The week ahead for the Myrtle Beach area

08/10/2014 8:31 PM

08/10/2014 8:32 PM

Coast RTA to meet Thursday about CEO job

Coast RTA’s board of directors will meet 10 a.m. Thursday in the board conference room to discuss a job description for its next CEO and general manager.

Myers Rollins, former CEO and general manager, was fired April 30 after nearly 10 years at the agency’s top spot. The position currently is held by Julie Norton-Dew.

CCU Welcome Week begins

Coastal Carolina University will welcome more than 2,400 freshmen and 740 transfer students with a series of welcome week activities from Friday to Aug. 18.

Welcome week – officially known as CINO TIE – events begin with Move-In Day at 8 a.m. Friday, when freshmen move into their residence halls.

Move-in day continues Saturday with events such as a Coastal Beach Bash, a Mountain Bike Ride, Sunset Yoga, a “Dive-In Movie” and more.

RIDE III committee to meet Thursday

The newly appointed RIDE III committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at Coastal Carolina University.

The committee is charged with examining which roads will be included in a 2016 referendum that will ask voters if they are willing to pay a one-cent sales tax for road construction.

Back-to-school event held Saturday

Students are invited to a back-to-school event at Futrell Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.

School supplies will be distributed at the party-in-the park, sponsored by Sandy Grove Baptist Church and the city of Myrtle Beach.

Donations are being accepted to distribute at the party. Call Canal Street Recreation Center at 918-1465 for information.

CNB kicks off

The annual CNB Kickoff Classic, the area’s largest high school football jamboree, begins at 6 p.m. Friday at Myrtle Beach High School.

The event will feature all nine Horry County schools and Waccamaw.

Pre-sale tickets are $5 and may be purchased at all CNB locations. Tickets will be $6 at the gate. Proceeds will be evenly divided between the participating schools.

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