The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

03/16/2014 6:57 PM

03/16/2014 6:57 PM

Moorers in court this week

Husband and wife, Sidney and Tammy Moorer, are expected in court Monday for bond hearings on charges related to the disappearance of Heather Elvis. Elvis, 20, has been missing since Dec. 17.

They have been in custody since Feb. 21. The Moorers each are charged with murder, kidnapping, indecent exposure and obstruction of justice related to the 20-year-old.

Check Monday for results from the hearing.

‘Run to the Sun’ fuels benefit

The 26th annual “Run to the Sun” car show, by Pee Dee Street Rodders will roll 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the former Myrtle Square mall site, on Kings Highway, between 21st and 29th avenues North, in Myrtle Beach.

The car show benefits Children’s Miracle Network, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Horry County Benevolent Fund and Grand Strand Miracle Leagues.

Admission is free for spectators, and car registration is $45.

Election filing now open

Those in Horry County who are interested in running for elected office have until March 30 to file as a candidate.

Seats up for election include the S.C. House of representatives; Horry County Council members in district 1, 2, 5, 7, 8 and 11; Horry County Council chairman; probate judge; or board of education members in district 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 10.

Those interested in filing can do so at the Horry County Registration and Elections Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturdays.

The 2014 primary election will be held June 10. The last day to register to vote in the primary election is May 10.

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is Monday and celebrations continue around the Grand Strand. For a list of events, visit page 2A.

Construction on Farrow Parkway this week

Construction will begin Monday evening as work to build the permanent medians for a small section of Farrow Parkway. Construction should take three days, weather permitting, and will cause limited lane closures from U.S. Highway 17 bypass to Crow Lane.

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