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The Lego Movie 2 to be shown at McLean Park Friday

The public is invited to enjoy a free movie featuring The Lego Movie 2 (PG) on Friday, July 12 at McLean Park in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach.  The movie starts 15 minutes after sunset at approximately 8:30 p.m. Patrons and movie-goers are encouraged to bring their beach chair or a blanket to sit on. Concessions will be available from the North Myrtle Beach Lions Club. The free movie is part of the North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Department’s Movies at McLean series sponsored by Ledo Pizza. North Myrtle Beach Public Safety will be providing free …

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North Myrtle Beach Rotary Club turns 50 where a half century of service does not go unnoticed

This past week the North Myrtle Beach Rotary Club came together to celebrate its 50th birthday. Formed on June 28, 1969, twenty prominent men in the North Myrtle Beach community petitioned for a local charter from Rotary International. Fifty years later the club is stronger than ever and doubled in size. District Governor David Tirard for SC Rotary District 7770 was on hand to congratulate the club and present it with a certificate of honor. In celebrating the monumental birthday three of the original charter members were in attendance. J. Carlton Bell, Edward W. Jerdon and Harry E. Tomas all …

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NMB Chamber of Commerce, CVB announces Board of Directors

NMB Chamber 2019 board

By Pete Brooks During the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman’s Luncheon held recently at The Surf Club in North Myrtle Beach, the Chamber announced the 2019-2020 officers and Board of Directors. The incoming Board Chair is Mendel Bell of TouchMed Spa and Southern Tide Media. Mendel has been a leader in the Chamber of Commerce and CVB for several years having recently served as the chair for Build North Myrtle Beach and as chair of the recent search committee to recruit a new Chamber/CVB CEO. During the luncheon, Bell said, “I am honored to serve as the chairman …

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My Trip to Myrtle Beach

Story By Jr Journalist Madison Brown My trip to Myrtle Beach was awesome. It was my first time staying at my grandparents by myself, and I stayed for two whole weeks!  Saturday we met at a Huddle House and me and my luggage switched to my grandparents’ car. When we got to South Carolina from Georgia I unpacked and got use to the house.  Sunday we went to the pool. As my dramatic self, I put my hair up in a swimming cap because I didn’t want to ruin my dyed hair which I had a blue streak put in …

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McLeod recognizes merit award recipients

McLeod Health Loris in Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast in Little River are pleased to announce their June Merit Award recipients they are: Lori Van Horn, RN, Surgical Services Educator; Dee Hoover, Registration Representative; Emily Kinlaw, RN, Med/Surg Unit; and Loretta Batten, Outpatient Surgery Unit Secretary. They were presented with a Merit Award during a recognition event held on Wednesday, June 27, at McLeod Health Seacoast in Little River. The Merit Award recognizes McLeod Health employees, volunteers and physicians who consistently exemplify Service Excellence standards and who also demonstrate and promote the McLeod Health mission, vision and values. Recipients are …

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The American Pride March paying tribute to this great nation.

Local volunteers marched from both ends of North Myrtle Beach and met at the Horseshoe carrying the USA, SC, POW and Purple Heart flags down the beach starting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 4. The march ended with a flag raising ceremony, a prayer and a salute from the shore with modern and vintage aircrafts performing in a 1 p.m. fly over during the American Pride March paying tribute to this great nation.

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Jim Quick & Coastline will perform in free concert tonight

By Angel Rabon The public was invited to enjoy a free concert featuring Jim Quick & Coastline on Thursday, July 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Horseshoe on Main Street and Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.  Concert-goers can expect an incredible show of variety hits. Patrons and concert-goers are encouraged to bring their beach chairs, sit back and enjoy the great show. 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 …

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Ingram Dunes will be a nature preserve

By Damien Triouleyre Most of the high and ancient Ingram Dunes in the heart of North Myrtle Beach are now safe as a nature preserve.  On May 2, the owners and the city signed an agreement for the city to purchase 77 percent of the Dunes for a preserve (7.2 acres out of 9.4 acres).  On June 4, the purchase was completed and then announced to the public on June 6.  The Ingram family retains ownership of the remaining 2.2 acres.  This part has been divided into seven lots to be sold adjoining the preserve.  The team  had hoped that …

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Kentucky Fried Chicken To Reopen

The Loris Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant will reopen on Thursday, July 11, after being closed for two weeks remodeling and updating equipment.  Devon Carey, District Manager for KFC, said, “The employees have not had to take time off work as their help with minor work, cleaning and working to prepare the restaurant for the reopening.”  Carey stated the popular Pepsi product, Mountain Dew Sweet Lightning, is now on the menu.  Some menu items have changed, but livers and gizzards are still the most popular items requested by customers and will be served daily.

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Loris Fire Department along with Loris Police Department

Loris Fire Department along with Loris Police Department hosted the Grand Strand Trauma Services Team in updates to our area Trauma Program and in bleeding control training and equipment.  Two dozen responders learned current national trends, refreshed on basic and new bleeding control skills, learned about historical cases to large responses and new program updates.  Several LFD and LPD responders are also now trained in delivering  bleeding control training to our local civic groups, churches, business and general public.

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