NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
Four city employees receive awards
During the September 18 North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, four city employees received Longevity Awards. Employees who continuously provide excellent customer service receive Longevity Awards in five-year increments.
Receiving the awards were Heavy Equipment Operator Adrian Williams (20 years of service), Cashier/Accounting Clerk Shana O’Brien (10), Public Safety Officer/Lifeguard Coordinator Frank Smith (10), and Purchasing Agent Loy Williford (10).
ATMC to Hold 60th Annual Meeting of Members
ATMC will hold its 60th Annual Meeting of Members on Friday, October 6th, 2017, at the Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College. Member registration will begin at 1 p.m. A barbecue and chicken dinner will be held on the lawn from 4-6:30 p.m. while supplies last.
The entertainment portion of the annual meeting will take place inside the auditorium beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees will be able to enjoy a special performance by the River City Dixieland Jazz Band with their distinctive New Orleans style Jazz.
The business meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and three directors will be elected for three-year terms. Member gifts will be provided while supplies last and $3,000 in in cash prizes will be given away at the conclusion of the meeting, including a grand prize of $500. Members must be present to win.
For members unable to attend this year’s meeting, early registration and voting will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, October 2 to Thursday, October 5 at ATMC’s Shallotte location on 640 Whiteville Road. For more information, call 754-4311.
Coastal Carolina Camera Club announces print competition winners
The Coastal Carolina Camera Club held a print competition at its September meeting on images with the theme “Flowing Water.” Judging the competition was Robert Ward, a teacher and professional photographer who has worked in underwater, sports, studio, and landscape photography.
Awards were given in two Divisions (A and B). Winning in Division B was Leslie Nolan with her image entitled “Reedy River Falls.” Fred Giese placed second with “Silky Waterfall” and Peter Paff received third place with ”Boy in Fountain.”
The Division A winner was Trevor McDonald with “Splash of Orange.” Michelle Tinger placed second with “Hidden Falls Cascade” and Irene Dowdy took third place with “Marsh Tide.”
The club meets monthly, every second Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main Street in Shallotte. Membership is open to photographers of all skill levels. Meetings consist of informative programs on photographic techniques and software usage, member photo presentations and critiques, guest speakers and much more. Guests are always welcome. Visit the website at www.coastalcarolinacameraclub.org., or its Facebook page for more information.
Myrtle Beach Truck-or- Treat Returns to Broadway at the Beach
On Saturday, Oct. 14, The Sun News and MyrtleBeachLife.com in conjunction with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning and Broadway at the Beach will host the 2nd annual Myrtle Beach Truck-or-Treat.
This free community event is a hands-on, interactive experience for kids and their families to look, see, touch and ask questions. From emergency vehicles to trash trucks, big rigs and more, kids are encouraged to explore all the vehicles on display and trick-or- treat with all the vendors. Complimentary bouncy houses, a petting zoo, and train rides will also be available.
The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a horn-free hour from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. A costume contect will begin at noon. The event is at Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, in the parking lot near Landry’s Seafood.
For vendor or sponsorship information, or to have your vehicle participate, contact Diana at email@example.com or 843-626- 0247. For complete details about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/141112726478023/.
Atlantic Stage announces 10th anniversary season
Atlantic Stage’s 10th Anniversary Season features five productions, including Madeleine George’s intricate The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, a bittersweet Christmas fable in Craig Lucas’s Reckless, the clever sad-funny Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally by Kevin Armento, the world premiere of Taylor Gruenloh’s Adverse Effects, and the witty musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change by Joe diPietro and Jimmy Roberts.
The 2017-2018 season will feature five productions in Atlantic Stage’s 70-seat theatre. The 10th anniversary season also includes the clever sad-funny Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally by Kevin Armento; a bittersweet Christmas fable in Craig Lucas’s Reckless; the world premiere of Taylor Gruenloh’s new play Adverse Effects; and the witty musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change by Joe diPetro and Jimmy Roberts.
The Watson Intelligence will be September 28-October 22 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Reckless, by Craig Lucas, will run from November 22-December 17 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, by Kevin Armento, will be performed from January 25-February 18, 2018, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Adverse Effects, by Taylor Gruenloh, will hit the stage from March 22-April 15, 2018, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
And finally, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, by Joe diPetro and Jimmy Roberts, will be from May 31-June 24, 2018, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
All shows were be performed at Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Hwy, North Myrtle Beach.
Five-play and four-play flex packages are on sale now. Flex packages offer savings off single ticket prices and exclusive benefits. Five-play flex packages are available for $125/General Admission, $105/Seniors (55+)/Educators/Military, $80/Students. Flex packages may be purchased online at www.atlanticstage.com, or by calling 1-877- ATS-TKTS.
Admission is $27.50 for general admission, $22.50 seniors (55+)/educators/ military, and $17.50 for students (including CCU Lifelong Learners), Tickets may be purchased online at www.atlanticstage.com, or by calling 1-877- ATS-TKTS. Information about Atlantic Stage can be found at the official website: www.atlanticstage.com
Anyone can email Atlantic Stage with questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Construction Begins on Two Bellamy Student Housing Communities
Construction is underway on two luxury student housing communities offering resort-style living. Mallory & Evans Development is building these additions to its Bellamy brand with a combined value of $56 million:
* Bellamy Coastal, a $32 million 480-bed community adjacent to Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina
* Bellamy Florence, a $24 million 420-bed community near the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama
Caliber Living, a subsidiary of Mallory & Evans, will lease and manage both communities.
“We’ve been building private student housing since 2006, and every community improves on the previous ones,” said Mallory & Evans Principal Brantley Basinger. “These new Bellamy communities will offer private off-campus student living as never experienced in these markets.”
Both gated communities will have fully-furnished apartments with private bedrooms and baths, 60” flatscreen TVs, study areas, community-wide WiFi and onsite management and maintenance. Luxury amenities include a pool, sundeck, 24-hour fitness center, covered outdoor patios with TVs, washer/dryers, tanning beds, a clubhouse, fire pits and grills. They also offer access to greenspace and trails.
The latest smart-home technology includes security systems, locks and thermostats that can be accessed through mobile apps. Amazon Alexa, the voice-activated Internet access, will let residents place orders online, and get important information from management quickly.
Bellamy Coastal is right next to the CCU campus, while Bellamy Florence will connect to the University of North Alabama student transportation system. Parking will include one space per resident, plus visitors spaces. The communities will also have sidewalks and bicycle storage.
Initial construction started in August. A formal groundbreaking for Bellamy Florence is set for Sept. 20. Completion is expected before fall semester of next year. For information about rents, leasing, etc., visit the Bellamy Coastal at www.BellamyCoastal.com and Bellamy Florence at www.Bellamy Florence.com and sign up.