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Welcome to the Spring season EVERYONE!!! “Two Peas in a Pod” Wayne and Kathleen DAYVAULT just the greatest couple in the world and we all love them… Jamie LONG and employees of Long’s Painting always doing an awesome job for their customers… Mark SMALL so very proud of his first issue of the North Myrtle Beach Times dated February 24, 1971… Darlene TODD at Waterway Furniture very efficient in her job… Guess who was so happy to meet Patsy DEW’S fiance, Mr. Jim, on Monday afternoon??? Congratulations to the Kenneth CARMACK family of Conway on winning Saturday’s Pet Contest at …

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St. Pat’s Parade was biggest, best ever

Who could have anticipated a better way to kick off the annual 31st St. Patrick’s Day parade and festival but with grand marshal Marlisa Small, Mayor Marilyn Hatley and Ed Piotrouski. Ed Piotrouski, Mayor Marilyn Hatley and Grand Marshal Marlisa Small Grand marshal Marlisa Small is no less than an absolutely stunning leader of the parade in her green gown and a beautiful white animal friendly fur. As she flashes her beautiful white smile while waving at the onlookers the warmth of her Southern charm shines through. She is being chauffeured in a sporty white convertible Camaro provided by Jud …

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St. Patrick’s Day Doggie Contest

Poseidon, a six-month old English Bulldog with a fun and spunky personality, was the winner of the Best Irish Dressed Dog contest last Saturday at the North Myrtle Beach Times office. The Kenneth Carmack family traveled from Conway. Nadia says Poseidon is her best friend. Her parents say they are inseparable and love having fun together. Pictured are Gerri McDaniel of The Times, Kenneth, Nadia and Poseidon.

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NMBHPS plans Ingram Dunes Potluck Picnic

Everyone is invited to join the North Myrtle Beach Historic Preservation Society at their Potluck Picnic for Ingram Dunes. The preservation of Ingram Dunes is the first project of the NMBHPS. They believe in the mission to save this historic site. The purpose for holding this picnic is to gather like minded citizens in support of saving Ingram Dunes. Everyone who believes like they do, that this precious city treasure should not be destroyed, should attend. The Society will be providing hot dogs and drinks. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and come share in the fun. Guests …

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Council passes first reading on plastic bags ordinance

During the March 18 City Council meeting, Mayor Marilyn Hatley presented to Sea Haven for Youth Senior Community Services Coordinator Wendy Gore a proclamation declaring the week of March 17-March 23 as National Safe Place Week. This marks the 36th anniversary of the nationwide Safe Place collaborative community initiative. The proclamation urges the people of North Myrtle Beach to promote awareness of and volunteer involvement in the Safe Place program, managed locally by Sea Haven for Youth. Mayor Marilyn Hatley, left, presents a proclamation to Wendy Gore, right, during the Monday night North Myrtle Beach city council meeting. Safe Place …

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NMB varsity baseball team wins during busy week

The North Myrtle Beach varsity baseball team began a week of games last Tuesday when they traveled to Myrtle Beach and came away with a 4-2 win. The Chiefs then took on their second “rival” team on Wednesday evening as Loris visited the Chiefs sports complex. This game went down to the wire as the Chiefs rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 9-8 win. Wednesday’s game saw the Chiefs come back in dramatic fashion as they trailed Loris 8-6 going into the bottom of the seventh inning. The Chiefs got two men on by sloppy play …

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Local team takes second place in the Carolina Wheelchair Basketball Conference tournament

The Coastal Chairmen, a local team that practices at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness center, took second place in the CWBC tournament last weekend at the aquatic center gymnasium. The Chairmen lost to the Fayetteville Flyers by a 66-54 score in the championship game Sunday afternoon. The two teams battled to an 18-18 score after the first period but the Flyers, who were undefeated throughout the double elimination tournament, slowly took charge after that. They increased their lead to 37-30 at the half, then led 52-42 after three ten-minute periods and won by a 66-54 margin. Seven teams …

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Planning Commission meeting is rescheduled

The city of Loris Planning Commission met on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Loris Chamber of Commerce conference room. In attendance were Brandon Harrelson, city planning commission chair, city attorney Kenneth Moss and committee members Tommy Brogdon and Ruth Ann Jones. Also present were resident Wendy Baruch and Todd Harrelson, mayor pro tem. Three members appointed by council must be present to continue with a meeting. Flossie Brank was unable to attend the meeting; therefore the meeting was adjourned at 6:15 p.m. At the Loris City Council meeting held on Monday, March 11, Flossie Brank’s resignation to …

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City Council hears reports

The Loris City Council meeting was held on Monday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at McLeod Loris Center for Health and Fitness with Todd Harrelson, mayor pro-tem, presiding over the meeting. This is the first council meeting held without Mayor Henry L. Nichols in which Harrelson requested a moment of silence in his memory. Terrence Hardee gave the invocation and all stood for the pledge of allegiance. Present at the meeting were council members Joan Gause, Lewis Hardee, Terrence Hardee, Mike Suggs and Jan Vescovi and Todd Harrelson. Department heads Damon Kempski, city administrator; Brandon Harrelson, public works and planning …

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Festival set for Saturday

The 31st Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival is on Saturday, March 16, on Main Street. The parade begins at 9 a.m. and the festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The one-day rain or shine event attracts more than 30,000 people annually. The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is the St. Patrick’s Day Parade presenting sponsor. The North Strand Optimist Club organizes the parade, and all entry fees go back into helping the youth of our community. The St. Patrick’s Day Festival offers over 150 food, arts and crafts, nonprofit and other vendors. …

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