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Chiefs wrestlers beat Beaufort to get to Lower State game but lose to Hartsville to end season

By John Smithson The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team beat visiting Beaufort last Monday 42-31 to earn a berth in the Lower State Championship match but then lost to Hartsville on Wednesday by a 42-29 score. The match against Beaufort got off to a good start for the Chiefs as their 220-pound wrestler Clay Butler pinned Degin Lowery in :59. Malachi Black (285) then took only 47 seconds to pin Terrence Wilson and the Chiefs had a 12-0 lead. As the lower weight wrestlers continued, Beaufort’s Gary Bayne (106) won a major decision over Jackson Smith with a …

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NMB basketball teams split region games with Wilson and Hartsville

The North Myrtle Beach Lady Chiefs lost their second region game to Wilson at home last Tuesday before bouncing back with a win at Hartsville on Friday. The Chiefs did the opposite, winning a close one over Wilson, then losing in the last seconds at Hartsville. The Lady Chiefs loss to Wilson by a 55-49 score was a tale of two halves, the first one belonging to the Chiefs and the second going to the Lady Tigers and one special player named Loyal McQueen. North Myrtle Beach had a rebound basket by Daveona Hatchell in the first two minutes and …

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NMB VFW Post 10804 wins recognition for their newsletter

That’s the record North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 achieved this past weekend at the Department of S.C., VFW’S Winter Conference in Columbia, when the Post, again, won the Outstanding Post Newsletter in S.C. for 2019. The award is based on criteria that includes an informed membership, listing leadership contact information, membership recruiting, support of Post functions that effect the civilian population, such as promoting student and teacher recognition programs like Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pen and Outstanding Teacher. Promoting distribution of Buddy Poppies (the Post’s annual fundraiser for helping veterans in need). Most importantly, keeping the …

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Annual meeting set

Members are encouraged to attend the annual meeting of the Little River Water and Sewerage Company, Inc. in the Conference Room at the Little River Water and Sewerage Office at 2375 Hwy. 111 in Little River on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be available. The purpose of the annual meeting is to elect members to serve as directors and to present other business outlined in the agenda. This year they will be electing three directors to fill three-year terms. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for registration. The Board of Directors have received Notices of Intent …

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Current Transitions students conduct successful safety fair

After several months gathering information and preparing their poster boards, the students at Current Transitions conducted a Safety Fair to communicate what they had learned to parents, staff and members of the community. The students selected very diverse topics including fire safety, internet safety, video game safety, food safety, sports injuries and medication safety. During preparation for the fair, local experts were invited to teach safety segments at Current Transitions and answer questions from the students.  For example, a detective from the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety provided information about home and online security and how to contact …

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CHATTERBOX

Helen “BOOTS” SMITH checking on her sister and giving her useful medical information that really helps…Vivian SKIPPER and her EMPLOYEES always knowing how to help those in need…Phillip GEORGE getting those flat screen televisions all ready and set up…A lot of love and prayers to David HATLEY from his many friends…It is always good to hear from Emma WILLIAMS and her FAMILY in Parma, Ohio…Janice CREED having a special day coming up this Friday???Jackie ANDREWS learning about taking photos from a good teacher for the Rotary Club of Little River and thanks for your help…Many happy birthday wishes being sent …

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The Horry County Solid Waste Authority recently recognized Little River area resident Anthony Rosaves

The Horry County Solid Waste Authority recently recognized Little River area resident Anthony Rosaves as the “Caught Green Handed” recipient for the month of December. “The ‘Caught Green Handed’ recognition is presented monthly to a Horry County resident caught in the act of recycling” stated Esther Murphy, Director of Recycling and Corporate Affairs for the Solid Waste Authority. “It’s the Solid Waste Authority’s way of recognizing and thanking citizens who have made the effort to recycle. Through their recycling efforts, natural resources are saved and the amount of waste being landfilled is reduced.” Mr. Rosaves, a regular recycler at the …

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Annual card party scheduled

Peggy Merck and Christine Kleczkowski gathered some of the door prizes donated for the annual Mega Card Party/Luncheon at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. “We have packages for wine lovers, beach lovers, cooks, golfers and just about every category of interest,” Merck, chair of the event, says. The card party takes place in the banquet hall at 1100 8th Ave. N. in North Myrtle Beach from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 3. Cost is $16 per person, which includes lunch. Proceeds benefit Mobile Meals of the North Strand. Reservations are requested by Jan. 29. Reservation …

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Chatter Box

Congratulations to Lawton DEWS on his recent recognition proclaiming his day in the city!!!… Phillip GEORGE off to the bank and Walmart to take care of church business… Julie HUNGERFORD sending special “Happy New Year” message… Brian TITUS always sharing those delicious baby apples… Local Santee Cooper EMPLOYEES up and out early last Thursday morning getting the job done for the new Taco Bell at Second Avenue North… Cathy HONEYCUTT enjoying her Christmas holidays in Charleston with friend… Mayor Marilyn HATLEY always taking a great photograph and Pat DOWLING is an awesome photographer… Jean BOSEMAN pleased about her birthday photo …

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