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Rice Museum marks 45th year with gala dinner

We hook up with Jim Fitch, director of The Rice Museum in Georgetown since 1976, ahead of its 45th anniversary celebration, a gala on May 1 at Hobcaw Barony’s Hobcaw House, overlooking Winyah Bay, where Gullah artist Jonathan Green will give the keynote speech.

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail.

Entertainment

Gallery | Dragon Boat races take over The Market Common

Forty-nine 20-person teams competed in the rain at the Ground Zero Dragon Boat races at The Market Common Saturday. Ground Zero is a Christian-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the stated goal of “transforming teenager’s lives through high-quality events, relevant school assembly speakers, and a cutting-edge venue that provides unparalleled entertainment in a safe environment.”

Golf

Pillar golf companies passing the torch into a brand new era

The sale of 12 courses and other assets by National Golf Management to the Chinese investor company Founders Group International this week signifies not only the passing of the torch in the Grand Strand golf market, but also a near extinguishing of the torch carried by two of the longstanding pillar companies in the industry.

Mugshots

Mugshots April 26

See who spent time behind bars at J. Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, The Sun News will remove the mug shot for free. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Despite loss, Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ night a success in fundraising for Special Olympics

Although the Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell to Winston-Salem 4-2 Saturday night, the team declared the night a success as it raised over $13,000 for Special Olympics of South Carolina during Superhero/Special Olympics Night. The Pelicans auctioned off their superhero jerseys as part of the fundraising effort. Myrtle Beach gave up a three-run home run in the four-run first inning and the Pelicans never recovered.

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Gallery | Three homicides in Longs

In the area that encompasses several communities - Longs, Wampee and Poplar - there have been multiple shootings leaving three men dead at three different locations since March 22.

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