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NMB girls golf team wins region 6AAAA championship

The North Myrtle Beach High School girls golf team won the 6AAAA region golf championship last week with a one stroke victory over Myrtle Beach. The Chiefs scored 388 to nudge out Myrtle Beach with a 389. Hartsville was third with 429 and Darlington took fourth with 495. The Lady Chiefs were led by sophomore Cara Hilburn with a round of 82. Seventh grade sister Sydney Hilburn shot a 99, junior Savannah Jordan shot 100 and Kalynn Basehoar had a 107. Myrtle Beach was led by their top scorer Taylor Pirttima with a 91, followed by Sophia Livigni’s 97. Yana …

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Chiefs fall to the winless Falcons

The North Myrtle Beach Chiefs varsity football team fell on the road this past Friday night at region foe Darlington 10-9, losing their second straight game. The No. 7 ranked Chiefs (5-2, 0-2) went into the contest heavily favored over the Falcons (1-7, 1-1), who hadn’t won a game in over 700 days, two seasons. Playing in front of a large homecoming crowd at Darlington, the Falcons fan base came out for fun and fellowship, until their team had a chance to win, and for those who stuck around, it became a night they’ll never forget. North Myrtle Beach looked …

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Rescue squad fish fry, barbecue Saturday

The North Myrtle Beach Rescue Squad is pleased to announce the 61st Annual Fish Fry & Barbecue will be held at the Ocean Drive Elementary School on Saturday, Oct. 26. Sixty years ago, the rescue squad hosted its first fish fry and barbecue to generate the much-needed financial resources necessary to support an ambulance, supplies and staff for this unique lifesaving service that never charged a dime to the public for any services. Today the mission is exactly the same. The fish fry and barbecue remains true to its roots. The menu hasn’t changed much, either. And the North Myrtle …

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Mayor appoints committee to develop plan

Prior to the Monday, Oct. 21, North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, Council members met in a 6:45 p.m. executive session to discuss possible candidates to fill a vacancy for an unexpired term on the Planning Commission. Council took no action. During the 7 p.m. meeting, City Council recognized Team Shark 843 for its recent team and individual performances at the wakeboard nationals. The successful team represents Shark Wake Park 843 located on the lake at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Team members appearing at the Council meeting included Charlie Pfahler, Will Hall, Ethan Bellamy, Kyle Bohack, …

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Jenerettes compete in event

Former North Myrtle Beach Planning Commission Member, Major Katherine Jenerette, and her husband, Major Van Jenerette, U.S. Army (Ret.), participated in the 35th Annual Army Ten-Miler held at the Nation’s Capitol this past weekend. Over 35,000 runners from around the world competed in the event that looped along the Potomac River and around many of the most historical attractions in Washington, D.C. Katherine, a veteran of the Afghanistan War, is a recipient of the Purple Heart and an Army Paratrooper serving on active duty. She is presently an instructor at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and …

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH NOVEMBER 5 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: If you are registered to vote in North Myrtle Beach in this election, be aware that all precincts vote for all candidates. Example: If you live in Cherry Grove, you may vote for the candidate of your choice in the Cherry Grove Ward, the candidate of your choice in the Crescent Beach Ward, and the At-Large candidate of your choice. You are not limited to voting only for a candidate who represents the Ward where you reside. The general election for North Myrtle Beach is November 5, 2019. The following offices shall be included in this election: — …

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Art show is on display at center

Famous masterpieces are rendered in scary Halloween versions, just in time for seasonal hauntings. Come see the works created by ARTy-O Adults, ARTy-O Teens, FUNtaztic ARTists and FUNtaztic ART Juniors, ages four and up. The Masterpiece Nightmare Art Show and Reception will be free and open to the public on Monday Oct. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center on Possum Trot Road. Most of this new, spooky artwork will continue to be on display at The Possum Trot Art Gallery located in the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center at1030 Possum Trot Road in …

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Chatterbox

City Manager Mike MAHANEY capturing a beautiful photo of the local fishing pier filled with a lot of fishermen looking for that bite???A huge thanks to Cathy HONEYCUTT for coming to the Tuesday night rescue???Our dearest Charli McLEOD moving home to Cherry Grove!!!John SMITHSON out and about keeping a close check on the local school sports…Hilda BARNES doing better after her recent heart attack and stays in the hospital and daughter Tracy COYLE taking excellent care of her…Lillian FREEMAN is such an awesome young lady who does so much for her school…Representative William BAILEY truly living up to his campaign …

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Ceremony marks start of program

Last week, lots of parents and grandparents, hundreds of fall youth sports participants ages 7 to 17 and their coaches, the Mayor and City Council, the North Myrtle Beach Recreation Commission and others gathered at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex to mark the start of the 2019 fall youth sports program, which includes 27 teams with 560 people. Fall sports include tackle football, flag football, lacrosse, volleyball and soccer. Mayor Marilyn Hatley welcomed all, thanking parents, volunteer coaches and team sponsors, and encouraged team participants to play to win but to always remember to have fun. Pastor …

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Lyon appointed to Tree City Board

Jeanette Lyon was appointed by City Council to serve a four-year term on the North Myrtle Beach Tree City Board. The Tree City Board meets quarterly, although special meetings may also be held. The Tree City Board advises the city in all tree-related matters; serves as a source of information about proper tree maintenance techniques and community tree management policies; makes recommendations for public tree establishment, maintenance, protection and removal; provides input to the public grounds superintendent for the development of an annual work plan and long-range planning; reviews the city’s tree ordinance, tree planting master plan and recommends changes …

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