The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

June 22, 2014 

Primary elections runoff Tuesday

Polls open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday as several candidates participate in a runoff election. Photo identification is required to vote.

Races involved in the runoff include: Republican candidates for Horry County Council District 5, between Reese Boyd II and Tyler Servant; Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, Mike Campbell and Henry McMaster; Republican candidates for state superintendent of education, Sally Atwater and Molly Mitchell Spearman; and Democratic candidates for state superintendent of education, Sheila C. Gallagher and Tom Thompson.

For information, call 915-5440 or visit www.SCvotes.org.

Conway Riverfest

The Conway Riverfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Festivities being at 11 a.m. on Marina Drive with vendors and a golf cart parade. Gates to Conway’s Riverfront Park open at 3 p.m. The Patriotic Boat Parade will take place at 8:30 p.m., and there will be a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m.

PGA Pro event continues

Twenty U.S. club pros will earn entry into the PGA Championship this week as the 47th PGA Professional National Championship continues at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club and Grande Dunes Resort Course.

The top 20 finishers in the event, which concludes Wednesday, will earn berths into the $10 million PGA Championship to be played in Louisville, Ky., in August.

Wimbledon begins

Wimbledon, the third major of the tennis season, begins Monday.

Novak Djokovic enters at the men’s No. 1 seed, while American Serena Williams is the top seed on the women’s side.

Antique cars at Broadway at the Beach

More than 100 antique cars will hit the Grand Strand Friday morning when the Hemmings Motor Great Race stops at Broadway at the Beach.

The cars are expected to arrive in one-minute intervals beginning at 11:30 a.m., over the course of at least an hour and a half.

Myrtle Beach is one of eight locations hosting a lunch stop for the race.

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