their website, parks.nmb.us.

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Woman’s Club awards scholarships to graduates

Left to right are Jessa Dougty, Wyatt Robledo, Grayson Webb, Hanna McClure and Christina Georgakopoulos.

By Joyce Thomas “At its May meeting at the Surf Golf and Beach Club, the GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club awarded five North Myrtle Beach High School graduates a total of $6,000 in scholarships to attend the school of their choice. The club’s scholarship committee received 20 applications from North Myrtle Beach High School students. Committee chair, Cheryl Watson, says, ”Receiving this many applications made it a difficult task for us and we spent hours and much discussion as the applications were excellent. But we finally selected five that we thought were well-deserving. Not only are they successful students, …

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Chatter Box

Juddie BACOT visiting longtime friend after early morning meeting…Jan LEWIS and Norfleet JONES working hard getting ready for the big day???Vicki KEIBLER keeping in touch with beach friends to let them know Rex is in the hospital again…Get well quick wishes going to Kathleen DAYVAULT as she recovers from recent surgery…Little River Lions Club Secretary Arleen LOPANO capturing Lions in action during the recent Blue Crab Festival held along the historic waterfront in Little River…North Myrtle Beach High School Principal Trevor STRAWDERMAN really going to be missed as he leaves that job this year to go to Charleston and our …

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Beachwood Golf Club named June Legacy Business of Month

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the Beachwood Golf Club has been named as the June 2019 Legacy Business of the month. Located in North Myrtle Beach at 1520 Highway 17 South, Beachwood was founded in 1967 and has been operating continuously since. The late Senator Dick Elliott and 18 other dedicated co-founders made the golf course what it is today. Construction was finished and the course opened for play in 1968. Beachwood is a beautiful 18-hole golf course designed by Gene Hamm. The course enjoys being recognized year after year as one of the …

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Vanessa S. Tompkins

Vanessa S. Tompkins, 71, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019, after an extended illness. A celebration of life was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, in Lee Funeral Home Chapel. She was a lifelong resident of Myrtle Beach.  Vanessa is survived by her husband, Steve Tompkins; stepson, Tim Tompkins; and sister, Cindy Simmons. She was a member of the Shaggers Hall of Fame.  She loved to dance and was a good dancer.  She loved all the people she met there.  Vanessa was a generous person who enriched the lives of those around her.  …

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Thomas John ‘Tom’ Soltes

Thomas John “Tom” Soltes, 67, of North Myrtle Beach died on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick surrounded by his family. Born on Dec. 20, 1951, in Beaver Falls, Pa., he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Fecik Soltes. Tom enjoyed playing his guitar, boating, collecting shark’s teeth and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Doris Bohenek Soltes; son, Kyle Soltes; daughter, Amanda Langdon (Travis); brother, Andy Soltes; sister, Joann Soltes; three grandchildren, Kaylah, Natalyah and Maverick; brother-in-law, Tom Bohenek; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful …

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Robert G. ‘Bob’ Vaillancourt

Robert G. “Bob” Vaillancourt, 74, of Calabash, N.C. died on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born on March 25, 1945, in Hartford, Conn., he was the son of the late George J. and Yvonne Labrie Vaillancourt. Bob served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Fire Station 5 in West Hartford, Conn.  He was a member of American Legion Post 503 of Calabash, N.C., and VFW Post 7288 of Calabash, N.C. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Judy Austin Vaillancourt; son, Jack Vaillancourt (Kathy Kondracki); daughters, Rita …

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Karen Weisser Layton

Karen Weisser Layton, 72, of North Myrtle Beach died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. She was born on March 18, 1947, in Grand Forks, N.D., the daughter of the late William Charles Weisser and Norma Evelyn McDonald. Karen graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. Shortly afterward she and Joe moved to Atlanta, Ga., and raised two sons. She lived there until retirement in 2006, when they relocated to North Myrtle Beach. She worked as a merchandiser with American Greetings and loved working with her flowers and traveling around the world. She is survived by her husband …

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