THE WEEK AHEAD
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Horry County breaking ground on new boat landing Wednesday
Horry County officials are hosting a groundbreaking for the new U.S. 17-S.C. 22 boat landing on Wednesday.
The event will take place at 10 a.m. Those attending are asked to park in the back parking lot of the Bass Pro Shop at Myrtle Beach Mall, located at 10177 N. Kings Hwy in Myrtle Beach.
Presidential candidates to face each other in final debate
President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney meet on Monday night for their last debate before the 2012 election.
The debate will happen from 9 to 10:30 p.m. at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.
The topic will be foreign policy and will be hosted by Bob Schieffer, host of the CBS program “Face the Nation.”
The event will follow a format identical to the one used in their first debate.
7th District candidates meet again in debate
The two candidates for the 7th Congressional District seat will debate again on Tuesday.
Republican Tom Rice and Democrat Gloria Tinubu will face each other for the second time in as many weeks. The debate will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Wheelwright auditorium at Coastal Carolina University.
Myrtle Beach Honor Flight to take off this week
Myrtle Beach honor flight is set to take off for its next trip on Wednesday.
The flight will be the fifth for the Myrtle Beach Honor Flight program, which flies able-bodied W WII vets to Washington, DC. where they get an opportunity to visit the WWII memorial that was dedicated in 2004.
The most recent Honor Flight, in May, carried 90 veterans to the memorial.
Stables Park celebrates opening with ribbon cutting
The Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center at Stables Park in Litchfield will celebrate its official grand opening at 4 p.m. Monday with a ribbon cutting.
There will be no charge to use the park’s tennis courts from Monday through Oct. 31 in celebration of the grand opening.
Walk for the Animals
The Grand Strand Humane Society will host its annual Walk for the Animals at 11 a.m. Saturday at Broadway at the Beach.
The event features pet contests, games, vendors and food with proceeds benefitting the Humane Society.
Myrtle Beach Halloween Spooktacular
Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy food, games and pass through the Hall of Terror haunted house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Canal Street Recreation Center. The event is free and open to the public.