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The Tonez performs tonight at the Horseshoe.

The public is invited to enjoy a free concert featuring The Tonez on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Horseshoe on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Concert-goers can expect an incredible variety of music.  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 CCNB (Coastal Carolina National Bank).

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Mega-Adoption is this weekend

The Grand Strand’s first-ever mega-pet-adoption event, “Furricane Party,” will take place Aug. 17-18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The event will feature 300 cats and dogs available for adoption from 12 local animal shelters and rescue groups – the largest adoption event in a single space in our area’s history. The event is sponsored by Petco Foundation and hosted by Saint Frances Animal Center; The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach; Grand Strand Humane Society; and Horry County Animal Care Center. In addition to those shelters, local animal rescue groups All 4 Paws; …

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DSS warns public of phishing scam

The South Carolina Department of Social Services  (DSS) recently learned of possible phishing scams in an attempt to acquire personal identifying information from individuals perceived to be recipients of federal benefit programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).  It has been reported these scams may include threatening people with an arrest.  DSS has reported these possible phishing scams to the proper authorities and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.  In some situations, DSS employees may request South Carolina residents to confirm personal information over the phone.  DSS staff will never threaten …

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The Tams will perform in concert at amphitheater

Enjoy The Tams in a Friday,Aug. 16, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. concert at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex Amphitheater. The free concert is part of the Sounds of Summer concert series presented by the North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Department and Food Lion. The Tams have been entertaining and thrilling audiences for over 50 years. They are known for such hits as “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy”, “What Kind of Fool” and “Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me”.  The Tams have had several gold records and one platinum single. Though their style of music has …

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Cathy Altman was the featured speaker

Cathy Altman, right, with Kathleen Dayvault of the Rotary Club of North Myrtle Beach chat before the meeting. Altman was the featured speaker at the July 30 meeting. Her topic was about the new exhibits and services of the North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum located at 799 Second Avenue North in the city.

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Postal carrier Prince receives prestigious Million Mile Award

North Myrtle Beach Postal Carrier Horace Prince Jr. is being recognized for his two outstanding career achievements. Recently he joined the National Safety Council’s prestigious Million Mile Club. To qualify for this honor, an employee must have driven 25,000 hours or one million miles without a preventable motor vehicle accident. He also has over 30 years of service as a North Myrtle Beach Rural Carrier. Postmaster Trena Wilson presented the award to Prince thanking him for the safety performance that led him to this achievement. Prince has been with the postal service for over 38 years, seven years as a …

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CPA Clark Parker Announcing on Friday

Certified public accountant Clark Parker of Myrtle Beach will officially announce on Friday, Aug. 16, his plans to run for Auditor of Horry County. To win this election,  he will need to win the Republican Primary in June 2020 and the General Election in November 2020. Since this office is on a fiscal year end of June 30, he would not take over this position until July 1, 2021. “I have been in public practice since 1980. Over 40 years,  I have seen our county explode with population and growth. As I exit my accounting public practice, I look forward …

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A Ray of Sunshine

If you drive down 11th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach late in the afternoon as the sun begins to set, look to the Yaupon Garden Club School yard garden fronting the Ocean Drive Elementary School.  The members recently followed the suggestion of the South Atlantic Region, Garden Clubs of America, to extablish a “Plant it Pink”.  This garden is the hope that the residents and tourists  will be reminded of the ongoing fight against  breast cancer in our families and communities.  As the picture was snapped a  ray of sunshine reminds us to  think positively and never give up …

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Former InterPastor and Wife Celebrate Fifty Years Of Marriage and Ministry

Dr. and Mrs. Wayne Brown (Joy) will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 16, 2019. They were married on August 16, 1969, and began serving on the staff of Millbrook Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. the very next month, in September 1969. So literally, this is the 50th anniversary of their “marriage and ministry” together. Dr. Brown served as interim pastor at the First Baptist Church in North Myrtle Beach from 2015–2017. The Browns met when they were in high school, but they did not begin dating until they were students at Limestone College in Gaffney. Wayne, the son …

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Chatterbox

Charlene LYNAM sporting a beautiful tan… Welcome Hanne RICHARDS to the Times team… School TEACHERS beginning their teaching year today and STUDENTS heading back on August 19…NMB High School athletic Director Joe QUIGLEY announcing his updated athletic staff for 2019-20… Myrtle Beach native Nancy O’DELL leaving Entertainment tonight show to take same time off to spend with family and make future plans… Pam and Charlie WALTERS keeping up with beach friends and happenings in Greenville… NMB Chamber president and CEO Cheryl KILDAY dedicated to her job… Happy fifth birthday today Hayleigh Anne VEREEN!!! Hello to Tony ZOVNIC from your news …

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