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The Rotary Club of Little River

The Rotary Club of Little River sponsors an Interact Club at North Myrtle Beach Christian School. The Interact students have their own community service objectives and also support many of the activities of the Rotary Club.  The officers were recently recognized at a Rotary meeting and received their officer pins.  Pictured left to right are Annabelle Taylor, president; Mackenzie Nance, vice president;  Donna Levinski, Rotary Youth Service Director; Jordan Mabry, secretary;  Reaghan Wiltbank, treasurer, and Angela Mabry, Interact Advisor.

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Tree City Board presents Tree of Month Award

The North Myrtle Beach Tree City Board has selected a Live Oak on the property of Rayford and Karen Vereen for its Tree of the Month Award for November. On Jan. 1, 1970, the Vereens set up residence on a one-acre lot off the beaten path between 11th and 8th Avenues North and between Merrill Place and Hillside Drive. Their house, which is constructed of recycled brick from a warehouse in Fairmont, N.C., is positioned to save a grove of Live Oaks, including the November Tree of the Month. The tree is a focal point of their beautiful yard. The …

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The Coastal Shag Club is announcing the cruise winner

The Coastal Shag Club is announcing the cruise winner as Judith “Judy” Hardee of a raffle for a five day cruise for two. She departs on her balcony cruise on the Carnival Sunshine out of Charleston in January. The Charity Raffle was sponsored by the Coastal Shag Club based in Calabash, N.C., and all proceeds go to a West Brunswick County High School student studying dance and Uplink. Rip Tide Radio Host Ray Scott, a Hall of Fame winner, presented the cruise tickets at All About Travel in North Myrtle Beach. At left front are Ray Scott, Judith Hardee, Dean …

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Program grows to support children

The Annual Christmas Angels Project is underway at North Myrtle Beach High School. This program is in the 15th year. It involves students at North Myrtle Beach High School in the lives of elementary schools at the three local schools. Students form a group to adopt children whose families may otherwise struggle to provide Christmas gifts for them. This year 180 children have been adopted by students at the high school. This program is the brainchild of AP English teacher, Cathy Threatt. The first year just six children were adopted. After a few years the program had grown so large …

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Plenty of funny stories abound

By Meg Williams: Brianna Spake Webb began her teaching career at Waterway Elementary three years ago where she teaches kindergarten. Originally from Spartanburg, Brianna graduated from Anderson University earning a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. Brianna married Nick Webb this past October. She is the daughter of Kevin and Tracy Spake. Brianna has one sister, Chloe, and two brothers, Austin who is married to Tabby and Brandon, who is married to Stephanie. She is aunt to Gavin and Riley, the children of her brother Brandon. Mrs. Webb says “Building relationships with her students” is the most rewarding part of …

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North Strand Community Church delivered funds

North Strand Community Church delivered funds to the beneficiaries of the 7th Annual Golf Tournament held recently. Pastor Tim Brittain and the congregation of  North Strand Community Church were able to deliver funds to the following: North Strand Helping Hands, North Strand Housing Shelter, Sea Haven, The Hutton House-Veterans Welcome Home and Resource Center and NSCC Church Planting. They would like to thank the sponsors who have made this tournament a great success.  The continued support of local businesses, individuals and players has grown this tournament each year giving an increased impact on how we as a community are able …

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Little River Lions wanted to show their thankfulness

Little River Lions wanted to show their thankfulness to our first responders,who will not be at home with their loved ones, by furnishing turkeys, hams, rolls, fixings, desserts and iced tea, while they protect our businesses, homes and our families. This is made possible by the Lions COPS Program (Cherish Our Public Safety) and members of SPOKES of HOPE (SoH) also donated items. Left to right are Mike LaCoy(SoH), Lion George O’Neill, Lion Vern Cappell, Shane Zaccoli(SoH),Lion Judy Wallace and four members of Horry County Fire/Rescue.

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CHATTERBOX

EVERYONE being wished a safe and happy Thanksgiving from the North Myrtle Beach Times family and staff…Plan to view the annual CHRISTMAS PARADE at any location along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7… Sure hope you are feeling much better by now Mary LOFLIN…Ruth and Brian TITUS preparing for their upcoming Christmas party…An extra special happy 39th wedding anniversary on Friday to Edith Ann and Timmy PHILLIPS…Ruth Ann ELLIS resigning from the North Myrtle Beach Chamber this week after many years of awesome work and she will be missed very much…Make plans to …

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Executive director discusses Witherspoon name

Cathy  Altman, executive director of the North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum, presented information regarding the descendants of John Knox Witherspoon and the connection to her family to the students of Current Transitions. John Knox Witherspoon was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, born in Scotland on February 5, 1723, to a family of clergymen.  By the age of four, he could read the Bible, at the age of 13, he entered college and at age 20, he was licensed to preach. In 1768, Witherspoon left Scotland to travel to New Jersey to accept a position as president of …

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