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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. Click on the link below for location …

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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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Chatterbox

EVERYONE being wished a happy and safe July 4th today!!!Marti HARDEE so very proud of her mother, Mrs. Clara CARTRETTE, who has been in newspaper work for 58 years…Could the former BI-LO on Main become another COWBOYS Bar???Ben LLOYD and FAMILY from North Carolina spending their annual week at North Myrtle Beach and Ben dropping by to visit Ruth Anne and Polly…Susan and David HAWES at Coastal Engravers just the best there is when it comes to designing and making trophies and awards…Happy birthday to Dr. James “Jim” MEZICK, Nancy BENNETT, Russell BURGESS, Johnny JONES, Kevin BOURNE, Michael JORDAN, Joyce …

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Tru Sol will be performing at a free concert July 4th

The public is invited to enjoy a free concert featuring Tru Sol on Thursday, July 4th, 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 Motown and a variety of hits.  Their soulful renditions of classics from the Motown Era, 70s & 80s, up to the present Hip Hop and R&B Eras are guaranteed to keep the crowd moving. 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 …

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North Myrtle Beach Lions celebrate 70th anniversary

The members of the North Myrtle Beach Lions had much to celebrate at their annual charter night held recently at the Tidewater. Amenities Center. In addition to installing officers, the group observed the celebration of 70 years of service to our local, state, national and international communities. Originally called the Ocean Drive Beach Lions Club, it received its charter on April 19, 1949, making it the oldest service organization in North Myrtle Beach. The club is 19 years older than the city itself. During its early decades the members made important contributions to the city including procuring the town’s first …

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Land is placed in conservation easement

The city is in the process of buying about 100 acres of land next to the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex to expand the athletic facilities as well as allow for an apartment complex requested by an adjacent owner. Second and final reading of the two ordinances has not yet been scheduled. The city is not ready to made public how many new fields or what type will be there, said Pat Dowling, city spokesperson. “Generally, though, the acreage would be used for more ball fields and soccer fields, the latter of which can also be used to …

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City sends notice to business owners regarding collection of taxes

Last week, the City of North Myrtle Beach mailed a letter to all businesses located in the city limits instructing owners on how to handle taxes they collect from customers within the city. The city sends out a notification annually but this year’s letter is different in that it directly addresses the fact that all of the taxes once split between the city and Horry County are to be remitted in full to the city. The letter states that the City of North Myrtle Beach has revised its Local Accommodations Tax Ordinance as well as its Hospitality Tax Ordinance to …

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City loses street signs

For some teenage tourists, their check list of souvenirs includes not only seashells and tie-dyed T-shirts, but road signs. Apparently, these young folks were even more zealous this year as almost 150 street signs were taken during the traditional high school and college weeks, mostly in the Cherry Grove section. “We lose about 60 or 70 signs to theft citywide each year,’’ said city spokesman Pat Dowling. “This year in the first two weeks of June, about 148 signs were stolen, about two-thirds of them in Cherry Grove.’’ Dowling added, “Sign theft usually occurs in June when college and high …

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