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Carolina Forest High grad competes for Miss World America title

Get to know Dawn Nicole Logg, a Carolina Forest High School and University of South Carolina graduate who will represent the Palmetto State in vying for the Miss World America title, June 29-July 3 in Washington, D.C., with hopes to advance to the 65th annual Miss World pageant later this year. Logg also is active with Operation Palmetto Employment, a statewide initiative supported by the S.C. National Guard and the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

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No bones about it: ‘Planet Jellies’ fascinates visitors at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Walk through Ripley’s Aquarium’s new “Planet Jellies” wing, full of various jellyfish from around the world, including upside-down ones, and with a touch tank. Also, we round up the roster of feeding times for various inhabitants across the aquarium, including meal times for the octopus, sea dragons, and Caribbean spiny lobsters, and remind everyone to spend some time in “Slime,” a special exhibit through year’s end that includes bullfrog tadpoles growing in a tank and sprouting legs and eventually trading gills for lungs and a shrinking tail.

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Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93

Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said.

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Fourth of July events fired up across Strand

Outings across the Grand Strand to celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday are voluminous. They include the sixth annual “Salute from the Shore” flyover, the dedication of a Battle Cross Monument in Myrtle Beach’s Warbird Park, the 32nd annual Murrells Inlet “Fourth of July Boat Parade,” and Croissants Bistro & Bakery’s fourth annual “Fourth of July Cupcake Eating Contest & Festival.”

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