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Lynn BELLAMY doing a great job delivering Christmas gifts… Michael TOTO being “under the weather” for several days and not feeling up to par… Welcome Debbie PARKS to The Times family… Get well wishes sent to Kathleen DAYVAULT with a lot of love… Linda FUNDERBURK checking Saturday afternoon mail at Main Post Office… Mrs. Mary GAUSE and FAMILY having a line of traffic waiting for those awesome homemade cakes… Patsy Dew COPE just lovely as she is retired, happily married and still singing… Don KELLEY and longtime friend discussing days of Don’s Pancake House and Fat Jack’s Club on the …

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Mission of Wreaths Across America is to remember our fallen heroes

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, volunteers attend wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 1,600 locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.  During this week hundreds of wreaths were delivered to North Myrtle Beach by David and Michelle West from Kansas. David, a veteran himself, was chosen by E.W. Wylie Corporation to deliver wreaths to North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens and Florence National Cemetery.   On Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, a Wreaths Across America location, and the Grand Strand Composite Civil Air Patrol joined together to honor and remember veterans during the …

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NMB City Board selects Tree of the Month for December

The North Myrtle Beach Tree City Board selected an oak tree located at the entrance to The Oaks at Windy Hill as its Tree of the Month for December. Mike and Carolyn Price moved into The Oaks at Windy Hill three and a half years ago. When they purchased their home, they inherited the role of caretaker of a beautiful oak tree at the entrance to their neighborhood. The tree is between 150 and 175 years old. The former owner of their home, Kathy Estes, told the Prices she had taken special care of the tree since 1998 and the …

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Library holding winter sale

During January a special table with vinyl records, comic books, vintage magazines, sheet music and odd, unique, “one of a kind” items for sale is offered. Also, standard size paperbacks are five at $1. The Friends of the Library at the North Myrtle Beach Library make available a continuous book sale in its shop within the library with ever changing offerings. Check often for new selections and great bargains. All proceeds are used to fund enrichment activities and materials for special programs for adults, teens and children at the library. The library is open hours from 9 a.m. to 7 …

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St. Stephen’s Church celebrates 50th anniversary

The congregation of St. Stephens Episcopal Church of North Myrtle Beach celebrated their 50th anniversary with a banquet held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Dec. 20, 2019. State Senator Greg Hembree, Hank Thomas, North Myrtle Beach City Council Member, Jim Mezick, Retired Pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church, and several other dignitaries offered congratulatory remarks. On Aug. 31, 1969, the Episcopal Church started a summer chapel in what is now North Myrtle Beach. By 1985, that chapel had grown to the point of becoming a full-fl edged parish in The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, which …

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The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club

The North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club presented a check to the McLeod Health Foundation for $500 from monies raised by multiple community fundraisers and events. The donation will directly benefit patients being treated at McLeod Health Loris in Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast in Little River through specialized programs and services. Left to right are Patty Leibrick of the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club and Christina Jackson of the McLeod Health Foundation.

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Parker is to be speaker

The North Myrtle Beach Republican Club will start the year off with Clark Parker, a candidate for Horry County Auditor, as their speaker. Parker is a CPA and has served on many committees. He is a graduate of Aynor High School and got his BS from Coastal Carolina College. He has served on too many committees to mention. Everyone is encouraged to attend the meeting which is Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at Boulineau’s. It will be an interesting meeting. For more information call Cleo at 843-907-3090.

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VFW Post 10804 supports Bonnie’s Coats 4Kids

It is that time of year when many area children are in need of a good winter coat and they have none. North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 and its Auxiliary are doing their part in seeing to it that as many needy children as possible do not go cold for want of a coat. Post 10804 Auxiliary member Jacqui Williams took on this project this year in honor of her recently passed sister Bonnie who was a dedicated worker in trying to help the less fortunate children of Horry County.  Along with the children’s coats, adult …

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The Shack restaurant collects 55 bikes for Christmas for area kids

Scott Childers and Todd Fineran, owners of The Shack restaurant in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach, collected 55 bicycles this season, their third year of assisting in the Yachts for Tots toy drive in the North Myrtle Beach area. The bikes for Christmas idea came about three years ago when a customer challenged other customers of the restaurant to donate bikes as part of the effort to help area kids have a happy Christmas. Last year the restaurant collected 65 bikes, but Childers was still very happy with this year’s drive. “It was a great success. The …

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Veterans wrap themselves in their Quilts of Valor

At our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church five members of the Knights of Columbus received their quilts of valor. The purpose of the QOV Foundation is to cover service members and veterans who have been touched by war with comfort and peace and healing. In 2003 Catherine Robert had a vision of a young man and woman surrounded by war. Her next vision was seeing the servicemen and women being wrapped in quilts of comfort and peace. This began the journey of the quilts for soldiers, not recognized as the Quilts Of Valor Foundation . The first quilt …

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