With the holiday fast approaching, fire authorities are suggesting residents and visitors attend professional fireworks displays rather than ignite their own, but offer safety tips for those who plan to use fireworks where they’re not prohibited.
Twice this month, Horry County police have been called to a bar on Fred Nash Boulevard for separate shooting incidents. Detectives continued Tuesday to investigate the most recent shooting from this weekend.
Outings across the Grand Strand to celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday are voluminous. They include the sixth annual “Salute from the Shore” flyover, the dedication of a Battle Cross Monument in Myrtle Beach’s Warbird Park, the 32nd annual Murrells Inlet “Fourth of July Boat Parade,” and Croissants Bistro & Bakery’s fourth annual “Fourth of July Cupcake Eating Contest & Festival.”
Wednesday was the final day property owners could submit the protest in writing to the city manager and back the written protest with a verbal statement. Thirty gave verbal testimony during the three days the city allowed for comment before the council.
An Horry County middle school teacher was arrested Monday in connection with a harassment charge. The same teacher was arrested in March, also in connection with harassment and will meet with school human resource officials to determine whether he faces leave or disciplinary action.
Downtown Conway has always been home to many quaint shops and delicious restaurants, so it came as no surprise when the popular Black Thai of Myrtle Beach’s downtown opened its second location there. Black Thai fits in so well in Conway that it could easily be mistaken as its neighbor, the Black Water Market.
As we move into the time of year when temperatures and heat indices start reaching their upward peaks for the year, here’s a reminder to keep your birdbaths clean and replenished with fresh water. While they don’t require tremendous amounts of water, clean, fresh water is essential to our feathered friends for both drinking and bathing.
Gary Newman, an actively retired life underwriter and practitioner of related family and small business financial security disciplines, writes this column that takes a look at end-of-life issues and how to prepare for them.