Home / Local NMB News ( page 12)

Local NMB News

Strawderman accomplishes many goals at NMBHS

North Myrtle Beach High School Principal Trevor Stawderman will be moving from North Myrtle Beach High School this coming school year. Strawderman will be going to the Charleston County School District where he will be serving as an executive director under superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. Postlewait is a former superintendent of schools in Horry County. Strawderman has been influential in the North Myrtle Beach community and his absence will be sorely missed. In his 10 year tenure at North Myrtle Beach High School Strawderman has been a strong advocate for school and athletic facility renovations, changes in instruction and has raised …

Read More »

North Myrtle Beach Children Recognized

Four North Myrtle Beach school children were recognized at the state American Legion Auxiliary convention last Saturday for their first place essays on the topic of Veteran Homelessness. They were all sponsored by Little River ALA Post #186. Students were: Cassie Difloure, Sienna Cooper, Lillian Freeman and Ean Bane. Post Delegates were: Rachel Culp, Bette McMoreow and Chris McCreavy.

Read More »

Painted Man performs tonight in free concert

The public is invited to enjoy a free concert featuring Painted Man on Thursday, June 6 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 R&B, Soul and dance hits. 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 …

Read More »

Legislative Update

Dear Constituent: Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your State Representative in Columbia. With the first session of the 123rd General Assembly ending earlier this month, I am including an update on the accomplishments in the South Carolina House of Representatives over the past few months. During his State of the State address in January, Governor McMaster proclaimed this year to be the ‘Year of Education,’ and the House took that charge seriously by passing a transformative education bill aimed at fundamentally reforming the way we educate our children. In addition, the House passed a balanced, …

Read More »

Lost Dog Have You Seen Her

On Tuesday, May 14, while parked in the Food Lion parking lot by the intersection of Sea Mountain and Hwy 9 at approximately 6:50 pm Lou escaped from the vehicle and ran around the grocery store. She was last seen near the small neighborhood behind the Food Lion shopping center in Little River. A cash reward is being offered for the safe return of Lou! She is a black and white minature pinscher with short hair. She is 5 years old with tan markings on her face. Lou weighs about 23 pounds and has a chip. If you see her …

Read More »

Celebrate National Garden Club Week

The public is invited to a Bee-Keeping Program sponsored by Yaupon Garden Club at the North Myrtle Beach Library on Monday, June 3, at 11 a.m.  The club is also extending an invitation for the public to attend a Floral Cake Design Demonstration at the North Myrtle Beach Library on Wednesday, June 5, at 2 p.m.  These two events are free to the public. Yaupon Garden Club is celebrating National Garden Club Week by using fresh flowers to design a floral cake.

Read More »

Tidelands Health holds grand opening celebration

A presentation and ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, a freestanding, 46-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital, was held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at 100 Water Grande Blvd. in Little River (located within the Bridgewater Community). Remarks were delivered by Carey Swanson, CEO of Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Hospital; Bruce Bailey, president and CEO, Tidelands Health; Mark Tarr, president and CEO, Encompass Health Corp.; Catherine Behanna, former patient; and J. Edward Norris III, chairman of the Tidelands Health board of trustees. Attendance at the ribbon cutting was by invitation only. The …

Read More »

Freeman Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Lillian Freeman, 16, of Little River, a student at North Myrtle Beach High School, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Principal Trevor Strawderman nominated Lillian for national honors this fall in recognition of her volunteer service. Freeman has contributed 200 hours to Salkehatchie Summer Service, a summer mission program in Bishopville, in the past two years. She has helped …

Read More »