The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

June 8, 2014 

Primary Election Day

Primary elections are being held Tuesday across the state. Voters can choose which Republican or Democratic candidates they want to represent the party for a variety of positions, ranging from County Council and county school boards to U.S. Senate.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and valid identification is required to vote.

Father’s Day

Dads will be recognized this Sunday on Father’s Day. The first known Father’s Day celebration occurred in 1910 but did not become recognized as a national holiday until 1972.

EDC calls meeting

The Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp. has called an unscheduled meeting of the executive committee at 9 a.m. Monday to discuss an urgent economic development issue.

The discussion is expected to be closed to the public. The meeting is to be in the president’s conference room at Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Conway campus.

U.S. Open in N.C.

The U.S. Open men’s golf tournament begins this week at the famed Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.

The second major of the year begins Thursday and concludes Sunday.

Coastal Carolina alumnus Dustin Johnson and current Chanticleer Andrew Dorn are in the field.

Opening in Omaha

The College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha, Neb.

The tournament pits the eight teams that won super regionals in a double-elimination bracket that leads up to a best-of-three final series to decide a winner.

Goodwill hosts job fair Tuesday

Palmetto Goodwill is hosting a hiring event Tuesday to help more than employers hire full-time and part-time positions across the region.

Hiring managers will conduct on-site interviews for all positions, so applicants shold bring resumes, dress for an interview and be prepared to pass a background check.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 3101 Oak St. in Myrtle Beach.

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