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Swimmer Saved By Strangers

Rodney Smith, 28 of Detroit, MI, thought he was drowning but was saved with the help of his friends and three strangers at 14th Avenue South. Emergency services and police responded to find Smith shaken but safe. He says he owes his life to Austin Kluttz, Andriquez Brooks, and Autumn Mitchem of Denver, NC.


Join in the Q&A at Chapin Memorial Library’s ‘Topics Trivia’

“Topics Trivia” takes over Myrtle Beach’s Chapin Memorial Library from 4-6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday monthly, with teams of one to six people. The host, Laura Fazekas, the library’s reference assistant, said the players run the gamut in age, too, from teens to those in their 80s, all to have fun and learn some more tidbits about this world, things that libraries in general love to share.

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Pam Stone | Losing Internet causes waves of woe

Our Internet has been out. For days, weeks, months. A “good” day is when it drops, oh, maybe 20 to 30 times. And while I loathe to use my column as a way to shame any provider or name them, publicly, sometimes I feel that when we complain, Paul and I are just whistling in the wind.