In 2009, Mark Gillis was divorced, depressed and dangerously overweight. At 6 feet 5 inches tall, he once topped out at 410 pounds, and his doctor warned him that he was well on his way to a heart attack.
Say the word “wedding,” and everyone has a memorable story to tell. Ladies Guild members at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in North Myrtle Beach are telling a story through vintage attire at “A Wedding to Remember,” the Guild’s 3nd annual Vintage Fashion Show April 29. This fundraiser will benefit the Georgetown/Horry County Family Justice Center’s future domestic violence shelter.
Ron and Natalie Daise, a husband and wife team, have long been educators and promoters of Gullah Geechee life, culture, and language. During the 1990s, they hosted the series Gullah Gullah Island on Nick Jr. television and have continued to educate.
Put on your dancing shoes or just some that you like to stroll around in and join people from all walks of life at a garden party that has become a tradition to help support and expand Miss Ruby’s Kids, which is responsible for many young children learning the joy of reading.
Each year since 1995, the Grand Strand Optimist Club has presented the Safety on Wheels and Bike Rodeo as a free community project aimed at keeping kids safe. The event is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 1 in the parking lot of the First Presbyterian Church at 3810 Robert Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach. Kids will learn safety on tricycles and bicycles, on computers and in the water.
The Sun Fun Festival and the Native Son's Salt Games combined to kick off the unofficial first weekend of summer in Myrtle Beach. Saturday's events included contests of strength, endurance and skill, a parade, live music and a parachute jump by the Army's Golden Knights. Both events continue on Sunday along at Plyler Park, the Boardwalk and the old Pavilion site.
The unofficial first weekend of summer kicked off with sun and salt in Myrtle Beach
Billy Roberts talks old times at Myrtle's Market
Conway wets down brand-new fire engine in ceremony and pushes truck into new home
Broadway at the Beach talks Wahlburgers, Paula Deen and all the changes coming to the area