The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

February 2, 2014 

Solid Waste Authority to vote on flow control

Horry County Solid Waste Authority is expected to vote Tuesday concerning its flow control ordinance. Horry County Council voted earlier this month to repeal the C&D portion of its 2009 ordinance that required haulers to bring their debris to the county’s landfill instead of out of county.

Black History on display

A few days into February, some local groups are planning events of Black History Month

The Canal Street Performing Arts and Theatre Program invites the public to celebrate with free movies, popcorn, drinks and a free performance by young people in the Canal Street Performing Arts and Theatre Program.

• 2:00 p.m. Feb. 22, The Butler (PG-13)

• 6:30 p.m., Feb. 28, “Back to the Future,” a performance by Canal Street Performing Arts and Theatre Program, directed by Edwin Golson.

For more information, call Docshee Moore 918-1475 or April Johnson 918-1061.

Canal Street Museum of African American History opened last Saturday as part of the month’s activities. The public is invited to take an in-depth look at the many contributions African Americans have made to the world. The museum displays the work of scientists, inventors, athletes, doctors, artists, writers and others.

Admission is free. For hours and information, call the recreation center at 918-1475.

Zoning change proposed in Carolina Forest

A public hearing on a proposed zoning change a Carolina Forest neighborhood off Gateway Drive will be held 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the multi-purpose rooms on the second floor of the Horry County Government and Justice Center, 1301 Second Ave., Conway.

Some residents of nearby Ashley Park Homes area are concerned the proposed 311-unit apartment complex could cause various problems if approved.

Beach tents up for discussion again

North Myrtle Beach officials are expected to discuss beach tents during their meeting on Monday. The City Council will vote to send a recommendation to the Coastal Alliance that could either completely or partially ban tents on the beach.

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