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Beverly Ellen Stiles Faso

Beverly Ellen Stiles Faso, affectionately known as “Meem” by her grandchildren and “Bevo” by her family, 82, of Little River passed away at her home surrounded by family on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. She was born on April 3, 1937, in Cohasset, MA to the late Kenneth Stiles and Ruth Mary LaVange Stiles. Beverly grew up in Melrose, MA, on the ever loved Morgan Street. She was a nursing graduate of Saint Elizabeth (St. E’s) of Boston, MA. Beverly was a nurse in the Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Beverly relocated to Piscataway, N.J., in the late 1960s …

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Mission of Wreaths Across America is to remember our fallen heroes

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, volunteers attend wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 1,600 locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.  During this week hundreds of wreaths were delivered to North Myrtle Beach by David and Michelle West from Kansas. David, a veteran himself, was chosen by E.W. Wylie Corporation to deliver wreaths to North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens and Florence National Cemetery.   On Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, a Wreaths Across America location, and the Grand Strand Composite Civil Air Patrol joined together to honor and remember veterans during the …

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Library holding winter sale

During January a special table with vinyl records, comic books, vintage magazines, sheet music and odd, unique, “one of a kind” items for sale is offered. Also, standard size paperbacks are five at $1. The Friends of the Library at the North Myrtle Beach Library make available a continuous book sale in its shop within the library with ever changing offerings. Check often for new selections and great bargains. All proceeds are used to fund enrichment activities and materials for special programs for adults, teens and children at the library. The library is open hours from 9 a.m. to 7 …

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St. Stephen’s Church celebrates 50th anniversary

The congregation of St. Stephens Episcopal Church of North Myrtle Beach celebrated their 50th anniversary with a banquet held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Dec. 20, 2019. State Senator Greg Hembree, Hank Thomas, North Myrtle Beach City Council Member, Jim Mezick, Retired Pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church, and several other dignitaries offered congratulatory remarks. On Aug. 31, 1969, the Episcopal Church started a summer chapel in what is now North Myrtle Beach. By 1985, that chapel had grown to the point of becoming a full-fl edged parish in The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, which …

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The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club

The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club presented a check to the McLeod Health Foundation for $500 from monies raised by multiple community fundraisers and events. The donation will directly benefit patients being treated at McLeod Health Loris in Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast in Little River through specialized programs and services. Left to right are Patty Leibrick of the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club and Christina Jackson of the McLeod Health Foundation.

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Parker is to be speaker

The North Myrtle Beach Republican Club will start the year off with Clark Parker, a candidate for Horry County Auditor, as their speaker. Parker is a CPA and has served on many committees. He is a graduate of Aynor High School and got his BS from Coastal Carolina College. He has served on too many committees to mention. Everyone is encouraged to attend the meeting which is Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at Boulineau’s. It will be an interesting meeting. For more information call Cleo at 843-907-3090.

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Farm Bureau spreads a little holiday cheer

The Horry County Farm Bureau and local Farm Bureau Insurance agents in Loris are bringing a little more joy to this holiday season by helping those in the community facing hardship. The Loris office presented a $1,000 check to assist a woman who was unable to stay in her home and whose fiancée is now dealing with serious medical issues. The donation is part of a company sponsored holiday community outreach program called Farm Bureau Cares. Through Farm Bureau Cares, county Farm Bureau offices across South Carolina provide a monetary donation during December to help a family or charity of …

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The Shack restaurant collects 55 bikes for Christmas for area kids

Scott Childers and Todd Fineran, owners of The Shack restaurant in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach, collected 55 bicycles this season, their third year of assisting in the Yachts for Tots toy drive in the North Myrtle Beach area. The bikes for Christmas idea came about three years ago when a customer challenged other customers of the restaurant to donate bikes as part of the effort to help area kids have a happy Christmas. Last year the restaurant collected 65 bikes, but Childers was still very happy with this year’s drive. “It was a great success. The …

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Rusback remembers her first day of teaching

By Meg Williams : Michelle Rusback teaches 4th grade at Waterway Elementary School. She has been teaching 19 years with the last 13 being in Horry County. Previously, she taught six years in Florida. Michelle is married to Tom Rusback and they have one daughter, Maddie. Michelle graduated in 1992 from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, earning a bachelors degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She was inspired to teach by her dad. He taught high school for 43 years before retiring just a few years ago. “Watching your students’ faces light up when they get it for …

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Jammie Livingston is still farming

Jammie Livingston is still farming at 87 years old. He is better known in the community as Sonny Livingston, one of the biggest farmers in the Wampee section of Horry County. He farmed acreage of crops for over 6 decades but now he is farming his yard such as peppers, okras, a variety of teas, collards and a lemon tree. His biggest accomplishment for this year has been his first ever lemon tree which the lemons grew as large as navel oranges plus collard leaves as long as 41 inches. Mr. Livingston states “Once a farmer, you will always be …

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