THE WEEK AHEAD
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Myrtle Beach election filing closes Friday
Filing for the Myrtle Beach election will close at noon on Friday. There are three council seats as well as the mayor’s seat up for re-election.
All four incumbents, Mayor John Rhodes and councilmen Wayne Gray, Mike Lowder and Randal Wallace, have filed for re-election. Former Myrtle Beach mayoral candidate Keith Van Winkle also filed his intent to run.
Application packets are available at City Hall, 937 Broadway St. in Myrtle Beach. Potential candidates must submit a statement of candidacy and file with the S.C. Ethics Commission. There is no filing fee.
Rosh Hashana begins Wednesday
Rosh Hashanah observation, also known as the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown on Wednesday. It is the first of the High Holy Days.
Among other locations, celebrations will be held in Myrtle Beach at Chabad Jewish Center of Myrtle Beach, 2803 N. Oak St.; and Temple Emanu-El, 406 65th Ave. N.; as well as Temple Shalom, 162 Waccamaw Medical Park in Conway.
Chants play at home
Coastal Carolina University will play its first home football game at 6 p.m. Saturday against Furman University.
The Chants won their first game of the season at S.C. State University, beating the Bulldogs 27-20.
See playoff-bound team
The playoff-bound Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Advanced-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, wrap up their regular season with a rubber match against the Carolina Mudcats, a Cleveland Indians farm club from the Raleigh area, and fireworks after the game.
Show up with a nonperishable food item for Back Pack Buddies and receive half-price admission and an autographed Pelicans baseball card.
The game will begin at 6:05 p.m. at TicketReturn.com Field, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. For more information, call 918-6000 or visit www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.