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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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Kristie enjoys classic literature and reading to her students

Meet Kristie Gill, a special education teacher at Waterway Elementary. Kristie is in her 14th year teaching at Waterway and 30th in her career. She taught four years at Loris Elementary when she first moved to South Carolina. Previously,  She lived in Barbados and taught students with exceptional needs for 11 years. Gill earned a bachelors degree in special education from East Carolina University. She also earned a masters degree in special education from Grand Canyon University and is National Board Certified as an Exceptional Needs Specialist. Kristie is married to Chris Gill who is the owner and fishing charter …

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Members enjoy historical museum tour

By Mary Templeton : Yaupon Garden Club members took a step back in time during their January 7 meeting at the North Myrtle Beach area Historical Museum.  Cathy Altman, executive director, conducted an informative tour of the museum following a delicious luncheon provided by Phyllis Green, Belinda Roy, Barb Skeslien, Eileen Fox and Mary Templeton. Club member, Dorothy Bambach, presented her beautiful calla lily and ivy floral design entitled “Serenity.”  Horticultural specimen brought by YGC members were described by Phyllis Green.  The business meeting, conducted by president Graceann Phillips, involved announcements, discussions of action items, committee reports and the treasurer’s …

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Junior Garden Club students receive composting lessons

By Sharon Robinson : Driftwood Garden Club welcomed Susan Platt from the North Myrtle Beach Historical Preservation Society at the Driftwood/Riverside Elementary Junior Garden Club meeting on January 8, 2020.   Susan donated a garden composter to the Junior Garden Club and shared her valuable knowledge of composting with the children.  After explaining what can and can’t be composted, the children were arranged in groups to play a game. The object of the game was to separate trash, compostable material and recyclable material into three separate piles using items she brought and waste from the children’s snack. Following the game, everyone …

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