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Congratulations to Raymond BOSEMAN of Edge Drive for being awarded “The Quilts of Valor” for his military service during the Korean War and the award was made on Monday, March 4, by the Quilts of Valor Foundation at the request of Suzanne Sasser of Embrace Hospice!!! Jean McLAUGHLIN visiting north area last Wednesday morning… JoAnn JOHNSON looking great and enjoying each day… Susan PLATT so very excited about the huge grant awarded to the city to help with the purchase of Ingram Dunes… Tom, Westie and Thomas VAUGHT sending just the perfect Valentine’s Day gift… Joe FLOWERS such an expert …

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Blue Crab Festival wins state awards

The World Famous Blue Crab Festival has received three separate awards from the South Carolina Festival and Events Association’s (SCFEA) 2019 Festival & Event Planner’s Conference. The SCFEA Excellence Awards program provides an opportunity for industry recognition for event professionals throughout the state. The festival is proud to have received the Green Award, Best T-Shirt Design and Best Merchandise. The Little River Chamber of Commerce, host of the World Famous Blue Crab Festival, credits the Green Award to their partnerships with Santee Cooper and the Horry County Solid Waste Authority. “We partner with Santee Cooper to power our festivals with …

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Town Talk

Congratulations to all the CONTESTANTS who took part in this year’s Green Sea Floyds High School Pageant!!! HARDEE’S of Loris now offering Grilled Cheese Bacon Thickburgers… MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH will hold it’s Founder’s Day celebration on Sunday, March 10, at 10 a.m… Congratulations to Brooklyn SAWYER for being selected as the new Miss Green Sea Floyds High Scchool!!! Whitney FORD is having her birthday on Friday, March 8… Lindsey Sarvis BELL is turning a year older on Sunday, March 10… Jeannie Tyler FOX and Hunter Taylor KELLY are both celebrating their birthays on Monday, March 11… Darlene Rabon LOVETT …

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Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend

Set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Tidbit – The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time (called “Summer Time” in many places in the world) is to make better use of daylight. We change our clocks during the summer months to move an hour of daylight from the morning to the evening. Tidbit – Most areas of the United States observe daylight saving time (DST), the exceptions being Arizona (except for the Navajo, who do observe daylight saving time on tribal lands), Hawaii, and the overseas territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the …

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Hospital celebrates volunteer Kapps’ 100th birthday

A surprise 100th birthday celebration was held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, for a McLeod Health Loris volunteer who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president. Hospital staff, physicians and administration gathered to celebrate Ms. Sallie Kapps with a 100 themed birthday party in the hospital cafeteria. “Mrs. Sallie is an inspiration to us all,” said Scott Montgomery, McLeod Loris Administrator. “She has a true servant’s heart and wonderful spirit.” Mrs. Kapps has been a volunteer at McLeod Health Loris since 1984. Even at 100 years old, she continues to volunteer her time one to two days a week in the …

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MIKE delivering Christmas gifts in February??? Congratulations to Mrs. Sallie KAPPS on celebrating her 100th birthday!!! A happy birthday to Jarrod TODD on Friday… The MISS GREEN SEA FLOYDS High School Pageant will be held in the school’s auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 28, beginning at 6 p.m… Jessica MAULTSB, John Patrick BOYD Sr. and Brandi D. EDMUND are having birthdays on Friday, March 1… Courtney LEWIS is turning a year older on Satuday, March 2… Destiny Taylor LEWIS and Naomi JENKINS are both celebrating their birthdays on Sunday, March 3… Laymi Grace BECK and Jarodd TODD are both looking forward …

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Bass Pro Shops asking anglers to trade in gear and help connect kids to nature

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are celebrating the return of fishing season and inviting customers to trade in used gear to be donated to local charities in exchange for big savings. The 2019 Spring Fishing Classic is a free celebration taking place through March 3 at Bass Pro Shops in Myrtle Beach. Customers that donate used rods and reels in working order can receive trade-in savings of up to $200 on a new rod and reel. The used fishing equipment will be donated to local nonprofit organizations at Playcard Environmental Center in Loris, Myrtle Beach State Park and the Horry …

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Marlene Hight Yancey

Marlene Hight Yancey, 65, of North Myrtle Beach passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Marlene was born on Oct. 12, 1953, in Warrenton, N.C., to the late A. B. (Bert) Hight and Elizabeth Peoples Hight. She attended Louisburg College. Marlene worked for the Chancellors Office at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. and the Vance and Guilford County Extension Office. She also worked numerous years for Guilford County Public Schools as a teacher assistant and was later a senior care assistant. In 2014, Marlene and her husband, Hill, moved from Greensboro, N.C., to North Myrtle Beach. Marlene was …

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Stanley W. Dolesh

Stanley W. Dolesh, 78, of Longs died on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at his home. Born on Oct. 20, 1940; in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Stanley W. Sr. and Lillian Dolesh. He was a devoted husband to the late Mary C. Dolesh. He was the loving father of the late Tom Dolesh and surviving children, William Dolesh (Marilyn), Elizabeth Miller (Scott), Daniel Dolesh, Christopher Dolesh (Lenore), Dennis Dolesh (Melissa) and David Dolesh (Wendy). He was also the proud grandfather to 16 children, and one great-grandson. Mr. Dolesh was a member of Our Lady Star of …

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Nelson ‘Edd’ Powell

Nelson “Edd” Powell, 68, of Little River passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, surrounded by family. Edd was born on Oct. 31, 1950, in Lake City to the late Olin and Hazel Powell. Edd attended Newberry College and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1974. In 1978, he began his career as band director at Hannah-Pamplico High School and then taught at Lake City High School and Berkeley High School. In 1984 Edd became the band director at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord, N.C. Through his love of music and teaching, he reshaped the CCHS Band …

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