Tamara Mack lives with a death sentence hanging over her head. Diagnosed seven years ago with terminal cancer in her brain, she has dared to challenge an initial diagnosis that her life would most likely end within a year depending on her response to treatment.
Across Horry County, male and female volunteers have been making a difference in the lives of children by mentoring them one-on-one since 1984. The Children’s Mentoring Program of Horry County carefully matches girls and boys living in single-parent homes, or with other family members, to adults who serve as role models for them.
A floating playground called the aqua park opened June 3 on a portion of the one-acre lake at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. Set in various configurations from rafts to slides to slopes, the water attraction elicits approval from children and adults alike.
At its fourth annual Recognition of Law Enforcement program on June 15 at the Applewood House of Pancakes, the South Strand Optimist Club honored police officers for their work with children and youth. Some officers were on vacation or working and could not be at the event.
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