The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

October 20, 2013 

THE WEEK AHEAD

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Monitor your credit

People affected by the massive hacking of South Carolina’s Revenue Department last year can start signing up for another year of free credit monitoring Thursday.

People interested in the free credit monitoring service can call CSIdentity Corp., which will provide the protection, at 855-880-2743 or visit www.scidprotection.com. Taxpayers have through Oct. 1, 2014, to sign up.

South Carolina is paying the Texas company up to $8.5 million to provide credit monitoring to people affected by the September 2012 theft of unencrypted information from the Revenue Department’s computer servers.

County to discuss wild hogs and helicopter noise

The Horry County Public Safety committee will discuss wild hogs and helicopter noise at its next meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday in the county’s Government and Justice Center, Conway.

Residents throughout the county have expressed concern about wild hogs,.

Also, Councilman Brent Schultz is slated to discuss helicopter noise at the meeting.

Strand happenings

A Students Against Violence Everywhere Community Prayer Vigil will be held Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at 622B Washington St. in Georgetown as part of National SAVE Day. People are urged to wear purple and orange on Wednesday in support of SAVE’s slogan “Youth Voices...Grown-up Choices.

North Myrtle Beach Endless Summer Festival, hosted by North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street. For more information contact 361-3045 or visit www.nmbevents.com.

Participate in a Walk to end Alzheimer’s on Saturday at Grand Park at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the 1.1-mile walk starts at 10 a.m. It’s free to walk but donations are being collected. Register online at http://act.alz.org or you can call 800-860-1444 for more information.

Also at The Market Common, the fourth annual Myrtle Beach Wine Festival will be held Saturday at Valor Park after having to be rescheduled due to potential rainy weather. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

World Series on tap

The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are set to battle for a World Series title.

The best-of-seven series begins with Game 1 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Boston. The whole series will be televised by Fox.

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