Victim’s nose bitten during fight
Police arrested a Conway man after they say he bit a male victim on the nose during an altercation at Broadway at the Beach early Sunday morning.
Barrett Daniel Hanner, 24, was charged with disorderly conduct/fighting.
According to a Myrtle Beach police report, a Broadway at the Beach security guard saw Hanner and the victim each being held back by their friends at about 2:15 a.m. after being involved in a fight. Police said the victim’s nose has been bitten.
The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for an injury to his nose.
Suspects commit armed robbery in Plantersville, shoot at victims’ vehicle
Two male suspects are wanted in connection with an armed robbery in the Plantersville community in which they reportedly fired shots at the victims’ car after they turned over their belongings on Sunday evening, police said.
According to a press release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, the victims were driving on Philippi Lane when they stopped and one victim got out of the vehicle to remove some tree limbs that were blocking the road. The victims told police that two male suspects – one armed with a handgun and one armed with a shotgun – approached the vehicle and demanded money. The suspects took a purse from a female victim.
As the victims backed away, witnesses told police they fired multiple shots at the vehicle before running north on Jackson Village Road. No one was injured, police said.
North Myrtle Beach man facing drug charges
Police arrested a North Myrtle Beach man at Broadway at the Beach early Sunday in connection with possession of drugs.
Ryan David Tolerton, 31, was charged with possession of cocaine.
According to a Myrtle Beach police report, at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday Broadway at the Beach security told police they saw Tolerton drop a plastic bag containing a white powder substance – believed to be cocaine, pick it up and walk toward the exit. Officers located Tolerton and when they approached him they said he threw the plastic bag on the sidewalk and keep walking.
Police apprehended Tolerton and picked up the bag, which contained six small bags of the white powdered substance. The substance tested positive for cocaine, weighing a total of 2.16 grams.
Souper Supper contest and tasting set
The Myrtle Beach Chapter of American Culinary Federation will have its soup making contest and tasting event from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Valor Park in The Market Common.
The 17th annual event features more than 40 Grand Strand eateries and chefs will serve samples of their favorite soup, along with bread, beverages and desserts provided by other vendors.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (plus a $1 processing fee) if ordered in advance at www.MyrtleBeachACF.com, or $12 for adults and $7 for children the day of the event. All proceeds benefit students at the Horry Georgetown Technical College and Academy for Technology and Academics with scholarships.
For more information on attending or participating as a restaurant, call Lee Zulanch at 477-1100, or email email@example.com.
Horry County to unveil Peter Horry sculpture
Horry County will unveil the sculpture of Brigadier Gen. Peter Horry on Monday, according to a press release.
The unveiling will take place at 2 p.m. in the atrium of the Horry County Government and Justice Center, located at 1301 Second Ave. in Conway.
Horry was a general during the Revolutionary War and is the county’s namesake.
North Myrtle Beach
Book signing at local library
Author, columnist and comedian Celia Rivenbark, whose column “From the Belletower” runs in The Sun News, will speak at the North Myrtle Beach Library on Thursday at 10 a.m. She will also sign copies of her book, “You Don’t Sweat Much for a Fat Girl,” and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public.
The library is located at 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. Call 915-5281.
Tuskegee Airmen coming to Georgetown County
Original members of the Tuskegee Airmen are going to be honored in Georgetown County.
There will be a screening of the movie “Red Tails” at Howard Auditorium, located at 110 Hawkins St., in Georgetown, on Friday. Then on Nov. 3 at the Georgetown County Airport, located at 129 Airport Road in Georgetown, there will be a morning of activities and displays, culminating in a presentation by several of the original Tuskegee Airmen.
For more information, call 651-6795.
From staff reports