Editorials

Editorials

Pavilion has place in memories – and downtown future

Ten years since the Myrtle Beach Pavilion closed? Really? Tempus fugit. The downtown amusement park was a second home to Kimberly Holmes Gary. “I grew up in the Pavilion. After school, I’d be sitting in a food stand, eating a foot-long hot dog. My first job was helping in an ice cream stand. When I was 15, I worked the games.”

Editorials

`Raising a Reader’ in Horry County First Steps family program

Red cloth bags with quality books for young children are a big hit in the first month of “Raising a Reader,” an initiative of Horry County First Steps. The book bags are rotated to homes in the Parents As Teachers program. A typical red bag for three- and four-year-olds included “Sheep in a Shop,” “Red-Eyed Tree Frog,” “Five Little Monkeys” and “Airport.”

Editorials

S.C. political party leaders show we can agree to disagree

The chairmen of South Carolina’s Democratic and Republican organizations often appear together on the same stage, illustrating that civility is still possible in our public political discourse. “It’s the Matt and Jaime traveling road show,” said Republican Chairman Matt Moore, his arm around the shoulder of Democratic Chairman Jaime Harrison, at a voter education symposium in Florence.

Videos

Lucky the dog happy after found surrounded by Waccamaw River flood one year ago

The circumstances of Lucky the dog have changed dramatically from a year ago, when the whimpering pup was rescued by a stranger from the doorstep of a Conway home, surrounded by the rising flood waters of the Waccamaw River.
James Lee jlee@thesunnews.com
Lucky the dog happy after found surrounded by Waccamaw River flood one year ago 0:59

Lucky the dog happy after found surrounded by Waccamaw River flood one year ago

Family of Bucksport victims discuss tragedy 0:39

Family of Bucksport victims discuss tragedy

Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 10.1 1:33

Myrtle Beach weather forecast for 10.1

The world's biggest beer party: Germany's Oktoberfest 1:40

The world's biggest beer party: Germany's Oktoberfest